What makes our key ingredients special?
These two ingredients are the center of the Golden line from M. Skincare Co. and are present in each product for face and body.
AVOCADO OIL The cornerstone ingredient of M. Skincare Co. products is Avocado Oil. The many beneficial elements of this luscious oil include: skin softening, reduction of age spots and sun damage, vitamin antioxidants to repair sun damage and make skin more supple, proteins and saturated fats, including omega-3, for the health of your skin, increased collagen production to plump the tissues for younger looking skin, and deep absorption into lower layers of the dermis, for thorough hydration and therapeutic healing. Using plant oils instead of mineral oils, used by many commercial skincare companies, truly benefits your skin with natural nutrients and moisturizers that can be absorbed into the deeper layers of the dermis, rather than leaving a layer on the surface. Using plant oils feeds the skin.
NEROLI The orange blossom, otherwise known as Neroli, is produced from the delicate petals of this flower by careful steam distillation. In fact, it takes 1,000 pounds of Neroli blossoms to produce just one pound of oil. Neroli is extremely rejuvenating to the skin, making it excellent for anti-aging with cell regeneration. It helps mend broken capillaries to sooth redness away and even the skin tone, and it improves the elasticity of skin. Neroli's floral scent is relaxing and uplifting.
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ROSEHIP SEED OIL This oil, produced from the red seed that is left behind after the rose blossom has faded away, has excellent cell regeneration properties. It is moisturizing, soothing and softening to the skin. This oil has mountains of vitamin C, the highest of any oil, and hence a fantastic antioxidant. Rosehip Seed Oil contains essential fatty acids (EFA), and when absorbed into the skin, they help in cellular membrane and tissue regeneration. Linoleic and linolenic acids found in Rosehip Seed Oil have been shown to reduce pigmentation from sun damage, and when used regularly it has been shown to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. High levels of GLA help with signs of aging, especially fine lines around the eyes as well as the drying effects of the sun and environment. Rosehip Seed Oil is used in Golden Face Oil, Golden Face Cream & Avocado Body Oil.
SEA BUCKTHORN A deep orange-red hued oil, known as far back as 5000 years ago in Ayurvedic medicine, made from the Sea Buckthorn berry. It is healing and rejuvenating to the skin, due to its extraordinary amount of nutrients and phytonutrients. Sea Buckthorn berry contains 12 times the vitamin C of an orange, as much vitamin E as wheat germ, three times more vitamin A than carrots, and four times more superoxide dismutase (SOD) - an important enzyme that helps prevent free radical damage, than ginseng. What does all this mean for your skin? Sea Buckthorn Oil doesn’t just nourish the skin, it promotes hydration, elasticity and skin regeneration. Sea Buckthorn Oil is an anti-aging powerhouse. Sea Buckthorn Oil is used in Golden Face Oil, Golden Face Cream & Avocado Body Oil.
Golden Face Oil:
JAPANESE CAMELLIA Known as Tsubaki in Japan, this oil is the secret of ancient geishas. Camellia Oil is full of anti-aging polyphenol antioxidants, emollients to soften the skin and hair, and fatty acids such as Omega-6 and Omega-9. It is a remarkable absorbable carrier, very effective for retention of skin moisture. It has unparalleled penetration power, permeating deep into the lower layers of the skin and greatly enhancing cell growth. Japanese Camellia is used in Golden Face Oil & Golden Face Cream.
CARROT SEED This essential oil is produced from wild carrot, also known as Queen Ann’s Lace, and is extracted by steam distillation. It has been used to treat skin since the ancient Greeks and Romans. Carrot Seed Oil contains both Vitamin A and carotene, along with many compounds and antioxidants which help to improve dull or aging skin. It is known as a brilliant anti-aging agent, powerful detoxifier and skin rejuvenator. Carrot Seed oil is used in Golden Face Oil & Golden Face Cream.
IMMORTELLE Otherwise known as Helichrysm, is a cell proliferate. As we age, the rate at which our skin renews itself slows, so we need to boost cell turnover and production by fortifying our skin with nutrients that can help. Immortelle promotes healing and cell turnover, in fact, it’s nickname is “Everlasting”. Immortelle is used in Golden Face Oil & Golden Face Cream.
GERMAN CHAMOMILE Indigo in color, due it’s containing chamazulene, German Chamomile has powerful healing properties. It is extremely soothing and calming to the skin and senses, reducing redness or irritation to the skin, it is great for sensitive skin types as it won’t cause irritation. It helps reduce the appearance of broken capillaries with potent anti-inflammatory properties, helping to calm inflamed skin. It is perfect for dry skin conditions. German Chamomile is used in Golden Face Oil & Golden Face Cream.
Golden Face Cream:
SHEA BUTTER The creamy base in Golden Face Cream is rich with Shea Butter, a natural fat taken from the African Shade Tree, which is an all-natural Vitamin A cream. It lubricates the skin, improves elasticity and reduces years of skin damage from the sun and environment. It is a superior moisturizer that creates a protective layer to keep moisture in.
Golden Botanical Tonic:
NEROLI HYDROSOL This is Orange Blossom Water, produced through distillation and is sometimes known as distillate. There are no additives or preservatives, it is pure Neroli flower water. Used as a tonic, it is very calming and gentle to the skin, uplifting to the senses, and helps to hydrate and plump the skin.
HYALURONIC ACID Supercharged for hydration, Hyaluronic Acid, known as Hyaluronan, holds up to 1000 times its weight in water, keeping moisture in when applied to the skin. It easily penetrates the skin, and helps in skin wound healing, inflammation, cell renewal and migration and hydration.
WITCH HAZEL Time-honored Native American healing herb formulated with the distilled Witch Hazel Herb. It is used as a gentle toner and astringent to tighten pores, and is excellent for clearing pores and acne flareups, soothing irritation of the skin.
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR Made from the fermentation of apples, this raw organic vinegar contains many beneficial nutrients, acids and enzymes. It is anticeptic and antibacterial for cleansing, and balances the PH of the skin, which should ideally be a PH of 5. It helps clear away excess oils and makeup, exfoliating by removing dead skin cells, and can help lighten up sun and age spots, as well as improve acne and acne scars. The ACV in our tonic is diluted with distilled water in a 4:1 ratio for the mildest formulation.
BOTANICAL EXTRACTS - BOTANICAL TONIC We include four different botanical extracts in our tonic to assist with skin healing and balancing, and provide antioxidants for anti-aging effects. Calendula Extract is very soothing and healing; Edelweiss Extract has antioxidant activity twice that of Vitamin C for excellent anti-aging and anti-wrinkle treatment; White Tea Extract contains even higher levels of antioxidant polyphenols than its cousin, Green Tea, for superior skin protection; and Rosemary Leaf Extract is rich in vitamins and minerals, while having antiseptic and anti-irritant properties.
Golden Avocado Body Oil:
RICE BRAN OIL Rice Bran Oil is prized in Japan for its high levels of Vitamins A, B12 and E, as potent antioxidants and nourishing moisturizers. It is mild and softening to the skin, and protects the skin from harmful UV rays, preventing oxidation. Rice Bran Oil also contains squalane, a natural compound that helps with skin regeneration.
HORSE CHESTNUT OIL The seeds from this flowering tree, were originally fed to ailing horses, hence the name. The whole nuts are used by double-infusing them in organic olive oil for use in Golden Avocado Body Oil. Horse Chestnut oil has anti-inflammatory agents that are used for vascular problems for leg vein health, and helping to combat varicose veins. It also helps reduce fluid retention, and is good for circulation.
ARNICA This herb is well-known in the Ayurvedic world for it’s healing powers and pain relief abilities. Arnica is good for bruises and sore muscles, and is also anti-inflammatory, increases circulation and is antibacterial, making it a great oil for the body.
ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND - BODY OIL Grapefuit is a powerful lymphatic stimulant, energizing and cleansing. It helps remove excess water from the body making it useful in treating cellulite. It is non-irritant, non-toxic and non sensitizing to the sun. It has a very uplifting scent for the mind/body. Sweet Fennel is highly detoxifying, a tonic for internal organs but also helps reduce cellulite. Its cleaning and tonic actions help keep wrinkles at bay. Black Pepper is used for pain relief, circulation and muscular aches, and has a warming effect on the skin and muscles. Lavender is excellent for burns and wounds, and has a calming effect on the nerves. It is antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and diuretic.