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Our Floral Story: Petal-Powered Skincare

Luxury Active Florals in Every Formula

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I’ve always had a deep love for florals. The way they can brighten your mood, lift your spirit, and the way they can recollect memories of people you’ve known and places you’ve been. It wasn’t until I started building SAINT JANE, and diving into clean ingredient research that I discovered just how powerful florals were for transforming the skin. Using florals to nurture, heal and pamper the skin dates back centuries and these powerful petals have been revered across the globe in so many different cultures.

For example, Cleopatra the Egyptian beauty, was said to have rose water baths regularly and cleansed her skin and body with its powerful elixir. Shakespeare has written about the queen’s beauty ritual in ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ and he even mentioned how  Cleopatra’s cedar-wood ships bore the scent of rose water. 

Helichrysum or “Immortelle” has been used since the civilization of Ancient Greece, where it was commonly used after battles to heal wounds and care for the skin. Helichrysum essential oil was mixed with honey or olive oil and applied topically to treat skin conditions like burns and scars and even respiratory and digestive issues due to its revered anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. 

So many globally renowned florals have rich histories and stories of healing and transformation like these. Our approach to skincare is inspired by and centered around these potent florals that have been used for centuries to nurture the skin. We are not about the quick fix but rather our formulas honor the innate power of mother nature.

Our bouquet of potent florals throughout our clean, luxury skincare collection includes some of the most powerful petals on the globe, thoughtfully sourced and masterfully blended into each unique elixir that target common skin concerns like sensitivity, dryness, dullness, fine lines, skin texture and hyperpigmentation…just to name a few. Discover a selection of the florals we are so proud to infuse into our collection.

Our Luxury Active Florals

Luxury Active Florals in Every Formula for Skin Transforming Benefits

Sunflower – Our organic sunflower seed oil is expeller pressed, a chemical-free method, and sourced from The Netherlands. We use Sunflower in our Luxury Beauty Serum and Luxury Lip Shine for its rich Vitamin E concentrations and hydrating benefits.

Palmarosa – Our organic Palmarosa, from India, is steam distilled to sustainably extract its potent benefits directly from the herb, and formulated in Luxury Beauty Serum to lock in hydration and reignite your skin’s radiance.

Geranium – Our Geranium is steam distilled from the leaves, stalks and flowers of the plant. It grows natively in the Highlands of Madagascar where we source from luxury purveyors. We infuse Geranium into our Luxury Beauty Serum for its powerful calming benefits.

Bulgarian Rose – Certified organic and steam distilled, our Rose Oil is sourced and harvested from a family-owned distillery in the Valley of the Roses, Bulgaria where it richly grows and thrives. Our prized Rose Oil is formulated in Luxury Beauty Serum and Luxury Body Serum for its hydrating and rejuvenating properties.

Calendula – Our partners provide our certified organic Calendula that has been CO2 extracted from Egypt where it natively grows. We formulate our rich Calendula in Luxury Beauty Serum for its ultra calming benefits for the skin.

Helichrysum – Our certified organic Helichrysum is steam-distilled and harvested from the sunny island of Corsica off the coast of France, arguably the best region in the world for this mid-summer blooming flower. Helichrysum is a hero in our Luxury Beauty Serum to stimulate skin cell renewal.

Hibiscus – Sourced from the rich lands of South-East Asia, our certified organic Hibiscus is steam-distilled and bottled in our Hydrating Petal Cream and Luxury Sun Ritual for its antioxidant-rich properties that come from nutrients in the soil in which they thrive.

Jasmine - Prized for its powerful ability to calm and soothe the skin, our Jasmine is organic and steam distilled from the best global purveyors. This calming powerhouse is featured in our Luxury Sun Ritual, Hydrabloom Body Silk, Hydrating Petal Cream and Luxury Body Serum. 

We are committed to continue to deliver transformational, nutrient-rich, clean skincare to your ritual to help bring your skin to its very best state and all of its glowing potential. Our luxury collection, current and future, harnesses the beautiful benefits and potent properties of these florals we hold so dear. 

xx Casey

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The Best Clean Lipgloss and Why It's Worth the Switch

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Lip gloss is one of the most toxic products found in a makeup bag. We’ve all heard and read about the harmful ingredients found in some lip products on the market like lead, carcinogens, mineral oil, and synthetics but what makes these even more toxic is that we put them on our lips. Any product you put on your lips, will be gradually ingested (that’s right, we eat it!) not purposefully, of course, but it’s unavoidable. If you are like us, you swipe on a gloss, balm or lipstick almost daily and re-apply multiple times a day. All this usage can add up to a significant amount of consumption and absorption into our bodies. Your lips are also a thinner tissue so some toxins are absorbed straight away.

When nutritionists and doctors tell us to try and eat natural foods, and to avoid ingredients you can’t pronounce—shouldn’t that also apply to what we put on our skin? The largest organ of our body? We think so. We know it’s hard to part with your cult favorite products and going full non-toxic can be a challenge. If you are going to start somewhere, start with your mouth. Clean beauty has made incredible strides in creating lip formulas that are not only safer, but truly perform. 

That’s why when we launched our first lip product, Luxury Lip Shine in 2019, it was essential that the formula was meticulously clean, with good-for-you, results-driven ingredients that were rigorously tested...and that we could pronounce. We turned to powerful florals to infuse every swipe with skin-loving nutrients that act more like a lip treatment, but are still comfortable on the lips, non-sticky, and provide a sheer wash of color.

We are proud to say that our Luxury Lip Shines have 8 non-toxic, vegan, simple but high-performing ingredients: Sunflower Seed Oil, Whole Flower Hemp Extract, Candelilla Wax, Shea Butter, Jojoba Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis, Chamomile Extract, and Grapefruit Seed Extract. These antioxidant-rich ingredients make up our high-shine, silky gloss that glides on effortlessly. Each botanical serves a purpose as skincare for your lips. Sunflower, Chamomile and Aloe are calming while Shea and Jojoba are deeply nourishing. 

 

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Beauty editors rave about these special glosses. Luxury Lip Shine was named “Best Clean Lip Gloss” by Women’s Health. “This gloss glides on easily—no goops or globs, promise—and sticks to your lips (instead of your hair). Ingredients like aloe and sunflower act as a softening treatment too.”  Meet your new, favorite non toxic lip gloss.



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