Sunflower Oil comes from sunflower seeds and has wonderful moisturizing and conditioning properties. It is rich in essential fatty acids, contains high amounts of Vitamin E and resists infection by forming a protective barrier on the skin.
Hemp Seed Oil derives from the seeds of the Cannabis sativa plant but does not contain THC or CBD. Hemp oil contains several omega-6 fatty acids that fight inflammation. One of these – gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) – has strong anti-inflammatory properties that help in soothing inflamed skin. GLA also fights inflammation and reduces irritation by generating new cells and promoting skin growth.
Tamanu Oil is extracted from seeds that grow on a tropical evergreen called a tamanu nut tree. The oil is rich in fatty acids, which can help keep skin moisturized. It also contains antioxidants, which fight against damage from free radicals. A 2015 study looked at tamanu oil from five different parts of the South Pacific. It found that the oil exhibited high antibacterial and wound-healing activity against bacterial strains involved in acne.
Coconut Oil is a plant oil derived from the kernels, meat, and milk of the coconut palm and fruit. Coconut oil, at the proper percentage, gives soap a lovely, rich lather.
Soybean Oil or soya oil is vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of the soybean. It contains high concentrations of genistein, vitamin E, essential fatty acids (EFAs), and lecithin. Together, these chemical compounds can enable soybean oil benefits to include strong antioxidant protection.
Olive Oil is a liquid fat obtained from olives, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin, produced by pressing whole olives and extracting the oil. Olive Oil has long been championed as a remedy for hair and skin, even in ancient civilizations. Its antioxidant rich properties are renowned for nourishing, cleansing, moisturizing and protecting skin against environmental and free radical damage.
Castor Oil is a vegetable oil pressed from castor beans. "Castor oil is comprised mainly of the fatty acid ricinoleic acid. It works as an emollient, smoothing flaky skin and making it feel softer. It can also provide a barrier on the skin and protect against moisture loss. For hair, it acts as a lubricant, coating and conditioning strands to improve smoothness and shine." - Chemist Danusia Wnek.
Rosehip Seed Oil is derived from the rosa canina rose bush, which is grown mostly in Chile. Unlike rose oil, which is extracted from rose petals, rosehip oil is pressed from the fruit and seeds of the rose plant. Prized since ancient times for its valuable healing benefits, rosehip oil is loaded with skin-nourishing vitamins and essential fatty acids. It also contains phenols that have been shown to have antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal properties.
Jojoba is derived from the seeds of the jojoba shrub, a perennial native to the North American deserts. Similar to other skincare oils, jojoba oil contains oodles of vitamins, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory properties, but what sets it apart from the others is that it’s technically not an oil, but a wax ester.
Cocoa Butter is a type of fat that comes from cocoa beans. Cocoa butter is high in fatty acids, which is why it's often touted for its ability to hydrate and nourish the skin and improve elasticity. The fat in cocoa butter forms a protective barrier over skin to hold in moisture.
Shea Butter is a fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree. High concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins make shea butter an ideal cosmetic ingredient for softening skin. Shea butter also has anti-inflammatory and healing properties. Using shea butter on your body, especially your face, can condition, tone, and soothe your skin.
Kokum Butter is an oil derived from the seeds of a fruit-bearing tree called the kokum tree. Kokum butter has powerful moisturizing properties and won't clog pores. It's frequently used to treat a variety of skin issues, including acne, minor inflammatory conditions, and dry skin, hair, and scalp.
Mango Butter is obtained from the kernels of the mango tree. Mango butter is packed with antioxidants and works as an emollient to soften the skin.