Full Ingredient Glossary
Water: Rainwater. Mostly used as a carrier to dissolve many of the ingredients used for their skin benefits.
Coconut Oil: With a high content of fatty acids, it is a soft, soothing oil with excellent moisturising properties
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.
Glycerin: 100% plant derived, glycerin is an excellent humectant; helping to reduce TEWL (trans-epidermal water loss) by drawing moisture from the air into the skin. It also helps to keep the skin soft and smooth.
Shea Butter: 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.
Squalane: Derived from olives, squalane has a very similar composition to human sebum so penetrates quickly and reduces dryness.
Cetearyl Olivate: Forms part of a very effective, mild emulsifier used to blend the oil and water together and stabilize the formulation.
Sorbitan Olivate: An olive derived emulsifier that helps to blend the oil and water together while also providing a luxurious and smooth skin feel.
Beeswax: 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.”
Saccharide Isomerate: Plant-based saccharide similar to the carbohydrate found on human skin. Provides instant hydration and reduces irritation.
Sunflower Seed Oil: Lightweight, replenishing and absolutely jammed with fatty acids and vitamins.
Chamomile Leaf Extract: Derived from the Chamomile plant, it helps to soothe dry, irritated or itchy skin
Licorice Root Extract: A powerful antioxidant and anti-irritant, it helps to soothe redness and itching, making it ideal for sensitive skin.
Gotu Kola Extract: Strong anti-irritant and soothing properties.
Rosemary Leaf Extract: An antioxidant that helps protect against free radical damage and the effects of environmental stresses on the skin.
Baikal Skullcap Root Extract: A natural antioxidant that provides soothing and calming properties to help sensitive skin.
Green Tea Leaf Extract: A powerful antioxidant and anti-irritant, it helps to soothe redness and itching, making it ideal for sensitive skin.
Japanese Knotweed Root Extract: An antioxidant to help protect the skin against environmental stresses.
Vitamin e: A powerful antioxidant that preserves the product as well as preventing free radical damage on the skin.
Xanthan Gum: A natural food grade thickener used to help stabilize and thicken the cream.
Cetyl Palmitate: Forms part of a very effective, mild emulsifier used to blend the oil and water together and stabilize the formulation.
Sorbitan Palmitate: Forms part of a very effective, mild emulsifier used to blend the oil and water together and stabilize the formulation.
Dehydroacetic Acid: A preservative which protects Go-To products from spoiling by destroying microorganisms and their growth.
Sodium Citrate: Used as a pH buffer in Go-To products.
Citric Acid: Used as a pH buffer (to adjust the pH so it isn’t too alkaline-y) in Go-To products.
Natural Fragrance:. Derived from natural plant extracts. Contains pink pepper, black pepper, buchu, lemon, orange, and patchouli oils and smells goooood.