Organic Buriti Oil (Mauritia flexuosa)
Buriti oil (pronounced bu-ree-chee) is thought to be the richest source of natural beta-carotene (vitamin A) an antioxidant which helps neutralize free-radicals that can be damaging to skin. It contributes to skin health and maintenance, and promotes the rejuvenation of maturing skin. Buriti oil also contains high concentrations of oleic acid and vitamin E, which are a blessing for dry and ageing skin. It penetrates deep into the skin’s surface, replenishing lost moisture and is especially soothing for skin that is dry and has unwanted redness caused by UV rays. From the swamplands of South America, Buriti oil is a fantastic moisturizer with anti-ageing properties that helps minimize the signs of wrinkles and sagging skin.
Organic Cacay Seed Oil (Caryodendron orinocense)
Found in the heart of the Amazon jungle, the cold-pressed oil from the nut of the Cacay contains high amounts of retinol. Retinol is a vital component to reduce wrinkles, help boost collagen production and activate the skins natural renewal process to rebuild skin tissue. Cacay oil contains 3 times more retinol than rose hip oil and is a great protector for your skin. It tightens pores, nourishes the skin and is fast absorbing. It also has a high content of vitamin E, which is great for preventing age spots and discolouration.
Organic Cucumber Seed Oil (Cucumis sativus)
Cucumber seed oil is excellent at reducing signs of ageing. Rich in linoleic acid and vitamin E, this versatile oil promotes skin cell regeneration and keeps the skins protective barrier strong, firm and elastic. Cucumber seed oil is also very effective at treating dry skin, sun-burnt skin, reducing swelling and eliminating dark circles found under the eyes.
Organic Maracuja Seed Oil (Passiflora edulis)
Maracuja more commonly known as Passion fruit, is native to South America. The cold-pressed oil extracted from the seeds of the fruit has many outstanding benefits for the skin. The oil is rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins A & C, which help to diminish the signs of premature ageing. It brightens dull skin, hydrates and alleviates inflammatory skin concerns such as rosacea and acne. Its high content of vitamin C boosts the production of collagen, which leads to fewer fine lines and firmer skin. Suitable for all skin types, Maracuja oil absorbs rapidly and is great for taking care of sun-damaged and irritated skin.
Organic Prickly Pear Seed Oil (Opuntia ficus indica)
Prickly Pear oil provides perfect hydration for even the driest of skin types. From the arid deserts of Mexico and Morocco, the oil extracted from the cold-pressed fruit is unbelievably rich in vitamin E, containing 150% more than Argan oil. It regenerates and softens the skin and combats the affects of circles and bags found under the eyes. It helps brighten hyperpigmentation areas such as dark spots and helps calm down inflammation and redness. It also contains potent antioxidants known as betalains, which protects the skin against ageing from damaging radicals which would otherwise encourage the formation of wrinkles.
Organic Tiger Nut Oil (Cyperus esculentus)
Cold-pressed Tiger Nut oil has been successfully used for the skin as far back as the Neolithic Egyptians. Found predominantly in Southern Europe and Northern Africa, the oil is rich in omega-6 and omega-9. It contains age-fighting properties that reduces the appearance of wrinkles, acne and skin damage. The anti-oxidizing activity of tocopherol found in Tiger Nut oil, helps the skin fight free radicals which preserves its youth. Tiger Nut oil is also a great moisturizer for dry and tired eyes. It protects and nourishes the skin, reducing unwanted pigmentation, redness and inflammation.
Organic Watermelon Seed Oil (Citrullus lanatus)
Rich in powerful antioxidants, Watermelon Seed oil is great for moisturizing the skin. Originating from Western Africa, the oil contains oleic acid, omega-3, 6 and 9 fatty acids and vitamins A, B and E. It penetrates deep into the skin, opens up pores and gets rid of sebum and grease. The oil is also great for slowing down the ageing process, repairing DNA damage and creating youthful elasticity, which is paramount for combating wrinkles.