Frequently Asked Questions
Zia Botanics is a seed-to-skin brand, meaning we grow what we bottle. Our products contain a minimum 40% calendula which we source from our 1.5-acre farm. Our formulas are potent, minimal, and non-toxic. We are committed to being good ancestors for the earth and future generations. Our refill program, packaging choices, and beneficial farming practices are designed to be sustainable and earth-friendly.
Calendula has been used for skin health since ancient times. It is a powerful yet gentle ingredient for skin of all ages and a variety of skin conditions. Read more about the clinical data and benefits HERE.
It's all because of our hero ingredient calendula, which is clinically shown to boost skin regeneration and health. And because we keep our formulas minimal, our products can be used for the whole family for daily use or first-aid care. Read more about how calendula benefits the skin HERE.
We are a vertically integrated skincare line. Meaning we source from our farm the main ingredients in our products. We believe in our hero ingredient, calendula, and we put it number one in all our products. Making our products potent and ensuring you are getting all the benefits of calendula with non of the fillers. Our packaging and shipping material is recyclable and/or biodegradable and we have a refill program to help eliminate single-use bottle waste.
We believe simple is better. This holds true especially if you have sensitive skin. By limiting our ingredients to 10 or less you get a higher potency of each ingredient, without all the fillers or toxic preservatives. Our products are made to be used, not sit on a shelf.
All of our products are made in small batches in our studio in Taos, New Mexico.
Absolutely!! All Zia products are calendula powered and calendula is safe and effective for skin of all ages.
We advise women to check with their primary care provider before using this product because it contains Calendula. Calendula is known to tone the uterus when taken internally. There is not enough research about the topical application of Calendula oil on the uterus.
We never add fragrance, the scent profiles of each product are due to the natural scent of the ingredients and are very mild. Everything Balm contains a small amount of Ylang Ylang, not for the scent but for the skin benefits.
Our packaging is intentionally chosen to preserve the vital, active, and sensitive compounds of our products. The dark glass bottles offer protection from light and the pump tops keep air and bacterial out of the products. Keep all products out of extreme heat. Everything Balm & Skin Support, multitasking oil: use within 12 months of opening. Natural Ally, hydrating toner: use within 9 months of opening.
Calendula has a natural SPF of 8, however, we advise additional SPF use and advocate for making it part of your daily routine. Skin Support can be used to thin sunscreen and/or foundation and SPF can be applied over any of our products.
Please do! In an effort to eliminate single-use bottles, we offer refills for the oil and toner. The balm containers are 100% biodegradable.
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