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Ingredients with a Purpose


Through research and development, the team at Jáskada Organics has chosen the finest ingredients to work in harmony with one another.  By choosing a powerful combination of botanicals, antioxidants and vitamins, a skincare line has been created that you can feel good about using.  All of our products are free from parabens, petroleum, PEG compounds, phthalates, sulfates, artificial colors and artificial fragrances.  Listed below are facts about our ingredients with a purpose.

 

Aloe Vera Leaf Extract 

Derived from the aloe leaf, this emollient is famous for its cooling and calming properties.  It helps maintain moisture balance and is beneficial for soothing sensitivity and irritation. Rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, proteins and humectants. Known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Found in: Eye Cream, Facial Cream, and Hand Cream

Alpha Hydroxy Acids derived from Cabernet, Chardonnay, Merlot Wine

Derived from fruit; aids in the regeneration of surface cells, helping making skin radiant and fresh.  Red wine and grape seed extracts contain antioxidant rich polyphenols, one of which is resveratrol.  Resveratrol is one of the most powerful antioxidants, acting as protectors against environmental toxins.  The OPC’s in resveratrol have been shown to be 50 times more effective than Vitamin E and 20 times more powerful than vitamin C.  When resveratrol is applied topically to the skin, it will treat UV-induced damage, pigmentation issues, fine lines, wrinkles, acne and build up collagen in the skin. 

Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)

Derived from citrus fruit, is a powerful anti-oxidant and a natural preservative.  Used for its skin-brightening and anti-aging properties.  Also supports collagen health, protects against UV damage, improves pigmentation and enhances defense system cell activity.  

Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)

Emollient butter produced from the nut of the African Karite tree.  Shea butter is famous for its superior moisturising ability.  Best known for its nourishing and smoothing properties.

Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract

Green tea leaves contain a compound called polyphenols. These powerful antioxidants help eliminate free radicals, prevent oxidative stress, protect skin from UVA and UVB radiation damage and reduce the number of sunburned cells.

Cetearyl Alcohol

A firm substance derived from plant oils. Has emulsifying properties to hydrate skin and hair, leaving behind a soft and supple feel.   Provides a creaminess to products. 

Chondrus crispus extract 

Derived from red macro-algae; moisturizing, conditioning and soothing.  It's known for its ability to treat chapped skin.

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil

Coconut oil is a plant wonder oil. It comes from the fruit, is rich in fatty acids, and moisturizes and protects; known for its anti-microbial and antioxidant properties. Its natural antibacterial properties help to heal and repair skin and hair. The essential fatty acids work to hydrate and nourish, creating a natural barrier against moisture loss.

Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract

Famous for its soothing, cooling, refreshing and toning properties, cucumber  extract helps to calm irritated and stressed skin.

Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract

Derived from the root; known for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and healing properties.  Turmeric contains potent antioxidants known to protect against environmental stressors. In addition to all of its internal benefits, topical application of turmeric may also help delay the appearance of aging on the skin, reducing fine lines and wrinkles.  Due to its antiseptic and antibacterial properties, it is effective in the treatment of acne and breakouts.

DMAE

As we age, skin loses elasticity and becomes thinner.  DMAE is used in supplement form for boosting brain power and it is also has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, both of which can help visibly slow the aging process.  It improves skin tone and increases tensile strength of the skin, helping with elasticity loss due to aging. 

Glyceryl Stearate

A moisturizing emulsifier derived from the fatty acids of plant oils, has a low skin irritation profile and wrks well on sensitive skin.  Helps to smooth and soften, provides a barrier against moisture loss.

Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract

Derived from witch hazel plant leaves, powerful astringent used to purify skin.  Best known for its anti-inflammatory, soothing and healing properties.  Leaves skin feeling refreshed. 

Lavandula Officinalis (Lavender Oil)

Derived from the lavender flower.  Provides a soothing, calming and healing effect on skin.  Known for its antiseptic and healing properties.

Marine Collagen

Marine collagen has antioxidant properties that have been used in skin-care products to prevent and repair damage caused by environmental factors, such as UV rays and low humidity, as well as damage associated with the aging process. Collagen is the most abundant protein in our body.  As we age, collagen production diminishes.  Marine collagen is the most environmentally sustainable source of collage.  It helps to replenish our skin and reverse signs of aging. 

Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil
Derived from the coat of rice grains; soothing and protecting.

Phytonadione (Vitamin K)

Vitamin K has many benefits for skin. Most notably, it can reduce discoloration under the eyes and can improve elasticity.  This vitamin has been shown to improve the healing of wounds and bruises.  Under-eye circles are commonly due to a lack of blood flow to this area. Using Vitamin K topically can diminish these marks by rejuvenating the capillaries that supply blood to this delicate area, therefore increasing the blood flow.

Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil

Derived from the leaves of the rosemary plant.  Very high in antioxidants and serves to stimulate, purifiy, rejuvenate and invigorate skin.  A natural preservative with antimicrobial, antibacterial and antifungal properties.

Sodium Hyaluronate

Derived from vegetable; humectant that regulates the level of hydration of skin.  It is one of the natural moisturizing factors found in the skin. Aids in keeping skin from losing water, maintaining a young, smooth appearance.

Sorbitol

Derived from fruits and berries, humectant that gives a velvety feel to the skin.

Thioctic Acid (Alpha Lipoic Acid)

As the universal antioxidant, Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) is capable of protecting all portions of the skin’s cellular structure and boosts the activity of all other antioxidants. ALA is very versatile, helping to deactivate a wide array of cell damaging free radicals and recycles other antioxidants, making them much more effective. In particular, ALA helps protect the mitochondria and our DNA. As we age, mitochondrial function is impaired and this contributes to the adverse effects of aging.

Tocopherol (Vitamin E)
Derived from sunflower and/or vegetable oils.  Vitamin E helps moisturize the skin and optimize skin health by softening, soothing and protecting.  Helps fight against environmental free radical damage and acts as a natural preservative.