ALOE VERA- Aloe Vera penetrates 7 layers of the skin's dermis layers, taking any ingredients in our cocoa body whip with it, imagine how effective the skin care product becomes with an ingredient like that! Aloe Vera gel contains two hormones called Auxin and Gibberellins, that provide wound healing and anti-inflammatory properties. Aloe is used to heal chronic skin problems, such as psoriasis, acne and eczema.
APRICOT KERNEL OIL- A non-greasy rich moisturizing oil crushed from the apricot kernel. Ideal for dry, mature, sensitive skin.
ARROW ROOT POWDER- A natural root with moisture absorbing properties, Arrowroot has been used to remove toxins through its ability to manage moisture control. It posesses skin-soothing properties similar to that of aloe vera, and helps other active ingredients penetrate the upper layers of the skin.
AVOCADO OIL - An intensive thick oil with a rich source of vitamin E, for dry itchy flaky skin.
BEET ROOT POWDER- The root of the beet plant is rich in iron and carotenoids. Beets contain phytonutrients called betanin and vulgaxanthin, both have been shown to provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification benefits. With consistent use Beet root is used to fade dark spots and provide a natural glow
BEET SUGAR- Has natural humectant properties, making it an ideal exfoliant..
BENZOIN- A golden-colored, aromatic, thick, and a resinous oil obtained from the Benzoin tree. This essential oil is a very good antiseptic for the skin. The aroma is rich, sweet, warm and vanilla -like, with a subtle spicy/cinnamon like undertone. As far as aromatherapy, Benzoin is a stimulant and an antidepressant as well as a relaxant and sedative.
BLACK SEED OIL- Also known as the black cumin oil, it is a remarkable oil for skin ailments . The oil has a powerful ability to restore the look and vibrancy of your skin, providing vitamins A, B, and C, along with minerals like calcium, potassium, magnesium, and zinc
BLACK CURRANT OIL- Natural source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) this plant also contains high levels of vitamins, antioxidants, and high amounts of omegas 3 and 6. This oil is said to increase elasticity in the skin, and can be used to protect and nourish skin tissues preventing chronic skin conditions, such as dermatitis and eczema
BLOOD ORANGE OIL- This essential oil has a complex, invigorating yet calming aroma. The anti-inflammatory properties are due to the anthocyanin that causes the red pigment, this is rare in the rest of the citrus family. The scent is fresh citrus with a little extra kick.
BURDOCK ROOT - Is a vegetable that contains polyacetylenes, that possess anti fungal and antibiotic properties. Active compounds like arctiin, lignans are stimulating properties, that are known to support supple and younger-looking skin. It also fights acne and eczema due to its blood purifying ability.
CAMELINA OIL- Has a high Vitamin E content, due to its high omega – 3 content, it can be used to alleviate arthritic pain.
CHAMOMILE FLOWER -A calming herb that helps ease skin irritation from acne, blemishes, and other inflammatory issues.
CITRUS ESSENTIAL OILS- Multifaceted essential oils, that help with skin irritation and promote circulation. Citrus oils brighten dark spots on the skin and help to alleviate headaches also known for enhancing your mood and energy.
COCOA BUTTER (unrefined)- Cocoa Butter is rich in oleic acid, palmitic acid, and stearic acid. These fatty acids are a benefit to your skin, because they will provide a layer of protection from skin stressors . Cocoa butter adds moisture, promotes healing and prevents drying and cracking. Has potential to offer relief to skin afflicted with the swelling, irritation, and redness.
COLLOIDAL OATMEAL- Oatmeal that has been ground and then suspended in liquid. This method allows the oatmeal to be more easily absorbed into the skin, which helps it to become even more effective at protecting and soothing. This potent ingredient forms a protective barrier as it binds to the skin so it helps lock in moisture and eases inflammation as well as itching.
CUPUACU BUTTER (unrefined) - A Brazilian fruit related to Cacao. Different from Shea butter in that its lighter in texture and less greasy also absorbs faster. Its hard at room temperature and has a very thick and creamy consistency. This butter reduces skin degenerations and assists in skin flexibility, promoting soft skin.
FRACTIONATED COCONUT OIL- light non-greasy carrier oil that will help to increase essential oil distribution while leaving skin feeling smooth and soft.
LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL- Commonly used to to speed up the healing process of wounds and burns. A therapeutic essential oil that contains antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiseptic and anti fungal properties. Lavender provides a balance of strength and delicacy. The calming scent assists in the relief of anxiety, stress, depression, headaches, and insomnia.
MEADOWFOAM OIL- closely resembles human sebum, naturally helps your skin to effectively form a barrier to lock in moisture and deliver nutrients deep into your epidermis. Meadowfoam seed oil is popular for mature skin due to its nourishing composition.
NEEM OIL - Very potent oil, used to treat a variety of skin conditions including: acne, psoriasis, eczema, ringworm and warts. Also enhances connective tissue growth thereby promoting wound healing
PASSION FLOWER HERB- this gentle plant is rich in vitamin C, calcium and phosphorus. The high content of essential fatty acids helps to heal dry, chapped and cracked skin, balances the moisture in skin.
PLANTAIN OIL- Aids In faster healing of wounds with the presence of Allantoin, an ingredient in the plantain leaf herb that has germicidal and antibacterial properties. Plantain oil triggers the synthesis of skin cells, application of this oil is said to minimize the risk of scarring with severe cuts and scrapes
RICE BRAN OIL - Main benefit of rice bran oil to the skin is its wonderful deep-moisturizing capability. This is due to its combination of vitamin E and fatty acids.
ROSE HIP- The vitamin A, combined with the oil’s essential fatty acids, can help improve skin tone, texture, and pigmentation. The oil is deeply moisturizing and aids in removing redness and irritation.
SAFFLOWER OIL - the linoleic acid in Safflower oil is thought to help maintain the integrity of the outer layer of your skin by preventing flaking.
SEA BUCKTHORN OIL - High content of Vitamin C and collagen forming abilities Sea buckthorn promotes skin hydration, elasticity and skin regeneration. Heals wounds, sunburns and normalizes the pH levels of skin.
SESAME OIL- Rich in minerals like copper, manganese, calcium and magnesium. The oil has a higher viscosity which allows it to seep down into your pores when you massage it over the skin . Its easily absorbed into the skin, nourishing it from deep inside and promoting skin softness.
SHEA BUTTER (unrefined)- Shea butter is a skin super food that comes from the seeds of the fruit of the Shea (Karite) tree and that is naturally rich in vitamins A, E and F. It offers UV protection (it is SPF ~6) and provides the skin with essential fatty acids and the nutrients necessary for collagen production.
STEARIC ACID - Our stearic acid is vegetable derived and works to blend the butters and liquid in moistu
VITAMIN E OIL - Acts as a natural stabilizer and can prolong the shelf life of cosmetic products.