full ingredient list
by Ruby Dove
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Organic Aloe)
Purpose: Aloe contains antioxidants, Vitamins A and C, and enzymes. In addition, it is an anti-inflammatory that has been known to treat dry skin, and acne.
Cocamidopropyl Betaine (Surfactant)
Purpose: Surfactants are used to reduce the tension of products, which allows dirt to be lifted from the skin and rinsed off with water. The type of surfactant used in our product is a medium strength surfactant. This gives our product its thickness and reduces irritation; making our products a good choice for those with sensitive skin.
Aqua (Deionized Water)
Purpose: The water in our product is deionized, which is a fancy way of saying that it is filtered; making it clean and purified for your delicate skin.
Purpose: This ingredient is derived from coconut oil. It acts as a surfactant, giving our product the slight suds you get when you begin to rub it into your skin.
Sodium Methyl 2-Sulfolaurate
Purpose: This product is another plant based surfactant that comes from coconut. It is what provides the mildness and more of the thickness you see when you rub the product into your skin.
Charcoal Powder (Coconut Charcoal):
Benefits: Coconut charcoal is a step above regular activated charcoal and is considered to be more pure, effective and safe for the whole body. It pulls out toxins and impurities from the skin with ease and helps the skin to have a soft, clean and purified look and appearance.
Propolis Extract (Propolis)
Purpose: Propolis is derived from the buds of poplar and cone-bearing trees. This product and its healing properties go as far back as 350 B.C. A few of its benefits are its antioxidant properties, anti-inflammatory agents, and its history of treating viruses and killing bacteria.
Astragalus Membranaceus Root Extract (Organic Astragalus):
Purpose: Astragalus is an herb that has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese healing. This herb is known for its anti-aging and anti-inflammatory effects.
Cucumis Sativus Extract (Cucumber):
Purpose: This extract from the cucumber serves as an antioxidant agent, anti-inflammatory agent, and also conditions the skins.
Ganoderma Lucidum Extract (Organic Reishi)
Purpose: This extract is derived from the reishi mushroom. This extract is known for its reduction of puffiness, its ability to provide the appearance of smooth skin, and is also a natural detoxifier.
Lavandula Angustifolia Extract (Lavender):
Purpose: Lavender is present in this product not only for its therapeutic properties, but the smell can help improve quality of sleep. In addition lavender has been known to reduce acne and wrinkles.
Symphytum Officinale Leaf Extract (Comfrey Leaf):
Purpose: Another natural plant extract from the comfrey leaf. This product helps to stimulate the growth of new skin cells.
Lavandula Officinalis Flower Oil (Lavender Essential Oil):
Purpose: An extra boost of lavender oil for its therapeutic benefits.
Cananga Odorata Flower Oil (Ylang Essential Oil):
Purpose: Ylang essential oil has been known to improve mood (scent), and reduce inflammation.
Glycerin (Kosher, Vegetable):
Purpose: This is a natural emollient (skin softener). It helps the skin to retain moisture and helps pull oxygen into the skin.
Purpose: This ingredient is a paraben-free preservative. It contains antifungal and antimicrobial properties. In addition, it helps to preserve the properties of the amazing ingredients listed above.
Purpose: When a skin care product contains anti-aging/ wrinkle reducing properties, citric acid serves the purpose of promoting skin peeling and re-growth. Citric Acid is found in citrus fruits and juices.
Potassium Sorbate (Preservative):
Purpose: The purpose of potassium sorbate is to prolong the shelf life of the product as a whole. When a product is packed with so many natural ingredients, you run the risk of it expiring without the presence of preservatives. Potassium Sorbate is a tasteless salt produced from sorbic acid and potassium.
Sodium Benzoate (Preservative):
Purpose: The presence of Sodium Benzoate inhibits the growth of harmful bacteria, mild, and microbes in products.