Inspired by ingredients found in nature, Seoul-based cosmetic brand Jungle Botanics proudly presents their “Energetic Jungle 10-Oils”.
But what exactly is this mysterious blend of oils, and why do we want it in our cosmetics?
While still fairly new, Jungle Botanics’ core line – comprised of the Forest Leaves Cooling Shampoo and Warming Treatment, and Natural Body Glow Nutshell Scrub – is bringing nature’s best to provide the average city-goer the soothing relaxation their mind and body needs.
This is where this unique blend of 10 different natural oils, along with ingredients like cacao seed butter – which has been used in the skincare of Amazonian tribes for centuries – shea butter and more, kick in as the key players in the Forest Leaves Warming Treatment and Natural Body Glow Nutshell Scrub. They help keep the skin and hair moisturized, nourished, and smelling seductively sweet.
For a closer look at each of the 10 oils, enter the Jungle and keep reading!
- Grape Seed Oil
#glowup: While you might have seen grape seed oil in your kitchen pantry, it works wonders for the skin. Rich in Vitamins C, D and E, this oil helps fade acne scars, and thanks to its fatty acids, reduces appearance of wrinkles. Grapeseed oil also restores collagen production, fights acne & inflammation, and balances the overall state of the skin for an overall clearer, glowing complexion.
#hairgoals: Its relatively light texture allows it to moisturize without weighing the hair down. Its Vitamin E also works to fight the loss of hair by inhibiting the release of the hormone that leads to hair loss.
- Peach Kernel Oil
#glowup: Surprisingly, peach kernels yield a light, gentle oil that is effective in skin care for its regenerative and tonic abilities. These traits are attributed to its content of antioxidant vitamins A and E. Peach kernel oil also fights inflammation, and is a delicate oil great for serious skin conditions such as eczema or overexposure to UV rays.
#hairgoals: Peach kernel oil gently coats the hair, protecting against harmful environmental conditions like heat and pollution. It’s nourishing nature conditions the hair to prevent against tangles and breakage.
- Avocado Oil
#glowup: Avocado oil is particularly good for dry or aged skin as it helps to relieve dry and itchy skin through its high contents of omega-3 fatty acids, and a substance called sterolin, which has been linked with the softening of skin and reduction of incidence of age spots. Its antioxidant properties also work to fight against past and present UV damage.
#hairgoals: Avocado oil is also unique because it has been proven to fight against sun damage. Because of this, it acts as a shield against the heat and UV rays of the sun, helping to maintain healthy growth over time.
- Macadamia Oil
#glowup: Macadamia oil is rich in fatty acids that work to fight premature aging, prevent water loss within the skin, and better penetrates the skin to moisturize and nourish at a cellular level.
#hairgoals: Aside from its nourishing, moisturizing qualities, Macadamia oil contains antioxidant ‘squalene’ that helps reduce the effects of external stress on scalp by preventing loss of moisture. The oil’s fatty acids help to add shine, strengthen, and nourish the hair follicles, which in turn fight off hair loss and brittleness.
- Sea Buckthorn Oil
#glowup: For starters, Sea Buckthorn is a coastal shrub that produces bright orange berries. It’s oil is rich in Vitamins A & E, which rejuvenate and renew cell membranes, Vitamin C, which fight free radicals, and combats loss of moisture with the help of Omega-7.
#hairgoals: Because of its concentrate of amino acids, keratin production is increased, leading to stronger, more voluminous hair.
- Sunflower Seed Oil
#glowup: Sunflower seed oil is rich in Vitamin E. This means it acts as a great source of the necessary UV protection the skin needs, and creates a protective barrier on the skin through its natural, healthy carotenoids and waxes.
#hairgoals: Sunflower oil is notable as an important player against the thinning of hair. It provides gamma alpha linolenic acid (GLA), which is effective in the treatment of hair-loss, baldness and alopecia areata, characterized by round patches of lost hair.
- Cotton Seed Oil
#glowup: Like the previous oils, cotton and its derivatives are rich in Vitamin E, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, which all work as anti-inflammatory agents to soothe the skin and calm redness
#hairgoals: When used on the roots of the scalp, the linoleic acid present in cottonseed oil strengthen the follicles and cuticles of the hair.
- Açaí Berry Oil
#glowup: While you might be familiar with the deliciousness that is Acai bowls, Acai berries are also great for the skin. As much as purple foods are known to carry strong antioxidant qualities, acai berry oil is a great way to keep the skin youthful and elastic.
#hairgoals: Acai carries high levels of zinc, which keeps the roots strong and scalp healthy to help prevent the thinning of hair. It also contains Magnesium, which regulates calcium levels and prevents them from getting to high, which leads to hair loss.
- Camellia Flower (Tsubaki) Oil
#glowup: Derived from the Japanese Camellia flower, Tsubaki oil is known to soften the skin and is an important source of Omega-9, which increases the moisture retention of skin, increasing skin support and flexibility at a cellular level.
#hairgoals: Used for centuries in Japan, this oil gives hair a natural sheen and radiance. It is commonly used by Geishas for their signature glossy look.
- Argan Oil
#glowup: Argan oil has been used around the world for centuries to take advantage of its anti-inflammatory properties to treat skin infections, bug bites, and rashes. It makes a great addition to exfoliators to reduce irritation during the process, and even treats razor bumps and the like.
#hairgoals: Argan oil has recently risen as one of the most common players in the world of hair care. Argan oil is most famous for taming frizz, and prevents the formation of tangles.
To experience the “Energetic Jungle 10 Oils” hands on, try our Forest Leaves Warming Treatment and Natural Body Glow Nutshell Scrub, available for purchase at wishtrend.com.