botanicals

AVOCADO OIL certified organic contains a variety of fatty acids and vitamins including vitamin A, C & E that rejuvenate skin and reduce free radicals, resulting in healthier and more resilient skin. Vitamin A in particular helps to delay the effects of skin ageing, assists with cellular regeneration and promotes collagen and elastin levels. Avocado oil also balances the skin’s moisture levels so you don’t feel too dry or too oily.
 
BEESWAX certified organic is a great substance that protectively locks moisture into the skin while also allowing it to breath. It contains vitamin A, which supports cell turnover and reconstruction. At the same time, beeswax also acts as an anti-inflammatory agent that calms and soothes the skin and, like honey, has antibacterial properties that reduces the risks of contamination, both in the bottle and on the skin. In our products, beeswax also acts as a thickening agent that allows our moisturisers and sun protection formulas to achieve a consistency that is ideal for applying to the face and skin.


BERGAMOT ESSENTIAL OIL is a sweet, aromatic citrus oil that helps scars and other blemishes fade away by aiding the uniform distribution of pigments and melanin. Bergamot essential oil also has disinfectant and antibacterial properties, loaning to its abilities to speed-up wound healing, including damage from eczema and itching. 


BORAGE SEED OIL certified organic contains a large percentage of gamma linolenic acid (GLA) which is beneficial for restoring moisture and elasticity to dry skin. Borage oil also contains high concentrations of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which further vitalises the skin's natural glow.


CAMELLIA ESSENTIAL OIL certified organic is a brilliant moisturiser bursting with antioxidants that protect the skin from free radical damage and aging. It is also anti-microbial, which helps to keep pores free of unwanted bacteria that can cause breakouts. The omega-9 content is exceptionally high, restoring the skin to its optimal natural beauty. An added bonus of camellia oil is that it is quickly absorbed into the skin, preventing the oily feel of many moisturisers.


CARROT SEED ESSENTIAL OIL is particularly effective for reducing fine lines and wrinkles since it is rich in antioxidants - Beta Carotene. It moisturises, tones softens and smooth the skin, working to repair and regenerate skin cells while also reducing inflammation. Carrot seed oil is high in vitamin E & C.
 
CHAMOMILE ESSENTIAL OIL has a wide range of benefits, including diminishing scars, marks and spots on the skin and toning the skin, therefore reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Chamomile essential oil also reduces inflammation and has skin repairing, regenerating and strengthening properties. Finally, chamomile is a soothing essential oil with an aroma that immediately reduces stress present in our day to day lives.
 
CLARY SAGE ESSENTIAL OIL contains an ester called linalyl acetate, which reduces skin inflammation and works to moisturise dry and itchy skin. Clary sage oil is also advantageous at regulating and balancing the natural production of skin oils, reducing oily and dry skin that results in a more even complexion.
 
COCOA BUTTER certified organic contains antioxidant compounds including oleic acid, palitic acid and stearic acid, which provide anti-aging benefits for the skin by neutralising free radicals, reducing the occurrence of oxidative stress and smoothing out wrinkles and fine lines, as well as scars. The unique blend of fatty acids and antioxidants in cocoa butter work to reduces inflammation of the skin. Cocoa butter also provides a protective barrier for the skin that will protect it from outside agents, as well as from drying out.


COCONUT OIL certified organic contains high amounts of saturated fats and proteins, which smooth, moisturise and rejuvenate the skin, reducing moisture loss while also contributing to cellular health and tissue repair.  A series of fatty acids present in coconut oil have strong disinfectant and antimicrobial properties, protecting skin from microbial infections. Finally, coconut oil contains vitamin E, which is essential for healthy skin growth and repair, working to replenish cracked skin to smooth and soft skin. Vitamin E also prevents premature ageing and wrinkling of the skin due to its antioxidant properties.
 
CORIANDER ESSENTIAL OIL is packed with antioxidants that destroy free radicals and aids in the recovery of a smooth complexion. High quantities of vitamin C in coriander essential oil repairs skin cells, while anti-bacterial, antiseptic and anti-fungal properties help to detoxify the upper layers of skin. Aside from the external benefits, coriander seed oil has been known as an aphrodisiac for centuries.
 
 
FRANKINCENSE ESSENTIAL OIL has powerfully potent anti-aging qualities due to its astringent qualities that work to improve skin tone by fading scars and lifting the skin to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Frankincense oil promotes the regeneration of healthy cells, improving the firmness of the skin while also keeping existing cells and tissues healthy.
 
GRAPESEED OIL organically grown is rich in antioxidants and tannins, which act together to firm and tone the skin, while also hydrating and reducing inflammation.
 
HOLY BASIL ESSENTIAL OIL is a deliciously sweet and warm aromatic oil that has an uplifting effect on mood. Holy basil oil is characterised by eugenol, which is a powerful antimicrobial that cures many skin disorders by riding pores of bad bacteria.
 
JOJOBA OIL certified organic closely resembles sebum, a waxy substance produced by our skin glands, and therefore is an effective natural skin conditioner. Jojoba oil moisturises skin by creating a barrier to external elements and promotes the natural oil balance of your skin. Jojoba oil also has antibacterial properties and contains vitamins A and E, which contribute to anti-inflammatory and soothing qualities of the oil. B-complex vitamins, along with vitamin E, help jojoba oil to repair damaged skin after sun exposure by regenerating skin cells.
 
KUKUI NUT OIL is a soothing and softening carrier oil that does not leave a greasy film on the skin. The oil provides relief for sunburned, dry or otherwise affected skin since it contains essential fatty acids that are utilised by the skin for replenishment and restoration.
 
LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL certified organic reduces anxiety, emotional stress and nervous tension. The essential oil also contains antibacterial qualities therefore reducing the risk of infection, particularly in relation to acne. Lavender oil also restores skin complexion and slows signs of ageing with powerful antioxidants.
 
LIME ESSENTIAL OIL is energising and refreshing for the mood, while also toning skin tissues with antioxidants and vitamins that prevent symptoms of ageing. Lime essential oil is packed with antiseptic, antiviral, and restorative properties that lend themselves to optimal skin health.
 
MACADAMIA NUT OIL certified organic is rich in essential fatty acids which not only protect and restore the skin, but also work to reduce itchiness and inflammation and maintain moisture. It is similar to the human sebum in its chemical profile, making it ideal for skin application. Macadamia nut oil contains a particularly high amount of palmitoleic acid, which plays a key role in delaying skin and premature aging. This, along with the many antioxidants in macadamia nut oil, work to reduce oxidative stress, prevent wrinkles, age spots, and improve healing rates.
 
MYRRH ESSENTIAL OIL is an astringent that works to tighten the skin therefor reducing wrinkles and improving tone and complexion. Myrrh oil has been used to improve skin conditions such as eczema and rashes and works as an anti-inflammatory agent. The characteristics of myrrh oil work ideally when paired with sandalwood oil, benefits detailed below.
 
RASPBERRY SEED OIL offers moisturising, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits for the skin, along with improving skin elasticity, suppleness and flexibility while softening and smoothing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. The high content of vitamin A and E in red raspberry seed oil contributes to this myriad of benefits since they are potent antioxidants that reduces skin damage and stimulate cell repair. Red raspberry seed oil also has natural sun protection qualities against both UVA and UVB radiation. Quantities of essential fatty acids are also high in red raspberry seed oil, which work as moisturisers and anti-inflammatory agents, among other things.
 
ROSE GERANIUM ESSENTIAL OIL is an uplifting, sweet-smelling oil that reduces wrinkles by inducing contractions in the deeper layers of skin, reducing the effects of aging. The antibacterial qualities of rose geranium essential oil can reduce numbers of bad bacteria growing on the skin, helping to clear up blemishes and acne. The cicatrisant properties of the oil also help wounds heal quickly, preventing scars, and repairing blemishes and scars that are already present.
 
ROSEHIP OIL certified organic contains high amounts of vitamin C and GLA (gamma linolenic acid), which help reduce the signs of aging, especially the fine lines around the eyes and mouth. Rosehip oil has the ability to speed turnover of skin cells and contains vitamin A, which helps to delay the effects of skin aging, assists with cell regeneration and promotes collagen and elastin levels to increase.
 
SANDALWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL is an astringent that tightens skin and reduces the appearance of wrinkles, while also soothing the skin and reducing discolouration of scars and spots to restore an even tone. Sandalwood oil also reduces inflammation and acts as an antiseptic that protects facial wounds from developing infections, including pimples.
 
SEA BUCKTHORN FRUIT OIL certified organic is a carrier oil renowned for its healing abilities thanks to the high concentration of phytonutrients, omega fatty acids and antioxidants. When applied daily to the skin, sea buckthorn fruit oil stimulates collagen activity and reduces sunspots with vitamin C, rebuilding the skin cell by cell.
 
SHEA BUTTER certified organic has been called a “skin superfood” because it is naturally rich in vitamins A, D, E and F.  Shea butter also offers some natural UV protection and contains fatty acids and nutrients essential for skin health and collagen production. Aside from moisturising and soothing the skin, shea butter reduces inflammation due to the presence of a compound called lupeol cinnamate. Shea butter also works to reduce wrinkles, fine lines and scar tissue by repairing and regenerating skin cells.
 
SWEET ALMOND OIL certified organic contains high amounts of essential vitamins, including vitamin E, which is a powerful antioxidant that helps keep the skin hydrated and vitamin D, which restores the skin softness. Almond oil is also rich in fatty acids which act as both an emollient and a humectant because it nourishes and prevents moisture loss, both of which are great for the skin.
 
VANILLA  OIL is an antioxidant which provides anti-aging benefits by reducing free radicals in the skin that otherwise cause fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. Vanilla essential oil is also a good source of vitamin B complexes including niacin, thiamine, vitamin B-6 and pantothenic acid, which all play key roles in the maintenance of healthy skin. And of course, vanilla essential oil offers powerful aromatherapy benefits that include relaxing, antidepressant and sedative qualities.
 
VITAMIN E OIL contains high amounts of antioxidants, which reduce sings of ageing. More so, gamma tocotrienol, which is a special form of vitamin E, has the ability to reverse damage done by UVB radiation by reducing free radicals in the skin. Vitamin E also moisturises the skin, resulting in smoother and gentle skin to the touch. Vitamin E is great for preventing rancidity in cosmetics. 
 
YLANG YLANG ESSENTIAL OIL, like lavender, drives away stress, anxiety and depression resulting in an uplifted mood. For the skin, ylang ylang reduces redness and acts as an antiseptic, as well as providing moisturising benefits and maintaining oil balance of the skin.