Mango butter: Mango Butter is a sweet smelling butter extracted from the kernels of the Mango fruit .Mango butter is an excellent emollient for the skin. It can penetrate the epidermis because they have a higher amount of saturated fats and monounsaturated fats. It fortifies the skin and helps in keeping the skin ever glowing, attributed to the natural fats, vitamin E, A and the antioxidants in it.
Shea butter: Shea butter, procured from the nuts of the Shea tree (Butyrospermum parkii), which grows in the savannah of Western Africa. It is enriched with unsaturated fats with a large proportion of 'unsaponifiables' components, essential fatty acids, phytosterols, vitamin E and D, provitamin A and allantoin. These help remove age signs from the skin. It provides excellent UV rays protection and moisturisation to the skin.
Kokum Butter: Kokum Butter is extracted from the fruit of the Kokum (Garcinia Indica) or “Kokam” tree grown in the central east region of India. Kokum butter manifests excellent emollient properties and high oxidative stability, which can assist emulsion integrity. With its relatively higher melt point, it melts slightly at skin temperatures making it ideal for dry skin. It is odourless and non greasy on the skin. It is subtle enough to be used on baby’s skin.
Cocoa butter: Cocoa butter comes from the cacao bean which is found inside the cocoa pod that grows on from the cacao tree. Rich in Phytonutrients, Vitamins, essential fats and antioxidants, it acts as the most wonderful moisturiser. Plays a great role in protecting the skin from sun damage and free radicals.
Honey : Made from the best nectars of the most exotic flowers, with 98% natural sugar, it is the nature’s best healer and moisturiser. It has been known since ages for its therapeutic and beauty benefits. It soothes and nourishes parched skin. Acts as an excellent emollient. Due to its antiseptic properties, it heals many skin infections. It imparts a visible glow to the skin
Aloe Vera: Widely used in most skin and hair care products for its innumerable benefits. Aloe Vera has been referred to as ‘plant of immortality’ by the Egyptians. It belongs to the Liliaceae family.Enriched with Phytohormones, Aloe vera is a miraculous plant that heals wounds, treats sunburns, moisturises the skin, wards off infections and prevents ageing by maintaining the elasticity of the skin.
Sandalwood: Popularly known as Chandan. It has excellent healing properties and soothing aroma. Not only it cures most skin diseases and imparts glow to the skin but also relieves off stress tension and stress. It beautifies the skin and soothes the mind as well. Right from healing burn mark to treating acne, it’s an ultimate beauty elixir.
Multani Mitti (fuller’s earth): Rich in Magnesium silicate and Aluminium Silicate, excellent for getting rid of dead skin cells. Helps absorb excess sebum, rendering the skin glowing and pimple free. Imparts cooling effect to the skin and provides relief from boils and stubborn marks. It improves blood circulation in the face and hence tones up the skin.
Almond: Time proven for its moisturising and brightening properties .It also serves as an excellent scrub. Cold pressed almond oil is one of nature’s precious gifts. An excellent moisturiser and therapeutic agent. It replenishes the natural oils of the skin. It not only softens the skin but also brightens the skin, helps getting rid of dark circles, fine lines and blemishes. Promotes luxuriant growth of hair and eye lashes as well.
Coconut oil: The unique combination of fatty acids has immense benefits to the skin and hair. The presence of Lauric acid helps kill the germs , thus curing skin infections .Coconut oil is known to improve the lipid content of the skin .It even works as an effective sunscreen, blocking about 20% of the UV rays.
Rose Oil: The oil of rose (Rosa damascene) has proven its beauty enhancing properties since time. Apart from its heavenly fragrance that sooth the mind, its Cicatrisant property helps alleviate acne, boils and scars. It acts as a powerful astringent that tones, tightens and brightens the skin.
Neem: The most effective and time tested antimicrobial solution to all the skin problems. It’s a panacea to all the skin maladies. The primary components of neem, namely, Nimbin, Nimbidin and Nimbinin are potent in fighting all kinds of skin and hair problems naturally. Neem renders the skin clear, fresh and glowing. It also fights all scalp issues and promotes healthy hair growth.
Turmeric: One of the oldest traditionally used ingredients in Ayurvedic practice. These compounds are called curcuminoids, the most important of which is curcumin. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant.
Olive oil: Olive oil is the oil which is extracted from Olive fruit (Olea europaeae). Organic cold pressed olive oil is enriched with Hydroxytyrosole, Phytonutrients and antioxidants, especially Vitamin E. These attribute to the anti-ageing properties of Olive oil. It renders the skin smooth and also prevents from the effects of UV rays. No wonder Homer described it as “liquid gold”.
Milk extracts: Since ages we know that milk is a complete food. Same theory has been applied in our products. Milk is super rich in minerals, vitamins, lactic acid and even AHAs. No wonder we used organic milk to our skin care products. It nourishes and softens the skin immensely.
Cinnamon: This miraculous spice is a native of India and Sri Lanka. A great boon for treating fine lines, as its thermal effect stimulates the blood vessels which can plump up the skin. Its high antimicrobial properties fight against boils, pimples and zits.
Vetiver: Vetiver essential oil is extracted from the roots of vetiver (Chrysopogon zizanioides). Its rich earthy aroma makes it ideal for aromatherapy. It has immense antiseptic and antispasmodic properties. Its aroma has a marvellous calming and balancing effect to the mind. Hence, it greatly de-stresses the body and mind.
Lemongrass: Lemongrass (Cymbopogon) is a perennial thriving luxuriantly in India and other south- east Asian countries. Cymbopogon citrates which is the best variety of lemongrass, has been used for the extraction of the oil, in our products. It is used extensively in aromatherapy owing to its fresh lemony aroma. It helps de-stress, calms down the mind and also treats insomnia. It is a very valuable essential oil, which can that tones our muscles, fights aches and also a great cure to hair problems.
Lavender: Extracted from Lavender (lavandula angustifolia), it is one of the most versatile oils known. It greatly helps treat anxiety, flu and sinusitis. Its cicatrisant properties help heal acne, scabies, eczema and even minor burns. Being rich in Ether, it has an immense calming and soothing effect to the body and mind. Wonder oil for inducing sleep.
Vanilla: Vanilla oil is extracted from Vanilla planifolia, belonging to the Orchidaceae family (Orchids). The number of benefits of vanilla oil is uncountable. Rich in Vanillin and Piperonal, it has miraculous health benefits. It is rich in antioxidants, which greatly benefit our skin in preventing the signs of ageing. It relaxes our minds, cures blemishes and acne, reduces fever, induces secretion of certain sex hormones and soothes inflammation in the body.
Frankincense: Frankincense, known as olibanum,1 comes from the Boswellia genustrees, particularly Boswellia sacra and Boswellia carteri selected specially from Africa. It is extracted from the bark of the plant. It is a miraculous oil known since centuries for its anti -ageing properties.Rich in Olibanol and Linalool, it is excellent for benefitting the skin. It miraculously treats wrinkles and fine lines. Its rich earthy aroma also makes it great for aromatherapy.
Ylang Ylang: Ylang ylang essential oil (Cananga odorata) has wonderful soothing aroma. It has been extracted from the flowers, which are picked early in the morning, for best effect. It provides marvellous refreshing effect to the skin. It has certain astringent properties that control the oil glands of our skin, rendering a pimple free glowing skin. Its sweet floral smell makes it one the best choices for aromatherapy. It also has deep conditioning effect to hair.
Saffron: No skin-care regimen is complete without the inclusion of saffron. It has been recognised since centuries for imparting glow, brightness and fairness to the skin. It is the most pivotal and effective ingredient of any natural anti-ageing formula. It has marvellous skin rejuvenating and repairing properties. It makes the skin go back in time, naturally!
Lotus: According to the ancient Hindu and Buddhist scriptures, the lotus flower is connected to serenity and purity. It’s imparts soothing and calming effect to the body. In skin care, lotus is known to cleanse and purify the skin, while nourishing the skin with its rich antioxidants. Even the leaves of lotus finds place in skincare regimen. They make an excellent scrub that makes the skin bright and glowing.
Pomegranate: Being one of the best sources of antioxidants, Pomegranate has a special place in skincare. It provides immense protection from free radicals, erasing out the signs o ageing. It tones and brightens the skin. It is enriched with Vitamin A, C and E which enhances the health of the skin.
Beeswax: Beeswax (Cera alba) is the natural wax produced by honey bees. It has been used as the natural base for all our creams, moisturisers and lotions. It is rich in Vitamin A which is excellent for skin and hair. It has immense moisture sealing capacity. It acts as a natural surfactant, which has protective action on skin, thereby preventing dryness and any kind of infections.
Orchid flower: This exotic flower is known as the ‘Fountain of Youth’. It maintains the skin’s elasticity and reduces the fine lines. It fortifies the skin with essential minerals like calcium, magnesium and zinc. It makes a wonderful emollient with immense reparative properties, due to the presence of mucilages.
Acai: This wonderful dazzling reddish purple colour berry belongs to the rain forest of the Amazon. It is loaded with Vitamin A,C and E, hence helps in skin regeneration. It has 33 times more antioxidants, specially, Anthocyanins. Being rich in Ellagic acid, it helps fight cancer and retains the integrity of the skin (owing to resveratol).
Licorice extract: It is excellent for skin brightening and soothing. It is rich in flavonoids, saponins and glyccirizinic acid. They have wonderful anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. It clears the skin and takes away any imperfection or blemish. The skin results in becoming brighter and clearer.
Candelilla Wax: It is the botanical extract (wax), which is derived from the leaves of the shrub Candelilla (Euphorbia cerifera). It is grown chiefly in North Mexico and South Western United States. It is rich in hydrocarbons and esters and provides shine, gloss and lubrication in several skin care products. It renders the skin soft and moisturised. Pure and organic Candelilla wax has been used as the base in some of our moisture sealing products. Being rich in nutrients, it also gets quickly absorbed into the skin.
Tulip: Tulip is a North African and Eurasian perennial flower belonging to the Tulipa genus of the Lily family. The oil of Tulip is extracted from the petals and it has numerous medicinal values. It has the most enticing aroma. Tulip flower oil moisturizes and heals the skin. It cures rashes, boils and sores. Apart from providing soothing effect, it also imparts anti-ageing quality to the product. It works wonders on alleviating blemishes.
Lily: Lily is a beautiful flower that grows all over the world. The oil of Lily is known to have wonderful therapeutic properties. It is rich in linalol, vanillin, terpineol, phenylethyl alcohol, palmitic acid, cinnamic acid, and benzoic acid, which impart Lily with its medicinal properties. The magical effect of Lily essential oil is manifested by its soothing effect even on the most sensitive skin. It is a miraculous moisturiser. It heals the skin, preventing cracks and stains and reducing their appearances as well.
Olive Leaf: It has immense anti-oxidation, anti-inflammatory, skin elasticizing and skin lightining properties.
Rose Water: Very soothing for skin.