CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT

Botanical name:  Centella Asiatica Extract. Origin: This aquatic plant is indigenous to the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and wetland regions of the Southeastern US. Skin benefits: Centella Asiatica known as Gotu Kola is a medicinal plant that has been used in folk medicine for hundreds of years as well as in scientifically oriented medicine. The active compounds include […]

JOJOBA OIL

Botanical name:  Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil. Origin: Jojoba is endemic to North America. It is found in southern California, Arizona, and Utah (U.S.), and Baja California state (Mexico). Skin benefits: Jojoba oil is actually a wax. The jojoba oil is extracted from the seed of the plant. Female jojoba plants produce a seed that contains 40-60% liquid […]

SWEET ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL

Botanical name:  Citrus Sinensis Oil. Origin: The orange is the fruit of the citrus species Citrus Sinensis, native to Ancient China. It is also called sweet orange, to distinguish it from the related Citrus Aurantium, referred to as bitter orange. The orange is a hybrid between pomelo and mandarin. Today, they are grown worldwide. Benefits: Cold pressed from […]

CORNFLOWER EXTRACT and C. WATER

Botanical name:  Centaurea CyanusFlowerExtract and Centaurea CyanusFlower Water. Origin: Centaurea Cyanus is native to temperate Europe, but is widely naturalized outside its native range. Skin benefits: Cornflower extract functions as an astringent and skin conditioning agent. When applied to the skin, it causes mild coagulation of keratins (skin proteins). This results in the temporary cooling and toning effect […]

GREEN COFFEE OIL

Botanical name:  Coffee Arabica Seed Oil. Origin: Arabica Coffee is a type of coffee made from the beans of the Coffea Arabica plant. Arabica originated in the southwestern highlands of Ethiopia and is the most popular kind of coffee worldwide. Skin benefits: Green Coffee Bean Oil is obtained by cold pressing of the fresh, green beans (seeds) of the Coffee […]

HORSE CHESNUT EXTRACT

Botanical name:  Aesculus Hippocastanum Extract. Origin: Aesculus Hippocastanum is native to a small area in the Pindus Mountains mixed forests and Balkan mixed forests of south east Europe. However, it can be found in many parts of Europe, the United States and Canada. Skin benefits: Horse Chestnut extracts contain saponins, known collectively as ’aescin’, which have a gentle […]

RASPBERRY SEED OIL AND EXTRACT

Botanical name:  Rubus Idaeus Seed Oil and Rubus Idaeus Extract. Origin: Raspberry is native to Europe; it is thought that it is original from Greece, from there it spread to Italy, the Netherlands, England and soon after to North America. Skin benefits: The oil is extracted by cold pressing the seeds of Raspberry. Raspberry seed oil has high content […]

PALMAROSA

Botanical name:  Cymbopogon Martini Oil. Origin: Palmarosa is a grass that belongs to the Gramineae/Poaceae family, native to India and Indochina, but widely cultivated in many places for its aromatic oil. Mood-boosting and skin benefits: Palmarosa is used as an aromaceutical and a therapeutic ingredient. The essential oil of this plant, which contains the chemical compound geraniol, […]

AÇAI OIL and AÇAI BERRIES EXTRACT

Botanical name:  Euterpe Oleracea Pulp Oil and Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract. Origin: It is a species of palm tree native to Brazil, Peru, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. Skin benefits: The Açai berries are cold pressed to yield the oil. Research on the Açai fruit has focused on its antioxidant capacity to scavenge free radicals directly when applied onto […]

ROSEHIP OIL

Botanical name:  Rosa Canina Seed Oil, Rosa Moschata Seed Oil and Rosa Rubiginosa Seed Oil. Origin: There are a few species of wild rose plants, including Rosa Canina (‘dog rose’), Rosa Moschata and Rosa Rubiginosa. It grows wild in regions of South America and South Africa. Skin benefits: Rosehip oil is obtained from the seeds of rosehip. Due to its high composition of UFAs – […]