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Almond: Almonds have been used for centuries to give a youthful radiance and glow to dull and damaged skin. In fact it cleanses the skin deeply,
rejuvenates and improves the complexion. Skincare products that contain almonds are especially effective for treating dry and sensitive skin.

Almond oil: Obtained from pressing almonds and is known to be high in moisturizing fatty acids. Excellent emollient high in oleic, linoleic and
other fatty acids, ideal in the treatment of dry skin. Soothes and moisturizes and is known to penetrate the skin easily.

Aloe Vera: A concentration derived from one of the oldest medicinal plants known. It has remarkable healing properties that can draw and
hold oxygen to the skin. It is known to soothe and protect the skin.

Apple cider/vinegar: When added to a topical skin tonic formulation it acts as an "acid rinse" to adjust the skin's own pH.

Apricot seed/kernel oil: A light, moisturizing oil that is easily absorbed by the skin. Highly prized in skin care for its high vitamin A and E
content, and skin softening properties.

Avocado oil: Rich in Vitamins A, B1, B2, B5, D, E and Beta Carotene. Avocado oil is said to have healing and regenerating qualities and is useful
in treating dry, damaged and sensitive skin.

Banana: Helps to moisturize and soften skin. Great for mature or dry skin.

Beeswax: A nutrient-rich substance, beeswax is produced by bees in order to make honeycomb. When used in skincare products, it softens skin
and creates a long-lasting protective coating against the elements. It also is a naturally nourishing moisturizer as well as being anti-inflammatory,
antibacterial, antiallergenic and a germicidal antioxidant. It also is used as an emulsifier, thickener and formula stabilizer that protects the skin and
helps prevent moisture loss. It is all-natural, with a delicate honey-sweet aroma.

Calendula: An astringent, anti-inflammatory, moisturizing, soothing, softening botanical. One of the most useful and versatile herbs used in
skincare to cleanse, soften, and soothe the skin. It also aids in the healing of inflammation, bruising, and burns.

Carrot: Carrots are rich in vitamin A, C and also in folic acid and potassium which is extremely necessary for healthy skin.

Castor oil: Rich in fatty acids, Castor oil is soothing and lubricating. It is also a humectants-drawing moisture to your skin, from the air.

Chamomile: Healing, extremely soothing, moisturizing, and toning to the skin, especially dry skin conditions. Anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial,
and antiseptic. It has the ability to neutralize skin irritants. Excellent for soothing red, irritated skin.

Cinnamon: Cinnamon herb is of great value to mankind. It is known for its antiseptic and astringent properties. May irritate sensitive skin.

Citric acid: Citric acid is considered to be a very powerful antioxidant that not only stimulates collagen production but contains the skin
damaging activities of free radicals. This natural acid is a pH adjuster and acts as a natural preservative and anti-oxidant.

Cocoa powder: Softens skin and has powerful nourishing, anti-oxidant properties helping to prevent free radicals from causing damage to the
skin's elastin.

Coconut milk: Rich in protein, vitamins and lactic acid, coconut milk powder aids in cell regeneration.

Coconut oil: Pressed from dried coconuts, coconut oil is known to be soothing and healing to dry or chapped skin. Coconut oil is light, rather
than greasy and absorbs easily. It also delays wrinkles, and sagging of skin which normally become prominent with age. Coconut oil helps in
treating various skin problems including psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema and other skin infections.

Coffee: Known as a natural anti-oxidant. A stimulant that makes a great wake-up for the skin. Corn flour: A gentle exfoliant that can remove
skin cell debris without drying or scratching.

Egg whites: The albumen in egg whites has temporary lifting and firming properties when applied to skin. Consistent use of facial masks
containing egg whites can significantly reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. They also can clear out pores and there are many reports
that they can have a beneficial effect on acne breakouts.

Evening Primrose oil: The anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties of Evening Primrose oil have been shown to be effective in treating
acne, rosacea and eczema.

Grapeseed oil: A mild green-colored oil with a pleasant odor, silken texture, and great absorption rate. Generally employed as a base oil for
many creams, lotions and as a general carrier oil. Grapeseed oil is especially useful for skin types that do not absorb oils too well and it does not
leave a greasy feeling. Wonderful for those with skin sensitivities because of its natural non-allergenic properties.

Green tea extract: Rich in polyphenols, green tea extract is a powerful antioxidant that helps rejuvenate skin, prevents sun damage and
promotes elasticity. Green tea has been shown to reactivate dying skin cells thereby improving the condition of the skin.

Hazelnut oil: A light, deep penetrating oil known for its astringent qualities making it very useful for those who have oily/combination skin but
do want to abstain from using oils.

Honey: A natural skin softener used in formulation as an emollient and humectant. Honey is anti-fungal and anti-bacterial, suggesting that it
contains anti-microbial ingredients.Honey contains other significant amounts of vitamins, including vitamin c and trace amounts of iron, copper,
manganese, calcium, potassium, sodium, phosphorus and magnesium, all possibly adding to honey's wound healing effect.

Jojoba esters: 100% natural, oil free esters from the jojoba plant. They have many uses in cosmetic applications. They deliver emolliency,
lubrication and binding in lotions, creams and other products while maintaining thickness or stick structure.

Jojoba oil/wax: Jojoba is a liquid wax from the beans of the shrub like plant, simmondsia chinensis. Closely resembling the skin's natural sebum,
jojoba is packed with natural antioxidants and is a rich natural moisturizer.

Lavender: Calming, cleansing, antiseptic, purportedly good for skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and acne.

Lemon peel: Very astringent and has a wonderful clean, fresh scent.

Lemongrass: Lemon grass grows wild in Indonesia, Indochina, and tropical Australia, and has been cultivated in Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka as
a culinary herb and in India as a medicinal herb for thousands of years. Lemongrass's antibacterial properties make it an ideal addition to many
skincare products.

Macadamia nut oil: Has a wonderful nutty natural scent and may be a beneficial anti-oxidant.

Mango: Mango has long been known by natural healers for its healing properties. Modern analysis has shown it to be rich in vitamins,
carotenoids, polyphenols, antioxidants, and mangiferins which protect skin from UV radiation. Emollient rich, mango powder can also used to
alleviate dry skin.

Meadowfoam seed oil: Pressed from the seeds of Meadowfoam (Limnanthes alba), a plant which received its name because of its resemblance
while in bloom to the white foam blowing on the ocean. Containing over 98% long-chain fatty acids, provides superior moisturizing and
rejuvenating benefits.

Milk/Buttermilk/Goat's milk: The lactic acid in milk is one of the five most beneficial Alpha Hydroxy Acids. Natural exfoliant and emollient,
rich in vitamins and minerals, that soothes, moisturizes and helps reduce wrinkles and improve the skin's texture. Very softening and moisturizing.

Nutmeg: Analgesic, antioxidant, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, stimulant and tonic.

Oatmeal: An excellent multi-purpose skincare treatment, oatmeal helps to relieve dryness, restoring natural moisture balance to aid in healing
minor irritations due to the many causes and sources of skin sensitivities.

Olive oil: Nutrient rich olive oil is by far the most universal oils used for a multitude of purposes including cosmetics, as carrier oil, for hair care
solutions, and in cooking. Has a great conditioning effect in body care recipes and can be used in almost all applications because of its stable

Olive squalane: Human skin naturally produces small amounts of squalane, but with the aging process squalane production decreases. Clinical
studies confirm that the use of squalane in skin care helps soften skin, and reduce fine facial wrinkles.

Orange peel: Very refreshing and acts as an astringent.

Peppermint leaf: Peppermint's analgesic, anesthetic, antibiotic, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, astringent and
vasoconstrictor properties are beneficial for treating acne, dermatitis and eczema. Mint's uplifting fragrance assists in reducing mental fatigue and
headache pain.

Pumpkin: Enzymes in the whole pumpkin, including the seeds, exfoliate dead skin cells while promoting skin repair. It cleanses, conditions, and
moisturizes while helping to firm the skin. Pumpkin is an excellent source of anti-oxidants, vitamins and essential elements the skin needs. he
pores, balance the skin's natural oils and moisturize.

Pumpkins seed oil: Greenish gold oil that is quickly absorbed by the skin. Pumpkin seed oil is rich in vitamins A, C, E, Zinc, and Omega-3 and
Omega-6 essential fatty acids.

Rice bran oil: Very high in several fatty acids this light oil is a perfect choice for skin and hair care products. It is easily absorbed and is ideal for
dry, flaky skin.

Rice flour: Used by the Japanese for centuries as the secret to smooth, soft skin. It is said to prevent wrinkles, quickly heal blemishes, absorb
excess oil and dirt from the pores, balance the skin's natural oils and moisturize.

Rosehip seed oil: Rich in vitamin C and linoleic acid, this oil has been validated by the cosmetic and dermatological industries to effectively
hydrate the skin, and treat eczema and psoriasis. Rosehip seed oil also contains retinoic acid, which is purported to help prevent premature
aging, minimize wrinkles, and reduce scars.

Sea salt: There is nothing more soothing, satisfying, and luxurious as a therapeutic soak with sea salt. It is for wonderful for softening and
rejuvenating the skin, is a great exfoliant for sloughing away dry skin cells, relaxes muscular aches, pains, sunburns, rashes, and irritated skin.

Shea butter: From the nut of the Karite Tree, shea butter is the first choice in natural skin care and fine body care products. It forms a
breathable, water-resistant film and is a cellular renewal ingredient that has excellent nourishing and moisturizing benefits for the skin.

Soybean oil: High in natural source lecitihin, sterolins, and vitamin E, soybean oil is easily absorbed and leaves a smooth sensation to the skin.

Spearmint: Spearmint's antiseptic, astringent and stimulant properties help treat acne, dermatitis and eczema. Mint's uplifting fragrance assists
in reducing mental fatigue and headache pain.

Stearic acid: A white, waxy, natural acid found in animal and vegetable fats. (We use one from vegetables.) It is used as emulsifying agent in
creams, lotions, deodorants and most natural body care and adds a "pearly" and "waxy" feel to body care products, which ultimately has a
cooling effect when applied on the skin.

Strawberry: Strawberries are a rich source of vitamin C, antioxidants, and naturally occurring salicylic acid, a beta-hydroxy acid (BHA). BHA's
help loosen dead skin cells, allowing new, healthy cells to come to the skin's surface. Because BHAs are oil soluble, they penetrate pores more
effectively than water soluble alpha-hydroxy acids. People with known salicylic acid sensitivities should avoid BHA's, and rely on AHA's instead.

Sunflower oil: Obtained from the seeds of the sunflower. An oil wealthy in Oleic acids with high amounts of Vitamins A, D, and E, also has
beneficial amounts of lecithin, and unsaturated fatty acids. Deeply nourishing and conditioning for the skin and it is highly recommended for
recipes designed to treat dry, weathered, aged, and damaged skin.

T50 mixed tocopherols (Vitamin E): A natural Vitamin E oil obtained by vacuum distillation of vegetable fats. Low in alpha tocopherols and
high in gamma tocopherols, this is the best form of the antioxidant, vitamin E, for preventing rancidity in oils and cosmetics and it acts as an
anti-oxidant in creams, lotions, baby products, cosmetics and more.

Tamanu oil: The Oil of Tamanu is extracted by a cold pressed method from the whole organic nuts of the Polynesian Tamanu tree. Tamanu oil
has been thoroughly researched, and the conclusive evidence on its ability to heal damaged skin is overwhelming. Its benefits are notable in the
treatment of scarring, stretch marks, minor cuts and abrasions, rashes, sores. It is a remarkable topical healing agent with skin healing,
anti-neuralgic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antibiotic and antioxidant properties.

Tapioca starch: Tightens skin, refines pores, soothes inflamed skin and natural thickener.

Vanilla: Has anti-oxidant, aphrodisiac, anti carcinogenic, febrifuge, anti depressant, sedative, tranquilizing and relaxing properties.

Vegetable glycerin: A clear, colorless, and odorless liquid naturally produced from a combination of vegetable fat and water having the
consistency of thick syrup. It is used as an agent in cosmetics, toothpaste, shampoos, soaps, herbal remedies, pharmaceuticals, and other
household items. It is invaluable as a natural source ingredient with emollient like properties which can soften and soothe the skin and it assists
the outer epidermis is retaining moisture.

Walnut oil: A deep penetrating, nourishing oil recommended for use on dry damaged skin. High in linoleic acid and vitamins A, C, and E.

Witch hazel distillate: Witch Hazel is an extract from the leaves, flowers and bark of the hamamelis tree. One of nature's best astringents, it
calms irritations and swelling through its cool, soothing sensation. It is particularly beneficial for oily and problem skin through its more gentle
astringent properties.

Yogurt: Yogurt adds enzymes and oils to the skin, working as a natural moisturizer. It can also reduce pore size, improve overall skin texture,
and give you that healthy glow.

Essential Oils are pure aromatic plant extracts that are obtained from aromatic plant distillation. Essential Oils have a
variety of applications that have positive effects on physical, psychological and emotional bodies of the individual. Each oil
features its own distinct qualities, aromas, and fragrances, and most are used in conjunction with others to create a specific

Benzoin resin: anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, diuretic, expectorant, sedative, euphoric, warming.

Cardamom: antiseptic, calmative.

Carrot Seed: used in formulations to help quiet dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, and rashes. Its high content of vitamins A, B, B2, & C relieves
dryness in mature skin.

Chamomile, Roman: antispasmodic, respiratory distress, analgesic, antiseptic, digestive, nerve sedative.

Clary Sage: anticonvulsive, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, astringent, deodorant, sedative, tonic, helps balance

Eucalyptus: analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, decongestant, diuretic, expectorant, antiviral, increases circulation, antifungal, antibacterial.

Geranium: antifungal, analgesic, antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, deodorant, antibacterial, uplifting and balances emotions.

Grapefruit: antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, stimulant, tonic.

Helichrysum: antispasmodic, expectorant, anticoagulant, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, tissue regeneration, helps with addiction issues.

Lavender: analgesic, anticonvulsive, antidepressant, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, decongestant, deodorant, restorative,
sedative, relieves nervous tension and irritability.

Lemon: antibiotic, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antitoxic, astringent, bactericidal, calmative.

Lime: antiseptic, antiviral, astringent, bactericidal, deodorant, restorative.

Litsea cubeba: antiseptic, sedative, disinfectant.

Nutmeg: analgesic, antioxidant, antiseptic.

Orange Valencia: antiseptic, anti-depressant, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, sedative and tonic.

Palmarosa: antiseptic, antiviral, bactericide, and hydrating.

Peppermint: analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, expectorant, decongestant, anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious, antifungal, digestive,

Peru Balsam: anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and stimulant.

Rosemary: analgesic, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, astringent, antispasmodic, decongestant, diuretic, restorative, stimulant, tonic, may stimulate
hair growth.

Rosewood: antibacterial, antifungal, anti-infectious, anti-parasitic, toning.

Sandalwood: antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, antifungal, calming, harmonizing.

Spearmint: antiseptic, antispasmodic, expectorant, stimulant, tonic, good for fatigue, nervous strain, stress.

Tangerine: antiseptic, antispasmodic, calmative

Tea Tree: antibiotic, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, expectorant, immune stimulant, anti-parasitic, anti-infectious, decongestant.