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Oil glossary

Botanical bases & therapeutic scents

Every botanical we select is abundant in beneficial properties for our skin, as well as their silky soft texture, absorbency and delicious aromas. When blended together they transform to complement and enhance one another into powerful, balanced and tailored formulas.

 
 

Abyssinian

This oil is ultralight and softening for our skin. It provides moisture to the epidermis and a protective barrier from water without clogging pores. On application it spreads easily and is non-greasy, leaving skin silky soft. 

Rich in vitamins A, C and E, abyssinian is used in our Sensitive everyday face oil. 

 

Andiroba

A replenishing oil which provides our skin with anti-inflammatory and acne calming properties. Rich in omegas, this emollient oil deeply moisturises dry skin, tackling wrinkles, eczema and psoriasis.

We use andiroba in our Balancing everyday face oil.

Argan

Argan is a wonderfully nutritious and medicinal oil. High in Vitamin E and antioxidants, argan helps to fight damaging free radicals, restoring the skins lipid layer and protecting from any further environmental damage.

Find this powerful property in our Renewing, Sensitive and Anti-blemish everyday face oils. 

Avocado

Rich in oleic acid and omega 9, avocado aids cell regeneration and soothes inflammation. This can help reduce irritation and scarring and provide energy for healthy new cell growth. Fortifying and moisturising, this oil nourishes dry skin with potassium and Vitamin E. 

Avocado is used in our Nourishing, Renewing and Anti-blemish everyday face oils. 

 

 

Baobab

Baobab is a renewing and highly nourishing oil. Rich in Vitamins A + F which are vital to skin rejuvenation, this oil helps to fight the signs of ageing and supports the renewal of skin cells. Rich and nourishing omegas help to alleviate dry skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. 

Black Pepper

Black pepper has an evocative fragrance - fiery and woody top notes linger with spicy, oriental base notes. Muscular and mental tensions are relieved and it brings a warming, meditative confidence. 

We use Black Pepper in our Balancing everyday face oil.

Black Seed

A truly powerful oil, Black Seed is anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antiseptic and antibacterial. It clears troubled and acne prone skin whilst energising our immune system. Plentiful in unsaturated fatty acids and Vitamin A, this oil helps to condition and instantly soften skin. 

Find this incredible oil in our Anti-blemish everyday face oil.

 

 
 

 

Calendula

Calming calendula oil helps to gently balance sebum and oil production, returning imbalanced skin to a healthy p.H level. Abundant in Vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, E and essential fatty acids, this oil renews scarred skin and helps to reduce stretch marks. 

 

Coconut

A lightweight and detoxifying oil, coconut naturally pulls redundant oils and dirt from pores making it effective at gently cleansing our skin and preventing bacterial infection.  Highly nutritious in fatty acids, coconut replenishes dry skin leaving it smooth and plump.

Find regulating coconut in our Balancing and Sensitive everyday face oils. 

Camellia Seed

Rejuvenating camellia seed oil is packed with omegas 3, 6 and 9 which helps to support the moisturising and renewing properties of our skin, reducing stretch marks and scarring. Camellia seed also gently regulates sebum and oil production to prevent inflammation and bacterial infections. 

Find it in our Anti-blemish everyday face oil.

 

Cypress

A sultry fragrance with pine-like top notes and balsamic smoky undertones. The antiseptic qualities of cypress work to cleanse and soothe the skin.  A truly uplifting scent which eases frustration and elevates our mood. 

Cypress is used in our Balancing everyday face oil. 

Carrot Seed

With characteristic sweet herbaceous top notes and pungent, earthy undertones.  Carrot seed is both detoxifying and revitalising, aiding skin conditions such as dermatitis and rashes. Carrot seed also works to heal and cleanse our state of mind.

We use carrot seed in all of our scented Everyday face oils.

Cedarwood

A complex scent that is woody, sweet and balsamic. It calms and soothes the mind, relieving nervous tension and insecurities, whilst helping to regulate any overproduction of sebum from our skin. 

This grounding botanical is used in our Anti-blemish everyday face oil. 

 

 

Eucalyptus

An uplifting and fresh scent, eucalyptus cools skin wounds and relieves muscular tensions. Its warming and penetrating properties boost blood circulation, bringing radiance and nutrients to our skin surface. 

Used to bring an invigorating touch to our Anti-blemish everyday face oil. 

Evening Primrose

With a high concentrate of vitamins A, B1, B2 and B6, evening primrose is a wonderful treatment for skin conditions such as acne and rosacea.  Rich in omegas and fatty acids including gamma, linoleic, oleic and palmitic, evening primrose replenishes our skin to leave it soothed and supple. 

Evening primrose softens and conditions in our Sensitive everyday face oil. 

 
 

 

Geranium

The herbal and rosy aroma from geranium has a balancing effect on the mind and body - ideal for combination skin or skin troubled by hormonal flare ups.

Bringing a soft balance to the scent in our Nourishing everyday face oil. 

Grapefruit

Clean, fresh and invigorating top notes, with a warming spice.  The astringent and detoxifying properties of citrus boosts circulation and cleanses the skin.  Grapefruit will leave you feeling revived, refreshed and energised.

We use grapefruit in our Balancing everyday face oil. 

 
 

 

Hazelnut

A wonderfully softening oil for skin in need of gentle nourishment. When combined with essential oils, hazelnuts’ enhancing ability will intensify their properties, making for a balanced and powerful blend. Rich in protein and essential fatty acids such as oleic, palmitic, linoleic and stearic. 

Hazelnut replenishes skin in our Nourishing everyday face oil. 

Hemp

Abundant in essential fatty acids, hemp increases our skins moisture retention to keep it supple and soft whilst relieving it from dry conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Tired and thin skin is strengthened as hemp enhances our natural defences to environmental pollutants and free radical damage. 

Find hemp in our Balancing, Anti-blemish and Sensitive everyday face oils. 

Ho Leaf

A breeze of fresh and deep green aromas. 
With a gentle touch this essential oil helps to calm acne and soothe dry and sensitive skin. The lofty scent of ho leaf alleviates anxiety, stress and depression. 

Ho leaf is used in our Nourishing everyday face oil. 

 
 

 

Jojoba

With a similar structure to natural sebum, jojoba can substitute dry skin with healthy sebum properties and balance any over production of oils. This gives longer lasting stability to greasy, oily and acne prone skin. High in vitamin E, zinc and copper, it also helps to cleanse pores and calm redness. 

Jojoba is used as a nourishing base in all of our Everyday face oils.

 
 

 

Lavender

The fresh floral top notes and herbaceous undertones of lavender soothe and relax our mind and body. It is a supportive scent that helps to ease emotional fluctuations. Acne and irritable conditions are also aided and our insecurities alleviated.

Lavender’s calming and camphorous aromas are used in our Anti-blemish everyday face oil. 

Lemon

Light, fresh and clean top notes are tinged with soft sweetness.  Lemon helps to clarify and tone the skin. The freshness of this scent is uplifting, cleansing and refreshing. Lemon is also capable of easing headaches and clearing agitations. 

Find this zesty essential oil in our Balancing everyday face oil.

 
 

 

Mandarin

Mandarin has sweet and delicate citrus top notes with slightly warming bottom notes. Emotionally uplifting, mandarin will also help to tone, clarify and cleanse skin. 

We use Mandarin in our Nourishing everyday face oil. 

 
 

 

Pine

Campherous, sweet top notes are followed by woody balsamic undertones. Pine works well at easing excess perspiration and soothes the nervous system. The grounding earthy presence of pine renews our emotional and physical energies. 

The grounding aroma of pine is used in our Renewing everyday face oil. 

 
 

 

Rosehip

Rich in essential fatty acids and Vitamin E, rosehip nourishes and soothes dry skin. It has powerfully healing properties
which can help to treat dermatitis, eczema, and psoriasis. Full of Vitamin A this oil helps to boost collagen production, promoting a fuller, more supple complexion. 

Rosehip is used in our Renewing, Anti-blemish and Sensitive everyday face oils. 

Rosemary

Rosemary's fresh top notes and camphorous base notes are instantly clearing and stimulating for the mind. This essential oil helps to focus the senses, aiding concentration and realigning our sense of self. 

Rosemary adds to an invigorating fragrance in our Anti-blemish everyday face oil. 

 
 

 

Sea Buckthorn

Abundant in bioactive components and fatty acids including linoleum acid, myristic acid, palmitic acid, oleic acid, sea buckthorn is a renewing, rejuvenating and reviving botanic.  Rich in minerals and vitamin A it boosts elasticity and vibrancy, help maintaining a plump and nourished complexion. 

Its deep amber colouring makes it instantly brightening and is used in our Nourishing and Renewing everyday face oils.

Sesame

Sesame is an ultralight oil which feels refreshing and gentle. It embodies our skin with a dewy glow and protects with the essential fatty acids palmitic and stearic.

Sesame is used to make all of our Everyday face oils light and easily absorbed for use each day. 

Sweet cherry

Sweet cherry is rich in antioxidant properties which help support tired and ages skin. Oleic acid, omega 9 and vitamin A give your complexion a firm and nourished feel with a healthy boost of collagen, elastin and by refining pores.

Find sweet cherry in our Nourishing everyday face oil. 

Sweet Orange

Sweet orange bring light, zesty and refreshing scents of citrus top notes. It has energising properties which boost blood circulation to our skin, summoning brightness to both our complexion and mood. 

A spritz of sweet orange is found in our Renewing everyday face oil.  

 

 

Wheatgerm

Rich in moisturising and rejuvenating properties, wheatgerm helps to support our skin, diminishing fine lines as well as maintaining an even skin tone as well as reducing the appearance of scarring. This rich oil is abundant in essential fatty acids, protein, omega 3, iron, calcium and Vitamins A, B and D. 

Wheatgerm is luxuriously absorbent with a rich fragrance in our Nourishing everyday face oil.

 
 

 

Ylang Ylang

A deep and exotic floral scent with a lingering air of orchids. Ylang ylang is both a sedative and an aphrodisiac - melting tension and empowering us with confidence and sensuality. Promoting balance, ylang ylang helps regulate our skins natural sebum production.

Yang ylang makes our Nourishing everyday face oil a truly sensual blend.