What makes Avocado such a powerful ingredient?
The avocado is among the most nutrient dense of all fruits and its superfood qualities also make it a superior skin food. Naturally high in vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids, avocados are antioxidant rich and support natural skin health. It's also high in vitamins A, D and E, which help to moisturise the skin and protect it from damaging UV rays. Avocado is the perfect base for a skincare range due to its vitamin & mineral profile and its ability to act as a carrier of other actives and antioxidants deep into the dermis. Naturally containing 11 vitamins & 14 minerals, avocado is a complete skinfood that promotes overall skin health and vitality. Avocado’s high levels of oleic acid helps stimulate protein chains that promote collagen production &strengthen the skin barrier. As a pure oil it is deeply nourishing & balancing. It also promotes generation of new connective tissues, helps reduce inflammation, making it suitable for all skin types and profiles.
What are the benefits of active botanicals in skincare?
Active botanicals are the ingredients in a product used to target particular issues or concerns. Most skincare products will have “active ingredients” and Tropicology chooses to utilise natural botanicals in this way. We have omitted parabens and sulphates and included more of the ingredients that will make a real difference to your skin, with proven results. It's better for the planet and your skin.
What botanicals/ingredients should I be looking to include in my routine?
Deeply nourishing and healing avocado oil is suitable for all skin types. Containing 11 vitamins and 14 minerals, these powerful ingredients help strengthen the skin barrier and stimulate natural collagen production.
Aside from our hero ingredient avocado, we love botanicals and ingredients that multitask. At the top of our list is the stunning Wild Plum Harvest, found in our Avocado Face Wash, Face Moisturiser & Revitalising Serum.
This blend of the indigenous Illawarra, Burdekin & Kakadu Plums give the skin a rich boost in Vitamin C and stimulate hyaluronic acid synthesis, resulting in deep hydration and a more even and brighter complexion. Aloe vera is another hardworking ingredient that is featured in many of our products. A
wonderful hydrator, aloe vera is absorbed up to four times faster than water alone and the leaves also contain a unique blend of plant compounds including folic acid, and polysaccharides to help moisturise skin and fight free radicals.