Here at JL Essencials, we like to focus on creating a soil-to-skin experience. In order to ensure this is the case, we’re always looking for the best, natural ingredients possible. Here’s the ABC’s of all the ingredients we use in our products!
Extracted from the leaves of the aloe plant; used as a skin softener, anti-irritant, moisture replenisher.
Derived from the dried flowers of the arnica plant; used for its soothing, anti-irritant properties.
A skin softener and conditioner used in formulations as an emollient; rich in protein and vitamins.
From virgin bees; used primarily as an emulsifier.
BORAGE SEED EXTRACT
Borage seed extract is often used for hair and skin conditions such as hair loss, eczema, and acne.
The herb is most commonly used for reducing inflammation, skin irritation and helps treat minor cuts and burns.
CANNABIDIOL (CBD) / HEMP
Non-intoxicating photocannabinoid compound derived from legal industrial hemp. The hemp extract interacts with our bodies’ endocannabinoid system to help regulate various biological processes within the body, including: sleep, memory, mood, immunity, pain, and inflammation.
CARROT SEED OIL
Carrot seed oil is loaded with powerful antioxidants including beta-carotene (the most effective type of provitamin A), vitamin A and vitamin E. These are known to provide utmost protection to the skin from the oxidative damages caused by free radicals due to long exposure to the ultraviolet radiation (UVR) of the sun, environmental pollution, poor nutrition, regular habits of smoking and drinking, unhealthy lifestyle, and excessive stress.
Helps combat fine lines and wrinkles; reduces inflammation related to skin conditions such as acne.
The extract from the flowers of this plant has calming and soothing properties. German chamomile flower and extract is used for its hydrating, soothing and astringent properties.
CITRUS LEMON PEEL
Cleanses and purifies; aids in digestion.
Includes relaxing and soothing properties that help with rejuvenation and calming of the skin.
An oil expressed from coconut kernels, a moisturizing surfactant and emollient.
Extracted from the pulp of a cucumber; used for its soothing and moisture binding properties.
Fennel seeds have astringent effects on skin; they help tighten pores, reduce oiliness and shrink large pores. It also has skin-firming and toning properties that maintain elasticity.
GOJI BERRY EXTRACT
Superfruit that contains an abundance of antioxidants; promotes stronger skin.
Restores collagen giving the skin a firmer, more useful appearance.
GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT
High in antioxidants such as vitamin C and E. When applied to the face, it can protect the skin from the sun’s damaging rays and neutralize free radicals.
GREEN TEA LEAF EXTRACT
Tea plant native to Asia that helps fight free radicals; known for its antioxidant and anti-irritant properties.
Supports respiratory function and is beneficial for oily skin condition. Used for its purifying properties and supports circulatory system.
Native shrub of the Sonoran Desert; used as a natural exfoliator.
Safely removes makeup, fights infections, contains vitamin E; is antibacterial and acts as an anti-inflammatory agent. Can control acne.
Aids in the treatment of eczema, can detoxify the skin, heals burns and insect bites. Good for use as a toner.
Lemongrass has been treasured as a skin tonic and makes an effective cleanser for oily or acne-prone skin, due to its astringent and antiseptic qualities. It helps in strengthening the skin tissues and toning up the pores while also sterilizing them.
NEROLI (FLOWER OIL)
Neroli can be applied topically or diffused or inhaled. It helps improve skin health by regenerating and keeping your skin elastic, preventing the appearance of stretch marks, banishing acne, reducing the appearance of scars, and helping heal broken capillaries.
One of the best-known benefits of peppermint is its ability to soothe and cool. Controls oil. Though peppermint can be used on any skin type, it’s especially helpful for oily and combination skin, as it helps balance natural oils.
Radishes provide hydration to the skin cells which make them keep the skin hydrated. Also, radishes are found with components like vitamins, phosphorus, zinc that keep the skin healthy. Raw grated radishes can be applied as face packs to fight problems like rashes, dry skin.
Helps hydrate, soften and nurture dry and irritated skin.
ROSEHIP SEED OIL
Harvested from the seeds of rose bushes predominantly grown in Chile, rosehip seed oil is full of vitamins, antioxidants and essential fatty acids that are known to correct dark spots and hydrate dry, itchy skin, all while reducing scars and fine lines.
Extracted from the leaves of the plant. Contains potent antioxidants; used for its toning and skin restorative properties as well as for its refreshing fragrance.
A soft and gentle version of rosemary; a cell regenerator that restores the skin and energizes the mind.
Topical application of saffron can bring back the lost glow on the face; improves texture and tone to the skin as well as brightens.
Extracted from the wood; used for its aromatic woodsy scent.
A natural waxy plant extract used as an emollient to help moisturize, soften and smooth the skin, keeping it supple.
SUNFLOWER SEED OIL
Being rich in nutrients and antioxidants, it is widely used for medicinal and cosmetic purposes and is found to be effective against acne, eczema, inflammation, general redness and irritation of the skin.
Lavandin oil possesses a high concentration of aromatic terpenes that make it a desirable fragrance ingredient for skincare products. Lavandin oil also contains antioxidants that can help protect the skin by neutralizing free-radicals that are present throughout the environment.
Orange essential oil is antiseptic and anti-inflammatory which makes it an ideal ingredient in your skin and hair routine. This oil isn’t just for acne-prone skin though: It’s been shown to increase the ability to absorb vitamin C, collagen production, and blood flow, all of which are essential for anti-aging.
TEA TREE OIL
A narrow-leaved paperbark that releases powerful essential oils. Derived from jojoba seed, this highly moisturizing oil is naturally rich in proteins, minerals, vitamin E and myristic acid, essential nutrients for healthy skin.
Rich in antioxidants and topically can provide an array of anti-aging benefits like evening skin tone and fighting off free radicals. When eaten, it provides the body with important nutrients essential for healthy skin.
Ylang ylang oil also has antimicrobial properties that can help reduce skin irritation and redness.
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