Words by Flora + Fungi - A favorite amongst LBK clients
This cream gets its sunny hue and skin benefits from Sea Buckthorn Oil- derived from sea buckthorn berries, this oil is one of the riches bio-available sources of antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, which help protect skin from oxidative stress- the main cause of aging, and also help provide the building blocks for collagen regeneration. We pair the Sea Buckthorn Oil with mango butter and evening primrose seed oil- which help reduce fine lines and scars while deeply nourishing your skin
Sea Buckthorn Oil (CO2 Extract Oil)- Superfood for your skin. Packed with antioxidants to deeply nourish skin and prevent oxidative stress- the main cause of aging. Sea Buckthorn’s anti-inflammatory properties can help benefit inflammatory conditions such as acne, rosacea, redness, and irritation. Sea Buckthorn is gentle and can benefit all skin types, from normal, to dry, to oily. Sea buckthorn contains 190 nutrients and phytonutrients. And boasts an impressive vitamin C concentration- 12 times higher than that of an orange. Vitamin C is a “beauty vitamin” thanks to its ability to reduce inflammation in the skin, boost collagen for plumper, firmer brighter skin. Sea buckthorn also contains vitamins B1, B2, K, C, A, and E, folic acid, an many potent antioxidants, and minerals.
Calendula Extract- Rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds Calendula is widely used in cosmetic products for its soothing properties, reducing redness and irritation and healing wounds thanks to its carotenoid rich composition. We grow several varieties of Calendula in our apothecary garden for use in our products.
Reishi Mushroom Extract - promotes cellular regeneration and collagen synthesis in the base layers of skin while providing soothing anti-inflammatory benefits thanks to the polysaccharides and beta-glucans.
Astaxanthin: A potent antioxidant, Astaxanthin protects skin against free radicals and sun damage while improving skin texture and elasticity. Its anti-inflammatory properties make it a great choice for those with sensitive skin as well. Astaxanthin, a member of the carotenoid family, is a lipid soluble dark red pigment that is the main carotenoid found in the marine world of algae and aquatic life. Astaxanthin provides potent antioxidant benefits that help reduce over production of damaging free radicals in the skin.
Ingredients: Aqua and comptonia peregrina (Sweet Fern) distilate, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter (and) Tocopherol*, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate,Hippophae rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) fruit oil CO2 extract*, Evening primrose oil, Calendula Extract, Reishi Extract, Astaxanthin, Elderberry extract, Benzyl Alcohol (and) Salicylic Acid (and) Glycerin (and) Sorbic Acid
*certified organic or wildcrafted