This organically grown Helichrysum from Albania has a deep and warm spicy aroma. Helichrysum is highly regenerative and reparative. It supports the synthesis of the skin's collagen count, contributing to the reduction of wrinkles. It is known as Immortelle or Everlasting. It is one of the most highly sought out oils in the world for skin repair and considered a delicacy. It certainly justifies its cost.
It is a potent oil for acne, eczema, psoriasis, scar tissue, wounds, and radiation burns. Helichrysum significantly enhances skin health and vitality. As an essential oil it is uplifting and grounding and been effective for depression.
Rosehip seed oil
Long known for its powerful antioxidant qualities, Rosehip oil contains Vitamin C, Linoleic acid (Omega 6), Oleic acid (Omega 9), Lycopene, Beta-carotene and Retinol (Vitamin A).
Rosehip oil helps to delay skin aging, and aids in cell regeneration; it promotes collagen and increased elastin levels. It has remarkable skin rejuvenating properties, effective against skin pigmentation, sun damage and aging skin.
Rich in fatty acids and other natural compounds, it is known as a powerful natural skin medicine and cosmetic in its native Morocco. Argan oil has been a staple in the maintenance and nourishment of healthy skin amidst harsh conditions for centuries.
Due to it’s high content of fatty acids and vitamin E it is excellent as a skin moisturizer and helps prevents dry skin, acne, signs of aging, and stretch marks.
Astaplancton/Astaxanthin is a more powerful anti-oxidant than both Vitamin C and Vitamin E. A new panacea for skincare!
Antioxidants combat and destroy free radicals, slowing the aging process and preserving healthy cells.
Astaplancton/Astaxanthin has been proven in clinical studies to be 6,000 times more potent than Vitamin C and has 550 times stronger antioxidant power than Vitamin E! It helps protect against UV (sun) damage, increases skin elasticity, and helps sustain the moisture of skin. There have been a number of studies about Astaplancton/Astaxanthin's skin benefits using oral supplement, topical application, or the combination. These studies have shown a substantial improvement (between 35 to 59 percent) in wrinkle reduction, skin smoothness, hydration, and elasticity over a period of two to twelve weeks. Astaplancton/Astaxanthinis definitely a new potential and promising skin anti-aging nutrient that we are proud to introduce to our Modicum community!
Rose Damascus Essential Oil
The Essential Oil of Rose is extracted by steam distillation. Studies have shown that Rose Oil can be helpful in repairing broken capillaries and helpful in treating eczema.
Rose Damascena can improve skin tone, reduce inflammation and redness.
MSM is a targeted food supplement, specifically formulated to boost collagen & keratin production while nutritionally supporting the condition of skin, hair and nails. Also a fabulous anti-inflammatory and helps detox the skin cells. Also known as The Beauty Mineral, it feeds the skin from inside with the most bio-available form of sulphur.
It improves healthy collagen and keratin production, reduces the signs of premature aging and maintains a healthy, youthful complexion. MSM has powerful detoxifying and anti-inflammatory benefits, strengthens the skin's support matrix and helps combat the symptoms of conditions such as eczema, acne and psoriasis. Visibly improves skin, hair and nail condition.
Sea buckthorn berry oil
Sea Buckthorn berry oil provides a rich supply of Omega 7 (30-35%), vitamins E and A, and the presence of the legendary SOD (superoxide dismutase), among other valuable nutrients, make this sea buckthorn berry oil invaluable for your health and beauty routine.
Omega 7 is hailed as a special nutrient that may protect, replenish, moisten and restore the skin and mucus membranes that line the digestive and urogenital tracts. The synergistic effect of the above nutrients with hundreds of others, makes sea buckthorn berry oil a very effective beauty and age-defying product that is good for skin, gastrointestinal and urinary health, as well as hair and nails.
Vitamin E – Tocopherol
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant that is essential for the maintenance of healthy skin. Topical application can also supply the skin with vitamin E and may provide specific vitamin E forms that are not available from the diet.
As an antioxidant, vitamin E primarily reacts with reactive oxygen species. In addition, vitamin E can also absorb the energy from ultraviolet (UV) light. Thus, it plays important roles in photo-protection, preventing UV-induced free radical damage to skin. Vitamin E may also have related anti-inflammatory roles in the skin.
Apricot Kernel Oil
Organic apricot kernel oil is rich in gamma linoleic acid, or GLA, which comes from essential fatty acid omega-6. The GLA content in apricot kernel oil helps skin to maintain moisture balance.
GLA also plays a role in firming and toning your skin, according to Close. Additionally, organic apricot kernel oil contains vitamin A and E, which soothe the skin and slow signs of aging. The nourishing properties of apricot kernel seed oil have an anti-inflammatory effect and may soothe minor skin conditions such as eczema. Consult your doctor about your skin conditions before using apricot kernel oil.
Squalane is a botanical lipid that is same molecular structure and weight to human lipids. Squalane production in the skin drops off around the age of 25. It is a natural component of human sebum and has emollient properties that soften and soothe skin.
It adds a layer of oil on the skin that helps to slow water loss and keep skin soft and supple. It also helps prevent age spots, uv damage to the skin, and reduce the appearance of wrinkles
Pumpkin Seed Oil
Pumpkin seed oil is one of the most nutritional oils available, and is an excellent source of essential fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, and sterols.
It contains Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids, which are known to promote energy levels, brain function, and overall health and vitality. It also contains vitamins A and C, zinc, and other trace minerals and vitamins. Historically, pumpkin seeds (either the whole seeds or the pressed oil) have been used all around the whole for healing purposes.
Avocado seed oil
This ultra-rich organic oil is a delightful treasure containing high amounts of Vitamin A, B1, B2, D, and E. It also contains amino acids, sterols, pantothenic acid, lecithin, and other essential fatty acids.
Highly prized to those with skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, and other skin ailments
Camellia seed oil
Camellia oil has outstanding moisture and emollient properties and it is one of the lightest and fast absorbent plant oils. It penetrates skin as fast as water, leaving it supple and hydrated. The oil contains mono-saturated essential fatty acids and very high in oleic acid (Omega 9 fatty acid). Camellia oil contains vitamins, A, B, and E and one of the most precious constituent for skin such as phytosqualene.
Squalene is a natural component of human sebum. With age the deficiency of squalene results in dry skin, premature aging and wrinkles. So application of just a few drops of camellia seed oil replenishes this deficiency, protecting, nourishing and moisturizing skin.
Birch Tree Water
Birch water is touted for replenishing the skin and protecting the skin cells. The sap can be used as a wash to improve skin texture and relieve skin problems such as eczema and acne.
“Birch water rejuvenates and also protects skin cells from oxidative stress, including Ultra Violet rays, environmental pollution, and consequences caused by inflammation," read researcher Dr. Janis Ancans’ recent study
Traditionally, people not only used to drink birch water but also used to spread it directly on the face as a wash. Birch water is believed to improve skin elasticity and protects skin from external stress such as pollution.