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Our Hero Ingredients

Find out more about our uniquely powerful & potent natural ingredients.

Our commitment to our members is to use ethically and sustainably sourced ingredients that feed the skin without depleting our planet’s precious resources.  We proudly source almost all of our ingredients from New Zealand, where our strong UV rays have been known to produce higher levels of antioxidants in fruits and plants. Read on to find out more about our hero ingredients.

New Zealand Active 16+ Mānuka Honey:
An antibacterial super antioxidant, rich in amino and essential fatty acids;
A celebrated natural humectant – meaning it draws moisture to the skin; promoting skin cell repair and collagen production.

New Zealand Kanuka Honey:
Contains hydrogen peroxide which is a natural antiseptic, providing a natural barrier to bacteria and further infection. Reduces redness while speeding up repair and minimizing scarring.

New Zealand Manuka Oil:
Leaves, flowers and branches of the native tea tree (Manuka) produce this anti-bacterial through steam distillation produce this antibacterial and stress-relieving oil, well known as a natural remedy for irritated and problematic skins.

New Zealand Pure Bee Venom:
Ethically harvested by our apiarists in Oamaru, New Zealand.  Using a micro-damage and micro-repair philosophy, skin reacts gently to the venom, improving blood circulation to the deeper layers of the skin while promoting collagen and elastin production.

New Zealand Kiwifruit Extract:
Rich in Vitamin C, this acidic fruit is a superhero, packed with antioxidants designed to fight free radicals that damage skin. Concentrated levels reduce redness and brighten the skin, targeting dark spots and maintaining the skin’s natural pH.

New Zealand Avocado Oil:
Grown in nutrient-rich volcanic soil, the extracted oil is rich in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, and has every nutrient your skin needs to reduce age spots, stay hydrated and moisturized whilst promoting a more youthful appearance.

New Zealand Grape Seed Extract:
This buzzed-about anti-aging ingredient is rich in antioxidants that help to eliminate oxidative stress, reduce redness and help to rebuff negative environmental influences, brightening tired-looking skin and improving elasticity.

New Zealand Ponga Fern:
Used for centuries by the Māori people of New Zealand to repair and protect their skin, Ponga fern is a clever composition of polysaccharides providing a barrier to aid in skin relief and prevent skin slackening.

New Zealand Glacial Clay:
A unique 100% natural green clay, high in mineral content due to its glacial and volcanic origins to heal, strengthen, rejuvenate and deeply cleanse your skin.

New Zealand Rotorua White Mud:
This natural cleansing, antiseptic and healing mud is rich in minerals. Upon drying, this mud will generate heat, increasing blood circulation, helping to eliminate toxins whilst absorbing excess oils and fatty secretions from within the skin’s pores. Leaving the skin fresh, clean and balanced.

Vanilla Oil:
A great source of B Vitamins, which play an important role in maintaining healthy skin. Calming and relaxing, vanilla oil is effective in the regeneration process of the skin and prevents drying. This oil is also used as an effective natural way of preserving our skincare, plus it smells great!

Moringa Oil:
Moringa is an amazing tree with many health benefits. Each and every component of the Moringa tree is edible. The natural Vitamin C in Moringa oil boosts collagen, helping reduce fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin. This nutrient-dense oil makes for an excellent active ingredient, well known for its antibacterial and nourishing properties.

Derived from sustainable sources and free from allergens, Au’s retinol penetrates the outer layers of the skin to deeply repair; restoring suppleness, plumping skin, smoothing fine lines, and promoting collagen production.

Salicylic Acid:
Also known as 2-hydroxybenzoic acid, salicylic acid occurs naturally in the bark of the willow tree. Salicylic acid is widely used as an FDA-approved safe and effective acne prevention product. Salicylic acid is a naturally occurring and synthetically produced beta hydroxy acid, gently aiding in the repair of problematic skin.

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