Blackcurrant Seed Oil
Grown widely in the UK and Europe. The seed oil is packed with healthy fatty acids including alpha linolenic acid, gamma linolenic acid and dihomo-gamma linolenic acid. Its use reduces excessive dryness of skin, preventing scales and flaking, helping conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Also high in vitamin E and plant sterol compounds.
Carrot Seed Extract
Since Carrot seed oil contains carotene, Vitamin A, it is also very good for healthy skin, hair, gums and teeth. Carrot seed essential oil is best known for the care of dry or damaged skin and hair, dermatitis, eczema and rashes. It is widely used improve skin tone, elasticity, and general skin health.
Chilli Seed Oil
A semi-viscous dark red essential oil known for its ability to stimulate blood circulation making it especially beneficial in products such as pain and deep heat rubs, in oil massage blends for muscle ache application and arthritic treatment creams. It is also used in sinus and chest decongestion balms and as a hair loss treatment!
Due to its therapeutic makeup, grapefruit seed extract can also be used to combat conditions such as candida infections, chronic fatigue syndrome, colds, digestive disturbances, ear inflammation, gastrointestinal disorders, halitosis, infections, sinusitis and to prevent germs from forming a resistance against external disturbances and infections of the skin like acne, athlete’s foot, chicken pox, cold sores, dandruff, head lice, rashes and warts.
Rich in Vitamin E and due to Grapeseed Oils high linoleic acid value (greater than most other carrier oils), the oil is highly moisturising and is light for use in our skin care. The oil absorbs very quickly into the skins pores making this excellent for a variety of skincare applications, especially when used as a base carrier oil for essential oil fragrances. Grapeseed is especially useful for skin types that do not absorb oils too well, and it does not leave a greasy feeling. Grapeseed has natural non-allergenic properties.
Green Coffee Extract
The Chlorogenic Acid in green coffee beans can reduce the effects of free radicals and the antioxidant Ferulic Acid will help slow down the ageing process. It also contains Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA), Theophylline, Epigallocatechin Gallate, that boost skin health. Arahidic Acid, Linoleic Acid and Oleic Acid nourishes and moisturise skin keeping it firm and reducing discoloration.
Macadamia Nut Oil
Macadamia Nut Oil is perfect for treating dry, mature skin and is widely used in anti-aging formulations. It contains a range of fatty acids: Palmitoleic acid (between 16 to 23%), vital for delaying skin and cell aging. Oleic acid, great regeneration and moisturising properties and Linoleic acid that prevents trans epidermal water loss. Macadamia Nut Oil is also high in phytosterols which have a real affinity with the skin.
Hydro glycolic form of oats is perfect for skincare as well as moisturising the skin it softens and creates a protective film that feels almost non-existent. This protein reduces the signs of aging by adding a large amount of hydration to the skin and locking in any beneficial nutrients from the cosmetic formulations it is added to.
Pumpkin Seed Extract
Pumpkins Seed Extract stimulates the production of collagen and fibrillin by blocking the activity of enzymes which would normally break them down. It smooths the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and generally improves skin vitality and tone. Especially recommended for anti-aging formulations and reducing stretch marks.
Shea butter is extracted from the nuts of the Shea tree (Butyrospermum parkii), which grows in Western Africa. Shea nuts are traditionally crushed and boiled to extract the butter. Shea butter is high in vitamin A, which helps reduce the appearance of blemishes and wrinkles, and treats eczema and dermatitis, as well as burns and stretch marks. Shea butter is also packed with antioxidants including vitamin E , and the anti-inflammatories polyphenols and phytonutrients.
Improves skin: Walnuts and/or walnut oil provide hefty levels of vitamins B-1, B-2, and B-3, coupled with vitamin-E and niacin. Certain phytonutrients and fatty acids in walnut oil can contribute enhancing the texture and quality of the skin.