Balancing Moisturizer Ingredient Benefits

Geranium Essential Oil

Geranium Essential Oil

Geranium, a gorgeous flower popular in gardens around the world, has an herbaceous yet rosy fragrance.  It loves all skin types.  Its cell-regenerating properties make it an excellent choice for dry or aging skin, but it is also an anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory, making it healing for those with damaged skin.  It works well in fighting acne and overall skin balancing - a true skin-loving ingredient.  From an aromatherapy perspective, it is uplifting and soothing, with its cheery and fresh scent.

Motto's geranium oil is certified organic. 

INCI:  pelargonium graveolens (geranium) oil

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    Patchouli Essential Oil

    Patchouli Essential Oil

    Distilled from the leaves of an Asian shrub, patchouli is time-honored in daily skincare.  It is nourishing and restorative, and calms irritated skin.  It benefits all skin types.   It has astringent, anti-inflammatory, tonic, an regenerative properties.  From an aromathery perspective, patchouli s deeply relaxing and can aid other essential oils by acting as a fixative to allow fragrances to last longer.

    Motto's patchouli oil is certified organic.

    INCI:  pogostemon cablin (patchouli) oil

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      German Chamomile Essential Oil

      German Chamomile Essential Oil

      German chamomile contains azulene, an organic compound with proven anti-inflammatory properties.  The essential oil is created through steam distillation of the flowers.  Chamomile is soothing, purifying and refreshing.  Chamomile soothes irritated skin and its gentle aroma has long been credited with calming nerves and reducing stress.  Chamomile is good for daily skin care, and especially sensitive skin, skin prone to acne, and dry or damaged skin. 

      Motto's German chamomile is a certified organic, steam-distilled essential oil. 

      INCI:  matricaria chamomilla (german chamomile) oil

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        Sandalwood Essential Oil

        Sandalwood Essential Oil

        The documented use of Sandalwood goes back 4000 years to India, Egypt, Greece and Rome when many temples and structures were built with it.  Today, it is primarily used for its highly prized oil.  Because the oil can only be extracted from trees that are at least 30 years old, it is very important to protect the sandalwood tree.  Motto's sandalwood oil is ethically sourced from Australia, and we are committed to the preservation of this valuable ingredient.  The oil is credited with astringent, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, tonic, stimulant and soothing properties.  Sandalwood hydrates and prevents dry skin, and it may promote cell turnover.

        Motto's sandalwood oil is certified organic.

        INCI:  santalum spicatum (sandalwood) oil

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