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Botany Essentials

Ingredient Focus: Lilli Pilli / Riberry

Origin: Fruit
Odour: Fresh and Tart
Found in: Conditioner, Shampoo, Advanced Day Crème  

This coastal, tropical rainforest berry may also be referred to as ‘Rainberries’ or ‘Riberries’ and the tiny, crisp berries are tart like a cranberry to taste. Native to Southern Queensland and Eastern NSW, Lilli Pilli was used by indigenous Australian’s for its anti-bacterial properties.

When included in your skincare regime, the key benefits* of Lilli Pilli include:

  • Voluminous hair: rich in Vitamin C, improving the firmness of skin and hair.
  • Aids absorption: contains Flavone Glycosides which facilitate the absorption of other vital ingredients to the skin.
  • Anti-aging: contains Anthocyanin that improves collagen production, protects skin from oxidative stress and aging and protects skin from the adverse effects of UVA.
  • Anti-inflammatory: contains both Agycone and Anthocyanin, known to have anti-inflammatory properties which can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and strengthen capillaries reducing the appearance of dark circles and puffiness under eyes.
  • Helps with specific dermatologic conditions including hyperpigmentation.

*It’s important to note that everyone’s skin is different and for any serious skin concerns a dermatologist should be consulted.