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Ingredients Feature: Rooted In Asia

by Zhuo’er Wang January 13, 2021

Ingredients Feature: Rooted In Asia

No Emilie Heathe product is complete without an homage to our Asian heritage-- or power-packed ingredients. 

Our  Nail Artist nail polishes feature custom glass and magnetic overcaps made in Japan, and our  nutrient-packed formulas are infused with powerful ingredients, all of which have ancient benefits documented throughout Asia. 

Bamboo Extract

Natively associated with Southeast Asia, bamboo can also be found naturally growing in Africa and North America. Bamboo extract has been traditionally used in China, Japan, and Vietnam for its many  antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits in medicine, foods and cosmetics.

Did you know?

Bamboo extract naturally contains 70% organic silica, which is the richest source of natural silica outside of the human body. Internally, silica, which is constantly being depleted as we age, is an essential mineral needed to form anything from strong  nails to crucial collagen. Seems like a good addition to nail polish, doesn’t it? 

Bamboo extract’s potent concentration of silica provides instant nutrition to your nail beds, improves nail strength and promotes nail growth. 

Bamboo, Clean Beauty

Sea Buckthorn Oil

Found in the high altitudes of the Himalayas, sea buckthorn berries grow in small shrubs and can withstand harsh weather conditions. Sea buckthorn oil can be traced back to traditional Indian and Chinese medicines, often used for its  natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects.  

Sea Buckthorn Oil, Clean Beauty

Did you know?

Sea buckthorn oil naturally contains healthy folate, biotin, and vitamins B1, B2, B6, C and E, to help the body  convert nutrients into energy, promoting nail health. It also contains fatty acids, like omega-3 and omega-7, which have powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties. 

Sea buckthorn oil’s richness in vitamins help keep nails healthy, bright and shiny while its high content of fatty acids keeps the nails hydrated and prevents brittle nails. 

Rice Bran Oil

Originally domesticated in China, over 13,000 years ago, rice is the principal crop for both cultivation and consumption across Asia. Rice bran oil contains  anti-inflammatory, soothing and cleansing treatment and has been used in beauty products across China, Japan, Korea and Thailand for thousands of years.

Rice Bran Oil, Clean Beauty

Did you know?

Rice bran oil is rich in amino acids, vitamin E and ferulic acid and provides anti-inflammatory skin nutrition and hydration. It is also a great source of biotin, silicon and cysteine to  promote healthy nail tips. 

 Rice bran oil has natural anti-aging and moisturizing properties to help hydrate, soften and smooth nail beds as well as important vitamins to protect nail strength, promote nail growth and ensure a healthy nail finish. 

Don’t stop at your nails!

We’re passionate about sharing our diverse heritages through our products. and make sure to infuse the healing, soothing and antioxidant-rich properties of these ingredients into all of our  Nail Artist formulas. We also love to enjoy them on a daily basis through delicious tea to enhance your overall wellness, help regulate metabolism, and promote skin health. Grab our top picks here:

Organic Bamboo Tea from Beautifully Bamboo

Genmaicha (Brown Rice) Tea from Harney & Sons

Sea Buckthorn Tea from  Puredia

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