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
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.
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.
This calming, soothing ingredient is renowned for its wonderful skin properties. It calms and cools the skin and helps relieve sensitivity
Rice graces your skin with its natural anti-ageing and anti-inflammatory properties. It reveals a brighter, more radiant complexion thanks to its natural whitening abilities and from photoprotection which helps reduce damage from UV rays and therefore hyperpigmentation. Rice is also used in our products to bring deep, moisturising nourishment to your skin and reveal a more radiant, glowing complexion.
Mallow is an ancient medicinal herb which produces 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 who symbolises love and beauty. It also has incredible hydrating and soothing properties and high doses of flavonoids, as well as vitamins C and E.
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 Bulgarian Rose Hydrosol
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.