We love aloe vera! We include it in a lot of our products because it's so valuable for any skin type. It's cleansing, healing and moisturizing. It can soothe sunburns, reduce stretchmarks, and even treat acne.
Apricot Kernel Oil
There's something so luxurious about using the oil of apricot on your skin. It's a really light oil that is suitable for all skin types, and is very hydrating. It also helps to tone and firm your skin because of its GLA content - research indicates it helps slow the signs of aging. People with minor eczema even find that it helps soothe their condition!
The use of castor oil goes as far back as the ancient Egyptians, who used it to treat eye irritations and as a powerful natural skin care remedy. Not only does it provide smooth, supple, and revitalized skin but aids in healing skin inflammation that can be caused by sunburns, acne, and dry skin. Castor oil is extremely good for clearing your skin of spots and marks. It is so effective that dermatologists recommend castor oil to treat uneven skin tone, spots, and marks because of its ability to reduce pigmentation.
Chamomile is anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and antiseptic. And if you've smelled either the Roman or German chamomile essential oils you know the smell is divine! We LOVE that it's hypoallergenic and neautralizes free radicals to help reduce skin irritation. This is why we use it in so many of our products, including our Makeup Remover coming out this week.
Coconut Based Surfactants
We use only naturally derived surfactants in our products. This ingredient is valued for its foaming qualities and ability to serve as a thickening agent. We use them in our water based cleansing products, leaving the skin soft and smooth.
Using coconut oil on your skin can be the difference between flaky, dry skin, and soft, glowing skin, as this oil is known for its moisturizing benefits. Coconut oil is a great skin softener and helps you do away with dry and hard skin conditions. Helps to strengthen skin tissue more deeply and eliminate dead skin cells while absorbing quickly into your skin. Coconut oil also helps to delay the occurrence of wrinkles because it contains antioxidant Vitamin E, known to protect skin cells from damage over time.
Cucumber Peel Extract
Cucumber helps to reduce puffy eyes, soothes sunburns, helps to fight cellulite and treats dark circles under our eyes! You can find it in a ton of our product's. It's very cleansing, soothing, and rejuvenating to all skin types. We just love it to death!
Grape Seed Oil
Grape seed oil, once the well-kept secret of traditional cosmetic labs is now well known for its skin benefits. It's an easily absorbed, gentle oil that is light on the skin. This oil is extremely rich in beta-carotene and vitamins D, C, E. It also happens to have a concentration of essential fatty acids like palmitic, stearic, and linoleic acid. These fatty acids have performed well in clinical anti-wrinkle trials. They have also proven to be effective at minimizing the prominence and size of scars.
Hemp Seed Oil
Hemp Seed Oil has elements that act as food for your skin, leaving it nourished and healthy. It Rejuvenates the skin, creating a more youthful glow. Perfect for balancing oily skin since it wont clog the pores and continued use over time will help your skin’s ability to retain moisture. Hemp seed oil is naturally calming and the moisture it provides combats skin irritation and discomfort. Hemp also protect against different environmental factors and can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Japanese Green Tea Extract
Green Tea's biggest benefit for skin care is its ability to reduce sun damage. What scientists are seeing is that it doesn't block UV rays, but absorbs free radicals and reduces inflammation. The right product, combined with a sunscreen can do wonders.
Jojoba oil is an odorless, golden-colored liquid wax that is produced from the seed of the jojoba plant. Recommended for people with sensitive skin, it absorbs easily into the skin, and delivers hydration and moisturization. Studies have documented that jojoba improves the feel of skin, and provides a substantial long-acting, 24-hour skin hydration effect. Jojoba contains nutrients like vitamin E and B, as well as minerals like chromium, copper, and zinc, which all nourish and protect skin from environmental stressors.
Sunflower has been shown to be effective in alleviating a number of skin conditions including dryness, acne, sun damage, and premature aging. Its efficiency comes from a compound called beta-carotene. In addition, sunflower oil is rich in antioxidants that help in elimination of free radicals and toxins responsible for certain skin issues due to cell damage.
Sweet Almond Oil
One of the most well-known benefits of almond oil is its ability to keep your skin and hair looking great! As a mild, hypoallergenic oil, it’s safe for sensitive skin. Sweet almond oil is known for protecting skin against UV radiation damage and keeping skin soft and supple. It can also be used to gently dislodge debris from deep within skin pores.
Glycerin is a humectant, which means it will attract moisture to the skin. Glycerin creates a barrier on the skin that locks in existing moisture from being washed away and also draws moisture from the atmosphere. A high glycerin content will leave a smooth feel and possess good moisturizing properties. All of our glycerin has been derived from vegetable sources, making our products suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Vitamin E oil works to block free radicals from the body, which play a large part in the aging process. If we can fight off free radicals, then we can reduce wrinkles and keep the skin youthful-looking.