Carrier Base Oils
Carrier oils, also referred to as base oils, are fixed oils (since they are not volatile) and are from vegetable origin extracted from either nuts or seeds. Carrier oils do not evaporate or have a strong aroma, making them the perfect pair for diluting especially strong essential oils. Carrier oils are used to dilute essential and other oils prior to topical application. The term carrier oil is derived from their purpose in carrying the essential oil onto the skin.
Olive Oil is ideal for dry skin and beneficial for skin protection, as it is rich in nutrients, antioxidants and vitamins. Olive oil penetrates deeply into the skin while providing a cleansing effect. Another one of olive oil’s benefits for skin is its usefulness in exfoliating applications.
It helps the skin to balance the loss of moisture. Almond oil is rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, antioxidants. It also contains protein, essential minerals and healthy fats as well. It is also rich in oleic and linoleic acids. Due to its high nutrient-contents, this oil is used as a skin care product.
Soybean oil is a rich source of linoleic acid, which is a type of omega-6 fatty acid. It is also contains vitamins such as B, E and Vitamin K. In addition, it is a great source of linoleic acid that helps body to absorb nutrients, which is important for its good health. Soybean oil is used for beauty products including skin enhancing products. It’s a very good oil for protecting skin from UV rays. It is also a very effective oil for treating the damages done by strong sun. It helps to cure skin damage and gives it a healthy glow. It is very beneficial in the treatment of skin damages which are occurred due to air pollution as well. It has strong anti-oxidant properties that help to protect skin cells from free radical damage and keep the skin healthy and young. Soybean oil is an effective ant-wrinkle and anti-aging oil.
It is helpful for hydrating and firming. It nourishes the skin and gives it shine. Grape Seed has also medical properties especially in acne problems. Rich in vitamins and minerals, It helps the skin in collagen production.
Coconut oil is loaded with good fats that provide us with energy, able to fight microbes in the body. It is also able to penetrate the skin on a deeper level because of its low molecular weight and the way it bonds with proteins. It is an effective moisturizer for all skin types because it nourishes and treats many skin problems. Coconut Oil also contributes to the prevent of premature aging.
It reduces wrinkles, hydrating the skin and promotes cell regeneration. Shea Butter has natural sun filters, protects the skin from ultraviolet radiation (UV) of the sun and contains vitamin A and E. Full of natural vitamin A, shea butter aids in numerous skin conditions such as blemishes and wrinkles, stretch mark prevention during pregnancy, muscle fatigue, dermatitis, and radiation treatments for certain medical problems. When applied to the skin, it provides immediate softness and smoothness. Also, it boosts collagen production, demonstrating anti-aging properties.
Avocado oil is rich in vitamins A, B, D, E, phytosterols and potassium – known as the youth mineral. It is very nutritious, has high penetration and removes the signs of aging, wrinkles and freckles. Avocado oil is one of the richest sources of beneficial monounsaturated fatty acids like oleic acid. These fats have an immediate effect on the texture and appearance of skin. Not only is avocado oil extremely good at hydrating and softening your skin, is it also often recommended as an effective treatment for acne and blackheads, eczema and other forms of skin inflammation.
Wheat-germ oil is absorbed by your skin, which makes it an effective moisturizer and an appropriate topical treatment. When applied to the skin, wheat-germ oil delivers a healthy composition of vitamin A, vitamin D, B vitamins, antioxidants and fatty acids. These nutrients moisturize and heal dry or cracked skin. They also help prevent scarring. In particular, wheat-germ oil helps reduce skin damage, fights free radicals and skin aging, improves microcirculation. supports healthy collagen formation and maintains the skin tone. It also heals skin problems.
Apricot kernel oil
Apricot kernel oil is well known for its high content of vitamin E and its beneficial properties for softening to skin. It improves elasticity and supplies the skin with vitamins. Apricot kernel oil is non-irritant and soothes the sensitive and irritated skin. It is easily absorbed, penetrates deep into the skin, making it soft and smooth. It also provides miniaturization for a long time.
It has the same composition as the natural skin oil. It absorbs quickly and is excellent for dry and mature skin, because it provides hydration and moisturization. It nourishes and reduces fine lines and wrinkles, so it is ideal for the delicate skin around the eyes. It’s easy to mix in with other ingredients because it has no scent and so light. Studies have documented that jojoba improves the feel of skin, and provides a substantial long-acting, 24-hour skin hydration effect. Jojoba contains nutrients like vitamin E and B, as well as minerals like chromium, copper, and zinc, which all nourish and protect skin from environmental stressors. It is recommended for people with sensitive skin.
Essential Oils – Essential Oils
Essential oils are distilled from the leaves, bark, roots and other aromatic portions of a botanical. They evaporate and have a concentrated aroma. They carry all the beneficial properties of the plants from which they come. Essential oils have very high density and it only requires a small amount in their implementation. They are the quintessential holistic tools. Their composition and aroma chemical is very beneficial. They can soothe stress, benefit your mood, increase alertness, and enhance your general well-being and relaxation.
Lemongrass is an anti-microbial and anti-bacterial herb. It can help ward off skin infections as well as lessen skin issues caused by bacterial infections, such as folliculitis and cellulitis. Lemongrass helps cure fungus infections on the skin. The herb also acts as an astringent, which constricts the skin. This helps to minimize pores, limit the secretions of oil and provide a temporary skin-firming treatment. Its aroma is a strong, fresh citrus scent with low, earthy tones. Lemongrass has anti-inflammatory properties, it softens and removes skin irritation. It refreshes, inspires and improves the purity of the spirit.
Lemon is a rich source in Vitamin C, that provides antioxidant protection and prevent from premature aging. It revitalizes, provides skin regeneration, making it bright. It is necessary for collagen synthesis, so it helps to reduce wrinkles and enhances elasticity. Lemon oil has antiseptic properties and helps avoid infections of the skin, including acne. When the skin becomes oily, lemon oil provides a natural tonifier and rejuvenates the skin. It is also a beneficial oil to combat cellulite.
Chamomile Oil has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory actions and is used for its beneficial emollient and soothing properties to the skin. Moreover, it moisturizes and calms the skin especially in those that are sensitive, have eczema or irritation skin.
Oranges is rich in antioxidants and has many positive effects on your skin. They are rich in vitamin A and C, which your body needs to make collagen. Oranges also contain high levels of vitamin A, which protect your skin from invading bacteria and viruses. Vitamin C can increase skin hydration, which reduces wrinkles and adds to a youthful appearance. The citric acid of orange is also part of the chemical group alpha hydroxyl acids, which are powerful exfoliators that remove dead skin cells and cleanse your pores, helping prevent acne.
Amber as such is a solid mass of tree resin and it is produced from this resin. It is an amazing oil that has a lower density water. It is an aphrodisiac and widely used in cosmetics. It refreshes the skin and rejuvenates the growth of new cells, thereby lending anti-aging benefits for the skin. It clears pores and lends sheen to the skin.
Lavender Oil is well known for its beneficial properties and the ability to calm stress and anxiety, helping to sleep. The regenerative properties – especially in combination with other essential oils – help in aesthetic facial and body treatment. Lavender essential oil is one of the most beneficial oils in the treatment of acne. It has also natural soothing properties and ability to reduce inflammation allow it to treat skin redness and conditions such as burns, eczema and psoriasis. Aggravated skin caused by stress can be calmed by lavender, as it also has stress-relieving properties.
It has regenerating, moisturizing, soothing and anti-stress properties. It is an aphrodisiac oil, it reduces stress and improves sleep. It has antioxidant and anti-depressant activity. Vanilla soothes the mind and nerves. The health benefits of Vanilla Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties as an antioxidant, aphrodisiac, ant carcinogenic, febrifuge, antidepressant, sedative, tranquilizing and relaxing substance.
Patchouli Essential Oil
Patchouli Essential Oil is used for general support of health. It is an antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicide, sedative and tonic substance. Patchouli soothes inflammation, particularly if the inflammation or irritation is a result of fever, and it also provides relief from the fever itself. It is beneficial for the skin and helps to reduce wrinkles.
Bergamot Essential Oil
Bergamot Essential Oil has a fresh and sweet smell. It rejuvenates and gives a natural lifting effect. It also calms the skin and strengthens the low self-esteem, eliminating the bad mood. It helps greatly in balancing oily and skin problems. Bergamot Essential Oil is antidepressant & stimulant. Its aroma creates a feeling of freshness, joy and energy in cases of sadness and depression by improving the circulation of the blood. Bergamot Essential Oil also stimulates hormonal secretions, thereby helping to maintain proper metabolic rates. It has antibiotic and disinfectant properties in nature. It inhibits the growth of germs, virus and fungi and it is effectively prohibit infections, including those of the skin.
It has a spicy fragrance that gives energy. Ginger on the skin can increase skin’s radiance and decrease inflammation that may contribute to conditions such as psoriasis and acne. It is a strong antioxidant, which inhibits harmful free radicals that cause skin damage and aging. Gingerol is an antioxidant that included in Ginger and fights skin-damaging free radicals. It also promotes smoothness and evenness in skin tone. It has the ability to lighten age spots while acting as an energy-booster in aromatherapy spa treatments. Because ginger is energizing and is believed to improved circulation, it is often used in cellulite-reducing treatments. Ginger is an anti-inflammatory, which makes it a natural acne fighting ingredient. Ginger is also an antiseptic, which means it is effective in killing the bacteria that causes acne.
It is a sweet and floral aroma with very romantic notes. It is exquisite and too efficient for balancing and relaxation and helps to break free from the feelings of anger and nervousness. Because of relaxing properties in the body and soul, Ylang Ylang may be helpful for people suffering from insomnia, fatigue, and frigidity. Ylang Ylang essential oil helps regulate the production of sebum and protects hair and skin from drying out. It also helps for maintaining skin moisture, the clearing and healing acne, acting as a natural conditioning agent for the hair. Ylang ylang oil also has antimicrobial properties that can help reduce skin irritation and redness. It is antiseptic to speed up the healing of wounds and infections.
Natural Active Ingredients
Active ingredients are the elements that add specific properties to cosmetics. Each active ingredient has different properties and different effects in the product. Natural Active ingredients are derived from nature and they are not chemical compositions derivatives. The real advantage of using natural over synthetic bath and body products is that they enhance the skin’s natural function, working in synergy with the skin by utilising active ingredients that help optimise skin regeneration.
Aloe Vera is a natural source of vitamin B12. It contains many proteins, calcium, magnesium, zinc, vitamins A, E, C, and essential fatty acids on the skin. Used for sensitive skin and even injured skin. It is beneficial for dry and damaged skin from the sun. It acts as a protective layer on the skin and helps replenish its moisture. Because of its nutritional qualities and antioxidant properties, the skin heals quicker. Also, Aloe leaves contain a plethora of antioxidants including, beta carotene, vitamin C and E that can help improve the skin’s natural firmness and keep the skin hydrated.
It gives silky and smooth texture in cosmetics. It helps the skin to remain soft and regulates. It adjusts the moisture. The combination of glycerin – water is a combination – “key” for cosmetics. Vegetable glycerin is a natural humectant. When it is used with other natural oils and ingredients, it can seal in moisture on the top layer of our skin while the other oils work their way deep into our cells to provide long-lasting moisture. Pure vegetable glycerin is derived from plant seed oils like palm, coconut, or soy. According to the Global Healing Center, vegetable glycerin is often used in beauty because it’s easily absorbed into the skin, making active ingredients in product easier for the skin to absorb as well.
It is one of the top beauty secrets! When Royal Jelly added to skin care products, it acts as a natural emollient and humectant holding soft the skin. It contains nutrients and vitamins that provide the rejuvenation of skin and acids that contribute to collagen production. Moreover, Royal Jelly makes total regeneration in skin cells and tissues, even treat dermatitis. Royal Jelly contains minerals like silicon that lead to increased collagen production. It also contains specific anti-oxidants and nutrients that support skin renewal such as flavonoids, nucleic acid, decanoic acid, enzymes, and hormones. Numerous vitamins and minerals such as B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, acetyl-choline and zinc can be found in royal jelly which are excellent for skin health.
Vitamin E is a natural antioxidant that helps to slow the aging and destroying free radicals. Hydrates the skin and protects from UB radiation because it is a natural sunscreen. Vitamin E is also known as tocopherol. It is an absolutely nutrient and antioxidant ingredient. Our products contain natural vitamins E.