INCI: Hydrolyzed Oat Protein
Hydrolyzed Oat Protein is a great humectant that draws water from the air to the skin throughout the day, softening, and soothing dry, angry skin.
It is fantastic in softening hair and giving a smoother, more manageable appearance as it coats the hair shaft and reduces the look of frizzies and breakage.
You can use it in lotions, serums, masks, butters, creams, shampoos, conditioners, etc.
Usage Rate is 2-8%.
2 yr shelf life if stored in cool dark place.
Banana Powder is rich in potassium and vitamin A. In formulations it has proven to be great for dry skin, and contains no known substance to aggravate or irritate the skin. Some users have used Banana Powder by itself as a rich, moisturizing facial mask. Up to 5% Usage Rate
This extract is very popular in anti-aging products, especially those formulated for the eye area.
Follow recommended usage guidelines.
Rich in the vitamins, enzymes & minerals that play a role in the appearance of more youthful skin.
This extract is thought to lend a tightened, more youthful appearance to skin, especially in age-conscious customers.
Rich in anti-oxidants, this is a highly regarded extract used in anti-aging products.
INCI - Camellia sinensis
Green Tea Extract is used internationally in cosmetics, as it is a rich source of anti-oxidants such as Vitamin C and Vitamin E. Green Tea Extract is hailed in the natural skin care industry. It is said to help repair the effects of aging and environmental factors. The active constituents in Green Tea are the Catechin - Polyphenols. Green Tea catechins are potent antioxidants.
Standardization: Polyphenols, Catechins, 10% Caffeine
Mango is a member of the cashew family and is reputed to be extremely high in Vitamin A, C and Beta Carotene. It is often used in formulations to prevent the formation of wrinkles and the drying of skin. By preventing the degeneration of skin cells, flexibility of the skin is restored. Up to 5% Usage Rate.
Papaya Powder is excellent in stabilizing oily skin & working as an exfoliate on dry areas. Papaya also is often used in skin products for the purpose of a natural lift & rejuvenation of the skin. Papaya contains Vitamin A, a property that benefits skin repair through increasing the rate of new cell formation. Vitamin C is also an anti-oxidant with wonderful proteins for smoother, softer skin. Up to 5% Usage Rate.
INCI: Carica papaya fruit extract
INCI: Ananus Communis
Pineapple Powder contains the fruit enzyme 'bromelain' which is effective in exfoliating dead cells on the surface of the skin and also hydrolyze proteins. In cosmetics it can act as a skin conditioning and lytic agent. Pineapple Powder is also a wonderful source of natural color and adds a sharp, crisp citrus like scent that adds to its cleansing and invigorating properties. Recommended usage rate should not exceed .5%
Rich in polyphenols and Vitamin C, Strawberry Powder provides protection for the skin, has skin-soothing properties. It is a wonderful toner that helps to reduce the appearance of pores.
Recommended Usage: The maximum quantity of powdered fruit extract should not exceed 0.5% of the total product, while in tincture form the maximum amount of fruit extract must not exceed 5%.
Note: The fruit extracts possess all the nutrients and beneficial properties of the fruit, but may or may not have the aroma of the actual fruit. Fruit extracts are meant for adding nourishing properties to the formulation and not for scenting the products.
INCI: Citrullus Lanatus
Water & alcohol soluble. High in Vitamin C & amino acids, Watermelon Botanical Extract Powder is thought to protect the skin from toxins and promote cell renewal, support the UV stressed immune system of the skin & prevent photo-aging.
Usage rate is up to .05% of your total product or 5% in tinctures.