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The Benefits of Borage Seed Oil

borage seedPressed from the seeds of the beautiful Borage plant (Borago officinalis), Borage Seed Oil is known to be beneficial for both topical and internal applications. Borage Seed Oil has the highest concentration of gamma linolenic acid (GLA) naturally found, higher than in any other plant source! GLA is an Omega-6 fatty acid, an essential fatty acid. This oil restores moisture and smoothness to dry and damaged skin. Borage Seed Oil has also been used with positive results for many different skin disorders, such as psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, and prematurely matured skin.

Our Potent Green Face Serum contains Borage Seed Oil.

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The Benefits of Almond Oil

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This is one of the most useful, practical, and comonly used oils. It is great for all skin types as an acting emollient and is best known for its ability to soften, soothe, and re-condition the skin. It is truly marvelous as a carrier oil and is equally superb for addition to body care products. This carrier oil is both nourishing and protective. It is high in linoleic acids, which account for its anti-inflammatory, acne reduction and moisture retention properties. Almond oil is a commonly used ingredient in beauty products as it treats and prevents dry, chapped and irritated skin.

Benefits of Almond Oil:

  • Improves complexion and retains glow
  • Moisturizes better and deeper
  • Soothes skin irritation and inflammation
  • Delays aging process
  • Lightens dark circles
  • Relieves dry and itching skin
  • Nourishes the skin. Makes it smooth and soft
  • Conditions and softens hair
  • Stimulates hair growth
  • Nourishes hair and smoothes hair cuticles

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Natural Non Drying Facial Cleanser Concentrate

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A gentle yet powerful formulation of plant oils which cleanse the skin without stripping it of its natural oils. Enjoy the added bonus of the natural skin firming and aromatherapy properties these amazing oils provide!

All of the Sisterra products are 100% natural and made in small batches using the highest quality plant based essential oils and carrier oils. Each ingredient has been chosen for specific properties and to work synergistically with the other formulation ingredients to provide maximum benefit.

All products are:

  • Non-Toxic
  • Paraben Free
  • Sulfate Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Alcohol Free

To Use: Shake well before using. Apply to wet skin. Gently scrub then rinse. Breathe deep and enjoy the clean, natural scent.

Ingredients:  Water, Saponified Coconut, Olive and Jojoba oils, Aloe Vera, Rosemary extract and Lavender oil.

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Plant Oils Explanations and Benefits – C

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Calendula Oil – Through history this essential oil has been used to treat many types of skin problems including acne, wrinkles and eczema.

It has anti-inflammatory properties and promotes healing and skin repair. It is anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal.

Carrot Seed Oil – This oil is a true powerhouse in the anti-aging category! Carrot Seed oil is rich in Vitamins A, B, C, D and E. Vitamins A, C and E all are anti-oxidants that reduce free radicals (from sun damage, environmental toxins) associated with premature aging. Vitamin C also plays a role in stabilizing collagen to reduce fine lines and wrinkles.

Both Vitamins E and B improve moisture for increased elasticity and smoothness. With these rich properties, Carrot Seed oil stimulates cell growth, moisturizes, tones and increases the skins elasticity.

Carrot Seed oil also is used in hair care as it conditions hair and stimulates growth.

Chamomille (Roman) Oil – This essential oil has anti-inflammatory properties and is very calming to the skin. It is both emollient and healing and thus is a wonderful addition to any skin care product!

Cinnamon Leaf – This spicy oil has many healthful properties. One major benefit is the powerful antibacterial properties of the oil. Cinnamon Leaf has large spectrum antibacterial and anti-viral properties.

Also, in aromatherapy, this oil is known to impart a general sense of health and well being!

Clary Sage Oil – This oil is astringent, antiseptic and antibacterial. It also helps balance sebum production making it a good oil for all skin types.

In aromatherapy its sweet, musky scent is recommended for relaxation!

Clove Bud – This rich, spicy oil contains antiseptic, antibacterial, and antiviral compounds.

In aromatherapy Clove Bud oil conveys a feeling of warmth and security.

Coconut Oil – Coconut oil is an amazing carrier oil! This is a great oil for general moisturizing and serves as a protective layer, helping to retain the moisture in your skin.

It also acts as a mild oil suitable for those with inflamed and irritated skin, and those with skin sensitivities (psoriasis, eczema). Coconut oil does not clog pores, making it an ideal carrier for oily or troubled skin. It contains antiseptic fatty acids that can prevent fungal and bacterial infections in the skin.

Coconut oil is also great for the hair. It stimulates hair growth, softens the hair and conditions the scalp. It also can also help eliminate dandruff!

Coriander Oil – This essential oil has a pleasing woodsy aroma and is known to ease muscle aches and fatigue – a benefit in an overall body oil!

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Plant Oil Explanations and Benefits A & B

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Almond Oil – This carrier oil is both nourishing and protective. It is high in linoleic acids, which account for its anti-inflammatory, acne reduction and moisture retention properties. Almond oil is a commonly used ingredient in beauty products as it treats and prevents dry, chapped and irritated skin.

In addition to skin, Almond oil is great for hair. It helps condition, nourish, and soften hair while stimulating hair growth!

Aloe Vera – Aloe Vera improves the skin’s ability to hydrate itself, aids in the removal of dead skin cells and encourages skin rejuvenation. This oil also has incredible moisturizing properties!

Avocado Oil – This oil is rich in vitamins and fatty acids. It is very nourishing for all skin types and especially valuable for those with eczema, psoriasis and other skin ailments.

Bergamot -This essential oil has antiseptic and wound healing properties. Bergamot helps tone the skin, clear skin irritations and is useful in the treatment of acne.

Borage Seed Oil – This oil has the highest concentration of the essential fatty acid gamma linolenic acid, necessary to maintain healthy skin, than any other plant source!

This oil restores moisture and smoothness to dry and damaged skin, and helps remedy psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, and prematurely matured skin.

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