Each ingredient that goes into Misha Jo Naturals products does important work. These are ingredients that we use to deliver your skin to a balanced, beautiful state. We will be continually adding more ingredients to our library as we incorporate them into our products so check back regularly for updates.
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Almond oil is an overall incredible oil for the skin. It contains Vitamin E, it helps to protect the skin from UV damage. The fatty acids in this oil allow for more moisture retention in the skin, which is really beneficial for dry, irritated and chapped skin.
Botanical Name: Prunus Armeniaca Apricot Kernel Oil is extracted from apricot seeds, which have a high percentage of oil in them. It is rich in Vitamins A and B and is a great oil for sensitive skin as it is very light. It penetrates deeply into the skin, softening it and healing damaged skin cells.
Botanical Name: Argania Spinosa Argan Oil is extracted from the fruit kernels of the Moroccan argan oil tree. It is incredibly rich and nourishing for the skin. It contains Vitamins C and E, and is full of antioxidants and unsaturated fatty acids. It easily absorbs in to the skin and is a wonderful moisturizer.
Botanical Name: Cera Alba Beeswax is a special ingredient as it helps to form a protective layer on the skin, which aids in guarding it from harmful UV rays. It is also rich in Vitamin A, which helps in softening and moisturizing dry skin cells.
The scent of cardamom has an incredibly calming effect on the mind and body. Cardamom itself is known for its antibacterial properties and for its ability to improve the complexion of skin. In our Cardamom Balancing Balm, cardamom oil is utilized to help ground you and reconnect you to what is truly authentic and important. […]
Cocoa butter has incredibly moisturizing properties that are well suited for dry skin. It is very high in fatty acids, specifically, oleic, palmitic, and stearic acids, which are all nourishing for the skin. It is one of our favorite ingredients to use as it provides deep moisturization, leaving the skin feeling soothed and soft.
Coconut oil is wonderful at repairing the skin. It contains Vitamin E, lauric and caprylic acids, in addition to amino acids, which help to safeguard the skin from the elements. One of our favorite attributes of coconut oil is that it absorbs into the skin quickly and doesn’t leave it feeling greasy.
Frankincense not only has an incredible aroma, but it also has tremendous benefits when applied to the skin. It is known to help protect the skin from aging, reduce large pores and to overall tighten and lift the skin. The scent of frankincense has both anti anxiety and depression reduction abilities so it helps to […]
Hyssop is a great ingredient in skincare formulas because of it’s antiseptic properties. It helps to cleanse the skin and balance sebum production. Hyssop is included in our Lemon & Hyssop Hydrosol and lends a subtle green, grassy scent to this botanical water.
Botanical Name: Simmondsia Chinensis Jojoba oil has been long known for its healing benefits. Native Americans once extracted the oil from seeds of the jojoba shrub to treat and heal skin lesions. It is very compatible with the skin as it easily absorbs into it much like our own sebum. Jojoba oil is referred to […]
Lemon contains antioxidants, antifungal properties and astringent qualities. Lemons are great for cleansing the skin, reducing skin damage and reducing premature aging. Lemons also have some skin lightening properties, which are good for age spots. It’s important to use lemon in a more diluted form, such as in water, because it is an acidic fruit and […]
Mango butter is such a special ingredient that is truly a skin mender. It contains both Vitamins A and C, which assist in regenerating the skin and reducing fine lines. It is also incredibly soothing to the skin and, when applied, forms a protective layer on the skin providing added hydration and healing benefits.
Botanical Name: Rosa Canina Rosehip oil is harvested from the seeds of roses. It has been long known in history for its healing benefits, used by such groups as the ancient Egyptians and Mayans. This oil penetrates deeply into the skin, rehydrating it and creating a protective layer, locking in moisture. It is a light, […]
Botanical Name: Vitellaria Paradoxa Shea Butter is a naturally occurring fat that is removed from the nut of the African Shea Tree. It is incredibly emollient and can lend amazing softness and creaminess to skin care formulas. Shea Butter has been known since Egyptian time, being used in cosmetics and for skin care protection against […]
Botanical Name: Helianthus Annus Sunflower Seed Oil is a great oil for those with sensitive and dehydrated skin. It is high in Vitamins A, C, D and E and is believed to be one of the most healing of the oils. This oil helps to retain moisture in the skin and the fatty acids in […]
Vanilla is widely known for it’s flavor, but it also has some amazing skincare benefits. It contains antioxidants, which help to protect against environmental stresses, anti-bacterial properties, which assist in wound healing, and anti-inflammatory properties, which help to calm irritated skin. Vanilla is a nice addition to our Butter Stick Balm as its great to […]