WILDCRAFTED CLEANSING OILS - FRESH EVERGREEN
WILDCRAFTED CLEANSING OILS - FRESH EVERGREEN
In the spring I forage the mountains surrounding my home pinching off the bright green tips of the evergreens - pine, spruce, juniper, and fir trees. These conifer trees have been shown to have anticancer properties, as well as antimicrobial and antiinflammatory. .Spring growth is a rich source of Vitamin C, by infusing them slowly in avocado oil, the power of the pine is captured. LEARN ABOUT THE OIL CLEANSING METHOD.
Available in 2 essential oil enhanced options. CITRUS + PINE and PINYON + ROSEWOOD
MADE WITH WILDCRAFTED + ORGANIC INGREDIENTS. PRESERVATIVE FREE
LEARN ALL ABOUT OIL CLEANSING HERE!
You can read and leave reviews at the bottom of this page!
READ ALL ABOUT THE POWER OF THE MAJESTIC EVERGREEN TREE IN MY BLOG POST
Bringing the power of skin loving herbs to my cleansing oil creations!
The oils themselves do most of the hard work of cleansing your skin, but by imbuing them with powerful healing herbs fresh from the local forest they soar to new heights of awesomeness! Bright green, FRESH spring evergreen growth ... pine, spruce, fir & juniper growth are slowly infused in a blend of clarifying, astringent plant seed oils. These infused oils penetrate quickly to dissolve dirt, grease, sunscreen & makeup without the need for soap or cleansers. The needles of the evergreen trees are proven anti anti-microbial & anti-inflammatory properties, helping reduce chronic inflammation and decrease the proliferation of pathogenic bacteria and reducing itchy breakouts. Pine also is reknown for it's ability to cleanse.
Ingredients: **Evergreen & Pinyon infused *Avocado oil, *Grape seed oil,*Hemp seed oil, *Sunflower oil, *Safflower oil, *Apricot seed oil, *Jojoba, *Almond oil, *Aloe leaf oil, Neem oil, Vit.E, *Rosemary leaf extract, essential oil (*DENOTES ORGANIC **WILDCRAFTED)
2 FRESH EVERGREEN INFUSED BLENDS TO CHOOSE FROM
- CITRUS + PINE: This bright, uplifting, woodsy blend is enhanced with Cedarwood, Pink Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Lemon, Lime, Litsea Fruit, Mandarin, Sweet Orange Peel, Frankincense Carteri. A good choice for morning cleansing to brighten the spirits, and send you off ready to take on the world.
- PINON + ROSE: In the evening the scent of rose mingles with the spicy aromas of the forest calming the senses and relieving the mind of the day's cares. Enhanced with Geranium Rose, Cedarwood, Juniper Berry, Frankincense, Pinion, Scotch Pine, Rose.
All variations of my cleansing oil blends combine clarifying “astringent (linoleic acid)” oils and “conditioning (Oleic acid)” oils. Astringent oils are rich in Linoleic acid and are light, easily absorbed, and are a required ingredient in a cleansing oil. An astringent is a substance which stimulates biological tissues to contract and draw together.
Oils rich in Linoleic acid have proven anti-wrinkle properties and benefits skin prone to itchy breakouts. If skin is deficient in Linoleic acid the sebaceous glands of the skin produce a type of sebum which is drier and more firm than healthy sebum. This dry, hard sebum easily becomes stuck, causing blackheads, whiteheads and conmedons to form.
Oils high in Oleic acids are considered to be deeply skin “conditioning” oils, they are emollient, healing, moisturizing, and occlusive. They have a heavier bodied and take longer to be absorbed making them vital to combating dryness in harsh, arid climates. Dry climates can dehydrate skin. Dehydrated skin can be easily damaged, making it vulnerable to bacterial penetration which may lead to itchy outbreaks and acne. Oleic acids nourish the skin and strengthen skin resiliency, this can help reduce breakouts in people with “dry skin” outbreaks by maintaining the skin's structure and function.
The regular use of cleansing oils works will help strengthen the skin's lipid barrier. One of the roles of the lipid barrier is moisture retention. You will find that cleansing with oils, and reducing or eliminating the use of surfactant based cleansers can, over time, help reduce water loss from the skin due to evaporation.
A NOTE ON ALLERGIES:
There is no such thing as "hypoallergenic" - it is a marketing term and it is also dangerous for anyone to make that claim. Always test any new skin care product on a small patch of skin to determine sensitivities.
These are handmade, small batch, artisanal products. Minor variation from batch to batch can be expected. Handle with care; keep the lid on and avoid contamination with water. If you are unhappy with your product for any reason please contact me directly
Other product you might be interested in ....
Hello, World! Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts with others! Your review will populate on all my product pages so be sure to list the items your are commenting about. TIA!