This range uses flowers, herbs and berries of the sub-arctic
- For bright and even skintone.
- Calming and repair.
Brightening Angelica Face Moisturiser & Body Lotion
In the Russian Far East and Orient, a flowering plant found by the cold riverbanks, wild angelica, is traditionally used to treat hyperpigmentation. Modern science shows that the wild angelica contains imperatorin, which reduces the levels of the enzyme, tyrosinase that produces melanin and causes hyperpigmentation. Wild angelica is also used in traditional Chinese medicine as medicine for inflammation and pain relief.
The bearberry is used in Europe, Alaska and Canada women for hyperpigmentation and its shrub resides in the mountainous regions of the sub-arctic. In European folk medicine, the bearberry is a natural diuretic that possesses antimicrobial properties and is used for urinary tract infections. Science has revealed that the bearberry contains arbutin, which inhibits the same enzyme, tyrosinase to prevent it producing melanin.
Watercream Lip Moisturiser and Primer
The dandelion is a common flower that easily survives harsh winters and grows freely across America and Europe. They are also used in herbal teas to improve digestion and immunity with their anti-microbial and anti-viral properties. The Watercream uses food grade dandelion extract contains potent anti-inflammatory properties that calm and repair the lips. The Watercream also contains lysine, an essential amino-acid that is used in lip treatments for cold sores and herpes virus.
The Watercream is different from most other glosses and balms, which typically are 90-100% oil and wax. Watercream uses less than 10% oil. The oil used is food-grade rapeseed oil, low in saturated fat but high in Omega-3 fats. Rapeseed is a winter perennial harvested across Europe, Ukraine and China.