INGREDIENT GLOSSARY




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ALANINE
| AMINO ACID
A non-essential amino acid that may combine with the epidermal cells to assist with lines and creases and provide the skin with a smoother texture and appearance.

ALFALFA LEAF POWDER
MEDICAGO SATIVA | EXTRACT
Contains chlorophyll a natural plant colourant. Assists with cleansing and detoxifying. Alfalfa leaves contain betacarotene, vitamins C, D, E, and the coagulant, Vitamin K. It also contains various trace minerals, including calcium, potassium, and iron.

ALMOND OLEOSOMES/OIL
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS
Natural oil pressed from the seeds of the sweet almond tree. Effective emollient and carrier for active slow release ingredients. Leaves the skin soft, smooth and conditioned. Good nourishing and revitalizing effect via deep penetration of the skin. Excellent moisturiser and lubricant, heals injured & chapped skin. Contains 62-86% oleic acid, 20-30% linoleic acid and other valuable fatty acids, rich in beta-sitosterol, squalene and vitamin E.

ALOE VERA LEAF JUICE
ALOE BARBEDENSIS | BOTANICAL HUMECTANT
Excellent for all skin conditions and skin types and is used externally to rebalance dryness and calm delicate skin. It penetrates the skin four times faster than water assisting other anti-aging ingredients to work more effectively. It also promotes collagen production and has soothing and calming properties. The aloe gel is 96% water so it makes an excellent skin hydrator. It will assist in normalising oil production, reduce inflammation and heal wounds. Its active constituents are natural plant sterols, organic acids, B vitamins, minerals, amino acids, polysaccharides and enzymes that make it a remarkable skin food with excellent protective properties. The leaf gel has been used to soothe the skin for more than 2500 years.

ANISEED MYRTLE
BACKHOUSIA ANISATA | BIOACTIVE NATIVE EXTRACT
Flavan-3-ol-Catechin is a superior antioxidant that is 100x more powerful than vitamin C and 25x more potent than vitamin E. Flavenolepicatechin that improves hydration and appearance as well as photo protection. Quercetin neutralises free radicals and the damaging effects. Acts as an antihistamine and anti-inflammatory by stabilising the cells that release histamine.

APRICOT OIL
PRUNUS ARMENIACA | EMOLLIENT/MOISTURISER
Apricot oil is easily and readily absorbed without leaving a greasy residue on the skin. It is rich in fatty acids, vitamins A, C and E.

ARGAN OIL
ARGANIA SPINSOSA | EMOLLIENT/MOISTURISER
The oil is extracted from the kernels of the argan tree that is native to Morocco. Moisturisers and softens the skin and conditions the hair. High in essential fatty acids and vitamin E. Helps with frizzy and flyaway hair adding shine and manageability and as an alternative to silicone based products.

AVOCADO OIL
PERSEA GRATISSIMA | EMOLLIENT/MOISTURISER
It can assist with transporting active substances into the skin. It is a soothing bactericidal and may increase the collagen of connective tissue. It is a thick oil that has a very high penetration rate. It consists mainly of oleic, linoleic and linolenic acids. Other cconstituents include palmitic and palmitoleic acids, lecithin, phyto sterol, carotinoids and a high concentration of a number of vitamins including A, B1, B2, pantothenic acid, D and E. It also contains compounds that benefit dry skin and wrinkles as well as balancing oily skin and having a slight sunscreen. Its greenish colour is due to the chlorophyll. The oil is obtained from the ripe avocado fruit and is generally expressed from the seed.


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BAMBOO STEM
BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA | EXFOLIANT
Derived from the bamboo stem, this ultra-gentle, purifying powder helps sweep away dead skin cells and clarifies the pores for a brighter and clearer complexion. Bamboo is a fast growing self-regenerating grass which makes it an excellent sustainable resource as it renews itself by creating young shoots from its extensive root system.

BANKSIA
BANKSIA SPP | BIOACTIVE NATIVE EXTRACT
Contains ellagic acid that reduces inflammation and the breakdown of collagen by encouraging elasticity and suppleness in aging skin. A strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that stabilises vitamin C.

BASIL
OCIMUM BASILLICUM | ESSENTIAL OIL
Basil is considered to be India’s most cherished plant. It is highly effective against bacteria and useful to prevent acne. It is hailed for its abilities to naturally correct internal and external skin disorders without leaving any adverse effects on the skin. It can be directly applied to infected skin area and helps to repel mosquitoes and bugs away from the skin.

BACOPA
BACOPA MONNIERI | BIOACTIVE NATIVE EXTRACT
Rich in antioxidants that help flush toxins out of skin thereby improving your skin complexion. It also stimulates cellular regeneration and refreshes the skin. It promotes hair growth, strengthens the follicles, prevents dandruff, itchiness and split ends. It also helps prevent alopecia. It also calms your mind and helps you to sleep better.

BERGAMOT
CITRUS BERGAMIA | ESSENTIAL OIL
Great for normal to oily skin types, as it is rich in esters, alcohols and limonene. It assists with calming and prevention of inflammation, has antiseptic properties and limits bacterial growth.

BHRINGRAJ
ECLIPTA ALBA | ESSENTIAL OIL
Is the main herb for hair care in Ayurveda. The word means ‘ruler of the hair’ and it is considered as a rejuvenator (rasayana), natural conditioner and a cooling agent for hair. Its powdered form has been used since long to prevent hair loss and discoloration and to encourage hair growth and improve the overall hair health. When applied on the hair with coconut oil, it gives shine, health and strength to it and also relieves of headache.

BLACKBERRY
RUBUS FRUCTICOSUS | BIOACTIVE NATIVE EXTRACT
Rich in antioxidants and helps to fight free radicals in our system (free radicals are the primary cause of skin ageing). It is also packed with Vitamin A and C, that keep the skin well hydrated, rejuvenates and brings a natural glow. It also contains 85% water with abundant dose of fiber that is essential for a healthy looking skin. Vitamin C content in the fruit is largely responsible for collagen production that contributes to strong hair. The antioxidants help combat the harmful and damaging effects of the environment on hair.

BROWN SUGAR
|RAW SUGAR
Granulated sugar is used as exfoliants in body scrubs. Sugar has excellent skin hydrating and smoothening properties.


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CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE
| SALT/VITAMIN
Required to create coenzyme A. A deficiency of this vital salt can lead to skin irritation and hair loss. It acts as a conditioning agent, skin softener and humectant by attracting moisture to the upper dermal layers of the skin.

CALENDULA OIL / EXTRACT
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS | EMOLLIENT/BOTANICAL
Rich in beta-carotene it has renowned anti-inflammatory and healing properties. Contains carotinoids, oleanolic acid, mucilage’s and essential oil. It is a stimulant, demulcent softener and freshener that is useful for inflammations, rashes, eczema, psoriasis, chapping, soothing and softening for all skin types. Extracts of Calendula may assist with the stimulation and formation of new tissue, and is obtained from the calendula or marigold blossom.

CANDELILLA WAX
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA | EMULSIFIER
Candelilla wax is a vegetable wax exudate found on the leaves of a wild growing small herbaceous shrub, native to Mexico and the southwest. It is known for its excellent oil binding, high gloss, remarkable hardness and faint aroma.

CARROT SEED OIL
DAUCUS CAROTA | EMOLLIENT/MOISTURISER
A potent skin healing oil that is used primarily for dry and mature skins. Its high carotol content gives it skin-rejuvenating and regenerating properties and helps to alleviate the effects of environmental stressors. Carrot seed oil contains an abundance of pro-vitamin A, carotene and carotenoids, as well as B1, B2, tocopherols (Vit E), F and minerals. It acts as a protectant for the external skin layers and prevents cornification of the skin. It is also beneficial in the acceleration and formation of new cells, and reinforces the resistance of the skin. It assists with stimulating the secretion of sebum, therefore having a softening and anti-drying effect. Assists with revitalising and toning mature complexions.

CAMPHOR
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA | BOTANICAL
Reduce inflammation, repel insects and clear the respiratory tract. It soothes skin conditions such as acne and eczema. It has the ability to reduce redness and irritation. It is an antiseptic and used to treat bacterial and fungal infections on the skin.

CEDARWOOD
CEDRUS ATLANTICA | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
It has antiseptic, astringent and wound healing properties. It is very useful in balancing the skin, reducing skin peeling; helps in skin tightening, tones, tackles eczema and cleans out toxins as well. It also acts as an insect repellant, kills fungal infections and helps to sleep better. It improves blood circulation in the scalp, promotes hair growth, preventshairfall, alopecia and thinning. It also preserves moisture and reduces scalp drying.

CHAMOMILE ROMAN
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
As it is very rich in esters it has a soothing and calming effect for inflamed and sensitive skin. Helps to prevent bacterial infection. Excellent for sensitive, hot red and dry skin conditions. Its general effect is relaxing and balancing.

CHIA SEED OIL
SALVIA HISPANICA | EMOLLIENT/ESSENTIAL FATTY ACID
Useful for all skin types as it is the perfect 3-1 balance of Omega 3 and Omega 6 essential fatty acids that provide optimal nourishment for the skin. It also contains alpha lipoic acid that assists wrinkle and enlarged pores, phyto-nutrients and antioxidants that encourage healthy cellular function. It increases hydration by reducing trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL).

CHAMOMILE EXTRACT
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA | BOTANICAL
Chamomile extract contains active flavonoids compounds that are advantageous in the care of skin that is sensitive. Its anti-inflammatory properties are due to the inhibition of the release of histamine. It has a remarkable vasodilator action that augments blood flow to the skin and soothes irritation.

CHARCOAL
CARBON SULPHATE OXIDE
Remove excess oil and impurities from the skin, helps to minimize open pores, treats acne and marks, reduces pre-mature ageing, traps toxins (detoxifies) and gives you clearer complexion. It also soothes bites, cuts and irritations. Also helps to get rid of toxins from hair, adds volume and addresses scalp conditions like dandruff and itchiness.

CITRIC ACID
| PH ADJUSTER
Our Citric Acid is derived from 100% pure anhydrous citric acid from crystallized fruit sugar. The crystallization process occurs by a submerged fermentation process, using natural carbohydrates, such as sugar and dextrose, as a substrate. It is used to balance and adjust the pH of skin and hair care products to make the formula more acidic if required.

COCO GLUCOSIDE

A mild foaming, cleansing agent and emulsifier derived from glucose, coconut oil and fruit sugar. Has a non-drying effect on the skin.

CINNAMON
CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Improves fine lines by plumping the skin while cleans and nourishes the scalp. It helps with treatment of acne and pimples. It also has antiseptic properties and reduces signs of ageing. It can improve skin tone by flushing out toxins from the skin.

COCONUT OIL
COCOS NUCIFERA | EMOLLIENT/MOISTURISER
Now Fair Trade Certified! This is a trulyspectacular oil with a deep and mildly intoxicating scent of pure coconut pulp. It is one of the most revered oils for nutritional and health purposes. It is rich in fatty acids, lauric acid and proteins to provide intensive hydration, replenishment and nourishment. It is an excellent emollient suitable for all skin types due to it softening and soothing effect. It is highly saturated and remains stable against rancidity. It has a semi solid consistency and is a grouping of short chain fatty acids bonded with glycerin and expressed from coconut kernels.

CORNFLOWER
CENTAUREA CYANUS | BIOACTIVE NATIVE EXTRACT
Contains amino acid tryptophan that improves moisture, skin condition and smoothness. Glycosides improve epidermal permeability barrier function and intensify the antioxidant activity of Vitamin C. Quercetin is a potent antioxidant and acts as an antihistamine and anti-inflammatory by stabilising cells that release histamine.

COCOA BUTTER
THEOBROMA CACAO | EMOLLIENT/EMULSIFIER
A natural saturated fat pressed from the seeds of the fruit of the cacao bean, rich in oleic, stearic and palmitic fatty acids, it contains sterols, tannins and pigments. It is a gentle emollient that is readily absorbed into the skin. Cocoa butter contains natural antioxidants. It is naturally rich in Vitamin E as well as a number of other vitamins and minerals. Vitamin E helps to sooth, hydrate, and balance the skin. Cocoa butter is one of the most stable fats known, a quality that, coupled with natural antioxidants, prevents rancidity.

CUCUMBER SEED OIL
CUCUMIS SATIVUS | EMOLLIENT/MOISTURISER
Cucumber has soothing and calming properties. It has a high content of minerals potassium and sulphur and is used to soften and hydrate the skin. The oil is extracted from the cucumber seed. It is rich in omega-6 fatty acids, Vitamins B1 and C, tocopherols and phytosterols which work on detoxifying the skin, retaining moisture and hydration and deep cleansing of the pores.

CLOVE
SYZYGIUM AROMATICUM | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Cloves are known for their rich medicinal value. Topical application of the essential oil is known to alleviate body aches and inflammation. It is an antiseptic and is highly stimulating. It is used to cure acne, skin ulcers and styes in the eyes. It tightens the skin pores and improves oily skin condition. A herbal concoction featuring the herb has been effective in treating hangovers.


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DECYL GLUCOSIDE
| SURFACTANT
Decyl Glucoside is a mild, gentle, natural, non-ionic surfactant, ideal for all foaming and cleansing products. It is obtained from renewable raw materials through a combination of plant based fatty alcohols (coconut) and glucose (corn starch).


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EMU APPLE
KUNZEA POMIFERA | BIOACTIVE NATIVE EXTRACT
Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant and supports healthy collagen production, assists with skin hydration and healing.

EUCALYPTUS
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Has antiseptic and wound healing properties and deters insects by acting as a repellent. It is also an effective deodoriser.

EVENING PRIMROSE OIL
OENOTHERA BIENNIS | EMOLLIENT/MOISTURISER
An essential fatty acid that contains 10% gamma linolenic acid, that is vital for maintaining the normal functioning of the epithelial barrier membrane. External application assists with the prevention of moisture loss from the dermal layer of skin. It improves the skin’s hydration and its ability to develop normal barrier functions.


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FENNEL SWEET
FOENICULUM VULGARE | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Has detoxifying, purifying and stimulating properties and is good for reducing cellulite, and toning the skin.

FENUGREEK / METHI
TRIGONELLA FOENUM-GRAECUM | BIOACTIVE NATIVE EXTRACT
Used in Ayurvedic compositions such as a moisturizer. It is a natural source of protein which rebuilds and strengthens the hair shaft. It reduces hair fall and promotes hair growth. It improves complexion and makes you look years younger.

FLAME OF FOREST
BUTEA MONOSPERMA | BIOACTIVE NATIVE EXTRACT
It has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant nutrients that provide protection. It also has anti-ageing properties, helps reduce wrinkles, fine lines on the face and customizes skin tone. The seeds and leaves of this tree have medicinal properties. The leaves of the tree are a tonic and an aphrodisiac. It also helps to treat various skin disorders.

FRANKINCENSE
BOSWELLIA CARTERII | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Renowned for its healing and skin cell regeneration properties, it is believed to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, tissue damage and scarring. Frankincense balances water and oil levels in the skin, restores skin elasticity and reduces early signs of ageing. Lipid soluble fractions of boswellia have known anti-inflammatory effects. It works particularly well with skin regeneration and rejuvenation for mature, dry skin conditions. Helps to smooth and tone the complexion.


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GERANIUM
GERANIUM GRAVEOLENS | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Floral oil that tones, firms and stimulates the blood. It has anti-inflammatory, astringent and anti-infectious properties. It helps to balance sebum production, and is useful for many skin conditions.

GINGER
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE | BIOACTIVE NATIVE EXTRACT
Ginger contains antioxidant compounds that protect against ageing. It improves the appearance of the skin by removing toxins and stimulating circulation, resulting in giving nutrients to skin. It helps to clear acne and blemishes, tones skin, is very good for dry brittle hair, treats dandruff and split ends.

GLYCERIN (VEGETARIAN)
| HUMECTANT
This pure, certified organic vegetable glycerine is derived from soy and is used in cosmetics and body care products to assist in retaining moisture and is helpful in pulling oxygen into the skin. Our organic glycerine is palm oil free. It helps to maintain moisture balance in the skin due to its water binding capabilities that allow it to draw and absorb water from the air. It also prevents the product from drying out in the container.

GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE
| MULTIFUNCTIONAL ADDITIVE/PRESERVATIVE
Produced using only plant materials. Glyceryl monoesters are versatile antimicrobial additives. It has moisturising and refatting properties that, assists with improving and maintaining the moisture and balanced environment of the skin. It can also help to combat impurities due to its strong activity against Propionibacterium acnes.

GOTU KOLA
CENTELIA ASIATIC | EMOLLIENT/MOISTURISER
Stimulates the synthesis of collagen fights oxidation and improves skin firmness and elasticity and slows collagen break down. It stimulates microcirculation that assists with cell nutrition and prevents scar formation and increases concentration of antioxidants. Its active constituents are pentacyclic triterpenoids that have regulating and activating functions acting on the collagen that is present in many organs. Skin aging is related to a decrease in type 1-collagen levels that also play a role in wound healing. As well as stimulating collagen, it also improves the tensile strength of the skin.

GRAPEFRUIT
CITRUS GRANDIS | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
The oil is expressed from the peel and is very uplifting, energising, refreshing and reviving. It is not phototoxic and may with toning the skin and tissues. May assist acneic, oily and congested skin.

GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT
CITRUS GRANDIS EXTRACT | PRESERVATIVE
An excellent broad spectrum preservative and antibacterial that can be also used internally as effective anti-oxidant. The preservative action is due to various esters, which are naturally occurring.

GREEN TEA
CAMELLIA SINENSIS | BOTANICAL EXTRACT
Contains polyphenols that are very powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatories. They inhibit collagenase, the enzyme that causes degradation of collagen. It also contains methylxanthines (alkaloids) that assist with reducing redness, irritation, and inflammation. Green tea is twenty times stronger than the beneficial plant chemicals that are found in vitamin E. It protects the skin cells from damage by free radicals and UVB damage.


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HEENA
LAWSONIA INERMIS| BOTANICAL EXTRACT
It has been used since antiquity to dye skin, hair and fingernails. It is a natural pigment whose allergic actions are very rare and the application is quite simple. Henna strengthens the hair and gives it shine since its molecules have a chemical affinity with the hair molecules and thus the pigments pass freely into the hair. Henna also makes your hair strands stronger, reduces dandruff, thickens hair, reduces hair fall and smoothens the hair cuticles.

HIBISCUS
HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS
In Ayurveda, hibiscus is known as one of the best secrets to beautiful and healthy hair. It promotes hair growth, prevents hair-fall, gives hair a healthy luster with bounce and delays premature greying. Coconut oil, boiled with hibiscus flowers, curry leaves and gooseberry, is an age old recipe for lustrous long tresses. Hibiscus contains extracts that detangles hair and its petals ca be used as a natural hair dye or hair strengthening treatment to prevent strands from breaking.

HONEY BOTANICAL
APIS MELLIFERA | EMOLLIENT/MOISTURISER
Honey has been used as a medicinal remedy for healing wounds, skin ailments and various gastrointestinal diseases. Its antiseptic and antimicrobial properties make it great for healing cuts and burns by killing bacteria and fungus. It contains gluconic acid that brightens the complexion. It evens out the skin tone, lightens scars and age spots. It provides moisture to the skin and is perfect as a gentle cleansing solution even for sensitive skin.


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INDIAN MADDER
RUBIA CORDIFOLIA | BOTANICAL EXTRACT
A valuable herb that maintains skin health. It is known as the best blood purifier in Ayurveda. It is beneficial in treating skin conditions like eczema and uneven pigmentation. It has anti-bacterial and diuretic properties. It helps in treatment of skin diseases like acne, edema, skin allergies and scabies. It helps to heal damaged skin tissues and clear dark spots.


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KAOLIN
Kaolin clay is used as skin detoxifying and cleansing agent. The clay contains high content of silica that helps in removing dead skin cells and assists with regeneration. This also purifies and detoxes the skin and makes it moist. In addition, it has unique minerals and phytonutrients present, which helps in eliminating toxins and oil from the skin.
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KUKUI NUT OIL
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA | EMOLLIENT/ESSENTIAL FATTY ACID
A well-balanced vegetable oil that is a veritable skin food with 40% linoleic, 25% linolenic and 25% monounsaturated oleic acids it is reported to have excellent penetrative properties. Aids in soothing and moisturising the skin, and relieving chapped skin and irritations. Also useful for conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, acne and other common skin disorders.


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LAVENDER
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Is a calming oil that is suitable for all skin types and an excellent remedy for many skin conditions. It aids regeneration of damaged skin, calms inflammation, soothes irritated and itching skin, is healing for skin irritations such as eczema and psoriasis, and assists with balancing sebaceous activity and burns.

LEMON
CITRUS LIMONUM | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
It is refreshing and cooling oil. It is useful for balancing oily and congested skin as well and uplifting and lightening the complexion.

LEMON VERBENA
LITSEA CUBEBA | ESSENTIAL OIL
It has a refreshing, stimulating and uplifting action. Its mild astringent properties can be helpful with acne and oily skin.

LIME
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Good for oily and congested skin. Firms the skin, limits bacterial growth, removes dead skin cells and increases circulation.

LEMONGRASS
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL/PRESERVATIVE
Cleansing, exfoliating and assists with wrinkle reduction. It is high in oleic acid, palmitic acid and linoleic acid. Invigorating oil that tones the skin tissue, refines open pores and assists with acne.

LIME FLOWER EXTRACT
TILIA CORDATA
Soothing, circulatory stimulation, hydrating and astringent properties and is used effectively in emulsions for irritated skin.

LIQUORICE
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA | ESSENTIAL OIL
It is a special plant with many healing properties. Its rejuvenating and nutritive properties have made it one of the most universally consumed herbs. It has been valued as an aphrodisiac and a beautifying agent. It is helpful in treating eczema. Its root extracts are anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory. It treats problems related to sensitive or irritated skin and helps soothe the skin condition.

LOTUS
NELUMBO NUCIFERA | ESSENTIAL OIL
It is used as a medicinal herb. It is sedative, astringent, cooling to the eyes and excellent for skin care. It shrinks the pores and makes the face more fresh and vibrant. It has a natural moisture that conditions and hydrates the skin. It helps to exfoliate the outer layer of skin, allowing younger cells to rise to the surface. It helps to regenerate and restore a youthful look.


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MACADAMIA NUT OIL
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA | EMOLLIENT/MOISTURISER
High in omega-7 it plays a huge role in replenishing palmitoleic acid, a monounsaturated fatty acid that is a component of our own skin sebum and keeps your skin and hair hydrated. As we age, palmitoleic acid depletes. This is one of the reasons why macadamia nut oil is a key ingredient in many anti-aging products. Also rich in linoleic acid, this is a fatty acid that greatly benefits the skin. It can prevent TEWL, or trans-epidermal water loss, from the delicate tissues of the skin. It's a highly emollient, light penetrating oil that is excellent for dry and mature skins that have a reduced production of natural sebum. It has excellent spreadability, lubrication and penetration properties that imparts a smooth non greasy after effect. It also has a slight sunscreen effect.

MARJORAM SWEET
ORIGANUM MARJORANA | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Antibacterial, antiseptic and cleansing and improves circulation useful for acne, combination, oily and congested skin types.

MANDARIN
CITRUS NOBILIS | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
It has antiseptic and toning properties and is useful for acne, combination, oily and congested skin types.

MINT
MENTHA SPICATA | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
As an aromatic ingredient, mint soothes the senses and provides a pleasant scent to a variety of products for daily use. It contains Vitamin A that strengthens skin tissues and helps reduce oily skin. It is helpful in treating inflammations such as acne. The acid naturally found in mint loosens up dead skin cells, allowing them to shed easier. It also has the potential of preventing your pores from clogging up, resulting in fewer pimples and clearer skin.

MORINGA OIL
MORINGA OLEIFERA | EMOLLIENT/MOISTURISER
Creates occlusive emolliency to the hair and skin. It contains behenyl acid, which prevents a greasy after feel. The ancient Egyptians used it as a potent cure for skin disorders. It is rich in essential fatty acids, making it an ideal moisturiser for to heal and soothe, rough, dry skin.

MONOI
GARDENIA TAHITENSIS | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Tahitian people, the Maois , blessed us with precious Monoi oil . It is obtained by maceration of Tiare blossoms in coconut oil. Monoi oil has been used for centuries by Maohi women for its hair softening andmoisturizing properties. Monoi oil is origin of Tahiti, is utilized in making moisturizingcreams, milk, massage oils , shampoos , conditioners restructuring and protective butters , lipsticks and balms or used as an ingredient of aromatherapy.

MULBERRY
MORUS NIGRA | BOTANICAL EXTRACT
It is high in antioxidant powers. It provides rejuvenation and a youthful glow to the skin. It can clear the face of dark spots and brighten the skin. It helps open skin pores and detoxify the body. It protects the skin from the unwelcome signs of ageing, provide effective relief from dry skin and leave facial skin spotless and blemish-free.

MYRRH
COMMIPHORA MYRRHA | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
It is botanically related to Frankincense. It is a potent anti-oxidant, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-parasitic properties. It can be mixed with carrier oils or creams like jojoba, almond, etc and applied directly on the skin. It helps to prevent ageing signs, heals wounds and chapped skin and rejuvenates skin. It also prevents hair loss by strengthening the roots in the scalp.


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NEEM
AZADIRACHTA INDICA | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Neem has anti-bacterial properties that help in fighting against skin infections such as acne, psoriasis, eczema, scabies, etc. It can also be a part of a refreshing face spray. It has skin rejuvenating qualities and heals minor scrapes and skin abrasions because of its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

NEROLI
CITRUS AURANTIUM | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Sometimes referred to as orange blossom, it has regenerating and rejuvenating properties. Tones the complexion and skin elasticity.

NETTLE
URTICA DIOICA | BOTANICAL EXTRACT
An astringent tonic that increases and stimulates microcirculation. Good for eczema, dandruff and oily hair conditions.

NIACINAMIDE
VITAMIN B3 | VITAMIN
Is one of the B group vitamins that are essential for health metabolism. It has been shown to benefit skin colour and increases collagen production, decrease melanin, inflammation and itching.


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OAT SEED
AVENA SATIVA | EXTRACT
The lipid and protein content have humectant, emollient and occlusive properties that promote hydration and protection. Soothes, calms and has both anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties ideal for sensitive skin and skin disorders.

OLIVE BUTTER/OIL
OLEA EUROPAEA | EMOLLIENT/MOISTURISER
Olive butter is rich in glycolipids and phytosterols that have the highest compatibility with our skin as the chemical composition is very similar. It has exceptional spreadability and lubricity and leaves a non-oily velvety rich feel on the skin whilst replenishing moisture loss and restoring flexibility and suppleness. Due to its extremely significant effect against oxidative stress, epidermal cells are well protected against changes. Thus, claims like DNA repair, UV protection from the inside as well as anti-ageing through the constant proliferation of fibroblasts is possible. It has excellent reticulation properties and is a perfect carrier that is able to deliver active ingredients.

OLIVE LEAF
OLEO EUROPEA | EXTRACT
Contains antioxidants, phytonutrients and bioavailable vitamin E in the form of oleuropein. It’s a proven anti-inflammatory that’s been shown to significantly reduce skin reddening, assist with eczema, improve blood flow and hydration. Slows melanin production and contains active compounds that protect the skin from sun induced damage. It’s been demonstrated to kill off bacteria and can help the skin retain moisture content and prevent dryness.

ORANGE SWEET
CITRUS SINESIS | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL/PRESERVATIVE
Beneficial for dull skin and for soothing irritated skin. It has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, bactericidal and fungicidal properties. It is uplifting, sensual and radiant oil that assists with unwinding.Sweet Orange and Blood Orange Essential Oils are not phototoxic.


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PALMAROSA
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Mild on the skin and has strong hydrating and regenerative properties. It assists with regulating sebum production.

PAPAYA EXTRACT
PAPAIN | ANTIOXIDANT/EXFOLIATOR/MOISTURISER
apaya is one of the most powerful plant proteolytic enzymes that breaks down dead skin cells and assists with desquamation. It also assists with improving moisturisation to the skin and preserves the natural barrier function of the epidermis. Papaya is one of the richest sources of antioxidants up to twenty times more powerful than Vitamin E. It also contains a complex of enzymes that help breakdown and digest proteins, carbohydrates and fats.

PPEPPERMINT
MENTHA PIPERITA | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Good for acne and oily skin conditions as it tones and balances sebaceous activity.

PATCHOULI
POGOSTEMON CABLIN | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
It has excellent anti-inflammatory and regenerating properties for tissue repair and growth. It is also useful for allergic and inflamed conditions and assists healing of rough and cracked skin.

PETITGRAIN
CITRUS AMARA | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Good for acne and oily skin conditions as it tones and balances sebaceous activity.

PEACH
PRUNUS PERSICA | EXTRACT
Peaches hold an impressive range of nutrients from Vitamin A & C to Potassium. It is extremely low in saturated fat and contains collagen- that improves the elasticity of the skin. The skin and flesh of peaches have housed significant antioxidants. It smoothes fine lines and wrinkles and fights blemishes. It works beautifully to tighten sagging skin and minimize enlarged pores. It is particularly useful to combat early signs of ageing. It brings out a fresh complexion and glow to your skin.

PEAS
PISUM SATIVUM | EXTRACT
Peas are help in slowing the ageing process and tend to provide a natural glow to the skin. Its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties help to prevent wrinkles and soothe burns. Pea extracts have restorative effects that help defend collagen and elastin against UV and chemical threats. Pea extracts keep the hair in a growing phase and keeps it healthy and vibrant.

POMEGRANATE OIL
PUNICA GRANATUM | EMOLLIENT/MOISTURISER
Protects skin against UVB damage and assists with repairing sun damaged and aging skin by extending the life of the fibroblasts that are responsible for the production of collagen and elastin. This assists with plumping the skin, maintaining elasticity and minimising wrinkles. It has excellent moisturising, protective and nourishing properties and it is wonderful for mature and aging skin as it soothes dry and irritated conditions. It has a high amount of conjugated fatty acids that have anti-inflammatory properties. The specific acid found in pomegranate seed oil is Punicic Acid. It is renowned to assist with collagen production as it acts as a free radical scavenger and boosts restoration and repair of the skin.

PINK GRAPEFRUIT
CITRUS PARADISI | ESSENTIAL OIL
The oil is expressed from the peel and is very uplifting and reviving. It is not phototoxic. It tones the skin and tissues. Indicated for: Acne, oily and congested skin. General effect: Uplifting, energising, and refreshing.

PINE
PINUS SYLVESTRIS | ESSENTIAL OIL
Cleansing, antiseptic properties.

PRICKLY PEAR OIL
OPUNTIA FICUS-INDICA | EMOLLIENT, SKIN CONDITIONING
Rich in essential fatty acids – namely a high (60 %) linoleic content, this oil will intensely hydrate and soothe the skin. High antioxidant activity stimulates cell renewal with powerful anti-ageing effects. This oil can aid in reducing redness and hyper-pigmentation.

PROLINE
| AMINO ACID
A non-essential amino acid that assists with improving the skin texture and aids collagen formation and helps to contain the loss of collagen due to the aging process.


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RASPBERRY
RUBUSIDAEUS | EXTRACT
Raspberry is rich in anti-oxidants that slows the ageing process and tightens the skin. It also tones the skin as it acts as an astringent also. It helps improve the color complexion. It also acts as a sunscreen by protecting against the UV rays, keeps skin hydrated by preventing moisture loss. It has good soothing and softening properties. It has high levels of linoleic and linolenic , not synthesized by our bodies provides its hydrating, regenerating and restructuring properties. It promotes hair growth, prevents greying and hairfall and gives shine to your hair.

ROSE ABSOLUTE
ROSA DAMASCENA ABSOLUTE | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Is suited to all skin types especially mature, dry and sensitive. It helps to cool inflammations as well as strengthen the capillary walls of spider veins. Rose oil has no equal in skin care for moisturising, firming, smoothing and repairing the skin.

ROSEHIP OIL
ROSA CANINA | EMOLLIENT/ESSENTIAL FATTY ACID
Rosehip oil is rich in essential fatty acids and is renowned for its antioxidant properties and anti-aging benefits. As well as containing linoleic and linoleic essential fatty acids (EFA’s), it also contains naturally occurring Vitamin A and E. It is slightly astringent and is considered to be drier oil, which means that it does not leave a greasy residue to the skin. It heals scars and wounds, reverses sun damage and pigmentation, brown spots and wrinkles. The high content of EFA’s assist in keeping the skin looking young and supple and assist with replenishing moisture loss in older skin.

ROSEMARY EXTRACT
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS | CO2 EXTRACT/ANTIOXIDANT
Prevents the oxidation of essential fatty acids in oils. It is excellent regenerative oil for mature, dry and wrinkly skin. Its lipolytic effects make it useful when treating acne and oily skin.

ROSEWOOD
ANIBA ROSAEODORA | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Excellent for acne, dermatitis, scars, wound healing wrinkles and general skin care.

ROSELLA FLOWER
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA | BIOACTIVE NATIVE EXTRACT / SKIN CONDITIONING
Rich in potent phyto-active compounds, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. The anti-oxidant properties help inhibit elastin degradation, helping to maintain the skin's elasticity, offering anti-aging effects. Beneficial for the improvement of skin tone, cellulite and skin firming.


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SAFFRON
CROCUS SATIVAS | EXTRACT
Saffron is one of the most expensive spices and herbs in the world. It has a number of therapeutic benefits. It rejuvenates the skin, makes it supple and smooth. It has anti-ageing properties and relieves you of dark circles and wrinkles. It is also useful in acne treatment. Pure saffron almost immediately tightens the skin and helps close skin pores.

SAGE
SALVIA OFFICINALIS | BOTANICAL
It has anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, antiseptic and astringent properties. It is also good for acne, dandruff, dermatitis and eczema. Used as a skin toner and purifier non-irritating and non-sensitising. Acts as an astringent tightening and drying the tissues. Can assist with wrinkles.

SANDALWOOD
SANTALUM ALBUM | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
It assists with strengthening the dermis and connective tissue as well as aiding water retention in the skin. It is a good hydrating and moisturising oil for dry and mature skin. It is generally soothing, healing, antiseptic and astringent.

SEAWEED

It has superior hydration, anti-ageing, restorative and anti-inflammatory properties. It is a natural exfoliant to remove dead skin cells, fights acne, detoxifies the skin, helps to reduce spots and sensitivity. It helps to nourish hair, strengthen the scalp, promotes scalp hydration and protects hair from environmental damage. Its usage also leads to thicker hair.

SEA BUCKTHORN BERRY OIL
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES | EMOLLIENT/ESSENTIAL FATTY ACID
Sea Buckthorn is cultivated in the arctic region and is one of the most potent antioxidant and bioactive skin food available. It contains approximately 108 age reversal bioactives including abundant levels of Vitamin C, A, B, E, K and P as well as essential fatty acids 3,6,9 & 7, carotenoids, flavonoids, lycopenes, phytosterols and minerals. Due to its ability to assist with free radical scavenging and tissue regenerating properties it assists with combating wrinkles and soothes dry, irritated skin.

SESAME SEED OIL
SESAMUM INDICUM | EMOLLIENT/ANTIOXIDANT/PRESERVATIVE
Sesame oil acts as a natural UV protector and hair-conditioning agent. It reduces sun exposure and slows down the effects of aging by acting as a natural barrier to protect against the elements and environmental exposure.

SHEA NUT BUTTER
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII | EMOLLIENT/MOISTURISER
Is a potent moisturiser and emollient that provides optimum protection for the skin. It has been used for centuries due to its natural sun protection factor and has been postulated to protect against damaging UV rays. It has anti-irritant and soothing properties and improves the appearance of skin that has age related damage. It has excellent skin moisturising properties and in ointment bases that contain high levels of Shea butter it releases actives at a faster rate. It contains natural Vitamins A, D and E.

SHIKAKAI / SOAP POD
ACACIA CONCINNA | BOTANICAL EXTRACT
Shikakai is packed with benefits especially for the hair and its literal meaning is ‘fruit for hair’. It is famous as the best herbal shampoo to treat dandruff and hair loss. It is used as a hair cleanser, which promotes hair growth and makes them more healthy and shiny. There is considerably low pH found in Shikakai, which means that when used as a shampoo, it will not leave the hair without its natural oils. It is an excellent natural conditioner and detangles the hair without any side effects. It is to be noted that Shikakai works wonderfully alone as well as with other natural ingredients such as Reetha&Amla.

SOY PROTEIN
| EMOLLIENT/CONDITIONING AGENT
A water-soluble protein that is derived from soy. It improves the tensile strength of the hair and assists with damage from chemicals by mending the hair fibre. It also adds shine and assists with smoothing the hair follicle.

INDIAN NARD/ MUSKROOT
| NARDOSTACHYSJATAMANSI
It improves skin texture, adds glow to skin and helps ward-off skin infections. It helps balance all doshas (vata,pitta and kapha) but is particularly good for Vata. It has antiseptic and aphrodisiac properties. It gives smooth silky hair and prevents greying. Has a calming effect that promotes hair growth and helps restore hair color.

STRAWBERRY
| FRAGARIA ANANASSA| BOTANICAL EXTRACT
It is a proven beauty enhancer that can work wonders for skin. It has great cleansing properties, removes dead cells from face while tightening the pores. It combats skin damage to maintain youthfulness and freshness of skin. It removes impurities and softens the skin as well as soothes allergies and other irritants. It also has skin lightening properties and helpful in removing age spots and freckles. Strawberry makes hair shiny and silky, treats dandruff, exfoliates hair follicles, controls thinning and prevents Alopecia.

SUNFLOWER SEED OIL
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS | EMOLLIENT, SKIN CONDITIONING
Rich in antioxidants, Vitamin A, C and E. It assists with diminish fine lines and wrinkles, giving your skin a radiant and youthful complexion, without leaving an oily residue. Other anti-ageing nutrients are zinc, calcium, iron, Omega-6 fatty acids, palmitic acid and copper. It's also rich in carotenoids, potent anti-oxidants, which help cleanse your skin and help in acne control. It contains essential fatty acids - linoleic and oleic acid, attributed to boosting the production of skin cells.


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TAMARIND
TAMARINDUS INDICA| BOTANICAL EXTRACT
Tamarind helps to lighten skin and had ingredients that have the potential to eliminate dirt and impurities that lie deep inside the skin, unclogging the clogged skin pores. It also has innate skin bleaching, natural skin hydrating and toning properties. It is packed with acids and, antioxidants and vitamins that combat free radicals that cause premature ageing. It is also an established anti-blemish agent and a cure for inflammatory skin conditions. Tamarind is known to strengthen hair and prevent hair loss.

TEA TREE LEAF POWDER
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA | EXFOLIANT
Used as an exfoliant in skin care products, retaining the unique cleansing and healing antibacterial properties of tea tree oil while adding mild abrasive action and texture to skin care formulations.

THYME
THYMUS VULGARIS | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
It has anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties which make it very effective to fight acne , cures insect bites and treat athlete’s foot and sore eyes as it fights bacteria. It is very gentle on skin and has an anti-ageing effect. It can be added to bath water to have a warming, relaxing bath. It is nourishing to the scalp as it is rich in nutrients, helps to prevent dandruff, lice and promotes follicular growth. Also helps to treat alopecia.

TURMERIC
CURCUMA LONGA| BOTANICAL EXTRACT
Turmeric is an amazing exfoliating agent that helps to defeat the signs of ageing. It helps to manage your wrinkle woes. It not only takes care of scars and inflammation but also reduces oil secretion by sebaceous glands. It also lightens stretch marks and gives quick relief to burnt skin. It can be used as a facial scrub to inhibit hair growth.


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VANILLA
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Gently cleanses the skin of makeup and impurities. The plant is a source of catechins also known as polyphenols that have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity.

VERTIVER
CHRYSOPOGON ZIZANIOIDES | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
Vertiver produces an earthy aroma prized in perfumes and fragrances but also has a natural ability to fade dark spots and scars, regenerating skin tissues to reveal a smoother and younger looking skin. It also provides acne treatment, moisturization, and anti-bacterial action and helps strengthen the connective tissues.

VITAMIN C
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE | VITAMIN/ACTIVE/ANTIOXIDANT
One of the most powerful and effective antioxidants that plays a vital role in the formation of collagen that assists with keeping the elasticity of the skin intact. • High efficiency to repair the skin by improvement of collagen synthesis • High efficiency as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory complex • Assists with lightening and brightening the skin tone • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles • Sun damage repair and protection

VITAMIN E
TOCOPHEROL | VITAMIN/ACTIVE/ANTIOXIDANT
Our natural Vitamin E oil is obtained by vacuum distillation of vegetable fats derived from non-GMO soy sources. It is great for preventing rancidity in cosmetics, and it acts as an antioxidant. Antioxidants assist with protecting and maintaining the integrity of the skin from the elements such as UV light, pollution and counteracts the effects of free radicals. It can soothe dry, rough skin and helps to repair collagen. A lack of vitamin E can lead to blotchiness, loss of firmness of skin tone and give the impression of premature aging.


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WATTLE SEED OIL
ACACIA VICTORIAE | ANTIOXIDANT, EMOLLIENT
Contains amino acids and minerals to assist with protection from the harsh elements and minimise the signs of ageing. High in linoleic acid, it’s ideal for acne, irritated skin and inflammation. It delivers powerful skin nourishing, skin regenerating and wound healing benefits.

WALNUT
JUGLANS REGIA |EXTRACT
Walnuts help in delaying skin ageing by lowering stress levels. Its oil helps to nourish the skin from within, enhancing the growth of healthier and radiant cells. It is also known to lighten dark circles. Walnuts are a good source of potassium and omega acids that strengthen the hair follicles and prevent balding. It is widely suggested as a natural anti-dandruff agent and helps to maintain a healthy scalp.

WHEATGERM
TRITICUM VULGARE | VITAMIN /ANTIOXIDANT
It is a rich source of anti-oxidants, vitamins, proteins. It helps a great deal in warding off skin irritation like eczema and dryness. It helps repair skin damage caused due to sun exposure and is highly nourishing. It gives you a younger looking skin, protects against stretch marks and wrinkles. It is an excellent emollient. It also helps you to have strong, healthy hair. Treats dry scalp and makes hair shiny and bouncy.

WILLOWHERB
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM | HERB
Contains the bioactive molecule oenothein B which has an antimicrobial effect and assists in controlling acne. The plant is a free radical scavenger and reduces damage caused by oxidative stress. It soothes acne prone skin and reduces skin redness and irritation induced by UV exposure and chemicals.


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XANTHAN GUM
XANTHOMONAS COMPESTRIS | THICKENER
Also known as corn sugar gum. It is a polysaccharide produced from the bacteria being fermented with corn sugar. It is also used as an emulsifier and gelling agent. It assists with stabilising emulsions and modifying the texture and consistency of the finished product.


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YARROW
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM | BOTANICAL
Yarrow has historic use as a skin cleanser due to its astringent and oil rebalancing effects on the skin. Firms and tightens tissues and has a soothing effect on the skin.

YLANG YLANG
CANANGA ODORATA | PURE ESSENTIAL OIL
It acts as an antiseptic and circulatory stimulant. It assists with balancing and moderating the sebaceous activity of the skin as well as toning and is useful for oily and combination skin types.


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ZINC OXIDE
| ACTIVE SUNSCREEN
Reflects UVA and UVB rays and has a soothing effect on skin irritations with antimicrobial properties. Minimal whitening effect.