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why we love time! 

we love time. 

elementary body is  proud to unveil our latest product...time.

Why are we in love with time?  The luxurious amount of rosehip seed oil of course!

Rosehip seed oil contains linoleic acid; recognized as an important component of cell membranes.
It is known to be involved in prostaglandin synthesis, membrane generation, and other cell regeneration processes.  
All things important in fading the look of scars.

Rosehip seed oil also contains an effective ingredient against fine lines and wrinkles in the form of retinoic acid.
Fine lines and wrinkles diminish by increasing the production of collagen.
Retinoids also stimulate the production of new blood vessels in the skin, which improves skin color. 

Last but not least, is vitamin C.  
Vitamin C which has several benefits including the ability to brighten complexions and diminish dark spots. 

Our new product time can be used as a stand alone anti aging balm or in conjunction with our powerhouse face oil repair.

 

 

why we love being green! 

we love being green.

elementary body is  proud to unveil our latest product...mud mask.

This mask’s beautiful green colour comes from its concentration of iron oxide and plant matter.  Found naturally from France, French Green Clay is known for its ability to clean pores and to brighten and tighten your skin. It increases circulation wonderfully.  

We have coupled this powerhouse with another exciting ingredient….seaweed.  For the past couple of years, many dermatologists are discovering the benefits of seaweed as an extremely effective skincare ingredient. How can you go wrong with a face full of green tinged antioxidants, minerals and amino acids?    

This nutrient-rich mask is designed to clean, soothe and improve skin’s texture. 

In a separate bowl mix 1 part powder to 2 parts water.  Apply to skin; avoiding eyes and lips. After 10-20 minutes rehydrate and massage for gentle exfoliation. Rinse well, pat dry and finish with a moisturizer.

 

how do you...song of the witches? 

adapted from Macbeth, 
by William Shakespeare 

Witchy companies, casting a spell ... 
Round about the cauldron go;  
In the perfumed parabens throw.  
Triclan, that under cold stone  
Days and nights hast thirty one  
Swelter’d venom sleeping got,  
Boil thou first i’the charmed plastic pot.  

Double, double toil and trouble;  
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.  

Fillet of a fragranced snake,  
In the cauldron boil and bake;  
Phalates, and toxic frog,  
Wool of bat, and tongue of dog 
Adder’s fork, and allergen’s sting,  
Lizard’s leg, and chemical wing,  
For a charm of powerful trouble,  
Like a hell-product boil and bubble.  

Double, double toil and trouble;  
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.  

To learn more about the possible toxins in skincare products,
please visit the environmental defence website for further information.

 

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why we love changing seasons! 

Some of us are blessed with four seasons.  

We start to slowly pack away the swimsuits and ball caps and trade them in for long johns and fuzzy sweaters. 

After a long hot summer of outside activities, the outermost layer (stratum corneum) of your skin can be rundown by the sun, sand and wind.  Your inner layer of skin (dermis) has been busily creating new skin cells waiting to shine through.  

So as you tuck away your flip flops for another year and hunt down your wool slippers, don’t forget once or twice a week to give your face a good scrubbing to start the season. 

What makes the ingredients in our face scrub so special? 

Honey

In the past, honey has been revered for it’s healing properties. Now research is starting to confirm what tradition has long held. These properties promote skin renewal and possibly the formation of hyaluronic acid, which draws moisture to the skin, making it plump and dewy.  

Honey also contains gluconic acid, a mild alpha-hydroxy acid that helps brighten and even out skin tone, along with antioxidants that neutralize damage. 


Jojoba Seed Exfoliant 

Jojoba Seed exfoliant is the finely ground jojoba seed obtained during the extraction of jojoba. It has low abrasive properties and is a gentle way to clean, remove impurities and softens the skin by removing dead skin cells.  

Jojoba Seed is highly penetrating and closely resembles the natural sebum (oil/wax) and as such, it does not clog pores while delivering natural anti-oxidant properties. 


Argan Oil 

Light and nourishing, this oil is rich in vitamin E, carotenes, antioxidants and essential fatty acids which gives it excellent anti-aging properties.

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