Our Favourite Ingredients
Rose is said to have a regenerative effect, particularly on sensitive and ageing skin, it can stimulate collagen production, helping to maintain the skin’s elasticity and firmness. It is also thought to help fight acne-causing bacteria and balance the skins pH levels. The delightful, natural fragrance of rose is a sensory treat, enhancing the overall experience of using our products and helps to promote relaxation
A powerful skin food which is naturally rich in in trace elements and mineral salts including Magnesium, Iron, Calcium and Potassium. Clay gently cleanses the skin and brightens sensitive, tired skin – the first woman to be seduced by red clay was Cleopatra, who used it daily in her beauty regime.
Theobroma Cacao is the botanical name for cacao – this literally translates to ‘food of the gods’. This antioxidant powerhouse is rich in antioxidants (more than blueberries) which protect the skin from free radical damage and help maintain a youthful complexion. It also contains more calcium than cow’s milk. Perfect to drink as a morning superfood or to meditate with. We also use it at the beginning of some of our treatments to help open your emotional heart and enable you to feel much more deeply into your treatment. We source ours from Peru and the Ashaninka tribe, where it comes straight from the source, ensuring they get paid for all their hard work and the love which goes into each and every bean.
This calming, soothing ingredient is renowned for its wonderful skin properties. It calms and cools the skin and helps relieve sensitivity
Our powdered Tourmeline crystal is believed to revitalise the skin and make it appear more radiant and youthful as well as increasing the blood circulation to give a healthy glow.
Also known as little hogweed, this plant is packed full of vitamins and minerals and used in traditional herbal medicine due to its excellent soothing and anti-inflammatory properties.
Rice is hailed as an ageless beauty elixir, within the heart of rice, a profound beauty secret unfolds. Each facet of this unassuming grain conceals a treasure trove of skincare benefits.Rice, the guardian of youth, graces your skin with its anti-ageing and anti-inflammatory prowess. It unveils a brighter, more radiant complexion with its natural whitening attributes. As a trusted shield, rice offers photoprotection, guarding your skin from the sun's embrace while lavishing it with moisture. Rice brings deep, moisturising nourishment to your skin, revealing a radiant complexion.
Is an ancient medicinal herb which possesses a timeless legacy spanning millennia. Mallow plants produce flowers that range in colour from pale pink to deep purple and provide a valuable source of nectar for bees and butterflies. In Ancient Greece Mallow was associated with the Goddess Aphrodite, symbolising love and beauty. We use it in our skincare for its hydrating and soothing properties and a connection to ancient wisdom which has graced humanity for eons
Mandarin is packed full of essential vitamins, particularly Vitamin C. This vitamin is known for its powerful antioxidant properties, which protect the skin from free radical damage and contribute to a more youthful complexion. Mandarin oil is rich in antioxidants and is said to help brighten the skin, balance oiliness and may soften the appearance of age spots.
Geranium essential oil is known for its ability to balance both dry and oily skin types. It also possesses anti-inflammatory properties that can help soothe irritated skin and reduce redness, perfect for sensitive skin. Regular use is also said to enhance skin elasticity, potentially reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Organic Rosa Damascena Flower Water
Our Organic Bulgarian Rose Hydrosol captures the essence of luxurious roses in a pure and elegant form. Its exquisite aroma and natural floral benefits make it perfect to moisturise and rejuvenate your skin, leaving it feeling refreshed and revitalised
Green Montmorillonite superfine clay
Green Montmorillonite clay is a natural mineral clay formed from the weathering of volcanic ash. Its vibrant green colour comes from its high mineral content, including iron, magnesium, calcium, and potassium. These rich minerals help to nourish the skin and its natural absorbent properties effectively draw out impurities, excess oil, and toxins from the skin, making it a powerful, versatile and beneficial skincare ingredient, valuable for your beauty and wellness regime.
Red Illite superfine Clay
Red illite clay derives its rich reddish-pink hue from the iron oxide and minerals it contains. Red illite has a rich history of use in skincare and wellness, dating back to ancient civilisations such as the Egyptians and Romans where it was prized for its therapeutic properties. It helps to tone and tighten the skin, promoting a more youthful appearance, improving skin elasticity, and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Illite (Yellow Clay)
The beautiful earthy yellow colour of this clay powder comes its high iron oxide content. Throughout history, various cultures, including Native American and indigenous tribes, have utilised yellow clay for its therapeutic properties. It has a rich heritage in traditional healing practices. This beautiful clay can help promote a radiant and refreshed complexion, removing dullness and encouraging a healthy glow.
White Kaolin Morelie
Kaolin was named after the Kaoling Hill in China where it was first discovered. Its white colour is the result of its high purity and mineral content. It is well known for its ability to balance the skin’s natural oils and perfect for all skin types including sensitive and dry.
Black Montmorillonite Clay - CI 77015
This clay is created from the weathering of volcanic ash over millions of years. It offers gentle exfoliation and delivers 100% mineral-rich rejuvenation. It is packed full of essential minerals to nourish your skin and replenish your skins vitality and vibrancy, leaving you with a healthy glow.
In the Middle Ages rosemary was associated with memory enhancement and as a symbol of remembrance at weddings and other events. Rosemary is rich in antioxidants, which prevent the skin from damage from free radicals, helping to soothe and calm irritated skins, it can also assist in preventing premature aging and maintaining a youthful complexion. In Chinese medicine, herbs like rosemary are used to balance the body’s energy flow through meridians, which when balanced can positively impact skin health and overall well-being.
Bergamot is believed to be a hybrid between an orange and a lemon. It contains compounds that reduce inflammation, making it effective in soothing irritated or inflamed skin. It can also promote a brighter complexion by evening out skin tone and reducing the appearance of dark spots or hyperpigmentation.
Cedarwood oil can balance the skins oil production, making it suitable for both oily and dry skin types. It helps control excess oil without overly drying the skin. It also contains antioxidants that protect the skin from free radical damage, slowing down the signs of premature ageing. Cedarwood has been used for centuries in various cultures, including ancient Egyptians and Native Americans who valued it for its aromatic properties and therapeutic benefits.
Cinnamon is well known for its warm, spicy aroma and flavour. It has been used for thousands of years and was highly prized in ancient civilisations, including Egypt, Rome, and China. It was even mentioned in the Bible. Perfect for the Fire Element, Cinnamon can help improve blood circulation which can contribute to healthier looking skin. In Chinese Medicine, cinnamon is thought to harmonise the flow of Qi (vital energy) in the body which is essential for overall health.
Neroli, derived from the blossoms of the bitter orange tree, is a fragrant essential oil with numerous benefits for the skin. It takes approximately 1000 pounds of blossoms to produce just one pound of neroli, making it highly precious! It is known for its ability to promote cell regeneration and can help lock moisture into the skin, leaving it supple and hydrated
Cypress has a fresh, woody scent with hints of earthiness. In Traditional Chinese Medicine Cypress is used to calm the mind and help alleviate stress and anxiety. It is also thought to promote Qi (vital energy) which is essential for overall health, including skin health. Cypress oil also acts as a mild astringent, helping to tighten and tone the skin
Eucalyptus trees are native to Australia, where they are also known as gum trees and are the favourite food of Koalas. Eucalyptus is well known for its ability to clear nasal passages. When used in skincare, it can provide a refreshing and invigorating sensory experience as well as helping to balance the skin’s oil production, making it suitable for most skin types.
Lemons are a Vitamin C powerhouse and Vitamin C is essential for good skin health. Lemon essential oil is valued for its brightening, toning and antioxidant properties, helping to achieve towards a healthy and radiant skin. It can also balance the skins oil production, making it suitable for those with oily or combination skin and reduces excess shine.
The earthy and herbaceous aroma of Clary sage is known for its calming and stress-reducing effects. It promotes relaxation and a sense of well-being. Its anti-bacterial properties can be effective in preventing and treating acne breakouts by reducing acne-causing bacteria on the skin, and it helps to control shine and maintain a matte appearance.
Juniper has a fresh pine-like aroma and has a long history of use in traditional herbal medicine for its various medicinal properties. In Traditional Chinese Medicine it is used to promote detoxification and help the body naturally cleanse and balance. Juniper berries are also the key ingredient in gin production and give it its distinct flavour. It also has great anti-inflammatory properties, perfect for soothing irritated skin and reducing redness.
Peppermint contains menthol which provides a cooling and soothing sensation when applied to the skin. In Traditional Chinese Medicine Peppermint is used to clear heat from the body and harmonise Qi (vital energy) which is essential for overall good health. Its antimicrobial properties can also help prevent and treat acne breakouts, making it perfect for spotty skins.
May Chang has a delightful lemony aroma which is both uplifting and invigorating, it can help to promote relaxation and stress relief in skincare rituals. It’s amazing antibacterial and astringent properties make it a perfect solution for acne type breakouts to both help prevent and treat them. May Chang’s citrusy scent is thought to promote the flow of energy in meridians, contributing to better health and well-being