PEAT IS NEAT
Peat is no new creation. In fact, peat found in marshlands has been forming for 360 million years. Composed of marshland vegetation - the highlights are humic and fulvic acids: known to improve cell turnover, improve skin elasticity and tighten pores.
Bog’s peat contains the highest concentration of natural antioxidants discovered anywhere in the world. It contains 98 to 99 percent of organic matter such as antiseptics. It also possesses key minerals: zinc, copper, magnesium, manganese, iron and molybdenum, all of which facilitate revitalised skin.
Years ago, this herb was considered a magical plant, believed to be a part of the substance known as the philosopher’s stone. Lady's Mantle is a powerful hyperacid that tightens pores to minimise their appearance. It is also rich in salicylic acid, an anti-inflammatory that works to reduce the appearance of redness, irritation, and acne.
Meet blueberry’s superhero alter ego. Bilberry has powerful astringent properties which cleanse, tighten, and nourish; and are packed with antioxidants to strengthen skin and protect it against free radicals. These small but mighty berries increase healthy blood circulation, with anti-inflammatories which work to keep down swelling. Bilberry extract is the go to ingredient for skin feeling a bit red, puffy or reacting to stress.
HORSE CHESTNUT EXTRACT
A natural anti-inflammatory which is 20 times more effective at fighting free radicals than vitamin C and E, it also prevents the breakdown of the already precious hyaluronic acid in the skin. This essential leaves skin soothed and velvet soft.