Friday, January 8, 2010

Sea Buckthorn Anti-Aging Facial Cream

I'm rubbing my arms after a couple of hours in the kitchen...and boy do they feel soft! My faithful assistant (Mom) and I just got done making a beautiful batch of my Sea Buckthorn Facial Cream. I've never introduced this product online before, so while my arms are still soft and the cream is still warm, I thought I'd do a little SJSBAFC, bad acronym. (Simply Jen Sea Buckthorn Anti-aging Facial Cream 101). Here goes:

Sea Buckthorn Oil is a natural source of vitamin A, Vitamin E and several other tocopherols. It is reputed to be one of the best sources of natural antioxidants due to the high content of Vitamin C. Sea buckthorn oil effectively combats wrinkles, dryness, and other symptoms of dry, aged skin. It can also be used to promote healing of burns, eczema and small cuts or wounds. In addition, the UV-spectrum of the oil shows a moderate absorption in the UV-B range which makes sea buckthorn derived products attractive for sun care cosmetics.

Pomegranate Seed Extract can promote skin regeneration, stimulate self repair mechanisms, improve skin elasticity, and reduce wrinkles. Pomegranate Seed Oil has calming properties and is therefore useful in skin soothing formulas.

Calendula has great anti-inflammatory properties and vulnerary properties, making it excellent for help with stubborn wounds, ulcers, bed sores, varicose veins, bruises, rashes, eczema etc. This oil is great to help with sore, inflamed and itchy skin conditions, also for burns, eczema and diaper rash, as well as sore cracked nipples. It is also used to treat thread and spider veins as well as varicose veins. It has great healing, soothing and softening qualities.

Aloe Vera Juice is anti-inflammatory, anti- bacterial, and anti-viral. Aloe vera contains protein, calcium, magnesium, zinc, vitamins A, B12 and E, essential fatty acids and is naturally rich in Vitamin C, Amino acids, Enzymes (which are the life-principle in every live, organic atom and molecule of natural raw food, rejuvenate aged tissues and promote healthy skin). Aloe vera juice is said to be one of the finest body cleansers. The benefits of aloe vera are manifold. Aloe vera is used to treat first-degree burns for speedy healing. Aloe vera is used to shrink warts and lessen the painful effects of shingles. The symptoms of psoriasis can be reduced with aloe vera.

Here is the complete ingredient list for you label-readers (like me):
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Distilled Water, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil , Apricot Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Cetearyl Olivate and Sorbitan Olivate (an emulsifier naturally derived from olive oil), Vegetable Glycerin, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Fruit, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract and Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Polyaminopropyl Biguanide (a gentle, paraben-free and formaldehyde-free preservative), Xanthan Gum, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract

The actual label reads:

Directions for Use:
Apply to a clean face and neck at night and before applying makeup in the morning.

Store in a cool, dry place.
Use within three months of purchase date.

My Sea Buckthorn Anti-Aging Facial Cream contains omega fatty acids 3, 6, 7, and 9. These omega fatty acids are vital for cellular support. They help boost collagen production and keep free radicals at bay. Pomegranate This light, silky, non-greasy cream is ideal for daily use and has a light citrus scent. It is free of parabens, petrochemicals, artificial colors or fragrances!

1.7 oz Airless Bottle

PRICE: $27.00

As of this very moment, I have 10 available.

If you would like to purchase a this facial cream, you may do so here!


  1. Hello,
    I'm just wondering whether you have the Sea Buckthorn Fruit oil or Sea Buckthorn Seed oil in the cream. They are extracted from different parts of the plant and have different compositions and benefits.

  2. Hello! The Sea Buckthorn Oil I am using is extracted from the seeds! Here are a few details which you may already be aware of, but others may not:

    - Sea buckthorn seed oil does not stain as the fruit oil does.

    - With both oils, a little goes a long way.

    - Often, when a cream is made up of Sea Buckthorn Berry oil, it will stain the skin. If it is diluted enough with other carrier oils that it does not stain the skin, it is likely too diluted to offer much benefit to the skin.

    - Sea buckthorn seed oil is light, non-staining & readily absorbed into the skin, can use under make-up, non-greasy.

    - Clinical studies have shown sea buckthorn seed oil to heal many skin ailments such as rosacea and eczema

    - Both oils (seed & fruit) absorb UV rays due to their super high beta-carotene content

    I hope this helps - and I apologize for the delayed response. Somehow this one slipped past me!


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