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our natural ingredients

our natural ingredients

Allantoin

Allantoin

An extract of comfrey, it helps the skin to shed the outermost layer. This promotes new skin formation, contributes to smooth skin and aids in wound healing.

Aloe Ferox

Aloe Ferox Leaf Extract

Wild-harvested in the Cape Province. It soothes sensitivities, reduces inflammation, moisturises and refreshes the skin. It delivers anti-bacterial protection, promotes the production of new skin cells, helps prevent scarring and assists in the skin healing process.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice

Grown and processed on Iphofolo Game Farm, Limpopo. It refreshes, moisturises and softens the skin. It’s powerful anti-inflammatory properties help to settle angry and stressed skin, and aids the skin healing process. Very soothing and it absorbs easily, drawing the beneficial qualities of other ingredients into the skin.

African Potato

Hypoxis Hemerocallidea (African Potato) Extract

Locally grown in the Eastern and Western Cape, and the Free State. Rich in phytosterols, which are natural steroid compounds that possess potent anti-inflammatory properties and help to regulate the immune response. Helps to ease inflamed skin conditions such as eczema and relieve aches and discomfort. High antioxidant content helps prevent free radical damage.

Avocado

Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil.

Vitamin-rich and highly beneficial for very dry and mature skin. It has powerful regenerative properties and assists in reducing age spots and scars.

Beeswax

Cera Alba (Beeswax)

Has mild anti-swelling properties and helps to relieve topical inflammation.

Buchu

Barosma Betulina (Buchu) Leaf/Twig Extract

Helps to decrease inflammation and has a regulatory effect which aids cell regeneration and skin repair.

Bulbinella

Bulbine Frutescens (Bulbinella) Leaf Juice

Offers antimicrobial protection – it is traditionally used to effectively treat minor wounds and protect the skin from infection. It has a soothing anti-inflammatory effect which relieves discomfort and itchiness. Collagen synthesis is stimulated, which helps maintain healthy skin.

Calendula

Calendula Officinalis Extract

Possesses excellent anti-inflammatory and tissue regenerating properties and is suited to all skin types, including sensitive skin and babies. It stimulates the production of collagen at wound sites and calms skin irritations and itchiness

Camphor

Cinnamomum Camphora (Camphor) Bark Oil

Provides anti-fungal and anti-bacterial protection from infection. It has a cooling and soothing effect on skin that helps relieve pain, itching and irritation. It’s also antispasmodic and soothes cramps.

Coconut

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil

Excellent for dry skin and penetrates deep into the epidermis. Nourishing, with a high concentration of fatty acids, and improves firmness and skin tone. It protects the skin from pathogens and free radical damage.

Echinacea

Echinacea Purpurea Extract

Widely used to fight infection. Possesses antiseptic properties and helps to disinfect wounds and eliminate acne-causing bacteria. It is a natural immune booster and stimulates the healing process.

Evening Primrose

Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil

Hydrating and nourishing and rich in essential fatty acids, vital for skin formation. Deliver powerful antioxidants, which prevent free-radical damage and helps to maintain a youthful appearance.

Grape Seed

Vitis vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil

Moisturises, soften and smooths the skin. It contains high levels of linoleic acid, which helps maintain the skin’s protective barrier and prevents moisture loss. It contain natural conditioning agents which help to restore hair’s natural shine and vibrancy, and restore moisture to the scalp.

Green Tea

Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf

Powerful antibacterial agent for treating acne and unclogging pores. It balances sebum production. It contains high levels of antioxidants which protects the skin from free radical damage and helps to improve the appearance of damaged skin.

Honeybush

Cyclopia Intermedia (Honeybush) Leaf Extract

Contains powerful antioxidants that help to protect the skin, scalp and hair against environmental aggressors. It reduces cell damage and has an anti-ageing effect.

Inulin

Inulin

Extracted from chicory root, it acts as a prebiotic which is food for desirable bacteria on the skin. It helps good bacteria to thrive and overall skin health to improve.

Jojoba

Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil / Jojoba Esters

A nourishing, non-comedogenic moisturising oil that soothes dry skin. The oil resembles sebum and strengthens the skin’s protective barrier against external irritants. It also helps to relieve and reduce any skin discomfort or skin rashes. Esters softens the skin.

Kigelia

Kigelia Africana Fruit Extract

Used traditionally as a healing agent for skin. It has skin tightening properties and promotes firmer skin. It helps to increase circulation to the skin, which can lighten pigmentation, reduce blemishes and improve the complexion.

Lavender

Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil

Grown on Rockhaven Farm in Groot Winterhoek, 2 hours from Cape Town. It provides antimicrobial protection, while calming skin irritations. It helps to cleanse and remove toxins from the skin. Astringent properties help to control surface oils, which play a role in acne formation. Its sent has a calming effect.

Lemongrass

Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Oil

In addition to antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, it also possesses astringent properties which help to clear up excessive oil and help to prevent acne breakouts. It works as an effective skin toner because it naturally dilates the blood vessels, tightening pores.

Macadamia

Macadamia Ternifolia (Macadamia Nut) Seed Oil

Lightweight and does not contribute to oily skin conditions. It is readily absorbed by the skin and packed with omega fatty acids that help to strengthen the skin’s natural protective barrier.

Moringa

Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil

Provides excellent hydrating properties and helps to maintain moisture levels in the skin. It gives the skin a smooth feel and appearance by helping to reduce fine lines and soothe inflammation.

Oat

Avena Sativa (Oat) Meal Extract

Is soothing and conditioning, and helps the skin maintain and regulate hydration levels. It reduces dryness, roughness and inflammation, and can protect the skin from irritants.

Palmarosa

Cymbopogon Martini Oil

Balances sebum production and hydration levels. Helps to keep skin supple and elastic, and promotes cell regeneration. It encourages strong and healthy hair.

Patchouli

Pogostemon Cablin Oil

Works to regenerate and renew the skin, helping to reduce the appearance of scars, blemishes and signs of ageing. It promotes a smooth complexion. Invigorating scent.

Peppermint

Mentha piperita (Peppermint) Oil

Naturally cleanses the skin through its antiseptic and antibacterial properties. Has a cooling effect which soothes irritation and inflammation.

Rose Geranium

Pelargonium Graveolens (Rose Geranium) Flower Oil

It has a balancing effect on the skin and helps to clear sluggish skins. Astringent properties help to control surface oils, tightens, brightens, and can remove dead skin cells.

Rosemary

Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil

Grown on Rockhaven Farm in Groot Winterhoek, 2 hours from Cape Town. Through its anti-inflammatory properties it calms and soothes troubled skin. It also has the ability to increase circulation to the skin, which promotes a healthier complexion. Scent promotes a more attentive, alert and energetic experience.

Shea Butter

Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter

Highly moisturising oil that does not cause congestion. Good for very dry and damaged skin. It softens wrinkles and increases elasticity.

Squalane

Squalane

Supplements skin own naturally occurring squalane which decreases with age. Vegan and derived from sugarcane or oils such as olive oil and rice bran oil. Suitable for all skin types as it is compatible with skin lipids. It’s a non-comedogenic moisturiser, fast-absorbing and does not weigh the skin down.

Sunflower

Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil

A versatile and nourishing emollient suitable for all skin types. It’s non-comedogenic and does not clogg pores. It’s antioxidant-rich, and helps fight free radicals and premature ageing. It’s anti-inflammatory properties soothe irritated skin. It protects the skin from environmental stressors.

Tea Tree

Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil

Grown on Rockhaven Farm in Groot Winterhoek, 2 hours from Cape Town. A potent antiseptic with antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. It purifies and protects the skin against bacterial and fungal infections. It calms redness in acne-prone skin. It has a strong medicinal scent.

Trehalose

Trehalose

A natural sugar found in certain plants, algae and fungi. It functions as a moisturiser and antioxidant, helping to protect the skin and hair from sun damage and premature ageing.

Vitamin E

Tocopherol

A potent antioxidant that stimulates cell regeneration, reduces the appearance of skin imperfections and helps to combat premature skin ageing.

Wheat Germ

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil

Rich in Vitamin E, this oil helps to fight free radical damage and aids collagen synthesis. It repairs and prevents scarring. It does not clog pores as it is non-comedogenic.

Witch Hazel

Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water

Widely known for its ability to ease inflammation and soothe sensitive skin. The polyphenols in witch hazel can help fight premature ageing. It’s also a rich source of constricting compounds that make the proteins inside skin cells come together, which help reduce pores.

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