Ideal ointment for an emollient treatment without leaving excessive residual greasiness.
Contains: Shea Butter: it is a precious natural anti-aging ingredient capable of giving the skin compactness and elasticity.
Sunflower oil has an antioxidant activity and makes the skin smooth and silky. Jojoba oil. Witch hazel extract and red vine extract.
Helianthus annuus seed oil: (Sunflower oil) is obtained by extracting the seeds of the Helianthus Annuus plant belonging to the Compositae family, and is an emollient agent. Chemically it is a mixture of mono-di-triglycerides with polyunsaturated and unsaturated fatty acids. It comes in the form of an amber colored liquid which is added in the fat phase of the emulsion. It is mainly composed of triglycerides, where the main fatty acids are linoleic, palmitic, stearic, oleic and linolenic, and also contains lecithin, carotenoids and tocopherols. Like all vegetable oils, sunflower oil is well absorbed by the skin for its eudermic properties and has a moisturizing, nourishing and emollient action. Thanks to its composition, it has an antioxidant activity that protects the body's cells from lipid peroxidation and skin aging by free radicals and reduces the rancidity of the product. In the formulation of cosmetic preparations it gives spreadability and makes the skin smooth and silky. It is also used as a conditioner for shampoos and hair care products. Sunflower oil is generally considered to be a safe ingredient.
Butyrospermum parkii: (shea butter) is a yellow, semi-solid fat of plant origin at room temperature which derives from the Butyrospermum parkii tree belonging to the Saponataceae family. From the seeds it is possible to extract butter, a substance chemically composed of a high fraction of triglycerides (stearic 37%, oleic 49%), responsible for the emollient, moisturizing and regenerating properties of the skin barrier. Thanks to the presence of a high share of unsaponifiable fraction, rich in terpene alcohols (karitene) and in lesser quantities of phytosterols, it is a precious natural anti-wrinkle and anti-aging ingredient for the face and body, capable of giving the skin compactness and elasticity. Shea butter also contains tocopherols (vitamin E), which act as natural antioxidants.
Simmondsia Chinensis Oil: (jojoba oil) is highly absorbable by human skin and very compatible with it, especially since it is believed to be very similar to human sebum. Simmondsia Chinensis Oil is rich in natural antioxidants which make it highly stable to rancidity. It is not irritating on the skin, it is not comedogenic, nor does it induce skin sensitization reactions. It is insoluble in water, but highly soluble in fats.
Cetearyl Alcohol: like all solid fatty alcohols, it is mainly used as a consistency factor in cosmetic formulations, both in A / O and O / A emulsions, where it gives viscosity to the product without weighing it down and improves its smoothness and spreadability on the skin.
Vitis vinifera leaf extract: (red vine extract) is an ingredient used for the formulation of cosmetic products (gels, creams, emulsions) intended for the treatment of couperose and for the protection of sensitive and easily reddened skin.
Decoction: The healing properties of Hamamelis decoction were known to Native Americans, who used it to treat wounds. Against sunburn and eye irritation after long exposure to light. Due to the presence in the leaves and in the tannin bark, it is used in herbal medicine for the preparation of fluid extracts and ointments with decongestant, astringent and hemostatic properties. In cosmetics it is used for emollient lotions for dry skin. healing, against sunburn and its ocular decongestant effect. One of the main properties of this plant is its beneficial effect in the protection of the venous walls that make witch hazel-based products excellent against the skin affected by couperose, useful in the treatment of skin spots, in the treatment of acne, in the prevention of damage caused by free radicals and as an emollient in dry skin. It also has antibiotic properties and is used as an aid in erythema, dysmenorrhea etc.