Deeply penetrating blend of organic oils and potent plant extracts to lock in moisture, improve firmness and deliver advanced age defying benefits.
Australian banksia seed oil – Sustainable source of Vitamin A that that boosts collagen.
Snap 8 Peptide – An anti – wrinkle octapeptide consisting of a chain of 8 amino acids. It reduces the depth of wrinkles, and prevents expression lines by moderating muscle contraction. Tests revealed that wrinkle depth was reduced by 63% in one month of treatment, making the face look smoother.
Mountain pepper berries – Native to the cool, temperate rainforests of Tasmania and belonging to the ancient gondwanan supercontinent family of plants. Used in traditional Aboriginal medicine for centuries and recently researched to be representing exciting innovations in the anti-ageing skincare industry. Stabilises Vitamin C, powerful anti – oxidants, reduces free – radicals, anti – inflammatory, improves collagen synthesis.
Canadian willowherb – Anti – inflammatory, antioxidant. Williowherb also has an antibacterial action that is effective for addressing blemishes. Acne occurs when hair follicles become clogged with dead cells and sebum. Bacteria called propionibacterium acnes feed on the dead cells and sebum, which causes an inflammatory response that triggers the pistules and cysts we see in acne. Willowherb is able to destroy propionibacterium acnes and reduce the number of acne lesions. It does this without damaging the skin.
From the sanctuary of the Blue Mountains, an Australian couple spreads the relaxed holiday vibe throughout everyday life. iKOU Founders Naomi and Paul Whitfeld have created a brand that inspires health and happiness.
Both keen travellers, their global experiences have influenced the brand’s culture in many ways. Paul and Naomi’s travels created an awareness of the impact that business has on the environment, people and animals. This prompted them to hand make their own product, so that manufacture would fit iKOU’s philosophy, and that they would know exactly what ingredients were utilised. They researched ethical options for production, purchasing of ingredients for their products, as well as fair trade and supporting charity groups.