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Ingredients

Ingredients Matter -

That's why Rebecca's Essentials uses 100% plant based natural ingredients. The majority of the natural ingredients are organic, and wildcrafted plant sources used whenever possible.

Rebecca's Essentials is committed to purchasing natural ingredients from businesses that are committed to ethical sourcing and cruelty free standards.  

Below is a list of many of the ingredients you'll find in Rebecca's Essentials products. Take a look and read all about their amazing benefits for your skin!
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Ingredients

Abyssinian (Crambe) Seed Oil

Cold pressed from the seeds of the Crambe Abyssinica plant which is part of the Brassicaceae family.  Abyssinian Seed Oil (ASO) has a unique molecular structure not found in other natural oils.   It has high levels of Erucic Acid (an unsaturated fatty acid) and is high in antioxidants and Vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C and E.  it is also comprised of proteins and minerals that are beneficial to the skin. ASO is very light in texture and contains Linoleic and Linolenic acids which are known for collagen production, cell communication and skin conditioning. ASO helps improve skin tone and can reduce hyperpigmentation of skin.  ASO has excellent moisturizing properties and creates a barrier for your skin to help retain moisture and keep it from drying out.  It is easily absorbed into the skin’s epidermal tissue making it a wonderful oil for mature skin where it works to smooth wrinkles and nourish dry, dehydrated skin. ASO does not leave a heavy or greasy feeling on the skin.  Abyssinian seed oil has a comedogenic rating of 1 and therefore is unlikely to clog pores.

 

Amaranth (Amaranthus Caudatus) Seed Oil

This oil has been around for thousands of years and due to its culinary and medicinal use, was a main crop for the Aztecs. The amaranth plant has a deep purple flower and tiny seeds from which the oil is expressed. Amaranth Seed Oil (ASO) is extremely rich in natural tocopherols and tocotrienols (Vit E complex) plant sterols, carotenoids and perhaps most rare, squalene which is a lipid (fat) found naturally in our skin. In fact, ASO has the highest squalene levels of all plant sources. It even has up to eight times as much as shark liver oil which for years was the main source.  ASO is high in omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids and penetrates the skin quickly without a feeling of oiliness.   Due to its ability to penetrate deep into the skin tissue it also helps transport other beneficial active ingredients that cannot penetrate the skin on their own. All this makes it a fabulous choice for mature skin. It creates a barrier to stop TEWL (Trans Epidermal Water loss) and retain moisture. It also contains excellent skin regeneration properties, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and replenishes dry skin for a youthful, plump complexion.  The comedogenic rating is 2 so it is unlikely to clog pores.

 

Apple (Pyrus Malus) Seed Oil

Apple Seed Oil (ASO) is rich in fatty acids that enhance the overall appearance of the skin. Fatty acids play a crucial role in the functioning of the body and infuse softness and nutrition deep inside the skin. The natural ingredients and antioxidants in ASO may help encourage skin cell renewal and rejuvenation which overturn the old skin cells. ASO also contains compounds that stimulate collagen synthesis in the skin. ASO softens the skin and penetrates to cleanse pores and remove and prevent blackheads which makes it an excellent choice to use in a cleanser.  ASO has a low comedogenic rating between 0-2 so it is unlikely to clog pores.

Black Raspberry (Rubus Occidentalis) Seed Oil

Black Raspberry Seed Oil (BRSO) is extremely rich in essential fatty acids and antioxidants. It contains four different types of vitamin E: beta tocotrienols, gamma tocotrienols, alpha-tocopherol, and gamma-tocopherol. BRSO is comprised of about 85% essential fatty acids, of which 30% are Omega-3’s. High in ellagic acid, BRSO fights the reduction of collagen in your skin, which helps reduce and prevent wrinkles and other signs of aging. Other antioxidants found in BRSO are also known for boosting collagen and fighting free radicals to promote healthier, younger-looking skin. BRSO is light and considered to be “fast drying” which means it absorbs in the skin easily. Richn in antioxidants, it is a powerhouse when it comes to addressing concerns found in mature skin. With a comedogenic rating of 1-2 it is unlikely to clog pores.

Blackberry (Rubus Fruticosus) Seed Oil

Blackberry Seed Oil (BSO) is cold pressed from the seed of the blackberry which contains one of the richest sources of vitamins A, C, and E, phytosterols and essential fatty acids. BSO is also high in polyphenols, including ellagic acid. Polyphenols are a group of compounds found in plant foods and act as antioxidants in the body. Additionally, it contains carotenoids, lutein, and essential fatty acids that help to rebuild the skin’s structure and aid in retaining moisture. Due to the high levels of vitamins, fatty acids, and polyphenols, BSO is known to help regenerate skin cells, improve elasticity, moisturize, and soothe dry or irritated skin. The high amounts of antioxidants help protect and defend skin from environmental damage from smoke, pollution, and UV rays.  BSO has a very low comedogenic rating of 0-1 so it is highly unlikely to clog pores.

 

Blueberry (Vaccinium Corymbosum) Seed Oil

Blueberry Seed Oil (BSO) is cold pressed from the seeds of blueberries. It is quite high in antioxidant levels which helps keep skin looking youthful and glowing. Vitamin E, which is also an antioxidant, has been found to be especially important for our skin and provide nourishing and moisturizing benefits. BSO contains Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids which work with the skin’s natural barrier and are known to improve overall tone and firmness. BSO is known to help diminish the appearance of wrinkles, help the skin look firm and plump and provides an overall appearance of skin revitalization. High levels of phytosterols and vitamin E are a major factor when it comes to skin absorption, BSO is fast absorbing, great for aging and sensitive skin and comedogenic rating of 0-1 so it is highly unlikely to clog pores.

Cloudberry (Rubus Chamaemorus) Seed Oil 
Derived from the seeds of amber-colored Rubus Chamaemorus berries (also known as Nordic Berry or Knotberry), it contains a wealth of skin-loving nutrients. These include Vitamin C, an antioxidant that stimulates collagen production, promoting skin cell renewal and growth. Vitamin E, also an antioxidant, protects against free radical damage from harmful sun rays and environmental factors. It also contains carotenoids which are beneficial for overall skin health.  Cloudberry oil contains Phytosterols that help soothe and condition the skin and it is high in Ellagic Acid that is known to support skin regeneration and healing.

 

Cranberry (Vaccinium Macrocarpon) Seed Oil

Cranberry Seed Oil (CSO) contains one of the highest levels of antioxidant and phytosterols content out of all plant/seed oils. This makes it an excellent for mature skin care. CSO is cold pressed from the tiny seeds of the cranberry. CSO contains Omega 3-6-9 fatty acids and is comprised of 8 vitamins including vitamin E. Due to its unique vitamin composition, fatty acids and phytosterols which can help increase the production of collagen and restore moisture and leave the skin smooth and supple.  Cranberry seed oil is considered non comedogenic and has a rating of 2.

 

Elderberry (Sambucus Nigra) Seed Oil

Elderberry Seed Oil (ESO) is cold pressed from seeds of the Elderberry shrub. Most commonly found in England and Europe, historically it has had a culinary use, especially wine and jam. However, the seeds of the elderberry “super berry” has amazing skin benefits when used topically. High in both saturated and unsaturated fats as well as well as vitamins C and E, it is perfect for dry and mature skin. Quickly absorbed into skin it deeply penetrates and nourishes skin, softening dry, rough, and irritated skin. It is also known to smooth wrinkles, reduce inflammation, and even out pigmentation by stimulating collagen production. Mildly astringent, it can cause your skin to tighten, reducing the size and appearance of your pores for a firmer complexion. Rich in antioxidants, specifically flavonoids, and anthocyanins. ESO can provide protection from free radicals that are found in the environment and damage skin.  Elderberry seed oil is unlikely to clog pores and has a comedogenic rating of 1-2.

 

Golden Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinesis) Seed Oil

Pure Golden Jojoba Seed Oil (GJSO) has a similar molecular structure and composition to our human sebum and is also a breathable oil. Interestingly, Jojoba is actually not an oil, but a liquid wax obtained from the seed of the jojoba plant. It is used in skincare because it is deeply hydrating and lighter than a lot of other oils and is easily absorbed into skin. It deeply penetrates to soothe and soften while providing an excellent moisturizing effect and adding a healthy glow. GJSO is full of nutrients like vitamins E and B, as well as antioxidants and minerals like chromium, copper, and zinc, which all nourish and protect skin. GJSO has a comedogenic rating of 2 which is considered non comedogenic, meaning there is a low chance of clogging pores.

 

Hemp (Cannabis Sativa) Seed Oil

Hemp Seed Oil (HSO), often called Hemp oil, is oil obtained by cold pressing hemp seeds (which don’t contain any THC). HSO is perfect for most skin types as it can moisturize without clogging your pores. HSO contains omega-6 fatty acids including gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory while simultaneously encouraging skin growth and new cell generation. This in turn can calm inflammation and irritation on the skin. HSO is ideal for mature skin; in addition to moisturizing and soothing the skin, can help reduce fine lines and wrinkles as well as prevent signs of aging from developing. Hemp seed oil as a comedogenic rating of 0 and will not clog pores.

Horsetail (Equisetum) Extract

Derived from the horsetail plant, this extract is rich in silica. Silica is the building block of collagen, the protein responsible for skin’s firmness and elasticity. As we age, collagen production declines, leading to sagging skin and wrinkles. Horsetail extract can replenish this vital component, promoting a more youthful complexion. Silica’s magic lies in its ability to smooth fine lines and wrinkles.

Kiwi (Actinidia Chinesis) Seed Oil

Kiwi Seed Oil (KSO) is a natural ingredient extracted from the seeds of the kiwi fruit. Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, including alpha-linolenic acid, which is essential for skin hydration. It is a great moisturizer that quickly absorbs into skin leaving little to no oily residue on the skin. KSO helps restore the skin’s natural pH forms a natural barrier on skin to help lock in moisture. The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties in KSO make it are beneficial to use in a cleanser and it’s comedogenic rating of 1 makes it a very low likelihood of clogging pores.

 

Kokum (Garcinia Indica) Butter

Kokum butter is an oil derived from the seeds of a fruit-bearing tree called the Kokum tree. Botanically known as Garcinia indica, it is primarily cultivated in tropical regions of India. The fruit and seeds of the kokum tree are used in a variety of culinary, cosmetic, and medicinal applications. Kokum butter usually has a light gray or pale-yellow tint and contains a high level of Stearic Acid, which is a fatty acid. The chemical structure of the fat allows kokum butter to remain solid at room temperature which is why it’s typically referred to as a butter rather than an oil. While edible and sometimes used to make chocolates and other confections; it is most commonly used as an ingredient in topical cosmetic and personal care products. Kokum butter naturally has a very hard texture that melts easily when applied to the skin. It is a potent emollient that can improve the moisture content of almost every part of the body, including your skin, lips, feet, scalp, and hair. Although very hard, it is not heavy and absorbs into the skin easily without a greasy feeling after application.  Unlike Mango and Cocoa butter which are comedogenic, Kokum butter has a comedogenic rating of 0-1 making it unlikely to clog pores and ideal for face formulas.

Licorice  (Glycyrrhiza Glabra)  Oil: 
Produced by low temperature maceration (solar-infusion) of the dried roots of the licorice plant in organic Sunflower Oil to extract its lipid soluble components.  Licorice root extract contains compounds like glabridin that have skin-brightening and anti-inflammatory effects. It also helps soothe irritated skin, reduce redness, and even out skin tone. For mature skin, licorice oil can contribute to a more even complexion and improved radiance.
 

Lingonberry (Vaccinium Vitis-idaea) Seed Oil

Lingonberry Seed Oil (LSO) is cold pressed from the seeds of the Lingonberry that is native to the artic. Although they look quite similar to cranberries, they are not the same; however, they are closely related and belong to the same family of berries, Vaccinium   LSO has exceptionally high levels of various active plant compounds that provide wonderful benefits to our skin. Lingonberries contain vitamins A, B, C, E and K and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron, sodium, and potassium. LSO also contains high quantities of fruit acids that help with skin cell turnover and skin regeneration. Dull or grey skin may be caused by the slow process of skin cell turnover. Lingonberries speed up that process and help complexion look fresh and dewy! LSO is known to improve skin’s hydration making skin and Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids help reduce water loss significantly. LSO, high in antioxidants, help protect skin from free radicals that can damage skin and has a lower comedogenic rating of 1-2 making it unlikely to clog pores.

 

Muskmelon (Cucumis Melo) Seed Oil

Muskmelon Seed Oil (MSO) contains significant amounts of linoleic, oleic, and palmitic fatty acids. Muskmelon is rich in vitamin A & C which help in skin regeneration. The vitamin C content in the fruit helps in the formation of collagen and helps maintain elasticity. Loaded with folic acid, MSO assists with the regeneration of cells, making your skin healthy and glowing. It also protects your skin from free radicals and helps prevent and/or reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. While MSO has a decadent feel and is a wonderful oil for mature skin it also has a comedogenic rating of 1 means it is very unlikely to clog pores.

 

Papaya (Carica Papaya) Seed Oil

Cold pressed from the seeds of the Papaya, Papaya Seed Oil (PSO) is a fabulous oil that is easily absorbed and has a luscious, yet exceptionally light texture. The papaya seeds are rich in Omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids, and vitamins A, B, C, and E. The fatty acids and vitamins in PSO are known to regenerate skin cells from UV damage, reduce the appearance of, and prevent, fine lines and wrinkles and help relieve itchy, dry, flaky skin. However, what really makes PSO superior is that it contains an enzyme called papain, a natural exfoliating enzyme, which sloughs off dead skin, dirt, and oil. This makes it a wonderful ingredient to use in cleansers. Papaya seed oil has a low to moderate comedogenic rating between 2-3 which is suitable for a rinse off product such as a cleanser.

 

Passionfruit (Passiflora Edulis) Seed Oil

Cold pressed from the tiny seeds of the Passionfruit which is native to the lush South American rainforests. A superior emollient containing fatty acids including Omega-3 and 6, it is light and non-greasy in texture, and it absorbs into the skin quickly. Passionfruit Seed Oil (PSO) is rich in antioxidants such as Lycopene (a carotenoid) and vitamin C which helps to promote collagen production. PSO is particularly beneficial for mature, severely dry, and damaged skin. It also has antioxidant properties that protects and defends the skin against negative environmental factors such as smoke, pollution, and UV rays.  Passionfruit seed oil has a comedogenic rating of 1-2 which means it has a low chance of clogging pores.

 

Peach (Persica Vulgaris) Kernel Oil

Peach Kernel Oil (PKO) is pressed from the kernels, or pits, of the fruit of the peach tree. PKO has a light texture that absorbs quickly. Comprised of high levels of vitamins and polyunsaturated fatty acids, PKO soothes and hydrates the skin and improves skin elasticity making skin more supple and soft. PKO contains vitamins A and E as well as a variety of B-group vitamins. Vitamin E is exceptionally beneficial to your skin as it is an antioxidant and eliminates free radicals, which are harmful by-products of the metabolic process associated with aging and environmental factors. The soothing, emollient nature of PKO is beneficial to anyone who suffers from dry, flaky, or sensitive skin and low comedogenic rating of 2 means there is low chance it will clog pores.

 

Plum (Prunus Domestica) Kernel Oil

Plum Kernel oil, also known as Plum Seed oil, is cold pressed from the seed, or kernel of plums. Plum seed oil has rich in vitamin A and E which hydrates and plumps the skin. Plum Seed Oil (PSO) is extremely light, dry and quickly absorbs into the skin leaving it feeling hydrated without a greasy residue.  PSO is rich in essential fatty acids omega 6 (Linoleic) and omega 9 (Oleic) and also contains high levels of vitamin K which has anti-inflammatory properties known to reduce dark circles.  High in nutrients, including antioxidants and phospholipids, PSO is great for dehydrated skin, and also benefits the cell membrane and skin elasticity.  Overall PSO is fantastic for mature skin and with a comedogenic rating of 1 it is very unlikely to clog pores.

 

Red Raspberry (Rubus Idaeus) Seed Oil

Red Raspberry Seed Oil (RRSO) has a high concentration of antioxidants as well essential fatty acids (such as Omega 6, Linoleic Acid) and other key nutrient-rich components, RRSO provides a number of rejuvenating benefits like improving elasticity, increasing moisture levels, boosting cell regeneration, and even helping to smooth out lines. The antioxidants contained in RRSO are known to encourage collagen production, stimulate cell repair and reduce the appearance of damaged skin. Vitamins E and A are two of these Antioxidants. RRSO also contains a significant amount of the antioxidant ellagic acid which helps reduce the degeneration of collagen which can prevent fine lines and wrinkles from even forming. With a comedogenic rating of 0-1 it is unlikely to clog pores.

 

Rosehip (Rosa Canina) Seed Oil

Rosehip seed oil (RSO) is a natural oil cold pressed from rose hip seeds. Rich in vitamins A and C and essential fatty acids it is a great emollient for dry or mature skin. RSO is considered a “dry” oil because it soaks into the skin easily and does not leave a greasy residue. It is a wonderful hydrator and penetrates dry skin immediately. RSO also provides natural which can help reduce dullness and leave you with glowing, vibrant skin. Often referred to as a natural retinol, this high amount of vitamin A encourages skin cell turnover.  Rosehip seed oil has a low comedogenic rating of 1 and is unlikely to clog pores.

 

Strawberry (Fragaria Ananassa) Seed Oil

Strawberry seed oil (SSO) is obtained from the tiny seeds of the strawberry SSO is high in vitamins C, B, A, E, and minerals and contains fatty acids such as Linoleic (Omega-6), Linolenic (Omega-3) and is also high in ellagic acid. SSO is beneficial for your skin due to the high levels of ellagic acid, omega 3 and 6 oils and vitamin E which are known to moisturizes improve elasticity, and “plump up” fine lines. Deeply moisturizing yet fast drying the compounds in SSO are known to prevent collagen breakdown under the skin and promotes new collagen production. Improved elasticity and a smoother appearance of fine lines and wrinkles are some potential benefits. All that and a comedogenic rating of 1 makes strawberry seed oil a fantastic choice for mature skin.

Sytenol® A (Bakuchiol)

A natural plant-based retinol alternative and scientifically proven to stimulate collagen production and reduce wrinkles, photoaging, and hyperpigmentation.  Unlike retinol, which is a synthetic derivative of vitamin A and typically used only at night due to photo sensitivity, Sytenol® A can be used during both day and night.  It is also compatible with sensitive skin, making it a safer choice.  Clinical studies show that Sytenol® A is as effective as retinol but is much gentler on the skin than retinol which tends to cause redness and skin irritation such as excessive drying/flaking of the skin.

Tucuma Butter

Tucuma butter is not as well-known as other plant butters, but it is fabulous for mature skin.  Rich in Lauric, Myristic and Oleic fatty acids Tucuma butter has an anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory effect on skin.  Fatty acids also provide emollient properties with a moisturizing and regenerating effect on the skin.  Pro-vitamin A and Vitamin E are found in the Tucuma butter. These antioxidant properties can help absorb UV radiation and combat free radicals which are damaging to the skin. Tucuma butter is often used as a natural alternative to synthetic silicones to help smooth and soften the skin while delivering a glossy but not heavy feel.

Watermelon (Citrullus Vulgaris) Seed Oil

Watermelon seed oil is cold pressed from the seeds of the watermelon.  It is an ultra-light weight oil that is fast absorbing, and deeply penetrating and moisturizes the skin.  Watermelon seed oil (WSO) is full of nutrients and contains significantly high amounts of unsaturated fatty acids, including linoleic acid and oleic acid.  It is also chock full of vitamins A, B and E making this oil extremely beneficial for dry, mature skin. WSO acts as a barrier for the skin to help retain its moisture and also prevent the appearance of fine line. WSO renews dull skin by gently eliminating dead skin cells and promotes circulation which resulting in a more rejuvenated appearance.  Watermelon Seed Oil has a comedogenic rating of 0-1 so it is highly unlikely that it will clog pores.

Macerated/Infused Oils

Calendula (Officinalis) Flower Oil

Calendula officinalis, also known as pot marigold, is a flowering plant native to the Mediterranean region. This Calendula oil is macerated by solar infusion in organic Sunflower oil which is highly emollient. The maceration extracts the lipid soluble components of the flower. Calendula promotes collagen production which is an essential protein that creates a protective layer locking moisture in deep beneath the surface. Additionally, Calendula is known for nourishing the skin, and soothing inflammation and irritation of the skin including redness and broken capillaries, or “spider veins” that may appear on the face. This oil is full of carotenoids that cannot only moisturize your skin but also make it soft and increase the capability of retaining moisture. This is a great oil for dry, sensitive and/or irritated skin.

 

Daisy (Bellis Perennis) Flower Oil

Daisy flower oil is produced by low temperature maceration via solar infusion. The whole flowering top is infused with Sunflower seed oil to extract the lipid soluble components. Sunflower seed oil contains linoleic acid, oleic acid, and vitamin E, which helps improve skin hydration, reduce inflammation, and improve skin elasticity. It works as an emollient that protects your skin, while keeping it hydrated. The daisy is full of beneficial ingredients such as flavonoids, saponins, tannins. The Daisy oil infusion, in addition to being deeply moisturizing, is also calming and soothing due to the daisy flower. It is known for its anti-inflammatory properties, restoring firmness to the skin, brightening skin, and lightening dark spots.

 

Hibiscus (Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis) Flower Oil

Hibiscus flower oil is organically crafted by infusing the hibiscus flowers in organic Sunflower Oil for at least four weeks in the sun which allows the natural and gentle infusion of the oil with the botanical benefits of the hibiscus flowers. Hibiscus is high in antioxidants called anthocyanocides, which are proven to help fight free radicals that can damage the skin and cause premature aging. They also help in reducing the appearance of large pores and have anti-inflammatory qualities that can soothe irritated skin.  Hibiscus has long been known for its ability to improve elasticity and natural acids help to break down dead skin cells and increase cell turnover. 

 

Orchid (Anacamptis Morio) Flower Oil

Orchid Oil is produced by low temperature maceration via solar infusion. The fragrant purple flower of the Orchid is infused with Sunflower seed oil to extract the lipid soluble components. Sunflower seed oil which contains linoleic acid, oleic acid, and vitamin E, which helps improve skin hydration, reduce inflammation, and improve skin elasticity. It works as an emollient that protects your skin, while keeping it hydrated. Orchard oil is known to promote new tissue formation, accelerating new skin growth. It also has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Orchids have super-moisturizing properties and functions similarly to hyaluronic acid. Orchids used in skin care formulas also have high levels of mucilage which is a jelly-like substance secreted by flowers that keeps your skin hydrated. To sum it up, Orchid oil has reparative and protective properties that is moisturizing to skin and helps fight free radicals and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Active Botanicals/Extracts/Proprietary Blends

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride and Sesame seed extract with Vit E

A patented blend rich in sesamin (Sesame seed plant), which belongs to a group of compounds called lignans. The Sesame plant is thought to be native to Ethiopia, but is now widely cultivated in tropical, subtropical temperate zones. This complex stimulates the body's natural mechanisms to increase the number and size of adipocytes, providing more volume to areas that have lost their shape over the years. It acts to plump skin to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, plumps lips and improves skin for a rejuvenated appearance.

Daikon (Raphanus Sativus) Seed Extract

Daikon Seed Extract, also known as Radish Seed, is a very light-colored and odorless emollient oil obtained from daikon radish seeds. It's a great moisturizing oil with a unique fatty acid composition which is different from most other vegetable oils. Daikon Seed Extract imparts a delicate slip with good absorption and feels more like synthetic silicone type emollients. Daikon Seed Extract enhances your skin’s natural moisture barrier to a degree better than or equal to synthetic emollients, making it a great alternative to synthetic silicones.

Horse Chestnut (Hippocastanum) Fruit Extract

Horse Chestnut has antioxidant properties beneficial for sensitive and mature skin. Horse Chestnut extract is known to promote blood circulation. This is because It contains Aescin, which helps decrease the size of the pores on the capillary walls which consequentially helps increase circulation in the skin and helps to tone and strengthen fragile veins and capillaries which may appear on the face as we get older. It may also help in reducing the appearance of wrinkles. This Horse Chestnut extract is combined with Sunflower seed oil which contains linoleic acid, oleic acid, and vitamin E, which helps improve skin hydration, reduce inflammation, and improve skin elasticity. It works as an emollient that protects your skin, while keeping it hydrated.

 

Jasmine Flower (Jasminum Sambac Flower & Hawthorn Flower (Crataegus Monogyna) Extract

A proprietary blend with multi-functional actives from extracts from two white flowers: Hawthorne and Arabian Jasmine. Hawthorne is rich in flavonoids and Arabian Jasmine is rich in iridoid glycosides and flavonoids, traditionally used for its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. When used in skincare, the flavonoids are capable of contributing towards maintaining the skin's overall quality and appearance. Propanediol is a plant-based biodegradable corn sugar-derived alternative to petroleum-based propylene glycol and glycerin. It is used as a carrier for flavors and extracts. This blend works to lighten dark circles by reducing permeability of blood vessels and capillaries, improves blood circulation and decreases the accumulation of skin darkening molecules. It also works by increasing synthesis of collagen, producing a lifting effect. This blend helps to lift droopy eyelids, lighten dark under eye circles, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

 

Lupine (Lupinus Albus) Seed Extract

A natural extract retrieved from the shells of white lupine seeds. This active ingredient promotes natural collagen synthesis of the skin. The extract is infused in Sunflower seed oil which contains linoleic acid, oleic acid, and vitamin E, which helps improve skin hydration, reduce inflammation, and improve skin elasticity. It works as an emollient that protects your skin, while keeping it hydrated. A patented process, it has been shown to improve the skin contours, elasticity, and firmness. have improved significantly. This makes it an ideal active ingredient for mature or prematurely aged skin.

 

Niacinamide, Pea (Pisum Sativum) Extract & Quinoa (Chenopodium) Seed Extract

A proprietary blend combining Niacinamide and natural extracts Pea and Quinoa Seed. A multi-functional skincare active backed by clinical studies, it provides efficacious skin glow benefits enhancing skin radiance, minimizing appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation, blurring of skin imperfections, and supporting even, homogenous skin tone over time.

 

Pentylene Glycol (from sugar cane)

A multi-functional ingredient manufactured from renewable raw materials from sugar cane and has the same properties as synthetic version. It hydrates the skin and boosts the efficacy of active ingredients used in cosmetic formulations. Pentylene Glycol is commonly used as a skin conditioning agent, due to its ability to help the skin attract and retain moisture.

 

Pomegranate (Punica Granatum) Sterols

Plant Sterols are natural compounds found in all fruits and vegetables. They are easily absorbed and penetrate your skin in order to act as a barrier between it and the harsh outer world. Punica Granatum are sterols extracted from Pomegranates and is used as a moisturizing agent. It is able to increase moisture levels on the skin while enhancing the skin’s barrier function to protect against environmental stress responsible for extrinsic aging. It is used as a natural alternative to synthetic materials such as petroleum and animal-derived materials such as lanolin. It helps in reducing trans epidermal water loss (TEWL) refers to the evaporation of water through the epidermis, or outer layer, of your skin. When TEWL is high, your skin becomes dry, itchy, and often irritated.

 

Essential Oils

Carrot Seed (Daucus Carota)

Carrot Seed essential oil is distilled from the seeds and aerial parts of the wild carrot plant and is also known as Queen Anne's lace, as its delicate white blooms create a lacy, mesh-like appearance.  Carrot seed essential oil has an earthy, slightly sweet aroma. Used topically it is known to moisturize dry skin, help soothe minor skin irritations and rejuvenates the skin.

 

Elemi (Canarium Luzonicumi)

Elemi essential oil comes from the gum resin collected from the elemi tree, a large evergreen, scientifically called Canarium luzonicum, native to the Philippines. Elemi essential oil has a pleasant, woodsy, fresh aroma and contains various compounds that are beneficial to your skin. Elemi essential oil helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines and balances the skin’s natural oil, shrink the pores, and support a balanced and even complexion.

 

Frankincense (Boswellia carterii) Essential Oil

Frankincense Essential Oil is hydro-distilled from the resinous dried sap of the Boswellia carterii trees.  There are several varieties of Frankincense, and it has been used for thousands of years for spiritual and folk medicine.  It has historically been used in skin care due to its ability to repair skin cells and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkle.  It also has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties that soothe any redness help tighten the skin.  Frankincense is great for mature skin.

 

Helichrysum Italicum                    

An essential oil, Helichrysum is also commonly known as Immortelle or Everlasting Flower. It has many beneficial uses. In skincare, it is used for several purposes. Diketones contained in this essential oil is able to reduce age spots and skin discoloration which improves your complexion. Helichrysum also contains antioxidant which can guard your skin against free radicals that damage cell membrane and can cause skin to lose its elasticity and wrinkles.

 

Lavender (angustifoliar)

Lavender essential oil is produced via steam distillation from the flowers of the lavender plant. The plant has a distinctive, fragrant scent that most people find very calming. It is often used to aid sleep or ease stress. Topically, it is known to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles as well skin discoloration such as hyperpigmentation. Lavender’s anti-inflammatory properties are also purported to reduce blotchiness and redness. The application of lavender oil can rejuvenate your skin’s appearance.

 

Magnolia (Michelia Alba)

An essential oil produced by steam distillation from the delicate, fragrant Magnolia flower which has a sweet, floral, honey and slightly spicy aroma. Widely used in perfumes, Magnolia also is known for its skin benefits. It is reported to increase the elasticity of the skin, reduce scarring, soothe irritations, soften fine lines and wrinkles, and lighten darks spots from the sun and acne.

 

Ylang Ylang (Cananga Odorata)

Found in the tropics of Indonesia, Philippines, and other parts of Asia, Ylang Ylang essential oil is collected from flower petals from the Ylang Ylang tree. Called the “flower of flowers,” it has a sweet, flowery smell. Ylang Ylang oil enhances the ability to achieve a restful sleep; used topically, it has been found to help prevent skin irritation and helps to rejuvenate areas of the skin that are looking tired and dull.

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