Wake Up Call // Caffeine Under Eye Roll On Oil by Cattail Apothecary
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ROLL ON OIL VERSION - VEGAN FRIENDLY Matcha powder and guayusa leaf provide a kicked up caffeine and antioxidant boost for your skin! You may be asking "what the heck is guayusa" since it's not the most common ingredient, but dang is it cool.
It's actually a caffeinated holly relative grown in the Amazon. The leaves are dried and brewed like tea but have nearly as much caffeine as coffee and double the antioxidants of green tea.
The Benefits of Antioxidants and Caffeine in Skin Care: Antioxidants attack and eliminate free radicals which are responsible for causing the signs of premature skin aging: wrinkles, fine lines, and loss of elasticity. Dark circles can be caused by a variety of factors such as dehydration, allergies, lack of sleep or genetics.
While caffeine certainly cannot cure hereditary dark circles, its anti-inflammatory properties can reduce the puffiness and inflammation associated with dark circles as well as constricting blood vessels and reducing the accumulation of blood under your eyes which contribute to dark shadows and redness. Along with smoothing the puffiness, caffeine absorbed into the skin can tighten and firm, helping to lesson the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around the eye. Made of sweet almond oil that has been infused with both guayusa leaf and matcha powder combined with argan oil, rosehip seed oil, and jojoba oil.
Essential oils of peppermint and cypress add a light energizing scent. See below for more information on the individual ingredients and components! A little goes a very LONG way! Swipe under eye from corner to corner. In necessary, gently pat oil to spread, do not rub. Allow time to absorb.
The oils are non-comedogenic, so they will not clog your pores. Be careful not to get in eye.
Packaged in 10 ml clear glass bottle with stainless steel roller ball.
MATCHA // Camellia sinensis // powdered green tea that is grown in Japan. high concentration of antioxidants. one study found that Matcha has 137 times the polyphenols, notably, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) than regular green tea.
GUAYUSA // Ilex guayusa // a potent source of antioxidants which help protect the body against the negative consequences of oxidative stress. an amazonian super-leaf naturally packed with caffeine and polyphenols, flavonoids, and saponins
ROSEHIP SEED OIL // Rosa canina // a skincare powerhouse extremely high in essential fatty acids and rich in vitamins and antioxidants, especially Vitamin C, Vitamin A (retinol), and linoleic and linolenic acids. evens skin tone and helps to correct dark spots and sun damage. absorbs quickly to help reduce appearance of scars and fine lines and improve complexion.
ARGAN OIL // Argania spinosa // penetrates deeply and helps skin retain moisture and restore the skin’s natural barrier against the environment. antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, promotes tissue and scar repair. 80% unsaturated fatty acids.
SWEET ALMOND OIL // Prunus dulcis // a mild, hypoallergenic oil rich in fatty acids, proteins and vitamins A and E. light in texture, easily penetrates deep into the skin. prevents blackheads and acne flare-ups. helps reduce fine lines and dark circles. an effective emollient for moisturizing both the skin and hair.
JOJOBA OIL // Simmondsia chinensis // liquid plant wax with absorption properties that are similar to our skins own sebum. seals in moisture and creates an effective barrier against external elements.
PEPPERMINT // Mentha × piperita // antispasmodic, carminative, bitter, antimicrobial, analgesic, diaphoretic, stimulant, nervine, anti-emetic // peppermint is both relaxing and stimulating to the nervous system. its relaxant action calms anxiety and relieves tension while as a stimulant it can be used to wake up in the morning or as an afternoon pick-me-up to recharge vital energy.
CYPRESS // Cupressus sempervirens // stimulates blood flow and restores good circulation
Wild Witch Cuticle Oil // Dana Nail Junkie
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Say hello to • Wild Witch Wisteria •
-Or maybe you already know her, and want more?!
This beauty of a scent was created for inclusion in the February edition of a VERY popular subscription box that I personally have been a subscriber to for about a year. I was ecstatic to get the amazing opportunity to create a special scent just for that box. Truly a dream.
The great thing about all of the oils available here is that they all can be used in many different ways. Cuticle oil of course, perfume, and rituals, etc. To use as a perfume or ritual oil, just pop the steel ball out and dab on with your finger. Remember to store this low flow roller upside down when the ball is in place so that it stays loaded.
If you don't know about Wisteria, let me give you some info...
Wisteria has a sweet, and slightly spicy scent to it. Wisteria seems to be my spirit plant with her sweetly scented flowers, and her tough, barky vines that grow so strong.
Wisteria also has many Magickal uses •
Psychic development, Wisdom, Meditation, Divine Blessings, etc.
Metaphysical Properties •
Wisteria is for women who have problems with their femininity and sexuality, and for men who deny the softer and more feminine part of themselves. It relieves fear of intimacy in both men and women and brings a balance within ourselves. Use as anointing oil for prayer and meditation. Wisteria oil is also an aid to channeling.