Aloe vera juice and powder
Aloe vera is commonly used for topical treatment of minor wounds and burns, and skin irritation. It includes vitamins A, B1,
B2, B6, B12, C and E, folic acid and niacin as well as its special carbohydrates, an array of essential minerals and amino acids.
Apricot kernel oil
It is recognised as being particularly helpful for dehydrated, delicate, mature and sensitive skin, and for soothing inflammation. It contains the essential fatty acids, oleic and linoleic acid, and is rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, B17 and E.
Avocado is considered to be a ‘wonder’ fruit. When it is ripe for eating, it contains much higher levels of phytochemicals with high nutritional and health values than other commonly eaten fruit. Its oil has high levels of mono-unsaturated fats and no cholesterol. It is rich in the phytosterol, β-sitosterol, the carotenoid, lutein and lycopene, antioxidants such as glutathione and phenols that combat the effects of again and scavenge free radicals, and vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C and E.
It is the natural wax made by honey bees in the hive. It is used in cosmetics as an emulsifier, emollient, and moisturiser.
“Fractionated coconut oil” or “caprylic/capric triglyceride” is a fraction of the whole oil, in which most of the long-chain fatty acids have been removed so that only saturated fats remain. It is a very stable oil that has been found to be an excellent moisturiser and skin softener.
Emu oil has been used for thousands of years by the Australian Aborigines for the treatment of burns, wounds, bruises, and as a pain relieve for bone muscles, and joint disorders. It is frequently used topically to soften skin and to smooth wrinkles. Emu oil is a complete neutral lipid making it highly penetrating to skin.
It is high in alpha-hydroxy acids that break down dead skin cell bonds, removing dead skin cells from the skin's surface and leaving behind new cells on the surface that appear smoother and more youthful. The cream present in goat milk is a moisturizer, soothing dry and damaged skin, possessing an anti-inflammatory effect.
Goat milk is full of essential nutrients and vitamins like vitamin D, C, B1, B6, B12, and E, that feed the skin and are absorbed into the body.
Green tea extract
Dry green tea leaves are extracted with ethanol at room temperature. The extracted polyphenolic catechins are powerful antioxidants that are able to reduce the level of melanin in skin.
Jojoba oil is a wax ester made up of a complex mixture of naturally occurring long-chain linear esters. It serves as an excellent moisturising agent with exceptional spread forming a very thin, non-greasy lipoid layer that retards water loss and enhances the flexibility and suppleness of the skin.
It has natural emollient and excellent moisturising properties with high antioxidant content and is believed to protect against
UV radiation. It is reputed to be useful for treating burns, stretch marks, scar reduction, wound healing and skin regeneration – smoothing wrinkles.
Olive Oil prevents the loss of your skin's natural moisture, softens skin and attracts external moisture to your skin. It helps keeps your skin soft, supple and younger looking.
The certified organic palm oil is obtained from a supplier who has no contracts with plantations in Borneo or Sumatra. It is an excellent all-purpose carrier oil.
It is a non-irritating from of vitamin B. When this natural hydrating vitamin is applied to the skin, it penetrates into the lower skin layers and is absorbed into the skin cells where it is turned into vitamin B5. Panthenol has been effectively used to treat sunburn, irritations, dryness and other minor skin disorders. It has high absorption properties and helps to diminish wrinkles by infusing moisture into the deep layers of the skin.
Passionflower helps to reduce redness, soothes the skin, and is used for sensitive skin and sensitive scalps.
The Mentha piperita oil is a high purity, low-allergy fragrance with a strong minty aroma.
It is the rich source of vitamin B that grows new cells and slows down the aging process. It control oil properly and makes skin looks fresher.
The oil from Rosa canina has a nurturing odour. It is known as the healing oil as it is rich in antioxidants and skin-friendly vitamins. The oil is also rich in essential fatty acids and as such is able to help lock moisture into the skin.
It is obtained by cold pressing of the fruits (seeds) of the karite tree. Shea butter offers an elegant feel, but also promotes anti-inflammatory properties due to its natural phytosterol content. Due to its high content of unsaponifiables, Shea offers protection of the skin against weather, sun and aging, elimination and superficial irritations. Shea is well known to assist dryness, dermatitis and eczema, and burns.
Sunflower oil is used here as a moisturiser. It has appreciable quantities of vitamins A, D, and E.
The powdered tea tree leaves are useful for keeping skin clear and blemish-free. It has been scientifically proven to be antibacterial, antifungal.
Vanilla infused fractionated coconut oil is made by infusing certified organic vanilla beans in fractionated coconut oil. Vanilla has a polyphenolic antioxidant called vanillin, which has been found to have health benefits. It has a very pleasant fragrance.
It is an antioxidant that protects cellular membranes from oxidative damage by preventing lipid oxidation. It prevents the breakdown of body tissues. It protects vitamin A from oxidation in the body cells. It decreases scarring and assists in the healing of burns and wounds. It is used to diminish liver spots on hands.
Glycerin is a humectant that can is naturally derived from plant oils. As a humectant, glycerin works to moisturize the skin by drawing water from the air into the skin's outer layer. It also forms a protective layer that helps prevent moisture loss.
Zingiberaceae spices – dry blend
The Zingiberaceae are a family of gingers that have rhizomes that have been used as spices for food and for their health benefits for thousands of years. BIOHAWK uses as a source of oils and proteins a proprietary blend of Alpinia galanga (galangal), Curcuma longa (turmeric), and Zingiber officinale (ginger) that is rich in antioxidants and PRP-specific proteases.