Pangea Organics - Hand & Body Lotion Clarifying & Smoothing Pyrenees Lavender With Cardamom - 8.5 oz. CLEARANCE PRICEDEcocentric Skincare...Discover Nature's Youthful Radiance


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Pangea Organics Hand & Body Lotion Clarifying & Smoothing Pyrenees Lavender With Cardamom - 8.5 oz. (250 ml)

Pangea Organics Hand & Body Lotion Clarifying & Smoothing Pyrenees Lavender With Cardamom is ideal for balanced and thirsty skin. Go ahead, rub it in. No, silly. Not in a mocking sort of way. In a wow-it's-been-a-long-day-I-could-sure-use-some-love sort of way. Every drop of Pangea Organics' Hand and Body Lotion is natural, hydrating, therapeutic, hand crafted and organic. That’s right. Pangea Organics is a feel good kind of company in more ways than one. Pangea Organics Body Lotions absorb readily and offer the highest performance. As with all of Pangea Organics products, 100% of the ingredients are actually DO-ing something for your skin. Pangea Organics uses organic sunflower seed oil, organic shea butter, and organic, certified fair trade cocoa butter from the Dominican Republic. These natural hydrators are rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids which help the skin better retain its own moisture, soften and soothe.

Awards:2009 Allure - Editor's Favorite

  • Lavender: soothing, healing, relieves tension
  • Cardamom: antiseptic, cleansing, invigorating

Key Features and Benefits:

  • Absorb readily
  • Organic shea and cocoa butters are rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids
  • Contains natural emollients that leave the skin silky smooth
  • Gluten-free
  • This product is NOT vegan – it contains organic sustainably, harvested beeswax (although no bees or their habitats were harmed in the process)

Frequently Asked Questions:

Do Pangea products contains GMO ingredients?
No. Pangea products are made using Non-GMO ingredients.

Why is Lavender Alcohol in Pangea Organics Products?
Pangea Organics Lavender Alcohol (SDA 38 B Organic Lavender) is a natural and stable preservative, suspension agent, absorption aid, carrier for aroma, and a skin toner/astringent. Please do not confuse Pangea's Organic Non-GMO Corn Grain Alcohol with the lesser-quality, drying forms of alcohol, such as isopropyl which is wood grain alcohol denatured with petroleum. Isopropyl is a form that is well-known to be both toxic and drying.

The safety concerns associated with alcohol commonly have to do with its function as a carrier and absorption aid and with whatever the alcohol may be denatured with. Alcohol will increase the penetration into the skin of whatever else may happen to be in the formula alongside it. Since Pangea Organics uses only beneficial ingredients that are biocompatible and generally recognized as safe, this penetration enhancement becomes a non-issue.

Denaturing alcohol is a legal necessity, as it deems the alcohol un-drinkable. Pangea Organics denatures their organic alcohol with steam-distilled organic lavender essential oil. Commonly, alcohol is denatured with petroleum-based agents, which of course increases potential toxicity. Pangea Organics stands behind their Organic Lavender Alcohol as non-drying and beneficial, as it increases the efficacy of their individual ingredients by driving these nutrients deeper into the intercellular cement of the skin.

Are Pangea products hypoallergenic?
All ingredients are generally safe for all skin types, yet some people may still have individual allergies to certain plant botanicals. (The same holds true for any cosmetic or food ingredient). Those with extremely sensitive skin should conduct a patch test prior to use. Pangea Organics offers an open disclosure policy regarding ingredients, so if there is any particular botanical you seek to avoid, you will see it clearly listed in both the Latin and common English names on the ingredient panel.

Are Pangea products gluten-free?
Yes. All products are gluten-free, with the exception of the Oatmeal Bergamot Bar Soap; due to possible gluten contamination of the oats from nearby wheat fields. This is called “blow-by contamination” for true celiacs. Panges's Vitamin E is sourced from either soy or sunflower, rather than wheat germ.

Are Pangea products vegan and cruelty-free?
Pangea Organics products are vegan with the exception of the following:

  • Australian Wild Plum & Willow Facial Cleanser (contains honey)
  • Turkish Rose & White Tea Eye Cream (contains beeswax)
  • All Lip Balms (contain beeswax)
  • All Body Lotions (contain beeswax)

Are Pangea products certified organic?
Pangea Organics has always used certified organic ingredients in their products. Through their commitment to organic purity, Panges Organics ia now working to achieve organic certification for their entire product line. Right now Pangea Organics has12 SKUs Certified Organic by the USDA; they are: bar soaps (3), lip balms (3), body oils (3) and facial toners (3).

Why are glyceryl stearate, saccharide isomerate and sucrose stearate in Pangea's prodycts? Are they natural?
Because an ingredient sounds of unnatural origin does not necessarily mean it is. Take glycerol and sucrose stearate for example; these are emulsifiers that Pangea Organics uses to assure that their formulations stay together at the molecular level. Emulsifiers keep oils and water blended in an emulsion (in products like lotions). Without emulsifiers, oil and water would separate into layers. Emulsifiers surround oil particles, allowing them to remain evenly distributed throughout the water. They can also act as thickening agents giving cosmetics their distinctive feel and form.

Why Pangea? Ecocentric Bodycare: Always Beneficial, Never Artificial

Always: Nurturing, Handcrafted, Organic, Fair Trade (whenever possible), and Cruelty-Free
Never: Petroleum, Sulfates or Detergents, Synthetic Preservatives, Artificial Colors or Fragrances, or GMOs

Concentrated Formulas: Pangea Organics creates “value” by developing highly concentrated formulas that eliminate the practice of watering-down or adding fillers to obtain a lower price-point.

Nutrient Dense: Pangea Organics uses high-quality bioactive raw ingredients that help to balance the skin, restore moisture content, assist with cellular regeneration, and increase long-term skin health.

  • Hydration; organic, cold-pressed, food-grade oils balance and hydrate, helping the skin retain moisture
  • Antioxidants; many of Pangea Organics' raw ingredients are natural antioxidants, which restore skin cells and promote cell regeneration, resulting in visual radiance
  • Botanicals; Pangea Organics' infusion of organic, steam-distilled essential oils, extracts, and whole raw plant botanicals provides countless skin type specific and sensory benefits that have passed the longest clinical trial of all – Mother Nature

Deeply Penetrating / Weightless: Pangea Organics formulates products to penetrate the intercellular matrix. Pangea Organics' products are intended to feed the skin, rather than simply sit on the surface. Your customers can feel good about that because our skin is truly the largest organ, absorbing approximately 80% of what we put on it. Pangea Organics says that if you wouldn’t think of eating a particular ingredient, why would you put it on your skin?

All Natural Preservative System: Pangea Organics incorporates all natural preservatives such as antioxidant rich, performance ingredients including: SDA 38 B Organic Lavender Alcohol (which also increases efficacy), Vitamin E, and Rosemary Essential Oil instead of using petrochemicals and parabens.

Environmentally Responsible Packaging: Pangea Organics always selects packaging that benefits their products and supports a more sustainable environment. Never one to shy away from the more expensive choice, from plantable outer cartons to UVB protecting glass.

About Pangea Organics
Pangea Organics products are skillfully formulated to amplify hydration and support cellular regeneration by feeding the skin with the highest quality antioxidant nutrients, EFA-rich oils, and nourishing plant botanicals that nature has to offer. Pangea Organics takes it a step further by using organic ingredients which contain 30% more antioxidants than their non-organic counterparts and leaving out all synthetics and petroleum-based chemicals. Your skin is your largest organ and may absorb as much as 80% of what you put on it. The idea is to nurture yourself while nourishing your skin. You deserve it! Pangea’s core values are based on the belief that the thing that makes a good product and a good company are one and the same: INTEGRITY – of product, performance, practices, people, planet, and purpose. That’s why Pangea Organics believes in creating products that are “Always Beneficial, Never Artificial”. Good for you. Good for every body.

A Commitment To Purity
Pangea Organics offers you their serious commitment to using beneficial, organic, raw ingredients, providing open-disclosure and transparency of ingredients and operating under responsible business practices that benefit people and planet. Pangea Organics carefully selects the highest quality fatty acids, essential oils and botanical extracts that nature has to offer while avoiding ingredients that have been processed with petrochemicals.

Pangea Organics' mission is to bring your skin the purest, most biocompatible nourishment and to delight your senses with skin-beneficial aromas while avoiding the common toxins found in many conventional products. Pangea Organics' formulas are designed to quicken the skin’s own regeneration cycle, restore your complexion’s radiance and tone, soothe your skin and senses with unique, therapeutic aroma blends, protect from environmental damage and promote an overall youthful radiance.

It is a documented fact that organic botanicals are more nutrient-dense than their non organic counterparts. By using organic ingredients, Pangea Organics offers effective anti-aging, restorative skincare blends that deeply nourish and offer long-term skin benefits.

“Organic fruits and vegetables are approximately 30% higher in antioxidants than conventional.” Source: Elevating Antioxidant Levels in Food through Organic Farming and Food Processing, C Benbrook, The Organic Center State of Science Review, January, 2005.

Antioxidant-Rich Formulas For Anti-Aging Results
With the ancient wisdom of Mother Nature as their guide, Pangea Organics sources organic antioxidants for anti-aging and restorative benefits. The high antioxidant content in Pangea Organics' products helps defend the skin against free-radicals (a primary cause of the physical signs of aging), supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture-loss.

Seriously Pure, Biocompatible Hydration
Pangea Organics formulates with bioavailable hydration (easy for the body to absorb and assimilate) and skin restoration in mind. Pangea Organics designs long-lasting hydration formulas to restore suppleness and deliver optimal moisture levels for each skin type. Pangea Organics' unique combination of humectants, emollients and protein rejuvenating agents immediately relieves dehydrated skin, prevents further moisture loss and protect from environmental damage.

A few noteworthy hydrators found in nature:

  • Essential Fatty Acids
    Pangea Organics uses cold-pressed, food-grade oils that are rich in fatty acids Omega-3, 6 and 9 and offer a multitude of skin-beneficial nutrients. Fatty acids help to plump the skin and impart substantial hydration by allowing heightened moisture retention to smooth and soften, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Hylauronic Acid
    A naturally-occurring substance found in the skin that has phenomenal water-binding capabilities. The amount of hylauronic acid produced by the body decreases with age, rendering topical supplementation beneficial to all skin types for improving visual radiance. Appropriate for all skin types to use daily, hylauronic acid delivers biocompatible, oil-free hydration that protects and restores suppleness.
  • Olive Squalane
    A weightless, non-clogging emollient that is extremely biocompatible with the skin. Squalane firms and softens while protecting and boosting the skin’s ability to recover from damage.
  • Saccride Isomerate
    A complex carbohydrate or sugar chain that simulates the carbohydrate fraction naturally occurring in the skin. It is a highly effective, plant derived “water magnet” that regulates and retains moisture in the skin; providing superior, long-lasting moisture binding properties even under low humidity conditions.

Pure Plant Botanicals For Aroma and Skin Benefit
Always Beneficial, Never Artificial; Pangea Organics aroma profiles are blended using the highest quality supercritically extracted (CO2) and steam distilled essential oils and extracts, from the best sources around the world. The plant botanicals in Pangea's formulations not only provide luxurious aroma but also impart their skin-type-specific benefits to soothe, purify, hydrate, nourish, calm, protect and restore your precious skin.

No Fillers, So Every Ingredients is Both Functional and Beneficial
Pangea Organics believes that each bottle and tube should contain as much performance-focused antioxidant-rich nourishment as they can squeeze in. Eliminating fillers slows the speed of consumption; thus increasing value and reducing the need to recycle or throw away profuse amounts of packaging. Good for your skin, good for the planet!

Pangea Organics' Promise
It’s quite simple, really. Accentuate the positive. Eliminate the negative. Pangea Organics has always believed the thing that makes a good company and a good product are one in the same: INTEGRITY – of product, performance, practices, people, planet and purpose. For Pangea Organics, it all starts with a promise:

Pangea Organics only wants to make things that make things better. Which is why Pangea Organics promises to always be true to the people their products are made for – you. And to the place their products come from – the earth. Pangea Organics' bodycare is as honest as it is organic. Meaning, everything IN Pangea Organics' products will always be listed ON them so you know exactly what you’re purchasing and putting on your body. That said, you will absolutely never find any questionable ingredients in Pangea Organics' products. No petrochemicals or parabens, GMOs or other synthetic or harmful ingredients.

People
Based in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, Pangea Organics was founded on the principle belief that together, they can create a new, more sustainable future. Pangea Organics, for example, has chosen to help do so one bottle, bar and jar at a time. Pangea Organics is a small, independent manufacturer of organic bodycare. But more than that, Pangea Organics is a community of like-minded people who believe in creating products that help rather than harm at every stage of their lifecycle.

Pangea Organics' products (henceforth, your products) have been designed with intention. Therapeutic for both mind and body. Beneficial for both people and the planet. Created and curated by a small group of dedicated individuals for all kinds of people and all kinds of skin.

Practices
Buying Pangea Organics products does more than make your body feel good. It means you’re supporting sustainable agriculture and culture – everything from fair trade sourcing and organic farming to living wages and the use of renewable, recycled and recyclable resources. In other words, good for you, good for every body.

Pangea products are (and always will be):

  • Crafted by artisans in small batches, using pure, organic ingredients that replenish the skin
  • Hand-blended to soothe or stimulate your senses
  • Preserved using the gentlest of methods to retain the nurturing properties of the botanicals in each customized blend
  • Intentionally sourced from organic farmers through fair trade practices whenever possible
  • Honest above all else: if it’s in Pangea Organics' products, it’s on their labels

Planet
What we choose to consume today, directly impacts how we – and future generations – will live tomorrow. Choosing to buy Pangea Organics means you, too, are positively impacting the future. You only have one body and we only have one planet. Pangea Organics promises to do all that they can to take care of both. That’s why their products are not only sensuous; they’re sustainable. In fact, Pangea Organics' bodycare starts biodegrading in 48 hours (while others contain chemical foaming agents that can take closer to 200 years to break down). Meaning, you’re not the only one benefiting from Pangea Organics' products. The planet gets a good end of the deal, too.

Products
You’re already beautiful. Pangea Organics is just here to help cleanse, tone and moisturize your skin. Pangea Organics believes that taking great care of your skin means understanding what you put on it. Especially since most of what goes on your body, makes its way into your body. The good, the bad and the ugly. So Pangea Organics has created bodycare that doesn’t just smell nice, it is nice.

Herbs transform the earth’s nutrients into a form that our bodies can utilize. Pangea Organics then utilizes these whole, living plant essences in their products so you can benefit from their vitamins, minerals and essential oils in the purest way possible.

Performance
Pangea Organics' mission is to make body and skincare that is good for you and your body. That’s why they choose to use only plant-based ingredients that nurture you and nourish your skin. Who wants the fake stuff when you can have the real thing?

But wait, there’s more. There’s a misconception out there that organic body and skincare means poor performance, but Pangea Organics' products seem to have missed the memo on that one. Mother Nature, after all, is the longest clinical trial around.

Suggested Use
Suggested Use
Massage desired amount onto hands or body until absorbed. Clear your mind and smooth your body.
Ingredients
Ingredients

AQUA (PURIFIED WATER), ALCOHOL (SDA 38B ORGANIC LAVENDER), PRUNUS AMYGDALIS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (DERIVED SOLELY FROM COCONUT OIL), GLYCEROL STEARATE, LECITHIN (SOY), SUCROSE STEARATE, ORYZA SATIVA (ORGANIC RICE) BRAN EXTRACT, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (ORGANIC SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (ORGANIC JOJOBA) OIL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (ORGANIC SHEA) BUTTER, THEOBROMA CACAO (ORGANIC COCOA) BUTTER, COCOS NUCIFERA (ORGANIC COCONUT) OIL, XANTHAN GUM, GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE), CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORGANIC BLOOD ORANGE) OIL*, CERA ALBA (ORGANIC BEESWAX), LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (ORGANIC LAVENDER) OIL*, ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM) OIL*, LAVANDULA MAILETTE (LAVENDER MAILETTE) OIL*, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (ORGANIC CALENDULA) EXTRACT, FOENICULUM VULGARE (ORGANIC FENNEL) SEED EXTRACT, CENTELLA ASIATICA (ORGANIC GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT, EQUISETUM ARVENSE (ORGANIC HORSETAIL) EXTRACT, TILIA CORDATA (ORGANIC LINDEN FLOWER) EXTRACT, ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS (ORGANIC MARSHMALLOW) EXTRACT, PLANTAGO MAJOR (ORGANIC PLANTAIN) EXTRACT, TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (ORGANIC RED CLOVER) EXTRACT, VIOLA ODORATA (WILDCRAFTED BLUE VIOLET) LEAF EXTRACT, CITRIC ACID, ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C) * ESSENTIAL OIL
Reviews
Reviews
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Average Customer Rating: (4 out of 5)

Based on 3 rating(s)
3 of 3 (100%) of customers said they would recommend this product to a friend.
  • By Linda ( Rocklin, CA)
    7/16/2012 12:58:37 PM

    I recommend this product!
    I love that I'm putting something all organic and natural on my skin, it's important to me what my body absorbs topically -- and it absorbs beautifully (not oily like some lotions!) leaving a nice feeling on my skins all day. Best all natural lotion I've found! ALL Pangea products are the best out there.
  • By ANNA ( Goshen, MA)
    11/29/2012 12:39:42 PM

    I recommend this product!
    I love this scent--very pleasant without seeming like perfume.
  • By Ariel ( Windsor Locks, CT)
    5/17/2013 11:01:41 PM

    I recommend this product!
    Good ingredients, smells nice, but it is watery and thin. PROS: sinks into the skin quickly and does not leave a greasy residue, however I just prefer my lotion to be a bit thicker. I will stick to my go-to lotion, by Acure Organics.
Manufacturer Info
About Pangea Organics

It’s quite simple, really. Accentuate the positive. Eliminate the negative.

We’ve always believed the thing that makes a good company and a good product are one in the same: INTEGRITY – of product, performance, practices, people, planet and purpose. For us, it all starts with a promise:

We only want to make things that make things better. Which is why we promise to always be true to the people our products are made for – you. And to the place our products come from – the earth. Our bodycare is as honest as it is organic. Meaning, everything IN our products will always be listed ON them so you know exactly what you’re purchasing and putting on your body. That said, you will absolutely never find any questionable ingredients in our products. No petrochemicals or parabens, GMOs or other synthetic or harmful ingredients.


6880 Winchester Circle
Boulder, CO, 80301
Phone: 877-679-5854
Fax: 760-437-4479
http://www.pangeaorganics.com

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