Ingredients

MAIN NATURAL INGREDIENTS

Here is the natural ingredients list of waxes, butters, oils and essential oils we are use in Happinesz body care products. Where ever we can we use 100% organic ingredients.

Apricot Kernel Oil softens the skin and helps to reduce wrinkles and resembles the skin’s naturally produced oil sebum. It is rich in vitamin C and E, omega 3 and omega 9 fatty acids. It has anti-inflammatory, moisturizing properties.

Argan Oil is known to moisturize the skin, it helps to protect from sun damage, may treat acne and skin infections, improve wound healing and itchy red skin, to have anti-aging effects, prevent and reduce stretch marks. It has anti-inflammatory properties and  is rich in good fats for your skin. And let’s not forget it has lots of Vitamins E.

Avocado Oil is a great skin moisturizer and has antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents and it helps your skin to stay elastic, strong and smooth. Ideal if you have a dry skin. It contains potassium, protein, lecithin, beta carotene, fatty acids and vitamin A, D and E. It helps your skin to recover from sunburn and helps collagen production.

Jojoba Oil has antimicrobial and antifungal properties, is an antioxidant, is noncomedogenic because it is similar to the oil of your skin (sebum), creates a soothing seal on the surface of your skin. Jojoba oil is hydrating and moisturizing and has lots of nutrients like Vitamin A, B and E. It balances the oil production of the skin.

Rosehip Oil hydrates, moisturizes, is antioxidant and is great for itchy dry skin. It’s high in Vitamins A and C and encourages skin cell turnover and cell regeneration. It helps boost collagen formation and is rich in polyphenols and anthocyanin which are known to help reduce inflammation. Vitamins A, C and E are very helpful to combat sun damage and may also help prevent photo aging. Rosehip oil is also known to help reduce scars and fine lines and to help reduce the breakdown of cell membranes in the skin. You will find this oil a lot on the ingredients list of our face oils.

Baking Soda / Natrium BiCarbonate is a widely used mineral and reduces or eliminates the odors caused by the odor molecules and protects against the formation of these odors. Besides that is has many mote benefits; it softens the skin, it adjusts the Ph value and is a perfect replacement for aluminum salts.

Zea Maiz also known as corn starch is used to absorb a bit of your body’s transpiration moisture.

Candelilla Wax is a vegetable wax and comes from the leaves of the Euphorbia Antisyphilitica shrub. This shrub grows in Mexico and has a yellow color. It gives a gloss and harness to cosmetic products and we use it as a substitute for bees wax in our vegan products. You will find it in deodorants and lip balms.

Rapeseed Wax is made of European grown Rapeseed, you know this seed from the yellow fields you see in England, French, The Netherlands and other countries. We use it to harden certain products.

Coconut Oil has antimicrobial effects, soothes your skin, is easily absorbed, has anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties. Coconut Oil has good fatty acids, is a strong moisturizer for your skin, has no sticky or greasy feeling, has anti-aging effects and relieves dry skin. It promotes heeling and prevents peeling of the skin.

Shea Butter is a fat extracted from shea tree nuts that grow on shea trees in West Africa. It is creamy and due to its fatty acids and vitamins it is ideal for softening your skin. Besides that shea butter also has anti-inflammatory and healing properties. Shea butter soaks into your skin and creates a soft and smooth barrier that seals the moisture for several hours. Ideal for a body lotion.

Beeswax hydrates, soothes, conditions and calms the skin. Beeswax forms a long-lasting hydrating barrier against environmental pollutants and promotes the regeneration of the skin, diminishes the appearance of skin aging, soothes itchiness and irritation.

Cocoa Butter locks in moisture and protects the skin from drying out. It is known for healing irritated and acne-sensitive skin. Cocoa Butter also protects against the sun’s harmful UV rays damage and is rich in antioxidants.

Almond Oil treats dry skin conditions including psoriasis and acne for centuries and has high inflammatory properties so it may help to reduce puffiness and under-eye circles. Almond Oil helps to reverse sun damage, reduces appearance of scars and stretch marks due to its high content of vitamin E.

Zinc Oxide is used for skin healing, broad spectrum UV rays protection, prevents oil formation on skin surface, shrinks large pores and tightens skin to help conceal damaged skin. It combats skin irritation and inflammation. Zinc oxide also facilitates the growth of new tissues.

Zinc Ricinoleate is found in Castor Oil and it traps and absorbs odor molecules that are formed during bacterial decomposition of perspiration. It doesn’t interfere with the natural flora of your skin.

Vitamin E (tocopherol) helps to prevent signs of aging as it absorbs UVB light which is the spectrum of sunlight that is responsible for burning and aging skin. It keeps the skin hydrated and calm.

Olive Oil Extra Virgin helps preventing dehydration of the skin (water loss) and prevents sign of premature aging and sunburn. It also moisturizes dry skin, fights bacteria is rich in vitamins A, D, E and K. It has a high content of squalene and has strong antioxidant and moisturizing properties.

Sunflower Oil is high in Vitamin A, E, C and D and has moisturizing and anti-inflammatory properties, fights acne, helps dry skin, helps sooth and heal the skin. It reduces the signs of aging because it helps to protect the collagen and elastin in the skin.

Rosehip oil is great for skin repear

INGREDIENTS: ESSENTIAL OILS

Orange oil is known to be mood lifting and has strong anti-bacterial and anti-fungi benefits. It appears that it reduces symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Mandarin oil protects the body from inflammations, relaxes muscle spasms, minimizes stretch marks, gives energy, brightens the skin and has antioxidant properties.

Grapefruit oil is a natural antibacterial agent that helps to eliminate and to reduce harmful strains of bacteria that can enter the body through the skin. It is known to increase blood flow and to reduce muscle pain.

Bergamot oil fights infections, acts like a natural pain killer, stimulates the secretion of hormones, reduces stress and anxiety and is a mood booster.

Frankincense oil, in the bible cited as “one of three gifts of te magi” because it has  asthounishing features. It balances oil production while tightening the skin. It has the ability to strengthen the skin and improve its tone, elasticity, and defense mechanisms against bacteria or blemishes, it stimulates the growth of new cells and reduces skin imperfections like discoloring. It has anti-inflammatory properties, is an antiseptic and disinfectant agent that has antimicrobial effects.

Lavender oil is known to reduce wrinkles, lighten skin, lessen acne and eczema, unclogs pores and reduces inflammation. It also act as an bug repellent, can heal burns due to its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties and is calming and nourishing.

Ylang Ylang is much used in aroma therapies and is known for soothing feelings of tension, stress and anxiety. For skin care it is known for regulating and balancing oil production in hair and skin and preventing excessive oiliness and dryness. It has a soothing effect on your skin while it strengthens your skin and hair.

Rosewood helps to regenerate and strengthen the skin and is used to treat stretch marks, wrinkles, reduce scars and tired skin. It moisturizes dry and sensitive skin.

Sandalwood has potent anti-viral, anti-inflammatory properties, is high in antioxidants to fight age-related skin damage and it reduces dark spots on skin. It helps to clean pores and is anti-septic.

Cedarwood soothes irritation, redness, itchiness and irritation. It also helps to reduce dryness, cracking, peeling and blistering of the skin. It helps to eliminate acne-causing bacteria, protects the skin against environmental pollutants and toxins and reduces the appearance of signs of aging on the skin.

Palmarosa is a key player when it comes to benefits for the skin as it regulates oil production and skin moisture. It helps skin cell renewal and nourishes and restores skin health. It has calming and uplifting effects on your mood and has a positive effect on your deep sleep.

Litsea prevents infections because it has strong antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

Patchouli has been used for thousands of years to treat skin problems like dermatitis, eczema, acne, dandruff and dry chapped skin. It is also known for its wound healing and scar reducing properties but also for its aphrodisiac effects.

Mentha Peperitea or Peppermint has calming and cooling effects on the skin and reduces redness.

Lemongrass combats fungi, inflammations, bacteria, infections, harmful free radicals and oxidative stress.

This list of ingredients is regularly updated.

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