To ensure that you receive the highest quality products, we take great care in sourcing the best botanically derived ingredients, pure essential oils and certified organic extracts.
INCI: Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Fruit Oil
Acai contains essential fatty acids and free radical fighting antioxidants. It helps to keep the skin’s structure strong and to promote a healthy complexion.
Aloe Vera Leaf Juice
INCI: Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice
Aloe leaf juice has powerful moisturising properties and is often used to sooth and calm irritated, burned or sensitive skin. It has numerous benefits for use on both skin and hair. It helps to reduce the redness, scaling, itching and inflammation of scalp which directly benefits the hair. Aloe vera is a great conditioning agent that restores the hair’s shine and luster, and leaves the hair silky and smooth.
The gel derived from the cell walls of this plant is rich in water, minerals, amino acids, proteins and polysaccharides, making it a valuable moisturizing, healing, and soothing ingredient.
INCI: Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
Avocado Oil is used for its ability to act as an emollient to moisturise the skin. Rich in vitamins, especially vitamin D, Avocado Oil’s emollient nature helps to replenish the skin.
INCI: Arctium Lappa (Burdock) Root Extract
Burdock Root Extract contains vitamins B and E together with traces of minerals. It possesses purifying properties to help rid the skin of toxins, imparting a refreshing and relaxing feel on your skin.
Calendula Flower Oil
INCI: Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Oil
Calendula Oil is naturally mild and most suited for those with sensitive skin. It contains high levels of anti-oxidants and has a traditional use in topical skin care products and can be used with all skin types. Its properties will leave skin feeling soft, silky and smooth.
Derived from coconut oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride’s main use is as an emollient to calm and soften the skin. Having a non-greasy, silky, light oil feel, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides exhibits excellent emollient properties and is suitable for sensitive skin.
Caprylyl Glycol is a humectant and skin conditioning agent that intensely moisturises skin to leave it feeling soft and smooth.
Carrot Seed Oil
INCI: Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil
Carrot Seed Oil is a natural antioxidant that promotes softness and suppleness of the skin. The natural fatty acids and Vitamin E content enables the oil to hold in moisture and rejuvenate the skin.
Cetearyl Alcohol is a plant based ingredient with emulsifying properties. It gives an easy and smooth application, leaving your hair feeling silky and soft.
INCI: Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile) Flower Extract
Chamomile Extract is used as a skin conditioning agent and for its beautiful perfume. Chamomile has a long traditional use as an anti-inflammatory and antibacterial and is used to counter skin redness and irritation making it suitable for sensitive skin. The Chamomile Extract used in Natural Instinct products is certified organic.
INCI: Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Flower Oil
Chamomile is a natural skin soother and is known for its calming properties on dry and sensitive skin. Pale blue in colour, Chamomile has a sweet, crisp and revitalising aroma.
Derived from citrus fruits, Citric Acid is used to maintain the pH levels in product formulations.
Cocoamidopropyl Betaine is a neutral surfactant and is an organic compound derived from coconut oil. It is used to gently remove oils and lipids from the skin, whilst providing a soothing and cleansing foam. Natural fatty alcohol that generates exceptionally fine, mild foam which is gentle on skin and hair, making it suitable for sensitive skin types.
INCI: Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
Extracted from the Theobroma Cacao plant, Cocoa Butter is used for its rich emollient properties on the skin. Containing natural antioxidants, it is particularly suitable for dry skin.
Decyl Glucoside is a sugar based surfactant that combines corn starch glucose with natural fatty alcohol. It generates exceptionally fine, mild foam which is gentle on skin and hair, making it suitable for sensitive skin types.
Derived from coconut, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate is an exceptionally mild surfactant which is used as a mild foamer. It is gentle on sensitive and baby skin and is intended to impart a luxurious, mild and cleansing foam.
INCI: Sambucus Nigra (Elderflower) Flower Extract
Sambucus Nigra Flower Extract is an extract of the flowers of the Elder. It is a potent antioxidant and contains large amounts of Vitamins A and E and Vitamin C, which help promote healthy skin and hair.
Evening Primrose Oil
INCI: Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil
Evening Primrose Oil is used in hair products and is renowned for its natural and brilliant shine. When applied to the skin it possesses hydrating properties to moisturise and soften the skin.
INCI: Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Oil
Geranium Oil is used to balance skin by regulating sebum production. It has natural cleansing properties leaving skin feeling youthful and radiant.
INCI: Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Rhizome Extract
Ginger extract can help tone the skin and tighten pores, promoting smoothness and evenness in skin tone.
INCI: Ginkgo Biloba (Ginkgo) Leaf Extract
Ginkgo has antioxidant properties and revitalizes the skin by helping stimulate circulation.
Glycerin is plant derived, and its emollient properties help condition the skin by sealing in moisture.
Green Tea Extract
INCI: Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract
Derived from the leaves of the tea Camellia Sinensis, Green Tea Extract has powerful antioxidant properties that help to protect the skin from the surrounding environment.
Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride
Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride is an organic compound that is a water soluble derivative of guar gum. It acts as a natural conditioner and provides conditioning properties to skin and hair products.
INCI: Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract
Horsetail Extract has a high content of silicon which helps in softening and smoothing the skin. It assists in improving the texture and tone of skin, hair and nails.
Jojoba Seed Oil
INCI: Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
Jojoba Oil is a botanical extract of the seed of the jojoba tree (Simmondsia Chinenis). Jojoba Oil is used in Natural Instinct products to penetrate the skin by locking in moisture leaving your skin feeling soft and smooth. In hair care products it produces shine and moisturises the scalp. The chemical structure of jojoba oil is very similar to the natural oil that is produced by the skin’s own sebaceous glands. It is a well known fact that sebum is required for proper moisturisation of beautiful and healthy hair.
Lavender Flower Extract
INCI: Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract
Lavender Extract is used to provide a beautiful, calming aroma to Natural Instinct products. It helps to improve the condition of the skin.
INCI: Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil
Lavender Oil is used to provide a beautiful fragrance to Natural Instinct products. It is renowned as an effective toner on the skin. It balances the skin making it ideal for all skin types.
Lemon Grass Oil
INCI: Cymbopogon Citratus (Lemon Grass) Leaf Oil
Lemon Grass Oil contains several components that help to tone skin whilst leaving it feeling smooth and revitalised.
INCI: Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil
Containing a revitalising and uplifting fragrance, Lemon Oil promotes strong, shiny and healthy hair and helps improve skin complexion.
INCI: Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil
Lime Oil is rich in Vitamin C and flavonoids, and has a fresh and energising aroma. With its toning and astringent action on the skin, Lime Oil helps relieve skin congestion promoting clear, healthy looking skin.
Linalool is a colourless fragrant liquid, naturally found in many Essential Oils.
Macadamia Seed Oil
INCI: Macadamia Intergrifolia (Macadamia) Seed Oil
Macadamia Oil is used in Natural Instinct products for its hydrating properties that promote skin softness and suppleness. It acts as a comfortable moisturiser and is easily absorbed into the skin without leaving a greasy residue.
Derived from minerals, Magnesium Chloride is a salt that is included in skin and hair to thicken the product.
Mango Seed Butter
INCI: Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter
Derived from natural plant sources, Mango Butter is commonly used to cleanse and moisturise. It leaves your skin feeling luxuriously soft and supple and is high in antioxidants, protecting skin from the external environment.
INCI: Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract
Nettle is renowned for its ability to deeply cleanse without stripping natural oils from the skin or hair.
p-Anisic Acid is found naturally in anise. When used in combination with certain ingredients, it can assist in preserving the product.
Naturally occurring Potassium Sorbate is the salt of Sorbic Acid. Sorbic Acid was first isolated from pressed un-ripened berries of mountain ash tree. It has effective preservative and antimicrobial properties and kills common microorganisms such as mold, yeast and bacteria.
Approved by EcoCert for use in certified organic and natural products, this is a preferred preservative for Natural Instinct products.
Pro-Vitamin B5 helps to promote healthy skin and hair. Due to its long lasting moisturising qualities, it is commonly used in hair products to give hair shine, body and bounce. It leaves a protective thin layer on the hair shaft, resulting in elasticity from the inside and shine from the outside. Over time it may improve the structure and condition of the hair due to its repairing effects. It also prevents damage caused by overheating of the hair (such as from styling). Used on the skin, pro-Vitamin B5 moisturises and softens skin and can sooth the effects of irritated skin.
Red Grape Seed Extract
INCI: Vitis Vinifera (Red Grape) Seed Extract
Red Grape Seed Extract is a natural plant extract used to deeply condition the skin. It contains proanthocyanidins which are potent antioxidants that can help lift the skin and its overall appearance. The Grape seed extract in Natural Instinct is certified organic.
Rose Flower Water
INCI: Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Water
A natural, gentle floral water used to soften, hydrate, tone and soothe the skin. It has a gentle cooling effect leaving your skin cleansed and rich in moisture.
Rosehip Fruit Extract
INCI: Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit Extract
Rosehip Extract is renowned for its ability to provide nourishment and moisture to the skin. High in Vitamin C and antioxidants, Rosehip Extract can help ward off signs of premature ageing.
INCI: Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit Oil
Rose Hip oil is renowned for its ability to provide the skin with nutrients to help promote skin renewal and a healthy complexion. Rosehip Oil is rich in the anti-oxidant Lycopene which assists your skin in feeling younger whilst deeply nourishing.
Safflower Seed Oil
INCI: Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil
Safflower Oil acts as a protective barrier, preventing moisture from leaving your skin. It helps maintain skin elasticity by retaining moisture and removing dry skin. Safflower Oil is gentle, making it suitable for sensitive skin types.
INCI: Salvia Lavandulifolia (Sage) Herb Oil
Sage Oil provides a distinctive and revitalising aroma which can be described as stimulating, spicy and herbaceous. When used in skin care products it can help soothe the skin.
Sesame Seed Oil
INCI: Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil
Sesame Seed Oil is rich in essential antioxidants and fatty acids to deeply replenish your skin and help provide protection against premature ageing.
INCI: Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Shea Butter is renowned for its superior moisturising and nourishing benefits in counteracting dry skin. It is easily absorbed into the skin and helps restore the elasticity of skin leaving it feeling smooth and supple.
Naturally occurring Sodium Benzoate has been used for decades as an effective preservative in skin and hair care products.
Approved by EcoCert for use in certified organic and natural products, this is a preferred preservative for Natural Instinct products.
Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
A very mild cleanser, derived from coconut oil, that can be used as a primary or secondary surfactant by creating a luxurious foam and imparting an elegant after-feel. It is often used in hair care products such as sulphate-free shampoo because of its ability to help mix water with oil and dirt, allowing them to be more easily rinsed away, resulting in clean and nourished hair.
Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate
An extremely mild cleanser, derived from coconut, that can be used as a primary or secondary surfactant by creating a dense, luxurious foam and imparting an elegant after-feel. It has excellent water solubility properties, making it a good choice for clear liquid cleansing systems making them sulphate-free.
Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate
A mild coconut oil based cleansing agent that has excellent foaming properties and is used to create gentle, non-striping sulphate-free personal care products with dense creamy lather.
Sodium Phytate is a salt based compound which excels as a chelating agent for unabsorbable yet important minor and macro minerals such as zinc, iron, calcium and magnesium.
Sorbitan Stearate is a natural emulsifier derived from vegetable oils, which combines natural oils with liquids. Acting as a thickening agent, Sorbitan Stearate imparts a luxurious, creamy viscosity.
St. John's Wort
INCI: Hypericum Perforatum (St. John’s Wort) Oil
Hypericum Oil is used in products to add moisture to the skin. The Hypericum plant is commonly known as St. John’s Wort. It contains chemicals known as flavonoids that help soothe and rejuvenate damaged skin.
Sweet Almond Oil
INCI: Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil
Readily absorbed into the skin, sweet almond oil is very gentle and provides moisturising and nourishing properties to improve the skin’s barrier function.
Sweet Orange Flower Water
INCI: Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Sweet Orange) Flower Water
Sweet Orange Flower Water cleanses and tones whilst leaving skin feeling invigorated and nourished.
INCI: Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C)
Vitamin C is a natural antioxidant that acts to smooth complexion and even skin tone. It naturally assists to keep skin feeling soft, supple and youthful.
Vitamin E is known for its ability to deeply soften the skin and helps to protect against free radical damage caused by the sun’s radiation and pollution. Vitamin E moisturises the skin to help restore a healthy balance to your complexion.
Walnut Shell Powder
INCI: Juglans Regia (Walnut) Shell Powder
This naturally occurring material is used as a soft exfoliating active to remove oil build up and dead cells from the skin, leaving it soft and smooth.
Wheat Germ Oil
INCI: Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil
Rich in essential fatty acids and Vitamin E, Wheat Germ Oil helps maintain moisture thus promoting smoother looking skin.
Witch Hazel Water
INCI: Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water
Witch Hazel Water has a mild astringent helping to nourish, cleanse and tone the skin whilst removing impurities with its rich antioxidant qualities.