All Natural Skin Care Ingredients
We go back to the source, using earthly elements to formulate our products. Our ingredients are all-natural, organic, and always non-endocrine disruptive. Nature knows best. She is our Elder. She lets us Flower.
Tremella fuciformis is a species of fungus; it produces white, frond-like, gelatinous basidiocarps (fruiting bodies). It is widespread, especially in the tropics, where it can be found on the dead branches of broadleaf trees. This fungus is commercially cultivated and is one of the most popular fungi in the cuisine and medicine of China. Tremella fuciformis is commonly known as snow mushroom, snow fungus, snow ear, silver ear fungus, and white jelly mushroom. In Mandarin Chinese it is called “Silver Ear”. The snow fungus’ fruit bodies (“ears”) are gelatinous, watery white, and composed of thin but erect, seaweed-like, branching fronds, often crisped at the edges. Snow Fungus has been cultivated in China since at least the nineteenth century and the extract has traditionally been used in women's beauty products from China, Korea, and Japan. The fungus is famed to increases moisture retention in the skin, prevent senile degradation of micro-blood vessels in the skin, reduce wrinkles and smooth fine lines. It's also traditionally used in Chinese sweet dishes. Although it does not have a sweet taste, its gelatinous nature and supposed health benefits make it an addition to many drinks and ice creams. Snow fungus has been appraised for its medicinal benefits, namely anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor. In Chinese families, it is commonly used in soups cooked for soothing purposes like nourishing the bodies, healing dry coughs, and clearing heat in the lungs
A natural alternative to retinol, nephoria is derived from the leaves of the rambutan tree which grows in the sultry tropical climates of Southeast Asia. Nephora is an ingredient of renewal and revival – it gently exfoliates, sloughing off dead skin cells and revealing a freshly unearthed visage.
A natural substance, hyaluronic acid is a multi-purpose hydration powerhouse. It at once reduces fine lines, imbues the skin with moisture, and locks hydration in for a lasting and illuminating freshness. The result is a refreshed glow that you can see as much as you can feel.
Found in the warm glow of subtropical forests, the eucalyptus is a flowering evergreen tree wrapped in smooth, languid bark. Australian eucalyptus trees have been known to draw up gold from the earth through their expansive root systems,depositing microscopic flecks in its leaves. The leaves of the Eucalyptus harbor abundant oil, used widely as a powerful antiseptic, a gentle fragrance and more.
A delicately vibrant flower that unfurls from the branches of orange trees, the orange blossom is a traditional symbol of good fortune and a long-heralded component of french perfumes and middle eastern cuisine alike. Orange blossom has been known to firm and tone the skin as well as soothe inflammation and impart moisture for a luminous and hydrated glow.
Vitamin E, also known as tocopherol, is often found in plant-based oils, nuts, and fruits. A natural antioxidant, Vitamin E is rich in protective powers, helping soften the skin while enhancing its protective barrier for an unwavering radiance.
With bark that twists and spirals around its trunk, Junipers line the edges of high-altitude mountains from Central America to Tibet, where forest meets sky. The branches, pines and fruit of the juniper tree have been used for centuries as folkloric remedies.
Trametes versicolor – also known as Coriolus versicolor and Polyporusversicolor – is a common polypore mushroom found throughout the world. Meaning 'ofseveral colors', versicolor reliably describes this fungus that displays different colors. Forexample, because its shape and multiple colors are similar to those of a wild turkey, T.versicolor is commonly called turkey tail. TT is considered safe for use as an adjunct therapyfor cancer treatment in Japan where it is known as kawaratake (roof tile mushroom) andapproved for clinical use. TT has been used around the world for centuries to treat various conditions. Turkey tail contains an impressive array of antioxidants, including phenols and flavonoids. Polysaccharopeptides are protein-bound polysaccharides (carbohydrates).Krestin (PSK) and Polysaccharide Peptide (PSP) are two types of polysaccharopeptides found in turkey tail. Both PSK and PSP possess powerful immune-boosting properties. They promote immune response by both activating and inhibiting specific types of immune cells and by suppressing inflammation. Turkey tail also contains prebiotics, which help nourish these helpful bacteria.
Chaga mushrooms have been used for centuries in Siberia and other parts of Asia as a medicine to boost immunity and improve overall health.Chaga mushroom (Inonotus obliquus) is a type of fungus that grows mainly on the bark of birch trees in cold climates, such as Northern Europe, Siberia, Russia, Korea, Northern Canada and Alaska. Chaga is also known by other names, such as black mass, clinker polypore, birch canker polypore, cinder conk and the sterile conk trunk rot (of birch). Chaga produces a woody growth, or conk, which looks similar to a clump of burnt charcoal from the exterior. However, the inside reveals a soft core with an orange color. This mushroom is packed with antioxidants. Chaga extract can positively impact immunity by reducing long-term inflammation and fighting harmful bacteria and viruses. Studies demonstrate that chaga can prevent the production of harmful cytokines, which trigger inflammation and are associated with disease.
An aromatic mixture produced by honey bees, propolis possesses abundant benefits for immunity and vitality. Its naturally antibacterial and anti-inflammatory characteristics work in perfect harmony to nurture respiratory wellbeing and healing.
A medicinal and culinary staple, ginger’s unmistakable bite and fragrance are matched in potency with its healing powers. Anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory, ginger has been used as a crux of traditional remedial applications for centuries throughout near and far corners of the globe.
Familiar and beloved, the fruit of honeybee labor is much more than a sweet, glossy syrup. Honey is a holistic healer and natural source of antioxidants. With antibacterial and therapeutic properties, honey known to lighten scars, fight acne, and preserve a youthful glow.
Native to wide desert expanses across the Americas, the agave plant is its own oasis in a sea of arid and mystical sprawl. Storing water and a sweet, soothing sap in its geometric stems, the agave plant embodies duality, hydration and relief.
Known for its rich and resonant golden color, turmeric has been cultivated and revered for centuries. Its vibrant pigment has been used to color the robes of monks and priests, and its wealth of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory powers enshrine the ingredient as one of historical, spiritual and functional value.