Our range contains an active blend of Australian native ingredients.
A process known as ‘Cellular Extraction’ which is leveraged from the concept of ‘Biomimicry’ delivers the full plant profile as it exists in nature. This is the first ‘True to Nature’ process to provide multifunctional and highly effective ingredients for your skin by delivering the brilliance of nature.
Aloe Vera is a cactus-like plant that predominantly grows in desert regions around the world. The leaves produce a gel that is rich in vitamins A, C, E and B12, and contains 98% water which is beneficial in helping to moisturise, hydrate and smooth the skin. Aloe Vera provides multiple benefits which include anti-inflammatory properties, facilitating the production of collagen, speeding up wound healing time with minimal scarring, antioxidant activity to repair the skin after exposure to the sun, slowing down the ageing process, and keeping skin supple.
Native to Morocco, the oil is derived from the kernel of the fruit from the Argan tree. Also known as “liquid gold,” due to this oil being both valuable and beneficial just like gold. It is considered the holy grail of oils as it is not too heavy or light, is easily absorbed into your skin and is highly moisturising. Primarily consisting of oleic and linoleic fatty acid it also boasts high levels of vitamin E, together with carotenoids, sterols and polyphenols that contribute to fortifying your skin, and improving and maintaining your skin’s overall health and appearance. Essential fatty acids and vitamin E work in synergy to help hydrate, nourish and keep skin moisturised for long periods of time. It is ideally suited to skin exposed to arid and cold conditions. Anti-inflammatory properties combat acne, reducing swelling, soothe and heal the skin. It also assists in decreasing sebum production to reduce greasiness and improve the appearance of oily skin. Argan oil slows the ageing process by increasing the skin’s regeneration rate, diminishing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improving elasticity, and locking in moisture resulting in a hydrated, plumper, brighter and softer complexion. Powerful antioxidants protect and repair your skin from the damaging effects of UV exposure such as sunburn and hyperpigmentation. Hyperpigmentation is caused by an increase in melanin production from exposure to the sun, argan oil helps to inhibit melanin production and visibly reduce these sunspots. Some skin conditions are caused due to dehydrated skin resulting in inflamed and itchy patches, argan oil helps reduce the redness associated with itchy flaky skin, soothing, locking in moisture and most importantly, maintaining your skin’s barrier function.
Avocado Oil is rich in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, minerals, vitamins and in particular, high levels of vitamin E. The main benefits of avocado are to soothe and moisturise your skin. Oleic acid, a fatty acid, promotes collagen production, to stimulate new skin growth and accelerate the healing process of issues such as sunburn. Further fatty acids help your skin retain its elasticity, to slow the signs of ageing such as the formation of wrinkles. Antioxidant benefits from vitamins help moisturise and protect your skin from UV exposure and free radical damage. Anti-inflammatory properties may help treat and possibly prevent acne whilst maintaining hydration without leaving a greasy residue.
Australian grown Bilberry is an antioxidant powerhouse as it contains anthocyanosides which is the plant pigment that gives the very deep blue almost purple colour the fruit is renowned for. These amazing antioxidant properties assist in preventing and reversing the ageing process caused by daily exposure to free radicals. Bilberries maintain normal blood flow in the fine capillary blood vessels providing oxygen-rich blood flow to every layer of the skin to deeply nourish with outstanding skin permeability, assisting in the absorption of skin nourishing ingredients to preserve skin elasticity and suppleness. Bilberries also contain vitamin C, resveratrol and quercetin which are all potent antioxidants to slow the ageing process and improve the vitality and appearance of skin. It is a superior skin-conditioning active that maintains skin vitality of the dermis and collagen support and production which is vitally important in preventing premature ageing. Bilberries have the ability to decrease lightness, redness and restore balance to the skin and is also perfectly suited to oily and combination skin types.
Australian grown Broccoli is full of essential vitamins and minerals important for healthy skin. Broccoli provides beneficial anti-ageing benefits to fight free radical damage caused by sun exposure, loss of moisture, pollution and lifestyle choices. Vitamin C helps to boost collagen production, improves skin elasticity and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Glucoraphanin, a substance contained in broccoli, is converted to sulphoraphane known to accelerate the skin’s renewal process resulting in a naturally healthy complexion with a youthful glow. Broccoli contains anti-inflammatory properties and Omega 3 fatty acids that are suitable for sensitive skin and targeting inflammation to calm and soothe.
Cabbage rose is not only a skin conditioning agent but provides and a clear, sweet natural fragrance. Cabbage rose contains vitamins and antioxidants to moisturise dry skin, and astringent properties to tighten pores and alleviate irritation and redness associated with dilated capillaries. The powerful antioxidant properties of Vitamin C protect the skin from free radicals and prevent damage from UV exposure promoting a brightened complexion. Phenylethanol is present in cabbage rose and provides antiseptic properties to treat acne and control other skin related issues.
Calendula provides anti-inflammatory properties as it contains a potent dose of flavonoids, saponins and triterpenoids which provide soothing relief for inflamed skin. The gentle nature of calendula means it will not dry out the skin and is safe to use in conjunction with other acne treatment ingredients. Flavonoids additionally provide antioxidant protection, neutralising free radical damage and protecting against early signs of ageing such as fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation and dullness. The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties work together to protect the elastin and collagen supply. Omega 6 fatty acids provide much needed nourishment to the skin which help the skin cells absorb nutrients and hold onto water longer, on the surface skin will appear more supple, nourished and smoother, and is especially beneficial for dry skin. Calendula promotes healthy skin due to its healing properties as it increases blood flow and oxygen to the skin. Increased blood flow to the skin provides more nutrition, the result is both healthy functioning skin that looks its best, and a plump surface to provide tighter, more supple skin.
Camellia seed oil is also known as “tea seed oil,” “rose of winter” or Tsubaki flower in Japan where it has been used by Geishas for centuries, known for their flawless, youthful and glowing skin. Camellia seed oil is obtained from the dry kernels of the camellia plant, it nourishes the skin and provides exceptional moisturising properties. There is an abundance of vitamins A, B, C, D, and E to provide protection from environmental aggressors and ensure your skin is optimally nourished. The molecular structure and weight is similar to human sebum, the skin’s natural oil, this enables the oil to penetrate quickly into the deeper layers of the epidermis, making it suitable for acne-prone skin as it does not clog the pores or leave a greasy feel. Camellia seed oil helps to form a barrier on the surface of the skin, locking in moisture to keep skin smooth and hydrated which is excellent for dry skin due to the oleic acid content. Linoleic acid provides skin rejuvenating properties. There is an abundance of antioxidants present in the fatty acid nutrients to preserve a youthful glow and slow down the signs of ageing. This wonderful oil also provides further antioxidant sources, plant collagen and squalene which is vitally important for protecting the skin, keeping it hydrated, targeting pigmentation and other skin conditions. Camellia seed oil is ideal for use on all skin types, especially those with sensitive skin like rosacea or eczema.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is derived from coconut oil and glycerine and is considered as an excellent emollient and skin-replenishing ingredient. Included in personal care products due to its composition of fatty acids used to replenish the skin’s surface and resist moisture loss. Caprylic/capric triglyceride can also function as a thickener, but its main objective is to moisturise and replenish skin. The ingredient’s value for skin is made greater by the fact that it is considered gentle.
Cedarwood bark oil is extracted from the wood pieces of the cedar tree and is commonly used as a natural fragrance due to its pleasant aroma. Anti-inflammatory properties help calm and soothe irritated skin. Cedarwood is renowned for its ability to target increasingly dry, itchy, red and cracked skin such as eczema which results from chronically dry skin, by soothing, calming, relieving itching and targeting inflammation that causes these skin problems. Cedarwood provides natural antiseptic abilities to prevent the development and growth of harmful bacteria and in particular, acne by disinfecting wounds and preventing further infection. Balancing properties assist in controlling the sebum production in the epidermis helping to reduce breakouts, blemishes and pigmentation. This oil is beneficial as it is rich in antioxidants to combat dull and lacklustre skin, boosting, strengthening and repairing your complexion to leave it looking radiant, re-energised and rejuvenated.
Centipeda is a unique indigenous plant native to Australia and is commonly referred to as “Old Man Weed.” It is revered amongst the Aboriginal people for its soothing, wound-healing and medicinal properties. Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, both of which are present in Centipeda, work in synergy to provide a multitude of benefits for the skin. Potent anti-inflammatory and restorative properties assist in the reduction of inflammation, redness and promote cell regeneration. Centipeda is suitable for acne-prone skin as it is renowned for its wound healing properties. Potent antioxidants are also present and provide protection against free radical damage from UV exposure, and provide long duration protection against UVA exposure whilst minimising fine lines and wrinkles. It also helps keep skin smooth and supple.
Cloves have been used for centuries in Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine. The oil, stem, leaves and dried buds of cloves are used for their many benefits. Cloves mainly component is eugenol, a versatile compound that provides cloves with their powerful antioxidant, antibacterial and antiseptic properties. It is these properties that help treat acne and reduce inflammation and redness and keep breakouts at bay. Cloves have rejuvenating and stimulating properties that assist in increasing blood flow to the skin resulting in youthful and radiant skin, together with reducing fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin to prevent the early signs of ageing. Mild exfoliating properties remove dead skin cells to reveal an even skin tone.
Coconut oil is derived from the kernels of mature coconuts and has been used around the world in tropical areas for many centuries to nourish and protect skin. Coconut oil remains on the surface of the skin providing a non-greasy light-weight layer to lock in moisture, soothing dry skin and keeping skin soft and smooth. It is a powerful and gentle exfoliator that helps slough away dead skin cells to eliminate a dull complexion and unclog pores, leaving skin smooth, supple and hydrated. Coconut oil contains anti-microbial and potent anti-bacterial properties due to the combination of lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acid, all of which protect the skin from bacteria, acne and blemishes. Anti-inflammatory properties help to reduce inflamed skin, helping skin look healthier. Collagen production is increased helping skin rejuvenate and repair itself, helping to diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles to slow down the signs of ageing and leave skin looking more youthful. Coconut oil is rich source of Vitamin E which helps the skin to heal itself.
Coffee is renowned for its caffeine content, which boosts circulation and helps to firm and tighten skin, making it effective for reducing dark under-eye circles. The additional benefit of caffeine is its ability to shrink blood vessels and remove water, especially the lymphatic channel under the eyes that does not drain as easily to de-puff the under-eye region. Coffee slows the signs of ageing by reducing redness, sunspots and fine lines. Flavonoids are antioxidants found in coffee that are beneficial for skin health and help soothe inflammation and redness whilst protecting against harsh UV exposure. In addition to this, antioxidants nourish the skin cells making them plumper and more resilient resulting in firmer and healthier looking skin. Coffee stimulates skin cells and increases blood flow to assist in evening out skin tone and encouraging glowing skin.
Cornflower is also referred to as “Bachelor’s button” or “bluebottle” and has a powerhouse of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which are beneficial for the skin. Natural anti-inflammatory properties make this ingredient ideal for use on sensitive skin by soothing and calming red, sun burnt and irritated skin. Astringent properties naturally brighten your complexion and help to tone and lighten dark spots, age spots and discolouration. Cornflower helps combat acne-prone skin as its anti-inflammatory properties reduce redness, swelling, infection and blemishes.
Australian native Davidson Plum is harvested from the subtropical rainforests of northern New South Wales. This superfruit contains a powerhouse of phyto-active compounds that provide exceptional benefits for skin. Davidson Plum contains an exceptionally high level of powerful antioxidants that include tartaric acid, gallic acid, quercetin and anthocyanin which gives the fruit it’s rich dark colour. Tartaric acid is an alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) found in fruit, particularly in grapes and tamarind. AHAs contain brightening properties to treat hyperpigmentation for more even, youthful looking skin, they target blocked pores to treat congestion on breakout prone skin while at the same time calming inflammation and redness, and reduce the early signs of ageing by exfoliating dead skin cells on the surface and restoring hydration. Davidson plum contributes to regulating the pH level of your skin. Gallic Acid provides powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. It can help reduce pigmentation and dark spots, and helps restore the skin’s natural barrier, to create radiance boosting benefits and collagen support. Quercetin is renowned for its skin-soothing, anti-inflammatory and restorative properties. The antioxidant function assists in fighting free radical damage, delaying the signs of ageing, and promoting the growth of new cells through regeneration. Davidson Plum promotes skin elasticity, encourages collagen production, maintains elasticity, reduces fine lines and wrinkles, strengthens capillaries and makes your skin appear firm and plump.
Australian native Emu Apple is a low-growing plant found along the southern coastline of Australia, and is also known as muntries, native cranberries, munthari or kunzea pomifera. The fruits may only be 1cm in diameter, but they are a ‘power fruit’ packed with up to 10 times more antioxidants than blueberries making this an A-beauty hero boasting 9 powerful phyto-compounds that have adapted to survive extreme conditions. Flavone Glycosides, Quercetin and Kaempferol provide anti-ageing benefits through potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Powerful antioxidant benefits include protection from free radical damage, creating a barrier to protect and maintain the health of your skin from environmental damage, visibly reducing sunspots, stabilising and intensifying vitamin C activity and attributes to improve the suppleness of your skin, increasing skin elasticity, reducing fine lines and wrinkles, helping skin hydration and helping to facilitate key ingredients to penetrate into your skin. Anti-inflammatory properties reduce redness and irritation and help your skin recover from over exposure to the sun. Further phyto-nutrient compounds target the early signs of ageing and the onset of fine lines and wrinkles, stimulating collagen and elastin production, effectively lightening the skin and visibly reducing hyperpigmentation, strengthening capillaries while helping to treat chronic UV exposure such as sun burn. The exterior of the fruit is covered in a nourishing wax that acts as a humectant to draw in and retain moisture, hydrating your skin.
Evening Primrose oil is made from the seeds of a flower that originates from a plant native to eastern and central north America. The main properties of Evening Primrose are essential fatty acids – Omega 6, Omega 9 and Stearic Acid, in addition to vitamins providing antioxidant benefits. The human body cannot produce fatty acids on its own, so we need to find the advantages of these fatty acids in other sources such as evening primrose to nourish the skin. It is ideal for improving and maintaining skin structure together with the health and function of skin cells. Evening Primrose helps retain moisture, sustain elasticity, softness and suppleness for strong healthy skin to reduce the effects of ageing. Anti-inflammatory properties help soothe and prevent both inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne and facilitate wound healing.
Australian native Finger Lime is native to the rainforests of the border ranges of south east Queensland and northern New South Wales. Finger Lime is also known as “citrus caviar” due to the pulp resembling juice-filled vesicles inside, these caviar pearls are bursting with phyto-compounds such as antioxidants and amino acids providing hero A-beauty benefits that is suitable for sensitive skin. It further targets severely dehydrated skin and barrier function compromised skin battling eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis. Boasting potent levels of vitamin C to revitalise and enhance firmness, vitamin E to protect and moisturise, and Ferulic Acid that combine to deliver anti-ageing benefits that brighten your skin for a radiant glow including stimulating collagen to increase skin suppleness, increasing elasticity and reducing fine lines and wrinkles, exfoliating dead skin cells, visibly reducing hyperpigmentation, sun spots and blemishes for even skin tone, providing photo-protection and antioxidant protection against damaging free radicals. Ferulic acid provides potent antioxidant protection from the damaging environment, improves skin barrier function and hydration to retain moisture in your skin. Tryptophan is an amino acid with anti-ageing activity that reinforces protection against environmental factors, moisturises, stimulates collagen production for ageless skin and heals wounds. Anti-inflammation activity soothes and calms sensitive and inflamed skin and helps your skin recover from overexposure to the sun. Finger limes help to reduce oil build-up while antimicrobial activity targets and heals acne and other skin disorders.
Australian native Flannel Flower grows along the coast of New South Wales and Queensland. The entire plant has a soft velvety feel due to its soft white hairs and has traditionally been used to heal damaged skin. Flannel Flower is a botanical that delivers a potent range of phyto-actives for skin repair and conditioning, strong anti-ageing effects and helps with uneven skin tone, texture and improves the overall appearance of the skin. Antioxidant activity to scavenge and neutralise damaging free radicals resulting from exposure to environmental aggressors, prevents damage to natural skin lipids and proteins to maintain skin integrity. Flannel Flower provides substantial protection to shield your skin from sun damage, preventing early ageing including the onset of fine lines and wrinkles, increasing skin hydration to retain moisture deep within your skin, and inhibits melanin production the cause of sunspots, hyperpigmentation and skin blemishes. Collagen production is stimulated resulting in increased skin elasticity, suppleness, reduction in fine lines and wrinkles promoting a smoother and more youthful appearance. Anti-inflammatory properties respond to and reduce inflammation, irritation and skin redness to prevent and inhibit the progression of certain skin disorders. The regenerative process is accelerated to provide enhanced wound healing for chronic wounds and burns.
Frankincense has a long history of skin healing benefits, providing astringent qualities and aiding the generation of new cells, strengthening and preserving the health of your skin when applied topically. It is ideal for the treatment of acne-prone and ageing skin with hyperpigmentation concerns. Regeneration of skin is considered the best benefit for using frankincense. Wound healing properties assist in tissue regeneration and helps prevent infection, reducing and fading scars with faster wound healing. Regeneration of healthy skin cells assists in visibly reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation, promoting a more youthful complexion. Natural astringent qualities help balance oil production and tighten the skin. Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties target skin infections and inflammation, opening your pores and helping release impurities trapped inside, drying up excess oil, alleviating skin pain and regenerating skin tissue. Drying and warming attributes are helpful for weeping skin conditions and wet or oily breakouts, delivering a soft, matte and enlivened complexion.
Geranium oil has been used as far back as the ancient Egyptians. Although originally native to South Africa, it can now be found around the world in Central America, Europe, the Congo, Egypt, Russia and Japan. Geranium Oil eliminates dead cells on the skin’s surface and promotes the regeneration of newer, healthier skin and a complexion with an even and balanced skin tone, ideal for acne-prone skin. Healing and fading of spots, blemishes and scars is accelerated with this wonderful oil as it improves blood circulation below the surface of the skin helping to distribute melanin equally. Increased collagen production enhances elasticity and maintains softness and smoothness improving the appearance of the skin. Geranium regulates the production of serum and balances oily and dry skin, further improving the elasticity of the skin. Astringent properties help clear, tone and tighten the skin, minimise pores and diminish the signs of ageing such as fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin. Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties enhance the skin and boost skin health.
Glycerin is a natural compound and is a clear liquid derived from vegetable oils, and in some cases animal oils. Glycerin has been found to be one of the most effective humectants, meaning it is a moisturising agent that draws water from the second layer of the skin and brings it to the top layer, in addition to drawing moisture from the air to the skin where it is trapped, as well as slowing down the evaporation of water from the skin. This makes glycerin an important ingredient for promoting skin health by improving skin function, hydrating skin, improving moisture content, helping to shed dead skin cells, accelerating the wound healing process and reducing the appearance of wrinkles resulting in a smooth, youthful glow. The use of Glycerin topically helps to protect your skin by locking in moisture, particularly during winter when skin becomes dry, cracked and flaky, as a result skin tends to breakdown making it susceptible to wounds and infection. Glycerin also contributes to slowing down the ageing process by improving skin function. It helps skin cells to mature properly and guides young skin cells from deeper layers to the surface to help form a protective barrier on the skin’s surface, this enables your skin to look, feel and function better overall. Glycerine provides gentle exfoliation, cleansing and moisturising properties that will not cause irritation making it suitable for use on all skin types including oily and sensitive skin. Glycerin is non-comedogenic and does not clog your pores which can lead to breakouts. Glycerin also protect against skin irritants and accelerates the wound healing process.
Goji berries are an antioxidant powerhouse, and a significant source of vitamin C, minerals and amino acids all of which provide incredible benefits for the skin. The standout benefit is the powerful antioxidant ability that slows the signs of ageing, protects the skin cells from damage caused by free radicals and oxidative stress and boosts collagen production. Beta-carotene protects against UV light, repair damage to the skin due to UV exposure and reducing hyperpigmentation and improving skin tone. Vitamin C also helps to minimise hyperpigmentation, age spots and uneven skin tone, in addition to firming and toning the skin resulting in a brighter complexion. Fatty acids ensure the skin is hydrated and barrier function of the skin is enhanced. Amino acids also contribute to ensuring skin remains hydrated and increase the efficacy of other hydrating ingredients by transporting moisture through the skin. Goji berries contain anti-inflammatory properties that assist in reducing inflammation and redness in the skin.
Grape seed oil is a lightweight oil that penetrates the skin quickly and easily and is non-comedogenic. Grape seed is revered for its antioxidant power helping reduce the signs of ageing. Compounds such as beta-carotene, vitamins D, C, E and polyphenols provide potent antioxidant benefits. Grape seed oil targets and prevents free radical damage from environmental aggressors such as UV radiation and pollution, providing moisture for dry skin, boosting collagen repair after sun damage to reduce fine lines, fading hyperpigmentation, and evening out skin tone when used consistently. Vitamin E works in synergy with moisturising fatty acids to hydrate and firm skin so it appears tighter and more youthful. Grape seed oil is also beneficial for oily or acne-prone skin to help combat breakouts. It is high in essential fatty acids to help fortify your skin’s barrier and in turn, reducing water loss from your skin which may help alleviate acne. Anti-inflammatory properties target redness and inflamed skin resulting from acne breakouts, while anti-microbial properties help to deeply cleanse and purify the skin. The combination of powerful antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and fatty acids contribute to fade dark spots, lighten scars, and speed up the healing process.
Green tea is derived from mature tea leaves that are processed to provide maximum antioxidant and polyphenol content. The detoxification qualities, moderate caffeine content, antioxidants and polyphenols work together synergistically to create firmer, tighter skin. When consumed green tea is renowned for a polyphenol known as EGCG which plays a different role when applied topically. EGCG exhibits rejuvenation properties on skin cells that are close to the end of their life cycle, helping to add longevity to these skin cells and creating more youthful skin. When green tea is applied to the skin it has the ability to control both sebum and oil production so they remain at healthy levels. Green and white tea originates from the same plant, so they share some of the same benefits. However, white tea is produced from the youngest leaves and only receives minimal processing. White tea contains less caffeine than green tea which helps the body to stay hydrated and assists the skin to retain moisture over a longer period of time. Antioxidant properties work to fight free radicals and keep fine lines and wrinkles at bay. An additional benefit of white tea is its ability to encourage cells to release toxins and flush them out of your system properly, resulting in a brighter and more even complexion. White tea and green tea both contain catechins which provide anti-inflammatory properties to calm inflammation and redness. The inclusion of green and white tea in topical applications helps to maintain skin with a healthy glow through all stages of your life.
Hemp seed oil has been touted as the new “It” ingredient thanks to the high composition of essential fatty acids, and in particular the ideal ration of Omega 6 and Omega 3 at 3:1. This wonder ingredient contains fatty acids 3, 6 and 9, all of which help to repair the skin barrier, form a protective layer on the surface of the skin, and lock in moisture. Hemp see is a humectant meaning it draws in moisture to the skin. The gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) further provides powerful anti-inflammatory properties to help soothe, hydrate and reduce inflammation in the skin, while simultaneously promoting skin growth and new cell generation, keeping the skin nourished and moisturised. Hemp seed oil is ideal for most skin types as does not clog your pores, moisturises, helps to balance oily skin, hydrates it and regulates the skin’s oil production. Dry skin encourages the skin to overproduce oil, leading to acne. Hemp seed oil can prevent dry skin without clogging pores by reducing acne as a result of excess oil. Anti-ageing properties are also present and in addition to moisturising the skin, they help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles as well as preventing further ones from appearing. It also helps to strengthen the skin, resulting in a glowing and youthful complexion.
Immortelle is also referred to as helichrysum, and is made up of alkaloids, carotenes, flavonoids and tannins. The combination of these compounds provides anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial and astringent properties, and stimulates the generation of new cells to aid in preserving the health of the skin. Anti-inflammatory properties in Immortelle help to calm inflammation, irritation and redness. It is also useful for speeding up healing of acne, red marks and scars. Immortelle helps to fight off harmful bacteria on the skin and prevent breakouts without drying or irritation. Powerful anti-ageing properties encourage the turnover of dead cells, promote new, healthy skin cell growth, reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and scars, and slow the ageing process. Immortelle flower oil contains the additional benefit of essential fatty acids that are necessary for healthy skin function, strengthening the skin barrier, restoring moisture, reducing hyperpigmentation and restoring skin tone and texture.
Jasmine boasts a variety of compounds that are beneficial to the skin and suitable for all skin types due to its gently clarifying, soothing and hydrating characteristics. Jasmine contains antioxidants that help protect from environmental stressors and free radicals to reduce the signs of ageing and maintain a youthful appearance. The antioxidants, combined with the antiseptic, antibacterial and antiviral properties help to boost the skin’s natural immunity which is important in the combat against weather conditions, and in particular the vulnerability of the skin when exposed to drastic or extreme weather changes. Jasmine is ideal for skin in need of hydration, in particular acne-prone skin as it tends to be dehydrated rather than dry, providing much needed hydration without excessive moisture. Antiseptic properties keep skin infections at bay, anti-inflammatory properties speed up the healing process of scar tissue while antibacterial properties protect the skin. Jasmine provides intense moisturisation for dry skin to leave it smooth and supple without clogging pores. It is suited to dry, sensitive, greasy and oily skin as it is balances and gently regulates the amount of oil produced, resulting in minimal breakouts, a grease and shine free complexion without irritation. Jasmine has the ability to increase the elasticity of the skin, toning it up, evening out the skin tone, reducing the appearance of age spots, and balancing moisture in the skin to naturally reduce dryness.
The jojoba plant is perennial shrub native to southwest America and neighbouring Mexico. It has the ability to thrive in the harsh desert climates and produces a nut that is made into oil, it is this oil that delivers many healing properties and benefits for the skin. Jojoba Oil is a humectant and hypoallergenic ingredient that has the ability to form a protective, soothing, non-irritating barrier on the skin and lock in moisture. The lighter consistency of this oil allows it to be easily and deeply absorbed into the skin, providing a long-lasting moisturising effect, soothing and softening, to radiate a healthy glow. Jojoba oil not only contains the benefits of antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, but naturally occurring antioxidant Vitamin E providing protection for the skin against oxidative stress resulting from everyday exposure to pollutants and toxins to minimise fine lines and wrinkles, improving collagen synthesis and improved elasticity. Vitamin E also works in synergy with the wound healing and anti-inflammatory properties to assist in targeting mild acne breakouts and benefit the healing process. It is non-comedogenic as the waxy texture is similar to the oil or sebum produced by the human skin allowing topical application to soothe and moisturise in addition to controlling sebum production, making it a brilliant ingredient from dry skin to oily skin prone to clogged pores and breakouts as it does not build up on the skin or clog pores.
Kakadu Plum is a unique Australian native species that grows bountiful and wild across Australia’s harsh northern wilderness: The Kimberleys, Northern Territory and Arnhem Land. Kakadu plum is also known as Gubinge, Billygoat Plum, Mudood or Murunga. This species has learnt to store extensive amounts of phyto-compounds that are vital to its survival in extreme conditions of heat, drought, UV exposure, high winds and flood. Recognised as a superfruit, boasting abundant stores of antioxidants – Vitamin C and Polyphenols, and the world’s richest source of Vitamin C. Flavone Glycosides present in Kakadu Plum work synergistically with vitamin C, while stabilising it and intensify its antioxidant activity. Kakadu Plum provides potent antioxidant protection against damaging free radicals, photo-protection from UV A and B damaging light to restore damaged skin, improve skin hydration and inhibits hyperpigmentation, reduces dark circles under the eye and whitens skin, stimulates collagen production reducing fine lines and wrinkles, targeting the early signs of ageing and increasing skin elasticity and suppleness, improves inflammatory skin disorders and reduces redness, and new skin cell growth to provide a luminous glowing complexion.
Australian grown Kale is bursting with antioxidant properties from vitamins C, E and K to provide a powerhouse of phytonutrients for the skin to deliver outstanding results. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that is great for brightening your skin’s complexion, fading dark spots and hyperpigmentation, minimising fine lines and wrinkles and protecting the skin from free radical damage. The main function of vitamin E is to moisturise the skin, however, it also has the ability to protect the skin from sun damage. Vitamin K heals scars and dark spots. These phytonutrients help to keep kale healthy and protected from outside stress, when applied topically it helps to keep the skin healthy also. Skin looks less bloated due to the anti-inflammatory properties, while the antioxidant properties protect against free radical damage, reduce pore size and detoxify to create a more even complexion. The skin is the outermost organ and the first line of defence, kale is the perfect ingredient for topical application to protect the skin from free radicals, healing the skin from sun damage, and ensuring it remains hydrated and firm.
Kangaroo Apple is wild harvested and native to the Northern Rivers region of Australia and is also known as ‘Poroporo’. This shrub bears small oval fruits that are pale green, ripening from yellow, orange to red in late summer and has been traditionally used by Aboriginal people for its anti-inflammatory properties. Kangaroo Apple naturally provides potent antioxidant properties to protect and defend against damaging free radicals from exposure to UV and pollution. Anti-ageing benefits include efficient skin cell renewal to detoxify cells, stimulates up to 2-fold increase in collagen synthesis and increases elastin production to facilitate the firmness, flexibility, structure and integrity of skin tissue keeping fine lines and wrinkles at bay, increases hyaluronic content for improved hydration and moisture all of which promote a plumper and smoother complexion, while visibly reducing hyperpigmentation and supressing pigment formation. Anti-inflammatory activity helps to reduce skin irritation and redness resulting from UV exposure and inflammatory skin diseases. While anti-microbial action provides potent antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial activity to target acne-prone skin and inhibits the spread of bacteria. Kangaroo Apple accelerates the healing process of wounds by enhancing antioxidant defence in the affected area.
Wild harvested Kangaroo Paw is native to Australia and its fuzzy vibrant flower is traditionally used by Indigenous people for medicinal purposes. However, this flower is now used for its phyto-compounds and their effect on skin improvement, hydration and targeting premature ageing. Outstanding antioxidant properties neutralise and scavenge free radical damage in addition to protecting the skin from UV and environmental aggressors, provides natural UV protection while absorbing UVB radiation. Multiple anti-ageing benefits include the renewal of skin cells as dead cells are detoxified, increase in collagen and elastin production to prevent the premature formation of fine lines and wrinkles promoting a firmer and smoother complexion. Skin barrier function is improved, collagen synthesis and hydration is increased resulting in a rejuvenated youthful appearance. The formation of melanin is inhibited with excellent skin lightening effects. Anti-inflammatory properties calm irritation and redness caused by oxidative stress from external factors, while antimicrobial activity includes potent antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties to combat and inhibit bacteria on the skin. Enhanced wound healing and anti-scarring attributes help restore the skin structure after skin injury.
Lactic acid is derived from milk and is part of a group of anti-ageing ingredients called alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs), it provides antiwrinkle and pigmentation fighting benefits when applied topically. Lactic acid works as a chemical peel on the surface of the skin to remove the top layer, known as the epidermis, revealing smoother and brighter skin underneath. There are numerous benefits associated with the use of lactic acid including the treatment of hyperpigmentation, age spots and other factors that contribute to a dull and uneven complexion, together with improved skin tone and reduced pore appearance. Lactic acid does not irritate sensitive skin and is a mild AHA compared to other harsh alternatives.
Lavender is a versatile ingredient that provides many favourable benefits for different skin concerns. It provides natural and potent antioxidant protection against environmental stressors, scavenging for free radicals to reverse damage caused, protect against future damage, nourishing your skin, removing dead skin cells and encouraging the production of new skin cells as a result of healthy barrier protection against pollutants helping your skin to look hydrated and radiant. Much-needed oxygen is added to your skin cells improving circulation, increasing energy and encouraging regeneration of new cells to promote a healthy and youthful glow. Wrinkles are a sign of ageing skin, however, effective circulation in the bloodstream helps to tone, firm and plump up your skin, minimising wrinkles for a smoother appearance. Lavender equalises your skin’s pH balance, moisturises and controls the skin’s oil production, keeping your skin more supple, looking healthy and while dry and flaky patches are kept at bay. Antibacterial properties work in synergy with antioxidant properties to refresh and neutralise the skin, helping to combat and clear bacteria and excess oil, cleaning out your pores. Anti-inflammatory properties provide further benefits by soothing and calming your skin and reducing swelling resulting from acne and skin irritations, in addition to promoting wound healing and minimising the appearance of scars and blemishes. Your skin is better able to regenerate and form new skin cells when the skin is not inflamed with infection.
Lemon Aspen also known as Rainforest Lemon is an Australian native that is wild harvested in the rainforests of Queensland and northern New South Wales. Anti-inflammatory properties help calm and reduce inflammation and is particularly effective in treating specific dermatologic conditions. Lemon Aspen is beneficial and effective for skin whitening activity and targeting hyperpigmentation. Potent anti-ageing properties help stimulate collagen production in the skin reducing fine lines and wrinkles, and strengthen capillaries reducing dark circles and puffiness under the eye. Rich in antioxidants to scavenge for free radicals and reverse damage caused to the skin, while working in synergy with vitamin C to intensify its benefits for the skin.
Australian native Lilly Pilly or Riberry is a medium sized coastal rainforest tree. Amino Acids provide multiple benefits and positive effects on skin improvement, increasing hydration and targeting premature ageing. Lilly Pilly provides potent antioxidant properties with improved skin life cycle, cell function and quality as it protects collagen-producing cells, reduces free radical damage from environmental aggressors, providing collagen and elastin support to improve flexibility and functionality of skin. Anti-ageing benefits include improving skin longevity in a healthy condition, promotes skin cell renewal and detoxifies dead cells which decline with age, stimulates collagen and elastin production to stall fine line and wrinkle formation maintaining skin structure and integrity, reduces melanin production and targets hyperpigmentation, and protects and defends the skin from UV exposure. Hydration is improved as moisture is retained from the surrounding environment, providing moisturisation and improving skin barrier damage. Anti-inflammatory activity reduces redness and calms inflammation as a response to exposure to external factors, prevents and reduces the progression of certain skin disorders such as rosacea, acne and allergies. Antimicrobial and anti-acne properties help combat acne bacteria together with potent antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial activity, and enhanced wound healing.
Macadamia is native to Australia and is a superfood for the skin as it provides powerful antioxidants, essential fatty acids, vitamins and other nutrients. This non-comedogenic oil is lightweight, absorbs easily into the skin and is non greasy making it suitable for all skin types including sensitive, oily and acne-prone skin as it will not clog your pores. Human sebum naturally contains a lipid called squalene to lubricate and protect our skin, however, this begins to decline as we age, and our skin becomes both rougher and drier. Macadamia is a rich source of squalene which is crucial for keeping skin hydrated and healthy. Macadamia oil also contains fatty acids such as Palmitoleic Acid which naturally occurs in the skin but declines as you age and Oleic Acid. These fatty acids both resemble human sebum and produce keratin which is a crucial protein for protecting the skin barrier to keep environmental aggressors at bay, while maintaining healthy and firm skin. Additionally, they nourish, target fine lines and wrinkles, provide anti-inflammatory properties, contain anti-microbial properties that are found naturally in youthful skin, moisturise, soften and regenerate skin cells. Squalene works in synergy with these fatty acids to provide antioxidant benefits and target the early signs of ageing helping prevent fine lines and premature wrinkles, reducing damage from environmental stressors and promoting healthy, dewy skin. Linoleic Acid helps to restore your skin’s barrier function and minimise water loss keeping your skin well hydrated and supple. It is especially ideal for dry skin as it moisturises, helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles and maintains suppleness for more youthful looking skin. Macadamia seed oil contains nutrients such as phytosterols which contain anti-inflammatory properties suited to sensitive skin, rashes and itchiness, and manganese which is an antioxidant and mineral essential for collagen production.
Manuka honey is produced in New Zealand by honey bees that feed on the manuka tree. What sets this apart from other forms of honey is its strong antibacterial characteristic due to a combination of both hydrogen peroxide and methylglyoxal (MGO) and is potent against a variety of bacteria. Manuka honey promotes and speeds up wound healing as it engages fibroblast cells to help heal wounds, while creating moist conditions and a protective barrier, making it ideal for treating a variety of wounds and burns. It provides anti-inflammatory properties are far superior to honey derived from other species of bees and effectively reduces redness and inflammation in skin conditions such as rosacea, acne and eczema to promote a smoother complexion. As it reduces inflammation in acne, it also decreases the redness and swelling associated with breakouts. Manuka honey provides antioxidant protection against damaging environments aggressors to combat the signs of ageing. Natural humectant characteristics help capture and retain moisture in your skin due to the sugar component to keep skin flexible, hydrated and healthy.
Marjoram Oil is similar to the skin’s natural oil making it an ideal replenishing and balancing ingredient. It encourages lipid production and regulates sebum production through its ability to penetrate deeply into the skin, resulting in lubrication, nourishment, repair to the skin’s surface, whilst soothing dryness, locking in moisture, calming the skin and hormone related breakouts. Marjoram deeply cleanses and purifies the skin and aids to rid pores of impurities and toxins to leave the complexion refreshed.
Moringa seed oil is derived from the Moringa plant found in the Himalayan mountains. This oil is praised as an all-round wonder oil due to its composition of omega fatty acids and antioxidants providing multiple benefits for your skin. Moringa Oil comprises of monounsaturated fatty acids, and in particular oleic acid. The benefits of oleic acid include cleansing properties, support for the skin barrier, sealing in hydration and protecting the skin from environmental damage, making it ideal for moisturisation and use on dry and sensitive skin. Anti-ageing benefits include plumping fine lines and helping to achieve a more youthful appearance. Moringa Oil is similar to the natural oil produced by our skin, which means it is able to help balance and nourish all skin types without leaving it greasy. It contains anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties to protect against bacteria on the surface of the skin and soothe inflammation and redness. Anti-inflammatory properties help to counteract breakouts, combat acne-prone skin, contribute to clearer skin and target skin issues such as pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles a result of ageing skin. Moringa contains a high volume of Vitamin E providing potent antioxidant and emollient properties to soften, soothe and heal the skin.
Australian native Mountain Pepperberry grows in abundance in woodlands and cool temperate rainforests throughout Tasmania and south-eastern Australia. This shrub with small purple berries is also known as Tasmanian Pepperberry. Mountain Pepperberry contains a variety of phyto-compounds that provide potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits to nourish, heal, protect and rejuvenate your skin. Boasting powerful antioxidant properties with 3 times more antioxidants than blueberries, this little super fruit provides protection against damaging free radicals and UV exposure, restores damage from over-exposure to pollution and the sun by regenerating skin cells, increases collagen production and elasticity, improves skin hydration, reduces dark circles under the eye, visibly reduces sunspots, hyperpigmention and blemishes for increased luminosity and a healthy, glowing and radiant complexion. Mountain Pepperberry is a potent anti-ageing active that reduces the potential of early ageing and the onset of fine lines and wrinkles. Anti-inflammatory benefits include reducing skin redness, calming inflammation and reviving a dull complexion, while anti-acne properties also reduce redness and clear pore blockages.
Olive leaf contains 8 powerhouse antioxidant phyto-compounds, making it a hero to protect against free radicals with the ability to outperform vitamin C. It contains an abundance of powerful antioxidants to protect your skin from the harsh effects of the weather and elements, environmental stressors and pollutants to repair and heal the skin. It can slow the signs of ageing such as the formation of fine lines and wrinkles, nourishes and purifies the skin, calms irritation, repairs damage to the skin, reduces redness, hydrates, stimulates the growth of new cells, improves collagen synthesis, and enhances circulation resulting in a detoxified, healthy, rejuvenated complexion with a youthful appearance. One of the most significant benefits of Olive Leaf is its ability to slow melanin production and stop your skin tissue from breaking down ensuring skin cells stays healthy for a longer period of time, particularly when it is exposed to UV radiation. Anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties provide many benefits for the skin including helping to combat acne, cleansing the pores, absorbing excess oil, calming irritation and reducing redness, clearing and drying out acne breakouts, and reducing acne-causing bacteria.
Citrus fruits are known to provide high levels of vitamin C that help protect and heal skin, making oranges one of the best vitamin C foods around. Orange oil, like other citrus oils, comes from the peel of the fruit and research shows that orange peel contains even higher levels of vitamin C than the fruit itself. This means orange essential oil is also very beneficial for fighting the signs of ageing like wrinkles and dark spots since its high vitamin C content means it can help to promote the production of collagen promoting a brighter complexion.
The main benefits of pea extract are to correct and rejuvenate your skin through a unique composition and abundance of positively charged peptides that visibly reduce inflammation, dark spots and hyperpigmentation. Pea extract decreases melanin production in the skin, visibly reduces red spots, dark spots and hyperpigmentation for a flawless and more uniform looking complexion that is lighter, brighter, more luminous with an even and harmonised skin tone. A younger looking complexion is achieved as pea extract reduces skin imperfections from photo-damage, inflammation, ageing and vascular conditions. The skin around the eyes appears more youthful with the reduction of red and dark skin surface spots. When pea extract is applied topically the skin is more even, with lighter and less noticeable blemishes, smooth and even texture for healthier, flawless looking skin.
Australian grown pineapple is a natural exfoliator that leaves the complexion looking healthier and more rejuvenated. Pineapple contains bromelain, a powerful enzyme, that gently exfoliates the skin by breaking down and sweeping away dead skin cells and reducing the appearance of blackheads. Bromelain also has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties that target blemishes and spots to reduce redness and swelling. Pineapple also contains ascorbic acid, which together with the bromelain helps to reduce scars, hyperpigmentation, and even out skin tone. Vitamins C and E are two powerful antioxidants present in pineapple, together they brighten and even out the skin tone, whilst preventing and protecting the skin from damage caused by environmental aggressors. Additionally, Vitamin C reduces the look of fine lines and wrinkles leaving the skin looking smooth.
Pomegranate seed oil offers regenerative, antioxidant, anti-ageing and anti-inflammatory properties resulting in firm, smooth and glowing skin. Pomegranate is bursting with powerful antioxidants including polyphenols and vitamins A and C, together with tannins, ellagitannins, and anthocyanins which is the plant pigment that gives the very deep scarlet colour they are renowned for and provides amazing antioxidant properties. It is these antioxidants that work to protect against UV rays and fight free radicals to decrease inflammation in the skin, fading the appearance of hyperpigmentation, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles through increased cell regeneration and improving circulation to brighten the skin. Unique to pomegranate is an omega 5 fatty acid called punicic acid which works in synergy with vitamin C and phytosterols to improve elasticity through collagen production, encourage cell regeneration and even skin tone for softer, smoother skin. Increased cell turnover increases the barrier function to defend against the effects of UV damage, radiation, water loss and bacteria. Anti-inflammatory properties are present due to the high concentration of a number of omega 6 fatty acids including oleic acid, linoleic acid and palmitic acid that work to reduce redness, dry and flaky skin and helping your skin recover from sun damage. Linoleic acid provides additional benefits including moisture retention, while palmitic acid works as an emollient to moisturise, soften and smooth the skin. Pomegranate seed oil has the ability to deeply penetrate the skin to deliver intense hydration for dry skin and soothing dry, irritated and cracked skin. Pomegranate contains antimicrobial properties from its vitamin C content which helps fight bacteria in your skin and targets acne breakouts.
The desert Quandong is a unique Australian native fruit found throughout the deserts, and semi arid areas of Southern Australia. Indigenous communities have used this fruit for centuries and it is often referred to by its Aboriginal name Goorti or Native Peach. Potent antioxidant properties help to substantially protect your skin from damaging UV and environmental factors, provides protection against UVA radiation for a long duration, protects new skin cell growth, works as a potent skin whitening active decreasing hyperpigmentation, lightness and redness in the skin, and works synergistically with vitamin C intensifying its antioxidant power resulting in a glowing and luminous complexion. Anti-ageing activity helps promote regeneration of skin cells, improving collagen and elastin production to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, strengthens capillaries reducing dark circles and puffiness under the eye, stimulates the formation of a barrier against environmental damage protecting your skin from the early signs of ageing. Improves skin hydration to moisturise and add a feeling of smoothness to your skin. Anti-inflammatory properties calm and reduce redness, prevents skin irritation, anti-acne activity further contributes to reducing redness and clearing blocked pores, while anti-microbial activity aids wound healing.
Rosa Damascena is a Bulgarian rose oil and is highly regarded as the “best” quality rose oil. Perfect soil and climate conditions in Bulgaria and Turkey ensure this oil is continually of a supreme quality. Rosa damascene oil is often referred to as “liquid gold” or the “queen of all oils” due to its suitability for all skin types including sensitive skin and to maintain beautiful, radiant skin. Rose oil contains important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that are both vital for your skin and deliver many benefits. Essential nutrients and antioxidants help combat the signs of ageing and dry skin by visibly refining your skin’s texture. The antioxidants present in rose oil penetrate deep into the dermis layer of the skin, making it especially beneficial for mature skin. Vitamin A is found in high concentrations in rose oil and helps to increase skin cell turnover rates that tend to decline as we age, this helps to prevent fine lines and wrinkles. Rose oil is a suitable treatment for acne-prone skin due to its powerful antibacterial properties to target acne-causing bacteria, strong anti-inflammatory properties to help calm redness, inflammation and irritation, and astringent properties to minimise pores, maintaining hydration to reduce the overproduction of sebum rather than drying your skin out. Antiseptic properties help to relieve skin issues such as acne, redness and irritation.
Rose Hip Oil is pressed from the fruit and seed of the rose plant, unlike rose oil which is extracted from rose petals. Rose Hip oil is rich in skin-nourishing vitamins and essential fatty acids, together with phenols providing an abundance of benefits for your skin. Rose Hip contains a wealth of essential fatty acids including linoleic and linolenic acid that help to keep cells walls strong to minimise water loss and keep your skin hydrated to keep it soft and supple, and is particularly suited to dry, itchy skin. Rose Hip oil is a dry, non-greasy oil that is great moisturiser for all skin types, further helping to lock in your skin’s natural hydration and topically applied oils. It is easily absorbed into the skin helping to transport its antioxidants deep into your skin’s layers. Rose Hip contains high levels of antioxidants such as vitamin A, or retinol, and vitamin C which work in synergy with essential fatty acids encouraging skin cell turnover and regeneration, and the reduction of fine lines and scars, resulting in glowing, vibrant skin and boosting overall radiance. Cells remain strong and healthy to act as a barrier keeping bacteria on the skin at bay, preventing outbreaks and infections. These powerful antioxidants also boost collagen production which is essential for skin elasticity and firmness. Vitamin A is made up of many nutritional compounds, including retinoids, which are renowned for their ability to reduce hyperpigmentation and visible signs of ageing. Lycopene and beta carotene are also present and further assist in lightening the skin. Vitamins A and C, together with vitamin E provide powerful antioxidant protection against UV exposure and combat visible sun damage. Rose Hip ich in polyphenols and anthocyanin which help to reduce inflammation with vitamin E. They further help to calm irritation caused by rosacea and various skin conditions.
The exotic Australian grown Rosella Flower is a member of the hibiscus family and native to eastern parts of New South Wales and Queensland. It quickly absorbs into your skin to replenish lost moisture without leaving a greasy residue and can even help the absorption of other oil-soluble ingredients. Rosella Flower oil is a premium anti-ageing ingredient as it contains a high concentration of antioxidants, vitamins and essential fatty acids to help restore and invigorate the skin. This flower is particularly rich in Oleic Acid which is ideal for dry, ageing skin due to its ability to lock in intense moisture and prevent it from evaporation and replenishing oil to prevent dryness. Oleic Acid contains antioxidant compounds that protect your skin’s barrier and fight free radical damage caused by environmental aggressors including UV radiation, and anti-inflammatory activity helps to calm and balance skin that is inflamed with conditions like rosacea, eczema and psoriasis, and stimulates wound healing to repair damaged skin. These benefits combine to keep fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin at bay. Linoleic Acid is commonly known as Omega 6 and is not produced by our bodies, however, it plays an important role in achieving healthy skin as it promotes functional cell activity. Rosella targets skin concerns such as wrinkles, dry skin and acne as it contains alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) to gently exfoliate, encouraging the removal of dead skin cells and rejuvenating for a more youthful appearance.
Rosemary leaf provides high potency antioxidant properties equal to Goji berries, which reinforce blood capillaries, speeding up wound healing and improving circulation to give you glowing skin. The antioxidants in rosemary further protect your skin from sun and free radical damage, tightens loose or sagging skin to help it look both firmer and more youthful, and stimulates cell growth to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties make this ingredient suitable for use on acne-prone skin as it reduces inflammation and fights bacteria that causes acne breakouts. Rosmarinic acid is the main component and provides a powerfully calming effect on your skin and aids in treating acne, skin conditions and allergies. Anti-inflammatory properties help soothe your skin.
Safflower seed oil is a non-comedogenic oil that does not clog your pores. Anti-inflammatory properties help treat acne and inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema. Safflower naturally moisturises your skin, hydrates and smooths out some uneven spots. Linoleic acid, an omega-6 fatty acid, helps combat acne, promote wound healing, maintains the integrity of the outer layer of your skin, and prevents flaking.
Australian grown in the desert terrain across Australia. Sandalwood Kernel Oil is derived from the seed kernel of the Sandalwood tree providing very different properties and benefits to the wood oil and is a light, non-greasy oil. It is a rich source of a rare fatty acid called ximenynic acid which contributes to numerous bioactivities. Ximenynic acid is revered as one of the most potent anti-inflammatories in nature, and further encourages vasodilatation together with exceptional nourishing emollient properties to protect and soften skin. Potent anti-inflammatory properties soothe your skin and calm inflammation, while blood flow is stimulated transporting oxygen and nutrients to your skin resulting in an overall healthier look. Another fatty acid called oleic acid provides further anti-inflammatory and regenerative properties, improving elasticity and firmness. Ideal for stressed, irritated and sensitive skin. Sandalwood Kernel oil further contributes to reducing skin oiliness by suppressing sebum production.
Australian grown in the desert terrain across Australia. Sandalwood wood oil is derived from the wood (heartwood) of the Sandalwood tree providing a sweet, soft and woody aroma and calming properties. Sandalwood oil provides multiple benefits for bright, healthy skin. The oil works to heal skin gently and is ideal for sensitive areas. Sandalwood wood oil contains active compounds that work gently as an anti-inflammatory to effectively reduce inflammation. Gentle antiseptic properties aid in protecting your skin from future infection. Emollient properties provide powerful hydrating effects for your skin, especially dry skin, as it penetrates deeply to deliver intense moisture and replenish the epidermis. Skin is rejuvenated as sandalwood oil is an astringent that tones and tightens the appearance of wrinkles. Calming compounds provide aromatherapy benefits, but more importantly the ability to renew the complexion by soothing the epidermis and evening out the skin tone when it is affected by rosacea, hyperpigmentation and skin conditions resulting in a brighter complexion. Skin-friendly cleansing properties naturally cleanse your skin making it flawless.
Sea Buckthorn Seed Oil is a powerhouse of vitamins, nutrients and phytonutrients to nourish and nurture your skin. The extremely high vitamin C content provides an abundance of benefits for your skin including brightening skin spots and pigmentation, boosting collagen production resulting in firmer skin that glows. Fatty acids such as omega 3, 6 and 9 provide many benefits, and sea buckthorn is the only plant on earth that contains the added benefit of omega 7. These fatty acids provide anti-inflammatory properties for your skin. Omega 7 further helps prevent premature ageing in damaged skin that has been exposed to environmental aggressors such as sun, pollution and chemicals. It helps keep skin looking young and strong, reducing the onset of wrinkles by encouraging the generation of new skin cells and promoting collagen and elastin synthesis. An abundance of minerals and potent antioxidants including high levels of vitamins A and E also provide many anti-ageing benefits. Sea Buckthorn slows down the signs of ageing as it provides healing benefits, skin hydration, collagen production to help plump your skin, smoothing fine lines and wrinkles. Sea Buckthorn is ideal for acne prone skin as it stops the oil glands from producing excess sebum, this decreases the prevalence of future breakouts, while helping to fade scars and heal blemishes resulting in a smooth skin texture. Sea buckthorn contributes to transforming and enhancing the overall health of your skin.
Australian grown Sea Fennel is originally native to maritime rocks, piers and sandy beaches along the Mediterranean, Black Sea and European Atlantic coasts and is also known as Rock Samphire. This impressive edible plant is packed with benefits from 7 phyto-actives to help your skin combat the signs of ageing. It is rich in potent antioxidants including vitamins A, C and E. These antioxidants work in harmony to protect your skin from environmental aggressors, provides long lasting protection against UVA radiation, boosts collagen production, speeds up cell turnover, stimulates faster regeneration of the protective barrier function, and reduces fine lines to improve radiance, and rejuvenate your complexion for a youthful glow. Anti-inflammatory properties help soothe and calm irritation and redness, anti-acne activity helps combat acne breakouts and helps facilitate wound healing.
Shea Butter is derived from the nuts of the shea tree. This wonderful ingredient provides superior moisturising properties as it works as a skin-conditioning agent. It forms a protective barrier on the surface of your skin, helping to retain and reduce the loss of moisture keeping your skin hydrated. Vitamins A and E help to soothe irritated or sensitive skin, making it beneficial for minimising the appearance of scars. These powerful vitamins help promote cell regeneration which helps to reduce the appearance of fine and wrinkles, promoting a more youthful appearance. Antioxidant properties help neutralise free radical damage from UV exposure, and boost collagen production to give skin its plump look. Shea Butter penetrates the skin quickly, working effectively to ease inflammation such as rosacea and other skin conditions.
Silky Oil Grass is native to Australia and belongs to the same family as lemongrass. It is commonly known as Native Lemongrass or Australian Lemon Scented Grass and has a place in traditional Aboriginal medicine. Potent antioxidant and radical scavenging attributes protect and defend against free radical damage and counteract sun radiation damage. Anti-ageing activity maintains skin integrity, vitality and youthfulness by inhibiting tissue degeneration, stimulating collagen and elastin production, promoting skin cell renewal and preventing the onset of fine lines and wrinkles. Strong anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties dramatically inhibit inflammation and redness and prevents the progression of certain skin diseases. Potent antimicrobial and antifungal activity inhibits and kills bacteria on the skin and prevents it from spreading, while clearing pore blockages making it an effective cleanser for acne-prone skin. Silky Oil Grass enhances healing for chronic wounds and burns, as skin lightening effects suppress melanin production.
Snake Vine is native to sand dunes on the coastal regions of eastern Australia. It is an effective skin lightening agent that inhibits melanin production. Snake vine rejuvenates and minimises ageing around the eyes as it exerts anti-wrinkle and crow’s feet activity by decreasing dryness, protecting your skin from sun damage, reducing dark circles and puffiness, and improving lymphatic drainage to maintain vitality. Provides potent antioxidant properties to defend and protect against the signs of ageing by targeting free radical damage, decreasing dryness, brightening your skin, reducing wrinkles and thickening of the skin by slowing collagen breakdown, promoting elastin production, increasing hyaluronic acid production to improve hydration, retain moisture and improve wrinkle depth to promote a more youthful appearance.
Sodium Hyaluronate is the salt form of hyaluronic acid. It is a stable water-soluble salt with the ability to hold 1000 times its weight in water as it is a humectant that draws in and holds onto moisture from the surrounding environment helping to fortify your skin’s natural lipid barrier. A protected lipid barrier allows your skin to better defend itself against free radical damage from the environment. Your skin appears Both hyaluronic acid and sodium hyaluronate are referred to as “hyaluronic acid” and provide anti-ageing benefits and allows skin to feel more hydrated and look plump. However, there are some differences between these two counterparts. The key difference is the much smaller molecular size of sodium hyaluronate which allows it to penetrate your skin easier and deeper than hyaluronic acid to better absorb and retain moisture. The result is skin that looks and feels firmer and tighter promoting a smooth texture and youthful complexion that is plumper, visibly reducing fine lines and wrinkles, while your intensely moisturised skin helps to keep further wrinkles at bay. Sodium Hyaluronate is non-comedogenic, meaning it will not clog your pores making it suitable for acne-prone skin, in addition to gently providing significant hydration and moisturisation benefits without irritating sensitive skin. When skin is dry it may overproduce oil to rectify the dryness resulting in more acne breakouts, however Sodium Hyaluronate moisturises the skin to help prevent breakouts and irritation ensuring your skin remains hydrated.
Snowflower is native to the east coast of Australia and is admired for its antimicrobial and skin healing properties. Anti-inflammatory activity improves a variety of inflammatory skin disorders by reducing inflammation and redness, helping your skin recover from over exposure to the sun, preventing and slowing down the progression of certain skin disorders such as rosacea, acne, allergies, dermatitis and eczema. Potent antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial activity combine to provide antimicrobial action to inhibit and kill bacteria growth, while accelerated regeneration of the skin promotes enhanced wound healing. Anti-ageing benefits include skin cell renewal and detoxification, stimulating collagen and elastin production to maintain skin structure and integrity to delay the formation of fine lines and wrinkles, protecting against heat shocked skin damage and decreasing coloured pigmentation for an even skin colour. Potent antioxidant properties, one of which is more effective than vitamin C and E together, provides protection and creates a barrier against environmental and sun damage, increases hydration to plump up skin, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles resulting in a luminous glow, intensifies and works synergistically with vitamin C for more supple skin, with increased elasticity, reduced visibility of sun spots, reduction in dark circles under the eye and reduced skin redness.
Sunflower Seed Oil is a great source of vitamins, rich in nutrients and antioxidants, and is gentle, calming, soothing and effective for combatting skincare issues like acne, inflammation, redness and general irritation of the skin. Sunflower oil is an emollient like your skin’s natural sebum, adding hydration, smoothing and balancing your skin’s natural oils. Moisturising properties help your skin to retain water. Bursting with the protective antioxidant properties of Vitamin E that provide a barrier to protect your skin from environmental stressors to help your skin remain clean and free from dirt and toxins. Vitamin E works in synergy with vitamins A, C, K and D to prevent the early signs of ageing by minimising the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, fighting free radicals and preventing future damage. This oil does not clog your pores, but instead helps to decongest pores by clearing them of dead skin cells resulting in a refreshed and revitalised appearance that glows. Sunflower oil improves the surface of your skin as it helps to even out the skin tone and improves the texture as it temporarily shrinks the appearance of pores. Soothing properties help to calm irritated skin and ease temporary redness in sensitive or dry skin and gently moisturising and protecting all skin types. Overall, SunflowerSseed oil is suitable for use on dry, sensitive, combination, oily and mature skin types.
Almonds are the seeds of the Prunus Dulcis tree, pressing or grinding these seeds extracts the almond oil. Sweet Almond oil contains nutrients such as vitamins, fatty acids and minerals which provide many benefits for your skin. Vitamin A contains retinol which encourages the production of new skin cells to target the signs of ageing and reduce the appearance of acne, while smoothing fine lines. The antioxidant properties in vitamin E prevent and protect your skin from environmental stressors such as UV exposure and reducing the damage it causes. Vitamin E further contributes to reducing the appearance of scars and helping smooth the skin. Omega-3 fatty acids target the early signs of ageing and protect against sun damage, in addition to dissolving excess oil on the skin to prevent and improve acne breakouts. Anti-inflammatory properties help to ease swelling of the skin. Emollient properties assist in improving your complexion and skin tone, in addition to treating dry skin and skin conditions.
Tocopherol is the name given to 8 different types of Vitamin E which can be found naturally in your skin. Tocopherols act in the same manner as counterpart antioxidants vitamin C and ferulic acid by forming a shield to protect your skin from free radical damage. Incorporating antioxidants such as vitamin E in your skincare helps to repair damage caused by UV exposure and pollution, such as breaking down your skin’s collagen, hyperpigmentation and other signs of ageing, and prevent it from happening in the future. Soothing properties help to smooth your skin and calm irritation from pollution and sun damage, and healing of damaged skin such as burns, wounds and irritation is accelerated. When vitamin E is applied with vitamin C under sunscreen it can provide more substantial protection than sunscreen alone. Vitamin E improves blood circulation improving the firmness and structure of your skin. It is rich in antioxidants which help prevent the signs of ageing and wrinkles, while promoting cell turnover and regeneration bringing new cells to the surface faster. Sebum oxidation is discouraged to prevent blackheads which form as a result of the hardened and blocked oil in your pores turning dark. Moisturising and healing properties help to increase the moisture content of your skin and strengthen your skin barrier function, while natural anti-inflammatory benefits soothe and help calm your skin. Vitamin E combats dry skin and keeps it moist as it provides long-lasting moisture retention and hydration for your skin.
Wakame is extracted from wild grown Undaria Pinnatifida seaweed which grows in the pristine waters of Tasmania, Australia and Patagonia, South America. Wakame contains fucoidan which protects seaweed from environmental stresses and contagions. These protective benefits are captured in this extract and help maintain a youthful appearance. Wakame provides an unequalled and powerful combination of anti-ageing, protecting and soothing properties for your skin naturally. Potent antioxidant and anti-ageing benefits include reducing the appearance of wrinkles, increasing skin elasticity and the overall appearance of your skin, stimulating collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid resulting in increased skin elasticity and a firmer, smoother appearance, and protecting against free radical damage from UV and environmental exposure. Protection properties assist in boosting your skin’s defence against free radical damage and reducing redness after UV exposure. Further soothing properties help to increase moisture retention following UV exposure to keep your skin hydrated and revitalised, repairing and restoring your skin after UV damage, and soothing irritated and inflamed skin. Your skin’s appearance will be plump, brighter and shinier.
Wattle Seed is an Australian native that is wild harvested from the continent’s pristine arid regions. These seeds were traditionally eaten by Australian Indigenous people and is regarded as a ‘hero’ of Australian Bush Food due to its high nutritional content. Similarly it increasingly popular for topical products due to its essential fatty acid profile that delivers powerful skin nourishing, skin regenerating, wound healing and acne support for healthy skin. Rich in Oleic Acid it is ideal for dry, ageing skin due to its ability to lock in intense moisture and prevent it from evaporating, and replenishing decreasing oil to prevent dryness. Oleic Acid contains antioxidant compounds that protect your skin’s barrier and fight free radical damage caused by environmental aggressors including UV radiation, anti-inflammatory activity helps to calm and balance skin that is inflamed with conditions like rosacea, eczema and psoriasis, and stimulates wound healing to repair damaged skin. These benefits combine to keep fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin at bay. The high Linoleic Acid content is ideal for treating acne as it does not clog your pores, irritated skin and inflammation.
White Cypress is a native pine tree that is found throughout most of the southern half of Australia. Providing outstanding antioxidant activity to scavenge for free radicals, protect and repair damage from environmental aggressors, and in provides vital protection from skin ageing due to damaging UV exposure. Anti-ageing activity stimulates collagen production to maintain skin suppleness, reducing fine lines and wrinkles and increasing skin elasticity for a firm, youthful complexion. Humectant properties draw in moisture from the surrounding air increasing hydration in the skin. Anti-inflammatory activity targets acne and suppresses inflammation, reducing skin redness and helping to reduce sebum secretion. White Cypress counteracts hyperpigmentation by visibly lightening the skin and improving pigmentation resulting from sun exposure and hormonal abnormalities. Improves the appearance of the skin around your eyes by strengthening the capillaries and stimulating the blood supply, reducing dark circles, puffiness, fine lines and wrinkles.
Ylang Ylang provides powerful healing properties and boosting your skin enhancing it’s natural glow. Potent anti-bacterial properties provide effective skin cleansing and antiseptic benefits, purifying and helping combat breakouts and infections, protecting against future infections and providing a powerhouse of healing benefits while boosting regeneration on the surface of your skin. Oily and dry skin benefit from balancing properties that regulate sebum production to ensure the right amount of oil is produced, and your complexion has optimum moisture. Powerful anti-ageing properties delay the signs of ageing as they netralise free radical damage as a result of exposure to environmental stressors.
Australian grown Yuzu Fruit is a potent antioxidant that promotes skin rejuvenation, encouraging a radiant and youthful complexion. Yuzu is an aromatic citrus fruit that appears to be like a small grapefruit. Its inclusion in the citrus family means it has high levels of vitamin C to provide anti-ageing benefits that provide brightening, toning, collagen stimulation and the delivery of powerful antioxidants for healthy skin. Yuzu contains several potent antioxidants that include vitamin C, carotenoids and flavonoids that neutralise harmful free radicals causing damage to cells and oxidative stress from exposure to environmental aggressors. Vitamin C works in two ways, firstly as an antioxidant, and secondly it helps regenerate other antioxidants in your body such as vitamin E to provide further benefits to your skin. Limonene is a flavour compound found in the Yuzu peel and provides further antioxidant benefits including the reducing inflammation. Yuzu provides anti-ageing capabilities such as protecting against photo ageing, forming a barrier to protect against environmental damage and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Further benefits include inhibiting melanin production that cause skin pigmentation and promotes skin whitening for a more even skin colour. Anti-inflammatory activity reduces skin redness and inflammation and anti-microbial properties combat acne inflammation, while helping to heal wounds.
Please note that as our suppliers are working with nature, the compounds and benefits outlined in our ingredient glossary are a guide of the species plant profile, and as an aspect of nature may fluctuate from batch to batch. Each species is exposed to differing weather and environmental conditions which can alter the plant profile from harvest to harvest.