glossary

Avocado Oil- High in Vitamin E, helps to moisturize, dehydrated sun damaged skin. Helps to fight of acne and sunspots and minor scarring. Helps to boost collagen in the skin.

Apricot Kernel oil- helps skin retain elasticity, clarity and suppleness with out feeling greasy. Light weight and easily absorbed, rich in Vitamins A & E as well as oleic and linoleic acids Boosts suppleness by rehydrating and restoring fatty acids (GLA – Omega 6)

Argan oil- Rich in Fatty Acids, high in Vitamin E, absorbs quickly, anti-aging Helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Restores elasticity to skin and leaves the skin feeling plumper and softer Hydrates and replenishes skin with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids

Arnica Montana flower extract – beneficial for swollen and puffy skin and helps to reduce puffiness around the eye

Bergamot Essential oil -  Antiseptic, disinfectant, calming, helps reduce the appearance of scars from acne, helps to reduce the signs of aging and sunspots. Protects skin and treats issues, like eczema, acne and psoriasis, with antiseptic and antibiotic properties

Bitter Orange Essential oil - Vitamin C helps with elasticity and softens wrinkles. Good for aging, wrinkled, dry, or sensitive skin. Helps regenerate skin cells, repair broken capillaries and prevent scarring and stretch marks.

Black Soap - 
soap made with Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, Palm Oil and Cacao Pod Ash

Cacao Pod Ash - provides exfoliating properties to remove dead skin cells and thereby improve fine lines, soften and rejuvenate rough skin.

Calendula Flower (Extract) - antiseptic, anti bacterial, and anti fungal, High in antioxidants that help protect the skin from free radicals Reduces inflammation and offers antiseptic properties that protect and heal skin

Capric Triglyceride- Derived from Coconut Oil and glycerin to help repair the skins surface and help to resist moisture loss. Anti-inflammatory and helps to reduce the risk of breakouts. A natural preservative for the other natural oils.

Castor Oil- helps to stimulate production of collagen and Elastin. Helps to fight off acne causing bacteria. Helps to restore moisture to skin. Aids in the fading of scars.

Cocoa Butter- is a natural fat extracted from the cacaobean. It’s been used for years as a moisturizer. It has vitamins A and E to fight against environmental damage and therefore the signs of aging. It helps the skin retain moisture and improves elasticity. Cocoa butter is also said to improve the appearance of stretch marks. It has also been used to ease skin conditions like rashes, eczema and psoriasis.

Coconut Oil- The fatty acids in coconut oil work to reinforce the skin’s lipid barrier and lock in moisture. Coconut oil is also helpful for repairing skin damage, dry skin and eczema, and to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. It has cleansing and antibacterial properties, which makes it useful for removing grime and makeup, and when combined with other ingredients works as a natural deodorant

Charcoal – helps to purify and deep clean skin by drawing out toxins and absorbing them.

Evening Primrose Oil– fatty acids that helps skin to look younger healthier and plumper. Promotes collagen synthesis for greater elasticity and helps heal eczema and rosacea

Jojoba Oil- softens skins to promote a more supple skin, non greasy, helps prevent dryness, rich in vitamin E and antioxidants.

Neroli Oil- Vitamin C helps with elasticity and softens wrinkles.   Good for aging, wrinkled, dry, or sensitive skin. Helps regenerate skin cells, repair broken capillaries and prevent scarring and stretch marks.

Olive Oil- contains three major antioxidants: vitamin E, polyphenols, and phytosterols. Helps protect the skin from premature skin aging. Helps restore skin smoothness and protects against ultraviolet light.

Palm Oil - rich in antioxidants and two forms of vitamin E tocopherol and tocotrienol, which is useful in the treatment of acne and eczema and reduces cell damaged caused by environmental toxins and free radicals.

Palm Kernel Oil- extracted from the fruit seeds of the African palmtree. It is high in auric acid giving it anti-bacterial and anti- fungal properties

Rose Flower Oil- helps to diminish the appearance or sunspots and scaring while hydrating dry skin. Helps to hydrate acne prone skin while fighting bacteria that incite acne. Rose oil helps to restore skin texture and treat psoriasis and dermatitis.

Rose Geranium Essential Oil- promotes the regeneration of new cells, prevents aging, treats acne and helps fade scars on skin. Clears oily skin and decreases puffiness with astringent and anti-inflammatory properties

Rosehip Seed Oil- vitamin c, beta-carotene and retinol (vitamin A) helps delay skin aging and adds in cell turn over. Promotes collagen and increase elastin. Effective against sun damage and skin pigmentation aids cell regeneration with high levels of Omega-3, Omega-6 and Vitamin C, and boosts elasticity by promoting collagen and elastin levels 

Sandalwood Oil- Tightens and soothes skin, fights aging, and helps with sun spots and scaring, Improves blood circulation, eliminates toxins and helps reverse sun damage

Shea Butter - made from the nuts of the karite tree, also has vitamins A and E to strengthen skin and repairs damage. It has been used to heal burns, sores and scars, and to treat psoriasis, eczema, and dermatitis. It helps promote cell renewal and diminish appearance of wrinkles. It is also a good for treatment of acne scars because it is non-comedogenic and has anti- microbial properties.

Sodium Hydroxide- Helps to cleanse the pores and keep the skin moisturized, known to help with psoriasis, eczema and other skin conditions, like dry skin, Itchy skin and bug bites

Sunflower Oil- a rich blend of glycerides and fatty acids help moisturize and keep skin soft and smooth, reduces inflammation

Sweet Almond Oil- skin softening and soothing Vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, E

Tamanu Seed Oil- helps in reducing the signs of ageing, scarring and appearance of winkles and scars, relieves and protects the skin from redness, and sunburn, helps to regenerate skin cells, antibacterial, and antifungal helps reduce and fight acne, helps to sooth and calm Psoriasis and Eczema.

 Vitamin E- Antioxidant, helps with scaring, helps to soften the appearance of fine lines and age spots. Fights signs of aging by neutralizing free radicals