Every ingredient used in TASTYFACE Organics product is selected because of its value and nutrient content. If it doesn't have a distinct purpose, it doesn't belong here. Unless otherwise noted, everything is Certified Organic and most come from Certifed Fair Trade sources. Many are biodynamic and come from top of the line suppliers who are known for their high standards of business practices. This list will grow as more products are added!
Organic Argan Oil (Argania spinosa L.): Native to Morocco, argan is known for its highly moisturizing properties, and has traditionally been used to help heal acne, burns, and flaky skin and scalp.
Organic Coconut Oil (Cocus nucifera): The medium chain fatty acids (MCFA) present in coconut oil, especially lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acid, have been shown to possess antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties. A rich emollient and antioxidant, coconut oil can help improve the quality of skin and hair.
Organic Cocoa Butter (Theobroma cacao): Extremely moisturizing, cocoa butter has been known to treat eczema and dermatitis, improve the immune system, and help improve the quality of skin.
Beeswax (Cera alba): Beeswax helps lock in moisture. In addition to being a nourishing moisturizer, it is also anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-allergenic and a germicidal antioxidant.
Organic Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis): The aloe plant has been used as an herbal medicine since the beginning of the first century AD. Aloe is a well rounded ingredient, offering a multitude of benefit for skin and hair - part of this quality is due to the natural occurence of saponin, which is a strong anti-microbial agent. It is especially helpful in calming sensitive, red skin. It can help heal scars and acne, and has an anti-inflammatory property that promotes healthy skin.
Organic Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia chinensis): Jojoba oil is a the plant wax derived from the jojoba seeds, which is readily absorbed without feeling greasy or oily. It is rare in that it is an extremely long straight-chain wax ester, making jojoba more similar to human sebum than traditional vegetable oils.
Organic Tamanu Oil (Calophyllum inophyllum): Tamanu oil is an extraordinary and unique topical healing agent with skin healing, antineuralgic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antibiotic and antioxidant properties. It is indigenous to Southeast Asia. One tree's fruit produces only 5 kgs of pressed oil per year.
Organic Grapefruit Essential Oil (Citrus paradisi): Dense in the powerful antioxidant d-limonene, grapefruit helps promote skin cell renewal and nourishing.
Organic Witch Hazel Extract (Hamamelis virginiana): Distilled from twigs and bark of the Witch Hazel tree, the extract has powerful anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antimicrobial, and antibacterial properties, making it an excellent healing/cleansing tonic for skin.
Organic Apple Cider Vinegar (Malus sylvestris): Used for centuries as a healing remedy, ACV is an ideal ingredient as a skin toner and hair rinse (purifies, cleanses). A natural source of acetic acid, ACV is also extremely pH balancing.
Organic Shea Butter (Vitellaria paradoxa): An ultra nourishing oil cold pressed from nut seeds of the shea tree. This butter is a powerful moisturizer and protectant against harsh environmental factors such as cold, dry air and wind. Shea also contains a strong antioxidant with a phenolic profile similar to green tea.
Organic Sweet Almond oil (Prunus amygdalus): Nutrient and antioxidant rich, sweet almond oil is a light and lovely, moisturizing and healing oil.
Organic Vanilla (vanilla planifolia): Grows like climbing vines, producing bean pods and flowers. Vanilla is a natural mood lifter, anxiety reducer, and can help create balance throughout multiple body systems through its calming effect.
Organic Lemon Essential Oil (Citrus limonum): With refreshing and cooling properties, lemon is also known to heal and enhance concentration and focus.
Organic Lime Peel Essential Oil (Citrus aurantifolia): Antibacterial, antiseptic, and can aid in healing a variety of skin ailments including cuts, warts, and oiliness. Also traditionally believed to help cleanse and renew the mind.
Organic Blood Orange Essential Oil (Citrus sinensis): Anti-depressant, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic properties, as well as uplifting and stimulating scent.
Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia): Known for its antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral qualities, tea tree oil is also known for its immune stimulating components. A healing, medicinally powerful oil.
Organic Rosemary Essential Oil (Rosmarinus Officinalis): Stimulate cell renewal, reduces blemishes and redness, and is a lovely anti-inflammatory oil. Also known to enhance mental clarity and alertness.
Organic Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha arvensis): An antimicrobial agent, peppermint oil is also known for its capillary constricting abilities. It has a refreshing, mentally stimulating, energizing scent.