Rich in amino acids, folic acid and Vitamins A, C & E, Aloe Vera is a water-rich antioxidant with anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, soothing and hydrating properties. It is great for locking in moisture whilst leaving the skin feeling plump, soft and soothed.
Argan oil, derived from the kernels of the Argan Tree is rich in essential fatty acids, antioxidants, and vitamins E and A which deeply nourishes the skin, promoting a radiant complexion and enhancing its natural resilience. Its non-greasy texture allows for quick absorption, making it suitable for all skin types. Argan oil's potent anti-inflammatory properties can soothe irritation, redness, and acne, while its moisture-retaining capabilities contribute to improved hydration, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Bakuchiol, a natural plant extract, is a potent skincare ingredient known for its anti-ageing benefits. With properties similar to retinol but without the irritation, Bakuchiol helps stimulate collagen production, reduce fine lines, and improve skin texture. It also possesses antioxidant properties, combating free radicals and promoting a radiant and youthful complexion.
Bamboo contains 70% natural silica, an important component in making collagen. Its natural antioxidants protect the skin against harmful free radicals and UV-induced damage, contributing to a more even and radiant complexion. Bamboo Extract also has great anti-acne properties.
The diamond in the rough. A powerful detox; cleansing and drawing away toxins whilst removing dirt from your skin. Bentonite Clay absorbs excess sebum and unclogs pores, helping to fight acne. Bentonite clay not only tones and tightens the skin but leaves skin feeling soft and looking brighter.
In Traditional Ancient Medicine, Burdock Root been used as a blood purifier to clear the bloodstream of toxins and as a topical remedy for skin problems such as eczema, acne and psoriasis. The anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties of Burdock Root can help skin issues when it’s applied to skin.
Draws out bacteria, toxins, dirt and oil and balances the oil secretion in the skin.
Goji berries are known for their high antioxidant content, which helps combat free radicals and promote skin health. Goji Berries are believed to nourish the yin energy, improving overall well-being and supporting healthy ageing. With their innate ability to support collagen production and boost skin elasticity, goji berries promote a youthful complexion while fostering a sense of holistic rejuvenation.
Gingko Biloba is a medicinal herb native to China. Abundant in antioxidants, it shields the skin from oxidative stress, reducing signs of aging. In Chinese medicine, it is believed to enhance circulation and vital energy flow, promoting a harmonious and revitalised complexion. It draws out impurities such as toxins, sebum and dead cells to the surface of the skin, helping to achieve a flawless complexion.
Ginseng Root, native to China has been used in Chinese Medicine for thousands of years due to its incredible revitalising, rejuvenating and balancing properties. It has a natural ability to balance oils, fade uneven skin tone, help visibly improve wrinkles and fine lines as well as firm and tighten your skin.
Gotu Kola is native to Asian and is used as a medicinal herb in Traditional Ancient Medicine to treat skin diseases and wounds.
It is abundant in Vitamin B and also contains Vitamins A, C and D. It has anti-bacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing benefits to the skin. Gotu Kola boosts the formation of collagen and skin tissue, which is essential in maintaining the skin’s elasticity. Blood circulation is also improved, speeding up the skin’s healing process.
Is potent in antioxidants that fight free radical damage that age the skin. It also rich in an omega-6 fatty acid; linoleic acid, which helps to clear out clogged pores, fighting acne. Grape is also anti-inflammatory, moisturising and balancing, great for acne-prone skin.
Grape Seed Exfoliant
A natural exfoliant that cleanses and exfoliates, leaving your skin soft and radiant. An excellent source of Vitamins C, E and essential antioxidants; all improving the skin’s texture and also helps to reduce the signs of ageing.
Green Tea originates from China, having a long history in Chinese culture and has been consumed and celebrated for its health benefits for centuries. Rich in antioxidants, Green Tea helps protect the skin from free radicals, reducing oxidative stress and preventing premature aging. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that can soothe skin irritations. With its holistic approach to skin wellness, Green Tea rejuvenates, revitalises, and fosters a luminous complexion for a radiant and youthful appearance.
Hibiscus is rich in vitamins and antioxidants, promoting collagen production and improving skin elasticity. It is often used to moisturize and firm the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Hibiscus is often hailed as a natural "Botox" for the skin due to its skin-tightening and rejuvenating effects. Rich in powerful antioxidants this herb helps to prevent damage and disease caused by free radicals which is responsible for breaking down our elastin, giving firmer looking skin.
Honeysuckle, scientifically known as Lonicera japonica and native to East Asia boasts impressive skincare benefits.
Its natural antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties help soothe and purify the skin, making it ideal for acne-prone or sensitive skin types. Rich in antioxidants, Honeysuckle combats free radicals, promoting a youthful and radiant complexion.
Hydrolysed Soy Protein
Hydrolyzed Soy Protein is a Soy Peptide native to East Asia and widely grown for its edible beans. At the origin of the soy life cycle, soybeans contain all the components necessary to the development of the plant: peptides rich in essential amino acids and mineral elements. Peptides induce revitalisation of the cutaneous metabolism and insure long-term rejuvenation of the cell’s vital functions.
Hydrolyzed Soy Protein fortifies the skin's natural barrier, enhancing moisture retention and promoting a smoother, firmer complexion. Its low molecular weight allows for deep penetration, stimulating collagen synthesis and supporting overall skin rejuvenation.
The high content of Vitamin C, E and foelic acid in Kakadu Plum makes it effective for reducing the signs of ageing, dark circles and puffiness and pimples. Kakadu Plum gives your skin a natural glow.
Liquorice root, scientifically known as Glycyrrhiza glabra, is a scientifically-proven skincare powerhouse native to Asia. In traditional Asian medicine, liquorice root has been used for various health benefits, including its skincare benefits, due to its rich bioactive compounds and soothing properties.
Rich in glycosides and flavonoids, it boasts potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, soothing and calming the skin. Its natural skin brightening ability helps to even out the complexion, fade dark spots, and reduce hyperpigmentation, revealing a more radiant and youthful appearance.
Marrubium vulgare, also known as White Horehound or Marrubio, is an edible herbaceous plant of the Lamiaceae family. It spontaneously grows in temperate areas of Asia, America and Europe. Abundant in antioxidants, it shields the skin from free radicals and environmental aggressors, preserving its youthful appearance. Rich in soothing properties, Marrubium calms inflammation and redness, promoting a harmonious and balanced complexion.
Traditionally used in Chinese Medicine for its cooling and detoxifying nature, which may aid in regulating excess heat and toxins associated with oily skin. Nettle Leaf can help support the body's energy balance and help in purifying the blood, potentially reducing excess oil production.
Nettle leaves are also known for their potential to clear dampness, which could aid in managing the greasy appearance often seen in oily skin. Moreover, nettle leaves are rich in nutrients that may contribute to overall skin health.
A form of vitamin B3. Niacinamide enhances the skin's natural barrier, reducing water loss and improving overall hydration. Its anti-inflammatory properties soothe redness and irritation, while regulating sebum production to combat acne. Niacinamide also targets hyperpigmentation, minimizing dark spots and promoting a more even skin tone.
A natural soothing exfoliant, containing Vitamins A and E as well as a variety of B-group vitamins. Peach seed benefits anyone who suffers from dry, flaky or sensitive skin.
Prickly Pear, scientifically known as Opuntia ficus-indica, is a skincare powerhouse with incredibly high vitamin E content, surpassing even the renowned Argan oil. Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant that shields the skin from environmental damage, reducing the signs of aging and promoting a more youthful complexion.
Prickly Pear also protects the skin from free radicals, promotes collagen production, and improves elasticity. With its high moisture content and calming properties, Prickly Pear soothes and nourishes, leaving the skin radiant, supple, and rejuvenated.
Rich in antioxidants that fight free radicals that age the skin and boosts collagen production. Pomegranate is a powerful skin regenerator that can reverse damage to the skin, resulting in a healthier complexion. It also has a high concentration of Vitamin C, providing powerful inflammatory and brightening properties.
Rice Bran Oil
In Chinese Medicine, Rice Bran Oil has been valued for centuries for its exceptional skin benefits. Rice Bran Oil was used centuries ago in Asia and considered their “Beauty Secret” to an Empresses’ flawless and beautifying complexion.
Rich in antioxidants, including Vitamin E and gamma oryzanol, it shields the skin from environmental damage, reducing signs of aging. Its lightweight texture allows for deep penetration, nourishing and hydrating the skin without clogging pores. Rice Bran Oil's natural anti-inflammatory properties soothe sensitive skin and promote a smoother, more radiant complexion.
Traditionally used in Chinese Medicine to cool the body and harmonize its energies, rose petals can help balance excess heat and moisture. The cooling and calming properties of Rose Petals can help regulate the body's energy systems, balance Qi and blood circulation, and reduce excess oil production.
A multi-benefit superfood. Rosehip is abundant in antioxidants, essential fatty acids and Vitamins A & C. These help to reduce signs of ageing, protect the skin from free radical damage, firm, tighten, soothe, even out skin tone including acne scars and give radiance to the skin.
Sesame Seed Oil
Rich in antioxidants like vitamin E and sesamol, Sesame Seed Oil shields the skin from free radicals, combating premature aging. Its emollient properties deeply moisturize, promoting a soft and supple complexion. With its anti-inflammatory benefits, sesame seed oil soothes irritation and redness, making it ideal for sensitive skin.
Snow mushroom, scientifically known as Tremella fuciformis, is a natural polysaccharide-rich ingredient with exceptional hydrating properties. Snow Mushroom is native to China and is recognised as the best vegetal hyaluronic acid.
Its unique molecular structure enables it to hold up to 500 times its weight in water, making it a powerful humectant. By forming a protective film on the skin's surface, Snow mushroom helps prevent moisture loss, ensuring prolonged hydration and promoting skin elasticity.
The Soybean plant is native to East Asia and has been cultivated for thousands of years, primarily for its nutritious and protein-rich beans. Soybean oil offers multiple benefits for the skin due to its rich composition of essential fatty acids, antioxidants, and vitamins. It acts as an effective moisturiser, nourishing the skin and enhancing its natural barrier function to lock in hydration. The oil's high linoleic acid content makes it suitable for various skin types, including acne-prone skin, as it helps regulate sebum production and prevent clogged pores.
Additionally, the antioxidants in soybean oil, such as vitamin E, provide protection against environmental damage and promote skin healing. Its anti-inflammatory properties can soothe irritated skin, making it useful for conditions like eczema and dermatitis.
Sweet Almond Shell
Gently removes dead skin cells to refine the skin and lighten the complexion.
Sweet Almond Oil
Is abundant in Vitamins E & A, essential fatty acids, protein, potassium and zinc. It is a skincare superfood having multi-benefits including keeping your skin cells healthy, protection from UV damage, reducing acne and blackheads, moisture retention, unclogging pores and healing irritated skin.
Vitamin E (Natural)
Is an antioxidant that assists in a wide variety of cellular restorations and healing support from sun damage, scars and burns and can be very helpful in a range of skin disorders and skin repair.
A fine, natural exfoliator that gently removes dead skin cells that create dull- looking skin. Walnut Shell instantly smooths the skin, leaving it looking naturally radiant.
White Peony Tea
White Tea (Pai Mu Tan) is abundant in nutrients protecting the body from the damage of free radicals, maintaining collagen levels and protecting the skin from premature ageing. White Tea is often associated with cooling properties and is believed to have benefits for the body's Qi (vital energy) and Yin (nutritive and cooling aspects). It is considered to have a gentle and balancing effect on the body, helping to clear heat and dampness, promote detoxification, and support the functioning of the lungs and skin.
White tea's antioxidant-rich nature aligns with the traditional concept of countering oxidative stress and balancing the body's elements. Its potential benefits for heart health, immunity, and skin align with Chinese medicine principles of promoting harmony and vitality within the body's systems.
White Tea Extract
White Tea is the least processed of all the teas derived from the Camellia Sinensis plant. Due to this, it retains higher amounts of antioxidants making it an effective anti-aging ingredient in skincare.
Willow Bark grows in Europe, western and central Asia, and contains salicin, which can be decomposed to salicylic acid. Salicin (natural salicylic acid) is highly effective in clearing acne and blackheads. It is exfoliating, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory. Willow bark exfoliates from the inside of the pore as well as on the surface of the skin.