Our Ingredients

All of our ingredients are ethically sourced from quality organic suppliers.

We always aim where possible to use 100% organic ingredients. We strive to ensure that sustainability is not compromised and use ingredients which were obtained through

Free Trade and Cruelty Free sources.

All our seaweed extractions are hand harvested from fresh seaweed found in the pristine coastal waters of the Irish Atlantic Ocean.

These seaweeds are processed within hours of harvesting to ensure the maximum potency of the phytonutrients.

Asparagopsis Armata

Harpoon Weed

Asparagopsis Armata, also known as Harpoon weed, is rich in nutrients and polysaccharide compounds which have been shown to have anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties. Asparagopsis Armata also has an inherent fungicide and preserving effect and is packed with powerful antioxidants which help protect the skin cells and promote growth of healthy new cells.

Alaria Esculenta

Badderlocks

Alaria Esculenta contains amino acids, vitamins, minerals as well as essential fatty acids omega 3, 6 and 9. These help stimulate and maintain intercellular communication. It helps preserve skin elasticity and suppleness by reducing elastin and collagen degradation and reinforcing the hydrolipidic barrier.

Dumontiaceae

Red Algae

Dumontiaceae is a type of red marine algae packed with anti viral and healing properties. This extraordinary seaweed can only be harvested for a small window each year. Dumontiaceae is particularly well suited for skin ailments because of its high content of sulfated polysaccharides, which can help tighten skin and reduce elastin degradation while also ensuring the cells receive enough oxygen to remain healthy.

Chondus Crispus

Irish Moss

Chondrus Crispus, also know as Irish moss or carrageen, is rich in vitamins and minerals and is used to soften and smooth the skin. Containing proteins, polysaccharides, iodine, bromine and a host of other nutrients, Chondrus Crispus is one of the most nutrient dense plants on our planet.

Laminaria Digitata

Kelp

Laminaria Digitata, also known as kelp or tangleweed, contains a variety of proteins, vitamins, minerals and amino acids. Ursolic acid helps form a protective barrier on the skin, while fucose polymers act as moisturising agents. All these ingredients help increase hydration thereby maintaining and improving the skin’s elasticity.

Fucus Serratus

Serrated Wrack

Fucus Serratus, also know as serrated wrack, has been used traditionally for centuries as a skin treatment. Packed full of fucoidans, which have been shown to encourage the synthesis of new collagen, Fucus Serratus also fights damaging free radicals and skin ageing, reduces inflammation, helps to improve skin elasticity and provides hydration to the cells.

Simmondsia Chinensis

Jojoba

Simmondsia Chinensis or Jojoba is a unique oil which closely resembles sebum, the oil found in our skin. Jojoba can act as a natural skin conditioner by replacing diminishing levels of sebum while smoothing fine lines and wrinkles. Containing vitamins A and E, it helps the skin to produce healthy new cells while protecting from harmful bacteria and free radicals.

Oenothera biennis

Evening Primrose

Evening Primrose or Oenothera biennis has a long history of traditional use in medicine and cosmetics due to its anti-inflammatory and healing properties. Packed with fatty acids which are essential for healthy skin, it helps reduce inflammation, improve elasticity and has been shown to help treat hormonal imbalances in the body which can be a cause of breakouts and acne.

Aloe barbadensis

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is an excellent moisturiser containing vitamins A, B, C and E in abundance, as well as a variety of other enzymes and nutrients essential to healthy skin . The gel is readily absorbed into the skin for instant cooling, soothing and hydration.

Arnica Montana

Arnica

Arnica Montana, also known as wolf’s bane, is rich with antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. Packed with many beneficial oils, acids and nutrients, Arnica Montana helps soothe and renew the skin and can also aid in the treatment of skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. Arnica can also help heal bumps and bruises as well as being a remedy for arthritis.

Boswellia Carterii

Frankincense

Frankincense, of the Boswellia family of trees, has long been used by humans for religious rites and healing effects. Frankincense promotes the growth of healthy new cells, keeps existing tissue healthy and can help reduce wrinkles and soften lines on the skin. It has powerful astringent and antiseptic properties which can help smooth scar tissue and decrease inflammation.

Rosa Damascena

Rose

The “Queen of Flowers”, Rose oil has the ability to soothe and rebalance dry and sensitive skin types. It has antiseptic, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties, making it perfect for skin care. Rose can help clean the pores and tighten the skin, resulting in an overall smoother and more youthful tone.

Lavandula

Lavender

Lavandula, or Lavender as it’s more commonly known, is readily absorbed into the skin to stimulate growth of healthy new cells. It is packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, making it perfect for inflamed skin caused by eczema or insect bites. Its delicate aroma has been shown to have a soothing and calming effect on the nervous system, which help alleviate feelings of stress and promote healthy sleep.

Pelargonium Roseum

Rose Geranium

Rose geranium, of the Pelargonium family, is one of the most diverse oils for dermatological issues with a wide range of uses. It helps increase circulation below the surface of the skin which can help heal cuts, scars and acne marks. It is a potent anti-inflammatory agent and helps support the growth of healthy new cells.

Cananga Odorata

Ylang Ylang

Cananga odorata, or Ylang Ylang as it’s more commonly known, is an excellent skin balancer which encourages just the right amount of oil production to keep the skin healthy. It is a natural moisturiser that can help smooth the tone of the skin, being particularly effective on acne scars or dark marks on the skin.

Citrus Bergamia

Bergamot

Citrus bergamia, or Bergamot, is a natural cleanser and astringent which makes it great for helping to heal scars or dark marks on the skin. It is an effective antibacterial and antiviral agent, helping to reduce harmful bacteria on the skin which can cause breakouts.

Santalum album

Sandalwood

Sandalwood has an long history of use stretching back to the times of ancient Egypt. It is antiseptic, helping to reduce skin redness and inflammation. Sandalwood causes coagulation of skin proteins, further protecting your skin from any breakouts or harmful bacteria.

Cymbopogon

Lemongrass

Cymbopogon, better known as Lemongrass, has a long history of use in medicine and skin care. It is antifungal, antioxidative and packed with vitamins and essential minerals such as phosphorus, manganese and zinc. It cleans the pores and helps increase the natural resilience of the skin.

Chrysopogon Zizanioides

Vetiver

Chrysopogon zizanioides, commonly known as Vetiver, has the ability to fade dark spots and other marks on the skin, helping to create a more even skin tone. It is high in antioxidants, protecting the skin from harmful bacteria which can lead to breakouts. Vetiver oil is nourishing and hydrating to help the skin appear firmer and more youthful.

Curcuma Longa

Turmeric

Turmeric has a long history of human use for its healing and cosmetic benefits. The primary bioactive component curcumin has both anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Turmeric can help bring out the skin’s natural glow and can be used to treat eczema and dry skin.

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Co.Mayo
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