We only use fair trade, natural and organic ingredients which command a respect for our environment and plant sources. There are no toxic ingredients in our products. Look through each product's ingredient list and you will find common flowers, citrus fruits, herbs, extracts and ocean minerals. We are proud of our ingredients and formulas. If you have any questions about anything listed, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to support you.
Citrus Peel"Citrus peel, also referred to as "zest," is the outer layer of citrus fruits such as oranges, lemons, and limes. Citrus peel is commonly used to add flavor to recipes. Citrus peel has skin acne health benefits, in addition to being an excellent cooking ingredient.
LemonsCitric Acid is high is Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA's), which remove dead skin cells while stimulating your skin's elasticity to create a foundation for new skin cell growth. The natural properties of lemons are that they are alkaline forming, so they replenish the skin which the nutrients it needs to fight off bacteria that does not belong there.
Lemon Juice/ExtractLemon extract contains L-Absorbic acid, which is also known as Vitamin C. This serves as a remover a dead skin cells, which clog pores, leading to acne breakouts. This also encourages the development of new fresh skin cells, not affected by acne. In addition to having exfoliating properties, lemon extract is nature's best astringent - removing excess oil from skin. Lemon extract is also a natural disinfectant. Bacteria is the cause of acne - which is an infection which causes acne. The natural properties of the lemon extract fight the acne bacteria infection on your skin cells.
Vitamin AVitamin A is well known for its acne fighting properties. eRetinoids which are derivatives of vitamin A, have been used for centuries in both ancient and modern culture to treat acne.
Citric AcidAn effective astringent and antioxidant.
GrapefruitGrapefruit pulp contains strong antimicrobial agents to prevent and control acne breakouts. The smell is also great and uplifting as well!
Grapefruit seed extractHigh in vitamins A, B, and C, as well as plant compounds naringen, quercetin, campherol, and apigenin rutoside, laboratory studies found that grapefruit seed extract kills Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, E. coli, Salmonella and other harmful bacterial yeasts. Researchers have found that it kills 100% of the skin bacterium Staphylococcus epidermidis in just 48 hours under laboratory conditions.
There is some infection-fighting power in eating grapefruit, although there is more in the extract than in the fresh fruit. To get the benefit of 5 grams (a little over a teaspoon) of extract, you would need to eat 1,000 grams (a little over 2 pounds) of fruit.
Vitamin CVitamin C is one of the most potent antioxidant vitamins. It is most known for neutralizing free radicals, and aiding in the repair of skin cells. It can reduce skin inflammation, caused by the formation of acne pimples or nodules. Visible acne often appears in the form of redness or swelling, that is why Citrus Clear adds Vitamin C as an antioxidant into our formulas.
BioflavinoidsIn addition to containing large amounts of Vitamin C, citrus fruits are also high in bioflavinoids. These nutrients work to strengthen the skin and blood vessels.
Lemon Essential OilThe antiseptic properties of lemon oil make it a great to thwart airborne bacteria. Lemon oil, when applied topically to skin, removes oil on the surface layer and aids in detoxification. This oil is great for circulatory problems, and improves hypertension and micro circulation.
Lemon oil has another amazing ability: it can digest petrochemicals.
Orange Essential OilAromatically this oil is helpful for lifting depression and reducing anxiety and can be worn as a perfume, directly inhaled, or diffused. Traditionally, this oil has been used in history as an anti-inflammatory.