BOAB: Boab seeds have a high concentration of essential fatty acids (including Omega 3, 6 and 9), linoleic acid, Vitamins A, D, E, C and F, plus Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium and other minerals, making it a well-rounded oil for everyday skin care.
ALOE VERA: With its high content of Vitamins, Minerals, Amino Acids and Fatty Acids, Aloe Vera has medically-recognised healing qualities. It is also an emollient, helping to soften and soothe the skin. It helps supply oxygen to the skin cells, increasing the strength and synthesis of skin tissue and induces improved blood flow to the skin through capillary dilation.
ALOE VERA - 'ALOE BARBADENSIS': Aloe Vera contains B1, B2 and B6, Calcium and Potassium and is known for hydrating, softening and soothing properties. An excellent moisturiser, it compensates for water loss from the skin.
Bamboo hydrolate: This component is obtained by bamboo leaves distillation and is extremely rich in organic silica. You can find this ingredient with INCI name: PHYLLOSTACHYS NIGRA EXTRACT or BAMBUSA VULGARIS LEAF EXTRACT. It purifies combination and acne-prone skin by mattifying it. Moisturizing and soothing, it is also beneficial for dry and sensitive skin. Thanks to its high silica content, it leaves a soft touch to the skin.
Bamboo macerate: Organic bamboo macerate is an oily substance obtained from bamboo's rhizomes. A rhizome is an underground stem, usually growing horizontally, that each year produces roots and upward shoots of a plant. It is real storage and survival organ. You can find this ingredient with INCI name: BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA STEM POWDER. Like the bamboo powder or bamboo leaves hydrolate, organic bamboo macerate is extremely rich in organic silica. The advantage of macerate powder is its ability to penetrate the skin's superficial layer better. Therefore, an external supply is necessary to maintain the elasticity of the upper layers of the epidermis
Bamboo Powder: It is a white substance extracted from bamboo stems, extremely rich in organic silica. You can find this ingredient with INCI name: BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA STEM POWDER. Thanks to its high silica content, it remineralizes, hydrates, and participates in the regeneration of your skin while reducing the shine of combination and oily skin.
CALENDULA OIL - 'CALENDULA OFFICINALIS': Has soothing, antiseptic, anti-itching, anti-inflammatory properties.
CARNAUBA WAX: Secreted by the leaves of a palm tree native from Brazil, this wax is a film-forming agent that protects the skin by producing a continuous film and improves make-up hold.
CARROT SEED OIL - 'DAUCUS CAROTA': Rich in Beta Carotine, Vitamins A, E and Pro Vitamin A. An Antioxidant oil that protects from free radical damage and assists to improve elasticity and firmness for ageing skin and wrinkles.
CASTOR OIL: Containing high levels of Ricinoleic Acid, Castor oil is an excellent humectant. The Ricinoleic Acid is considered analgesic and anti-bacterial, and there is an anti-fungal indication.
CHAMOMILE EXTRACT - 'CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER': Chamomile flowers have been clinically proven to have anti-inflammatory properties, reduce eczema and other skin inflammation and aids in repairing over-exposed skins. Chamomile flower extract helps to tone and strengthen delicate skin tissue.
Cocoa Bean Extract: Cocoa has the property of being anti-oxidant to fight against the bad effects of time. In addition, it is a vegetable dye.
Cocoa Butter: Cocoa butter protects the skin from external aggressions. It helps to maintain hydration because it slows the loss of water by forming a barrier on the surface of the epidermis. It has been used for centuries in Africa as preventive care to provide suppleness to the skin and also in curative care against dryness.
COCONUT OIL: Coconut oil is rich in Polyphenols such as the very effective antioxidants Ferulic Acid and Caffeic Acid. These can prevent skin ageing, reduce age spots and help repair sun-induced skin damage.
Corn Starch: Organic corn starch is vegetable support allowing better adhesion of the powder on the skin, and thus a better holding of the make-up. It facilitates the dispersion of pigments and helps the consistency of the complexion on the skin.
CUCUMBER: Cucumber extract contains Polysaccharides, Polyphenols, Glycosides, Vitamins, Amino Acids, and Minerals. Polysaccharides offer hydrating, emollient and anti-inflammatory properties. Cucumber also contains Gallic Acid, essential for wound and burn healing. The Coumaric Acid offers anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties as well as UV protection.
DESERT LIME: Desert Lime extract contains a high concentration of Vitamin C, Folate (a Vitamin B) and Vitamin E and is exceptionally rich in antioxidants. Folate is important in the production of red blood cells, wound healing, building muscles, maintenance of the nervous system and in every function that requires cell division.
Flaxseed Oil: Rich in unsaturated fatty acids (omega 6, omega 3) and vitamins (A, E B, K), this oil is very nourishing and regenerating. Thanks to the macromolecules it contains, it helps to maintain the water in the epidermis and significantly improves its hydration and elasticity
FRAGONIA: Proven to have significant anti-microbial activity due to high levels of Cineaole, Alpha-pinene and Linalool, Fragonia is a balanced oil, gentle on the skin.
GERANIUM FLOWER OIL - 'PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS': Cleanses, tones and normalises the secretion of sebum helping to prevent acne and reduce inflammation.
GUMBI GUMBI: Gumbi Gumbi contains powerful components including high levels of Pentacyclic Titerpenoid Saponogenins, which are associated with anti-tumour, anti-HIV and antioxidant bioactivities. Studies have also shown antiviral activities against the herpes virus.
HONEY MYRTLE: The highly concentrated B-Myrcene in Honey Myrtle branch and leaf oil is a natural analgesic (pain reliever) and anti-inflammatory. It is more anti-microbial than tea tree, due to the significant citral levels.
HONEYSUCKLE FLOWER EXTRACT - 'LONICERA CAPROFOLIUM': Honeysuckle contains antiviral, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory constituents. High in Calcium, Magnesium and Potassium.
HORSETAIL EXTRACT - 'EQUISETUM ARVENSE': Known for its soothing, regenerating as well as toning and astringent properties.
JASMINE BUDS - 'JASMINUM OFFICINALE': Encourages repair of scar tissue and contains soothing properties.
JOJOBA SEED OIL - 'SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS': Extracted from the seeds of this desert shrub, oil is actually an emollient with excellent spreading, lubricating and penetrating properties. It's dry texture and original composition allow it to strengthen the hydrolipidic film and regulate the sebum flow of oily skin.
KAKADU PLUM: Renowned for its high Vitamin C content (900 times that of blueberries), Kakadu Plum has also been proven to contain extremely high levels of antioxidants, including phenolic compounds (which can aid cancer prevention), acting to stabilise the Vitamin C by preventing oxidation, and aiding its absorption.
KUNZEA: Kunzea oil is readily absorbed and plays a vital role in relieving irritated skin. It is a proven analgesic with anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious and anti-microbial properties.
LILLY PILLY: A rich source of antioxidants essential for cell regeneration, Lilly Pilly extract has strong astringent properties that help to firm the skin. Its high Vitamin C and fruit acid content make skin look radiant and youthful.
MACADAMIA: Macadamia oil restores the skin’s Palmitoleic Acid levels and reduces deterioration, aiding skin tautness and decreasing wrinkle formation.
MAGNOLIA EXTRACT: Magnolia extract is obtained from the bark of the tree. It has been used as a remedy for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine for its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-oxidant properties. This is due to magnolol and honokiol, active ingredients present in large quantities in the magnolia extract. They fight the bacteria that cause impurities in the skin. Since they also have anti-oxidant properties, they are able to neutralise free radicals which, caused by UV rays, damage the skin. In this way, magnolia extract effectively prevents premature skin ageing.
MUSK ROSE SEED OIL - 'ROSA MOSCHATA'': Assists in the prevention of premature ageing of the skin and to help restore natural skin tone, reduces the appearance of scarring and the effects of ageing caused by sun exposure.
NETTLE LEAF EXTRACT - 'URTICA DIOICA': Rich in nutrients, Nettle acts as a skin soother with astringent and revitalising properties.
OLIVE OIL: Olive oil is extremely rich in Oleic Acid, which is moisturising, softening and anti-inflammatory. It is well absorbed by the skin and has high levels of Squalene, vital in Cholesterol and Vitamin D synthesis.
ORANGE PEEL OIL - 'CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS': Detoxifies the body and boosts the lymphatic system. At the same time takes care of the collagen formation in the skin.
Pomegranate Extract: Concentrated in punicic acid, pomegranate has anti-inflammatory and soothing properties. Also rich in phytosterols, with antioxidant and anti-radical properties, it helps fight against the time and the formation of wrinkles and fine lines.
QUANDONG: Quandong fruit extract has outstanding antioxidant properties, aiding cell regeneration, and with its high anti-microbial levels is effective in skin care.
RICE BRAN OIL: Rice Bran oil softens the skin as it is a natural moisturiser. The combination of a high level of Ferulic acid and Unsaponifiables effectively helps delay wrinkle formation and protects the skin from sun damage.
Rice Powder: Rice powder is one of the oldest cosmetic ingredients. It has the ability to mattify the skin without clogging the pores by adjusting the secretion of sebum.
ROSALINA: Rosalina oil is highly regarded for its antiseptic and antibacterial action as it contains potent anti-microbial properties. It is a topical antiseptic that is gentle on the skin.
ROSE BUDS - 'ROSA DAMASCENA': Acts as a natural moisture barrier protecting the skin against premature ageing. The American Botanical Council reports that Rose petals have sedative, antiseptic, antiparasitic, anti-inflammatory properties, high in Vitamin C.
ROSE FLOWER OIL - 'ROSA DAMASCENA’: Rich in natural Vitamin C, moisturising, hydrating, firms and tones. Clinically proven to reduce scarring, wrinkles and condition the skin.
ROSEHIP OIL: Studies on photo-ageing and scar repair show Rosehip derivatives can reduce fine wrinkles caused by UV damage, and reduce hyperpigmentation of scars. This is due to the high content of Trans-retinoic Acid, or Tretinoin, a form of Vitamin A. Rosehip oil also contains high levels of Vitamin C and Beta-carotene (the precursor to Vitamin A), both of which are antioxidants.
SEAWEED: Seaweed extract is Vitamin and Mineral rich, and also contains high levels of Niacin, vital in mitochondrial cell action. It is a proven detoxifier, and is rich in trace elements.
SHEA BUTTER: Shea butter is extracted from shea nuts, a tree growing only in the wild in the savannahs of West Africa. Its composition rich in fatty acid gives it moisturising and nourishing
SILVER POWDER: Miconised particles of pure silver are a natural antibacterial, antiseptic, and effective preservative suited for sensitive skins.
SUNFLOWER OIL: Helianthus Annuus Moisturises and protects skin from moisture loss, helps keep skin soft and smooth. Rich in Vitamins A, E and fatty acids.
SWEET ALMOND OIL - 'PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS': Restores natural glow by balancing and conditioning skin. High in oleic and linoleic essential fatty acids. Softening and strengthening, it activates the regeneration of the skin. Soothing, calms itching and irritation.
TAMARIND SEED: Tamarind seed extract is a natural source of Hyaluronic Acid, and significantly improves skin elasticity, hydration and smoothness.
VANILLA: Natural hypoallergenic vanilla extract as a perfume (fragrance). The amount of this ingredient used in the products is small but sufficient to make the application pleasant.
Vegetal (or organic) silica: Found in bamboo is more easily assimilated. The human body assimilates 70% of the absorbed organic silica. Organic silica is a widely used ingredient in Eastern medicine. It boosts collagen and elastin production improving skin's strength, elasticity, flexibility, and resistance and maintaining the hydration level.
Vegetal Squalene: Extracted from olive oil, vegetable Squalene is a derivative of squalene, which is a natural component of human sebum. Its excellent affinity with the skin, due to its similarity with natural cutaneous lipids, and its emollient properties make it an ideal active ingredient. It strengthens the cutaneous hydrolipidic barrier, softens the skin, and protects it from dehydration.
VITAMIN C: Vitamin C is a water-soluble, highly effective antioxidant that even in small amounts can protect from damage the body’s indispensable molecules, such as DNA, RNA, proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates.
VITAMIN E: Vitamin E is an important antioxidant that neutralises free radicals in the body, and is essential for normal cell reproduction.WHITE WILLOW: White Willow extract is a natural source of Salicylic Acid, and due to the high Tannin content is an astringent. It has keratolytic (exfoliating), anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-itching and analgesic properties. The Gallotannins, also found in green tea, are proven to reduce reddening.