Distilled Aqua (Water), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera), Organic Vegetable Glycerine (Flaxseed), Macadamia Ternifolia (Macadamia) Nut Oil, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Infusion (in Almond), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil & Esters, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Organic Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Vitamin E Acetate, Jojoba Esters, Aragnia Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil, Theobroma Grandiflorum (Cupuacu) Seed Butter, Orbignya Oliefera (Babassu) Oil, Platonia Insignis (Bacuri) Seed Butter, Shorea Stenoptera (Illipe) Butter, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil, Matricaria Recutita (Chamomile German) Oil, Sorbitan Caprylate, Phenoxyethanol & Parfum.
BABASSU OIL – Amazonian oil. Contains Glucosides, Vitamins & Fatty Acids. Lauric Acid; an antimicrobial kills viruses & bacteria, Myristic Acid; Lubricates skin & high rate of absorption by the skin. Palmitic Acid; Acts as a natural emollient, softens skin & helps retain moisture. Oleic Acid; Great for dry & thirsty skin, helps regulate sebum production & Linoleic Acid; light and fast-absorbing fatty acid nourishes skin, without clogging pores, aids healing skin & opens layers for faster absorption. Natural Vitamin E, collagen booster, nourishing & protecting. Phytosterols; Plant sterols, which stimulate pore detoxification and strengthens the skin’s lipid barrier.
BACURI BUTTER – Camu Camu Berry & jojoba came from South America, now another much newer, fabulous ingredient has come to the market. They kept this little beauty up their sleeves and it is used by the locals, it plays a very important role both socially & economically. Mainly known to increase energy production at the cellular level, delivering deep hydration. Clinical trials revealed a 40% increase in the chemical energy (ATP) within cells & volunteers over 45 years of age had a 30% improvement in their skin integrity & 15% increase in the skin moisture levels.
Rich in Vitamin D2, E & K, Magnesium, Zinc & Calcium. Additionally, due to it’s high nutrition content, Bacuri contains an Amino Acid called Tryptophan, which in the presence of light, it is metabolized into biologically active compounds such as Serotonin, this neurotransmitter associated with the sense of well-being. The indigenous people use Bacuri Butter as an anti-inflammatory, treating arthritis & rheumatic conditions, they call it the “Miracle Butter.”
CUPUACU BUTTER – Amazonian Butter. Rich in phytosterols; benefits dry, damaged skin.
Polyphenols; Combat free radicals in the skin tissue.
Fatty acids; Protect & moisturise the skin. Exotic Butters perform as active ingredients, delivering healing & restructuring benefits. It improves overall skin moisture, offers pure hydration, evidence of boosting elasticity & having anti-inflammatory activity. It is not recognised as an SPF, and it is well known for the capability to absorb damaging UVA/B rays, giving more natural sun protection. Contains a high amount of natural Stearic Acid, around 38%, which has many benefits for the skin, far better in natural forms such as Cupuacu, rather than animal or palm varieties. Stearic acid; Found in many plants and animal fats, and we use it to make sure we have clean products & better for our brand ethics.
ILLIPE BUTTER – Contains Oleic, Palmitic, Stearic & Linoleic Acids, which have many benefits for the skin, such as; antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, skin nourishing, skin repair, skin whitening, reduce hyperpigmentation, prevents pores clogging, wound healing & skin whitening.
ARGAN OIL - Loaded with vitamin E- and fatty acids, derived from trees native to Morocco, it poses a bunch of benefits for the skin & hair. When applied to your face, Argan Oil may help protect against sun damage, hydrate skin, reduce signs of ageing, reduces scars, acne-fighting and help control oily skin, known as the “Miracle in a Bottle.”
VITAMIN E – Nourishes & protects skin from the damage that is caused by free radicals. Effective at reducing UV damage. Boosts collagen production.
ALOE GEL – Contains approximately 75 active ingredients, which we call, Functional. Particular vitamins, minerals, enzymes, saponins, amino acids, natural salicylic Acids, Lignin & sugars.
Vitamins such as; A, B12, C, E, Folic Acid, & Choline.
Enzymes including; alkaline phosphatase, aliiase, bradykinase, lipase, amylase, carboxypeptidase, catalase, peroxidase & cellulase. Bradykinase is known to reduce inflammation when applied to the skin topically.
Minerals; Chromium, calcium, copper, selenium, manganese, magnesium, potassium, zinc & sodium. Minerals are important as they assist with the proper functioning of various enzymes.
Sugars; Glucose & fructose (Monosaccharides) & glucomannans/ polymannose (Polysaccharides). Recent research has discovered that there is a glycoprotein with anti-allergy properties, called Alprogen and an anti-inflammatory compound called C-glucosyl chromone has been isolated from the gel.
Anthraquinones; These are phenolic compounds, aloe contains around 12 anthraquinones, 2 which stand out are Aloin & emodin, known to act as antibacterials, antivirals & an analgesic.
Fatty Acids; Contains 4 plant Steroids, B-sisosterol, Lupeol, campesterol & cholesterol. All have antiseptic, anti-inflammatory & analgesic properties.
Hormones; Gibberellins & Auxins assist with healing wounds & anti-inflammatory action.
Amino Acids; Aloe contains 20 of the 22 human required Amino Acids & 7 of the 8 Essential Amino Acids.
Salicylic Acid; anti-bacterial & anti-inflammatory properties.
Lignin; is considered inert as such, but does enhance the penetration ability of the other ingredients in the product.
Saponins; Form about 3% of the gel it is the gel soapy feeling that aloe contains, which has cleansing & antiseptic properties.
LAVENDER OIL - A powerful antioxidant & anti-microbial. Heals wounds, cuts & burns as well as being beneficial in the treatment of irritated skin, eczema, age spots & acne. Lightens skin, reduces wrinkles, used to treat psoriasis & reduces redness, while cleansing. Wound healing properties, in 2016 research found that lavender oil aids in the healing of the skin tissue. Great for repelling insects, or relieving irritation if bitten & ease the pain from bites.
YLANG YLANG FLOWER OIL - Makes an effective skin cleanser, has potent anti-bacterial properties, a healing powerhouse for the skin, regenerating the epidermis. Soothes inflammation & irritation, heals wounds, enhances the health of the nervous system & encourages the growth of new skin. Contains Linalool, which is an anti-inflammatory & analgesic. Geranyl Acetate, anti-fungal, anti-microbial & anti0inflammatory. Germacrene D, is believed to exhibit the following properties; anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, anti-bacterial & insecticidal. Beta-Caryophyllene, is believed to exhibit the following; neuro-protective, antioxidant, analgesic, anti-bacterial & anti-inflammatory. Benzyl Acetate, is known to be anti-spasmodic. Geraniol, is known to be; anti-bacterial, anti-septic, analgesic & an antioxidant. Methyl P- Cresol, known to be an antioxidant, anti-bacterial, anti-septic & analgesic. Methyl Benzoate, is believed to do the following; anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory & anaesthetic. Geranyl Acetate is known to be; anti-fungal, anti-septic, anti-viral, warming, energizing & stimulating. Farnesene, known to be an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial & anti-fungal. Benzyl Benzoate, known to be an insecticidal, anti-microbial & provides a beautifully sweet, balsam fragrance.
GERMAN CHAMOMILE - Penetrates deep into the layers of the skin where its potent anti-inflammatory action can restore & soothe irritated skin, burns, bruises & other skin conditions. Great for acne-prone skin, rosacea and evens out skin tone.
PINEAPPLE EXTRACT - Contains Bromelain, a mix of enzymes, used in skincare because bromelain helps to gently exfoliate the skin. The enzymes found in pineapple can slough away dead skin cell. Reduces the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles, tightens skin. Contains Vitamin C & Beta Carotene, which help fight the damage to the skin caused by sun exposure & environmental pollution.