Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) (Organic)
The bright orange and highly nutritious berries of this thorny shrub are packed with antioxidant vitamins A,B,C & E and are a uniquely high plant source of palmitoleic acid (Omega 7), an essential skin component which declines with age. It promotes skin elasticity, cell regeneration, sun protection and healing.
Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii) (Organic & Fairtrade)
Direct from a women’s co-operative in Africa, our raw shea (karite) butter is highly moisturising and emollient to skin and hair. Only raw, unrefined shea butter contains the plant sterols and antioxidants which give it the most benefits. These range from promoting healing, cell renewal and skin suppleness to reducing irritation, inflammation, muscular pain, sun damage, scar and stretch mark formation.
Sodium anisate/p-Anisic acid
A natural plant acid with proven soothing effect to inflamed and irritated skin, it also helps to maintain the skin’s acid balance which increases protection against microbial infection.
Sodium lauroyl lactylate
Traditionally used as a food emulsifier, it is derived from lactic acid and a fatty acid from coconut oil, both of which are components of the natural moisturising factor (NMF) of the skin. It supports skin hydration, hair condition and shine and aids absorption of our organic plant actives into skin and hair.
Spearmint (Mentha spicata) (Organic)
With similar invigorating properties to peppermint essential oil, but a sweeter aroma and milder action preferred by children and during pregnancy.
St Johns Wort (Hypericum perforatum)
The wound healing and anti-bacterial properties of the variety of herb we use have been shown to be particularly beneficially for irritated and eczematous skin. It causes no sun-sensitivity.
Sugar (Sucrose) (Organic & Fairtrade)
Extracted from raw sugar cane, this moisturising and fully biodegradable exfoliant assists in the gentle removal of dead surface skin cells to leave the skin smooth and revitalised.
The cold-pressed seeds of this special variety produces a light, quickly absorbed oil very high in antioxidant vitamin E and Omega 9 fatty acids. Other skin-beneficial nutrients include vitamins A, D, minerals, lecithin and squalene (natural skin constituents). Both moisturising and soothing, it helps promote healing and protection of the skin from free radicals and sun damage.
Tapioca starch (Organic)
Extracted from the edible root of a plant, it helps keep the skin soft and smooth and gives a velvety feel to some of our make-up products.
Tea Tree (Melaleuca Alternifolia) (Organic)
From carefully harvested and slowly distilled leaves, the resulting essential oil of this remarkable Australian tree is fresh, aromatic, highly antiseptic, anti-viral and anti-fungal. An indispensable home antiseptic for spots, minor wounds, acne, boils, scalp disorders, athletes’ foot, verrucae, nasal congestion etc.
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) (Organic)
The essential oil extracted from the flowering tops of this native herb is highly antiseptic and can be very helpful for respiratory problems. We use the gentler, skin-friendly ‘linalool’ chemotype.
Our eco-friendly filter-technology provides us with ultra-pure water free of chemicals and chlorine.
A moisturising gel produced by fermenting corn sugar.
Ylang Ylang (Cananga Odorata) (Organic)
The sensuous, exotic, floral fragrance of this essential oil helps to relax and lift tension and normalise dry or oily skin conditions.
A healing, antiseptic mineral with sun-screening properties.