Acai Berry Extract is an antioxidant powerhouse! Also high in Vitamins C, E, and Amino Fatty Acids. Wonderful for its anti-aging properties and also for increasing skin's youthful glow.
Argan Oil has strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which can aid in improving certain skin conditions. Long used to protect skin against sun damage.
Aspen Bark Extract is a key part of Seed and Petal's unique and all-natural preservative system, an alternative to parabens and ureas, commonly used chemicals that have been linked with skin irritation and dermatitis. Aspen Bark Extract is also known for its skin conditioning properties.
Elderberry Extract's anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and antiviral properties make it a great acne-fighter, and it also is a treasure trove of antioxidants, specifically flavonoids and anthocyanins (the compounds that give the berries their distinct dark color). Elderberry is also rich in vitamin A, which can help fade age spots, and Vitamins C and E, both skin-care powerhouses in their own right.
Goji Berry Extract acts to boost the skin's collagen production, and also protects the skin from oxidative stress, while maintaining elasticity. It helps the skin to stay supple, smooth, and firm. This wonderful ingredient also works to help provide protection from the sun, is also very effective in treatments for skin inflammation or irritation, and is a key ingredient in anti-aging and wrinkle reduction regimens.
Hibiscus plays a major role in botanical skincare because of its high levels of alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) which help control oily skin and clogged pores, its antioxidants (“anthocyanocides”) that help with environmental stressors and sensitive skin, and also its high mucilage content, which makes it a great skin moisturizer. A great ingredient for anti-aging and suppleness, plus a wonderful scent!
Jojoba oil is a fantastic moisturizer, since its structure is very similar to the skin's sebum. It's known to have anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, and anti-fungal properties. It is non-greasy, and does not clog pores, yes helps provide a skin protection barrier, while penetrating nicely.
Lavender hydrosol is used in products formulated to soothe and calm skin, and for nighttime applications. It has anti-bacterial qualities. It is a wonderful and natural alternative toning ingredient to chemical parabens, while assisting with hydration.
Prickly Pear Cactus fruit extract and oil are known for their hydrating and antibacterial properties, which help heal damaged or acne-prone skin, calming it and restoring balance to its protective barrier. Prickly Pear is also exceptionally useful as an anti-aging ingredient, being loaded with antioxidants, omega fatty acids, and Vitamins E, K, and Linoleic Acid, which helps repair UV damage.
With astonishing antioxidant qualities due to its very high amount of Vitamin C, Sea Buckthorn extract and oil are included in formulations meant to repair and maintain healthy skin, as well as to provide wonderful hydrating properties, helping to give the appearance of a radiant, glowing complexion.
Shea butter is technically a tree nut product. But unlike most tree nut products, it’s very low in the proteins that can trigger allergies. A fantastic moisturizer, along with its high levels of linoleic acid and oleic acid, mean that it will not make skin look or feel oily. A great partner in formulations helping reduce fine lines and wrinkles, by boosting collagen production.
Sunflower oil is used in many skincare formulations, and for good reason! It is high in Vitamins A, B, D, and E, and also contains lecithin. Linoleic acid, the predominate fatty acid in Sunflower seed oil, has been shown to exert positive effects on the skin barrier, maintaining and repairing it if dry or damaged, or for conditions such as eczema or acne.