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INGREDIENT GLOSSARY

 

Our ingredient glossary is a comprehensive list of all the skin-loving ingredients we utilize in our formulations. We combine whole, unprocessed, raw botanical ingredients, mineral salts, oils, butters and clays that contain the highest amount of bioavailable nutrients that the skin needs to maintain its level of health and beauty.
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Unlike synthetic ingredients, botanical ingredients are unique in that they are naturally synergistic and are recognizable to the body. If used as intended, botanicals are healthy and offer many beneficial properties without any short or long term side effects.
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Our commitment to animal welfare means that we will never, EVER test on animals, or source our ingredients from companies that do – and that our products will always be certified cruelty-free.

 

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Aloe Vera Leaf:

Aloe vera is perhaps one of the most widely used herbal remedies for topical skin conditions. Its anti-inflammatory and hydrating properties make aloe vera beneficial for dry and acne-prone skin and irritations such as psoriasis, dermatitis and sunburn. Also abundant in antioxidants and vitamins. 

Featured in: Fruit Enzyme Exfoliating TonicFruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask, Vitamin-C Clay Face Mask, Rose Essence Hydration Mist

  

Aronia Berry (Chokeberry):

A superfood powerhouse high in vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and contains ceramide precursors and flavonoids that have anti-inflammatory and soothing properties to help reduce puffiness and moisturize skin. Its antibacterial properties make it a good remedy for acne-prone skin. 

Featured in: Hibiscus Honey Enzyme Mask

 

Aspen Bark Extract:

Populus Tremuloides bark extract is a powdered extract from the bark of the Aspen tree. Used to keep skincare products, it acts as an 100% natural preservative while also offering a smooth feel to the skin.

Featured in: Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing MaskHibiscus Honey Enzyme MaskCacao Mousse Antioxidant Face Mask

  

Beeswax:

Beeswax has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral properties that fight dry skin in the winter months by locking in moisture while still protecting you from clogged pores. Beeswax also contains Vitamin A, which fights blemishes, prevents sunburns, reconstructs damaged cells, and so much more. 

Featured in: Yarrow + Comfrey Foot Balm

 

Bergamot Oil:

In aromatherapy, bergamot essential oil has proven uplifting and energizing effects, supports the central nervous system and soothes anxiety. Bergamot has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, balances oil, unclogs pores, and offers skin-brightening benefits. Bergapten-free bergamot will not cause photosensitivity during daytime use.

Featured in: Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt

 

Blue Tansy:

Also known as Moroccan chamomile, blue tansy is high in azulene, which gives it its striking deep blue color. Perfect for sensitive skin, healing damaged skin, and preventing breakouts. Blue tansy is incredibly soothing, helping to minimize inflammation and regenerate skin at a cellular level. It helps to tame redness, sooth sensitive skin and calm skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. Used therapeutically, blue tansy is deeply relaxing and helps to boost the mood. 

Featured in: Blue Tansy Beauty Balm, Azul Clarifying Face Oil, Blue Lavender Tranquility Mist.

 

Botanical Hyaluronic Acid:

Our botanical form of hyaluronic acid is derived from a plant called Indian Senna Seed. A powerful humectant known for its unique ability to hold more than 1000 times its weight in water and drawing moisture out of the environment and onto the surface of your skin. Hyaluronic acid is vital to maintaining the skin's healthy structure. It helps to improve skin circulation and repair, increases hydration and helps moisture bind to skin cells to keep the skin plump, firm and dewy. 

Featured in: Rose Essence Hydration Mist

 

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Cacao:

A powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, packed with reparative vitamin E and collagen enhancing benefits. Cacao stimulates healthy circulation in the skin while minimizing redness. Provides a good source of vitamin A, magnesium, sulfur and polyphenol antioxidants to help protect the skin from environmental damage, as well as reduce and prevent aging. Its high flavonoid content helps to improve skin texture, hydration and cell rejuvenation. 

Featured in: Cacao Mousse Antioxidant Face Mask

 

Camellia Seed Oil:

Known in Japan as Tsubaki oil and used for centuries in skincare by the Japanese, Camellia Seed Oil is a highly valued ingredient for aging, sensitive and dry skin. A rich source of antioxidants and skin cell renewing fatty acids Omega’s 3, 6 and 9 that naturally increases skin elasticity giving it a luminous glow. Emollient, nutritive and rich in antioxidant polyphenols, this oil actually dissolves the oil complex that holds dead skin cells together.

Featured in: Blue Tansy Beauty Balm

  

Cetearyl Olivate and Sorbitan Olivate:

A complex combination of fatty acids dervied from olives. This chemically resembles the lipid combination naturally produced on the skin's surface. It holds oil and water together to form an emulsion. It helps add to the formula moisturization and gives the product a glamourous texture.

Featured in: Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt

 

Castor Oil:

Castor Oil is obtained from the seeds of Ricinus Communis. This oil is highly moisturizing, and it is an emollient. Packed full of skin- and hair-loving nutrients, it makes a great carrier oil for essential oils, and beneficial ingredient in body care products.

Featured in: Passion Fruit Cleansing MeltYarrow + Comfrey Foot Balm

  

Chamomile Flower:

Chamomile is a hypoallergenic botanical that contains a key anti-inflammatory component called xα-bisabolol. It has shown to offer wound healing and natural skin moisturizing benefits to the skin. It also helps to lighten dark spots and scars, calm acne inflammation, soothe irritated skin, and defends against free radical damage. 

Featured in: Rose Essence Hydration Mist, Blue Lavender Tranquility Mist

 

Citric Acid:

An alpha hydroxy acid that occurs naturally in citrus fruits, produced by fermentation of carbohydrates, and chemically synthesized. Acts as an effective brightening agent for dull skin or dark spots, gently exfoliates, and unclogs pores. Also used to adjust pH in skin care formulas.

Featured in: Blue Lavender Tranquility Mist

 

Coco Glucoside:

A naturally derived surfactant (cleanser) used in body care, skin care, and hair care products that gives excellent foaming and lathering properties. It is a mixture of fatty alcohols derived from coconuts and glucose sugar. Gently cleanses skin and scalp without the use of sulfates. 

Featured in: Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt

 

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract:

This multifunctional and skin loving ingredient combined with lactobacillus, is used in our formulas to form a key part of the preservative system. It protects from fungus, specifically yeast and mold, while providing anti-inflammatory and moisturizing benefits. Medium chain triglycerides (mcts) in coconuts are known for their antimicrobial action, and fermentation with lactobacillus allows for increased bioavailability. 

Featured in: Fruit Enzyme Exfoliating TonicFruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask, Rose Essence Hydration Mist, Hibiscus Honey Enzyme Mask, Cacao Mousse Antioxidant Face Mask, Blue Lavender Tranquility Mist

 

Coconut Fruit:

Everything about coconuts makes us think of a tropical getaway. Derived from the coconut fruit, this vitamin-rich ingredient is used in body care products for its naturally emollient (softening) and lubricating properties. Because it is full of fatty acids, it acts as a barrier on the skin, keeping moisture locked in.

Featured in: Rose Essence Hydration MistVitamin C Cleansing GrainsLavender + Peppermint Foot Soak

 

Collagen:

Collagen is an essential and fibrous protein that serves as one of the main building blocks for your bones, skin, hair, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Our version is plant derived that has excellent moisturizing abilities to help benefit skin elasticity and hydration. 

Featured in: Grapefruit + Birch Toning Body Oil, Grapefruit + Birch Smoothing Body Scrub

 

Colloidal Oatmeal:

Finely milled oats which have been boiled and steamed. Acts as an occlusive and anti-inflammatory to soothe, moisturize and protect irritated or sensitive skin. Smoothes flakes and bumps, aids in moisture retention and hydration. This colloidal oatmeal is gluten free.

Featured in: Vitamin C Cleansing Grains

 

Colloidal Silver Distillate:

Has been used as a healing and anti-bacterial agent for thousands of years by civilizations throughout the world. Its medicinal, preservative and restorative powers can be traced back to the Ancient Greek and Roman empires. In topical skin applications, silver stimulates healing of soft tissue and is beneficial for many skin issues such as scrapes, burns eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis.

Featured in: Blue Lavender Tranquility Mist, Hibiscus Honey Enzyme Mask, Cacao Mousse Antioxidant Face Mask

 

Copaiba:

Abundant in beta-caryophyllene, an anti-inflammatory agent that can be very useful in healing and soothing irritated skin and reduce the appearance of blemishes, scarring and stretch marks. It also helps to retain the skin's moisture, tighten skin and provides a calming and soothing scent.

Featured in: Blue Tansy Beauty Balm

 

Cupuacu Butter:

A luxurious exotic butter derived from the Rain Forest that’s prized for its rich content of nourishing fatty acids and phytosterols that heal and combat free radicals. What sets cupuacu butter apart from other butters is its high capacity for water absorption and its ability to hold up to 240% of its own weight in water making it an excellent skin hydrator and plumper, helping to improve the skin’s moisture barrier.

Featured in: Blue Tansy Beauty Balm, Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt, Yarrow + Comfrey Foot Balm, Grapefruit + Birch Smoothing Body Scrub

  

Dead Sea Salt:

Dead sea salt is high in sulfur, making it a strong agent for preventing and treating inflammation and soothing the skin. It also strengthens skin tissue, balances the skin's pH levels, eliminates toxins, and can reduce the number of skin infections and dead skin cells.

Featured in: Lavender + Peppermint Foot Soak

 

Dead Sea Clay:

A greyish green colored clay mined from ancient sea floors.  This dead sea clay is rich in iron, aluminum, potassium, and calcium; providing your skin with rich nutrients. Dead sea clay helps remove toxins from the skin, provides gentle exfoliation, and helps remove dead skin cells.  Our sea clay was formed hundreds of thousands of years ago in the beds of ancient seas and may contain clay from seas other than the Dead Sea.

Featured in: Pumice + Sea Clay Foot Scrub

  

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Ginger Root:

Sourced from the rhizome (root) of the Zingiber officinale plant. Ginger contains natural oils known as gingerols that reduce inflammation and pain. Anti-inflammatory benefits of gingerols can help soothe irritated skin. Also contains many antioxidants to defend against signs of aging, while evening skin tone and supporting elasticity.

Featured in: Cacao Mousse Antioxidant Face Mask

 

Glycerin:

A humectant that works to draw moisture into the upper layers of the skin. It also supports proper function of the skin’s moisture barrier and can help active ingredients better penetrate skin. Because dry climates lack moisture in the air, glycerin may draw water from within the skin under such circumstances. For this reason, it functions best when combined with occlusive ingredients, like oils, to lock moisture in place. It's also an emollient, which means it can soften skin.

Featured in: Fruit Enzyme Exfoliating Tonic, Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask, Rose Essence Hydration Mist, Blue Lavender Tranquility Mist, Black Cactus Gel Cleanser

  

Green Bean Coffee:

Extracted from raw, unroasted coffee beans. It includes a high concentration of antioxidants, vitamin E and omega 6 essential fatty acids that helps to noticeably improve the health and appearance of skin. Green bean coffee helps to reduce redness, tighten pores, mitigate sun damage, calm acne, and stimulate circulation for brighter, more energized skin. Helps stimulate healthy hair growth, and reduce appearance of cellulite.

Featured in: Grapefruit + Birch Toning Body Oil, Grapefruit + Birch Smoothing Body Scrub

 

Green Tea Extract: 

Green Tea Extract has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It helps reduce the appearance of aging, cellulite, redness and swelling, and the occurrence of blackheads, blemishes, puffiness, and dark circles.

Featured in: Cacao Mousse Antioxidant Face Mask

 

Guava Fruit:

Abundant in lycopene, a powerful antioxidant known for its protective effect against free radicals. Guava is also rich in minerals and vitamins A, B, C, E and K, to help improve blood circulation and skin discoloration such as dark circles, acne irritation and broken capillaries. The astringent properties of guava help to improve skin texture and elasticity.

Featured in: Ambrosia Antioxidant Face Oil, Vitamin-C Clay Face Mask, Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask, Fruit Enzyme Exfoliating Tonic, Black Cactus Gel Cleanser

 

Goji Berries:

A total antioxidant powerhouse and a major source vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and micronutrients. These potent nutrients do everything from support collagen production, improve skin hydration, protect skin’s elasticity and help firm, tighten and plump the appearance of skin for a more youthful look. 

Goji Berry is a superfood packed with anti-aging and brightening benefits. High vitamin C content tones and fades dark spots and promotes collagen, while antioxidants fend off free radicals and UV damage.

Featured in: Ambrosia Antioxidant Face Oil, Cacao Mousse Antioxidant Face Mask, Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask

 

Grapefruit:

Grapefruit is the perfect ingredient to add to your skin and makeup routine if you want to brighten your skin. Its rich in antioxidants and Vitamin A, which work to reduce the appearance of aging and fine lines, boost collagen production, reduce the appearance of cellulite, and soften the skin.

Featured in: Hibiscus Honey Enzyme MaskGrapefruit + Birch Smoothing Body Scrub, Grapefruit + Birch Toning Body Oil

 

Hemp Seed Butter:

Hemp Seed Oil is produced from the oil of one of the world’s most nutritious seeds, which is from the hemp plant (Cannabis sativa), containing all of the 21 known amino acids. Hemp seeds are made up of 24% protein and contain the perfect balance of Essential Fatty Acids. One of the ‘driest’ natural oils available, it is absorbed quickly into the skin without leaving a greasy feeling. Studies have shown that hemp seed oil’s anti-inflammatory properties make it beneficial for those with acne, eczema and psoriasis. 

Featured in: Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt

 

Hibiscus Flower:

Hibiscus is a natural source of alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA's) which assist in exfoliation, the control of oil production, and the minimization of clogged pores - all which make skin look younger. It also contains antioxidants that protect the skin from environmental toxins and pollutants and improve complexion.

Featured in: Rose Essence Hydration Mist, Hibiscus Honey Enzyme Mask

 

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Jojoba Oil:

A waxy liquid derived from the jojoba shrub. Since it closely mimics skin's natural oil, jojoba is ideal for moisturizing for many different skin types. This non-comedogenic oil helps to soothe irritations and nourish dry skin. Because it is lighter than other face oils, it is better absorbed into the skin to deeply penetrate and soften while also adding a healthy glow.

Featured in: Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt

 

Kakadu Plum: 

With one of the highest recorded levels of vitamin C of any plant in the world, kakadu plums contain over 3000mg of Vitamin C per 100g of fruit. This supercharged anti-oxidant ingredient works to stimulate collagen to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Containing the phytochemicals gallic and ellagic acids, kakadu plums have long been sought after for their antifungal and antibacterial properties. While gallic acid works as an antioxidant to protect skin cells from free radicals and to restore the natural skin barrier, ellagic acid encourages skin elasticity and suppleness.

Featured in: Blue Tansy Beauty Balm, Ambrosia Antioxidant Face Oil, Cacao Mousse Antioxidant Face Mask

 

Kalahari Melon Fruit Oil:

An ultra-fine, fast absorbing oil that is abundant in vitamins A, B and E, antioxidants and Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids and a host of minerals including magnesium, iron, copper, and potassium. Kalahari melon oil is rich in linoleic acid, the fatty acid known for its skincare benefits thanks to its unmatched anti-inflammatory abilities. This oil is perfect for all skin types but can be a miracle worker for sensitive, acne-prone skin.  

Featured in: Azul Clarifying Face Oil, Ambrosia Antioxidant Face Oil, Black Cactus Gel Cleanser

 

Kaolin Clay:

White kaolin clay is one of the mildest of all clays that has the ability to detoxify without drying out the skin or cause redness or irritation. It stimulates circulation, gently exfoliates, removes impurities from the skin and provides cleansing action. It can soothe rashes and irritation, and brighten and tone your skin. 

Featured in: Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask, Cacao Mousse Antioxidant Face Mask, Grapefruit + Birch Smoothing Body Scrub, Hibiscus Honey Enzyme Mask

 

Kokum Butter:

Rich in fatty acids and antioxidants and well known for its emollient and regenerative properties, kokum butter naturally nourishes, repairs and protects the skin against dryness. It has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties making it ideal for all skin types. This nutritive light-weight butter is non-comedogenic and will not clog pores. Excellent for skin conditions such as acne, eczema and rosacea.

Featured in: Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt, Yarrow + Comfrey Foot Balm

 

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Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate:

A cutting edge, probiotic preservative derived from radishes fermented with leuconostoc kimchi; a lactic acid bacteria that has traditionally been used to make kimchi. Shown to have amazing antimicrobial benefits, the active ingredient is a skin-friendly peptide released from leuconostoc kimchii bacteria during the fermentation process. 

Featured in: Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask, Rose Essence Hydration Mist, Hibiscus Honey Enzyme Mask, Cacao Mousse Antioxidant Face Mask, Blue Lavender Tranquility Mist

 

Lavender Flower:

Lavender is a potent remedy for healing acne and soothing skin irritations like eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. Helps to moisturize dry skin, detoxify and purify congested pores, and defend against damaging free radicals.

Featured in: Blue Tansy Beauty Balm, Blue Lavender Tranquility Mist, Lavender + Peppermint Foot SoakYarrow + Comfrey Foot Balm

 

Lemon Oil:

Extracted from cold-pressed lemon peels, lemon oil contains antibacterial properties to help kill acne-causing bacteria and treat live breakouts. Stores of vitamin C and citric acid assist in lightening dark spots and brightening skin while regulating oil production.

Featured in: Yarrow + Comfrey Foot Balm, Pumice + Sea Clay Foot Scrub

 

Lime Oil:

Extracted from cold-pressed lime peels, lime oil contains natural stores of anti-aging vitamin C. Provides astringent properties to tighten pores, while regulating excess oil with citric acid. Natural bleaching properties help diminish dark spots.

Featured in: Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask

 

Licorice Root:

Great for sensitive skin and boasts anti-inflammatory, moisturizing, antioxidant and skin repairing properties. It can diminish the appearance of scars and dark spots, balance oil production, and boost collagen production for smooth, vibrant skin. In our formulas, we utilize a concentrated powder extract for maximum potency.

    Featured in: Fruit Enzyme Exfoliating Tonic, Vitamin-C Cleansing Grains, Black Cactus Gel Cleanser

       

    Mango Butter:

    Mango Butter is the refined product of pure mango kernel (seed) oil. Rich in beneficial fatty acids and anti-aging vitamin C, this butter is ideal for all, but especially mature skin types. Fast-absorbing and conditioning for soft, smooth skin.

    Featured in: Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt

     

    Mangosteen Fruit:

    Dubbed "the queen of fruits" due to its impressive skin benefits. Mangosteen is exceptionally high in antioxidants, including xanthones which protect the skin in multiple ways with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. Besides using xanthones to defend the skin, the fruit also promotes microcirculation which improves the appearance of skin vitality and radiance.

    Featured in: Ambrosia Antioxidant Face Oil, Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Face Mask, Fruit Enzyme Exfoliating Tonic

     

    Marshmallow Root:

    A natural hydrator, contains ceramide precursors and flavonoids that have anti-inflammatory and soothing properties to help reduce puffiness and moisturize skin. Helps to regenerate and speed up healing. 

    Featured in: Vitamin-C Cleansing Grains, Vitamin-C Clay Face Mask

     

    Marula Fruit:

    One of the world’s most antioxidant rich oils, abundant in vitamin’s C & E, Omega 9 and Omega 6 to hydrate, nourish, moisturize and improve skin elasticity. Its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties help to nourish dry and damaged skin, calm inflammation, sensitivity and redness. It also helps to reduce trans-epidermal water loss and increases the smoothness of skin. 

    Featured in: Blue Tansy Beauty Balm

     

    Melaleuca Honey:

    Produced by bees that pollinate the Melaleuca tree. A relative of the Maneuka Tree, Melaleuca is abundant in antioxidants, polyphenols, live enzymes and phytochemical compounds that hydrates and visibly plumps skin. It’s hydrating properties help to increase moisture to dry damaged skin.

    Featured in: Hibiscus Honey Enzyme Mask, Cacao Mousse Antioxidant Mask, Black Cactus Gel Cleanser

     

    Menthol Crystals:

    Menthol crystals have antibacterial, soothing, and cooling properties that will reduce any irritation, itching, or burning. They will fight blackheads, reduce the appearance of dark spots and blemishes, and fight acne. The astringent property in the crystals will improve skin elasticity and overall complexion.

    Featured in: Pumice + Sea Clay Foot Scrub

     

    Milk Thistle:

    Known as a highly effective anti-aging herb, milk thistle is abundant in anti-oxidants that protect the skin from every day pollutants and free radicals. Also a potent anti-inflammatory that high in essential fatty acids, it has been found to improve chronic inflammatory skin irritations such as acne, rosacea, itching and redness. 

    Featured in: Azul Clarifying Face Oil

     

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    Neroli Flower:

    Abundant in antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. This makes it beneficial and hydrating for all skin types including break-out prone skin. Its regenerative properties promote cell regeneration and help to improve skin elasticity. 

    Featured in: Fruit Enzyme Exfoliating Tonic, Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt, Azul Clarifying Face Oil

       

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    Passion Fruit:

    Also known as Maracuja, is remarkably high in skin healing linoleic acid . It has a rich source of essential fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins A, C and E, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium and carotenoids. The high content of prized fatty acids is excellent for reducing inflammation, keeping your skin smooth and plump looking while helping reduce the appearance of fine lines and protecting the skin against environmental stressors.

    Featured in: Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt, Hibiscus Honey Enzyme Mask, Grapefruit + Birch Smoothing Body Scrub, Grapefruit + Birch Toning Body Oil, Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask, Fruit Enzyme Exfoliating Tonic

     

    Papaya Fruit:

    A natural, gentle, but powerful exfoliating enzyme that effectively dissolves sebum, unclogs pores and sloughs off dead skin cells. Abundant in vitamins A, C and E, essential fatty acids, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that helps to lighten dark spots, blemishes and acne and increase cellular renewal.

    Featured in: Black Cactus Gel Cleanser, Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt

     

    Pineapple Fruit:

    Abundant in antioxidant, skin soothing and exfoliating properties from its vitamin C content and the anti-inflammatory enzyme bromelain. Also rich in the alpha hydroxy acid (aha) glycolic acid that helps to gently break apart bonds on the skin’s surface and slough off dead cells. Through this process they can boost the production of collagen to help skin stay smooth and bouncy.

    Featured in: Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask, Fruit Enzyme Exfoliation Tonic, Vitamin-C Cleansing Grains

     

    Plumeria Flower:

    While you may not be familiar with the name, if you've ever had the chance to wear a lei, you've met one of Hawaii's prized possessions! Commonly known as frangipani, this alluring and fragrant flower has a plethora of skin benefits. Abundant in antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, this oil helps to protect the skin from oxidation, skin irritations and soothes dry skin conditions. It's also a potent moisturizer, preventing moisture loss from the skin.

    Featured in: Ambrosia Antioxidant Face Oil

      

    Pomegranate Fruit:

    oil has a unique luscious feel and is Rich in vitamin k plus an abundance of protective polyphenolic compounds such as punicic acid, flavonoids, anthocyanidins and tannins. It’s an antioxidant powerhouse that’s great at neutralizing free radicals before they can cause damage in skin cells. It’s also a potent anti-inflammatory due to it containing the compound cla–conjugated linoleic acid.

    Featured in: Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask, Fruit Enzyme Exfoliation Tonic

     

    Prickly Pear Fruit:

    Exceptionally high in vitamins A & K and essential fatty acids, prickly pear helps to smooth and refine the skin's texture, retain moisture, restore elasticity and brighten hyper-pigmentation. It’s also high in phytosterols, especially beta-sitosterol, which provides antioxidants, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. The combination of phytosterols and natural essential fatty acids works well for anti-aging concerns and encourages new collagen production.

    Featured in: Ambrosia Antioxidant Face Oil, Blue Tansy Beauty Balm, Azul Clarifying Face Oil, Black Cactus Gel Cleanser

      

    Red Raspberry Seed Oil:

    Red Raspberry Oil is rich in vitamins and nutrients, and is an antioxidant. It protects the skin from environmental stressors like chemicals, pollutants, and harsh weather conditions, and keeps the skin hydrated and free of fine lines and wrinkles.

    Featured in: Ambrosia Antioxidant Face Oil

     

    Rose Flower Water/Distillate:

    A true botanical beauty known for its impressive skin benefits. Abundant in antioxidants, aromatic rose water rejuvenates, hydrates, softens, and calms redness and irritation. It’s also pH balancing and has antimicrobial properties which comes in handy for those that are break out prone. 

    Featured in: Rose Essence Hydration Mist 

     

    Rose Clay:

    Rose clay provides a gentle exfoliation, removes toxins from the skin, improves circulation, and reduces irritation and inflammation. It is perfect for all skin types, and adds a beautiful natural color to any finished product. 

    Featured in: Vitamin-C Clay Face MaskVitamin-C Cleansing Grains

      

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    Sea Buckthorn:

    A rich source of natural beta carotene and is abundant in vitamins A, C, D, B, E & K and Omega’s 3, 6, 9 and the rare 7 which can keep skin looking firm and lifted. It’s also one of the richest sources of natural vitamin C helping to promote skin hydration, elasticity, fade age spots and help with skin regeneration. 

    Featured in: Vitamin-C Cleansing Grains, Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt

     

    Sea Kelp Bioferment:

    Exceptionally high in vitamins and minerals and long prized for its anti-inflammatory and healing benefits, sea kelp offers potent hydration benefits to help replenish the skins barrier and restore radiance. Harvested from the North Atlantic waters, this sea kelp bioferment is derived by fermentation of sea kelp, which breaks down the cellular tissue of the kelp leaf, thereby increasing the bioavailability of the naturally occurring chemical compounds abundant in kelp.

    Feature in: Rose Essence Hydration Mist 

     

    Shea Butter:

    Extracted by cold pressing the seeds of the Karite tree native to West and Central Africa. This rich creamy butter is high in stearic, oleic acids and vitamins A & E and is known for its protecting and emollient properties nourishing dry, cracked, aged and damaged skin.

    Featured in: Blue Tansy Beauty Balm, Yarrow + Comfrey Foot BalmPumice + Sea Clay Foot Scrub

     

    Sweet Orange Peel Oil:

    Sweet orange peel oil is a common fragrant ingredient that also has a sedative, relaxing effect that simultaneously reduces anxiety and contributes to the feeling of being alert. Used in skincare products, orange essential oil is known to enhance the complexion, especially for those who suffer from eczema.

    Featured in: Hibiscus Honey Enzyme MaskPassion Fruit Cleansing Melt

       

    Sunflower Oil:

    Sunflower seed oil is a well-loved, nourishing oil that absorbs quickly. Rich in linoleic acid, it can help maintain the skin barrier, and can decrease trans-epidermal water loss. Linoleic acid is one of the prized fatty acids for its anti-inflammatory properties.

    Featured in: Ambrosia Antioxidant Face Oil, Blue Tansy Beauty Balm, Cacao Mousse Antioxidant Face Oil, Azul Clarifying Face Oil, Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt, Black Cactus Gel Cleanser

     

    Squalane Oil:

    A plant-derived “dry” oil that has excellent emollient properties and is quickly absorbed by the skin. It acts as a light protective barrier to lock moisture into the skin. It also helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, softens skin and protects the skin against the appearance of hyper-pigmentation and premature aging. 

    Featured in: Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask, Azul Clarifying Face Oil, Ambrosia Antioxidant Face Oil

     

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    Tea Tree Oil:

    Tea tree oil has been known for its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory components due to its high concentration of terpinen-4-ol, a compound with anti-inflammatory properties. This allows it to soothe and relieve painful and irritated skin. It may also help to reduce redness and swelling.

    Featured: Yarrow + Comfrey Foot Balm

     

    Vanilla Extract:

    Vanilla's antibacterial properties make it great for acne-prone skin, and its antioxidant levels prevent skin damage cause by free radicals. It's a great source of Vitamin B, and will assist in slowing down the appearance of aging. 

    Featured in: Blue Tansy Beauty Balm, Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt

     

    Vitamin E/Tocopherol:

    While Vitamin E is a super ingredient with tons of benefits for the skin, it is most prominently known to be an anti-inflammatory agent as it contains cultured keratinocytes, a-tocopherol and y-tocotrienol. Topical uses of Vitamin E prevents inflammatory damage after UV exposure, as well as its antioxidant effects which would prevent inflammation from initially occurring.

    Featured in: Yarrow + Comfrey Foot Balm

     

    Volcanic Pumice Stone:

    Also known as pumicite, a volcanic rock that is created when super-heated, highly pressurized rock is ejected from a volcano. It gently exfoliates, removing dead skin while cleaning, smoothing and improving skin texture.

    Featured in: Pumice + Sea Clay Foot Scrub

     

    White Tea:

    Packs a punch when it comes to antioxidants which are essential for healthy glowing skin. This powerful extract helps to reduce oxidative stress to the skin as well as remove toxins and prevent the breakdown of elastin and collagen which leads to wrinkles that accompany aging. 

    Featured in: Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask, Rose Essence Hydration Mist

     

    Witch Hazel Distillate (Alcohol-Free):

    Our alcohol free witch hazel distillate (or witch hazel extract) is a clear, colorless botanical extract prepared from the recently cut and partially dried, dormant twigs of the hamamelis virginiana plant. A soothing anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory skin and scalp toner. Provides perfect pH balanced moisture to both skin and hair.

    Featured in: Witch Hazel Distillate, Hibiscus Honey Enzyme Mask, Cacao Mousse Antioxidant Face MaskBlue Lavender Tranquility Mist

     

    White Willow Bark Extract (Salicylic Acid):

    This botanical form of salicylic acid (beta hydroxy acid) is derived from the bark of the willow tree. A powerful anti-inflammatory and antibacterial ingredient used to target irritated and inflamed skin. Abundant in tannins, phenolic acids, flavonoids, and various minerals, willow bark extract helps to reduce acne and irritation, refine pores, soothe the skin and aid in cell regeneration. 

    Featured in: Azul Clarifying Face Oil, Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask, Passion Fruit Cleansing Melt, Fruit Enzyme Exfoliation Tonic, Hibiscus Honey Enzyme Mask, Black Cactus Gel Cleanser

     

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    Xanthan Gum:

    Xanthan gum is added to skincare products for its ability to increase the viscosity of liquids and creating an optimal texture. Used as an emulsifier, it binds ingredients together and is used in oil and water emulsions to keep the two phases separate.

    Featured in: Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Mask