Our Research and Development team only select raw materials that can meet the requirements of natural cosmetics. We understand what it takes to create the ideal blend of nature and effectiveness and know which formulae work for the various skin and hair types. When selecting ingredients, getting the right quality is crucial. Only by selecting exquisite materials can we exploit the power of nature to the fullest.
Every cosnature® product is enriched with different healing plants. Here you will find an overview of the natural medicinal properties of our plant life.
Pomegranate seed oil – obtained from organically-grown pomegranates – is the perfect oil for anti-ageing products thanks to its uniquely high proportion of punicic acid. It sets itself apart thanks to its outstanding anti-oxidant properties and therefore provides special protection against free radicals and harmful environmental effects.
Calendula oil, extracted from organically-grown calendula flowers, is particularly well-suited to caring for dry and sensitive skin. It supports the skin’s regeneration and leaves it soft and smooth. The oil, which is rich in valuable carotenoids, strengthens the skin’s resistance.
Rose hip oil, extracted from the seeds of organically-grown rose hip, supports skin regeneration and is particularly suitable for caring for dry and flaky skin. This oil is rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and supports your skin’s moisture balance. The scent of wild rose calms the mood.
Sea buckthorn berry oil, gently extracted from the bright orange plants of the domestic, organically grown sea buckthorn plant, is also known as the lemon of the north. The oil is rich in provitamin A, vitamin E, skin-related fatty acids, and anti-oxidants. The oil protects and regenerates the skin and actively combats signs of skin ageing.
Almond oil, obtained by cold-pressing the ripe fruits of the almond tree, contains a high proportion of unsaturated fatty acids, which strengthen the skin's hydrolipid film and protects it from water loss. Almond oil smooths the skin and leaves it looking healthy. Using almond oil as part of your hair care routine restores shine to dry, heavily damaged.
Coconut oil, obtained from organically grown tropical coconut palm fruit, has been widely acknowledged as the best possible skin care product for thousands of years thanks to its many benefits. It locks in the skin’s moisture and helps the skin relax and regenerate. Stressed skin is intensively pampered.
Avocado oil, obtained from the flesh of the avocado, is well-absorbed by the skin andimproves its appearance thanks to the vitamins A and E and unsaturated fatty acids. Not only does the skin benefit from the use of avocado oil, the hair too can find solace in the nourishing properties of this high-quality plant-based oil. A hair treatment with avocado oil will be particularly effective on brittle, lacklustre hair.
Extract of witch hazel, also known as hamamelis, is organically sourced and is well-known for its skin-soothing properties. This makes it ideal for caring for sensitive, delicate skin.
Lemon balm extract, sourced organically and also known as lemon balm because of its citrusy scent, has a long tradition as a healing plant. Even in ancient times, melissa was known for its healing power. Melissa has protective, strengthening and soothing properties and allows the skin to relax. This makes it the perfect ingredient for treating irritated, sensitive skin.
Invigorating lemon peel extract is rich in natural vitamin C and is organically sourced. Clarifying properties make this extract ideal for use in care products targeting greasy skin.
The red fruit lip calm contains precious organic extracts of elderberry and redcurrant, shrubs you can often find in your very own garden.
Elderberry is a healing plant. According to popular belief good house spirits dwell in elderberry trees, which is why superstitious country folk will think twice before chopping one down. The elderberry protects against free radicals thanks to its antioxidative effect.
Organically sourced redcurrant extract has a regenerative, revitalising effect thanks to its high antioxidant content.
This extract is obtained from the beans of the tonka tree found all across South America. Here the bean has long been used for medicinal purposes. The fruit is popular thanks to its aphrodisiac effect. Its skin-friendly properties make it the perfect skin care ingredient.
Shea butter is sourced locally from the from Africa’s tropical savannas from the nuts of organically grown karite tree, also known as the shea tree. Here this raw material has a very old tradition and is considered sacred. Rich shea butter is now used around the world in a wide range of skin care products thanks to its natural replenishing and smoothing effect. The nuts contain up to 50% fat.
Green tea extract, obtained from the leaves of organically grown Camellia Sinensis trees, is considered a beauty miracle and cherished for its skin-soothing properties. It has a refreshing and regenerative effect particularly on stressed skin and helps keep skin healthy. The extract is also rich in natural radical scavengers, which protect against harmful environmental factors and premature skin ageing thanks to their antioxidative effect.
Natural salt water is also known as the “nurse in white” thanks to its undisputed therapeutic benefits when treating skin diseases. It has highly soothing properties and supports the skin’s own regenerative function. Salt water is obtained from underground sources of sea salt deposits and thus stands out with its exceptional purity. Our natural salt water comes from the thermal springs of the Leine valley in Germany. Besides common salt it contains many precious minerals and is rich in trace elements.
Chamomile grows in the wild outdoors in almost all of Europe. It has a long medical history as a medicinal plant. As far back as 900 BC the well-known doctor Dioskurides prescribed chamomile to cure a fever. The Egyptians also used it to cure fever and as an anti-malarial compound. In the Middle Ages it was burned to keep infections at bay.
Still today its range of effects plays an important role in its application on the skin. It is used for beauty purposes and for health reasons. This is due among other things to its essential oils, which are said to have an antioxidative effect. It suppresses pro-inflammatory substances in the body and provides gentle relief particularly to irritated skin.
Limes are one of the most common citrus fruits worldwide and are mainly grown in Mexico, Florida and Italy. The rich essential oil of lime extract is said to have antibacterial properties. Lime extract makes the perfect ingredient in shower products, leaving behind a pleasant scent. It leaves you feeling fresh and revitalised.
Even our ancestors cherished the magical powers of mint. It was once tradition, for example, to plait bridal garlands using the leaves. Having mint in the house was believed to increase your riches and wealth and it promised protection against evil spirits. But its property as a healing plant did not go unnoticed. It was used to alleviate pain, to aid digestion, for headaches, abdominal cramps and colds.
Within the body care industry mint is well-known for its precious essential oils, tannins and the aromatic scent of menthol. Thanks to these properties it freshens and revitalises, invigorates and stimulates the skin.
The water lily, also known by the name blue lotus or Egyptian lotus, is a precious ingredient in Chinese herbal medicine. The long roots of the water lily grow down to the ground as far as 2.5 metres, from where they absorb their nutrients. The special thing about the leaves of this plant is that liquids and impurities simply drip off them – a phenomenon referred to as the lotus effect. For this reason the lily, which has also become a symbol of purity, makes the perfect active ingredient for our cosnature® beauty care range. In cosmetics the extract delivers a relaxing, soothing and protective effect. The lotus effect strengthens the skin's defences against harmful environmental factors and refines your complexion.
The pomelo is a natural cross between the grapefruit tree (Citrus maxima) and the sweet orange tree (Citrus sinensis). The fruit grows in the Caribbean and has quickly become popular in other countries. In cosmetics the extract is used to boost cell regeneration and skin regeneration. It has exfoliating properties. The natural fruit acids support the shedding of epithelial cells to help newer layers of skin come to the surface. The extract therefore leaves the skin looking fresher and revitalised and helps it develop an even complexion.
Organically grown hop owes its high profile to the beer industry. But beyond that, the hemp plant has turned out to be a real beauty miracle: hops have a high content of tannins and bioflavonoids, which are said to have firming properties. Therefore, hops are cherished as an ideal active ingredient to promote skin firmness and are ideally suitable for the care of demanding skin. In addition, hops are known for their calming, strengthening effect and are used to improve the skin structure.
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