Our Illipe Butter is sourced from the Borneo Jungle of Southeast Asia by a small family operation. It is the fat obtained from the nuts of Shorea Stenoptera, a wild crop in the jungle. It reinforces the skin lipidic barrier and helps maintain skin moisturization Illipe Butter is crucial in keeping our skin cells healthy. Illipe butter is renowned for it’s incredible moisturizing properties and its ability to restore elasticity to the skin. It is beneficial for the treatment of moisturizing chronically dry skin, mature skin, sunburn, healing sores, damaged skin, rough skin (such as on feet) and dry or over processed hair.
Our Sal (Shorea) Butter is wild harvested by a family owned business in India, meaning it was grown entirely by nature, without human intervention. Read: there is a very slight chance of chemical exposure. Sal Butter is renowned for adding moisture to the surface of the skin, and helping to tone and firm fine lines and wrinkles. The benefits of Sal Butter are endless, including dry and itchy skin, skin rashes, eczema and dermatitis, damaged skin, rough skin (such as on feet), wrinkles and signs of aging, and chapped skin from cold weather. The list goes on and on!
Due to high price tag on Cupuacu Butter, we only add it to select products. Our Cupuacu Butter is responsibly sourced from the Amazon Rain Forest by a small indigenous village located just north of the Amazon Rain Forest. Cupuacu improves the appearance prematurely aging and thinning skin while being a superior moisturizer with great water absorption. It offers high levels of essential fatty acids, which with its rich phytosterols, help the appearance of your skin's elasticity and overall appearance of your skin. Cupuacu's incredible creaminess promotes a special softness and smoothness to your skin to boosts natural moisture and help your skin appear more elastic.
Kukui Nut Oil is an ancient Hawaiian secret, used after the Kukui tree was introduce to Hawaii from Polynesian settlers. We source our Kukui Nut Oil from a family owned business located on the Big Island. Kukui Nut Oil is often used to treat skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and dry skin. It is also used to minimize the appearance of premature aging and wrinkles, as well as scars, blemishes and stretch marks!
Sea Buckthorn Oil is made from the wild, coastline growing Sea Buckthorn plant. Originally, Sea Buckthorn was planted as a form of soil conservation. We partner with a family in Rush, Ireland that collects it from the wild growing coastline plants. They also collect from North Bull Island. Sea Buckthorn Oil is well-known today for its healing and rejuvenating effects on the skin. When used topically, it's a great natural cleanser and exfoliator. It can also help heal burns, cuts, wounds, sunburn, rashes, and other types of skin damage. Using Sea Buckthorn Oil daily helps slow down the signs of aging by nourishing the tissues in your skin and body. Due to its unique composition of fatty acids, amino acids, vitamins and minerals, Sea Buckthorn Oil works wonders for improving skin health. If you have chronic skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis or rosacea, Sea Buckthorn Oil can help to reduce inflammation and redness. For people with very dry skin or for those who battle with dandruff on a daily basis, Sea Buckthorn Oil can help to tame the flakes by providing deep moisture and improving the strength of skin on a cellular level. Even if you have great skin, daily treatment with Sea Buckthorn Oil will provide your epidermis with nutrients, proteins and essential fatty acids which will help to keep it healthy and strong!
Chaulmoogra Oil, sourced from a family farming operation in India, is widely praised for its skin healing benefits. It has been used in Ayurvedic healing for 4,000 years as an effective treatment for eczema, rheumatism and leucoderma, to name a few. Chaulmoogra Oil created a revolution in the treatment of Leprosy as it was the first effective medication to treat Leprosy, as well as its side effects. Chaulmogra Oil alsol has anti-bacterial, antiseptic and analgesic properties.
One of the most in demand butters right now! Our responsibly sourced Murumuru comes from a small family on Marajo Island who collects the reddish-orange fruits of the Murumuru tree, and produces Murumuru Butter for us. Murumuru Butter’s unique composition of essential fatty acids and Pro-Vitamin A help restore elasticity to damaged and aging skin, making it a highly suitable ingredient for anti aging formulations. It is also a soothing addition for products intended to heal dry and cracked skin, eczema, and psoriasis.
True to our standards of supporting small businesses over corporate companies, our Kokum Butter comes from a small business out of India. They handle the production of Kokum Butter from start to finish.
Kokum Butter has extensive benefits to the skin. The antioxidants make it more than capable of preventing wrinkles and maintaining a youthful appearance. It keeps skin hydrated and improves skin tone and elasticity. Kokum butter is an excellent emollient, antioxidant and moisturizer. Since it is not greasy, it can be applied on face and body as a moisturizer. It gets readily absorbed in the skin and hydrates it, giving a soft supple and smooth skin. Kokum butter is a good day time moisturizer, even for sensitive skin, as it is natural and free from chemical additives. Other benefits of Kokum Butter include care for cracked and chapped lips, cracked heels, and it can assist in helping those with eczema and psoriasis.
Our Tucuma Butter comes from the same family operation that supplies our Cupuacu Butter.
Tucuma Butter is an excellent moisturizer, without being greasy. It promotes the look of plump and firm skin and facilitates the regeneration of skin. It rejuvenates the skin by reducing the signs of aging, such as wrinkles and fine lines. It is ideal for use on dry, itchy, flaky skin, and for those suffering with eczema and psoriasis. It offers protection to skin against the harsh effects of environmental elements such as UV radiation. It has antioxidant effects, making it perfect for use for those suffering from acne. It balances skin’s oil production, making it ideal for use on all skin types, especially oily skin.
Our Tamanu Oil comes from a small, locally owned business in the Polynesian Islands. They oversee the production of the Tamanu Oil, from start to finish. This is some of the purest, highest quality Tamanu Oil on the market. Tamanu Oil benefits extend to a wide range of natural treatments for acne and acne scars, eczema, psoriasis, stretch marks, age spots, skin rashes, general scarring, dermatitis through to anti aging and as an excellent ingredient in making good skin products for oily skin. In fact, one of the major benefits of Tamanu Oil is that it can be used as a stand-alone product, whether it be solely as a product for oily acne skin or for the prevention or reduction of scarring or just for beautiful, blemish-free skin. Not only can you use Tamanu Oil for skin rejuvenation but you can even use Tamanu Oil for hair and scalp rejuvenation as well. It also seems to great for healthy, nail growth.
When Shea Butter is refined, it retains very small amounts of its healing properties. Unrefined Shea, while sometimes a bit harder to work with, boasts amazing benefits including intense hydration benefiting those struggling with eczema and psoriasis. Unrefined Shea Butter nourishes the skin and hair with Vitamins A, E, F and K. It is an effective moisturizer as it contains many fatty acids, which are needed to retain skin elasticity and moisture. It has been known to help protect and restore damaged skin. It has also been widely used in reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, scarring and dark spots, blemishes, and stretch marks. It’s basically a miracle butter!
You’ve likely heard of Cocoa Butter, but have you ever really looked into the vast benefits Cocoa Butter offers? Cocoa Butter melts at body temperature and works to naturally soothe dry, sensitive skin while reducing and preventing the appearance of scars and unwanted marks. Its richness in vitamins and anti-oxidants makes it ideal for use as a moisturizer that promotes skin health and relieves the itching, chapping, peeling, or burning discomfort associated with conditions such as eczema and dermatitis. By creating a protective barrier between skin and the harsh, weathering environmental elements, Cocoa Butter’s saturated fats allow skin to retain its required moisture, thereby restoring the health of by remaining on the skin for hours despite being easily absorbed. The polyphenols in Cocoa Butter are known to diminish the appearance of aging by enhancing skin’s moisture content, skin tone, elasticity, and collagen production. By virtue of these polyphenols, Cocoa Butter is reputed to avert skin sensitivities, damage, and degeneration. By deeply penetrating skin to offer intense hydration, Cocoa Butter boosts dermal circulation while facilitating the reparation of damaged skin as well as the growth of newer, healthier skin that looks and feels younger, softer, and smoother. Cocoa Butter is believed to have photo-protective properties that serve to protect the skin from harmful UV radiation. It can also be used to protect against frost bite or even indoor heat. Cocoa Butter has high amounts of Vitamin K, which is known to prevent acne and reduce the appearance of scarring. Phytosterols, found in Cocoa Butter, are known to exhibit anti-aging effects and help to reduce inflammation.
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