What ingredients do we use?
- Aloe vera
- Avocado oil
- Sea buckthorn
- Jojoba oil
- Coconut oil
- Macadamia oil
- Olive oil
- Shea butter
- Vitamin E
- Sunflower oil
Aloe vera (Aloe Barbadensis)
Aloe vera probably originates from the Arabic Peninsula. Nowadays it can mainly be found in the Mediterranean, Indonesia, the Netherlands Antilles and West India.
Aloe vera calms dry children’s skin and helps to maintain the moisture balance. It’s soothing, healing and a very good moisturizer. It’s also healing and cooling for sun burns.
Avocado oil (Persea Gratissima)
Avocado oil is pressed from the pulp of ripe avocados. It contains many vitamins like vitamin A, B, D and E. Avocado oil also contains carotene, lecithin (light emulsifier) and a natural sunscreen protection of approximately factor 3 to 4.
Avocado oil is calming, soothing and hydrating to the skin. The nourishing and moisturizing properties protect children’s skin from dehydration and chapped skin. It also helps reducing acne and it protects against UV radiation.
Calendula (Calendula Officinalis Extract)
Calendula is a cultivated flower and has already been used for centuries for its positive qualities. The flower originates from Asia and Eastern Europe, but nowadays calendula can hardly be found in the wild. Calendula is an edible plant, the leaves can be used in salads, soups and calming teas.
Calendula helps to heal the skin. It’s soothing and anti-inflammatory properties are ideal to calm children’s skin, especially after sun exposure, sun burn and other burns.
Sea buckthorn (Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Oil)
Sea buckthorn is a fruit: the berries are bright orange and taste very sour. They are rich in beta carotene, vitamin C and omega 7. The vitamin C level in both the berries and the leaves are higher than in oranges and lemons!
Sea buckthorn protects the skin from free radicals and creates healthy, smooth skin and strong, shiny hair. Because of its unique nutrients and antioxidants is a favourite ingredient in both skin- and haircare. For soft children’s skin and shiny hair!
Jojoba oil (Simmondsia Chinensis)
Jojoba oil is pressed from the seeds of the Simmondsia Chinensis (the jojoba bush). This plant originates from the north of Mexico and the south of the United States.
Jojoba oil is unique because it’s actually not an oil at all: it’s a liquid wax. Jojoba oil is a natural antioxidant since it contains a high level of vitamin E. Healthy fatty acids and natural sunscreen protection keep skin healthy. Jojoba oil is very suitable for the sensitive, dry children’s skin. In addition, it’s anti-inflammatory properties are beneficial for those suffering from acne or psoriasis.
Apart from being good for skin, jojoba oil is also good for hair. Itchy scalp and dry hair can be treated by a head massage with jojoba oil.
Coconut oil (Cocos Nucifera Oil)
Coconut oil is a tropical oil. The oil is pressed or extracted from the dried, white pulp of the coconut. Coconut oil is both delicious to eat and to apply to dry children’s skin! It hydrates, protects and heals the skin. It also contains high levels of antioxidants like vitamin E that protect the skin from free radicals.
Macadamia oil (Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil)
Macadamia oil is pressed from the macadamia nut. The oil’s unique composition is very similar to the skin’s own oil. In addition, macadamia oil is highly anti-inflammatory.
Macadamia oil is protective and has a natural sunscreen protection factor 3. The oil is soft and hydrating to the skin and suitable for sensitive, dry children’s skin.
Note: because we use a high amount of active ingredients in all our products, it is possible that those allergic to nuts can react adversely to macadamia oil. Macadamia oil is only used in our Rock My Body body lotion.
Olive oil (Olea Europaea Fruit Oil)
Olive oil is a plant-based oil derived from pressing olives (the fruit of the olive tree). Mankind has been using olive oil for centuries. It is said that the use of olive oil dates back to 4000 BC.
Olive oil is known for its soothing and calming qualities. It’s a rich source of essential fatty acids which help restore natural skin balance. Olive oil is very suitable for children’s skin. It even protects from skin allergies and inflammation. Furthermore, olive oil contains vitamin E, an antioxidant that protects the skin from free radicals.
Shea butter (Butyrospermum Parkii Butter)
Shea butter is harvested from the African shea tree. Africans have used shea butter for centuries, keeping their skin soft and supple. Shea butter softens the skin and protects it from dehydration because of its moisturizing effect. That’s also why it improves skin elasticity. Shea butter contains antioxidants, is hypoallergenic and so/therefore safe for use on children’s sensitive skin.
Vitamin E (Tocopheryl Acetate)
Vitamin E is an antioxidant, guarding the cells from free radicals. It protects the skin from skin damage and skin aging caused by UV radiation, stress, ozone and smog. Vitamin E makes the skin feel soft. In products, it is used as a preservative. The natural form of vitamin E is harvested from plant oils and is sometimes also called alpha tocopherol.
Sunflower oil (Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil)
Sunflower oil is cold-pressed from sunflower seeds. Sunflower oil consists of 64% linoleic acid, 24% oleic acid, 12% fatty acids and is rich in vitamin E.
Sunflower oil is suitable as skin oil, bath oil and is often used in sun protection creams. The essential linoleic acid present in sunflower oil calms the skin and helps maintain the skin’s natural protective layer. Essential for vulnerable children’s skin.