neem – famously known amongst our Indian friends and ayurvedic cousins; this therapeutic plant has been used for thousands of years on blemishes/breakouts and other skin conditions.
purifying and antibacterial properties
contains natural salicylic acid to help reduce breakouts
also known as bentonite clay.
detoxifying congested skin
gentle exfoliating action
unclogging and sebum control
pumpkin & papaya enzymes
popularly used during halloween or in a pumpkin pie recipe, which you should totally try by the way; both of these funky fruit enzymes have got deep heritage in skincare benefits dating back hundreds of years.
the enzymes have exfoliating properties and work by gently removing dead skin cells without aggravating irritated skin.
this makes it a great non-abrasive alternative for those wanting to avoid physical scrubs
just like a good perfume, when it comes to spices a little bit goes a long way; just a drop of clove oil has beneficial properties… in fact clove essential oil has been used for hundreds of years and it has been used for its clarifying properties in skincare
ahhh…where to start? this ayurvedic golden spice has a long therapeutic history, and more recently has gained a huge popularity as a superfood ingredient in food, smoothies, lattes beauty, and well…in everything really! a sprinkle of this wonderous root is rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatories; also will help to promote a glowing skin.
nothing says “I love you” like red roses; before you give them away on valentine’s day, think it can be your skin’s valentine too; rose water helps hydrate or condition, revitalize and moisturize or clean the skin giving it with that refreshed look; it is a great cleanser and aids in removing oil and dirt accumulated in clogged pores.
yes, we saw some eye rolls there! we know it is one of the oldest things that our mom or grandma keeps in cupboard; it may not be witchcraft, but witch hazel is pretty darn magical! witch hazel’s astringent properties are cleansing to the skin, while helping minimizing the size of skin pores.
we know this one is not so good looking but willow bark is one of the most amazing skin care ingredients on earth; don’t believe us? google it! this anti-oxidant botanical, rich in natural salicylates can help in balancing sebum production and helping to unclog pores.
don’t get confused, yes we are talking about bilberries and not blueberries! blueberries and bilberries are more like cousins on the family tree, they are often confused like identical twins; also identified as super dad of berries, they are known for their antioxidant properties which may help promote skin renewal and radiance while helping to condition and promote a clear skin.