Ingredients Library

Olive was developed to harness the antioxidant power of olives. Our NaTrue certified skincare range contains an abundance of plant extracts and oils to nourish your skin naturally. Grown, formulated and produced on our Olive Estate in New Zealand. Browse our carefully selected ingredients library:

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

An important historic oil used extensively in ancient times. It is obtained by crushing and pressing the fruit of the olive tree preserving all minerals and essential vitamins. Olive oil assists the skin’s ability to naturally regenerate and nourishes, hydrates and protects the skin. It is high in oleic acid, a monounsaturated fatty acid known for its moisturising properties. Used for centuries as an emollient for conditioning and softening the skin olive oil is highly nutritive and contains protein, minerals, vitamins in addition to having antioxidant values.

Blueberry Extract

Blueberries are a “super food” and contains some of the highest levels of antioxidants of any fruit.  Anthocyanin gives these little berries their blue color.  It is a powerful antioxidant that is great for the skin. They also contain vitamins A, B complex, C and E, potassium, zinc, copper, iron and magnesium. Blueberries smooth the skin, prevent fine lines and wrinkles, eliminate scars, increase elasticity, fight against blemishes and acne, balance levels of oil in the skin, and help even out skin tone.

Almond Oil

Derived from the almond nut. An excellent lubricant and emollient which is high in oleic, linoleic and other fatty acids. Ideal in the treatment of dry, chapped skin, it protects and moisturises. Native sweet almond protein has similar properties with collagen and is an excellent anti-aging component that retains moisture, softens and smoothes the skin. Especially suited for sensitive skin.

Apricot Kernel Oil

A natural oil extracted from apricot kernels which is rich in vitamin A and oleic acid which helps improve skin elasticity. The oil is smooth, lightweight and easily absorbed. It is extremely nourishing to the skin and suitable for all skin types particularly dry irritated and prematurely aged sk

Avocado Oil

Easily absorbed by the skin, it is a good source of proteins, vitamins A, C & E, amino acids and essential fattyacids to condition and soften the skin. Avocado is known to restore and regenerate the skin and has good antioxidant properties.

Aloe Vera Juice

Rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, and proteins, aloe is a natural humectant that helps support the moisture balance of the skin. In ancient Egypt it was considered the “plant of immortality” and for centuries people have recognised its restoring, skin-soothing, and moisturising properties.

Alpha Bisabolol Natural

An active component in chamomile flowers. Used for hundreds of years in cosmetics because of its skin healing properties. Known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant and anti-microbial properties

Argan Oil

Moroccan woman have used argan oil for years to take care of their skin and hair. It is a wonderfully restorative oil, and contains active lipids and fatty acids that are beneficial for the skin, including oleic acid, palmitic acid, and linoleic acid. It is also a good source of vitamin E and other effective antioxidant compounds.

Angelica Root Extract

The Angelica flower is from Europe and has a relationship with water. The Angelica plant draws water from deep in the ground to hydrate itself and also activates the aquaporins, or water channels within the skin. Products with Angelica water, extract or essential oils are perfect for anyone with dry, dull and dehydrated skin; bringing a youthful, hydrated glow to even the sallowest of complexions.

Apple Seed oil

Apple seed oil is rich in fatty acids that infuse softness and nutrition deep inside the skin and enhances the overall appearance of the skin.  This wonderful oil contains compounds that stimulate collagen synthesis in the skin and imparts elasticity and softness to the skin helping the skin appear youthful and firm. This elasticity enables the skin to remain vibrant and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles that are the common signs of aging.  Apple seed is also rich in antioxidants that destroy free radicals and help delay skin aging.

Crodasinic

A safe, skin-friendly cleanser for both skin and hair that effectively removes surface oil, dirt and bacteria, without stripping or drying sensitive skin, producing a very rich lather. A small molecule ingredient capable of penetrating the skin. It is an effective component in bringing back liveliness and sheen in chemically treated hair.

Calendula Extract CO2

Used in ancient Greek and Roman cultures as food, cosmetic and medicinal herb. Calendula is said to stimulate skin cell metabolism, prevent free radical damage and protect cells from destructive effects. It is often used to assist irritated skin conditions and protect the skin from dryness and cracking.

Citric Acid

Derived from citrus fruit. Natural food grade preservative which maintains pH balance in products. Powerful antioxidant activity, beneficial towards photo-aged skin, promotes skin rejuvenation.

Cocoa Butter

Derived from whole cocoa beans, cocoa butter has a mild chocolate flavour and aroma. Considered the ‘food of the gods,’ this nutrient rich butter has excellent emollient properties and nourishes the skin helping the skin retain moisture. It is used to soften and protect chapped, dry skin conditions and is easily absorbed by the skin.

Abyssinan Oil

Abyssinian Oil is a natural seed oil with an ultra-light, non-greasy skin feel. It has a unique molecular structure not found in any other naturally occurring substance.  Abyssinian Oil is easily absorbed into the epidermal tissue generating a very noticeable smooth texture to the skin. Even in the case of highly wrinkled and/or exceptionally dry skin, it makes a significant improvement in tone and texture.

Avocado Oil (Extra Virgin)

Easily absorbed by the skin, it is a good source of proteins, vitamins A, C & E, amino acids and essential fattyacids to condition and soften the skin. Avocado is known to restore and regenerate the skin and has good antioxidant properties.

Acerola Cherry Extract

Acerola has antioxidant activity to protect against free radical damage that can accelerate skin aging. It also has the ability to even out skin tone and brighten the skin. It can help boost production of collagen and elastin and increases the ability of skin to retain moisture

Beeswax (Refined Yellow)

Derived from honeycomb, it is one of the oldest and purest of waxes. Throughout history people have used it for its emollient, soothing, softening and moisture retention properties.

Beta Carotene

Also known as pro Vitamin A found in certain orange vegetables like carrots. It acts as an antioxidant, protecting cells against oxidation damage. It is a nutritional pigment employed as a natural colorant.

Beeswax (Refined White)

Derived from honeycomb, it is one of the oldest and purest of waxes. Throughout history people have used it for its emollient, soothing, softening and moisture retention properties.

Blood Orange Extract

Orange fruit extract is derived from the blood orange which contains high levels of powerful antioxidants known as anthocyanins. Orange fruit is suitable for all skin types and is refreshing and stimulating. Its astringent action is toning and firming to the skin.

Balm Mint Extract

This refreshing plant has been used for centuries and was once dedicated to the Goddess Diana. It soothes tension and is great for nerves, and has also been used for skin conditions. Balm mint is restoring, cleansing and clarifying to the skin.

Bilberry Extract

Bilberry extract is the perfect ingredient for eye cream. It helps to strengthen blood vessels and helps reduce dark circles and puffiness.  It may also help reduce redness of the eyes and the Vitamin A contained in bilberry helps the skin cells stay healthy.

Calendula Extract CO2

Used in ancient Greek and Roman cultures as food, cosmetic and medicinal herb. Calendula is said to stimulate skin cell metabolism, prevent free radical damage and protect cells from destructive effects. It is often used to assist irritated skin conditions and protect the skin from dryness and cracking.

Citric Acid

Derived from citrus fruit. Natural food grade preservative which maintains pH balance in products. Powerful antioxidant activity, beneficial towards photo-aged skin, promotes skin rejuvenation.

Cocoa Butter

Derived from whole cocoa beans, cocoa butter has a mild chocolate flavour and aroma. Considered the ‘food of the gods,’ this nutrient rich butter has excellent emollient properties and nourishes the skin helping the skin retain moisture. It is used to soften and protect chapped, dry skin conditions and is easily absorbed by the skin.

Crodasinic

A safe, skin-friendly cleanser for both skin and hair that effectively removes surface oil, dirt and bacteria, without stripping or drying sensitive skin, producing a very rich lather. A small molecule ingredient capable of penetrating the skin. It is an effective component in bringing back liveliness and sheen in chemically treated hair.

Calendula Extract CO2

Used in ancient Greek and Roman cultures as food, cosmetic and medicinal herb. Calendula is said to stimulate skin cell metabolism, prevent free radical damage and protect cells from destructive effects. It is often used to assist irritated skin conditions and protect the skin from dryness and cracking.

Citric Acid

Derived from citrus fruit. Natural food grade preservative which maintains pH balance in products. Powerful antioxidant activity, beneficial towards photo-aged skin, promotes skin rejuvenation.

Cocoa Butter

Derived from whole cocoa beans, cocoa butter has a mild chocolate flavour and aroma. Considered the ‘food of the gods,’ this nutrient rich butter has excellent emollient properties and nourishes the skin helping the skin retain moisture. It is used to soften and protect chapped, dry skin conditions and is easily absorbed by the skin.

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