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Solar Return Revitalizing Essence


Seasonal Offering Coming Back in Summer of 2023!

Firming, brightening & restorative herbal dew drops for sun-loved complexions.  Limiting oxidative damage and imparting the building blocks for gentle renewal via the plant-based

retinol alternative; Moth Bean.

A silky, lightweight serum that the skin drinks up quickly leaving behind soft, hydrated skin. With no added essential oils, the scent is of fresh, sun-kissed herbs to transport you to a colorful garden. 

Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive and those who may be pregnant.

Artisan hydro-distillation of fresh Calendula, Chamomile, and Lemon Balm. Providing a cooling blanket of soothing phytonutrients to balance the complexion.

The renewal element comes from Moth Bean, an extract that is often associated with being a retinol alternative though it doesn’t contain any Vitamin A. With milder outcomes, it doesn’t cause sun sensitivity, dryness, or other common retinol side effects.
We use this little legume in our Exfoliating Serum but wanted a blend that could be used twice daily. Supporting vitality through improving elasticity and mindfully encouraging new cells to emerge. Where the powerful antioxidants act as a preventive measure.

We pulled a bit of inspiration from the Radiance Elixir with the use of niacinamide but boosted the benefits with a peptide complex of pea and quinoa proteins. In clinical testing, discoloration started to improve within 14 days.

Pomegranate peptides with their low molecular weight deliver moisture to plump fine lines and have a mild lifting effect.

Ultra hydrators like Beta-Glucans and snow mushroom soften the skin, limit redness, and reduce cell breakdown associated with UV damage.

Glycosphingolipids, a plant-based carbohydrate that is a precursor to ceramide function within the skin to stabilize cell membranes. This maintains moisture and provides protection from harsh conditions, adding life to photo-aged skin.  When paired with the moth bean extract it improves cellular renewal through enhanced bio-availability.

On lightly dampened skin, carefully pump a few drops of Solar Return Revitalizing Essence into your palm. Apply by pressing in a rolling motion into the skin. Covering your face, neck, and chest.

Follow up with your favorite facial oil or balm.  This was designed specifically with the First Light Brightening Oil Serum in mind.  For dryer skin, try the Renewing Concentrate.

76% regionally sourced

calendula officinalis hydrosol*^, anthemis nobilis (roman chamomile) hydrosol*^, melissa officinalis (lemon balm) hydrosol*^, water, punica granatum extract (pomegranate peptide), citrus aurantium dulcis extract (orange flower peptide), niacinamide, pisum sativum (pea) extract, chenopodium (quinoa) seed extract, vigna aconitifolia (moth bean) seed extract, yeast extract (beta-glucan), lactobacillus ferment, glycerin, glycosphingolipids, tremella fuciformis sporocarp (silver ear/snow mushroom) extract and sodium citrate

*organic   |   ^regionally sourced  

To foster higher standards of stewardship among the land & people we practice bioregional sourcing. Most ingredients are grown throughout the Pacific West and including our own micro-garden in Oregon.

6-month freshness guarantee, refer to best buy date on the packaging

If you are pregnant or nursing, consult with your doctor before using herbs. Always do a patch test on your skin before applying it to a large surface. For informational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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At Live Botanical we are devoted to using the most vibrant, regionally grown and ethically sourced ingredients to encourage a deep connection to the natural world that can be felt with every use.


Using plant-based skincare is a journey in building relationships and reconnecting with all things. It is about falling in love with how the plants, people and land are cared for each step of the way.

Solar Return Revitalizing Essence