The scrub has tiny perfectly round rice grains to deeply exfoliate the skin – lifting dirt, dead skin cells, blackheads, wax plugs and everything you don’t want or need off your skin.
Whilst this is happening – the larger perfectly round coconut shell powder beads are stimulating blood flow to your skin – enhancing collagen renewal.
Coffee seed extract – stimulates collagen renewal, moisturises the skin, boosts circulation and protects your skin from the sun.
Sunflower oil – helps unclog pores whilst soothing skin, minimising the signs of ageing, calms redness and protects the skin.
Fig extract – visibly improves skin colour by addressing an enzyme in skin (tyrosinase) whose overproduction can lead to dark spots.
Litsea cubeba (May Chang) oil – has antiseptic qualities and calms inflamed skins such a acne prone skins.
Natural. 20% organic. No Nasties. No Palm Oil. Vegan. Sustainable. Aussie Made. Not tested on animals (unless you count cousin Bob – we’re good)
How to use
Take a small amount of scrub ( ideally under the shower as things tend to get messy!) and apply it to cleansed wet skin.
Massage gently into face, body, hands or feet for a minute or two and then rinse off with warm water – if exfoliating over the sink, I recommend you remove with a organic muslin face cloth.
Aqua – other wise known as water.
Rice powder – made from powdered rice grains – this rice powder not only gently exfoliates the skin – but also supports rice farmers as only the most perfect rice gets sold to us to eat – all the ‘imperfect’ grains become a fine rice powder to be used for facial exfoliation or other rice based products.
Sunflower seed oil -contains a vast amount of minerals, essential fatty acids (linoleic and oleic) and Vitamins A, B, D, E & K. It is readily absorbed into the skin and is an excellent moisturiser and emollient, as well as possessing anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and regenerating propertie. It helps to shield the skin from environmental damage and reduce moisture loss, and can help to heal or prevent skin infections.
Coconut shell powder – is the ultimately natural solution to poly beads which harm the oceans – but more than that – these wonderful beads stimulate blood flow to the skin, speeding up healing, detoxification and collagen renewal.
Rice bran oil – has been used for centuries in Japan as a key ingredient in cleansers, masks, toners, and bathing powders to keep skin smooth and supple. This gentle oil extracted from rice bran effectively reduces signs of ageing whilst soothing, hydrating, and protecting the skin.
Cetearyl olivate – is an oily wax used as an emulsifier (helps blend oil and water together). Made with the ester of cetearyl alcohol and fatty acids from olive oil, it is natural and hydrating to the skin.
Sorbitan Olivate – is a natural surfactant and emulsifier made from olive oil and sorbitol (a natural sugar alcohol). It is biodegradable, non-toxic and a non-irritant. It is made from natural ingredients such as corn, potato, wheat of olive fruit.
Glycerine – softens and soothes the skin. It works as a humectant and assists with retaining moisture in the skin.It is also commonly used to treat oily skin conditions (such as acne), skin infections, wrinkles, redness and fine lines. It is also known for its ability to stimulate our skin cells to rejuvenate them, making it an excellent skin healer, Glycerine can help ease skin complaints such as eczema and psoriasis, and can even help to heal bruises quicker by helping the tissue and cells to repair themselves.
Glyceryl caprylate – A natural moisturising emollient derived from plants and glycerine.
Glyceryl undecylenate – is a popular emollient used in many organic products for it’s ability to seal in moisture, and soften skin.
Fig extract -It’s a rich source of a class of antioxidants known as phenolic compounds, including gallic acid, various epicatechins, and anthocyanins which contribute to the rich, often dark colour of fig skin and the fruit inside.
As well as being an antioxidant, fig has been shown to enhance skin’s hydration by preventing water loss from skin’s uppermost layers. It can also visibly improve skin colour by addressing an enzyme in skin (tyrosinase) whose overproduction can lead to dark spots. Fig extract also helps reduce uncomfortably dry, tight skin, including compromised, redness-prone skin.
Litsea cubela (May Chang) essential oil – has been used in Chinese skincare for centuries. It is packed full of potent antioxidants. When used on your skin, it has a powerful re-energising effect. The active compounds in May Chang Oil work deep down within your epidermis, repairing and renewing skin cells to help rejuvenate your complexion. Thanks to its citric composition, it is a great purifier of the skin.
P-anisic acid – natural plant compound preservative
Acacia senegal gum – is a natural thickener derived from the trunk and leaves of the Acacia tree. As a long established natural skin care ingredient, this versatile product gives cosmetics a smooth and silky feel against the skin, locking in moisture for a more toned appearance.
Xanthan gum – is a thickener made from bacteria that infect numerous plants. It is an ingredient in a wide variety of foods – such as bread – the finished product doesn’t contain any viable bacteria so doesn’t affect the product.
Orange peel essential oil – is known to ease inflammations such as acne and water retention, so helps detox a puffy face. It helps soothes irritated, dry skin. It can also help to relax and calm you if you’re feeling stressed, anxious, nervous or angry.
Coffee seed extract – Boosts collagen production, eases redness, firms your skin, improves texture, deals with fine lines and wrinkles, protects you from the sun, boosts circulation, and makes your skin brighter.
Vitamin E – protects the skin from various damaging effects due to sun damage by acting as a free-radical scavenger.
sodium phytate – a natural stabilising ingredient which replaces chemical toxic options.