Everyone’s favourite toast topper is also a hard-working source of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins A, D and E. Soothing avocado oil contains potassium and lecithin, which work to support healing in very dry, irritated or scarred skin, and its anti-inflammatory properties can also help reduce redness associated with sunburn and nappy rash.
Almond Sweet Oil
Rich in vitamin E, monounsaturated fatty acids and potassium, sweet almond oil is a mild hypoallergenic oil that can be used safely to deeply moisturise and nourish even the newest of skin. High in zinc, the sweetly scented nutty oil also helps soothe nappy rash.
We have a lot to thank beautiful bees for, not least of all their antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial beeswax. Useful in helping treat skin irritations, beeswax also contains vitamin A, which deeply penetrates skin and stimulates collagen production.
With its high concentration of Omegas 6 and 9, castor oil is a potent natural remedy used to treat dry skin, leaving it deeply moisturised and smoothed. Packed with unsaturated fatty acids, this veritable Wonder Woman of oil can also aid the fading of blemishes and scars, help prevent stretchmarks, and promote healthy scalp and hair growth.
The brightly hued Calendula flower is a powerful antioxidant and strong antiviral herb. Containing a high concentration of anti-inflammatory agent linoleic acid, Calendula soothes and moisturises sensitive and dry skin, and can also help alleviate irritating nappy rash symptoms.
What did we do to deserve chamomile? The unassuming flower is not only rich in vital antioxidants that help soothe, nourish and replenish irritated and dull skin, it works to reduce tension and stress, and promotes the sort of calm restfulness you’ve been waiting for.
All hail coconut oil. High in anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antibacterial properties, coconut oil contains vitamin E, essential amino acids, and lauric and caprylic acids, which act as a powerful anti-fungal skin barrier. Coconut oil is loaded with saturated fats that deeply penetrate and repair, restore and nourish thirsty skin. Also smells like a summer holiday.
Gorgeously creamy cocoa butter is rich in antioxidants and fatty acids that deeply moisturise and protect skin from environmental stressors and free radicals. The sublimely smelling butter is also loaded with skin-loving Vitamin E and can be used to help prevent stretchmarks during pregnancy.
Geranium Essential Oil
This beautiful essential oil boasts anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal properties perfect for treating stressed skin, as well as having powerful emotional stabilising effects that help calm and uplift anxious mums and bubs.
First grapes gave us wine, and now this. Heaven sent grapeseed oil can help tighten skin, restore collagen, and reduce the appearance of stretchmarks.
Seriously clever jojoba oil closely mimics the sebum found in our skin, making it exceptionally good at penetrating and moisturising deep layers. Rich in vitamins A, D and E, jojoba is antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and hypoallergenic, and can calm rashes, soothe dermatitis, and help reduce the appearance of stretchmarks.
Lavender’s pretty purple stems are rich in anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal and antiseptic properties that stimulate the immune system and help promote healing and ease inflammation.
Lavender Essential Oil
Magical lavender essential oil helps to promote restfulness and nurture emotional health. A powerful analgesic as well as antiseptic, it can also help reduce pain associated with muscle tension and headaches, prevent skin infection and encourage healing.
Lemongrass Essential Oil
A powerful analgesic, sweet smelling lemongrass essential oil helps relieve anxiety and reduce pain in muscles and joints. With antimicrobial properties, it can help inhibit the spreading of bacteria, while antiseptic agents can help to heal wounds.
Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil
Native to Australia, Lemon Myrtle essential oil is a more powerful antiseptic, antiviral and antifungal than tea tree oil, and has a glorious scent that instantly lifts mood.
Lemon Myrtle Leaf
Australia’s very own super tree, a warm bath infused with the antibacterial and antiseptic leaves of Lemon Myrtle can help cleanse skin and help alleviate symptoms of the common cold.
Small in size but packed with power, linden flowers are a natural diaphoretic that help release toxins and congestion in the body, as well as a natural expectorant, which helps calm coughing.
Native to Australia, beautiful macadamia oil promotes skin cell regeneration, as well as softens and moisturises dry or irritated skin without clogging pores.
Mandarin Essential Oil
This heavy-duty all-rounder works as an antiseptic, has antispasmodic properties and improves blood circulation, which helps rejuvenate and heal skin. It can also aid relaxation and smells bloody delicious to boot.
Not a sweet treat but just as good, infused in a warm bath the root from Marshmallow is an anti-inflammatory that helps reduce pain and swelling of the mucous membranes that line the respiratory tract. When used on the skin, Marshmallow root can soothe irritation and inflammation.
An absolute must for sensitive skin, oats are an excellent natural moisturiser rich in anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agents that help calm itchiness and dryness associated with eczema and other skin conditions. Used as a gentle exfoliant, ground oats remove dead skin cells and stimulate circulation, while a soak in an oat-infused bath will leave skin beautifully smooth and supple.
Patchouli Essential Oil
A gorgeous mood elevator, patchouli essential oil also soothes inflammation, stimulates blood circulation and new cell growth, and can be helpful in the aid of scar reduction.
Pumpkin Seed Oil
Rich in vitamin E, zinc, omega-3 and omega-6, essential fatty acids and antioxidants, pumpkin seed oil works hard to replenish and retain skin’s moisture, fight free radicals out to age us, and improve skin appearance and texture.
Let us list the ways we love you, rosehip oil. A powerful source of Vitamin A, the sweetly smelling oil helps delay the effects of aging, assists cell regeneration and promotes collagen growth and elastin levels in the skin. Also high in essential fatty acids and Vitamin E, it can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and stretchmarks.
One of the world’s most beautiful (and heavenly-scented) flowers, the petals of roses can cleanse and moisturise skin, as well as soothe inflammation. Commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine, rose petals help relax the body, reduce stress, and promote glowing skin.
Packed with vitamins A, E and F, smooth Shea Butter effectively treats dry and itchy skin, can help soothe eczema and dermatitis, and help prevent and reduce the appearance of stretchmarks.
Extracted from sunflower seeds, this handy oil is rich in anti-aging antioxidants and essential fatty acids, and can help relieve inflamed or itchy skin. Gentle enough for newborns, it also acts as a highly moisturising protective skin barrier that can help reduce skin infection.
Packed with potent healing properties, Tamanu oil has been used in the South Pacific for hundreds of years as a natural, topical, first-aid oil. Its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties help encourage skin tissue generation, accelerate wound healing and stimulate the growth of healthy new cells.
A rich source of vitamin C, fragrant thyme leaf can help boost immunity and alleviate common colds and frustrating congestion. A warm bath infused with thyme can also help with nasty coughs.
The information above is intended for educational purposes only, and is not meant to treat, cure, prevent or diagnose any disease or condition. Please consult with your health care professional with questions or concerns about any of the ingredients in our products. We recommend patch testing before use.