KEY ACTIVE INGREDIENTS:
Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride (Coconut extract): Emollient (softens the skin)
Vegetable Glycerin (Coconut palm extract): Humectant, hydrating
Paw Paw (Papaya fruit): Rich in enzymes and amino acids
Sunflower Oil: Emollient, skin conditioning agent
Honey: Anti-bacterial, healing, natural humectant.
Natural Beeswax: Emollient, protective barrier
Castor Oil (derived from the seeds of the Ricinus Communis plant): Skin-Conditioning Agent- Occlusive (slows the loss of water from the skin by forming a barrier on the skin’s surface.)
Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol (Coconut derived): Petroleum free emollient
Coconut Oil: Skin-Conditioning Agent- Occlusive (see above definition)
Aloe Vera (Certified organic Aloe Barbadensis juice): Contains over 100 natural amino acids, vitamins, essential minerals, polysaccharides and enzymes. Anti-inflammatory, humectant, hydrates, stimulates collagen production, keratolytic (removes dead skin cells), balances pH, anti-pruritic (relieves itching), astringent (tones skin).
Zinc Oxide: Natural sunscreen properties.
Vitamin E (found in Wheat germ): Humectant, anti-inflammatory, increases epithelisation (healing), increases enzyme activity, prevents free radical damage, reduces UV damage.
Shea Butter (Karite Kernal): Skin conditioning agent- Emollient
Grape Seed Oil (Grape seed extract): Anti-oxidant, emollient, penetrating.
Cocoa Butter: Occlusive (see above definition), Temporarily protects injured or exposed skin from harmful or annoying stimuli and may provide relief to the skin.
Allantoin (Comfrey root extract): Healing and soothing, anti-inflammatory, keratolytic (removes dead skin cells), stimulates new cell growth, humectant, anti-irritant.
Dimethicone: Skin-Conditioning Agent- Occlusive (see above definition)
Vitamin C: Anti-oxidant, aids in absorption of nutrition to the skin.
Vanilla (Vanilla Bean): Natural flavour
Rosemary Extract: Antimicrobial
Grapefruit Seed Extract: Natural Preservative
IS IT SUITABLE FOR SENSITIVE SKIN?
Yes, all skin types, particularly dry, sensitive and chapped skin. Can be used by infants and nursing mothers. However, if irritation occurs discontinue use immediately.
WHAT IF I AM ALLERGIC TO NUTS?
The only NS product with a nut extract is NS-7, which has sweet almond oil extract. All other NS products should be fine to use.
WHAT IF I AM ALLERGIC TO WHEAT/GLUTEN (COELIAC DISEASE)
The NS range has no wheat-derived ingredients and therefore is unlikely to cause any problems with a wheat/gluten allergy. (Excluding NS-21, which has Yeast Poly-Saccharide sugar, derived from wheat).
IS IT VEGAN FRIENDLY?
The only ingredients in NS-7, which would be questioned by Vegans, is the Urea and Allantoin, although these ingredients are found in nature (Allantoin from Comfrey leaves/ Urea found in the body) the NS-7 uses synthesised versions of them.
IS IT SAFE FOR DIABETICS?
Yes the Diabetic Foundation has endorsed it.
IS IT NON COMODOGENIC?
Yes, it will not clog the pores, so is perfect for Acne Prone Sufferers. Does not have any waxes or oils that will clog pores
ARE NS PRODUCTS TESTED ON ANIMALS?