A-Z of our Harmonising Naturally Active ingredients

 

Apple Extract – Pyrus Malus

Apples have excellent skin emollient, hydrating and toning properties.

Found in: Radiant Dawn Exfoliating Daily Wash

 

Apricot Oil – Prunus Armeniaca

Apricot Kernel Oil is made from the apricot kernel which is a good source of vitamins A and E, plus it contains essential fatty acids. It is excellent for moisturising and nourishing mature, dry and sensitive skins.

Found in:  Rose & Argan Super-Renewing Moisture Mask, Rose & Argan Beautifully Radiant Facial Oil

 

Argan Oil – Argania Spinosa

Argan oil has been used for centuries for the care of skin, hair and nails where it helps to soften, strengthen, moisturise and protect. The oil is also rich in vitamin E, linoleic acid (an omega-6 essential fatty acid) and natural tocopherols (anti-oxidants) which impart anti-free radical properties.

Found in:  Rose & Argan Daily Radiance Moisturiser, Rose & Argan Super-Radiance Serum, Rose & Argan Super-Renewing Moisture Mask, Rose & Argan Beautifully Radiant Facial Oil, Rose & Argan Beautifully Firming Night Cream

 

Avocado Oil – Persea Gratissima

Avocado oil has excellent moisturising and nourishing properties.  Its balanced composition makes it suitable for sensitive skin care.

Found in:  Rose & Argan Super-Renewing Moisture Mask

 

Bamboo Powder – Bambusa Arundinacea

An excellent clarifying agent that removes dead skin cells from the surface of the skin, thereby clearing the build-up of surface toxins, leaving pores feeling clean and fresh.

Found in:  New Leaf Deep Pore Exfoliating Polish

 

Bilberry Extract – Vaccinium Myrtillus

Bilberry contains anthocyanosides which act as antioxidants preventing free radicals from damaging cells. It also acts as an astringent by shrinking and tightening the top layers of skin, therefore reducing sebaceous (oily) secretions and relieving irritation and improving tissue firmness.

Found in: Morning Dew Matte-Finish Moisturiser

 

Blueberry Seed Powder – Vaccinium Angustifolium

An excellent gentle exfoliant that removes dead skin cells from the surface of the skin, thereby clearing the build-up of surface toxins, leaving pores feeling clean and fresh.

Found in: Radiant Dawn Exfoliating Daily Wash

 

Cocoa Butter – Theobroma Cacao

This naturally rich emollient is extracted from roasted seeds of the cocoa tree during the process of making chocolate. It has amazing powers of skin softening and nourishing. It provides support to the intracellular skin layer assisting the skin with healing and boosting skin immunity against bacteria.

Found in:  New Leaf Exfoliating Polish, Morning Clear Purifying Facial Wash

 

Elderflower Extract – Sambucus Nigra

Elderflower has been used for generations to keep the complexion soft. It both tones and protects the skin. Elderflower is also rich in vitamins B and C which are essential nutrients required for skin care.

Found in:  Morning Clear Purifying Facial Wash

 

Grapeseed Oil – Vitis Vinifera

Grapeseed oil is rich in linoleic acid (Omega 6) and contains vitamin E. It has a light texture, gives a silky feel to the skin and is easily absorbed.

Found in:  Rose & Argan Super-Radiance Serum, Rose & Argan Beautifully Firming Night Cream

 

Hawthorn/Mayblossom Extract – Crataegus Monogina

Has antibacterial properties and behaves like a mild astringent.

Found in:  Morning Clear Purifying Facial Wash

 

Lemon Extract – Citrus Limon

Cleans and tones the skin, it is especially effective on oily skin types.

Found in: Radiant Dawn Exfoliating Daily Wash, Morning Dew Matte-Finish Moisturiser

 

Lime Oil – Citrus Aurantifolia

The natural oil contains limonene which is a very effective free radical scavenger. Lime Peel Oil  has the ability to relieve stress and anxiety through its aromatherapy action.

Found in:  Spring Clean Deep Cleansing Mask

 

Mallow Extract – Malva Sylvestris

Provides moisturising, anti-irritant and anti-oxidant effects for skin and eye care. Used in mild cosmetics for skin and scalp to reduce irritations and to moisturise the skin, especially for the sensitive areas around the eyes.

Found in:  Morning Light Hydrating Daily Moisturiser

 

Mango Butter – Mangifera Indica

Excellent for dry skin that results from everyday stresses and exposure to the elements. Mango Seed Butter leaves the skin moisturised and nourished with a soft skin after-feel.

Found in:  New Leaf Deep Pore Exfoliating Polish

 

Orange Blossom Extract – Citrus Aurantium Amara

Excellent skin clarifying agent.  Helps to clarify oily congested skin removing excess sebum and leaving pores clean and skin feeling soft and smooth.

Found in:  New Leaf Deep Pore Exfoliating Polish, Morning Clear Purifying Facial Wash

 

Orange Extract – Citrus Aurantium Dulcis

This has excellent antibacterial, anti-blemish, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, energising, nourishing, refreshing, and stimulating properties.

Found in:  Morning Dew Matte-Finish Moisturiser

 

Peppermint Extract – Mentha Piperita

Traditionally recognized for its relaxing and refreshing properties. It is also known for its soothing and antiseptic power on irritated skin and is widely used in aromatherapy.

Found in:  Spring Clean Deep Cleansing Mask

 

Raspberry Extract – Rubus Idaeus

An effective anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory, the latter property is ideal for keeping skin clear and reducing chances of blemishes.

Found in:  Morning Clear Purifying Facial Wash

 

Rose Extract – Rosa Centifolia

Rose petal acts as a powerful anti-oxidant, scavenging free radicals. It also acts as an astringent by shrinking and tightening the top layers of skin, therefore reducing sebaceous (oily) secretions and relieving irritation and improving tissue firmness.

Found in:  Morning Light Hydrating Daily Moisturiser, Petal Perfect Gently Cleansing Micellar Water, Rose & Argan Daily Radiance Moisturiser, Rose & Argan Super-Radiance Serum, Rose & Argan Super-Renewing Moisture Mask, Rose & Argan Beautifully Radiant Facial Oil, Rose & Argan Beautifully Firming Night Cream

 

Rosehip Oil – Rosa Canina

This oil is produced from the seeds contained within striking red rosehips. Rosehip oil is an ultra-fine oil that is packed with nutrients and essential fatty acids that play a vital role in the regeneration process of skin cells and restores the skin’s moisture balance.

Nourishes and moisturises skin for a softer, smoother feel.  Aids the skin’s natural ability of renewal and repair, while helping to restore and regenerate your skin’s healthy natural glow.

Found in:  Morning Dew Matte-Finish Moisturiser, Morning Light Hydrating Daily Moisturiser, Rose & Argan Daily Radiance Moisturiser, Rose & Argan Super-Radiance Serum

 

Shea Butter – Butyrospermum Parkii

Shea Nut Butter has renowned skin soothing and replenishing properties, so it is mainly used in products for the prevention and treatment of dry skin.

Found in:  Rose & Argan Daily Radiance Moisturiser

 

Sugarcane Extract – Saccharum Officinarum

Contains naturally occurring alpha hydroxyl acids that have been shown to contribute to the youthful appearance of skin while increasing the skin’s natural smoothness. It also has the ability to increase cell renewal on the uppermost surface of the skin. Keeps the skin’s surface layer clear, while removing excess dead skin cells, so improving dull lifeless skin and maintaining a vibrant healthy glow.

Found in:  Morning Dew Matte-Finish Moisturiser

 

Sunflower Oil – Helianthus Annuus

Sunflower Oil is rich in essential fatty acids and anti-oxidant vitamin E.

Found in:  Rose & Argan Super-Renewing Moisture Mask, Rose & Argan Beautifully Radiant Facial Oil

 

Sweet Almond Oil – Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis

This delicate oil is extracted from almond kernels and is an excellent skincare emollient. Pure and gentle yet rich in fatty acids that are easily absorbed by the skin to protect against dehydration and softening skin leaving it velvety smooth.

Found in:  New Leaf Deep Pore Exfoliating Polish, Morning Clear Purifying Facial Wash, Rose & Argan Daily Radiance Moisturiser

 

Wheatgerm Oil – Triticum Vulgare

Wheat Germ Oil is unique in its high level of anti-oxidant rich vitamin E making it ideal for use in creams and oils. This oil can be used as a massage oil and is reported to reduce scar tissue, stretch marks and to generally improve dry and mature skin.

Found in:  Rose & Argan Beautifully Radiant Facial Oil