Our Ingredients

What are the ingredients?

Water (aqua),

shea butter -butyrospermum parkii,

Shea Butter comes from the Karite tree that grows in the savannah regions of Africa. Shea Butter’s emollient properties have been proven through centuries of use in Africa. It is traditionally used to nourish the skin and keep it supple and young.It is also used to treat a variety of skin conditions such as eczema, irritations, extreme dryness, stretch marks and wrinkle prevention, burns, cuts and small skin wounds, after-sun care, insect bites, Unrefined Shea Butter contains an abundance of healing ingredients, including vitamins, minerals, proteins and a unique fatty acid profile. It is a superior active moisturiser. 

Shea Butter enables your skin to absorb moisture from the air, and as a result, it becomes softer and stays moisturised for longer. In addition, Regular users of Shea Butter notice softer, smoother, healthier skin.

Sweet Almond oil -Prunus amygdalus – Dulcis,

This oil comes from the seed of the sweet almond tree. A rich nourishing oil that is abundant in natural Vitamin E, Almond oil  is safe enough to use even on babies, it can be used to relieve a variety of extreme dryness resulting from various skin conditions. Almond oil is a versatile oil which is soothing on the skin. It is rich in zinc and Vitamin A. It is ideal for reducing roughness and chafing of the skin.

Sunflower seed oil -helianthus annus,

This wonderful moisturising oil comes from the seeds of sunflower. This is a very rich oil abundant in fatty acids, including omega-6. Sunflower oil is very moisturizing and has been shown to be effective in protecting the skin against excessive dryness and relieving sun damage. Furthermore, sunflower is high in  antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Regular user of sunflower helps the skin to maintain a healthy glow.

Cocoa butter -theobroma cacao.
Cocoa butter comes from the seed of the cocoa pod. It is a wonderful butter which melts into a silky oil on your skin. It is said to helps to condition and heal dry sensitive skin. Cocoa butter also helps to restore the softness and suppleness to the skin. A great moisturise for the whole family.

Olivem1000 -Cetearyl Olivate and Sorbitan Olivate,

A wonderfully silky emulsifier derived from olive oil, this helps to suspend the oil molucles in the water molecules. A great emollient for dry skin.

Emulsifying wax NF -Cetearyl Alcohol and polysorbate 60,

This is a very stable emulsifier naturally derived. It helps to maintain the stability, the texture  and the structure of the cream

.Aloe butter – Aloe barbadensis,

Aloe vera is a wonderfully healing natural ingredient used in skin care for many years due to its vast number of properties for the skin, the hair and the body. It acts as a moisturiser, skin healer, it is said to help fight signs of ageing and relieve sunburn and acts as a skin condition. Aloe vera is a must have in many skin care formulations.

Coconut oil – cocos nucifera,

Coconut oil is one of the best known oils for skincare. It is very versatile and lends itself to a variety of benefits for the skin. It helps to repair damaged skin, it helps to condition the skin and can be used to soften rough looking skin. It is rich in proteins and Vitamins and helps to fight signs of ageing.

Glycerin,

Glycerin is a great humectant as it helps to draw moisture from the air into your skin thereby preventing dryness. It is a great addition to a cream because it helps to keep the skin soft and moisturized. Glycerin is a naturally derived product and can be used on the whole family to soothe irritated dry skin.

Vitamin E – tocopherol,

Vitamin E is one the best know antioxidant which help the skin to fight free radicals that cause ageing. It is a naturally derived product which can be used alone or in skin care product. It is a great skin healer and can be used to deeply moisturise the skin and keep it smooth , supple and healthy.

Dehydroacetic Acid & Benzyl Alcohol,

This a naturally derived preservative which helps to keep skin care products free from mould, fungi, bacteria and other harmful bio-agents

Sodium Bicarbonate.

A PH regulator