♦ Bakuchiol - the 100% natural plant-derived alternative to retinol. Bakuchiol presents striking resemblances with the performance of retinoids, thereby helping to reduce lines and wrinkles, smooth out uneven skin tone and firm the skin without any of the side effects and skin irritations associated with traditional retinol or retinoid products. It has also shown to be very beneficial for oily and problematic skin conditions, helping to prevent breakouts.
♦ Blue Tansy Oil - also known as Moroccan Chamomile, blue tansy is high in azulene, which gives it its striking deep blue color. Perfect for sensitive skin, damaged skin and healing and preventing breakouts, blue tansy is incredibly soothing, helping to minimize inflammation and regenerate skin at a cellular level.
♦ Willow Bark Extract (Salicylic Acid): Derived from the bark of the willow tree, this powerful anti-inflammatory and antibacterial ingredient is 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.
♦ Milk Thistle Seed Oil: 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.
♦ Kalahari Melon Seed Oil - is a prized oil from Africa also known as Watermelon Melon Seed 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. This oil is perfect for all skin types but can be a miracle worker for sensitive, acne-prone skin.
♦ Squalane Oil - is 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.
♦ Prickly Pear Oil: 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.