LIGNE ST BARTH removes the soft flesh of Guadeloupe bananas by hand before it is cold pressed. A combination of traditional extraction processes that are unique to LIGNE ST BARTH laboratories has resulted in this water-in-oil emulsion free from synthetic stabilizing agents. The aloe vera contained within the formula boosts the moisturizing and soothing virtues of the banana extract, while the allantoin and bisabolol soothe and stimulate renewal of the epidermis.
Benefits: BANANA :
The banana tree (Musa sapientum) is a hardy herbaceous plant belonging to the Musaceae family. The banana plant grows in tropical, hot and humid climates, and is native to India, the Melanesian islands in the Pacific, Indonesia and New Guinea. The fruits of this plant – bananas – grow in “bunches” and are sold in “hands”, and represent a staple foodstuff for millions of inhabitants of the tropics. In the West Indies, bananas play a key role in both agriculture and the economy. They are widely cultivated in this region and eaten as a fruit or vegetable, either yellow or green. They are reputed for their numerous health benefits, particularly as they contain vitamins A, B, C and E, as well as minerals such as potassium and magnesium. Their sugar and mucilage content lends them their nourishing, softening and moisturizing benefits for the skin.
Apply a small amount to clean, dry hands. Gently massaged into the palms and backs of your hands, its rich, creamy consistency is easily absorbed, without leaving a greasy or sticky film.