Lavender is native to the Mediterranean region where it thrives in the dry, rocky soil & bright sun. It is known to be effective on skin ailments, such as fungal & bacterial infections, wounds, burns, eczema, & acne. It reduces pain and inflammation and is safe to put directly on the skin. Great for headaches, lavender has also been scientifically shown to improve sleep quality, lift mood, & promote overall relaxation.
Calendula is beneficial for dry skin, promotes healing of cuts, bruises & burns & helps the skin heal more quickly. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory & antibacterial properties, it stimulates the production of collagen & the regeneration of skin.
Almond oil is naturally high in Vitamin E, A & D. It is both moisturizing and healing and has a calming effect on the skin. Known for its antimicrobial & emollient properties, it is found in our lotions, Healing Lavender Salves and our Lavender Lemon Lip Therapy.
Olive oil has a storied history of use as an intensive skin moisturizer & emollient. It contains three major antioxidants: vitamin E, polyphenols & phytosterols. When applied to skin, antioxidants may help protect the skin from premature aging. We use the highest grade extra virgin olive oil.
Rosemary is a flavorful evergreen that has benefits for our skin. It contains antioxidants that combat premature aging while increasing the skin’s elasticity. The anti- inflammatory benefits help eliminate puffiness. Rosemary can help protect skin cells from damage often caused by sun & free radicals.
Cocoa butter is highly moisturizing, high in antioxidants, & good for sensitive skin. It is known to soften & plump the skin (think lips)! We use unrefined, Fair Trade cocoa butter in our Lavender Lemon Lip Therapy & Healing Lavender Salve.
Shea butter is rich in essential fatty acids, phytosterols, vitamins E, D, A & allantoin. It is naturally anti-aging, skin regenerating & protecting. It helps stimulate the production of collagen & adds elasticity and plumpness. It is found in all of our lotions except for the Botanical Eye Cream.
Avocado oil helps relieve dry & itchy skin & increases the production of collagen. This helps keep the skin plump & decrease the effects of aging. Avocado oil is useful in the treatment of a variety of skin conditions, including eczema & psoriasis.
Peppermint is one of the oldest herbs used for medicinal purposes in Europe, China and Japan. A powerful antiseptic, it gives a cooling sensation to the skin & will act as a muscle relaxant & natural painkiller. Its antimicrobial properties can help freshen bad breath & soothe digestive issues.
Frankincense strengthens skin & improves its tone & elasticity. It reduces the appearance of scars & acne, & heals wounds. It reduces stretch marks, surgery scars or marks associated with pregnancy. It aids in healing dry or cracked skin.
Argan is rich with vitamin A & E. it is also packed with anti-oxidants, Omega-6 fatty acids, & linoleic acid. Research shows that it eases skin inflammation, reduces fine lines & wrinkles while moisturizing the skin. It is found in our Botanical Face Cream.