Night Regenerative Balm with Prickly Pear & Vitamin C
Don't let the name fool you, day or night, this vitamin-c-rich balm provides a potent treatment to target fine lines and hyperpigmentation—all while inciting the ultimate glow.
It's thick, creamy blend of organic plant butters & oils sink deeply into skin to help retain much-needed hydration. Working alongside those plumping oils are a team of skin-repairing antioxidants, a phytonutrient infusion and active botanicals like turmeric and calendula to address premature aging.
In the summer, we love this balm to repair from increased sun exposure, whereas in winter it provides a great protective barrier against harsh cold, wind and dryness. Many Apoterra fans also love this balm as an eye cream.
Prickly Pear Seed Oil is also known as barberry fig oil, this luxurious and nutrient-dense super oil is a powerhouse skincare ingredient. It has a higher Vitamin E content than any other oil available, making it a potent source of natural antioxidants. There is also Vitamin K, known to brighten the skin, belatains (a super-antioxidant), and essential fatty acids such as linoleic acid (omega-6). Prickly pear oil easily absorbs into the skin, protects against free radicals, refines uneven texture, helps prevent premature aging, provides nutrients, and brightens a complexion. Apoterra's prickly pear seed oil is virgin and certified organic.
Cupuaçu Butter is a rare butter derived from the seeds of the cupuacu tree fruit. It has the amazing ability to attract 240% more water than other butters, so it is intensely hydrating and moisturizing. It absorbs easily into skin to make it more supple and elastic and is also deeply reparative, especially after sun exposure. Apoterra's cupuaçu butter is cold-pressed, unrefined, certified Fair Trade and is from Peru. Apoterra's supplier is committed to responsible wild-harvest and fair-trade operations that promote Amazonian conservation, biodiversity and sustainable employment.
Rosehip Oil remains a fave; there isn’t much that this rich oil can’t do. It’s extremely high in essential fatty acids Omega 3, 6 and 9, which provide regenerative properties for compromised skin. Our rosehip oil is cold pressed, unrefined and certified organic.
Sea buckthorn is one of the most nutrient-rich oils available. It helps repair, reduce the appearance of fine lines, improves skin hydration, and is even beneficial for breakout-prone skin. Some research has shown that sea buckthorn can help reduce sebum production, reduce the occurrence of breakouts, and speed up healing. This sea buckthorn oil is produced from the berry (not just the seed) through a clean supercritical CO2 extraction process that preserves more nutrients than any other process. This high quality oil has a deep amber color because of its rich content of the antioxidant beta-carotene. It is also loaded with skin-loving, free radical fighting compounds such as vitamins A, C, E, fatty acids like Omega 3, 6, 9, phytosterols, and flavonoids. It also has the highest percentage available of the very rare Omega 7. Apoterra's oil is certified organic, Fair Trade and sourced from the Himalayas. The sea berries are sustainably hand harvested and the producer is committed to protect valuable local natural resources and support local communities and families.
CoQ10 is a naturally occurring antioxidant present in human cells. When applied topically it works as a barrier to keep free radicals at bay and enhances the skin's ability to regenerate itself.
Apoterra uses a vegan, oil soluble and stable version of Vitamin C (versus ascorbic acid) called ascorbyl palmitate. This form is readily absorbed into the skin to immediately deliver the multiple benefits of this vitamin deep within the skin. What you get are potent antioxidant activity that can also help improve elasticity by promoting collagen production. Other Vitamin C benefits for skin are helping to fade discoloration and reduce inflammation for a clearer, brighter complexion with less breakouts.
Helichrysum, also known as immortelle or everlasting, is a small yellow flower with amazing healing and regenerative properties. It gets its name from the fact that the blooms never wilt! The essential oil extracted from the bloom and is a powerful healer. Used in synergy with blue chamomile, it creates a powerhouse skin healing combo, great for diminishing redness and speeding the healing of blemishes. Apoterra's immortelle essential oil is certified organic.
Turmeric Extract gives the vibrant orange colour to this product. The root of turmeric is naturally high in curcumin, a potent antioxidant. The root is also well known for its anti-inflammatory properties. Sensitive skin types can particularly benefit from Turmeric as it can help alleviate redness, irritation and breakouts. Apoterra's turmeric extract is created from organically grown turmeric in India.
Pomegranate oil is useful for cell regeneration and improving the skin's ability to retain moisture. Pomegranate oil is high in flavonoids, antioxidants (including ellagic acid) which help prevent UV damage. It also contains the rare fatty acid omega-5 (punicic acid) which is known to soothe the skin and prevent moisture loss. Our pomegranate oil is cold pressed and unrefined.
Apply this precious antioxidant-rich moisturizer at night and indulge in aromatic notes of rock rose and jasmine. You'll wake up with glowing and brighter skin.
Simply massage a small amount of this nutrient-dense balm into the skin after cleansing and toning. It’s like wrapping your skin in a cozy blanket.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Theobroma Grandiflorum (Cupuacu) Seed Butter, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Oil*, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil*, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil* Infused With Matricaria Recutita (Chamomile)*, Calendula Officinalis*, And Symphytum Officinale (Comfrey)*. Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Oil, Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Oil*, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) Oil*, Opuntia Ficus Indica (Prickly Pear) Seed Oil*, Cera Flava (Beeswax)*, Ubiquinone (Coq10), Sambucus Nigra (Elderberry) Fruit Extract, Tocopherols (Non-gmo Vitamin E)*, Ascorbyl Palmitate Fcc (Vitamin C), Calendula Officinalis Co2 Extract, Jasminum Grandiflorum (Jasmine) Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Extract*, Helichrysum Italicum (Immortelle) Essential Oil, Regenerative Essential Oil Blend*.