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100% natural. Organic. Made in Bath, England 

Nourishing Hand & Body Cream

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BENEFITS

A beautiful 100% natural nourishing cream that absorbs easily and leaves skin replenished, scented with soothing local lavender and uplifting organic rose geranium.

Contains organic jojoba and apricot kernel oil, cocoa butter, aloe vera and lashings of vitamin E. 

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Description:

A rich cream that absorbs beautifully.  Scented with local lavender and organic rose geranium

Natural:

100%

Organic:

90%

Cruelty-free:

Yes

Vegetarian & vegan:

Yes

Petrochemicals:

No

Synthetic preservatives:

No

Synthetic fragrance:

No

Nut allergy:

No nuts but does contain bark extract and seed oils.

Pregnancy:

Contains lavender & rose geranium essential oils in quantities thought of as safe throughout pregnancy, but if concerned use from 2nd trimester onwards.

Possible allergens:

Lavender & rose geranium essential oils contain: d-Limonene: 0.00184%; Geraniol: 0.029844%; Linalol: 0.134782%; Citronellol: 0.075852%; Citral: 0.0028%

Produced:

Bath, England

HOW TO USE

Apply to skin on hands and body.

For pump containers please pump a few times at first. 

For ‘airless’ pump containers (the one’s with very short inner tubes) please pump a few times to get going and then if you experience any difficulties (due to an air bubble) please turn the pump upside down.

 

INGREDIENTS

The ingredients are legally required to be displayed on labels in weight order (the most first) and using the International Nomenclature of Cosmetics Ingredients (INCI) which is based on scientific names and other Latin and English words:

INGREDIENTS (Inci):  Aloe barbadensis+, Prunus armeniaca+, Helianthus annuus+, Carya ovata bark extract, Sodium stearoyl lactylate (natural emulsifier), Glyceryl stearate (natural emulsifier), Mixed Tocopherols (natural vitamin E), Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides (from coconut), Cetyl alcohol (natural emulsifier), Theobroma cacao+f, Sorbitol Glycerin, Crambe abyssinica+, Sodium levulinate+ (from corn), Sodium anisate+ (from basil), Lavendula angustifolia+, Pelargonium graveolens+, Brassica Campestris+, Rosmarinus officinalis+.  Esssential oils contain geraniol, limonene, linalool.  Essential oils contain citronellol, geraniol, eugenol, limonene, linalool. +=organic, f=fair trade.

What does it mean?

Key Ingredients:

Ingredient:

Common Name:

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Purpose:

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Credentials:

 

Aloe vera

Aloe barbadensis

Soothing, anti-inflammatory, enzyme and vitamin rich, emollient, hydrating, aids quick healing.

Aloe vera plant

Organic

 

Aloe vera

Aloe barbadensis

Soothing, anti-inflammatory, enzyme and vitamin rich, emollient, hydrating, aids quick healing.

Aloe vera plant

Organic

 

Vitamin E natural

Tocopherol

Vitamin E is an antioxidant, that is, it protects against the destruction of the connective tissue and cell damage caused by free radicals, and has healing and skin cell growth regenerating properties.  Bath Spa Skincare uses a high therapeutic percentage of vitamin E so that it is effective. 

Corn

Natural

 

Rosemary extract

Brassica Campestris, Rosmarinus officinalis

Our rosemary extract is standardised to have 4% carnosic acid in a rapeseed oil base. Carnosic acid is an extremely potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and photoprotective (protects against UVA).  It can also prevent P. acnes bacteria-mediated inflammation (i.e. the inflammation associated with spots).

Rosemary from Europe

Organic

 

Apricot kernel oil

Prunus armeniaca

A highly nutritious, soft smooth oil rich in fatty acids and vitamins A, B17 and E.  Enhances skin elasticity and very good for sensitive skin.

Cold-pressed from the dried seeds of the fruit of the apricot tree

Organic

 

Cocoa butter

Theobroma cacao

Imparts softness, nourishment and protection.  Reduces skin cell degeneration and helps restore skin flexibility and is thus beneficial to the prevention of stretch marks.

Cocoa bean from the cocoa tree.  Ghanan community project.

Organic, fair trade

 

Crambe seed oil

Crambe abyssinica

It has unique qualities for skin care with a special lipid profile containing very high erucic acid.  Imparts beautiful softness and shine without feeling greasy.

Cold-pressed from British dried seeds of the non-GMO crambe abyssinica plant

Organic

 

Sunflower oil

Helianthus annuus

Very nourishing, high in linoleic acid, an omega 6 essential fatty acid, lecithin and vitamin E. 

Cold-pressed from UK or Romanian sunflower seeds.

Organic

 

Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides

Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides

Beautiful silky texture, very good for sensitive and oily skin

A specific fraction of coconut fatty acids which is very skin loving (your skin naturally contains triglycerides)

Natural derived

 

Glycerin

Glycerin

Hydrator and oil-free moisturiser derived from 100% organic sustainable palm oil production in Venezuela. Retains moisture and softens skin.  Kosher and vegan.

Sustainable palm from Venezuela

Organic

 

Sorbitol

Sorbitol

Sorbitol is used to hydrate the skin and leave it feeling velvety.  Note that although it is derived from glucose its composition will not cause glycation.

Sorbitol occurs naturally in many types of fruit and berries; however, for skincare it is made from starch and glucose

Natural derived

 

Natural Essential Oils:

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Lavender essential oil

Lavendula angustifolia

A beautiful fragrance and excellent cleansing properties with anti-bacterial, viral and fungal properties. Calming to the nerves.

Steam-distillation of local lavender flowers

Organically produced in Somerset but not certified

 

Rose geranium essential oil

Pelargonium graveolens

A sweeter, rosier smell than ordinary geranium.  It helps balances the production of sebum in the skin, while keeping it supple and helping with the healing of wounds. Oxygenates skin and is especially good for broken capillaries and veins.  It helps promote the circulation and is a good lymphatic cleanser so can helps with oedema and cellulite.

Steam distillation of geranium flowers

Organic

 

Natural Emulsification System:

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Sodium stearoyl lactylate

Sodium stearoyl lactylate

A natural, food grade, Ecocert emulsifier derived from the sodium salt of lactic acid.  Offers unsurpassed skin moisturization, and smooth feel on application. Not to be confused with Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, an extremely different ingredient that Bath Spa Skincare does not use.

Sustainable palm, non-GMO rapeseed oil and sugar beet

Natural derived

 

Glyceryl stearate

Glyceryl stearate

An EcoCert and Soil Association approved food grade emulsifier providing moisturisation as well as emulsification and a lovely skin feeling.

Made from certified sustainable palm oil

Natural derived

 

Cetyl alcohol

Cetyl alcohol

An emollient which also helps with the emulsification process. Cetyl alcohol was originally sourced from the sperm whale and can also be synthesised from mineral oil but of course Bath Spa Skincare only uses cetyl alcohol derived from vegetable sources.  Not to be confused with volatile alcohols or fermented alcohols such as isopropanol, ethanol or grain alcohols which are drying and should be avoided in skin care.

Derived from coconut

Natural derived

 

Bath Spa Skincare’s Natural Preservative System:

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Sodium anisate

Sodium anisate

A gentle skin friendly antimicrobial from nature and part of Bath Spa Skincare's natural preservative system.  Good for sensitive skin.

Derived from basil

Organic

 

Sodium levulinate

Sodium levulinate

A gentle skin friendly antimicrobial from nature and part of Bath Spa Skincare's natural preservative system.  Good for sensitive skin.

Derived from corn

Organic

 

Hickory bark extract

Carya ovata Bark Extract

Antimicrobial and anti-fungal and part of Bath Spa Skincare’s natural preservative system.

Bark of the hickory tree

Natural

 

Testing

Cosmetic Product Safety Report (CPSR): Complete, by Oxford Biosciences Ltd.

Preservative Efficacy Test: Passed, by MCS Laboratories Ltd.

Stability Testing:  Complete, at CATIM laboratory, University of West England

 

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