EXFOLIATE . HYDRATE . SOOTHE . HEAL . PROTECT
Sass + Co. Body products are...
...brimming with all-natural ingredients that won’t clog the drain, the ocean or your skin!
...jam-packed with lush nourishment from beautifully rich butters and oils that will keep your skin looking and feeling supple and super-sexy.
...saturated with hardcore, intense antioxidants. Anti-what? Antioxidants will protect you from all the environmental poison floating about our atmosphere that contributes to tired, older-looking skin. Eeeek.
Aloe vera leaf juice
A potent anti-inflammatory, Aloe vera soothes the skin, protects it from UV damage and heals burns.
Found naturally in anise, anisic acid is an antiseptic that’s used as a preservative in skincare products.
Argan seed oil
From the kernels of Morocco’s argan tree, this oil owes its richness to its high volume of vitamin E and omega fatty acids. Argan seed oil has incredible moisturising properties that will keep your skin looking and feeling sensational.
Famous for its fabulous anti-inflammatory and medicinal properties. Grown in Australia.
This vegetable-based fatty alcohol prevents our moisturiser from separating. It’s completely safe and non-irritating!
Cetearyl olivate + sorbitan olivate
A natural emulsifier developed from olive oil, this funky-sounding combo simply helps to blend other moisturising ingredients together.
Citric acid is an extract derived from citrus fruits that’s generally used to adjust the pH of cosmetics, but it can also have a slight exfoliating effect on the skin. Bonus!
Known as the “food of the gods” to ancient Peruvians, this luxuriant ingredient will moisturise and heal your skin like nobody’s business. It’s chock-fill of antioxidants and bountiful in its richness.
This gentle exfoliant turns what would otherwise be a waste product into a value-added active ingredient. It's biodegradable, free from nasty toxins and it exfoliates expertly, gently buffing away dead skin cells and creating a pathway for the rest of the lush, moisturising ingredients to be absorbed. Sustainability and excellent skin at its best.
Coconut oil is a true powerhouse. Not only is it an excellent skin moisturiser, it’s also a natural antibacterial and antifungal. Is there anything you can’t do, almighty coconut?
Dead Sea salt
What’s not to love about this incredible ingredient from the famous Dead Sea that contains minerals and more minerals? It will cleanse and exfoliate you all over by drawing out nasty toxins and lifting dead skin cells. It may even help to heal various skin conditions including psoriasis and eczema. You can thank us when you have skin like Queen Cleopatra’s.
We use a vegetable-based version of this emollient that spreads easily, leaves skin soft but not greasy, and helps our other awesome ingredients sink in.
Our palm-free glycerin hydrates your skin, shields it from environmental irritants, and keeps it looking fresh and young. It’s a winner!
Glyceryl stearate SE
Another mouthful of words for something so simple! Glyceryl Stearate SE is naturally derived from vegetables and traps moisture in your skin.
Hemp seed oil
Our faithfully nurtured hemp crop in New Zealand produces one of the most sustainable oils on the planet. The entire crop is used for a multitude of purposes and it’s 100% pesticide free. We use the oil from the cold-pressed hemp seeds. The reason hemp seed oil is so incredibly moisturising is that it’s packed with more omega fatty acids (3,6 and 9) than any other plant and it matches our skin’s lipids so closely that it’s able to penetrate easily. Bye-bye, dehydration – hello, moisture!
Hydrogenated vegetable oil
It might sound boring, but hydrogenated vegetable oil is an extremely effective skin-conditioning agent. Believe us – it's an emollient not to be sniffed at!
Lemon peel essential oil
Believed to have a tonic effect on the circulatory system, lemon peel essential oil will also brighten dull skin and its antiseptic properties will help any cuts and spots move right along. It's even been suggested that it has an anti-ageing effect – only time will tell. It will certainly promote vigour and regeneration.
Lime peel essential oil
Lime peel essential oil is another citrus dynamo – it’s astringent, antiseptic and antibacterial. It can help heal minor wounds, treat blemishes and brighten a dull complexion. This incredible oil may even reduce the signs of ageing such as sun spots and fine lines.
Lime caviar fruit extract
Otherwise known as finger lime, this one-of-a-kind Australian citrus fruit is jam-packed with potent antioxidants and bioactives. Lime caviar will rid your skin of dead cells, boost its moisture content and support collagen production. It may even help to slow the signs of ageing. BRING IT!
Mango seed butter
The butter that’s produced from mango seeds is unbelievably moisturising and nourishing without feeling greasy. It may also be effective in treating burns, healing wounds and regenerating the skin
Another superfood for the skin brimming with vitamin E and other antioxidants, olive oil has been worshipped for centuries.
Pumpkin seed oil
Vitamins and antioxidants and omegas, oh my! Pumpkin seed oil is a wunderkind that can help fight blemishes, moisturise dry skin, improve skin tone and even fight signs of ageing.
Our shea butter is handcrafted by a social enterprise collective of women in Ghana. Made from the rich fat of the nut of the African shea tree, it’s full of essential fatty acids, vitamins and nutrients. It floods the epidermis with silky moisture and can even heal sunburnt, cracked or peeling skin.
Sodium cocoyl isethionate
Derived from coconut oil, SCI is best known for its sparkling-clean properties. We give it a big tick of approval because it helps water to mix with dirt and oil, washing it all away from your skin cells and down the drain.
This is a schmancy word for a type of salt that’s used as a preservative in cosmetics.
Another form of salt that’s used as a chelating agent in skincare products. A chelating agent binds with metallic compounds and prevents them from contaminating the product.
Filthy rich in antioxidants and essential fatty acids, soybean oil can help protect your skin from free radical damage.
Sunflower seed oil
Sunflower seed oil is rich in linoleic acid (an omega-6 fatty acid), vitamin E, and a ton of other beneficial vitamins and minerals. It will replenish dry skin and it’s an anti-inflammatory to boot.
Turmeric root (Curcuma longa)
Ayurvedic medicine from India uses turmeric root to effectively reduce inflammation, amongst many other ailments. We love the colour it adds to our body scrub.
Our naturally derived Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant that protects the skin from environmental pollutants that can damage it. It’s an old-time favourite – just ask your grandma.
BOOM! Ritualistic use of volcanic ash will even out your skin tone by abolishing your outer layer of dead skin cells. It can also clear blemishes and heal inflammation.
Water is the source of life! And it’s useful in skincare products to dissolve all those beautiful ingredients that hydrate and nourish your skin.
Derived from glucose or sucrose (sugars), xanthan gum can be used to bind, stabilize and increase the shelf life of skincare products.
Xylitylglucoside + Anhydroxylitol + Xylitol
Say what? These scary-sounding science-y words are nothing more than natural sugars that help to hydrate the skin and reduce moisture loss. Phew!