A comprehensive list of the ingredients we consciously choose to use in our products (and why).
Pressed from the seeds of the Baobab fruit trees growing in remote areas of tropical African countries, this antioxidant-rich oil is light in color with a nutty, floral scent. Baobab seed oil has high Vitamin C content (six times more than an orange!) as well as Vitamins A, B, and omega fatty acids that brighten and nourish the skin.
Extracted from dried chamomile flowers, this calming oil is light in color with a sweet floral scent. Chamomile oil is known to have anti-inflammatory properties that help to calm and soothe the skin.
Derived from celery, this warm and spicy essential oil is bright and citrus-like. We use celery seed oil as a functional aroma and has been known to have therapeutic benefits.
Extracted from the roots of the ashwagandha plant, this extract is an "adaptogen" because it helps the body manage stress. Ashwagandha root extract is considered one of the most important herbs in Ayurveda alternative medicine and has been used for over 3,000 years to relieve stress, increase energy levels and improve concentration.
Derived from black pepper, this essential oil is high in terpenes, naturally occuring chemicals known for their antioxidant activity and their ability to support the immune system. Black pepper essential oil contains many active compounds that are important in supporting natural functions of the body. Spicy in flavor and scent, we use this terpene-rich essential oil to help activate the phytocannabinoids in our softgel and enhance efficacy.
Extracted from the nuts of the Shea tree, indigenous to West Africa, this rich moisturizing butter has been used throughout history to treat a variety of skin conditions. Considered “women’s gold” because it is often hand harvested by women’s cooperatives, Shea butter is nutty in scent and has a unique and powerful fatty acid profile, as well as high levels of Vitamin A and E. We use Shea butter in our products as an effective natural moisturizer.
An emollient sustainably sourced from sugarcane that provides a smooth, spreadable texture to The Afterglow and acts as a naturally-derived alternative to low molecular weight silicones.
Pressed from the fruit kernels of the tamanu nut tree, this nutrient-dense moisturizing oil has been known to have powerful antioxidant properties. Considered “the pharmacopoeia of beauty oils,” tamanu oil is dark green in color with a rich, nutty scent.
Derived from the wood of the camphor tree, this aromatic essential oil produces a cooling effect when applied to the skin. Camphor is known to have anti-inflammatory and stimulating benefits, and we use it as a functional aromatic.
Derived from the cananga tree, this essential oil has been known to have vast therapeutic benefits. We use ylang ylang as a functional aroma to enhance the scent of our products.
Harvested from organically grown, feminized Oregon hemp, naturally high in CBD. It's extracted and purified using CO2 supercritical extraction to remove waxes, chlorophyll, pollutants and qualifying levels of THC without synthetic solvents in order to maintain purity and potency - and to keep the best parts of the plant in tact. We don't isolate any one specific cannabinoid, but rather, preserve a broad spectrum of cannabinoids in combination with polyphenols, terpenes, sterols and flavonoids to work synergistically, as nature intended.
Harvested by cold-pressing the seeds of the hemp plant, this nutrient-dense oil has been considered one of the most nutritional plant oils found in nature. Deep green in color with a pleasant, nutty scent, hemp seed oil is often called “nature’s most perfectly balanced oil,” with essential omega fatty acids and proteins that play a crucial role in overall skin and body health.
Extracted from the seeds of the safflower plant, this emolient oil is rich in vitamin E and fatty acids, including linoleic acid, and acts as a skin conditioner. We use safflower oil as an emolient in our Bath Gem to hydrate the skin.
Derived from plant oils, this wax-like compound is used as a natural emulsifier, texture enhancer, stabilizer and carrying agent for other ingredients. It helps create our product’s overall texture and helps keep the oil and water ingredients from separating.
Derived from plant oils, this wax-like compound acts as an emulsifier, keeping the ingredients combined and preventing separation. With hydrophilic properties, cetyl alcohol allows the formulation to better absorb into the skin and retain moisture.
Derived from chamomile flowers, this calming herb is known to enhance sleep quality and decrease sleep latency.
Derived from the leaves of the evergreen tree, this essential oil has vast been known to have therapeutic benefits. We use cinnamomum cassia leaf oil as a functional aroma to enhance the scent of our products.
Derived from orange peel, this essential oil has been known to have vast therapeutic benefits. We use orange peel oil as a functional aroma to enhance the scent of our products.
Derived from lemon peel, this essential oil has been known to have vast therapeutic benefits. We use lemon peel oil oil as a functional aroma to enhance the scent of our products.
Derived from mandarian orange peel, this essential oil has been known to have vast therapeutic benefits. We use mandarian orange peel oil oil as a functional aroma to enhance the scent of our products.
Made from the cold-processed juice of ripened coconuts, retaining valuable nutrients (including electrolytes and vitamin C) and antioxidants to provide nourishing, free-radical protection.
Derived from the endosperm (a tissue produced inside the seeds of the coconut following fertilization) of a green coconut, containing vitamins, amino acids, minerals, and antioxidants to fight free-radical damage and support overall skin health.
Extracted from the kernel of mature coconuts, this edible oil contains high levels of fatty acids and is known to have antioxidant and antibacterial properties. With a pleasant scent and silky texture, coconut oil is a nourishing natural moisturizer.
An extract derived from a type of red algae that provides skin conditioning benefits while also imparting a hint of color to the creamy light yellow look of The Afterglow.
Derived from turmeric root, this essential oil is packed with terpenes and curcuminoids (like curcumin) boasting powerful antioxidant properties with vast scientifically-proven health benefits. We use curcumin to help activate the phytocannabinoids and other active compounds in our softgel, enhancing efficacy.
A naturally-derived extract from the Alma Berry (also called the Indian Gooseberry) that helps to protect skin from the damaging free radicals like those emitted by environmental pollution and blue light.
Derived from the dried flower buds of clove, this essential oil is rich in the terpene eugenol, which has been known to have powerful antioxidant properties. Spicy in flavor and scent, clove oil has warming and stimulating properties and has been known to have vast functional benefits. We use clove oil in Skin Therapy as a functional, warming aroma to enhance the scent of our products. In The Daily, we use it to help activate the phytocannabinoids and other active compounds in our products to enhance efficacy.
Extracted from the leaves of the Ginkgo tree, one of the oldest tree species in the world, Ginkgo biloba leaf extract contains high levels of flavonoids, terpenoids and antioxidants that support cognitive function by promoting good blood circulation in the brain. Ginkgo has also been known to help protect the brain from neuronal damange.
Derived from plant oils, this humectant works to moisturize the skin by drawing moisture from the air into the skin’s outer layer. In our skin care products, glycerin helps form a protective layer that helps prevent moisture loss and it also works as an emollient to improve the overall texture of our product. In The Daily, we use glycerin to help the softgel shell maintain its softness and flexibility.
Derived from vegetable fats and oils, this white wax-like solid is an emulsifier that acts as a lubricant on the skin's surface and slows water loss from the skin by forming a barrier on the skin's surface. We use glyceryl distearate to help lock in moisture to the skin.
Derived from plant oils, this skin conditioning agent, emulsifier and surfactant helps skin stay smooth and hydrated by forming a barrier on the skin’s surface and preventing water loss. Widely used in skin products, glyceryl stearate helps other ingredients blend together.
Derived from plant oils, this skin conditioning agent, emulsifier and surfactant helps skin stay smooth and hydrated by forming a barrier on the skin’s surface and preventing water loss. Widely used in skin products, Glyceryl Stearate SE helps other ingredients blend together.
A concentrated extract of sugars derived from the rhizomes of the Butterfly Ginger plant, this powerhouse provides protection activity against the damaging effects of blue light and other environmental pollutants and stressors to promote soothed, bright skin.
Extracted from the hop plant (the same plant used to make beer), hops have been used for hundreds of years as an herbal remedy for sleep issues. When paired with valerian, hops is considered to be even more effective.
A type of hyaluronic acid with a low molecular weight that, when combined with HA at higher molecular weights, provides superior hydration and water-retention to support the skin's natural moisture barrier for plump, hydrated skin.
Derived from the herbal plant anise, this essential oil has been known to have vast therapeutic benefits. We use star anise oil as a functional aroma to enhance the scent of our products.
Derived from the needles, leaves, bark and berries of cedar trees, this essential oil has been known to have vast therapeutic benefits. We use cedar wood oil as a functional aroma to enhance the scent of our products.
Kaolin is a clay mineral with detoxifying properties that help to cleanse and exfoliate the skin. We use kaolin as a functional ingredient that also adds a hint of color to our Bath Gem.
Derived from an amino acid found in green tea, L-Theanine functions as a calmitive, promoting relaxation and stress relief without drowsiness. L-Theanine has been shown to ease nervousness and tension, resolving irritability and supporting a relaxed state.
A non-living probiotic made by fermentation of the microorganism Lactobacillus that helps to soothe and strengthen the skin's ability to protect itself from environmental stressors.
Derived from steaming the petals of the lavender plant (called Lavandula angustifolia), a shrub with clusters of fragrant flowers, this therapeutic essential oil has been used throughout history as a purifying skin treatment with healing properties (and over 150 active components). We use lavender oil for its aromatherapeutic scent and relaxing effects on the body.
Derived from the lavender plant Lavandula hybrida, this essential oil has been known to have vast therapeutic benefits. We use lavandin oil as a functional aroma to enhance the scent of our products.
A plant-derived preservative made from fermenting radish roots with Leuconostoc (a bacteria from lactic acid) that helps to ensure the safety and integrity of the formula.
Extracted from the seeds of the meadowfoam, meadowfoam oil is an antioxidant-rich oil that is waxy in nature and acts as a humectant to lock in moisture, deliver nutrients to the skin, and prevent dryness.
Derived from flowering plants, linalyl acetate is an aromatic ester of linalool that makes up a a vital component of bergamot and lavender essential oils and helps to calm skin redness and irritation. We use linalyl acetate as a functional aroma with anti-inflammatory properties that help balance the natural oils of the skin.
Derived from Hericium erinaceus, an edible and medicinal mushroom, lion's mane mycellum extract contains compounds that have been known to improve mental function, clarity and cognition, with properties that may even help to protect the brain. Scientific research shows that lion's mane contains a number of health-promoting substances, including antioxidants and beta-glucan.
Derived from small, pepper-like fruits of the May Chang tree, this essential oil has been known to have vast therapeutic benefits. We use litsea cubeba fruit oil as a functional aroma to enhance the scent of our products.
Derived from the naturally occurring magnesium-and-sulfate mineral compound, Epsom salt has been known to have a spectrum of uses and benefits, including detoxifying, anti-inflammatory, exfoliating, laxatative and relaxing properties. We use Epsom salt as the functional base of our Bath Gem for its ability to aid relaxation.
Derived by steaming the leaves of the Tea Tree (called Melaleuca alternifolia), a plant native to Australia, this powerful essential oil has almost 100 unique active compounds, including terpenes. We use tea tree oil for its invigorating scent, skin benefits, and antioxidant properties.
Pressed from the fruits and seeds of the Neem tree (called azadirachta indica), this healing and versatile oil has been used throughout history in India as a treatment for a variety of skin issues, such as dry skin. Yellow in color with a strong nutty scent and rich in Vitamin E and fatty acids, studies have shown that neem seed oil has anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties, that help soothe the skin.
An extract derived from the Indian Chinaberry plant and known for its use in traditional Ayurveda, providing powerful antioxidant properties to neutralize skin-damaging free radicals.
An extract derived from the flowers of the Indian Chinaberry plant and known for its use in traditional Ayurveda, providing powerful antioxidant properties to neutralize skin-damaging free radicals.
An extract derived from the leaves of the Indian Chinaberry plant and known for its use in traditional Ayurveda, providing powerful antioxidant properties to neutralize skin-damaging free radicals.
Derived from steaming the leaves of the peppermint plant (called Mentha pipertita), a cross between two types of mint (water mint and spearmint) that grows throughout Europe and the United States, this energizing essential oil features a cooling sensation and aromatherapeutic qualities to encourage relaxation. We use peppermint oil for its sweet minty scent and cooling effects.
Derived from the Mentha spicata herb, this essential oil has been known to have vast therapeutic benefits. We use spearmint as a functional aroma to enhance the scent of our products and create a cooling effect.
Derived from a combination of the the herbs, peppermint, eucalyptus and pennyroyal, this soothing organic compound has a pleasant minty scent. When applied topically, menthol has been known to encourage blood flow to the area. We use menthol to create a cooling sensation on the skin.
Extracted from the seeds of the Moringa tree, called “The Tree of Life” in South Asia, moringa seed oil is a rejuvinating moisturizer known to have high levels of phytonutrients and antioxidants. Greenish-gold in color, moringa seed oil is prized for its nourishing properties.
Also known as Vitamin B3, this restorative powerhouse helps to refine the look of pores, boosts radiance, and balances the skin tone while also providing repairative support from damage due to environmental stressors.
An extract derived from the leaves of the Tulsi plant, otherwise known as Holy Basil, that provides powerful antioxidants to help protect the skin from oxidative damage.
A long-chain fatty acid that acts not only as a a skin-nourishing emollient, but also helps to keep various oils within the overall formula from separating from water-based ingredients.
Derived from olives, this oil is rich in essential fatty acids, including oleic, palmitic, and linoleic acids, as well as phenolic compounds with antioxidant properties. We use olive oil for its ability to nourish and moisturize the skin.
Extracted from seeds found in the fruit of the Optunia cactus, prickly pear seed oil is considered to be one of the most expensive and nutrient-dense beauty oils in the world. Rich in vitamin K, phenols, lonoleic acid, and omega-6 fatty acids, this moisturizing oil is known to nourish and protect the skin. Prickly Pear Seed Oil also contains one of the highest levels of Vitamin E (a known antioxidant) of any known plant oil. The oil’s amino acids and antioxidants are known to improve skin elasticity and appearance.This oil also boasts high levels of phytosterols, which have been known to encourage collagen production.
A peptide that is believed to help support the skin's production of 6 major components of the skin matrix (collagen I, III, IV, laminin 5, hyaluronic acid, and fibronectin) to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Extracted from the passionflower plant, this sedative herb is known to support better sleep. Studies show that passionflower helps to improve sleep quality by boosting the levels of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the brain, a compound that helps us relax and sleep better.
Derived from geranium, this essential oil has been known to have vast therapeutic benefits. We use geranium oil as a functional aroma to enhance the scent of our products.
Extracted from the flesh of the avocado, this rich moisturizing oil is dark green in color with slight nutty scent. Avocado oil contains high levels of oleic acid, omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamins A, D and E and antioxidants that help soothe dry, irritated, and flaky skin.
Derived from plant cell membranes, this group of naturally occuring compounds fare similar in structure to cholesterol. There are over 200 different phytosterols, with vegetable oils, beans and nuts containing the highest levels. Phytosterols may help replenish and restore the skin and one study shows their ability to inhibit the decline of collagen.
Derived from the patchouli plant family, this essential oil has been known to have vast therapeutic benefits. We use patchouli oil as a functional aroma to enhance the scent of our products.
Derived from a potassium salt of stearic acid, potassium stearate is an emulsifier used to stabilize products and enhance thickness and overall texture. We use potassium stearate to help our formulations from separating into oil and liquid components.
Extracted from the Rhodiola rosea herb from regions of Europe and Asia, its roots are considered adaptogens, which have been known to help the body adapt to and resist physical, chemical, and environmental stressors.
Extracted from the seeds of the rose bush (called Rosa moschata), this dry oil is bright orange in color with a warm earthy scent. Rose hip oil contains high levels of phytosterols, tocopherols and phenolic compounds, coupled with high levels of essential fatty acids and minerals, which work together to moisturize and help protect the skin.
An all-natural, preventive and reparative carbohydrate complex for intense, lasting hydration and visibly smoother skin all while reinforcing the skin's natural moisture barrier.
Extracted from chia seeds, this light hydrating oil is bright orange in color with properties known to help relieve skin dryness. Chia seed oil contains high levels of antioxidants and Omega 3 fatty acids, which help to moisturize and protect the skin.
Extracted from Silicon, the earth’s element, silicon dioxide is naturally found in drinking water and plant-based foods, and it is commonly added to food products as an anti-caking agent, thickener, and stabilizer. We use silicon dioxide as a natural anti-caking agent and to enhance the texture of our blends.
Extracted from the seeds of the Jojoba plant (a desert shrub called Simmondsia chinensis), this oil is actually considered an "ester" because it is similar in structure to the natural oils of our skin. Naturally golden in color with a slight nutty scent, Jojoba seed oil is a rich moisturizer that has been known to improve skin suppleness, helping to keep skin calm.
Also known as baking soda, sodium bicarbonate is a refined, soluble white powder that is widely used in bath products for its effervencence. We use it in our Bath Gem in combination with citric acid for a bubble-producing reaction.
A modified form of hyaluronic acid attached to a polymer structure that helps to create a dense layer on top of the skin's surface, enhancing its ability to retain moisture.
Extracted from corn, this powder is a function fiber that is commonly used in food and drink products. Corn fiber acts as a safe and natural bulking agent to help the active herbs in our blends effectively disperse and blend easily in a liquid.
Derived from Squalene, which is harvested from olives and is praised for its antioxidant and skin-conditioning benefits. Squalene has been known to mimic our skin’s natural sebum, improving skin elasticity and softness. Clear in color and odorless, this light oil works as a powerful natural moisturizer and emollient.
Harvested from non-GMO soybean oil and non-GMO sunflower oil, squalene has been known to mimic our skin’s natural sebum, improving skin elasticity and softness. Clear in color and odorless, this light oil works as a natural moisturizer and emollient.
A bio-designed, animal free collagen made through a sustainable fermentation process that supports skin's derma-collagen synthesis for enhanced moisturization, elasticity, and firmness.
Extracted from cocoa beans, this rich and moisturizing butter contains high levels of fatty acids and antioxidants. With a chocolate-like scent and thick texture, cocoa seed butter forms a protective barrier on the skin and helps preserve moisture.
Obtained through the fruit seed of the Brazilian Cupuaçu tree, this butter boasts fatty acids, phytosterols, polyphenols, and a high capacity for water absorption that provides optimal, lasting moisture for the skin.
Derived from the leaves, foliage, wood, roots and stumps of the cedar tree, this essential oil has been known to have vast therapeutic benefits. We use cedarleaf peel oil as a functional aroma to enhance the scent of our products.
Triethyl Citrate is an ester of citric acid that is widely used as a colorless and odorless cosmetic and food additive. We use it as an aromatic component in our Bath Gem for scent enhancement and stability and in our Enlightenment Serum for its antioxidant properties and ability to help other ingredients blend well together.