Garden of Wisdom's Apple Stem Cell Cream is a lovely powerhouse facial cream and is a bit thicker than some of our other facial creams, although it packs a real punch. PhytoStemCell Extract aka PhytoStemCell Malus Domestica, is a unique variety of apple which was cultivated in the middle of the 18th century. It was found that the storage time was exceptionally extended over the typical apple. This tannin-rich variety of apples contains longer-living stem cells. This apple is called the Uttwiler Spätlauber apple. Epidermal stem cells are crucial to replenish the lost skin cells due to continual shedding. When epidermal stem cells are depleted, the number of lost or dying skin cells outpaces the production of new cells, threatening the skin’s health and appearance.
Method of Application
Apply a pea sized to a dime sized amount, depending on what your skin needs, after the water soluble phase of your routine. This should be the final phase of layering in your skin care routine, as it will help to hold moisture and nutrients in the skin.
Shelf Life and Storage Information for Products and Ingredients
Finished Products generally don't need to be refrigerated as they are preserved, but you can refrigerate them to extend their shelf life. The shelf life for most products is 9-12 months. Vitamin C Serum(s) and VitaResurface products should continually be refrigerated to extend their shelf life.
Sample Sizes do have a shorter shelf life (generally 3-6 months) , and items in jars can dry up quicker than this if the lid is not tightened well enough
(except for our Vitamin C Serums - use within 90 days).
direct light and in a dark cabinet when possible.
Exfoliating Acid products have a shelf life of 9-12 months. The only things we don't suggest refrigerating are the Mandelic Acid Serums or Salicylic Acid Serums, as they can crystallize in the refrigerator. If this happens, you can set the product into a hot water bath to see if the crystals will dissolve.
Additional Items That Require Refrigeration and/or Kept in the Dark
Hydrosols - remove 1 ounce of hydrosol and add it into a separate, sterilized spray bottle and spritzer. Keep the larger bottle in the refrigerator.
Carrier Oils - generally, you can refrigerate all carrier oils, although some very rich oils will solidify. This is fine. All you have to do is take it out, warm it up at room temperature and it should liquefy. If not, set the bottle in a hot water bath and occasionally shake the bottle, which will hopefully turn into a liquid.
^There are some oils with a super long shelf life, like Coconut Cream and Jojoba Oil.
Refrigeration is not necessary, but it surely won't hurt.
Essential Oils - essential oils are best stored in a cool, dark place.
Co2 Extracts - these should continually be refrigerated.
Butters - we suggest refrigerating our "skincare' butters. You can remove what you need and keep the rest in the fridge.
Clays - keep in a dry, dark place. Shelf life is at least 2 years.
Herbs - all herbs (whole or ground) should be kept in a dark, cool and dry location.
Herbal (liquid) Extracts - these are created using alcohol. The alcohol pulls the constituents from each herb—root, trunk, leaves, and flowers.
Extracts have a shelf life of 3-5 years. They can be kept in the refrigerator (or a dark DRY place)
Other Raw Ingredients - i.e., Sodium PCA, Honeyquat, Oat Beta Glucan, etc. will all have a different shelf life.
Spring Water hydrating
Apple Distillate antioxidant, soothing, hydrating, provides its lovely natural scent to the cream
Sugarmulse light emulsifier
Trace Colloidal Minerals contains 72 trace minerals to help nourish and strengthen cells, antioxidant, free radical scavenger
Sunflower Oil (cold pressed/unrefined) emollient rich in vitamins A, D, and E
PhytoStemCell Extract (PhytoStemCell Malus Domestica) antiaging breakthrough, skin regenerator / encourages stem cell growth (regeneration of cells), combats chronological aging, protects human stem cells from stress
Fig Fruit Extract soothing, healing, hydrating
Meadowfoam Oil emollient, one of the best oils to prevent moisture loss, conditioning, excellent for dry and dehydrated skin, very stable
Rice Bran Oil moisturizes, softens, high in fatty acid content
Stearic Acid adds stability to creams, thickening agent
Gluconolactone (Glucono Delta Lactone) preservative, very mild exfoliant
Allantoin relieves dry, itchy, irritated skin, believed to heal skin by promoting new tissue growth
Hyaluronic Acid hydrates, holds up to 1,000 times its weight in water
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