lymphatic phytopower sea cleanser and masque
replenish and repair
transform the texture and tone of the skin through the regenerative powers of vitamin-rich marine plants, arctic white peat, organic mushrooms and sun-filled berries for a complete therapeutic experience. gently cleanse using a blend of aloe and sea algae that balances and repairs environmentally damaged skin. applied as a masque, it delivers a surge of moisture that replenishes the skin while reducing the appearance of fine lines. the whole essential oil of juniper berry gently plumps the complexion and conditions the skin, to reduce inflammation, puffiness and signs of acne and eczema. beta-glucans in certified organic reishi, chaga and maitake mushrooms encourage collagen production and rid the body of excess fluids and toxins. maitake mushrooms increase the recovery of stressed skin and stimulate blood flow with a boost of hydration. one of the most powerful essential oils, helichrysum is known to heal and repair damaged skin, awakening a newfound radiance.
self-care: cleanse the skin with this gentle, non-foaming cleansing lotion. profoundly nourishing, repairs dry and damaged skin and provides a boost of essential moisture. as a facial masque, cover skin completely with a thin layer of this lightweight concentration to repair, improve texture and reduce redness and inflammation. an instant fix that restores skin to radiant health.
tip: for complete repair and a surge of moisture, leave on as a light masque overnight. remove the masque in the morning with a warm cloth, then follow with the essential omega fresh berry-oil serum and arctic berry cloud milk cream.
skin type: best suited for normal, and dry mature skin. reduces the effects of hormonal shifts that impact the skin. cleanse daily and apply as a 5-minute masque twice a week, as an overnight masque weekly.
origin: cultivated through the ages for its value in natural medicine, chaga, reishi and maitake mushrooms contain powerful phytochemicals, vitamins and minerals clinically proven to boost the immune system. the wild chaga mushroom that populates the birch trees of finland contains are medically effective in protecting cellular dna from damaging free radicals.
"mushrooms need antibacterial and anti-fungal compounds to survive in their natural environment, therefore it is not surprising that antimicrobial compounds could be isolated from many mushrooms and that they could be of benefit for humans. we found that whole extracts of this mushroom inhibit the growth of microorganisms responsible for skin problems. some polysaccharides from mushrooms are able to stimulate the non-specific immune system and to exert anti-tumor activity through the stimulation of the host's defense mechanism. although extracts of many mushrooms can stimulate the immune system, some suppress immune responses." - the pharmacological potential of mushrooms, evidence based complement alternate medicine, us national library of medicine national institutes of health.
"a number of b-glucans from mushrooms, have shown marked anticarcinogenic activity. in addition to having an immunity-stimulating effect, beta-glucans in mushrooms participate in processes related to the metabolism of fats in the human body. their application results in a decrease in the total cholesterol content in blood."- beta-glucans in higher fungi and their health effects, u.s. national library of medicine national institutes of health.
algae extract, aloe vera gel, benzyl alcohol (and) dehydroacetic acid, chaga, reishi and maitake, grapefruit seed extract, helichrysum oil, juniper berry oil, lemon oil, pink grapefruit oil, tangerine oil, vegetable glycerin, vegetable-derived emulsifying wax, water, white peat extract