PHYTO-5, HAND-HEROINE: Deeply hydrating hand cream – Kavanacare
A super-velvety, vegan, nourishing hand-cream, KAVANA's PHYTO-5 Hand Heroine helps restore skin’s natural moisture and radiance, healing even the driest hands, without any heavy after feel. Formulated with: PHYTO 5* Kavana's signature blend healing plants, colloidal oats, marshmallow root, allantoin, shea and aloe.

PHYTO-5, HAND-HEROINE: Deeply hydrating hand cream

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Enriched with skin-loving shea butter, colloidal oats, marshmallow root and Kavana's Phyto-5 blend of super- hydrating plant oils, this velvety rich hand cream, locks in moisture to nourish, protect and smooth, rough, dry and irritated hands without leaving a greasy after feel.

Certified pure, therapeutic grade essential oils of lavender, juniper, cypress and eucalyptus scent this hand cream for a calming, uplifting, scent that comforts as it heals. Restore skin's natural moisture and radiance with Kavana's Phyto-5 Hand Heroine Deeply Hydrating Hand Cream.

Kavana's Phyto- 5 Hand Heroine is powered by Phyto 5, a healing blend of five. plant oils including rosehip, calendula, comfrey, plantain and echinacea. It also includes:

  • Colloidal Oats powerful anti-inflammatory, high in anti oxidants.
  • Marshmallow root relieves itchiness, redness and chafing
  • Allantoin smoothes, softens and heals broken skin.
  • Shea Butter deeply nourishing, promotes collagen production and restores elasticity to the skin.
  • Aloe Vera Juice optimally hydrating, keeps the formula light, not sticky.

SKIN TYPE: All skin types.

GLUTEN-FREE* | NON-TOXIC | CRUELTY-FREE  | VEGAN | NON-NANO | GMO FREE

*Colloidal oats do contain avenin, which can be contra-indicated to those with a GLUTEN intolerance.

Details: 

Handmade in Toronto, Canada with non-toxic, premium ingredients. Ditch the plastic tubes and choose Kavana's elegant, easily cleaned and reusable or recyclable frosted glass jars.

Volume: 30gr/  1oz. This hand cream is packaged in airtight, leak-proof, refillable, clear, frosted glass jar. A recyclable, brushed aluminum, matte silver cap and plastic, BPA-free liner, help preserve the freshness of our product.

How to Use

HOW TO USE: Smooth onto hands as desired. Gently massage into clean skin with a focus on the nails and cuticles and the back of the hands and palms till fully absorbed, for increased microcirculation.

Know More

KNOW MORE: Colloidal oats, Phyto 5 and shea butter power this velvety formula, protecting skin from weather damage without feeling greasy.  Smoothing, softening and keeping hands pleasant to the touch, this vegan, non-toxic hand cream is a handbag essential.

Colloidal oatmeal: A simple, miracle ingredient that helps protect and soothe dry, itchy skin, colloidal oatmeal has been used to heal and soften skin for centuries. Studies show that thanks to avenanthramides, a group of plant chemicals found in oat kernels, inflammation causing proteins in the body called 'cytokines', are reduced helping to inhibit an inflammatory response. A high anti-oxidant profile also helps combat oxidative stress.

This unsung hero of the grain world is bursting with vital nutrients such as manganese, phosphorus, copper, biotin, vitamin B1, magnesium, dietary fiber, chromium, and zinc. What's not to love?

Shea butter (Botyrospermum parkii): This healing, miracle butter/oil, has been used since time immemorial to keep skin in optimal health. A profile rich in five principal fatty acids (palmitic, stearic, oleic, linoleic, and arachidic acids) anti-oxidant, phenolic compounds and vitamins A , D, E and F, allantoin, make this a genuine superfood for the skin.

An excellent moisturizer for dry, itchy skin, it can be used to alleviate dryness, cracked skin on hands, heels, around cuticles and in rough patches on your skin, caused by acne, rashes, bites, burns, scars, stings and/or stretch marks. It is a powerful support of aging gracefully, promoting the production of collagen in the skin, thus restoring elasticity and helping prevent premature facial lines and wrinkles, by promoting cell renewal. Hydrating, softening and beautifying, this is an essential for dry hands. 

Allantoin: Allantoin is widely considered to be a versatile, safe, and effective skin care ingredient with many different benefits including smoothing, softening, and healing the skin and promoting the shedding of outer layers of the epidermis, cellular replication and healthy tissue growth. Most famously derived from comfrey's root mucilage, this emollient can also be safely, chemically synthesized, into a fine white powder.

Marshmallow root (Althaea officinalis): Ensuring your softest skin ever, marshmallow root protects and conditions, while helping maintain levels of hyaluronic acid in the skin. Marshmallow root has a long history in food and folk medicine that dates back to ancient Greek and Egyptian times, even mentioned in Homer's Illiad, written 2800 years ago.

This anti-irritant, “slippery” herb's roots and stem, secretes mucilage, which helps provide relief from itching, redness and chafing, coating and softening skin, while lowering swelling due to it's emollient properties. Tolerable for even allergenic and hypersensitive skin, this cooling, plant-derived, glycerin-like hydrator, has low-concentrations of ceramide precursors, which can help moisturize and give a plumped look to the delicate skin of the hands. 

Phyto-5 Complexe:

Phyto-5 complexe is a blend of extracts from five, healing plants that have been used for millennia to help heal, protect and restore the skin. Wildcrafted in Ontario, Canada*, these plants benefit the skin most by acting in concert to reduce trans-epidermal water loss, boost collagen, calm inflammation and deeply nourish the skin.

*With the exception of rosehip seed oil from Chile. 

Ingredients

Aqua, Mentha pepperita hydrosol, vegetable glycerin, Botyrospermum parkii (shea) butter, Aloe barbadensis leaf juice, Emulsimulse (veg. wax: glyceryl stearate, cetyl alcoohol, sodium stearoyl lactylate), Cetyl alcohol, Calendula officinalis, Symphytum officinale, Plantago major, Althaea officinalis, Echinacea purpurea, Avena sativa, cyclopentasiloxane (1%), Allantoin, Geogard ECT (natural preservative: benzyl alcohol, salicylic acid, glycerin & sorbic acid), certified pure, therapeutic grade essential oil blend.

WHAT IT'S FORMULATED WITHOUT: The 'Mean 15', Petroleum and petroleum by-products, lanolin, talc,palm oil, coconut oil, palm oil, synthetic colourants, synthetic fragrance, parabens, pthalates, propylene glycol, triclosan, 100% aluminum-free, sulfates SLS and SLES, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclocarban.