SERENITY NIGHT BALM / Renew. Hydrate. Calm. All skin.
- SKIN TYPE
- FRAGRANCE PROFILE
- ACTIVE INGREDIENTS (INCI) + PROVENANCE
A serene, sun-infused composition of biodynamic, organic and wildcrafted botanicals, mindfully selected for their deeply calming, nocturnal sleep promoting, moisturising, detoxifying and line-smoothing properties.
WHY JOHANNA CHOSE THESE INGREDIENTS
Interestingly, combinations of various antioxidants have been found to have synergistic effects, creating formulations that are more powerful and beneficial than individual compounds used alone. Which is why we us whole plant extracts, orchestrating a broad spectrum of anti-oxidants and nutrients to create deeply complex compositions with wholesome performance so that our skin may be balanced, healthy and radiant at all stages of our lives.
The below list is for education purpose only.
Stimulates new cell growth.
Guards against free radical damage.
Maintains moisture balance and elasticity.
The non-invasive, low temperatures of sun-infusion allow us to use extra virgin, antioxidant-rich and Vitamin E loaded Olive oil without destroying its heat sensitive vital nutrients. High levels of naturaly emollient Squalene provide a natural UV barrier and SPF booster, prevent transdermal water loss, reduce redness and calm irritation. Antioxidant Polyphenols, phytosterols and Vitamin E protect the skin from ultraviolet radiation and enhance skin cell regeneration, improving tone and elasticity. Hydroxytyrosol, a rather rare compound found in Olive oil combats free radical damage and prevents photo aging.
Prevents UV induced damage.
Boosts the skin's natural biological defence.
Activates wound healing and collagen production.
The world’s oldest known medicinal plant supports the skin’s natural regenerative activities and kick-starts all other ingredients into play. It's anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds Apigenin, Quercetin, Rutin and naturally occurring Provitamin A Carotenoids has shown to absorb free radicals, protect from of UV damage, deflect environmental stressors, rebalance unstable skin barriers, moisturise element beaten skin, improve elasticity, and boost our largest organ's natural defence.
Effectively softens the skin.
Soothes sensitive and allergy-prone skin.
Powerful regenerative properties.
Naturally occurring Allantoin softens the skin and facilitates rapid cell renewal. Bioflavonoids like Apigenin, Luteolin, Quercetin, Kaempferol and volatile compounds Matricin, Chamazulene and Bisabolol have been shown to penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin, soothing inflammation, speeding up wound healing, reverse UV induced damage, improve moisture content and help absorb other active ingredients more effectively.
Neutralises free radicals.
Stimulates cell regeneration
Protects from environmental stressors
Helps soothe sensitive skin and neutralise free radicals that cause premature aging and stimulates formation of new tissue.
Promotes the skin's natural production of hyaluronic acid.
Locks in Moisture.
Soothing cracked, element beaten skin.
Propolis-rich, organic, unbleached beeswax is purifying, anti-allergenic, antibacterial and rich in vitamin A important to aid cell regeneration. As a natural ‘humectant’ it actively attracts water molecules, helping to keep skin hydrated and dewy.
Soothes irritated, sensitive skin.
Reduces anxiety and emotional stress, improves sleep, restores skin complexion and reduce acne, loaded with antioxidants that counter photo aging, alleviates headache, helps improve skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.
ST JOHNS WORT EXTRACT
Balances the body's circadian rhythm.
Traditional wound healer.
Helps with insomnia, lifts depression.
This age old healing herb contains substantial amounts of Melatonin which is known to help regulate the body's internal clock, our circadian rhythm .The active component Hypericin increases capillary blood flow and inhibits the breakdown of neurotransmitters in the brain, thus increasing theta waves in the brain which may improve perception and clarify thinking processes properties. It is a widely known alternative anti-depressant, and traditionally used in the European Winter months, when mood elevating sunshine is low, Vitamin D levels are depleted, and there is a propensity for melancholia. Rich in Flavonoids, Procyanidins, Pseudohypericins and Tannins which can help speed the healing of wounds, rashes and sores, prevent breakdown of collagen, provide elemental protection and reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
MILK THISTLE SEED OIL*
Supports the immune system.
Aids oxidative stress recovery.
Strong detox capacity.
A traditional liver supporting remedy, this beautiful oil contains Silymarin, the unique flavonoid compound found only in the seeds of Milk Thistle has shown to prevent UVB-induced immune suppression and help skin recover from sun exposure and oxidative stress. In our SERENITY NIGHT BALM, it helps the body to expel toxins accumulated during the day, a process our liver undergoes every night, so we may wake refreshed and renewed.
DESERT DATE SEED OIL*
Offers antioxidant activity.
Desert Date Oil is easily absorbed, improves skin elasticity and tone, leaves skin luminous, hydrated, and silky soft, is non-comedogenic, very rich in antioxidants and unsaturated fatty acids, may help in healing scars and alleviating skin irritated by acne, sunburn and rashes. The oils has excellent anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties and is truly one of the ancient treasures.
EVENING PRIMROSE SEED OIL*
Stimulate cell generation.
The flower awakens to the darkness and remains open through the night, scenting night gardens with it's tranquility-instilling fragrance.The seeds oil contains essential fatty acids gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) an essential fatty acid that the body does not manufacture, and linoleic acid (LA). Both GLA and LA are said to aid in the reduction of pain and inflammation and has been used in German folk remedies to stimulate cell generation, liver detoxification, and infuse the skin with new radiance overnight. Medicinally, it is often used in treating forms of dermatitis (i.e. eczema), breast pain resulting from PMS (premenstrual syndrome), menstrual cramps, hot flushes, high blood pressure and cholesterol, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
BLACK SESAME SEED OIL
Neutralises free radicals
Replenishes Vitamin E
Following Ayurvedic tradition, we use Sesame oil, which has shown to naturally resist 30% of UV rays, to make our sun-infused Amla Fruit extract. In Aurvedic tradition, one of the fundamental daily rituals is a massage with Sesame oil to replace the lost vitamin E from regular sun exposure.
Helps increase oxygen flow.
Strong anti-oxidative properties.
Saffron’s chemistry truly is of otherworldly complexity, and features in all our compositions as part of our luxurious Sacred Trinity Philtre. The world’s most expensive, most charismatic spice contains over 150 volatile and aroma-yielding compounds - a biochemical symphony with epic skin-supportive properties. Saffron can help increase oxygen flow important for vital skin tissue and healthy disease-resistant cells. It contains antioxidant carotenoids crocin and crocetin, which have strong antioxidative, cellular and neuro-protective properties.
MYRRH EXTRACT + ESSENTIAL OIL*
An essential ingredient in our Harmonising Sacred Trinity, that charges all our compositions. We use sun-infused extract of sustainably harvested, fragrant resin tears, plus the resin’s steam distilled essence, to gain a rounded spectrum of biological benefits from this ancient of ancient natural compounds. One of the oldest skin rejuvenators and wound healers around, Myrrh helps activate the immune system, stimulate cell generation, protect skin from the elements and fade dark spots. Energetically, Myrrh aids meditation, helps purifies and lifts the spirit, calms tension, cleanses the mind and opens the passage of consciousness into a higher world.
FRANKINCENSE FREREANA EXTRACT + ESSENTIAL OILS*
Comforts the soul, lifts anxiety.
Astringents tone and firm.
Stimulates cell repair and balances pigmentation.
An essential ingredient in our Harmonising Sacred Trinity, that charges all our compositions. We use sun-infused extract of sustainably harvested, fragrant resin tears, plus the resin’s steam distilled essence, to gain a rounded spectrum of biological benefits from this ancient of ancient natural compounds. High levels of boswellic acid in Omani Frankincense Sacra resin, regarded as the world’s rarest essence, tone and firm the skin, restore elasticity and repair elemental damage. Frankincense Carteri is high in alpha pinene and other monoterpenes, making it a great immune support and boswellic acid helps stimulate cell repair, fade lines and reduce wrinkles. Frankincense Frereana is high in chemical compounds pinene, thujene and cymene, powerful anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antispasmodic, and analgesic properties that help soothe skin inflammation. Frankincense generally Improves blood circulation, prevents collagen degradation and reduces stretch marks. Energetically, Frankincense realigns our self, comforts the soul, enhances mental functions and lifts anxiety
24 KARAT GOLD"
Receives sun energy and grounds intentions
Boosts collagen integrity.
An essential ingredient in our Harmonising Sacred Trinity, that charges all our compositions. We make our own potentiated, sun-infused non Nano Gold concentrate, rhythmically activated to energise the metal. Helps cell proliferation and stimulates elastin production, thus slowing down collagen depletion. Energetically, Gold holds the vibration of the sun, radiates warmth, grounds our intentions, anchors our self and opens the heart chakra. Our Gold is Non-Nano, and comes from a certified cosmetic supplier in Germany.
SPIKENARD ESSENTIAL OIL*
Alleviates dry, itchy skin.
Stimulates cell proliferation.
Helps with insomnia.
Spikenard grows in the Himalayas at altitudes of about 10,000 feet. Strongly antifunfal, antibacterial, highly anti-inflammatory and mildly sedative, it eases itching, alleviates dry patches, stops bacterial growth on the skin, stimulates cell generation, soothes conditions like dermatitis, psoriasis and infections, acts as a natural coolant, calms the mind, helps with insomnia and promotes restful sleep. A natural hypotensive, it lowers blood pressure, boosts the immune system and blood circulation.
NEROLI ESSENTIAL OIL*
Rejuvenates dull skin.
Relaxes the mind.
Neroli is very gentle and non-irritating, soothes sensitive skin, refreshes tired tissue, and minimises the appearance of pores. It can diminish dark circles under the eyes, so rub your hands over your skin once finished massaging your body. In Ayurvedic medicine Neroli is used to treat aging skin, anxiety, insomnia and PMS.
Composed not just to soothe your skin, rejuvenate drawn faces, calm the skin, help fade the signs of aging and support our body's nocturnal detox-activities, but also to create a protective aura around us while we sleep, lay the mind to rest, comfort our heart space, help recharge our soul overnight and connect us to the spiritual being we are.
For women and men of all skin types. All ages. Normal, dry, oily skin. Benefits dull, drawn, toxin-overloaded skin. All ages.
Gently massage a very small amount all over your damp, clean face every night, using your ring fingers. Your ring fingers have the lightest touch of all your digits and won’t pull your skin. The composition is richly emollient and silky, absorbs quickly and will form an ever so light moisture retaining layer on your skin. We recommend using our oil for a few weeks exclusively to harness it’s potency and gently transition your skin into it’s new, natural and healthy state.
Deeply calming pine forest carried on delicate honey notes from the sun-infused Chamomile, woven with late summer sweet Lavender and an ever so light toasted nut hit from the desert date seed oil dancing with bittersweet, heavy with balmy night air orange blossom.
CALENDULA EXTRACT* / Calendula Officinalis. Sun-infused flower extract in Olive Oil**. Tasmania, Australia.
VANILLA EXTRACT* / Vanilla planifolia. Sun-infused pod extract in Olive Oil**. Daintree, Australia.
OLIVE OIL**/ Olea Europaea. Cold pressed. Extra Virgin. Unrefined. Victoria, Australia
CHAMOMILE EXTRACT* / Matricaria. Recutita. Sun-infused flower extract in Olive Oil**. Tasmania, Australia.
LAVENDER EXTRACT* / Lavandula Angustifolia. Sun-infused flower extract in Olive Oil**. Tasmania, Australia
ST JOHNS WORT EXTRACT ^ / Hypericum Perforatum. Sun-infused flower extract in Olive Oil**. Snowy Mountains, Australia.
MILK THISTLE OIL* / Silybum Marianum. Cold pressed. USA.
DESERT DATE SEED OIL* (Dattier du Desert) / Balanites Aegyptiaca. Cold pressed. Egypt.
EVENING PRIMROSE SEED OIL* (Oenothera Biennis. Cold Pressed.Australia.
BLACK SESAME SEED OIL* / Sesamum Indicum. Cold Pressed. India
SPIKENARD ESSENTIAL OIL* / Nardostachys Jatamansia. Steam distilled. Nepal.
NEROLI ESSENTIAL OIL* / Citrus Aurantium. Steam distilled. Egypt.
SAFFRON* / Crocus Sativus. Sun-infused stigma extract in Olive Oil**. Australia.
HARMONISING CHARGE 'SACRED TRINITY BLEND'
FRANKINCENSE FREREANA*/ Boswellia Frereana. Sun-infused resin extract in Olive oil**/steam distilled essential oil. Somalia.
FRANKINCENSE SACRA^ / 'White 'Royal Horaji' Boswellia Sacra.Sun-infused resin extract in Olive oil** + steam distilled essential oil. Oman.
FRANKINCENSE CARTERII^ / Boswellia Carterii. Steam distilled essential oil. Somalia.
MYRRH*/ Commiphora Myrrha.
Sun-infused resin extract in Olive oil**/steam distilled essential oil. Somalia
‘OMUMBIRI’ NAMIBIAN MYRRH^ /Commiphora Wildii. Sun-infused resin + steam distilled essential oil. Namibia.
24 KARAT GOLD'/ Aurum. Non-Nano. Germany.
*Organic/certified organic/Non-GMO **certified Demeter biodynamic ^wildcrafted/chemical-free/Non-GMO "Non-nano/certified cosmetic.
Presented in patented UVA light filtering glass bottles with gold foil printed recycled paper label. Stitched into hand-embossed black linen paper sleeves. Following ancient apothecary tradition, our bottles are purified with Myrrh + Frankincense smoke prior to filling to boost longevity of the composition and to bestow genius of spirit.