Why Use Natural Skin Care Ingredients?
Many products on the market are full of preservatives and nasty chemicals. They are full of ingredients that you can hardly pronounce let alone know what they are made up of. Do you want these on your hands? Here is a list of the ingredients that you will find in all our Real World products. Our priority is to produce a range of natural skincare products that you can be confident about using and not have to worry about being packed full of man made ingredients. Only natural ingredients from Nature go into Real World products. They are so good you could even eat them.
We believe in being totally honest with you. No hiding ingredients. You will notice no big long names or unrecognisable ingredients. Here is what is actually in our products and why we use them. Everything you will be able to recognise:
Is a natural substance produced in various amounts by all types of citrus fruits. Common natural sources of the ingredient include lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruits. Citric Acid is used to adjust the pH of skin care products. Adding the ingredient to a formula makes it slightly more acidic and can help other ingredients in a particular product function more optimally. Used in our: Natural Hand Wash
It is a fatty oil obtained from the flesh of the coconut. Coconut Oil is added to benefit your skin. The saturated fats in Coconut Oil help the skin stay moisturized, with the fat preventing moisture loss through the skin’s pores. These fats give your skin a healthy, smooth and even tone. Used in our: Natural Hand Wash | Aniseed and Mandarin Hand Cream | Coconut and Lemongrass Hand Cream | Lavender and Clary Sage Hand Cream
Distilled from the herb, rosemary is a bright, refreshing and penetrating oil with a bracing herby aroma. It stimulates the mind and relieves tired muscles. Lavender refreshes and purifies skin. Used in our: Lavender and Clary Sage Hand Wash | Lavender and Clary Sage Hand Cream
Mandarin Essential Oil is extracted from the rind of the fruit. Mandarin essential oil has been known to help banish depression & anxiety with its refreshing and uplifting scent. It’s a great antiseptic, know to improve the circulation of blood and lymph, particularly below the skin, which keeps the skin rejuvenated and looking young and vibrant. Used in our: Aniseed and Mandarin Rind Hand Wash | Aniseed and Mandarin Hand Cream
Clary Sage Essential Oil is distilled from the herb, Clary Sage. is it highly praised for its medicinal properties. It balances and regulates the production of natural oils in the skin, reducing both oily and dry skin and makes your skin look young and beautiful. Used in our: Lavender and Clary Sage Hand Wash | Lavender and Clary Sage Hand Cream
Rose Geranium Essential Oil is extracted from the rose geranium plant, it has a sweet and rosy smell with a mint overtone. Rose Geranium has a balancing effect on the nervous system and relieves stress and anxiety by lifting the spirits. It helps to balance the secretion of sebum and clears dull or sluggish skin. Its antiseptic properties make this oil an effective aid to help with skin irritation or problems. Used in our: Sandalwood and Rose Geranium Hand Wash | Sandalwood and Rose Geranium Hand Cream
Lemongrass Essential Oil is distilled from the Lemongrass plant, milder and much sweeter than lemon
Aromatherapy uses: stimulates the senses and great to combat depression. Skin benefits: a natural antiseptic, good for fungal issues and a natural deodoriser. Used in our: Coconut and Lemongrass Hand Wash | Coconut and Lemongrass Hand Cream
Sandalwood is the name of a class of woods from trees in the genus Santalum. The woods are heavy, yellow, and fine-grained, and unlike many other aromatic woods, they retain their fragrance for decades. Sandalwood oil is extracted from the woods for use. Both the wood and the oil produce a distinctive fragrance that has been highly valued for centuries. Used in our: Sandalwood and Rose Geranium Hand Wash | Sandalwood and Rose Geranium Hand Cream
Blue Borage Honey is produced predominantly in the Marlborough and Otago provinces in New Zealand’s South island. Honey is a humactant like glycerine. It keeps moisture in. contains anti oxidents and is anti bacterial, soothes dry skin without the greasiness of oils. Used in our: Natural Hand Wash
Is a derivative of cocamide and glycerin betaine. Its made from coconut oil, and comes in the form of a pale yellow liquid. It gently cleanses the skin/hair by helping water to mix with oil and dirt so that they can be rinsed off. Used in our: Natural Hand Wash
It is derived from corn. Xanthan gum is used to stabilise and thicken our products. Used in our: Natural Hand Wash.
Aniseed Oil is extracted from the seeds of the herb Pimpinella anisum. It has a pungent liquorice-like smell. Aniseed Oil relaxes and calms your senses. It is know for its anti-epileptic, anti-hysteric, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic properties. Used in our: Aniseed and Mandarin Rind Hand Wash | Aniseed and Mandarin Rind Hand Cream
Grapefruit essential oil actually comes from the peel of the fruit, which holds a range of beneficial volatile compounds. As one of the most versatile essential oils, the aroma of grapefruit oil is clean, fresh and a little bit bitter, just like the actual fruit itself. It has the signature taste and smell of citrus fruits, which is why many people like to use it in natural household cleaner products and homemade beauty lotions, soaps or cosmetics. Used in our: Natural Hand Wash
Kokum Butter has been obtained from the fruit of the Kokum (Garcinia Indica) or “Kokam” tree grown in the central east region of India. From its fruit kernels the butter is extracted and further processed and refined to obtain a very white butter which has a fairly mild odor, suitable for cosmetics and toiletries. Kokum butter is non greasy and gets absorbed into the skin once you apply. Kokum butter also contains antioxidant vitamin E. Used in our: Sandalwood & Rose Geranium Hand Cream