Our Acne serum & moisturizer is an apothecary prepared medicinal oil made of tree resins, bark and flowers to specifically help fight, soothe and heal acne.
White Willow Bark - contains natures original acne fighting BHA, salicin. The use of white willow bark dates back to Hippocrates (400 BC) and still today is a prized remedy for inflammatory skin conditions and acne due to its ability to clear out dead skin and bacteria inside the pores which lead to acne.
Myrrh Resin - highly medicinal tree resin historically used to treat topical skin conditions from infections, fungus to acne. Myrrh's antiseptic activity specially targets acne causing bacteria buildup in the pores that lead to puss filled pimples.
Poplar Buds - An American folk herbal remedy, poplar buds are rich in delightful aromatic healing resins used topically to heal the inflammatory and angry parts of the acne due to their abundant flavonoid activity.
Pinion Resin - helps to clear the skins pores of clogged debris like bacteria, dead cells and excess oil all which lead to acne and inflammation.
Copal Negro Extract - An ancient and rare tree resin (not the same as the commercially available copal resin used for incense) used in medicinal skin preparations to soothe and heal many different skin aliments but works especially well in assisting the healing of older acne lesions that have either popped or dried up but still present themselves on the skin.
Calendula - a tried and true ever so popular topical healing remedy for the skin. Calendula is soothing, calming while still being able to combat acne, rashes and inflammation.
Benefits of Tallow Based Skincare:
- Tallow is rich in anti-oxidants
- Tallow has anti-inflammatory properties
- Tallow doesn't clog pores, but works with you sebaceous glands
- Supports a strong immune system
- Tallow is anti-microbial
- Tallow can help produce collagen (vitamin e)
The Kossma Promise:
- No Seed Oils
- No Essential Oils
- No Hormones
- No Pesticides
- PUFA Aware