Full Ingredient Glossary
Monoi de tahiti
Sourced from Tahiti, monoi de tahiti is a blend of coconut oil, gardenia tahitensis flower extract, and vitamin e. With a high content of fatty acids, it is a soft, soothing oil with excellent moisturising properties. Also: it smells like a dream.
Sweet almond oil
A gentle, nourishing oil suitable for all skin types (especially dry and sensitive ones). Rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins and amino acids, it helps to soften and nourish the skin.
A deeply nourishing butter obtained from cocoa bean. Contains antioxidants that help smooth and replenish the skin.
A liquid wax produced in the seed of the jojoba plant. Rich in vitamin e, jojoba oil is an amazingly light, nourishing oil that absorbs quickly into the skin and protects against moisture loss.
A deeply nourishing butter obtained from the mango seed. Soothes, moisturises and combats dry skin. Also a recommended ice cream flavour.
Obtained from the honey bee, beeswax is used to help improve the consistency of the cream. Also used to tell people to buzz off. “Betty, it’s none of your beeswax.”
A rich moisturising butter that comes from the African shea tree. Contains high levels of vitamins and essential fatty acids which helps to improve skin elasticity and revive dry skin.
Apricot kernel oil
A light, gentle oil that comes from the kernels (seeds) of apricots. High in essential fatty acids and vitamins E and A, it helps to balance, nourish and soften the skin.
Fragrance (monoi tiare)
Responsible for the dreamy, summer-holiday, (probably) internationally-renowned signature smell of Exceptionoil.
A light oil with high levels of vitamins a, d and e as well as essential fatty acids helping to soothe and replenish dry skin. Hopeless on a flower crown.
A rich, nourishing oil that is high in essential fatty acids and vitamins a, d and e. Helps to restore moisture to dry and damaged skin. Good on toast.
Contains high levels of fatty acids and vitamin c which help to hydrate dry skin and aids in the prevention of wrinkles and premature ageing.
Extracted from calendula flowers, calendula is excellent for soothing and calming the skin.
Evening primrose oil
Rich in fatty acids including linoleic acid and gamma linoleic acid, evening primrose oil is extremely hydrating and helps improve skin tone and texture.
Hemp seed oil
Contains a fatty acid profile that resembles our own skin’s lipids very closely. Hemp seed oil protects and moisturises the skin without clogging pores.
A powerful antioxidant that preserves the product AND prevents free radical damage on the skin.
A powerful natural antibacterial and antioxidant extracted from the recycled totara wood.
Rosemary leaf extract
An antioxidant that helps protect against free radical damage, and the effects of environmental stresses (pollution, smoke, UV rays) on the skin.