Restore is fortified in Phytonutrients. It also has been created with probiotic technology, including 8 strains of live bacteria culture that target a wide range of imbalances in the skin.
Mix one teaspoon of Restore with a small amount of water and blend to a smooth paste. Apply evenly to the face and neck and leave for 10-15 minutes. Before removing, loosen the mask with wet hands and massage for a further minute paying particular attention to areas of concern. Remove the residue with warm water or a face cloth. Restore can also be mixed with Anoint for a probiotic exfoliation (see Anoint directions) as well as adding a tablespoon to running bath water for a pre and probiotic soak
Hemp Protein – Containing all essential amino acids & essential fatty acidsAnti – Inflammatory, combating dryness and irritation associated with eczema. The essential fatty acids jampacked in hemp protein act as an internal moisturiser. As a result, hemp protein combats the dry and cracking skin by reducing irritation. A study done in Finland in the Journal of Dermatological Treatment found over the course of a 20-week period, hemp remarkably reduced dryness and irritation in eczema patients. Rich source of GLA. The amino acids in hemp protein also help support skin health by aiding in collagen production.
Acai Berry, Acerola Cherry P.E. (25% Vitamin C). Super friuts – High nutrient content contain a wide array of vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids and, most notably antioxidants. Acerola Cherries are known as a super fruit because of their exceptional nutritional values and naturally high levels of bioavailable (easily absorbed) vitamin C- 30x the amount found in oranges of the same weight. They also represent a good source of vitamin and antioxidant power – researchers have identified nearly 150 nutritive constituents in Acerola Cherries, which include bioflavonoids, proteins, mineral salts, iron, calcium and phosphorus. Antibacterial, super antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-mutagenic properties. Boosts the production of collagen, treats skin blemishes, promotes skin elasticity. Help protect your skin from chemical stressors like cigarette smoke, pollutants and allergens.Speed up repairs of wounds, burns, scar tissues. Bioflavonoids play a key part in delaying the signs of skin ageing like wrinkles, fine lines, crow’s feet, laugh lines, dark spots, blemishes, neutralizes free radicals. Contains Vitamin A, niacin, thiamin and riboflavin -all promote beautiful and glowing skin. Protects your skin from UV rays, hydrate the skin and improve its ability to retain moisture. Aids acne, psoriasis, and eczema, slows oxidation in the body and skin.
Alfalfa – is rich in chlorophyll, vitamins (such as pro-vitamin A (B-carotene) and vitamins B6, C, D, E, K and P) and minerals (such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron and zinc). It also contains all 8 essential amino acids (the building blocks of protein), yields 10x more mineral value than an average grain and contains 8 essential enzymes. Alfalfa also consists of medicinal “actives”, such asiso- flavones, sterols and other plant phyto-estrogens that (working together with the plant’s natural fibre) promote healthy cholesterol levels.Natural cleansing agent of impurities, fights infection. Breaks down carbon dioxide and reduce any action that involves anaerobic bacteria. Rich in and enzymes. These properties make it essential for healthy skin. Vitamin A helps in the maintenance and construction of skin that is healthy and glowing. Helps dry skin conditions and improves the texture of the skin.
Baoab – rich in vitamin C, niacin, iron and potassium. It is a natural prebiotic source Absorbs excessive oil on the skin but still hydrates and nourishing, non stripping. Rich in antioxidants it is the perfect ingredient to ‘heal’ and ‘rejuvenate’ . Anti inflammatory, a great addition for sensitivity.Beetroot is a rich source of carbohydrates and proteins and is also rich in a variety of vitamins (including vitamins A, B and C), minerals (including magnesium, manganese, sodium, potassium, calcium and phosphorus), antioxidants (such as betanin, the pigment that gives beetroot its colour) and other nutrients, such as soluble fibre, iron, folic acid and betaine. Antioxidant – Nitrate rich great for endothelial health – and treating inflammation. Beetroot is rich in skin enhancing nutrients and very effective for oily and acne prone skin. A rich source of iron, vitamins and minerals can give you healthy and glowing skin, aids pigmentation. Aids dark circles and puffiness.
Blackcurrant Extract – These berries have a number of beneficial phyto-nutrients. In fact, during World War II, the blackcurrant was used as a replacement for oranges and other fruits rich in vitamin C as they were hard to come by in the United Kingdom. Blackcurrant fruit is extraordinarily rich in vitamin C and far superior to navel oranges – containing more than three times the amount. The oil produced from blackcurrants is extremely beneficial for the skin. Its antioxidative properties can nourish your dry and damaged skin and restore its natural glow without any adverse effect. Skin cells are hydrated soft and replenished aiding healthy ageing.
Chlorella – gets its name from the high amount of chlorophyll that it possesses. Helps protection of liver which may benefit pigmentation and acne.It is antioxidant content protects skin cells from accelerated ageing caused by sun damage as well as free radicals that do damage to the skin. Also, chlorella contains lipids, amino acids, and several minerals that can greatly help with skin regeneration
Cinnamon – Antibacterial, antifungicidal, aids facial microbiome and may be beneficial to acne. Improve fine lines by stimulating collagen and circulation.When cinnamon extracts were used as an inducer for skin fibroblast cells, there was an increase in the levels of collagen protein, without any cytotoxic effects.Excellent anti inflammationry for eczema.
Dandelion Leaf Extract – The dandelion has been a staple of the traditional herbal pharmacopoeia for centuries. In Europe, the dandelion is still respected as the nutritional and medicinal powerhouse that it is.The High Antioxidant content of the Dandelion helps to fight free radicals, which is known to help guard against the signs of ageing. Rich in Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphorous, these are all minerals which are required for healthy skin function Fenugreek -Natural cleanser, antioxidant, exfoliator, desensitises inflamed skin.protective vitamin C, niacin, potassium, carotene, and more, helping to keep skin healthy and young looking. Great for all skin conditions.
Green Tea Extract – rich in catechin polyphenols. Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), in particular, is a powerful antioxidant. Some studies have shown green tea polyphenols to have a stronger antioxidant action than vitamin C and vitamin E- two of the most powerful antioxidants found in nature. Antioxidant -Green tea is loaded with antioxidants and other properties which can fight inflammation and bacteria. In the Journal of the American Medical Association Dermatology, it was suggested that, based on several studies, ‘green teas possess anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic potential, which can be exploited against a variety of skin disorders’.The catechin EGCG is especially beneficial, and makes up a large percentage of the catechins (antioxidant) in green tea. EGCG has been found in research to reactivate dying skin cells! While these benefits are limited to the outer layer of skin (as the tea’s properties aren’t absorbed beyond that), the research suggests that these benefits are significant, including healing of cells – all of which fight signs of premature ageing like age spots, wrinkles, and sun damage.Tannins in green tea act as an astringent which shrink pores. The tea also help so reduce the production of sebum (the skin’s natural oil) by the glands in each pore. This makes it a much better solution than harsh conventional treatments for those with oily skin, which just work by removing excess oil, rather than by reducing production. Used topically has also been shown in at least three studies to treat mild to moderate acne, with each study showing over a 50% improvement in symptoms during the research period. Exfoliates surface skin cells by utilizing the slightly abrasive texture of dry green tea leaves. This fantastic exfoliator will also help to remove excess oil and pollutants.
Montmerency Cherry (or Sour Cherry) – a nutrient-rich superfruit, which has anti-inflammatory, disease-fighting and healing properties. These cherries are incredibly rich in antioxidants, which fight free radicals in the body and help prevent disease, as well as slow the ageing process.Skin rejuvenation – Montmorency cherries have the highest count of antioxidants than any other fruit in the world. Montmorency cherries contain 17 antioxidant compounds. Antioxidants are quite helpful in eliminating free radicals from your body, fighting free radical attack. Even doctors recommend Montmorency cherrys for many different skin problems including rosacea, acne and vulgaris. Cherry juice is very rich in Vitamin A. It also has antibacterial properties.
Parsley Piert – A tiny plant that can be easily overlooked in its wild habitat, as it grows only to around 4 inches high. It is no relation to true parsley, but its leaves look similar. It is a close relation to Lady’s Mantle, hence the name Lady’s Field Mantle, and is a member of the Rosaceae or rose family of plants. It is also related to certain soft fruits (namely plums, peaches, apricots, loquats, sloes, quinces, blackberries, strawberries and raspberries), as well as to almonds, apples, pears, the dog rose and a whole host of other plants.Aids inflammatory symptoms and Rosacea, insect bites and is used a natural hydrator.
Spinach – is at the top of many superfood lists because it is loaded with iron, calcium, folic acid, vitamin K, vitamin C, fibre and carotenoids. Add its lutein and bioflavonoids and spinach is a nutritional powerhouse!. Spinach is very beneficial for our skin, and one of the most incredible beauty benefits of spinach is that it is very effective in fighting against acne. A good source of vitamin B and is very beneficial in protecting our skin from the harmful ultraviolet radiations of the sun. Very efficient in preventing us from the early signs of ageing like wrinkles, fine lines, etc. because of the presence of antioxidants.
Spirulina – is a highly nutritious blue-green algae. It is a complete food that supplies an incredibly wide range of nutrients, including protein, vitamins, minerals, Omega 6 fatty acids, chlorophyll and other phyto-nutrients. Spirulina is rich in phytonutrients and carotenoids, important antioxidants that can help defend your skin and body from free radicals. It increases skin metabolism to enable faster skin cell turnover and skin healing, and helping prevent candida bacteria overgrowth, it neutralizes free radicals and other toxins that cause premature signs of ageing.
Stevia Leaf – derived from the Stevia Rebaudiana plant. Stevia is used widely in food supplements as a sweetener but in skin care it has huge benefits to acne skin condition as it it thought to inhibit the growth of bacteria. It is an ingredient that is used widely that also aims to soften and hydrate the skin.
Probiotic Blend – A single species probiotic is very unlikely to deliver as manybenefits as a multi-strain probiotic, which colonises and acts upon multiple locations in the body. A multi-strain formula will work in more areas and also provide better protection against a wider range of harmful bacteria, fungi, parasites and yeasts.
Bifidobacterium Brevei – increases skin hydration, supports TEWL , reduces UV damage, improves elasticity, improves symptoms for allergic reactions including atopic dermatitis, strong anti inflammatory enhances the skins immune response.
Bifidobacterium Infantis – Lowers levels of inflammation, interact with immune system through effects on enterocytes, antigen- presenting cells
Bifidobacterium Longum – Improve inflammation parameters, decrease skin sensitivity, increase skin resistance against physical and chemical aggression, and decrease skin dryness in volunteers with sensitive skin and photo protective.
Lactobacillus Acidophilus – overall wellness including skin rejuvenating the skin and strengthening the skin’s innate immunity. Improves acne, prevent symptoms of eczema
Lactobacillus Bulgaricus.- Prevents episodes of eczemas and skin breakoutsLactobacillus Casei inhibit neutrogenic inflammation in a skin, contributes to the reinforcement of skin barrier function, inhibits water loss, decreases skin
sensitivity and modulates the skin immune system leading to the preservation of skin homeostasis.
Lactobacillus Rhamnosus – Normalises skin expression of genes involved in insulin signalling and improves the appearance of adult acne.Prevents the development of eczema and possibly also atopic sensitisation
Streptococcus Thermophilus – Ceramides play an essential role in the barrier and water-holding functions of healthy skin. A significant increase in skin ceramide levels was observed in healthy subjects after treatment. Topical administration of an S. thermophilus-containing cream to patients with atopic dermatitis increased ceramide levels and improved the signs and symptoms of atopic dermatitis`