Our ingredients are source exclusively from ethical, fair trade and sustainable suppliers, boosting the finest level of organic ingredientes. The oils we use on our products are pressed from raw fruits, seeds, in order to preserve their value. 

Our skincare line are packed with high levels of botanical actives. We search worldwide for the most advanced, pioneer and with proven results ingredients.

Our formulas are designed to protect and restore skin, improving skin functionality and promoting healthier skin.

In our skincare line you can find: 

 Botanical oils Natural Retinol – Bakuchiol
Fermented Ingredients Fatty acids
Antioxidants Vitamins
Vegetable Extracts Vegetable Collagen
Vegetable Ceramides Prebiotics
Papaya Enzymes Pineapple Enzymes


 

More about the benefits of our ingredients, you can read below:


INCI: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (present in Maria serum)
INCI: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder (present in Carolina mask)

Aloe Vera is an excellent emollient making it soothing and calming on the skin. It is made up of moisturising and hydrating polysaccharides.

Benefits:

  • Has natural moisturizer
  • Impove elasticity

Articles:

  1. The Effect of Aloe Vera Clinical Trials on Prevention and Healing of Skin Wound: A Systematic Review
  2. The Review on Properties of Aloe Vera in Healing of Cutaneous Wounds

  You’ll find this ingredient in MARIA serum and CAROLINA mask.

 

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INCI: Bakuchiol

Is the first natural alternative to Retinol, without having any of the negatives associates with retinol. Showed significant improvenment in lines and wrinkles, pigmentation, elasticity, firmness and overall reduction in photo-damage without usual retinol-associated undesirable effects.

Benefits:

  • Natural alternative to retinol
  • Impove elasticity
  • Stimulates collagen

Articles:

  1. Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Assessment of Topical Bakuchiol and Retinol for Facial Photoageing
  2. Bakuchiol: A Retinol-Like Functional Compound Revealed by Gene Expression Profiling and Clinically Proven to Have Anti-Aging Effects

You’ll find this ingredient in AMÁLIA oil.

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INCI: Beta Glucan

Polysaccharide sugar derived from yeast. Beta-glucan is considered an excellent ingredient for improving the look of redness and other signs of sensitive skin.

Benefits:

  • Strengthens the Skin Barrier
  • Reduces Dryness
  • Anti-inflammatory

Articles:

  1. β-Glucans: Multi-Functional Modulator of Wound Healing

  2. Skin Health Promotion Effects of Natural Beta-Glucan 

You’ll find this ingredient in MARIA serum.

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INCI: Gnaphalium Leontopodium Flower Extract

Edelweiss is a plant extract whose constituents are capable of providing antioxidant and skin-soothing benefit for skin. Edelweiss contains lignans, one of the constituents that have a natural skin-calming benefit.

Benefits:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Delivers moisture
  • Anti-inflammatory

You’ll find this ingredient in AMÁLIA oil.

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INCI: Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract

White Willow Bark extract is known to promote cell renewal and anti-microbial activity. This ingrediente provides gentle, yet highly effective, exfoliating benefits and will not irritate the skin.

Benefits:

  • Natural salicylic acid alternative
  • Promotes an increased cellular renewal
  • Excellent antioxidant protection

You’ll find this ingredient in AMÁLIA product.

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INCI: Glycosphingolipids

Dry, irritated and sensitive skin often lack ceramides and as a result, the skins protective barrier is compromised. By adding ceramides to the skin, the skin's barrier is strengthened

Benefits

  • Increase moisture and hydrate dry skin
  • Reduce dryness, lines and wrinkles

You’ll find this ingredient in Maria product.

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It reduces skin sensitivity and reinforces the skin’s natural barrier function. It softens the skin’s surface and provides good moisturisation and long lasting hydration. It has been dermatologically tested, is non irritatiand hypoallergenic. It is also readily biodegradable and non toxic to marine life.

 Benefits

  • Hydrate skin
  • Helps to smooth the skin
  • Visibly improves skin texture

You’ll find this ingredient in Maria product.

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Argan oil sinks into the skin incredibly fast leaving no greasy after feel and the skin feels exceptionally soft and elegant. Adds radiance to the skin.

Benefits

  • Moisturises parched skin 
  • The high level of Omega 6 helps to preserve the integrity of the skin´s cells.

You’ll find this ingredient in Amália product.

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Papain is a great enzyme found in papaya that is known to lighten red marks and scars due to acne, reduce redness and work on the surface of the skin to lock in moisture. 

Benefits

  • Reduces the appearance of scars and skin damage
  • Contains high levels of antioxidants and nutrients such as vitamin C and vitamin B

You’ll find this ingredient in Florbela product.

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A very beneficial enzyme for the skin comes from pineapple and is known as bromelain. Bromelain can reverse free radical damage, smooth and even out skin texture and dissolve dead skin cells!

Benefits

  • Contains anti-inflammatory benefits and helps to boost the skin’s production of collagen 
  • Help to unclog pores and reduce redness.

You’ll find this ingredient in Florbela product.