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WHAT'S IN A BOTTLE OF BASIX SKIN DEFENCE CREAM?



Every Bottle Is Full Of The Following Natural Active Ingredients:

Basix Skin Defence Kigelia - the ingredients

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 Why we chose these ingredients:

Ingredient

Benefits

African Sausage Tree Fruit

(Kigelia Africana)

Contains sitosterol and stigmasterol - natural  plant steroids that can be used to treat skin complaints such as eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis. Flavonoids such as luteolin and 6 hydroxluteiolin used for their natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and as fungicides to treat bacterial or fungal infections.

Kakadu Plum (Terminalia Ferdinandiana)

Rich in phytochemicals like gallic and ellagic acids, provides antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor and anti-mutagenic properties to help repair damaged skin.

Lemon            (Citrus Medica Limonum)

High levels of Vitamin C – an effective anti-oxidant.  Helps shed dead skin cells. Provides a gentle astringent effect and causes skin cells to close large pores.

Ginger            (Zingiber Officinale)

Helps to soothe redness and eliminates bacteria – eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis and acne sufferers have a large amount of the bacteria Staphlococcus Aureus which flourish in the dry itchy rashes caused by these conditions. The open sores caused by scratching allow viruses, bacteria and fungi to enter the skin resulting in infection.  The properties of Ginger Oil help target the cause of the infection and provides soothing relief.

Aloe Vera

Over 200 biologically active compounds offer anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant and soothing anti-itch qualities for skin. Known to assist healing acne, psoriasis, skin burns, wounds and skin irritations.

Rose Flower      (Rosa Damascena)

Reduces inflammation, supresses certain bacteria, prevents premature ageing, soothes irritations and reduces redness.

Rosehip               (Rosa Canina)

High in essential fatty acids such as linoleic acid, a vital vitamin required in skin regeneration and tissue repair.  Helps increase collagen production. Rich in anti-inflammatories, anti-bacterial and anti-septic properties to combat acne, dermatitis, eczema, scarring and sunburn.

Rosemary Leaf Oil  (Rosmarinus Officinalis)

Composed of rosmarinic acid, betulinic acid, caffeic acid, ursolic acid, camphor, and carnosic acid which provide powerful antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. Combats skin inflammation caused by eczema and psoriasis.

Green Tea    (Camellia Sinensis)

Highest concentration of polyphenols than any other known source makes this a powerful anti-oxidant. Powerful anti-aging properties by fighting free-radicals which break down skin protein, collagen and elastin causing loose skin and wrinkles.

Rooibos

 

Rich in anti-oxidants and flavonoids, a powerful anti-aging ingredient, rich source of vitamin D and zinc. High in anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-allergy properties.

Vitamin E

High in anti-oxidants, reduces the appearance of aging and wrinkles, natural anti-inflammatory properties, soothes and calms angry and inflamed skin.

Various Moisturisers

Olive Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Castor Oil, Flax Seed Oil, Shea Butter, Olive Butter, Bees Wax.

UVA & UVB Filters

Suitable as a day and night cream.

 

Also in the range is our incredible Foot Food!

Basix Foot Food Ingredients

 

Why we chose these ingredients:

Ingredient

Benefit

Glycerin

Naturally occurring compound found in all plant, animal and human tissues including skin.  As a humectant, it attracts moisture. Used to improve skin’s smoothness and moisture content.

Petroleum Jelly

Locks moisture in the skin.  Known for its healing properties, it forms a protective barrier allowing time for the skin to repair and regenerate.

Talc

Naturally occurring mineral. Absorbs moisture and oil, helps the skin feel soft and fresh.

Urea 5%

A compound naturally produced by the skin, but absent in cases of extremely dry and damaged skin. Known for its effective hydrating properties.  Urea helps regulate moisture content by binding with moisture molecules. Improves the skin’s ability to create and hold water. A natural exfoliant, it has anti-itch, anti-microbial and anaesthetic properties. Helps to strengthen the skin’s barrier function.

Menthol Peppermint Oil

Menthol Peppermint Oil has natural anaesthetic properties and helps cool the skin, stimulating it to feel energised and invigorated. Peppermint is also known for its anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

 

Clinically proven Basix Clear Skin Tissue Oil

Basix Clear Skin Tissue Oil ingredients

 

Why we chose these ingredients:

Ingredient

Benefits

Hemp Oil (Cannabis Sativa Oil)

Contains key omega fatty acids that can soothe atopic dermatitis while increasing skin’s suppleness while helping your skin retain moisture and preventing stretch marks.

Tamanu Oil (Calophyllum Tacamahaca Seed Oil)

Contains fatty acids that increases skin elasticity, promotes the formation of new tissue and healthy skin and ultimately reduces the appearance of stretch marks and scars. Helps with inflammatory skin conditions such as dermatitis, psoriasis and eczema.

Argan Oil (Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil)

Contains Oleic Acid which can help soothe and repair skin.  Argan oil is also known to moisturise the skin, improve skin regeneration, contains anti-inflammatory properties and combats anti-aging.

Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil)                          

Softens and moisturises dry skin, soothes irritations, repairs cell damage and helps fade fine lines and wrinkles.  The anti-bacterial properties and iodine in this oil help fight bacteria and breakouts.

Rose Hip (Rosa Canina Fruit Oil)

Contains Vitamin A which is known to fight against free radicals and improve moisture and collagen in the skin.

Coconut Oil (Cocos Nucifera Oil)

Helps skin retain moisture, smoothes irritated skin and minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Soybean Oil (Glycine Soja Oil)

Soybean oil is rich in vitamin E, it is known to have anti-inflammatory properties and help the skin retain its moisture.

Chamomile Oil (Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil)

Helps with acne, reduces redness, eases skin rashes and scarring. Hydrates and moisturises the skin reducing the appearance of blemishes.

Calendula Oil

Contains antifungal, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that help to heal wounds, soothing eczema and other rashes.

Lavender (Lavendula Angustifolia Oil)

Unclogs pores, reduces inflammation and heals breakout.  Lightens the skin which can reduce discoloration and dark spots.  Full of antioxidants which fight free radicals that cause fine lines and wrinkles.

Geranium Oil (Pelargonium Graveolens Oil)

Improves skin elasticity by boosting elastin fibres.  An astringent that tightens, brightens and removes dead skin cells.

Grapeseed Oil (Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil)

Contains linoleic acids and anti-oxidants that does not clog the pores while improving the skin’s elasticity., Moisturises and lightens the skin, protects against free radicals and evens skin tone.

Sunflower Oil (Helianthus Annus Seed Oil)

Highly absorbent oil that won’t clog pores. Packed with ant-oxidants to fight free radicals which combats premature aging.

Vitamin E & A

Enhances moisture back into dry and damaged skin, nourishes and protects the skin from damage caused by free radicals.  Speeds up healing.