"The idea of Extra Virgin Skin came to us while walking in the shade of swaying olive trees. What a perfect place to begin this journey..." Jack Bunce.
Months of effort led them to discover that only one specific type of olive tree produced a fruit that was suitable for skincare.
"We knew that Extra Virgin Olive Oil* (EVOO) is closer to our own skin oil than any other naturally derived oil, but it was the PH level of this one type of olive that worked best." Carolïna Gramm.
This trade secret was hard earned and countless cream jars were mixed and filled and tested on their own faces.
EVOO contains three major organic antioxidants: Tocopherol, Polyphenols, and Phytosterol. Extra Virgin Skin's EVOO polyphenols are 10,000 times more active than Tocopherol or Vitamin E. Phytosterol. is a rare compound also found in olive oil. It prevents free radical damage to the skin.
*Extra Virgin Skin uses only certified CCOF (Organic) and COOC (Extra Virgin) Extra Virgin Olive Oil grown on estates in California.
Found at altitudes of 5,000 – 8,000 feet, Edelweiss is grown at great heights, on cliff sides, and in other dangerous areas, which made the pursuit of the elusive white flowers a challenge young men liked to take on to prove themselves. They would give these flowers as gifts to their lovers.When scientists got their hands on this plant, they found that it contained all sorts of amazing compounds. These include chlorogenic acid, luteolin, bisabolane, and beta sitosterol. We've found these to be powerhouse ingredients when combined with our EVOO.