What's not included
What we leave out is every bit as important as what we put in. There are thousands of chemically manufactured ingredients used in personal care products, and some can cause irritation to people or the environment. So we created Only Good® – clear conscience nutrition for your skin.
Formulated with 100% naturally derived and or naturally approved ingredients.
Only Good® does not use SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate) and SLES (Sodium Laureth Sulfate) or any parabens.
Palm oil free.
Free of any derivatives of palm.
Only Good® is not tested on animals. Only Good® offers vegan friendly options.
You can use Only Good® if you are on tank water / septic system. There is nothing included that will disrupt the balance of these systems.
SLS / SLES are surfactant systems that are commonly used in wash off products. They help the product to bubble and foam, however SLS / SLES can cause skin irritation for some people. Only Good® uses a coconut derived surfactant system.
Parabens are a common type of preservative used in personal care products. Whether your product is natural or not, they need preservatives to stop bacteria growing. Some research indicates that they are potentially endocrine disruptors - meaning they have an effect on the normal functioning of hormones within your body.
Only Good® is Colour Free.
Only Good® uses natural fragrances. For people with skin sensitivities and allergies, synthetic perfumes can be a big trigger.
Silicones are commonly used in personal care products to help improve their feel and to help lock in moisture. However, they can also lock in dirt and bacteria too, causing skin irritations, break outs and clogging of the pores.
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) require large amounts of pesticides, herbicides and fungicides. Not only is there the potential (unknown) impact to our bodies, there is the additional unwanted environmental concern with run off into our water supply.
PEGs are emulsifiers or thickeners. They can reduce the skin’s natural moisture.
Tetrasodium EDTA is a penetration enhancer, meaning that breaks down the skin’s protective barrier.
Petrochemicals are chemicals made from crude oil and natural gas. They are not good for you, or the environment!
Irritation can be seen at low levels of Propylene Glycol.
Acai Berry has vitamins like A, C and E that can help in the regeneration of your skin. Its unique properties help your skin glow.
Aloe Vera is rich in Vitamin C, E and Beta Carotene, which gives it its nourishing and anti-ageing qualities. It is most well known for its incredible moisturising ability.
Argan Oil is a rich concentrated antioxidant, packed with Vitamin E, and essential fatty acids. It is wonderfully hydrating, helps skin elasticity and also works hard to protect your skin from free radical damage. It is nature’s protective, nourishing superfood for your skin!
Calendula has been used throughout history in skin preparations. It is beneficial for dry or damaged skin and also promotes the fast healing and regeneration of the skin thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It has natural restorative properties that infuse the skin with a youthful glow.
Calming to your skin and because of its anti-inflammatory properties, it can help to reduce skin irritations.
Cocoa butter is a natural oil, great for naturally healing dry and sensitive skin, but is also known for its ability to deeply hydrate the skin.
With all the health, nutritional, and body care benefits that you get from coconut oil, there is no doubt why this has been hailed as the latest miracle ingredient. Renowned for its incredible moisturising and hydrating properties.
CoQ10 is a powerful antioxidant, which means it works to help stop the damage that free radicals cause to the skin and its tissues. Not only does CoQ10 help to protect the skin from aging, it can assist in skin renewal and healing too.
Elderflower is rich in bioflavonoids that are most commonly known for their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It also has softening properties.
Evening Primrose Oil
This oil is obtained from the seed of the evening primrose plant. It is high in essential fatty acids, which are known to help stimulate skin growth, aid healing and regeneration, and can even assist in reducing moisture loss. Rich in Vitamin E and C, which are essential in keeping skin looking and feeling youthful.
Ginger is a powerful antiseptic and cleansing agent, which can help to keep your skin clean and smooth.
Green Tea Extract
A well-documented antioxidant and anti-inflammatory ingredient, helping to protect your skin from the elements.
Hyaluronic Acid plays a critical role in skin health with its unique ability to hold in moisture (1,000ml of water per gram of hyaluronic acid!). Unlike collagen, Hyaluronic Acid is able to penetrate the skin’s upper layers to improve and benefit the skin when applied topically. It is known for boosting skin elasticity, improving hydration and locking in moisture for a more youthful appearance.
Jojoba Oil is unique, in that it is the only oil that closely resembles human sebum, an oily substance produced by our skin glands, so it can act as a natural skin conditioner and moisturiser. Jojoba is packed with all the vitamins and minerals essentially needed for healthy skin.
Honey is one of the world’s oldest foods and has a long medicinal history. Kanuka Honey – a cousin of Manuka, contains more of the ‘Manuka factor’ that enhances the antimicrobial properties of honey. Potent anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Helps to soothe skin and lock in moisture.
Anti-microbial and anti-bacterial, working hard to keep your skin clear.
Highly refreshing to revitalise your senses.
The natural form of marshmallow root bears some pretty noteworthy properties. Besides being an anti-inflammatory, it’s also an emollient.
Mint is a great herb not only for the wonderful scent it provides, but also for its soothing properties, great for skin that needs a bit of extra care.
NZ Manuka Honey
Manuka honey is produced in New Zealand by bees that pollinate the native Manuka Bush. It is problem skin’s best friend. With its potent anti-inflammatory properties it is a master for helping to soothe inflamed skin. With its natural anti-bacterial properties it helps blemished skin and with its ability to help balance the skin’s pH it can slough away dead skin cells and help keep pores clear. All of this, whilst helping the skin to retain moisture!
Known for its great vitamin c and antioxidant levels to create a radiant glow to your skin.
Will help refresh your senses instantly, whilst helping to make your skin feel soft and supple.
Loaded with vitamins and antioxidants with a sweet delicious scent.
Not only will peppermint invigorate your senses and promote mental clarity, it will get rid of that early morning brain fog that all too often sets in before we’ve had enough coffee! It has excellent antibacterial properties and is known to balance the pH levels of skin. Peppermint helps you and your skin to feel brighter, clear and refreshed.
A darling in the skincare world – packed with numerous vitamins and antioxidants. Some report Pomegranates pack more antioxidants than the all powerful green tea. Pomegranate benefits for skin are myriad but it is most known for its anti-aging properties.
Rosehip oil is truly remarkable, rich in essential fatty acids, vitamin E, vitamin C and B-carotene – a form of vitamin A, all helping to rejuvenate and condition your skin.
This crisp and clean-smelling oil is rich in healthy antioxidants and essential acids. Most widely used in aromatherapy as it is great for stimulating the brain, improving memory and mental clarity. With its anti-microbial and anti-bacterial properties, it is also great for your skin in helping to keep it clear.
Hailing from the mint family, sage is not only a highly fragrant herb, it has amazing antibacterial properties.
Like Coconut, Shea Butter is skin’s best friend. Shea Butter is shown to be a superb moisturiser with exceptional skin healing properties. Shea is known to be used for skin that is dry, itchy and or irriated.
Sweet Almond Oil
Sweet Almond oil is light, and easily absorbed by the skin. Rich in Magnesium, Vitamins A, B and E, it is very nutritious. It is a great emollient, so can help with skin irritations and inflammation, and the oil can help balance the moisture in your skin.
Tea tree oil is an effective anti-viral and anti-fungal ingredient so is a perfect addition to help keep your skin in great condition. It is excellent for oily and acne prone skin through its ability to fight off the acne producing bacteria on the skin. It helps keep your skin hydrated, soft and supple.
A hero for your skin! The list of benefits Vitamin C provides for your skin is endless - potent antioxidant protection, collagen production, skin healing, skin smoothing and more.
In addition to ylang-ylang's flowery fragrance, it is known to be effective in maintaining moisture and the oil balance, helping to keep your skin looking hydrated and smooth.