A soothing, nourishing and softening balm for every day use. Using jojoba oil, mango butter and essential oils in our super hydrating body balms.
Key ingredients (these are not in every single moisturiser, please check out the made from section for each individual moisturisers ingredients).
Coconut oil (Cocus nucifera) is a wonderful moisturiser and has anti-bacterial properties to soften the skin and add a silky glide on application. Certified organic by the Organic Soil Association.
Mango seed butter (Mangifera indica) has skin softening, soothing & moisturising properties. It helps to combat dry skin, eczema and dermatitis. It is helpful in protecting the skin from the weather and UV radiation and is said to be effective at reducing fine lines and wrinkles. It contains anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing properties, is non-greasy and absorbs easily into the skin.
Jojoba oil (Simmondsia cheninsis) offers hydrating and sebum-balancing properties. It is has a light texture and is compatible with all skin types and has natural antibacterial properties to help keep skin clear and healthy. Certified organic by the Soil Association.
Sweet orange essential oil (Citrus aurantium dulcis) is the sweet sister to bitter orange with a sweeter, lighter aroma and as with all citrus fruits contains high levels of vitamin C that helps protect and heal skin. Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory it is also beneficial for fighting signs of ageing, like wrinkles and dark spots, since it promotes the production of collagen. Certified organic by the Organic Soil Association.
Bergamot essential oil (Citrus bergamia) is an uplifting character with a sweet, rich and fruity top note. It has antiseptic and healing qualities and we use a small amount combined with bitter orange and sweet orange in our refreshing citrus formulas.
Clary sage essential oil (Salvia sclarea) has a sweet, fruity, floral and herbaceous odour and has an uplifting and calming quality. It is great for balancing sebum production is anti-inflammatory and offers a tonifying effect.
Frankincense essential oil (Boswelia carterii) is the skincare king of essential oils and has been used for centuries as a healing and hydrating oil. It has a fresh aroma with a subtle green-lemon note. We use frankincense in our face balms to boost and hydrate and calm. It is recommended to help reduce fine lines and balance dry skin.
Elemi essential oil (Canarium commune) has a fresh, clean aroma and its rejuvenating properties help reduce wrinkles and fine lines and improve skin tone. It is especially useful for skin that has been sun-damaged or for ageing skin. We use elemi in our face balms along with frankincense - both valuable and historical skin care oils.
Cedarwood essential oil (Cedarus atlantica) - warming, balsamic and aromatic, cedarwood has astringent and antiseptic qualities. It's aroma is fortifying and strengthening, clearing and tonifying. We use this oil combined with frankincense and elemi to make a fresh, woody aroma and a soothing, healing combination.
Petitgrain essential oil (Citrus aurantium) has wonderful antiseptic and deodorant properties and has a bright, orange scent with a woody undertone. Taken from the leaves and green twigs of the plant, it is related to bitter orange and neroli but has its own unique composition. Like most citrus oils, petitgrain is also great in cleansing formulas. Balancing and toning, it leaves you with a fresh, calm feel on the skin.
Juniperberry essential oil (Juniperus communis) is steam-distilled from the crushed berries and has a fresh, warm, woody-sweet aroma with a hint of pine needle. As with most essential oils it has antiseptic qualities along with astringent, detoxicant properties. It is wonderful for keeping skin healthy and free of toxins and is beneficial for cellulite and rheumatic conditions.
Natural Body Moisturiser Balm - Scence
Handcrafted in cornwall
No parabens - They don't use parabens in our products as all our balms are anhydrous so don't require preservatives. We use Natural Vitamin E oil (non GMO) in some of our products as a natural antioxidant.
Vegan Friendly - Yes, all of the ingredients are plant derived and cruelty free. They only use vegan waxes such as myrica and sunflower.
Organic - Scence always use natural, plant derived ingredients and yes, most of them are organic. Where we can't obtain organic certification we ensure that no pesticides are used in the production of our ingredients.All our suppliers are UK based and we can ensure sustainable and ethical trading standards.
No palm oil - They don't use that either. They use organic golden jojoba oil, organic borage, organic safflower, infused calendula and rosehip seed oil. No need for palm oil