6 Super Ingredients
Forget fancy formulas, when it comes to skincare, We turn to medically proven, century-old natural ingredients.
Chamomile Flower Water
Chamomile is a flowering plant in the daisy family. Native to Europe and Western Asia it is now found around the world. The herb smells slightly like apple which might explain its name – Chamomile is Greek for Earth Apple
Chamomile has been used as an herbal remedy since the time of Hippocrates, the father of medicine, in 500 BC. The incredible benefits likely stem from the fact that the extracts contain more than 120 constituents many which are pharmacologically active. Bisoprolol, chamazulene, and apigenin are just three compounds found in chamomile that give it soothing and healing benefits that make it wonderful for calming skin inflammation, redness and sensitivity, Chamomile flower water has a soothing and refreshing action which makes it excellent for all even the most delicate skin types.
Calendula is Marogold flower extract. In ancient Greece, Rome and Arabia, calendula was used for its medicinal properties, to treat everything from scorpion stings to burns and haemorrhoids. It was also used in World War I —marigold flowers and leaves were applied to open wounds to disinfect and accelerate healing.
Calendula contains flavonoids and linoleic acid, which both help to fight inflammation; and it also has antibacterial properties. These properties combine to benefit dry and damaged skin, and it's particularly good for sensitive or inflamed skin, too. Excellent on the general diaper area and may also be used on the face and body, Calendula has been used to soothe the skin for centuries.
The flower buds and leaves of most mallows contain vitamin C, tannins, mucus, essential oils, flavonoids, and tannins. Due to the anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties of common mallows, you can use it to treat eczema, insect bite, wounds, pimples, boil, swelling, boil, and acne.
Mango butter started out in India and comes from the seeds of the mango. These amazing seeds are rich in fatty acids and make them very beneficial for both mom and baby.
Rich source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals
When applied topically, mangos possess excellent soothing and hydrating properties. These qualities make mango a powerful ingredient for optimum skin health. Effective soothing agent for skin affected by dryness, eczema and dermatitis.
Borage, also known as a starflower on account of its beautiful star-shaped blue flowers, is a plant. Originating from the Mediterranean region, it adapted quickly to be grown in the rest of Europe. Its flowers and leaves are used both in medicine and in culinary dishes. But it's borage oil, extracted from the seeds, that is widely used in skincare.
Borage seed oil is believed to be one of the most potent oils for improving the skin barrier and locking in moisture thanks to the high concentration of gamma-linolenic acid and omega-6. Additionally, borage seed oil has anti-inflammatory properties as well as protecting against external irritants such as pollution, stress and harsher climates.
ZO occurs naturally and can also be made synthetically
It absorbs UVA and UVB rays meaning it can also offer broad-spectrum protection for the skin. We love ZO in our products for its powerful inflammatory properties.
Soothes irritations and supports the regeneration processes of the epidermis, protects the skin.