SOS Soothing Complex



This deeply caring honey gel complex for sensitive, inflamed skin soothes and cools, delivering a hydrating boost of calm deep within the skin’s tissues. 

Canadian Willow a natural steroid combined with horsetail, reduces redness and strengthens surface blood vessels, Manuka and Calendula are important anti-inflammatories. When applied these bio-actives seep into damaged, inflamed tissue, aiding in the healing process and reducing swelling.

Cooling, soothing and hydrating, use as part of your ‘First aid kit’; for skin depleted from stressors such as sun damage, inflamed blemishes, cuts, or travel.

Daily Ritual: Apply 3-5 drops in the evening over the face, neck, and décolleté prior to moisturising.

Skin Concerns: Rosacea, eczema, blemishes, acne skin, insect bites.

NZ MANUKA & 20% CALENDULA  30mL  1.0 fl oz

Over 50% of my clients report their skin as being sensitive at one time or another. This is often in combination with other conditions; for instance, it’s perfectly feasible to have a client who has both acne and sensitised skin, or dry skin that’s classified as sensitive. Through years of research and working with the skin, I have identified the following common triggers behind skin sensitivity:

Immunogenic Inflammation: When a rogue substance enters the skin, such as artificial fragrance or pollen, the immune system is instantly put on high alert.
Neurogenic Inflammation: When more neuro-active chemicals are released into the dermis than usual, the nervous system becomes overstimulated, resulting in a stinging sensation.
Unbalanced Acid Mantle: Excessive exfoliation and harsh ingredients can upset the delicate micro-flora that keeps your skin healthy; allowing toxins to penetrate the dermis and cause irritation.

These triggers – coupled with factors outside of our control such as genetics, hormones, stress, pollution, and even food – can intensify our skin’s highly reactive state, creating inflammation and compromising the health of our skin.

It was important for me to create a deeply nurturing complex that calms sensitivity and inflammation, with healing and antibacterial properties. Affectionately referred to by my clients as “nature’s first aid”, the intelligent ingredients in SOS visibly reduce the activity of inflammatory markers in skin cells; calming the heat and itching sensations associated with sensitive skin.

Skin Health Benefits

  • contains a non-steroidal, anti-irritant, antibacterial ingredient
  • powerful skin soothers treat inflammatory skin conditions, improving structural integrity
  • rejuvenates skin and accelerates wound healing – perfect for acne inflammation, scars, and burns
  • decreases facial redness and post-treatment irritation- stabilises superficial capillary systems


Manuka extract: 30 times more powerful than tea tree oil as an active antibacterial agent, it normalises the skin’s microbiome; strengthening the natural defences in the skin. Manuka Honey +20 UMF has been scientifically proven to accelerate skin healing also reinforces the water-absorbing capacity of the stratum corneum, slowing dehydration and diminishing skin roughness whilst improving skin suppleness and elasticity.
Calendula: This potent skin healer contains 60% Conjugated Linoleic Acid – an interesting compound with fantastic anti-inflammatory properties – and high levels of carotenoids, the precursors to vitamin A that eliminate free radicals.
Canadian Willowherb: A non-steroidal antibacterial that rebalances your skin’s immune response.

Aqua – Purified Water
Epilobium angustifolium – Canadian willowherb extract
Equisetum arvense extract – Horsetail extract
Macropiper excelsum – Kawa kawa leaf extract
Althaea officinalis – Marshmallow root extract
Tocopherol – Natural vitamin E
Calendula officinalis – Calendula flower extract
Alpha bisabolol – Chamomile extract
Panthenol – Vitamin B5
Sodium levulinate and sodium anisate – Naturally derived preservative
Mel – Manuka honey
Leptospermum scoparium – Manuka leaf extract

1 review for SOS Soothing Complex

  1. Sam (verified owner)

    This is my favorite product. I had perfect skin and I had one microneedling session last July and since then my skin has had constant breakouts, inflammation and redness. SOS I put on before bed and it soothes and make my feel skin feel calm. I’m so grateful for Samantha and her products.

    • Samantha Miller

      Hi Sam

      Really happy you are getting results, the honey gel formula has a myriad of skin healing properties that will hopefully help return your skin to health. Good luck with everything Samantha

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