Glossary

The Hunza people in northern Pakistan has used and cherished the apricot kernel as a beauty secret for centuries. And no wonder. This gentle oil has excellent restorative properties that soothe dry skin thanks to essential fatty acids and vitamin E, both of which help protect from free radical damage.

Origin: India

Find it in: Global Calm, Global Treasures, Global Body Serum

Packed with omega fatty acids, vitamin E, and linoleic acids, argan oil moisturizes the skin while softening dry patches. It controls skin’s oil production by balancing out sebum levels. It also improves the appearance of scars, neutralizes free radicals, and protects against premature aging.

Origin: Morocco

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This powerhouse ingredient contains natural silica which supports collagen production, improves skin elasticity and alleviates skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. It is also rich in amino acids and flavonoids which are packed with antioxidants that protect the skin from oxidative stress. It strengthens the skin barrier and restores skin resilience.

Origin: India

Find it in: Global Face Trio

This highly restorative oil, which is sourced in Zimbabwe using sustainable practices, nourishes and improves skin elasticity while soothing dry skin. Rich in Vitamin A, D, E, and F, it rejuvenates the cells and fights free radicals.

Origin: Zimbabwe

Find it in: Global Face Serum

Both calming and grounding, black pepper delivers a warming effect on the mind.

Origin: Madagascar

Find it in: Vibe Perfume Oil

Packed with vitamins and minerals, this oil improves skin elasticity and prevents premature aging. It’s an excellent emollient that prevents dryness and encourages cellular repair and growth. It’s an effective inhibitor of melanin biosynthesis in the treatment of melasma, sun, and age spots. The brazil nut harvesting supports local farmers to preserve the rainforest by providing them with means of earnings that doesn’t involve cutting down timber.

Origin: Peru

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Harvested from the seeds of the flowering tree Tsubaki, indigenous to Japan and China, this highly nourishing oil retains moisture and penetrates the skin’s deepest layers. High in essential fatty acids, it prevents water loss while protecting it from UV rays and environmental stressors. It’s been a treasured Japanese beauty secret for centuries.

Origin: Japan

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Spicy and rich in scent with calming and stress-reducing effects, cardamom is considered an aphrodisiac.

Origin: Sri Lanka

Find it in: Vibe Perfume Oil

Rich in natural plant compounds called phytochemicals, cocoa butter helps fight off free-radical damage by protecting the skin against damage from harmful UV rays. The cocoa butter comes from the cacao bean found inside the cocoa pod, which grows on the cacao tree.

Origin: Ghana

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Chock Full of vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids, Coconut Milk Powder pampers, soothes, and restores dry, aging skin. Also, it boosts collagen production and maintains skin elasticity thanks to high levels of Vitamin C. It’s non-drying and soothing effects on the skin provides deep cleaning without clogging pores.

Origin: Vietnam

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Fractionated coconut oil leaves skin soft and silky smooth. It has had the long-chain fatty acids removed, which keeps the oil in a liquid state and allows it to penetrate the skin more readily, making it less likely to clog pores. Because fractionated coconut oil is odorless, it makes for an ideal base oil in our perfume oils.

Origin: Malaysia

Find it in: Satori Perfume Oil, Lagom Perfume Oil, Vibe Perfume Oil

Packed with antioxidants and vitamin E, the El Salvador coffee bean soothes and moisturizes the skin while acting as a skin-tightening astringent. It aids in depuffing tired eyes while improving circulation. In aromatherapy, it is used to uplift the mood and invigorate the senses.

Origin: El Salvador

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This soothing, non-greasy oil is rich in vitamin E, phytosterols, and fatty acids to reduce wrinkles and encourage skin cell regeneration. It’s effective in tackling skin issues such as eczema, psoriasis, and inflammation while restoring moisture balance and improving skin elasticity.

Origin: India

Find it in: Global Calm

This anti-inflammatory oil is known to soothe inflamed skin by reducing sensations of redness and swelling. It tightens pores and promotes healing of wounds and scars. It is also used to stimulate the growth of new skin cells and blood flow. In aromatherapy, it’s often used to enhance mood by diminishing feelings of stress and anxiety while improving concentration.

Origin: Somalia

Find it in: Global Face Serum

This anti-inflammatory oil is known to soothe inflamed skin by reducing sensations of redness and swelling. It tightens pores and promotes healing of wounds and scars. It is also used to stimulate the growth of new skin cells and blood flow. In aromatherapy, it’s often used to enhance mood by diminishing feelings of stress and anxiety while improving concentration.

Origin: Somalia

Find it in: Global Face Serum

Utilized in Chinese medicine for centuries, ginger is a powerful ingredient due to its many health benefits. It is used in aromatherapy for its stimulating, energizing, and uplifting effect on the mind and body.

Origin: Sri Lanka

Find it in: Satori Perfume Oil

This non-comedogenic oil is rich in linoleic acid and antioxidants, which is known to fade scars and speed up the healing process. Its high antioxidant content reduces inflammation and promotes healthy skin.

Origin: Argentina

Find it in: Global Calm

The Geishas and ancient Egyptians knew the healing benefits of gold on the skin—Cleopatra is rumored to have covered her face in gold every night for a youthful appearance. Our 24K gold leaf melts on contact and imparts a soft glow to the skin.

Origin: USA

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Rich in nutrients like vitamin E and B, as well as antioxidants and minerals like zinc and copper, this oil is easily absorbed into the skin, delivers long-lasting moisture, and increases skin’s suppleness. It has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce redness and repair wound healing. Long used by Native Americans, this oil is produced from the seed of the Jojoba plant, a tree native to southern Arizona and California.

Origin: USA

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Calming and grounding, juniper berry has been used for both medicinal and spiritual purposes since ancient times to cleanse and purify.

Origin: Macedonia/Bulgaria

Find it in: Lagom Perfume Oil

Rich in protein and vitamins, this oil, harvested by cooperatives in Namibia using sustainable and ethical practices, moisturizes, restructures, and regenerates skin. Its use dates back to ancient Egypt with a long history of healing properties, helping to repair skin damage and scars. It also reduces inflammation and has a soothing effect on the skin.

Origin: Namibia

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White kaolin is one of the most gentle clays. It does not have a drying effect on the skin like most other clays, yet controls excess oil while healing traces of dirt, pollution, and bacteria. It also removes dead skin cells without causing redness or irritation.

Origin: England

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A tropical, grassy plant used in herbal medicine, lemongrass contains antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-fungal properties and is jam-packed with vitamins to help support clear, healthy skin. It’s astringent and antibacterial qualities help minimize pores and ward off bacterial and microbial growth in skin. In aromatherapy, it’s used to help relieve stress and anxiety.

Origin: Sri Lanka

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Licorice root is the root of a plant called glycyrrhiza glabra, which is native to southern Europe and parts of Asia. It is high in powerful antioxidants and effective in targeting hyperpigmentation, age spots, and discoloration due to its Glabridin and Licochalcone content. It balances oil production and promotes skin elasticity.

Origin: India

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This sweet, calming oil has been used in Chinese medicine for centuries. Rich in vitamin C, it reduces the appearance of acne and oily skin, brightens the complexion, and diminishes scars and age spots. In aromatherapy, it’s known to promote calmness and uplift the mood – supporting feelings of contentment and well-being.

Origin: USA

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Rich in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, and amino acids, this highly anti-inflammatory and socially conscious oil harvested in Botswana is beneficial for both acne-prone and dry and aging skin. It hydrates deep into the dermis layer and locks in moisture to improve skin over time.

Origin: Botswana

Find it in: Global Face Serum

This powerful ingredient (it includes EGCG, which is said to reduce inflammation) diminishes redness, such as acne and rosacea. Due to its high vitamin K content, it also reduces puffiness and dark under-eye circles. An important part of Japanese and Korean culture for centuries, it is one of the most antioxidant-rich teas in the world. Also, the high amount of chlorophyll gives it its vibrant green color and protects the skin from sun damage.

Origin: Japan

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This is a rejuvenating oil with powerful antibacterial properties targeting breakouts and balancing sebum production. Rich in antioxidants, it combats free radicals to soothe redness and inflammation. It also boosts cell regeneration, replenishes and locks in moisture, and maintains oil balance in the skin. In aromatherapy, it’s used to invoke a feeling of joy and happiness while uplifting the overall mood.

Origin: France

Find it in: Global Face Serum, Satori Perfume Oil

Rich in Vitamin C and antioxidants, orange peel protects the skin from free radicals while brightening the complexion. Orange Peel also contains citric acid, which exfoliates and brightens dark spots.

Origin: USA

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This woodsy, sweet, and smoky ingredient, which comes from a forest in Vietnam where the agarwood essential oil is sustainably harvested and periodically replanted, delivers strength and clarity. It’s often used in sacred oil blends during meditation to evoke mental and spiritual reflection.

Origin: Vietnam

Find it in: Vibe Perfume Oil

Known for its wonderful hydrating properties, palmarosa prevents inflammation and dehydration. It balances the sebum and helps remedy acne breakouts. In aromatherapy, it’s used to fight depression, fatigue, and anxiety while having an uplifting effect on the mind.

Origin: Sri Lanka

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Packed with vitamins A and C, linoleic acid, and antioxidants, this wild-harvested, sustainably-sourced Amazonian oil reduces inflammation to help treat acne and other skin conditions. It balances the skin’s moisture while penetrating deeply to moisturize and relieve itching.

Origin: Brazil

Find it in: Global Calm

The potent antioxidant, which has been revered as an ancient Chinese beauty secret for over 2000 years, contains polysaccharides, essential trace minerals, and proteins of 17 amino acids called conchiolin. Conchiolin hydrates the skin, rebuilds collagen, and inhibits melanin production. Pearl also softens and firms the skin while accelerating new growth.

Origin: China

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This woody ingredient destresses the mind and energizes the body to help eliminate fatigue, while enhancing concentration.

Origin: USA

Find it in: Lagom Perfume Oil

Chockfull of vitamin C, this regenerating oil boosts the immune system and fights off free radicals. It can also be beneficial for treating stiffness and cramps in the muscles. In aromatherapy, it’s used for its uplifting yet relaxing effect on the mind, while relieving stress and headaches.

Origin: USA

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Rich in vitamin E, zinc, magnesium, fatty acids, and antioxidants, pumpkin has the ability to retain moisture while fighting free radicals and bacteria. Pumpkin seed oil improves skin tone and helps wounds heal rapidly while fighting acne.

Origin: Europe

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Prized for its skin soothing enzymes, ricebran is rich in antioxidants and aids in balancing skin’s moisture levels by removing excess oils. It provides a gentle exfoliation to smooth and brighten skin and is one of the most popular and cherished beauty secrets by Japanese women.

Origin: USA

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A potent oil rich in linoleic acid and omega 6, safflower prevents dryness and roughness while removing dirt and oil. It is a key treatment for issues including eczema, psoriasis, and acne without clogging the pores.

Origin: Mexico

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Our sandalwood is an ecologically responsible alternative to traditional sandalwood. It is produced sustainably through an ethically managed plantation. In aromatherapy, it is used for its grounding effects.

Origin: Australia

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From the shea trees in West Africa, shea butter is fat extracted from the trees. It contains high concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins. It’s a calming ingredient that relieves dry skin while maintaining and restoring skin’s natural elasticity.

Origin: Ghana

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A great source of vitamin E and rich in nutrients and antioxidants, sunflower is effective in combatting skin issues such as acne, inflammation, and redness. Its emollient properties also help the skin retain its moisture.

Origin: Argentina, Italy

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Comprised of vitamin E, powerful antioxidants, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, this stem bark powder from the Thanaka tree tightens pores, reduces blackheads, and clarifies skin. Thanaka also inhibits tyrosinase, which is said to help decrease hyperpigmentation. And no wonder. It’s been used by the Burmese women for centuries due to its efficacious skin benefits.

Origin: Myanmar

Find it in: Global Face Trio

TOCOPHEROL / VITAMIN E: Isolated from vegetable oils, vitamin E is a natural, heat-stable antioxidant that protects our products from oxidation. Our Tocopherol is Non-GMO.

Turmeric is one of the most powerful spices in the world. It contains curcumin, which has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It’s been used for centuries by people all around the world, providing a glow and luster to the skin. It’s also effective in reducing scars and acne breakouts.

Origin: India

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Rich in antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, vanilla helps soothe and calm irritated skin while reducing skin infections and wounds. It contains polyphenol, which is a powerful antioxidant that protects the skin from environmental pollutants. In aromatherapy, it uplifts the mood and provides a relaxing and calming effect on the senses.

Origin: Madagascar

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Known as “The fragrance of the soil,” vetiver produces a rich oil that is both relaxing and grounding. Vetiver also promotes emotional equilibrium, purifies the mind, and enhances concentration.

Origin: Haiti

Find it in: Lagom Perfume Oil

This bright oil contains three times as much vitamin C as lemon and is high in antioxidants. In aromatherapy, it’s used to lift the spirits, reduces emotional stress, and rejuvenates and restores emotional and mental health. It is derived from the fruits of the yuzu tree cultivated in Japan.

Origin: Japan

Find it in: Global Body Serum, Satori Perfume Oil

LIMONENE, CITRAL, CITRONELLOL, FARNESOL, LINALOOL, BENZYL ALCOHOL, and PARFUM / FRAGRANCE listed on our ingredient list, have not been added to the formulations but rather components naturally occurring in pure essential oils.