Ingredients & their Benefits
Optiphen PLUS - is a Natural Preservative. Optiphen+ is a unique paraben-free and formaldehyde-free liquid preservative system which consists of Phenoxyethanol in an emollient base of Caprylyl Glycol.
Sodium Lauramphoacetate - is an amphoteric surfactant (cleaning agent that is both positively and negatively charged) and is used as a gentle cleansing ingredient. It is a plant based ingredient, made from coconut.
Caprylic triglycerides - are compounds made of naturally occurring fatty acids. They’re a clear liquid and slightly sweet to the taste. The high fat content in triglycerides, along with their texture and antioxidant qualities, make them of particular use for soap and skin care products.
Shea Butter - High concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins make shea butter an ideal cosmetic ingredient for softening skin. Shea butter also has anti-inflammatory and healing properties
Cocoa Butter - is rich in natural plant compounds called phytochemicals. These substances may improve blood flow to the skin and slow skin aging by protecting against damage from the sun's harmful UV rays. One common use of cocoa butter is to smooth scars, wrinkles, and other marks on the skin.
Sweet Almond Oil - Thanks to the Vitamin E, sweet almond oil keeps your skin cells healthy, protects your skin from UV radiation damage, and helps your skin look smooth, soft, and free of fine lines. The fatty acids help your skin retain moisture and can heal chapped and irritated skin.
Coconut Oil - can be linked to some potential benefits for skin, including reducing inflammation, keeping skin moisturized and helping heal wounds. The medium-chain fatty acids found in coconut oil also possess antimicrobial properties that can help treat acne and protect the skin from harmful bacteria.
Grapeseed Oil - for skin has many benefits with the main one being that it's a very light moisturiser and it is easily absorbed by your skin. The oil can be used to help with the healing of eczema and acne, as it helps to balance out the dry and oily patches on the skin.
Jojoba Oil - has anti-inflammatory properties which help to tame chaffing and chapping, reduce redness caused by drying, ease the effects of eczema and rosacea, and keep skin calm and comfortable. The Vitamin E and B-complex vitamins in the Jojoba oil help in skin repair and damage control.
Vitamin E - oil is both a nutrient and an antioxidant that helps to rejuvenate your skin.
Oatmeal - can soak up the excess oil on your skin and help treat acne. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties help to treat dry skin and remove dead skin cells. Oats also contain compounds called saponins, which are natural cleansers. They remove the dirt and oil that clog the pores and exfoliate the skin.
Manuka Honey - can improve your skin's appearance. It can balance your skin's pH level and help slough away dead cell debris to keep your skin clean. Its anti-inflammatory effect can decrease local inflammation caused by acne. As an antibacterial, Manuka honey leaves fewer bacteria to infect pores and cause acne.
Aloe Vera gel - contains antioxidants, enzymes, Vitamins A and C, and it is highly anti-inflammatory. It can help treat burns, acne and dry skin.
Rosewater - controls and balances sebum production, making it useful for both dry and oily skin. It can balance and restore the skin's PH and helps tighten pores. Its antibacterial properties help fight acne giving troubled skin a gentle, rather than a harsh treatment.
Castile soap - Gentle cleanse without the toxins. Safe for sensitive skin. It can help oily, acne-prone skin. Smooth and soothe dry, irritated skin. Naturally hydrating. No gunked up pores. Natural free radical protection. Ease eczema, psoriasis & more. This natural, nontoxic, biodegradable soap is an amazingly versatile vegetable-based soap that's made free of animal fats and synthetic ingredients.
Milk Protein - is beneficial in products formulated specifically to soothe irritated, dry skin, as it works to hydrate and lock in moisture. While this ingredient is commonly used by those with sensitive skin, many skin types can benefit from milk protein's nourishing and healing properties.
Xanthan gum - may not be an active ingredient, but its use in skincare is significant for product texture and formulation. It is not known to have any toxic or harmful side effects, can be appropriate for use in natural and organic skincare and is thought to have some hydrating benefits for the skin.
Arrowroot - When used in cosmetics, it enables active ingredients to penetrate the upper levels of your skin as it has great moisture absorbing qualities. Arrowroot is often used in body powders to make your skin silkier and smoother.
Cornstarch - is absorbent when it comes to removing excess oils on skin. This helps reduce oil clogging up pores, hence clearing up acne. It also soothes red and painful acne prone skin.
BTMS Conditioning Emulsifier - is an excellent cationic self-emulsifier and conditioner for both hair and skin care. It is naturally derived from Colza oil and is noted for its exceptional mildness. Creams and lotions made with BTMS Conditioning Emulsifier resist wash off and leave a soft, powdery feel on the skin.
Detergent Free Coconut Milk Soap Base - Featured Ingredients: Coconut Milk, Non-GMO & Sustainable Coconut Oil, Non-GMO & Sustainable Palm.
Detergent Free Goats Milk Soap Base - Featured Ingredients: Goat Milk, Non-GMO & Sustainable Coconut Oil, Non-GMO & Sustainable Palm. Contains goat milk, which is loaded with vitamins, beta-casein, and protein for properties that will hydrate and nourish dry skin.
Lavender Essential Oil - Treat skin conditions: Because of its powerful antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, lavender essential oil is highly regarded when it comes to skincare. It has been shown to help heal wounds, cuts and burns as well as treating various skin conditions such as eczema, irritations, acne and age spots.
Roman Chamomile Essential Oil - The soothing properties of Roman Chamomile essential oil are helpful for when you want to soothe your skin. With a unique, floral scent and chemical components known for their soothing abilities. When applied topically, Roman chamomile oil helps relieve skin irritations.
Frankincense Essential Oil - Known as the king of essential oils, Frankincense has a variety of notable uses and benefits. This powerful essential oil is revered for its ability to beautify and rejuvenate skin when applied topically. It stimulates the growth of new cells, thus when used on cuts it promotes faster healing.
Manuka Essential Oil - has been used for centuries in New Zealand for its plethora of health benefits. Applied topically, Manuka promotes the appearance of smooth, healthy looking skin.