key ingredients glossary
Created by Noella Gabriel, Elemis’ Director of Product & Treatment Development, freshskin was not only inspired by her 3 nieces, but also driven by her team of young freshskin beauty therapists.
“I strongly feel that this age group is trapped in the ‘inbetweener’ age group, - skin that needs more than just basic cleansing. We really want freshskin to become a girl’s first serious skincare regime using high performance ingredients with lightweight textures, beautiful essential oils making the products not only perform but delight the senses. We’ll be so proud when in decades to come people can say they grew up with Elemis and it’s still their skin’s best friend.”
Noella Gabriel, Director of Product & Treatment Development
aloe vera - rich in enzymes, amino acids and vitamins, well known for its moisturising, soothing and anti-bacterial properties.
aniseed - well known for its sweet aroma and antiseptic properties.
apple extract - delivers long-lasting moisturisation and is known to promote skin firmness.
arctic cranberry seed oil - a source of anti-oxidants, rich in essential fatty acids of omega 3 and 6, linolenic and alpha-linolenic acids to balance and soothe skin.
argene plum oil - supremely high in polyunsaturated fatty acid it delivers excellent moisturisation.
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barley extract - a lightweight oil, traditionally used for treating dry skin. Actively replenishes skins lipid barrier.
bitter cherry - ground down cherry pits create a gentle exfoliating powder that washes away impurities and tones skin.
blackcurrant seed oil - a rare plant oil containing a balance of omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids to promote healthy skin cell production.
blend of natural clays (olea and vulcanus colour) - discovered on Mediterranean coasts these natural clays are rich in minerals and trace elements to help draw out impurities from the skin.
butchers broom - a natural and preservative-free extract that helps reduce swelling and puffiness, especially good for the eye area.
chicory extract - a natural polymer of fructose, this has hydrating and moisturising power.
english chamomile - a therapeutic plant known to soothe and calm skin with anti-allergenic properties.
elderflower extract - a rich source of anti-oxidants, elderflower fights harmful free radicals that damage cells and tones skin.
frankincense oil - this oil is a resin extracted from the boswellia tree that originates in the Middle East. Known to have rejuvenating, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.
geranium - this uplifting oil has a great all-over balancing effect on the skin, it is also known to have a balancing effect on hormones.
glycerine - an all-natural plant derivative that is hypo- allergenic, water soluble and won’t clog pores. Its softening and cleansing elements make it perfect for cleansing and moisturising skin.
goji berry extract - this exotic super fruit is considered as one of the richest nutritious ingredients. Also known as ‘happy berry’ because it induces calm and well- being, and helps protect from ageing.
jojoba beads - 100% natural, jojoba are hard, smooth, free-flowing botanical microspheres for gentle, frequent exfoliation.
lavender oil - lavender is known for its soothing and calming properties and is particularly good for irritated, oily skin to restore balance.
lemon essential oil - revitalising and awakening, helps to boost circulation.
liposome complex of vitamins A, C & E - delivers microscopic liposomes of vitamins A, C and E to the epidermis to enzymatically breakdown and improve skin tone and texture.
mandarin - has a light, fruity-citrus aroma, known for balancing, uplifting and calming.
passionflower oil - a superior emollient rich in vitamin C, calcium and phosphorus. The high content of essential fatty acids and light texture makes it a valuable contributor to nourish and treat dry skin conditions.
organic peppermint oil - harvested from Uttar Pradesh in India this organic oil has a fresh, minty aroma.
rosehip seed oil - has outstanding regenerative benefits, given its very high content of omega 6 an essential fatty acid. High in vitamin A, C and E to help promote collagen and elastin.
* Rosehip oil used is a Fair Trade product from rosehip farms in South Africa.
seaweed extract - this seaweed is high in anti- oxidants, omega, 3, 6 and 9 to reinforce the lipid barrier and provide suppleness and elasticity to skin.
sweet almond oil - used for centuries, this is rich in omega 6, omega 9 and vitamin E to condition and protect skin.
tetrapeptides - a peptide of four amino acids, this helps reduce eye puffiness.
trehalose - a naturally occuring saccharide, this plant has the power to rehydrate moisture in skin tissue from even the harshest of environments.
vitamin E - a vital ingredient to protect skin cells from toxins, vitamin E plays a key anti-oxidant role.
white lupin - used in combination with apple extract to help production of collagen in the skin.
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