Our Ingredients

MUTHA™ NATURE

Cocoa Butter – Used as an emollient, Cocoa Butter is derived from cocoa beans and contains antioxidant polyphenols. It’s known to be high in fatty acids which help hydrate and nourish the skin while being attributed to helping improve elasticity. It is also known to contain the natural plant compounds phytochemicals, vitamin E, and vitamin K.

Shea Nut Butter – Used as an emollient, this plant lipid is extracted from the nuts of the shea (karite) tree. It is known to be rich in antioxidants and fatty acids. Shea butter helps create a protective barrier on the skin that helps slow water loss while also strengthening the skin due to it being attributed to containing anti-inflammatory properties and vitamin K. Aides in collagen production due to it being attributed with containing vitamin A and vitamin E.

Mango Butter – Used as an emollient, mango butter is plant-based and known to be a rich source of fatty acids. Known to contain vitamin C which helps boost and brighten skin, and vitamin A which helps increase the skin’s youthful appearance. Mango butter is also attributed with supporting the creation of a protective barrier for the skin.

Aloe Butter – Created from pure aloe extract, this butter is attributed with containing all of aloe vera’s skin soothing, anti-inflammatory properties. Known to be rich in vitamins A, C, E, B, B12, folic acid, and choline, it is high in antioxidants and helps rejuvenate skin.

Avocado Butter – Produced from the flesh of the avocado fruit and known to be rich in vitamins A, D, and E, unsaturated fatty acids, and lecithin. It is known to help hydrate and brighten skin while helping to soothe itchy skin.

Coconut Oil – Extracted from coconuts, this oil is attributed with being rich in fatty acids which help replenish skin, keeping it looking healthy and young. It is known to contain antioxidant properties which help defend skin from pollution while helping to diminish signs of aging. It's known to be high in saturated fat content which moisturizes dehydrated skin and is known to contain lauric acid which has antibacterial, anti-viral, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Rosehip Oil – One of the most highly used ingredients in our products, this non-fragrant emollient plant oil is attributed with antioxidant properties as it contains skin-calming phytosterols plus several rich fatty acids, primarily linolenic acids, which are known to help protect and replenish the skin’s vital barrier. It is also known to contain vitamin C and vitamin A.

Grape Seed Oil – Derived from grapes, this plant oil is used as an emollient and known to have strong antioxidant properties. Easily absorbed by skin and attributed with being high in linoleic acid, it is known to help improve skin’s elasticity, moisture, softness, and resilience. Known to be rich in vitamin E, vitamin C, and vitamin D—all of which help in reducing the appearance of wrinkles and scars, as well as tightening skin—this oil is known to help skin retain its normal structure, diminishing the appearance of stretch marks.

Beeswax – Made by bees, this natural substance is known to be a miracle worker when it comes to thickening with its emollient properties. Attributed with having anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties that are known to help fight chapped skin and bacterial infections—this wax is known to form a protective wall by sealing in moisture without clogging pores. Beeswax is also known to contain vitamin A which is known to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and age spots while helping to rehydrate and reconstruct damaged skin cells.

Carnauba Wax – Derived from palm tree leaves, this natural, hard wax is known to be used as a thickening agent. It's also known to be hypoallergenic.

Soy Lecithin Liquid – Extracted from raw soy beans, this liquid is known to have a high concentration of vitamin E and attributed with acting as an antioxidant to help prevent the effects of free radicals on the skin and helps stimulate collagen. It also known to contain fatty acids and acts as an emulsifier for the formula.

Vitamin E Acetate – A specific form of vitamin E found in skin care products and dietary supplements—it is known for its antioxidant properties. It is attributed with helping protect your skin from the damage of free radicals. It is also known to help provide moisture and strengthen skin’s protective barrier to prevent moisture loss.

Grapefruit Oil – Known as an antioxidant-rich oil containing vitamin C, vitamin A, and lycopene, this fruit oil is known to help fight the appearance of cellulite because it is attributed to the flow of toxins, wastes, and old fat cells to sites of elimination.

Orange Essential Oil – Pressed-derived from oils of orange peel, this citrus oil is known to be antiseptic and anti-inflammatory. Attributed with increasing the ability to absorb vitamin C, increase collagen production, and blood flow.

PhytoCide Elderberry – Known to have potent antioxidant properties, this berry-derived ingredient is attributed with being an effective natural alternative to traditionally used preservatives in cosmetics. It is also known to be rich in a variety of phytonutrients that exhibit both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Rosehip Oil – One of the most highly used ingredients in our products, this non-fragrant emollient plant oil is attributed with antioxidant properties as it contains skin-calming phytosterols plus several rich fatty acids, primarily linolenic acids, which are known to help protect and replenish the skin’s vital barrier. It is also known to contain vitamin C and vitamin A.

Grape Seed Oil – Derived from grapes, this plant oil is used as an emollient and known to have strong antioxidant properties. Easily absorbed by skin and attributed with being high in linoleic acid, it is known to help improve skin’s elasticity, moisture, softness, and resilience. Known to be rich in vitamin E, vitamin C, and vitamin D—all of which help in reducing the appearance of wrinkles and scars, as well as tightening skin—this oil is known to help skin retain its normal structure, diminishing the appearance of stretch marks.

Apricot Kernel Oil – Emollient derived from apricot seeds. This fruit oil is known to contain skin-loving sterols and the calming benefits of oleic acid. It is also known to be a reliable source of the antioxidant vitamin E.

Jojoba Oil – Derived from a perennial shrub, this non-fragrant, natural oil is rich in fatty acids and used as an emollient. It’s known to help enhance skin’s restorative properties and helps soothe skin. It is also known to contain vitamin E, vitamin B complex, and zinc.

Olive Oil – Derived from olives, this fruit oil is known to contain essential fatty acids and the emollient squalene which are known to be beneficial for dry skin.

Sweet Almond Oil – Derived from almond seeds, this non-fragrant oil is used as an emollient and known to contain skin-replenishing ingredients and fatty acids.

Orange Essential Oil – Pressed-derived from oils of orange peel, this citrus oil is known to be antiseptic and anti-inflammatory. Attributed with increasing the ability to absorb vitamin C, increase collagen production, and blood flow.

Grapefruit Oil – Known as an antioxidant-rich oil containing vitamin C, vitamin A, and lycopene, this fruit oil is known to help fight the appearance of cellulite because it is attributed to the flow of toxins, wastes, and old fat cells to sites of elimination.

PhytoCide Elderberry – Known to have potent antioxidant properties, this berry-derived ingredient is attributed with being an effective natural alternative to traditionally used preservatives in cosmetics. It is also known to be rich in a variety of phytonutrients that exhibit both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Glossary

Antioxidants – Antioxidants are known to be naturally occurring vitamins and minerals, like vitamins A, C, E, and green tea, that protect your skin against free radicals. Some antioxidants are also known to help brighten skin, calm irritation, and smooth fine lines.

Choline – An essential nutrient and organic water-soluble compound, it is known to be most beneficial when ingested.

Emollient – Lubricating agent that helps keep skin hydrated longer by preventing water loss. Emollients also help soften and soothe skin. Shea butter, cocoa butter and fatty acids are examples of emollients.

Fatty Acids – Known to serve as the essential building blocks of the skin’s surface layers, these acids are to known to create a healthier, younger-looking complexion while helping to increase hydration and deliver antioxidants.

Folic Acid – Also known as vitamin B9, folic acid plays a vital role in helping to maintain skin’s natural beauty. Its antioxidants are known to help reduce levels of oxidative stress in the skin, as well as help neutralize harmful free-radicals. It is also known to help provide increased hydration by bolstering the skin’s barrier function.

Flavonoid – Structurally, flavonoids are a type of polyphenol, a group of molecules in plants that help enhance skin cell growth, fight against infection, and protect skin against damage caused by UV radiation.

Lauric Acid – A fatty acid found in coconut oil and palm kernel oil. Known to be used in skin care because of its moisturizing and acne fighting abilities.

Lecithin – A substance naturally found in plants, it is made of fatty acids and is known to work as an emulsifier, meaning it suspends fats and oils and keeps them from mixing with other substances.

Linoleic Acid – Used as an emollient and thickening agent, this unsaturated omega-6 fatty acid is known to work as a skin restorative and an antioxidant.

Lycopene – Plant-based, lycopene helps combat skin-damaging free radicals and helps assist in metabolic functions related to growth and repair.

Oleic Acid – Fatty acid derived from plant oil is known to enhance texture and is used as a cleansing agent.

Palmitic Acid – This fatty acid is found naturally in skin and has many functions in cosmetics. In moisturizers, it is a trusted emollient.

Phytochemicals – Derived from chemical compounds found in plants, they are known to help improve blood flow to the skin and help slow skin-aging by protecting against damage from the sun’s harmful UV rays.

Phytosterol – Found in plant foods, phytosterol is a cholesterol-like molecule. Phytosterols from soy help replenish skin.

Polyphenols – A group of about 4,000 antioxidants, polyphenols are known to naturally protect plants from the strong, damaging UV rays of the sun. They are also known to help repair and rejuvenate skin and help reverse the signs of aging.

Squalene – The saturated portion of emollient ingredient squalene, which is a natural component of human skin oil. It is known to be a trusted moisturizing ingredient and a source of replenishing fatty acids and antioxidants.

Triglycerides – Emollient and thickening agent.

Vitamin A – In the form of retinol and retinoic acid, topical vitamin A is known to help fight wrinkles and stimulate collagen production. It is often known to be a dermatologist’s go-to recommendation for combating signs of aging.

Vitamin B Complex – Composed of eight B vitamins, including B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6 (pyridoxine), B7 (biotin), B9 (folic acid), and B12 (cobalamin). It is known to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Vitamin C – Known to provide a range of benefits, including evening out your skin tone, shielding skin from the visible impacts of pollution, improving hydration, and keeping your skin looking younger, longer. Vitamin C is also known to help boost your skin’s collagen to help firm and plump skin while smoothing out the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Vitamin D – In addition to overall health, vitamin D is known to play an integral role in skin protection and rejuvenation. Known to contribute to skin cell growth, repair, and maintaining metabolism, Vitamin D is also known to optimize the skin’s immune system and helps destroy free radicals that may cause premature aging.

Vitamin E – Antioxidant known to help fight free radicals.

Vitamin K – Used to help minimize and heal bruises by strengthening capillaries in the skin. Vitamin K is known to help prevent swelling, calm redness, minimize scars, and fade existing stretch marks. In our formula, it works to help strengthen and increase the skin’s resiliency.

Zinc – Known to be soothing and acts as an antioxidant.