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Carotene Glow Antioxidant Booster

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A powerhouse antioxidant booster packed with nutrient rich concentrated botanical extracts that act to support skin's barrier while creating a warm and healthy carotene glow. CO2 (Supercritical Extraction) is one of the most efficient methods of creating a substance that embodies the entire plant and its capabilities. The CO2s of organic sea buckthorn, organic pomegranate and organic rosehip, all rich in powerful bioactives, work together to repair dry skin while Frankincense CO2 soothes and revitalizes it. Customize your routine by adding two drops to your serum or moisturizer to boost its anti-aging activity.

Skin Types: mature, dull, dry, dehydrated

Key Ingredients:

Sea Buckthorn CO2*: This CO2 extraction is from the pulp of the bright orange sea buckthorn berry and contains 34% palmitic acid and 31% palmitoleic acid, fatty acids found naturally in our skin. They function similarly to our sebum forming a protective layer that keeps moisture in. Sea Buckthorn CO2 has a high level of beta-carotene that transforms into anti-aging retinol, an active form of vitamin A.
 
Rosehip Seed CO2*: The seeds of the rosehip from the rose bush are packed with the two essential fatty acids omega 6 linoleic acid and omega 3 linolenic acid that are known for their soothing moisture barrier repair and maintenance. This CO2 also contains oleic acid, beta-carotene, phytosterols, and vitamin E.
 
Pomegranate Seed CO2*: The seeds of the pomegranate yield a lipid that contains 70% of the rare omega 5 fatty acid called punicic acid, which acts as a strong antioxidant to repair dry skin. Pomegranate seed CO2 also boasts other firming components such as linoleic acid, oleic acid, vitamin E, phytosterols, and squalene. The combination of these bioactives help protect skin’s moisture barrier and reduce the signs of aging. 
 
Frankincense CO2 - Wild Grown &  FairWild® certified: This CO2 comes from the resin of the Boswellia tree. Like all resins, this is the repair system of the tree and has soothing, rejuvenating properties. The main constituents are the antioxidant terpenes alpha-pinene, insensol, and caryophyllene. The last two are only in the CO2 and not the essential oil and boast many rejuvenating properties. The supplier of the extract we purchase is FairWild® certified. That means only a few collecting families are authorized, thus yields are extremely limited. Their precious groves of Frankincense trees are rotated and scratched for gum harvest only every third year.

Booster: A blend of concentrated plant extracts that are added to serum or moisturizer to enhance its bioactive properties.  

CO2 (Supercritical Extraction): A method of extracting plant chemicals by using pressurized CO2 as a solvent. It is one of the most efficient extractions to create a substance that embodies the entire plant rather than just the essential oils or triglycerides (cold-pressed oils).  

Carotene: In plants, these orange-coloured pigments turn light into chlorophyll and absorb and scatter UV light. In human skin, they convert to retinol, an active vitamin A that keeps skin smooth and firm. In higher concentrations, the orange pigment provides a warm glow to skin tone.

Smells Like: frankincense

Packaging: glass vial with dropper

Size: 7.5 ml/.25 fl oz

       

      Ingredients: 

      Sea buckthorn extract*rosehip extracts*pomegranate extract*frankincense extractvitamin E, rosemary extract**certified organic

      Instructions: Add two drops of Carotene Glow Antioxidant Booster to your serum or moisturizer application in your hand, blend, and apply to face and neck. 


      Packaging, ingredients, and production have a big impact on our planet and the right choices can make a difference. We make it a priority to create sustainable products with plant-based ingredients and recyclable packaging.

      Ecocert Cosmos

      We are an Ecocert Cosmos Certified lab and our products are currently undergoing the approval process.  A certified product guarantees: 

      • production and processing that respect the environment and human health

      • the development of the concept of green chemistry

      • the absence of petrochemical ingredients

      • responsible use of natural resources

      • respect for biodiversity

      • the absence of GMOs

      • recyclable packaging

      You will begin to see these certifications on our labels:

      ecocert cosmos natural skin care

      Natural origin

      All the ingredients used are of natural origin with the exception of a restrictive list of approved ingredients (including preservatives) authorized in small quantities.

      cosmos organic ecocert skincare

      Organic

      A beauty product is COSMOS ORGANIC certified only if:

      • At least 95% of the plants it contains are organic

      • A minimum of 20% organic ingredients are present in the formula in total (10% for rinse-off products

      Waste

      We offer a packaging return program in order for us to sanitize and reuse the glass bottles. Return the bottles to the place that you purchased them or contact us at hello@cocoonapothecary.com to send directly. 

      terracyle recycling closed loop system

      We send used caps, labels, and manufacturing waste such as gloves to TerraCycle where they are manually separated and sent to third party subcontracting facilities for processing and conversion work. Metals are smelted into bars so they may be recycled. The plastics undergo extrusion and pelletization to be molded into new recycled plastic products. In terms of PPE waste, these materials are crushed into a densified crumb that can be recycled and used to make plastic lumber that is found in composite decking, outdoor furniture and plastic shipping pallets.

      All paper products are sent to our municipal recycling program.


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