Sḵwálwen (skwall - win) is an Indigenous business creating small batch botanical skin care products by Styawat, from the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) First Nation. Styawat, also known as Leigh Joseph, is a ethnobotanist, researcher and community activist, who aims to contribute to cultural knowledge renewal in connection to Indigenous plant foods and medicines. Honouring traditional Skwxwú7mesh plant knowledge, Sḵwálwen incorporates wild harvested plants and organic, high quality ingredients. Wild plant ingredients are harvested in a sustainable and respectful way and each product has a Squamish name to honour the place where this plant knowledge comes from.
KALKÁY (call-kay) is the Squamish word for wild rose bush.
Made with hand-harvested wild rosehips and organic sweet almond and jojoba oils, this facial oil absorbs quickly while deeply hydrating the skin. The anti-inflammatory properties of rose help reduce redness and irritation. This oil feels light on the skin and leaves it super soft and nourished. The rose scent is incredible.
Ingredients: Rosa nutkana (wild rosehip)**, Prunus dulcis (sweet almond) Oil*, Rosa canina (rosehip) Oil*, Calendula officinalis (Calendula) Oil*, Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) Oil*, Essential Oils of: Rosa damascene (Rose) absolute Oil, Chamaemelum nobile (Chamomile) Oil, Pelargonium graveolens (Geranium) Oil
Instructions: Gently massage one to two pumps of the oil onto clean, dry skin. Can be used in place of or in combination with a moisturizer. Gentle enough for babies’ skin and can be added to a bath for aromatic soothing.
30ml / 1.06oz