TRANSCENDENT THE LOTION
HANA DEFIES TIME PHYTOTHERAPY
SAPPHŌ’S BRIGHTENING SERUM
EX PRŪNĪS ANTIOXIDANT TREATMENT OIL
ERATŌ’S MULTIPURPOSE ESSENCE
BLUE HERMĒS REVITALIZING MASK
LIPS AND CHEEKS BALM
SKIN PALETTE | COMING SOON
INTENSIVE ANTIAGING TRIO
SKIN TONIC DUO
*from organic farming. Certified by ECOCERT/COSMOS/AB Agriculture Biologique/SKAL.
COLD-PRESSED AND HARVESTED IN LOT-ET-GARONNE, AGEN, FRANCE
Our Ente plum, the first signature ingredient of Phaedra Botanicals, yields an unforgettable aroma of almonds and fresh marzipan upon jar opening. We source the ingredient with care in southwestern France.
Here, in the geographically protected region of Lot-et-Garonne, Agen, French connoisseurs cultivate trees using centuries-long expertise.
No fruit gets collected unless fully ripe. Before harvest, our experts use the Brix degree to determine fruit maturity that subsequently guarantees the highest amount of nutrients within our cold-pressed oil, each of which gets measured in every fresh batch to ensure effectiveness.
RICH IN: antioxidants, naturally occurring full-spectrum vitamin E, fatty acids, polyphenols, and antiaging compounds, such as bioflavonoid Rutin.
Certified by AB Agriculture Biologique (Institut de Recherche de l’Agriculture Biologique).
Our Ente plum oil is subjected to extensive laboratory tests that guarantee its high quality and absence of toxic compounds, such as heavy metals, phthalates, mycotoxins, pesticides, and other harmful compounds.
HARVESTED IN GREECE • COLD-PRESSED IN DENMARK
Our organic tomato seed oil is cold-pressed fresh for each new batch of our Eratō’s Multipurpose Essence from fully ripe Greek tomatoes. It is the result of a long journey that led us to find truly unique European laboratories that can cold-press fresh ingredients in small batches any time of the year, which is the key to the effectiveness of our products.
While our organic tomato seed oil provides our Eratō’s Multipurpose Essence with vibrant yellow color — its true importance lies in its broad-spectrum vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant content.
Tomato contributes to the antiaging effects of our Eratō’s Multipurpose Essence. It yields freshness and radiance in the skin, combats fine lines and age spots, and repairs sun-damaged skin.
RICH IN: lycopene isomers, lutein, beta-carotene, vitamins A and E, linoleic and oleic acids, flavonoids, and vitamin B complex.
Certified by Ecocert/Cosmos.
INFUSED IN GERMANY
Our organic jojoba oil provides a foundation for our Provitamin A Complex. Jojoba oil acts against transepidermal water loss, increasing moisture retention and yielding nourished and moisturized skin. It takes 10 years for the jojoba tree to come into harvest, but it can then bear fruit for another 100 years.
We obtain our jojoba oil from cold-pressing fresh organic jojoba seeds with ensuing filtration. Jojoba comprises almost 98% pure waxes (mainly wax esters, few fatty acids), sterols, and vitamins with few triglyceride esters; it is known as a liquid wax rather than oil.
It acts against acne and provides anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity.
RICH IN: vitamin D and its derivatives, vitamin E (α, γ, and δ tocopherol), and other fat-soluble vitamins such as vitamin A.
CULTIVATED AND COLD-PRESSED IN FRANCE
Versatile and deeply moisturizing, the biological benefits of our organic wild apricot boost regeneration and cell restoration. It has a potent antimicrobial activity and improves skin tone while preserving softness and radiance.
Rich in: carotenoids, linoleic and oleic acids, and vitamins, including A, B, C, and E.
CULTIVATED IN AFRICA • COLD-PRESSED IN DENMARK
Wildharvested African Marula fruit of the African Sannah tree, Sclerocarya birreahas, has nutritious and protein-rich seeds. Traditionally, these seeds get open with different techniques in Africa. On a sandy coastal plain of the Ingavuma district in South Africa, locals crack the nut against a stone slab. In contrast, in parts of Namibia, locals crack the marula nut against an ax blade, using a block of hardwood (e.g., Terminalia sericea).
Whatever the method used, hand extraction has to be skilled since the shells are very hard, and the kernels must remain whole.
It is a deeply moisturizing and nourishing oil, which prevents transepidermal water loss, increasing moisture retention.
RICH IN: fatty acids.
CULTIVATED IN MOROCCO • COLD-PRESSED IN MOROCCO
Cold-pressed from the seeds of organic Argan fruits, our argan oil helps maintain youthful-looking skin, fights early signs of aging, replenishes and stimulates cells while fortifying your skin barrier.
RICH IN: mono-unsaturated (80%) and saturated (20%) fatty acids. As minor components, it contains polyphenols, tocopherols, sterols, squalene, and triterpene alcohols.
Certified by Ecocert/Cosmos.
CULTIVATED AND RESPONSIBLY SOURCED IN INDIA • COLD-PRESSED IN DENMARK
We cold-pressed our mango butter fresh for each fresh batch. It locks in moisture deep within the skin, making skin dewy while reducing the degeneration of skin cells and restoring flexibility. It helps to repair the skin’s natural barrier without clogging the pores.
RICH IN: vitamins A, K, C, E, B1, B2, B6, B12, and carotenoids. Together, they play an essential role in collagen formation and restoration of healthy skin.
ISOLATED IN: GERMANY
Our caprylic/capric triglycerides are isolated during the processing of raw coconut oil. This process removes the MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides) from the oil, making it a good source of the benefits carried by MCT, such as powerful skin-replenishing effects and improved skin resistance to moisture loss.
FROM ORGANIC FARMING IN CHINA
Our Camellia oil is cold-pressed from the seeds of certified organic Camellia oleifera, known for its nourishing, soothing, replenishing, and moisturizing properties.
RICH IN: polyphenols and antioxidants, oleic and linoleic acids, squalene, and vitamins E and A.
OUR MEADOWFOAM IS OBTAINED FROM PATENT-PROTECTED WHITE MEADOWFOAM SEEDS GROWN IN SUSTAINABLE AND BEE-FRIENDLY CROPS IN CANADA.
Our meadowfoam has exceptional moisture-retaining properties, which is why it is used in our cleansers. It protects the skin from drying, leaving it silky smooth.
RICH IN: fatty acids that keep the skin smooth and prevent loss of moisture in the skin.
CULTIVATED AND SLOWLY DISTILLED IN OCCITANIE, FRANCE
Our peppermint grows organically in France, where it also undergoes a slow steam distillation using the whole aerial part (flower, leaf, and stem) without using ethanol or other alcohols.It helps tone skin naturally, clears the skin off dead cells, and revamps the skin to a smoother, supple, and well-hydrated tone while retaining moisture.
RICH IN: phenolic constituents, such as rosmarinic acid and several flavonoids, primarily eriocitrin, luteolin, and hesperidin. Luteolin inhibits and reverses skin diseases, such as psoriasis and dermatitis, and it also addresses the signs of photoaging. Rosmarinic acid and eriocitrin have antioxidant properties, and hesperidin has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and skin-lightening effects.
Certified by Ecocert Greenlife.
CULTIVATED IN TUNISIA
We obtain our Neroli by distillation of flowers of bitter organic orange. It provides moisturizer, toning, regenerative, comforting, and uplifting properties.
RICH IN: limonene, (E)-nerolidol, alpha-terpineol, alpha-terpinyl acetate, and (E, E)-farnesol. They exhibit antioxidant and anti-microbial activity while assisting in skin penetration of the active ingredients.
CULTIVATED IN AND SLOWLY DISTILLED IN OCCITANIE, FRANCE
Our witch hazel grows organically in France, where it also undergoes a slow steam distillation without any use of ethanol or other alcohols.It holds many benefits for the skin, including relief from inflammation, tightening the pores, reducing acne, and cleansing skin from excess oil.
RICH IN: polyphenolic compounds that exhibit antioxidant and anti-aging activity.
CULTIVATED IN CHINA • SLOWLY DISTILLED IN OCCITANIE, FRANCE
We selected our organic green tea water for its broad-spectrum benefits for the skin. It calms irritation and redness while reducing swelling, and it helps to calm down the skin after sunburn.
Our green tea water is slowly steam-distilled without using ethanol or other solvents.
RICH IN: flavonol glycosides (kaempferol, myricetin, and quercetin), catechins (flavonol), and phenolic compounds, such as gallic acid—GA, p-coumaric acid, and caffeic acid. It also contains amino acids and theanine, along with beneficial mineral elements. Their skin impact is extensive, including antioxidant, photoprotective, and microcirculation boosting properties.
Certified by ECOCERT/COSMOS and AB Agriculture biologique.
Native to the Mediterranean region, our lemon balm has remarkable skin properties. It is a potent antioxidant and prevents oxidative stress in the skin. It cleanses pores, calms down irritation, and fights various skin diseases.
RICH IN: flavonoids, such as quercitrin, rhamnocitrin, luteolin and polyphenolic compounds (rosmarinic acid, caffeic acid, and protocatechuic acid). They have antimicrobial activity.
CULTIVATED IN AND SLOWLY INFUSED FROM YOUR PLANT IN FRANCE
We slow-infuse our grape extract from the leaves of organic French red grapevine. This process is done in hydro-glycerin solution at room temperature without any using ethanol or any solvents.
RICH IN: plant actives, such as phenolic compounds, e.g., flavonoids — one of the most potent phytonutrients. They contain organic phenolic acids and are one of the wealthiest fruits for their polyphenol content.
Certified by ECOCERT/COSMOS
CULTIVATED IN AND SLOWLY INFUSED IN FRANCE
We slowly infuse the entire plants of Ginkgo Biloba in hydro-glycerine solution at room temperature without using ethanol and other solvents. A careful filtration follows the prolonged maceration.
Ginkgo Biloba offers significant antiaging effects for the skin, forming an essential part of our antiaging complex.
RICH IN: flavonoids, terpene trilactones, proanthocyanidins, organic acids, and other compounds. While flavonoids contribute to the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity of the ginkgo extract, terpene trilactones improve blood microcirculation and have neuroprotective effects.
Aloe vera offers potent soothing, restorative, and moisturizing properties.We obtain our aloe vera from organic aloe vera cultivated in France.
RICH IN: polysaccharides.
Cerified by ECOCERT/COSMOS.
CULTIVATED IN AND EXTRACTED IN FRANCE
Our French organic cucumber extract provides a precious hydration punch while supplying vitamins that improve the overall health of every skin. Cucumber hydrates, improves complexion, soothes puffy eyes, and gives anti-inflammatory, cooling, and toning properties.
RICH IN: cucurbitacins, cucumegastigmanes I and II, cucumerin A and B, vitexin, orientin that are anti-inflammatory, protect the skin against free radicals, and improve the overall health of the skin.
Certified by ECOCERT/COSMOS.
Our bilberry extract is part of our AHA fruit acid blend, increasing collagen production and combating fine lines.
RICH IN: various phenolic compounds, including flavonols (quercetin, catechins), tannins, ellagitannins, and phenolic acids, but anthocyanins.
Our orange extract forms a part of our AHA fruit acid blend; it prevents oxidative stress in the skin and stimulates collagen production.
CULTIVATED IN AFRICA • MILLED IN NETHERLANDS
A precious gift from the African Savanna with exceptionally high vitamin C content, the baobab fruit pulp is very nutritious for the skin with its rich vitamins, trace minerals, and antioxidant content. It also acts as a prebiotic.
We obtain our baobab extract from the raw pod and pulp of the African baobab. The fruit undergoes quality control and segregation of seeds.
RICH IN: vitamins A, B, and C, omegas 3, 6, and 9 fatty acids.
Certified by SKAL certified (Dutch organic certification).
CULTIVATED IN CHINA • EXTRACTED IN FRANCE
Our organic green tea extract offers toning, anti-aging, free radical scavenging, cell regenerative, and protective effects on the skin. It constricts the blood vessels and helps to reduce inflammation and puffiness, and provides potent antioxidant properties and acts as a barrier against external pollutants.
We obtain the extract by a prolonged maceration of organic leaves in the hydro-glycerine solution at room temperature and without using ethanol and other solvents.
RICH IN: polyphenols, alkaloids (caffeine), minerals (Al, F), Vitamin B and C, flavonoids (catechins), and tannins.
EXTRACTED IN FRANCE
Dragon’s Blood extract is a natural resin from the Croton Lechleri tree that contributes to the reparation and regeneration of the tissues.
RICH IN: phenolic content that demonstrates antioxidant and antimicrobial activity.
CULTIVATED AND EXTRACTED IN FRANCE
Horsetail has amazing anti-irritant, anti-inflammatory, and sebum-regulating properties; it heals the skin and prevents the formation of acne.
We obtain our extract through prolonged maceration of the entire plant in a hydro-glycerine solution at room temperature without using solvents.
RICH IN: vitamin C, phenolic acids, and flavonoids. These compounds provide the extract with potent antioxidant activity.
Sugarcane forms an essential part of our AHA fruit acids; it fights acne, exfoliates, and reduces blemishes.
As part of our AHA fruit acid blend, lemon boosts collagen production and offers a whitening effect.
As part of our AHA fruit acid blend, sugar maple helps slough off dead skin.
Our AHA fruit acid blend is based on a standardized extraction of five plant species: Bilberry, Sugar Cane, Orange, Lemon, and Sugar Maple.
These botanical extracts deliver five natural AHAs to the skin: Lactic Acid (from Bilberry), Glycolic Acid (from Sugar Cane), Citric Acid (from Orange and Lemon), and Malic and Tartaric Acids (from Sugar Maple).
CULTIVATED IN SELECTED OPEN PONDS IN CHINA • MILLED IN THE NETHERLANDS
We selected green-blue algae for our products due to extensively studied characteristics in vivo and in vitro. This micro-algae has unique nutrient properties. It has significant antioxidant activity, prevents viruses from entering target cells, and inhibits the colonization of wounds by multi-resistant bacteria. It acts against acne and repairs and protects the skin cells.
RICH IN: gamma-linolenic acid, phycocyanin compounds, chlorophyll, niacin, and many other invaluable compounds.
CULTIVATED IN BRAZIL • MILLED IN THE NETHERLANDS
We obtain our Acerola berry using organic fruits concentrate, which undergoes freeze-drying (vacuum & low heat 24-hour application). This method guarantees the preservation of high nutritional value. We add our acerola fruit to our Fresh Series blends as a vitamin C booster in the third and final phase.
RICH IN: vitamin C, niacin (vitamin B3), and other complex antioxidant phytonutrients. It acts against skin blemishes and promotes skin elasticity.
CULTIVATED IN PERU • MILLED IN THE NETHERLANDS
Selected for its high antioxidants and vitamin C content, our Camu Camu helps boost collagen production and aid younger-, firmer- and more elastic-looking skin. It is an essential part of our Vitamin C complex.
RICH IN: vitamin C, potent antioxidants, and flavonoids. It boosts collagen production.
CULTIVATED AND SLOWLY EXTRACTED WITH NATURAL CARBON DIOXIDE IN GERMANY
Our CO2 carrot extract forms, together with Bakuchiol, part of our provitamin A complex, offering antiaging properties.
We extract this concentrated carotene essence from dried roots of organic carrots through supercritical fluid extraction using natural carbon dioxide and without any solvent residues used during the production.
It is then infused into our organic jojoba oil and preserved with CO2 rosemary extract.
RICH IN: provitamin A, alpha, beta-, gamma-, delta-, epsilon-carotene in natural isometrical distribution, and lycopene.
Our licorice CO2 extract offers antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiaging, and regenerative properties and prevents the formation of acne while assisting in transdermal delivery of active ingredients.
Obtained by supercritical fruit extraction with natural carbon dioxide, it represents our only extract where a small amount of ethanol is introduced during the extraction. The extract is infused in our Caprylic/Capric triglyceride.
RICH IN: medium-chain triglyceride oil (50%) and polyphenolic compounds. Our Licorice extract also contains more than 8,5% isoflavanes, like licoricidin and licorisoflavan A, which prevent UVA-induced photoaging of human dermal fibroblasts.
CULTIVATED AND SLOWLY EXTRACTED WITH NATURAL CARBON DIOXIDE IN FRANCE
Our rosemary extract offers antioxidant and antibacterial properties and helps to preserve our concentrated blends of lipid-soluble vitamins.
We prepare our organic rosemary solely from the organic dried leaves without using solvents during production.
PREPARED IN GERMANY
Our cruelty-free, non-GMO, preservative-free, vegan hydrolyzed lecithin (lysolecithin) has one fatty acid replaced by OH-group. What difference does it make from standard lecithin? It results in better emulsifying and dispersion properties in aqueous media represented by organic plant waters in our serums: green tea water in Hana Defies Time Phytotherapy Serum, and Bitter Orange/Neroli flower water in our Sappho’s Brightening Serum.
Our lysolecithin is obtained from non-GMO soy.
CULTIVATED IN GERMANY
Our organic CO2 nutrient-rich rosehip extract fades wrinkles, premature age signs, UV damage, and scarring. It helps to heal damaged skin.
RICH IN: polyphenols, antiaging carotenoids, and vitamin C and E.
CULTIVATED IN BRAZIL • EXTRACTED IN ITALY
Our bisabolol is extracted from the bark of the Candeia (Vanillosmopsis erythro-pappa) cultivated in Brazil. It is a versatile compound that aids the penetration of our active ingredients and has soothing and antioxidative properties.
RICH IN: sesquiterpene alcohol and (–)-α-bisabolol with potent antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, skin-smoothing, and wound healing properties.
CULTIVATED IN CHINA
Bakuchiol has repeatedly demonstrated antiaging properties. It helps preserve skin collagen without causing any irritation, making it a true challenger of some synthetically derived and popular ingredients in skincare, such as retinol. Although it is not retinol, it shows a promising future since it mimics the effects of retinol without the irritative side effects.
We extract our Bakuchiol from the leaves and seeds of the Psoralea corylifolia plant without the use of additives.
RICH IN: monoterpenoid phenol, named Bakuchiol and known for its antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antiaging effects.
Our hyaluronic acid is obtained from plant resources through fermentation using biotechnology. It provides a lasting moisture effect, excellent absorption, and permeability and delivers rapid hydration. It effectively helps to prevent skin moisture evaporation.
Magnolia berry, also known as Schisandra, has anti-inflammatory properties and prevents oxidative cell damage. It soothes the skin and combats aging.
We obtain our magnolia berry through supercritical fluid extraction with natural carbon dioxide without solvents.
RICH IN: lignans of dibenzo[a,c]cyklooctadiene type, organic acids, and major lignans (schizandrin, deoxyschizandrin, gomisin A, gomisin N, gamma-schizandrin, wuweizisu C); these decrease acne-related inflammation and UVB-induced photoaging.
PREPARED IN THE NETHERLANDS
Our blend of Squalane, Vitamin E, and Ubiquinone combines the benefits of Coenzyme Q10 with vitamin E. It is a powerful antioxidant that offers firmer, softer, and well-toned skin.
We created our Coenzyme Q10 by dissolving Ubiquinone and vitamin E in squalene and filtering the solution. It is the only active ingredient that is synthetically derived in order to keep our products vegan.
DISTILLED IN FRANCE
Our vanillin is an organic compound naturally occurring in vanilla; it provides our Hana Defies Time Phytotherapy Serum with its creamy vanilla-like aroma. Hana Defies Time Phytotherapy Serum ingredients list lists it as parfum given its fragrance function.
French connoisseurs derive the compound from plants by slow fractional distillation of essential oils and aromatic substances extracted from plant raw materials. The result is a 100% natural, preservative-free, synthetic-free, phthalates-free, plant-based, and vegan aroma.
FREE FROM:2-(TERT-BUTYL PROPIONALDE) (Lilial)3-METHYL-4-(2,6,6 TRIMETHYL-2-CYCLOHEXINE-1-YL)-3-BUTEN-2-ONEAMYL CINNAMALAMYL CINNAMYL ALCOHOLBENZYL BENZOATEBENZYL CINNAMATEBENZYL SALICYLATECINNAMAL (Cinnamic Aldehyde)CINNAMYL ALCOHOLCITRALCITRONELLOLCOUMARINEUGENOLFARNESOLGERANIOLHEXYL CINNAMIC ALDEHYDE (Hexyl Cinnamal) HYDROXYCITRONELLALHYDROXYMETHYL PENTYL CYCLOHEXENE CARBOXALDEHYDE (Lyral) ISO EUGENOLLIMONENELINALOOLMETHYL HEPTINE CARBONATE
We create our Provitamin A complex by blending carotene-rich essence with Bakuchiol. The former is obtained by supercritical fluid extraction using natural carbon dioxide without any solvents used to create the extract. The latter is extracted from the leaves and seeds of the Psoralea corylifolia plant without any additives. The carrot is then infused into organic jojoba oil that prevents transepidermal water loss and subsequently preserved with organic rosemary extract, all of which are ECOCERT/COSMOS certified.
RICH IN: provitamin A, alpha, beta-, gamma-, delta-, epsilon-carotene, lycopene, and traces of essential fatty oil and lipophilic flavones.
We prepare our vitamin C complex by blending organic freeze-dried fruits that are known for their highest vitamin C content, namely Acerola Cherry and Camu Camu. They deliver naturally occurring polyphenolic antioxidants among the vitamin C and, as such, are more potent in protecting the skin than synthetic substitutes, such as broadly used ascorbic acid.
The freeze-drying process guarantees the highest possible nutrition content.
The blend is used only in our Fresh Series, where it is added to the product in the third and final phase and then shipped to our clients fresh. That is the only way to guarantee its effectiveness since this liquid-soluble vitamin has weak stability.
Phaedra’s Antiaging Complexes consists of varying blends in which French organic extracts predominate. The ingredients within are meticulously selected based on the active compounds within each component to complete and boost their interlaced effect.
These include, for example, blends that contain green tea, grapes, Ginkgo Biloba extract, and precious oils, such as marula, argan, and Ente plum.
Together they deliver a complex boost of bioactive compounds, which act against various aging factors, including ROS-induced aging.
SLOW-DISTILLED IN FRANCE
Our aromas are derived from raw plants by slow fractional distillation of essential oils and aromatic substances extracted from plant raw materials. They are 100% natural, preservative-free, synthetic-free, phthalates-free, plant-based, and vegan. Our distillations guarantee the purity of the aromas and the absence of many allergens in essential oils.
All our aromas comply with International Fragrance Association (IFRA) standards and are made in France.
For details, consult the lists below.
Traces of benzyl alcohol naturally occur in fruits and their extracts. As such, oils cold-pressed from our organic fruits might contain small traces of it, and it is present, together with dehydroacetic acid, in our broad-spectrum preservative system, effective in the broader pH range.
It is efficient against various bacteria, yeast, and fungi and free from paraben, formaldehyde, and isothiazolinone.
It complies with ECOCERT, COSMOS, the Soil Association, and NATRUE standards. It is added only to the products that carry our botanicals waters to guarantee their stability and never in a greater than 0.6% concentration.
If you want to use products free from the preservative system, please, select antioxidant-rich products from our standard water-less series.
Xanthan gum is obtained by fermentation of carbohydrates containing raw materials like glucose syrup from maize and sugar from sugar beet. Several purification steps allow us to receive a highly pure form. The entire production process is vegan, and the ingredient appears in minimal concentration in our products (<0.4%).