Plant Explanations and Benefits S – Z

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Safflower Oil – This oil is very moisturizing and high in oleic acids which help firm, tone and smooth the skin!

Sage – A purifier, considered a sacred herb in ancient times. Frequently used in men’s products.

Sandalwood Oil – This oil is emollient and moisturizing, astringent and toning. It can relieve inflammation and provide help for dry, chapped skin and eczema. Its anti-aging properties make it a good additive for all skin types.

Sea Buckthorn Oil – This essential oil is high in nutrients needed for the metabolism of skin cells. It is rich in Vitamins C, A and E, all anti-oxidants, which all combat dryness and premature aging. Sea Buckthorn is noted for its anti-inflammatory, restorative and revitalizing action!

Sesame Seed Oil – This thick oil penetrates the skin easily and is rich in vitamins and minerals, It is high in linoleic acids and Vitamin E and is rejuvenating and healing for all skin types.

Shea Nut Oil – This oil glides on the skin smoothly and helps heal and repair dry, chapped skin. It also creates a protective moisture barrier against the dry, harsh elements!

Sunflower Oil – Rich in vitamins and fatty acids, this oil is nourishing and conditioning for the skin. It is easily absorbed and helps combat both dry and aging skin.

Squalane (Olive derived) – This is a secret weapon in the fight against aging. Squalane is nourishing, hydrating and boosts the skins ability to regenerate. It softens the skin and reduces wrinkles.

It is a great addition to skin care especially for those with eczema, dermatitis, rashes, dried cracked skin and brown age spots. Squalane serves as an antioxidant to cell membranes and within the cell. Additionally, Squalane has antibacterial properties.

Sweet Fennel Oil – This oil also has multiple properties that make it a valuable addition to natural products. It is soothing, cleansing and antiseptic. Sweet Fennel fights wrinkles by increasing circulation to firm, tone and increase skin elasticity. It smells delicious too!

Tea Tree Oil – Tea Tree Oil has so many beneficial properties that it is a must for all medicine cabinets! This oil soothes irritated, inflamed skin and stimulates healing while minimizes scarring. It is a natural antiseptic, antifungal and anti-microbial. Tea Tree fights acne, reduces blemishes and treats dandruff.

Turbinado Sugar – Used as a natural, gentle means of exfoliation.

Vanilla – Soothing, relaxing;calming effect.

Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) – As an anti-oxidant, Vitamin E prevents free radical damage from the sun and environment. It improves moisture and helps soften the skin. Vitamin E also helps maintain the integrity (preventing rancidity) of product formulations.

Witch Hazel – Astringent, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antibacterial, antifungal, and anesthetic properties. remedy for itching , stinging and inflammation. We use it as a means to propel our bug spray.

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