Isn’t it time we made healing and hydrating our skin easy… and dreamy? Our new Face + Body Cream is exactly that. This head to toe wonder cream is an ideal daily moisturizer for all skin types– including those with eczema or psoriasis, mamas, babies, and everyone in between.
The cream is packed with gorgeous organic butters and all-star organic plant oils like tamanu, rosehip and pumpkin seed. It refreshes dry, itchy skin while reducing scars and fine lines. Formulated for delicate facial skin and the whole body, our Face + Body Cream will penetrate quickly without clogging pores. Though it’s not scented with essential oils, the cream smells sweetly of the unrefined organic oils it’s made with. It’s deeply nourishing for skin and a multi-tasker at its finest. The cream can be used as a gentle makeup remover – it is especially great for stubborn eye makeup, and for growing bellies, sore nipples and even your little ones!
Want to get in depth about our amazing ingredients?
Organic Sunflower Seed Oil
Expressed from the kernel of the sunflower plant, sunflower seed oil is easily absorbed with a light texture. With a high amount of vitamin E, sunflower oil helps in the prevention of damage to sensitive skin cells by ultraviolet light, or UVA, from the sun. Additionally, studies have shown that vitamin E may prevent scarring, smooth the appearance of existing wrinkles and generally improve the appearance and health of your skin.
Organic Shea Butter
Our Unrefined, Fair Trade West African shea butter is a natural fat taken from the shea nut; with Vitamins A, E and F. Vitamins A and E are particularly helpful for sun damaged skin and to prevent premature wrinkles and facial lines. Vitamin F acts as a skin protector and rejuvenator. Shea butter easily penetrates the skin and it’s noncomedogenic (won’t clog pores). Stay tuned for a blog post about this gorgeous butter coming soon!
Unrefined, Organic Mango Butter
Similar in benefits to shea butter, mango butter is a powerful skin food, however the fatty acid profile varies slightly with an enhanced level of anti-oxidants and vitamins A, C, and E. Mango butter can act as an effective protectant for skin and hair, shielding against harmful UV rays and potential sun damage.
Organic Pumpkin Seed Oil
Cold pressed and unrefined, pumpkin seed oil is a delicious culinary oil and skin food! Rich essential fatty acids, it’s a champ at regulating proper skin sebum (oil) production, making it superb for both oily/acne-prone skin and dry skin. The seeds are rich in zinc, which is a great antioxidant and skin healer. Talk about a wonder-oil!
Organic Rosehip Fruit Oil
Pressed from the fruit of the wild rose bush, rosehip oil is a fast penetrating, non greasy oil for dry, weathered and dehydrated skin. High in lineolic acid, Vitamin C and A, it’s great for congested and aging skin. Read more about the importance of fatty acids here.
Organic Tamanu Seed Oil
Cold pressed and unrefined from large nuts of the Ati tree, this deep green oil is an especially potent skin rejuventor, renowned for reducing scars and fine lines and healing damaged skin. It contains calophyllic acid, a unique fatty acid, which research shows will exert potent antibacterial and anti-inflammatory actions, and can inhibit the bacteria that contributes to acne.
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It's been 75 years since President Roosevelt enacted the executive order which allowed the U.S. military to exclude any and all persons from an area after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Although no single racial or ethnic group was mentioned in the order, hundreds of thousands of Japanese-Americans were forced out of their homes and moved into camps.
I recently interviewed my grandfather about what life was like as a Japanese-American post World War II. I hoped to gain insight into a part of my heritage which I’ll never experience first hand but am saddened by. It's impossible not to see parallels being drawn between the recent travel ban and past U.S. anti-Asian policies. I can't help but feel anxiety for how the current administration seems to be playing to the fears of a bigoted populism and what can be done to counter it.
Not just your potato’s best friend, this fresh and woody herb promotes hair growth and stimulates blood circulation. The fragrant oils in the rosemary leaf also dissolve excess and clogging sebum in hair follicles to balance oil production without over-drying. Make your own herbal tea hair rinse with fresh rosemary or apply hair oil with the essential oil.