ingredients a to z
ingredients we love
|organic ground coffee (organic coffea arabica seed powder) granules make for perfect exfoliation, while the caffeine works on the appearance of cellulite and wrinkles, reduces puffiness and redness, encourages firmness, and improves circulation for a bright, sexy glow. we use organic coffee because we believe in organic farming especially for coffee, it's one of the most chemically treated foods in the world. and lets be frank, why would you want chemical coffee on your beautiful babe skin? we also believe in the health of the world and have a responsibility to be a good citizen, not just a pedestrian. so, we will always choose organic when we can. oh, and hey we roast our coffee to preserve the most caffeine possible, to ensure you have the best product on your skin.|
|organic aloe vera juice (organic aloe barbadensis) moisturize with no oiliness. it has remarkable healing properties (there's a reason you've been taught to reach for the aloe when you've spent too much time in the sun.) the natural makeup of aloe vera is useful for so many skincare issues, helping with everything from dryness and stretch marks to acne and aging. works to moisturize and hydrate the skin while also stimulating collagen and elastin fibres to support skin elasticity and firmness. it's basically a warrior against uneven skin and visible signs of aging|
|organic sweet almond oil (organic prunus amygdalus dulcis) is responsible for the smooth, silky texture you feel after the basd body scrubs. a natural, non-irritating moisturizer chockfull of nutrients, almond oil replenishes skin, reduces the appearances of acne, combats free radicals and works to repair imperfections without clogging your pores.|
vitamin e oil (tocopherol) is one of the most important vitamins for your skin. (this isn't your grandma's vitamin e, either, squeezed from a smelly tube in the medicine cabinet.) the body naturally makes vitamin e, an antioxidant powerhouse, but environmental exposure depletes its stores. using our naturally derived substitute will help with tired, dry skin, and even with sun exposure. it also encourages calming effects on the skin and reduces itching, redness, and blistering.
|organic sunflower seed oil (organic helianthus annuus) a wonder oil, which is 0 on the comedogenic scale (doesn't clog pores). it's perfect for a daily moisturizer and gentle on sensitive and dry skin, plus reduces irritation from harsher products in your beauty routine. it's rich in vitamin E, which helps trap moisture in the skin and is celebrated for its skin softening capabilities. plus, its haul of antioxidants makes it an excellent anti-aging ingredient that fights free radicals, wrinkles and fine lines.|
organic virgin coconut oil (organic cocos nucifera), extracted from the kernels of the seeds of the coconut palm. organic coconut oil is rich in vitamins and minerals, boosting your skins silky softness with our lotion.
organic shea butter (organic butyrospermum parkii) helps retain moisture by forming a protective layer on the skin, reducing the appearance of dryness and flaking. it also acts as an anti-inflammatory to soothe itchy or irritated skin.
|organic green tea extract (organic camellia sinensis leaf) is rich in antioxidants and helps to fight inflammation and age-accelerating toxins. with the added benefit of caffeine, it increases circulation to help against cellulite. there are so many reasons you've been hearing about green tea for, like, forever—it helps remove product build-up, is super gentle and soothes skin. it's basically a wonder ingredient, so naturally we couldn't leave it out.|
|coffee extract (coffea Arabica seed extract) pulled from the beans of the coffee plant, helps increase circulation to the skin to help battle minor imperfections you may have.|
organic cocoa seed butter (organic theobroma cacao), also known as cocoa butter, obtained from the seeds of the theobroma cacao. it helps provide skin with relief from wear and tear and acts as a natural barrier against water loss. it's rich in potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and iron, which all work together to fight signs of aging.
|sea salt is a natural detoxifier and exfoliator, with antiseptic effects for your skin. plus, we love everything with a beach view.|
|organic sweet orange essential oil ( organic citrus sinesis), organically grown and extracted from the orange peel using a cold press method, is what’s behind the sweet and citrusy scent in our crème brulee|
peppermint oil (menthe piperita), embrace the soothing (and sometimes tingling ) power of mint to alleviate pain relief, reduce life's stressful moments and awaken your senses.
ingredients that sound scary but actually aren't
allantoin is a natural protectant for healing skin and is believed to promote cell regeneration. by stimulating the natural rejuvenation process, allantoin can help reduce acne scarring and promotes a more balanced skin tone.
candelilla/jojoba/rice bran polyglyceryl-3 esters a plant-based wax rich in nutrients, acts as a barrier to help prevent moisture loss. it also binds the rest of our body lotions awesome ingredients to give it a creamy consistency.
caprylyl glycol keeps your products clean while they’re cleaning you! it’s a antimicrobial agent that inhibits the growth of and/or kills microorganisms, as well is a plant-based skin conditioning agent that leaves you feeling soft and sexy while trapping moisture in.
caprylic/capric triglyceride is a mixture of plant sugars that help moisture and vitamins get into the skin and do their magic!
carya ovata bark extract, derived from the common “shangbark hickory” tree found in eastern usa and southeast Canada, is used for its antimicrobial, moisturizing and soothing properties. that’s right, this is the element that keeps you and our product feeling as fresh as possible.
cetearyl alcohol is made from two fatty alcohols that occur naturally in small quantities in plants, and it helps keep the oils from separating. for us, it’s used as a thickening agent for our body lotion.
cocamidopropyl betaine is a fatty acid compound derived from coconut oil. it helps capture dirt and oil to remove it from the skin (and it helps get the best bubbles from our lather!).
ethylene glycol distearate, a compound based on stearic acid, which is a naturally occurring fatty acid in soy, and helps give our body wash its pearly finish. it also makes your skin supple and soft.
gluconolactone hydrates and enhances the skin by boosting collagen. it helps with firming and fighting fine lines and wrinkles, and may help improve the appearance of rosacea.
glyceryl stearate acts as a lubricant on the skin to give it a smooth and soft appearance, by creating a barrier to slow water loss. (so, it’s basically sealing in all of the good stuff you’ll gain by adding our products to your beauty regime.)
glycerin is a sugar alcohol derived from natural sources, like plants and vegetable fats. It helps prevent the loss of moisture from our body care products, too.
hydroxyethylcellulose, plant cellulose thickening agent in our body wash, is responsible for producing big bubbles all over your bod.
jojoba is a natural, plant-derived ingredient used to moisturize, soothe and treat skin.
panthenol, which you know as vitamin b5, is used both as a moisturizer and helps to enhance skin healing.
rice bran polyglyceryl-3 esters a natural mixture of polyglycerin-3, candelilla wax, jojoba seed wax, and rice bran wax that functions as a stabilizer and emulsifier in cosmetics. It is chemically known as a transester because the ingredient contains three different components that are chemically combined to create a new ingredient.
sodium benzoate is a sodium based preservative to make sure nothing nasty grows in your products.
sodium c14-16 olefin sulfonate helps create our bubbles and is a totally lovely cleansing agent. it’s fantastic for loosening dirt, oils and pollutants so they can be rinsed away. we love that it’s derived from coconuts, too.
sodium citrate, used primarily to control the pH level of a product, also has antioxidant and preservative properties.
sodium stearoyl lactylate, a natural emulsifier, helps with moisturization. it’s able to penetrate the top, dead layers of skin to really make you smooth.
xanthan gum, a sugar-based thickening agent