Now that you’ve said so long to summer, it’s time to prep your skin for the cooler temperatures. Don’t worry, you can still keep that radiant glow while you try 3 natural skincare products from Olive Naturals Skincare in the September 2021 Box. We are very happy to partner with this New Zealand natural skincare company that creates formulations made with carefully selected botanical ingredients that include olive leaf extract. Not only is Olive leaf extract a great antioxidant, it also hydrates the skin and prevents premature aging. Find out more about this plant-based company and how their natured certified skincare products can nourish and restore your skin.
How did Olive Natural Skincare get its start?
Olive Natural Skincare was set up 20 years ago, to offer the most natural skincare products to the world. Our formulations are all unique (for instance not based on a common cream with ‘flavors’ added). They were developed by Olive’s own laboratory, to exacting standards. The formulations are certified natural – you don’t need to take our word, you can rely on the independent certifier NaTrue.
Where is Olive Natural Skincare made?
Olive’s laboratory, and manufacturing/packing facility, are situated within a large olive plantation …. We take naturalness to its fullest extent. The site is on the slopes of the Bombay Hills, an hour south of Auckland City, New Zealand.
Talk to us about the olive-based ingredients in your skincare products.
Olive oil has been known for hundreds maybe thousands of years, not only for its internal healing qualities, but also for its skincare benefits. It is a natural, deep penetration moisturizer, which supports regenerating skin cells and softens the skin.
The key olive-based ingredient that we use is olive leaf extract. We also use small quantities of extra virgin olive oil. Both of these ingredients are rich in all kinds of nutrients, antioxidants, and vitamins which are great for the body – whether absorbed through the skin or eaten.
In particular olive leaf extract and olive oil are rich in polyphenols. Polyphenols are part of the group of compounds known as antioxidants, which neutralize oxidizing compounds in our bodies (often referred to as ‘free radicals’). These free radicals can otherwise harm cells and do other damage in the body, which contribute to disease and aging.
What are the benefits of using the Rose Water Mist Toner?
Instantly hydrates and refreshes the skin. It is easy to apply and quick acting, this plant enriched moisturizing mist is the perfect pick-me-up for any time of day.
What are the other key ingredients in the Rose Water Mist Toner?
Olive Leaf Extract, Marshmallow Root Extract, Cucumber Extract and Chamomile Extract.
What are the benefits of these ingredients?
Rich in antioxidants, hydrate, soothe and refresh the skin.
Is the Illuminating Face Polish for all skin types?
Yes, it is beneficial across all skin types (though, as always, individual skin reaction may vary, so test a small area first to ensure no negative reaction).
What are the key ingredients in the Illuminating Face Polish?
Sugar Maple Extract, Bilberry Extract, Olive Seed Powder, Lemon Extract.
What are the benefits of these key ingredients?
They refine, help rejuvenate, brighten and exfoliate the skin.
What can women expect after using the Illuminating Face Polish?
Remove toxins and dead skin cells, and generally freshens the skin. This antioxidant-rich blend uses natural exfoliants and active plant enzymes to remove impurities.
What other products from your skincare line would you suggest to go with the Illuminating Face Polish?
The Olive Rose Water Mist Toner, Olive Facial Booster Oil, Olive Rosehip Oil with Olive Leaf, and Facial Moisturizers: Brightening Face Moisturizer, Moisturizing Day Cream, and Nourishing Night Cream.
What are the key ingredients in your Lip Balm?
Our lip balm is made with Apricot Oil, Sunflower Wax, Manuka Honey and Avocado Oil.
What are the benefits of these ingredients?
They nourish, enrich, soothe and moisturize the skin. In particular, look up details on the wonder-product manuka honey.
What can women expect after using the Pomegranate Hand & Nail Cream?
Firstly, that our Pomegranate Hand & Nail Cream is relatively fast absorbing – it doesn’t sit on the skin’s surface to be rubbed off. But, the main outcome from use is deep hydration of the skin, and therefore improved skin that feels soft and pliable and look smooth and radiant. Oh, and the scent is nice as well.
What are the benefits of Pomegranate?
Pomegranate is popular for its antioxidant properties, and is a very beneficial fruit, especially for the skin. Pomegranates are rich in essential fatty acids and antioxidant compounds such as Punic Acid. Such compounds are protective and help to maintain healthy looking skin. Pomegranate as an ingredient also especially provides soothing, hydrating relief for dry skin.
What’s your hero product?
Our Rose Water Mist Toner, a fairly simple but wonderfully balanced product – both practical and elegant.
What’s next for Olive Natural Skincare?
Our mantra is “Best for Skin; Best for Planet”.
Our formulations are all plant-based, and uniquely formulated for the specific end use or part of the body.
Next, we will add more products to the number of certified fully organic line, and also use of more organic ingredients. We are also testing a sub-range using manuka honey and oil extensively.
On the sustainability side, our eco-credentials are strong, but we will keep pushing. We will shortly gain our carbon neutral certification, and we are already water neutral (we use only water gathered on our site). We are currently negotiating so that all of our production energy comes from renewable sources, plus we have a project to install solar panels to cover some or all of our electricity needs.
Each of our subscribers will receive a mini Rose Water Mist Toner, Illuminating Face Polish, Lip Balm, Clarifying Wash, or a Pomegranate Hand & Nail Cream. What is the one thing you want them to know?
That Olive Natural Skincare has already been around for 20 years, we are not newcomers to the natural skincare party. We care deeply about our consumers, our products, our environment, our staff.
*The October 2021 Box comes with 3 of the 4 Olive Natural Skincare products. All 4 products will not be included in this box.