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Great care is taken in using the finest ingredients available. Our ingredients include: organic, wild crafted and Co2 derived plant materials. We use cold pressed and medicinal grade oils to provide optimal nourishment and repair. Our products are made fresh, in small batches to preserve bio-active properties. This is critical when using live botanical enzymes.

Acetic acid: Occurs naturally in apples, grapes, oranges, skimmed milk, and a variety of other fruits and plants.

Acacia gum: Harvested from the stem or trunk of the acacia tree. It is used as a natural thickener.

Acai Berries: Well known as “Super Berry” thanks to their powerful antioxidant activity. Acai contains a variety of active molecules such as a high proportion of polyphenols, anthocyanins and tannins, which are highly potent antioxidants. Acai is a remarkable "weapon" for your skin to fight the signs and symptoms of early aging.

Acai Fruit Extract: Contains a variety of active molecules such as polyphenols, anthocyanins and tannins, which are highly potent antioxidants. Acai is a remarkable "weapon" for your skin to fight the signs and symptoms of early aging. Research by Fowler et al (2010) found acai berries to be one of the most beneficial natural ingredients for the treatment of hyperpigmentation (darkening of the skin).

Acerola: Is a power house of vitamins containing vitamin A, B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), calcium, phosphorus, iron, and especially vitamin C. This vitamin C value is up to eighty times that of an orange and is a cofactor in at least eight enzymatic reactions, including several collagen synthesis reactions. Due to intensive antioxidant levels, acerola is highly respected for its anti-aging benefits.

Acetyl hexapeptide 3: Aceyl hexapeptide-3 (Argireline) is an anti-aging ingredient derived from natural proteins. It is a peptide, a chain made up of amino acids to assist in inhibiting facial tightening.

Algin: Alginates are water-soluble biopolymers extracted from seaweed found in the northern Atlantic Ocean. Rich in mineral salts, trace elements and vitamins makes our Algin Mask an exceptional treatment for the skin. The constituents of algin are necessary for cell vitality. They stimulate exchanges in tissue areas and energize the whole metabolism. Sulfur is a fundamental structural element of amino acids, co-enzymes and vitamins which take part in tissue building and renewal..

Allantoin: A natural compound occurring in herbs such as comfrey, wheat, and sugar beets. It has a soothing and softening effect on the skin.

Almond glycerides: This Vegetable Derived, nonionic surfactant is derived from Almond triglycerides, and is used as an emulsifier, acts as an anti-irritant and helps to strengthen the skin's moisture barrier.

Almond oil: Almond Oil is an excellent emollient and is known for its ability to soften and re-condition the skin. It is rich in proteins, Olein Glyceride Linoleic Acid and Vitamin D, and is extremely nourishing.

Aloe Vera Leaf Juice: Research has shown aloe vera's unique ability to regenerate cellular membranes and the production of fibroblast cells (responsible for collagen production) six to eight times faster than normal cell reproduction. It's penetrating ability was proven to penetrate the skin almost four times faster than water. This allows other nutrients and botanical actives to penetrate far deeper into the underlying layers of the skin for optimal results. Aloe Vera contains almost 20 amino acids, calcium, magnesium, enzymes, vitamins, polysaccharides, nitrogen and other components that heal and nourish. It helps increase circulation of blood facilitating easier oxygen exchange between the cells thus providing them nourishment.

Alpha hydroxy Acids: Alpha-hydroxy acids are a group of organic compounds. AHAs most commonly used in cosmetic applications are typically derived from natural sources including glycolic acid (from sugar cane), lactic acid (from milk or corn), malic acid (from apples), citric acid (from citrus fruits) and tartaric acid (from grape wine). Glycolic acid having the smallest molecular size is the AHA with greatest bioavailability and penetrates the skin most easily.

Alpha Lipoic Acid/ Thioctic Acid: A powerful antioxidant that reduces skin's surface imperfections such as fine lines, wrinkles and enlarged pores, while encouraging healthy cellular function. A nutrient that enhances cellular energy as it shuttles oxygen and electrons back and forth increasing enzymatic function further regenerating anti-oxidants and improving oxygen levels. Alpha Lipoic Acid has a high absorption rate, providing deep penetration into cellular membranes.

Apricot Kernel Oil: Rich in essential fatty acids like oleic and linoleic acid, apricot kernel oil is high in vitamin A. Since it easily penetrates the skin, it is good oil for prematurely aged, dry or irritated skin. The excellent softening and moisturizing properties is great for face, hands and hair. Vitamins A & C are good for mature dry or sensitive skin. The apricot kernel oil helps skin retain elasticity, clarity, and suppleness.

Argan Kernal Oil (Argania Spinosa): Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Argan Oil is considered to be one of the rarest oils in the world. With its unique composition of unsaturated fatty acids, plant sterols, polyphenols and squalane, it delivers a therapeutic profile that provides regenerative and restructuring activity to the skin. Improves skin's flexibility and restores the skin’s water lipid layer, thereby minimizing wrinkles.

Ascorbic acid: The use of Vitamin C in skin care is attributed to its property of aiding collagen formation and its anti-oxidant nature. Collagen formation in the body decreases with the aging process. Ascorbic acid can regulate collagen production by stimulating collagen synthesis in human skin.

Aspen Bark Extract: For centuries, Native American Indians have used Aspen tree bark for various medicinal purposes. The bark is rich in salycin. These salicylates can be easily extracted without harm to the tree, then isolated and applied to cosmetic products as natural preservative systems. It has the added benefit of imparting a silky and smooth feeling to skin.

Atlas Cedar Wood Oil: Atlas cedarwood is known for use in problem skin. It's actions are sedative, astringent, and antiseptic. It can be used to treat oily skin, relieve itching, and more serious skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema.

Baking soda: Also known as sodium bicarbonate, is used as a mild exfoliant, skin brightener and is excellent in absorbing oil in the skin.

Balsam Fir Bark Essential Oil: Balsam Fir Bark Essential Oil is used for its effective antiseptic and healing abilities for topical skin conditions of all kinds.

Baobab Seed Oil (Adansonia digitata): Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Baobab Oil is known for its anti-inflammatory and moisturizing properties. It is an emollient, with soothing, softening and restructuring effect on the skin. The oil improves skin elasticity and skin regeneration and contains up to 35% Omega 6 and 3% Omega 3 essential fatty acids. Contains vitamins A, D, E and F (up to 38% vitamin F). Baobab oil does far more than just moisturize the skin. This rich, golden oil also helps to improve skin elasticity and rehydrates the skin without clogging pores.

Beta-carotene: Precursor of Vitamin A occurring naturally in many fruits and vegetables. It possesses both healing and cellular renewal properties. Considered an antioxidant that increases resistance to various environmental influences.

Beta glucans: Beta Glucans consist of oat extracts and oat proteins. They help protect aging skin from immune dysfunction, and aids in overall health and wound healing. Several studies have shown that the use of a beta glucan can help hydrate the skin, improve firmness , skin color, and elasticity.

Beta Hydroxy Acid: Beta hydroxy acid or salicylic acid is derived from acetylsalicylic acid, or aspirin. Beta hydroxy acid (BHA) acts as an exfoliant increasing the shedding of dead skin cells to allow newer, healthier skin cells to show through. BHA is extremely useful in the treatment of breakouts and helpful in the management of keratosis pilaris, conditions that involve blocked or clogged pores. Studies have shown BHA to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, improve skin roughness and assist in reducing skin pigmentation disorders.

Bilberry Extract: Bilberry contains high concentrations of tannins, substances that act as both an astringent and an anti-inflammatory. This fruit also contains flavonoid compounds called anthocyanidins. Flavonoids possess outstanding antioxidant properties, foraging out dangerous free radicals. Anthocyanidin (a flavonoid) is the primary compound in bilberry fruit, building strong capillaries and improving cellular circulation.

Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2: Non animal deriver semisolid lanolin substitute with high water binding capacity and adhesion to skin. The excellent skin compatibility is proven and allergic skin reactions have not been reported. (Rated 1 on EWG).

Bitter Orange Fruit Extract: Lemon extract is used in topical creams and masks that repair acne scarring because it is full of vitamin C, which adds a healthy glow to skin and improves its overall health.

Blueberry Juice: Packed with antioxidant phytonutrients called anthocyanidins, blueberries neutralize free radical damage to the collagen matrix of cells and tissues. Anthocyanins have been shown to enhance the effects of vitamin C, improve capillary integrity, and stabilize the collagen matrix (the ground substance of all body tissues). They work their protective magic by preventing free-radical damage.

Borage (borago officinalis) Oil: Extraction Method: Cold Pressed The great benefit of this oil is that it contains the richest known source (24%) of an essential fatty acid called gamma- linolenic acid (GLA). When the body is deficient in gamma linolenic acid, it can lead to skin dryness and premature aging. A very interesting experiment measured the effects of skin products containing borage oil on dry or damaged skin. Twenty healthy subjects who had either dry (but otherwise normal skin) or had surfactant induced dry, scaly skin were tested over 14 days. Results indicated that the product containing the borage oil was superior in restoring moisture and smoothness to both the dry skin as well as the surfactant damaged skin. This experiment was interpreted as strong evidence that borage oil plays an important role in restoring the intracellular moisture barrier of adult skin which is either chronically dry or has been environmentally damaged. There is ample evidence from research on both humans and animals showing that borage oil has a significant effect on improving the health and appearance of skin tissue. Clinically, borage oil has been shown to be a very effective agent for treating skin disorders and for alleviating the inflammatory symptoms associated with these disorders. For everyday use, borage oil has been shown to be very effective in treating the redness, inflammation, and moisture loss associated with dry skin. Whether you take borage oil orally or apply it directly to the skin, it positively affects the texture, suppleness and moisture content of skin.

Bromelain: Bromelain is an enzyme that is extracted from the stems of pineapples. Used topically, bromelain speeds healing and dissolves cross-linked collagen cells, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and any uneven pigmentation. Bromelain also has been shown to reduce inflammation, which is believed to be a factor in the aging of skin.

Calendula: Contains flavenoids , carotenoids with antioxidant properties. Gentle enough for use on baby’s skin, promotes skin healing and softens and brightens skin.

Camellia Sinensis Extract: Contains a high antioxidant value that protects skin from oxidative stress. Camellia Sinensis Extract also Inhibits the activity of the enzyme MMP that destroys the two most important (anti-aging) proteins collagen and elastin.

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride: Derived from coconut oil and glycerin. An excellent emollient and skin-repairing ingredient. Other benefits include: non-sensitizing and an excellent anti-inflammatory.

Cetearyl Alcohol: Is a coconut-derived emulsifier that is a mixture of fatty alcohols.

Cetearyl Glucoside: Our vegetable-based emulsifier is derived naturally from coconut and glucose and is readily biodegradable and is known to be non-irritant and very mild.

Chamomile, Cape Essential Oil: It is recommended for its anti-inflammatory properties in skin care.

Chamomile, Roman Essential Oil: Recent and on-going research has identified chamomile's specific anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-allergenic properties, validating its long-held reputation. This attention appears to have increased the popularity of the herb and nowadays Chamomile is included as a drug in the pharmacopoeia of 26 countries.

Carrageenan: It has been known for centuries that fishermen who handle Irish moss tend to have soft skin. This folklore led scientists to discover that carrageenan (Irish moss) interacts with human carotene to give soft skin. Carrageenan is a natural ingredient that nourishes and promotes healthy skin.

Carrot Seed Oil: Contains vitamins A, B, B2, and C. Used to stimulate cell growth while removing toxins giving the skin a more toned, smooth and youthful appearance. Useful in treating scars, wounds and to reduce wrinkles.

Citric Acid: Our Citric Acid is naturally derived from the sugars found in the juices of Limes and Lemons. Citric Acid is an excellent anti-oxidant, exfoliant, and can be used as part of a preservative system by altering PH levels.

Clary Sage: The therapeutic property of Clary sage essential oil in skincare include that of being an astringent, as well as antiseptic and anti-bacterial. It also balances the production of sebum, and eliminates over-dry or over-oily skin.

Coconut Oil: Coconut Oil is excellent as a skin moisturizer and softener. It is also the preferred oil for high quality cold processed soaps.

Co-enzyme Q10: CoEnzymeQ10: The most efficient manner in which to protect the skin from lipid peroxidation.

Cucumber: Cucumber is an excellent source of silica, which is a trace mineral that contributes to the strength of our connective tissue. Cucumbers are effective when used for various skin problems, including swelling under the eyes and sunburn. They also contain ascorbic and caffeic acids. These acids prevent water retention.

Decyl Glucoside: Decyl glucoside is derived from corn sugar and coconut oil. It is a nonionic natural surfactant made from a reaction between a natural plant oil and a natural plant sugar. This blend of two all natural surfactants creates an exceptionally mild, effective natural surfactant blend.

DMAE (dimethylaminoethanol): DMAE is an acronym for dimethylaminoethanol, a naturally-occurring chemical that has been proven to lessen the decline in the degradation of cell membranes, thought to be one of the main causes of aging. Touted for its ability to lift and firm sagging skin.

Elderflower: Elder flowers are a gentle stimulant and very high in astringent making them useful for skin firming and toning applications.

Edelweiss Extract: A powerful natural antioxidant with anti-inflammatory and soothing properties. Edelweiss contains natural metabolites that protect against ultraviolet radiation of the sun. Stimulates cell regeneration, helps reduce wrinkles and improves elasticity.

Echinacea: Topically, echinacea has been used to encourage healing of wounds, burns and ulcerations. It promotes the healing of stubborn eczema, psoriasis, and herpes simplex.

Essential Oils: Essential oils contain the true essence of the plant it was derived from. Essential oils are highly concentrated and a little goes a long way. An essential oil is a liquid that is generally distilled (most frequently by steam or water) from the leaves, stems, flowers, bark, roots, or other elements of a plant. Essential oils, contrary to the use of the word "oil" are not really oily-feeling at all.

Ethylhexylglycerin: Ethylhexylglycerin serves as a surfactant and safe preservative enhancer in minute amounts. It is a synthetic compound derived from grains and plants.

Evening Primrose (Oenothera Biennis) Oil: Extraction Method: Cold Pressed. Contains one of the highest concentrations known of the fatty acid (GLA) that is responsible for the remarkable healing properties of this oil. Evening Primrose also contains one of the highest profiles for the development of new cell structures and to improve the elasticity of the skin.

Fatty acids: We use only vegetable and plant based fatty acids. Used as a natural emollient for the skin.

Flax Seed oil (Linum usitatissimum): Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Flax seed oil contains high levels of omega 3 and omega 6 essential fatty acids. The fatty acid content of your cell membranes is vital. Not only do the essential fats keep cell membranes smooth and soft, they help the membranes to do a better job of controlling what goes in and out of the cells. Flax seed oil is able to replenish the correct body levels of these fats and maintain skins youthful plumpness by strengthening the cellular membranes.

Geranium Oil (Pelargonium Graveolens): Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Geranium oil has been used for centuries because of its wide range of healing properties and benefits. Anti-aging benefits includes: Slows the signs of aging in cells called oxidation, aids in the tightening of skin and is often used after surgery or after a great weight loss to prevent visible abnormalities. Geranium oil can also help to distribute melanin in the skin to keep a consistent color with no pigmentation variances.

Guar Gum: Guar Gum is the extract of the guar bean. It is used in a variety of industries because of its thickening properties.

Ginkgo Biloba: Ginkgo biloba is known for its great revitalizing, stimulating, and firming qualities. A powerful Antioxidant that has detoxifying qualities. Found to improve circulation by helping to increase healthy blood flow to skin. Known for its anti-aging properties that give a healthier, rosy, younger looking skin.

Gluconolactone: Helps to soften and soothe dry skin and replenish lost moisture. In addition, gluconolactone forms a barrier on the skin, preventing moisture already present in the tissue from evaporating. Also used as part of a natural preservation system.

Glycerin: We use only pure kosher food grade USP Vegetable Glycerin. Glycerin is a skin-identical ingredient, meaning it is a substance found naturally in skin. In that respect it is one of the many substances in skin that help maintain the outer barrier and prevent dryness or scaling.

Glyceryl Stearate Citrate: Glyceryl Stearate Citrate is a fatty acid (derived from sustainable palm oil) used in skin care as an emulsifier and to help skin retain moisture.

Grape Seed Extract: Grape seed extract is rich in flavonoids, phytochemicals that have antioxidant properties some consider even greater than vitamin C and vitamin E. Antioxidants are believed to prevent and control numerous ailments by safeguarding cells against the ravages of unstable oxygen molecules called free radicals. Studies have shown that PCOs in grape seed extract are as much as 50 times more potent than those in Vitamin E and up to 20 times more potent than PCOs in Vitamin C.

Grape Seed Oil (Vitis venifera): Extraction Method: Cold Pressed. The flavonoid found in grape seed oil is an incredibly strong antioxidant, about 50 times stronger than antioxidants like, vitamin C and E. This compound provides tremendous protection against cellular and tissue damage caused by free radicals. Contains intensive regenerative and moisturizing properties. Contains oligomeric proanthocyanidins (otherwise known as OPCs); a class of flavonoid complexes that act as free radical scavengers which protects collagen and elastin development (proteins in the connective tissue) that maintains skin integrity.

Grapefruit Oil: It is considered a purifier of congested, oily and acne prone skin.

Green Tea Extract: Its breakout-busting properties have been documented. Research reports that in a pool of 35 people suffering from chronic breakouts, acne decreased by 80 to 90 percent over eight weeks with daily application of a cream containing ECGG, an antioxidant from green tea. An added benefit is the natural antioxidants found in green tea extract, called polyphenols, help block the development of skin-cancer cells..

Hyaluronic Acid: Hyaluronic Acid is known as the most effective moisturizer ever discovered. Hyaluronic acid fills the space between collagen and elastic fibers and the cells. Helps to preserve the principal characteristics of young, healthy skin, such as smoothness, elasticity and tone.

Iron Oxide: A naturally occurring compound of iron and oxygen. Used as a natural colorant.

Isostearyl Palmitate: It is derived from natural (non-animal) ingredients. It is an ester from Isostearyl Alcohol and Palmitic Acid. Rated 1 on EWG) .

Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensisl) Oil: Extraction Method: Cold Pressed. A natural humectant known for its soothing and healing properties.

Juniper Berry Oil - (Juniperus communis): Extraction Method: Cold Pressed. The therapeutic properties of juniper berry oil include that of it being an antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, emmenagogue, depurative, vulnerary and tonic. It is a natural detoxifier which helps flush toxins and excess fluid from skin inflammations. The high concentrations of vitamin C and flavonoids protect the cells from damage and helps prevent pre-mature aging.

Kojic Acid : Derived from sugar mold. It is a tyrosinase inhibitor that helps slow the production of melanin. It lightens discoloration, inhibits UV caused irritation, and promotes healing.

Kukui Nut Oil: Kukui Nut Carrier Oil is cold pressed from the fruits of Kukui Nut tree to retain high levels of natural polyunsaturated fatty acids. It is excellent for dry skin, psoriasis, eczema or any severe skin condition.

Kumquat Essential Oil: Stimulates the microcirculation of the skin. It is effective for wrinkles and dull skin. Kumquat Oil is also a refreshing cleanser, purifier and a potent antiseptic agent.

Lactic Acid: The human body produces, and utilizes, this gentle acid to maintain it's optimal pH balance in the defense of fungus and bacteria. When compared to Glycolic or Citric Acids, Lactic shows greatly reduced irritancy while offering pronounced efficacy in exfoliating and skin rejuvenating formulations.

Lavender Essential Oil: Lavender oil contains antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and a bactericide properties. On the skin, lavender oil tones and revitalizes and it is useful for all types of skin problems such as acne, oily skin, sunburn and insect bites.

Lemon Extract: Lemon extract is used in topical creams and masks that repair acne scarring because it is full of vitamin C, which adds a healthy glow to skin and improves its overall health.

Macadamia Nut Oil: Macadamia Oil is a fantastic regenerative oil. It is high in mono-unsaturated fatty acids, contains palmitoleic acid (promotes young soft skin), as well as omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids. It has been successfully used to help heal scars and sunburns and is considered very safe.

March Mallow : It is used externally for localized irritations, boils, abscesses, burns, sores, skin ulcers and minor injuries. Marshmallow not only has good anti-inflammatory properties, but also seems to boost the immunity at cellular level.

Marula oil (Sclerocarya birrea) : Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Marula oil contains high levels of powerful antioxidants that help to protect against harmful free radicals. The oil has been shown to have free radical scavenging properties higher than most seed oils on the market. These reduce the action of free radicals thus preventing cell damage. It's easy absorption is due to its high content of oleic acid (70-78%) and linoleic acid (4-7%). This, along with its other nutritional components, makes this oil highly effective as a hydrating and smoothing facial oil. Marula oil also contains a high concentration of palmitic acid, which forms a protective coating on the skin's surface, keeping skin hydrated for a long time. Marula oil has excellent properties as a tissue oil. The oil contains essential omega-6 fatty acids (linoleic and linolenic acids), which maintain the suppleness and elasticity of skin and can help heal wounds and calm itchiness. Marula oil works effectively in decreasing redness and helps keep skin smoother by blocking enzymes that cause fatty concentrations in the skin.

Matrixyl 3000: This antioxidant is made by combining two peptides, palmitoyl oligopeptide and palmitoyl tetrapepide-7. It outperforms Vitamin C (and unlike some of the Cs, it doesn’t irritate) by stimulating the matrix molecules. According to clinical trials, matrixyl 3000 led to a 33% decrease in wrinkle density, a 23% decrease in the volume of wrinkles and a 20% decrease in the depth of wrinkles.

Meadowfoam Oil (Limnanthes alba): Extraction Method: Cold Pressed: Meadowfoam oil contains over 98% long-chain fatty acids, and has higher quality triglyceride levels when compared to other botanical oils. In addition, it has three long chain fatty acids that were previously unknown before its discovery. Provides tremendous moisturizing and rejuvenating capabilities, is very stable, and may be utilized for many different purposes.

When applied to the skin, it forms a moisture barrier and will assist the skin with preventing moisture loss. Meadowfoam oil provides UV protection, soaks into the skin easily and reduces wrinkles and other signs of aging.

Meadowfoam Seed Oil: Meadowfoam Oil contains 98% fatty acids long-chain carbon atoms. It is resistant to oxidation due to naturally occurring tocopherols, and is one of the most stable lipids known. This oil contains wonderful moisturizing and rejuvenating properties.

Moringa (Oleifera Seed) Oil: Extraction Method: Cold Pressed. Absorbs easily into the skin where vitamin A helps build collagen, vitamin C reduces fine lines, and vitamin E heals and provides anti-inflammatory benefits to the skin. This nutrient dense oil contains high levels of several important fatty acids to rejuvenate aging skin and plant hormones called cytokinins promote new cell growth.

Neem Oil (azadirachta indica): Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Neem oil has been used for thousands of years in treating all sorts of skin conditions and is considered to be superior to aloe in its healing properties. Neem oil possesses the anti-aging ability of boosting the skins immune system to help rejuvenate deeper layers of skin and help stimulate the production of collagen. Contains excellent healing power to penetrate quickly and deeply, to soothe irritated skin exposed to the elements.

Olive (Olea Europaea) Oil: Contains one of the best sources of oleic acid which is known for strengthening cellular membranes and its potent antioxidant properties make this oil highly effective in fighting free radicals and reducing the amount of oxidative damage to the skin. Helps maintain elasticity of the skin, highly moisturizing with anti-inflammatory properties. Extraction Method – cold pressed.

Palmarosa Essential Oil: Palmarosa oil can help clear up infections and help prevent scarring. It contains a moisturizing and hydrating effect on the skin, which is great to fight wrinkles. It also balances the natural secretion of sebum, which keeps the skin supple and elastic. On cellular level, it helps with the formation of new tissue and for that reason is great for rejuvenating and regenerating the skin. It is most useful for dry skin conditions.

Palmitoyl Tripeptide 7: Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 controls the body’s inflammatory response (as your own hormones did in younger days). The effect is to reverse sagging of skin caused by out-of-control inflammation (glycation damage) thereby restoring skin elasticity and lifting facial contours. This amino peptide mimics the human body's own mechanism to produce collagen, which is needed to promote youthful looking skin. As a "by-product", palmitoyl tripeptide has been found to not only help with crepe paper (thin) skin and stretch marks, but also a clinically proven anti-wrinkle active treatment. This is a powerful skin firming ingredient that is excellent for the neck.

Panthenol: Panthenol is a non-irriating form of Vitamin B that is usually derived from plants. When this natural, hydrating vitamin is applied externally, it penetrates into lower skin layers, gets absorbed into your skin cells and turns into pantothenic acid (commonly known as Vitamin B5). Because panthenol is absorbed deeply into the skin, it adds essential moisture and has a desirable plumping effect.

Pectin: Assists the skin to quickly restore and maintain its acid protective barrier. Soothes skin after soap leansing, contains moisturizing effect on stratum corneum and protective action against water loss has been clinically demonstrated. Pectin is a polysaccharide extracted from citrus peel, a natural source.

Phenoxyethanol: Derived from sage essential oil; is an effective food grade preservative.

Polyglucose: Mild non-ionic surfactant composed of sugar (glucose) derived from corn starch and fatty alcohols (decanol) derived from coconuts, soluble in water.

Polysorbate 20: Is a non-ionic surfactant that acts as a gentle, non irritating emulsifier.

Pomegranate Juice: Advanced medical research found that pomegranate juice is full of antioxidants, vitamins C, E and A, calcium, iron, folic acid and potassium, all of which can help sustain skin cell regeneration. In addition, these nutrients extend the life of cells longer and aid in the skin's ability to heal faster.

Pomegranate Seed Oil (Punica granatum): Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Pomegranate oil is emerging as a key player when it comes to slowing down the effects of skin aging. Derived from the seed of the plant, it appears to cause changes in the outer layers of the skin that may help to reduce skin wrinkling and aging. Pomegranate oil contains a rich source of a unique polyunsaturated acid known as punicic acid which has strong anti-inflammatory properties. Several recent studies, including one conducted by the University of Michigan Medical School (published in the February 2006 Journal of Ethnopharmacology), have shown that pomegranate seed oil stimulates keratinocyte proliferation, promoting regeneration and strengthening of the epidermis.

Potassium Sorbate: Sorbic Acid occurs naturally as para-sorbic acid in berries of the mountain ash tree, Sorbus aucuparia, Rosaceae. It can also be synthesized by various processes. Sorbic Acid and Potassium Sorbate have a broad spectrum of fungistatic activity but are less active against bacteria.

Powdered Milk: Contains natural lactic acid and is used as a mild exfoliant to help reduce wrinkles and soften skin.

Propanediol: A natural, pure, petroleum free glycol. Corn Derived. (Rated 1 on EWG).

Pumpkin: Pumpkin is packed full of vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin A, potassium, alpha-carotene, zinc, beta carotene, and lutein. Pumpkin nourishes the skin while providing cellular repair.

Pumpkin Seed Oil: DPumpkin Seed Oil is rich in vitamins A, B, D & E; minerals, and proteins. It has over 60% of unsaturated fatty acids and is rich in omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids. Contains good moisturizing and lubricating properties and is especially good in combating fine lines and moisture loss.

Retinyl Palmitate: Vitamin A palmitate (retinyl palmitate) is known to normalize skin. Retinyl palmitate accounts for about 80% of the vitamin A found in the skin. The advantages of using the milder forms of vitamin A on the skin are that they are converted into retinoic acid in the cells and effectively give similar results to those seen with retinoic acid. It will help to keep skin stay soft and plump. Clinical results have shown that vitamin A palmitate increases collagen, DNA, skin thickness, and elasticity.

Rice Bran Oil: Rosehip Seed Oil is extremely high in essential fatty acids and is known to help treat dry, irritated, weathered skin. It is also suitable for treating burns, scars and stretch marks.

Rose Hip Seed Oil (Rosa rubiginosa) : Extraction Method: Cold Pressed. Rosehip seed oil is high in bio-available vitamin C and vitamin A. This results in firmer, smoother, and more youthful skin with greater elasticity. It is high in GLA, which helps reduce the fine lines around the eyes (crow's feet) and lines around the mouth, as well as combating the drying effects of the sun, environment and climate. It is easy to understand why it is also described as the "oil of youth". More Information On Rosehip Seed Oil

Rosemary Oil: Rosemary Oil is best used as a facial oil for extremely dry skin. It nourishes and normalizes excessive oil secretions. Containes anti-oxidant, cleansing and anti-bacterial properties.

Rose Flower Water: Reduces inflammation soothes irritated skin - helps strengthen skin cells and helps reduce damage caused from sun exposure.

Safflower Oil: Studies show safflower oil contains essential fatty acids like linoleic acid that can smooth, nourish and help damaged skin hold onto moisture better. Unlike some oils, it doesn't clog the pores or irritate follicles and hence is suitable even for acne prone skin.

Sage Essential Oil (Salvia officinalis (sage)): Extraction Method: Cold Pressed The anti-oxidant properties is perhaps the ace card of this oil and the reason behind its extensive use in anti aging and skin treatment products. Anti-oxidants act against the free radicals in the body, which are the main causes behind aging. These ant-oxidants slow down aging and prevent symptoms of aging like wrinkles, sagging skin and muscles and degeneration of cellular membranes.

Salicylic Acid: Beta hydroxy acid or salicylic acid is derived from acetylsalicylic acid, or aspirin. Beta hydroxy acid (BHA) acts as an exfoliant increasing the shedding of dead skin cells to allow newer, healthier skin cells to show through. BHA is extremely useful in the treatment of breakouts and helpful in the management of keratosis pilaris, conditions that involve blocked or clogged pores. Studies have shown BHA to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, improve skin roughness and assist in reducing skin pigmentation disorders.

Sea Buckthorn Oil (Hippophae Rhamnoides): Extraction Method: Cold Pressed. This oil is loaded with powerful antioxidants, vitamins B1, B2, K, P, A, C, E, essential fatty acids, Omega 3,6,9 and the rare Omega 7 - key building blocks to healthy skin. The unusually high concentration of the Omega-7 makes sea buckthorn the richest plant source in the world for the rare (essential fatty acid) EFA which is one of the most moisturizing fatty acids. Sea buckthorn oil has amazing skin reparative and regenerative properties to help combat wrinkles, dryness and other symptoms of aging skin.

Seaweed Extract: All seaweeds are rich in calcium, potassium, iodine, as well as fat, protein, carbohydrates and vitamins E, C, B12, B6, B3, B, A and Z as well as compounds, such as polygalactosides, fucose polymers and ursolic acid. Polygalactosides form a protective moisturizing complex, while the fucose polymers are hydrating agents. The ursolic acid helps form a protective barrier on the skin.

Shea Butter: Used predominantly for skin care, Shea Butter is hailed for its protecting and emollient properties. It has high amounts of unsaponifiable matters, vitamin E and other natural active elements, and is a perfect natural moisturizing agent for the skin, particularly the face and hands. It penetrates deeply into the epidermis and is a natural "sun block".

Sodium Hyaluronate: Hyaluronic Acid is known as the most effective moisturizer ever discovered. Hyaluronic acid fills the space between collagen and elastic fibers and the cells. It helps to preserve the principal characteristics of young, healthy skin, such as smoothness, elasticity and tone. Since it is an excellent water reservoir and an ideal lubricant, Hyaluronic acid leads to a perceptible and visible improvement in skin condition.

Sodium Lactate: Sodium Lactate is the sodium salt of natural L(+)-Lactic Acid, produced through the fermentation of sugar, an AHA that occurs everywhere in nature and is a natural moisturizing factor (NMF) constituent of skin. Sodium Lactate is a superior moisturizer, increasing the moisture content of skin by up to 90%. Sodium Lactate is an edible material that has been used for decades in the meat-packing industry.

Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate: Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate is derived from milk and coconut oil. Is traditionally used as a food emulsifier, although it is seen in cosmetics and personal care products because of its ability, as a lactylate, to penetrate skin easily, providing enhanced delivery of actives.

Sorbitol: Derived from apples, cherries, berries, plums, pears, algae, and seaweed. Feels velvet smooth when applied on the skin. Used as a humectant, emulsifier and thickener in formulations.

Soy Peptides: Improves skin texture, circulation and tone. Also helps to reduce darks circles.

Soy Protein: Soy Protein is a vegetable sourced protein providing moisture retentive and protection to the skin. It increases the ability of the skin to bind moisture and helps to minimize roughness and chapping of skin caused by dry climates.

Shea butter: Soybean Oil is extremely high in lecithin, sterolins, and vitamin E which makes it an effective moisturizing agent.

Squalane (derived from olives): Squalane is an extremely potent antioxidant, superior to vitamins A and E, Q10, Lycopene and other carotenoids. It re-circulates toxic free radicals back to normal oxygen thus helping to better utilize the oxygen in the skin and other tissues. It has been noted for many years that Squalane will clear up difficult skin problems (eczema, dermatitis, rashes, etc.). It is a natural component in our bodies and permeates into the skin at the rate of 2 mm/second softening the tissue. Squalane has germ killing properties, helps to prevent the formation of brown age spots as well as helping protect the skin against the UV rays of the sun. Squalane oil has been the focus of numerous studies involving its anti-aging and skin softening benefits. Many claim this oil is a "miracle in a bottle" assisting with the removal of fine lines and wrinkles. The human skin produces small amounts of its own version of squalane, but as time moves on, our bodies produce less and less of it. Since it’s an oil that is similar to our own natural secretion, our skin does readily accept it, leaving virtually no oily residue on the surface of the skin.

  • Firms and tones skin

  • Visibly reduces fine lines and wrinkles

  • Smoothes and softens for a luxuriously silky feel

  • Deeply nourishes and hydrates skin

  • Reduces dry, rough, flaky skin

  • Fights the signs of aging

  • Creates a healthy, radiant complexion...in as little as 5 hours!

  • Effective for all skin types—even the most sensitive!

Stearic Acid (vegetable): Our Stearic Acid is 100% Palm derived, with no added chemicals, emulsifiers or other agents.

Sugar Cane Extract: The juicy pulp of the sugar cane plant is a natural alpha hydroxy acid which works to increase collagen and elastin synthesis and also boost protein regeneration in the skin.

Sugar Maple Extract: An extract of the sugar maple plant - Effective in increasing the epidermal thickness of the skin.

Sunflower Seed Oil: Sunflower Carrier Oil has high amounts of Vitamins A, B, D and E, minerals, lecithin, insulin, unsaturated fatty acids, and is a highly nourishing oil for the skin.

Tamanu Oil (calophyllum inophyllum): Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Periodically, a newly recognized botanical ingredient comes to market which offers significant benefits for the skin. Tamanu oil is such an ingredient. This oil has been studied in hospitals and by researchers in Asia, Europe and the Pacific islands. The results of this research are impressive. Specifically, tamanu oil possesses a unique capacity to promote the formation of new tissue, thereby accelerating wound healing and the growth of healthy skin. This process of forming new tissue is known as cicatrization. Oil of Tamanu appears to be one of the most effective known cicatrizing agents in nature. For this reason, it is a widely used to heal acne scars, stretch marks and provides tremendous anti-aging benefits.

Tapioca Powder: Extracted from Tapioca, it looks like a white powder. In virtue of its highly absorbing property, it is largely used in the cosmetic field as a substitute of talc. Due to its velvety touch, it gives powders softness and smoothness. After its application, the skin will be smooth and soft.

Tea Tree Essential Oil: Tea Tree Oil (also known as Melaleuca) is a natural antibacterial disinfectant that was commonly used as a general antiseptic by the aborigine tribes for thousands of years. More recently, the scientific community has confirmed that Tea Tree Oil has tremendous medicinal benefits. Tea Tree Oil has wonderful properties that makes it a popular natural agent for curing all three types of infectious organisms: fungus, bacteria, and virus. More importantly, it is known to effectively fight a number of infections that are resistant to some antibiotics. Therefore, Tea Tree Oil is an excellent natural remedy for hundreds of bacterial and fungal skin ailments such as acne, abscess, oily skin, blisters, sun burns, athlete's foot, warts, herpes, insect bites, rashes, dandruff and other minor wounds and irritations.

Titanium Dioxide: This is an ingredient that is often found in cosmetics. a full-spectrum sunscreen, which means that it protects the skin from both UVA and UVB rays. It is also used to give opacity to face powder, eye shadow, and foundation. Due to recent research findings regarding the impact of nanoparticles in titanioum dioxide and zinc oxide, Be Natural Orgnaics does NOT use nanoparticles in either titanium dioxide or zinc oxide formulations.

Tocopherol: Vitamin E is a vital ingredient for soft, supple skin. It has been shown to play an important role in protecting skin from environmental and oxidative damage and is often called the "protection vitamin" of the skin. It shows anti-inflammatory properties and positively influences skin moisture properties and wound healing. Vitamin E prevents the skin from premature aging induced by UV irradiation and lipid peroxidation.

Tripeptide 5: Peptide that penetrates deep into the skin and helps to stimulate collagen formation in the skin.

Vanilla Planifolia: A plant derived extract.

Vegetable Glycerin: A clear, odorless liquid produced from plant oils.

Vitamin A: A powerful free-radical scavenger used as an anti-aging and healing ingredient. Topically applied vitamin A is one of only three vitamins able to be absorbed by the skin. The other two are vitamins D & E.

Vitamin C Ester/ Ascorbyl Palmitate: Ascorbyl Palmitate is much more stable than Ascorbic Acid and has the ability to be readily absorbed, getting into the tissues to deliver the multiple benefits of vitamin C...the production of collagen, the prevention of wrinkles and the elimination of the blotchiness that gives the skin an aged appearance. Ascorbyl Palmitate also serves to regenerate Vitamin E creating a synergy of anti-oxidant activity.

Vitamin D: Necessary for the re-production of new skin cells, and when the skin is exposed to ultraviolet light, it is the only vitamin that the body is able to manufacture.

Vitamin E / Tocopherol: Vitamin E plays a crucial role in protecting skin cells and membranes from environmental damage. This protection extends to stopping damage to the skin from UV rays, pollutants and aging. It provides deep miniaturization for the skin while allowing the skin to breathe and function naturally, therefore helping to reduce the appearance of wrinkles.

Witch Hazel: Ideal for sensitive skin; Protects, moisturizes, cleanses and tones.

Willow Bark: Rich in phenolic compounds and salicin (glycodise of salicyl alcohol). Its constituents are salicylic glycosides and tannins, which contribute to its analgesic properties. A natural form of salicylic acid, a beta hydroxy acid widely used as an exfoliant and to keep pores clean of debris.

Xanthan Gum: Xanthan gum is considered a polysaccharide because it is a long chain of three different forms of sugar present in corn sugar. It is used in dairy products as a thickening agent and stabilizer. Another use for xanthan gum is the stabilization of cosmetic products.

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil: Ylang Ylang oil offers numerous health benefits, which explains the reason why it is so popular. It has a fabulous stimulating effect on the skin. Ylang Ylang oil helps to correct the production of sebum in the skin and helps treat minor skin irritations.

Zinc Oxide: A natural, mineral derived “skin protecting” sunscreen agent; antiseptic, astringent, and soothing. Offers broad-spectrum protection against both UVA and UVB rays.

Note: Due to recent research findings regarding the possibility of nanoparticles in titanioum dioxide and zinc oxide being absorbed through the skin and into the blood stream, Be Natural Organics chooses NOT to use nanoparticles in either mineral in our formulations.