ingredient primer for custom bath, spa and skin care

salts

dead sea salt - has been renown for its therapeutic properties, and people have traveled to soak in these waters for centuries. dead sea salts contains 21 minerals including magnesium, calcium, sulfur, bromide, iodine, sodium, zinc and potassium. these essential minerals naturally occur in our bodies but must be replenished, as they are lost throughout the day. these minerals are known to treat, detoxify, and cleanse our bodies. we begin every salt blend with dead sea salts for the saltiest therapeutic soaking experience.

french grey sea salt - is a plastic-free salt that is harvested from the pristine waters of the brittany region. produced using the ancient method of solar evaporation in a region that is free of pollution and has high evaporation rates. french grey salt is considered one of the purest salts in the world

european spa salt - is harvested from the pristine waters of the mediterranean sea. they are produced using the ancient method of solar evaporation in a region that is free of pollution and has high evaporation rates. european spa salts are also considered one of the purest salts in the world

hawaiian black lava salt - as an all-natural, solar-evaporated, pacific sea salt blended with activated charcoal powder, which is derived from hawaiian coconut shells. black lava salt, combined with activated charcoal is commonly thought to draw out toxins and impurities from the body

himalayan salt - formed over the last 250 million years, it is considered the purest and most beautiful salt in the world. himalayan salt is pink because of the minerals within these underground sea salt deposits that formed when an ancient inland sea slowly evaporated, leaving behind expansive mineral salt deposits. since many of these elements found within each grain of salt naturally occur within us and in the environment, they are easily absorbed and utilized on a cellular level. pink himalayan salt re-mineralizes the body with minerals and trace elements essential to our health and well being.

epsom salt - a pure mineral compound of magnesium sulfate. our epsom salts are premium grade, and can be a wonderful addition to your bath to soothe tired and aching muscles, and help to remove impurities and detox the skin.

dendritic salt - we use a bit of dendritic salt in every blend. dendritic salt is an all natural, high purity, free flowing fine grain salt that has been crystallized to provide greater surface area. dendritic salt doubles the absorption of fragrance or essential oils and retains scent longer than other salts. 

botanicals

kelp - seaweed bathing helps lower body stress and relieve skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema and acne, and the release of toxins.

spirulina - a powerful antioxidant and anti inflammatory that can actually help detox your body of heavy metals, including arsenic

rose petals - besides the lovely scent, rose also contains anti-inflammatory benefits that can help to reduce swelling of the feet and ankles, and it can also work to calm any rosacea or eczema

lavender buds - the calming qualities of lavender can help you relax, and it's anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties can provide natural pain relief for sore and achy feet and joints

charcoal - detoxifying activated charcoal made from coconut shells

matcha tea - benefits include moisturizing, softening and soothing of the skin. matcha baths are said to have antioxidant properties

colloidal oat - used for centuries to soothe dry, itchy skin. its content of unique antioxidant and anti-inflammatory plant chemicals called avenanthramides boost skin health and ability to hold moisture

 

extracts

calendula - a natural oil extracted from marigold flowers (calendula officinalis). often used as a complementary or alternative treatment, calendula extract has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties that might make it useful in healing wounds, soothing eczema, and relieving diaper rash

slippery elm - traditionally used to promote wound healing and soothe burns, when applied topically it works as an emollient that soothes the skin. slippery elm also has anti-inflammatory properties and contains antioxidants, both of which boost skin health

chamomile - helps fade spots, eliminate acne scars and fight breakouts when used topically, due to its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. chamomile extract is a powerhouse of antioxidants and protects the skin from free-radical damage

green tea - promotes DNA repair. green tea contains a powerful antioxidant called EGCG that fights DNA damage from UV rays to prevent skin cancer. that means it's also a potent anti-aging ingredient that combats signs of aging