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 Shea Butter (Butyrospermum parkii butter) 

Origin: Burkina Faso

Rich in vitamin A, E and fatty acids, shea butter has a wealth of skincare benefits. Renowned for its skin moisturizing and emollient properties, it penetrates deeply into the epidermis and leaves a smooth, satiny finish. It has been used for years to help heal burns, sores, scars, dermatitis, psoriasis, dandruff, and stretch marks. It may also help diminish wrinkles by moisturizing the skin, promoting cell renewal, and increasing circulation.  It is also said to have natural antioxidant properties; and the naturally occurring cinnamic acid provides UV protection for the skin. 

Find in our: Lip BalmLotion BarsShampoo Bars

Sweet Almond Oil (Prunus amygdalus dulcis oil)

Origin: Italy

Sweet almond oil is a nearly odourless, fairly light oil that is readily absorbed by skin. It is naturally high in vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and a small amount of vitamin E. It has a soothing effect and is well tolerated by most skin types.

Find in our: Lip BalmShampoo Bars

Tangerine Oil (Citrus reticulata)

Origin: Brazil
Tangerine oil is extracted from the fruit peel by cold expression (cold pressed). It has a fresh, sweet orange-like fragrance and has an uplifting effect on the mood.
Find in our: Chamomile Citrus Shampoo BarCinnamon & Tangerine Lip Balm

Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca alterniflora)

Origin: Australia

Tea tree oil is extracted from the leaves by steam distillation. It has a fresh, antiseptic and medicinal fragrance. It is known for ability to fight all three types of infectious organisms (bacteria, fungi, and viruses) and its cleansing ability. It is also said to be beneficial for many skin conditions including acne, oily skin, burns, sores, sunburns and dry scalp conditions.

Find in our: Grapefruit &Tea Tree Lotion BarsLavender & Tea Tree Lip Balm, Tea Tree Shampoo Bars 

Titanium Dioxide

Titanium dioxide is the naturally occurring oxide of titanium. It is generally used as a pigment or whitening agent in cosmetic and personal care formulations. 

Find in our: Tint of Pink Lip Balm

Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia)

Origin: India

Vanilla oil is extracted through enfleurage, a process that uses odorless fats that are solid at room temperature to capture the fragrant compounds exuded by plants. It has a soft, creamy, warm scent, and tends to invoke feelings of relaxation and comfort.

 Find in our: Autumn Breeze Solid Perfume, Coffee Scrub

Vitamin E (Tocopherol) 

Natural Vitamin E can be derived from many plant oils, including wheat and soy. Our Vitamin E is derived from non-GMO soy. Vitamin E plays a role in protecting skin cells and membranes from environmental damage including from UV rays, pollutants, as well as reducing the effects of ageing. It is also an antioxidant used to prolong the shelf life of oil-based products naturally.

Find in our: Calendula SalveSolid PerfumeCoffee ScrubLip BalmLotion Bars

Water (Aqua)

Only distilled water is used in our formulations. Distilled water has virtually all of its impurities removed through distillation. Distillation involves boiling the water and then condensing the steam into a clean container, leaving nearly all of the solid contaminants behind.  

Used to make our: Shampoo Bars

Wheatgerm Oil (Triticum vilgare)

Origin: USA

Wheatgerm oil is a thick, amber coloured oil with a distinct, earthy aroma. It is naturally rich in vitamin E, which helps reduce skin damage, fight free radicals, support healthy collagen formation and maintain even skin tone. Wheatgerm oil also contains vitamin A, vitamin D, B vitamins, antioxidants and fatty acids, which not only moisturize and heal dry or cracked skin, but also help prevent scarring. 

Find in our: Frankincense & Lavender Lotion BarLavender & Lemon Lotion Bar

Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata)

Origin: Madagascar
Ylang Ylang oil is extracted from the freshly picked flowers by steam distillation. It has an exotic, sweet smell; a euphoric and sedative effect on the nervous system and helps with anxiety, tension and circulation. On the skin, it has a soothing effect and its balancing action sorts out over-dry as well as overly-oily skin by balancing the secretion of sebum.
Find in our: Spring Blossom Solid Perfume, Ylang Ylang Lotion Bar
 
 ** Disclaimer ** This information is not intended to replace medical advice. For advice on skin conditions and treatments, please consult your doctor.