This is a fabulous, natural, non-greasy cream for your face!
The base ingredients are distilled water, aloe vera gel, avocado oil, cocoa butter, emulsifying wax, jojoba oil, coconut oil, steric acid, meadowfoam oil, grapefruit seed, willow bark & calendula extracts, argan oil & vitamin E oil. *Add lemon & lemongrass oil for the Luminous Lemon or Lavender essential oil for the Lustrous Lavender.
Benefits of Aloe Vera Gel
This naturally made light whipped cream is created with a good amount of Organic Aloe Vera gel which has been used since ancient times for healing infection and burns. Aloe Vera is primarily used to soothe blistered, sunburned skin, It has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and also is said to contain active compounds that may decrease pain, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center, for this reason provides a cooling, refreshing feeling when applied to skin.
Benefits of Avocado Oil
Avocado oil is said to be similar to our skin's oil. The expressed oil of the avocado seed nourishes and maintains skin tone. It softens rough, dry, or flaking skin and is rich in vitamins A, D and E, all of which help maintain healthy skin. The antioxidants in avocados detoxify your body removing all the toxins that tend to lead your skin to age prematurely. It also helps eliminating the wrinkles giving your skin a youthful glow. The antioxidants in avocados detoxify your body removing all the toxins that tend to lead your skin to age prematurely. It also helps eliminating the wrinkles giving your skin a youthful glow.
Benefits of Cocoa Butter
Cocoa butter has been used for centuries as a skin softener and is a natural choice when formulating skin lotion. Cocoa butter is high in vitamin E which aids in skin repair and also high in anti-oxidants which protect skin from damaging toxins and give it anti-aging qualities. Cocoa butter is a remarkable emollient for the skin.
Benefits of Jojoba Oil
Used for centuries by Native Americans to heal sores and wounds, Jojoba oil is still used today to keep skin healthy and glowing. Good for people with sensitive skin, jojoba oil acts as a natural barrier to environmental allergens, and because of its anti-microbial properties, it helps to slow the growth of bacterial and fungal microbes. One of the best properties of Jojoba oil is that its structure closely resembles the skin's own natural sebum so it is easily absorbed and helps in the treatment of acne and other chronic skin conditions. Filled with skin-healthy vitamins and minerals, Jojoba oil has the ability to loosen and remove crusted build up on the scalp. This build up is known to block hair follicles and inhibit hair growth. Jojoba is used for softening and moisturizing dry hair. It is thought to cleanse the follicles of sebum, and promote vibrant, shiny and soft hair.
Benefits of Coconut Oil
Coconut Oil is also included in this recipe as it helps strengthen underlying tissues and remove excessive dead cells on the skin's surface that make your skin rough and flaky in texture.
Benefits of Meadowfoam Oil
Native to the United States, meadowfoam oil is extracted from the seeds of Limnanthes alba. Because it is an highly stable oil, meadowfoam oil is used as a natural preservative, helping to increase the shelf life of natural products. Meadowfoam oil is easily absorbed, non-greasy, is a great moisturizer and even provides some ultra-violet protection from the sun's rays.
Benefits of Grapefruit Seed Extract
GSE (grapefruit seed extract)-is considered rich in antioxidants. Primarily, in Vitamin-C. This vitamin, in assistance from other anti oxidant components boosts our immune system and fights free radicals. This oil is effective in protecting the body from all harms done by the oxidants, like aging & degeneration of tissues. It Improves the healing of scars and is a powerful natural antiseptic, antiviral and anti-fungal agent. GSE is also used as a natural preservative.
Benefits of Argan Oil
is produced from an Argan nut coming from Argan tree, which only grows in Southwestern Morocco. Argan oil is most commonly used as a skin moisturizer to hydrate and soften skin. With its high vitamin E and fatty acid content, argan oil is the ideal product to give skin a natural boost. It absorbs easily and is non-greasy and non-irritating, which makes it a great natural moisturizer. The antioxidants in argan oil are generally beneficial for healing skin which is irritated, cracked, damaged or even burned. It is best used as a preventive for dry or sore skin, but it can also be used to speed up healing. Its properties include reducing inflammation, soothing pain and increasing healing rate
Benefits of Willow Bark
Willow Bark is a natural anti-inflammatory agent, powerfully fighting those cystic, deep, and large lesions and is also a super immune system booster, giving the skin the ability to fight infection and bacteria without stripping your skin. The added benefit of the antioxidants is that while eliminating your breakouts, it fights signs of aging such as wrinkles, fine lines and loss of elasticity. The calming and soothing benefits also make it an excellent choice for sensitive, dry and irritated skins. Willow Bark is also used as a natural preservative.
Benefits of Vitamin E
Vitamin E can also absorb the energy from ultraviolet (UV) light. Thus, it plays important roles in photoprotection, preventing UV-induced free radical damage to skin. Vitamin E may also have related anti-inflammatory roles in the skin. Vitamin E is also used as a natural preservative.