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Southern Cross Botanicals—a Lucas Meyer Cosmetics Company—launched Ecocert and Cosmos registered Australian active ingredients, which are now available as alcohol-free (AF).

Wildplum Harvest AF (INCI: Glycerin (and) Water (and) Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract (and) Podocarpus Elatus Fruit Extract (and) Pleiogynium Timorense Fruit Extract) is a bioactive complex, which is used for moisturizing, hydrating and daily protection for the skin barrier. The ingredient has immediate and long term skin hydration properties, skin and hair nourishment and rejuvenates aging skin for a younger appearance. Tested in vitro and clinical, this ingredient is derived from three indigenous Australian superfruits:

  • Kakadu Plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana)
  • Illawarra Plum (Podocarpus elatus)
  • Burdekin Plum (Pleiogynium timorense)

Wildberry Harvest AF (INCI: Glycerin (and) Water (and) Tasmannia Lanceolata Fruit Extract (And) Syzygium Leuhmanii Fruit Extract (and) Kunzea Pomifera Fruit Extract) helps nourish skin and hair, provides immediate and long term skin hydration and improves the appearance of young skin for a healthier and more radiant look. Tested in vitro and clinical, applications include moisturizing, hydrating and daily protection for the skin barrier. The bioactive complex is stemmed from three indigenous Australian berries:

  • Pepperberry (Tasmannia lanceolata)
  • Riberry (Syzygium leuhmani)
  • Muntari berry (Kunzea pomifera)

Mountain Harvest AF (INCI: Glycerin (and) Water (and) Anetholea Anisata Leaf Extract (and) Tasmannia Lanceolata Leaf Extract (and) Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract) helps sebum regulation and works with acne-prone skin. The ingredient has nourishing skin and hair properties, in addition to helping moisturize and rejuvenate skin. The origin of the ingredient comes from three mountain herbs and spices native to Australia:

  • Aniseed Myrtle (Anetholea anisata)
  • Mountain Pepper (Tasmannia lanceolata)
  • Wild Rosella Flower (Hibiscus sabdariffa)

Flower Harvest AF (INCI: Glycerin (and) Water (and) Grevillea Speciosa Flower Extract (and) Banksia Serrata Flower Extract (and) Anigozanthos Manglesii Flower Extract) moisturizes, hydrates and protects skin barrier daily. This ingredient nourishes skin and hair and helps moisturize, regenerate and rejuvenate skin. The bioactive complex originates from three Australian coastal flowers:

  • Red Spider Flower (Grevillea speciosa)
  • Banksia (Banksia serrata)
  • Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii)

Desert Harvest AF (INCI: Glycerin (and) Water (and) Santalum Acuminatum Fruit Extract (and) Citrus Glauca Extract (and) Acacia Victoriae Fruit Extract) helps nourish skin and hair, rejuvenates skin and helps reduce skin irritation. Rich in anthocyanin antioxidant, this ingredient moisturizes, hydrates and protects skin barrier every day.  The bioactive complex is derived from three exotic fruits of the Australian desert:

  • Quandong / Desert Peach (Santalum acuminatum)
  • Desert Lime (Citrus glauca)
  • Wattle Seed (Acacia victoriae)

Tropical Fruit Harvest AF (INCI: Glycerin (and) Water (and) Mangifera Indica (Mango) Fruit Extract (and) Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract (and) Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Extract) has moisturizing, hydrating and daily protection applications for the skin barrier. With a number of properties, this ingredient  helps nourish skin and hair, moisturize and rejuvenate skin, accelerates skin desquamation and helps fade away uneven skin pigmentation. The ingredient has two modes of action, which include free radical scavenging activity and presence of proteolitic enzymes. The complex originated from three tropical fruits grown in Australia:

  • Mango (Mangifera indica)
  • Papaya (Carica papaya)
  • Pineapple (Ananas sativus)

Wildlime Harvest AF (INCI: Glycerin (and) Water (and) Alcohol Denat. (and) Microcitrus Australis Fruit Extract (and) Microcitrus Australasica Fruit Extract (and) Citrus Glauca Fruit Extract) was tested in vitro for moisturizing, hydrating and daily protection for the skin barrier. Helping tone and regenerate the skin, the ingredient helps create a smoother and more even complexion, while also nourishing hair and skin. Additionally, the fruit acid composition helps exfoliate. The ingredient comes from three indigenous Australian wild lime species:

  • Caviar Lime (Microcitrus australasica)
  • Desert Lime (Citrus glauca)
  • Rainforest Lime (Microcitrus australis)

Rainforest Harvest AF (INCI: Glycerin (and) Water (and) Syzygium Leuhmanii Fruit Extract (and) Acronychia Acidula Fruit Extract (And) Davidsonia Pruriens Fruit Extract) provides moisturizing, hydrating and daily protection for the skin barrier. This ingredient helps soothe skin, nourish skin and hair and moisturize and rejuvenate the skin. The bioactive complex originates from three exotic Australian rainforest fruits:

  • Lilly pilly (Syzygium leuhmanii)
  • Lemon Aspen (Acronychia acidula)
  • Davidsonia Plum (Davidsonia pruriens)

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