♦ Blue Tansy: Also known as Moroccan Chamomile, Blue Tansy is high in azulene, which gives it its striking deep blue color. Perfect for sensitive skin, healing damaged skin, and preventing breakouts. Blue tansy is incredibly soothing, helping to minimize inflammation and regenerate skin at a cellular level. It helps to tame redness, sooth sensitive skin and calm skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. Used therapeutically, blue tansy is deeply relaxing and helps to boost the mood.
♦ Marula Oil: One of the world’s most antioxidant rich oils, abundant in vitamin’s C & E, Omega 9 and Omega 6 to hydrate, nourish, moisturize and improve skin elasticity. Its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties help to nourish dry and damaged skin, calm inflammation, sensitivity and redness. It also helps to reduce trans-epidermal water loss and increases the smoothness of skin.
♦ Kakadu Plum Extract: With one of the highest recorded levels of vitamin C of any plant in the world, kakadu plums contain over 3000mg of Vitamin C per 100g of fruit. This supercharged anti-oxidant ingredient works to stimulate collagen to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Containing the phytochemicals gallic and ellagic acids, kakadu plums have long been sought after for their antifungal and antibacterial properties. While gallic acid works as an antioxidant to protect skin cells from free radicals and to restore the natural skin barrier, ellagic acid encourages skin elasticity and suppleness.
♦ Prickly Pear Extract: Exceptionally high in vitamins A & K and essential fatty acids, prickly pear helps to smooth and refine the skin's texture, retain moisture, restore elasticity and brighten hyper-pigmentation. It’s also high in phytosterols, especially beta-sitosterol, which provides antioxidants, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. The combination of phytosterols and natural essential fatty acids works well for anti-aging concerns and encourages new collagen production.
♦ Copaiba: Abundant in beta-caryophyllene, an anti-inflammatory agent that can be very useful in healing and soothing irritated skin and reduce the appearance of blemishes, scarring and stretch marks. It also helps to retain the skin's moisture, tighten skin and provides a calming and soothing scent.
♦ Amazonian Cupuacu Butter: A luxurious exotic butter derived from the Rain Forest that’s prized for its rich content of phytosterols that heal and combat free radicals. Cupuacu butter has a high capacity for water absorption making it an excellent skin hydrator and plumper, improving the skin’s moisture barrier.
♦ Camellia Seed Oil: Known in Japan as Tsubaki oil and used for centuries in skincare by the Japanese, Camellia Seed Oil is a highly valued ingredient for aging, sensitive and dry skin. A rich source of antioxidants and skin cell renewing fatty acids Omega’s 3, 6 and 9 that naturally increases skin elasticity giving it a luminous glow. Emollient, nutritive and rich in antioxidant polyphenols, this oil actually dissolves the oil complex that holds dead skin cells together.
We use plants to color our products and the natural variations in plant color can make our products change color slightly from one batch to the next. This does in no way affect the efficacy of the product. Enjoy your 100% natural plant-based balm!