natural ingredient primer

skincare extracts

agave – naturally derived from the leaves of the sisal agave rigida, this extract provides effective soothing and calming properties, and is useful against dry or irritated skin. can have a softening effect against the skin

algae – derived from kelp and seaweed, algae extract has wonderful antioxidant properties. algae moisturizes within the formula and is suitable for sensitive or irritated skin types. nourishes the skin and hair with natural vitamins and minerals while protecting skin from antioxidant stress

arnica – derived from the arnica montana flower (aka mountain tobacco), arnica helps to stimulate the skin for a fresh and rejuvenated complexion. it is also widely used to soothe irritated skin

calendula - a natural oil extracted from marigold flowers (calendula officinalis). often used as a complementary or alternative treatment, calendula extract has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties that might make it useful in healing wounds, soothing eczema, and relieving diaper rash

chamomile - helps fade spots, eliminate acne scars and fight breakouts when used topically, due to its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. chamomile extract is a powerhouse of antioxidants and protects the skin from free-radical damage

cucumber fruit – derived from natural cucumber fruit, this extract has cooling and tonic properties which make it ideal in cleansers, moisturizers, toners and after sun. arnica also has a high content of minerals, with potassium and sulfur to help soften and hydrate

elder flower – anti-microbial and anti-fungal compound found in elderflower (and berry) help to keep the skin healthy and clear. elder flower naturally balances out excess oils helping to prevent breakouts. an ideal extracts in skin and hair products that we utilize in 90% of our products

green tea - derived from the evergreen leaves of an asian tree (camellia sinensis), green tea extract promotes DNA repair. and ontains a powerful antioxidant called EGCG that fights DNA damage from UV rays to prevent skin cancer, which also signals it's role as a potent anti-aging ingredient that combats signs of aging

mallow - high-purity extract from the swiss alpine mallow flower that is high in mucilages, polysaccharides and tannins. mallow provides natural moisturizing and soothing properties, and is ideal for sensitive skin and for babies

marshmallow root – a well know anti-irritant that contains mucilage which is rich in asparagine, pectin, starch, polysaccharides, betaine, tannins, galacturonic acid, glucuronic acid, and galactose, mineral salts, and vitamins A, C, E and B complex. a great extract to feed the skin

oatmeal – made from rolled oat kernels (avena sativa), it is well known for relieving itch and irritated skin in preparations for the bath and in skin care, especially to soothe stressed, blemished and blotchy skin

slippery elm - derived from the bark of the slippery elm (ulmus fulva), traditionally used to promote wound healing and soothe burns, when applied topically it works as an emollient that soothes the skin. slippery elm also has anti-inflammatory properties and contains antioxidants, both of which boost skin health

willow bark - derived from the bark of the white willow, it is primarily used as a toning agent or mild cleanser. willow moisturizes the skin and acts as an anti irritant to soothe itchy or irritated skin


hair care extracts

barley + hops – backfills the hair shaft with natural sugars to fatten the diameter of hair without changing the pH or drying out

baobab protein - hydrolyzed protein & amino acid solution for superior hair damage recovery. The proteins are obtained from the large Baobab fruit seeds produced by the Adansonia digitat trees native to Africa. Also called the “tree of life” due to its ability to store water and withstand the harsh climate

cider vinegar - balances hair and scalp pH thereby closing the hair cuticle, making hair smoother and easier to detangle, shinier, less frizzy, less prone to breakage and more moisturized

rhodiola – fights the effects of stress on the hair, knitting together broken or frayed hair strands, and strengthens hair shaft

seaweed algae -  collagen and spirulina rich, these extracts help to fight hair loss by reducing scalp inflammation caused by bacterial infections, reduces the activity of 5-alpha reductase that causes hair loss along with healing any kind of scalp damage. It also promotes growth and makes it shine and high in volume

silk aminos – natural protein rich in sericin, which has a high hydroxy amino acid content important for the water-binding capacity which regulates the hair’s moisture content


natural botanicals

kelp - seaweed bathing helps lower body stress and relieve skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema and acne, and the release of toxins.

spirulina - a powerful antioxidant and anti inflammatory that can actually help detox your body of heavy metals, including arsenic

rose petals - besides the lovely scent, rose also contains anti-inflammatory benefits that can help to reduce swelling of the feet and ankles, and it can also work to calm any rosacea or eczema

lavender buds - the calming qualities of lavender can help you relax, and it's anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties can provide natural pain relief for sore and achy feet and joints

charcoal - detoxifying activated charcoal made from coconut shells

matcha tea - benefits include moisturizing, softening and soothing of the skin. matcha baths are said to have antioxidant properties. great for calming breakouts and acne

colloidal oat - used for centuries to soothe dry, itchy skin. its content of unique antioxidant and anti-inflammatory plant chemicals called avenanthramides boost skin health and ability to hold moisture


sea salts for soaking

dead sea salt - has been renown for its therapeutic properties, and people have traveled to soak in these waters for centuries. dead sea salts contains 21 minerals including magnesium, calcium, sulfur, bromide, iodine, sodium, zinc and potassium. these essential minerals naturally occur in our bodies but must be replenished, as they are lost throughout the day. these minerals are known to treat, detoxify, and cleanse our bodies. we begin every salt blend with dead sea salts for the saltiest therapeutic soaking experience

french grey sea salt - is a plastic-free salt that is harvested from the pristine waters of the brittany region. produced using the ancient method of solar evaporation in a region that is free of pollution and has high evaporation rates. french grey salt is considered one of the purest salts in the world

european spa salt - is harvested from the pristine waters of the mediterranean sea. they are produced using the ancient method of solar evaporation in a region that is free of pollution and has high evaporation rates. european spa salts are also considered one of the purest salts in the world

hawaiian black lava salt - as an all-natural, solar-evaporated, pacific sea salt blended with activated charcoal powder, which is derived from hawaiian coconut shells. black lava salt, combined with activated charcoal is commonly thought to draw out toxins and impurities from the body

himalayan salt - formed over the last 250 million years, it is considered the purest and most beautiful salt in the world. himalayan salt is pink because of the minerals within these underground sea salt deposits that formed when an ancient inland sea slowly evaporated, leaving behind expansive mineral salt deposits. since many of these elements found within each grain of salt naturally occur within us and in the environment, they are easily absorbed and utilized on a cellular level. pink himalayan salt re-mineralizes the body with minerals and trace elements essential to our health and well being

epsom salt - a pure mineral compound of magnesium sulfate. our epsom salts are premium grade, and can be a wonderful addition to your bath to soothe tired and aching muscles, and help to remove impurities and detox the skin

dendritic salt - we use a bit of dendritic salt in every blend. dendritic salt is an all natural, high purity, free flowing fine grain salt that has been crystallized to provide greater surface area. dendritic salt doubles the absorption of fragrance or essential oils and retains scent longer than other salts