Better known as Swiss Edelweiss, this well-known
mountain flower, belonging to the daisy or sunflower
family, is found only at altitudes above 6000ft.
Over thousands of years, this ruggedly beautiful flower has
adapted to the harsh thin climate of the mountains and has
developed exceptional protection against deadly UVA
and UVB rays.
Edelweiss is hard to find on the steep slopes of the
Alps and it is a short-lived flower, making it rare and may only
be cultivated by those with extensive knowledge and hard to
With an anti-oxidant powerhouse complex that is twice as
strong as Vitamin C, Edelweiss, has free-radical reducing
structures, chlorogenic acid (cleansing properties), beta
sisterol (skin calming substance), and works deep in the skin
to deliver critical moisture content and cell strength.
According to Swiss folk tradition, giving this flower to a
loved one is a promise of dedication. At GS we are honored
to give this incredible and beautiful flower to you in the
Skinfood Ultra Vital and Skinfood Extra Riche moisturizers;
our dedication and promise to deliver only the best in
Swiss Skin Care.