- Ingredients I use -
The oil I use is cold pressed, extracted from the seeds. Rosehip seed oil is probably one of the best oils to use and it is excellent for any skin type. It has a luxurious feel to the skin as it absorbs really quick without leaving the hated oily feel. Natural source of Vitamin A which helps with cell generation, promotes collagen levels to increase. Also contains a high amount of essential fatty acids and Vitamin E. Rosehip oil hydrates the skin, repair damaged skin and treats sign of ageing and pigmentation. The astringent properties help tighten your pores and brighten your skin.
Another cold pressed lovely oil as one of the main ingredients of my face oils. It is produced from the kernel of the argan fruit nut. It helps to reduce wrinkles by restoring the skin`s water lipid layer; it has moisturising properties and quickly absorbs without leaving any oily residue. Thanks to its Omega-6 fatty acid content, it helps with skin rejuvenation and skin elasticity. Also rich in anti-oxidants which contribute to neutralising free radicals and also has strong anti-inflammatory properties. It is suitable for all skin type. It reduces greasiness and can improve the appearance of oily skin. Use with caution if you have nut allergies.
You are going to laugh....but yes, you have guessed it, this oil is cold pressed as well. Jojoba is often referred to as liquid wax or even liquid skin as its properties resembles to our skin`s sebum. This oil is unrefined and organic not to loose any of the goodness in it. It also has Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin E. It is a gentle, skin-softening moisturiser for all skin types. It doesn`t have a greasy feeling and also non-occlusive. It is very useful for acne-related skin problems. Use with caution if you have nut allergies.
This beautiful oil is cold pressed from the seeds and also unrefined. It is a very complicated oil made of 98% long chain fatty acid with simple properties...rejuvenating, anti-oxidant and restoring. It has Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D and Vitamin E. It has some ultraviolet protection, too. Fun fact about this oil is that it was introduced in the 1970's as an alternative to sperm whale oil to protect the species.
This rich oil is cold pressed and provides hydrating relief to the skin, helping with dry skin, eczema, psoriasis and sunburned skin. It also helps the skin looking young and can provide some protection against the sun so it is a miracle oil for aging skin. Antioxidants like Vitamin A and Vitamin C work to fight free radicals while fading fine lines and wrinkles. Majority its composition is unsaturated fatty acid. Perfect for mature skin and even a small amount can make a difference.
Due to its high linoleic acid (Omega 6) value this oil is highly moisturising but still being a very light oil which absorbs quickly into the skin`s pores so it does not leave a greasy feeling. Grapeseed has natural non-allergenic properties. It is rich with vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants vital for healthy, glowing skin. It is suitable for all skin types.
It is a nourishing light oil suitable for all skin types. As the oil is so light, it does not weigh down the skin and will not leave a greasy residue. It has a high oleic acid content with high amounts of Vitamin A, D and E. Helps restore elasticity and moisture in the skin due to the high amount of vitamins and linoleic acid.
Neroli Essential Oil
Neroli is God of oils. It has a fresh scent but do not expect orange scent even though Neroli is extracted from fragrant citrus blossoms of the bitter orange tree. It has a bitter smoothness in it as well. It is great for aging skin however, it is also good for anxiety. It also has antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Frankincense Essential Oil
It has a fresh citrus type scent with lemon tones and a woody, spicy balsamic undertones. This essential oil is fantastic for the skin especially for ageing skin as it has some healing properties.
Rose Bourbon Geranium Essential Oil
It has a rich, rosy aroma with a sweet herbaceous note. It can tighten, brighten the skin and also can reduce acne breakouts. It also promotes the regeneration of new skin and diminish signs of ageing.
Rosemary Essential Oil
It has a very recognisable scent with its green top notes and campherous undertones. Rosemary essential oil hydrates the skin, which helps to control oil production, hence great for products intended for oily skin. It also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds which excellent again for oily and acne prone skin.
Carrot Seed Essential Oil
This interesting oil has a warm, sweet and pungent scent with fresh and herbaceous top notes and earthy, dry woody undertones. Excellent oil for dry and mature skin as it tightens the skin to avoid sagging and repairs skin damage.
Grapefruit Essential Oil
It has fresh and sharp top notes. The citrus undertone reminds you to its origins. Promotes the appearance of clear, healthy-looking skin. It can be refreshing and reviving for oily skin.
This Vitamin E is the natural one of course. It is a powerful anti-oxidant, fights off free radicals on the skin, which is a result of our daily environmental stress such as unprotected sun exposure or air pollution so it protects the skin from damage. It also has hydrating properties and a moderate natural barrier to the sun. It promotes healing and skin cell regeneration as well.