Cera Alba (Beeswax) – It’s naturally produced by bees. It acts as a humectant which means that it enables skin to maintain its moisture. It also acts as a protective agent against various skin conditions, due to its antibacterial properties. Studies have shown that it can soothe skin irritations such as psoriasis or atopic dermatitis and promote skin’s healing and regeneration due to its vitamin A, E and K content, and its antibacterial properties.
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil (Sweet Almond Oil) – It’s extracted from the almond seeds. According to studies, its high vitamin E content, enriches it with free-radical fighting properties and protection against lipid oxidation. (Studies have shown that Lipid oxidation, can lead to cell damage which may facilitate development of various pathological states and accelerated aging.) It’s moisturizing properties can also combat dryness and relief irritation, flaking and itching.
Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil (Grapeseed Oil) – It’s extracted from grape seeds. It combines strong anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, while it also contains omega fatty acids and vitamin E. It can plump fine lines and wrinkles, promoting a firmer look, thanks to its vitamin E content . Studies have shown that it improves skin’s hydration, softness and recovery ability. Due to a powerful antioxidant it contains – proanthocyanidin , it can even out skin tone, reducing hyperpigmentation.
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil – Argan oil is derived from the seeds of the argan plant and it can effectively reduce the appearance of acne due to its ability to regulate sebum production. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties can improve different types of inflammatory skin conditions, such as psoriasis and rosacea. Having a high vitamin E content, a fat-soluble antioxidant that improves skin’s water retention, it provides deep hydration to the skin. Studies have shown that its antioxidant activity can protect the skin against free radical damage caused by the sun, preventing sunburns and hyperpigmentation. It also provides antibacterial and antifungal properties that help treat and prevent both bacterial and fungal skin infections.
Caryodendron Orinocense Seed Oil (Kahai – Cacay Oil) – It’s derived from the nut of the Cacay tree, which wild grows in the Amazon forests. It contains fatty acids and vitamins A (retinol), E (tocopherol) and F (linoleic and alpha-linoleic acid) which are valuable ingredients for maintaining a healthy-looking skin. Its high phenolic content empowers its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and anti-aging action, enhancing skin cell renewal. The skin acquires sufficient hydration, fine lines and wrinkles become less visible, the epidermal tissue is getting repaired and skin gains firmness and elasticity.
Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil (Jojoba Oil) – It’s derived from the seed of the jojoba plant. Being rich in vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin E, B complex, copper and zinc, it provides antioxidant, moisturizing and healing properties. It also promotes collagen formation, helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It’s ideal for acne prone skin as it’s non comedogenic (doesn’t clog pores) and has soothing, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties that can reduce acne outbreaks.
Rosa Canina Oil (Rosehip Oil) – It’s extracted from the fruit and the seed pods of the wild rose. Wild rose is an excellent source of many vitamins especially rich in vitamin C and valuable minerals. It also contains vitamins B1, B2, K, B3 and E and it is rich in polyphenols. According to extended research, it has the property to prevent further cells impairment and aging process, brightening and rejuvenating tired skin.