TO US LESS IS DEFINITELY MORE.

Miód products are made with 100% natural ingredients.  This is a big claim to make, however the truth speaks for itself and we take pride in the carefully selected ingredients included in our products.  The following criteria is strictly adhered to in the selection of ingredients:

–          Must come from nature

–          Has not been tested on animals

–          No chemicals were used in the processing

–          Contains no GMOs

–          Certified organic if possible

–          Locally sourced if possible

As for the actual products themselves; we believe in keeping it simple.  This means including only what is absolutely necessary to ensure that the end result looks, smells and feels beautiful, will remain that way for the duration of its shelf life and most importantly will positively contribute to the health of your skin.

ESSENTIAL OILS

Essential oils are a key component of the Miód skincare ranges, made using natural organic ingredients

Essential oils are extracted from plant material through the process of distillation, which means that no chemicals are used.  The final product is a pure plant essence retaining a beautiful aroma and the therapeutic properties of the plant from which it came.  We use certified organic essential oils whenever possible.

 

BENZOIN ESSENTIAL OIL

Smoothing and moisturising, great for dry, cracked skin. Calming and comforting.

 

CEDARWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL

Contains antiseptic and astringent properties which are a benefit to oily skin, helping to clear congestion.  Has a softening effect on the skin and has been known to help with dermatitis and psoriasis. Soothes anxiety and tension.

 

CHAMOMILE ESSENTIAL OIL

A very gentle and soothing oil.  It reduces inflammation and can be helpful with dermatitis, acne, psoriasis and general allergic skin conditions. Promotes relaxation and soothes fear and anger.

 

CYPRESS ESSENTIAL OIL

A balancing oil, helping to control loss of water from the skin. Calming, helps to soothe anger.

 

FRANKINSENCE ESSENTIAL OIL

Brings new life to ageing skin and helps balance oily conditions. Soothing and comforting effect on mind.

 

GERANIUM ESSENTIAL OIL

Balancing on sebum, the oil produced by the skin. Keeps skin supple.  Particularly good for sluggish, congested and oily skin. It enlivens skin by improves flow of blood. Lifts the spirits and is balancing on the mind.

 

LAVENDAR ESSENTIAL OIL

Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory, known for its healing properties, in particular in relation to burns. Has a balancing effect on sebum and promotes growth of new cells helping to reduce scaring.

Can be beneficial in cases of eczema, acne and psoriasis. Cleanses and soothes the spirit.

 

LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL

A cleansing oil which brightens pale and dull complexions by removing dead skin cells.

Refreshing and cooling, bringing clarity of thought

 

NEROLI ESSENTIAL OIL

Promotes cell regeneration and improves skin elasticity. Beneficial to dry and sensitive skins.

Soothing and calming.

 

PALMAROSA ESSENTIAL OIL

Promotes cell regeneration. Stimulates natural secretions of sebum and restores water balance therefore is beneficial to dry skin.

Calming yet uplifting effect on the emotions. Refreshes and clarifies the mind.

 

PATCHOULI ESSENTIAL OIL

Tissue re-generator, helping regrowth of skin cells. Heals rough, cracked skins, and soothes inflamed conditions.

A grounding oil which sharpens and clarifies the mind.

 

PINK GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL

Balancing and cleansing, helpful for congested and oily skin.

Uplifting and reviving effect on the mind.

 

SANDALWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL

Balancing and softening effect on the skin. Beneficial to ageing and dehydrated skin. Has been known to relieve itching and inflammation.

Relaxing, soothing and harmonising.

 

TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL

A very cleansing oil, and can be used to clear spots and blemishes.

Refreshing and revitalising.

 

YLANG YLANG ESSENTIAL OIL

Balancing effect on sebum, effective for both oily and dry skin.

Relaxing to nervous system, brings about feelings of joy.

PLANT OILS

Plant oils form the basis of the Miód skincare ranges using natural organic ingredients.

We use certified organic, cold pressed plant oils as a base for many of our products.  Cold pressing results in a highly nutritious oil full of vitamins, essential fatty acids and minerals which are incredibly beneficial to the health of our skin and bodies.  They soften, smooth and help repair damaged skin.

APRICOT KERNEL OIL

Rich source of polyunsaturates and high levels of essential fatty acids.

A soothing and softening oil with a light texture easily absorbed into the skin.

Good for mature, dry, sensitive or inflamed skins.

 

CALENDULA OIL

A macerated oil where cold pressed sunflower oil is infused with calendula herbs.

A very gentle, soothing oil with great moisturising and anti-inflammatory properties.

 

COCONUT OIL

A highly nourishing oil, able to easily penetrate the skin.

It has excellent moisturising and softening properties, is antibacterial and contains Vitamin E.

Good source of medium chain fatty acids which are easily absorbed into the skin.

 

EVENING PRIMROSE OIL

Rich in Omega-6 and Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA).

It is moisturising, rejuvenating and aids in skin cell regeneration.

A light texture which is easily absorbed into the skin.

 

JOJOBA OIL

It has a chemical composition similar to sebum, thus has a balancing effect on the skin.

Rich in Vitamin A  and E, it is a strong antioxidant.

It is highly nourishing and moisturising, and helps restore the skins natural pH level.

 

MACADAMIA OIL

High in palmitoleic acid, a mono-unsaturated fatty acid not commonly found in other oils, but also found in sebum.

A highly nourishing, soothing and emollient oil.

Light and easily absorbed into the skin.

 

ROSE HIP OIL

High in Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA), Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids and Vitamin C.

It is anti-inflammatory and has healing and tissue regenerating properties which nourish and moisturise the skin.

An excellent oil for mature skins.

 

SWEET ALMOND OIL

A highly nutritious oil which is rich in vitamins, including Vitamins A and E.

Also a good source of trace minerals and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

It is moisturising and softening and easily penetrates into the skin.

OTHER INGREDIENTS

In addition to essential oils and the beautiful plant oils we use a number of other key natural ingredients to enhance the active properties and texture of Miód products.

ALMOND MEAL

Made from finely ground almonds.

It has a soft, velvety texture and is a very gentle and nutritious exfoliant containing natural plant oils.

It also has a slight softening effect on the skin and recent studies have shown that some of the phyto-nutrients contained in almonds can be beneficial in helping to reduce inflammation and support healthy immune function.

 

BEESWAX

The highest quality certified organic and unrefined beeswax is used in Miód products.

Beeswax is known for it’s ability to help the skin retain moisture, is nourishing and softening.

It is rich in fatty acids which are necessary to maintain healthy cell membranes, keeping the skin healthy and helping prevent early signs of ageing.

 

FLORAL WATERS

These are by-products of the essential oil distillation process and as such retain the water soluble properties of the oils.

We use the healing and soothing Rose and Lavender Infused Waters.

 

GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT

Grapefruit seed extract is used as a preservative in Miód products.

This is a natural preservative extracted from the peel, pulp and seeds of the grapefruit, using glycerine as a solvent.

Glycerine is plant derived and a natural humectant, helping the skin retain moisture.

 

LAVENDER FLOWERS

A fragrant and aromatic herb.

Provides slight exfoliant action on the skin, helping to remove dead skin cells and stimulate circulation.

Promotes relaxation.

 

SCLEROTIUM GUM

A natural gum which acts as an emulsifier.

It is a polysaccharide produced through the process of fermentation  of the yeast Sclerotium Rolfsii on a glucose based medium.

Contains skin smoothing and soothing properties.

 

WALNUT SHELL

Very finely ground walnut shell.

A highly effective exfoliant, removing dead skin cells, polishing and refreshing the skin, and stimulating circulation.