Natural Skin Care Ingredients

Here is our complete list of the natural skin care ingredients. All of our natural skin care ingredients are plant and earth based:

Achillea Millefolium Extract:  Part of our clinically proven skin lightening and tone evening complex, derived from Alpine plants.

Alchemilla Vulgaris Extract:  Part of our clinically proven skin lightening and tone evening complex, derived from Alpine plants.

Activated Charcoal:  Activated charcoal effectively cleanses the skin, unclogs pores, removes deeper impurities, and dead skin cells.

Algae: Marine algae is one of the most abundant sources of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antioxidants and essential fatty acids that are readily absorbed to nourish and rejuvenate the skin.

Allentoin Extract: Allantoin improves the elasticity and softness of hair while giving it a slight glossy effect.  It is typically derived from plants, such as sugar beet, comfrey, and chamomile.

Almond Oil: Almond oil is a universally good for you ingredient that is great for a variety of skin issues.  It's an excellent hydration source, helps reverse environmental damage, and can offer a small percentage of sun protection.

Aloe vera: Aloe vera is commonly known as a topical treatment for dry, irritated or sunburned skin. Studies show that it can also provide other health benefits, largely due to its antioxidant properties.  A staple for hydrating skin care products.

Alpha Arbutin: Alpha Arbutin is derived from the Bearberry plant, and is the natural alternative to skin lightening. While it is natural, it can be faster and safer than chemical alternatives. Arbutin will correct sun spots and discoloration.

Alpha Lipoic Acid: A strong antioxidant, derived from a variety of vegetables. It is excellent for correcting wrinkles, swelling, puffiness, and shrink pore size.  Research suggests alpha lipoic acid's anti-inflammatory properties may help slow thinning hair, which also makes it a perfect addition to hair growth products.

Aluminum Oxide: Naturally derived from the earth, this dermabrasion crystal are is used by professionals.  This aluminum oxide we use is approximately 120 size grit which feels like fine grains of sand and is very beneficial for exfoliating away dead skin and smoothing the surface of your skin.

Apple Extract: Our apple fruit extract contains alpha hydroxy acid and malic acid, which promotes smoother, healthier skin, by exfoliating the top layers to reveal fresher skin.

Argan Oil: Our argan oil is derived from Argan trees in Morocco. It is well known for it’s ability to moisturize and improve elasticity.

Argireline / Hexapeptide: Argireline is a non irritating amino acid derived from natural protein that can relax facial muscles, which can lessen the depth of wrinkles and the signs of aging.  

Arnica Essential Oil:  Proven to help reduce dark circles under eyes, and is an anti-inflammatory, an added benefit as we combat the environmental and biological effects of aging.

Avocado: A vitamin rich oil that can correct damaged and aging skin. It encourages cell turnover and can naturally improve eczema and psoriasis.

Bearberry: Offers a variety of medicinal benefits but is mainly known for it’s anti inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant qualities. It’s wonderful for acne care, as it has astringent and disinfectant qualities, and kills the bacteria that causes acne. It contains a few sought after ingredients Allantoin (wound healing), Arbutin (natural lightening), Betulinic Acid (improves elasticity and cancer preventative), Ellagic Acid (natural lightening and antioxidant).

Bentonite Clay:  Bentonite clay can help deep clean your skin, flush out toxins, and absorb impurities, dirt and oil from your skin.  Research shows that bentonite clay can help soothe skin and manage acne.  

Betulinic Acid: Derived from betula alba bark, this has been proven to increase elasticity, restore skin's supplement and prevent further loss.  It will stimulate collagen and improve skin clarity. 

Bilberry Extract:  Bilberry's astringent properties are cleansing, tightening, and nourishing, plus they're packed with plenty of antioxidants to help strengthen our skin and protect it against free radicals. Bilberry is hydrating and antiseptic while having the ability to heal wounds.

Black Cumin Seed Oil:  Black cumin seed contains over 100 vitamins and minerals. These include vitamins A, B, and C, which help the skin retain moisture, maintain elasticity, and fight the damaging free radicals. 

Blackberry Seed Oil: Very high in vitamin C and is extremely stable. It is a natural source for tocopherols and omega 3’s.

Bladderwrack: Is a seaweed that nourishes the skin and removes excess fluids and toxins.

Blueberry Extract and Oil: High in antioxidants and natural compounds, blueberry is excellent for fighting off free radicals and ultravoilet damage.

Blue Green Algae: Research shows that algae can help improve the appearance of aging skin.  It is very moisturizing and antioxidant rich.

Boswellia Serrata: Derived from a tree in India, this active ingredient can preserve the elasticity in skin and help skin retain hyaluronic acid levels in skin.  

Brahmi (Gotu Kola): Is an Ayurvedic herb that rejuvenates and regenerates the skin. It has been used since ancient times for healing, and is known for improving varicose veins and circulation.

Buriti Fruit Oil: Extremely rich in essential fatty acids and nutrients, is well known for it’s ability to increase elasticity and improve maturing skin.

Caffeine:  When applied topically through masks and other skin care treatments, constricts the blood vessels and helps reduce inflammation and puffiness. It also tightens and brightens the skin, reducing wrinkles.

Calendula: Soothes skin and is an anti inflammatory.

Candelilla Wax: Candelilla wax is a plant based wax and a suitable vegan alternative to beeswax. 

Carrot Seed Oil: Carrot seed oil is a winner when it comes to anti-aging effects. Combining skin-mending vitamin A, collagen-boosting vitamin C and moisturizing vitamin E, this essential oil helps smooth lines and repair sun damage, and scars.  

Castile (Vegetable): Our castile is vegan derived and a natural ingredient in our cleansers, derived from olives, rosemary, and aloe.

Castor Oil:  Castor oil is rich in ricinoleic acid—a type of fatty acid found to fight inflammation. When applied to the scalp or lash line, it's purported to enhance the health of the hair follicles and, in turn, promotes hair growth (as well as protect against hair loss).

Centella Asiatica: Is well known to improve firmness, elasticity, and overall anti aging ingredient. It produces collagen and is an natural inflammatory. It is derived from the Centella plant.

Chamomile: Is an anti inflammatory and can be found in the form of extract, dried herb, or essential oil. 

Charcoal (Activated):  Activated charcoal is porous and able to adsorb impurities and oil.  It has skin purifying and balancing properties especially on sensitive skin.  

Chickweed:  Chickweed is an ideal choice for itchy skin and is often applied to alleviate rashes and inflammatory skin conditions, such as eczema, to ease itching and inflammation.

Chilean Hazelnut Oil: Is naturally derived and is rich in vitamins and minerals. Great for hydrating dry and aging skin.

Chyrsin: Chrysin is classified as a flavonoid, and naturally occurs in plants such as the passionflower, silver linden, and some geranium species.  The FDA has deemed Chrysin as beneficial for hair growth.

Cinnamon Extract: Is a very effective, antiviral, antioxidant, antiseptic and anti-fungal. Cinnamon is able to kill acne causing bacteria, improves blood and oxygen circulation, therefore helping by unclogging and opening pores.

Clove: Is rejuvenating and stimulating for the skin, often used to detoxify and control acne. Full of antioxidants and increases blood flow.  

Cocoa Bioferment: Excellent for treating cellulite and under eye circles.  Cocoa has a long history of having strong medicinal properties. 

Cocoa Butter: Our cocoa butter is naturally derived and incredibly emollient. Known for it’s healing properties and the ability to reduce the formation of stretch marks. Contains valuable antioxidants.

Coconut Oil: Is rich in vitamins and proteins. A natural alternative to petroleum, and highly moisturizing, as it absorbs quickly into the skin.  Coconut oil is also known for natural sun protection.

Coenzyme Q10: Also known as ubiquinone, is plant derived and excellent for encouraging significant collagen production.

Coffee (Butter, Essential Oil): Contain natural caffeine which is excellent for firming and regenerating skin. Coffee is a powerful antioxidant. It offers natural UV protection.

Cotton Seed Oil: Cottonseed oil contains high amounts of vitamin E, which is an antioxidant with many proven benefits for the skin, including faster wound healing.

Cranberry Extract and Seed Oil: Rich in tocopherols and antioxidants.  It's rich in Omega 3 and six fatty acids that help to strengthen the skin's protective barrier, making it an optimal ingredient to calm inflamed and dry skin.

Cucumber Extract: Our cucumber extract contains phytosterols that are known to strengthen skin, restore moisture, and improve elasticity.

Cucumber Seed Oil: Cucumber Seed Oil possesses a remarkable amount of phytosterols. Studies indicate that phytosterols help support normal skin elasticity and help maintain healthy, hydrated skin.

Cypress: Wonderful for increasing circulation and drawing out toxins. Ideal for cellulite and acne.

Dandelion:  Research indicates that dandelion extract may reduce skin inflammation and irritation while also increasing hydration and collagen production. This may be useful in preventing and treating certain types of acne.

Dead Sea Mud: Incredibly mineral rich and strong ability to heal. Well known for killing acne causing bacteria.

Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline / Plant Derived Collagen Amino Acids (Sepilift):  Our dipalmitoyl hydroxyproline is plant based and is proven to offer triple action firming, wrinkle correction, more supple skin, and longer lasting moisture. 

DMAE: Is naturally derived and an analog of vitamin B.  It's been proven to help firm sagging skin. Not only are it’s effects immediate – but also cumulative, and it’s benefits accrue over time.

Edelweiss Extract:  This is a potent plant extract and antioxidant, and can sooth irritated skin and assist aging skin that is stressed.  Edelweiss also contains a compound known as leontopodic acid, which research has shown strengthens skin’s barrier and helps reduce signs of sensitivity. In doing so, it helps skin’s surface become more resistant to environmental aggressors, including some types of airborne pollutants.

Elderberry: Considered a super berry and antioxidant rich, helps prevent aging damage and wrinkle formation.  Elderberry also rich in vitamin A, which can help fade age spots, as well as vitamins C and E.

Evening Primrose Oil:  Evening primrose oil has many properties that are beneficial to the health of your skin. Not only does it moisturize and soothe, it can enhance the texture and elasticity of skin, addressing dryness, irritation, roughness and wrinkles.

Fermented Coconut Fruit Natural Preservative:  This is a very mild zero to low irritation preservative that is naturally derived, and will prevent the growth of yeast and mold in products.  It's gentle quality makes it appropriate for all skin types.

Fermented Vegetable Natural Preservative:  Our fermented vegetable preservative is a broad spectrum antimicrobial that offers significant skin conditioning qualities.  It is considered zero to low irritation which makes it very suitable for all skin types.

Ferulic Acid:  Our ferulic acid is derived from seeds and leaves, and has strong antioxidant properties.  It is added to products that contain vitamin c or ascorbic acid, as it will stabilize it and keep it from oxidation.

Fig Fruit Extract: It’s a rich source of a class of antioxidants known as phenolic compounds, including gallic acid, various epicatechins, and anthocyanins which contribute to the rich, often dark color of fig skin and the fruit inside.  It's also an antioxidant, and has been shown to enhance skin’s hydration by preventing water loss from skin’s uppermost layers. It can also visibly improve skin color by addressing an enzyme in skin (tyrosinase) whose overproduction can lead to dark spots.

Frankincense: Helps eliminate sun spots, signs of aging, and promote cell turnover. Tones and tightens skin.  When used on the scalp and lash line, Frankincense is used to help slow (and ultimately prevent) hair loss, as well as stimulate hair growth.

French Green Clay: Rich in phytonutrients and minerals, well known for removing toxins from skin.

Fruit Acid Complex: Our acids are a concentrated blend of fruit acids, naturally derived. They promote smoother, healthier skin, and increase the rate of cell turnover.

Gaba Aminobutyric Acid (GABA): A naturally derived amino acid that is well known for relaxing the skin, as a topical tranquilizer.

Galangal Extract: Derived from a tropical plant, this is a wonderful anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory.

Geranium: Can fade scars, promotes cell regeneration, treats and heals acne breakouts, and firms sagging skin.

Gigawhite: Is a plant derived ingredient that is proven to brighten and even skin tone, reduce sun spots, and lighten skin.

Ginkgo: Naturally derived and has been used medicinally for over 5,000 years. Is an antioxidant, anti inflammatory, and cell regenerative. Great for anti aging and anti cellulite care. Has been proven to decrease the development pigmentation and promote the reduction of pigmentation. It has also been proven to improve the skin’s protection from UVB rays and improve the production of collagen, which helps to keep the skin firm and youthful.

Ginseng: Will reduce inflammation, stimulate cell growth, and extend cellular life span.

Glacial Clay: One of the rarest and purest clays in the world, Glacial Clay is 100% natural sourced from a deposit that has recently been discovered in the Southern Alps of New Zealand. Comprised of nontronite, illite and kaolin clays, Glacial Clay was gradually formed over the span of millions of years from the continuous striking of ancient glacial ice with volcanic ash. Green nontronite is a rare, mineral-rich clay that belongs to the smectite group of clay minerals.  Glacial Clay rejuvenates dull skin, improves its appearance, helps to balance skin tone and leaves the skin feeling softer yet firmer.

Glucosamine: Stimulates hyaluronic acid in skin, improves hydration, accelerates wound healing, and reduces wrinkles. Will increase elasticity and rate of exfoliation.  Glucosamine can also can lighten areas of increased skin pigmentation. 

Glycerin (Vegetable): While glycerin might seem like a common skin care ingredients, it has many hidden talents.  It create a much higher level of hydration as an effective humectant and attracts moisturizer and water to the intercellular space of the skin. 

Glycolic Acid:  Our glycolic acid is of high quality and benefits skin greatly by gently exfoliating layers of the skin to remove hyperpigmentation, the signs of aging, and helps keep pores unclogged which can lead to less breakouts and clearer skin.

Goats Milk: Is a natural emollient that is absorbed into the skin and quickly hydrates. Contains many vitamins and helps balance skin’s pH levels.

Gotu Kola: Considered one of the strongest rejuvenating herbs in Ayurvedic medicine.  It is well known for collagen stimulation and healing.

Grapefruit: Great for balancing skin, a strong antioxidant, diuretic, and lymphatic. Tones and firms skin, and fights acne and cellulite.

Grapeseed Oil: Rich in vitamins, minerals and fatty acids. Great for hydration and aging skin.

Grape Seed Proanthocyanidins:  Proanthocyanidins act as growth stimulants for hair follicles. An extensive hair study by Japanese researchers showed that proanthocyanidins extracted from grape seeds not only stopped hair loss but increased the growth of hair cells by over 200%. 

Green Tea (Extract, Caffeine): Can decrease the risk of skin cancer and alleviates water retention in skin. Great for firming and toning.  Anti-viral and anti-bacterial.  

Ground Oats: Full of vitamins, minerals and lipids that add moisture to benefit the condition of one's skin. Also an effective anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. 

Guar Gum: Our guar gum is naturally derived from the guar gum plant and is considered a natural emulsifier and thickener.  It will contribute to softening the skin.

Helichrysum: Speeds the recovery of wounds and scars, combats and soothes acne, and is a great anti aging choice for maturing skin.

Hemp Oil: Our cold pressed hemp oil is rich in omegas and important nutrients.  Excellent for irritated or dry skin.

Hibiscus: Has antioxidant benefits, and improves skin’s elasticity. Targets cellulite reduction and great for firming.

Honey (Organic): Is a natural antiseptic and skin cleanser. Helps remove dirt and dead cells from skin.

Horse Chestnut: Is an antioxidant, anti inflammatory, and well known for it’s anti aging qualities.  Because of it's ability to reduce inflammation, it is proven to help create healthier hair follicles and thus a better chance of hair growth.

Hyaluronic Acid: Has the incredible ability to hydrate and repair skin. Hyaluronic Acid can reduce fine lines and wrinkles, help skin retain moisture, and create a plumping effect. When the skin is properly hydrated, increased skin cell production can occur, since the skin isn't spending it's energy on fighting dehydration.  

Hydrolyzed Rice Protein:  On the skin, hydrolyzed rice protein is very good for increasing moisture retention and increased skin elasticity.    

Hydrolyzed Sesame Protein:  Our hydrolyzed sesame protein is a new generation tightening and firming ingredient is naturally derived.  Clinical studies show that it will help firm skin, tighten, an smooth. as well as assist in contouring as a wonderful anti aging ingredient.

Kojic Acid:  Kojic acid is the by product of the fermentation of malting rice.  It is known to prevent and correct pigmentation issues.

Juniper: Has antiseptic qualities and great for reducing cellulite.

Keratinocyte Growth Factor:  Also known as KGF, has been proven in medical studies to improve and increase hair growth.

Kinetin: A plant derived antioxidant, is clinically proven to reduce the signs of aging and sun damage. It is considered the natural alternative to the drug Retin-A, and has surpassed it’s results in testing.

Kojic Acid:  Kojic acid has been proven to lighten visible sun damage, age spots, and scars. This can result in an anti-aging effect on the skin. In addition to skin-lightening effects, kojic acid also contains some antimicrobial properties.

Lactic Acid:  Our lactic acid is derived from cane and beet sugar and is vegan certified.  Lactic acid is specifically used to treat hyperpigmentation, age spots, and other factors that contribute to a dull and uneven complexion, and is considered a bit milder than other acids.

Lavender: Has many health benefits that include pain reduction, anxiety reduction, disinfectant properties, bug repellent, and kills the bacteria associated with the formation of acne.

L-Arginine: Evidence shows that l-arginine may help improve hair growth. This amino acid can relax blood vessels and improve blood flow to the scalp and the base of hair follicles.

L-Carnosine: An antioxidant and anti inflammatory, helps protect skin against cancer, improves healing and elasticity.

L-Carnitine: Is a naturally occurring amino acid, which has been proven to effectively firm skin, alleviate cellulite, and increase skin elasticity.

L-Glutamine: Can help to deliver sulfur to the scalp which is necessary for healthy hair growth. Healthy levels of glutamine can prevent further hair loss and even help regrow hair.

Lecithin: Our lecithin is vegetable derived and rich in B vitamins. Used as a natural emulsifier, and can fight dry damaged skin as well as treat eczema.

Lemon Peel Bioferment: Naturally derived and a great skin lightener, it can reduce sun spots and pigmentation issues.

Lemon Essential Oil: Brightens, tones skin and stimulates circulation.

Lemongrass Essential Oil: A great skin toner, anti-microbial and anti-bacterial, helps minimize pores and firms skin.

Leuphasyl: Leuphasyl is a vegan safe amino acid that behaves similarly to Botox, by relaxing the facial muscles, reducing contractions, and therefore reducing the signs of aging.

Licorice Root: Has been used as an Aryuvedic remedy, is a strong antioxidant, and aids in lightening, toning, firming, and cellulite reduction.

Lycopene: Is derived from tomatoes and an important antioxidant. Inhibits the growth of some cancers.

Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate: One of the most important skin ingredients available, it is an antioxidant and transforms into vitamin c when applied topically. It is known for wound healing, collagen production, corrects pigmentation issues, and improves elasticity.

Magnesium sulfate:  When used topically, it is known to reduce muscle soreness, reduce tension, and is an anti-inflammatory.

Malic Acid:  Malic acid is one specific type of alpha-hydroxy acid, found in apples as well as pears.

Malva Sylvestris Extract:  Part of our clinically proven skin lightening and tone evening complex, derived from Alpine plants.

Mango Seed Butter:  Mango Butter’s long-lasting emollience nourishes skin and boosts its elasticity as well as its suppleness, thereby making skin feel smoother and firmer. It's high in omega fatty acids as well as vitamins a and e.   

Marshmallow Root: The plant is well-known for its anti-irritant, soothing and emollient properties.  Rich in vitamins (A, C, E and B complex).

Marine Phytoplantkon:  Helps fill and regenerate and correct wrinkles, repair and firm skin. Naturally derived from non-genetically modified marine organisms. 

Matrixyl: Matrixyl (Palmitoyl Pentapeptide) stimulates the growth of new collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid which aids in refilling wrinkles naturally from within the skin.

Melisa Officinalis Leaf Extract:  Part of our clinically proven skin lightening and tone evening complex, derived from Alpine plants.

Mentha Piperita Leaf Extract:  Part of our clinically proven skin lightening and tone evening complex, derived from Alpine plants.

Mango Butter: Naturally plant derived and wonderful for moisturizing skin. Restores elasticity, reduces wrinkles, and high in stearic acid.

Melatonin: Improves skin elasticity, improves pigmentation, and protects against solar radiation.  Melatonin can also help suppress UV damage to skin and cells, while also working as an antioxidant, meaning it can protect cell DNA from damage that could be caused by free radicals.

Microalgae Nannochloropsis Oculata:  Proven to help firm skin and add a protective layer which assists in moisture and nutrient retention.

Microdermabrasion Crystals: Fine white powder used in doctor offices, salons and spas for skin exfoliation.

Milk Thistle: A 2015 study found that it helped improve inflammatory skin conditions and is known to have antioxidant and anti-aging effects.

Moringa: This can come in a form of extract or essential oil, both forms are very beneficial.  Moringa can help prevent wrinkles and free radical damage to the skin, as well as help firm skin and also help reduce wrinkles and blemishes.

Multani Mitti: Also known as Indians Fullers Earth, is comprised of the decomposition of volcanic ash. It is highly absorbent and increases circulation.

Murumuru Butter: Is native to Brazil, very high in Vitamin A, and helps increase elasticity and moisture. 

Mushroom Extract: Studies show that mushroom extract increased cell turnover significantly, improved hydration levels, increased firmness, and fine lines were reduced as well.  

Myrrh: Highly beneficial for wound healing, anti aging, and regenerating the skin.

Natural Active Peptides:  Derived from marine collagen, will supply your skin with valuable amino acids to produce more collagen production.

Neem Oil:  Neem is best known for its anti-aging properties. Due to its antioxidant properties, neem protects the skin from harmful UV rays, pollution and other environmental factors. The vitamins and fatty acids in neem improve and maintain the elasticity of the skin, reduce wrinkles and fine lines.

Niacinamide: Improves skin color, decreases inflammation, improves blotchiness, and can lighten skin per the National Library of Medicine.

Neroli: Derived from the bitter orange tree, is great for balancing skin, and regenerate new cells.

Nettle:  Nettle is also known for their anti-inflammatory properties and can be exceptionally helpful in easing skin conditions and excellent for calming skin, as for specific issues such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis.  In terms of hair growth, nettle leaf extract contains high amounts of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that can help protect our scalp from damage and stimulate new hair growth. Nettle leaves are also rich in minerals like iron, magnesium, and zinc, which can all give our follicles a great boost.

Oats (Ground, Steel Cut): Full of vitamins, minerals and lipids. Has anti-inflammatory benefits and contains antioxidants.

Olive Oil: High in Vitamin E, will fight free radicals, help repair photo aging, and regenerate skin.

Orange: Lovely for skin, as it helps eliminate water retention, tones, and balances skin.

Panthenol:  The National Center for Biotechnology Information lists panthenol as a skin protectant with anti-inflammatory properties. It can help improve skin's hydration, elasticity, and smooth appearance. 

Papaya Fruit Enzymes: Can decrease inflammation, soothe skin irritations, exfoliates dead cells, and remove damaged keratin that can build up on the skin.

Peach Kernel Oil: High in Vitamin A, E, and B vitamins. Light in texture and restores elasticity.

Peppermint: Will relieve skin irritations and reduce mental fatigue.

Pink Himalayan Salt: Contains dozens of minerals and vitamins, helps skin restore a normal balance, improve circulation, and gently draws out toxins.

Peptides: Will synthesize new collagen and help skin fight the signs of aging.  When products with peptides are applied to the skin, it causes skin cells to build collagen and elastin, which is something that slows down as we age.

Pomegranate Seed Oil: A strong antioxidant, with the capability to protect skin from cancer.

Quinoa Extract: Naturally derived and used to help increase hydration, soften skin and hair.  Because Quinoa is rich in Vitamin B, it helps brighten and enhance your skin. It also adds texture to your skin and rejuvenates it making your skin richer and more vibrant. Its high levels of riboflavin gives elasticity to your skin for softness and resiliency.

Red Raspberry Seed Oil and Seed Powder:  The vitamin C and antioxidants in raspberry can reduce the signs of aging such as black spots or wrinkles. For those of you who are active in outdoor activities should consume raspberries to protect the skin from UV damage. The antioxidants and ellagic acid in raspberries can keep the skin healthy and rejuvenate it.

Resveratrol: A natural antioxidant derived from Japanese Knotweed.  Improves elasticity, helps eliminate age spots, and helps prevent the development of skin cancer.

Retinol: Increases collagen production. Retinol is vitamin A which is a natural ingredient, not to be confused with the prescription drug Retin-A.

Rhodiola Rosea: Also known as Roseroot, this extract is very popular for it's ability to help firm and tone skin, and is a powerful antioxidant.

Rice Bran: Known for balancing oils in the skin, prevent wrinkles, and provide moisture.

Rose Clay: Rose clay is fabulous for most skin types; including sensitive skin. Rose clay provides gentle exfoliation, helps to draw toxins from the skin, helps to increase circulation, reduces skin irritation, and helps to reduce inflammation.

Rosehip Seed Oil: Is naturally derived and rich in Vitamin A, C, and E, as well as Omega 3 and 6. Has been proven to regenerate skin, and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and scars.  Known also to be a natural sunscreen ingredient.

Rosemary: Great for balancing skin, preventing acne, and increasing circulation. Also known for promoting hair growth.

Rose: Helps calm the mind, restore moisture, and repair mature skin and wrinkle formation.

St. Johns Wort: Has significant antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, and antimicrobial activities. 

Salicylic acid:  Salicylic acid is a naturally occurring compound, which can be isolated from the bark of the willow tree.  Salicylic acid penetrates into your skin and works to dissolve the dead skin cells clogging your pores.

Sandalwood:  Helps soothe and relieve irritated skin that may be itchy, inflamed, dehydrated, and for suffers of eczema, psoriasis, and acne.  The scent promotes relaxation from stress or anxiety.   

Saw Palmetto:  Research on whether saw palmetto works to help treat hair loss. An extract of saw palmetto berries may block 5-alpha-reductase, an enzyme that converts testosterone to DHT.

Seabuckthorn Berry:  Sea Buckthorn berries are rich in vitamins A, B1, B12, C, E, K, and P; flavonoids, lycopene, carotenoids, and phytosterols.  It can dramatically help combat wrinkles, and sooth dry, irritated skin. 

Sea Kelp Bioferment: Extracted from North American kelp, an excellent oil free moisturizer.  It's firming, healing, soothing for any skin type. It is also incredibly effective for normal and dry skin, as it is a powerful nutritive moisturizer.

Sea Kelp (Norwegian): Mineral and vitamin rich, an excellent choice for infusing skin with nutrients and detoxifying.

Sea Salt (Dead, Standard): Mineral rich and high in Potassium, Magnesium and Bromide. Draws out toxins, eliminates skin problems, and revitalizes.

Shea Butter: Shea contains high concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins make it an ideal ingredient for softening skin. Shea butter also has anti-inflammatory and healing properties.

Silymarin: Derived from the milk thistle plant, this is proven to help heal skin from UV and benzoyl peroxide damage. An antioxidant, it reduces the effects of toxins.

Slippery Elm: Traditionally slippery elm is used to promote wound healing and soothe irritated skin, as it has anti-inflammatory properties and contains antioxidants, both of which boost skin health.

Songyi Mushroom Extract:  Clinically proven to lighten and whiten skin, which is great for anyone who has accumulated some sun damage over the years.  This extract is considered soothing an a non irritant, and evens out skin tone and reduces the appearance of hyperpigmentation without causing melanocyte. 

Soy: A natural, potent antioxidant, restoring, and soothing agent for skin that is derived from soybeans. Soy extract also has research showing it can improve the look of an uneven skin tone and visible signs of aging due to years of environmental exposure.

Squalane: Squalane has important anti-inflammatory properties and it has a lightweight feel on the skin.  Since it doesn't clog pores, this makes it an ideal choice for hydration, anti aging, improving the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and elasticity.

Strawberry Seed Oil: Has an impressive composition of Linolenic Acid, an Omega-3 essential fatty acid, making it suitable for sensitive, mature, and problem skin.  Restores elasticity.

Sugar:  Sugar is an excellent way to exfoliate the skin.  It is considered gentle, and dissolves as it is worked into the skin.  There are a variety of sugar granular sizes that can be used.  

Sulfur: Elemental sulfur can be found near hot springs and volcanic regions in many parts of the world, especially along the Pacific Ring of Fire; such volcanic deposits are currently mined in Indonesia, Chile, and Japan.  Sulfur helps dry out the surface of your skin to help absorb excess oil (sebum) that may contribute to acne breakouts. It also dries out dead skin cells to help unclog your pores.

Sunflower Seed Oil: Sunflower oil is a non-comedogenic carrier oil which is highly absorbent, and won't clog pores. It's non-irritating for most people, and can be used on all types of skin, including dry, normal, oily, and acne-prone.

Tea Tree Oil: Has the strong ability to kill the bacteria that causes acne. It is an anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral. 

Tocopherol (Vitamin E):  Protects the skin membrane and can prevent the signs aging, an anti-inflammatory agent in the skin, as several studies have supported its prevention of inflammatory damage after UV exposure. 

Tomato Seed Oil:  Tomato seed oil is rich in vitamin a and vitamin c.  Due to its antioxidant properties, it is used for wrinkles, sun damage and age spots.  Its topical use helps to eliminate scars, wrinkles, rashes, stretch marks, acne scars, burns, cracked skin and dry skin.

Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA): TCA is used to treat cosmetic issues such as removing acne scars, reducing facial wrinkles and reducing signs of aging.  It is capable of reaching deeper layers of the skin compared to most other acids on the market.

Tripeptides:  Tripeptides are an amino acid protein proven to repair and increase collagen, which will then repair and rejuvenate skin. 

Trylagen: Trylagen is a mixture of plant derived clinically proven ingredients that show the ability to reduce skin damage due to aging.  It includes pseudoalteromonas ferment extract, hydrolyzed wheat protein, hydrolyzed soy protein, tripeptide 10 citrulline, tripeptide 1 - which is all ecocert and naturally derived).

Turmeric: Turmeric has many benefits for the skin.  It is a strong anti-inflammatory, it helps with wound healing, it can lighten pigmentation and sun spots, and it can help slow the aging process as well as reduce existing wrinkles and increase elasticity.

Vegetable Collagen: While derived from vegetables, it is proven just as effective as animal based collagen, and can increase skin firmness and elasticity.

Veronica Officinalis Extract:  Part of our clinically proven skin lightening and tone evening complex, derived from Alpine plants.

Vitamin C: Known to prevent aging of the skin,and also to repair damage.

Vitamin K:  Helps reduce under eye circles. It reduces swelling, bruising, scars, stretch marks and burns.

Walnut Oil:  Helps to regenerate skin, firm, tone and moisturize.

White Lily:  An anti-inflammatory and healing extract.

Wild Yam: Helps moisturize and plump skin, especially around menopause.

Willow Bark: Naturally derived and contains the natural version of salicylic acid. Promotes cell turnover, exfoliation, acne prevention, and the reduction of wrinkles.

Witch Hazel Hydrosol: Derived from the witch hazel shrub, this toner and natural astringent does not contain alcohol like the witch hazel sold in stores. It's is known to be very soothing and healing.

Xanthan Gum:  Our xanthan gum is a sugar derived ingredient that is used to bind ingredients and stabilize our emulsions.

Zinc Oxide: Zinc is a mineral that can also help with acne. You can take it as an oral supplement or as a topical treatment. A recent review of the past studies on the topic found that zinc can decrease oil production in the skin, and can protect against bacterial infection and inflammation. Zinc also provides UV protection, a key ingredient in many sunscreens on the market.