Ingredient Info: Botanical Hyaluronic Acid

Holding up to 1000 times its weight in water and drawing moisture out of the environment and onto the surface of your skin, botanical hyaluronic acid is the most effective hydrating agent in the skin care world today. It does not clog pores, penetrates deeply and will plump up your skin for a radiant dewy […]

Ingredient Info: Bulgarian Rose (Rosa damascena)

The fragrance of Bulgarian rose has inspired poets and lovers throughout the ages. No other flower has had as many admirers or has been written about as much as the rose. The most precious of all oils, it takes 5,000 pounds of Bulgarian rose petals to produce one pound of Bulgarian rose oil. The rose […]

Ingredient Info: Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)

A complex essential oil with over 160 constituents identified so far, French lavender oil is balancing, soothing, relaxing and helps create a feeling of calmness. It reacts in accordance with whatever the body needs at the current time. In skin care, French lavender oil is beneficial for every skin type and is healing for sunburn, […]

Ingredient Info: Silk Peptide Amino Acid Complex

Silk Peptide The use of silk began in China and was confined to that country until the opening of the Silk Road.  Starting in the 4th century BC, silk began to reach the West by merchants who would exchange it for gold, ivory, horses or precious stones.  Although silk was exported to foreign countries in […]

Ingredient Info: Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)

Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) Milk thistle is a plant that has been used for centuries as a treatment for liver and gall bladder disorders.  In medieval medical books, it was recommended as “good for an inflamed liver.”  The active complex in milk thistle is silymarin, known for detoxifying, regenerating and stabilizing cell membranes.  In organic […]

Ingredient Info: Frankincense (Boswellia carterii)

Frankincense has been traded in the Middle East and North Africa for nearly 5,000 years. It is believed that the Babylonians and Assyrians burned frankincense during religious ceremonies. Ancient Egyptians bought entire boatloads from the Phoenicians, using it in incense, insect repellent, perfume and salves for wounds and sores. It was also a key ingredient […]