Ingredient Focus

There is a science to formulating products that perform, a science that is constantly evolving and at Monmore we ensure each combination of ingredients are blended to ensure the collective works as one. We are proud of the Monmore products and would like to ensure our customers understand the significance of the listed properties. We will always continue to update and enhance this information to keep you informed.

All Monmore products are made without Silicones, Parabens, Paraffin, Mineral Oils, DEA and SLS. They have been tested in two independent labs, they are Organic Certified in Italy and are Vegan Friendly and Cruelty Free.

We don’t add synthetic foaming agents so our shampoos and shower gels won’t lather as much as our chemically filled counterparts but they will definitely clean wonderfully and leave your hair and skin feeling good and smelling great.

Black Pepper as an IngredientBlack Pepper seed extract is classified as refreshing and stimulating. Its high antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties are excellent at cleaning and healing the skin. We believe in this power ingredient and have included it in 5 of our products including the Monmore After Shave Cream,the Monmore Body Cream, the Monmore Shaving GelMonmore Shower Gel and the Monmore Facial Booster

Ginkgo Biloba as an IngredientGingko Biloba has been shown to have anti-aging skin properties. Gingko biloba is one of the oldest trees on the planet. The extract is considered to be a most advantageous cosmetic ingredients for skin care. The benefits for skin have been suggested to include potent antioxidant protection, skin-soothing effects, increased skin-hydration, and significant anti-aging defence. Overall, skin care products with gingko biloba can be highly beneficial in maintaining skin quality and appearance.

Enjoy an invigorating shower with the Monmore Shower Gel with Black Pepper & Gingko Biloba and be ready to face any day.

Hyaluronic Acid as an IngredientHyaluronic Acid (HA) sounds severe but do not be put off by the name as this ingredient occurs naturally in the human body, it is not harsh or skin-stripping at all, in fact you could say it’s the exact opposite. It keeps skin looking fresh, encourages skin cell renewal and also has incredible water retention properties. Scientific studies have shown that HA helps improve skin hydration along with the production of collagen, fight free radicals, maintain skin elasticity, and even has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that can help skin heal and repair.

Baobab as an IngredientBaobab is a dynamic ingredient which is rich in antioxidants, omega 3, 6 and 9 essential fatty acids and vitamins A, D and E. This natural combination helps improve the structure, function and appearance of skin. Baobab has many applications in the fields of medicine, science and health along with providing noticeable benefits when used in face serums and creams.

If you are interested in maintaining a fresh (but not shiny!) look, incorporating the Monmore Facial Booster with Hyaluronic Acid & Baobab into your daily skincare routine is a positive step.

Allantoin as an IngredientAllantoin is a wonder ingredient for the skin. It is an active moisturising ingredient found in the root of the Comfrey herb. It has a therapeutic action that promotes skin healing and renewal along with properties that soothe, soften and protect the skin. Thus making it suitable for easily irritated skin in need of a little extra TLC. It is also helpful that Allantoin is non-toxic, non-allergenic and odourless with anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant properties.

Chamomille as an IngredientBisabolol is a natural anti-inflammatory property that helps to calm and soothe your skin.  It is extracted from Chamomile. Due to its perceived skin-healing properties, Bisabolol has been used in cosmetics for hundreds of years.  It helps tame inflammation and penetrates deep into the lower layers of skin, which can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Coconut Oil as an IngredientCetyl Alcohol is often confused with bad alcohols but Cetyl Alcohol is 95% pure and natural fatty alcohol derived from coconut oil and is widely used as a natural thickener to provide a rich and smooth cream. Fatty alcohols do not cause irritating and, in fact, can be beneficial for dry skin.  Fatty alcohols act as emollients which protect your skin and help it to keep moisture in.

We recommend using the Monmore After Shave Cream for the perfect finish to your shave.

Bamboo as an IngredientBamboo helps strengthen, heal and rejuvenate the skin. It is a fine addition to a moisturising product as it has high antioxidant properties due to its 70% natural silica content which nourishes the skin. Silica helps to maintain the elasticity in the skin. Bamboo extract is also rich in many essential compounds, such as amino acids and flavonoids, which contain a high quantity of antioxidants that help protect skin. This is an important component of the ingredient because it helps to shield against skin damage.

Shea Butter as an IngredientShea Butter is a skin superfood derived from the seeds of the fruit from the Shea tree and is naturally rich in vitamins A, E and F. The concentration of natural vitamins and fatty acids makes it incredibly nourishing and moisturising for the skin. It does more than moisturise though as it delivers key anti-inflammatory and anti-aging components right into the skin.

Give your skin a treat with the Monmore Body Cream with Bamboo & Shea Butter

Bergamot as an IngredientBergamot is a citrus fruit and the bergamot essential oil is an extract from the rind of this fruit. Bergamot Peel Essential Oil yields a citrus-like fragrance, with a distinctive spicy-floral quality and promotes healthy, clear skin as it helps to unclog pores and has an added benefit of helping to balance oily skin. While showering you can inhale deeply to experience its calming and soothing aroma while at the same time enjoy its purifying skin benefits.

Sandalwood as an IngredientSandalwood essential oil not only smells good but it also soothes and heals the skin. Sandalwood oil is widely utilized for its calming and relaxing effects and has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.

For a relaxing and calming shower use the Monmore Shower Gel with Bergamot & Sandalwood which is further boosted with the addition of Chamomile and Lavender flower extracts

Avocado Oil as an IngredientAvocado Oil is an absorbent oil with numerous benefits for the skin. The antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents in avocado oil help skin stay smooth, strong and elastic. It is calming and hydrating. The beta-carotene, protein, lecithin, fatty acids, and vitamins A, D, and E found in avocado oil help moisturize and protect your skin from damaging UV rays it also increases collagen metabolism.  This makes it is an ideal ingredient in an After Shave Cream

Aloe Vera as an IngredientAloe Vera is an ideal, soothing ingredient in an shaving gel and aftershave treatment as it has healing properties. It has wound healing and anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce skin inflammation and after-shave discomfort. Aloe Vera also moisturizes the skin without giving it a greasy feel. Aloe leaves contain a plethora of antioxidants including, beta-carotene along with vitamin C and E that can help improve the skin's natural firmness and keep the skin hydrated.

When you use the Monmore Shaving Gel and Monmore After Shave Cream for your shaving routine, you will see and feel the difference.

Chestnut as an IngredientChestnut extract is used to moisturize hair without weighing it down. The chestnut extract can help to repair and protect hair from daily damage without causing build-up. Hair benefits from the fatty acids, proteins and short-chain sugars in horse chestnut extract, allowing for a smoother look.

Improve your hair with the Monmore Shampoo for Dry Hair

Cedarwood as an IngredientCedarwood Oil is a natural antiseptic, it can prevent the development and growth of harmful microorganisms that can negatively affect skin health. Thus it is a great addition to organic soap.  Treat your skin with the Monmore Soap with Cedarwood

Avena sativa kernel extract is extracted from oats and is a cereal that has been in use since Roman times to soothe and heal the skin. When used in hair care this ingredient can help strengthen the hair, improve elasticity and work to protect against brittleness and damage, making hair easier to comb and manage. It can also help to relieve scalp itching and sensitivity. This ingredient makes for a shampoo which is suitable for all hair types.

For a great every day shampoo use the Monmore Frequent Wash Shampoo

Chamomilla recutita flower extractChamomilla recutita flower extract is an extract from the flowers of the Roman Chamomile plant. The extract from this little flower packs a lot of power beyond being a soothing cup of tea. The herbal extract contains a-Bisabolol which is the principal component which benefits skin and hair. Chamomile flower extract can soothe the skin, nourish hair and has a calming effect.  It is well known for its therapeutic effect. It has antipeptic, antipyretic, antispasmodic, antibacterial, anti-allergenic and antifungal properties

This power ingredient is included in the Monmore Shower Gel with Bergamot & Sandalwood and the Monmore Frequent Wash Shampoo

Panicum miliaceum seed extract is an extract of the seeds of the millet, Panicummiliaceum. It is used in skin care to fortify and enliven. The seed extract contains mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids and vitamin E that contribute to its regenerative and anti-inflammatory properties. The extract also contains silicic acid that promotes the formation of collagen and elastin while helping to retain moisture.

This ingredient can be found in the Monmore Shampoo for Dry Hair

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