The avocado contains numerous potent fatty acids, as well as nutrients whose properties helps prevent oxidation. Low in carbohydrates and rich in good lipids (omega-3), it has calming properties in stressful times. It’s oil has a high concentration of Palmolive acid, whose emollient and hydrating benefits are felt deep within the skin, and of oléicole acid (omega-9), which helps with scarring. Avocado oil also contains phytosterols which minimize the damage caused by ultraviolet light from exposure to the sun. It is particularly potent on mature or suntanned skin.
The flesh of the cucumber is mostly water, but also contains ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and caffeic acid, both of which help soothe skin irritations and reduce swelling–these acids prevent water retention, which may explain why cucumbers applied topically are often helpful for swollen eyes, burns and dermatitis.
Coconut oil is made up of close to 50% Laurie acid, a decongestant and antiparasitic fatty acid, this oil is especially well absorbed by the skin and hair.
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble, essential nutrient with anti-inflammatory properties. Bit E helps support the immune system, cell function and skin health. It’s an antioxidant.
Peppermint Oil for Skin Care. Peppermint oil has soothing and cooling abilities that freshen the skin. It also has properties that facilitate oil secretion, making it an effective component against acne.
Ingredients: Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Stearate, Sucrose, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Laurate, Sorbitol, Sodium Laurel Sulfate, Silica, Titanium Dioxide, Steric Acid, Sodium Chloride, Laurie Acid, Persia Gartissima Oil (Avocado), Cucumis Sativus Oil (Cucumber), Pentasodium Pentetate, Tetrasodium Etidronate, Green Tea Leaves, Coconut Oil, Vitamin E, Peppermint Oil.