Buffalos, specifically the Bufalo Mediterraneo Italiano, have centuries old presence in Italy. Buffalo milk has superior fat content to any other milk, making it more nourishing and hydrating, thus perfect for skin care. In addition, most people who are allergic or intolerant to cow’s milk, seem to be able to tolerate buffalo milk well. Buffalo Milk has a long history of use in cosmetics. Being a rich source of lipids, proteins, minerals, vitamins and other essential nutrients, skin care products containing Buffalo Milk leave skin smooth, supple and moisturised. Recent scientific studies also show Buffalo Milk having an important role in the water balance in the skin, keeping it well hydrated and prepared to face development changes. The nutrient-rich and nurturing properties of Buffalo Milk make it perfect for protecting delicate newborn skin and revitalising skin stretched by pregnancy.
Buffalo Milk used in the Domitia products is in a concentrated powder form; where after freeze-drying a very potent essence full of active ingredients (and without preservatives) remains fresh for optimum efficacy.
The incredible benefits of Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) have been known for over 5000 years and it is often referred to as the ‘Miracle Plant’. Aloe Vera is one of the most widely used herbal skin care remedies. Thanks to its polysaccharides, minerals and vitamins content, it soothes, hydrates and vitalises skin. It is an excellent skin moisturizer and keeps skin and hair hydrated and protected. Aloe Vera contains powers to boost skin natural mechanisms.
Olive (Olea Europea) originates from the Mediterranean and Middle East and has become the symbol of the Mediterranean basin. Olive Oil is full of omega-9 fatty acid and essential omega-6 fatty acid, which makes it an excellent moisturiser that helps to reduce dryness and dehydrated skin. It also helps maintain the skins oil balance and makes it look healthier. Thanks to its high vitamin E content, Olive Oil helps protecting the skin against environmental aggressions. Regular treatment with Olive Oil helps to improve elasticity via moisturisation, smooth the appearance of wrinkles, and helps to make your skin look younger.
Wheat Germ Oil
Wheat Germ (Triticum Vulgare) Oil is extracted from the wheat kernel seed. It is a great source of Vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant protecting against free radical damage. In addition, thanks to its high omega-6 fatty acid content and the presence of omega-3 fatty acid, Wheat Germ Oil helps your skin to regain a rejuvenated-looking appearance by masking the signs of aging. Wheat Germ Oil helps also with its surfactant property to clean skin without drying it out thanks to its moisture retentive properties.
Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii) is extracted from the nuts of the shea tree, native to West Africa. It has been used as a cosmetic ingredient for centuries. Its high concentration of fatty acids and glycerides make it an excellent ingredient for soothing, moisturising and smoothing skin. Shea Butter replenishes the lipid layer of skin, seals in moisture and reduces dryness without leaving skin oily after application. Thanks to its high level of unsaponifiable, it helps to clear imperfections for a healthier-looking skin.
Apricot Kernel Oil
Apricot Kernel Oil (Prunus Armeniaca) is pressed from the seed of the apricot. It has high levels of omega-9 and omega-6 fatty acids with the presence of vitamin E and β-carotene precursor of vitamin A. This specific composition confers the oil its quick absorbency, natural colour and its marzipan-like scent, making it an extraordinarily versatile and skin-friendly oil for numerous cosmetic products. Apricot Kernel Oil is great for soothing dry skin as it replenishes damaged, rough or chapped skin. It also has fantastic smoothing properties, providing support to skin so the signs of ageing are veiled. Apricot Kernel Oil helps the skin to keep its softness and glow.
Sweet Almond Oil
Sweet Almond Oil (also called Almond Oil – Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis) has been used for centuries to help soothe and soften the skin, clear dry skin conditions and minor wounds and cuts. Today Almond Oil is to be found in a wide variety of cosmetic and beauty products. Thanks to its skin smoothing properties, Almond Oil has the potential to improve both complexion and skin tone. It is high in antioxidant Vitamin E that helps in protecting skin damage from UV light and other environmental aggressors. Sweet Almond Oil contains also phytosterols, helping to replenish skin and keep a more youthful appearance.
Calendula Extract from Marigold flowers (Calendula Officinalis) has centuries long traditional use to clear various skin conditions as well as improve the quality and appearance of the skin. Calendula Extract helps to soothe and clear damaged skin. It is the perfect elixir for sensitive skin. As a skin conditioner, Calendula Extract reduces the occurrence of dry skin.
Lavender is a powerful herb possessing a variety of properties that can help address a variety of skin concerns. With its aromatic components, Lavender Extract relaxes and helps relieving signs of fatigue. It also helps to soothe the sensation of irritation, making it an ideal extract for products for babies and sensitive skin. In addition, with its anti-bacterial properties, Lavender Extract can prevent and clear skin imperfections.