Our Ingredients

 

charcoal

  

 

 

Activated Charcoal:    

The main benefit of using activated charcoal on your skin is that it draws bacteria, poisons, chemicals, dirt and other micro-particles to the surface of the skin helping you to achieve a flawless complexion and fight acne. Research has found that activated charcoal can absorb 100 - 200 times its weight in impurities. It also soaks up excess oil which will balance out your skin if it is prone to being oily.  As it is a natural substance it works well even on sensitive skin.

 

 

almond oil

Almond oil:

Almond oil is rich in Vitamin E, monounsaturated fatty oils, proteins, potassium and zinc. Vitamin E is one of the most powerful antioxidants known and can help repair some of the damage to the skin’s collagen.  It is mild, hypoallergenic and gentle on even the most sensitive skin. It penetrates easily into the skin and dislodges any dirt and debris trapped in hair follicles and pores, this prevents the outbreak of blackheads and acne.

 

 

 apricot kernel oil

 Apricot Kernel Oil:

Apricot kernels (the seeds) are 40-50% oil. They have strong anti-inflammatory properties and will help to soothe skin and reduce redness of eczema and dry skin. Apricot oil soaks easily into the skin helping to tone and tighten.  The unsaturated fatty acids in the kernel oil along with its Vitamin E content help in keeping skin youthful.

 

 

 

beeswax

Beeswax:

Beeswax forms a protective wall by sealing in moisture in skin but without blocking pores. It has anti-viral, anti bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

 

 

  

 

benonite clay

Bentonite Clay:

Bentonite clay unclogs your pores and shrinks them. Bentonite clay also is able to clear away toxins, from the skin,  as it has a strong negative charge and most toxins have a positive charge. It is loaded with silica, which makes skin super soft.

 

 

 

bergamot

Bergamot:

Bergamot has a citrus like aroma with floral undertones. Its scent promotes feelings of peaceful relaxation, alleviating stress and anxiety.

 

 

 

 

chamomile

Chamomile:

Chamomile is great for skin. It has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties and can fade spots, eliminate acne spots and fight break-outs. Chamomile is delicate and gentle so is perfect for all skin types.

 

 

 

cocoa butter

Cocoa Butter:

Cocoa butter is high in fatty acids and hydrates the skin deeply. It contains oleic, palmitic and stearic acids, all of which nourish the skin. It is also high in antioxidants which help to protect your skin from free-radical damage.  Free-radical damage causes skin aging, dull skin and dark patches. It has been noted to have helped soothe skin irritations such as eczema and dermatitis.

 

 

 

chocolate

Cocoa Powder:

Cocoa powder is rich in antioxidents called flavonals. The properties of the flavonals help keep the skin youthful by fighting free radicals. In addition to flavonals, raw cocoa powder is packed with magnesium, iron, vitamin E and iron which are absorbed  into your skin when applied topically.

 

 

 

coconut oil

Coconut Oil:

Coconut oil is an excellent skin moisturiser. It is made up of saturated fats which retain the moisture content of the skin by eliminating moisture loss through the pores, capric/caprylic/lauric acids which have strong antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, vitamin E which keeps the skin smooth protecting it from cracking and premature aging and proteins which contribute to cellular health and tissue repair.

 

 

 coffeeCoffee Grounds:

 Coffee grounds make a great exfoliant as they do not dissolve in water and can be used to scrub away dead skin cells. The antioxidants in coffee make it an effective acne-fighting facial scrub. as it cleans away  oil, dead skin cells

 

 

 

frankincense

Frankincense Essential Oil:

Frankincense oil is derived from the Boswellia serrata tree that is grown in India and has been found to have strong anti-inflammatory properties. It has anti-anxiety and depression-reducing capabilities.

 

 

 

grapefuit seed

Grapefruit Seed Extract:

Grapefruit seed extract naturally preserves products as it kills unwanted bacteria. It possesses antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral properties.

 

 

 

 

lavender 

Lavender Essential Oil:

Lavender has antibacterial and antiseptic properties. It is often used to treat skin disorders such as eczema and wrinkles and is commonly used to speed up the healing process of cuts, burns and sunburn.

 

 

 

lye

Lye:

Lye, sodium hydroxide, is a chemical made from salt that is a necessary ingredient in soap. All soap is made with lye, although some companies are good at disguising this on the label.

 

 

 

 

match
Matcha:
Matcha is most commonly known as a drink but it has huge benefits for skin care. The chlorophyll which gives it its vibrant green colour protects the skin from sun damage. It contains catechins (a type of polyphenol) which helps to soothe redness, irritation and swelling of skin. It is great at hydrating the skin.

 

 

myhrr

Myrrh Essential Oil:

Myrrh has a smokey, sweet fragrance. When blended with a citrus oil it has an uplifting aroma. This aroma promotes inspiration and emotional insight.

 

 

 

 

olive oil

Olive Oil Pomace:

Pomace olive oil is a grade of olive oil that is commonly used in soap making to improve the lather.

 

 

 

 

rose

 Rose Geranium:

Rose Geranium has balancing properties which makes it ideal for all types of skin. It's scent helps to restore balance and a sense of stability during times of stress.

  

 

 

rosehip seed oil

Rosehip Seed Oil:

Rosehip seed oil has anti-inflammatory fatty acids that make it great at moisturising. It is also packed with Vitamins A & C which repair skin damage and provide a strong protective antioxident boost. It is also good at helping your skin regain elasticity.

 

 

 

shea butter

Shea Butter:

Shea butter has the ability to soothe, hydrate and balance  your skin. It has been used as an anti-aging cream for  centuries as it contains essential fatty acids and vitamins  A and E which are essential to maintaining skin's elasticity and suppleness.

 

 

 

sunflower oil

Sunflower Oil:

Sunflower oil is rich in nutrients and antioxidants and is found to be effective against  a number of skin conditions including acne, eczema and redness. It has emollient properties which helps the skin retain its moisture. The antioxidant properties in sunflower oil help to prevent premature signs of aging and it also makes skin less sensitive to the sun as it is an excellent source of beta-carotene.

 

 

Tapioca:

A natural thickener and texture enhancer derived from the roots of the Manihot esculenta (Cassava) shrub. It is used to take away the greasy feeling of products.

 

 

 

 

tea tree

Tea Tree Oil:

Tea tree oil comes from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia tree. The oil has antimicrobial and antiseptic properties which make it ideal for treating and soothing skin conditions. It is used on the face to treat skins conditions such as pimples and blemishes as it lowers the bacteria levels on the skin reducing inflammation. Some people may have an allergic reaction to tree tea oil, so you will need to try a small patch test if you have not used a product with tea tree oil in it before.

 

 

 Turmeric:
Turmeric is very beneficial for the skin due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. The anti-inflammatory properties take on the redness and puffiness of the skin by reducing inflammation including acne scarring. The antioxidants revive the appearance of skin by giving it a glow and luster. 

 

 

 

vanilla

Vanilla:

Vanilla has anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to soothe and calm irritated skin. Vanilla has been used to reduce skin infections and in wound healing.