Clearing Moisturizer Ingredient Benefits

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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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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Cypress Essential Oil

Cypress Essential Oil

The cypress tree is native to Asia and is found all around the Mediterranean.  Its oil is obtained from the steam distillation of its needles and twigs.  It excels at balancing the skin's oil production, and has astringent properties.  It is anti-inflammatory and gentle.  From an aromatherapy perspective, cypress is said to calm and soothe. 

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

INCI:  cupressus sempervirens (cypress) oil

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Cedarwood Essential Oil

Cedarwood Essential Oil

Cedarwood essential oil is created through the steam distillation of the leafy young twigs of the Atlas Cedar tree.  It's a wonderful oil, with a myriad of benefits.   It has antiseptic and astringent properties.  It promotes circulation and fights inflammation.  It rejuvenates damaged skin and sooths irritation.  

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

INCI:  cedrus atlantica (cedarwood) oil

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