Starting with the first batch of sunscreen mixed in the family kitchen, our skincare products use all natural ingredients to protect the skin and feed it the nourishment it needs. Because every ingredient comes from nature, all our organic skincare products are safe for people and the planet. And if you’re wondering about those long names in parenthesis after some ingredients, don’t worry! They’re based on the ingredient’s scientific name and are required on cosmetic packaging. We included them so you know what to look for.

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Essential Oils

We use essential oils instead of synthetic fragrances, allowing us to avoid phthalates and other hidden chemicals. Aside from their scent, essential oils add additional benefits to the skin, along with therapeutic aromatherapy that lifts the spirits and helps you wake up in the morning or relax for the night. Our Sun Repair products include multiple essential oils: tea tree, immortelle, bergamot, lavender and vanilla.

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Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera Biennis)

Extracted from the seeds of evening primrose flowers, this oil is often used on acne-prone skin. It is naturally high in Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA), an omega-6 fatty acid. A very soothing oil, it can calm irritated skin and hydrate at the same time. It is high in antioxidants, making it helpful for smoothing roughness and minimizing the appearance of fine lines.

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Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax

Candelilla plants are native to Mexico and Texas, and have wax-coated stems that were originally extracted of their wax to make candles—the name candelilla actually means “little candle”! But this ingredient can also be used as an alternative to beeswax in products like lip balms. We like to leave beeswax where it belongs: in hives! Bees work incredibly hard to make wax to protect their honey and their young, so we think they deserve to keep it. That’s why our recipes use other ingredients, like candelilla wax, to obtain that familiar texture and the softening, protective properties. It also helps bind oils and liquids together so they stay creamy rather than separating.

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