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Indian Fig Extract

Indian Fig ExtractIndian Figs (Ficus carica) are native to the Mediterranean and Asia. Figs are grown on the ficus carica tree, part of the Mulberry Family. The fruits are an important dietary item, and are a rich source of minerals, nutrients and fiber. Used medicinally and topically since biblical times.

Its extracts and juice are beneficial as a wound healer, and treatment for warts, and acne lesions. Its high anti-oxidant levels, and Vitamin C content help fight free radical damage, and assist as an anti-aging treatment, helping prevent or lessen fine lines, wrinkles and loss of firmness.

The high anti-oxidant content of figs in the form of phenols, make them of a superior quality, compared to other common fruit based AO’s derived from vitamin C and E only sources. They help brighten skin, lighten age spots, and can help prevent UV damage.

The calcium component in Indian figs contributes to collagen formation in the skin, which help sin maintain firmness, and smoothness.

Dark Chocolate Extract

Dark Chocolate ExtractThe source of Chocolate is the Theobroma cacao tree native to Central and South America.

Dark chocolate extracts (Cacao extract) have been shown to improve blood flow to the skin, improve skin hydration, decrease skin roughness, and lessen skin inflammation and redness.

Its high anti-oxidant level makes this a skin beneficial “Superfruit”. The cocoa flavinoids within chocolate are anti-oxidant components. Flavinoids help improve the look and health of skin. Providing UV protection, reducing stress hormones, which can lessen lines and wrinkles in the skin. Skin hydration and thickness are also improved. Dark chocolate in a highly concentrated extract is the best source of these flavinoids and is the source used within the Tampa bay Tan product line

Blueberry Extract

Blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosumare) a power house super fruit, that can benefit the body, and skin health in a variety of ways. The indigo colored fruit are native to North American, and are cultivated on bushy shrubs.

Their many vitamins and nutrients along with the anti-oxidant punch can assist in treatment of acne, splotchy skin, and broken capillaries.

The anti-oxidants in this sweet fruit can ease or eliminate inflammation and redness, and help normalize skins oil production. The high anti-oxidant level help protect skin from premature aging, as well as mitigate damage from environmental sources. (Pollution, UV, poor diet, stress)

The fruit extracts help soften dry skin, and slow down the process of elastin and collagen breakdown, often associated with aged skin. The components in this fruit can help strengthen and rebuild the skins protective barrier, which lessens skin moisture loss, and helps prevent aged skin.

Goji Berry Extract

Goji Berry ExtractGoji Berrys (Lycium barbarum) also known as wolf berries, Chinese wolfberries, or Tibetan goji have a long traditional use in Chinese medicine. This rare fruit, which grows on woody shrubs, ripen quickly, and spoil very easily, making harvesting and storage difficult.

They are common in Northern China where they are eaten daily in regions that are known for the long life spans of the local inhabitants. Many living into the 100’s, while maintaining high quality or life and vitality and positive health even in their twilight years.

Goji fruit have many beneficial applications in traditional medicine, and are another powerful anti-oxidant packed “Super Fruit”. Antioxidants help protect cellular tissues, including cell DNA (the internal makeup of all living cells) from damage caused by our environment and stresses, that can cause premature cell death, cell mutations, and degenerative diseases associated with aging.

Their high level of beta-carotene (a pigment found in many fruits and vegetables) helps promote healthy skin. They are an excellent source of vitamin C, which is necessarily for skin health and collagen and elastin regeneration (skins supportive structures)

The fatty acids contained in these tender berries can stimulate new collagen production and help skin retain moisture, all keys to young skin appearance.

Goji berries contain many beneficial minerals, such as zinc, copper, selenium, and manganese, all of which are beneficial to over all skin health and help promote glowing younger looking skin.

Zinc

Zinc ExtractsZinc (Zinc Sulfate) is a natural mineral based metal salt.

Zinc is used in almost every body cell, and is considered an essential mineral for good health. Zinc speeds the process of wound healing and can prevent scars. It helps the body process the essential fatty acids which the skin needs for healing and regeneration.

Zinc application to the skin can treat and decrease skin inflammation and irritation, especially that caused by acne. It helps prevent bacteria growth on the skin surface, and is antiseptic.

Its antiseptic action helps it shrink and tighten body tissues, including enlarged facial pores.

It is used to treat rashes, irritations, blisters and insect bites.

Used widely in a range of cosmetic preparations for is skin beneficial effects.

Yerba Mate

Yerba Mate Extract

Yerba Mate Extracts (Ilex Paraguariensis) anti-oxidant rich quality makes this an ideal skin care additive. Ant-inflammatory, anti-aging, and anticarcinogenic are all attributes that describe this holly like evergreen tree, native to Brazil and Paragual.

More nutritious then green tea containing a range of beneficial vitamins, amino acids, and minerals. This stimulating tea can be added to body care products, and Airbrush tanning solutions.

 

Yeast

Yeast Extract

Yeast Extract (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) Yeast is usually recognized as the “magic” that makes bread rise, and ferments Beers and Wines. Extracts from Yeast are an excellent humectant, reduces hyperpigmentation, is rich in B vitamins and amino acids and helps heal and sooth blemished skin.

They can help improve skin function, and regulate cellular metabolism.

 

Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel Extract

Witch Hazel Extract (Hamamelis virginiana) is a natural astringent distilled from the bark and leaves of the Witch Hazel tree. Used to treat skin irritations, inflammation, insect bites and burns.

Our extract leads in quality for its abundant Witch Hazel content, having gone through double distillation.

 

Walnut Shell

Walnut Shell Extract

Walnut Shell Extract (Juglans Regia) is from the sticky coating of the outermost shell hull. The Walnut tree is native to North America. It is a common east Asia remedy for treatments of coughs and respiratory illness.

It is beneficial for treating various skin disorders and infections. Bakers use this extract as a food additive to provide a nutty flavor to baked good.

Its is an astringent product with a skin tightening effect.

 

Seaweed

Seaweed Extract

Seaweed extracts are skin soothing and protecting. These special blends of herbal extracts from the sea consist of variations of the following: Bladderwrack, Carragahenin, Fucus, Iodides, Laminaria.

Rich in trace minerals that cleanse, refresh and nourish the skin. Oxygenates the skin. A benificial additive to body care products.