Ingredients

Acai Berry Tree

Acai Berry Oil

The Acai Berry is a highly nutritious grape-like fruit but it is actually 90% nut from which is derived a dark green oil packed with  nutrients  including Omega 3,6,9, vitamins, minerals and polyphenols. These act to nourish the skin, providing extreme moisturising and emollient properties and restoring skin elasticity for all dry skin conditions. It also has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-oxidant properties.

Aloe

Aloe Vera Flakes

Aloe Vera contains 75 different nutrients including vitamins, minerals, sugars and phenols which act synergistically providing anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial action and stimulating the skin cells responsible for healing. It acts as a mild anaesthetic for burns, swelling and itching as well soothing and moisturising severe dry skin.
We use only dried organic Aloe Vera flakes which are preservative free.

Honey Comb

Beeswax

We use pure yellow Beeswax in our lip balms only. It has a light honey like fragrance. Beeswax provides a natural protective film for lips reducing moisture loss.

Buriti Fruit

Buriti Fruit Oil

Buriti Fruit Oil is a beautiful reddish oil rich in beta carotene, Vitamin A, C, E. Buriti oil can absorb radiation from natural and UV light. It also nourishes, moisturises and promotes healing.

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Cetearyl Alcohol

Derived from coconut oil, cetearyl alcohol stabilises and thickens the emulsion. It also has emollient properties to keep skin soft and smooth.   

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Cetearyl Glucoside

Formed by a reaction of Cetearyl Alcohol with glucose, this natural emulsifier also helps skin retain moisture.

Coconut

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a rich moisturising oil for all skin types. It provides a natural external film to reduce moisture loss from the skin. It is also a brilliant exfoliant preventing skin flakiness and is therefore very effective for severe dry skin conditions.
We use only organic Coconut oil.

Comfrey

Comfrey

Comfrey oil stimulates new cell and tissue growth, promotes healing and relieves itch, inflammation, rashes etc. It soothes, softens and moisturises dry skin conditions, insect bites and burns. Comfrey was used by the Greeks and Romans to heal wounds and knit broken bones.

Cupuacu Butter

Cupuacu Butter

Cupuacu Butter absorbs water easily, prevents evaporation, promotes healing and elasticity. It also has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Cupuacu Butter has a pleasant nutty flavour.

Glycerine

Glycerine

Glycerine absorbs water easily and is used to assist moisture retention in the skin.

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Glyceryl Caprylate

Derived from coconut and rape seed oils, glyceryl caprylate is effective against harmful bacteria in formulations and also boosts emollience. The Glyceryl Caprylate we use is both Ecocert and Cosmos approved.  

Grapeseed

Grape Seed Oil

Grape seed oil is a light fine oil, pressed from the seeds of wine grapes, which is easily absorbed and highly moisturising for all skin types. Grape seed oil is a rich source of Vitamin E and Omega 6. It has regenerative and rehydrating properties for damaged or dry irritated skin and prevents destruction of collagen, the essential structural protein of the skin.

Green Tea

Green Tea Extract

Green Tea extract is rich in a range of powerful anti-oxidants with anti-inflammatory benefits and protecting against UVB damage. It also inhibits the enzyme causing degradation of collagen and skin rigidity. Green Tea is very soothing for irritated or sensitive skin.

Jojoba Nuts

Jojoba Oil

 Jojoba oil is actually a multi-functional light fine wax that is rapidly absorbed allowing the skin pores and hair follicles to remain open and function freely. Gentle enough for new-born babies, this soothing and moisturising oil will condition and soften your skin. Jojoba oil is suitable and beneficial for all skin types and conditions. It is non-irritating and rejuvenating whilst encouraging new cell growth.

Lavender

Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender has a very calming and soothing scent in addition to anti-inflammatory and anti-septic properties beneficial for skin disorders, inflammations, burns and wounds. Lavender stimulates blood circulation, relieves muscle aches etc. and is a natural insect repellent.

Bark

Magnolia Bark Extract

Magnolia bark extract is a powerful anti-microbial agent, effective against yeasts and moulds. It has skin conditioning properties and is beneficial for Acne.

Marula

Marula Oil

Marula oil absorbs quickly and prevents moisture loss. It is rich in micro nutrients and moisturises delicate skin such as lips.

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Pentylene Glycol (n)

The Pentylene Glycol we use is derived from sugarcane bagasse and corn cobs.  It’s anti-microbial action aids preservation and it is also Ecocert and Cosmos approved.

Raspberries

Raspberry Seed Oil

Raspberry seed oil is a rich source of the powerful anti-oxidants Alpha and Gamma tocopherols [Vitamin E], Vitamin A and Omega 3 and 6. These Omega oils provide strong anti-inflammatory properties whilst it has an SPF of 25 or more. Raspberry seed oil is easily absorbed and ideal for sensitive skin.

Rose Hips

Rose Hip Oil

Rosehip Oil is a rich fine oil, easily absorbed and allows the skin to breathe. It is rich in vitamins A and E, antioxidants and Omega 3, 6, 9 fatty acids to nourish as well as moisturise your skin. It is also a unique source of trans-retinoic acid which helps to reduce premature aging by the sun's rays. It is beneficial for burns, wound repair and promotes healthy cell growth.

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Rosemary Extract

Rosemary Extract is an anti-microbial and skin conditioning agent and a fragrant. It contains powerful antioxidants, widely used as a food ingredient, with anti-aging properties and improves circulation.

Shea Nuts

Shea Butter

Shea Butter is a superb moisturiser with healing properties. Rich in vitamins, it rejuvenates, protects and maintains the skin. It absorbs deep into the skin restoring skin elasticity whilst providing a protective outer film. It is beneficial for many skin conditions and relieves sunburn, insect bites and allergies.

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Unrefined Shea Butter

Unrefined Shea Butter has a rich nutty fragrance and creamy colour which is removed to form Refined Shea Butter, which is white and odourless, commonly used in skin products. We included only unrefined Shea Butter in Olis Therapeutic Cream to maximise its beneficial properties for irritated and dry skin conditions.

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Sodium Olivate

Based on Olive oil, Sodium Olivate makes very strong and stable emulsions which provide very smooth skin feel and is ideal for sensitive skin.

Sweet Almond

Sweet Almond Oil

Sweet Almond oil is easy to absorb and will soothe and soften your skin. Rich in Omega 6 and 9 fatty acids, which are beneficial for eczema and psoriasis, Sweet Almond oil relieves itching, inflammation and irritation. It helps the skin balance moisture loss and absorption and promotes a clear complexion.

Tea Tree

Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree essential oil is a powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-septic and anti-fungal oil which can penetrate into the skin with soothing, disinfecting and wound healing properties. It is endowed with a characteristic strong fragrance repulsive to insects.

Wasabia Japonica

Wasabia Japonica Root Extract

The Wasabia plant will only grow naturally in fresh running water in mountainous areas. Wasabia extract is a multifunctional active ingredient with powerful antioxidant, antimicrobial and skin soothing characteristics.  It neutralizes the free radicals which induce premature aging and it may also have anti-inflammatory action.

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Xanthum Gum

We only use xanthum gum that is 100% natural, Ecocert and Cosmos approved and is food grade. Xanthum gum is derived from the fermentation of glucose or sucrose from maize and fermented by the Xanthomonas Campestris bacterium. It increases viscosity and stabilises water based emulsions.