Glossary


Acai Berry Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Extremely rich in antioxidants, Acai Berry oil helps fight the damaging free radicals leading to premature ageing. Its anti-aging properties restore skin elasticity and help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, reviving the look of dry, dull and damaged skin.  It helps reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation and boost skin radiance.

Almond Sweet Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Almond Sweet oil is an excellent emollient which helps in softening and nourishing skin. It helps improve skin tone and reduce visible signs of ageing by protecting skin from the degenerating effects of free radicals and pollution.

Apricot Kernel Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Apricot Kernel oil helps fight acne and inflammation. As an enriching emollient, it effectively moisturises and helps heal skin, boosting its ability to retain elasticity and clarity. High in gamma linoleic acid, it enables the skin to retain its moisture balance while firming and toning the skin.

Argan Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Argan oil control skin’s oil production by balancing out sebum levels and nourish the skin. Its antioxidant activity helps protect skin against free radical and UV damage. It helps regenerate, restore, and strengthen dry, damaged and ageing skin.

Blackberry Seed Oil (ORGANIC)

With a remarkable ability to nourish, moisturise, rejuvenate, and replenish, Blackberry Seed oil is an amazing skin super food. Its powerful antioxidant content helps diminish visible signs of ageing and keep skin toned and tightened. It improves skin elasticity and helps regenerate skin, healing damaged skin, and scars.

Beeswax (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Beeswax forms a protective barrier on skin, while also locking in moisture and reducing dryness. It is a humectant that helps draw moisture to the skin. With a good source of vitamin A, it aids in exfoliation and rejuvenate the skin.

Borage Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Borage is a lightweight, non greasy oil which is extremely rich in gamma linolenic acid (GLA). It helps rebalance skin and brings soothing moisture, keeping skin supple. Its soothing and protective qualities help calm irritated skin and seal in hydration.

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride 

Derived from Coconut oil and glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is an excellent emollient as it provides an occlusive film around the epidermis to prevent loss of moisture from the skin, keeping it nourished and supple. As an absorbent and light oil, it will leave skin feeling smooth and soft, without feeling greasy.

Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside (ECOCERT)

Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside is a mild surfactant/ solubiliser made from renewable raw materials: fatty alcohols and glucose from vegetable origin. It is ECOCERT certified, preservative free, and free of impurities. It is a gentle and effective cleansing surfactant.

Calendula Infused Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Calendula oil is one of the most healing and anti-inflammatory plant. It works wonder for dry, chapped, and dehydrated skin as it helps restore skin’s moisture balance and improve moisture retention. Infused with Sunflower Seed oil, it has cooling and revitalising properties which calm and soothe skin. 

Camellia Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Also known as tea seed oil, Camelia oil is an excellent antioxidant. It is calming and soothing and helps improve the appearance of rough, dry, and damaged skin. It promotes skin elasticity and has a supremely nourishing effect without clogging the pores.

Castor Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

The ricinoleic acid found in Castor oil moisturises skin and prevents wrinkles. It helps remove dirt, bacteria, excess oil, and dead skin. It is highly nourishing for dry and chapped lips.

Cera Bellina

Derived from natural beeswax, it creates a satin silky feel on skin. The addition of Cera Bellina helps give the final product a smooth and luxurious texture.

Chamomile Roman Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Rich in antioxidants, Chamomile Roman essential oil helps fend off skin damaging free radicals thus preventing premature ageing. It balances sebum on skin, moisturises, and plumps up the skin. It helps to even the skin tone and reduces the appearance of blemishes and dark spots.

Chia Seed CO2 Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Produced with supercritical CO2 extraction, Chia Seed CO2 oil is highly concentrated, superior to cold-pressed seed oil. It contains the highest concentration vegetarian source, linolenic acid (Omega 3) which helps skin to maintain moisture balance. It also promotes skin elasticity and helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles.

Clary Sage Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Clary Sage essential oil helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and formation of premature wrinkles. Rich in antioxidants, it helps fight free radical damage. As a natural astringent, it has a tightening effect on oily skin. It also nourishes and revitalises tired skin.

Cocoa Butter (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Rich in antioxidants, Cocoa butter helps fight free radical damage. Its high fatty acids nourish the skin deeply, replenishing its moisture, and creating a barrier to protect it from moisture loss.  

Coconut Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Coconut oil is a great moisturiser and serves as a protective layer on the skin. It creates a natural barrier against moisture loss, thus beneficial to restoring dry or flaky skin. Its high antioxidant content helps prevent premature ageing and protect skin from environmental stressors.

Coffee Seed Oil (ORGANIC)

Coffee Seed oil helps to diminish the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots and reduce eye puffiness while tightening the delicate skin around the eyes. It contains potent antioxidant properties that help fight free radical damage.

Cranberry Seed Powder

With a variety of nutrients such as fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamin C and K, tocotrienols, and tocopherols (vitamin E), this gentle exfoliant helps renew skin by removing dull and dead skin. 

Decyl Glucoside

Obtained from vegetable origin, this natural biodegradable surfactant is mild, gentle, and not drying. It does not contain any impurities.

Frankincense Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Frankincense essential oil revitalises dull, tired, and sagging mature skin. Its powerful antioxidant properties help prevent premature ageing by fighting off free radicals and promote skin recovery. It is also a natural astringent which helps regulate sebum, reduce the appearance of large pores, tone, and firm skin.

Geranium Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Geranium helps combat breakouts by regulating skin’s sebum production. It also helps to tighten skin and minimise the appearance of wrinkles. It provides a rich source of antioxidants that help to enrich skin’s natural glow.

Grapeseed Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Grapeseed oil possesses astringent qualities which help in skin toning and tightening. It contains antioxidants that help fight skin damaging free radicals which cause wrinkles and uneven skin tone. It helps clear up blemishes and heal scars.

Helichrysum Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Helichrysum essential oil is one of the few essential oils that contains “diketones”, which helps to reduce the appearance of age spots and discoloration. It helps make skin look firmer, youthful, and vibrant. It is highly moisturising and helps prevent acne.

Jojoba Esters

Consisting of hydrogenated Jojoba oil (wax), these gentle biodegradable exfoliants help regenerate skin, purify, and renew skin’s texture. These tiny, spherically shaped beads refine and polish skin’s appearance without the harshness of typical abrasives.

Jojoba Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

As a wax ester that has exactly the same molecular structure as the sebum on our skin, Jojoba oil is able to penetrate and moisturise more deeply. It helps restore skin’s optimal health, fight premature ageing, and provide long lasting hydration for the skin.

Juniper Berry Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Juniper Berry essential oil removes excess oil from the surface of skin and eliminates any bacteria that may cause further irritation. Its natural astringent properties help strengthen and promote tightening of skin. It also helps provide a protective boost of antioxidants against premature ageing.

Lavender Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Lavender essential oil helps to tone and firm the skin, thereby promoting a healthy and radiant skin complexion. Full of antioxidants, it helps protect against free radical damage and prevent premature ageing.  It helps soothe skin irritations, clean pores by clearing bacteria, and minimise the appearance of scars.

Lemon Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Lemon essential oil controls the production of excess sebum and removes dead skin, giving a bright and smooth complexion.

Lemongrass Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Lemongrass essential oil helps cleanse, minimise the appearance of pores, and brighten skin. It effectively helps fight acne by keeping harmful acne-causing bacteria at bay and reduce excess oil production. 

Lemon Tea Tree Hydrosol (ORGANIC)

Lemon Tea Tree hydrosol has natural bacteria fighting ability which helps keep skin clean and clarified while providing hydration. 

Macadamia Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Macadamia oil contains a perfect balance of essential fatty acids that nourish the skin, combat dry flakes, and lock in moisture. Its high concentration of palmitoleic acid helps keep skin taut, restore skin elasticity, and smooth fine lines.

Mango Butter (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Mango butter adds moisture to skin while tightening and firming it. Its high levels of vitamin C helps plump up and tighten skin, promoting a firmer appearance. It provides lasting hydration and helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Marula Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Rich in oleic acid, Marula oil greatly nourishes skin, strengthens the skin barrier, and aids in skin repair. Its rich antioxidants help protect skin from sun damage and fight damaging free radicals that lead to wrinkles and skin thickening. As a result, skin stays plump and elastic.

Neroli Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Neroli essential oil effectively protects skin against environmental stressors. It helps to rejuvenate skin, tone, and tighten it, balance oil production, and increase skin elasticity. It also purifies the pores and smooths skin, giving it a radiant and healthy glow.

Neroli Hydrosol (ORGANIC)

Neroli hydrosol helps minimise the appearance of pores, tighten, firm, and tone skin. It reduces excess oil production and provides great hydration, keeping skin soft and supple.

Olive Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Olive oil improves skin’s elasticity, promoting a firmer and smoother look. Containing a very high concentration of Squalane, it replenishes skin’s natural emollient, thereby helps to fight premature ageing.

Olive Squalane

Derived from Olive oil, Olive Squalane is an excellent natural emollient that smooths and softens skin, helps heal chapped skin and relieve dehydrated skin. Similar to the skin’s sebum, skin is able to readily absorb and benefit from it. It also enhances elasticity, improves skin texture, and restores skin suppleness.

Orange Sweet Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Orange Sweet essential oil maintains the health, appearance, and texture of skin by promoting clarity, radiance, and smoothness. It also helps to eliminate harmful acne-causing bacteria and reduce the appearance of large pores. It provides soothing and nourishing moisture for a firmer, smoother, and brighter complexion. 

Palmarosa Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

The healing petals of Palmarosa provide gentle nourishment while balancing sebum production, restoring skin’s softness and natural moisture level. Its deep regenerative powers help rejuvenate skin, keeping it healthily radiant.

Passion Fruit Seed Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Passion Fruit Seed oil regulates sebum production and helps reduce the occurrence of acne. Packed with antioxidants, it helps promote active skin recovery and deliver maximum hydration. It is known to boost skin radiance for a glowing complexion.

Patchouli Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Patchouli essential oil helps to smooth out wrinkles, blemishes, and small imperfections. As a natural astringent, it has a toning and tightening effect on skin, thereby helping to slow down the formation of fine lines, wrinkles, and other visible signs of aging. 

Peppermint Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Peppermint essential oil contains menthol that has a cooling effect and helps brighten up dull and tired skin. It controls the secretion of excess sebum and prevents clogging of pores, making it beneficial for managing outbreaks.

Pumpkin Seed Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Pumpkin Seed oil's high concentration of zinc and vitamin E help improve skin tone, regulate oily skin, fight acne, and renew skin. It helps keep skin firm and tight, as well as providing long lasting moisturisation.

Raspberry Seed CO2 Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Produced with supercritical CO2 extraction, Raspberry Seed CO2 oil is highly concentrated, superior to cold-pressed seed oil. It protects, nourishes, and helps repair skin, strengthening the skin barrier. It helps revitalise dull skin, improving skin elasticity, and smoothing fine lines and wrinkles. Its rich antioxidants help protect skin from sun damage.

Rice Bran Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Rice Bran oil helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, firm, tighten, and maintain hydration. It helps brighten complexion and promote even skin tone. Antioxidants help protect skin from environmental stressors and prevent premature ageing.

Rose Hydrosol (ORGANIC)

Rose hydrosol is both calming and soothing. It controls sebum production, and with its natural astringent properties, it helps clean and tighten the pores.

Rosehip Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Rosehip oil provides deep nourishment and helps boost skin recovery. Known for its regenerative and healing properties, it helps prevent the formation of wrinkles and diminish the appearance of age spots or dark spots. It also helps to tighten pores and brighten skin.

Rosehip Seed CO2 Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Produced with supercritical CO2 extraction, Rosehip Seed CO2 oil is highly concentrated, superior to cold-pressed seed oil.  It helps repair skin damage and reduce the appearance of scars, wrinkles, and hyperpigmentation.  It also helps restore skin elasticity, improve skin texture, keep skin plump, and protect skin against free radical damage.

Rosehip Seed Powder (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Rosehip Seed powder gently exfoliates while simultaneously enriching the skin with its natural content of trans-retinoic acid (vitamin A) and essential fatty acids, linoleic acid (Omega 3) and linolenic acid (Omega 6).

Rosemary Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Rosemary essential oil helps protect skin from free radical damage and harmful effects of the sun, promoting healthily radiant complexion. Its highly astringent properties make it especially effective for oily and congested skin as it helps tighten, tone, and clear pores.

Sacha Inchi Oil (ORGANIC)

Sacha Inchi oil is highly moisturising. It helps reduce the appearance of scarring and wrinkles and promote a more even skin tone. Its high content of essential fatty acids helps skin retain moisture, regulate oil production, and maintain its elasticity and softness.

Sea Buckthorn CO2 Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Produced with supercritical CO2 extraction, Sea Buckthorn CO2 oil is highly concentrated, superior to cold-pressed seed oil. Packed with rich nutrients and rare Omega 7, it aids in repairing skin while reducing skin irritation. It helps promote skin regeneration, hydration, and elasticity. It helps clear acne and reduce the visible signs of ageing.

Shea Butter (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Shea butter is an excellent emollient which deeply nourishes and softens skin. It helps maintain skin’s optimal health and improve skin elasticity.

Sunflower Seed Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Sunflower Seed oil retains skin’s moisture and provides antioxidant protection. It helps reinforce the skin barrier, improving overall hydration. Thus, skin stays soft and moisturised, restoring its natural balance and beauty.

Tamanu Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Tamanu oil is suitable for all skin types, particularly beneficial to those with acne, scars, or signs of ageing because of its remarkable healing abilities. It is a highly nourishing oil which helps soothe and repair skin. It acts as a barrier on the skin, locking moisture in, leaving the skin feeling smoother and softer.

Tea Tree Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Tea Tree essential oil helps combat breakouts by removing impurities and lifting excess oil out of skin pores, eliminating harmful acne-causing bacteria being trapped in the skin. It aids in skin repair and helps reduce the formation and appearance of scars and blemishes.

Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate

As the only oil-soluble form of vitamin C, it effectively penetrates into the epidermis to reach the dermis, so the skin readily absorbs the vitamin. It helps clarify and brighten skin thereby promoting a more even skin tone. It keeps skin firm, helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles and hyperpigmentation, and prevent skin sagging.

Tocopherol

Tocopherols (natural vitamin E) are natural antioxidants that help protect skin from free radical damage, maintaining healthy skin. It helps neutralise free radicals, moisturise skin, and improve the appearance of visible ageing, giving skin a youthful glow. It is added to our natural formulas to prevent oxidation, hence prolonging the shelf life.

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil (ACO CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Ylang Ylang essential oil has a balancing action on the production and secretion of sebum.  Its antioxidant properties help fight free radicals which are responsible for premature ageing. It has a calming effect and helps soothe skin irritations.