Apricot Oil ~ Apricot Seed Oil is rich in gamma linoleic acid (GLA) which helps to calm the skin. It is light in texture, making it very easily absorbed into the skin. Apricot Oil is the perfect treatment for mature, dry, sensitive or inflamed skins.
Avocado Oil ~ Avocado Oil is rich in many nutrients including vitamins A and D, lecithin and potassium. Avocado oil soothes and moisturises the skin and assists in the treatment of climate-damaged and undernourished or aged skin making it ideal for dry, mature skin.
Bentonite Clay ~ Bentonite clay forms from volcanic ash and is a powerful yet gentle detoxifier for the body. It can absorb various toxins, oils, and even bacteria from the skin while having a calming effect on inflamed breakouts.
Bergamot Oil ~ Bergamot oil is recommended for oily skin types. Its antiseptic action makes it beneficial for healing the skin. The fruity and lively floral scent of bergamot gives the oil a sedative and yet uplifting quality and is known to enhance the
circulation and free flowing of Qi while also being relaxing, restoring and calming.
Calendula Oil ~ Calendula Oil has a long history of use in skin care due to its powerful healing properties. It contains a high percentage of flavinoids which act as antioxidants helping the skin manage environmental and internal stress. When applied consistently, calendula oil can decrease the symptoms of varicose veins by inhibiting inflammation, toning tissue and promoting enhanced blood supply to tissue.
Camellia Oil ~ Camellia Oil, is a light carrier oil easily absorbed into the skin without leaving a greasy feeling. It is an excellent antioxidant, protecting the skin from free radical damage as well as promoting skin elasticity making it an exceptional oil for anti-ageing. Due to its exceptionally high oleic acid (omega 9) content camellia oil helps to improve the appearance of rough, dry and damaged skin, and can be soothing to irritated skin. It also promotes the healing of scars, reduction of age spots and softening of lines.
Carrot Seed Oil ~ Carrot Seed Oil is naturally abundant in vitamin A which helps to rejuvenate and hydrate the skin, improving overall tone and firmness. It has been described as one of the strongest revitalising essential oils and is recommended for dull skin tired from environmental stress.
Chamomile Powder ~ Chamomile is a herb that has been used for thousands of years to promote sleep, relieve stress, and alleviate stomach ailments. Just as chamomile tea
helps calm the mind and body, it has similar effects on the skin, in addition to reducing redness, blemishes, and itchiness associated with skin conditions.
Coconut Oil ~ Coconut oil is one of the best sources of good fats available. Because of its low molecular weight, when used on your hair it can penetrate inside the hair shaft, and work as a moisture sealant, helping to improve its resilience and texture. Coconut oil also acts as a natural SPF, providing protection from thermal damage. When using on your skin coconut oil can help decrease trans epidermal water loss, which is when water assively evaporates from your skin leading to dry skin. It also acts as an emollient, meaning it soothes your skin.
Cypress Leaf ~ Cypress oil strengthens an overburdened nervous system and helps to restore calm. Used in skin care for its antiseptic and astringent properties cypress oil is recommended for oily and over-hydrated skins as it helps to prevent overproduction of sebum, which clogs pores and leads to breakouts. Cypress oil reduces inflammation and
increases blood circulation, promoting overall skin health.
Dead Sea Salt ~ There’s a reason the waters of the Dead Sea are sacred. Salt from the Dead Sea contains 21 minerals, including essential minerals found naturally in the body. These include: magnesium, calcium, sulphur, iodine, sodium, zinc and potassium. Dead Sea salt removes toxins, increases blood circulation, reduces inflammation, relaxes muscles and leaves the skin feeling soft and fresh. It also balances the skin’s pH levels, boosting moisture and elasticity.
Epsom Salt ~ Epsom Salt is made from magnesium sulphate. As an abundant mineral which is naturally occurring in our bodies, magnesium plays a vital role in many bodily functions, but especially in mood regulation and stress management. It aids in the production of serotonin, resulting in positive energy creating space for relaxation. Magnesium helps to reduce inflammation, support deep sleep, and improve blood circulation.
Evening Primrose Oil ~ The evening primrose is a tall, spiky plant that blooms only in the evening, hence its name. When used in skincare formulations, evening primrose oil is an
amazing emollient, meaning it helps soften and smooth the skin, improving the skin’s overall texture. Evening primrose oil helps lock in moisture to minimize water loss by strengthening the natural skin barrier. Evening primrose is recommended for dry, itchy or scaly skin conditions.
Frankincense Oil ~ Frankincense is the king of essential oils and has many benefits both physically and emotionally. A powerful astringent with a deep, woody aroma, Frankincense oil will not only lift skin that is sagging but is also the catalyst for skin cell regeneration. It’s good for all skin types but especially good for dry and mature skin. Even problematic skin can be improved by using Frankincense oil. It has long been used to help heal cuts and wounds and smooth out skin imperfections.
Grapeseed Oil ~ Grapeseed oil is a carrier oil abundant in vitamins and minerals making it a great source of nourishment for both skin and hair. It is known for being packed with anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties suitable for both oily and dry skin. Grapeseed oil contains omega chain fatty acids and vitamin E, which deeply moisturise and hydrate while reducing the appearance of fine lines and evening skin tone. Grapeseed oil is an excellent choice for hair treatments as it contains vitamin E, flavonoids, linoleic acid, and OPCs, all of which are necessary for healthy hair growth and vitality. Grapeseed oil is a natural choice to seal in moisture and hydrate the hair and because of its lightweight texture, it won't leave the hair feeling greasy.
Hazelnut Oil ~ A balancing carrier oil, Hazelnut oil helps to reduce overproduction of oil while strengthening the skin and improving its elasticity. Hazelnut oil contains a high number of fatty acids that make it an effective emollient that form a protective barrier on the skin and prevents moisture loss.
Hibiscus Flower Powder ~ Celebrated as nature’s ‘botox plant’, hibiscus flower is a natural source of alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs), which exfoliate the skin, promote cellular regeneration and aid in reducing blemishes and breakouts. AHAs also increase the skin’s moisture levels, improving elasticity and texture, leaving the skin looking firmer. The antioxidant properties of hibiscus flower also aid in reducing the appearance of pores, promoting softness and soothing irritated skin.
Jasmine Absolute ~ In India, the jasmine flower symbolises divine hope. A beautifully fragrant oil, Jasmine is celebrated as a healing ingredient which helps to reduce signs of aging including pigmentation, age spots and fine lines. It also evens skin tone by locking in moisture.
Jojoba Oil ~ Jojoba Oil is ideal for use in hair and skincare because of its molecular stability and its natural moisturising and healing properties. Jojoba’s resistance to oxidation means that it does not require additional chemical preservatives. It is suitable for all skin types, whether dry, oily or sensitive. When applied to the scalp as a treatment, jojoba oil acts to regulate and remove the sebum layer and is beneficial in the treatment of certain dry scalp and skin problems. This powerhouse carrier oil is also an excellent emollient for the skin rendering it soft and smooth.
Lavender Oil ~ Lavender Oil has a harmonising effect on the nervous system and, not surprisingly, it offers the same calming benefits for your skin. Lavender oil can be used on the skin to help reduce redness, blotchy patches, and scarring. Lavender oil’s anti-inflammatory properties make it great for soothing and healing skin that’s irritated or reddened from the sun, insect bites, or bacteria.
Lemon Myrtle Oil ~ Lemon myrtle is loved for its refreshing, zesty aroma. A bath with this cleansing oil will leave you feeling centred, relaxed and emotionally uplifted.
Lemon Peel ~ Lemon Oil is believed to have ‘high vibrations’ which can lift the spirits and overcome mental fatigue. When used in skincare lemon oil acts as an astringent, counteracting over production of sebum and contains powerful antioxidants which help protect the skin from daily stresses. Lemon oil is known as a mild detoxifier making it useful for treatment of cellulite.
Macadamia Nut Oil ~ Macadamia oil is high in palmitoleic acid, a fatty acid also found in sebum. It is a highly nourishing and emollient oil recommended for dry or mature skin, which starts to dry as the sebum production diminishes. When used as a hair treatment, macadamia nut oil coats the strands with nourishing vitamins and fatty acids that help return hair cuticles to its normal structure.
Mandarin Oil ~ The delicate aroma of mandarin breathes a message of happiness. It helps us to get in touch with our inner child. The citric acid in mandarin oil helps to reduce the appearance of blemishes and pigmentation on the skin. It also balances oil and can be used as a treatment for scars and age spots.
Marigold Flower ~ Marigold flower is uplifting and refreshing. It supports collagen production, improves mineral absorption and helps to support the body’s immune system.
Marula Oil ~ Marula Oil neutralises free radicals, aids in cellular regeneration and protects the skin from environmental pollutants, making it an absolute necessity for those of us who live in urban areas. Its antioxidant properties are also known to support collagen production and prevent early signs of aging.
Meadowfoam Seed Oil ~ Meadowfoam seed oil is high in Vitamin C and E, which are antioxidants known to protect skin from free radicals. Working similarly to our natural sebum, meadowfoam seed oil is suitable for all skin types and helps to balance the skin’s sebum production, keeping it from being too dry or too oily.
Mica Powder ~ Mica is a natural stone mineral that contains small, shiny flakes which is used to produce our signature glow in our Gypsy Oil Shimmers. Mica reflects light away from the skin, creating the appearance of smooth, radiant skin.
Neroli Blossom Oil ~ Neroli oil is regarded as being hypoallergenic and is recommended to reduce redness and irritation. It is beneficial for all skin types especially dry sensitive
skin with broken capillaries. Neroli oil has a rejuvenating effect on the skin as it has the ability to stimulate the growth of healthy new cells. Neroli has been described to enhancing the ‘lightness of being’ and promotes clarity, sensitivity and space.
Nag Champa Oil ~ A hero of ayurvedic and siddha medicine, Nag Champa oil is celebrated for its ability to reach a deeper state of meditation. Added to your bath it will help you relax, reduce the effects of stress and anxiety and promote better physical
and mental health.
Olive Squalane Oil ~ Derived from olives, this smooth and fragrance free oil is incredibly restorative, softening the most rough-textured skin and leaving no oily residue. Olive squalane is a natural antibacterial agent, helping to prevent bacterial build up and clogged pores.
Patchouli Oil ~ Patchouli oil is best known for the regenerating, disinfecting, moistening and cooling of tissues making it an excellent remedy for almost every skin complaint. It soothes inflammation and can be used to treat irritated skin. The earthy notes of patchouli are responsible for its grounding, centering and sensualising effects which can help heal negative detachment from our body and our environment.
Peru Balsam ~ Peru Balsam is a natural antibacterial, helping to fight infection and heal broken skin. It also reduces inflammation and can aid in treating irritating skin conditions.
Pink Himalayan Salt ~ A mineral powerhouse, Pink Himalayan salt is one of the most potent natural detoxifiers in the world. Aside from its exfoliating properties, when dissolved in water, pink Himalayan salt pulls out toxins from the body and helps to balance the skin’s pH levels. It also helps to calm the central nervous system, improving quality of sleep and reducing inflammation.
Pomegranate Seed Oil ~ A master rejuvenator, pomegranate seed oil helps to bring skin back to life. This highly valuable oil boasts powerful regenerative, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-aging and anti-microbial properties. It is known to boost
collagen production, enhance skin elasticity, balance oil and fight off free radicals.
Pomegranate Oil is suitable for all skin types, including oily and acne-prone skin due its ability to help unclog pores. It provides lasting moisture without leaving a greasy residue.
Suitable for all hair types, pomegranate oil helps to hydrate and strengthen dull, dehydrated and weak hair and protects against harsh environmental conditions. By stimulating circulation to the scalp, pomegranate seed oil helps to increase the growth of stronger, longer, healthier hair, and can assist in preventing damage to hair follicles.
Its anti-bacterial properties help to protect the scalp and alleviate the itchiness, redness and inflammation related to dry scalp conditions.
Prickly Pear Oil ~ Aside from being abundant in natural Vitamin E, Prickly Pear Oil is also high in linoleic acid (an essential fatty acid), which acts to treat sun damaged and hyper-pigmented skin, while protecting the moisture barrier to support moist and supple skin at its deepest layers.
Rose Absolute ~ Rose oil has excellent emollient, softening and hydrating properties which, accompanied by its stimulating and antiseptic qualities, make it ideal for all skin care, especially for mature, dry or sensitive skin. Rose oil has a tonic and astringent effect on the capillaries and can be used for the treatment of broken capillaries, redness and inflammation of the skin. Rose oil has been said to open the heart and soothes feelings such as anger, fear and anxiety.
Rose Geranium Essential Oil ~ Aside from its uplifting and calming aroma, Rose Geranium oil balances the nervous and hormonal systems. Internally, it promotes a sense of calm, while externally it works to balance and heal oily or irritated skin.
Rosehip Oil ~ Rosehip Oil has earned its reputation as a ‘super oil’. It is naturally abundant in antioxidants including Lycopene, which improves skin texture and prevents premature aging. It also contains Beta-Carotene, which reduces free radical damage and prevents environmental damage. The Vitamins E and A in rosehip oil promote a healthy glow and boost cellular rejuvenation.
Rosemary Oil (Moroccan) ~ Rosemary oil is known to be one of the most powerful essential oils. As it is a strong natural astringent, rosemary oil helps to tighten sagging skin, ease puffiness and swelling whilst also soothing sore joints and muscles. Rosemary
oil is associated with clear thought and it helpful wherever there is a need for clarity.
Sea Buckthorn ~ Sea buckthorn has been used as a traditional skin treatment for centuries. Rich in unsaturated fat, antioxidants, phytosterols, carotenoids, and vitamins E and K — all of which function together to protect your skin’s integrity and promote its renewal.
Sweet Almond Oil ~ Sweet almond oil is a natural carrier oil containing vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, and antioxidants that can help clear and even skin complexion, prevent premature aging, and reduce blemishes, scars, and wrinkles. It is suitable for any skin type, especially dry, flaky, and sensitive skin. Almond Sweet Oil is an excellent emollient and is known for its ability to soften and re-condition the skin and hair.
Tamanu Nut ~ Tamanu Nut is a rare oil which helps to stimulate new skin cell production, boosting the overall health of your skin. It is antibacterial and antifungal and rich in the antioxidants beneficial in the treatment of scarring.
Turmeric Root ~ A ‘superfood’ for the body and skin, turmeric root is naturally antibacterial and antiseptic. It helps to reduce bacteria and fight infections of the skin. It also aids in reducing the visibility of scars, stretch marks and pigmentation.
Vanilla Oil ~ Vanillas warm scent makes it a favourite scent for many. When absorbed into the body, vanilla acts as a relaxant, reducing muscle aches, period cramps and hormonal imbalance.
Ylang Ylang ~ Ylang ylang is recommended for dry and oily skin as it softens and balances the sebum production in the skin. It’s an amazing natural treatment for split ends and is said to help create a feeling of peace and dispels anger which is often a hinderance to healing.