Notes on therapeutic and aromatic profiles
Argan (Argania spinos) oil
Rich in protective antioxidants and essential fatty acids oleic and lineoic, Argan oil is cold-pressed from the seeds of the Argan tree, which only grows in Morocco. The rare oil that it yields provides intense conditioning and strengthening, particularly to dehydrated hair. Argan oil tames frizzy hair and endows shine without greasing locks.
Find Argan oil in: Nourishing Hair + Scalp Oil
Baobab (Adansonia digitata) oil
Cold-pressed from the seeds of the Baobab fruit, Baobab oil boasts a high concentration of vitamins A, D, E and essential fatty acids that are deeply beneficial for chronically dry skin. Quickly absorbed, Baobab improves the skin's elasticity and coaxes the regeneration of skin cells.
Find Baobab oil in: Lemongrass + Rosemary Renew Foot Scrub
Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) essential oil
Delicate, uplifting, yet tenacious in aroma for a citrus oil. Like its citrus cousins, Bergamot cleanses, balances oily skin and supports an even skin tone. We use only Bergaptene free Bergamot essential oil, which has been re-distilled to remove most of the constituents that can accelerate photosensitivity of the skin.
Black pepper (Piper nigrum) essential oil
A worthy ally in tackling scalp issues and for hair desperate to be graced with lustre, Black Pepper oil can also treat dandruff by de-clogging the scalp. Its vitamin-K content is essential for maintaining good circulatory functions, which are vital to delivering nutrients to hair follicles.
Find Black Pepper essential oil in: Nourishing Hair + Scalp Oil
Blood Orange (Citrus sinensis) essential oil
The rind of the Italian blood orange expels a radiant and tangy scent that uplifts in an instant. The red pigment of blood oranges- anthocyanin, is an antioxidant rare in the citrus family that assists greatly in scavenging free radicals known to damage and accelerate ageing of the skin.
Find Blood Orange essential oil in: Blood Orange + Vanilla Sugar Scrub
Cinnamon leaf (Cinnamomum zeylancium) essential oil
Steam distilled from the leaves of the cinnamon tree, Cinnamon is a versatile oil enjoyed for its strong sensory experience. In skincare, it is an anti-oxidant that also acts as an anti-inflammatory. As an astringent, it shrinks and pulls the skin, helping it to become taut and firmer.
Find Cinnamon essential oil in: Coffee + Cinnamon Body Polish
Cedarwood Atlas (Cedrus atlantica) essential oil
Woody and earthy with a vintage profile, Cedarwood Atlas is a grounding and malleable oil. In aromatherapy, Cedarwood oil contains the highest amount of sesquiterpenes, which stimulate the limbic system of the brain, helping to relax the mind, elevate mood, and retain focus. For the skin and scalp, it helps to reduce inflammation, redness, and persistent irritation.
Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea) essential oil
This herbaceous oil is an age-old ally for oily, irritated and acne-prone skin. In haircare, Clary Sage is a stimulant that through its ability to deliver nutrients to the scalp, promotes hair growth.
Find Clary Sage essential oil in: Nourishing Hair + Scalp Oil
Coffee (Coffee Arabica)
Naturally high in antioxidants, Coffee possesses the brilliant ability to perk up lacklustre skin, stimulate circulation and assist in reducing the appearance of cellulite.
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Coconut (Cocos nucifera) milk
Rich in vitamins A and C, calcium, iron and natural proteins to help replenish lost moisture and soothe problematic skin, Coconut milk contributes to a smooth and radiant complexion. Ageing of the skin is slowed down with increased and improved elasticity owing to the copper and Vitamin A content.
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Coconut (Cocos nucifera) oil
Coconut oil is commonplace in natural skincare for good reason. Rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins, Coconut oil is versatile and most often noted for its ability to penetrate moisture at a deep level, and suitability for all skin types, as it won't disturb the skin's pH levels.
Dead Sea Salt (Maris sal)
The salt of the Dead Sea is brimming with minerals including Magnesium, Calcium and Potassium, which help to aid repair, support cell renewal, and provide relief to physical and muscular tension. Dead Sea Salt is incredibly healing and soothing to skin conditions including eczema and psoriasis.
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Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulphate)
Pure magnesium sulphate is an ideal natural remedy for sports recovery and muscle relaxation, helping to accelerate healing, and reduce soreness felt after exercise. Enjoyed in the bath, Epsom Salt also works to flush toxins from the body and to combat fluid retention. For the skin, it cleanses, soothes and softens.
Eucalyptus leaf (Eucalyptus globulus) essential oil
The Australian wonder that is Eucalyptus contains a high percentage of cineol, also known as eucalyptol, which is why Eucalyptus is used widely to relieve colds and support the immune system.
Find Eucalyptus essential oil in: Reset Ritual
Frankincense (Boswellia serrata) essential oil
Steam distilled from the resin that oozes from the Boswellia serrata tree, precious Frankincense is an inherently grounding and calming oil. In skincare, mature skin benefits greatly from the oil’s rejuvenating quality and ability to sooth scar tissue.
Frankincense essential oil in: Neroli Body Oil
Grapefruit (Citrus grandis) essential oil
A fresh, sweet and energising oil known for supporting healthy circulation and muscle recovery. Like many oils in the Citrus family, Grapefruit restores balance to oily and combination skin.
Find Grapefruit essential oil in: Himalayan Salt Soak
Grapeseed (Vitis vinifera) oil
Rich in linoleic and vitamin E, Grapeseed oil leaves a satin-like finish on the skin. Grapeseed is a lightweight oil that contains vitamin E, which helps to heal and protect from sun damage and ageing.
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Hawaiian Black Salt (Sodium chloride)
Hawaiian Black Salt with activated charcoal is an excellent detoxifier, containing trace minerals Magnesium, Calcium and Potassium, which are essential to the human body in supporting nutrient absorption, improved circulation, and balancing body pH.
Find Hawaiian Black Salt in: Himalayan Salt Soak
Helichrysum/Immortelle (Helichrysum italicum) essential oil
Belonging to the Sunflower family, Helichrysum is unique for its composition of di-ketones that are known for their powerful skin-regenerating, anti-ageing and wound-healing properties that treat and repair the skin. Helichrysum calms the skin, soothes dryness and fades redness making it suitable for sensitive skin and those that experience dermatitis, rosacea and inflammation.
Himalayan Pink Salt (Sodium chloride)
Himalayan Pink Salt originates from the Himalayan Mountains over 250 million years ago and is said to be an incredibly pure salt due to its lack of exposure to polluted seas. It contains over 80 minerals, including Magnesium, Potassium and Calcium, which are essential to human bodily functions. In addition, it detoxifies and assists the body in ridding itself of undesirable toxins.
Find Himalayan Pink Salt in: Himalayan Salt Soak
Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) seed oil
A light and luxurious cold-pressed seed oil whose composition mimics that of the sebum produced by the skin, Jojoba oil effectively seals long-lasting moisture minus the residual greasiness. Jojoba is suitable for dry and sensitive skin types and its anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties help to soothe and reduce redness.
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Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) essential oil
Lavender oil is rightly sought after for its balancing and purifying effect on the senses. In aromatherapy, its use is welcome where there is stress, tension, and difficulty gaining restful sleep. In skincare applications, lavender inhibits the growth of bacteria, helping to keep the skin clean and is useful for minor skin ailments. In hair care, Lavender conditions and adds lustre where it lacks.
Lemon (Citrus limonium) essential oil
The anti-bacterial composition of Lemon oil makes it a highly effective remedy for troubled skin types in cases of acne and blemishes for helping to keep the skin clean and reduce excessive sebum. As well as being proven in helping to fade scars and marks left behind on the skin, the healing of tissue is encouraged by Lemon oil, and dull skin receives a welcome boost.
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) essential oil
The deodorising action of Lemongrass oil side-lines odours and excess sweating in the feet. It can be used to tone the skin and its stimulating action uplifts the spirit.
Find Lemongrass essential oil in: Lemongrass + Rosemary Renew Foot Scrub
Mandarin (Citrus nobilis) essential oil
Mandarin essential oil is characteristically citrus; fresh, sweeter and less tart, and in skincare, is commonly used to reduce excessive sebum and sooth acne-prone skin by restoring balance.
Find Mandarin essential oil in: Neroli Body Oil
Neroli (Citrus aurantium) essential oil
The essential oil yielded from the blossom of the bitter orange tree is known as Neroli. Enjoyed for its romantic, intense floral aroma with peppery overtones, Neroli is also hailed for its many skincare benefits. Suited to all skin types, Neroli is particularly beneficial for mature skin as it boosts and rejuvenates the complexion, and can help to reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
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Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) essential oil
Uniquely, pungently Patchouli; this mint family member is an excellent ally in times of stress and anxiety and is a strong team-layer in aromatherapy blends. In skincare, Patchouli encourages new cell growth in wounds and scars, and is especially well suited to problematic, and mature skin.
Petitgrain (Citrus Aurantium dulcis) essential oil
The younger sister to Neroli, Petitgrain essential oil is distilled from the twigs of the bitter orange tree. In scent, sharp and lively; in skincare, balancing, toning and cleansing.
Find Petitgrain essential oil in: Neroli Body Oil
Peach kernel (Prunus persica) oil
Peach kernel oil contains vitamin A, various of the B vitamins and vitamin E. Vitamin E is one of the most powerful natural antioxidants that can help to combat the emergence of free radicals and other damaging elements to the skin. Because Peach kernal is a deeply nourishing oil, it's a worthy companion in the treatment of chronic skin conditions.
Find Peach kernal oil in: Blood Orange + Vanilla Sugar Scrub
Peppermint (Mentha piperia) essential oil
The familiar, sweet, and cooling aroma that is Peppermint stimulates circulation to the scalp to help deliver nutrients where they are needed the most. A versatile oil, Peppermint is used in skincare to control the secretion of excess oil, and prevents clogging of pores that can lead to acne breakouts.
Find Peppermint essential oil in: Nourishing Beard Oil
Pink Clay (Kaolinite)
Naturally rich in minerals and trace elements, pink clay gently refines the skin’s texture to moisturise and restore its natural glow. Suitable and recommended for normal, sensitive and mature skin types, Pink Clay a combination of red and white clays that mildly cleanse and detoxify the skin. Its unique composition includes Kaolinite, Iron, Illite, Montmorillonite and Calcite, which help to refresh the skin and remove dead skin cells.
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Pumpkin seed (Cucurbita Pepo) oil
Certified organic, this oil is cold pressed from the seeds of the pumpkin and is a rich source of essential fatty acids, zinc and vitamins A and D. Easily absorbed, Pumpkin seed oil is beneficial to the skin due to its ability to retain moisture, improve tone and fend off free radicals.
Find Pumpkin seed oil in: Neroli Body Oil
Raw sugar cane
Organic and raw sugar cane is a natural exfoliant that helps to gently rid the top layers of the skin of environmental build-up. Smells like molasses!
Find raw Sugar cane in: Blood Orange + Vanilla Sugar Scrub
Roman Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis) essential oil
A delicate oil used widely in aromatherapy for its calming and immune-boosting properties; Roman Chamomile is known to soothe inflammation, irritation and headaches arising from allergies. Roman Chamomile can also be used for stress, insomnia, and nausea.
Find Roman Chamomile essential oil in: Reset Ritual
Rosehip (Rosa canina) seed oil
A shining star in botanical skincare preparations, Rosehip oil contains vitamins C, A, and K, as well as the essential fatty acids linoleic acid, linolenic acid, and oleic acid. Rosehip oil acts quickly to treat scars, wounds, stretch marks, and eczema. Its plumping action helps to minimise the appearance of wrinkles and fine-lines.
Rose Geranium (Pelagonium graveolens) essential oil
Along with other various rose oils, rose geranium is a beautifully floral and relaxing oil cited for its use amongst women during times of stress, menstruation and menopause. It's an especially useful ingredient for those with dry, acne-prone skin in need of harmony.
Find Rose Geranium essential oil in: Relax + Recover Bath Salts
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) essential oil
Clean, crisp, herbaceous and penetrating, Rosemary oil invigorates the senses, and in skincare and haircare, heals and purifies. Where the skin is dry, irritated and inflamed, including on the scalp, Rosemary oil induces tissue healing and regrowth in blemish-ridden skin, and reduces puffy skin due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Lightens blemishes and marks left behind on the skin.
Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius) oil
Intensely moisturising and easily absorbed, Safflower oil belongs to the sunflower family, and possesses all the associated benefits. Safflower oil is enriched with fatty acids and vitamins that can help sooth eczema and psoriasis, and improve the skin's elasticity. Its linoleic acid content means Safflower acts a protective barrier, preventing water loss and helping the skin to stay hydrated and moisturised.
Find Safflower oil in: Neroli Body Oil
Sandalwood (red) powder
Gentle yet effective Sandalwood powder soaks excess sebum from the skin, helping to inhibit the frequency of breakouts. Together with antibacterial and antiseptic agents, it can sooth all skin irritations from acne to sunburn. Its anti-ageing property tightens and shrinks pores by toning the skin, and evening skin tone.
Find Sandalwood in: Refine + Radiate Beautifying Face Mask
Shea butter (Butyrospermum parkii)
Used for centuries in Africa as a salve in support of the skin through its exposure to the oscillating elements, unrefined Shea butter is rich in essential fatty acids, Vitamins A, E and F that help to protect the skin against damage. Highly emollient, Shea butter penetrates lasting moisture into the skin without clogging pores.
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Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) oil
Sweet Almond (Prunus amygdalus dulcis) oil
The rich content of Vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E makes Sweet Almond oil a deeply nourishing and effective treatment for skin requiring relief and moisture. Sweet Almond oil is quickly absorbed by the skin and works to maintain moisture at a deep level so is particularly soothing for dry, chapped, irritated and inflamed skin. Imparts soft and smooth skin after use.
Find Sweet Almond oil in: Lemongrass + Rosemary Renew Foot Scrub
Sweet Orange (Citrus dulcis) essential oil
A warming oil, tangy, fresh, and fruity that stimulates and uplifts. Sweet Orange is best used useful for oily skin types as it cleans, promotes balance and stems excessive sebum production.
Find Sweet Orange essential oil in: Himalayan Salt Soak
White Thyme (Thymus zygis) essential oil
The oil from this powerful medicinal herb helps to stimulate blood circulation and promote the delivery of nutrients to the scalp to support healthy and strong hair development.
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Turmeric is a powerful anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory agent that helps to reduce redness and rawness from acne, blemishes and even rosacea and pigmentation. Antibacterial properties effectively clean the skin making it an extremely helpful skincare ritual during breakouts. Also a powerful humectant, Turmeric soothes dry skin, locks in moisture and promotes suppleness.
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Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia) absolute
The highest concentration extracted from the vanilla bean, Vanilla absolute oozes a sweet, sensual and familiar aroma. Its high anti-oxidant content purges the skin of environmental pollutants that can accelerate ageing, whilst its anti-bacterial quality helps to cleanse the skin. Vanilla is rich in B-vitamins like niacin, thiamin, Vitamin B6 and pantothenic acid that all contribute to maintaining healthy skin.
Find Vanilla absolute in: Blood Orange + Vanilla Sugar Scrub
Vitamin E (Tocopherol)
Vitamin E is one of the most powerful natural antioxidants that can repair and protect the skin against the elements and environmental exposure. The anti-oxidant nature of Vitamin E neutralises free radicals, which impede collagen production, dehydrating and ageing the skin.
Walnut shells (Juglans regia)
Crushed walnut shells are a delicate yet effective natural exfoliant that buff away surface impurities and dead skin cells to reveal clearer and brighten skin.
Find Walnut shells in: Coffee + Cinnamon Body Polish