Our Ingredients | Raw Cosmetics
Our Products are Made with the Best Raw, Natural and Organic Ingredients
"Our products are made with the best Natural Ingredients"
Here at Raw Cosmetics, our philosophy is that only the freshest ingredients make the best products.
Minerals, Clays, and Salts
Sodium Bicarbonate: (Commonly Known as: Baking Soda), is one of the more common natural cosmetic products. Naturally occurring in deposits of nahcolite (NaHCO3), in the Green River Formation, Piceance Basin in Colorado. This alkaline substance has antibacterial, anti-fungal, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. Used to in our bombs to help create a soothing environment in your bath.
Kaolin Clay: (Commonly Known as: China Clay), is a mineral clay that contains essential nutrients and phytonutrients which is shown good for the skin. Kaolin Clay deeply cleans the pores and refines the skin structure: a great way to get rid of acne, blackheads and pimples. Studies have shown that montmorillonite, a compound found in Kaolin clay, is beneficial for oily skin. Used in our bombs to make your skin feel silky smooth.
- Magnesium Sulfate: (Commonly Known as: Epsom Salt), can be absorbed through the skin to relieve muscle tension, pain, and inflammation in joints. Submerge yourself in a warm Epsom salt bath to alleviate tension, headaches or soothe abdominal cramps. Magnesium sulfate is used in bath salts, particularly in flotation therapy, where high concentrations raise the bath water's specific gravity, effectively making the body more buoyant. Traditionally, it is also used to prepare footbaths, intended to soothe sore feet. Used in our bombs to help you relax.
Citric Acid: (Commonly Known as: Citric Acid), can be found in naturally occurring acidic fruits such as lemons, and lime. Citric Acid can make up to 8% of the dry weight in a lemon or lime. First produced by lemon crystallization in 1784 c.e. by chemists Carl Wilhelm Scheele. Industrial-scale citric acid production first began in 1890 based on the Italian citrus fruit industry, where the juice was treated with hydrated lime (calcium hydroxide) to precipitate calcium citrate, which was isolated and converted back to the acid using diluted sulfuric acid. In 1893, C. Wehmer discovered Penicillium mold could produce citric acid from sugar. Commonly sourced from Europe. Used in our bombs to create the "fizzy" effect.
Base, Butters, and Oils
Avocado Oil: is an edible oil pressed from the fruit of the Persea americana (avocado). It is used for lubrication and in cosmetics, where it is valued for its supposed regenerative and moisturizing properties. Avocado oil consists of heart-healthy oleic acid, a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid The fatty acids in avocado oil appear to be beneficial for your skin. Used in our bombs to moisturize your skin.
Coconut Oil: is an effective and safe as mineral oil when used as a moisturizer for mild to moderate dry skin and has shown in one study to reduce protein loss when used on hair. Coconut oil is mainly composed of Medium Chain Triglycerides which keeps your skin smooth and reduces the visibility of pores. Caprylic/Capric/Lauric Acid which have strong disinfectant and antimicrobial properties. and Vitamin E which is essential for healthy skin. Used in our bombs to moisturize your skin.
Shea Butter: is an off-white or ivory-colored fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree. Shea butter is a triglyceride derived mainly from stearic and oleic acid. It is widely used in cosmetics as a moisturizer, salve or lotion. Shea Butter contains large amounts of Vitamin A and Vitamin E each are very good for the skin. Used in our bombs to moisturize your skin.
Jojoba Oil: is the liquid produced in the seed of the Simmondsia chinensis plant, a shrub, which is native to southern Arizona, southern California, and northwestern Mexico. The oil makes up approximately 50% of the jojoba seed by weight. Jojoba oil is found as an additive in many cosmetic products, especially those marketed as being made from natural ingredients. In particular, such products commonly containing jojoba are lotions and moisturizers, hair shampoos and conditioners. The pure oil itself may also be used on skin, hair, or cuticles. Used in our bombs to moisturize your skin.
Witch Hazel: is an astringent anti-inflammatory compound, produced from the leaves and bark of the North American Witch-hazel shrub. As a hydrosol, it is used in skin care as an astringent and antioxidant. It is recommended to women to reduce swelling and soothe wounds resulting from childbirth. Used in our bombs to help soothe your skin.
Essential Oils: at Raw Cosmetics LLC, we us a wide variety of essential oils throughout all of our products. An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. Essential Oils are commonly used to create an aromatherapy, to help you feel a certain way. Lavender, Eucalyptus, and Peppermint essential oils is best known to have calming effects, whereas Lemon, Lime, and Orange essential oils cause you to feel more awake and alive. Used in our bombs to stimulate your senses.