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ingredient dictionary

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Alcohol

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Distilled from fermentation of corn and/or sugar cane.

Purpose:

Solvent and anti-microbial - Used to prepare herbal extracts and in cologne to improve fragrance dispersability. Also improves product shelf life and stability.

Used in: Bourbon Cedar Cologne

Bergamot oil

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Extracted from the peel of the Citrus Aurantium Bergamia fruit.

Purpose:

Deodorizing and antiseptic/disinfectant - Provides a bright natural citrus flavor/fragrance. Known for its exceptional cleansing properties. Bergapten-free.

Used in: Organic Shave Prep & Beard Oil, Organic Hand Rescue

barley protein

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A water-solubized protein derived from the Hordeum vulgare plant. Enzymatically produced.

Purpose:

Conditioning - Provides a moisturizing barrier to smooth the skin and hair. Also helps to fortify the hair strands, prevent frizz, and add fullness and shine.

Used in: Conditioning Cream, All-in-One Body Wash

bisabolol

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Extracted from the wood of the Candeia tree.

Purpose:

Anti-inflammatory and bactericidal/antifungal - Originally found in Chamomile oil and recognized as a powerful skin soother. Used to promote calm skin for a smooth, clear complexion.

Used in: Flash Foam Shave Cream, Conditioning Cream, Aluminum Free Deodorant, All-in-One Body Wash

Castor oil

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Extracted from the seeds of Ricinus communis plant.

Purpose:

Humectant, Emollient - known for its superb moisture-binding properties. Also used to impart a smooth, matte feel in skin and hair care products.

Used in: Bourbon Vanilla Organic Lip Balm, Juniper Mint Organic Lip Balm, Ginger Citrus Organic Lip Balm, Organic Shave Prep & Beard Oil

cedarwood oil

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Distilled from the wood of the Juniperus virginiana tree.

Purpose:

Natural Fragrance, Antiseptic, Astringent - Provides a bright woody flavor/fragrance. Also used as a skin purifier and tonic.

Used in: Organic Shave Prep & Beard Oil, Bourbon Cedar Organic Lip Balm, Organic Hand Rescue

Cocoa Butter

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Extracted from the roasted beans of the Theobroma cacao tree.

PURPOSE:

Traditionally used for improving moisture retention and smoothing the appearance of scarred skin. Used in cosmetics to impart a long-lasting barrier to environmental stressors.

Used in: Organic Hand Rescue, Organic Juniper Mint Lip Balm, Organic Bourbon Vanilla Lip Balm, Organic Ginger Citrus Lip Balm

Comfrey Extract

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Extracted from the leaves of the Symphytum Officinale plant.

Purpose:

Prized for its allantoin content and traditionally known as a wound healer (restorative). Used to help soothe, restore moisture, and promote healthy skin.

Used in: Organic Hand Rescue

elderberry extract

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Extracted from the fruit of Sambucus Nigra plant.

Purpose:

Antioxidant, Antiinflammatory and Astringent - The plant is known to be high in vitamins A, C and E and flavanoids. Used to help calm sensitive skin and protect from irritation. Also anti-aging properties help promote healthy skin, hair and scalp.

Used in: Conditioning Cream, Flash Foam Shave Cream, Aluminum Free Deodorant, All-in-One Body Wash

hemp seed oil

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Cold pressed from the seeds of the Cannabis Sativa plant.

Purpose:

Emollient and Anti-inflammatory - Known for the perfect balance of omega 3 and omega 6 essential fatty acids. The skin-softening and skin-soothing properties promotes moisturization, rejuvenation and elasticity of the skin and hair.

Used in: Flash Foam Shave Cream, Conditioning Cream, Organic Shave Prep & Beard Oil, All-in-One Body WashAluminum Free Deodorant, Organic Hand Rescue, Exfoliating Bar SoapJuniper Mint Organic Lip Balm, Bourbon Vanilla Organic Lip Balm, Ginger Citrus Organic Lip Balm

jojoba oil

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Pressed from seeds of the Simmondsia chinensis desert shrub.

Purpose:

Humectant and Emollient - Known as the closest match to natural skin oils. Actually a liquid wax ester and not an oil. This unique chemistry provides light-weight conditioning and a matte, dry finish.

Used in: Organic Shave Prep & Beard Oil

juniper berry extract

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Extract of the ripe fruit of the Juniperus communis.

Purpose:

Antioxidant, Antiinflammatory and Astringent - Known as a superior skin soother and cleansing agent. Used to promote toned clear skin.

Used in: Aluminum Free Deodorant, Conditioning Cream, Flash Foam Shave Cream, All-in-One Body Wash

Kaolin Red clay

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Naturally occurring clay mineral.

Purpose:

Absorbent/Detoxifier and Natural Colorant - Valued as a purifier for its oil-absorbent, mildly exfoliating and cleansing properties. Also used as a natural colorant, available in many colors.

Used in: Exfoliating Bar Soap

natural fragrance

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A blend of fragrant essential/plant oils and/or isolates of essential oils.

Purpose:

Imparts a sophisticated scent profile without risks associated with using traditional fragrance. Only acceptable natural plant components are used in these blends.

Used in: All-in-One Body Wash, Conditioning Cream, Flash Foam Shave Cream, Aluminum Free Deodorant, Exfoliating Bar Soap

olive oil

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Cold-pressed from the fruit of Olea europaea tree.

Purpose:

Emollient and Antioxidant - Contains mainly oleic acid (Omega 9) and linoleic acid (omega-6) for unmatched moisturization and skin-softening. Also a nutrient rich source of skin-rejuvenating squalane, vitamin E and other antioxidants.

Used in: Flash Foam Shave CreamConditioning CreamOrganic Shave Prep & Beard OilAll-in-One Body WashAluminum Free DeodorantOrganic Hand RescueExfoliating Bar SoapJuniper Mint Organic Lip BalmBourbon Vanilla Organic Lip BalmGinger Citrus Organic Lip Balm

Olive Stone Powder

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Crushed pits of the Olea europaea fruit.

Purpose:

Exfoliant - Helps improve cleansing by loosening debris and clearing pores. Instantly refines the texture and appearance of the skin.

Used in: Exfoliating Bar Soap

panthenol (vitamin b5)

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Alcohol form of the B vitamin pantothenic acid.

Purpose:

Humectant - Performs as a powerful hydrating agent to provide long lasting moisture for skin and hair. For hair it also increases fullness and improves shine.

Used in: All-in-One Body Wash, Conditioning Cream

Shea butter

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Pressed from the fruit of the Butyrospermum parkii tree.

Purpose:

Super Emollient and Antioxidant - Rich in fatty acids which moisturize (Omega 9) and soothe (Omega 6) the skin. Also contains benefit-rich Vitamin E and A and provides immediate softness and smoothness upon application.

Used in: Exfoliating Bar Soap, Organic Hand Rescue

White birch extract

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Extracted from the leaves of Betula alba tree.

Purpose:

Antioxidant and astringent - Known for its soothing and purifying effect. Used to promote balancing cleansing.

Used in: Aluminum Free DeodorantConditioning CreamFlash Foam Shave CreamAll-in-One Body Wash

Yerba mate extract

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Extracted from the leaves of the Ilex paraguariensis plant (common name Mate)

Purpose:

Antioxidant and stimulant-rich source of healthful flavonoids and polyphenols. Also, used as a unique natural skin-energizing caffeine source.

Used in: Aluminum Free DeodorantConditioning CreamFlash Foam Shave CreamAll-in-One Body Wash