Soulstar Botanical Serum:
Small Batch Formulation by a certified aromatherapist.
A gentle blend of hydrating, soothing plant based oils and essential oils to nourish the skin. Suitable for normal, dry, sensitive and mature, aging skin.
Plant Oils Included:
Rosehip Seed Oil: Rosa rubiginosa
Rosa rubiginosa, a wild rose from the Andes. The common name, Rosa Mosquet. One of the best tissue regenerators, very useful in the treatment of scars, skin burns, premature aging. High in essential fatty acids, a tissue regenerator and helpful in reducing wrinkles.
Jojoba: Simmondsia chinensis
A liquid wax from a desert plant that mimics collagen.
Jojoba contains proteins, vitamins, (especially E) and minerals.
Helpful in support of the the skin’s natural pH balance. A natural anti-inflammatory, helpful for eczema and inflamed skin conditions. Useful for reducing wrinkles and increasing hydration.
Avocado Oil: Persea gratissima
Revitalizing and regenerating. Avocado oil is a wonderful emollient for the skin promoting cellular regeneration. Helpful in increasing hydration of the upper layers of the skin. The high penetration ability of the oil makes it very successful as a natural beauty aid. Very useful in conjunction with certain vegetable oils for
menopausal, dry, dehydrated, fragile, mature or prematurely aging skin. Can also reduce itchiness.
Sesame Oil: Sesamum indicum
A heavier textured, unsaturated oil, containing vitamins A & E, minerals, proteins, lecithin, amino and essential fatty acids. Penetrates the skin, going deep into the tissue. Useful for eczema, psoriasis and extremely dry skin. This oil contains skin restructuring, emollient properties while reinforcing the integrity of the skin. Often used in Ayurveda for it’s warming qualities.
Sweet Almond Oil: Prunus amygdalis var.dulcis
Monounsaturated oil containing valuable trace minerals. High in oleic acid.
A good emollient, protecting and nourishing to the skin. Helpful in relieving itching, dryness and inflammation of the skin. Helpful for eczema. Good for all skin types, especially dry skin.
Tamanu Oil: Calophyllum inophyllum
The botanical name means ‘beautiful leaf’ from the Greek words ‘kalos’ (beautiful)and ‘phullon’ (leaf).
Tamanu oil is a healing oil, promoting the formation of new tissue, accelerates the growth of healthy skin. It’s antioxidant activity makes it very helpful in protecting the skin from free-radicals.
Vitamin E Oil:
Vitamin E is an important antioxidants – able to prevent cell damage from the destructive effects of free radicals, which when in excess, can damage healthy tissue, destroy collagen and elastin and adversely affect the formation of healthy skin cells, making the complexion dull and blotchy.
Essential Oils Included in the Synergy:
Frankincense: (Boswellia carterii)
Very useful for mature skin, wrinkles, scar tissue, eczema and inflamed skin conditions, soothing to dry irritated skin.
Geranium: (Pelargonium graveolens var. roseum)
Helpful for hormone-related skin conditions, poor circulation in the skin, rosacea, a wonderful anti-inflammatory.
Lavender: (Lavandula angustifolia)
Gentle, healing and regenerative. Useful for inflamed skin conditions such as eczema, relieves itching, wound healing, soothing to allergic reactions expressed on the skin.
After oil cleansing and applying your toning mist and while your skin is still damp, massage the serum into your skin, the amount of drops used will depend on how dry or dehydrated your skin is.
It is highly beneficial to apply serum while the skin is still damp as it seals the water content into your skin providing extra hydration.
Can be used in place of or in addition to moisturiser.
Please note: due to the essential oil content, it is best to avoid the eye area especially if your eyes are sensitive.