Activated Charcoal is great at removing impurities from the skin.
Alkanet Root has been used as an herbal remedy to treat skin inflammation, soothe skin irritation and help treat sunburns, cuts, rashes and acne. It also helps prevent infection and keep down swelling and itching.
Annatto Seeds grow in the tropics and have a natural yellow color. They are loaded with Vitamins C, B’s, and E. They contain wonderful amounts of antioxidants which are thought to help protect the skin from environmental free radical damage.
Beet Root is a dark red vegetable that gained popularity for use in skincare during the Roman times. It is high in potassium, magnesium, iron, folic acid, Vitamins A, B6 and C. Beet Root is high in antioxidants.
Black walnut hulls, which are high in essential fatty acids, are thought to benefit dry skin and increase stimulation.
Carrot Powder has become a very popular additive in soap and skincare products as it contains high levels of carotenoids, potassium, Vitamin C, essential nutrients, and amino acids. The nutrients as well as carrot’s natural antioxidants are thought to increase the skin's overall tone, health, and appearance from sun damage.
Madder Root is well known for healing skin rashes, irritations, acne, boils, and other irritations of the skin
Myrrh Powder has been used medicinally for over 2,000 years because of its believed antiseptic, detoxifying and anti-inflammatory properties. It is very popular in soap and facial masks as it is believed to reduce blemishes while calming and rejuvenating tired skin.
Olive Leaf Powder has played a central role in Mediterranean culture and skincare for thousands of years. It is high in linoleic acid and antioxidants all of which are thought to help with skin tone, appearance, and healing.
Paprika reduces wrinkles: Paprika contains beta-carotene that the body converts to vitamin A (retinol).
Rose Hip is believed to have amazingly high levels of linoleic and linolenic fatty acids. These seem to help the skin heal and regenerate thus possibly helping burns, scars and stretch marks heal. Produces a natural burgundy red color.
Rosemary has antioxidant properties which help fight free radicals and helps you combat the visible signs of aging. Produces a natural green color.
Sage is thought to have anti-microbial and healing properties. Produces a natural green color. This herb is rich in vitamin A and calcium, which play a major role in daily cell regeneration. The antioxidants of sage combats free radicals, thereby easing the wrinkles, fine lines, and other ageing signs. In short, this fabulous herb helps in keeping your skin younger, radiant, and flawless.
Spinach is a wonderful source of iron, folate, chlorophyll, Vitamin E, magnesium, Vitamin A, fiber, plant protein, and Vitamin C. Due to their antioxidant abilities, Vitamins C, E, and A are especially great for your skin.
Spirulina is a type of oceanic algae that contains large concentrations of vitamins and minerals, including the B complex vitamins. It is high in a specific and rare type of fatty acid called gamma linolenic acid that is found in very few substances on Earth. Produces shades of a beautiful blue green color in soap.
Tomato contains Lycopene which helps with inflamed skin, burns, itchiness, red patches, etc. Tomatoes work similar to antiseptic and help in reducing these symptoms that are results of sun exposure.
Turmeric is loaded with antiinflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-neoplastic properties. Growing evidence shows that an active component of turmeric, curcumin, may be used medically to treat a variety of dermatologic diseases.