Our Favourite Natural Ingredients You Need In Your Routine

Posted by Elliah Candappa on

There are many natural ingredients to choose from when formulating our very own skin care line. But what do they all offer? Why choose one ingredient over the other? And how can an ingredient’s properties enhance the effectiveness of our skincare? These are some of the questions we hear time and time again. 

Therefore, we have created a list of our favourite ingredients you need to take care of your skin naturally, right in the comfort of your own home!
Simply incorporate these skin loving ingredients into your routine and experience the benefits yourself.
Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is a fantastic natural skin hydrator, that has the ability to penetrate the skin four times faster than water, while providing an anti-inflammatory effect. Aloe Vera is packed with antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins A, B & C, minerals and amino
Kakadu Plum
A native Australian plant known to contain the highest concentration of Vitamin C. Kakadu Plum protects the skin from harmful environmental factors by restoring the skin's antioxidant defence system, while stimulating collagen and hyaluronic acid to help reduce wrinkles, improves skin texture and protects the skin against UV related damage.
CoEnzyme Q10
A natural anti-aging ingredient that improves the skin quality and resistance against premature ageing. This antioxidant rich ingredient helps protect your skin cells against the photoaging process induced by free radicals.
Sea Buckthorn
Sea Buckthorn is known as one of the most potent antioxidant and bioactive natural skin care ingredient available. It assists with combating wrinkles and soothes dry, irritated skin. Clinical studies have demonstrated that Sea Buckthorn can improve skin metabolism and delay premature aging. Because of its extremely high nutrient content, it helps reduce the damaging effects caused by the sun.
Jojoba Oil
Jojoba Oil has excellent moisturising and protective effects which help reduce trans-epidermal water loss, leaving the skin soft and supple. It is rich in vitamin E and contains an abundance of proteins, minerals and substances that mimic collagen.
Rosehip Oil
Rosehip Oil is rich in essential fatty acids and is renowned for its antioxidant properties and anti-aging benefits. Containing naturally occurring Vitamin A and E, it helps heal scars and wounds, reverses sun damage, pigmentation and wrinkles. Rosehip Oil assists in keeping the skin looking young, supple and replenishes moisture loss in mature skin.
Vitamin C
One of the most powerful and effective antioxidants that plays a vital role in the formation of collagen. Packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties Vitamin C prevents skin dehydration, assists with lightening and brightening the skin tone, reduces fine lines and wrinkles as well as protects against sun damage.
Cucumber 
Cucumber contains soothing and calming properties and has a high concentration of minerals, potassium and sulphur which is used to soften and hydrate the skin. It is rich in omega-6 fatty acids, Vitamins B1 and C, which work on detoxifying the skin, retaining moisture and hydration.
White Willow Bark
White Willow Bark is a natural form of Salicylic Acid and effectively works to remove dead skin cells, clean pores and gently exfoliates the skin. This ingredient is essential for anyone who suffers with oily, congested and acne prone skin and is highly effective in reducing pore size, pimples, black and white heads.
Papaya Extract
Papaya is one of the most powerful plant enzymes that breaks down dead skin cells and assists with skin renewal and repair. Papaya helps improve moisturisation to the skin and preserves the natural barrier function of the epidermis. Papaya is one of the richest sources of antioxidants and contains a complex of enzymes that help breakdown and digest proteins, carbohydrates and fats.
Coconut
Coconut contains the most essential components for nutritional and health purposes. It is rich in fatty acids, lauric acid and proteins which provide intensive hydration, replenishment and nourishment. It is an excellent emollient suitable for all skin types due to it softening and soothing effect.
Hyaluronic Acid
Hyaluronic acid is well known for its skin benefits, especially hydrating the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles as well as speeding up the process of wound healing. Hyaluronic Acid, scientifically holds up to 1000 times its weight in water and has an outstanding ability to provide all skin types with an immediate hydration boost, plumping and rejuvenating the complexion.
Pineapple
Pineapple is an effective exfoliator that removes dead skin cells while soothes sensitive and inflamed skin through its anti-inflammatory properties.
Neroli Flowers
Neroli works to reduce inflammation, regulate oil production, reduce signs of premature aging and diminish the appearance of scars and stretch marks. Enriched with anti-inflammatory properties, it combats free radicals, which can soothe acne and reduce redness.
Apple Extract
Apple is rich in vitamins, minerals and contains polyphenols, an antioxidant that helps protects against ultraviolet radiation, revealing youthful looking skin. Apple Extract is also rich in vitamin C, which prevents premature aging, and enhances the natural skin luminosity.
Pink Lotus Extract
Pink Lotus Extract is full of vitamin C, B complex, antioxidants and minerals that lead to a more nourished and brighter complexion. Pink Lotus Extract works to control sebum production, balances oily skin, while providing essential hydrate to improve skin elasticity. Enriched with its many soothing properties, Pink Lotus Extract purifies skin, provides antioxidant protection, while reducing redness and acne outbreaks.
Chamomile
Chamomile contains many powerful skin properties such as anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antibacterial, antiseptic and antioxidants. Chamomile is also hypoallergenic, which helps to reduce skin irritants by neutralizing free radicals.
Olive Fruit Oil 
Olive Fruit Oil is highly beneficial for dry skin because it contains essential fatty acids dry skin needs, including oleic, palmitic, and linoleic acids. It also contains phenolic compounds that provide antioxidant benefits.

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