BODY BOOST INGREDIENTS
GOTU KOLA – Gotu Kola delivers dramatic results when it comes to repairing skin damage. Also known as Centella Asaitic, this botanical extract is rich in Saponins that help increase collagen formation crucial to skin strength. It is also excellent for healing scars and stretch marks as it helps interrupt inflammation.
SHEA BUTTER – Rich in Omegas and Vitamins A, E, & F, Shea Butter is a super moisturizing skin emollient. It also has fantastic anti-inflammatory properties, which interrupt skin damage and promote healing.
This nutrient dense oil is packed with Omegas that help protect skin by locking in moisture and preventing free radical damage that can weaken skin.
GREEN TEA – Green tea is a super antioxidant, rich in polyphenolic compounds that have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits. It helps inhibit inflammation that can damage collagen and elastin fibers. Damage to these fibers can lead to stretch marks.
ROSEHIP OIL – This nutrient dense oil is rich in Linoleic Acids. Linoleic Acids are fatty acid that help rejuvenate the skin by stimulating “keratinocytes”, major cells found in the outer layer of the skin.
GRAPE SEED Oil – Packed with Vitamin E, Omega 6 and 9, and Beta-Carotene, Grape Seed is a wonder for skin repair. Replenishing the dermal structure helps prevent damage and improve appearance.
BORAGE OIL – This Oil packs a maximum dose of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) an Omega 6 essential fatty acid responsible for maintaining skin moisture, suppleness and smoothness.
SAFFLOWER OIL – This super moisturizer is the best source for linoleic acid, an essential fatty that cannot be synthesized by the human body. Safflower oil literally locks in moisture, helping to soften dry areas, smooth rough patches, and improve the texture and tone of your skin.
SUNFLOWER OIL – Sunflower is rich in Fatty acids, Vitamins and emollients that help the skin retain its moisture and strength. These nutrients help form a protective barrier on the skin while Vitamin E helps prevent environmental damage and promotes repair, crucial for stretch marks and scars.
SESAME OIL – Rich in Fatty Acids plus antioxidant Sesimol, Sesame Oil has both antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Blocking damage and soothing the skin’s reaction to stress can help improve scars, stretch marks, tone and strength. Sesame Oil is also rich in minerals, like copper and calcium, that nourish and promote skin softness.
WHEATGERM OIL – Super rich in Ceramides, Vitamin E, D and A and Essential Fatty Acids. The skin uses ceramides and fatty acids to maintain moisture balance and cell health. It has significant moisturizing and smoothing effects and has been shown to help reduce the appearance of scars and damage.
SWEET ALMOND OIL – It’s light texture mimics the natural oils within our skin enabling it to absorb quickly and hydrate deeply. Gentle enough for a baby, it provides soothing moisture for dry, sensitive skin. Sweet Almond oil is packed with emollients, beneficial fatty acids and Vitamins A, E and B. Oleic Acid and Linoleic Fatty acids soothe sensitive, irritated skin.
COCONUT OIL – The perfect blend of nourishment and protection. Rich in Lauric Acid, Coconut Oil smoothes and refines skin by helping keep connective tissues strong and supple. It also works to naturally exfoliate the outer layer of dead skin cells, leaving skin smooth and hydrated at the same time.
LACTIC ACID – A wonder for combination and acne prone skin. It is a natural exfoliant, sloughing away dead surface cells gently without irritation. Naturally found in the body, Lactic Acid clarifies the skin without stripping away needed moisture.
LAVENDER OIL – Lavender has been used for centuries to soothe and clarify the body and mind. It’s ideal for insomnia, anxiety, fatigue and trouble sleeping. Mildly astringent, Lavender is a wonder for clarifying combination and acne prone skin.
LEMON PEEL – An uplifting citrus that helps clarify and tone. Lemon Peel is a powerful antioxidant and natural astringent that helps clear impurities and even skin for a balanced look and feel.
PEPPERMINT OIL – This natural antiseptic wakes up tired skin and helps manage oil production. It is rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acids, Vitamins and Minerals crucial to skin balance and health.
CUCUMBER – Cucumber is rich in antioxidants, Vitamin C and Caffeic Acid. Antioxidants and vitamins help protect the skin from damage while accelerating renewal. Caffeic Acid reduces puffiness and soothes the skin’s textures. Cucumber’s high water content and natural moisturizers help replenish the skin’s natural barrier, critical to strength and damage prevention.
SUGAR – This natural exfoliant is rich in Glycolic acids that slough away dry, dull skin without irritation. It’s a must for repairing skin damage as exfoliation helps trigger important cell turnover and renewal. Scrubs with salts, caffeine or crushed seed can damage or over dry the skin. Sugar leaves skin soft to the touch and prepped for better moisture absorption.