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Apricot Kernel Oil
Emollient derived from apricot seeds. This fruit oil is known to contain skin-loving sterols and the calming benefits of oleic acid. The high content of Oleic acid gives Apricot greater affinity with the skin compared to some other oils. It is also known to be a reliable source of the antioxidant vitamin E.
Arrow Root Extract
This rich extract contains many beneficial minerals and vitamins such as zinc, iron, potassium and Vitamin B6, and is known to provide relief to skin irritations including skin sores, and rashes. Arrowroot can also improve one's skin texture, condition skin, reduce oiliness, and also bring a natural glow to one's complexion.
Bearberry Extract (Alpha Arbutin)
Naturally derived from the Bearberry Bush, Alpha Arbutin is a naturally occurring 'cousin' to synthetic hydroquinone which evens out skin tone. Alpha Arbutin acts by slowing the activity of tyrosinase, the process that produces melanin when stimulated by UV-light. Stabilizing melanin production from the start, thus preventing and minimizing hyperpigmentation.
This luxurious, superior moisturizer is an excellent emollient with outstanding moisture retention properties preventing drying of the skin and development of wrinkles. It reduces degeneration of skin cells, restores flexibility and improves skin elasticity by supporting production of the skin proteins and collagen. It is well known for its ability to absorb damaging UVA/UVB rays for natural sun protection and fights against toxins such as pollution, which contribute to fine lines, wrinkles, dark spots and other signs of aging. It is prized for its rich content of Phytosterols (Beta-sitosterol, Stigmasterol, Campesterol) to benefit dry, damaged skin.
Geranium Essential Oil is deeply nourishing and can help minimise the presence of unwanted fungal activity. It soothes and provide support to problematic, wounded and mature skin. it is also useful for managing minor pain and inflammation as well as for helping ease unwanted muscle spasms.
Rich in vitamins A, E and D, antioxidants and fatty acids. It is able to penetrate deeply, reaching below the top layer of skin for maximum nourishment. It has wonderful nourishing, regenerative and moisturising properties, commonly used to soothe sensitive and inflamed skin. It is a good treatment for dry and mature skin. It's natural anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties are perfect for healing acne-prone skin as well as other bacterial skin conditions. It is high in Vitamin E which supports skin elasticity and helps to reduce the appearance of ageing.
Lemon Peel Oil
It is known to have strong antioxidant and anti-aging effects; and it helps to reduce cell and tissue damage in the skin that is caused by free radicals. It also helps to reduce unwanted bacteria, microbes, or fungus whilst managing minor pain and inflammation. An excellent astringent and its limonene content help to dissolve excess oil. It is also great for purifying and toning to the skin.
Licorice Root Extract
One of the most active yet gentle de-pigmenting actives. Great for reducing hyperpigmentation caused by pollution, toxins and free radicals. This miraculous active also has potent antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and soothing properties used to treat several skin diseases that are connected to inflammation including atopic dermatitis, rosacea or eczema.
Marula Seed Oil
Having earned the nicknames like "The Elixir of Youth" and "The African Beauty Secret", Marula Oil has long been revered by the Southern African women who use it for diverse cosmetic applications to naturally soften, nourish and revitalise their skin. Marula Oil is known to support skin health, repair skin damage caused by pollutants, reduce the appearance of wrinkles and blemishes, facilitate wound healing and prevent skin from losing moisture. It is also effective at soothing itching when applied to damaged skin caused by eczema, psoriasis or dry skin. It contains a large percentage of monounsaturated fatty acids and is the richest plant source of Omega-9 fatty acids.
Mandarin Peel Oil
Known to support in healing scar tissues, stretch marks as well as soften and smooth wrinkles and fine lines. Its high limonene content helps to clean, cleanse and clear pores.
Niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
This vitamin works with the natural substances in your skin to help visibly minimise enlarged pores, tighten lax pores, improve uneven skin tone, soften fine lines and wrinkles, diminish dullness, and strengthen a weakened surface.
Niacinamide also reduces the impact of environmental damage because of its ability to improve skin’s barrier (its first line of defence), plus it also plays a role in helping skin to repair signs of past damage.
Orange Peel Oil
Its high limonene content helps to clean, cleanse and clear pores. It is great to purify and detox the skin.
Peony Root Extract
Helps to diminish signs of ageing, calm inflammation and increase glow. Contains unique anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This helps to protect the skin from free radical damage induced by UV radiation by neutralising free radicals present in the environment.
Pomegranate Seed Oil
This anti-oxidant oil is rich in anti-microbial qualities, useful in all kinds of irritated skin conditions from wounds and cuts, to burns and sunburns. With strong hydrating, skin cell regenerating, softening and moisturising qualities, it is excellent in the treatment of mature, ageing, dry and chapped skin. It helps to smooth wrinkles and delay the signs of ageing.
Rosehip Seed Oil
Naturally rich in Omega Fatty Acids 3, 6, and 9, trans-retinoic acid, a natural form of Vitamin A that converts to Retinol, a high amount of essential fatty acids, Vitamin E, Linoleic and Linolenic acids, which are important skin nutrients.
Rose Geranium Oil
Geranium Bourbon essential oil comes from the island, and former french colony, of La Réunion in the Indian Ocean. This beautifully fragrant emollient plant oil is produced from the 'Rose' cultivar. This oil is attributed with antioxidant properties as it contains skin-calming phytosterols plus several rich fatty acids, primarily linolenic acids, which are known to help protect and replenish the skin’s vital barrier. It is also known to contain vitamin C and vitamin A and reduces the appearance stretch marks.
Sea Buckthorn Pulp Oil
Known to be the richest natural source of Beta Carotene and rare Omega 7. What makes it sensational is the unbelievable abundance of health promoting bioactive components. It has 6 different fat soluble vitamins, 22 fatty acids, 42 kinds of lipids and 36 kinds of flavanoids. It is one of the richest natural sources of Vitamin A.
This extraordinary emollient, regenerates, soothes and protects the skin from external factors (such as UV rays and wind). It is rich in antioxidants (among others vitamin A, E, F, quercetin and epigallocatechin gallate). This butter soaks into your skin, creating a smooth and soft barrier that seals in moisture. Useful in treating burns and sun damage and is also a favourite for helping reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks.
Rich in vitamin E, Omega 3 and 6 making it suitable for all skin types and all manner of skin conditions. It is excellent for the treatment of poor circulation leading to discomfort, trapped fluid, excessive perspiration, cramps, pain and inflammation, varicose veins and hemorrhoids. As a dry oil it is good for the treatment of acne and spots and helpful also for eczema and psoriasis. It is very similar to the body’s own oil (sebum) and it seems to mirror natural skin lipids.
Occuring naturally in plants, this oil regulates sebum production in the skin. It is a great emollient, occlusive and prevents transepidermal water loss (TEWL), making it a superb moisturiser and restoring hydration. It is excellent for sensitive skin and safe to use even if you have fungi-related skin issues, like seborrhea.