Our Dreamy Nourishing Night Cream has been designed to deeply nourish and rebuild the skin while you sleep. The gentle aroma of our chosen essential oil blend not only has a therapeutic effect on the skin but also on the body and mind.
Dreamy Nourishing Night Cream 60g
Organic golden jojoba oil - Jojoba oil is celebrated due to its brilliant moisturising qualities. Easily absorbed into the skin, the oil reaches deep to destroy bacteria and dissolve dried sebum. Jojoba revitalises, soothes, and regenerates the skin. With these qualities jojoba oil is an extremely effective treatment for all skin types. Jojoba is known for it’s antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, hypoallergenic and analgesic qualities. Jojoba has a high content of vitamins A, D, and E, as well as many minerals and proteins
Macadamia oil - Macadamia oil is high in palmitoleic acid, a mono-unsaturated fatty acid not commonly found in vegetable oils. Palmitoleic acid is also found in sebum (the oil oil ideal for use in mature or damaged skin. It is highly nourishing and emollient (softening/smoothing) making it ideal for inclusion in skincare.
Camelia oil - The "beauty secret" of the geishas of Japan, Camellia has been recognised for centuries in Eastern Asia for its highly regenerative and restorative effects on the skin. Camellia oil is known for its excellent moisture-retaining ability, which makes it an effective moisturising and replenishing oil. It is suitable for sensitive and allergy-prone skin, absorbs quickly and easily, and leaves the skin looking and feeling smooth and supple. Camellia also possesses antioxidant, disinfectant, and germicidal properties. Camellia is extremely rich in mono-saturated fatty acids, containing more than 80% oleic acid. It is also rich in vitamins A, B and E, various minerals, and squalene, which is an important component of the skin's natural emollient system. Deficient levels of squalene can result in dry, sagging, and wrinkly skin.
Black Cumin seed oil – Black Cumin Seed has been found in the great pyramid tombs in Egypt and is mentioned in both the Bible and the writing of the Prophet Mohammed. In the last forty years over 200 studies have been carried out on the medicinal and cosmetic values of Black Cumin Seed. It has been historically used internally to improve the condition of skin, hair and nails. More recently the same benefits have been shown through external application. Black Cumin Seed is rich in Vitamin A and C both required for healthy skin function. Vitamin A encourages skin regeneration and healthy cell function, while Vitamin C is required for the production of collagen, which gives our skin structure and elasticity. The oil of Black Cumin Seed is also high in essential fatty acids that provide deep lasting hydration to the skin, improving cell regeneration and function, reducing inflammation and increasing antioxidant levels. This wonderful oil keeps the skin looking young and fresh.
Pomegranate oil - Pomegranates are one of the world’s most revered fruits, known for their powerful antioxidant properties and their proven ability to improve the function of internal smooth muscle tissue and reducing blood pressure.
Pomegranate seed oil is one of the only plant sources of conjugated fatty acids, and has an extremely high level of punicic acid (78%). This acid has been called a "super CLA" (conjugated linoleic acid). CLA helps skin retain moisture by boosting ceramide synthesis in skin cells; this fortifies the skin barrier and helps to retain moisture in the skin. Pomegranate seed oil assists in healing, protecting, and moisturising the skin. Its powerful antioxidant properties may assist in reducing the visible signs of ageing.
Rosehip oil - Rosehip oil is extremely rich in antioxidants. It has high levels of essential fatty acids, which greatly benefit the skin through improved moisture retention, elasticity, and softness. It also contains beta-carotene, which is a key nutrient for maintaining healthy skin and assisting skin cell renewal and repair. Beta-carotene also helps to repair and protect the skin from various forms of sun damage. Rosehip is a rich source of Vitamin A (retinol) and Vitamin C. Vitamin A is required for healthy skin cell regeneration and Vitamin C is necessary for the production of collagen an integral component of skin tissue, giving it strength and flexibility. As we age our natural production of collagen diminishes. Rosehip oil has a similar pH balance to that of the oil produced by human sebaceous glands in the skin. It is readily absorbed assisting in improved hydration and texture and is excellent for use on minor scarring.
Rose essential oil & hydrosol - Ah the Rose! No other flower has been so revered in ancient history, art, religion, literature and mythology than the Rose. Known as the Queen of flowers, Rose appears in history throughout many cultures. Rose is a symbol of great beauty, love, youth, perfection and immortality. The essential oil, extracted from Rose flowers is one of the most precious and complex known, containing over 300 chemical constituents, many of which are still unidentified.The aroma of true Rose oil has an intense psychological effect, immediately calming the nerves, soothing and opening the heart, improving circulation and lifting the spirit.On the skin Rose oil has excellent emollient, softening and hydrating properties, whilst also possessing stimulating and antiseptic qualities. It is perfect for all skin types, particularly sensitive, dry and mature skin. Rose oil has a tonic and astringent effect on the skin and may be helpful in reducing broken capillaries, redness and inflammation. Although Rose is often considered feminine, it’s powerful actions on mind body and spirit are of great benefit to both sexes.
Neroli essentail oil & hydrosol
Neroli oil is named after the 17th century Italian Princess of Nerola, Anna Maria de La Tremoille, who wore the oil in her gloves. It has been used for centuries as both medicine and perfume.
Neroli is soothing and calming to the nervous system and has anti-inflammatory properties. In skincare Neroli reduces redness and irritation and is suitable for all skin types particularly dry, sensitive with broken capillaries. Neroli is reputed to have a rejuvenating effect on the skin with its ability to stimulate the growth and health of cells. On an energetic level Neroli oil is said to calm and stabilise the heart and mind and lift the spirit. This precious oil has the most beautiful aroma.
Palma rosa essential oil
Palma rosa has an extensive history of use in skincare, possessing hydrating and antiseptic qualities. It is known to balance sebum production and is reputed to stimulate cellular regeneration. Palma rose is recommended for all skin types being particularly helpful in dry, undernourished skin. The aroma of Palma rosa is said to encourage free flowing adaptability and give a sense of security. It has a cooling, moistening energetic.
Frankincense essential oil - Frankincense is most well known as one of the precious gifts presented to baby Jesus by the three wise men. It has been used for centuries in religious festivals for its cleansing and purifying qualities. It is believed to attract Angels and dispel evil spirits. Frankincense has been used to alleviate nervous tension and anxiety and is known to promote deep breathing, slowing the rate of breath and increasing its amplitude, hence its common use as a meditative aid. In skin care Frankincense has both cicatrisant (skin cell regenerative) and vulnerary (an agent that prevents tissue degeneration and promotes healing) properties. Frankincense is recommended for those that display an air of mystery and secretiveness, who have an understanding of nature and the universe.