Our Ingredients

We want to provide you with the cleanest products built on innovative formulas that actually add value to your skin instead of burden it.

We want to do this while being completely transparent when it comes to the ingredients we use. So here’s a list of each of our ingredients with its benefits and role in our products.

It is important to note that natural products can also cause an allergic reaction. While we have taken extreme caution is choosing the least allergenic ingredients, we strongly recommend that you go through our ingredient list to cross-check any allergies that you might have, before purchasing.

Kaolin: Also known as China clay, kaolin is a naturally occuring soft clay. It is known to have soothing properties and is known to be a natural exfoliant and cleanser. It helps us give the matte finish to our products.

Zinc Stearate. Zinc Stearate is a zinc salt of stearic acid, a naturally occurring fatty acid. Its main purpose is Viscosity controlling, Anti-caking and a colorant.

Lanolin: It is a natural substance produced by a sheep’s wool and has been an integral ingredient in skin care for hundreds of years. It is safe enough that it is used while breastfeeding, in fact majority of Vitamin D3 supplements are extracted from Lanolin. While there is some debate surrounding this ingredient, we would like to clarify that the Lanolin we use, is extracted from raw wool and by no means from inside the animal. We are very strict about ethically sourcing our ingredients. This is a by-product of the wool industry only. It is a natural emollient known to moisturize and heal skin.

Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba Oil): This ingredient has more qualities than we can list. It is deeply moisturizing, nourishing with anti-inflammatory properties that control acne, is antibacterial and helps reduce fine lines. It is also known to decrease effects caused by eczema and rosacea

Beeswax: Our beeswax is organic and ethically sourced. It is an excellent anti inflammatory and antibacterial ingredient that is rich in Vitamin A. The benefits of this product is endless. Beeswax carries antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties that are essential in fighting chapped skin and bacterial infections that tend to affect us most in the dry, winter months. It forms a protective wall by sealing in moisture in our skin without smothering and clogging up the pores.

Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) : The antioxidants in shea butter keep skin cells protected from damaging free radicals and other environmental hazards whilst cinnamic acid esters in the shea fat keep ultraviolet radiation at bay. Your skin will never look dull again.

Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa Butter): It helps brighten the skin besides its common use as a moisturizer. It also acts as a sun protectant because of the phytochemical present in it. This ingredient is also hugely popular for its ability to heal scars.

Mangifera Indica (Mango Butter): We add it to our products as it helps balance moisture and conditions the skin without being greasy.

Tocopherol (Vitamin E): A naturally sourced and powerful antioxidant, this ingredient is not just good for your skin and well-being but also acts as a natural preservative for the product. It is the best available natural alternative/replacement for petroleum based products.

Vegetable Glycerine: Glycerin act as humectant i.e. it helps in minimizing the water loss due to evaporation in oily skin and helps in keeping the skin hydrated always.

Resveratrol (Grape Extract): For youthful skin to thrive it needs collagen and elastin, which free radicals can affect the production of. Resveratrol is a particularly potent antioxidant that neutralizes free radical damage and allows the collagen to keep on pumping. It has become a world-famous anti-ageing ingredient, pioneered by Caudalie around 20 years ago. The way it banishes wrinkles and enhances firmness is similar to the regenerating process that allows grape vines to live for a century.

Isopropyl Myristate: It helps keep the moisture in the skin and adds a denser and silkier textures to our products while controlling the greasiness of the various oils and butters.

Pongamia Pinnata Seed Extract: Popularly known in India as ‘karanja oil’, it is a natural preservative and acts as a skin conditioner.

Candelilla Wax: An ingredient derived from nature itself, It softens the skin and we use it to add a glossy texture to our lipsticks and lip balms.

Carnauba Wax: Another wax derived directly from nature, carnauba wax adds a very natural shine to our products and to your skin, they also add to the longevity of all our products.

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Almond Oil): Unlike most oils, almond oil is lightweight and is very rich in Vitamin E. It is absorbed easily and provides a deeper and more lasting nourishment. Especially healing for the lips.

Ricinus Communis (Castor Oil): Our grandmother have used it as a skin and hair conditioner for years and we add it to our products for the same reason. Castor oil is also rich in proteins and Omega 6 and 3.

Cinnamomumzeylancum (Cinnamon Oil): A natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, cinnamon oil acts as a natural healer.

*Cinnamon oil is also common allergen.

citrus aurantium dulcis (Orange fruit oil): it’s derived from the outer peel of the common orange fruit, which has been highly sought after for centuries because of its immune-boosting effects.

Vanilla Planifolia Fruit: This is our favorite naturally derived fragrance and probably the only one we will use to add a sweet (but not nauseating) scent to our products.

Caprylic Triglyceride: Found naturally in coconut oil, this is a lightweight skin conditioner and its natural properties allow it to add a longer shelf life to our products.

When it comes to adding colours to add our products, we strictly use 8 pigments to provide us with the various shades and mica and/or pearl to add a shine. These pigments are not hazardous and can not penetrate the skin. They are as follows: –  Mica –  Titanium dioxide ci 77891, –  Iron oxides ci 77492, ci 77491, ci 77499,  
–  Lake ci 26100,  ci 77007 & 15850:2 –  Pearl –  Vegetable carbon (black) CI 77266

 

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