Category Archives: Ingredients

Category Archives: Ingredients

Phytic Acid

Derived from grains, legumes and rice, Phytic Acid is a wonderous Alpha-Hydroxy Acid (AHA). Its particularly effective in treating dry and damaged skin due to its natural ability to facilitate the natural exfoliation process of skin – shedding damaged skin cells and supporting healthy skin growth.

However, unlike it’s friends Salicylic or Glycolic Acids, Phytic Acid is exceptionally gentle and is safe to use on super sensitive skin and has exceptional anti-oxidant properties and helps to neutralise free radical damage.

Phenoxyethanol & Ethylhexylglycerin

Phenoxyethanol is a preservative found to naturally occur in green tea and chicory and is widely used by the cosmetics industry to preserve water-based formulations, prevent bacterial growth and protect against harmful pathogens. A nature identical product, we use Phenoxyethanol & Ethylhexylglycerin due to the requirement to use such a low amount, it does not… Continue Reading

Coco-Caprylate & Coco-Glucoside

Coco-Caprylate, as the name might suggest, is coconut derived hydrating emollient that helps to soften and smooth skin, while preventing moisture loss. Coco-Caprylate also helps to ensure the cream is not weighed down by the intense plant oils by ensuring a light-weight, but luxurious feel without the need to reduce the amount of skin healing… Continue Reading

Glycerine

Brilliant stuff, even if it sounds a bit scary. Glycerine is a humectant that is present in all natural oils and fats and even humans. Humectant literally means preserving moisture, and when used at the right concentrations (ours is – obviously), can support the natural balance of moisture in skin, drawing in moisture where needed… Continue Reading

Cetearyl Alcohol / Cetyl Alcohol

Look at any natural moisturiser that contains water, you’ll likely find these two ingredients. The reason is they serve a chemical purpose, while being natural, super gentle and benefit your skin too. Don’t be put off by the term alcohol, alcohol isn’t always Ethanol or the stuff you rub into your hands to kill germs. Cetyl… Continue Reading

Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera Biennis Oil)

The wonderful oil is cold pressed from the seeds of the Evening Primrose plant. Naturally Happy Skin use UK produced Evening Primrose in our Sensitive Skin Recovery hand & Body Cream and it’s brilliant stuff. Another Oil that is full of Essential Fatty Acids (EFA’s) that help to maintain healthy skin cell development, in turn,… Continue Reading

Organic Aloe Leaf Extract (Aloe Barbadensis)

Aloe Vera is famous for its skin soothing and healing properties. It offers a variety of benefits to skin, including hydration, anti-inflammatory benefits and creating a protective barrier on the skin, preventing moisture loss. Studies have also shown that Aloe Vera has antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, something really important when dealing with the damaged skin… Continue Reading

Organic Mango Butter

Our Organic Mango Butter is extracted from the seeds of Mango’s ensuring there is little waste in the production of this wonderful fruit. Our Mango Butter is sourced from 100% sustainable trees with producers re-planting tress after felling to sustain both fruit and wood production. Mango and Shea Butter share similar characteristics. They are both… Continue Reading

Organic Hemp Oil

Organic Hemp Oil is taken from the Cannabis Sativa plant and contains none of the psychoactive compound THC. We have sourced only the best UK grown Organic Hemp due to it’s skin saving properties, sustainability and ethical production. Our Organic Hemp Seed Oil is a true a super hero for dry, irritable, dull skin. Renowned for it’s high source… Continue Reading

EcoSilk (Isoamyl Laurate, Isoamyl Cocoate)

Ecosilk is a wonderful natural emollient derived from sugarbeet and coconut. 100% natural origin and 100% biodegradable. Ecosilk contributes to that luxurious feel in our body butters, helps to soften skin, prevent moisture loss, and leave a light, non greasy feeling after application. Continue Reading

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