Skin is often the first visible manifestation of the aging process. With sun damage, environmental toxins, harsh products and natural aging, the skin becomes taxed and experiences increased fragility as well as a reduction in nutrient availability.
Botanical extracts are materials containing desirable flavour, aroma or nutritive qualities that are removed from the tissue of a plant, usually by treating it with a solvent such as oil, to be used for a specific beneficial purpose.
"Cosmeceutical" describes a product that is a cross between a cosmetic and a pharmaceutical. A cosmeceutical is essentially a skincare product that contains a biologically active compound that is thought to have a pharmaceutical effect on the skin.