Origin: Philippines. Certified organic, fair trade certified, kosher certified, and non-GMO Project verified.
Cold pressed and unrefined. A truly spectacular oil with a deep and mildly intoxicating scent of pure coconut pulp. This coconut oil lasting moisture, serves as a protective layer and helps to retain the moisture in your skin. With a melt point of 76 degrees, this oil melts on contact and penetrates easily into the skin. This particular coconut oil that we love is raw, virgin, and unrefined, and has a pleasant, deep and full-bodied coconut aroma.
Fresh, whole coconuts that are sound and ripe are shelled and then pared to remove the brown skin. The white meat is then milled to fine shreds and dried at a temperature of not more than 100 degrees for an average of 2 hours and 30 minutes. This does not create a completely dried and useless meat, but rather helps in the evaporation of excess water, which is prevalent in the meat. After drying, the milled coconut is passed through a customized, cold process oil press where the oil is separated from the coconut at a controlled temperature of less than 100 degrees. The oil is collected in a receiving pan and pumped through a series of filter cloths, which results in a 'clear' coconut oil, known commercially as virgin coconut oil. The filtered virgin coconut oil is temporarily stored in a tank and made to pass through a final filter to remove any detritus left over before it is packed into its final drum.
Origin: Kenya. Certified organic, expeller pressed, and unrefined.
Our certified organic sweet almond oil is unrefined with a beautiful, deep aroma. A beautiful and balancing oil that contains natural fatty acids and is high in vitamins A and E. Also a rich source of magnesium, it helps to guard against itching and inflammation making it a wonderful massage oil. It penetrates and absorbs easily and quickly into the skin and is highly effective as an emollient for skin and hair, leaving the skin with a healthy and youthful glow.
Origin: Netherlands. Certified organic, kosher certified, and non-GMO Project verified.
An oil wealthy in oleic acids and vitamins A, D, and E. Sunflower oil also has beneficial amounts of lecithin, and unsaturated fatty acids. Deeply nourishing and conditioning for the skin. Our organic sunflower oil has a pleasant scent, is lightweight and easily absorbed when applied.
Origin: Peru. Certified organic, and Fair Trade certified, and kosher certified, and non-GMO Project.
Verified Expeller pressed and unrefined from the roasted seeds of the Cacao tree. Cocoa butter is rich in antioxidants including oleic acid, palmitic acid, and stearic acid which all aid in protecting, healing and penetrating to deeply moisturize our skin. These fatty acids are also beneficial in providing a layer of protection from environmental stressors and free radicals. With a melt point that is just above room temperature, it softens at body temperature and is easily applied to our skin and is the perfect addition to add a luxurious and creamy feel to our lip balm.
Cocoa butter is made by pressing ground, milled cacao nibs to make a cacao paste. This process separates the thick and creamy butter from the fibrous powder. If you’re a chocolate lover, you may be interested in knowing that cacao butter and powder, separated at birth, are reunited to make chocolate! That is, most of the ingredients for chocolate are present in the cacao bean in the first place, but need to go their separate ways in order to come together.
Origin: USA. Organically grown and non-GMO Project verified.
Ground fillet of inner leaf/cold pressed. Our Aloe Vera gel is pulverized from the inner fillet of certified organically grown Aloe vera plants, and further filtered to produce a clear and consistent aloe gel with a well-rounded and fresh odor. This particular gel is created by hand removing the inner fillet of whole Aloe vera leaves. This substance is subsequently cold pressed. Aloe vera gel is an indispensable ingredient that adds emolliency and healing moisture to our Body Velvet.
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The pure cane sugar used in our Sugar Scrub is unrefined and 100% non-GMO Project Verified pure cane sugar. Minimally processed and comes straight from freshly-harvested sugar cane.
Our blood orange hydrosol is always freshly hand crafted via water-steam distillation specifically for our Body Velvet and organically preserved to maintain freshness. It’s like adding a little bit of sunshine to your day!
Blood Oranges are a variety of sweet orange that has a sweet, heavy citrus flavor profile that is lovingly captured in our hydrosol.
Origin: India. Organically grown/wild-harvested and unrefined.
"Kokam" or Goa butter is obtained from the kernel of mangosteen fruit of the Garcinia Indica or "Kokam" tree. Our raw, unrefined kokum butter comes from Western Ghat - a region where Kokum trees grow wild in the forests of India.
Kokum butter is a nutritive, astringent and emollient butter rich in essential fatty acids and antioxidant Vitamin E that softens and nourishes the skin. Lines and wrinkles are softened by restoring the skin’s elasticity and improving the skin’s natural ability to retain moisture.
Origin: Brazil. Organically cultivated and unrefined.
Our mango butter is grown and harvested from the kernels of certified organic mango fruit. Mango butter’s naturally emollient and regenerative properties are nourishing and moisturizing, making it ideal for dry skin as well as aiding in recovering skin damage. The high amount of essential fatty acids, including oleic and stearic acids make it an excellent emollient that is rapidly absorbed by the skin leaving a pleasant smooth touch with no oily residue.