About Our Ingredients

 

 

Almond Oil 

A highly penetrating oil highly recommended as a base for supporting skin with eczema and dermatitis. It is a great moisturizer suitable for all skin types and helps relieve irritation, inflammation and itchy skin. 

Blackberry Seed Oil

A beautiful green oil due to its chlorophyll content, Blackberry seed oil is especially helpful for skin repair from everyday skin damage occurring from wind, cold, sun, and the ever present air pollution common in urban areas. The oil also contains high amounts of Vitamin E, and carotenoids, all of which have a protective effect on skin.

However what makes Blackberry seed oil the most interesting is that it contains a very high content of phytosterols. Phytosterols repair skin and the body can use them as a plant form of cholesterol to repair and make cell membranes. Phytosterols can promote cell regeneration and accelerate collagen production by facilitating the metabolism of skin cells.

Jojoba Seed Oil

This amazing oil is one of our favourites. It has a chemical structure similar to sebum, thus it is very similar to a substance skin naturally produces, and is therefore well absorbed, regenerating and protective. It is softening, hydrating and mild, well absorbed by all skin and many people use it as a pure, all purpose lubricant. 

Sunflower Seed Oil

Healing to skin, sunflower seed oil preserves skin barrier function and improves hydration. Like macadamia and jojoba oils, this oil is similar to skin sebum and quickly absorbed by skin. 

Borage Seed Oil

With a rare, high content of the essential fatty acid Gamma-linoleic acid or GLA, Borage seed oil is a wonderful oil with anti-inflammatory effects.

Black Cumin Seed Oil

Found in the tomb of Tutankhamun, and used in Arabia for thousands of years (Cleopatra was said to be a fan) this oil is known for healing and restoring vibrancy to the skin, Black Cumin seed is beneficial for inflammation, with a long history of use for Eczema and Psoriasis. Black Cumin Seed Oil has attracted research for its content of the molecule thymoquinone, a potent anti-cancer compound.

Apricot Kernel Seed Oil

This lighter oil for sensitive skins is soothing, anti-inflammatory and supportive of aging skin. High in oleic and linoleic acids, this oil is readily absorbed and helps with skins showing fine lines

Cucumber Seed Oil

Cucumber Seed Oil balances,  moisturizes, and encourages skin cell regeneration. It is absorbed rapidly, and is rich in phytosterols, tocopherols, tocotrienols, and fatty acids all of which are extraordinarily beneficial to skin. This oil will stimulates new cell growth, and provide anti-inflammatory support to dry, dehydrated, damaged, and irritated skin. 

Fireweed Hydrosol & Flower Extract

Our Fireweed hydrosol is produced from sustainably harvest pristine wild stands of Fireweed on Vancouver Island. Fireweed is an excellent herb for acne prone skins, and the hydrosol provides a slightly acidic toner than supports the healing process from acne with an astringent and toning effect. 

Geranium Hydrosol & Leaf Extract

Our Geranium hydrosol comes from a biodynamic farm in Washington State. Pelargonium capitatum is considered an adaptogen; it helps our bodies and our skin adapt to stress. This can be emotional, or hormonal. This hydrosol  is helpful for skins with redness conditions, as well as for skin undergoing hormonal change needing support to find balance. 

Hemp Seed Oil

Fresh, cold pressed, organic and Canadian for a complete balance of Omega 3-6-9. Hemp seed reduces redness and assists in balancing skin’s oil production.

Neem Seed Oil

Neem has been used thousands of years of India, where Neem trees are affectionately known as the "Village Pharmacy." A rather strong oil, Neem oil used judiciously relieves swelling and redness, and heals skin. It is anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-viral.

Pumpkin Seed Oil

Abundant in antioxidants and Vitamin E, fatty acids and zinc, this oil possesses powerful anti-ageing benefits. Useful for improving skin tone, assisting skin renewal and even for combatting acne. 

Prickly Pear Seed Oil

Prickly Pear oil is one of the most effective skin nourishing oils. Loaded with Vitamin E and essential fatty acids, this oil is rapidly absorbed, and highly moisturizing. It softens skin, is thought to lighten skin tone, and improves elasticity. 

Seabuckthorn Berry Oil

A precious highly prized oil with over 5000 years of use. Loaded with anti-oxidants, carotenoids as well as Vitamins C and E, this oil is a powerful healer is a potent source of Vitamin A which acts to regenerate skin.

Tamanu Oil

This oil has exceptional healing properties. It is anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and antiseptic and is very regenerating. 

Cistus Essential Oil

Produced in hot sunny areas of the world, this oil is used for astringent and tightening qualities. With this considerable astringent activity, this essential oil is a powerful botanical support support for aging skin. Cistus is especially recommended for existing or immanent wrinkles around the eyes. 

Coffee Bean CO2

Lauded for its ability to soften skin while reducing puffiness, this CO2 an excellent support for mature skin and the skin of the eyes. 

Helichrysum Essential Oil

Also known as Immortelle, helichrysum is beneficial for preventing signs of aging. The common name Immortelle refers to this oil's rejuvenating effect and ability to improve the vitality and appearance of skin.

Evening Primrose CO2

Evening Primrose with its high linolenic and gamma linolenic acid (GLA) content is an excellent ingredient for dry and aging skin, it soothes inflamed skin conditions and is an excellent support for aging skin. 

Green Myrtle Essential Oil

This essential oil is especially indicated for immanent and existing wrinkles around the eyes. Considered a tonic, this marvelous oil is indicated for maintaining the elasticity of the skin, and to support the integrity of cell membranes. 

Rosa Damascena Absolute

Uplifting and tonifying, this oil helps to stabilize the nervous system and is most used for emotional support and stablizing the nervous system. 

Wild Carrot Seed Essential Oil

This earthy essential oil with a dry, sweet-woody aroma is a moisturizing skin rejuvenator, tightening and nourishing skin. It is helpful to all skin conditions and supportive of aging skin.

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Thought to possess aphrodisiac properties, the heavily sweet, tranquilizing aroma of this flower is regarded as a fortifier of the nervous system with a sedative, relaxing quality. 

Arnica Flower Extract

A number of botanical actives which account for the anti-bruising effect of this herb when used topically are caffeine derivatives. These combat puffiness as caffeine has a constrictive effect on blood vessels. We source organic Arnica and produce our Arnica Flower Extract in house. 

Calendula Flower Extract

This wonderful herb is anti inflammatory and healing to all types of damaged skin. It is a powerful vulnerary, healing skin by promoting cell repair. A traiditional remedy with centuries of use, it is gentle enough to be used on babies' skin. We support local biodynamic farmers to source our herb and produce our Calendula extract in-house. 

Comfrey Leaf and Root Extracts

Another common garden herb with many centuries of traditional use, comfrey is valued for activating the healing of damaged tissue. Completely safe used topically, Comfrey Leaf and Root will promote rapid healing of damaged skin. We support local biodynamic farmers to source our herb and produce our Comfrey extracts in-house. 

Usnea Lichen Extract

Usnea is effective against gram positive and gram negative bacteria and it anti-fungal as well, and is highly supportive to skin that requires healing from acne. Our Usnea Lichen Extract is made in house from sustainably harvested wild Usnea here on Vancouver Island. 

Rosemary Oil Extract and Non-GMO Vitamin E

These two anti-oxidants are natural and organic preservation agents for oils that work by reducing the rate of oxidation in oils that oxidize quickly.