Our Natural Ingredients
And why we use them...
Our body oils are made with pure, expeller-pressed, sweet almond oil. Almond oil is naturally rich in vitamin A, anti-oxidants as well as omega-6 and -9 fatty acids. Sweet almond oil is a natural emollient, it locks moisture inside the skin as it softens and smooths, it is and is a quickly absorbed wonderful moisturizer after bath or shower and can be used on the skin of all ages – from babies to adults. Almond oil is also excellent for massages!
We use pure fractionated liquid 100% coconut oil that is ECOVERT GREENLIFE-approved in our hand-crafted body oils. Coconut oil is rich in nutrients, natural anti-oxidants, medium-chain fatty acids and vitamins A, C and E. Coconut oil is easily absorbed and penetrates your skin to moisturize. Coconut oil-based body oils are excellent for massages!
We add pure jojoba oil to our body oils. Jojoba oil is a liquid wax extracted from the nut of an indigenous American shrub. Jojoba oil is similar to a naturally occurring ester in our skin and forms a protective layer that helps prevent moisture loss. Jojoba oil contains omega-6 and -9 fatty acids as well as vitamins A, D and E that make it such an effective skin-softening moisturizer.
Our Shea Butters are made from ultra-refined shea that is ECOVERT GREENLIFE-approved. Shea butter has rich, nourishing emollients that penetrates deeply and leaves your skin feeling soft, smooth and silky.
We add pure vitamin E oil to our all-natural body oils. Vitamin E is an antioxidant and an excellent moisturizer when mixed with almond or coconut oils.
Natural white clay
We use natural white clay that was extracted from ancient sea floor deposits and is rich in natural minerals. Our body scrubs made with natural white clay provide gentle exfoliation.
Pacific sea salt
Our pacific sea salt comes from evaporated Pacific sea water. Our body scrubs with sea salt provide a medium exfoliant.
Ground apricot seeds
Apricot seeds are finely ground from untreated apricot seeds to create this beautiful exfoliant that has a lovely tan color. Our body scrubs with ground apricot seeds provide a deeper exfoliation.
Tea Tree Oil
We use natural, pure tea tree oil derived from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia plant. Tea tree oil has been used its antiseptic properties by the Australian aboriginal people for centuries. In World War II Australian soldiers carried tea tree oil in their first-aid kits for treating skin injuries.
We use fragrance-free and alcohol-free natural witch hazel in our yoga sprays. Witch hazel is a natural astringent.
We use organic Lavender essential oil in our products. Lavender essential oils are thought to promote calm, rest and even, sleep. We love the fresh, floral, country scent it adds!
Our oils are made using pure organic Lemongrass essential oil. Lemongrass essential oil has a mild, sweet, lemon-like invigorating scent and is rumored to have astringent and anti-bacterial properties.
The essential oil from Rosa damascene is extracted using steam distillation from petals collected before dawn.
We use organic Vanilla essential oil. Vanilla essential oil contains anti-oxidants has a subtle, sweet, pleasant fragrance is thought to relax and when massaged on hair, promotes healthy hair.