Now even the youngest and most delicate skin can flourish with optiphi®. Our skin functions as a barrier between the outside world and the inside of our body. Some of these functions include our skin acting as physical barrier; a thermal protector; a chemical barrier to keep pollutants and toxins out of the skin and body; and a biological barrier to protect against microbes and allergens.
The optiphi® ELEMENTS Baby & Kids range has been specifically formulated to strengthen and support these essential building blocks of the skin. The skin of babies and young children is 20-30% thinner than that of adults, it is much less resilient than adult skin, and needs specific actives to support and protect, yet gently nourish delicate skin. Young skin is also more susceptible to environmental stressors and hydration issues and needs protection and supplementary hydration to prevent skin concerns like eczema and extreme dryness. During this stage of young lives, targeted skincare products and remedies are needed to keep little skin’s healthy and happy!
Our “Free-from-nasties” formulation is proudly:
- Fragrance-free and colour/dye-free
- No petrolatum
- Vegan friendly
The Elements Baby and Kids range consist of 5 specifically and innovatively formulated products:
COMPLETE GENTLE WASH
Soap-free Hair & Body Wash
A gentle, tear-free foaming hair and body wash, to cleanse delicate skins while minimally interacting with the skin’s natural pH and protective skin barrier. With the addition of Muru Muru Butter young skin is nourished and protected, while moisture is locked in. Vitamin B5(D-Panthenol) helps to soothe a dry, red, and irritated skin, while an environmentally-friendly mild surfactant purifies the skin of dirt and debris while providing a skin conditioning action.
HONEY BUM BALM
This soothing bum balm is cleverly formulated to create an optimal moisture barrier for your baby’s bottom with the powerful antimicrobial and antibacterial activity of raw organic honey. This moisturizing and protecting formulation contains the powerful calming and soothing active, Ectoin, to prevent red, irritated, and sensitive skin; and repair the natural skin barrier.
An active, based on Rapeseed phytosterols, helps to accelerate skin repair after physical or microbiotic skin barrier impairment and speed up the recovery of a healthy microflora after skin barrier damage. Vitamin B5 and Bisabolol are also included to soothe irritated and damaged skin while Avocado oil, Muru Muru butter, and Berry wax hydrate and nourish the skin.
NURTURE & NOURISH LOTION
Soothing & Balancing Moisturiser
All-day hydration is achieved with this synergistic blend of active ingredients that protects the cutaneous skin barrier, by retaining water within the epidermis. Ceramides in this intelligent formulation decrease trans-epidermal water loss and increase the natural moisturizing factor in new skin.
The addition of a very unique Noni plant stem cell helps to balance and maintain a healthy microbiome, while actives containing natural omega 3, 6, 7 & 9 oils build and maintains a healthy protecting barrier. Skin is kept soft and nourished with a combination of Muru Muru butter, sustainably sourced Shea butter, and Berry wax. Wild indigo extract, with anti-pollution properties, acts as a biological skin stress inhibitor to keep skin happy. Vitamin B5 provides anti-inflammatory properties to help soothe a dry, itchy, and irritated skin.
SLUMBER & SOOTHE MASSAGE OIL
Nourishing Organic Oils
This multi-purpose massage oil is rich in vitamins and a soothing mixture of organic oils including Sunflower, Sesame, Olive, Jojoba, and Sweet Almond. These oils intensely nourish the skin and are rich in Omega 3, 6, 7 & 9 fatty acids that build and restore the skin’s natural protective barrier while reducing unnecessary water loss.
The skin is left soft, supple, and conditioned with the combination of responsibly sourced Shea and Coconut butter. Baby massage is encouraged to build a strong emotional bond between baby and parent by creating a soothing sensorial experience and releasing the feel-good hormone oxytocin. Further physiological benefits include stress reduction, improved sleep, and enhanced digestion.
SKIN SHIELD PROTECTION
Broad-spectrum protection for delicate skin
A gentle, 100% non-nano zinc oxide, a formulation for face and body. This vegan-friendly, lightweight, non-greasy sunscreen is formulated for even the most sensitive of skins and is water-resistant. It offers SPF 50 Broad Spectrum UVA / UVB protection as well as protection against IR-A, blue light, and pollutants.
Free shipping for orders over R500.
Shop online: www.optiphi.com/collections/elements-baby-kids