Organic Aloe Barbadensis Vera Leaf Juice infused with Chamomile Tea
Cooling and soothing aloe Vera juice infused with the calming properties of Chamomile tea.
Organic Aloe Barbadensis Vera Leaf Juice
Aloe vera juice has a therapeutic and curative effect on skin cells showing an improvement to skin cell viability and skin cell regeneration.
Organic Maranta Arundinacea Root (Arrowroot)
Food grade thickening agent.
Organic Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
Avocado oil is a very rich and heavy oil full of vitamin E and ideal for dry and damaged skin.
Organic Cera Alba (Beeswax)
Beeswax is a natural wax emulsifier produced in the hive of honey bees. Bees collect nectar from flowers, then bring it back to their hive where it becomes either beeswax or honey.
Bentonite clay has been used for centuries in medicinal and cosmetic use. Referred to as healing clay with 70 trace minerals, it is effective at gently absorbing excess oil, dirt and toxins from skin while improving skin circulation.
Organic Borago Officinalis (Borage) Oil
Borage oil is very high in gamma linoleic acids, which are responsible for important metabolic functions for skin, nails and healthy hair. It is excellent for stimulating the regeneration of skin cells.
Organic Brown Sugar Flavor Extract
An organic food grade ingredient with trace amounts of nutrients such as phosphorus, calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium.
Organic Calendula Officinalis Oil
Calendula Oil is a calming, soothing anti-inflammatory ingredient that aids in wound and burn healing. It is great for rashes, eczema as well as dry, itchy, inflamed skin - the perfect gentle choice for sensitive or irritated skin.
Organic Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil
Organic castor oil is a heavy protective oil excellent for sealing in moisture. It is a protective barrier ingredient good for all skin types.
Organic Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Oil
Chamomile Oil is a calming anti-inflammatory ingredient especially useful for soothing dry, itchy or inflamed skin.
Organic Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Butter
Cocoa butter is very moisturizing and protective barrier ingredient that easily absorbs into skin. Cocoa Butter creates a protective layer that promotes moisture retention and helps restore and repair damaged skin tissue. Cocoa Butter is also an FDA approved barrier ingredient.
Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Cream
Organic coconut cream is the pure natural extract of mature coconut meat with natural stabilizers. No preservatives or artificial flavours are added.
Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Coconut oil has long been used the world over for a variety of skin-healing applications. It is high in vitamin E and has antibacterial and antioxidant properties that encourage healthy skin for nearly every skin condition. It is also an antiviral and is thought to stimulate hair growth. The vitamin E in coconut oil helps improve skin cell repair and can help speed healing in damaged or injured skin. The antibacterial properties of coconut oil can help reduce or eliminate bacteria on the skin, which is helpful in treating eczema, psoriasis, rosacea and acne breakouts. The antioxidants in coconut oil help reduce or eliminate free radicals on the skin, which is helpful if you spend a lot of time in the sun or exposed to toxic substances. Coconut oil also has very high levels of lauric acid which helps to heal burns and wounds.
Organic Zea Mays (Corn) Starch
Cornstarch is a fine powder made from corn. It is what is left of corn when soaked in water and most of the kernel is removed. The starchy pulp is then dried and ground to form a powdery starch. Cornstarch is gluten free.
Organic Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil
A nourishing oil rich in essential fatty acids that cannot be produced by our own bodies but are important for maintaining healthy cells. Evening Primrose Oil has effective anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. It is also great for treating burns, wound healing as well as soothing dry skin and itchiness. Look for this gorgeous organic oil in our Diaper Butter, Nipple Butter, and Baby Wash.
Organic (Vegetable) Glycerin
A great humectant that helps to retain moisture.
Organic Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil
Grape Seed Oil is a very finely textured oil that penetrates the skin quickly. High in antioxidants, it can be helpful in fighting free radicals that cause skin damage. Also known to reduce allergic skin reactions and reduce skin problems such as eczema or psoriasis.
Organic Green Tea
Green tea is a great anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory ingredient. We added Peppermint and Spearmint to our Green Tea for their cooling, refreshing and soothing qualities. Peppermint also helps encourage mental focus. Good morning!
Organic Hazelnut Crème Coffee
The caffeine in coffee has potent anti-inflammatory properties that make it ideal for reducing skin inflammation and redness. According to a study performed in 1981 at Seoul National University, it was found to reduce inflammation almost as well as in aspirin. It also can reduce the appearance of cellulite! Researchers have found that creams that contain coffee can reduce the size of fat cellulite cells by 17% (2008 study done at the University of Sao Paolo).
Organic Lavender Buds
Beautiful healing Lavender Buds picked at the peak of their bloom and color. These buds are prized for their camphoric scent and beauty.
Organic Lavandula Officinalis Essential Oil
Lavender is one of the most versatile of any essential oils, including its reputation of being most effective for treating stretch marks before they develop. There is growing scientific evidence pointing to Lavender’s sedative and calming effects, as well as its effects in lowering heart rate and blood pressure. Traditionally, it has been used for its anti-inflammatory, balancing, pain relieving, calming and relaxing properties. It is one of the most popular essential oils in aromatherapy practice because of its safety, and wide variety of uses.
Organic Citrus Limonium (Lemon) Oil
Lemon Oil has very similar uses to Lime Oil. It is a good anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial ingredient. Please note that this oil is photo-toxic, and all sun exposure should be avoided.
Organic Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil
Lime has very similar uses as lemon oil. Like lemon oil, it is a good anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial ingredient.
Organic Althaea Officinalis Extract (Marshmallow Root)
Marshmallow root is part of the mallow family and has been used for medicinal purposes within the homeopathic culture for thousands of years. A healing plant used for treating wounds and bruises as well as treating chest colds, bronchitis and asthma.
Organic Citrus Aurantium (Neroli) Essential Oil
Neroli is a very expensive and precious oil. One ton of orange blossoms produces one quart of oil. Neroi has shown to stimulate the growth of new and healthy cells, and help prevent stretch marks, age spots and scars. It is especially beneficial for sensitive skin, and is also one of the most important aromatics for treating stress and anxiety. It can be used safely during pregnancy.
Organic Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
Homer proclaimed this enchanting oil as the "liquid gold" of the Mediterranean. Used as an ancient skin remedy high in oleic acids, Olive Oil makes a wonderful skin moisturizer and conditioner.
Organic Orange Vanilla Extract
Is there a more perfect combination than sunny, Organic Orange and Organic Vanilla? Packed with vitamins, phytonutrients and flavonoids, oranges are nature's powerhouse! Hoping for a baby in your future? Orange's Vitamin C helps protect sperm from genetic damage and increases sperm motility. Tiny yet powerful Vanilla beans contain polyphenols, an excellent, natural plant source of free-radical busting antioxidants. Enjoy!
Organic Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Essential Oil
Both peppermint and spearmint are very similar, although spearmint is the gentler of the two. Both of these oils are useful for uplifting your mood, improve breathing, your appetite, repel insects and sharpen your mental state.
Organic Rosa Rubiginosa (Rose Hip) Oil
Rose Hip Oil has high levels of naturally occurring Vitamin C and A. This oil is used extensively for its effectiveness in skin cell regeneration, scar prevention and repair, and the prevention of thick keloid scar tissue. Also highly beneficial for the treatment of mature skin, age lines, and the repairing of damaged skin tissue. High levels of fatty acids makes it also an effective moisturizer. Well known for its rejuvenating and healing properties for skin, as well as it's usefulness in scar tissue repair, treating age lines and repairing damaged tissue.
Organic Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil
Distilled from rosemary leaves, Rosemary Leaf Oil is one of the most effective anti-oxidants. Also used by aromatherapists for its warming, balancing, cheering and soothing effects. Rosemary blended with orange oils is often recommended for aromatic support in relieving tension and anxiety.
Organic Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil
Safflower Oil, also known as Carthamus Tinctorius, is an annual flowering plant that creates a soothing, moisturizing oil high in anti-oxidants. Great for treating inflammation and itchy skin conditions such as eczema. High in levels of Linoleic acid, this oil also helps to maintain elasticity in the skin by removing rough, flaky, dry skin and enabling the skin to trap and retain moisture. Safflower oil is also has naturally high levels of vitamin E, important for reducing damage caused by free radicals. The University of Maryland Medical Centre states that linoleic acid can help mitigate inflammation, encourage the growth of new skin cells and possibly reduce the length and depth of fine wrinkles. Safflower Oil does not clog pores, making it suitable for sensitive skin. Great for treating eczema, itchy skin, reducing inflammation and accelerating the healing process.
Organic Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) Berry Oil
An amazing super berry rich in Phytosterol (decreases inflammation and increases elasticity in the skin), Vitamin E, Beta-Carotene (regenerative), Anti-Oxidants and Carotenoids (free radical scavengers). Sea Buckthorn Berry Oil is a skin repairing and conditioning oil, revered for its nourishing, regenerative, restorative, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It can assist in healing burns and wounds, and is helpful in reducing redness and soothing itchy skin. It has no known allergens. Studies have shown that it can prevent the adhesion of yeast to skin. All-round beautiful oil-especially when it's organic!
Organic Soap Nut Juice Infused with Chamomile Tea
Soap Nut Juice is made from the fruit of the Chinese soapberry tree (sapindus mukorossi), related to the lychee and rambutan. Soap Nut Juice contains saponin, an all-natural surfactant. Conventional detergents are manufactured chemical surfactants. Surfactants work by breaking the surface tension of water so it can more easily penetrate into fabrics, effectively making water “wetter.” Once wet, the agitation of your washing machine (or your hands) shakes the dirt loose from your clothes. Then Soap Nuts’ saponin holds the dirt in suspension in the water, preventing it from re-depositing on your clothes until you’ve rinsed it away. We have infused the Soap Nut Juice with Chamomile Tea for extra calming and gentle properties.
Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda)
Sodium Bicarbonate is chemically very similar to sodium carbonate, but consumes two equivalents of acid. It is a very mild and gentle cleansing agent. Both have the power to neutralize unpleasant odors, not just cover them up.
Sodium Carbonate (Washing Soda)
Sodium carbonate is also known as soda ash. It is a sodium salt of carbonic acid and is extracted from plant ashes. It is a more effective cleansing agent than baking soda and great for getting out organic stains like urine, egg, chocolate, bacteria, viruses or fungi.
Sodium Chloride (Dead Sea Salt)
Mineral rich and less drying than normal sea salt, Dead Sea Salts have been used for millennia to nourish skin. The salt derived from the Dead Sea contains at least 21 different minerals, 12 of which are not found in the water of any other ocean or sea.
Sodium Hydroxide: Also known as just ‘lye’, or ‘caustic soda’, which is used to make bar soap. Potassium Hydroxide: Also often called ‘caustic potash’, which is used to make clear or translucent liquid soap. Both Sodium Hydroxide and Potassium hydroxide are white solids used in the saponification of fats to form soap.
Organic Mentha Spicata (Spearmint) Essential Oil
Both peppermint and spearmint are very similar, although spearmint is a bit more gentle. Both of these oils can be used to uplift your mood, improve breathing, fight off insects, improve your appetite and sharpen your mental state.
Organic Sucrose Cocoate and Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
Coconut sugar that helps gently foam away dirt and oil.
Organic Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Oil and Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oil Infused with Chamomile Tea
Combining oils that are rich in oleic acids with high amounts of Vitamins A, D and E, while also having beneficial amounts of lecithin and unsaturated fatty acids. A deeply skin softening, nourishing and conditioning emollient that traps moisture to keep sensitive skin hydrated and moisturized. Chamomile Tea is gently infused into this beautiful oil for its soothing, calming, restorative and anti-inflammatory properties.
Organic Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) Oil
Sunflower oil is rich in oleic acids and has high amounts of vitamins A, D and E. It also has beneficial amounts of lecithin and unsaturated fatty acids. It is a deeply skin softening, nourishing and conditioning agent for the skin and it is highly recommended for recipes designed to treat dry, weathered, aged and damaged skin.
Organic Citrus Sinesis (Sweet Orange) Essential Oil
Sweet orange oil is a warming, cheering and soothing oil. It is known to be balancing to the nervous system and it is recommended for bringing aromatic support to relieve tension and anxiety.
Organic Vanilla Tahitensis Extract
The pristine island of Tahiti is home for the sole edible fruit-bearing member of the orchid family. Its delicate fruity flavour and relaxing scent are extracted from the fruit's essential oils. With only one harvest per year, this precious extract is treasured. Tiny yet powerful Vanilla beans contain polyphenols, an excellent natural plant source of free-radical busting antioxidants.
Organic Calophyllum Inophyllum (Tamanu) Oil
Very high in oleic and linoleic acids, Tamanu Oil is also a remarkable healing oil with very strong anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, antibiotic and antioxidant properties. It's ability to regenerate skin cells and promote new tissue has been described as extraodinary. Used around the world for centuries, different cultures such as the Pacific islanders have used Tamanu Oil for scrapes, burns, insect bites and stings, acne and acne scars, sores, sunburn, dry and scaly skin, eczema, diaper rashes and herpes sores. Fiji natives have also traditionally used Tamanu Oil for arthritis, bruises, oozing wounds, chapped lips and preventing diaper rash.
Organic Citrus Tangerina (Tangerine) Oil
In aromatherapy Tangerine Essential Oil is soothing for the respiratory system, and is used to reduce stress, anxiety and depression. Tangerine oil is also helpful in diminishing scars, stretch marks and has a positive effect on cellulite.
Mixed Tocopherol is a group of molecules that are better known as Vitamin E. They are used as a natural preservative, anti-oxidant and skin moisturizer. It is safe to eat and apply to your skin.
Organic Umi Coffee Flavor Extract
Food grade ingredient.
Organic French Vanilla Arrowroot Powder
Not just a tantalising scent, Organic French Vanilla contains Vitamin B complex, plus trace amounts of minerals such as potassium, magnesium and manganese, helping regulate metabolism. Arrowroot Powder is nature's perfect gluten-free starch. Long known to sooth upset tummies, this easily digested food product is native to tropical rainforests and is derived from the fleshy root of the Maranta arundinacea. Natural calcium contained in Arrowroot helps equilibrate your body's alkali and acid levels. Topically, Arrowroot's silky, unrefined powder helps keep your skin lovely and soft while improving your skin's ability to absorb moisture.
Organic Vanilla Flavor Extract
Derived from Organic Vanilla, this yummy extract has no artificial flavors or synthetic additives. Recognised for its antioxidant properties such as polyphenols, vanilla battles free-radicals that, left unchecked, damage our body. Vanilla also contains Vitamin B complex as well as trace amounts of minerals such as potassium, magnesium and manganese. Vanilla's dreamy scent provides a drug-free method to help curb appetite.
Non GMO Xanthan Gum
Xantham gum is an approved food grade product and binding agent that is made from grains and plants through the process of fermentation.
Organic Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)
Shea Butter, as it's commonly called, is extracted from the vegetable fat of the Karite Tree. Shea Butter is known for its unique moisturizing and therapeutic properties and is highly recommended for severely dry skin and eczema.
Organic Salvia Officinalis
Sage oil is steam distilled from the leaves of 'common' Sage. Sage was a sacred herb for the Romans and used as a 'nerve' tonics and to clean gums. Today it is used for its regenerative properties for the skin and scalp. Sage oil is also thought to be mentally stimulating, and helpful reducing fatigue.
Leuconostoc Ferment Filtrate
Leuconostoc Ferment Filtrate is obtained by the fermentation of radish roots. It is a powerful and effective antimicrobial.
Organic Peppermint Green Tea
A perfect refreshing infusion of organic peppermint leaves blended with organic green tea leaves. Perfect and pure, this is a great energetic blend for mint-lovers!
Organic Citrus Paradisi Fruit Extract
Citrus Paradisi is often used for its aroma and the affect it has to lift, energize and enhance your mood. It also has antibacterial and astringent properties. Of note, some research suggests that it can help with wrinkles and sagging skin.
Organic Citrus Grandis Extract
Citrus Grandis is a large grapefruit that is pale green to yellow in color. It has white flesh and a very thick rind. The peel is often used to make marmalade, but in body care products it is used as a preservative.
Organic Coconut Acid
A mixture of fatty acids derived from Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil.
Organic Cinnamon Essential Oil
Used in our soaps for its spicy, gorgeous aroma. Further benefits of Cinnamon Essential Oil is that it also helps with arthritis, bruises, colds, slow circulation, sore muscles and stomach cramps. It is anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-clotting and antiseptic properties.
Organic Cedrus Deodara Essential Oil
Our Himalayan Cedarwood Oils has a woody note we love for its depth and gorgeous coniferous aroma. Cedarwood also has other benefits such as its insecticidal and antifungal properties, and is use for treating respiratory discomfort.
Organic Orbignya Oleifera (Babassu) Seed Oil
Babassu Oil is a solid butter expressed from the kermals of the Babassu Palm Tree. It is very similiar to Coconut Oil, and is similarly high in Lauric Acid. It is great for soothing, protecting and moisturizing your skin.
Organic Pyrus Malus Juice
A liquid expressed from the fresh pulp of organic apples, rich in Vitamin A, B, C, K, alpha-hydroxy acid (malic acid), phyto-nutrients, flavonoids and phenols. Organic Apple Juice protects against cell and tissue damage, promotes skin cell rejuvenation, and is a powerful antioxidant.
Organic Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum
Guar is an annual legume (green bean) and the source of Guar Gum. The fibre from the seed of the plant is used as a binding or thickening agent in lotions and creams.
(Pacific/Pacifique) Sodium Chloride
Pacific Sea Salts are collected through the natural process of slowly evaporating Pacific Sea water. These Pacific Sea Salts contain no known allergens, exhibit virtually no microbiological activity and is used for its beneficial restoratives qualities.
Organic Sugar Cane Alcohol
Organic oils, butters and herbal extracts are the core of Shoosha's formulations. Organic Sugar Cane Alcohol is derived from organic sugar cane and its use is at a percentage that is required to act as a safe and effective stabilizer and preservative for our products.
Oragnic Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond Oil)
Sweet Almond oil is a highly nourishing and light oil packed with Vitamins A, E, B1, B2, B6, as well as high levels of mono and poly saturated fatty acids. It is not only a great oil for nourishing and moisturizing dry skin, but also effective in calming skin irritations such as Eczema. This hard-working nourishing oil also provides relief from itchy, dry and sore skin. Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive and baby skin.