Welcome to Ingredient of the Month, where we explore a great, fresh, natural ingredient produced by Mother Earth herself. This month, we are exploring Manuka Oil. What Is Manuka Oil? Manuka oil is a soft oil that is harvested from the manuka leaves and flowers via distillation. The shrub is indigenous to New Zealand and has been used in herbal medicine for centuries. The Maori have used this oil for skin conditions, burns, and even rheumatism as it’s naturally antifungal and antiseptic. You’ve probably never heard of this oil before as it’s typically pretty hard to find in physical store locations. If you want a better shot at finding it,…
This month we are going to dive into one of our favorite clean beauty ingredients: Sea Buckthorn Berries. If you’ve never heard of these berries before, it’s high time you did! The Sea Buckthorn berry boasts an alarming amount of vitamin C, excellent anti-aging properties and skin-healing benefits. Read on for all the details!