Ingredients A-Z

Each of our divine formulations blends natural, sustainable, ethically sourced ingredients, supported by the best science. Find out more about some of our key ingredients below.

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Rooibos Tea (Organic)

Rooibos Tea (Organic)

Rooibos Tea is a powerful antioxidant and as a result has free-radical scavenging properties and is therefore a protectant in anti-ageing skin care products.

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Rose Damascena

Rose Damascena

Rose Damascena is effective in balancing the hormonal system. It is also uplifting on the mind and body and therefore helpful as an antidepressant. It is useful in skin care products as an anti inflammatory and to strengthen thread veins.

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Rose Extract

Rose Extract

The extract of rose petals is soothing and a very gentle astringent. It is effective for all types of skin, but more especially for dry or sensitive skin types, due to its cooling and calming effect.

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Rose Flower Water (Rosewater)

Rose Flower Water (Rosewater)

Rose flower water, or Rosewater, is highly regarded for its soothing and gentle effect on the most delicate of skins. Rosewater is the water that is recovered from the distillation of the essential oil of rose produced when the flowers of roses are steam distilled to produce the essential oil. The steam carries the precious oil from the petals and is then condensed where the oil forms on the top of the water. The rosewater is the delicately rose infused water that remains. It is soothing and a very gentle astringent and suitable for all types of skin, but more especially for dry or sensitive.

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Rose Geranium

Rose Geranium

Rose Geranium is considered both sedative and uplifting, so is much favoured in the treatment of anxiety. In skin care it is considered gently antiseptic, cleansing, refreshing and a gentle tonic. It is ideal for sluggish, congested or oily skin and is said to improve the circulation of poor complexions. It has also been used for eczema, dermatitis and dry skin conditions.

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Rose Otto

Rose Otto

Rose Otto is a soft, warm and sensual oil with a sweet floral aroma. It is used in skin care to soothe, nourish and tone the skin.

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Rosehip Seed Oil

Rosehip Seed Oil

Rosehip seed oil is a cold pressed vegetable oil with a very high content of fatty acids (vitamin F) rich in omega 3 and 6, this is the only vegetable oil that contains vitamin A. It may help to reduce the size of pores and is good for skin infections due to the high level of vitamin A. It is rich in antioxidant tocopherols and can treat damaged skin. The essential fatty acids help support the vital lipid barrier, thus restoring and maintaining the moisture balance in the skin.

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Rosemary Oil

Rosemary Oil

Rosemary has a stimulating effect on the circulation and can be used to good effect in cases of weariness and tired aching muscles. The essential oil is also an antiseptic and has been recommended for the treatment of acne and for soothing eczema and other skin irritations. It is also used to relieve headaches as it clears the head effectively.

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