Garden of Wisdom's PhytoEstrogen Cream is specifically formulated for aging skin. This formula targets the lack of moisture that aging skin often experiences. As we age our lipids just do not replenish our skin like they used to. Apricot Kernel Oil, Avocado Oil, and Capric Triglycerides bring much-needed conditioning to the skin, while Soy Isoflavones and Evening Primrose Oil help balance hormonal activity in the skin. Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate is a Vitamin C derivative that helps rebuild collagen in the skin. It is also a powerful antioxidant, which we all need as time goes on.
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 shelf life. Shelf life is 9 - 12 months
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 our vitamin C serums - use within 90 days).
Please try to keep out of high humidity or heat if possible! Store out of direct light and in dark cabinet if possible also!
Exfoliating Acid products will last 1 year.
The only thing we don't suggest refrigerating is the mandelic or salicylic acid serums as those can crystallize in the refrigerator and not go back to their normal state even if you warm them up.
Additional Items Requiring Refrigeration
Hydrosols - Take out 1/2 oz to 1 oz in a separate spray bottle from your original container and keep the larger bottle in the refrigerator!
Carrier Oils - Generally you can refrigerate ALL carrier oils, they will solidify in some cases. This is FINE all you have to do is take it out warm it up at room temp and it will be liquid again!
There are some oils that have a super long shelf life like coconut oil for instance! That does not need to be refrigerated, but it cannot hurt it either!
Essential Oils - Essential oils are best stored in a cool dark place.
Co2 Oils - These should always be refrigerated.
Butters - We suggest refrigerating our skincare butters. You can take out what you need and keep the rest in the fridge.
Essential oils - These can be refrigerated to increase their shelf life!
Clays - Keep in a dry, dark place (shelf life is at least 2 years)
Herbs - (whole or ground) These should last a good year at least - Keep in a dark, cool and dry location.
Herbal Extracts - [powder] Keep these also in a dark, DRY place. You can keep in the fridge, but make sure the seal is on very tight so you don't get moisture in. [1 year at least].
Herbal Extracts - [liquid] These can be kept in the refrigerator (or a dark DRY place] [3 years at least]
Other Various Raw Ingredients - i.e. Sodium PCA, Honeyquat, Iat Beta Glucan etc will all have a different shelf life (we are working on adding this to the ingredient pages.
Conditioning Pellets conditions the skin
Polawax NF vegetable derived premier stable emulsifier
Soy Isoflavones phytoestrogen source from soybean molasses, non-steroidal, antioxidant properties
Apricot Kernel Oil rich in fatty acids, lightweight, soothes irritated and aging skin
Avocado Oil high in vitamin E, lecithin, and phytosterols, conditioning and very healing, antibacterial, anti-wrinkle
Caprylic Triglycerides emollient, moisturizer
Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate antioxidant, collagen production, lightening and brightening, reduces fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage repair
Evening Primrose Oil high gamma linolenic acid content, used for dry skin and eczema, astringent
Soy Protein anti-irritant
Pantothenic Acid wound healing, part of the vitamin B complex
Glycerin humectant, vegetable derived, literally, draws moisture out of the air to skin when applied topically
Optiphen (Phenoxyethanol and Caprylyl Glycol)paraben free, broad spectrum preservative
Rose Geranium Essential Oil balancing, soothing, refreshing
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