Aloe Vera – The Hydrator

Ancient Egyptians referred to aloe vera as the “Plant of Immortality” because it’s known to moisturize, protect against bacteria and repair sun damage. Rich in vitamins C and E, this plant-based ingredient is considered the ultimate skin hydrator. It improves firmness, soothes and reduces pigmentation. Aloe vera also contains plaint hormones gibberellins and auxins, which promote cell regeneration and wound healing. People with all skin types (even combination, oily or acne-prone complexions) benefit from incorporating aloe vera into their skincare routine because of its ability to evenly distribute moisture where it’s needed.

Aloe Vera – The Hydrator
Jasmine – The Rescuer

Jasmine – The Rescuer

Jasmine flowers are native to warm regions and are primarily known for their intoxicating scent. It is said to take 8,000 blooms to produce just 1ml of jasmine’s aromatic essential oil, which is a natural anti-depressant that’s found in our products. It’s known for its ability to boost skin’s softness, treat dryness, reduce the appearance of stress marks and regulate oil production. Using products with jasmine will help you leave the stress of your day behind.

Turmeric – The Rejuvenator

Turmeric’s antioxidant properties make it the solution for soothing inflammation, reducing redness, detoxifying and repairing skin. For centuries, this super-herb – known as “The Golden Spice of India” – has been relied on to tone, brighten and fight blemishes. It also contains the naturally occurring chemical curcumin, which helps to prevent visible signs of aging. In Ayurveda, this potent ingredient has long been relied on to help boost skin’s natural beauty and radiance.

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Lavender – The Soother

Lavender – The Soother

Known for its signature fragrance, this plant also produces an essential oil that’s used to treat a variety of ailments. It helps to disinfect, relieve tension and promote a restful night’s sleep. Lavender is also a source of anti-bacterial ursolic acid and inhibits the production of elastase (an enzyme that breaks down protein, leading to loss of firmness in the skin). Reach for lavender-infused products if you’re looking for an antioxidant-rich solution for psoriasis, to treat sensitive skin or reduce the appearance of dark spots and wrinkles.

Cucumber – The Protector

Cucumber has long been known to help hydrate and rid the body of toxins. With its high concentrations of water, fiber, minerals, antioxidants and vitamin B, this super-food is also a go-to ingredient in gentle skincare. The enzymes and vitamins found in cucumber help to stimulate cell growth and strengthen connective tissues.

Cucumber – The Protector
Saffron – The Brightener

Saffron – The Brightener

For decades, this spice – which is derived from the crocus sativus flower – has been used to prevent hyper pigmentation and promote younger-looking skin. Largely produced in India, Spain, Iran and Greece, this ingredient is high in antioxidants, as well as vitamins A, B and C. It’s known for its anti-inflammatory properties, ability to brighten skin and used to prevent acne. Refine skin tone and texture with the help of this golden herb.

Neem – The Healer

The neem tree – also known as the Indian lilac – has been recognized by the United Nations a the “Tree of the 21st Century.” It is the source of an ingredient that has long been an important component in Ayurvedic remedies because of its medicinal properties. Neem oil is rich in antioxidants, which makes it effective in combating inflammation, stretch marks, fine lines and discolouration. Neem’s antibacterial properties also make it the natural choice for curing skin infections or blemishes.

Neem – The Healer
Mint – The Energizer

Mint – The Energizer

Mint and its essential oil are popular components in personal care products because of their fresh, aromatic scent. When added to topical skin treatments, this crisp, cooling oil helps soothe and prevent breakouts. It also has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, which make it an effective acne treatment. Mint is a natural astringent that cleanses, tones and tightens pores. Vitamins A, C and salicylic acid found in this ingredient also help to balance oily or acne-prone skin and correct dark spots. Treat and refresh your skin with mint.

Almond – The Nourisher

It’s no secret that almonds are nutritious, but these heart-healthy tree nuts are also nourishing for your skin. We use sweet almond oil in our products, an ingredient that’s rich in vitamins A, B1, B2 and E, as well as fibre, protein and zinc. It alleviates dryness, reduces the appearance of pigmentation, helps to prevent sun damage and minimizes signs of aging. This food-grade oil is sourced from cold-pressed almonds, and is nature’s key to improving the look of your skin.

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Holy Basil – The Stress Reliever

Holy Basil – The Stress Reliever

Holy basil (known as Tulsi in Hindi) is considered “The Queen of Herbs” in Ayurveda. It’s relied on for its abundant healing powers, including its ability to lower cortisol, reduce stress and boost immune system function. Basil is especially effective in treating acne by regulating sebum production and eliminating the spots that blemishes leave behind. It’s also high in vitamin A or retinoids, which are used to reverse the effects of acne and sun damage.

Sandalwood – The Repairer

Sandalwood has a distinctive soft, warm, smooth, creamy, and milky precious-wood scent. It imparts a long-lasting, woody base to perfumes from the oriental, woody, fougère, and chypre families, as well as a fixative to floral and citrus fragrances. Sandalwood is dry skin’s best friend. It has antioxidant and detoxifying properties, replenishes moisture and improves texture. Sandalwood is also created with limiting perspiration and body odor. It has an exotic spicy scent.

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