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Palma Rosa Oil

Palmarosa is well known for its rejuvenating properties which means it is often used in skin care for its effective anti-aging effects. Hydrating and stimulating, Palmarosa helps to balance the skin’s sebum as well as smoothing and toning the skin. It is also used to aid in clarity of mind and to balance the senses due to its uplifting nature.


Key Ingredient in: 

Restorative Body Oil

Restorative Bath Oil

Restorative Candle

Restorative Aromatic Reed Diffuser

Patchouli Oil

The leaves of this bushy plant are used to prepare this essential oil, and it is has a persistent woody oriental fragrance, which has a hint of mint. It is well known for its purifying and calming properties making it useful in the treatment of problem skins. Patchoulli is also known for its calming effects on the mind and body although in aromatherapy Patchouli can either energise or relax depending on the individual receiving the treatment.  


Key Ingredient in: 

Smooth and Firm Body Butter

Replenishing Face Treatment Oil

Soothing Aromatic Reed Diffuser

Pectin

Properly maintaining the pH balance of the acid mantle is the foundation for healthy skin and an important component to the skin’s integrity against environmental impact. Nature has provided an ideal material to help the skin restore and maintain the acid mantle in an exceptionally mild way in the form of Pectin. Pectin is a natural polysaccharide extracted from citrus peel with remarkable ability to buffer to natural skin pH and does so with incredible speed and efficacy. A buffer is a material that has the ability to bring the pH of a system back into balance – if the pH drops too low or shifts too high it adjusts accordingly.


Key Ingredient In:

Optimal Skin ProMoisturiser

Pelan Silt

The treatment of the skin with mud or silts has a therapeutic, rejuvenating and revitalising effect on the skin. Thermal mud is recommended for troublesome skin conditions and Pelan Silt is full of vitamins, minerals and trace elements that are beneficial for the skin as well as being extremely nourishing.  


Key Ingredient In:

Lift and Firm Mask

Peppermint Oil

Peppermint is a strong, menthol-rich and refreshing oil with a sharp herby fragrance. In aromatherapy it is said to stimulate the senses and aid clear thinking whilst providing an invigorating, uplifting mood. English peppermint plants are said to produce the best quality oil because of its moderate climate. Peppermint is extremely cooling, since it contains a natural source of menthol. It is used to activate all the senses and responses and subsequently clears the head, because it is highly invigorating.


Key Ingredient in: 

Muscle Rescue Balm

Energising Shower Gel

Balancing Herbal Spafresh

Fitness Shower Oil

Fitness Body Oil

Invigorating Facewash

Energising Body Oil

Pimpinella Anisum

A non-aggressive, non-invasive alternative to ‘Botox’ in reducing the look of expression lines. This anise extract is rich in organic compounds that have been shown to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.


Key Ingredient in: 

Skin Radiance Mask 

Lift & Firm Moisturiser


Plankton Extract

Plankton contains phospholipids, lipids, sterols (cholesterol derivatives), proteins, vitamins and trace minerals. This rich harvest of skin nutrients is particularly useful in intensive skin treatments designed to revitalise and deeply moisturise the skin.


Key Ingredient in: 

Lift and Firm Intensive Serum

Pomegranate

Pomegranate is a source of powerful antioxidants that can help protect from environmental aggressors. Pomegranate Seed Oil has excellent moisturizing, protective and nourishing properties. It is wonderful oil for mature and aging skin, and is soothing to dry or irritable skin. It contains a high amount of conjugated fatty acids which have potent calming properties. The specific fatty acid in pomegranate seed oil is Punicic Acid. 


Key Ingredient In:

Pink Pomelo Lip Balm

Lifestage Stage Release Moisturiser


Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a wonderful source of natural actives including enzymes. One special enzyme produced from pumpkin fruit that helps to clear the skin of dead skin cells but without the irritation associated with the more aggressive exfoliating enzymes and AHA’s. Another extract from the seeds helps improve the appearance of skin tone and smooths.


Key Ingredient in: 

Optimal Skin ProCleanser

Smooth and Firm Body Butter

Skin Radiance Mask

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