The ultimate in precious plant powered botanicals, Kavana's Cocoa & Immortelle Rich Nectar is designed to improve skin's firmness and elasticity, soften the look of fine lines and wrinkles and provide a lightweight oil seal, to keep moisture in the skin and prevent it from escaping. It includes a superstar blend of luxurious oils, including:
- Phyto-5 complexe, Kavana's signature blend of five plants, including calendula, comfrey, echinacea, plantain and rosehip seed oil macerated in sunflower oil.
- St John's Wort is known to exhibit anti-inflammatory (source, source 2) and antioxidant properties.
- Marshmallow root has been known to exhibit irritation soothing properties (source).
- Carrot root has been known to promote skin regeneration. (source)
- Apricot, almond, jojoba and avocado oils, have been known to be deeply softening, nourishing, offering a holistic anti-oxidant blend of seed, nut and fruit oils.
- Sea buckthorn seed oil is known to have brightening properties, antioxidants, Vitamin C and omegas 3,6,7, & 9.
- Cacao absolute a Vitamin C and polyphenol-rich extract, cacao absolute may help wake up tired skin.
- Immortelle (Helichrysum italicum) essential oil: may help promote collagen and elastin production in the skin.
Use with Kavana Rose Glow Mist and Kavana Phyto-5 Face Cream day and night, to lock moisture into skin day and night.
SKIN TYPE: Dry, sensitive, delicate, inflamed, ultra-sensitive, maturing skin.
GLUTEN-FREE | NON-TOXIC | CRUELTY-FREE | VEGAN | NON-NANO | GMO FREE
Handmade in Toronto, Canada with non-toxic, premium ingredients. Help minimize plastic pollution by choosing Kavana's elegant, easily cleaned and reusable/ recyclable frosted glass option.
Volume: 30ml/ 1floz. This nectar is package in a refillable, clear, frosted glass bottle with a silver, pump top and elegant glass dropper, so you can use just what you need and waste less.
HOW TO USE
For best results, apply Kavana Phyto-5 Comforting Cocoa & immortelle Rich Nectar to palms and press into the skin of the face and neck in a dynamic, upwards motion.
Can be massaged into skin following a jade roller or gua sha stone for deep absorption into the skin, enhanced micro-circulation and an overall glow.
For added moisture, precede with Kavana Rose Glow Mist and/ Kavana Phyto-5 Face Cream, by mixing one pump of Nectar into your face cream for a more dewy finish. Excellent for supporting elasticity in mature and/ rosacea prone skin.
The exotic and warm, 'gourmande' scent is especially wonderful to indulge in, awakening your sense to an intentional, morning skincare ritual. Can also be applied daily and before bed at night, after cleansing and toning.
Follow with Kavana Phyto-5 Luminous Eye Cream. For topical use only. Keep out of reach of children.
USE IT WITH:
Kavana Calming Cleansing Milk, Kavana Phyto-5 Purifying Cream Cleanser, Kavana Foaming Face Polish, Kavana Rose Glow Mist, Kavana Phyto-5 Luminous Eye Cream, Kavana Phyto-5 Face Cream, Kavana Hand Heroine-Moisturizing hand cream.
PHYTO-5 complexe is a blend of extracts from five plants known to exhibit healing properties and that have been used for millennia to help with skin healing and protection. Wildcrafted in Ontario, Canada*, these plants benefit the skin most by acting in concert, which may help reduce trans-epidermal water loss, boost collagen, potentially calm inflammation and deeply nourish the skin.
*except rosehip seed oil from Chile.
Cacao Absolute: Cacao is known to boost collagen production and protect the skin from environmental damage and rapid aging. It encourages circulation ensuring skin gets nourished. It's known to exhibit anti bacterial and anti inflammatory properties, helping skin stay healthy and vibrant and it's characteristic chocolate scent is a treat for the senses.
Helichrysum italicum essential oil (Immortelle): Precious immortelle essential oil is the other star ingredient in this nectar. Immortelle, a.k.a 'Helichrysum', has a strong impact against free-radicals and also significantly stimulates collagen production and microcirculation and skin detoxification. Helping to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, this is a star ingredient for those who wish to age gracefully.
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 around the eye area.
Sweet Almond oil (Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis): With it's high concentration of Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Omega 3 fatty acids and zinc, this oil is anti-inflammatory, emollient, super softening and helps fight free-radicals that damage the skin.
Macerated Carrot Root in sunflower oil, with it's high carotene and anti oxidant content, along with Vitamin E, is known to prevent or even reverse skin damage caused by UV radiation and to promote building new cells, making it an all star pro for graceful aging.
St John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum): Deeply healing and anti-inflammatory and anti-nevralgic, St. John's Wort is ultra- soothing for inflamed skin. This delicate little yellow flower is rich in flavonoids which are famous for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits, protecting skin from free-radical damage and helping heal and repair the skin.
Topical application of St. John's wort oil, has also been known to help sooth sensitive skin, thanks to it's tannins. Thanks to natural essential oils in it that moisturize and plump up the look of skin, it deeply hydrates while making appear more fresh and dewy. Consistent application will firm up the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines and help support graceful aging.
Avocado oil is deeply nourishing and helps accelerate cell turnover and promote collagen production, which helps grow new skin.
Jojoba oil is rich in the skin-nourishing antioxidant Vitamin E, Vitamins A and D. It also contains the minerals chromium, copper, and zinc, plus Omega 6 and 9 fatty acids, helping to give dull skin a soft glow!
Apricot seed oil marries vitamin C and E, a powerful partnership that helps improve skin tone, while lowering the appearance of face wrinkles, fine lines and blemishes thanks to fatty acids and high oleic content. Radiance restoring, it is light and quickly absorbed by the skin, giving it a smooth suppleness.
Sea buckthorn seed extract is packed with 12 times more Vitamin C than an orange, omegas 3,6, 7 and 9, more Vitamin E (d- alpha tocopherol) than any other plant based oil; Beta carotene and 190 nutrients and phyto-nutrients, helping to guard skin against free-radical damage. Sea buckthorn promotes skin hydration, elasticity and cell regeneration and is a powerful anti-inflammatory, excellent for those suffering from red, inflamed skin, due to acne, eczema, psoriasis and rosacea.
Ylang Ylang: The delicate, exotic scent of this floral aphrodisiac relaxes racing hearts and can calm the most stressed-out mind. A healing powerhouse, it boosts the regenerative process of the epidermis. Along with it's powerful anti-oxidant properties, it can help fight off free radicals responsible for premature aging and it also works wonders to regulate skin's sebum production ensuring your skin has just the right amount of moisture.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed oil, Calendula Officinalis, Echinacea Purpurea, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Seed oil, Plantago Major (Plantain) Symphytum Major (Comfrey), Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow root), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond oil), Sesamum Indicum, Persea Americana (Avocado), Persea Armeniaca (Apricot), St John's Wort, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oryza Sativa (Rice Bran) oil, Daucus Carota (Carrot), Helichrysum italicum (Immortelle) essential oil, Tocopherol (Vit. E), Hippophae Rhammnoides (Sea Buckthorn) seed oil, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang #3) essential oil, Grapefruit Seed extract, Cacao Absolute.
WHAT IT'S FORMULATED WITHOUT: 'The Mean 15", petroleum and petroleum by
products, lanolin, talc, 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, triclocarbon.
WHAT IT'S NOT PACKAGED IN: Another plastic tube! Almost 100% plastic packaging free! Help us green as we grow and recycle and re-use the glass bottle and dropper of your Phyto-5 Cocoa Immortelle Rich Nectar.