African shea butter
Centuries-proven Shea Butter is well known for its nourishing composition. It is rich in fatty acid and Vitamins A & E which helps maintain the skin’s elasticity to keep it firm and hydrated. African Shea Butter easily penetrates skin to soothe rough, dry or chapped skin. High levels of cinnamic acid can also act as a natural sun screen
Sweet Almond Butter
Sweet Almond Butter is rich in proteins and vitamin D. It is used to soften and re-condition dry skin and is extremely effective for dry or chapped skin, removal of spots and pimples.
Aloe has been known for its use as a skin softening and healing herb for more than 2000 years. It soothes inflamed or itchy skin by providing a cooling effect. When applied cosmetically, Aloe Vera helps to even out the skin’s complexion and reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
Indian subcontinental Ayurvedic Amla/Emblica is a safe and effective choice when it comes to skin brightening, lightening, anti-oxidation and age-defying. Amla is one of the key medicinal plants in Ayurveda that promotes health and longevity due to its rich contents of hydrolyzable tannins that act similarly to the most stable form of Vitamin C. It reduces hyper-pigmentation to provide natural, even-toned skin.
Bilberries are a rich source of antioxidant polyphenols which possess multiple skincare benefits. This extract has been used as a natural astringent to refine pores while still treating extremely dry skin.
Burdock, also known as lappa, is historically one of the most well-known detoxifying herbs. Its root extract is extremely effective in treating acne. It contains anti-fungal and antibiotic qualities that help fight acne-causing bacteria. The herb yields valuable benefits on eruptive or inflamed pimples.
Chamomile is a natural carrier of alpha-bisabolol, a very strong and effective anti-inflammatory and anti-irritant. Chamomile has properties that can calm, soothe and heal inflamed skin.
Chinese Ginkgo Biloba
Ginkgo Biloba improves the skin’s protection from sunlight with high levels of antioxidants and amino acids. It enhances the skin’s ability to produce fibroblasts, which are responsible for collagen production. Ginkgo Biloba helps skin remain lifted, firm and youthful while also acting as a natural cleanser.
With its antiseptic and soothing properties, corn flower increases resistance against skin infections. It is also known to reduce swelling, puffiness and pain associated with the eye area.
Cucumber extract has a pH level is that same as skin, thus working as a non-irritating, natural toner and astringent. Cucumber is comprised of almost 90% water which makes it a naturally cooling and hydrating agent. The anti-oxidants and Vitamin C present in cucumber extract can be calming to swollen, irritated skin. Cucumber also contains many minerals such as magnesium, potassium and silica which help to reduce fine lines and wrinkles by boosting collagen.
Elder flowers contain several essential vitamins, including Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3 complex and C that gently stimulate the epidermis and act as a skin brightener. It is also high in astringent tannins, making this useful for skin firming and toning applications.
When applied topically, green tea leaves or extracts possess many benefits, including anti-aging properties. The polyphenols in green tea act as skin-soothers and have the ability to significantly improve the appearance of sun-damaged skin.
Ivy is well known for its skin refining actions and cell regeneration. This extract is also known for its ability to smooth and soften skin and is also reported to help relieve itchy skin conditions. The actives in ivy help boost the absorption of other ingredients, making it essential in moisturizers and cleansers.
Lemon is a great cleansing and skin-clearing agent. Lemon extract is refreshing and purifying to the skin, making it beneficial for oily skin conditions.
Marigold, also known as Calendula, is highly beneficial for reducing inflammation and healing wounds. It contains high amounts of glycosides and saponins that work as cleansing and antiseptic agents. It is also effective for dry, damaged and acne-prone skin.
Orange is a soothing, hydrating and calming oil that reduces irritation and is also used in the treatment of cellulite.
Pine cone is beneficial for various skin concerns such as itchiness, breakouts and eczema. It assists with giving balanced, smooth and hydrated skin.
Sugar Cane is rich in alpha hydroxy acids which stimulate cell renewal while providing less irritation than many other similar ingredients. This also promotes a reduction in fine lines and wrinkles while increasing hydration.
Turmeric is an Ayurvedic spice which is often used as a natural treatment for acne. Its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties help to calm breakouts and heal skin. This is also known to help with scarring, stretch marks and burns. Turmeric powder can also help to reduce the growth of facial hair.
Arnica is known to stimulate circulation and bring relief to inflamed and troubled skin. Arnica has been known to help with inflammation caused by burns, insect bites and can even help to treat bruising in the skin.
Glycerin is known for being one of the best moisturizing ingredients for dry, rough or scaly skin. Various studies have shown that glycerin has humectant properties, attracting water to the outer most layer of skin. It plays a major role in the improvement of the protective barrier function in the skin and keeps skin hydrated for longer periods of time.
Horsetail extract works as an astringent, balancing oil production, thus minimizing pore size and reducing blackheads. Horsetail also has tightening and firming properties.
Fig Fig extract is an excellent skin moisturizing agent that is similar to the skin’s own composition. Rich in Vitamin A and beta-carotene, fig fig also works as an effective enzymatic exfoliating agent.
Kigelia Africana, also known as an African Sausage Tree, is a special ingredient used in the formulation of evandé Face & Neck Moisturizer. It reduces redness and inflammation related to sun or other burns while improving the elasticity and firmness of the skin.
Linden is known as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, often aiding in the calming and soothing of skin. Its active components have strong water-binding properties.
Mallow is soothing, healing, softening and pain-relieving to the skin. It is excellent in reducing inflammation in the skin.
Sage is a calming agent that is often used as a cleanser, moisturizer and antiseptic as it is a non-irritant to the skin.
Rosemary tonic is used for its purifying, cleansing and antiseptic properties.
Pellitory-of-the-wall is topically used as an astringent to tighten the pores and keep them clear from infections.
Sugar Maple is rich in alpha hydroxy acids and stimulates cell renewal in the tissue.
Soapwort has been historically used as a mild, naturally foaming and cleansing agent for the skin.
Silk protiens are made up of amino acids, which are essential for maintaining healthy skin conditions. Silk amino acids are a natural, non-animal source that helps moisture to penetrate the skin’s surface and are extremely healing.