The Perfect Tattoo Aftercare Ingredient - Sea Buckthorn Berry

Claiming Sea Buckthorn berry it is the "perfect tattoo ingredient" may be a bold claim to make, but we think you’ll agree after learning about the benefits of this hero ingredient. Healthy, vibrant skin = healthy, vibrant tattoos. 



TYPE OF INGREDIENT: Hydrator and moisturizer

MAIN BENEFITS: Provides hydration, evens out skin tone, and improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

WHO SHOULD USE IT: Most skin types


WORKS WELL WITH: Most ingredients

DON’T USE WITH: There are no known ingredients that it can’t be used with, though you should always pay attention to how a new product interacts with your existing routine.


Sea Buckthorn Berry Oil is a main ingredient in one of our tattoo soaps due to it's powerful topical properties. It provides numerous benefits for the skin and aids perfectly in tattoo aftercare.  

What Is Sea Buckthorn Oil?

Despite the name, sea buckthorn does not come from the sea. Sea buckthorn (Hippophaes rhamnoides), also called a Siberian pineapple, is a flowering shrub or tree that produces berries which can be cold pressed into pulp or an oil. The plant grows in Europe, the Caucasus, Asia Minor and Central Asia, Siberia, China, and Tibet.

It has been found that sea buckthorn plant berries carry 10 times more Vitamin C than an orange and are the third-highest source of Vitamin E among plants.

Rich in antioxidants: If you’re looking to fight those pesky free radicalssea buckthorn oil is worth adding to your routine. It is rich in vitamin C, vitamin A, both alpha- and beta-carotene, vitamins B1, B2, and B6, vitamin E, fatty acids and flavonoids, Omega 3, 6, 9 and rarest Omega 7 and about 190 bioactive compounds.
Moisturizes skin while regulating oil: Sea buckthorn oil also helps keep your skin nice and moisturized. It can help as a moisturizing ingredient as it contains linoleic acid, which is found naturally in the sebum, so it may help to regulate moisture levels and overall help with hydration.

Potentially anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-psoriatic: Studies are ongoing, but preliminary research suggests that sea buckthorn oil potentially has antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-actinic, and anti-psoriatic properties. 
Prevents moisture loss: Dry skin plus sea buckthorn oil equals a match made in heaven, thanks to the ingredient's ability to prevent moisture loss. It helps to prevent trans-epidermal water loss, which helps the skin to maintain its lipid barrier.
What does it do for your skin?
Research indicates that Omega 7 supports and soothes the skin and mucous membranes, including those found in the gastrointestinal and urogenital tracks. It also assists with skin repair and cell regeneration, making the Fruit Oil desirable for use in skincare products for problem skin. However, due to its rich orange color, it must be used sparingly or diluted when applied topically. 


Common Uses:
Sea Buckthorn Carrier Oil is reputed to be one of the best sources of natural antioxidants due to the high content of Vitamin C. Anti-oxidants like vitamin E and beta-carotene effectively combat wrinkles, dryness, and other symptoms of dry, aged skin. This oil can also be used promote healing of burns, eczema, radiation injury ulcers and small cuts or wounds. This healing effect is due to the beta-carotene (pro-vitamin-A) that is in Sea-Buckthorn oil. In addition, the UV-spectrum of the oil shows a moderate absorption in the UV-B range which makes sea-buckthorn derived products attractive for sun care cosmetics. Aromatherapists have credited it with reducing wrinkles, regenerating skin cells, and for promoting the healing of skin injuries such as burns, sunburns, wounds and eczema. Sea Buckthorn is a fantastic choice as part of a massage blend, an aromatherapy blend, and in all types of manufacturing. Please note if used in massages, Sea Buckthorn Oil will stain the skin. Sea Buckthorn Oil is a key ingredient in many different products such as lotions, anti-aging cream, make-up remover, shower & bath gel, shampoos, face mask, sunscreen products and various balms.