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Ancestral natural active ingredients for loving skin care.

To allow your skin to benefit, day after day, from the great tradition of cosmetology, we have selected the gentlest and most hydrating ancestral natural active ingredients, such as Cupuaçu butter, Mimosa Tenuiflora, Horse chestnut, Centellaasiatica, Calendula, Ruscus, Macadamia oil, Manketti, Musk rose oil and sea water. 

  • Cupuaçu butter

    • The cupuaçu tree, from the same family as the cocoa tree, has been used for its fruits since ancient times, going back to pre-Colombian civilizations. The seeds have beenused by indigenous populations of Tikunain order to treat abdominal pain. It is today used in cosmetology for its moisturizing, regenerative and restructuring properties.

  • Mimosa Tenuiflora

    •  Mayan traditions recount the magical wound healing effects of the bark powder from the Mimosa Tenuiflora tree, also called ‘Tepzecohuite’. Two dramatic eventsin Mexico (a fire and an earthquake) highlighted its therapeutic properties. Indeed, during both events, the Red Crossused the extract of this tree to heal the injuries of the many victims. The results were staggering: analgesic, healing and repigmenting actions were witnessed within 3 months. The effectiveness of the Mimosa Tenuiflora is due to the presence of Bioflavonoids. Recent studies have highlighted various activities of bioflavonoids in the fight against skin aging (anti-free radicals action, inhibition of enzymes that degrade the extracellular matrix of the dermis) and the increase of blood capillary resistance.

  • Horse chestnut

    • Native to the mountainous woods located in the Balkans and western Asia, the Horse Chestnut belongs to the Hippocastanaceaefamily. This robust tree that can grow up to 25m (80ft),is today cultivated in temperate regions all over the world. Horse chestnut contains triterpenoids (such as aescin), coumarins,flavonoids and Beta-escin. In cosmetology, Horse Chestnut is used for its anti-inflammatory properties, its anti-oedematous effects and its capacity to reinforce the strength of blood capillaries.

  • Centella asiatica

    • The Centella asiatica is a perennial creeping plant that grows in tropical regions such as in India where it is considered a “magical” plant and traditionally used to relieve itches and to soothe burns. In these regions, hunters nicknamed the Centella asiatica the “Tiger grass”:while following their trail, they discovered wounded tigers would roll in the plants to heal their wounds. Today’s research in cosmetology has proved that the extracts of this plant have powerful healing and soothing properties.

  • Calendula

    • Rich in flavonoïds, the Calendula is well known in cosmetics for its soothing, hydrating and emollient properties.

  • Ruscus

    • This plant, common to the Mediterraneanregion, isusuallyused fortreatment of diuretic problems. The main components of itsroots are saponins of the steroid type (mainlyruscin, ruscosid and the aglycaruscogenin).It is known to stimulate the microcirculation, have an anti-inflammatory effect and to drastically decrease under-eye puffiness.

  • Macadamia oil

    • Native to Australia, the macadamia was implanted in Hawaii in 1881. From the macadamia nut is extracted an oil with which Hawaiians women cover their body and hair to preserve their beauty. The composition of this oil is close to human sebum and the presence of essential fatty acids confers its protective properties. Itsspecific chemical composition,characterized by a high concentration in mono-unsaturated fatty acids (80 %), gives excellent cosmetic properties. The Macademia oil is highly nutritive, emollient, moisturizing, anti-ageing and anti- free radicals. It also facilitates the penetration of the other active ingredients.

  • Manketti oil

    • The benefits of the Manketti oil are due to its high concentration of linoleic acid (36 to 50%). Linoleic acids are synthesized by the body and can be found in the cells' membranes.  Manketti oil hydrates, regenerates and restructures cellular tissues. Simultaneously, the eleostearic acids found in the Manketti oil quickly react to sunlight, thus inducing a polymerization and forming a protective film over the hair and the skin.

  • Musk rose oil

    • Known for its hydrating, regenerating, anti-inflammatory, and healing properties, the musk rose grows wild in the southern Andes (Chile) as well as in other parts of the globe. The seeds found inside the Musk roses containoil,rich in essential fatty acids, GLA and vitamin C. The trans-retinoic acid, present in this oil, is responsible for cutaneous regeneration and for fast healing in the cases of skin aging. This oil also decreases the formation and appearance of scars and treats burns. The use of this oil as part of the regenerating and the restoring process of cellular damages has been described in numerous scientific articles. Other indications have also been listed such as the use of this oil for its emollient and moisturizing properties.

  • Sea water

    • All of the oligo-elements, ions, and minerals existing on earth, can be found in thebath of life common to all species, which is sea water. Guaranteeing enzymatic functioning of the skin, these natural elements reinforce the protection mechanisms of the dermis and maintain its balance. Essential to the vitality and the longevity of fibroblasts and keratinocytes, minerals and oligoelements found in the seawater also optimize cellular cohesion.Thanks to itsremineralizing, anti-free radical and protective properties, the seawater allows the skin to recover its natural defense capacities againstcutaneous ageing factors.

  • Imperatoria

    • The Imperatoria (Peucedanumostruthium L.), nicknamed “Queen of the Plants”, is a perennial found in the mountains (at altitudes up to 2000m) and pastures. According to legend, the Romans looked upon it as quite a magical plant that had the power of “giving sight to the blind, and transforming old people to youth”. Its Latin name “ostruthium” comes from the Greek ostranthium which means “supreme strength”. It is used for its long-lasting anti-aging properties connected to strong reepithelialization properties and to a deep implication in the energization of cellular renewal.