Botanicals

Botanicals are what we define as being derived from the earth.

Glacier Botanicals offers a range of botanicals within each individual product.
All botanicals have been handpicked to cater for each product to suit each individual skin type.

RED SEAWEED

Red seaweed contains a high level of antioxidants, similar to green algae protecting the skin from radicals contributing to the premature signs of ageing. An essential botanical for sensitive skin.

MĀNUKA HONEY

Revered for its high potency antibacterial qualities, Mānuka Honey is a stunning natural antibiotic with antibacterial qualities known to boost the production of special cells that repair tissue damage, as well as ease pain and inflammation. Rated according to potency on a UMF scale where a minimum factor of 10 is considered therapeutic, the Mānuka Honey infused throughout our botanicals range is rated 500+.

With its high antibacterial properties, native Mānuka Honey draws out bacteria working to improve acne-prone skin, helping to keep skin looking fresh and clear. Boosting the growth of collagen within skin cells, Mānuka Honey also helps to slow the process of ageing, leaving skin looking firm and youthful.

BLACK FERN

Common in lowland forest throughout New Zealand, black fern has a distinctive black trunk with hexagonally striped bases and fronds that grow up to 5 metres in length.

Renowned for its high levels of polysaccharides, New Zealand Black Fern works to accelerate oxygen levels in the skin, protects against dehydration and acts as an antioxidant.

Infused in our range of botanicals, New Zealand Black Fern is a key natural ingredient to lift and tighten the skin.

Merino Wool
and Collagen

Grazing in the highlands of New Zealand, Merino Wool is the softest, finest fleece known to man, with the wool able to withstand extreme temperatures. The ancient Phoenicians were responsible for trading wild Merino sheep across the globe, with the breed thought to be the oldest in existence today.

New Zealand Merino Wool has amazing natural properties with proteins that mimic those found in the skin, boosting the natural regeneration of collagen which is a key aspect in natural anti-ageing remedies.

Green Algae

Algae is an antioxidant powerhouse rich in proteins and fatty acids which help to hydrate the skin and protect it from radicals that contribute to premature ageing. The high concentration of nutrients and amino acids in native New Zealand Green Algae helps to cleanse, replenish and tighten the skin.

ZEALONG GREEN TEA

Flowering lush and green, Zealong tea thrives in the pristine air and soil of New Zealand’s Waikato region.

Rich in antioxidants, Zealong Green Tea restores and renews the skin. Working to combat the visible signs of ageing, extracts from this powerful organic tea also assist in healing the scars caused by acne, unclogging pores from impurities and softening pigmentation.