Liquorice Liquorice is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and moisturizing when applied tropically. It has been used by herbalists to aid wound healing. It can also be used to reduce redness and Rosecea by whitening skin. Products that contain this ingredient: Coalface, Ole Henriksen Truth Serum Collagen Boost Advertisements


Bananas Bananas emollient and highly moisturizing when applied externally. They are packed with potassium and are a powerhouse of nutrition, containing many vitamins and minerals, which can soften the skin. Fully ripened bananas have anti-fungal and antibiotic benefits. Products that contain this ingredient: Oatifix

REVIEW: Lush’s Oatifix

Lush’s Oatifix Product: Hate dry skin? Well look no further, because you are going to love this mask! Comments: This mask smells like banana bread! It is a bit difficult to get an even coating of the mask on the skin. Bits of oats act as a gentle exfoliating agent to cleanse the pores. This … Continue reading

REVIEW: Lush’s A Sacred Truth

Lush’s A Sacred Truth Product: Let your skin drink this nutritious “smoothie”! Comments: Loaded with antioxidants from the wheat grass, green tea, and ginseng and papaya extracts, this mask is best for anti-aging treatments, as the antioxidants restore collagen. It has an overall smooth green texture, with a bit of chunkiness to it for exfoliation. … Continue reading

REVIEW: Lush’s Love Lettuce

Lush’s Love Lettuce Product: Do you love a salad that can “cleanse” your face? Comments: With a hint of lavender, this clay mask is a good exfoliator due to the chunks of almond pieces. It cleans the skin and tightens pores upon removal. It is for normal to oily skin, in the hope to balance … Continue reading

Cocoa Butter

Cocoa Butter Cocoa butter is a natural softener for the skin. It is effective in treating itchy, dry skin when applied externally. It is used for its softening, moisturizing, and conditioning properties. Products that contain this ingredient: Dark Angels, Cupcake

Rhassoul Mud

Rhassoul Mud Rhassoul is a clay extracted from underground. It is a natural mineral that has a foaming effect. Rhassoul clay is a wonderful and effective ingredient for cleansing, detoxifying, and for general skin care treatments. Products that contain this ingredient: Dark angels, Cupcake, Moringa Body Butter


Eggs Eggs are known for their high protein content. The protein in eggs contains all the essential amino acids that the human body requires. It also contains vitamins, minerals, such as zinc. They are a particularly a good source of vitamin B. Products that contain this ingredient: A Sacred Truth, Brazened Honey, Cosmetic Warrior


Yogurt Yogurt is a remedy for sunburn, and other skin conditions, very soothing and moisturizing on the skin. It feels pleasant and cooling when applied. When added to a product, yogurt helps to adjust the pH level. It is rich in protein and calcium. Products that contain this ingredient: A Sacred Truth

Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel The benefits of witch hazel are predominantly in its astringent and anti-inflammatory properties. It is used to lighten the skin, remove excess oil and dirt, and tighten skin. Being a relatively mild astringent, witch hazel health benefits including treating skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis, and eczema. Products that contain this ingredient: Grease … Continue reading