Lavender – Lavendula Angustifolia
Obtained from the flowering tops of the Lavender herb, this versatile essential oil has many health benefits. It is excellent for skincare products because it helps stimulate the growth of new healthy cells in the basal layer of the epidermis. It also promotes speedy healing of the skin and improves skin tone.
Frankincense – Boswellia Carteri
This essential oil comes from the resin of a small tree native to North Africa. It was used by the Ancient Egyptians for skin care because they believed it helped to slow down the appearance of premature wrinkles and promote skin tone. It is especially good for more mature skins.
Sunflower Oil – Helianthus Annus
Produced from the seeds of the Sunflower. A dry oil that contains high levels of Linoleic Acid and Omega 6, and GLA making it easily absorbed by the skin. Contains more Vitamin E than any other carrier oil.
Thistle Oil – Carthamus Tinctorius
Obtained from the seeds of the Thistle. Contains Vitamin F and Omega 3 & 6 It has a high content of linoleic acid (80%), which makes it easily absorbed by the skin. Linoleic aicd is a fatty acid, which plays a vital part in maintaining health in the body. In particular it helps to strengthen cell membranes and thus enhance the immune system. Excellent for all skincare products.
Rosehip – Rosa Rubginosa
Rosehip oil is obtained from the seeds of a Rose bush that grows wild in the Southern region of Chile. Contains natural Retinoic acid (Vitamin A) and Omega 3 & 6. This oil is excellent for many skin conditions, and is very effective for maintaining skin moisture, and helping to prevent premature wrinkles.
Vitamin E – Tocopherol
Vitamin E’s most important task is to counteract oxidation (rancidity)