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    hecate | labs series - the botanical hand wash

    Inspired by the Greek goddess of cleanliness Hygieia; this botanical, non-drying, 60% alcohol-based waterless hand cleanser is formulated to gently cleanse hands when soap and water are unavailable. 

    Liberally apply a dime-size amount of this rinse-free hand wash covering both hands, including between your fingers and up around your fingertips and nails. 

    Remember, friction is the force that helps loosens and rises away microbes. Rub your hands together for 30 seconds to allow your hands to completely absorb the product.

    Sd Alcohol 40-B, Aqua (Deionized Water), Colloidal Silver, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Organic Aloe), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Centella Asiatica Extract (Organic Gotu Kola), Equisetum Arvense Extract (Horsetail), Geranium Maculatum Extract (Wild Geranium), Taraxacum Officinale Extract (Organic Dandelion), Carrageenan, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Ethylhexylglycerin  

    Key ingredients:

    60% SD Alcohol 40-B: denatured alcohol is an astringent and antimicrobial agent. Alcohols have long been known to kill germs by denaturing the protective outer proteins of microbes and dissolving their membranes. 

    Colloidal Silver: Colloidal Silver has been known to be antibacterial + anti-fungal. 

    Organic Aloe Vera: soothes + heals the skin. It contains antioxidants, enzymes, Vitamins A and C, and it is highly anti-inflammatory.

    Organic Gotu kola: is known for its ability to "boost collagen and decrease inflammation."

    Vitamin E: has "moisturizing and healing" benefits, and helps to "strengthen skin barrier function."

    Horsetail:  may help heal rashes, burns and wounds thanks to its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties.

    Wild Geranium:  may help reduce inflammation and also includes cytophylactic properties which to treat dry skin and regeneration of healthy cells.

    Organic Dandelion: may help to reduce skin inflammation and irritation while also increasing hydration and collagen production

    Carrageenan: is extracted from red seaweed, which is commonly called Irish moss. Carrageenan is also a water-binding agent, which means it helps hold water onto the ]skin, increasing hydration

    Hydroxyethylcellulose is a plant-derived amino acid used as a preservative, emulsifier, binder and thickener in skin care products. 

    Ethylhexylglycerin is a conditioning agent and preservative. It is known for being used as an alternative to parabens.