Approaching bodies with gentle curiosity and care. Noticing new freckles, the criss-cross of veins or a place of tension that needs some stretching. Finding moments for listening to our bodies. Rest for the sake of rest. Simplicity, and natural skincare that works as well for faces as for knees and feet. The potentiality of touch, and finding some joy every day.
We think the most effective skincare is natural, multi-use and easy to apply – so that it becomes a part of every day. Having a simple and soothing routine helps to keep your skin barrier calm and healthy.
Mount Sapo is a supportive oil that allows the skin to function at its optimal best, doing its job of regeneration and repair. Our skin’s microbiome acts as a protective layer and when it’s balanced, skin is kept nourished. While a lot of skincare formulas can disrupt or strip back this important layer, oil helps to maintain a much-needed natural balance.
Mount Sapo oil is handmade in small batches in the UK using 100% natural, organic plant oils.
We are proudly vegan and entirely plant-based, with no animal-derived ingredients. We are cruelty-free and never tested on animals. There are no parabens, fillers, chemicals or alcohols in Mount Sapo.
All ingredients are COSMOS Certified Organic by Europe’s leading organisation, which examines the quality and sustainability of the organic ingredients and packaging. Our All-Over-Oil is 99% organic – that missing 1% is because Palo Santo wood can’t be farmed, it can only be harvested from the wild, and so can’t be certified as organic.
Mount Sapo is designed for all-over use and provides excellent nourishment for your body, but it’s been specifically formulated to be airy enough for your face. Made with lightweight oils that won’t clog pores, it leaves skin replenished with a velvety finish.
PLANT FOR THE PLANET
Each month a portion of our profits is donated to Plant-For-The-Planet a non-profit organisation focused on reforesting and education on the climate crisis. At Plant-for-the-Planet Academies, 90,000 children have become Climate Justice Ambassadors and explore the critical topics of the climate crisis and global justice.
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All-Over-Oil nourishes and balances the face and body by supporting the healthy function of your skin.
This blend of organic, nutrient-rich oils works to:
– Strengthen the skin barrier
– Balances skin’s natural oils
– Boosts radiance & plumpness
– Protects against environmental damage
– Locks in moisture with a lightweight, silky texture
– Soothing and restoring
Unlike some other skincare products positioned for all-over use, Mount Sapo’s oil is specially formulated to be lightweight enough for your face (not clogging) and therefore suitable for all skin types (oily, acne, dry, sensitive or combination).
The warming yet zesty scent manages to feel grounding and invigorating for busy bodies and minds.
To be enjoyed every day, all over, for all skin types.
For the face, apply a few drops to cleansed skin – taking time to massage.
For the body, apply generously all over whenever desired – for best results use on slightly damp skin.
Organic, hardworking, 100% natural ingredients.
Plum Kernel Oil
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A silky, lightweight oil that absorbs quickly and easily, leaving skin looking healthy and glowing but not greasy.
Grounding, warming, spicy, uplifting, zesty, very slightly sweet
USING ESSENTIAL OILS
Our essential oils are 100% organic, sustainably- sourced and derived from plants. Each ingredient is third-party tested for safety and stability. Our oil is enriched with thoughtful and hardworking natural ingredients, however, these can be distinctive and powerful, therefore if sensitivity arises, discontinue use. Infants & toddlers are more sensitive to the potency of essential oils so we recommend using this oil on children 5+.
Once opened, the shelf life of Mount Sapo All-over oil is 6-9months. However if unopened the shelf life is 2 years. We recommend storing your oil in a cool place, out of direct sunlight to preserve the integrity of the ingredients.
Our packaging is made from recycled glass, with a bamboo wood, paper and part plastic cap. Like any glass bottle, we encourage you to recycle once finished, or even better, find a new use!
To be enjoyed every day, all over, for all skin types. Our Mount Sapo oil has a silky, lightweight feel that absorbs quickly and easily, leaving skin looking healthy and glowing but not greasy.
For the face, apply a few drops to cleansed skin as part of your morning or evening routine – taking some time to massage your face.
For the body, apply generously all over whenever desired – for best results apply the oil over slightly damp skin after a shower or bath, then pat dry.
Other uses include:
BODY APPLICATION (in under a minute!)
The quickest, fuss-free use of the oils on the body is to apply straight after cleansing on damp skin.
After a shower or bath, you can gently dry excess water or leave as. Applying oil liberally over damp skin allows for super quick application and absorption, all over. It’s up to you whether you want to use a little or generous amount, depending on how your skin is feeling, but you don’t need to use much as it will go further from the added hydration.
This minute or two can be a moment to engage and check in with your body daily – acknowledging all your parts, curves, nooks, and creases. A chance to lightly massage certain areas that feel good.
HOW TO USE AS OIL CLEANSER
All-over-oil is to be enjoyed every day, all over, for all skin types (dry, acne, oily, sensitive or itchy)
OILY OR ACNE-PRONE
A common misconception is that oily or acne-prone skin should avoid using oils. It’s actually often the opposite, by embracing and working with your skin’s natural oils your skin rapidly starts to heal and reset the balance. We recommend removing harsh, stripping cleansers, acids, and exfoliators and instead simplify your routine using the all-over oil for 3-4 weeks to see notable improvements. If you’d rather use our oil solely as a moisturiser, we highly recommend using a very gentle nourishing cleanser.
All-over-oil softens, nourishes and quenches thirsty parched skin by nourishing the skin’s barrier rather than stripping or disrupting our natural PH.
Whilst this product is suitable for sensitive skin, essential oils are powerful and hardworking, and unique to the individual user – therefore top using irritation occurs. You could always use it on your body instead which is likely to be far less sensitive.
There are many differing opinions regarding the use of essential oils during pregnancy however the founder of Mount Sapo has enjoyed the oil throughout her pregnancy. For those interested, Authors Schnaubelt and Wildwood pointed out – there are ‘no recorded cases of miscarriage or birth defect resulting from the therapeutic applications of any essential oil.’ There are common myths surrounding certain essential oils such as Rosemary and Clary sage, however, the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, states that used diluted they are perfectly safe and not contra-indicated.
Made from the kernels of native Moroccan trees. Argan oil antioxidants have been found to help protect the skin against free radical damage caused by the sun. The abundance of vitamin E helps greatly to increase the skin’s elasticity.
A powerful, all-rounder for skin health made from the Calendula flower, a daisy descendant. Deeply soothing for irritated skin, supporting speedy healing by encouraging cellular repair, reducing scarring and ageing.
Considered one of the most powerful and all-round beneficial tonics. Proven to reduce the stress hormone cortisol –soothing the mind and body, providing mental clarity, and encouraging restful sleep. Used since the ancient world for its ability to rejuvenate and clarify the skin.
Powerful at healing and evening skin tone as it has the ability to facilitate blood circulation just below the skin surface. Geranium is known as gentle but mighty when it comes to toning, firming and reducing the appearance of scars or blemishes.
A bright, golden oil from a hardy North American plant’s seed. Jojoba has a rare ability to hydrate dry skin, psoriasis, and eczema, yet reset and balance oily or acne-prone skin. It’s similar to our skin’s natural sebum, which means all skin types welcome and absorb it quickly.
Gentle-yet-mighty lavender is a restorative and calming skin tonic. It has the ability to even skin tone, reduce redness, soothe acne and balance skin’s natural oil production. This refreshing oil naturally soothes the mind and body.
This uplifting and zesty oil is expressed from the rind of the fruit and is toning and clarifying for your skin. Its antiseptic properties help restore balance and purify the skin, whilst also helping tired skin to feel nourished and renewed.
Distilled from a fragrant, tropical grass this fresh floral scented oil is packed with beneficial botanicals. It is used to support radiance by rejuvenating and toning the skin. Palmarosa is said to be naturally balancing for not only the skin but also for emotions.
Grows on the South American coast and means “holy wood”. Burnt for centuries by indigenous healers for purification and clearing of negative energy, it is therefore important that Palo Santo is ethically sourced from fallen or dead wood. Being a member of the frankincense and myrrh family, it has a sweet, woody, and citrusy aromatic quality that manages to be grounding, yet uplifting. Its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties help strengthen skin health.
Highly regarded as a skin saviour due to its high volume of omega fatty acids, and vitamins A and E, which heal and hydrate dry skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties reduce puffiness, dark spots, and dry patches. Perfect soothers for eczema and psoriasis.
A glow-giving oil packed with Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and Omega-6 fatty acids. This regenerative oil increases collagen production and skin elasticity. Great for calming inflammatory issues such as rosacea, eczema, and hyperpigmentation.
Native to the rocky areas of the Mediterranean with a rich history of cultural use for body and mind. Its antibacterial properties purify, as well as promote circulation. Balances the natural oils for all skin types. The enlivening scent can also ease muscle tension.
Extracted from the seeds of safflower, this oil is lightweight, nourishing and anti-inflammatory – perfect for reducing large pores and balancing oily or combination skin.
A deeply nourishing superhero for the skin with its incredibly regenerative and clarifying effects. Packed with high levels of Vitamin C, Omega Fatty Acids 3, 6, 7, and 9, and powerful antioxidants that restore skin’s natural balance and glow. One drop of this golden oil boasts 190 different bioactive nutrients. Great for all, but particularly calming for redness and healing acne-prone skin.
Due to its high antioxidant content and anti-inflammatory properties, sesame oil acts as a natural barrier, protecting against environmental pollutants and skin damage. High in Vitamins A & E encourage skin cell repair and reduce fine lines, as well as increasing the skin’s ability to trap hydration.
Grounding, earthy Vetivert oil comes from the grass-like adaptogenic herb Vetiver. Proven to calm the nervous system and anxiety whilst boosting energy levels. Taking in the scent can increase a feeling of presence and connection within the body. Nourishing skin to help maintain a youthful plumpness and even reduce the appearance of ageing.
A sensual yet floral scent is known to uplift when down yet provide calm when stressed. It balances the skin’s oil production making it suitable for all skin types.