When I think of botanical extracts, my mind goes straight to the classics: aloe vera, coconut oil, olive oil, shea butter, and the like. But the natural world owns a lush sampling of plant extracts, so many of which we can use for our beautifying rituals. And often, these ingredients are found in the most unique of places—or rather, the extreme.
Extremophile endurance technology, dubbed extremophiles, are plans that are able to adapt and thrive in environments that otherwise are uninhabitable—the desert, depths of the ocean, the Arctic. And when extracts from these plans are harvested for the skin and body, we are able to benefit from their resilience.