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Our Komorebi Range is a delectable 4 step powerhouse anti-aging regime curated to illuminate & firm your complexion! Become intoxicated with it's silky-golden skin feel & tropical notes! A curation with extremely powerful adaptogen herbs & exotic plant extracts to combat signs of aging, such as reduce oxidation damage, stimulate collagen production & stimulate cell regeneration! This beautiful sunshine concoction will also restore your natural glow by brightening & evening hyperpigmentation, scarring, sun damage & age spots with a magical blend of super vitamins & nutrients!
Plant-based Super Ingredients: Vitamin C, Hydrolized Wheat Protein, Pro-vitamin B5
STEP 2: FLORAL FACE & HAIR MIST
Cleanse, tone, moisturize - these three steps have been the basics of many skincare routines for decades.Toners can have the reputation for being very astringent & drying, however, that is not our sophisticated floral mist! Our magical formula is curated with moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant & exfoliating ingredients. The virtue of our toner is that it can minimize the appearance of pores, balances the skin's pH levels, restoring an acidic state so that skin is purified & better able to absorb moisture & other beneficial ingredients from serums & creams applied after. As an added bonus, the mist makes for a nutritious & fortifying hair setting spray, to enhance curls & waves!
Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein: Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein has been shown as one of the most effective pore minimizers in modern skin care, providing the porcelain look when utilized in facial cleansers, toners, serums & moisturisers. It is an excellent tensor and film-forming properties that increases firmness of the skin, it retains moisture in the skin protecting it from drying out, making it soft and conditioned, & is found to reduce the appearance of wrinkles!
Pro-vitamin B5: Provitamin B5 (Panthenol) goes beyond its role as a moisturizer and acts as a natural skin healer and protectant. When applied to and absorbed by the skin, this provitamin is transformed into vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid), which has natural broad abilities to moisturize, soothe, heal and regenerate the skin. As a humectant, it stabilizes the skin barrier function, reducing the amount of water lost through the skin. By applying provitamin B5 to the skin, you will not only increase its hydration but improve its softness & elasticity.
Vitamin C: Vitamin C is an essential nutrient required for the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of the body, including the skin. As an antioxidant, one of it's main functions is protecting the skin. Normal cellular processes, as well as environmental factors like UV light & pollution, create free radicals in the skin. By scavenging these free radicals, vitamin C protects the skin, keeping it healthy and improving visible signs of aging. It also plays an important role in collagen synthesis & is effective in lightening unwanted brown spots or decreasing hyperpigmentation by blocking the pathway of pigment synthesis.
Papaya: Improves your complexion courtesy of the active enzymes present in it, such as papain. It helps reduce pigmentation, controls acne breakouts & wrinkle formation. Papaya is rich in antioxidants, such as lycopene, that can help fight free radical damage, improve the elasticity of your skin & minimize the appearance of wrinkles. The enzymes papain and chymopapain in papaya can decrease inflammation. Papain exfoliates the skin & reduces acne by removing dead skin cells that can clog pores. The enzymes, beta-carotene, vitamins & phytochemicals in papaya have lightening & softening effects on hyperpigmentation & scarring.
Gotu Kola: Gotu kola should definitely be on your top most wanted list. It contains asiatcoside which supports collagen function, acne and wound healing. It is also rich in various alkaloids, glycosides, phenolic compounds, flavonoids, triterpenoids and saponins. Research has linked this incredible herb to improving skin firmness, elasticity, improving circulation & reducing the appearance of scar tissue. Gotu Kola acts as an antioxidant to help reduce inflammatory conditions and protect cells.
Gingko Biloba: Highly concentrated with flavonoids and terpenoids, such as ginkgolides and bilobalides, gingko biloba extract is considered to be one of the most advantageous cosmetic ingredients for skin care. Gingko biloba benefits for skin have been suggested to include potent antioxidant protection, skin-soothing effects, increased skin-hydration, and significant anti-aging defense. Gingko biloba’s high concentration of antioxidant compounds-polyphenols and flavonoids- play a role in neutralizing free radicals that are present in the environment. Furthermore, its ability to reduce levels of oxidative stress advertently contributes a soothing effect that may help to alleviate problematic skin.
Cranberry: These nutritious berries are also a natural source of flavonoids (an antioxidant) and salicylic acid (a beta hydroxy acid or BHA). Each of these ingredients has astringent and antiseptic properties that reduce sebum, clear pores and minimize the look of pimples. Additionally, Cranberries have trace minerals of potassium, manganese, and anti-inflammatory properties, which help prevent collagen break down and can blunt breakouts for those prone to adult acne. Vitamins C, B3 and arbutin also contribute to improving the appearance of problem skin by brightening the look of scars and dark marks left behind by breakouts.
Panax Ginseng: Ginseng is the most precious yet widely consumed ingredient in Asian traditional medicine. No matter what your skin type is or what your concerns with your complexion may be, ginseng can assist you. That's because ginseng is a natural skin balancer. If fine lines & wrinkles are your focus, ginseng can help boost the circulation of your skin's smallest blood vessels, in turn ramping up the synthesis of collagen. It's antioxidant properties protect your skin from free radicals and other environmental aggressors that could trigger the formation of fine lines, wrinkles, and even skin cancer. For those dealing with dullness, ginseng's coffee-like energizing factors will help brighten and revitalize your complexion.
Frankincense Hydrosol: Frankincense hydrosol smells like a delicate version of the essential oil, and is beloved for its restorative effects for skin. Frankincense’s wisdom creates clarity on inner and outer levels, helping skin appear more glowing and radiant, deepening the breath, and connecting the heart with peace. It helps to rebalance the pH and soothe acne, blemishes, cuts, wounds or sores. Frankincense is often used to prepare the body and mind for prayer and meditation, the perfect way to start & end each day!
Tea Tree Hydrosol: Tea tree hydrosol is a good astringent. You can use it to tone, firm and tighten skin as well as shrink large pores and reduce excess oils. Anti-bacterial, anti-septic, anti-viral & anti-fungal...tea tree does do it all. Excellent for most skin disorders, including psoriasis, eczema, rash.
Rose Geranium Hydrosol: Light, sweet & floral! Rose geranium has a cooling, purifying influence on the entire system, able to support the body’s natural cleansing processes. This makes it excellent for clogged, congested skin (even if skin appears red and puffy). Using rose geranium for skincare can create a clear, radiant complexion. It's overall balancing effects also instill the spirit with calm, positive emotions.
Rosemary Hydrosol: This herbaceous hydrosol is energizing and invigorating. Rosemary hydrosol is analgesic (pain relieving) so it helps soothe painful blemishes & sensitive skin. It is a powerful circulatory stimulant & therefore stimulates blood flow to the skin & scalp, promoting lymph flow & hair growth. Rosemary is also anti-bacterial, anti-septic, anti-fungal & anti-inflammatory.
Directions: After cleansing, spritz generously onto face. Use a damp cotton pad to dab into skin, further cleansing & tightening the skin. Use twice daily after cleansing & before moisturising for optimum results. For sun exposure, use sunscreen.
Hair Use: Spritz the hydrating floral mist onto damp hair & scrunch your waves with your hands to set.