Argan Oil, often called "liquid gold", is an organic product extracted from the kernels of the argan tree, which is native to Morocco. It is extremely rich in beneficial nutrients including fatty acids and Vitamin E. Its properties make it particularly beneficial for the skin. It absorbs easily and is non-greasy, non-irritating and can be used all over the body. Argan Oil also has great anti-oxidant properties which makes it the ideal anti-aging product. It restores elasticity and leaves skin feeling plumper and softer. People suffering from dry skin or conditions such as eczema will benefit immensely from Argan Oil.
Buttermilk Powder is obtained by removing water from liquid buttermilk that was derived from the churning of cream into butter and pasteurized prior to condensing. It contains 5% or less moisture and 4.5% or more milk fat. Buttermilk Powder is soothing and moisturizing when used alone as a bath soak or when included in bath and body formulations.
Cacao powder is from the dried seeds that are found in pods on the cacao tree. Although a native of the Amazon basin and other tropical areas of South and Central America, where wild varieties still grow in the forests, the cacao growing area has extended to the Caribbean and beyond. When applied topically, Cacao can assist with cell repair and cell damage prevention. The anti-oxidants that Cacao possesses, may neutralize free radicals and prevent them from damaging cells. It helps firm and renew skin cells.
Citric Acid is derived from citrus fruits. When applied to skin, citric acid can slough off dead skin cells and speed new cell turnover. The latter promotes new skin growth that can help alleviate the appearance of age spots, acne scars, small wrinkles and areas of uneven.
Coconut Milk Powder derives from the milky substance that is pressed out of the soft interior of the coconut after it has been freshly picked. Coconut Milk Powder is the perfect skin product, with a 65% fat content, the natural oils within the coconut help soften the skin.
Coconut Sugar is the boiled and dehydrated sap of the coconut palm.
Dead Sea Salt contains 21 minerals including magnesium, calcium, sulfur, bromide, iodine, sodium, zinc and potassium. All of these minerals combined help improve skin hydration and reduce inflammation. In addition, Dead Sea Salt is considered a detoxifier.
Lemongrass is an herb native to India and Sri Lanka. It is characterized by tall striped leaves, jagged edges and a sharp, lemony scent. Lemongrass is an anti-microbial and anti-bacterial herb. This means it will help limit bacterial or microbial growth on the skin. It can help ward off skin infections as well as lessen skin issues caused by bacterial infections, such as folliculitis and cellulitis. Lemongrass is also fungicidal, which means it helps cure fungus infections on the skin. The herb also acts as an astringent, which constricts the skin. This helps to minimize pores and provide a temporary skin-firming treatment.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate (SLSA) is a surfactant used to clean and de-grease. SLSA is completely safe for most skin types, including sensitive skin. This surfactant is known to be a much milder, natural cleanser that is hydrophilic, meaning it dissolves much quicker with water and rinses faster compared to Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS).
Tahitian Black Sand or volcanic (basalt) sand covers most of the beaches of the Polynesian Islands, which took birth from volcanic activity. This beautiful black sand forms when hot volcanic lava comes in contact with cold ocean water and fractures into tiny shards. The constant pounding of the ocean waters further mills it into fine grains of sand. Tahitian Black Sand is a great exfoliating agent and with emollients, it is used to clean, detoxify, nourish and soften skin.
Vitamin C Ester is a skin softener and an anti-aging agent. It has superior ability to help produce collagen and elastin, which gives the skin its strength and flexibility.