MAHALO Skin Care The BEAN mask because: Coffee bean -Cacao bean -Vanilla bean. The BEAN mask is an ultra-concentrated epicurean facial treatment that awakens and revives skin and spirit akin to the morning coffee after a long week. The succulent bean marriage of cacao, vanilla and coffee is enveloped in sweet enzymes of raw Hawaiian honey to further entwine with plytonutrient plant botanicals, and precious extracts that are fortified by "secret weapon" antioxidants. This activating formula works to boost skin's natural defenses, detoxify, brighten, soothe, soften and gently exfoliate congestion.
The BEAN mask presents one of the most potent and luxurious antioxidant synergies that help to recover lipids and skin membranes from free radical damage, resurfacing complexion that is purified, toned and glowing.
Experience: creamy, concentrated dark brown paste with fine, gentle exfoliation grains (from moroccan clay). Ready to use straight from the jar, no additional activation required.
Aroma: decadent, yet robust union of coffee and cacao, sweetened with notes of honey and vanilla, with highlights of exotic cardamom, patchouli, Hawaiian sandalwood, ylang ylang and a fleeting crisp note of bergamot. (1.7 fl. oz / 50 ml.)
THE BEAN MASK HELPS TO:
• transform dull, lackluster, prematurely aging skin into visibly firmer, toner, more youthful-looking complexion with a fresh, purified glow
• gently exfoliate dead cells, pollution, dirt, blood, oils and toxins
• boost collagen production to enhance elasticity and radiance
• detoxify to reduce visual appearance of pores
• support and boost skin's natural healing and defenses
• reverse effects of environmental damage
• deliver antioxidant-rich purification
• boost circulation and cell renewal for a visibly healthy glow
WHAT MAKES THE BEAN MASK UNIQUE:
The BEAN mask formula delivers one of the best and most potent unions of antioxidant actives that work in perfect synergy to intelligently detoxify and support skin's natural healing abilities.
Living in a world filled with environmental pollutants that impact damaging effects on skin, The BEAN mask 's antioxidant bouquet is the answer to maintaining healthy, clear and glowing complexion.
Cacao: this antioxidant-rich raw superfood is bursting with vitamins, minerals, raw enzymes and omega fatty acids that help in preventing free radical damage that cause premature aging and inflammation. It promotes circulation, and increase cellular healing resulting in a toned, bright and youthful complexion.
Astaxanthin [asta-ZAN-thin]: the powerhouse "secret weapon" ingredient of The BEAN mask. Recent clinical study found this carotenoid to be the strongest antioxidant against singlet oxygen (a reactive oxygen species that directly damages biological lipids, proteins and DNA). Asaxanthin's unparalleled ability to fight free radical scavengers is attributed to being 6,000 times stronger than vitamin C, 800 times stronger than CoQ10, 550 times stronger than green tea catechins and 75 times stronger than alpha lipoic acid (from clinical research by Nishida Y./2007). This powerhouse ingredient provides new dimension in skin treatment technology, effectively working to revitalize dull, tired, prematurely-aging and environmentally stressed skin.
Green Coffee Bean Oil + Coffee Co2: the "secret weapon sidekicks" of the BEAN mask that work in synergy to help tone, firm and rejuvenate the skin. Acclaimed as one of the best free radical scavengers, it's largely superior in antioxidant activity than that of Vitamin C (chlorogenic acid) and green tea (polyphenols), with enzyme content more potent than CoQ10. It's prized for its age reversing, anti-inflammatory, and ability to reverse cellular damage caused by UV rays and environmental pollution.
Tomato Lycopene: this superior antioxidant helps to strengthen skin's natural ability to defend itself against oxidative stress, to maintain visible tone and glow.
Edelweiss -(meaning "noble") offers high free radical scavenging activity. This clinically tested active helps to protect from environmental stressors -while nourishing the skin and providing a soothing, calming effect.
Carrot: this antioxidant-rich superseed helps to repair damaged skin tissue, address skin discoloration, improve complexion, tone and add elasticity to skin.
Sandalwood: our ethically sourced local Hawaiian sandalwood boasts antiseptic (helps prevent infections), astringent (helps prevent acne), anti-inflammatory and disinfecting properties that support skin's youthful appearance and function.
Watermelon: this highly concentrated extract is rich in Vitamin C and naturally occurring carbohydrates and amino acids. It supports the UV-stressed immune system of the skin and is used to prevent photo-aging. Watermelon also helps to protect the skin from every day toxins and promotes cell-renewal.
Sea Buckthorn: the single highest source of vitamin E, amino acids, pro-vitamin-A and unsaturated fatty acids: a true skin superfood. Stimulates collagen, combats wrinkles and dryness, reverses the effects of aging and pollution.
Ceylon Cinnamon: the delicacy of highest grade cinnamon has been prized for centuries for it's skin soothing, anti-aging, anti-inflammatory (manages acne) and antiseptic properties.
Phytosterols: antioxidant and anti-irritation activity of phytosterols aid in boosting skin's natural defenses and repair, while helping to calm and soothe damaged skin.
Vitamin E -serves as a scavenger for free radicals that are destructive to the cell membrane, whose integrity is paramount to cell metabolism and life.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: My The BEAN mask is very hard, what can I do?
A: Sometimes The BEAN mask may harden to due cold temperatures, as it contains honey and hydrosol. You can scoop out the amount desired, and warm it gently on the palm of your hand or treatment bowl. Add a few drops of warm water, if a more smoother consistency is desired.
Q: I left my mask on for too long, whats the best way to remove?
A: The BEAN mask is the type of treatment that no harm will be done if you leave it on for longer than 20 minutes. To rinse, we recommend you place a warm washcloth over your face to soften the mask, and then gently remove with either the same washcloth, or rinse and exfoliate with palms of your hands
Q: Why do you have Potassium Sorbate?, and is it natural?
A: Potassium Sorbate is in the formula as a preservative to prevent development of mold and yeast. The Potassium Sorbate used is salt of sorbic acid derived from mountain ash tree berries, and is naturally derived.
mel (Hawaiian raw honey)*, theobroma cacao (raw cacao) powder*, santalum paniculatum (Hawaiian sandalwood) powder*, bambusa arundinacea (bamboo carbon charcoal) powder, red morrocan rhassoul clay, camellia japonica (thea seed) oil*, coffea arabica (green coffee bean) oil*, coffea arabica (coffee) hydrosol water*, leuconostoc ferment filtrate & lactobacillus ferment, hibiscus sabdariffa (hibiscus) flower*, curcuma longa (turmeric) root*, zingiber officinalis (ginger) root*, hamamelis virginiana (witch hazel)*, non-gmo mixed tocopherols, haematococcus pluvialis algal (astaxanthin) extract, solanum lycopersicum (tomato lycopene) extract, leontopodium alpinem (edelweiss) extract*, salix nigra (willow) extract*, beta vulgaris (beet root) extract*, curcuma longa (turmeric) supercritical extract*, hippophae rhamnoides (sea buckthorn) supercritical extract*, daucus carota (carrot seed) supercritical extract*, cinnamomum zeylanicum (ceylon cinnamon)*, rosmarinus officials (rosemary) supercritical extract*, eugenia caryophyllus (clove)*, coffee arabica (coffee) supercritical extract*, cananga odorata (ylang ylang) oil*, theobroma cacao (cocao) absolute, citrus aurantium bergamia (bergamot fcf) oil*, vanilla planifolia (vanilla) extract*, elettaria cardamomum (cardamom) supercritical extract*, santalum paniculatum (Hawaiian sandalwood) oil*, pogostemon cablin (patchouli) oil*, phytosterols, psidium guava (guava) extract, potassium sorbate, citrullus lanais (watermelon) extract
Hand blended in small batches by MAHALO Skin Care in Hawaii, USA
*clean ingredients: organic + local and/or wild harvested (when available)
Stored in a glass jar wrapped in a renewable bamboo to preserve the vitality of the ingredients and provide an eco-luxurious skin care experience.
YOU MAHALO MOMENT, THE RITUAL
Apply a generous dollop of The BEAN mask deliciousness to a damp, nude face and neck avoiding the eye and lip areas, spreading evenly to cover all desired skin surface. If the mask does not glide with ease over skin, scoop the product into a treatment bowl, or palm of your hand and blend with a few drops of water or toner. Leave on skin for 20-30 minutes*. To remove the mask, rinse and slowly massage the skin with warm water as you enjoy the last step of The BEAN mask treatment, -the gentle exfoliation grains that wash-off the unwanted impurities, dead skin cells and toxins.
While the skin is still wet, follow with The VITALITY ELIXIR facial serum or The RARE INDIGO beauty balm
*for first-time use start with a 2-5 minute treatment. If sensitive skin, leave on for 4-7 minutes.
Skin type: Intended for most skin types* to use up to 3 times per week *note: if you notice slightly reddish/flushed skin following 30-50 minutes after treatment, it indicates the intended boost in blood circulation.
STORAGE & SHELF LIFE
MAHALO Skin Care products are crafted using fresh, natural ingredients. It is therefore important to store products in cool, dry space. Ideally, your special beauty cabinet in the coolest room of your house. Bathroom is generally not the best place to store our products, as it tends to get both humid and hot, which might shorten the shelf-life and efficacy of the product.
We strongly recommend you begin using the product upon receiving it, and not storing them for later use. Use The BEAN antioxidant mask within 6 months from the date of opening to ensure maximum efficacy.
Using clean spoon or spatula to scoop out the product, and not your fingers, will help in keeping unwanted bacteria away from your skin treasures.
Please note, though our products do not contain conventional preservatives like parabens, we have put tremendous efforts in developing alternative "green" preservation systems that ensures broad spectrum preservation of our products that contain honey, and hydrosols.