Want to know what ingredients we use in our natural products?
We believe in full transparency, so here is a list of some of our top ingredients, as well as some of the benefits they provide.
As always, please review the ingredients, and do a patch test before using new products, to ensure no allergic reactions occur.
Activated charcoal is great at removing impurities and deep cleansing the skin. It may help by improving its texture and appearance, soaking up excess oil, clearing blemishes and acne, reducing the appearance of pores, and brightening skin.
Alpha arbutin effectively lightens and reduces UV induced pigmentation and free radicals, without increasing sun sensitivity. It fades discoloration caused by inflammation and environmental stressors while evening skin tone. It also addresses glycation, which is sugar-induced skin sallowness and loss of elasticity.
Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe vera is a great natural moisturizer and can help to soothe dry skin. It also has anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to reduce the appearance of blemishes and wrinkles. Plus, aloe vera is non-irritating and can be used on any type of skin.
Bearberry extract in skin care halts melanin production. As a powerful antioxidant, bearberry extract fights free radicals which, put simply, are unstable atoms that damage the cells and break down collagen. Collagen is what gives your skin a gorgeous, plump and youthful glow.
Orchid stem cells contain phytochemicals, which effect growth and proliferation of human skin cells to have a rejuvenating, moisturizing and soothing effect.
Cucumber has skincare nutrients vitamin C and caffeic acid, both of which fight to reduce inflammation and irritation in the skin,as well as hydrate the skin, due to its high water content. The cucumber peel itself contains silica, which firms sagging skin.
Frankincense oil is a natural astringent. This means that it's good for skin care as it can help heal skin imperfections and conditions like acne and wounds. Frankincense has been known for rejuvenating damaged skin as a healing oil. This is useful for reducing the appearance of stretch marks and scars.
Apple Stem Cells
Studies show that apple stem cells boost production of human stem cells, protect skin cells from stress, and decrease wrinkles. The internal fluid of these plant cells contain components that help to protect and maintain human stem cells.
Grapeseed oil can moisturize dull, dehydrated skin, even out your skin tone, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. This is due to linoleic acid and vitamin E, which help skin retain moisture while restoring elasticity and protecting it from environmental damage.
Hyaluronic acid increases skin moisture, helps skin stretch and flex and reduces skin wrinkles and lines. Hyaluronic acid is also proven to help wounds heal faster and can reduce scarring.
Kojic's acid primary use — and benefit — is to lighten visible sun damage, age spots, or scars. This can result in an anti-aging effect on the skin. In addition to skin-lightening effects, kojic acid also contains some antimicrobial properties.
Lavender is probably the No 1 essential oil when it comes to healing skin conditions, burns and cuts. With its anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antimicrobial and detoxifying benefits, lavender essential oil can help reduce redness, soothe and calm the skin and rapidly heal minor cuts and scrapes, as well as any rashes.
Lemon oil is used for a variety of skin conditions , including acne. When diluted and applied topically, lemon essential oil can kill bacteria that may get trapped in pores and cause breakouts. It can also clarify your skin, gently exfoliating dead skin cells that so often become trapped in hair follicle and pores.
Firstly, lemongrass is anti-fungal and anti-bacterial in nature owing to citral, an organic compound that is found in its leaf. It is responsible for keeping bacteria and infections at bay, which means, when used on skin, it helps ward off acne, pimples and rashes.
Improving hyperpigmentation is one of this plant’s most well known attributes. Licorice does well in treating atopic dermatitis, rosacea, and psoriasis – and you can thank glycyrrhizin (glys-err-eye-zin) for that! It’s the acid responsible for making licorice taste sweet. It is also a strong retinol alternative for pregnant women
Neem powder effectively cleanses the skin from dirt, oils, and impurities. It is a natural exfoliating agent and helps to fight blackheads and whiteheads. The antioxidants present in neem powder also help to reduce blemishes and hyperpigmentation and promote even skin tone.
Some natural products that are water-based or are used near water, may contain preservatives. We use Optiphen Plus because it is an all natural preservative. Optiphen Plus is a top choice globally approved preservative system developed for personal care formulations where a formulator requires a paraben and formaldehyde-free preservative system.
Optiphen Plus preservative is an innovative preservative package made up of a blend of phenoxyethanol, sorbic acid and an emollient base offering effective protection against bacteria, yeast and mold growth with the added benefit of imparting emollience with the caprylyl glycol. This combination makes Optiphen Plus a true multi-functional ingredient since the caprylyl glycol imparts good moisturizing and good after feel to products like cosmetic and skin care formulations.
Roman Chamomile EO
Used topically, Roman Chamomile Essential Oil promotes smooth, healthy skin and relieves irritations with its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It has been used as a remedy for eczema, acne, gout, ulcers, wounds, burns, poison ivy, rashes etc.
Rose Geranium EO
Rose Geranium is reputed to balance the skin's natural oil production, minimize the appearance of enlarged pores, eliminate infection-causing or acne-causing bacteria, enhance circulation, reduce the appearance of varicose veins, cellulite, and dull skin
High concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins make shea butter an ideal cosmetic ingredient for softening skin. Shea butter also has anti-inflammatory and healing properties. Using shea butter on your body, especially your face, can condition, tone, and soothe your skin.
When it comes to skincare today, sunflower seed oil is a great source of vitamin E, rich in nutrients and antioxidants, and is effective for combatting skincare issues like acne, inflammation, general redness and irritation of the skin. Sunflower oil has emollient properties that help the skin retain its moisture
Tamanu helps make collagen and other components of your skin. Along with its wound healing abilities, it can also help reduce scars. Tamanu oil's high level of hydrating fatty acids makes it a great option to use not only for dry spots on your face but also on your body. Eases minor burns and sunburns. Tamanu oil is often used for sunburns and minor burns.
Tea Tree EO
Tea tree oil can be used on the face to treat skin conditions such as acne, dark spots, pimples, blemishes, dryness, infections and other medical conditions such as dandruff and dry scalp. The oil has antimicrobial and antiseptic properties which make it ideal for treating and soothing skin conditions.
Turmeric EOUsed topically, turmeric oil be a strong antibacterial and antiseptic agent that may be beneficial for application to areas of minor burns, cuts, bites, and bruises. Turmeric can cleanse, clarify, smooth, calm, invigorate, and brighten the skin. It also helps to remove excess natural skin oil which is great for oily, acne prone skin.
Turmeric works as a skin lightening agent for your skin. The curcumin in it reduces the excess melanin production and lightens your skin tone. Adding turmeric to your skincare routine can brighten your skin tone and reduce any kind of dark spots and pigmentation.
Vitamin E oil for skin is highly beneficial. It moisturizes and nourishes your skin. It adds to your glow and makes your skin smooth and healthy. The oil is also known to reduce hyperpigmentation and wrinkles, besides maintaining skin health.