Vitamin C Ester
Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C Ester):
is readily absorbed by the skin, unlike L Ascorbic Acid which
is not readily absorbed. Because Ascorbyl Palmitate is oil
soluble it is readily absorbed, getting into the tissues to
deliver the multiple benefits of vitamin C ... the production
of collagen, the prevention of wrinkles, and the elimination
of the blotchiness that gives the skin an aged appearance.
It has been scientifically formulated to help boost collagen
production, smooth skin texture and dramatically brighten
its appearance. It is a non-invasive, and designed to boost
collagen production and rejuvenate the skin.
While imperfections, fine lines, and wrinkles are diminished,
redness is minimized and suppleness is restored, creating
a visibly glowing, radiant complexion.
Uses for benzoin: Effective against
redness, irritation, or itching on the skin. In a cream it
helps repair dry, cracked skin, cuts and wounds, as well as
for reducing acne and irritable and itching skin. Benzoin
also improves skin elasticity.
Since it is also a strong preservative, adding it to vegetable
oil-based preparations delays their oxidation and spoilage.
Benzoin essential oil can be added to chest rub balms and
massage oils for lung and sinus ailments (stir in about 12
drops of essential oil per ounce of preparation), or use the
tincture of benzoin to make cough medicine formulas.
Therapeutic properties of benzoin: Antibacterial, antifungal;
seals wounds from infection; counteracts inflammation; decreases
gas, indigestion, and lung congestion; promotes circulation;
and is an antioxidant and deodorant.
Principal constituents of benzoin: Resin, benzoic acid, vanillin,
coniferyl benzoate, phenylethylene, and phenylpropylic alcohol.
Cinnamic acid occurs only in the type called Sumatra benzoin.
Scent of benzoin: It has a sweet, warm, vanillalike odor
that is long lasting and makes it an excellent fixative.
||Pure and unbleached this
wax has a host of excellent skin care properties. It is soothing,
antiseptic, brilliant for wound healing and fighting acne, and
helps the skin retain moisture.
||Derived from the leaves of the carnauba palm,
Copernicia prunifera, this wax is used in thousands of products
including food, as it produces an excellent glossy shine. It
is used in cosmetics for its hypoallergenic
( moisturising ) properties.
||Is derived from natural
palm oil and is used as a stabilising agent. It is also an emollient
& lubricant which feels great on the skin.
||Plant derived, this wax
has hydrophilic (water-attracting) and hydrophobic( water-repelling)
properties which enable it to bind water and oil. This wax also
helps oil penetrate the skin, thereby reducing lost moisture.
||A natural antiseptic and
preservative which helps to repair chapped & cracked skin,
and also to provide relief for itching chilblains and eczema.
- helps to protect and moisturise the skin.
|Grapefruit seed extract
||Grapefruit Seed Extract
is a broad spectrum antimicrobial compound made from the seeds
and pulp of grapefruit, presented in a liquid glycerine base
derived from vegetable oil. Aa a natural fungal & bacterial
retardant it is often used as a preservative in natural products.
Sodium Hyaluronate is the sodium salt of Hyaluronic acid.
Sodium Hyaluronate has a smaller molecular size than Hyaluronic
acid, causing it to easily penetrate the skin's surface, and
is able to retain a relatively large amount of water
up to 1,000 its own weight.
This means it can penetrate to lower layers of the skin,
attract and retain water, and promote nutrient absorption.
When used in cosmetics Sodium Hyaluronate offers moisturizing
and skin conditioning effects.
Origin: Hyaluronic acid is now developed using a fermentation
process involving bacteria. Bacteria is used in fermenting
many products such as wine, beer, cheese, yoghurt and even
the leavening of breed. This process creates a very high quality
Hyaluronic Acid that is safe, has excellent anti-aging properties
and is vegetable sourced.
Also known as white clay or china clay,
Kaolin has been used for facial and body care throughout the
ages. It helps draw out impurities
MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) is a non-toxic, natural component
of the plants and animals we eat and is also found naturally
in breast milk. is an organosulfur compound with the formula
a mineral element critical to the normal function and structure
of the human body.
which is used for its antioxidative and antiinflammatory properties.
It holds potential for joint health (not significantly different
than Glucosamine sulfate).
It is derived from a distillation process providing absolute
purity, chemical free.
It is a wonderful skin care additive used for its absorption
Taken as a food additive the daily therapeutic dose for MSM
ranges from 1,000 to 6,000mg it can be that high because
its as safe as drinking water. MSM works better if taken
with vitamin C. Bear in mind that MSM is not like aspirin
or a shot of cortisol. A single, one-time dose of it is rarely
effective in lessening symptoms, so youll have to stick
with it for a bit. A reduction in inflammation and other allergic
symptoms is usually seen within two to 21 days. While all
the supplement doses given here are for adults, if you have
a child with eczema, the rule of thumb is to divide by body
weight. So a 5 stone (about 32kg) child needs roughly half
the amount, for example 500mg to 2,000mg.
|Also known as Karite Butter and African Butter,
Shea Butter has been used by Africans for beauty and healing.
It can be used in massage as a balm for sore muscles, burns,
wounds and rheumatism, with the butter melting into the skin
as soon as it is applied.
||Naturally derived from Almond
and Coconut oils it has a natural pH, and helps bind water and
||Sorbelene Cream with 10% Glycerine - Pharamcutical
grade for dry sensitive skin.
Fragrance & colour free.
1) Purified water
2) Vegetable Glycerine (coconut)
3) Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol is derived from palm trees and adds
viscosity (thickness) and is used as a stabiliser.
4) Liquid Paraffin (used in cosmetics and for medical purposes)
5) White soft paraffin is an emollient and moisturizer. pharmaceutical
ingredient that is commonly found in many topical skin treatments.
6) Cetamacrogol is a non-ionic surfactant of the polyethylene
glycol family. It is used as a solubilizer and emulsifying
agent in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, often as an
ointment base, and also as a research tool. It is used as
an emulsifier for creams/lotions & conforms to BP specifications.
7) Phenoxyethanol is an antimicrobial organicchemical compound,
preservative, bactericide (that functions as a disinfectant,
antiseptic or antibiotic)
8) Methyl & Propyl Hydroxybenzoate - 0.1% w/v combined
they provide a more effective antimicrobial preservative system
9) GrapeFruit seed Extract - fruit seed extract preservative
1) Purified water
2) Glycerin (coconut plant derived)
3) Glyceryl sterate (plant derived) surfactant and emulsifying
4) Almond oil
5) Apricot oil
6) PEG-20 Sterate (plant derived) emulsifier/humectant
7) Cetearyl alcohol Stearic acid (palm plant derived) for viscocity
8) Phenoxyethanol (water soluble preservative)
9) Diazolidinylurea (water soluble preservative)
10) Methyl Hydroxybenzoate ( water soluble preservative)
Urea is a natural component of every person's skin, and by
its nature is very attracted to water. The concentration of
urea in healthy skin averages 28 micrograms of urea per square
centimeter, which is diminished by 50% in dry skin and by
85% in skin afflicted with atopic eczema.
Creams which include urea ( lab manufactured pure urea) helps
rehydrate dry, scaly skin.
Urea is one of three natural moisturising factors in the outer
layer of skin, along with lactic acid and amino acids. Urea
plays a vital role in maintaining the skins moisture
balance and suppleness.
Urea is an effective humectant, which means that it binds
water below the surface of the epidermis, right down to the
Urea accelerates the natural process of cell renewal and has
been proven in research to show powerful hydrating properties.
Urea also has natural antibacterial, antiviral, and antimicrobial
To give a little more detail: Dry skin is a result of lack
of water in the outer layer of skin cells known as the stratum
corneum. When this layer becomes dehydrated it loses its flexibility
and can become cracked or scaly and at times itchy. The stratum
corneum contains natural water-holding substances, including
urea, which retain water seeping up from the deeper layers
of the skin. Water is also normally retained in the stratum
corneum by a surface film of natural oil (sebum) and broken-down
skin cells, which slow down evaporation of water from the
The skin dries out when too much water evaporates from its
surface. This increases as we get older, and is made worse
by conditions such as reduced thyroid production, skin conditions
and over sometimes over washing with soaps that reduce oil
content in the sebum.
Applications like Vaseline& glycerin that coat the surface
seem to work, but in fact they don't improve the skins ability
to create and hold water, where as urea does.
When urea is applied to the skin it penetrates the stratum
corneum, where it readily absorbs and retains water. This
increases the capacity of the skin to hold moisture and rehydrate.
The moisturising base that the urea is mixed in also provides
a layer of protective oil on the surface of the skin, which
helps prevent water from evaporating from the skin surface.
The result is a soothing and softening of the skin, and reduction
of scaling and itching inherent in dry skin conditions such
as eczema and ichthyosis.
Moisturisers are helpful for all dry skin conditions, particularly
eczema and dermatitis, which worsen when the skin is allowed
to dry out. Used regularly a urea cream will help restore
the skin's smoothness, softness and flexibility by helping
the skin retain moisture.
Zinc / Magnesium
Magnesium is the second most abundant mineral in
the human body. It works closely with calcium and vitamin
B6 to regulate the heart, muscles, brain and immune system.
Its also needed for essential fats to work properly,
and plays a significant role in the prevention and treatment
of various allergy-related conditions, including eczema.
If youre not getting enough magnesium, you may experience
symptoms such as constipation, cramps, headaches, insomnia
and depression. We recommend eating plenty of green leafy
vegetables, nuts, beans, lentils and seeds especially
pumpkin seeds. A small handful of pumpkin seeds (25g) will
give you 150mg of magnesium. If you are also supplementing
a high-strength multivitamin, that can provide a further 150mg.
If you have asthma attacks quite frequently, its probably
worth supplementing an additional 200mg of elemental magnesium
in an easily absorbable form (such as magnesium glycinate,
citrate or ascorbate) twice daily.
Magnesium oil isnt actually an oil
after all, but instead was coined as such due to the high
saturation of magnesium chloride in water, which presents
itself in an oil-like texture.
Pour 3 tablespoons of boiling water in to the magnesium flakes
in a small container and stir until it dissolves. This will
create a thick liquid. Set aside to cool.
Slowly (starting with a drop at a time) add the dissolved
magnesium mixture to the oil mixture while continuing blending
until all of the magnesium mix is added and it is well-mixed.
Zinc is another potential star in allergy treatments,
turning out to be far more influential in the treatment of
food allergy than anyone thought. The mineral is vital for
making the essential fatty acids that are known to reduce
inflammation, and it is also one of the most important nutrients
for the immune system.
||L-Ascorbic acid is a natural antioxidant. It aids
collagen production, and helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles,
and to repair and protect against sun damage.
||Is a natural
antioxidant which helps promote the formation of new cells,
improve circulation, and to help repair sun damage to the skin.
Wheatgerm oil used in Skyezone products is also used to help
relieve the symptoms of dermatitis.
Xanthan gum or E415 is a natural stabalising agent. It is
a completely natural vegetarian product with no known health
problems. It is a type of starch produced by fermentation
(the same process used to make yoghurt, cheese and wine).
Xanthan Gum, is suitable for most pharmaceutical, cosmetic,
food and beverage applications. It's a non-gelling thickener
which binds water, provides viscosity, adds volume & is
a foam enhancer, emulsion stabilizer, lubricant and suspending
Cosmetic applications include: shampoos, conditioners, lotions,
creams, body washes, shower gels.
The information presented by Skyezone.net is intended for educational
purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the
NICNAS and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent
disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplement,
it is always advisable to consult with your own health care