Earthwise Beauty

Ambrosia do Cerrado Liquid Moisturizer

Charged with unrefined, whole-food nutrients from the superfood buriti, pequi, and moringa oils.

$60

Suitable for OILY, ACNE PRONE, COMBINATION, SENSITIVE

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Ambrosia do Cerrado Liquid Moisturizer is an irresistible guava-plus-citrus scent that feels like applying yellow dewdrops that are fully charged with unrefined, whole-food (not isolated or factory-produced “nature identical”) nutrients from the superfood buriti, pequi, and moringa oils.

As a brightening product, it contains no essential oils and, hence, is suitable for sensitive and sensitized skin.

The idea was to create a formula that would be truly nourishing, yet ultralight and breathable. To deliver lots of moisture without a waxy or overly emollient feel. This format of Ambrosia do Cerrado Liquid Moisturizer is very appealing for the times when the skin is dehydrated but you don't want heavy oils or emulsions (lotion or cream) on your face. By light, we don’t mean “just a little bit effective”; this moisturizer is highly effective in what it is designed to do. You will be amazed by how much, and how quickly, your skin can absorb in each single application.

The Portuguese name for this product is intended to draw attention to the Cerrado area in Brazil, as this beautiful savanna is biologically considered the richest savanna in the world by the Word Wide Fund of Nature. Earthwise Beauty wants to shine a spotlight on areas of the world that are overlooked, insufficiently known about by the Western world, and need our attention to protect their natural environment and biodiversity.To support the indigenous populations of these regions so that their livelihoods will be rewarded and appreciated, and their culture will be respected and protected.

To that end, they choose fair trade ingredients from these regions, extracted sustainably by small cooperatives. Using their traditional tools of choice, and some of their product names and designs to provoke customer's curiosity about these areas, their natural bounty, and their peoples.

The ingredients that make a difference

BURITI OIL

Highly praised for its anti-aging results. Like pequi fruit, buriti oil is an excellent source of beta-carotene, a natural antioxidant, as well as vitamins E and A. This makes it a natural emollient, and an extremely effective choice for improving the appearance of brown spots, scars, and sun damage.

MORINGA POD OIL

Nutrient-rich powerhouse, moringa is an especially hydrating oil that also delivers an incredible range of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients (too many to list all of them here, but for starters, it contains beta-carotenes, several B vitamins, selenium, and zinc).

PEQUI FRUIT OIL

This unique, extract-like oil from the Cerrado savanna in Brazil is rich in vitamin C, beta-carotene (which the body converts to vitamin A), and vitamins B1 and B2, all of which promote firm, supple, even-toned skin. The high vitamin C content makes pequi fruit oil a top choice for lightening skin discolorations as well as encouraging a brighter, more vibrant, youthful-looking complexion.

Full Ingredients List

Cold-press whole-leaf Aloe barbadensis leaf juice*, cold-press unrefined Caryocar braziliensis (pequi) fruit oil†, cold-press unrefined Mauritia flexuosa (buriti) fruit oil†, cold-press unrefined Moringa oleifera seed oil† or *, Sambucus nigra (elderberry) fruit extract, tocopherol (vit. E from non-GMO sunflowers), potassium sorbate (natural food-grade preservative), xanthan gum, ascorbic acid (vit. C), citric acid. *Certified organic. †Responsibly wildcrafted. Aloe certified by the International Aloe Science Council (IASC) for purity and content. Certified cruelty free, vegan, handcrafted, small batch, no fragrance added. Gluten free.

How to use it

Morning & Night

Shake well and apply generously onto freshly washed face or over your aloe-based serum of choice. Most skin types will benefit from following immediately with an emollient moisturizer, facial oil, or balm. Ideally, REFRIGERATE to protect freshness and enhance the cooling, refreshing, and depuffing properties.

What people are saying

Loved this moisturizer! It smells like fresh pressed fruit juice, such an uplifting scent! Really effective at brightening without being too harsh on the skin.

Jazmin's Tip

"This is my summer time go-to. Lightweight for my oily skin and super brightening."

Why Shop At PWB?

1. Product Safety

We will never carry a product formulated with any ingredient that has either been a known, or ever suspected, toxin to human health or the health of the environment.

2. Sustainable + Ethical

We ensure all labor used by our brands is fair trade and performed ethically in the sourcing of all ingredients and raw materials. We value brands that source as locally as possible, as well as from their natural habitats, for the best quality product.

3. Inclusive + Diverse

More than 50% of the brands offered at PWB are founded and led by BIPOC humans. We also believe in pricing diversity, so there is something for all budgets and lifestyles.

4. Product Performance

When all is said and done, we know even the highest quality products can fall short. Which is why we make sure every product we discover delivers on performance as well. Just because something feels nice isn't enough-it needs to work as well.

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