This viscous oil provides the skin with a barrier protecting it from environmental elements and moisture loss via evaporation. Known for its natural anti-inflammatory properties, castor oil helps to soothe skin irritation as well as to soften coarse hair. Organic castor oil is a major component in our beard oil and moustache wax for this reason.
This highly stable oil provides a megadose of antioxidants and minerals including high levels of vitamin E, which is essential for skin cell formation. This ultra-emollient oil works to soften skin, heal scars and prevent the formation of free radicals leading to skin damage and aging. Lastly, this oil is amazing at locking moisture into the dermis and epidermis as it melts on skin contact.
This antioxidant rich and non-allergenic oil works hard to prevent and correct skin damage. Used as a wonderful epidermal hydrator that leaves the skin with a greaseless finish. Helps to soothe eczema, psoriasis and rosacea.
This mild oil is hypoallergenic, ultra moisturizing and works wonders on soothing symptoms of eczema, psoriasis and rosacea as it is a natural anti-inflammatory. Coconut oil locks moisture into the skin by forming a barrier on its surface. This protective layer helps to retain moisture and prevent water loss via evaporation. We use coconut oil in many of our products including our artisan soaps, baby moisturizer, balms, salves, lip balms and underarm balms.
This prized oil is high in many essential fatty acids including linoleic acid and GLAs. Both are powerhouses at plumping, hydrating and healing aged skin. Also a natural anti-inflammatory, this oil works well at calming skin irritations, eczema, psoriasis and reducing the redness associated with rosacea.
This oil (actually a plant wax) is similar in composition to human sebum and has wonderful skin healing benefits. Jojoba oil provides intense moisture while it helps to regulate the amount of natural oil your skin produces. In return, your skin will become hydrated and balanced, producing the amount of natural oil necessary for normal skin functions. These benefits make jojoba perfect for all skin types whether oily, combination or dry.
With high levels of antioxidants due to its unrefined extraction process, this oil has a long list of skin and health benefits. A major constituent of olive oil, linoleic acid hydrates the skin while creating a protective barrier to prevent moisture loss via evaporation. This barrier is essential to skin health and achieving skin’s optimal moisture content.
This oil is considered the “green gold” due to the long list of health benefits it provides. Rich in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals, this oil keeps skin supple and youthful while providing what it needs for skin cell regeneration, collagen formation and free radical mitigation. Due to its natural anti-inflammatory properties, pumpkin seed oil is wonderful on eczema, acne and psoriasis.
Full of the vitamins, antioxidants and fatty acids essential for skin cell rejuvenation, this oil is known for its collagen boosting, dark spot correcting and skin healing properties. Rosehip seed oil works overtime to diminish fine lines, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation caused by sun damage as well as natural biological processes. A mega-dose of hydration helps to soothe dry, itchy skin reducing dermal inflammation and restoring skin elasticity. This oil is an anti-aging goddess.
This ultra moisturizing oil creates a barrier on the skin preventing water loss via evaporation. The characteristics of meadowfoam seed oil are incredible. Naturally, it provides the skin with UV protection, reduces the signs of aging and wrinkles as well as softens the texture of skin without a greasy feel.
A rich emollient as well as an excellent source of vitamin E and linoleic acid, sunflower oil is an ultra-healing ingredient for healthy skin. It works to form a barrier on the skin’s surface preventing moisture loss via evaporation. This ample hydration is essential for skin cell formation as well as properly balanced skin integrity. An excellent ingredient to any skin care product.
A sugar alcohol, this component is coveted for its many skin-healing properties. Hypoallergenic and suitable for all, it helps to soothe skin irritations while creating a barrier against moisture loss. We love it for being a wonderful humectant, pulling moisture from the atmosphere and drawing it into your skin when used topically. On a side note, glycerin is the by-product of soap making. Major producers extract and sell it for an additional profit. This is the component that prevents the bar from drying out. We adhere to the original methods of soap making by leaving the glycerin in place, making our artisan soaps super nourishing.
A natural astringent, witch hazel helps to reduce skin inflammation, tighten pores and balance skin’s oil production. It is a mild humectant helping the skin retain moisture. Typically used to help clear acne, reduce the inflammation associated with psoriasis and eczema as well as skin puffiness.
High in vitamins A, B, D and E, this oil is remarkable as a skin soother, mega-hydrator and wrinkle reducer. Also an excellent source of oleic and linoleic acid, sweet almond oil is a prized emollient that provides the skin with a barrier against moisture loss via evaporation. Wonderful for calming eczema, psoriasis and rosacea.
This fat-soluble anti-oxidant is essential for proper skin health and cell formation. Vitamin E works to prevent aging and moisture loss by neutralizing free radicals that cause damage. Being lipophilic, this oil easily travels to the underlying skin layers making its way to the dermis. Additionally, when combined with vitamin C, the efficacy of photoprotection is increased as compared to each vitamin alone. Lastly, vitamin E helps to soothe skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and rosacea due to its anti-inflammatory properties.
Abundantly high in vitamin E, linoleic and oleic acid, this oil is rich in essential fatty acids and necessary skin healing vitamins. Naturally rich in antioxidants, wheat germ oil helps with healthy skin cell formation, reducing potential scarring and calming skin inflammation without the thick viscosity of vitamin E. Wonderful for aging or chronically dry skin as well as eczema, psoriasis and rosacea.
Arnica Montana is prized for its mega anti-inflammatory properties. We love this oil because it helps to soothe sore muscles, reduce joint swelling, speed skin healing and bruising, all in a base of antioxidant and vitamin rich organic sunflower oil.
Calendula is well known for its powerful skin- and wound-healing abilities. Naturally, calendula has antimicrobial, antifungal and antiviral properties that make it very useful for treating minor wounds, rashes, scrapes and other skin irritations. Combined with anti-oxidant rich organic sunflower oil, this infusion is all around healing on skin.
Chamomile was well known in ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt, gaining popularity in the Middle Ages for its ability to heal skin irritations, reduce inflammation and tame nervousness. While there are many varieties of chamomile, the healing properties are very similar. We love chamomile for its anti-inflammatory and soothing abilities for body and mind.
A European flowering plant, arnica has been used to soothe sore muscles, help heal wounds & reduce inflammation.
From the daisy family Asteraceae, there are about 15-20 different species of calendula. We utilize this herbaceous plant for its skin healing and soothing properties.
Like calendula, chamomile is also from the daisy family Asteraceae. Chamomile has wonderful anti-inflammatory and healing properties for skin as well as mind.
Naturally soothing on skin, oats are hypoallergenic and healing as well as a mild anti-inflammatory.
Mildly cooling on skin, arrowroot powder helps to pull excess moisture from skin allowing it to evaporate. It is a wonderful alternative for those who have corn and gluten sensitivities.
Super high in vital minerals, especially magnesium, Epsom salt helps to replenish as well as detoxify your body. We use Epsom salt in our soaking salts to help reduce muscle soreness, extract toxins from the lymph system as well as restore mineral loss.
An amazing detoxifier and skin purifier, we love French green clay. It helps the skin to purge toxins, it decongests pores and reduces topical redness as well as inflammation. With its rich mineral content, the clay aids in repairing and replenishing the skin with vital nutrients and fresh oxygen via increased circulation. An ingredient in our coveted clay facial mask, it will make your skin feel great.
A fine powder that is added to skincare products to increase & balance the pH of the final product. Aluminum Free
A natural source of glycolic acid, sugar is a short chain carbohydrate that works wonders to remove dead skin cells. Weekly exfoliation enables your skin to regenerate properly while keeping your pores decongested and your skin able to breathe. We prefer sugar instead of salt in a scrub due to its skin purifying qualities.
This ultra mild clay is used to extract and gently exfoliate pore clogging dead skin cells. We absolutely love it because while it is an excellent decongestant, it does not draw the oil from your skin like other clays. This makes it very suitable for all skin types, including dry & mature, as exfoliation is essential in any skin care regimen.
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