Watermelon seeds come from the watermelon plant, which grows on the vine and bears the scientific name Citrullus lanatus. It is particularly common in West Africa, where it is also called kalahari oil. Watermelons originated almost 5,000 years ago in the Kalahari Desert of Africa In Africa, watermelon seeds have been prized for the highly nutritive oil that they contain. Traditionally, the seeds are removed from the flesh and then are dried outside in the sun. Once dried, the seeds are then pressed to extract the beneficial oil. The seeds of the watermelon come in two main colors, white and black, which are the immature and fully developed seeds respectively.
Skin damage from the sun shows up in so many forms on our skin. Uneven complexion, hyperpigmentation, blemishes, and dark spots are all results of too much sun. This is why the daily application of sunscreen is so important. Yes, even us with melanin in our skin need sun protection too..... However, many sunscreens contain toxic ingredients or endocrine disrupting chemicals that in many cases can actually promote skin cancer growth and free radical production in the body. The great thing about Mother Nature is that she has given us oils and butter that have built-in SPF (Sun Protection Factor).
The acid mantle is a protective slightly acidic film that sits on the surface of the skin. Sometimes you will hear the acid mantle referred to as a ‘hydrolipidic film’ which means a film of oil and water. The skin normal pH level is 4.5 and 5.5 (hence the term acid mantle because it is slightly acidic). The acid mantle discourages the growth of fungi and bacteria. Constant disruption of the acid mantle can lead to inflammation, dermatitis and atopic skin diseases.
Hemp Seed Oil is one of my favorite oils, it is rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids.The list of nutrients is many calcium, potassium, magnesium, copper, vitamin A, vitamin B1 (thiamin), vitamin B3, vitamin B5, vitamin B9, and vitamin D along with a useful dose of the antioxidant vitamin E. Let me give you the ten reasons why Hemp Seed Oil is soooo amazing for your skin.
Many women have the cleansing, detoxing and moisturizer step for their skincare ritual on lock, however, many skip this important step in maintaining a clear complexion. Toners are especially important and necessary for people with oily or acne-prone skin, or for people who want extra cleansing after wearing makeup. First, we need to examine what is toner and when our skin needs it.
Achieving healthy skin boils down to taking care of the inside first then the outside. A big part of it is a healthy lifestyle—eating fresh, organic foods, exercising regularly, and sleeping well. Once you have implemented a good healthy lifestyle you can move forward with implementing a good skincare routine.
Blue Yarrow is part of the Blue essential oils family. It contains the organic compound, Azulene. Azulene is prized for it's calming properties, healing a variety of irritating skin conditions due to it's anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
Hibiscus is believed to be very good for the skin too; it can treat acne, suntan and dark circles. Hibiscus can also be beneficial for improving your skin complexion, tightening the skin and for preventing wrinkles
Himalayan Sea Salt is one of the world’s purest salts that is extracted from ancient salt mines in the ocean.With its delicate pink, rose-like color, Himalayan salt is visually distinctive and prized for its purported nutritional profile as it contains a high number of essential minerals.
Hyperpigmentation a big word for a big problem it is the 2nd largest skin concern for women and men in the US and one that affects over 30 million people worldwide. Hyperpigmentation is the production of excess melanin causing dark spots on the skin
We have been taught that our skin doesn't like oil, how this is so untrue. We have been brainwashed by commercial skincare and large pharmaceutical companies selling us chemical-laced cleansers, moisturizers and a myriad of other products designed to keep the oil out that causes damage to our skin.
We believe that plants are powerful and effective ingredients for our bodies as well as our skincare. We love the vivid colors and healing abilities of flowers, herbs and seed oils. Each of our formulations is created with you in mind to give you the glowing skin that you deserve.