Apricot oil is a lightweight and delicate carrier oil pressed from the center of the apricot (Prunus Armeniaca) kernel. It absorbs deeply into the skin, is very soothing, and non-irritating, making it a great oil for those with sensitive and dry skin. Apricot oil also has anti-aging properties, making it very effective in restoring youthfulness to mature skin.
Avocado oil is extracted from the flesh of the avocado fruit and contains high amounts of antioxidants including vitamin E. It promotes skin cell regeneration and collagen production, which helps to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging. Avocado oil is extremely moisturizing and skin softening. It is anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal, making it very effective on skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, acne, and scalp dryness/flaking.
Beeswax is a natural substance secreted by honey bees and used to build their honeycombs. Beeswax attracts moisture to the skin and provides a long-lasting protective barrier without clogging the pores. It is known to soothe itchy and irritated skin, as well as soften and repair dry, cracked skin. Beeswax has anti-inflammatory properties, making it perfectly suited for those with skin irritations and problematic conditions such as dermatitis, eczema, and psoriasis.
Cocoa Butter is the solid fat that is extracted from the cacao bean of the Theobroma Cacao plant. Therefore, it has a naturally rich chocolatey scent. Cocoa Butter is well known to be very effective in preventing and diminishing marks, scars, fine lines, and wrinkles. It penetrates deeply into the skin helping to heal dry, cracked skin, improve elasticity, and restore overall skin health.
Coconut oil is extracted from the mature fruit of the Coconut Palm Tree (Cocos nucifera). Coconut oil deeply hydrates the skin, locking in moisture. It has natural antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that are extremely beneficial for skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis, providing soothing relief to skin irritations while helping to prevent infections and kill harmful bacteria.
Grapeseed oil is an all-natural oil extracted from grape seeds that have been leftover from winemaking. It is rich in nutrients such as omega-6 fatty acids, vitamins, and antioxidants. Grapeseed oil is very lightweight but moisturizing, and is gentle on sensitive skin.
Jojoba Oil (pronounced ho-ho-ba) is extracted from the seeds of the Simmondsia Chinensis Plant. It has a composition that closely resembles sebum, a substance created naturally by human skin that helps to keep it moisturized. Therefore, Jojoba oil is safe for all skin types and helps to balance moisture levels.
Kokum Butter is derived from the fruit kernels of the Garcinia Indica tree, of India. Kokum Butter has a high concentration of essential fatty acids and helps to prevent skin cell degeneration. It is easily absorbed and has reparative properties.
Mango Butter is derived from the fruit of the Mangifera Indica botanical (also known as the Mango Tree) in India. Mango Butter is a light, non-greasy butter that unlike the fruit that surrounds it, has a surprisingly subtle scent! It is nutrient dense and safe for all skin types, including sensitive skin. Mango Butter is also a great hair and scalp conditioner, as it seals in moisture, strengthens hair follicles, reduces breakage, and promotes healthy hair growth.
Rosehip Oil is a premium oil that is cold-pressed from the fruit and seeds of the Rosa Canina bush. It is known as the "Oil of Youth" and is very effective in boosting collagen production. It is skin brightening, restoring the skin's natural color and tone. Rosehip Oil is known to reduce the appearance of dark spots, scars, blemishes, and uneven complexion. It is also known to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging.
Shea Butter comes from the nuts of the Shea Tree (Vitellaria Paradoxa) in Ghana, Africa, nicknamed the “Tree of Life”. Shea Butter is loaded with vitamins A, E, and F for deep moisture, healing, and restoration
Littleton /ˈlidl/tən/ - A small child.
All the ingredients used in Argie Essentials' “Littleton Approved” skin-care formulations have been researched and tested to assure 100% safety for use in children ages 2+.
*(L) denotes “Littleton Approved”.