Are oils derived from all parts of plants, including roots and flowers, usually through steam distillation. They have been used in skincare for thousands of years and are considered life giving and therapeutic, contributing to a person’s psychological and physiological health. They through scent activate areas in the brain affecting the nervous system and entering tissue and blood cells. They are considered anti-bacterial and many are anti-fungal and anti-viral.
CARROT SEED: Adds tone and elasticity, removes age-spots, helps with scarring, strengthens red blood cells, heals wounds, calluses, dry and hard skin. Sedative and calming. Helps overcome insomnia, tension and stress.
PALMAROSA: Skin re-growth and regeneration, heals skin infections, eradicates wrinkles. Uplifts emotions refreshes and clarifies mind
LAVENDER: Balances sebum, promotes cell growth, heals burns and sunburn, helps acne, psoriasis, eczema, reduces swelling. Soothes and cleanses spirit, relieves anger, calms, helps with depression
ROSEWOOD: Helpful for dry, sensitive, inflamed skin, combats aging and wrinkles, hydrates skin. Uplifting, enlivening, balancing when worried.
PATCHOULI: Tissue regenerator, aids in re-growth of skin cells, heals dry, cracked skin, acne, eczema, infection. Balances, clarifies mind, banishes lethargy
AMETHYST CRYSTAL: Powerful healing stone, helps mature women share their wisdom, as well as to embrace the Goddess within
JASMINE: Balm and tonic for dry skin, increases elasticity, softens stretch marks, scarring. Restores energy, remedy for depression, calms nerves, restores energy
GERANIUM: Balances sebum, keeps skin supple, improves blood flow, enlivens dull skin. Lifts spirits, balances mind, reduces stress
ROSE: Acts on capillaries and veins, skin tonic, heals mature skin. Rose is very feminine, positive on feelings of self worth
FRANKINCENSE: Smoothes out wrinkles, tonic to skin, balances skin. Produces feeling of calm, helps anxiety relating to the past
GERANIUM ROSE: Balances sebum, keeps skin supple, improves blood flow, enlivens dull skin, acts on capillaries and veins, skin tonic, heals mature skin. Lifts spirits, balances mind, reduces stress; Rose is very feminine, positive on feelings of self worth
LEMON: Brightens dull complexion by removing dead skin cells, smoothes out broken capillaries, cleanses skin, softens. Produces clarity
LIME: Toning and refreshing. Uplifting for depression, apathy
PEPPERMINT: Removes toxins, cools, relieves inflammation, softens skin, improves circulation. Relieves anger, mental fatigue and depression
FRENCH GREEN CLAY: Balances combination skin, antiseptic healing properties, eliminates toxins and bacteria from skin, absorbs oils, tones, brings fresh blood to damaged skin cells which tightens pores, can be used daily on troubles spots.
CHAMOMILE: Soothes burns, helpful for dermatitis, acne, herpes, psoriasis, sensitive skin, good for dry, itchy skin, strengthens tissues. Soothes anxiety, tension, anger, fear, Promotes peace, patience, calms mind, good for insomnia
ORANGE: Cleanses toxins in congested skin, heals dry skin, wrinkles, dermatitis, skin tonic. Dispels tension and stress, helps with depression, gloominess
YLANG YLANG: Balances sebum, effective for all skin types. Brings about a sense of relaxation, balances equilibrium and restores confidence, eases anxiety, fear
LEMONGRASS: Opens pores, helps with athlete’s foot and other fungal infections. Stimulates mind, useful for exhaustion
VANILLA: Calming, exotic, warm feeling
DEAD SEA SALTS: Minerals in dried form, Bromides and Iodine, Magnesium, Sodium, Calcium and Potassium – work together as regulators of cell activity and daily functioning, relieves muscular pain, stabilizes fluid levels in the body, detoxifies
GRAPEFRUIT: Good for acne. Uplifting and reviving
MANDARIN: Good for stretch marks and scarring. Uplifting, banishes depression and anxiety
SANDALWOOD: Good for dry, aging skin, relieves itching, inflammation, antiseptic for wounds, balances skin. Uplifting, brings peace and acceptance
FENNEL: Cleansing and tonic action on skin, good for wrinkles
PINE: Healing to cuts, wounds, eczema, psoriasis, congested skin
VETIVER: Healing to skin. Helpful for balance and grounding
BLACK PEPPER: Helpful for bruising. Strengthens nerves and mind, warms the heart
JUNIPER: Heals blocked pores, swelling, acne. Stimulates, purifies the spirit
BERGAMOT: Good for cold sores, skin sores, acne. Refreshing to spirit
PETITGRAIN: Clears pimples and blemishes
TI TREE: Good for burns, sunburn, warts, sores, clears spots and blemishes
CYPRESS: Balances fluids, balances sweaty and oily skin. Soothes anger, removes blocks, calming
CLAY: is a live medium which helps generates and maintain life
GREEN TEA: Reduces inflammation and skin damage
KELP POWDER: Anti-aging, vitamins and minerals nourish and moisturize the skin, reduces wrinkles, detoxifies skin – for all skin types
WITCH HAZEL: Calming natural astringent
JOJOBA OIL: Nutrients feed and regulate the skin, anti-inflammatory, nourishes dry skin and scalp
ROSA MESQUITE (Rosehip Seed) OIL: Tissue Regenerator, flattens scar tissue, softens skin, slows down aging process
VITAMIN C: Neutralizes free radicals
NEEM OIL: Absorbs into skin easily, antifungal, antiseptic, good for eczema and psoriasis, ringworm
ROSE QUARTZ CRYSTAL: Healing and balancing to skin, reduces inflammation/irritation, cleansing and purifying, promotes the release of impurities, clears skin and softens complexion, diminishes burns, Stone of Love[/text_output]
Grapeseed Oil: a highly eco-friendly oil extracted from the seeds of grapes – typically wine grapes – that would otherwise be discarded (but extracting the oil can be laborious). A gentle emollient, leaving the skin feeling “satiny” but non-greasy.
Grapefruit Seed Extract: derived from the small seeds (and occasionally the skins) of red grapes–the same kind that are pressed to make wine. Used extensively in Europe, grape seed extract is rich in flavonoids, phytochemicals that have Antioxidant properties some consider even greater than the old standbys 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. Anti-microbial, anti-bacterial.
Vegetable Glycerine: used in a number of personal and hygiene products and is often derived from plants like coconut or palm. The product is used in shampoos, soaps, toothpaste and herbal remedies. It is a humectant, meaning that it attracts and retains moisture, making it perfect for skincare.
Cetearyl Alcohol / Lanette Wax: fatty alcohol blend of cetyl and stearyl alcohols which emulsifies, retains moisture, smoothes, and regulates consistency. An emollient used in base creams and lotions.
Witch Hazel Distillates (or Witch Hazel extracts): clear, colorless botanical extracts prepared from the recently cut and partially dried, dormant twigs of the Hamamelis virginiana Linné plant. Commonly used as an astringent or toner.
Shea Nut Butter: extracted from the Shea nut and used predominantly for skin care. Shea Butter is hailed for its protecting and emollient properties. Rich in cinnamon acid, it also protects the skin from UV rays and therefore can be included in skin care products for the sun. It can also be used to make massage butters, body butters, lip balms, as a moisturizing agent in soaps and shaving creams, and as a treatment for minor skin wounds and irritations.
Calendula Oil: extracted from the flower heads of the marigold plant. Anti-inflammatory, healing dry and cracked skin.
Cocoa Butter: product of cocoa pressing and is obtained from roasted cocoa beans. Used on wrinkles and as a moisturizer in creams.
Apricot Kernel Cream: nourishing, protecting and easily absorbed into the skin. Beneficial on dry and mature skin.
Jojoba Oil: naturally derived from the jojoba bean, it closely resembles sebum, balancing all skin types. Beneficial to psoriasis and eczema.
Hydrosol/Hydrolates: Steam distilled from all parts of the plant and share the same qualities as the essential oils that are derived from the same plants. Excellent skin toners.