There’s a lot you can build a body wash or a lotion on. New fads. Scientific “breakthroughs.” Magical claims. And plain ol’ bald-faced lies. We decided to base our products on essential oils. “An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile (easily evaporated at normal temperatures) chemical compounds from plants.” Thanks Wikipedia. That’s right, plants. These oils are not made in a lab, or extracted from metorites, they’re plant-based, compounds that have powerful and medicinal uses. People have been using them for thousands of years, and when combined, they can have lasting effects. Read our reviews, search our ingredients, but most importantly try our products. See for yourself why we think essential oils are, actually essential.

Many times Aloe Vera gel is called the miracle skincare ingredient because of the bioactive compounds that are rich in Vitamins A, B, C, D and E as well as magnesium, potassium and zinc. The gel is derived from the sap of the Aloe Vera plant. It soothes dry skin with its moisturizing properties and adds a protective barrier to safeguard from free radicals.

Shea Butter is a skin superfood that comes from the seeds of the Shea (Karite) tree and is naturally rich in vitamins A, E, and F. It offers UV protection (it is SPF 6) and provides the skin with essential fatty acids and the nutrients necessary for collagen production. Used to revive fatigued skin.

Avocado oil yields a rich and extremely deep penetrating oil, loaded with vitamins A, B, D, E, lecithin, as well as potassium….known as the youth mineral. This small green wrinkled fruit is packed full of body benefits: anti-wrinkle, rejuvenates the skin, increases collagen in the skin, hydrates sun or climate damaged skin and acts as a superior moisturizing agent.

Extracted from the small bean pod of the Jojoba plant, this oil is said to “trick” the skin into thinking it is in perfect balance, thus not producing too much or too little oil. Jojoba oil provides all day moisture. The oil works by slipping between the skin cells and sealing the skin against water loss. Helps delay aging by softening skin, reducing wrinkles and fine lines. Promotes the growth of new skin cells.

The nurturing qualities of Sweet Almond Oil have been recognized for thousand of years. The use of Sweet Almond Oil dates back 5,000 years. Sweet Almond Oil pampers the skin and is skin’s BFF. An excellent emollient and moisturizer, full of vitamin E, A, fatty acids, protein, potassium and zinc. Sweet Almond Oil is an extremely powerful antioxidant preventing the deterioration of your skin’s collagen layer. It keeps your skin cells healthy, protects your skin from UV radiation damage, and supports your skin to look smooth, soft and free of fine lines.

Evening Primrose Oil has traditionally been referred to as the ‘King’s cure-all’ due to the belief that the oil produces ‘majestic’ benefits for the skin. Siphoned from the seeds of the small, yellow wildflower, Evening Primrose Oil is known as the all-around anti-aging natural ingredient. It smooths wrinkles, hydrates, provides better elasticity by creating firmer skin, and is used to treat skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema.

Studies show that coconut oil – which is extracted from the meat of mature coconuts – improves skin barrier function and repair, has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, fights the signs of skin aging, and makes an effective moisturizer for extremely dry skin. Coconut oil contains a skin-smoothing agent which hydrates, nourishes and protects your skin on contact because of its’ anti-oxidant properties.

If you’ve heard of a golden elixir that promised better skin and hair and literally grew on trees, that would be Argan Oil. Some research suggest that Argan Oil may actually slow the aging process by reducing inflammation and oxidative stress. When applied directly to the skin, it reduces the visual signs of aging. It is effective for increasing skin elasticity and provides intense hydration.

Apricot Kernel oil is full of Vitamins A and E making it an ideal skin care product. These vitamins help to soothe the skin, making it soft and allowing product to penetrate without leaving the skin with an oily feel. Apricot Kernel Oil is also a rich source of antioxidants, targeting cell damage and free radicals in the body. This is what you should expect from this amazing essential: retains elasticity, creates smooth and supple skin, firms, tones, rehydrates, and slows the signs of aging.

In skin care products, sunflower oil is one of the favorite softening emollients. It is rich in Vitamins A, D, E and full of Omega 6 acids, which affects the appearance and feel of the skin. One of the main benefits as a skin care solution is its ability to help the skin retain moisture, thus avoiding excess dryness and aging. Sunflower oil leaves what many call a second skin after it dries, a protective barrier, making it an excellent oil for dry skin.

Safflower Oil is packed full of antioxidant-rich vitamins, important in keeping our cells in good health. As a topical moisturizer, the linoleic acid in safflower oil is thought to help maintain the integrity of the outer layer of your skin preventing water from escaping. Safflower oil acts the same way a lubricant does, forming a protective barrier, thus reducing the telltale signs of aging and enhancing the texture and tone of the skin.

Lime peel oil tones up muscles, tissues, and skin as well as the various systems that function in the body, including the respiratory, circulatory, nervous, digestive, and excretory systems. This tonic effect helps to retain youth for a long time and prevents the appearance of aging symptoms like hair loss, wrinkles, age spots, and muscle weakness. Lime peel oil, when added to body lotions, help to decrease cellulite when massaged into the concerned areas.

Soybean oil contains B vitamins, and vitamins E and K. Used in body products for its protective properties to prevent dehydration in dry skin types, and to provide lubrication and comfort. As a plant sterol, it is used for mature and lipid dry skin. Soybean oil is high on the ingredients list because it is most ideal for truly dry skin. Soybean oil naturally regenerates the skin. The combined effects of enhanced hydration contained in the oil makes it an effective anti-aging agent.

Gardenia Tahitensis Flower Oil is an extraordinary oil for skin and hair. It has been shown to penetrate and hydrate the skin rapidly and reduce epidermal water loss. It neutralizes free radicals that cause fine lines and wrinkles to delay the visible skins of aging. It is renowned for protecting the skin and hair against salt water and sun damage.

Being rich in Vitamin E, Rice Bran Oil can reverse the effects of aging by slowing the formation of wrinkles. Rice Bran Oil produces smooth, healthy skin. Packed full of antioxidants, Rice Bran Oil fights free radicals which damages our skin, protects the collagen in the tissues and the elastin of the skin, which in turn plays a large part in maintaining the suppleness of our skin. Ideal for mature skin.

Containing over 40 antioxidant properties, Ginger Root Oil works to protect skin against free radicals. This action safeguards the skin from premature aging, improving elasticity and rejuvenating the complexion. Ginger Root Oil works effectively to repair the epidermis. Whether it's blemishes, hyperpigmentation or stubborn scars, its healing properties leave skin more soothed and even. In addition to its detoxifying and invigorating qualities, ginger is also known to reduce cellulite.