Full Ingredient Glossary
Ultra medical grade lanolin
The natural oil found in sheep’s wool; lanolin provides healing, moisturising and soothing effects to all types of skin, particularly delicate, dry, and chapped skin.
A rich moisturising butter that comes from the African shea tree. Contains high levels of vitamins and essential fatty acids which helps to improve skin elasticity and revive dry skin.
Physically blocks the sun’s UV radiation and reduces/prevents sunburn. Unlike chemical filters which absorb the sun’s rays, zinc oxide sits on the surface of the skin, reflecting UVA and UVB radiation.
Obtained from the honey bee, beeswax is used to help improve the consistency of the cream. Also used to tell people to buzz off. “Betty, it’s none of your beeswax.”
Apricot kernel oil
A light, gentle oil that comes from the kernels (seeds) of apricots. High in essential fatty acids and vitamins e and a, it helps to balance, nourish, and soften the skin.
A light, coconut based emollient that helps soften and smooth the skin. Coco-for-coco-caprylate.
Sweet almond oil
A gentle, nourishing oil suitable for all skin types (especially dry and sensitive ones). Rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins and amino acids, it helps to soften and nourish the skin.
Evening primrose oil
Rich in fatty acids including linoleic acid and gamma linoleic acid, evening primrose oil is extremely hydrating and helps improve skin tone and texture.
Derived from natural plant extracts. Yum.
A powerful antioxidant that preserves the product as well as preventing free radical damage on the skin.
An emulsifier to help keep the zinc evenly suspended in the balm.
A liquid wax produced in the seed of the jojoba plant. Rich in vitamin e, jojoba oil is an amazingly light, nourishing oil that absorbs quickly into the skin and protects against moisture loss.
Extracted from calendula flowers, calendula is excellent for soothing and calming the skin.
Pomegranate seed oil
An extremely rich oil that contains high levels of essential fatty acids and antioxidants, pomegranate seed oil helps protect against free radical damage and the effects of environmental stresses (ah! They’re everywhere!) on the skin.
A light oil with high levels of vitamins A, D and E as well as essential fatty acids.
Helps to provide the ideal transparency, colour and shine to the product. So shiny! So sassy!
Compound of iron used as a colouring agent (the perfect pinky-nudey tint).
A binder and texture enhancer. Fancy.
Used in very small amounts to improve the depth of colour and coverage of the product.
Used to enhance the flavour of the product. Tastes good.