Plant Actives, Food extracts, and nutrients that work together in anti-aging products for beautiful, better you.

More Actives work better!

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5 Foods for Radiant Skin

Reduce puffy eyes and dark circles.

Combination of Coffee, Green Tea and Pomegranate reduces puffiness, dark circles and lines around the eyes in a study in healthy subjects when used  twice a day for three weeks.   Found in Wake up Bright Eyes

Lighten Brown Spots and Tighten Skin

Pomegranate is an anti inflammatory, anti-oxidant and is known for sun damage protection, repair, stimulates collagen synthesis and treats brown spots. Its potent source of ellagic acid, a polyphenol is known to retard the effects of UV Rays.   Pomegranate is a main ingredient in Hello Sunshine and WakeUp Bright Eyes

Pomegranates reduces hyperpigmentation

Moisturize and Soothe

Colloidal Oats cleanse and moisturiz­e, soothe and protect the skin from environmental toxins.  Colloidal Oats are Non GMO and are in all ZenJenSkin products making it perfect for sensitive skin.

Brighten Skin, Exfoliate Dead Skin Cells

Lemon Peel is an effective alternative to hydroquinone  for inhibiting tyrosinase is  used as a skin lightening as confirmed  by efficacy testing.  Found in Hello Sunshine.

Exfoliate Dead Skin Cells

Papaya improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and is attributed to soothing irritation and exfoliating dead skin cells.  Found in Good Morning Shining Star. 

More of the “good” stuff, some of it derived from food.

Reduce Wrinkles

Hydrolyzed Protein is a Rice tripeptide which is smaller for greater absorption improving collagen synthesis, reduction in wrinkles and increased smoothness. Found in several products

Anti-oxidant, Beta Carotene

Sea Buckthorn Berry is native to the Tibetan Himalayas.  It is high in antioxidants, Vitamin E and K, carotenoids, phenols and fatty acids- an essential building block to healthy skin.   Found in Good Night Moon Beams and Crepey Skin Repair.

Sea Buckthorn in skincare
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Exfoliate Dead Skin Cells

Fruit acids mimic AHA’s constituents such as glycolic, malic, tartaric citric & lactic acid exfoliate dead skin cells revealing fresh and radiant skin. Found in Ageless C Serum

Ferula Foetida  What?

is a shrub known to the middle east and used for culinary and medicinal purposes.  And it now has become known as an effective ingredient to treat hyperpigmentation.  At the 2% concentration, FSS Ferula Foetida Extract significantly inhibits the activity of tyrosinase by 99.8%. Too much tyrosinase increases the melanin in the skin resulting in brown spots (hyperpigmentations)  Just to be sure, we compounded 5%-The ZenJenSkin way!  Ferula extract is found in Fading Serum Dark Spot Corrector

Jack Fruit Spiky and Sweet

Jack Fruit is spiky on the outside but as it matures, it softens and becomes very sweet.  It is a superior source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C. These distinct vitamins provide potent antioxidant properties.  In addition, Vitamin C brightens the skin as well as reduce hyper pigmentation.  This super ingredient is found in Fading Serum Dark Spot Corrector

We’ve All Heard About Hyaluronic Acid…

Hyaluronic Acid moisturizes, conditions as well as plump up the skin reducing fine lines and wrinkles.  Combined with Vitamin C, it is a super ingredient found in all anti aging skincare. We use the form of Sodium Hyaluronate which has better absorbent abilities-better plumping action!   Hyaluronic Acid is all ZenJenSkin products.

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Repair Sun Damage and Increase Elasticity

B3 (Niacinamide) and NAG Glucosomine is proven to treat hyper-pigmentation, sun damage repair, and increase elasticity. Reduction in the appearance of facial hyperpigmentation after use of moisturizers with a combination of topical niacinamide and N-acetyl glucosamine: results of a randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled trial.  Found in Hello Sunshine

Chaga Mushroom:  King of the Forest

Chaga did not the get the names King of the Forest and Mushroom of Immortality for no reason.  It is almost the highest on the ORAC scale for anti oxidants.  Chaga has tons of melanin in its crust which protects its body for the harmful rays of the sun.  When taken internally and externally, it also is effective in protecting our skin against UV rays.  To read about more benefits of chaga click here.

Chaga is found in Glow on Spritzer, Hello Sunshine Tinted Day Lotion and NatZema

Tighter Tissue From the Sea

Marine Algae extracts nourish the skin, strengthens skin tissue for tighter improved skin tone and especially compounded for Sensitive Skin.  Marine Algae is found in Zensitive Serum, GoodNight Moon Beams and Crepey Skin repair

Algae thrive in extreme deep sea conditions soaking up light and all the goodness from the ocean. Besides being known for its’ complete nutrition, marine algae is full of antioxidants and is abundant in many trace minerals and vitamins. It protects all your cells from internal and external invaders.

Algae is also full of enzymes,  amino acids, and fatty acids.   Amino acids in algae firm and regenerate skin cells while the fatty acids fight against inflammation, leaving skin balanced, calm and Zen

Phyto-Biotics Acai Stem Cells

Acai is an berry commonly found in the rain forests of the Amazon. It has been used in History for immune boosting, healing and energy boosting benefits.

Acai is a known super fruit with tons of anti aging benefits for the skin topically and internally.  Utilizing stem cell technology, this plant-derived, stem cell ingredient offers antioxidant, protecting, and anti-aging benefits while enhancing cellular metabolism.

Adding this awesome ingredient to skin care line boosts anti aging benefits!  Acai stems cells are found in Ageless C Serum


Honey is not just what you call your sweetie

It is the perfect solution for dry irritated and acneic skin. Honey is a natural antibacterial, cleanser, moisturizer and full of skin nutrition. Your pores will breathe easy while red irritated skin will transform into healthy glowing skin. Try slathering some all over your face and feel the buzz. Remember to thank a Bee.

Find Honey in Crepey Skin Repair

A rose is not just a rose

Intoxicating scents sending you right into the zen zone, roses are amazingly moisturizing and re-youthinates dry and mature skin. Roses are found in Glow on Spritzer.

Ginseng and Hesperidin

A combination of Southern Ginseng used to strengthen blood vessels and increase vascular resistance and hesperidin (found in citrus fruits) is exceptional at alleviating leaky capillaries resulting in dark circles.  By combining these two elements, the pooling of blood under your eyes (dark circles), and strengthening the blood vessels results in diminished dark circles-Yeah

Dark Circle complex is found in Dark Circle Corrector

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Carrier Oils with a 5 Star Rating in Skincare

6 super organic and minimally processed oils used in ZenJenSkin care products

Avocado Oil:  Nutrient rich in Vitamin A, B, D, and E, and high in essential fatty acids, potassium, lecithin, chlorophyll boosting collagen products and fading age spots while naturally moisturizing.  Great at repairing damaged tissue and for sensitive skin

Olive Oil:  exceptionally emollient, full of anti-oxidants, vitamin E, carotenoids. and high in oleic acids. It absorbs easily, hydrates and supports and protective barrier.

Rose Hip Seed Oil:  naturally high in vitamin C and A-both needed for healthy skin.  Ideal for treating wrinkles, regenerating skin cells. and treating discoloration.

Sunflower Seed Oil:  Most emollient and rich in vitamin A, D, and E.  A super star in dehydrated skin.  Works wonders with combating wrinkles and preventing premature aging

Sweet Almond Oil:  A rock star for dry, sensitive and irritated skin softening, hydrating and soothing skin.  Packed with minerals,  Vitamin A, B and E, it promotes regeneration of skin cells and improving complexion.

Broccoli Extract

Broccoli is a potent source of Vitamins A (beta carotene) and Vitamin C, a perfect duo for skin care.  It is also a natural source of sulforaphane working to inhibit photo-damage.  Just don’t eat your broccoli, slather it on your face.  Broccoli is in many of my skin care products.

Carrot Juice

Carrot juice is a valuable source of Vitamin A- a super star vitamin for skin care. Carrots are rich in antioxidants, including phytochemicals, vitamins and minerals, which protect, nourish and moisturize the skin. Nutrition received from ingesting or applying carrots topically helps promote cellular turnover and is photo-protective against sun damage. Carrot juice is anti-inflammatory and revitalizes and tones the skin.

Carrot juice is found in Good Night Moon Beams, Crepey Skin Repair, and Heal All Hand Cream.

Argan Oil

Argan oil is pressed from the nut of the fruit from the argan tree which is only found in Morocco. So nutritious and yummy, goats will climb the trees to eat the fruit. Weird but awesome factoid is some goat farmers remove the undigested seed from the goat poop to produce the oil.
Argan oil is loaded with Vitamin E, carotenes, phenols, squalene and essential fatty acids like oleic, linoleic, and palmitic making argan oil perfect choice to add to skincare. It is non greasy, a great moisturizer, control sebum output (great for acne), tightens skin and controls elasticity.

Argan oil is found in Zensitive Serum with and without added CBD oil.  More information on amazing benefits of Argan Oil.

Maringa Oil – Delicious gift from the gods

Moringa is called the delicious gift from the gods because it has so much nutrition that if consumed no one has to suffer from malnutrition stated by the daily times.   It is the whole tree, including the leaves, bark, seed pods (fruit), and root that can be consumed for pure nutrition-the seed pods being the most nutritious.

Moringa has more than 90 nutrients and a slew of antioxidants.  Antioxidants such as vitamin C, beta-carotene, quercetin helps keep the body healthy by combating free radicals from oxidative stress.

Moringa oil has an ample source of protein, B2 and B6, calcium and magnesium, iron, vitamin A, selenium, potassium, zinc, copper, and manganese,

Moringa is found in Brown Spot Buster and will be in more products soon, love this stuff.   More health benefits on Moringa Oil in this blog.


Or dimethylaminoethanol is a substance which is produced in a small amount in our brains naturally. DMAE can be applied directly to your skin. DMAE provides great help in tightening your skin and reduce sagging for your face, neck, and knees.

DMAE is in Crepey Skin Repair.  Want more information on the benedfits of DMAE in skincare, click here.

Raspberry Seed Oil

Raspberries are not only good to eat, the seeds make an excellent exfoliater and the oil is used in skincare for many reasons. Sensitive skin such as acne can benefit from its anti-inflammatory and control of oil production.
Best yet is raspberry oil has a SPF rating 28-60 to protect your skin against sun damage.

Raspberry seeds are found in Good Morning Shining Star cleanser and the oil is found in Hello Sunshine tinted day lotion.

Dragon’s Blood

No, this is not actually blood from a dragon:) It got its’ name because in Ecuador and Peru, an ancient tree exists named Sangre de Grado drips red gooey resin when it is cut. Because of its’ anti-inflamatory, anti-septic and anti-bacterial qualities, it is known as a skin mender. It is applied to cuts and performs like a band aid sealing cuts from environmental invaders.

This resin is known for protecting cells, reducing inflammation and due to  proanthocyanidins present, it works to repair collagen.

Found in Zensitive Serum, and Crepey Skin Repair

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Sacha Inchi

is a shrub that grows in the Peruvian Amazon region and has been used by native Peruvian women as a miracle oil for its’ anti-aging benefits.

Containing high levels of vitamin A, E and the highest source of plant based Omega 3’s, it is a perfect cosmetic application restoring the lipid layer that is often lost in ageing skin-one of the prime reasons your skin has wrinkles.

It reduces damage from sun exposure, increases suppleness, soothes and regulates oil production.

Found in Hello Sunshine, Crepey Skin Repair and Sun Care Stick

Safflower Oil

prevents dryness and roughness because one of its’ super powers is to seal in moisture.  Safflower oil light and non greasy texture makes it ideal for hydrating and soothing inflammatory conditions such as acne, psoriasis and eczema.

With regular use, Safflower oil promotes cell regeneration working to improve the texture, tone and appearance of the skin

found in Crepey Skin Repair, Zensitive Serum


Plant Stem Cells-Apple (unlimited cell regeneration)

As our cells age the ability to regenerate new cells are limited.  Our cells can only divide so many times:(  Once that limit has occurred, they die.  Simply put, less healthy cells, less vibrant and healthy skin.

Stem cells are an exception.  They can divide indefinitely and also support existing cells.

Introducing stem cells in your skincare regime, can erase years off your face

Found in Ageless C Serum and Mega Skin Boost

Buriti (Agueje) Oil-Natural Retinol

Grows in the lowlands of the southern Amazon, and is known by the locals as the “Tree of Life.”  Saturated with Vitamin A, E and unsaturated fatty acids, its super-power is to add nutrition, hydrate and replace old cells with new healthy skin cells.

Agueje fruit has the highest amount of beta carotene (vitmain A) which converts to the active form of retinol.  Retinol is a well-known and preferred ingredient for brightening the skin and reducing hyper-pigmentation. But unlike the retinol, this plant based form of retinol will not irritate your skin.

found in Goodnight Moon Beams, Hello Sunshine, Crepey Skin Repair and Cacao Brightening Face Mask

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Kakadu Plum-highest Vitamin C

is produced from the plums found on a small deciduous tree found growing extensively in Australia.  Rightly called a superfood because it has the highest known content of Vitamin C (100x an orange).

Vitamin C multi-tasks to reduce wrinkles and hyper-pigmentation and helps minimize photoaging.  Scientific studies show that topical use of vitamin C shows visible results in the reduction of wrinkles and improves tone and texture of the skin

Found in Hello Sunshine and Ageless C Serum

Black Seed Oil-best anti-inflammatory agent

is a super effective anti-inflammatory oil as well as the ability to retain moisture and clean clogged pores.  These properties make Black Seed Oil and excellent choice for any inflammatory condition.

Found in Wake Up Bright Eyes, Natxema and Garden Hand Salve


Camu-Camu:  Super “C” Hero

Native to the Amazonian Rain Forest, this small berry is large on Vitamin C.  Vitamin C is one of the most important nutrients for brightening the skin as well as supporting collagen and reducing photo ageing.

For more information-click here

Found in Ageless C Serum, and Cacao Brightening Face Mask

Cocao-Food of the Gods

Cocao (chocolate), the “food of the Gods” and me, not only taste and smells great but has many benefits for the skin. Full of antioxidants and flavonoids, It increases the elasticity of the skin, protects from the sun and free radicals.  It is very moisturizing and revives dull skin.   It is favored in masks.  Who doesn’t want to put chocolate on your face!

For more information-click here

Found in Sun lotion, Sun Care Stick and Cacao Face Mask and Cacao Lip Balm

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Colloidal Copper-Ancient Beauty Secret

Colloidal Copper is a copper suspended in a liquid solution. It is used in toners and skin care to stimulate collagen and elastin as well as reduce wrinkles, and discoloration.

Simple but powerful, Colloidal Copper is a gem to add to your skincare regime.

For more information-click here

Found in Crepey Skin Repair, Mega Skin Boost, Glow on Spritzer

Prickly Pear Cactus Oil

Indigenous to Mexico, found in Peru, but not uncommon in the United States, Prickly Pear Seed Oil is super concentrated with vitamin E, and also Vitamin A, K, fatty acids, phytosterols and polyphenols.

Prickly pear is a teacher in retaining moisture!  It is fast becoming a powerful ingredient to use in skin care because of its numerous benefits.  It deeply penetrates into the skin, reduces the appearance of dark spots and increases skins’ elasticity resulting in smoother, firmer and definitely more hydrated skin.

for more information, click here

found in Crepey Skin Repair and Ageless C Serum

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