Reviving Botanicals

Borage ingredient in urban veda skincare

Borage

Also known as Starflower for its bright blue star-like petals, Borage is an edible plant with cucumber-tasting leaves and honey-like flowers. The seeds are rich in essential fatty acids Oleic and Linoleic acid, and it is traditionally used to help regulate metabolism and hormones.

Evening primrose ingredient in skincare

Evening Primrose

Containing over 70% essential fatty acids, evening primrose has moisturising properties which helps to heal wounds and helps to soothe irritated, itchy and flaky skin. It has also been known to help skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.

Jasmine ingredient in skincare

Jasmine

Jasmine is an uplifting and aphrodisiac essential oil which is said to calm the nerves and generate optimism. On the skin, it can help to reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars, and is also suitable for sensitive skin.

Peach seed powder ingredient in skincare

Peach Seed Powder

Naturally containing vitamins A and C, Magnesium and Potassium, Peach helps to refresh tired skin. We use its crushed seed powder as a natural exfoliant, supporting skin in its quest to regain its lustre, vitality and natural radiance.

Rosehip fruit oil ingredient in skincare

Rosehip Fruit Oil

Naturally rich in essential fatty acids, Rosehip oil contains high levels of Vitamin C and is widely heralded as offering excellent skincare properties for mature and aging skin. It is traditionally used to rehydrate dry skin, repair damage and scars, and reduce wrinkles.

Clove flower oil ingredient in skincare

Clove Flower Oil

A member of the Myrtaceae family, clove has a warm, strong and spicy aroma. An excellent skin tonic, clove boasts antiseptic properties which helps to reduce skin concerns such as acne. It is also traditionally used in aromatherapy to boost circulation.

Rose Damask ingredient in skincare

Rosa Damascena

Rosa Damascena flower water offers gentle yet effective hydration, its delicate scent and antioxidant content offer vital skin clarification and replenishment. Rose is suitable for all three doshas, and has been used for millennia to relax, replenish and revive body and senses.

Rose Geranium ingredient in skincare

Rose Geranium

With a strong, floral aroma, Rose Geranium is known for its healing effects and is traditionally used to reduce the visible appearance of cellulite through massage. It is soothing to dry skin, but also boasts detoxifying properties which help to clear congested complexions.

TEGO Arjuna ingredient in skincare

Arjuna

Arjuna has been clinically proven to reduce the depth of wrinkles, moisturise, and reinforce skin’s barrier. Its has been verified in laboratory environments which have identified its active constituents as containing 90% triterpenes, helping to support skin stress reduction.

Glycerine ingredient in skincare

Glycerine

Glycerine is a pure natural vegetable moisturiserwhich has humectant properties help to preserve skin’s homeostasis by drawing moisture from the environment to hydrate the surface layers of the skin. Evidence also suggests it enables other skin lipids to perform better.

Pro Vitamin B5 skincare ingredient

Pro Vitamin B5

Part of the Vitamin B-complex family, provitamin B5 helps to moisturise, soothe, nourish and restore. A humectant, it helps to protect skin’s natural barrier to prevent against moisture loss, improving hydration and easing inflammation.

Pumice stone ingredient in skincare

Pumice Stone

Pumice is a natural exfoliant and is the result of volcanic activity. Obtained by finely milling pumice stone to produce a mildly abrasive powder, pumice powder is an exfoliating ingredient widely used in skincare products.

Rose Damask flower water in skincare

Rosa Damask Flower Water

Rosa Damascena flower water offers gentle yet effective hydration, its delicate scent and antioxidant content offer vital skin clarification and replenishment. Rose is suitable for all three doshas, and has been used for millennia to relax, replenish and revive body and senses.

Sweet almond ingredient in urban veda skincare

Sweet Almond

Rich in vitamins A and E, monounsaturated fatty acids, proteins, potassium and zinc, sweet almond oil is a natural oil with a slightly nutty fragrance. It helps to cleanse and moisturise the skin and is used to reduce skin inflammation and to help skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. A lightly hydrating oil which is non-greasy and reasily absorbed.

Vitamin C ingredient in urban veda skincare

Vitamin C

An essential nutrient in the human body, vitamin C supports collagen synthesis, helping to maintain skin vitality. It is an antioxidant which protects the skin from damaging free radicals, and can reduce inflammation in the skin.

Witch hazel in urban veda organic skincare

Witch Hazel

Widely cultivated for its medicinal properties, and known for its heavily scented flowers, Witch Hazel’s astringent properties, antioxidant and bioflavonoids content help to clarify skin. Traditionally, Witch hazel is used to bathe varicose veins and soothe irritant skin rashes.