Ingredients do matter.
Below are the ingredients in our farm to body, handmade, body care line.
This luxurious line is literally food for your skin.
Aloe Vera Juice – Ability to heal and moisturize the skin and hair.
Apricot Oil – Good for dehydrated, delicate, mature and damaged skin. Easily absorbed and won’t leave that overly greasy feeling.
Coconut Milk, Organic – Moisturizer, sunburn soother, anti-again benefits. High fatty content provides natural moisturizing properties. Rich in vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5 and B6, calcium and natural proteins to help smooth and radiant skin.
Cupuacu Butter – Offers exceptional moisturization for the skin. High levels of essential fatty acids and phytosterols gives the butter ability to restore elasticity to the skin and treat skin conditions including eczema and dermatitis. May offer broad spectrum protection from damaging sun rays.
Grape Seed Oil, Organic – Rich in vitamins, minerals and linoleic acid. Light and slightly astringent oil helps damaged and aging skin.
Hazelnut Oil – Great for dry skin issues. Hazelnut oil lays down a protective layer on the skin while nourishing it with its naturally occurring fatty acids. Also possess some sunscreen properties.
Hemp Seed Oil, Unrefined – High in linoleic and linolenic fatty acids. Contains anti-inflammatory benefits. Helps to heal skin lesions and dry skin.
Jojoba Oil, Organic – Highly penetrating and closely resembles the natural sebum within our skin. Contains natural anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties.
Kokum Butter, Unrefined – Commonly used in skin heling lotions, crams and body butters. Traditionally used for hundreds of years in India to soften skin and restore elasticity. Great for healing dry, cracked rough and calloused skin.
Macadamia Nut Oil, Unrefined – Wonderful skin softening properties. This oil is similar to the naturally occurring oil within our skin.
Mango Butter – Has skin softening, soothing and moisturizing properties. Helps combat dry skin, eczema and dermatitis. Contains anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing properties.
Pumpkin Seed Butter, Organic – Delivers the benefits of pumpkin seed oil; contain high amounts of Omega fatty acids which are easily absorbed through the skin to help with cellular regrowth. Possess high levels of natural antioxidants.
Shea Butter, Unrefined – Contains rich amount of fatty acid to help rejuvenate and moisturize the skin. Provide essential vitamins needed to make the skin look and feel smoother and softer. Helps to protect from wind, cold, sun and help fight the effect of aging while repair damaged skin.
Sweet Almond Oil – Light and penetrates easily into the skin. Effective emollient for softening and conditioning the skin. Rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins A and E.
Honeyquat – quaternized conditioning agent made from honey with excellent moisture binding capabilities (more powerful than glycerin). Known as Hydroxypropyltrimonium Honey (Level 1 on ewg.org)
Stinging Nettles Powdered Extract – Used as a nourishing, anti-inflammatory agent that soothes irritations and reduces itchiness.
Oatstraw Powdered Extract – Skin softening agent. Reduces skin itchiness and irritation.
Optiphen ND(Preservative) – Paraben and formaldehyde free. Effective against Gram-positive and Gram-negative, bacteria, mold and yeast. Mild globally approved preservative consist of phenoxythanol(level 4), benzoic acid(level 3) and dehydroacetric acid(level 1). Used rate at 0.008% usage rate. In a batch of 32 ounces lotion/cream .25 ounces about 1-1/2 teaspoons.
Vegetable Emulsifying Wax – Vegetable based emulsion that is needed to bind water and oil ingredients together. Usage rate 5% – 8%