Blended by hand, this decadent oil-balm hybrid melts upon contact with the skin, enveloping your skin in a rich concoction of moisture, antioxidants, and minerals. Warm, rich, and uplifting fragrances of vanilla, lavender, and geranium blossom combine with earthy and musky herbs, roots, resins, and plants to deeply regenerate you skin, relax muscles, and even help with jaw and headache tension pain. A rare conjunction of 15 incredibly nourishing and healing non pore clogging ingredients, sourced ethically from around the world, this moisturizer is great for all skin types, and especially for dry, sensitive, acne prone, and aging skin.
This rich golden balm is effective both as your primary moisturizer or as a special treatment for skin that is sensitive, inflamed, damaged, acneic or irritated. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory and soothes skin in the most beautiful way, providing the perfect level of hydration and healing, eliminating redness and irritation. It also promotes elastin production, meaning it's helpful in diminishing fine lines and plumping the skin with moisture. It is comparable to other face creams retailing anywhere between $75-$180, but I wanted to be able to share this gift with more people, and for you to feel like you can use it generously to seal and protect your skin.
Organic Golden Jojoba Oil: actually a liquid wax, the structure is very similar to the natural oils of our skin, which helps it absorb faster than other oils while being incredibly moisturizing. It is full of nutrients, antioxidants, and minerals, like Vitamin E and B, chromium, copper, and zinc, which helps nourish and protect skin. Jojoba helps tame inflammation, reduce fine lines, control acne breakouts, soothe sunburn, and more. It also can help trick your skin into thinking it has produced enough oil, and thus balance oil production. It is antimicrobial, helps repair skin, and helps heal wounds.
Fair Trade Unrefined Raw Shea Butter: our shea butter comes from the heart of rural Ghana, and is mostly produced by widows. Hand crafted in the traditional way, it is high in Vitamins A, E, and F, and lusciously full of good fatty acids. This luxurious ultra moisturizing shea butter is our pride and joy, and thanks to you, we are able to support amazing woman (fair tale ghana). This amazing shea butter protects your skin from environmental damage, has anti-inflammatory properties, and relieves symptoms caused by various microbes.
No harm beeswax: Helps protect and repair rough, dry, and happed skin by forming a breathable protective barrier on the skin that helps protect it from environmental toxins, and helps hold in moisture to reduce dryness. Beeswax is also a natural humectant, meaning it attracts water molecules from the air to keep your skin hydrated, an important part of smooth, healthy skin! It is also a good source of vitamin A, which helps your skins natural exfoliation process for rejuvenated, glowing skin. Because it is anti allergenic, it is easily tolerated by those with reactive skin, and helps relieve dry itchy skin associated with eczema, psoriasis, and cracked skin.
Rosehip Seed Oil: Deeply moisturize, repair and nourish all in one step! This Organic Rosehip Seed Oil comes from Bulgaria and is the best you can find. Our Rosehip Seed Oil is luscious and rich in unsaturated fatty acids making it an ideal addition to cosmetics for the skin and body. CO2 extraction is utilized to produce a beautifully pure and potent oil. An awesome option for sensitive reactive skin, reducing redness and calming irritation. Excellent on scars and damaged skin, evening skin tone. Rosehip Oil excels as a tissue strengthener to reduce the appearance of aging and in formulas for acne, eczema and other dry skin conditions. Nourish the skin with high levels of linoleic acid, alpha-linolenic acid and oleic acid contained within this Organic Rosehip Oil.
Vanilla: antioxidant packed to fight free radicals, relaxes mind and body and skin, aphrodisiac properties, uplifting, can combat yeast infections, soothe burns, reduce muscle pain (and smells like dessert!) Customer testimonial has shown it to be incredibly effective in skin conditions such as eczema on babies and kids, while being completely non irritating and gentle, even on the face and around the eyes. Due to poor crops caused by drought the past couple years, vanilla has almost quadrupled in cost, our CO2 extracted vanilla is $11/ml!
Lavender: relaxes skin (and mind and body too) regenerates skin cells, heals sun damage and scarring, and soothes inflamed/dry skin, especially great for rashes and eczema
Geranium: One of the best oils for such a variety of very common skin including oily or congested skin, eczema, and dermatitis. aging, wrinkled and/or dry skin. It has the power to minimize the look of wrinkles because it tightens facial skin and slows down the effects of aging. Geranium oil has the power to fight nerve pain when it’s applied to the skin. A double-blind crossover study suggests that applying rose geranium oil to the skin can significantly reduce pain that follows shingles, a condition caused by the herpes virus. The research reveals how geranium oil relieves pain in minutes and is well tolerated. Geranium also helps support your lymph system. Some of the compounds that make geranium oil an excellent remedy for lymph nodes are pinene, limonene, myrcene, citronellol, and menthone. The compounds found in this oil help your body to fight against bacterial, fungal, and viral infections, thereby giving your lymph nodes and the general lymphatic system an easy task in fighting diseases. In addition to the antimicrobial effect, geranium essential works like a painkiller when applied on swollen lymph nodes.
Rosemary antioxidant: It has high potency antioxidant properties, with an ORAC rating of 11,070, the same rate as Goji berries. Antioxidants help combat free radicals that contribute to wrinkles and sagging skin. Rosemary tones and tightens, and the rosmarinic acid in rosemary extract that has the power to sooth irritated skin, including severe eczema. It is also a strong antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and antifungal, helping to heal and soothe acne, burns, swelling, and puffiness. Its antioxidant properties reinforce blood capillaries, helping to reduce the signs of aging on the skin. It tightens loose or sagging skin to help it look firmer and more youthful. Furthermore, rosemary stimulates biological activity and cell growth to reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
Galbanum: used since ancient Roman and Greek civilizations in incense sticks, bath water, skin balms, and perfumes. It is extracted by steam distillation of the resin that is obtained from the galbanum plant, and has many medicinal and healing properties, such as improving blood circulation, which will help impart a more youthful flow, and help promote the removal of unwanted toxins from the body. It also helps to relax muscles and spasms, including respiratory, helping to relax face muscles and ease chest tension. Galbanum also helps to reduce scar marks by speeding up the growth of new tissue. Furthermore, it regulates the production of certain hormones, which in turn affect the production of sebum from the sebaceous glands and helps get rid of skin conditions like acne. It rejuvenates aging skin and gives it a younger and toned look. It also pulls up sagging skin, frees it from wrinkles, essentially giving you an organic facelift. The essential oil of Galbanum is good for healing wounds from acne or scratches. It does so by promoting the crowding of leucocytes and platelets in the wounded places, as well as by forming a protective covering against any sort of infection. It inhibits any kind of microbial (fungal or bacterial) growth in the wounded area and makes it heal faster.
Copaiba Basalm: The anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties of copaiba Basalm oil are incredible for keeping your skin healthy. A 2018 review on the uses of copaiba oil found that it has astringent properties that are good for your skin. The healing power of copaiba balsam essential oil is also good for treating skin lesions. One double-blind clinical trial found that copaiba essential oil has a healing and antiseptic effect on the skin. Applying copaiba oil remedies can help to treat skin pimples. Skin treated with copaiba oil showed a marked reduction in the number of swollen red spots. Applying copaiba balsam oil to your skin can help improve your skin’s elasticity and reduce the appearance of scarring. Many studies have shown the beneficial effects of copaiba oil in reducing skin inflammation. One study from 2017 reported that the beneficial effect of copaiba on the skin may help reduce stretch marks and scars. It is also a strong antifungal, and has been scientifically shown to reduce anxiety, and to help reduce pain.
Juniper Berry: Using juniper berry for medicinal purposes has been a practice for hundreds, if not thousands of years. It is rich in flavonoid and Polifenol which is excellent to cure acne and other related-skin problems. This berry contains essential oils, terpenes, sugar, and various antioxidants, in addition to potassium, magnesium, vitamin C, calcium, limonene, iron, copper, and chromium. With their range of antioxidants, these berries are able to prevent oxidative stress, and if you suffer from psoriasis, acne, rosacea or other skin conditions, juniper berry can quickly reduce inflammation and pain.
Alligator Juniper: This Alligator Juniper Wood Essential Oil is a one of a kind distillation from a 1500 year old freshly fallen tree that was wild gathered in Arizona. The wild juniper heartwood is slowly and carefully steam distilled yielding a thick, sumptuous oil with a deep intense resinous wood aroma. The aroma of Juniper Wood deepens with age and this artisan essential oil is a prime example of that. The oil has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that can be utilized to tonify and soothe skin.
Amyris: Oils like Amyris have been shown to help clean the skin and kill the infections in the pores without causes an overproduction of oil. Antioxidant properties can help heal skin and prevent scarring that may be left behind. hands. Amyris has been shown to be a natural antioxidant, preventing free oxygen molecules in the environment from harming cells. It may also help repair previous damage and help renew skin.
Tea Tree: antiseptic and anti- bacterial to combat breakouts, regulates oil production, reduces appearance of pores, and smooth fine lines
Kava Kava: a proven relaxant, Kava has ingredients like kavalactones, water, fiber, minerals and protein that help ease tension that can lead to wrinkles and tension headaches, as well as rejuvenate the skin, and promote wound healing.