FEATURED OILS AND EXTRACTS
Aloe Vera, Aloe Vera Oil:
Aloe Vera has long been prized as a soothing topical skin treatment that contains an abundance of natural chemicals like phytosterols, which helps in soothing itches, irritation and protecting dehydration, vitamins A, B, C, D, and E, as well as minerals like zinc, potassium, and magnesium. The combination of these chemicals contributes to the hydrating, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and skin healing properties of aloe.
It assists in keeping the moisturized, prevents the appearance of wrinkles, and promotes skin toning. The use of apricot beads guarantees healthier and softer skin.
Apple stem cells
The high regenerative power of apple stem cells has found use in neutralizing the harmful effects of free radicals. The rejuvenates the skin and prevents the sign of aging like wrinkles and the appearance of fine lines. It brings a youthful spark to your skin.
Soothes and moisturizes skin. Avocado oil is rich in essential nutrients such as Vitamin A, glutamine (an amino acid known for its ability to offer protection from environmental damage), essential fatty acids, and minerals. It also contains beta carotene, lecithin, vitamins D, and E, oleic, and linoleic acids. These chemicals serve an important function in protecting against UV radiation, replenishing dry skin, healing clapped skin, calming itchy skin, and above all, protecting the skin against skin damage.
Rich in carotenoids (which are used by the body to make vitamin A), tocopherol (a fat-soluble form of vitamin E), as well as beta-carotene and antioxidants. Carrot oil has long been used in skin creams and for its healing and medicinal effects. Its chemical constituents can aid blood circulation, protect the skin and hair from the damaging effects of chemicals, pollution, weather, sunlight, dust, and treatments. Its antioxidant nature wades off the signs of aging.
Cedar Essential Oil:
A natural antiseptic, cedar essential oil provides skin toning properties. Its anti-fungal property comes in handy in the prevention and treatment of skin conditions like acne and eczema.
Chamomile extract helps protect against free radicals, which can damage the body. Contains antiseptic, Antioxidant, anti-itch & anti-inflammatory properties. It also assists those with sensitive skin to prevent signs of irritation. It is non-comedogenic (keeping the skin pores open) and hypoallergenic (less likely to cause allergic reactions).
English Lavender / Lavender Essential Oil:
It helps to promote sebum production and the growth of new skin cells. Helpful for calming nerves, reducing stress, tension. Good for headache relief. It has a wonderful anti-fungal and antiseptic property, which reduces the signs of itching and swelling caused by skin irritations.
Jojoba Oil / Jojoba Beads:
A gentle moisturizer for all skin types. Jojoba oil’s resemblance to sebum allows it to absorb easily and readily into your skin. Softens the skin while moisturizing and contains antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Rose Essential Oil:
Rose essential oil has antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and astringent properties. Its vitamins and minerals profile coupled with a highly potent antioxidant activity is perfect for sensitive, dry and aging skin, this oil moisturizes and hydrates. Reduces inflammation and redness while toning & lifting the skin.
For thousands of years, rosehip oil has been used as a skin treatment for its ability to help rebuild skin tissue. It contains anti-wrinkle and anti-aging properties. It Promotes youthful appearance.
Sea Buckthorn Oil:
It is rich in vitamin E and carotenoids, which helps in keeping the skin hydrated. This profile makes Sea Buckthorn oil a good choice to reverse the damaging short-term effects and minimizes long term effects of sun exposure. Reduces wrinkles, relieves dryness, helps to lighten dark spots, and soothes skin inflammation. Reacts well to any type of skin, and provides long term anti-inflammatory, restorative and revitalizing benefits.
It contains a significant concentration of saturated fatty acids, as well as vitamins A, B, D, and E. Rich in antioxidants which assist in preventing premature signs of aging and are beneficial to the appearance and health of your skin.
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil:
Ylang Ylang is a natural skin balancer that has been proven to correct both dry and oily skin. It strengthens the skin and hair while soothing inflammation and irritation of the body and scalp.
Alpha Lipoic Acid:
A powerful antioxidant which protects levels of other antioxidants, like vitamin C and E from depletion while working to increase their levels. Alpha Lipoic Acid is much more potent than vitamin C, and E helps to reduce puffiness under eyes and shrinks enlarged pores. Promotes a healthy gloving appearance, while diminishing the pores.
Caprylic Triglyceride (Coconut based):
It contains capric and caprylic acids, which establishes a barrier on the skin’s surface, which decreases the amount of moisture lost through the skin. Caprylic Triglyceride acts as a skin conditioning agent and helps prevent dry skin.
It is naturally produced in the body. Its application can aid the skin to produce collagen and elastin. This improves the firmness, smoothness, and flexibility of your skin. Reduces inflammation, augments antioxidant action of vitamin C.
Enhances and maintains tone and firmness to face and neck, providing the effect of an instant face-lift, which lasts for at least twelve hours. Repeated and sustained use through day and evening treatments extends benefits.
Anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory. Fulvic acid is rich in fatty acids, hormones, vitamins, minerals, ketones, and flavonoids. These nutrients are needed for healthy cell and body development. It aids in the prevention of skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, rosacea, and acne.
Collagen is vital to maintaining the skin's health. While collagen gives the skin its firmness, it is hyaluronic acid, which sustains and hydrates the collagen. Hyaluronic acid binds up to 1000 times its weight in water, providing continuous moisture to the skin. The capability of skin to naturally produce hyaluronic acid decreases with age.
MSM (Edible Plant Sulphur):
An important element for all cells and body tissues. MSM creates a flexible bond between proteins, which helps improve skin elasticity, promoting a youthful appearance. The small molecular size of MSM improves the absorption of the nutraceuticals in our serums and creams.
OPA Life (Organic Plant Acid Extracts):
Ideal for an irritated and combination skin. OPA Life helps keep the skin clean and detoxified. The antibacterial and anti-fungal properties of OPA Life make it an unsurpassed natural preservative. These properties also help reduce fine lines.
Plant Trace Minerals:
Elements like copper, zinc, manganese, chlorine, and boron possess anti-inflammatory activities. They can enhance the production of collagen, supports skin repair, nourishes, and moisturizes skin tissues at the cellular level.
Promotes the release of collagen, which plumps wrinkles while contributing to youthful fullness and tone. Retinol also protects the skin from collagenase - an enzyme triggered by sunlight, which is known to break down collagen.
Boosts the skin's capacity to retain moisture, supports collagen health, and increases connective tissue resilience. The high absorbing power of silica has found use in exfoliation, removing makeup, excess oil, dirt, and other impurities, which may be harmful to skin health.
Vitamin A has been shown to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and other signs of skin aging by helping increase the production of skin components such as collagen and glycosaminoglycan. Treatment with vitamin A helps the skin to retain water and form new skin cells encouraging a hydrated and youthful appearance.
Vitamin C: see C-Ester:
C-Ester is the premium variant of Vitamin C for skincare. It is fat-soluble and serves as a key ingredient in youthful skins, promotes skin glow, repairs damaged tissues, and promotes healthy skin. It can also brighten and smooth skin tone, minimize the appearance of discoloration, and helps in imparting skin radiance.
Vitamin C Ester: Key to collagen production, Vitamin C Ester helps restore skin elasticity while protecting skin from damaging effects of free radicals and inflammation.
Vitamin D directly benefits your skin, mobilizing your skin's immune system, and helping destroy free radicals that can contribute to premature aging. Vitamin D is also vital for skin cell development and repair, helping to preserve skin softness, health, and youthful appearance.
A potent antioxidant, Vitamin E helps prevent premature aging, while supporting new skin cell growth and helping to accelerate cell regeneration. Vitamin E boosts collagen production, increasing the connective tissue that keeps the skin elastic. Vitamin E also blocks damage associated with free radicals, preventing the formation of wrinkles. Proven to protect the skin from sunburn and ultraviolet rays. Vitamin E is also known to help reduce scarring.
Derived from Coconut Oil, Coco Betaine (Cocamidopropyl Betaine) is used to help naturally and gently cleanse while offering a silky-smooth feel. It plays an active role in reducing irritation caused by detergents and soaps. It is also used as a thickener.
Decyl Glucoside is a natural, non-ionic surfactant, ideal for all foaming and cleansing products. Obtained from renewable raw plant materials, it is a combination of plant-based fatty alcohols (coconut c8-16) and glucose (corn starch).
Forms a barrier on the skin's surface. This barrier both increases skin hydration levels and slows the loss of water from the skin.
Used as a thickener and for its protective properties in our skincare products. Sourced from the guar bean.
Derived from coconut oil (lauryl) and sugar (glucose), lauryl glucoside (lauryl diglucoside) biodegrades quickly, and is one of the gentlest surfactants available.
It helps to restore moisture levels in your skin and prevent dryness. Glycerin assists in keeping harmful chemicals out of your skin, and much-needed moisture in by boosting the skin barrier.
Stearic Acid: (Plant Sourced)
Found naturally in the protective outer layer of our skin, stearic acid helps maintain our skin’s natural moisture while protecting the skin from pathogens and germs.
Clays for Mask:
BC Glacial Marine Clay:
Exfoliates dead skin cells stimulate blood circulation and feeds your skin with more than 30 minerals. This rich mineral content has been shown to help to slow skin aging while rejuvenating the complexion and renewing skin elasticity. The amazing absorptive abilities of glacial marine clay, along with its strong net negative ion charge, which attracts positively charged bacteria, makes it very effective in detoxifying and deep cleansing the skin.
Renowned for its significant beauty benefits, Bentonite Clay draws impurities from the deeper layers of the skin to the surface. An excellent exfoliant helps rid the skin of dead cells while improving blood circulation to the skin. Many skin conditions, including acne, eczema, and rashes, are benefited by the healing properties of Bentonite Clay.
Detoxifies the skin while replacing minerals and improving skin tone without dryness or irritation. Exceptionally absorbent, French kaolin clays significantly improve smoothness by tightening skin pores and balancing oiliness. Effective in the elimination of blemishes.