Cocoa ButterAn emollient so rich in fatty acids, your skin drinks it in. Cocoa Butter helps fight wrinkles, softens, soothes and moisturises skin all at the same time. Used to keep skin soft and supple, it is a natural source of Vitamin E. Cocoa butter is easily absorbed, making it the ultimate moisturizer.Used in products- Baby butter, probiotic deoderant.
Shea butterShea Butter is a deep skin moisturiser that actually slows skin's cellular degeneration while helping skin keep its elasticity and healthy radiance. Used in products-Probiotic deodorant.
Castor Seed Oil
(Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil)An emollient carrier oil with dual moisturising properties. Castor seed oil is readily absorbed by the skin, leaving skin soft and supple whilst providing a protective waterproof coating. It also acts as a humectant, attracting moisture to the skin. Used in products- Lua oil cleanse
Hemp OilHemp seed oil contains anti oxidants, protein, carotene, phytosterols, phospholipids, as well as a number of minerals including calcium, magnesium, sulfur, potassium, iron, zinc, and phosphorus. It also contains all 20 known amino acids, including the nine essential amino acids. Hemp Seed oil also contains Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C, D, and E. Specifically, hemp seed oil has been shown to assist with the following: Eczema, Psoriasis, Acne, Dry skin. Used in products- Dual serum, kawakawa balm.
Coconut OilCoconut oil is rich in fatty acids that rejuvenate skin, keeping it soft and supple.Used in products-Baby butter, Red clover balm.
Jojoba oilJojoba oil helps prevent and reduce wrinkles, promotes new cell growth and makes skin luminous. Containing vitamin A and vitamin E, jojoba oil protects the skin from drying out while smoothing and strengthening the epidermis. It also has excellent emollient properties to soothe and rehydrate the skin without clogging pores. Used in products-Suncare oil, dual serum.
Olive OilEverybody knows how good olive oil is for you on the inside. But it's also one of the few oils that's super-compatible with human skin. Which is lucky because olive oil is loaded with the antioxidants, Vitamin E and polyphenols that help repair cells and neutralize free radicals - the unstable molecules created by environmental stresses like pollution, smoking and overexposure to the sun. These molecules damage healthy skin, making it age faster. And while olive oil is protecting your skin it's also stimulating, healing, moisturizing, toning and firming it. Used in products- Tupakihi muscle balm
Avocado OilOil from this green fruit is an excellent skin emollient with high levels of vitamins A, B, C, D E and K, and floods the skin with moisture. This helps relieve dry skin, making it beautifully dewy and supple.suncare facial oil, Red clover balm, Baby butter
Argan oilPacked full of Vitamin E and Omega 3, 6 and 9, amazing healing, antioxidant and moisturising properties that combat problem skin and fight free radicals, whilst nourishing and hydrating skin and hair. Lua Hunter Beard oil, hair oil
Meadowfoam oilMeadowfoam seed oil is extracted from the seeds of the delicate white and yellow flowers of the meadowfoam plant. This nourishing oil has amazing antioxidant properties, forming a natural barrier to lock in moisture. It also helps to reduce the appearance of lines, scars and rough areas.Used in products-suncare oil
Raspberry seed oilRaspberry seed oil is another potent antioxidant, loaded with Vitamins A and E which reduces skin damage and mops up free radicals that contribute to aging skin. Raspberry oil also provides essential Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. And it’s packed with Vitamin A to stimulate cell repair and prevents sun damage. Used in products: suncare oil,Dual serum
St John's wort oilPotent antioxidant properties used to tone, strengthen and heal. An amazing beneficial herb for skin. Used in products- sun care oil
Almond oilAn especially mild oil that does not irritate skin. Makes skin smooth and healthy. Used in products- Tupakihi muscle balm. Kawakawa balm,baby butter, Red clover balm,
Sunflower seed oilHigh in vitamins A, B, D & E, minerals, lecithin and unsaturated fatty acids. It’s deeply nourishing and conditioning for the skin and is highly recommended for treating dry, weathered, aged and damaged skin.
Sea buckthorn oilThe fruit of this plant contains malic and acetic acids (AHA-like ingredients that give the fruit an astringent, acidic taste) as well as beneficial compounds known as flavonoids, plus fatty acids. Sea buckthorn is a rich source of vitamin C. Used in products- suncare oil
Orange flower waterOrange flower water helps hydrate, soothe and tone the skin. It also has aromatherapy properties to help with relaxation. Used in products- Dual serum, Hydrating mist and toner Sclerotium gum Sclerotium Gum is a polysaccharide produced through the fermentation of glucose by the probiotic Sclerotium rolfsii into a polysaccharide. Sclerotium Gum is a natural gum which is used in gels and lotions because of its skin smoothing and soothing properties. Used in products:Dual serum
Hyaluronic acidA Moisturizing agent Derived from lactic acid fermentation in wheat, this hydrating wonder ingredient has an ability to hold many times its own weight in moisture. Hyaluronic acid hydrates and helps rejuvenate skin while ‘plumping’ and smoothing fine lines and wrinkles.Used in products: Dual serum
Vitamin EPossesses natural anti-oxidant capabilities to protect fat in membranes around cells from damage by oxygen Natural vitamin E and related tocopherols derived from plant oils, especially wheat and red palm fruit has antioxidant effects and helps to support the stability of other natural plant oils. Used in products: Complete Lua & Dom range, suncare oil
Vegetable glycerinAlso known as glycerol is a sweet, syrupy clear liquid. It is an emollient (skin softener) and humectant (draws water to itself to hold water in creams and lotions). We use glycerin made from vegetable source. Used in products: Dual serum,
Witch hazelIt soothes and is a great astringent used for toning and healing.Used in products: Hydrating mist and toner.
Caprylic acidNatural emollient derived from coconut used as a dispersing agent and carrier for active ingredients. Used in products- Suncare oil Benzyl alcohol Is a naturally occurring essential oil component with antimicrobial properties.
Beeswax (Cera Alba)A natural wax made by bees, beeswax has an open structure so provides a breathable barrier to skin, helping prevent moisture loss. Beeswax also gives texture to creams and balms. Used in products- Tupakihi muscle balm, kawakawa balm,Red clover balm
In skincare products, amino acids act as water-binding agents, and some have antioxidant properties. Amino acids can be combined with other ingredients that have skin-restorative ability to work in unison to fight signs of aging and pigmentation. Used in products- Dual serum
Phepatighta highly purified biotechnologically produced extract from the microalgae Nannochloropsis oculata combined with a well balanced fraction of polysaccharides. It functions as a skin tightener which provides immediate tightening to the skin. It has been shown to protect human fibroblasts from oxidative stress, simultaneously increasing the formation of collagen-l thereby promoting a long term tightening effect through the strengthening of the skin's connective tissue. Used in products: Dual serum
Mandarin essential oilCold pressed from mandarins, it is antiseptic, fortifying and toning. Chamomile essential oil/flowers It soothes and reduces inflammation. promotes skin regeneration, and replenishes skin's natural moisture. Used in products:Baby oil,Itch relief cream, Red Clover balm
Calendula oilanti-inflammatory and regenerative properties, Calendula helps heal and soothe irritated skin.used in products: Red clover balm, Itch relief cream,suncare facial oil (infused in capric acid), Patchouli essential oil known for its uplifting and clarifying aromatherapy, used in skin products for superb skin rejuvenation and healing. It is also anti inflammatory, healing and soothing. Used in Products: with a combination of other essential oils in Lua Hunter
Camphor essential oilA Powerful antiseptic and inhalant, soothes rheumatic/ muscle pain improves circulation calms skin and reduces redness. Used in products: Tupakihi muscle Balm
Frankincense essential oil
A warm and woody natural fragrance with astringent, rejuvenating and healing properties. Tonic and restorative for older skins. Used in Products: with a combination of other essential oils in Lua Hunter.