When you feel unhealthy, sick or lethargic, you would normally refuel the body with healthy vegetables and fruit to help kick start it up again because the Vitamins from these ingredients help fight the bugs that make you sick and boost your body with energy.
These nutrients in the fruit and vegetables are vital for your health and wellbeing, they help enhance your immune system to fight against disease and keep you feeling and looking great.
The same reason we eat vegetables and fruits for the benefits they provide our insides, we can also benefit from using these natural ingredients for the outer parts of the body, that being our skin.
The vitamins found in these botanical extracts help repair, restore and protect our skin from harsh environmental damage while also helping prevent premature aging and signs of fatigue.
The botanic skin care ingredients contained in our Men’s Botanics products are hand-picked by for quality and freshness and then extracted using traditional methods to preserve the medicinal and therapeutic benefits for our skin care. Each of the ingredients used in our skin care is sourced through sustainable, fair-trade agricultural practices. Our ingredients are grown under organic conditions without the use of preservatives and growth enhancers.
Men’s Botanics is Paraben Free, Cruelty-Free , Organic and Vegan. We employ eco-friendly clean manufacturing practices and we are Australian Made and Owned.
Some powerful, natural ingredients that feature in our products to make Men’s Botanics so effective are:
The oil extracted from the apricot seed is sought out for its content of vitamins and essential fatty acids which is rich in Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA). The GLA content in apricot seed helps the skin to maintain moisture balance while also helping in firming and toning your skin.
Apricot Seed oil has high levels of and vitamins A and E, which are important vitamins for preventing Free Radical damage and keeping the skin soft, hydrated and young. Apricot Seed Extract is also great for its anti-inflammatory properties, which is great for sensitive skin or post shave products.
Studies have found that Avocado oil to have a high amount of the Antioxidant, vitamin E in it, which extremely good at hydrating and softening your skin and protecting against Free Radicals to slow down the aging process plus rebuild collagen and prevent cell damage. Avocado oil is also effective in the treatment for acne and blackheads, eczema and other forms of skin inflammation. It is excellent in slowing down the signs aging and great at diminishing age spots and smoothing out fine lines.
Green Coffee Extract
Green Coffee Extract is a potent antioxidants, with more than ten times the antioxidant power of green tea, green coffee's high levels of polyphenols, chlorogenic acid and ferulic acid actively fight free radicals.
These antioxidants allow skin to reduce free radical damage, heal scar tissue and promote rapid cell regeneration, making green coffee extract a great ingredient to target dull skin.
Grape Seed Extract
Grape Seed oil is great for Face and Body products. Grape Seed Oil contains Vitamin C, A, Iron, Calcium, Omega 6 &9 and rich in anti-oxidants It is a perfect ingredient in products for eyes, skin and neck. Applied to the skin it is very light and leaves a glossy look. It contains more linoleic acid than many other oils.
Indigenous Australians have used this plant & fruit extensively for its healing properties & traditional medicine. Kakadu Plum contains the world's highest concentration of nutrient-available vitamin C, a free radical scavenger that protects the skin from environmental harm.
Studies show the concentration of vitamin C in kakadu plum to be as high as 3200-5000mg/100g (compared with 50mg/100g in oranges). When applied topically it restores the skin's antioxidant defence system protecting the dermis from degradation and is essential for the formation of proline, an amino acid that is required to make collagen. It also helps reduce wrinkles and improves skin texture, reduces skin cell damage caused by free radicals and protects skin against UV damage.
A seed extract which protects your skin by building a protective cushion around it, helping lock in moisture and prevent free radicals (damaged cells). Jojoba Oil is easily absorbed by the skin and is especially beneficial in treating inflamed and irritated skin conditions
Pomegranate seed oil has great regenerative properties that can help erase the visible signs of ageing to make you look your best. it rejuvenates skin health by stimulating the “keratinocytes” major cells found in the outer layer of the skin. It helps with damaged, dry skin. It is also beneficial for all skin types for oily, ache type skin to dry dull skin. Pomegranate oil has a number of Vitamins which are powerful antioxidants, that help stop free radical damage, which is responsible for aging. It is rich in vitamins A, C, E and K ,vitamins which are vital for the skin’s fighting wrinkles and staying young and elastic as long as possible.
A good, natural fat filled with vitamins your skin craves such as A, E, & F. Shea Butter is very effective at repairing dryness and is easily absorbed. It still allows the skin to breathe once applied to the skin, which minimising blocked pores.
Witch Hazel Extract
Witch Hazel has been used for centuries medicinally and topically. It is non-irritating, non-drying and known for its astringent, tightening properties on the skin. Witch Hazel Extract helps to absorb excess oil and fight against bacteria that cause acne and blocked pores. Witch Hazel works to tone the skin and reduce pore size, which is great to reduce the appearance of ageing.
Citrus glauca (formerly Eremocitrus glauca) is known as Desert Lime. It is a thorny shrub or small tree wild harvested from bushland of the semi-arid regions of Queensland, New South Wales, & South Australia; where it is relatively common. The Australian Desert Lime is packed with tiny pearls of potent actives that support collagen production, sunscreens, psoriasis, exzeme and skin repair. Desert Lime supports and maintains collagen production and helps with skin repair and offers natural protection to sun damage. Excellent anti-oxidant due to high concentration of Vitamin C. Enhances skin rejuvenates whilst soothing, rebalancing, refreshing & revitalising. Promotes youthful looking skin. Diminishes the appearance of wrinkles or fine lines.
Coconut oil is rich in many proteins. These proteins keep skin healthy and rejuvenated, both internally and externally. Proteins also contribute to cellular health and tissue repair. Coconut oil also has antimicrobial properties and moisturizing abilities, which makes it a perfect ingredient skin care.
Davidson Plum Extract
One of nature's most effective antioxidants. Containing Anthocyanin that researchers are identifying as an exciting & powerful compound for the skin care industry. Assists in prevention of wrinkles, eliminates free radicals, reduces UV damage, improves skin health, promotes collagen, elastin & elasticity of skin. Davidson Plum is a native Australian tropical rainforest fruit. The dark blue/black plums have a vibrant dark red flesh & will be a significant player in skincare advances. Davidson plum contains phenolic acids, which have antimicrobial and antioxidant properties stronger than vitamin E. It also contains flavone glycosides, which work synergistically to intensify the antioxidant activity of vitamin C. It also strengthens capillaries and reduces dark circles and puffiness under the eyes.
Blue Cypress Leaf
The Blue Cypress tree is native to the tropical Northern regions of Australia. An essential oil is produced from the wood that is dark blue in colour. This extract is known to have good anti-inflammatory properties and also been shown to be an anti-irritant, soothing , shave burns, rashes and reducing erythema.