Seascape Island Apothecary uses as many natural ingredients as possible as a means
of maximising our award - winning product quality and performance.
Under the ingredients section of each product you will be able to see exactly what ingredients
are used in each product, their function and their source.
Listed below is a comprehensive list of the essential oils and natural ingredients used in
Seascape products, their function and in which ranges they can be found:
Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice)
Aloe is used in many skin care products because of its ability to stimulate healthy cell growth and repair damaged tissues.
It contains natural sources of vitamin E and C and improves the skins ability to hydrate itself. Aloe Vera features in all
Seascape body washes.
Beeswax (Copernicia Cerifera Cera)
Beeswax is a natural wax produced within the hives of honeybees. Following processing beeswax remains a biologically
active product and when added to creams, balms and lotions can naturally reduce inflammation, soften the skin and lock
and Peppermint Lip Balm.
Bergamot (Citrus Aurantium Bergamia Fruit Oil)
Bergamot has a light, fresh and invigorating citrus fragrance and is both refreshing and relaxing. It is ideal for confidence
building and can also relief stress. Bergamot oil can be found in our Revive range.
Bitter Orange Oil (or Neroli - Citrus Aurantium Amara Flower Oil)
Bitter Orange Oil has a delicate, fresh citrus aroma with floral undertones. It is both a calming and soothing oil as well as being
Castor Seed Oil (Ricinus Communis Seed Oil)
Used as a skin conditioner and as well as adding to product viscosity, Castor Seed Oil can be found in our Peppermint Oil Lip Balm.
Chamomile (Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil )
Chamomile is one of the most useful and calming essential oils with anti-inflammatory and very soothing properties.
Chamomile is excellent for protecting dry, sensitive skin and can be found in our Les Petits range of products.
Cocoa Butter (Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter)
A natural, aromatic solid butter pressed from the roasted seeds of the Cacao tree. Cocoa Butter will soften at body
temperature and adds a rich, creamy, and thick consistency to all lotions and creams to help reduce dryness and improve
Coriander (Coriandum Sativum Fruit Oil)
Coriander is a stimulating, refreshing oil helpful for alleviating aches and pains. It also acts as a general cleanser of the
body, to rid it of toxins and fluid wastes and can be found in our Homme Range.
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil)
Eucalyptus oil clears the head, aids concentration, strengthens the nervous system and contains powerful antiseptic properties.
Geranium (Pelargonium Graveloens Flower Oil)
Geranium has a fresh, sweet, floral scent and is useful for most skin conditions. A balancing oil for the mind and body, Geranium
relaxes, restores and maintains stability. Geranium oil can be found in our Refresh range.
Ginger (Zingiber Officinale Root Oil)
Ginger has energising, revitalising properties and is ideal for easing muscle and joint pain. Ginger oil can also be invigorating
and uplifting, it is a feature in our Homme range.
Grape Seed Oil (Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil)
Grape seed oil is an effective natural moisturiser that helps to tighten and tone the skin. It contains proanthocyanidins that are
powerful antioxidants helpful in repairing damaged skin. The restructuring virtues of Grape seed oil make it an excellent ingredient
in our Soothe Body Butter.
Grapefruit Seed Oil (Citrus Grandis Peel Oil)
Grapefruit Seed Oil is known to help address muscle fatigue, and tone the skin. It can be found in our Homme range.
Pure honey has a multitude of benefits; it is a natural healing agent with mild antiseptic and antibacterial properties, it
also has the ability to attract and retain moisture in the skin without making it oily. Honey provides a calming effect without
Jojoba Seed Oil (Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil)
Jojoba oil helps promote healing of the skin in many ways. It has antimicrobial properties, which means it actually discourages
the growth of some bacterial and fungal microbes that attack the skin. Jojoba Seed Oil features in our Peppermint Lip Balm.
Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia Oil)
Celebrated not only for its antiseptic, relaxing, soothing and rejuvenating properties, lavender oil offers an almost endless
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil)
Lemongrass essential oil produces a delicate, citrus aroma and has great astringent properties, which helps to cleanse and
clear excessive oily skin. In addition, lemongrass is effective as a skin toner because it naturally dilates the blood vessels,
tightening pores and wrinkles. Lemongrass features in our Refresh range.
Lime (Citrus Aurantifolia Oil)
Lime Oil has a sweet, citrus aroma that can be very refreshing and uplifting. It can help to boost circulation and clear congested
skin. Lime oil features in our Uplift range
Mandarin (Citrus Nobilus Peel Oil)
Mandarin oil is excellent for refining the texture of the skin, while also having good antiseptic and cell rejuvenating properties.
Mandarin oil encourages the growth of new skin cells, which is especially effective on stretch marks and damaged skin.
Olive Oil (Hydrogenated Olive Oil / Olea Europaea Husk Oil)
Olive oil is an effective cleanser for babies and children because it does not strip the skin off of its natural protective oils.
It contains anti-oxidants and natural sources of Vitamin E. Olive Oil features in our Les Petits range and Peppermint Lip Balm
Peppermint (Mentha Piperita Oil)
Peppermint oil is effective in relieving skin irritation and inflammation. It has a natural cooling effect and features in our
Peppermint Lip Balm.
Petitgrain (also known as Bitter Orange Leaf / Twig Oil - Citrus Aurantium Amara Leaf / Twig Oil)
Petitgrain oil is effective when combating greasy skin with many toning and soothing properties. It can also be an effective relief
for stress and insomnia and features in our Homme range.
Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Oil)
Rosemary oil is a penetrating and stimulating oil with many uses. It is known to help stimulate hair growth and fight scalp problems
and features in our Revive range.
Rosehip Seed Oil (Rosa Canina Fruit Oil)
Rosehip Seed Oil is a natural source of vitamin A, C, and E, has been extensively studied for its skin regenerative properties in
cases of sun damage, scarring and other skin problems. It’s effective at reducing stretch marks and features in our Soothe range
as well as our Peppermint Oil Lip Balm.
Sea Salt (Maris Sal)
Good old fashion sea salt has always been effective in skin and body care, and nowhere is it more prevalent than in our award -
winning Uplift Sea Salt Scrub. Using very fine grains of sea salt, the Uplift Scrub has quickly earned the reputation as being one
of the industry's most popular skin exfoliator.
Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii Butter)
Shea Butter is a particularly effective moisturiser because it contains so many fatty acids, which are needed to retain skin
moisture and elasticity. Shea butter contains vitamins A and E to help protect the skin from both environmental and free-radical
Sunflower Seed Oil (Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil)
Sunflower oil is rich in vitamin E, which acts as an antioxidant in the body and is specifically related to improving skin health and
ranges, as well as in our Peppermint Oil Lip Balm.
Sweet Almond Oil (Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil)
Almond oil is an excellent natural moisturiser that nourishes the skin leaving it soft and silky. It is naturally rich in Omega 3, 6 and 9,
Sweet Orange Peel Oil (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Oil)
Sweet Orange Peel Oil is considered an effective "mood enhancer", circulation-booster and helps soothe tensed muscles. It can be
found in our Refresh range.
Ylang Ylang (Cananga Odorata Flower Oil)
Ylang Ylang is know to relax the mind and balance emotions. This oil is widely used to inspire feelings of romance and in Aromatherapy