Here, at Marshay Organic Beauty, we are all about transparency and you deserve to know exactly what you are putting on to your precious skin.
Not only because you deserve to experience beautiful results, synthetic products may actually put your health at risk, and this is just not acceptable, in our opinion.
We truly have nothing to hide and to prove it we have put this comprehensive list together showing you every single ingredient we use and why we chose each one!
Our Active ingredients:
Matcha green tea
Matcha is the powder form of green tea and absolutely brimming in antioxidants! In fact, it may just be your go to drink when you hit up your latest starbucks! It's especially well known for its anti-aging benefits, thanks to a class of antioxidants called catechins that neutralize free radicals that may contribute to aging. Matcha also boats anti-inflammatory properties, helping to soothe painful or inflamed skin conditions such as acne or rosacea. Matcha provides potent UV protection and may even help to reverse some of the damaging signs of sun damage.
Everyone wants brighter, more radiant skin and licorice root will help you to achieve your glowing skin goals! There’s an active ingredient in licorice root called Glabridin, which helps to lighten skin pigmentation by inhibiting tyrosinase, a key enzyme in producing pigment. It also possesses potent anti-inflammatory benefits which is always good news for your skin!
If you have ever been brave enough to try a ginger shot then you would have felt the body tingling effects of this potent root as it boosted your blood flow and strengthened your immunity. It has the same kind of effects when applied topically! In fact, ginger root infuses the skin with potent anti-aging properties for firmer, plumper skin (yes, please!) it helps to even skin tone and it may even help to increase elasticity in the skin
Many people struggle with the taste of nettle leaf tea, even though drinking it is incredible for your insides, but luckily we don’t expect you to drink it! Instead, we add it right into our products! Nettle leaf is a savior for any kind of problem skin condition due to its unrivaled anti-inflammatory benefits, and it acts as a natural astringent, helping to firm and tighten the skin as well as balance oil production.
Moringa oil is pressed from the seeds of the Moringa tree, also known as the miracle tree because moringa leaves contain more than a whopping 90 different nutrients, including all 9 essential amino acids and 47 antioxidants! This is clearly an ingredient you want on your skin! Moringa contains Vitamin A to strengthen the skin’s lipid barrier and Vitamin C to reduce inflammation, fight against antioxidants and to beautifully brighten the skin. It also contains a powerful fatty acid called omega 9, which helps to bring moisture to even the most parched skin!
We all know the soothing cooling relief of placing cucumber slices over our eyes, but why not treat your entire body to this kind of cooling refreshing boost, with an infusion of antioxidants of course!
The reason we have added this special ingredient into our lotions is because of its water-binding properties that help to draw moisture into the skin cells and lock it in for beautiful skin suppleness and a radiant glow.
Sea kelp / bladderwrack
You bet we are going to ensure our lotions are the most hydrating ones around! Sea kelp is excellent for anyone dealing with dry patches of skin, especially if you live in a cooler climate where the weather takes a toll. Its high iodine content provides the skin with antioxidants and minerals and it can help to hydrate and soften the skin after just one use!
Not only does orris root help to maintain moisture levels and promote a beautiful glow, it also provides a wonderful aroma of violets that is all natural, because we never rely on artificial fragrance in any of our products! Orris root is also antiseptic, making it ideal to use even on areas that tend to breakout like the chest and back.
Maca root is known to provide a dramatic energy boost when added into the diet, and it gives the same kind of vitality and strength to the skin! Maca root is bursting in minerals and vitamins to revitalize the skin and promote a luminous glow.
Where do we even begin! This silky, luxurious butter is the creme da la creme when it comes to deep hydration! With its rich concentration of fatty acids, vitamins and minerals, shea butter will provide the type of moisture that dreams are made of while healing and relieving any skin irritations.
Pumpkin seed oil
This wonderful oil contains a very special fatty acid called oleic acid that is well-known for its rich hydrating properties! It also contains Vitamin A to strengthen the lipid barrier and prevent moisture loss through the pores and Vitamin C, which is known as the “beauty vitamin” for a reason!
This special nut is teeming with fatty acids, which you now know is your secret weapon against parched skin! Apart from the hydrating, glowing properties of these healthy fats, they also provide anti-inflammatory benefits to ensure every skin is silky and soothed!
Fatty acids along with a superstar blend of antioxidant vitamins, including A, C and E, all work synergistically together to keep the skin its healthiest best by providing a shield against free radicals and environmental aggressors that may age the skin.
It’s scent transports us to the islands and its benefits blow our minds! Coconut oil is the queen when it comes to fatty acid content, in fact, it’s so bursting in healthy fats that it will banish dry skin in one second flat! You can expect less inflammation, soothed and hydrated skin when you make coconut a regular part of your skin care ritual.
It contains fatty acids to help provide deep down hydration and because it is able to penetrate so deeply it also helps to boost collagen production. It’s antimicrobial and antibacterial benefits make it a winner for keeping the skin clear and healthy!
With its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, green tea will help to fight off bacteria present on the skin that may contribute to acne breakouts, while reducing inflammation and protecting against free radicals.
Hemp seed oil contains omega 3,6 and 9, along with Vitamin E to provide neutralizing free radical protection, along with vitamins and minerals for a real body treat!