Backhousia Citriodora (Lemon Myrtle) Leaf Oil
Native to Australia with a characteristic citrus essential oil. This is also known for its healing and antimicrobial qualities.
Bambusa Arundinacea Powder (Bamboo)
Smooth, even particles of Bamboo powder are abrasive, yet have a very low irritancy and are considered a gentler choice for sensitive skin types. Bamboo powder is a sustainable resource rich in silica, a vital component in maintaining skin elasticity and boosting collagen production.
Benzyl Alcohol is used to preserve Sukin products. It is produced naturally in many plants, particularly fruit and berries therefore many teas infact naturally contain Benzyl Alcohol. With preservatives being a necessary component of a safe formula it is used in Sukin at many times below the GRAS (Generally recognised as safe) guidelines.
Borago Officinalis (Borage) Seed Oil
Borage seed oil is high in essential fatty acids (EFA's) and cultivation has stemmed from the appearance of gamma-lineolic acid in particular. Used as a natural anti-inflamatory among other benefits such as cell regeneration and treatment of eczema. Borage oil can be used as deeply nourishing and moisturising ingredient due to these essential fatty acids, with the potential to assist the restoration of damaged skin cells, targeting fine lines and wrinkles.
Brassica Oleracea Acephala Leaf Extract (Kale)
This nutrient-dense superfood is very rich is Vitamin C which reduces free radical damage, helps to rejuvenate photo-damaged skin, supports and maintains collagen and elastin as well as providing benefits to our skins cells.
See Arctium Lappa Extract.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Sourced from the nut of the African Karite tree, Shea Butter is primarily used for its intense moisturising and hydrating properties. Rich in Vitamin A, Shea butter is also an effective healer and anti-inflamatory, making it a powerful active for targeting wrinkles, skin conditions and abrasions. Shea butter promotes healthy, hydrated skin that is smooth and supple as it is also high in vitamin E, proven to be free-radical fighting as well as increasing micro circulation to the skin cells.