Raw Elements is the conscious consumer’s answer to safe, serious sun protection.
Certified Natural & Certified Organic Ingredients
Certified Natural Zinc Oxide is a natural mineral which provides the safest and most effective protection against UV rays. Our Zinc is recycled, sustainable, uncoated and Non Nano form. Unlike chemical sunscreens, zinc forms a physical barrier on the skin, reflecting the sun’s rays rather than absorbing them. Zinc Oxide is the best performing ingredient for blocking both UVA and UVB rays.
Certified Organic Sunflower oil is expressed from sunflower (Helianthus annuus) seeds. It contains vitamin A, which is essential for many of your body’s functions. Sunflower oil contains antioxidants from beta-carotene which can help to neutralize sun induced free radicals that can penetrate your skin and lead to sunburn and other types of sun damage, including skin cancer.
Certified Organic Hemp Seed Oil is pressed from the seed of the hemp (cannabis) plant irrespective of the strain of cannabis. Cold pressed, unrefined hemp oil is dark to clear light green in color, with a pleasant nutty flavor. The oil is of high nutritional value because its 3:1 ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 essential fatty acids, which matches the balance required by the human bod. Hemp seed oil possesses healing and regenerative properties to the skin along with cell repair.
Certified Organic Green Tea is made from the dried leaves of Camellia Sinensis which is a perennial green shrub. Green tea contains a number of potent antioxidants called catechins, which help fight damage caused by free radicals. The most common cause of free radicals in skin cells is UV radiation from sunlight, which causes up to 90% of all signs of premature aging.
Certified Organic Black Tea is made from the same dried leaves of Camellia Sinensis as Green tea, but further dried. Black tea is immensely rich in antioxidants, vitamins E and C and help to fight free radicals that cause pre-mature aging. Topical application of Black tea is also effective in repairing UV induced damage to the skin cells.
Certified Organic Coffee oils and extracts from both green coffee cherries and roasted beans have a host of benefits to the skin. Thanks to its high levels of antioxidants, Coffee is an very useful skin protectant. Coffee has excellent anti-aging properties and also contains phytosterols and polyphenols which are instrumental in protection against UV radiation, cellular degeneration and have amazing anti-inflammatory properties.
Certified Organic Cacao Butter After being extracted from the cacao bean, Bulk Organic Cocoa Butter-Natural has a rich pleasant chocolate aroma. Organic Cocoa Butter-Natural is known for its high oxidative stability as a result of it being naturally rich in antioxidants and vitamin E. Vitamin E is proven to help with skin renewal and repair. Cocoa butter is also an antioxidant and a lustrous moisturizer, leaving the skin soft and protected.
Certified Natural Mango Butter, a soft, creamy butter with avery mild scent; it is extracted from the de-shelled fruit kernels of the mango tree. Mango butter has natural softening properties, and is full of nourishing antioxidants. It has a protective effect against UV radiation. Dermatologists even recommend this hydrating butter to help with reducing fine lines and wrinkles.
Certified Organic Beeswax is produced naturally in honeycomb structures by worker bees. It acts as a surfactant forming a protective barrier on the surface of the skin. The barrier provides a film of protection against irritants while still allowing the skin to breathe. Beeswax acts as an emulsifier and offers unmatched of environmental defense against wind, salt water and sun.
Certified Natural Candelilla Wax is derived from the leaves of the small Candelilla shrub native to northern Mexico and the southwestern United States. Candelilla offers a many of the same defensive properties as beeswax, while offering more rigid, slick properties to a finished formulation.
Certified Natural Tocopherol (Vitamin E) Soy Free is possibly the single most valuable compound to the skin. It has an abundance of different antioxidants which not only aid the skin but act as a natural stabilizer to the finished product. Vitamin E is used to effectively treat skin burns and prevent UV damage. Vitamin E is a very effective moisturizer and neutralizer of age and sun spots on the skin.
Certified Organic Rosemary Oil is extracted from the the leaves of the Rosemary plant. This herb has many wonderful applications from culinary to aromatherapy and skincare. The extract if full on natural antioxidants and vitamins and also acts as a stabilizer of finished formula.