Shiva Rose | Pistachio Cardamom Plumping Mask
Native to the Middle East, pistachios were considered an aphrodisiac. Rich in B vitamins along with vitamin E make pistachio oil excellent for plumping and moisturizing the face. This unique, exotic mask marries the power of pistachio, with rich olive and grape skin oils, moisture-rich squalane, along with collagen creating tamanu and pomegranate oils (natural form of vitamin c). Olive oil with its high count of polyphenols and antioxidant properties, a skin secret of the Mediterranean, amplifies the vitamin A and firming qualities of Rosehip seed oil. Added aloe leaf and turmeric for calming and soothing the skin, along with majestic rose. The scent is reminiscent of a sumptuous Middle Eastern dessert with whispers of joyous cardamom and sensual rose.
Kaolin Clay -Found in the moisture-rich soil of tropical rainforests, Kaolin Clay has been used in cosmetics for centuries to stunning effect on the skin. In addition to eliminating toxins, purifying, and promoting circulation to the skin, Kaolin also has a naturally high amount of silica which works to remove dead skin and restore moisture to your delicate facial dermis. Even more impressively, this rich white clay reduces sebum leaving oily skin matte and smooth to the touch.
Pistacia Vera Seed Oil Abundant in phenolic antioxidant compounds, pistachio oil is incredible at fighting free radicals - smoothing fine lines, stimulating collagen production, plumping and toning the skin and helping to maintain a vibrant glow. Very high in vitamin E, pistachio oil also brings blood circulation to the skin while promoting healing and quick cell repair. Vitamin E is extremely protective and restorative and helps to hydrate and seal the skin.
Glycerin An amazing hydrator and humectant, glycerin helps to bring moisture into the outer layer of the skin from both the air, and from deeper skin layers. Amazing at relieving dry skin and helping to improve the skin barrier.
Grapeseed Oil Excellent for acne-prone skin, grape seed oil is rich in vitamins E, C, and D as well as essential fatty acids and beta-carotene. Packed into a light but highly moisturizing oil, these properties combine for a youthful glow without heavy residue.
Bilberry Fruit/Leaf Extract The high levels of glycoside in bilberry extract actually inhibit the overproduction of melanin, helping to prevent hyperpigmentation and age spots. Arbutin, also a highly concentrated compound in bilberry is incredible at brightening dull skin. Together they truly help to even skin tone and bring an incredible glow.
Rosa Gallica Flower Powder Cultivated since at least the 13th century, Rosa Gallica is highly sought after for both the incredible aroma, and also all the healing properties and various skin benefits. Amazingly anti-inflammatory, Rosa Gallica is extremely calming and soothing. Rosa Gallica has been used to help treat skin ailments such as rosacea and psoriasis but also heals common skin irritation or redness. High flavonoid content makes Rosa Gallica amazing at preventing premature signs of age, relaxing fine lines and revitalizing run down cells.
Sugar Cane Extract Naturally occurring lactic and glycolic acids bring amazing exfoliation, breaking down dead skin cells and allowing new cells to take their place. The hydrating compounds nourish and leaves skin fresh, new, soft, smooth and supple.
Tamanu Seed Oil Tamanu oil hosts many benefits and promotes the formation of new tissue and healthy skin. It is known to smooth and soften while provide deep moisture. Tamanu is incredible for treating inflammatory skin conditions such as dermatitis, psoriasis, and eczema. It is also good for treating acne. It is also good for speeding up the healing process and reducing scars.
Cardamom Seed Oil Cardamom seed oil is amazing at increasing blood circulation in tissue which means that oxygen and nutrients in the bloodstream are able to revitalize the skin. Cardamom is full of antioxidants and antimicrobials, increasing cell turnover and flighting anything attempting to compromise the skin. Helps to even skin tone, brighten, and is also beneficial for soothing blemishes.
Pomegranate Seed Oil Pomegranate has incredible properties for the skin and is known to boost collagen production while enhancing elasticity, helping to soften fine lines and promote graceful aging. Pomegranate is deeply soothing, nourishing, and moisturizing while still being lightweight and does not clog pores. Packed with antioxidants it helps to reverse skin damage including scarring and hyperpigmentation.
Squalane A natural hydrocarbon produced by the human body. A newborn has the highest amount of Squalene, but the production level significantly drops between the ages of 30 and 40, contributing to the accelerated aging we have come to expect. The addition of this youth-preserving ingredient will be readily absorbed because of it's match to your skin's molecular structure. Squalene fights off free-radicals and inflammation, and boosts blood circulation which promotes collagen production for firmer, plumper skin. .
Orange Fruit Extract Full of vitamin C and antioxidants Orange Fruit Extract helps to protect the skin from free radicals and environmental toxins. A wonderful natural exfoliant, Orange Fruit Extract helps to promote cell turnover and slough off dead skin cells, making room for healthy new cells to emerge. Brighting, and lightening, Orange Fruit Extract evens skin tone and lightens scarring and hyperpigmentation.
Lemon Fruit Extract With similar qualities to Orange Fruit Extract, Lemon Fruit Extract is also bursting with revitalizing qualities that absolutely transform the skin. Vitamin C smooths, brightens and exfoliates, creating soft, radiant, glowing skin. Antioxidants promote healthy aging and resilience while softening lines. Stimulates collagen and elasticity. Good for clearing blemishes and leaves skin bright and clear.
Aloe Extract Aloe has been used for a host of purposes since the ancient Egyptians called it the “plant of immortality.” Aloe is soothing for the skin and repairs it. It also can hydrate through three layers of epidermis which makes it an excellent moisture giving toner and mist. Cools the skin and balances the PH as well.
Turmeric Root Extract Turmeric has been used on the body for centuries, both internally, and externally. With incredible anti-inflammatory abilities, this powerhouse promotes healing and calms the skin. Turmeric prevents the production of melanin therefore is amazing for fading hyperpigmentation and preventing more from occurring. It lightens and brightens, evening skin tone and creating an incredibly radiant complexion.
Sandalwood Oil A highly regarded herb in Ayurvedic medicine, sandalwood has been used to treat acne and rashes in addition to providing powerful anti-aging therapies. Anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and extremely soothing and cooling in nature, sandalwood effectively hydrates, relieves allergies and itchiness and balances all skin types.
Rose Flower Oil The Queen of the Flowers. Rose has been prized for its beautifying properties since before the times of the Pharaohs. Rose can help the skin heal, and retain its elasticity. Rose is anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, creates cell renewal, balances moods, balances hormones, opens the heart and clears the skin, spirit and mind
Aqua, Kaolin, Glycerin, Pistacia Vera Seed Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Olivate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Sorbitan Olivate, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Seed Oil, Rosa Gallica Flower Powder, C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside, Sodium Levulinate, Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Fruit/Leaf Extract, Glyceryl Caprylate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Sodium Anisate, Allantoin, Calophyllum Inophyllum (Tamanu) Seed Oil, Elettaria Cardamomum Seed Oil, Panthenol, Propanediol, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil, Squalane, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Phytate, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Extract, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Glucose, Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract, Santalum Spicata (Sandalwood) Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Oil, Cassia Angustifolia Seed Polysaccharide, Chlorophyllin- Copper Complex
Layer mask over face, neck and décolletage. Allow to dry for at least 10-12 minutes. After the mask has slightly firmed, rinse off with warm water. Follow up with Saffron Beauty Oil and Saffron Eye Balm.