We’re dealing with unprecedented heat in our clean room at the moment, even with the installation of a new cooling system we can not get a consistent temperature to make products to our high standards.

It breaks our hearts not to keep up with demand but for not our website is out of stock of all products until the heatwave breaks and we can begin production again. As small business owners, this is devastating but you’ll be the first to know we are making again.

In the meantime, stay cool, wear sunscreen, drink your water and take care of each other.

The Borago officinalis plant (common name Borage) is notable for its small blue star-shaped flowers, it’s sometimes nicknamed the starflower. Indigenous to North Africa and Europe, it’s since been naturalised to parts of North America. 

plants with little blue star shaped flowers, there is a bee taking pollen from the centre of one.

Its herbal parts are edible and often used in foods such as salads, cakes, and biscuits. Borage Oil is an extract made from its seeds.

The oil is for its high gamma linoleic acid (GLA) content. GLA is a type of fatty acid that your body can convert to prostaglandin E1 (PGE1), it’s also found in seeds and nuts in small quantities. Prostaglandin E1 acts like a hormone, reducing the inflammation tied to skin diseases and can help reduce inflammation, acne, eczema, eczema. 

These skin issues normally arise from a weakened skin barrier. Borage Oil is a topical application that improves this barrier weakness, leaving the skin less sensitive, and transepidermal water loss or TEWL is greatly reduced. 

When we created the formula for our BALANCE Body Oil we knew it had to include Borage Oil. Calming and nourishing for all skin types, it especially helps with skin issues and leaves your skin feeling firm and nourished.

You can purchase our BALANCE Oil through our website and see for yourself the wonderful benefits it can bring.