Plant Protection

COOLA harnesses the power of plant cell actives to nourish and support healthy skin. It's part of our commitment to use naturally effective and sustainably-sourced ingredients to achieve superior results organically. Our Everyday Active Sunscreen collection includes the following ingredients as part of our proprietary Plant Protection® complex.

Raspberry Seed Oil

Cold-pressed from the seeds of the Red Raspberry

With its high levels of Omega-3 fatty acids, Raspberry Seed Oil is known for its moisturising and anti-aging properties. It also contains Vitamins C and E - antioxidants that can help in combating free radical damage.

Safflower Oleosomes

Naturally occurring in the seeds of the Safflower

In nature, oleosomes encapsulate the precious oil of the Safflower Seed. With its micron-size and its phospholipid and protein coating, it serves as a natural emulsifier that more evenly disperses oil and water formulations, increasing their efficiency. They can also effectively hydrate and moisturise.

Buriti Oil

Extracted from the pulp and seed of the Buriti fruit, found in tropical areas of South America.

Known as a super antioxidant, Buriti Oil is one of the richest known sources of beta-carotene and also contains Vitamins C, E, and essential fatty acids. It's known for its ultra moisturising, skin softening and skin protecting properties.

Meadowfoam Seed Oil

Cold-pressed from the seeds of Limnanthes Alba, a winter plant native to Oregon.

Rich in antioxidants and fatty acids, it's known for its incredible ability to moisturise and soften skin. Plus with a composition that mimics the natural oil found in skin, it can help rebalance skin and enable more effective delivery of formulas into the skin.

Prickly Pear Extract

Sourced and extracted from the Prickly Pear fruit in Morocco

Widely known as "cactus pear," it's exceptionally rich in Vitamin E, fatty acids, and antioxidants. Known for its healing and hydrating properties, it can help reinforce and protect the skin barrier while moisturising and softening skin.

A Few Of Our Favourites

Additionally, COOLA formulas are enhanced with blends of many of the following plant-derived actives that provide additional benefits and improve the application of our skincare and beauty products.

Algae Extract

Extracted from different species of Algae

Can help to improve the production of skin's collagen and promote skin firmness and tone.

Aloe Leaf Juice

Extracted from the leaves of the Aloe Barbadensis Plant

Hydrating and protecting, it is known for its soothing and calming properties.

Avocado Oil

Obtained from the seed of the avocado Persea Gratissima

An ultra-hydrating skin conditioner and natural phyto-protector against environmental damage.

Cocoa Seed Oil

Extracted from the roasted beans of the Theobroma Cacao tree.

This natural emollient can help prevent moisture loss and improve skin tone and elasticity.

Coconut Oil

Extracted from the seed kernels of the coconut palm Cocos Nucifera

A natural skin conditioner with soothing and anti-bacterial properties. It is rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins, and antioxidants that can help promote healthy skin and hair.

Cucumber Oil

Extract which is harvested from the pulp of Cucumber fruit.

A hydrating superfood, best known for its calming and soothing properties.

Evening Primrose

Oil that is extracted from the seed of the Evening Primrose blossom.

A quick absorbing therapeutic oil rich in essential fatty acids, aids in soothing skin, and treating conditions like dryness, wrinkles and environmentally damaged skin.

Jasmine Extract

Extracted from the cells in the flower of the Jasmine plant.

Jasmine offers antioxidant-rich benefits, great for its moisturization properties and ability to even out skin tone. It is non-irritating, and non-sensitizing to the skin.

Orange Water

Created during the process of extracting the Neroli essential oils from the seeds, peel, leaves, bark and pulp of the Bitter Orange tree.

Orange water offers calming aromatherapeutic benefits while soothing skin. It can act as a natural antiseptic in the skin by balancing.

Rosehip Extract

Harvested from the seeds of the Rosa Canina flower.

Rich in essential fatty acids and Vitamin C, it can help improve skin tone and texture.

Shea Butter

Pressed from the fruit of the Butyrospermum Parkii tree in West Africa.

Shea butter helps to keep skin soft, nourished and protected from moisture loss. It is an ingredient known for its gentle, soothing properties.

Sunflower Oil

Extracted from the seeds of the Sunflower Helianthus Annus.

Rich in essential fatty acids, to help maintain the skin barrier and retain moisture.