Our ingredients are engineered by nature and combined by hand to give you a nourishing blend. To better understand our ingredients, we have listed them here for you as well as a key on how to understand if they are natural, organic or a man-made natural.
(N) = natural, meaning it is a 91-100% natural product, however it is not verified organic
(O) = a natural product that has been verified to be grown organically
(MN) = a natural that has been made in a lab, identically to it's natural properties. This occurs when a natural product is either no longer sustainable, dangerous in it's natural state or allows for stability in blending.
Descriptions of ingredients have been gathered from various publicly accessible sources and are not the claim of B&W Apothecary.
Aloe Vera (aloe barbadensis) , 91% Organic
Replenish skin with nutrients to repair damaged and irritated skin while its antioxidants keep skin hydrated and firm. Helps with acne, sunburn, aging, inflammation and dehydration.
*Preservatives: Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Sulfite
Apricot Kernel Oil (prunus armeniaca)
A Humectant that moisturizes, firms, and plumps the skin. Use for dry/patchy skin, wrinkles, fine lines and dullness.
Argan Oil (argania spinsosa nut oil)
Maintains the softness, suppleness and radiance of skin and hair. Helps with stimulating hair growth, aging, fine lines and wrinkles.
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
Hydrates the skin, boosts collagen production and protects skin from the sun. Helps with fine line, wrinkles and under-eye circles.
Avocado Oil (persea gratissima)
Protects skin from ultraviolet radiation while hydrating. Helps with inflammation, dry skin and skin damage.
Rich in potassium, vitamin A, B, and C, known as nature's Botox. Helps with moisture, oil control, aging, and acne.
Bilberry Extract (vaccinium myrtillus)
Packed with antioxidants that neutralize harmful environmental free radicals. Helps with repairing skin damage, aging and fine lines.
Blueberry Extract (vaccinium angustifolium)
Rich in vitamin A, C and antioxidants providing protection, repair and normalizes skin sebum production. Helps with acne, aging, free radicals and damage.
A gentle liquid soap made from olive oil, free of detergents and chemicals. Relieves inflammation from psoriasis and eczema.
Cocoa Butter (theobroma cacao)
Vegetable fat harvested from the cocoa bean, moisturizes and reduces skin inflammation. High in antioxidants, it helps reduce the signs of aging and irritation from psoriasis and eczema.
Coconut Milk (cocos nucifera)
High in healthy fats, helps moisturize, brighten and soothe skin irritation.
Coconut Oil (cocos nucifera)
Fatty acids found to fight skin infections, psoriasis and eczema while providing moisture.
A Humectant that hydrates, firms, and plumps the skin. Use for dry/patchy skin, wrinkles, fine lines and dullness. Marine protein.
mild exfoliant created from dehydrated and ground up cranberries
Dandelion extract is beneficial for the skin due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which help soothe irritation, protect against free radicals, promote a more even complexion, and support overall skin health. Its potential moisturizing and wound healing effects further contribute to its positive impact on the skin's appearance and texture.
Dead Sea Salt
Rich in magnesium, potassium and sodium from the mineral runoff of the surrounding mountains of the Dead Sea in Israel. Found to greatly reduce skin inflammation and psoriasis.
Emulsifying Wax (cetearyl alcohol & ceteareth 20)
Vegetable based emulsifier used to combine oil and water base
Epsom Salt (magnesium sulfate)
Magnesium based salt; helps muscle health and recovery, relieve stress and anxiety, mild skin exfoliant and acne treatment.
Rich in Vitamin A, C and E; stabilizes and prolongs effectiveness of other ingredients.
Water soluble humectant hydrates the skin, reduces inflammation and discoloration.
Gooseberry Extract (lycium barbarum)
Filled with vitamins and antioxidants; boosts hair growth, prevents dandruff.
Gotu Kola Extract (centella asiatica)
Reduces skin breakdown and stimulate collagen production
Grapefruit Extract (citrus grandis)
Rich in Vitamins A, C and E providing protection due to phytonutrients such as lycopene, beta-carotene, and bioflavonoids that promote cellular health.
Grapeseed Oil (vitis vinifera)
High levels of fatty acids and Vitamin E. Light oil that moisturizes hair while reducing acne and bacteria.
Hyaluronic Acid (sodium hyaluronate)
Humectant ingredient that attracts and retains moisture, strengthening the skin barrier. Can improve hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone, texture, fine lines, dryness.
Jojoba Oil (simmondsia chinensis)
Humectant that smooths and moisturizes the skin, reduces moisture evaporation, trapping it in the skin.
Natural skin lightener. Reduces discoloration from sun damage, age spots and scarring.
Super ingredient packed with Vitamin A, B6, E and K, copper, potassium, magnesium, and beta-carotene. Reduces fine lines, sebum, and stimulates collagen production.
Though it does not actually cool the body, it produces a cooling effect that distracts the brain from pain while reducing muscle and joint inflammation. The vapors also clear sinuses for easier breathing.
Niacinamide (vitamin B3)
Helps skin retain water and moisture while protecting your skin barrier. Supports improvement with aging, fine lines, hyperpigmentation, redness, and weakened skin barrier.
Olive Oil (olea europaea)
Powerful antioxidant rich ingredient prevents cell destruction, fighting aging and moisturizing the skin.
Palm Oil (elaeis guineensis), Sustainable
High content of saturated fats with Vitamin A, E and carotenes. Improves skin elasticity, cell regeneration and protects from UV damage.
Periwinkle Extract (vinca minor)
Treats dermatitis, eczema and acne.
Contains antioxidants and Vitamin C to promote youthful looking skin and reduce acne.
Red Clover Extract (trifolium pratense)
Promotes healing and skin aging, treats psoriasis and eczema.
Red Raspberry Seed Oil (rubus idaeus)
Protects against UVB and UVC sun rays, reduces skin inflammation, water loss, and a good source of Vitamins A and E.
Rhubarb Extract (rheum palmatum root)
High in antioxidants Vitamin C and beta-carotene, reduces inflammation and acne.
Rose Hydrosol (rosa centifolia)
As a toner it balances oil production and reduces blotchiness. As a moisturizer it promotes cell regeneration.
Rosehip Oil (rosa canina)
Rich in Vitamin A, reduces and reverses sun damage, reduces wrinkles and hyper pigmentation.
Sea Buckthorn Extract (triglycerides of caprylic/capric acid & hippophae rhamnoides)
Fights free radical damage, reduces rosacea and acne while softening and hydrating the skin.
Shea Butter (butyrospermum parkii)
Softens dry skin while sealing in hydration for a smooth and healthy complexion. Helps with redness, dry patches, dark spots, dullness, wrinkles and fine lines.
Silk Peptide (hyrdolized silk)
Restores and prevents hair damage, reduces frizz.
Vitamin E Oil (tocopherol)
Prevents and heals skin damage, fights free radicals while moisturizing skin.
Witch Hazel (hamamelis virginiana)
Natural astringent cleans pores to reduce breakouts, the look of pores and protect against sun damage.