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Sage

Sage Extract is an anti-inflammatory, gentle astringent. An extract of the plant is particularly useful for oral complaints such mouth ulcers and other conditions. Sage Oil is used as an embrocation for sore and aching muscles, and in cases of rheumatism and sciatica as has a warming and softening effect on the body.


Key Ingredient in: 

Balancing Hydrator

24 Hour Balancing Moisturiser

Detoxifying Body Oil

Detoxifying Bath Oil

Sandalwood

The aroma of sandalwood is a rich woody oriental note, which is very relaxing. Sandalwood Extract is the Red Sandalwood rather than the other commonly used White Sandalwood. Used as a skin softener, to improve circulation in the skin, and as a skin protectant. It is also anti-inflammatory and wound healing. It is often a useful ingredient in post shave products to soothe the skin. Sandalwood Oil is used to treat dry, inflamed or irritable skin. It is antiseptic and is used externally for the treatment of problem skin conditions as it is effective in balancing the skin.


Key Ingredient in: 

Soothing Body Oil

Replenishing Face Treatment Oil

Soothing Candle

Sea Fennel

Sea Fennel is found in coastal regions and prefers to grow among rocks exposed to the wind and salt spray. It is rich in vitamin C and mineral salts, and is often used for its brightening effects upon the skin.


Key Ingredient in:

Skin Rescue Balm

 


Sea Salt

Sundried sea salts have a superbly softening effect on the skin and as they do not draw moisture from the body. Sea salt is a complex blend of minerals and beneficial trace elements, which means it has a remineralising and hydrating effect on the skin. It is also helpful for wound healing.


Key Ingredient in:

Relaxing Salt Scrub

Detoxifying Salt Scrub

Invigorating Salt Scrub

 


Shea Butter

Shea butter reduces puffiness and protects and nourishes the skin. It is very similar in benefits to cocoa butter. It is a rich skin emollient, which is used traditionally to accelerate wound healing and therefore is often used in the treatment of burns, dermatitis, wounds, and inflammatory skin conditions. The butter melts at body temperature and is quickly absorbed by the skin to leave it soft and supple.


Key Ingredient in:

Refining Skin Polish

Dual-Action Shavemud

Smooth and Firm Body Butter

Bergamot and Jasmine Body Lotion

Rejuvenating Hand Cream

 


Spearmint Oil

Similar to peppermint but with a more energising aroma and lighter action. It has a softer taste and odour and unlike peppermint it does not contain menthol. Spearmint is known for its astringent, antiseptic and cooling properties on the skin. It is often used in the treatment of oily or acne prone skin, as well as to cool and soothe.


Key Ingredient in:

Optimal Skin ProSerum

Nourishing Cleansing Balm

Optimal Body TriSerum


Summer Snowflake Bulb

Summer Snowflake Bulb Extract is a unique certified organic natural extract from Summer Snowflake Bulbs in its dormant stage. It helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and helps to slow down cell proliferation for a younger looking skin.


Key Ingredient in:

Lift and Firm Eye Moisturiser

Sweet Almond Oil

Sweet Almond Oil is a clear, almost colourless oil that moisturises and protects the skin from loss of hydration. It is fast penetrating and does not leave a greasy residue.


Key Ingredient in:

Soothing Body Oil

Restorative Body Oil

Hydrating Cleansing Milk

Nourishing Cleansing Balm

Nourishing Conditioner

Dual-Action Shavemud

Sweet Orange Oil

Sweet Orange Oil is obtained from sweet orange fruit peel and the essential oil captures the freshness of freshly peeled oranges. It is effective in reducing stress, relaxing the mind and body and to improve the power of concentration. It is also anti-inflammatory and antiseptic on the skin, as well as an aid in digestion.


Key Ingredient in:

Restorative Body Oil

Nourishing Conditioner

Regenerating Moisture Complex

24-Hour Replenishing Eye Moisturiser

Gradual Tan Face Concentrate

Tri-Active™ Advanced Instant Facial

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