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Red Tea and Black Currant Face Lotion is light and delicate.  Filled with antioxidants and essential fatty acids, it helps your face look smooth and feel dewy.

Several months before making my lotion I begin infusing Fractionated Coconut Oil with 4 dried organic herbs including: Chamomile, Calendula, Comfrey and Gotu Kola.


Water with Red Tea and Chamomile Tea, Black Currant Oil, Fractionated Coconut Oil infused with Calendula,Chamomile, Comfrey and Gotu Kola, Argan Oil, Emulsifying-Wax N.F Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Apricot Oil, Vegetable Glycerin, Jojoba, Rosehip Oil, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Cetearyl Alcohol, Essential Oil Blend of Rose Geranium, Rosewood, Carrot Seed Oil, Palmarosa, Petitgrain and  Rose Wax, Lactobacillus Coco Nucifera Fruit Extract, Sodium Lactate, Primrose Oil, Sea Buckthorn Oil, Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Sorbic Acid, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Allantoin, Concentrated Aloe Powder, Vit E

African Red Tea

African Red Tea is also known as Rooibos, redbush tea or just bush tea.  Red Tea contains specific natural polyphenols often referred to as antioxidants. Polyphenols while complex and varied, do seem to play an important protective role in plants. On human skin, they decrease inflammation and protects our cells from oxidation.

Aloe Juice

I’ve used Aloe Juice ever since my grandma would cut some in her garden in Florida. She’d filet it and give it to me to sooth the sunburn on my Canadian wintered skin. There is evidence that Aloe may increase the circulation of small blood vessels and thus enhance skin’s healing ability.


When I am making the tea, I also add dried chamomile for its ability to soothe inflamed and red skin, reduce puffiness and rosacea.


All effective lotions I know of call for some form of humectant. Humectants attract and bind water which allows a lotion to continue to moisturize your face. In my lotion I use edible vegetable glycerin. Glycerin is a well understood and easily produced compound.

We often refer to oils as moisturizing, which isn’t exactly true since oils have no water and repel it. We think of oils as moisturizing because they make our skin feel soft and supple by helping our skin retain water. That?s why it is good to put body butters without water on wet ski skin is wet.

Luxury Oils

Depending on the constituents of individual sources, oils can have some astonishing benefits from screening us lightly from the sun, to acting as an antimicrobial, to simply replacing our depleted natural oils. , I use only vegetable oils in all my lotions and they are vegan. For my face lotion, I chose my oils extremely carefully and ended up using many of the same oils I use in my Rose Petal Face Serum.

Black Currant Oil

I centered Black Currant Oil as my featured ingredients since is contains essential fatty acids which are necessary ingredients in our food for healthy hair and skin. It’s important to get enough in your diet but it can also be very helpful to apply oil rich in essential fatty acids on your skin as well according to studies (

The Linus Pauling Institute writes that essential fatty acids are: “…an effective means of delivering EFAs to the skin and, eventually, to the rest of body. Because a significant portion of ingested EFAs may be oxidized by the liver (up to 60% of ALA and 20% of LA (37)) before reaching peripheral tissues, topical application may be a more efficient route of delivery for skin effects.”

Jojoba Oil

Jojoba is perhaps one of the best oils for human skin because it most closely resembles our own skin?s sebum, it doesn?t block our pores and is loaded with anti-oxidants. I purchased a 4 oz bottle of jojoba oil several years ago and lost it. I found it about two years later behind a shelf. Expecting it to be rancid, I was surprised to find it wasn?t. Now I understand that it is was the antioxidants (Vit E.) in the jojoba oil that gives it a longer shelf life than most oils. (I write more about antioxidants on my website.)

Argan Oil

Argan Oil or Moroccan Oil is a favorite oil of mine.  Wikipedia has an exciting entry on it that includes a description on how its popularity is improving lives and the ecosystem where it is grown. This oil is high in Vit E.  It has a history as a treatment for many physical concerns including wrinkles and dry skin and hair.

Sodium Lactate

Sodium Lactate acts as a humectants and supports preservation. Wikipedia describes as the sodium salt of lactic acid, and has a mild saline taste. It is produced by fermentation of a sugar source, such as corn or beets, and then, by neutralizing the resulting lactic acid[4] to create a compound.” Sodium Lactate can increase the moisture content of skin by up to 84%.

Additional information

Weight 10 oz


  1. Maria Isabel Solorio (verified owner)

    I first bought this one on Etsy shop and my skin loved it so I had to repurchase through the website m, it’s my go to face moisturizer
    The consistency is very moisturizing and it’s not heavy at all can be used I set make up I use it on my face neck and back of my palms, great stuff

  2. Sarah E. (verified owner)

    This is by far the best face cream you can buy, I promise. I’m prone to redness, allergic to everything outside and sensitive to scents. This lotion has a scent, but it’s not too much and it fades quickly. My skin LOVES it!!! I have visibly less redness within a week, even my dark circles I’ve had since birth cave to wellness. I’ve tried every product from $10 to $100 and this is the only one that works without any side effects from my picky skin and allergies.

  3. Lesley (verified owner)

    I use sunscreen every day, but sometimes I don’t reapply often enough; this helps diminish freckles and sun damage, and it also helps minimize redness

  4. Akame Fox (verified owner)

    This is one of the first face lotions that doesn’t make my skin overly oily and I love it! The smell is flowery which I don’t usually like, but this is an exception!

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  6. Josie Bustillos (verified owner)

    I absolutely love this cream I use it every morning after I wash my face with the Bergamot charcoal soap. I was having an issue with acne for the first time in my life. I give full credit to this product, the charcoal soap and the soda scrub that I use at nights

  7. Christina (verified owner)

    This face lotion helps with my signs of eczema. It smells great and is soothing.

  8. Seralin Beucus (verified owner)

    Feels lovely

  9. Rosemary M. (verified owner)

  10. Christina (verified owner)

    I’ve been using this face lotion for a few years now and it does wonders for my skin. It has prevented it from becoming irritated from what looks like rosacea. Soothing and calming with a wonderful scent.

  11. Paula (verified owner)

    I believe this is my favorite face moisturizer of a lifetime

  12. Alli Lane (verified owner)

    This has been my only face lotion for years. Hydrates and leaves my skin so smooth!

  13. Sarah H. (verified owner)

    This facial lotion is wonderful! It hydrates without clogging my pores, enlarging pores or breaking me out. Great ingredients and price point. As a rose lover the scent is fantastic. I’ve been using for nearly two weeks, skin texture and tone has improved. One of my favorite things about this is its buildable, can use both summer and winter.

  14. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Been using this with both of Ziryab’ s face serums. Love the real ingredients.

  15. Marilyn Bemiller (verified owner)

    I am starting to use all things Ziryab on my body now. I love the textures, scents and results of everything I am using now! Thank you Brenda!

  16. Sharon (verified owner)

  17. Cynthia B. (verified owner)

    I love this lotion, I use it every morning. Has a great fragrance and my skin feels hydrated but not greasy all day. The whole skincare line is amazing, I’ve been using it for a year and my skin has never looked better!

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  19. Christine (verified owner)

    Bought as a gift for a friend who says it has been great for her skin; it has helped tremendously with eczema.

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  22. Adriana D. (verified owner)

    Moisturizing and not heavy. Also very soothing. Great face moisturizer.

  23. Elena Culin (verified owner)

  24. Leila (verified owner)

    This face lotion feels and smells luscious. I like a heavier, more moisturizing, cream and this one fits the bill!

  25. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Got this as a gift and my friend loves it! She has combination skin and her blemishes clear up as soon as she started using it!

  26. Rose (verified owner)

    I order two at a time because I love it so much.

  27. Gary F. (verified owner)

    Wonderful face lotion, just love the scent, hydrates all day without a greasy feel and I do NOT break out in any way. Top notch product like everything this shop makes/offers. Highly recommended!

  28. Kathy S. (verified owner)

  29. Elizabeth (verified owner)

    A little different from most face lotions but very moisturizing. Seems to work better than almost everything else I’ve ever used. I also like how it smells.

  30. Sandy Smith (verified owner)

    This too, was one of the first products I purchased from Brenda. This is a part of my after shower (or face washing) regimen. I use the Babchi Blueberry Serum first and follow up with this Face Lotion. Both of these products compliment each other and my face NEVER feels “oily”. My face is well hydrated and I think it looks pretty good for 60!

  31. Margaret G. (verified owner)

    Love this product! I use it as a night cream! My skin looks so refreshed when I wake up! My pores look so much smaller and my skin looks so smooth!

  32. Lesley (verified owner)

    This is a great lotion. It smells wonderful and moisturizes so well. It also helps with age/sun spots, and it lasts for a ridiculously long time.

  33. Robin Harvey (verified owner)

    I love this face lotion! makes my face feel so smooth.

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  35. Michelle D. (verified owner)

    This is the best face lotion I’ve ever used. It’s not heavy and makes your skin feel refreshed.

  36. Anonymous (verified owner)

    On my 3rd jar, not crazy about scent but it it works so good.

  37. Christy K. (verified owner)

    So far, so good. I love the smell of these product.

  38. Lia Medina Osbourn (verified owner)

    Red Tea and Black Currant Face Lotion has a rich yellow tint that is not seen. This lush and fluffy lotion is not at all oily. Oh my gosh! Often times homemade concoctions made from very real and natural compounds sit on top of face skin but not this. My skin feels soothed, nourished and supple. Supple is the password here especially for us women in our 60’s. Red Tea and Black Currant Face lotion does not disappoint and I’ll be using it for a lifetime!

  39. Rosemary M. (verified owner)

    I love this!

  40. Michelle A. (verified owner)

    Love it , my new fave routine for sure.

  41. Anonymous (verified owner)

    I used to have a mild form of rosacea till I came across this wonderful face lotion with a wonderful scent.

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  44. Christina (verified owner)

    My favorite face lotion for my skin.

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