Our Ingredients

 


Our Ingredients Is What We Are Made Of.  



Acai Berry aka (euterpe oleracea sterois)

Acai Berry is rich in omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 fatty acids. These all help skin appear youthful and supple, Fatty acids revive the look of dry, dull skin. If you're getting enough, your skin looks smooth and soft. If you're not, skin dries out, sags, and becomes dull.

 

 

Acerola Barbados Cherry Fruit Extract aka (malpighia emarginata)
This fruit extract is a potent source of antioxidants and hydrating polysaccharides.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Argireline aka Acetyl hexapeptide 

 Acetyl hexapeptide is designed to lessen the appearance of wrinkles by preventing muscle contractions, similar to Botox. Stimulates collagen production: The ingredient also promotes the production of collagen, which plays a role in keeping our skin firm and smooth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL

 The benefits of  ACTIVATED CHARCOAL for your skin is one of the best natural pore cleansing ingredients and it's beneficial for your skin in a few other ways too. Activated charcoal effectively cleanses the skin, unclogs pores, removes deeper impurities, and dead skin cells. The result is smooth, supple, and even-toned skin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Adenosine aka (ATP)

   Adenosine decreases the appearance of wrinkles by energizing the skin's surface. Studies have shown skincare containing adenosine led to significant improvements in skin smoothness, decreased appearance of crow's feet, and reduce the depth of brow wrinkles. The result is a smoother more youthful complexion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Agar-Agar aka (South East Asian Seaweed)

We use agar-agar to soften and moisturize skin. This gel-like solution made from a species of seaweed known as agarophytes is incredibly nutrient rich, and its jelly-like consistency means it helps to thicken and hold other ingredients in our products.

 

 

 

 

 

 Alfalfa Leaf Extract aka (medicago sativa)

Alfalfa Leaf is rich in antioxidants that ward off free radicals, it's an excellent ingredient to add to your skincare routine. Not only will it stave off premature signs of aging, but it will also aid in easing redness and irritation due to its high concentration of nourishing vitamins and minerals. 

 

 

 Algae aka (Seaweed)

 Algae Blend | Mara BeautyAlgae aka (Seaweed) is used in skincare to help support natural collagen, reduce visible wrinkles, and ensure moisture balance in the skin.  Both in the diet and in skincare products, algae can provide vitamins, minerals, trace elements, amino acids and fatty acids that are important for maintaining healthy and youthful skin. Our proprietary blend stimulates natural hyaluronic acid synthesis and is loaded with phytonutrients and rich fatty acids to plump, firm and smooth.

 

 

 

 

 

 Alguronic Acid

Alguronic Acid is exclusively found in Algenist skincare products and is produced by microalgae. Its unique properties create visible skincare results. It has been shown to support natural collagen and elastin, and boost skin renewal to even skin tone and texture.

 

 

 

 

 

Allantonin aka (glyoxldiureide)

 Allantonin medication is used as a moisturizer to treat and prevent dry, rough, scaly, itchy skin and minor skin irritations (such as rash and skin burns from radiation therapy). Emollients are substances that soften and moisturize the skin and decrease itching and flaking.

 

 

 

 

 

Aloe Vera Leaf aka (aloe barbadensis)

  Aloe Vera Leaf is a succulent plant that does not have a stem. It helps it your skin moist and protects its structural integrity. Aloe is one of the oldest recognized botanicals with skincare benefits such as soothing and cooling the skin (including for after-sun use) and providing lightweight hydration.

 

 

 Alpha- Arbutin aka (hydroquinone)

  Alpha- Arbutin is a plant-derived antioxidant which can help to promote an even skin tone. Mulberry and Bearberry are natural forms of arbutin used in skincare.

 

 

 

 

Alpha- Hydroxy Acids aka (AHAs)

 Alpha- Hydroxy Acids aka (AHAs) are a group of natural acids found in foods. Alpha hydroxy acids include citric acid (found in citrus fruits), glycolic acid (found in sugar cane), lactic acid (found in sour milk and tomato juice), malic acid (found in apples), tartaric acid (found in grapes), and others. Alpha hydroxy acids are most commonly used for skin conditions such as dry skin, aging skin, or acne. Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) also loosen the "glue" that attaches dead skin cells to the surface of the skin; they also support natural hyaluronic acid to boost hydration and can help to reduce the appearance of surface pigmentation and enhance radiance, and to smooth texture. The most commonly used AHAs are Glycolic and Lactic Acid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Alpha - Lipoic Acid aka (ALA or Thioctic Acid)

  Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA or Thioctic Acid) is used skincare to energize 'tired' skin in the same way it helps the body to make the most of energy sources. It lessens the appearance of redness, enlarged pores, and surface imperfections. It is called the "universal antioxidant" as it is water and fat-soluble, making it easily absorbed and utilized by the body. It also greatly enhances the antioxidant benefits of Vitamins C and E. Dietary sources include dark leafy veggies like kale, collard greens, spinach, as well as broccoli.

 

 

 

 

 

Amino Acids

 Amino Acids are a natural, organic compound and therefore present little to no side effects. They can be used safely by all skin types, even on those with sensitive skin including eczema and psoriasis. Amino acids also act as antioxidants for your skin, protecting it against environmental stressors, such as pollution, and the sun’s damaging UV rays. They have also been found to stimulate the production of an antioxidant known as glutathione, therefore supporting your skin’s natural defenses. In skincare, amino acids are either used on their own to promote hydration and resilience, or strings of amino acids can be joined to form peptides. Peptide technology has evolved and as a result, there are many different peptides that offer a variety of beauty benefits. One example of a popular amino acid in skincare is Arginine. There are various types of amino acids, and each one has a different job to do for your skin. The most common amino acids to look out for in beauty products are:

Lysine – Firms your skin, providing anti-aging benefit.

Histidine– Provides antioxidant benefits.

Glycine – Improves the skin’s elasticity.

Arginine – Helps to repair your skin.

Leucine – Helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Glutamine – Repairs the skin’s barrier function and provides moisture.

Glycylglycine – Helps to normalize pore size.

 

 

 

 The ANTI-AGING PRIMER

The ANTI-AGING PRIMER is a revolutionary hybrid of skincare. It contains antioxidants and restorative ingredients to keep your skin nourished. Its smooth lustrous texture reduces the appearance of pores, fine lines, wrinkles and provides your skin an intensive moisture by boosting and creating a flawless foundation.

 

 

 

Apricot Kernel Oil aka (prunus armeniaca)

 Apricot Kernel Oil helps to improve skin tone, maintain softness and radiance of the skin. It also nourishes the skin and lowers the appearance of face wrinkles, fine lines and blemishes (that's the Vitamin C and E working in partnership).

 

 

 

 

 Arginine aka (L-arginine)

 Arginine is amino acid that interacts with skin like an antioxidant. Arginine is also known for its anti-aging effects and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Arginine keeps your skin firm, plump and smooth. Arginine hydrates dry skin and restores moisture. Arginine is known for its anti-aging effects and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

 

 

 

 

 

Arnica Montana Extract aka (Daisy Extract)

 Arnica Montana (Daisy) Extract is a bright yellow, mountain daisy that is grown in Europe and often referred to as wolf's bane. The plant is considered part of the sunflower family and has been traditionally used to treat acne.

 

 

 

 

 

 Arugula Leaf aka (hydrolzed eruca sativa)

  Arugula contains high amounts of anti-aging and protective agents like vitamins A, C, and K. Arugula is also rich in folate, which is alternatively known as vitamin B9. This detoxifying nutrient aids in tissue growth and the production of new skin cells. Folate can decrease acne and give your skin a radiant glow. 

 

 

 

 

 

Avobenzone

 Avobenzone is often listed by the trade name  (Parsol 1789). This is one of the most utilized sunscreen ingredients in the world, because it absorbs the full spectrum of UVA rays.

 

 

 

 

 

Avocado Oil aka (persea gratissima)

 Avocado Oil is used in skincare as it has been shown to visibly minimize sun damage, as well as restore suppleness. Adding avocados to your diet is not only a great-tasting way to get Essential Fatty Acids and Vitamins A, D and E, consuming their nutrients can also prove beneficial in maintaining healthy, radiant, soft skin. 

 

 

 

 

Azelaic Acid aka (nonanedioic acid)

Azelaic Acid is derived from yeast and is used in skincare typically to help promote an even skin tone (especially when used with glycolic acid). Azelaic acid is also a compound found in wheat, rye and barley that can help treat acne and rosacea because it soothes inflammation, it also treats sunspots and melasma because it blocks the production of "abnormal pigmentation.

 

 

 

 

 

Babassu Oil aka (orbignya oleifera)

 

Babassu Oil is a tropical oil made from the seeds of the babassu palm, a tree native to the rain forests of South America. Packed with antioxidants and healthy fats, it can boost the health of your skin and hair, moisturizing them without causing you to feel greasy or develop acne.

 

 

 

 

 

Bakuchiol for Sensitive Skin aka (psoralea corylifolia plant)

 Bakuchiol for Sensitive Skin is a vegan skincare ingredient found in the leaves and seeds of the Psoralea corylifolia plant. It is a potent antioxidant, visibly reduces skin discolourations from environmental exposure, and has a pronounced soothing effect on skin. Bakuchiol can also reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, which is why you’re seeing it in more skincare products. Bakuchiol is a natural plant extract that has proven to have the same powerful effects as retinol, but it is better for sensitive skin and safe for pregnancy and breastfeeding. This retinol alternative is derived from the babchi plant, and like retinol, it helps to stimulate cell turnover and collagen production to prevent signs of aging and fight acne.

 

 

 

 

Bamboo Extract aka (bambusa arundinacea)

 Bamboo Extract is said to be rich in silica content, which gives your skin a radiant glow.  It is also said to have hydration benefits, besides silica also produces collagen that results in firmer skin and a youthful bounce.

 

 

 

Barley Extract aka (hordeum vulgare extract)

Barley Extract is a plant-derived antioxidant that has an abundance of phenols and flavonoids. It helps to soothe, soften, and condition skin and can also fight signs of aging by inhibiting free radicals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benzoyl Peroxide aka (BPO)

 Benzoyl Peroxide (BPO) is a very effective acne treatment, fighting acne-specific bacteria. Most retinoids negate the effect of BPO, so use BPO and retinoids in rotation for best results. A best practice with this ingredient is to incorporate it slowly (every other night) into your skincare routine, as skin can adjust to tolerate BPO gradually. This may minimize the potential for redness and dryness when using BPO. Benzoyl peroxide attacks the bacteria on your skin. It also helps to unclog pores by removing dead skin to prevent blockages. This treats existing acne and may help prevent new spots. It works best when you use it regularly.

 

 

 

 

 

Beta-carotene aka (b-carotene)

Beta-carotene is a precursor to vitamin A, a powerful antioxidant that helps ward off damaging free radicals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Oat Beta- Glucan aka (b-d-glucan)

 

Oat Beta- Glucan is used in skincare to help bind moisture to the skin, and provide antioxidant protection. It can promote natural collagen as well as skin turnover to help minimize visible wrinkles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blackberry Extract (rubus fruticosus fruit)

 

 

We’re all about putting up a fight when it comes to fine lines and wrinkles. Blackberries contain high levels of antioxidants and collagen that help your skin fight the impact of the environment on your body. Free radicals damage cells and are known to affect the aging process, smoothness, and natural glow of your skin. Throw in blackberries which are rich in vitamin A and C––further protecting the skin from harmful UV rays––and you’ll see why working blackberries into your diet and skincare routine will deliver maximum results.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black Currant Extract aka (ribes nigrum)

Black Currant Extract is rich in fatty acids, which keep the skin hydrated, firm, and younger-looking. It also contains antioxidants to nourish dry and damaged skin, leaving it soft and replenished. Black currant extract has anti-inflammatory properties to help with healing and repairing eczema.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Bladderwrack aka (brown algae seaweed)

Bladderwrack is a type of seaweed found in skin care products that helps soothe skin irritations (burns, insect bites, dryness, itchiness). It also serves as a preventive ingredient to help minimize the appearance of any visible signs of aging.

 

 

 

 

 

 Blueberry Extract aka (vaccinium sect. cyanococcus)

 Blueberry Extract is a source of pro-retinol which helps to reduce the appearance of the tell-tale signs of aging: fine lines and wrinkles. Combined with the linoleic content which strengthens the skin's natural barrier, blueberry extract hydrates and plumps the skin, making it look youthful and radiant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Beta-Hydroxy Acid aka (BHA)

Beta-Hydroxy Acid (BHA)

If you’ve ever dealt with acne or oily skin, you’ve probably stumbled upon BHAs at some point. BHAs, or beta-hydroxy acids, are a class of mild acids commonly used in skincare products, especially those designed to treat acne. BHAs are effective yet gentle and are often featured in acne treatments, including several of our best-selling cleansers and moisturizers. But not everyone knows that BHAs can do a lot more than clear blackheads and banish breakouts. These naturally derived acids are powerful exfoliants and can help address the appearance of noticeable signs of aging, including dullness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biomed Retinol 500 aka  (ficus carica fig fruit extract)

 Biomed Retinol 500 contains Retinol and Ficuscarica (Fig) Extract derived from fig, a secondary natural source of Vitamin A. Reduces fine lines and wrinkles, accelerates skin renewal process, smoothes skin and reduces pigmentation and dark spots. It gives you a smooth, healthy skin with even tone and less prominent wrinkles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Biotin/Folic aka (vitamin-H)

  Biotin is present in all living cells, and it plays a significant role in maintaining skin health. As we age and our hormone levels fluctuate, the sebaceous glands in our skin and scalp start producing less sebum oil. This results in our skin, follicles and hair drying out and becoming flakey and brittle. Biotin can improve your skin and help offset these issues, among other benefits—by functioning as a growth factor and catalyst in carboxylation reactions.

 

 

 

 

Birch Tree Water aka (birch sap)

 Birch Tree Water is the sap directly harvested from birch trees. The sap is a rich source of trace of vitamins and amino acids, and skin-loving nutrients that deeply hydrate the skin and refine the texture. In certain parts of the world, such as Korea, the sap is even sold for consumption due to its sweet taste and ample stores of nutrients.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black Cumin Seed Oil aka (nigella sativa)

 Black Cumin Seed Oil is derived from the seeds of a small flowering plant native to Southwest Asia. Rumored to have been part of Cleopatra’s beauty routine, this oil offers antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits and is ideal for skin struggling with acne, clogged pores, redness, and even eczema. A true multi-tasker, the oil also contains over 100 vitamins and minerals to hydrate the skin and protect it against signs of aging.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black Tea Ferment aka (saccharomyces/xylinum)

The product of fermenting black tea with Saccharomyces yeast and Xylinum bacteria, black tea ferment provides a “lipofilling” effect. The cocktail of vitamins in ferment smoothes the skin and increases its radiance and improves its texture. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bladderwrack (fucus vesiculosus extract)

 Bladderwrack is a type of seaweed found in skin care products that helps soothe skin irritations (burns, insect bites, dryness, itchiness). It also serves as a preventive ingredient to help minimize the appearance of any visible signs of aging. 

 

 

 

 

 

Broad-Spectrum Sunscreen/SPF 140+

Suntan lotion on woman's arm in sun shape Free Photo A broad spectrum sunscreen protects against both UVA and UVB radiation. SPF stands for sun protection factor, a measure of how well sunscreen protects against UVB rays. A broad-spectrum sunscreen protects you from both types of UV light: UVA and UVB rays.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caffeine aka (trimethylpurine)

Caffeine’s energy-boosting effects are well known, courtesy of our beloved morning beverages. Developing research is showing that this stimulant can also be used to enhance your complexion. Its antioxidant powers and ability to soothe skin and fight inflammation are now firmly established. It helps to reduce puffiness and redness by constricting blood vessels. Used commonly in eye care products and cellulite treatments. Caffeine is also a strong antioxidant known for its anti-aging benefits. On the surface it can help to reduce redness and diminish the appearance of wrinkles.

 

 

 

 

 

Calendula Oil aka (pot marigold)

 Calendula oil is ideal for sensitive, oily, and acne-prone skin. Laden with anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, it can help to banish dark spots, blemishes, acne, and acne scars. What's more, it can restore skin elasticity, and provide a smooth and soft texture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Camu Camu aka (myrciaria dubia)

The ABCs of Camu Camu Skin Care Benefits. A is for Antioxidant: An All-Star Anti-Inflammatory. B Is for Boost: A Camu Camu Collagen Lift. C Is for Vitamin C: 40x More Vitamin C Than Oranges. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caprooyln Ceramide

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Cantaloupe Fruit Extract aka (cucumis melo)

Cantaloupe contains Vitamin K and E which help in keeping the skin healthy and radiant. They are also a good source of Vitamin B, choline and betaine to help keep the skin replenished and rejuvenated. Due to the high content of Vitamin A and C, cantaloupes encourage skin regeneration and the formation of collagen. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carrot Seed Oil aka (daucus carota L)

 Carrot Seed Oil is rich in antioxidants, which makes it the perfect anti-ageing ingredient. It is beneficial as a rejuvenator for ageing skin. These antioxidants also protect your skin from sun damage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caviar Extract (Caviplla Poly-L Lactic Acid)

 Caviar Extract is anti-aging luxury in the form of exclusive advanced formulas that transform skin with powerful marine-based actives. Nutrient-rich caviar extract, collagen-boosting peptides and cell-regenerating Co-Enzyme A in our high-performance Caviar products help to reduce fine lines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ceramides AP, EOP, EOS and NG aka (n-acyl-sphingold)

Ceramides Fatty acids are lipids (fats) that represent about 50% of the skin's outer structure, which is in place to provide a barrier between you and the environment. Ceramides are used in skincare products to help the skin to retain water, and to improve the barrier function of the skin. The healthy barrier function ceramides create also minimizes visible fine lines and keeps the skin supple and firm.

 

 

 

 

 

Cetyl Alcohol aka (n-hexadecyl alcohol)

There are different types of alcohol used in cosmetics for different reasons. SD Alcohol stands for 'specially denatured' alcohol, which is designed especially for cosmetics use to evaporate quickly, leaving the active ingredients on the skin's surface. Fatty alcohols are made from fatty acids and can be used as emollients, thickeners, or carrying agents for other ingredients. They attract water to keep moisture in the skin and can repel water to form a protective skin barrier. They also create a creamy texture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cherimoya Extract aka (annona cherimola)

Cherimoya Extract is a calming adaptogenic extract that helps establish healthy skin homeostasis, reducing inflammation, redness, and sensitivity that can result from hormonal imbalances. This bioadaptive active adjusts delivery based on your skin’s unique environment, helping enhance its natural ability to handle stress and restore a healthy glow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cherry Extract aka (black cherries)

Cherry extract is, in fact, an incredibly potent antioxidant that helps your skin defend itself against environmental aggressors whilst calming any inflammation. Plus, black cherries are rich in vitamin C, which is our favourite.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chia Seeds Oil aka (salvia hispanica)

 

Chia seed oil is rich in antioxidants and fatty acids, two things that help reduce and prevent wrinkles. It also helps reduce moisture loss and repairs your skin's moisture barrier to keep skin looking fresh, hydrated, and plump.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicory Root aka (cichorium intybus)

Chicory root has a vitamin D-like effect to help. Antioxidants combat environmental stressors (free radicals) that can damage the skin. They are substances that help protect the skin’s surface from oxidative damage caused by free radicals and environmental aggressors like UV and pollution. Antioxidants are often found in skin care product formulas because of their powerful anti-aging benefits.

 

 

 

 


Cilantro Leaf aka (coriandrum sativum)

   Cilantro Leaf is a rich source of antioxidant, Vitamin A and Vitamin C that can prevent skin cell damage and fight free radical, thus preventing early signs of aging such as wrinkles, pigmentation and sagging skin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Citric Acid aka (hydroxytricarballylic acid)

Citric Acid is an extract derived from citrus fruits and is used primarily in small amounts to adjust the pH of products to prevent them from being too alkaline or basic. Citric acid is an ingredient that comes from citrus fruit. It is popular in skincare products because of its ability to brighten skin, treat hyperpigmentation, and minimize signs of aging, as well as its more technical use in helping to balance a formula’s pH. 

 

 

 

 

 

 Clover Oil Extract aka (trifolium pratense)

 Clove oil is a natural anti-aging ingredient used in most cosmetics as well. Thanks to its potent antioxidant activity, it boosts collagen and elasticity of skin preventing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

 

 

 

 

 

Cocoa Seed Extract aka (theobroma)

Cocoa Seed Extract is high in flavonoids and antioxidants, cacao extract can help protect and repair skin from premature aging and damage and improve your skin's complexion by soothing redness and blemishes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coconut Fruit Oil aka (lauric acid)

 It’s  antibacterial: The lauric acid found in coconut oil gives it antimicrobial properties to kill bacteria on the skin and reduce inflammation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coenzyme Q-10 (Ubiquinone) aka (COQ10)

CoQ10 in skincare protects lipids and proteins from oxidation and increases the effectiveness of other antioxidants. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Coffeeberry aka (rhamnus californica)

 A powerful antioxidant extracted from the fruit of the coffeeberry or California buckthorn plant.

 

 

 

 

 


Collagen aka (
glycine-proline-X or glycine-X-hydroxyproline [5] X)

Collagen partners with elastin in your skin to create a smooth texture, structural integrity, and a healthy youthful appearance. Environmental and genetic aging reduce collagen and elastin over time. Collagen is used in skin care to help to create a veil of moisture on the skin's surface, which visibly reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copper Peptide aka (glycyl-l-histidyl-l-lysine)

Copper peptides may potentially reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin by promoting collagen and elastin production.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cranberry Seed Oil aka (vaccinium macrocarpon)

Cranberries are incredibly high in polyphenols and Vitamins C and E, which effectively fight free radicals to minimize the visible signs of aging, including fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation and loss of elasticity.

 

 

 

 

Cucumber Extract aka (cucumis sativus)

Cucumber Extract is also extremely beneficial to those with irritated and acne-prone skin. 

 

 

 

Date Palm Extract aka (phoenix dactylifera)

 Date palm extract is rich in phytohormones, which are proven to have wrinkle fighting properties. 

 

 

 

 

 

Dill Leaf aka (peucedanum graveolens) 

 Dill Leaf contains an impressive number of antioxidants to help rejuvenate your skin. Dill is antimicrobial and antifungal which means it naturally keeps the bacteria that may land on your skin at bay. When bacteria is unleashed on your face, it can lead to breakouts and can make your acne worse. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dioc-Acid aka (dicarboxylic acid)

 Dioic Acid (Dicarboxylic acid) is an organic compound that is added to skincare products that for acne-prone skin, as well as products designed to reduce hyperpigmentation or ‘dark spots’ on skin. In acne formulas, it reduces the production of sebum and kills acne causing bacteria. In hyperpigmentation formulas, it regulates the production of melanin, which creates the pigment in skin. Dimethicone A form of silicone used commonly in oil-free moisturisers for its slip and hydration properties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Egg Yolk which includes (lutin)

 Eggs include lutein, which can enhance skin moisture and suppleness, and protein, which helps rejuvenate and tighten the skin. Eggs enrich your skin holistically. Egg yolks are perfect for boosting the radiance of your complexion since they are high in fatty acids, which hydrate the epidermis.

 

 

 

 

 

Black Elderberry Extract aka (sambucus nigra)

 Black Elderberry is rich in bioflavonoids which help prevent wrinkles from developing on your skin. Elderberries are also mildly astringent. These astringent properties cause your skin to tighten, reducing the size and appearance of your pores for a firmer complexion.

 

 

 

 

Enzymes 

Look for the 'Three P's': Papaya, Pineapple, and Pumpkin, which are frequently used in skincare.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Essential Oils

Essential Oils are plant-derived, lightweight, and easily absorbed. Different varieties of essential oils achieve unique beauty benefits to increase radiance, balance oil, support natural circulation and for some, they enhance a sense of well-being. These potent oils are combined with suitable companion carrier oils in products for topical use.



Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fermented Ingredients

Fermentation helps purify, refine and enhance bio-availability of the ingredients, so products are more readily accepted and absorbed by the skin. This allows the product to work with the skin and not against it, improving the skin's natural functions to make it brighter, stronger, and more resilient. Fermented ingredients are a growing trend in food and are thought to improve digestion and allow the body to better soak up food nutrients.

 

 

 

 

 

Ferulic Acid aka (hydroxycinnamic acid)

Ferulic Acid is an antioxidant from plants and is very effective partnered with Vitamins C and E to increase the efficacy and enhance stability of the formula.

 

 

 

 

 

Flaxseeds Extract aka  (linseed)

Flaxseeds Extract contain lignans and antioxidants that help in the prevention of fine lines and wrinkles on the face. Also, the fatty acids in flax seeds help in keeping the skin moisturized and smooth. The inherent quality of the flax seeds also helps in keeping the skintight and lessen sagging with age.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Garland Lily Extract aka (hedychium coronarium root)

 Garland Lily Extract is a multiprotector that enhances radiance and luminosity while offering protection from environmental aging factors like blue light, UV, and pollution. This is crucial to supporting a strong skin barrier that can protect and repair itself, especially for skin undergoing excess stress and hormonal imbalances.

 

 

 

 

 

Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract aka (ginkgoaceae)

 Gingko Biloba Leaf Extract benefits for skin have been suggested to include potent antioxidant protection, skin-soothing effects, increased skin-hydration, and significant anti-aging defense. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Red Ginseng aka (panax ginseng)

 

Red Ginseng root contains numerous bioactive compounds, including saponins, polysaccharides, pectin, sugar, vitamins B1, B2, B12, pantothenic acid and minerals, which help to increase oxygenation and circulation to skin cells for a healthy glow. “In addition, its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant qualities help to protect skin from free radical damage.”

 

 

 

 

 

 Passion Fruit aka (passiflora edulis)

 Passion fruit seed oil can be used as a moisturizer in any product. When applied on the skin it forms a film on the skin surface and retains the moisture of the skin by preventing water loss by evaporation from the skin. It also reduces wrinkles, fine lines, and other aging effects.

 

 

 

 

 


Glutathione aka (g
lutathione is a tripeptide comprised of three amino acids (cysteine, glutamic acid, and glycine)

Glutathione is a naturally occurring peptide antioxidant that acts as both an anti-aging and a skin brightening agent. It is comprised of three amino acids (cysteine, glutamic acid, and glycine), which work to restore and brighten when added to skincare products.

 

 

 

 

 

Glycerin

Glycerin A hydrating ingredient used commonly in moisturising products. Glycerin is great for the skin because it acts as a humectant, which is a substance that allows the skin to retain moisture. It can increase skin hydration, relieve dryness, and refresh the skin's surface. It's also an emollient, which means it can soften skin. It is also enhancing the spread ability of cosmetic products. It has been studied and used extensively in skincare for its compatibility with other ingredients.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glycolic Acid 

Glycolic Acid is the most commonly used Alpha Hydroxy Acid, as it is considered by most to be the best functioning and useful of all AHAs. Glycolic 'unglues' dead skin cells and enhances exfoliation. This improves the look of enlarged pores, acne scars and surface pigmentation, creating a luminous complexion. Glycolic Acid works to exfoliate the skin, speed up cell turnover, and boost collagen production. Glycolic acid helps to clear pores, smooth fine wrinkles, improve skin tone, fade dark patches and sun damage, and hydrate skin for a more youthful appearance. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goji Fruit Extract aka (lycium barbarum)

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Grapefruit Extract 

Grapefruit Extract is a vital ingredient to include in your skincare routine if you long for radiant, glowing skin. Rich in the anti-oxidant Beta Carotene, it transforms dull, dehydrated complexions and leaves your skin beautifully radiant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grapeseed Extract aka (vitis vinifera)

Grapeseed Extract  contains natural organic acids, such as AHA and BHA, that are crucial in surfacing new skin cells and shedding dead ones. It increases cell turnover and collagen synthesis which helps your skin stay elastic and stay healthy. Mild, yet effective, this extract increases the radiance of the skin by enhancing cell turnover. Grapes also contain resveratrol, a potent antioxidant that protects the skin against environmental stressors and minimizes redness caused by sensitivity. If used consistently, skincare and beauty products that contain grape seed extract can even out your skin tone and treat acne outbreaks due to the anthocyanidins' antioxidant and microbial properties!

 

 

 

 Guava aka (gallic acid, psidium guajava, quercetin, and tocopherol)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hibiscus Roselle Fruit Extract

The hibiscus roselle fruit extract has been shown to rehydrate skin for up to 72 hours after application and to protect it against damage and shrinkage caused by drying. The extract also strengthens the skin barrier to reduce further moisture loss.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hemp Seeds Oil aka (cannabis)

Linoleic and oleic acids are essential fatty acids contained in hemp seed oil.  Neither are produced in our bodies, but are very beneficial to the health of our skin.  Linoleic and oleic acids provide anti-inflammatory, moisturizing and healing support, as well as fight acne and keep skin supple and youthful looking.  These essential fatty acids found in hemp seed oil will also reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and fight early signs of aging.  

 

 

 

 

 

 Honeysuckle Flower Extract aka (lonicera japonica)

 

Honeysuckle is packed with skin-superstar vitamins and nutrients to ensure the health and clarity of your complexion. 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4D Hyaluronic Acid

4D Hyaluronic Acid is made of 4 molecular sizes of hyaluronic acid that work throughout the skin and form a flexible film of hydration to replenish water at the surface while holding hydration deep within. Hyaluronic Acid is depleted in the skin with age, this biomimetic active retrains the skin from within to naturally restore hyaluronic acid helping improve longterm elasticity for plump and hydrated skin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hyaluronic Acid 

Hyaluronic Acid a sugar molecule which increases the skin's moisture content. it's also a key ingredient in many skincare products for all skin types, both for its moisture-retaining benefits as well as its ability to deliver other active ingredients like Vitamin C to the skin. It can attract up to 1,000 times weight in water from moisture in the air. It is also used in anti-aging skincare to plump the skin with moisture, reducing the appearance of fine lines. 

 

 

 

 

 

Hydroquinone aka (quinol)

A highly effective ingredient for lightening dark spots and inhibiting melanin production. The FDA allows a maximum of 2% hydroquinone in Over-The-Counter cosmetic formulations. It is important to minimize sun exposure and protect the skin with SPF when using any skin-lightening product.

 

 

 

 

 Hyssop Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract

The hyssop plant is an edible, flowering shrub native to North America. Its flowers, leaves, and stems all offer exceptional soothing abilities that reduce signs of skin stress — like redness and inflammation — and contain antioxidants that even out skin tone and revive your natural glow.

 

 

 

 

 

Idebenone (cousin to Q10)

Idebenone A bio-engineered antioxidant used to combat free radicals, found in some anti-agiproducts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Irish Sea Moss aka (chondrus crispus)

Irish Sea Moss is great for reducing wrinkles and making the skin feel and look firmer. Since sea moss also contains magnesium, potassium, vitamin A and vitamin K which makes it great for reducing wrinkles. Also, there is vitamin C in sea moss that is beneficial for increasing collagen output in our skin. This is another way to help the skin's elasticity and keep it looking younger. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Japanese Green Tea aka (matcha and epigallocatechin gallate)

This powerful antioxidant superpower means that green tea can treat the signs of aging, fight environmental damage, delays the signs of sun damage, slack skin, age spots, fine lines, wrinkles and work to soothe and smooth skin overall. That's because the polyphenols neutralize the free radicals that accelerate your skin's aging process.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jicama Root (pachyrhizus erosus)

Jicama root juice obtained by cold-pressing jicama tubers, help to hydrate and revitalize skin.

 

 

 

 

 

Jojoba Oil aka (hydrolyzed esters and simmondsia chinensis)

Jojoba Plant Seeds, jojoba oil is similar to the skin's natural oil. Said to be the oil that most closely resembles the skin’s own natural oils. It is easily absorbed and works with the natural lipids in the skin, preventing water loss to soften the skin. It is very stable and is frequently found in moisturizers, lipsticks, and shampoos and conditioners.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kakadu Plum Extract

 Kakadu plum is a fruit native to Australia. We're seeing it pop up as a skincare ingredient because it contains high levels of vitamin C—in fact, it is thought to be the most concentrated vitamin C-containing fruit on the planet.  "Compared to other fruits, kakadu plum has one of the highest amounts of vitamin C per ounce, with over 50 times the amount of vitamin C than an orange", "What makes this ingredient a better option than just vitamin C alone is that kakadu plum has many other benefits as a powerful antioxidant and also a natural antiseptic." Basically, it's a super powerful multi-tasking ingredient (and every beach bum's dream—no wonder it's native to Australia).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kale aka (quercetin)

Kale contains lutein which speeds up collagen production, essential for your skin’s strength. This is the magic property that gifts your skin with a “full” appearance. Also alongside the antioxidant properties, lutein keeps your skin hydrated and cleans out your pores to give you a healthier appearance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keratin aka (cytokeratins)

Keratin is a protein found in skin, hair, and nails, and so is often a featured ingredient in products that aim to fortify the outermost layer of skin, smooth, strengthen hair, protect and nourish nails. The skin care benefits of keratin include strong moisturizing properties and enhanced skin elasticity. Topical application of keratin for skin showed an ability to inhibit the damage on important skin structural components, thus resulting in a significant increase in overall skin elasticity.

 

 

 

 

 

Kiwis Fruit Extract aka (actinidia deliciosa)

Kiwis is rich in vitamin E which helps in perking up dull skin and brightening it. It also has enough antioxidants that help prevent the build-up of dead skin cells. It also helps stimulate the skin and escalates new cell generation in the skin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kojic Acid 

 Kojic Acid is used in skin care to promote an even-toned, radiant complexion. It can help support the body's natural ability to combat excess melanin. It's often sourced from mushrooms or as a by-product of fermented rice in sake.

 

 

 

 

Kokum Butter

Kokum butter has powerful moisturizing properties and won't clog pores. It's frequently used to treat a variety of skin issues, including acne, minor inflammatory conditions, and dry skin.

 

 

 

 

Kombucha aka (black tea)

Kombucha is packed with antioxidants that fight free radicals and reduce the signs of premature aging.  Plus, kombucha also includes lactic acid bacteria, which can lightly exfoliate the skin to brighten and even skin tone, as well as reduce fine lines and dark spots. 

 

 

 

 

 

 Kudzu Root aka (pueraria montana)

 Kudzu root is a source of isoflavone, genistein, and daidzein, all plant estrogens that can help improve signs of aging. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kukui Nut Oil (native to Hawaii)

 Kukui nut oil contains vitamins A, C, and E. Vitamin A and its retinoid derivatives have demonstrated clear benefits in photoaged skin, including reduced fine wrinkles, improved skin texture, and decreased pigmentation.

 

 

 

 

Lactic Acid

Lactic Acid is an AHA derived from fermented milk, Lactic Acid exfoliates the skin to improve texture and clarity. It has a larger molecule size than glycolic acid so can be a less irritating alternative for sensitive skins. Lactic acid also helps remove old, dull cells on the skin's surface by dissolving the bonds that hold them together. Another form of alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), lactic acid is used for its exfoliating and brightening properties. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lanolin Acid

 Linoleic acid is an unsaturated omega-6 fatty acid that is naturally found in corn, safflower, and sunflower oils. Similar to linolenic acid, it is used as an emollient, which means it softens and soothes the skin, and also helps repair the skin barrier. It has excellent moisturizing properties and is easily absorbed by our skin. Lanolin is also known to protect and soothe the skin. 

 

 

 

 

Lavender Oil

 Lavender oil can benefit the skin in numerous ways. It has the ability to lessen acne, help even skin tone, and reduce wrinkles. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Licorice Root aka (giycyrrhetic acid)

Licorice Extract brightens the skin in another way, too. "It contains liquiritin, an active compound that helps to disperse and remove existing melanin in the skin. In other words, not only can it help prevent new spots from forming, but it can also fade existing ones. licorice root is a well-known anti-inflammatory, and it has similar properties when it’s included in skincare products. Licorice root extract is known to soothe skin, which makes it a great ingredient for those with heightened sensitivity, and it’s also an antioxidant that can help combat hyperpigmentation and other symptoms of aging and skin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maca Root Extract aka (lepidium meyenii)

  Maca Root is a powerful ingredient to help increase collagen production and fight free radical damage. Maca Root Powder contains very high levels of Vitamin C, and is rich in essential minerals, fatty acids and amino acids, making it a must-have natural skincare ingredient.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Macadamia Nut Oil aka (macadamia integrifolia)

 Macadamia Nut Oil contains phytosterols which make it effective at reducing inflammation.  Along with Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids, Macadamia oil can help with sensitive skin.  It has been known to decrease the formation of rashes, reduces itchiness helping to ease eczema and psoriasis.  

 

 

 

 

 

Magus Butter aka (mangos seed butter or mangifera indica)

Extracted from the seeds of the mahua plant native to India, this melt-on-your-skin butter contains a rich store of fatty acids like linolenic acid that moisturize the skin, which in turn increases its elasticity and prevents fine lines and wrinkles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apple Extract aka (green apple or  malic acid pH 3-4)

 Apple Extract is derived from the fruit of the apple tree. Green apples contain Malic acid also has the added benefit of acting as a humectant as well, meaning it’s an ingredient that attracts moisture to and traps it in the skin. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mangosteen Seed Extract aka (garcinia mangostana)

The queen of fruits, the mangosteen has a sweet and sour flavor and is commonly consumed in southeast Asia. The mangosteen contains antioxidants called xanthones, which repair cells damaged by free radicals and promote microcirculation to improve skin vibrancy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Manuka Honey (native of New Zealand)

 Manuka honey can improve your skin's appearance. It can balance your skin's pH level and help slough away dead cell debris to keep your skin clean. Its anti-inflammatory effect can decrease local inflammation caused by acne.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marine Peptide

 The most common Marine Extracts that best deliver results to our skin are Brown Algae, Red Algae, and Undaria Algae. 

 

 

 

 

 

Marula Oil (sclerocarya birrea)

Marula oil is lightweight, it absorbs easily. This makes it an effective moisturizer for dry or aging skin. It may be beneficial for smoothing and softening fine lines, preventing stretch marks, and keeping skin hydrated and well-nourished. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matrixyl 3000 aka (palmitoyl oligopeptide and palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7) is a combination of two peptides.

Matrixyl 3000 is one of those wrinkle-fighting buzz words, but what exactly is it and what does it do? Matrixyl 3000 is a peptide, palmitoyl-pentapeptide 3 to be exact. It’s different than many of the other peptides used in skin care, because its results are long-lasting, not just for a mere hour after application. Its job is to specifically target and stimulate collagen synthesis and to repair damage. This function reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, leaving the skin firmer, smoother and more youthful looking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Milk Thistle Extract aka (lady's thistle)

 

As fantastic as its anti-aging properties are, milk thistle uses for the skin don’t stop there. It’s also a powerful acne treatment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Moringa Seed Oil aka (oeifera)

 The natural vitamin C in moringa oil boosts collagen, helping reduce fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Moroccan Argan Extract

 Moroccan Argan Extract has been used by Moroccan women for centuries for beauty benefits. It works well for all skin types as an emollient ingredient that is rich in fatty acids which strengthen the natural protective barrier of the skin. 

 

 

 

 

 

Moroccan Red Clay

 Moroccan red clay is used today as a facial mask to nourish the skin, even out blotchy skin tone, and reduce acne- specifically stubborn blackheads. There are many clinical studies that have found this type of clay to be effective for increasing skin elasticity due to its high silica and magnesium content.

 

 

 

 

 

Mushrooms Extract aka (ganoderma lucidum  and hoelen)

 Mushrooms Extract are actually incredible for solving skin problems caused by environmental pollutants, stress, and other factors. Because they’re so powerfully anti-inflammatory, they help provide a shield for your skin while healing damage. 

 

 

 

Neem Leaf Extract aka (melia azadirachta)
The leaves are naturally abundant in bioflavonoids, which are antioxidants known to protect cells and molecules from damage and signs of aging. Neem can also clear away acne and blackheads, as well as reduce scarring and balance your skin’s tone. 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Neuropeptides aka  
“Nature's Botox”

Often called “Nature's Botox,” Neuropeptides are an effective way to reduce wrinkles naturally, reduce inflammation, and promote skin that is vibrant and younger-looking. The anti-aging benefits of neuropeptides can make an incredible difference in how your facial skin looks, feels, and functions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Oat Bran Extract

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Occlusives

Occlusives are important moisturizing agents that work by sealing moisture inside and keeping harmful particles out. They are best for dry skin types. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Omega-3, 6 and 9 fatty acids aka (oleic acid)

 

What are Omega-3, Omega-6, and Omega-9 Fatty Acids? Omega fatty acids are a type of Essential Fatty Acid (EFA) which our bodies require for good health, but which we are unable to produce biologically. The most beneficial EFAs for our skin are Linoleic Acid (Omega-6), Alpha-linoleic Acid (Omega-3) and Oleic Acid (Omega-9), which is technically a ‘non-essential’ fat because the body can produce a small amount on its own.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orange Extract aka (citrus aurantium dulcis)

Orange Extract need no introduction as a food, but in skincare, the fruit’s extract contains exfoliants such as citric acid and malic acid that help the skin gently shed dead skin cells to reveal smoother looking skin. It is often used in combination with other fruit extracts, such as lemon and apple, that have similar properties. 

 

 

 

 

 

Organic 

Organic an ingredient that has been grown free of chemical pesticides. Read packaging carefully as organic does not necessarily mean that every ingredient is organic, or that the ingredients are certified organic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Papaya Extract aka (Papain)

Papain Extract is an enzyme that is found naturally in papaya. This ingredient can be found in some skin care products, as it has been shown to improve the collagen content of  the skin and can also act as an exfoliating agent. Papain belongs to a family of proteins related to a wide variety of activities.

 

 

 

 

 

Pea Extract aka (pisum sativum)

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Peptides

There are many types of peptides, and they all work in different ways. The two most common peptides are Argireline and Matrixyl. When you apply a peptide, the effects are incredible. Baby boomers have found that peptides can return your skin to its youthful appearance. Peptides are used in skincare for promoting firmness and minimizing visible signs of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles, and dark spots. Peptide technology is based on creating and manipulating chains of amino acids and proteins, and this technology has quickly evolved to address multiple skincare concerns.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Pineapple Extract aka (Bromelain) 

Pineapple Extract contain bromelain, a mix of enzymes, and are used in skincare as bromelain helps to gently exfoliate the skin. Bromelain also has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial benefits.

 

 

 

 

 

Plankton Extract

 Plankton Extract aka (Sea Fennel)

For youthful skin: Sea fennel extract is a rich source of amino acid peptides, which help boost levels of elastin and keratin in the skin, softening the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and firming the skin.

 

 

 

 

 

Plant Stem Cells 

Plant Stem Cells have a strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effect, helping to protect against sun damage and prevent wrinkles. There is also evidence that stem cells can promote the production of new collagen, which can also make your skin appear more youthful.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plum Seed Extract aka (prunus domestica)

 

Plum Seed Extract are known to be sweet, fiber-rich fruits that can be eaten fresh or dried, but in skincare, the lightweight oil extracted from their seeds contains a high concentration of potent antioxidants that helps promote healthier, bouncier-looking skin. The oil also contains vitamin C, which can brighten skin and fade dark spots.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Pomegranate Extract aka (ellagic acid)

Pomegranate Extract contains antioxidants - If you’re even a little familiar with skincare products and how they work, you know that antioxidants are one of the best defenses against aging as they help to protect the skin from environmental stressors that quite literally set out to harm it. Pomegranates are full of them, including vitamin C, a brilliant antioxidant that not only protects the skin, but helps it restore its glow. An extract from the pericarp (outer membrane) section of the pomegranate is known to be beneficial in aiding wound healing in acne-prone skin by protecting the skin’s outer layers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Primrose Oil aka (glucosyl hesperidin)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Protein

 Protein is found in all living cells and is an important element in hair, skin, and nails. Wheat, soy and milk protein are commonly used proteins in skincare. Amino acids combine to form proteins and peptides, and different combinations are formulated to address various concerns. Proteins such as collagen and keratin fortify skin, hair and nails, contributing to the health of skin and hair and promoting strength.

 

 

 

Pumpkin Extract

Pumpkin Extract contains both Vitamin C and beta-carotene, a precursor of Vitamin A. Vitamin A helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and rough texture. Combined, the skin is smoothed, and collagen is strengthened.

 

 

Purslane Extract

 

Purslane Extract is a hidden gem in anti-aging skincare. It is an extract of the purslane plant (a succulent) that is known to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-aging, and hydrating benefits. It is packed with vitamins and fatty acids including various dietary minerals, omega-3, omega-6 fatty acids, and ascorbic acid, which is important to keep your collagen and blood vessels in good shape.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Radish Root

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rambutan Peel Extract 

Rambutan Peel Extract (native from Malaysia) biomimetically strengthens the skin’s protective barrier and re-energizes cellular function to increase hydration, firmness, and resilience. By mimicking your body's natural process of restoration and protection, it helps to stimulate longer-term support against hormonal imbalances.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Raspberry aka (rubus idaeus)

 

Raspberry is rich in both essential fatty acids, raspberries are an excellent free radical scavenger, helping to protect the skin from daily environmental stress and prevent skin damage. Omega-3 fatty acids help the skin retain moisture, regulate oil production, and maintain elasticity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Algae Extract aka (hydroiyzed rhodophycea)
Red Algae Extract is packed with essential minerals that replenish depleted moisture from dry skin due to a compromised skin barrier from hormonal imbalance. This ingredient helps prevent water loss through the skin’s surface helping to maintain its water balance for long lasting hydration.

 

 

 

 

Resveratrol 

 Resveratrol is the same powerful antioxidant that’s found in red wine and dark chocolate, resveratrol acts as a protective barrier for the skin and helps to stave off damage caused by pollution, the sun, and other environmental factors. It belongs to a class of antioxidants called polyphenols, which are also thought to help with brain health, boost digestion and prevent diseases like diabetes. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Retinol 3 %

Retinol 3% is a type of retinoid, which is a soluble compound and vitamin A1 derivative. Retinol exfoliates the skin, increases skin cell turnover, and stimulates collagen synthesis. It is considered the gold standard for its anti-aging and skin clearing benefits.

 

 

 

 

Rhodiola Roses Root Extract aka (arctic)

 

 

 

 

 

Rice Extract aka (oryzanol)

 

The concentration of rice extract provides the skin with an abundance of lysine which help builds collagen production in the skin. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rosehips Seed Extract aka (rosa cantina)

Rosehips Seed Extract are versatile and are often used as hero ingredients in popular skincare products, especially inside products specially formulated to treat symptoms associated with sensitive skin and oily skin. Rosehip Seed Oil is created by pressing the fruits and seeds of the rose plant to extract the oil. It may feel counterintuitive to use oil on acne-prone skin, but this ingredient contains a high concentration of essential unsaturated fatty acids such as linolenic and linoleic acid, which helps to moisturize and repair skin damaged by acne and sensitivity. Its vitamin C content adds an extra bonus of antioxidant properties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Safflower Seed Oil aka (carthamustinctorius) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Clary Sage Oil

 

Sage Oil is used to help control sebum, or the oily substance produced by skin glands. While this may have implications for acne prevention, this essential oil is also known to cause irritation and should be used with caution for anyone with a sensitivity to fragrance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salicylic Acid

Salicylic Acid aka (Beta-Hydroxy Acid or BHA) works to control excess oil production, and reduces the stickiness of oil that clogs pores and contributes to breakouts. A true acne-fighting multi-tasker, salicylic also gently exfoliates the skin's surface.

 

 

 

 

Sea Buckthorn aka (seaberry)  

 

Seaberry is rich content of Omega 3 fatty acids in seaberry is proven to reduce inflammation and redness. Vitamin E in this formula helps to heal and reduces the appearance of scarring. With their naturally high antioxidant content, seaberries are a potent fortification against the skin aging process.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Shea Butter

Shea Butter helps fade scars both from acne and non-acne-related causes in addition to healing sunburned, cracked, and peeling skin. It soothes skin allergies like poison ivy and insect bites, as well as skin conditions like contact dermatitis and psoriasis.

 

 

 

 Skin Nutrition Complex

Skin nutrition complex a blend of vitamins C, E, and B5; lemon and orange extracts; helps revitalize dull skin for a vibrant, healthy look and soft, smooth texture.

 

 

 

 

 

Snail Extract

 

Snail Extract is an all in all, snail mucin is said to contain proteoglycans, glycosaminoglycans, antimicrobial peptides hyaluronic acid, glycolic acid, glycoprotein enzymes, zinc, iron, and copper peptides.

 

 

 

 


 

Squalene aka (ethylhexyl olivate)

 

Squalene aka (Olive) is a biomimetic moisturizing active that is identical to the squalene naturally occurring in the skin barrier. It is also known as Olive oil and is one of its key elements, squalene, is beneficial for dry skin because of its fatty acid content. It is an excellent carrier oil for essential oils used in skincare and can increase the skin's ability to retain moisture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soybean Oil aka (glycine soja seed extract)

 

 

 

 

 

 


Stearyl Alcohol 

Stearyl Alcohol can be a useful addition to help ingredients penetrate the skin, preserve the product, and make it feel lightweight when applied.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stem's Cells

 Stem Cells benefits of Stem Cells helps plump the appearance of skin. Helps skin appear from taut and firm. It reduces the appearance of wrinkles, dark spots and large pores and helps promote the look of even-toned skin.

 

 

 

 

 Strawberry Extract  aka (fragaria vesca fruit extract)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Sugarcane Extract

Sugarcane Extract is a major powerhouse of lactic acids as well as glycolic acids: Lactic acids help the skin remain silky smooth, owing to its moisturizing and exfoliation capacities. Lactic acids help in eliminating the dry and dead skin cells and enhancing the growth of new cells.

Although sugar cane is more commonly consumed as a drink or used in cuisines in Southeast Asia, it also has beneficial applications in skincare. The extract of the sugar cane plant functions as a humectant, which helps skin attract and hold onto moisture. It has a secondary usage as a gentle skin exfoliant, as the extract contains glycolic acid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUGAR MAPLE  EXTRACT

 SUGAR MAPLE  EXTRACT from the sugar maple tree contains natural AHAs (alpha hydroxy acids). These acids help exfoliate dead skin cells to make way for new ones while also slowing down signs of aging, including wrinkles and blemishes.

 

 

 

 





 Sumac Extract

Sumac Extract contains tannins and essential oils which give the soap astringent andante-inflammatory effects. Soothes skin irritations, protects the skin from excessive formation of fatty substance, thus helping tore duce pimples and spots.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Sunflower Seed Oil aka (helianthus annuus)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Tamanu Seed Oil Extract

 Tamanu Seed Oil is extracted from the seeds of the tamanu nut tree, a tropical plant native to Southeast Asia and Polynesia. Tamanu oil has a dark green color, is thick in consistency, and has a high content of fatty acids like linoleic acid, which helps to moisturize the skin. Used medicinally by many Asian and Pacific Island cultures, the oil also contains anti-inflammatory properties and helps promote wound healing. When combined with other active skincare ingredients, the oil helps reduce the likelihood of a sensitive reaction to the product.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tartaric Acid

Tartaric Acid has antioxidant properties and is an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA). AHAs are popular acids in skin care products like serums and masks. Due to its antioxidant and exfoliation properties, most often it's used for reducing fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, acne, large pores, and dull/uneven skin tone. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tea Tree Oil

 Tea Tree Oil contains key compounds that reduce the bacteria on skin's surface that contribute to acne production and, "it helps calm the skin and reduces redness caused by acne pustules." Its main benefit when it comes to skin is as a powerful antimicrobial agent — it kills the bacterial invaders that cause acne and inflammation. This function is effective against all types of acne, from smaller blemishes and whiteheads to blackheads and larger cystic acne, and it is safe for use during pregnancy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 Thyme Extract

 Thyme Extract it's amazing anti-bacterial properties are effective in fighting the bacteria that causes skin acne. Thyme is often incorporated as an ingredient in acne creams and face washes. Thyme essential oil can be diluted with water and used as a toner to tighten mature skin. Rejuvenate. By boosting circulation, Thyme Essential Oil helps to stimulate blood flow to leave your skin glowing and youthful. It will also help to flush out toxins and to heal blemishes and scars to leave skin radiant and even.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tiger Grass Extract aka (gotu kola)

Tiger Grass Extract aka (“cica” or “gotu kola”) is a leafy medicinal plant found in parts of China, Japan, India, Australia, and the U.S. that has recently gained popularity thanks to Korean beauty trends. The vibrantly green plant is rich in amino acids, fatty acids, and antioxidants, which have been found to soothe inflammation, enhance cell repair, and boost collagen production.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Titanium dioxide

 Many people are familiar with titanium dioxide as an active ingredient in sunscreen. Which is used as a physical sunscreen for both UVA and UVB (broad spectrum). It remains on the skin’s surface, scattering UV like light.  Titanium dioxide works as a UV filtering ingredient in sunscreen – it helps protect a person's skin by blocking absorption of the sun's ultraviolet light that can cause sunburn.

 It is a multi-tasking ingredient widely used in cosmetics both to provide coverage as well as a base for pigments, particularly in foundation, and can be used as a thickener. 

 

 

 


 

 

Tomato Extract aka (Lycopene)

 Tomato Extract aka (Lycopene) shields the skin against UV-induced erythema. Also, high levels of Lycopene neutralize free radicals that damage the skin and lead to photoaging. Tomato Extract also comes with anti-inflammatory properties that make it a wonderful remedy for treating loose pores and acne breakouts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Triclosan

Triclosan is an antibacterial and antifungal agent. It is used in cleansers for breakout-prone skin. It can help helpful in preventing and treating blemishes, especially when combined with skincare products that contain Benzoyl Peroxide or Salicylic Acid, as it can enhance the effectiveness of other acne treatments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tripeptide-3 

 Tripeptide-3 is a biometric tripeptide which stimulates fibronectin, collagen and elastin increasing skin firmness and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Tucuma Butter

Supremely moisturizing, tucuma butter for skin is often used to tackle dry skin and to retain skin's natural moisture levels. Tucuma butter skin benefits range from nourishing and softening skin to helping to keep skin tissues protected.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turmeric Oil Extract

 Turmeric Oil is one of the most versatile spices. Not only does it contribute a delicious flavor and golden yellow color to food, but it is also renowned for its ability to decrease inflammation. As a skincare ingredient, it is a known antioxidant that can be used to soothe skin, decrease redness, and boost hydration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Vitamin A

Vitamin A helps to speed up healing, prevent breakouts and support the skin's immune system and it promotes natural moisturizing - which means it helps to hydrate the skin effectively, giving it a radiant glow. It assists in promoting and maintaining a healthy dermis and epidermis; the top two layers of your skin.



 

 

 

 

 

 Vitamin B3/Niacinamide

  Vitamin B3/Niacinamide supports the barrier function of the skin and natural ceramides, to minimize visible redness and prevent dehydration. It can increase skin energy and promote a youthful glow, improving the look of dark spots and large pores.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Vitamin C (ester-C, glyceryl ascorbate, and L-Ascorbic acid)

Vitamin C is used in skincare to help protect collagen from UV damage and can also support natural collagen production. It promotes firmness, boosts luminosity and helps with uneven texture. In skincare, Vitamin C is a well-regarded ingredient for anti-aging concerns and antioxidant protection, making it especially relevant for daytime use.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vitamin D’s

 Vitamin D’s potent antioxidant effects help to neutralize free radicals that are present in the environment, especially those caused by UV radiation on the skin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Vitamin E (aka Tocopherol acetate)

Let’s start with the basics of what exactly vitamin E is. “Vitamin E aka (Tocopherol) is a group of oil-soluble antioxidants commonly found in skincare products to protect the skin from oxidative stress. A powerful antioxidant that’s essential for the body to protect it from free radicals. Tocopherol, or Vitamin E, is an antioxidant that is naturally produced by the skin. It both protects against and is depleted by environmental factors, which is why it’s a powerful ingredient in many skincare products. Vitamin E’s efficacy protecting, brightening, and evening out skin tone is even greater when it is paired with vitamin C. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vitamin F

 Vitamin F can help with some inflammatory skin conditions such as dermatitis and psoriasis as it helps to reduce inflammation as well as regulate healthy cell function, and excessive water loss. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Vitamin K

 Vitamin K is used in skincare to reduce visible redness, and in eye treatments to address the appearance of dark circles. Vitamin K is needed in the body for blood clotting; consequently, some skincare incorporates it for post-procedural bruising.

 

 

 

 


 

Walnut

 Walnut prevents premature ageing. Brimming with antioxidants and vitamin B, walnuts help protect your skin against environmental aggressors such as sun exposure, dirt, pollution and other impurities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watermelon Extract

 Watermelon Extract is loaded with nutrients that are all great for your skin. It holds vitamins such as A, B, and C, that work together to nourish and protect your skin. These vitamins also help boost collagen production, leaving skin brighter, fade spots, and basically refresh and revitalise your skin. 

 

 

Witch Hazel

 Witch Hazel is reported to have soothing and anti-redness benefits and is often used in after shave lotions for this reason. It is also used in toners, particularly for oily and combination skin types. It is said to tighten the skin and minimize visible pores, while reducing excess oil on the skin's surface.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Willow Bark Extract aka (salix nigra)

Willow Bark Extract is a natural beta-hydroxy acid, and this ingredient can help to promote clear pores, soothe visible redness, and minimize excess oil and shine. Salicylic is a potent acne ingredient that can be derived by willow bark or synthetically created. Derived from the bark of the willow tree, Willow Bark Extract has been used for centuries to soothe irritated skin. Containing salicin—from which salicylic acid is derived—this versatile ingredient is both anti-inflammatory and antibacterial, clearing pores and alleviating acne and irritation. Willow Bark Extract is a natural and more gentle alternative to salicylic acid. This multi-active ingredient purifies and exfoliates the skin, reduces the appearance of pores, and balances oil production. Also rich in polyphenols (antioxidants), Willow Bark helps help and soothe the skin. It uniquely tackles breakouts, without further disrupting hormones and is safe for pregnancy and breastfeeding.

 

 

 

 

 

White Lily Bulb Extract is the extract from the bulb of the white lily flower is essentially “sleep for the skin.” The extract enhances the skin’s natural defenses and protects the barrier from oxidative damage while also smoothing the skin, reducing wrinkles, and relaxing muscle cells. It has been called the natural alternative to Botox.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Snow Mushroom Extract  

Snow Mushroom Extract is lightweight, and when used regularly, skincare products that contain this ingredient can calm and soothe redness. Just what our inflamed skin is begging for! Snow mushrooms are excellent at hydrating skin. This is due to their moist, gelatinous structure, as well as being high in polysaccharides. Snow mushroom has also been used in skin care as a brightening agent. With over 18 kinds of amino acids, the snow mushroom has also proved to be beneficial in cell turnover and growth, which has made it a prime ingredient in treating blemish prone skin. This mushroom also happens to be high in vitamin D, which when applied topically helps in healing acne. It’s a recipe for clear, radiant skin! So let’s delve a bit deeper into why it is so hydrating, and what that means for you….first let’s look at an ingredient that snow mushroom is giving a run for its money. Snow  Mushroom Extracts is a powerful duo that clarifies and detoxes and reduces the appearance of enlarged pores in skin with high oil production. For more sensitive skin, the extracts also work to strengthen the skin’s protective barrier so that it can repair and defend itself.

 

 

 

ZINC OXIDE

Zinc Oxide is an important nutrient for the skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties that help people with conditions such as acne, rosacea, eczema, and ulcers. Zinc is an element that some believe might have properties to fight acne and its lingering effects on skin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zinc PCA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zinger Root Extract aka (zerumbone/ trade name (ginger)

Zinger has long been a staple in many cuisines, but the extract from the root of this spicy and peppery herb has been shown to soothe skin and protect it against external invaders, including sun damage, UV rays, and harsh climate conditions. It also contains antioxidants, which helps improve uneven skin tone and decrease the appearance of dark spots and scars.