At SallyeAnder, the ingredients matter. Like many of our loyal customers, we like to understand the power and benefits of the ingredients that we use in our soaps, balms and creams. With that in mind, we’ve compiled an exhaustive glossary of skincare ingredients. As our product line grows, we’ll be updating this informative guide.
Today, let’s talk about 5 super skincare ingredients that are great for your helping you keep a youthful glow. Each of these powerful botanicals work to keep your skin healthy and refreshed. We’ve included the products that contain the featured ingredient to make it easy for you to add them to your skincare regiment. Any questions? Feel free to ask them below and we’ll do our best to answer.
It takes 2000 pounds of rose petals to make 1 pound of rose oil. It is highly antisceptic and effective for fighting mild depression. It’s even using cooking and in teas. The flower is incredible for its many uses and when it goes to seed and produces seed pod, they can be candied or pickled. R0se hips are a good source of vitamin C.
Products: Green Tea
There are so many benefits of green tea. Native to China, it is a member of the camelia family and prized for its various theraputic effects. Full of antioxidant and polyphenols, the polyphenols in green tea assist the body by neutralizing harmful free radicals, reducing damage to the skin and slowing the aging process.
Shea Butter is a fat extracted from the African Shea Tree. This natural butter is rich in vitamins A, E and F. It also offers UV protection and is an aid in the production of collagen. It has been used for thousands of years as moisturizer and is used for the same reason today.
Products: Tea Tree & Spruce Shampoo
This powerful anti-inflammatory is native to Australia and has been renowned for it’s ability to neutralize bacterias, fungi and viruses. It supports the immune system, increasing the body’s ability to defend against disease. Used in deodorants and disinfectants, it is also used in treating skin ailments like dandruff and insect bites, as well as oily skin.
Products: Red Clay & Henna Shampoo
Ylang Ylang is truly incredible. Native to tropical Asia, this powerful is known for its antidepressant, antiseborrhoeic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, hypotensive, nervine and sedative propertied. In the Victorian era, the oil was used as an effective hair treatment. It is especially soothing to irritated and oily skin.