Pure ingredients, handcrafted in small batches to offer you quality skincare.

Pure ingredients, handcrafted in small batches to offer you quality skincare.

Uniquely formulated body-care products using thoroughly researched, pure, uncontaminated, ethically sourced ingredients.

Our products contain no synthetic anything and are handcrafted in small batches to ensure freshness. Where necessary we include a synergistic blend of plant extracts to contribute their preservative qualities.

Heather Joy Skincare Ingredients
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Fragrance Varieties

Select one or more varieties for their specific or general aromatherapy properties, or simply for their wonderful fragrance.

Sensitive:

Especially for those who are avoiding essential oils or simply want minimal or no scent.
HeatherJoy creams and butters contain a synergistic plant extract that helps keep the emulsion fresh. This extract gives a subtle almond/vanilla aroma that dissipates quickly after application.
Safe for children and if your skin is very sensitive.

Lavender Chamomile:

Sweet floral/herbal with earthy undertones.
Appreciated by all ages, lavender and chamomile are known for their calming affect.   This a versatile and effective
essential oil blend that encourages relaxation after a stressful day and
helps in promoting restful sleep.  These oils are well known for their antibacterial properties and so may be helpful for problem skin.

Essential oils: Bulgarian lavender, German blue chamomile.

Rose Balsam:

Aromatic floral with vanilla/musk undertones.
This one is the best choice for mature skin to improve elasticity.  Rose geranium has traditionally been known to help balance hormones as well as help alleviate PMS related symptoms and balance the production of sebum.

Essential oils: rose geranium, styrax benzoin oleoresin.

Silk Road:

Initial sweet & tangy citrus tones followed by warm deep earthy spice.
Exotic, soft and sensual for any gender.  A combination of oils known for their positive mood effects, grounding ability, antioxidant and balancing qualities.

Essential oils: tangerine, styrax benzoin oleoresin, lemongrass, patchouli, ginger.
 

Forest Spa:

Refreshing and uplifting.
Specially selected blend of essential oils chosen for their revitalising, antibacterial, antifungal and mild analgesic effects.

Essential oils: Bulgarian lavender, Australian blue gum, spearmint, clove bud.
 

Ingredients


Macadamia Nut Oil:

One of the few plant oils that contain high amounts of palmitoleic acid. It is similar to the sebum naturally produced by our own skin and so is readily absorbed. It is beautifully moisturising and soothing which makes it great for very dry and ageing skin. It has good barrier protection and plenty of Omega 9's.

This ingredient is in the following products: Face CreamLip Balm, Foot Cream, Body Butter


Evening Primrose Oil:

Contains highly active anti-inflammatory Triterpenoid esters. Relieves symptoms of eczema etc. Due to it’s high GLA content it is often seen as a women’s oil as it helps soothe premenstrual discomfort.
This ingredient is in the following products: Face Cream, Lip Balm

Rosehip Oil:

Beneficial for skin re-hydration, and is reputed to aid in the repair of scar tissue, benefit mature and aging skin, help with burns and skin problems, assist dry skin and help with eczema.  Rosehip oil also contains natural Tretinoin or Retinoic Acid (a Vitamin A derivative), which replenishes and helps rebuild skin tissue.
This ingredient is in the following products: Face Cream, Lip Balm


Vitamin E:

 Wonderful antioxidant that naturally cools and soothes irritated skin and slows the signs of aging.
This ingredient is in the following products: Face Cream, Lip Balm, Body Butter, Foot Cream.


Kaolin:

The most gentle of all the clays. Soft and silky for sensitive skin .  It is very mild and nurturing, being particularly good for use with children and the elderly.
This ingredient is in the following products: Face Mask, Foot Scrub.


Bentonite:

Used in the treatment of oily and problematic skin as it helps regulate sebum flow.  Particularly useful for cleansing hair follicles and dissolving impurities on the skin.
This ingredient is in the following products: Face Mask, Foot Soak.


Zeolite:

A unique mineral with the ability to absorb, store and neutralise toxins by attracting positively charged ions, making it a valuable detoxifying ingredient. It is also rich in silicon, calcium, potassium and iron.
This ingredient is in the following products: Face Mask.


Borage Oil:

A gorgeous oil known for its emollient and moisturising characteristics due to its high content of essential polyunsaturated fatty acids which condition the skin. Helpful for ageing skin with it’s very high GLA content. It is excellent for skin repair, very dry skin and damaged skin and is a useful source of Omega 9 for barrier repair and long-lasting protection.
This ingredient is in the following products: Lip Balm.


Castor Oil:

An emollient used to soothe the skin and keep it moist. Thick, rich, occlusive oil for barrier protection.
This ingredient is in the following products: Lip Balm.


Cocoa Butter:

An excellent softener and moisturiser. Excellent for all skin types especially dry skin, and for eye/neck/lip areas. This rich oil acts as a protective layer to hold moisture to the skin and is an excellent choice for skin on the mend such as stretch marks and new scar tissue. It is one of the most stable fats known, containing high amounts of vitamin E and natural antioxidants that act on both your skin and within the oil itself. Cocoa butter has a subtle chocolate flavour and aroma.
This ingredient is in the following products: Body Butter, Foot Cream.


Shea Butter:

A smooth, creamy and extremely gentle moisturizing oil. Being high in natural phytosterols makes it beneficial as an anti-inflammatory. Shea butter is well known to assist dryness, dermatitis, eczema and burns. Rich in cinnamic acid that can help protect the skin from UV rays (though not as a sunscreen). Forms a breathable, water-resistant film that protects your skin from harsh weather conditions, counteracting dehydration and relieving chapped skin exposed to wind or cold. Good for all skin types, particularly dry skin and eye/neck areas, softening, soothing and reducing irritation.

This ingredient is in the following products: Body Butter, Foot Cream.