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A-Z ingredients directory

A list of all the lovely natural ingredients that we use in our products. Find out how they can benefit your skin and which of our products you can find them in.

All of our ingredients are natural, naturally derived and minimally processed to ensure nutrient rich ingredients of exceptional quality. We source our ingredients with great care from suppliers with the same high ethical standards as us, and always with sustainability in mind.

All the ingredients that we use are cruelty-free, palm oil and palm oil derivative free.

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Aloe Vera (Organic)

Aloe Vera is a potent soothing and moisturising/hydrating agent. Anti-inflammatory properties help reduce redness and calm itchy skin. It has antibacterial and antiseptic qualities and improves wound healing. Vitamins and minerals nourish the skin.

Find it in our Soothing, Radiance and Detox Face Masks.

Amaranth Seed CO2 Extract (Organic)

Soothes and moisturises dry, itchy skin. Contains a high amount of tocopherols, squalene and anti-inflammatory plant sterols. Rich in Linoleic acid, Oleic acid, Palmitic fatty acids.

Find it in our Mama Bare Belly Oil.

Apricot Kernel Oil

Apricot Oil is a lightweight oil that softens, moisturises and nourishes the skin. Essential fatty acids help skin stay well hydrated. Dissolves dirt, oil and make-up when used as a cleanser. High in vitamins E and C that protect the skin and boost collagen production - making it a great anti-ageing oil. It can help to fight acne inflammation and reduces the itchiness caused by eczema. Apricot is a mild oil so is perfect for sensitive skins.

Find it in our Cleansing Balm.

Argan Oil (Organic)

Produced by a women's co-operative in Morocco, Argan is a wonderful anti-ageing oil. High in omega 6 and 9 fatty acids, it helps keep skin feeling firm. It is really high in vitamin E which helps protect the skin from environmental damage. Anti-inflammatory properties help reduce skin redness.

Find it in our Facial Oil.

Barley TONIQ®

A skin soothing oil, sustainably sourced and produced from upcycled barley; a by-product of beer production. Calms redness and restores balance to irritated skin. It reinforces the skin’s barrier function and is enriched with polypeptides that help combat visible signs of ageing.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Beeswax (Organic + Fair Trade)

Beeswax forms a protective barrier on the skin that protects against environmental damage, while also holding in moisture and reducing dryness. Anti-inflammatory properties make Beeswax great at encouraging wound healing.

Find it in our Cleansing Balm and Lip Balm.

Bentonite Clay

Gently cleanses and removes toxins and impurities from the skin, helping to reduce pore size. Rich in minerals that soften your skin. Reduces inflammation and redness. Rejuvenates skin by assisting in healing and regenerating skin tissue.

Find it in our Soothing, Detox and Radiance Face Masks.

Berry Wax

A vegan wax produced from the berry fruit peels of the Rhus Verniciflua tree native to China. Using a small amount of this wax in an emulsion helps keep the emulsion stable and gives the emulsion a whipped cream consistency and powdery texture.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Blueberry NECTA®

An antioxidant-rich oil, sustainably sourced and produced from upcycled blueberries; a by-product of the juicing industry. Blueberry NECTA® has been proven to absorb blue light emitted from digital devices. Also a rich natural source of pro-retinol, renowned for its ability to soften the appearance of fine lines and reduce hyperpigmentation, while safeguarding the skin against the harmful effects of free radicals and pollutants. Skin boosting sterols play a crucial role in enhancing elasticity strengthening the skin’s protective barrier.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Camu Camu

Camu Camu is an Amazonian berry which is said to be the highest vitamin C rich food on earth! Vitamin C is a fantastic anti-aging ingredient and it has brightening properties which is why we use it in our Radiance Face Mask.

Castor Oil (Organic)

Castor Oil is anti-bacterial, anti-viral and antiseptic. Natural astringent properties removes dead skin, dirt, oil, bacteria and other impurities from the skin pores.

Find it in our Cleansing Balm.

Centella asiatica (Gotu Kola)

An ancient herb that calms redness and suppresses the acne inflammation response. It also enhances skin barrier function and improves elasticity. Read our Centella asiatica blog post to learn more about this amazing ingredient.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Chamomile

Chamomile is a natural anti-bacterial, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory agent.

Find it in our Detox Face Mask.

Cocoa Butter (Organic)

Cocoa Butter is rich in essential fatty acids and antioxidants. It forms a protective layer on the skin which locks in moisture. Raw Cocoa Butter has an intense chocolate aroma.  

Find it in our Lip Balm.

Coconut Oil (Organic)

Coconut Oil is an excellent moisturiser. It is rich in antioxidant vitamins A, C and E. Helps keep skin elastic and firm. It is extremely high in Lauric Acid, an essential fatty acid which has antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral properties.

Find it in our Cleansing Balm and Body Crème.

Colloidal Oatmeal

Colloidal Oatmeal has anti-inflammatory qualities which make it excellent for helping to treat inflammatory skin conditions like rosacea. It has excellent moisturising qualities and helps skin stay hydrated for longer. Relieves skin irritations.

Find it in our Soothing Face Mask.

Cornstarch

Absorbs excess oils and helps thickens the mask. Non GMO.

Find it in our Detox and Radiance Face Masks.

Cucumber Oil

A delicate and soothing oil for sensitive skin, high in omega-6 fatty acids to retain moisture, promote a youthful look, and ideal for acne-prone skin - light, non-greasy, and pore-friendly.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Cupuacu Butter

Native to the Amazon rainforest of Brazil. Wildcrafted and cold-extracted. Quickly absorbed, leaving skin soft, nourished, and moisturised. High arachidic acid content. Abundant Phytosterols provide antioxidative effects and restore lipid barrier function. Enhances skin elasticity and reduces transepidermal water loss. It does absorb UVA and UVB rays but should not be considered as an SPF, as it does not offer enough protection to be classified as such.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Emulsifier M

A palm oil free emulsifier with 100% natural origin content. Biodegradable and made from renewable vegetable sources. Emulsifier M has many skin benefits as well as its main function as an emulsifier. Liquid crystals strengthen the skin barrier and help to prevent transepidermal water loss (TEWL). It has a mattifying effect and moisturises the skin up to five hours after application. The liquid crystal structure that is formed is ideal for allowing actives to penetrate the skin in a slower and more controlled manner.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

 

Frankincense Essential Oil (Organic)

Frankincense helps revitalise the skin and can help reduce the appearance of scars and other imperfections. It promotes feelings of overall wellness. It has the ability to slow down breathing making it great for relaxing and helping to promote sleep.

Find it in our Facial Oil.

French Green Clay

Absorbs excess oil from the skin, draws out impurities and helps remove blackheads from pores. Softens the skin by gentle exfoliation. Improves circulation and brightens the skin.

Find it in our Detox Face Mask.

Geranium Essential Oil (Organic)

Geranium Bourbon has many benefits for all skin types, including balancing oil production. Promotes feelings of relaxation.

Find it in our Facial Oil.

Hibiscus

Hibiscus helps to speed up skin cell turnover, rejuvenating and freshening the skin tone. It is slightly astringent and can help to tighten/shrink pore size. Anti-inflammatory properties help to soothe inflammation. A natural skin moisturiser that is gentle on sensitive skins.

Find it in our Rejuvenating Face Mask.

Inulin (Cosmetic Prebiotic)

A natural prebiotic that supports a healthy skin microbiome, reducing skin irritation and sensitisation. Protects against pollution and environmental damage from the sun and wind.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Jojoba Oil (Organic)

Jojoba, a liquid wax commonly referred to as an oil, closely resembles human skin oil, allowing easy absorption into the skin. It balances skin's oil production, possesses antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, ideal for inflamed and acne-prone skin. Jojoba forms a protective layer, preventing moisture loss, and can aid in softening wrinkles.

Find it in our Facial Oil, Superactive Day Cream and Mama Bare Belly Oil.

Kaolin

Gently cleanses, exfoliates and absorbs excess oils and impurities from the skin. Rich in minerals that nourish and soften the skin. It is the gentlest of clays which makes it suitable for drier and sensitive skin types.

Find it in our Rejuvenating Face Mask.

Lactic Acid

We use Lactic acid primarily as a pH adjuster, but also moisturises and reduces Trans Epidermal Water Loss (TEWL), supporting the skin's barrier function. Derived from maize, it promotes fresher and younger-looking skin.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Lavender Essential Oil (Organic)

Lavender has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and can benefit all skin types. It can help improve skin conditions such as acne, eczema and dermatitis. It promotes feelings of relaxation and well-being and is well known for its ability to improve sleep.

Find it in our Facial Oil, Cleansing Balm and Soothing Face Mask.

Mandarin Essential Oil (Organic)

Imparts an uplifting sweet citrus fragrance. Great for oily and combination skin as it has cleansing and antiseptic properties.

Find it in our Radiance Face Mask.

Mango Butter

Softens, moisturises and improves the firmness of the skin. Nutrients nourish the skin. It has anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties which help to heal and repair damaged skin.

Find it in our Cleansing Balm.

Matcha Green Tea (Ceremonial)

Detoxifies the skin and helps rejuvenate skin cells, keeping the complexion fresh and healthy. It is a potent anti-inflammatory which reduces redness in inflammatory skin conditions such as rosacea and acne. It can help shrink pores and balance oil production in oily skin types.

Find it in our Soothing and Detox Face Masks.

Moroccan Lava Clay (Rhassoul)

Cleanses the skin and draws out impurities. It is rich in minerals that nourish the skin. Reduces dryness and improves skin tone.

Find it in our Radiance Face Mask.

Neroli Essential Oil

Neroli is distilled from the flowering blossoms of the Bitter Orange Tree. Its scent is floral, sweet, citrusy and exotic. Skin benefits include helping to fade stretch marks and scars. The scent calms the mind and helps you relax.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream and Body Crème.

Olive Squalane

Our body produces small amounts of Squalane but as we age this production reduces significantly - contributing to dry skin. Squalane moisturises the skin, softening the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It helps keep skin firm and may help protect the skin from age spots caused by the sun. Has anti-bacterial properties. The high levels of plant sterols can help repair skin damaged by the sun. Forms a barrier on the skin to prevent moisture loss.

Find it in our Facial Oil.

Palmarosa Essential Oil (Organic)

Imparts a fresh rose-like fragrance. Helps to balance oil production and kills bacteria. Moisturising/hydrating.

Find it in our Cleansing Balm and Detox Face Mask.

Papaya Seed Oil

Papaya Seed Oil contains the fruit enzyme papain which is a natural exfoliator. It helps to break down and loosen dead skin cells and draws dirt from the pores. This helps to cleanse and brighten the skin and keep it looking fresh. Papaya Oil is also loaded with vitamins A, B, C and E so is a great anti-aging oil. Papaya Seed Oil is also great for oily skin and skin prone to acne as papain helps stops dead skin cells blocking pores. Papain is also known to help reduce scarring. The oil itself has a low comedogenic factor - which means it will not block pores. It has high levels of anti-inflammatories which help reduce redness and inflammation.

Find it in our Cleansing Balm.

Peppermint Essential Oil (Organic)

Peppermint has a purifying action and its fresh minty aroma stimulates the mind.

Find it in our Lip Balm.

Potassium Sorbate & Sodium Benzoate

A skin friendly cosmetic preservative. It has a broad, balanced spectrum of effect against bacteria, yeasts and mould fungi.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Pumpkin Seed Oil (Organic)

Pumpkin Seed Oil can improve skin firmness due to its naturally high zinc levels. Vitamin E protects the skin from environmental damage and plant sterols have anti-inflammatory properties that reduce redness and irritation. Omega fatty acids ensure that skin stays well hydrated and moisturised.

Find it in our Facial Oil.

Raspberry Seed Oil

Raspberry Seed Oil is fantastic for reducing skin redness due to its high levels of plant sterols and omega 3 fatty acids. It also has high levels of Vitamin E that act as an antioxidant to protect the skin from environmental damage.

Find it in our Facial Oil.

Rice Starch

We use in in our Superactive Day Cream as it gives the emulsion an elegant, soft skin feel. In our face masks, it absorbs excess oils, thickens the mask and has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It has excellent eco-credentials.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream and our Soothing and Rejuvenating Face Masks

Rosehip Seed CO2 Extract (Organic)

Rich in omega 3 and 6 fatty acids and the naturally occurring form of Vitamin A (retinoic acid). Rosehip helps to regenerate the skin, reducing the appearance of scars and helps skin to regain its natural colour and tone. Helps to improve skin elasticity. Great for dry itchy skin as the fatty acids help keep the skin hydrated.

Find it in our Mama Bare Belly Oil.

Rose Petal 

Rose Petal powder is wonderfully cooling on the skin. It is loaded with antioxidants and its astringent properties help to tighten and shrink pores.

Find it in our Rejuvenating Face Mask.

Saccharide Isomerate

A natural moisturiser made from plant derived glucose and fructose. It has an instant moisturising effect along with a gradual longer term result. It pulls moisture from the atmosphere and binds with the natural skin complex enabling deep and lasting hydration.

Sea Buckthorn Berry Extract (Organic)

Sea Buckthorn Berries are one of the richest plant sources of vitamin C and rare omega 7 fatty acid. They also have high levels of carotenoids (which the body converts into vitamin A) vitamin E and plant sterols. This cocktail of nutrients have properties particularly useful in delaying the signs of ageing. They help protect skin from environmental damage and photo-ageing. Increased collagen production results in skin feeling more elastic and firm.

Find it in our Body Crème.

Shea Butter (Organic and Fair Trade)

Rich in essential fatty acids, Shea Butter is intensively moisturising. It encourages your skin to absorb moisture from the air ensuring that your skin becomes softer and stays moisturised for longer. Can protect skin from cold weather. Rich in vitamins A and E.

Find it in our Body Crème and Lip Balm.

Sodium Phytate

A natural chelating agent that boosts natural preservative systems by binding metal ions and weakening the cell walls of microorganisms.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Solagum AX (Acacia Senega and Xanthan Gum)

A blend of two gums that form a natural thickening and stabilising agent. Improves product texture and skin feel. The Acacia gum sourcing is part of a sustainable program.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Sunflower Oil (Organic)

High in omega fatty acids and vitamins E and D. Softens, moisturises, protects and nourishes the skin.

Find it in our Mama Bare Belly Oil.

 

Sweet Almond Oil

Sweet Almond Oil softens the skin. It contains many vitamins and minerals that keep the skin protected and nourished. Sweet Almond oil is great for soothing itchy, irritated skin.

Find it in our Body Crème and Lip Balm.

Sweet Orange Essential Oil (Organic)

Sweet Orange is great in facial products for oily, combination and blemish prone skin as it has cleansing, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. In body care, it has a toning action. Its scent is wonderfully uplifting and can help reduce feelings of stress and tension.

Find it in our Facial Oil, Superactive Day Cream and Body Crème.

Tara Gum

100% plant based, this gum effectively thickens emulsions. It is sourced from the ground seed tissue of Caesalpinia spinosa trees, native to South America.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Vitamin B3

Anti-inflammatory that helps reduces redness.

Find it in our Soothing Face Mask.

Vitamin E

A powerful antioxidant that combats UV-induced skin damage, boosts hydration, smoothens skin texture, reduces inflammation, stimulates cell regeneration, and accelerates wound healing. Additionally, it protects plant oils from oxidation.

Find it in our Facial Oil, Cleansing Balm, Lip Balm, Body Crème and Mama Bare Belly Oil.

Aloe Vera (Organic)

Aloe Vera is a potent soothing and moisturising/hydrating agent. Anti-inflammatory properties help reduce redness and calm itchy skin. It has antibacterial and antiseptic qualities and improves wound healing. Vitamins and minerals nourish the skin.

Find it in our Soothing, Radiance and Detox Face Masks.

Amaranth Seed CO2 Extract (Organic)

Soothes and moisturises dry, itchy skin. Contains a high amount of tocopherols, squalene and anti-inflammatory plant sterols. Rich in Linoleic acid, Oleic acid, Palmitic fatty acids.

Find it in our Mama Bare Belly Oil.

Apricot Kernel Oil

Apricot Oil is a lightweight oil that softens, moisturises and nourishes the skin. Essential fatty acids help skin stay well hydrated. Dissolves dirt, oil and make-up when used as a cleanser. High in vitamins E and C that protect the skin and boost collagen production - making it a great anti-ageing oil. It can help to fight acne inflammation and reduces the itchiness caused by eczema. Apricot is a mild oil so is perfect for sensitive skins.

Find it in our Cleansing Balm.

Argan Oil (Organic)

Produced by a women's co-operative in Morocco, Argan is a wonderful anti-ageing oil. High in omega 6 and 9 fatty acids, it helps keep skin feeling firm. It is really high in vitamin E which helps protect the skin from environmental damage. Anti-inflammatory properties help reduce skin redness.

Find it in our Facial Oil.

Beeswax (Organic + Fair Trade)

Beeswax forms a protective barrier on the skin that protects against environmental damage, while also holding in moisture and reducing dryness. Anti-inflammatory properties make Beeswax great at encouraging wound healing.

Find it in our Cleansing Balm and Lip Balm.

Bentonite Clay

Gently cleanses and removes toxins and impurities from the skin, helping to reduce pore size. Rich in minerals that soften your skin. Reduces inflammation and redness. Rejuvenates skin by assisting in healing and regenerating skin tissue.

Find it in our Soothing, Detox and Radiance Face Masks.

Berry Wax

A vegan wax produced from the berry fruit peels of the Rhus Verniciflua tree native to China. Using a small amount of this wax in an emulsion helps keep the emulsion stable and gives the emulsion a whipped cream consistency and powdery texture.

Camu Camu

Camu Camu is an Amazonian berry which is said to be the highest vitamin C rich food on earth! Vitamin C is a fantastic anti-aging ingredient and it has brightening properties which is why we use it in our Radiance Face Mask.

Castor Oil (Organic)

Castor Oil is anti-bacterial, anti-viral and antiseptic. Natural astringent properties removes dead skin, dirt, oil, bacteria and other impurities from the skin pores.

Find it in our Cleansing Balm.

Centella (Also known as Gotu Kola)

An ancient herb that calms redness and suppresses the acne inflammation response. It also enhances skin barrier function and improves elasticity.

Chamomile

Chamomile is a natural anti-bacterial, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory agent.

Find it in our Detox Face Mask.

Cocoa Butter (Organic)

Cocoa Butter is rich in essential fatty acids and antioxidants. It forms a protective layer on the skin which locks in moisture. Raw Cocoa Butter has an intense chocolate aroma.  

Find it in our Lip Balm.

Coconut Oil (Organic)

Coconut Oil is an excellent moisturiser. It is rich in antioxidant vitamins A, C and E. Helps keep skin elastic and firm. It is extremely high in Lauric Acid, an essential fatty acid which has antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral properties.

Find it in our Cleansing Balm and Body Crème.

Colloidal Oatmeal

Colloidal Oatmeal has anti-inflammatory qualities which make it excellent for helping to treat inflammatory skin conditions like rosacea. It has excellent moisturising qualities and helps skin stay hydrated for longer. Relieves skin irritations.

Find it in our Soothing Face Mask.

Cornstarch

Absorbs excess oils and helps thickens the mask. Non GMO.

Find it in our Detox and Radiance Face Masks.

Cucumber Oil

A delicate and soothing oil for sensitive skin, high in omega-6 fatty acids to retain moisture, promote a youthful look, and ideal for acne-prone skin - light, non-greasy, and pore-friendly.

Cupuacu Butter

Native to the Amazon rainforest of Brazil. Wildcrafted and cold-extracted. Quickly absorbed, leaving skin soft, nourished, and moisturised. High arachidic acid content. Abundant Phytosterols provide antioxidative effects and restore lipid barrier function. Enhances skin elasticity and reduces transepidermal water loss. It does absorb UVA and UVB rays but should not be considered as an SPF, as it does not offer enough protection to be classified as such.

Emulsifier M

A palm oil free emulsifier with 100% natural origin content. Biodegradable and made from renewable vegetable sources. Emulsifier M has many skin benefits as well as its main function as an emulsifier. Liquid crystals strengthen the skin barrier and help to prevent transepidermal water loss (TEWL). It has a mattifying effect and moisturises the skin up to five hours after application. The liquid crystal structure that is formed is ideal for allowing actives to penetrate the skin in a slower and more controlled manner.

 

Frankincense Essential Oil (Organic)

Frankincense helps revitalise the skin and can help reduce the appearance of scars and other imperfections. It promotes feelings of overall wellness. It has the ability to slow down breathing making it great for relaxing and helping to promote sleep.

Find it in our Facial Oil.

French Green Clay

Absorbs excess oil from the skin, draws out impurities and helps remove blackheads from pores. Softens the skin by gentle exfoliation. Improves circulation and brightens the skin.

Find it in our Detox Face Mask.

Geranium Essential Oil (Organic)

Geranium Bourbon has many benefits for all skin types, including balancing oil production. Promotes feelings of relaxation.

Find it in our Facial Oil.

Glycerine

Glycerine is a moisturiser and humectant.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Hibiscus

Hibiscus helps to speed up skin cell turnover, rejuvenating and freshening the skin tone. It is slightly astringent and can help to tighten/shrink pore size. Anti-inflammatory properties help to soothe inflammation. A natural skin moisturiser that is gentle on sensitive skins.

Find it in our Rejuvenating Face Mask.

Jojoba Oil (Organic)

Jojoba, a liquid wax commonly referred to as an oil, closely resembles human skin oil, allowing easy absorption into the skin. It balances skin's oil production, possesses antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, ideal for inflamed and acne-prone skin. Jojoba forms a protective layer, preventing moisture loss, and can aid in softening wrinkles.

Find it in our Facial Oil and Mama Bare Belly Oil.

Kaolin

Gently cleanses, exfoliates and absorbs excess oils and impurities from the skin. Rich in minerals that nourish and soften the skin. It is the gentlest of clays which makes it suitable for drier and sensitive skin types.

Find it in our Rejuvenating Face Mask.

Lactic Acid

We use Lactic acid primarily as a pH adjuster, but also moisturises and reduces Trans Epidermal Water Loss (TEWL), supporting the skin's barrier function. Derived from maize, it promotes fresher and younger-looking skin.

Lavender Essential Oil (Organic)

Lavender has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and can benefit all skin types. It can help improve skin conditions such as acne, eczema and dermatitis. It promotes feelings of relaxation and well-being and is well known for its ability to improve sleep.

Find it in our Facial Oil, Cleansing Balm and Soothing Face Mask.

Mandarin Essential Oil (Organic)

Imparts an uplifting sweet citrus fragrance. Great for oily and combination skin as it has cleansing and antiseptic properties.

Find it in our Radiance Face Mask.

Mango Butter

Softens, moisturises and improves the firmness of the skin. Nutrients nourish the skin. It has anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties which help to heal and repair damaged skin.

Find it in our Cleansing Balm.

Matcha Green Tea (Ceremonial)

Detoxifies the skin and helps rejuvenate skin cells, keeping the complexion fresh and healthy. It is a potent anti-inflammatory which reduces redness in inflammatory skin conditions such as rosacea and acne. It can help shrink pores and balance oil production in oily skin types.

Find it in our Soothing and Detox Face Masks.

Moroccan Lava Clay (Rhassoul)

Cleanses the skin and draws out impurities. It is rich in minerals that nourish the skin. Reduces dryness and improves skin tone.

Find it in our Radiance Face Mask.

Neroli Essential Oil

Neroli is distilled from the flowering blossoms of the Bitter Orange Tree. Its scent is floral, sweet, citrusy and exotic. Skin benefits include helping to fade stretch marks and scars. The scent calms the mind and helps you relax.

Find it in our Body Crème.

Olive Squalane

Our body produces small amounts of Squalane but as we age this production reduces significantly - contributing to dry skin. Squalane moisturises the skin, softening the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It helps keep skin firm and may help protect the skin from age spots caused by the sun. Has anti-bacterial properties. The high levels of plant sterols can help repair skin damaged by the sun. Forms a barrier on the skin to prevent moisture loss.

Find it in our Facial Oil.

Palmarosa Essential Oil (Organic)

Imparts a fresh rose-like fragrance. Helps to balance oil production and kills bacteria. Moisturising/hydrating.

Find it in our Cleansing Balm and Detox Face Mask.

Papaya Seed Oil

Papaya Seed Oil contains the fruit enzyme papain which is a natural exfoliator. It helps to break down and loosen dead skin cells and draws dirt from the pores. This helps to cleanse and brighten the skin and keep it looking fresh. Papaya Oil is also loaded with vitamins A, B, C and E so is a great anti-aging oil. Papaya Seed Oil is also great for oily skin and skin prone to acne as papain helps stops dead skin cells blocking pores. Papain is also known to help reduce scarring. The oil itself has a low comedogenic factor - which means it will not block pores. It has high levels of anti-inflammatories which help reduce redness and inflammation.

Find it in our Cleansing Balm.

Pentylene Glycol

Pentylene Glycol Natural is sustainable as it is sourced from Sugarcane and Corn by-products. Its function is an emollient, humectant, and antimicrobial protection agent. We use it to strengthen our natural preservative system.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Peppermint Essential Oil (Organic)

Peppermint has a purifying action and its fresh minty aroma stimulates the mind.

Find it in our Lip Balm.

Potassium Sorbate & Sodium Benzoate

A skin friendly cosmetic preservative. It has a broad, balanced spectrum of effect against bacteria, yeasts and mould fungi.

Pumpkin Seed Oil (Organic)

Pumpkin Seed Oil can improve skin firmness due to its naturally high zinc levels. Vitamin E protects the skin from environmental damage and plant sterols have anti-inflammatory properties that reduce redness and irritation. Omega fatty acids ensure that skin stays well hydrated and moisturised.

Find it in our Facial Oil.

Raspberry Seed Oil

Raspberry Seed Oil is fantastic for reducing skin redness due to its high levels of plant sterols and omega 3 fatty acids. It also has high levels of Vitamin E that act as an antioxidant to protect the skin from environmental damage.

Find it in our Facial Oil.

Rice Starch

We use in in our Superactive Day Cream as it gives the emulsion an elegant, soft skin feel. In our face masks, it absorbs excess oils, thickens the mask and has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It has excellent eco-credentials.

Find it in our Soothing and Rejuvenating Face Masks.

Rosehip Seed CO2 Extract (Organic)

Rich in omega 3 and 6 fatty acids and the naturally occurring form of Vitamin A (retinoic acid). Rosehip helps to regenerate the skin, reducing the appearance of scars and helps skin to regain its natural colour and tone. Helps to improve skin elasticity. Great for dry itchy skin as the fatty acids help keep the skin hydrated.

Find it in our Mama Bare Belly Oil.

Rose Petal 

Rose Petal powder is wonderfully cooling on the skin. It is loaded with antioxidants and its astringent properties help to tighten and shrink pores.

Find it in our Rejuvenating Face Mask.

Sea Buckthorn Berry Extract (Organic)

Sea Buckthorn Berries are one of the richest plant sources of vitamin C and rare omega 7 fatty acid. They also have high levels of carotenoids (which the body converts into vitamin A) vitamin E and plant sterols. This cocktail of nutrients have properties particularly useful in delaying the signs of ageing. They help protect skin from environmental damage and photo-ageing. Increased collagen production results in skin feeling more elastic and firm.

Find it in our Body Crème.

Shea Butter (Organic and Fair Trade)

Rich in essential fatty acids, Shea Butter is intensively moisturising. It encourages your skin to absorb moisture from the air ensuring that your skin becomes softer and stays moisturised for longer. Can protect skin from cold weather. Rich in vitamins A and E.

Find it in our Body Crème and Lip Balm.

Sodium Phytate

A natural chelating agent that boosts natural preservative systems by binding metal ions and weakening the cell walls of microorganisms.

Solagum AX (Acacia Senega and Xanthan Gum)

A blend of two gums that form a natural thickening and stabilising agent. Improves product texture and skin feel. The Acacia gum sourcing is part of a sustainable program.

Sunflower Oil (Organic)

High in omega fatty acids and vitamins E and D. Softens, moisturises, protects and nourishes the skin.

Find it in our Mama Bare Belly Oil.

 

Sweet Almond Oil

Sweet Almond Oil softens the skin. It contains many vitamins and minerals that keep the skin protected and nourished. Sweet Almond oil is great for soothing itchy, irritated skin.

Find it in our Body Crème and Lip Balm.

Sweet Orange Essential Oil (Organic)

Sweet Orange is great in facial products for oily, combination and blemish prone skin as it has cleansing, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. In body care, it has a toning action. Its scent is wonderfully uplifting and can help reduce feelings of stress and tension.

Find it in our Face oil, Superactive Day Cream and Body Crème.

Tara Gum

100% plant based, this gum effectively thickens emulsions. It is sourced from the ground seed tissue of Caesalpinia spinosa trees, native to South America.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream.

Vitamin B3

Anti-inflammatory that helps reduces redness.

Find it in our Soothing Face Mask.

Vitamin E

A powerful antioxidant that combats UV-induced skin damage, boosts hydration, smoothens skin texture, reduces inflammation, stimulates cell regeneration, and accelerates wound healing. Additionally, it protects plant oils from oxidation.

Find it in our Superactive Day Cream, Facial Oil, Cleansing Balm, Lip Balm, Body Crème and Mama Bare Belly Oil.