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  • Acai Fruit Oil (Euterpe Oleracea) - Functions as a skin conditioning agent. It is a powerful antioxidant which helps to preserve connective tissues, like collagen, and restores moisture making the skin glow and appear years younger. Its rich natural vitamin E content is essential for tissue regeneration.

  • Acetyl Hexapeptide-8 - Amino acid that helps relax muscular tension and a peptide which is a fragment of SNAP-25, a substrate of Botulium toxin (Botox). It is a synthetic anti-wrinkle cosmetics ingredient.

  • Acetyl Hexapeptide-30 - A new arginine-hexapeptide complex specifically designed to treat expression wrinkles through a novel post-synaptic approach.

  • Alcohol Denatured – Prevents products from being sticky or tacky. 

  • Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa) Leaf Extract - contains a significant amount of Vitamin K.

  • Algae Extract (Tego Stemlastin) - Naturally derived from Cyanidium Caldarium algae which is rich in extremolytes like mineral nutrients, amino acids, polyphenols and is enriched with GABA (gamma amino butryric acid). Stimulates epidermal stem cells and dermal fibroblasts. Significantly supports the maintenance of epidermal stem cell activity and activates skin rejuvenation. 

  • Allantoin - A compound that occurs naturally in wheat sprouts, tobacco seed, comfrey, and sugar beets. It is an effective healing agent that helps to promote cellular renewal, and it has a soothing and softening effect which moisturizes and encourages cell turnover.

  • Aloe Vera Leaf Extract Juice (Aloe Barbadensis) - Derived from the aloe vera (true aloe) plant, one of the oldest medicinal plants known. Widely revered and used by the ancient Egyptians and Native Americans, it has remarkable healing abilities because it is a natural oxygenator (drawing and holding oxygen to the skin). For this same reason, it is one of the most effective cellular renewal ingredients available for use in cosmetics. It has a composition similar to that of human blood plasma and sea water, and because its pH is the same as human skin, it is extremely soothing and protective, and very effective in replenishing lost moisture. It is also a natural astringent.

  • Alpha Arbutin – Ten times more powerful than regular arbutin. Derived from bearberry it is an alternative to hydroquinone and kojic acid for brightening and lightening skin color or to remove brown age spots. Inhibits the body’s production of tyrosinase. Works best when used for a period of two to three months. Works very similarly like hydroquinone to the point if both are present there is a problem with absorption. It suppresses unwanted pigmentation rather than killing pigment-producing cells. 85% of users see an improved result within 90 days of use. 

  • Alpha Lipoic Acid is a potent antioxidant that can be found in meats, spinach, broccoli and potatoes.

  • Amazonian Fruit (Astrocaryum Murumuru) Butter - is rich in oleic acid which promotes nutrition and moisture retention to the skin.

  • Anise (Pimpinella Anisum Fruit Oil) – An anise extract rich in mineral salts reduces the phenomena of microtensing and visibly smoothes expression lines. This 100% natural BOTOX® substitute relaxes features while at the same time conversing the natural mobility of the face.

  • Annatto - Improving skin tone, moisturizing skin, and nourishing skin. For dry skin, rough skin, and aging skin.

  • Apple Cider Vinegar Apple (Pyrus Malus) Cider Vinegar - contains acetic acid and water. It has mild disinfecting and antifungal qualities.

  • Apple Stem Cells (Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture) - Through a novel extraction process the stem cells of the fruit of this true are able to be cultured with depletion of the endangered tree itself. The extract of this stem cell culture is captured in a liposomal delivery system and is incorporated into skincare formulations to impart longevity to skin cells. In vitro experiments have demonstrated a protective effect on human skin cells at the base of the epidermis (our own skin stem cells that continually renew the surface epidermal layer). Other studies have demonstrated that the Uttwiler Spätlauber apple fruit stem cell culture extract imparts an age-delaying effect on the skin as observed through measurable anti-wrinkle results, especially around the eye area.

  • Apple Stem Extract (Pyrus Malus) - A mild acetic acid solution with mild disinfecting and antifungal properties.

  • Apricot Kernel (Prunus Armeniaca) Oil - is a rich oil that prevents evaporation and provides lubrication to the surface of the skin.

  • Arbutin - Naturally occurring plant compound and effective tyrosinase inhibitor for reducing hyperpigmentation. A good natural alternative to hydroquinone.

  • Argatensyl (Argania Spinosa Kernel E xtract (and) Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate) – Due to fraction rich high molecular weight proteins form a network having a high affinity to the skin’s surface develop an immediate and perceivable tightening effect. Immediate tightening for wrinkles on face, neck, décolleté and body within 15 minutes. Significant long term efficacy after 4 weeks of treatment twice per day.

  • Argeriline - Acetyl hexapeptide-3 inhibits proteins [SNARE complex] and the release of adrenalin and noradrenalin in neuronal cells in the skin, inhibiting facial skin muscle tightening the mechanism responsible for wrinkle formation. This peptide is marketed as "Botox in a cream" because of its apparent ability to temporarily prevent tensing of facial muscles.

  • Arginine - An essential amino acid, used as a skin conditioner and soother. Arginine is naturally produced in your body, and it may also be consumed through dietary sources containing protein as well as through supplementation. One of the responsibilities of arginine is to support the production of nitric oxide, which widens blood vessels to enhance blood flow. This amino acid also activates the production of protein, and because of this action it is believed to help expedite wound healing, prevent tissue and deterioration.

  • Arnica Montana Flower Extract – Has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, meaning it helps kill harmful microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi and viruses. Arnica contains fatty acids and oils, as well as flavonoids, tannins, carotenoids and other phytochemicals, which are potent antioxidant substances found in plants. The exact mechanism of action of arnica is unknown; however, the anti-inflammatory effect is attributed to as substance in it called helenalin.

  • Asafetida Root Extract (Ferula Foetida) - A botanical extract with powerful tyrosinase inhibiting properties; excellent in formulations to treat hyperpigmentation. Studies have shown this ingredient to be less sensitizing or irritating, yet as or more effective than other tyrosinase inhibitors. Also rich in antioxidant ferulic acid.

  • Ascorbic Acid Polypeptide - Vitazyme® C is a stabilized form of ascorbic acid, complexed with the low-molecular weight polypeptides derived in citrus pulp, associated with naturally occurring bioflavonoids. Due to this unique association, the vitamin becomes water dispersible, which increases absorption, allowing infiltration into the dermal structures and almost completely eliminating toxicity or irritation potential.

  • Assai Palm Fruit Oil - Rich in anthocyanins and phenols making the oil a very powerful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory. An array of nutrients, essential fatty acids, anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory action make the oil a remarkable ingredient for use in anti-aging.

  • Astaxanthin - Harvested from micro algae, Astaxanthin is the world's most powerful antioxidant - 6,000 times stronger than Vitamin C and 550 times stronger than Vitamin E, and 800 times stronger than CoQ10 - in providing antioxidant protection and anti-aging support.

  • Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour – derived from oats. Adds texture, soothes irritated skin, softens and nourishes.

  • Avocado Oil - contains high amounts of Vitamin A, B1, B2, D and E. It moisturizes, nourishes and softens the skin and is excellent for dry skin prone to wrinkling.

  • Azelaic Acid - Is a pharmaceutical anti-acne agent that provides antibacterial and comedolytic effects. It is effective against a number of skin conditions, from mild to moderate acne. It helps to stop the growth of skin bacteria that causes acne and keep the skin pores clean. Azelaic acid is also a reversible inhibitor of tyrosinase, delivering whitening effects to the skin.

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  • Balm Mint (Melissa Officinalis) Essential Oil – derived from a fragrant plant. It has been reported to offer antiviral benefits.

  • Banana (Musa Sapientum) Fruit Puree – provides texture and antioxidant benefits.

  • Basil (Ocimum Basillicum) Oil - is a herbal extraction that is known to stimulates circulation.

  • Bentonite Clay - is a grey, montmorillonite clay that is used to provide thickness and texture in addition to excellent drying properties.

  • Beta-Carotene - Present in quantity in a variety of orange/yellow fruits and vegetables, such as carrots, cantaloupe, and papaya. Carotene has an orange color that oxidizes (fades) when exposed to sunlight. It is converted into vitamin A by the body, and is used for its cellular renewal and healing abilities.

  • Bilberry Leaf Extract (Vaccinium Myrtillus Extract) - A natural flavanoid with anti-oxidant properties. Improves microcirculation and protects cells and membranes from free radical damage.

  • BioPhytex 9832 - Is a synergistic complex of yeast extract and several botanical extracts. Rich in saponosides and flavonoids, it strengthens the capillaries, reinforces their resistance and reactivates microcirculation. In addition it has an overall soothing calming effect. Significantly reduces the visible consequences of poor microcirculation and capillary fragility resulting in a more even skin tone and a healthier appearance. After 4 weeks of treatment dark circles were reduced by over 64% and that was with only 3%.

  • Bisabolol Alpha Bisabolol - is the primary constituent of German Chamomile and is also found naturally in the bark of the Candeia tree of Brazil. Bisabolol is a naturally occurring active ingredient that accelerates the healing process of skin and protects it from the effects of daily stress. Known to have anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory properties, a-bisabolol has been shown to reduce UV-induced erythema in-vivo.

  • Black Raspberry Seed Oil - Contains 85% essential fatty acids of which 30% are Omega 3. It is rich in anti-oxidants and phyto-nutrients one of nature's most potent anti-oxidants.

  • Bladderwrack Powder Extract (Fucus Vesiculosis) - A succulent giant brown kelp with high concentrations of trace minerals and vitamin C. Revitalizing and nourishing with anti-inflammatory properties. Also creates a protective gel on skin’s surface to help retain moisture.

  • Blueberrry Fruit Extract (Vaccinium Angustifolium) – Lowbush Blueberry is an Blueberry extract antioxidant-rich oil with high concentration of vitamin C and two skinbeneficial compounds: anthocyanin, a flavonoid, and ellagic acid, a polyphenol antioxidant.

  • Blueberry Seed Oil (Vaccinium Corymbosum) Highbush Blueberry is an antioxidant-rich oil with high concentration of vitamin C and two skinbeneficial compounds: anthocyanin, a flavonoid, and ellagic acid, a polyphenol antioxidant.

  • Bromelain - An proteolytic enzyme derived from pineapple stem. Digests dead protein, as in surface skin cells.

  • Butylene Glycol – Is an organic compound that contains atoms of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen. A substance that gives cosmetics a creamy or smooth texture and helps the skin stay moisturized.

  • Burdock Root Extract (Arctium Lappa) - is rich in phytosterols and essential fatty acids

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  • C10-C30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer - Polymers are usually (but not always) organic, and are formed from large chains of monomers, which are molecules that can bind to each other. Acrylate crosspolymer is formed when C10-30 alkyl acrylate is combined with monomers of acrylic acid or methacrylic acid. This forms a fluffy, white, dry powder.

  • C13-C14 Isoparaffin – A mixture of hydrocarbons (mineral oils) to behave as an emillient.

  • Calendula Flower Extract (Calendula Officinalis) - Derived from marigold flowers ; Calendula is classified as an anti-inflammatory and is often used to treat itching, flaking, weeping skin conditions. It is a wonderful, emollient oil that has a soothing effect on the skin and is an effective ally in treating water retention, cellulite, and special needs of mature skin.

  • Camphor (Cinnamomum Camphora) – Distilled from the wood of the camphor tree. It is a natural cooling antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, astringent and analgesic that helps to calm the skin and reduce redness.

  • Camu Camu Myrciaria dubia bush grows in the Amazonian rain forest of Peru and produces a fruit with the same name. Camu Camu contains powerful phytochemicals which include amino and a higher level of Vitamin C than any other known plant in the world. The camu-camu fruit is believed to have extensive therapeutic benefits.

  • Canadian Willowherb (Epilobium Angustifolia) Extract - is known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant benefits.

  • Candelilla Wax Euphorbia Antisyphillitica Wax - is rich in nutrients and helps to bind other ingredients together. It is great for topically treating inflammation including acne, skin disorders and other skin allergic reactions.

  • Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride - is a combined triester, a blend of capric and caprylic acids. It is also known as fractionated coconut oil. Its most popular use is as an emollient (for calming, and softening out the skin), due to the fact that it is capable of rapid penetration.

  • Caprylyl Glycol - Is used as a skin conditioning agent; has some antimicrobial activity. Is also a skin conditioning agent, humectant and emollient.

  • Carrot Seed Oil (Daucus Carota) - Natural extract of carrot. High in betacarotene; healing and soothing to the skin.

  • Carrot Root (Daucus Carota Sativa) Extract - is known to have antioxidant properties.

  • Caviar Extract - A source of marine DNA, a key element to skin cell regeneration. Products with a marine DNA base are basically hydrators. A light moisture-retaining film protects the skin against external effects such as UV radiation, the climate, dehydration and pollution. This protection further fosters the reduction of superficial lines and wrinkles, thereby improving the skin's appearance.

  • Ceteareth-12 – A polyethylene glycol ether of cetearyl alcohol. Used as surfactant and emulsifier.

  • Ceteareth-20 - Ceteareths are made from cetearyl alcohol- a blend of cetyl and stearyl alcohol (natural fatty acids from coconut oil), and ethylene oxide. Functions as an emollient and emulsifier.

  • Cetearyl Alcohol - It's a fatty alcohol used to help control the consistency of products. It can be derived from plants and/or animals and is a non-ionic surfactant.

  • Cetearyl Glucoside - Derived from coconut oil; an emulsifier that helps the skin retain moisture.

  • Cetearyl Isononanoate – Is an ester of ceteryl alcohol and a branched chain nonanoicacid. Used as a conditioning agent and emollient.

  • Cetyl Alcohol - Derived from coconut oil; thickener, surfactant and emulsifier.

  • Cetyl Palmitate - Pure vegetable lipid derived from cetyl alcohol & palmitic acid (naturally occurring fatty acid). Used to thicken and give stability and texture to emulsions.

  • Chamomile Flower Extract (Chamomilla Recutita Matricaria) – Contains a high percentage of azulene, a powerful healer that is extremely soothing to the skin. In aromatherapy, chamomile is used to balance female energy and reproductive organs.

  • Chlorophyll – regenerates and cleanses a the molecular and cellular levels. Fights infections, heals wounds and promotes circulation.

  • Chondrus Crispus Extract – Irish Moss extract for skin conditioning.

  • Cistus Incanus Extract - provides DNA protection, strong anti-oxidative efficacy, anti-inflammatory effects, delivers daylight defense, and protects from environmental stress. Eco-Cert Ingredient.

  • Citric Acid - vitamin C which is considered to be a very powerful antioxidant that not only stimulates collagen production but contains the skin damaging activities of free radicals.

  • Citrus Bioflavonoids Extract (Citrus Peel) - Citrus bioflavonoids are believed to have anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, and anti-allergy properties. They have been shown to help fight infection, free radical damage, viruses and the common cold. Citrus bioflavonoids are essential for the effective utilization of Vitamin C by the body. Bioflavonoids slow down the normal breakdown of Vitamin C in the body allowing it to be more effective. There is a mutual relationship between Vitamin C and citrus bioflavonoids as they work to mutually enhance the action of each other.

  • Citrus Essential Oil (Aurantium Amara Oil) (Bergamot Oil) – Citrus essential oil excellent for use when anxiety, depression or stress-related conditions are present; a refreshing, uplifting essential oil.

  • Cocobetaine - is a coconut source surfactant that gently removes oil from the skin.

  • Coconut Seed Oil (Cocos Nucifera) – Extracted from the kernel of matured coconut harvested from the coconut palm. Very rich in vitamins minerals and especially vitamin E. Small molecular structure helps in quick absorption. Skin conditioning for eczema and psoriasis as well as keeping acne breakouts in control.

  • CoEnzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone) - A fat-soluble antioxidant that assists in cellular metabolism, providing protection from free radical damage and also assisting in cellular repair. Increases cell ATP energy increasing metabolism and cell life longevity.

  • Cold Pressed Kukui Nut (Aleurites Moluccana Seed) Oil - is derived from the kukui nut. It is rich in essential fatty acids that are known to moisturize and protect skin.

  • Colloidal Oatmeal - coats the skin and seals in moisture. Natural exfoliant and skin cleanser which is good for removing dirt, dust, makeup, and excess facial oil without altering the skin's natural acidic barrier.

  • Coneflower (Echinacea Pallida) Extract Echinacea - has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

  • Copper Ferment (Saccharomyces) – It is yeast fermented in the presence of copper ions that have antioxidant properties. A good source of beta-glucan, which is a good antioxidant. Live yeast-cell derivatives stimulate wound healing.

  • Cranberry (Vaccinium Macrocarpon) Seed Oil - From cranberry fruit, a rich source of polyphenols, flavonoids, and catechins to provide potent antioxidant benefits.

  • Cucumber Fruit Extract (Cucimus Sativus) - excellent for treating skin irritated from sun or other harmful effects. It acts as a cooling agent for the skin. Uneven skin tone as a result of sun damage.

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  • Damascus Rose Flower Water (Rosa Damascena) – Anti-inflammatory, softening and cleansing of the skin. Tones, refreshes and moisturizes the skin. Soothes skin in rashes and in allergies.

  • Dead Sea Salt contains a variety of minerals and healthful properties that have been known to promote healing and soothe skin.

  • Decyl Glucoside - Derived from sugar; acts as a mild cleanser and foaming agent.

  • DMAE (Dimethylaminoethanol) - is thought to function similarly to CoEnzyme Q10. It can help protect the cell membrane and has been sold in Europe for over 30 years.

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  • Echinacea (Echinacea Purpurea) Extract organic- see coneflower

  • Emblica (Phyllanthus Emblica) - It is a free cascading anti-oxidant that promotes skin lightening reducing hyperpigmentation. Emblica® is completely free of pro-oxidation activity utilizing a multilevel cascade of antioxidant resulting in a prolongation of its antioxidant capabilities including the protection against photo-damage.

  • Ethylhexyl Palmitate - Is an ester of 2-ethylhexyl alcohol and palmitic acid. Skin Conditioning Agent, Emollient.

  • Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus Globules) Essential Oil - has been used for centuries for its antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties.

  • Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Avocado (Persea Gratissima) Oil - is a natural emollient that makes dry skin look and feel better.

  • Eyebright (Euphrasia Officinalis) Extract - has been used as a topical treatment for eye inflammation.

  • Eyeseryl® - is a tetrapeptide offers anti-edema properties, making it effective in reducing puffy eyebags.

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  • Ferula Assa Foetida Extract - Is a plant derived skin conditioning ingredient which contains naturally occurring Ferulic Acid.

  • Ferulic Acid - is a plant derived antioxidant that protects the skin against UVB induced redness. Ideally formulated with Vitamin E and C to improve stability and benefits. Ferulic acid is found naturally in many forms seeds and leaves.

  • Filling Spheres - technology is based on the ability of dehydrated and cross-linked spheres to penetrate the upper layers of the epidermis and to absorb the water that evaporates from the deep dermis. Thanks to their hygroscopic properties, the volume of the spheres increases rapidly. Thus inflated, they tighten the skin, smoothing out wrinkles and leaving an elastic skin surface with long lasting hydration. These new generation spheres are composed of two biopolymers: hyaluronic acid of low molecular weight (<40 kDa) and konjac, a polysaccharide of high molecular weight (> 200 kDa) whose crosslinking and dehydration transforms into Ultra Filling SpheresTM.

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  • Gluconolactone - is a type of polyhydroxy acid (PHA) that is similar in function and chemical structure to AHAs (Alpha Hydroxy Acid) but less irritating.

  • Glycerine - Glycerin is a humectant, which means that when applied it attracts moisture to the top layers of the skin.

  • Glyceryl Stearate - The ingredient is often found in cosmetics and skin care products, such as lotions, creams, and cleansers. Glyceryl stearate acts as a lubricant and helps make the skin soft and smooth.

  • Glycine – a light, readily absorbed oil derived from soybeans. It is rich in fatty acids and vitamin E and has a small molecule, which allows it to easily penetrate the skin.

  • Glycol Distearate - Is used for skin-conditioning, and increasing and controlling thickness of the product. 

  • Glycolic Acid - Found in sugar cane, glycolic acid acts by dissolving the intercellular cement responsible for abnormal cell build-up. Glycolic Acid removes the outer layer of dead skin cells on your skin, bringing fresh, new skin to the surface. It is beneficial for those who are looking for products that help with anti-aging. Glycolic acid is often used to help fade discoloration of the skin, such as sun spots or age spots, and used by those with acne-prone and blackhead-prone skin.

  •  Glycosaminoglycans - provides essential nourishment & moisture on a deep cellular level.

  • Gotu Kola (Centella Asiatica Stem Cells) – Is a rich substance with antioxidant activity higher than that of common natural antioxidant benchmarks. In clinical studies this extract has demonstrated a deep firming activity while improve skin tone and elasticity.

  • Grapefruit/Pomelo Peel Oil (Citrus Grandis) – An active oil with anti-irritant properties. Also antiseptic. Grapefruit oil is believed to help control the body's liquid process and as such is indicated for work with the lymphatic system.

  • Grape Seed Extract (Vitis Vinifera)– Very high in anti-oxidants, especially bioflavonoids, which have antioxidant properties that are much more powerful than vitamins C and E. Fights free radicals and maintains capillary health. Provides powerful protection against the breakdown of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid, which together makeup the cellular matrix and support the capillaries. Also helps to treat edema (swelling).

  • Grape Skin Extract Grape Skin (Vitis Vinifera) Extract - is rich in Vitamin E, essential fatty acids and minerals.

  • Green Mandarin Peel Oil (Citrus Nobilis) – Green mandarin peel oil has a characteristic, slightly tangy citrus aroma and has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties.

  • Green Tea (Camellia Sinensis Leaf) Extract - when applied topically has potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects on the skin. It helps fight the various oxidative stressors (air, UV light, smoke) that cause degeneration of the skin and damage to skin cells.

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  • Hops (Humulus Lupulus) Extract - has components that may provide antioxidant and antibacterial benefits.

  • Hyaluronic Acid - Derived from potatoes; regulates and balances the level of hydration of skin. It forms a moisturizing, non-occlusive layer of moisture on the skin.

  • Hydrolyzed DNA - Deoxy Ribonucleic Acid, a principal element of the dermis and epidermis. Reduces irritation, tightens pilosebaceous follicles, refines and tightens the skin. Stays anchored to skin’s surface to maintain skin moisture.

  • Hydrolyzed Pearl Powder (Extract) - has a mild exfoliating benefit while provide nourishment for the skin.

  • Hydrolyzed RNA - Ribonucleic Acid. A moisturizing surface film-forming agent.

  • Hydrolyzed Soy Protein - Soybeans are a natural antioxidant. Clinical tests have shown that soybean oil, when mixed with ferulic acid, protects facial skin by leaving a protective film on the skin. The protective film covers pores which aids in keeping skin free of air pollutants. Soybeans also help protect skin from the sun. Lab tests have shown that soybeans can act as a UV filter, which means they help protect skin from the harmful ultraviolet rays emitted by the sun which are known to cause cancer.

  • Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose – powerful humectant that increase water retention.

  • Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate - Naturally derived, pre-gelatinized sugar, compatible with large variety of salts & ingredients due to nonionic character. Stabilizes emulsions at any temperature, simplifies emulsion procedure, gives conditioning after-feel, brings enhanced aesthetics, gives immediate viscosity & body, reduces greasiness in formulas, imparts a smooth velvety feel in powders & makeup.

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  • Iron Oxides - Iron oxides are inorganic chemicals used as colorants.

  • Isopropyl Palmitate - An easily spreadable man-made moisturizer, isopropyl palmitate is a compound of isopropyl alcohol and palmitic acid. The palmitic portion of the formula contains a major fatty acid, composed of vitamin A and an antioxidant.

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  • Jasmine (Jasminum Officinale) Essential Oil - is a fragrant oil that may provide anti-fungal benefits.

  • Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia Chinensis) - Derived from the bean; nutrient-rich oil moisturizes for soft, supple skin.

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  • Kakadu Plum - Has the highest naturally occurring vitamin C content of any fruit. It contains 3000mg of vitamin C per 100g of fruit - over 50 times the concentration found in oranges. The Kakadu contains phytochemicals gallic and ellagic acids. Gallic acid has antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal activities and also shows anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour, anti-mutagenic and anti- bronchodilatory activities. Ellagic acid has anti-carcinogenic effects against a wide range of carcinogens in many human tissues.

  • Kaolin Clay - Is an all-natural ingredient that has the ability to draw impurities such as dirt, dead skin cells, residue left behind from the use of other cosmetic products, as well as other toxins without robbing skin of its natural moisture. Kaolin is also rich in essential and trace minerals that are vital to systems.

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  • L-Ascorbic Acid - is a common form of vitamin C. It is considered a potent antioxidant.

  • Lactic Acid - An alpha hydroxy acid with a larger molecular size than glycolic acid. It Increases hydration, pliability and flexibility of the skin; excellent for more sensitive skin, colored, or hyperpigmented skin.

  • Laureth-7 – Is a polyethylene glycol-based surfactant.

  • Lauryl Lactate - A naturally occurring acid known as an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) found in beauty products and cosmetics functioning as an emollient, skin conditioning agent, and exfoliant.

  • Lecithin - A natural emollient and anti-oxidant with excellent penetration; obtained from soybeans. A vital element of all living cells.

  • Lavender Oil (Lavandula Officinalis) - The most versatile of all essential oils. Lavender oil is excellent for promoting healing and for balancing the skin. It is an antiseptic, analgesic, antibiotic, antidepressant, bactericide, decongestant, and sedative. It helps to reduce scarring and also stimulates the growth of new cells.

  • Lemon Peel Oil (Citrus Medica Limonum) - Lemon Oil possesses skin-tightening and toning effects. It also serves as a purifying disinfectant, making it ideal for treating oily, tired and stressed skin. Lemon extract is a natural AHA.

  • Lemongrass (Cymbopogon Schoenanthus) Oil - is used for a number of therapeutic purposes. Lemongrass oil can be antimicrobial, antiseptic, and astringent.

  • Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza Glabra Rhizome) - Studies show that this extract boosts the capability of skins natural steroid hormones to combat irritation and inflammation. Has a depigmenting effect and is an effective tyrosinase inhibitor.

  • LiftissTM - LIFTISS® SB is gel obtained from Baobab pulp containing mucilages rich in sugars, Xylose and Alpha-hydroxy-acid. It offers hygroscopic benefits reducing moisture loss via evaporation; smoothes expression wrinkles; revitalizes and moisturizes skin.

  • Lycopene - Substance derived from tomato; a powerful antioxidant.

  • Lysine – An essential amino acid for the formation of collagen and connective tissue. 

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  • Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (MAP) – Powerful water soluble ester C that does not irritate the skin. Shown to have good results treating hyperpigmentation and protecting skin from UV damage. This nonirritating stable form of vitamin C that boosts skin collagen synthesis. It is ideal for those with sensitive skin.

  • Malic Acid - is derived from apple and is a source of hydroxy acid.

  • Mallow (Althea Rosea) Root Powder Extract - contains mucilage, flavonoids, and anthocyanidins. It is believed to have anti-inflammatory and soothing properties.

  • Maltodextrin – Inhibits inflammaging which is the vicious cycle induced by chronic low grade upregulation of the inflammatory response. Improves age-related loss of elasticity, firmness and tonicity involved in skin sagging, and reinforinc the integrity of the skin barrier function to minimize the visible signs of skin aging.

  • Mandarin (Citrus Nobilis) Essential Oil - is a sweet citrus scent which is mildly floral, and has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties.

  • Mango (Mangifera Indica) Butter - is a highly emollient, high oxidative regenerating ingredient.

  • Mango (Mangifera Indica) Fruit Pulp - is finely mashed mango from the fruit itself. The pulp provides moisturizing and emollient benefits.

  • Mannentake Mushroom Stem Extract (Ganoderma Lucidum) – Mannentake mushroom is a naturally active botanical aqueous extract with similar properties to AHA’s anti-aging effects. Studies show that this extract has the capability to increase cell turnover and collagen synthesis, improve firmness and hydration, and reduce appearance of fine lines.

  • Mannitol - Mannitol is used in cosmetic applications as a humectant but also in skin hydration formulations or skin care preparation.

  • Marine Collagen - Marine Collagen Silanetriol/Polypeptides is designed to stimulate Type III collagen deep down within the skin. The enhancement comes from a concentration of extrinsic native proteins from marine collagen, which is known as the best source of collagen.

  • Marshmallow Extract (Althaea Officinalis) – Marshmallow Soothes and helps heal inflammation-prone skin; emollient, smoothes rough, dry skin.

  • Meadowfoam Seed (Limnanthes Alba) Oil - is known for it's amazing skin softening, soothing and emolient properties.

  • Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil - Spearmint Leaf Oil revitalizes and energizes circulation.

  • Mica - is a type of highly brittle silicate minerals with diverse chemical composition; typically used as a colorant.

  • Multi-Fruit BSC – AHA blend of water (and) Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Fruit Extract (and) Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract (and) Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract (and) Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract (and) Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract.

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  • Nettle (Urtica Dioica) Extract - believed to have anti-inflammatory properties. . It is said to increase micro-circulation of the skin.

  • Niacin – Vitamin B3 helps fight acne, increase moisture retention, reduces the appearance of rosacea, decreases wrinkle and possibly preventing skin cancer.

  • Niacinamide – 5% - Is an active form of Vitamin B3 that offers a number of benefits for aged and photodamaged skin and improved skin moisturization. Niacinamide is effective improving skin texture and the appearance of hyperpigmented spots and red blotchiness, in addition to the reduction in the severity of fine lines. It stimulates collagen synthesis and production of ceramide, a lipid compound that contributes to the functional and structural integrity of the skin barrier.

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  • Oats (Avena Sativa Bran) - Oats have long been used to soften and condition, as well as to relieve itching associated with dry skin, insect bites or poison ivy. adds texture, soothes irritated skin, softens, and nourishes.

  • Olive Squalane – Is a plant source alternative to Squalene found naturally in the sebum of human skin and is believed to lubricate and protect skin. Squalane, is an emollient with exceptional spreading properties and skin absorption.

  • Orange (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) Fruit Water - is a distillate of orange essential oil.

  • Orange Fruit Extract (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) – Orange fruit extract is a natural AHA.

  • Organic Dew Drops - an aqueous blend of Jujube, Sea Kelp, Phyto Hyaluronic, Irish Moss and Nori Extract which help boost and retain natural moisture levels.

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  • Palmitoyl Tripeptide-3

    Palmitoyl Tripeptide-3 (Syn-Coll Tm) - Increases collagen synthesis stimulation. Deep wrinkles are significantly reduced and over all appearance is improved. Syn-Coll is a deep penetrating bio-active that removes any type of wrinkles.

  • Pansy

    Pansy (Viola Tricolor) Extract - is thought to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

  • Panthenol

    Panthenol - Part of the water-soluble vitamin B complex, also known as pro-vitamin B5; acts as a penetrating noncomedogenic moisturizer. Appears to stimulate cellular proliferation and aid in tissue repair.

  • Papaya

    Papaya (Papain) - Proteolytic enzyme made from raw, green papayas. It is an excellent free-radical scavenger and cellular renewal ingredient. Papain has the ability to digest protein, and selectively digests only dead skin cells without harming the living ones.

  • Petroselinum

    Petroselinum Crispum (Parsley) Seed Oil - has antibacterial and antifungal properties that can help treat pimples, acne and skin infections, as well as disinfect pores.

  • Peppermint

    Peppermint (Mentha Piperita) Leaf Extract / Oil - is derived from the Mint family. It is a sweet, invigorating oil that is thought to possess anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal benefits.

  • Petitgrain

    Petitgrain (Citrus Aurantium) Essential Oil - is derived from the leaves of the bitter orange tree. It is used traditionally for acneic or oily, congested skin.

  • Phenoxyethanol - Is the new darling of the chemical industry and it is increasingly turning up in cosmetics as a preservative as an alternative to parabens.

  • Phyto Hyaluronate

    Phyto Hyaluronate (Yeast Derived) - is a yeast derived synthetically replicated alternative that provides moisture and water binding benefits.

  • Pineapple Pulp Puree Pineapple

    Pineapple Pulp Puree Pineapple (Ananas Sativus) Pulp Puree - is derived from the fruit. It is rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Thiamin, Niacin and Riboflavin.

  • Pistachio Pulp

    Pistachio Pulp - is a good source of B6 and thiamine as well as possessing significant emollient benefits.

  • Pisum Sativum Extract

    Pisum Sativum Extract - focuses on melanin inhibition and viable pathways to more radiant skin

  • Plantain

    Plantain (Plantago Lanceolata) Extract - contains allantoin, an anti-inflammatory, and is also believed to possess anti-bacterial benefits.

  • Plum

    Plum (Prunus Domestica) Oil - is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, Potassium and antioxidants.

  • Polyacrylamide – Is a synthetic polymer of acrylamide and is used as a film former and binder.

  • Pomegranate Fruit Extract

    Pomegranate Fruit Extract (Punica Granatum) - Pomegranate fruit is filled with beneficial phytonutrients, including vitamin B5, vitamin C, catechins, gallocatechins, prodelphinidins, delphinidin, cyanidin, pelargonidin, ellagitannins, and several other strong antioxidant compounds in the polyphenol, anthocyanin, flavonoid, and tannin families. The ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) rating of the fruit varies according to variety, with the darker red varieties demonstrating the highest ability to neutralize free radicals in the body and skin. In skincare formulations the extract of the pomegranate fruit and the oil of the pomegranate seed have been shown to have excellent free radical neutralizing properties and strong anti-inflammatory benefits. It is an excellent treatment for soothing sunburns and there is laboratory evidence that it may stimulate the synthesis of collagen production in the skin.

  • Pomegranate Seed Oil

    Pomegranate Seed Oil (Punica Granatum Linn) – Pomegranate Seed Oil is high in lipids including pucinic acid. It can be effective in treating dry skin, eczema, psoriasis and sunburned skin. It is a good choice for inclusion in formulations for maturing skin. Its high polyphenol content makes it a strong antioxidant and adds to its stable shelf life. Pomegranate Seed Oil contains conjugated fatty acids which gives it strong anti-inflammatory properties and makes it a highly beneficial addition to formulations intended to reduce swelling and ease muscular aches and pains. Studies have shown that Pomegranate Seed Oil is effective at killing cancer cells when applied topically.

  • Pumice

    Pumice - is a naturally occurring lava based substance that lightly removes unwanted or dull skin.

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  • Quince

    Quince (Pyrus Cydonia) Pulp - is a fruit which is similar in appearance to an apple. It is rich in Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A and Calcium.

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  • Raspberry Seed Oil

    Raspberry Seed Oil (Rubus Idaeus) - Rich in vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin C. Its high tannin content gives the extract excellent astringent properties.

  • Resveratrol

    Resveratrol - Metabiotics™ - Resveratrol is a non-animal derived, biotechnological ingredient obtained through the fermentation of the small molecule, resveratrol, with the microorganism, Pichia pastoris. It is designed to offer anti-aging, reduction in inflammation, promoting firming and rebuilding DEJ structural integrity and ultimately ameliorating the visible signs of aging. It is an antioxidant derived from grape skin that protects cells from UV damage and has cells go into a survival mode that helps them live 160% longer and healthier.

  • Retinol - A derivative of vitamin A used in anti-aging products to stimulate the turnover of skin cells and increase collagen production. The maximum amount allowed in over-the-counter products is 1 percent. Retinyl palmitate and retinaldehyde are weaker, less-irritating forms of retinol.

  • Retinyl Palmitate - An ester of Vitamin A. A primary antioxidant vitamin, free- radical scavenger and cellular renewal ingredient (healer). Considered a skin revitalizer.

  • Roman Chamomile Flower Extract

    Roman Chamomile Flower Extract (Anthemis Nobilis) – extract from Roman Chamomile. Is a vasoconstrictor and has anti-inflammatory properties.

  • Rooibos Tea Leaf Extract

    Rooibos Tea Leaf Extract (Aspalathus Linearis) – Red Bush Tea (Rooibos) native to Africa, protects skin against oxidative stress and inflammation; rich in polyphenols, flavonoids and minerals.

  • Rosehip

    Rosehip (Rosa Mosquita) Seed Oil - is a luxurious oil used for the treatment of wrinkles, scars and inflamed skin. Rosa Mosquita is believed to have regenerative properties for sun damage, scarring, and other skin irritations.

  • Rosewood

    Rosewood (Aniba Rosaeodora) Essential Oil - is a sweet, floral oil that mildly anti-septic and deodorizing. It is often used as a tonic to freshen the skin.

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  • Salicylic Acid

    Salicylic Acid – Is a ‘keratolytic’ as it breaks down and exfoliates dead skin cells. Salicylic acid is beneficial for the blocked pores (comedonal) type of acne because it penetrates the hair follicle and helps prevent pores from getting clogged. It is also beneficial for minor lightening of discoloration or hyperpigmentation that result from the acne.

  • Sandalwood

    Sandalwood (Santalum Album) Essential Oil - is a rare, semi-precious oil. It has been used traditionally in India as an aromatic oil found in incense, but also in topical products on inflamed and distressed skin.

  • Sarsaparilla

    Sarsaparilla - is a herb that has been used in connection with eczema, psoriasis, and other skin disorders. Sarsaparilla contains steroidal saponins, such as sarsasapogenin, which many claim duplicates the action of some human hormones. Sarsaparilla also contains beta-sitosterol, a phytosterol, which may contribute to the anti-inflammatory property of this herb.

  • Seabuckthorn

    Seabuckthorn (Hippophae Rhamnoides Bark Oil) – Seabuckthorn is a soothing, restorative oil with a high content of fat soluble vitamins and essential fatty acids.

  • Seaweed Extract

    Seaweed Extract (Ascophyllum Nodosa) - Rich in the same vital nutrients, trace elements, and amino acids present in human blood plasma, allowing it to penetrate the skin more thoroughly than most other ingredients. It speeds the elimination of toxins from cells and is a natural cellular renewal ingredient. It also helps to nourish and remineralize the skin. A wonderfully versatile ingredient. Found to be stimulating, revitalizing, and nourishing to the skin, with anti-inflammatory and disinfectant abilities. Seems to be effective in treating acne based on its presumed antibiotic properties, which offer the skin protection against infection. Highly moisturizing and moisture balancing.

  • Serine - A silk protein, and is a nonessential amino acid and can be synthesized in the body from glycine.

  • Shea Butter

    Shea Butter (Butyspermum Parkii Seed Butter) - Obtained from the nut of the karite nut tree. A natural cellular renewal ingredient, it has excellent moisturizing and nourishing abilities as well as being a natural sunblock.

  • Shiitake Mushroom

    Shiitake Mushroom (Lentinus Edodes Extract) – Shiitake Mushroom is a naturally active botanical aqueous extract with similar properties to AHA’s anti-aging effects. Studies show that this extract has the capability to increase cell turnover and collagen synthesis, improve firmness and hydration, and reduce appearance of fine lines.

  • Silica

    Silica - Very fine powder used in preparations to create a matte finish.

  • Silk Amino Acids – Has a high hydroxy amino acid content which is important for the water-bniding capacity which regulates the skin’s moisture content. It also has a unique carbohydrate moiety and a unique repetitive amino acid sequence, which give it a high affinity for proteins resulting in a tightening, anti-wrinkle effect. Also, due to high molecular weight, it leaves a substantive semi-occlusive film that persists even after washing, and can increase the skin’s permeability.

  • Sodium Alginate - Also known as potassium or algin, this derivative of brown seaweed is used as a gelling and thickening agent.

  • Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate

    Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate - Highly effective water soluble antioxidant. Acts as a collagen biosynthesis regulator, helping to trigger the skin’s collagen production. Also helps to prevent breakdown of cells due to environmental exposure. Anti-inflammatory properties soothe damaged skin.

  • Sodium Chloride

    Sodium Chloride – table salt used as a natural preservative.

  • Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate - Is an ingredient derived from coconut oil. In cosmetics and personal care products, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate is used primarily in the preparation of bath soaps and cleansing products. This ingredient is also used in the formulation of shampoos, tonics, dressings, other hair grooming aids and skin cleansing preparations.

  • Sodium Hyaluronate
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    Sodium Hyaluronate (Sodium PCA) - Hyaluronic acid. A cellular renewal ingredient and healing agent that is found in all human cells.

  • Sorbic Acid - Sorbic acid is a naturally occurring and synthetically produced compound used as a preservative.

  • Sorbitol - is a sugar alcohol derived from fruits, corn and seaweed, although most products currently use corn-derived Sorbitol. It is used primarily as a humectant in cosmetics and personal care products, although it is also a fragrance ingredient and flavoring agent (thanks to its sweet flavor). As a humectant, Sorbitol prevents moisture loss by pulling water by osmosis from the air, hydrating skin.

  • Soyamine

    Soyamine - is derived from Soy and contains a significant amount of protein.

  • Soy Lecithin

    Soy Lecithin – Due to its high protein content and soy isoflavones called aglycones it improves the appearance of fines lines, provides skin firming and helps reverse sun damage.

  • Spinach

    Spinach (Spinacia Oleracea) Powder Extract - is known to have antioxidant benefits and contain Vitamin K.

  • Sqisandryl

    Sqisandryl™ - derived from the berries of Schisandra chinensis, targets two key structural compounds – collagen-17 and ladinin-1 - involved in the stability and proper anchorage of the dermal epidermal junction. Squisandryl strengthens the dynamic cohesion between the dermis and the epidermis thus resulting in an increase of the skin’s resilience, elasticity and firmness.

  • Squalane

    Squalane - A nutrient-rich botanical lipid very similar to human sebum, with some antibacterial properties. Excellent moisture retention capability.

  • Squamosa

    Squamosa (Sugar Apple Tree) Seed Extract - (anona squamosa) strengthens the dermis and stimulates collagen production. It reduces surface wrinkles and firms and tones the skin.

  • Stearic Acid - is found naturally in the outer protective layer of our skin, and is a fundamental building block in the lipid layers of the skin. These layers form a barrier against pathogens and germs and help retain our skin’s natural moisture.

  • Stearyl Alcohol - Is a fatty alcohol that generally is not damaging to the skin, unlike other chemical-based alcohols. A product that is labeled “alcohol free” usually is free of harsh alcohols, but it most likely does contain fatty alcohols. These substances can, in fact, be quite beneficial for the skin and are excellent moisturizers.

  • St. Johns Wort

    St. Johns Wort (Hypericum Perforatum) Extract - has been used traditionally as an anti-depressant and a stimulant.

  • Sugar Cane Extract

    Sugar Cane Extract (Saccharum Officinarum)– Sugar cane extract is glycolic acid and AHA.

  • Sunflower Seed Oil

    Sunflower Seed Oil (Helianthus Annuus) - A commonly used carrier oil. It has smoothing properties and is considered a noncomedogenic raw material. High linoleic and essential fatty acid content. It helps to keep wrinkles at bay and the skin looking youthful and vibrantly healthy right from birth. It is extremely powerful at keeping away bacteria and maintaining youthful skin, and contains a rich mixture of vitamins and other natural substances that have a healthy effect on your skin and its pores. It is very good for acne sufferers, especially if the traditional acne remedies have failed. It is very high in antioxidants, particularly the antioxidant vitamins A, C and E, which prevent free radicals from damaging your skin and creating wrinkles and the appearance of premature aging.

  • Sweet Orange Peel Oil

    Sweet Orange Peel Oil (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) – Sweet orange oil can help to naturally prolong the shelf-life of products as a non-chemical preservatives. A natural source of alpha hydroxy acids. Helps assist the lymphatic system, helping detoxify congested skin; used for fragrance and astringent and skin conditioner.

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  • Tego Cistus

    Tego Cistus (Cistus Incanus Extract, Maltodextrin) – An ultra high level of polyphenols from the Pink Rock Rose. Provides DNA protection, strong anti-oxidative efficacy, anti-inflammatory effects, delivers daylight defense, and protects from environmental stress. Another way to achieve similar defense results is with high levels of Vitamin C and E combined. 

  • Tetrahydrocurcumin

    Tetrahydrocurcumin - is derived from turmeric root and has been shown to efficiently inhibit tyrosinase

  • Threonine – An essential amino acid for the formation of collagen and connective tissue. Creates glycine and serine amino acids that are necessary for the formation of collagen and elastin. For healthy skin and connective tissues.

  • Titanium Dioxide - is a naturally occurring oxide of titanium. It is the most widely used white pigment because of its brightness and very high refractive index. It's refractive properties make it an ideal choice for sunscreens and cosmetic applications

  • Tocopheryl Acetate - The ester of Tocopherol and acetic acid (vinegar) form of vitamin E , this stabilized version of Tocopherol helps protect the skin.

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  • Unismooth Eg-28

    Unismooth Eg-28 - targets irritation pathways to provide immediate soothing. Inhibits NF-kB activated signaling pathway in keratinocytes. The communication between the keratinocyte and the immune cell is interrupted with the result of inhibiting skin irritation, to provide an immediate soothing effect.

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  • Vaccinium Angustifolium

    Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Oil - Blueberry (Vaccinium Angustifolium) Oil is a rich source of vitamin C but also contains two beneficial compounds - anthocyanin and ellagic acid. Anthocyanin, a flavonoid, offers a rich blue-purple color to blueberry and contribute its antioxidant activities.

  • Vanillin

    Vanillin – Rich sweet oil that is rich in polyphenols that possess antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

  • Vegetable Emulsifying Wax (VEW) - is a thickening agent derived from plant sources.

  • Vegetable Glycerin

    Vegetable Glycerin - derived from olive oil, is used as an emollient and a humectant.

  • Vitamin C

    Vitamin C (L-Ascorbic Acid) – Is an effective in increasing collagen deposits and also enhancing collagen lattice contractions, implying that Vitamin C contributes to strengthening the collagen framework and maintaining a healthy dermis. Topical application of Vitamin C has been shown to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.dipalmit

  • Vitamin D - It has both reparative antioxidants and botanicals, that help improve the appearance of skin elasticity, hydration and minimizes the appearance of pores. (healing) benefits of Vitamin D. It is a powerful essential vitamin that is used topically to treat psoriasis. Researchers found Vitamin D increases the binding of cathelicidin, a peptide, to DNA which inhibits inflammation in this disease.

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  • Wheat

    Wheat (Triticum Vulgare) Germ Oil - is a fat-soluble natural oil expeller pressed from the germ of the wheat kernel. It is high in lecithin, vitamins A, D and E and is exceptional for treating dry and aging skin. It is an antioxidant which contains more Vitamin E than any other natural oil.

  • Wild Yam Root Extract Dioscorea

    Wild Yam Root Extract Dioscorea - is a species of vine that is native to and found growing wild in North America. It contains steroid-like saponins which can be chemically converted to progesterone and and cortisone. Wild Yam is thought to be helpful to the liver and endocrine system as it regulates the female system.

  • Witch Hazel

    Witch Hazel – Is a plant distillate that is naturally antibacterial and can effectively remove dirt and oil from skin without over drying. It helps control oil production on the skin, maintaining a normal balance between oily and dry.

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  • Xanthan Gum - Holds the ingredients together so they will not separate. One of the best properties of Xanthan Gum is the ability to produce a large increase in the thickness of a liquid with just a small quantity added. Also has some skin hydrating properties with it as well. It is an excellent thickener for lotions, creams, and body washes.

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  • Yeast Extract (Phyto Hyaluronic Acid) – Vegan from HA with powerful abilities to bond with water.

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  • Zinc Oxide

    Zinc Oxide – Can help prevent and alleviate inflammation and scarring associated with acne. Zinc absorbs the amount of natural oil (sebum) produced in the skin. It also helps heal damaged skin around acne as it offers antiseptic benefits that help prevent infection.

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  • Acai Fruit Oil (Euterpe Oleracea) - Functions as a skin conditioning agent. It is a powerful antioxidant which helps to preserve connective tissues, like collagen, and restores moisture making the skin glow and appear years younger. Its rich natural vitamin E content is essential for tissue regeneration.

  • Acetyl Hexapeptide-8 - Amino acid that helps relax muscular tension and a peptide which is a fragment of SNAP-25, a substrate of Botulium toxin (Botox). It is a synthetic anti-wrinkle cosmetics ingredient.

  • Acetyl Hexapeptide-30 - A new arginine-hexapeptide complex specifically designed to treat expression wrinkles through a novel post-synaptic approach.

  • Alcohol Denatured – Prevents products from being sticky or tacky. 

  • Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa) Leaf Extract - contains a significant amount of Vitamin K.

  • Algae Extract (Tego Stemlastin) - Naturally derived from Cyanidium Caldarium algae which is rich in extremolytes like mineral nutrients, amino acids, polyphenols and is enriched with GABA (gamma amino butryric acid). Stimulates epidermal stem cells and dermal fibroblasts. Significantly supports the maintenance of epidermal stem cell activity and activates skin rejuvenation. 

  • Allantoin - A compound that occurs naturally in wheat sprouts, tobacco seed, comfrey, and sugar beets. It is an effective healing agent that helps to promote cellular renewal, and it has a soothing and softening effect which moisturizes and encourages cell turnover.

  • Aloe Vera Leaf Extract Juice (Aloe Barbadensis) - Derived from the aloe vera (true aloe) plant, one of the oldest medicinal plants known. Widely revered and used by the ancient Egyptians and Native Americans, it has remarkable healing abilities because it is a natural oxygenator (drawing and holding oxygen to the skin). For this same reason, it is one of the most effective cellular renewal ingredients available for use in cosmetics. It has a composition similar to that of human blood plasma and sea water, and because its pH is the same as human skin, it is extremely soothing and protective, and very effective in replenishing lost moisture. It is also a natural astringent.

  • Alpha Arbutin – Ten times more powerful than regular arbutin. Derived from bearberry it is an alternative to hydroquinone and kojic acid for brightening and lightening skin color or to remove brown age spots. Inhibits the body’s production of tyrosinase. Works best when used for a period of two to three months. Works very similarly like hydroquinone to the point if both are present there is a problem with absorption. It suppresses unwanted pigmentation rather than killing pigment-producing cells. 85% of users see an improved result within 90 days of use. 

  • Alpha Lipoic Acid is a potent antioxidant that can be found in meats, spinach, broccoli and potatoes.

  • Amazonian Fruit (Astrocaryum Murumuru) Butter - is rich in oleic acid which promotes nutrition and moisture retention to the skin.

  • Anise (Pimpinella Anisum Fruit Oil) – An anise extract rich in mineral salts reduces the phenomena of microtensing and visibly smoothes expression lines. This 100% natural BOTOX® substitute relaxes features while at the same time conversing the natural mobility of the face.

  • Annatto - Improving skin tone, moisturizing skin, and nourishing skin. For dry skin, rough skin, and aging skin.

  • Apple Cider Vinegar Apple (Pyrus Malus) Cider Vinegar - contains acetic acid and water. It has mild disinfecting and antifungal qualities.

  • Apple Stem Cells (Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture) - Through a novel extraction process the stem cells of the fruit of this true are able to be cultured with depletion of the endangered tree itself. The extract of this stem cell culture is captured in a liposomal delivery system and is incorporated into skincare formulations to impart longevity to skin cells. In vitro experiments have demonstrated a protective effect on human skin cells at the base of the epidermis (our own skin stem cells that continually renew the surface epidermal layer). Other studies have demonstrated that the Uttwiler Spätlauber apple fruit stem cell culture extract imparts an age-delaying effect on the skin as observed through measurable anti-wrinkle results, especially around the eye area.

  • Apple Stem Extract (Pyrus Malus) - A mild acetic acid solution with mild disinfecting and antifungal properties.

  • Apricot Kernel (Prunus Armeniaca) Oil - is a rich oil that prevents evaporation and provides lubrication to the surface of the skin.

  • Arbutin - Naturally occurring plant compound and effective tyrosinase inhibitor for reducing hyperpigmentation. A good natural alternative to hydroquinone.

  • Argatensyl (Argania Spinosa Kernel E xtract (and) Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate) – Due to fraction rich high molecular weight proteins form a network having a high affinity to the skin’s surface develop an immediate and perceivable tightening effect. Immediate tightening for wrinkles on face, neck, décolleté and body within 15 minutes. Significant long term efficacy after 4 weeks of treatment twice per day.

  • Argeriline - Acetyl hexapeptide-3 inhibits proteins [SNARE complex] and the release of adrenalin and noradrenalin in neuronal cells in the skin, inhibiting facial skin muscle tightening the mechanism responsible for wrinkle formation. This peptide is marketed as "Botox in a cream" because of its apparent ability to temporarily prevent tensing of facial muscles.

  • Arginine - An essential amino acid, used as a skin conditioner and soother. Arginine is naturally produced in your body, and it may also be consumed through dietary sources containing protein as well as through supplementation. One of the responsibilities of arginine is to support the production of nitric oxide, which widens blood vessels to enhance blood flow. This amino acid also activates the production of protein, and because of this action it is believed to help expedite wound healing, prevent tissue and deterioration.

  • Arnica Montana Flower Extract – Has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, meaning it helps kill harmful microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi and viruses. Arnica contains fatty acids and oils, as well as flavonoids, tannins, carotenoids and other phytochemicals, which are potent antioxidant substances found in plants. The exact mechanism of action of arnica is unknown; however, the anti-inflammatory effect is attributed to as substance in it called helenalin.

  • Asafetida Root Extract (Ferula Foetida) - A botanical extract with powerful tyrosinase inhibiting properties; excellent in formulations to treat hyperpigmentation. Studies have shown this ingredient to be less sensitizing or irritating, yet as or more effective than other tyrosinase inhibitors. Also rich in antioxidant ferulic acid.

  • Ascorbic Acid Polypeptide - Vitazyme® C is a stabilized form of ascorbic acid, complexed with the low-molecular weight polypeptides derived in citrus pulp, associated with naturally occurring bioflavonoids. Due to this unique association, the vitamin becomes water dispersible, which increases absorption, allowing infiltration into the dermal structures and almost completely eliminating toxicity or irritation potential.

  • Assai Palm Fruit Oil - Rich in anthocyanins and phenols making the oil a very powerful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory. An array of nutrients, essential fatty acids, anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory action make the oil a remarkable ingredient for use in anti-aging.

  • Astaxanthin - Harvested from micro algae, Astaxanthin is the world's most powerful antioxidant - 6,000 times stronger than Vitamin C and 550 times stronger than Vitamin E, and 800 times stronger than CoQ10 - in providing antioxidant protection and anti-aging support.

  • Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour – derived from oats. Adds texture, soothes irritated skin, softens and nourishes.

  • Avocado Oil - contains high amounts of Vitamin A, B1, B2, D and E. It moisturizes, nourishes and softens the skin and is excellent for dry skin prone to wrinkling.

  • Azelaic Acid - Is a pharmaceutical anti-acne agent that provides antibacterial and comedolytic effects. It is effective against a number of skin conditions, from mild to moderate acne. It helps to stop the growth of skin bacteria that causes acne and keep the skin pores clean. Azelaic acid is also a reversible inhibitor of tyrosinase, delivering whitening effects to the skin.

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  • Balm Mint (Melissa Officinalis) Essential Oil – derived from a fragrant plant. It has been reported to offer antiviral benefits.

  • Banana (Musa Sapientum) Fruit Puree – provides texture and antioxidant benefits.

  • Basil (Ocimum Basillicum) Oil - is a herbal extraction that is known to stimulates circulation.

  • Bentonite Clay - is a grey, montmorillonite clay that is used to provide thickness and texture in addition to excellent drying properties.

  • Beta-Carotene - Present in quantity in a variety of orange/yellow fruits and vegetables, such as carrots, cantaloupe, and papaya. Carotene has an orange color that oxidizes (fades) when exposed to sunlight. It is converted into vitamin A by the body, and is used for its cellular renewal and healing abilities.

  • Bilberry Leaf Extract (Vaccinium Myrtillus Extract) - A natural flavanoid with anti-oxidant properties. Improves microcirculation and protects cells and membranes from free radical damage.

  • BioPhytex 9832 - Is a synergistic complex of yeast extract and several botanical extracts. Rich in saponosides and flavonoids, it strengthens the capillaries, reinforces their resistance and reactivates microcirculation. In addition it has an overall soothing calming effect. Significantly reduces the visible consequences of poor microcirculation and capillary fragility resulting in a more even skin tone and a healthier appearance. After 4 weeks of treatment dark circles were reduced by over 64% and that was with only 3%.

  • Bisabolol Alpha Bisabolol - is the primary constituent of German Chamomile and is also found naturally in the bark of the Candeia tree of Brazil. Bisabolol is a naturally occurring active ingredient that accelerates the healing process of skin and protects it from the effects of daily stress. Known to have anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory properties, a-bisabolol has been shown to reduce UV-induced erythema in-vivo.

  • Black Raspberry Seed Oil - Contains 85% essential fatty acids of which 30% are Omega 3. It is rich in anti-oxidants and phyto-nutrients one of nature's most potent anti-oxidants.

  • Bladderwrack Powder Extract (Fucus Vesiculosis) - A succulent giant brown kelp with high concentrations of trace minerals and vitamin C. Revitalizing and nourishing with anti-inflammatory properties. Also creates a protective gel on skin’s surface to help retain moisture.

  • Blueberrry Fruit Extract (Vaccinium Angustifolium) – Lowbush Blueberry is an Blueberry extract antioxidant-rich oil with high concentration of vitamin C and two skinbeneficial compounds: anthocyanin, a flavonoid, and ellagic acid, a polyphenol antioxidant.

  • Blueberry Seed Oil (Vaccinium Corymbosum) Highbush Blueberry is an antioxidant-rich oil with high concentration of vitamin C and two skinbeneficial compounds: anthocyanin, a flavonoid, and ellagic acid, a polyphenol antioxidant.

  • Bromelain - An proteolytic enzyme derived from pineapple stem. Digests dead protein, as in surface skin cells.

  • Butylene Glycol – Is an organic compound that contains atoms of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen. A substance that gives cosmetics a creamy or smooth texture and helps the skin stay moisturized.

  • Burdock Root Extract (Arctium Lappa) - is rich in phytosterols and essential fatty acids

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  • C10-C30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer - Polymers are usually (but not always) organic, and are formed from large chains of monomers, which are molecules that can bind to each other. Acrylate crosspolymer is formed when C10-30 alkyl acrylate is combined with monomers of acrylic acid or methacrylic acid. This forms a fluffy, white, dry powder.

  • C13-C14 Isoparaffin – A mixture of hydrocarbons (mineral oils) to behave as an emillient.

  • Calendula Flower Extract (Calendula Officinalis) - Derived from marigold flowers ; Calendula is classified as an anti-inflammatory and is often used to treat itching, flaking, weeping skin conditions. It is a wonderful, emollient oil that has a soothing effect on the skin and is an effective ally in treating water retention, cellulite, and special needs of mature skin.

  • Camphor (Cinnamomum Camphora) – Distilled from the wood of the camphor tree. It is a natural cooling antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, astringent and analgesic that helps to calm the skin and reduce redness.

  • Camu Camu Myrciaria dubia bush grows in the Amazonian rain forest of Peru and produces a fruit with the same name. Camu Camu contains powerful phytochemicals which include amino and a higher level of Vitamin C than any other known plant in the world. The camu-camu fruit is believed to have extensive therapeutic benefits.

  • Canadian Willowherb (Epilobium Angustifolia) Extract - is known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant benefits.

  • Candelilla Wax Euphorbia Antisyphillitica Wax - is rich in nutrients and helps to bind other ingredients together. It is great for topically treating inflammation including acne, skin disorders and other skin allergic reactions.

  • Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride - is a combined triester, a blend of capric and caprylic acids. It is also known as fractionated coconut oil. Its most popular use is as an emollient (for calming, and softening out the skin), due to the fact that it is capable of rapid penetration.

  • Caprylyl Glycol - Is used as a skin conditioning agent; has some antimicrobial activity. Is also a skin conditioning agent, humectant and emollient.

  • Carrot Seed Oil (Daucus Carota) - Natural extract of carrot. High in betacarotene; healing and soothing to the skin.

  • Carrot Root (Daucus Carota Sativa) Extract - is known to have antioxidant properties.

  • Caviar Extract - A source of marine DNA, a key element to skin cell regeneration. Products with a marine DNA base are basically hydrators. A light moisture-retaining film protects the skin against external effects such as UV radiation, the climate, dehydration and pollution. This protection further fosters the reduction of superficial lines and wrinkles, thereby improving the skin's appearance.

  • Ceteareth-12 – A polyethylene glycol ether of cetearyl alcohol. Used as surfactant and emulsifier.

  • Ceteareth-20 - Ceteareths are made from cetearyl alcohol- a blend of cetyl and stearyl alcohol (natural fatty acids from coconut oil), and ethylene oxide. Functions as an emollient and emulsifier.

  • Cetearyl Alcohol - It's a fatty alcohol used to help control the consistency of products. It can be derived from plants and/or animals and is a non-ionic surfactant.

  • Cetearyl Glucoside - Derived from coconut oil; an emulsifier that helps the skin retain moisture.

  • Cetearyl Isononanoate – Is an ester of ceteryl alcohol and a branched chain nonanoicacid. Used as a conditioning agent and emollient.

  • Cetyl Alcohol - Derived from coconut oil; thickener, surfactant and emulsifier.

  • Cetyl Palmitate - Pure vegetable lipid derived from cetyl alcohol & palmitic acid (naturally occurring fatty acid). Used to thicken and give stability and texture to emulsions.

  • Chamomile Flower Extract (Chamomilla Recutita Matricaria) – Contains a high percentage of azulene, a powerful healer that is extremely soothing to the skin. In aromatherapy, chamomile is used to balance female energy and reproductive organs.

  • Chlorophyll – regenerates and cleanses a the molecular and cellular levels. Fights infections, heals wounds and promotes circulation.

  • Chondrus Crispus Extract – Irish Moss extract for skin conditioning.

  • Cistus Incanus Extract - provides DNA protection, strong anti-oxidative efficacy, anti-inflammatory effects, delivers daylight defense, and protects from environmental stress. Eco-Cert Ingredient.

  • Citric Acid - vitamin C which is considered to be a very powerful antioxidant that not only stimulates collagen production but contains the skin damaging activities of free radicals.

  • Citrus Bioflavonoids Extract (Citrus Peel) - Citrus bioflavonoids are believed to have anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, and anti-allergy properties. They have been shown to help fight infection, free radical damage, viruses and the common cold. Citrus bioflavonoids are essential for the effective utilization of Vitamin C by the body. Bioflavonoids slow down the normal breakdown of Vitamin C in the body allowing it to be more effective. There is a mutual relationship between Vitamin C and citrus bioflavonoids as they work to mutually enhance the action of each other.

  • Citrus Essential Oil (Aurantium Amara Oil) (Bergamot Oil) – Citrus essential oil excellent for use when anxiety, depression or stress-related conditions are present; a refreshing, uplifting essential oil.

  • Cocobetaine - is a coconut source surfactant that gently removes oil from the skin.

  • Coconut Seed Oil (Cocos Nucifera) – Extracted from the kernel of matured coconut harvested from the coconut palm. Very rich in vitamins minerals and especially vitamin E. Small molecular structure helps in quick absorption. Skin conditioning for eczema and psoriasis as well as keeping acne breakouts in control.

  • CoEnzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone) - A fat-soluble antioxidant that assists in cellular metabolism, providing protection from free radical damage and also assisting in cellular repair. Increases cell ATP energy increasing metabolism and cell life longevity.

  • Cold Pressed Kukui Nut (Aleurites Moluccana Seed) Oil - is derived from the kukui nut. It is rich in essential fatty acids that are known to moisturize and protect skin.

  • Colloidal Oatmeal - coats the skin and seals in moisture. Natural exfoliant and skin cleanser which is good for removing dirt, dust, makeup, and excess facial oil without altering the skin's natural acidic barrier.

  • Coneflower (Echinacea Pallida) Extract Echinacea - has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

  • Copper Ferment (Saccharomyces) – It is yeast fermented in the presence of copper ions that have antioxidant properties. A good source of beta-glucan, which is a good antioxidant. Live yeast-cell derivatives stimulate wound healing.

  • Cranberry (Vaccinium Macrocarpon) Seed Oil - From cranberry fruit, a rich source of polyphenols, flavonoids, and catechins to provide potent antioxidant benefits.

  • Cucumber Fruit Extract (Cucimus Sativus) - excellent for treating skin irritated from sun or other harmful effects. It acts as a cooling agent for the skin. Uneven skin tone as a result of sun damage.

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  • Damascus Rose Flower Water (Rosa Damascena) – Anti-inflammatory, softening and cleansing of the skin. Tones, refreshes and moisturizes the skin. Soothes skin in rashes and in allergies.

  • Dead Sea Salt contains a variety of minerals and healthful properties that have been known to promote healing and soothe skin.

  • Decyl Glucoside - Derived from sugar; acts as a mild cleanser and foaming agent.

  • DMAE (Dimethylaminoethanol) - is thought to function similarly to CoEnzyme Q10. It can help protect the cell membrane and has been sold in Europe for over 30 years.

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  • Echinacea (Echinacea Purpurea) Extract organic- see coneflower

  • Emblica (Phyllanthus Emblica) - It is a free cascading anti-oxidant that promotes skin lightening reducing hyperpigmentation. Emblica® is completely free of pro-oxidation activity utilizing a multilevel cascade of antioxidant resulting in a prolongation of its antioxidant capabilities including the protection against photo-damage.

  • Ethylhexyl Palmitate - Is an ester of 2-ethylhexyl alcohol and palmitic acid. Skin Conditioning Agent, Emollient.

  • Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus Globules) Essential Oil - has been used for centuries for its antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties.

  • Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Avocado (Persea Gratissima) Oil - is a natural emollient that makes dry skin look and feel better.

  • Eyebright (Euphrasia Officinalis) Extract - has been used as a topical treatment for eye inflammation.

  • Eyeseryl® - is a tetrapeptide offers anti-edema properties, making it effective in reducing puffy eyebags.

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  • Ferula Assa Foetida Extract - Is a plant derived skin conditioning ingredient which contains naturally occurring Ferulic Acid.

  • Ferulic Acid - is a plant derived antioxidant that protects the skin against UVB induced redness. Ideally formulated with Vitamin E and C to improve stability and benefits. Ferulic acid is found naturally in many forms seeds and leaves.

  • Filling Spheres - technology is based on the ability of dehydrated and cross-linked spheres to penetrate the upper layers of the epidermis and to absorb the water that evaporates from the deep dermis. Thanks to their hygroscopic properties, the volume of the spheres increases rapidly. Thus inflated, they tighten the skin, smoothing out wrinkles and leaving an elastic skin surface with long lasting hydration. These new generation spheres are composed of two biopolymers: hyaluronic acid of low molecular weight (<40 kDa) and konjac, a polysaccharide of high molecular weight (> 200 kDa) whose crosslinking and dehydration transforms into Ultra Filling SpheresTM.

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  • Gluconolactone - is a type of polyhydroxy acid (PHA) that is similar in function and chemical structure to AHAs (Alpha Hydroxy Acid) but less irritating.

  • Glycerine - Glycerin is a humectant, which means that when applied it attracts moisture to the top layers of the skin.

  • Glyceryl Stearate - The ingredient is often found in cosmetics and skin care products, such as lotions, creams, and cleansers. Glyceryl stearate acts as a lubricant and helps make the skin soft and smooth.

  • Glycine – a light, readily absorbed oil derived from soybeans. It is rich in fatty acids and vitamin E and has a small molecule, which allows it to easily penetrate the skin.

  • Glycol Distearate - Is used for skin-conditioning, and increasing and controlling thickness of the product. 

  • Glycolic Acid - Found in sugar cane, glycolic acid acts by dissolving the intercellular cement responsible for abnormal cell build-up. Glycolic Acid removes the outer layer of dead skin cells on your skin, bringing fresh, new skin to the surface. It is beneficial for those who are looking for products that help with anti-aging. Glycolic acid is often used to help fade discoloration of the skin, such as sun spots or age spots, and used by those with acne-prone and blackhead-prone skin.

  •  Glycosaminoglycans - provides essential nourishment & moisture on a deep cellular level.

  • Gotu Kola (Centella Asiatica Stem Cells) – Is a rich substance with antioxidant activity higher than that of common natural antioxidant benchmarks. In clinical studies this extract has demonstrated a deep firming activity while improve skin tone and elasticity.

  • Grapefruit/Pomelo Peel Oil (Citrus Grandis) – An active oil with anti-irritant properties. Also antiseptic. Grapefruit oil is believed to help control the body's liquid process and as such is indicated for work with the lymphatic system.

  • Grape Seed Extract (Vitis Vinifera)– Very high in anti-oxidants, especially bioflavonoids, which have antioxidant properties that are much more powerful than vitamins C and E. Fights free radicals and maintains capillary health. Provides powerful protection against the breakdown of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid, which together makeup the cellular matrix and support the capillaries. Also helps to treat edema (swelling).

  • Grape Skin Extract Grape Skin (Vitis Vinifera) Extract - is rich in Vitamin E, essential fatty acids and minerals.

  • Green Mandarin Peel Oil (Citrus Nobilis) – Green mandarin peel oil has a characteristic, slightly tangy citrus aroma and has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties.

  • Green Tea (Camellia Sinensis Leaf) Extract - when applied topically has potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects on the skin. It helps fight the various oxidative stressors (air, UV light, smoke) that cause degeneration of the skin and damage to skin cells.

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  • Hops (Humulus Lupulus) Extract - has components that may provide antioxidant and antibacterial benefits.

  • Hyaluronic Acid - Derived from potatoes; regulates and balances the level of hydration of skin. It forms a moisturizing, non-occlusive layer of moisture on the skin.

  • Hydrolyzed DNA - Deoxy Ribonucleic Acid, a principal element of the dermis and epidermis. Reduces irritation, tightens pilosebaceous follicles, refines and tightens the skin. Stays anchored to skin’s surface to maintain skin moisture.

  • Hydrolyzed Pearl Powder (Extract) - has a mild exfoliating benefit while provide nourishment for the skin.

  • Hydrolyzed RNA - Ribonucleic Acid. A moisturizing surface film-forming agent.

  • Hydrolyzed Soy Protein - Soybeans are a natural antioxidant. Clinical tests have shown that soybean oil, when mixed with ferulic acid, protects facial skin by leaving a protective film on the skin. The protective film covers pores which aids in keeping skin free of air pollutants. Soybeans also help protect skin from the sun. Lab tests have shown that soybeans can act as a UV filter, which means they help protect skin from the harmful ultraviolet rays emitted by the sun which are known to cause cancer.

  • Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose – powerful humectant that increase water retention.

  • Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate - Naturally derived, pre-gelatinized sugar, compatible with large variety of salts & ingredients due to nonionic character. Stabilizes emulsions at any temperature, simplifies emulsion procedure, gives conditioning after-feel, brings enhanced aesthetics, gives immediate viscosity & body, reduces greasiness in formulas, imparts a smooth velvety feel in powders & makeup.

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  • Iron Oxides - Iron oxides are inorganic chemicals used as colorants.

  • Isopropyl Palmitate - An easily spreadable man-made moisturizer, isopropyl palmitate is a compound of isopropyl alcohol and palmitic acid. The palmitic portion of the formula contains a major fatty acid, composed of vitamin A and an antioxidant.

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  • Jasmine (Jasminum Officinale) Essential Oil - is a fragrant oil that may provide anti-fungal benefits.

  • Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia Chinensis) - Derived from the bean; nutrient-rich oil moisturizes for soft, supple skin.

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  • Kakadu Plum - Has the highest naturally occurring vitamin C content of any fruit. It contains 3000mg of vitamin C per 100g of fruit - over 50 times the concentration found in oranges. The Kakadu contains phytochemicals gallic and ellagic acids. Gallic acid has antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal activities and also shows anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour, anti-mutagenic and anti- bronchodilatory activities. Ellagic acid has anti-carcinogenic effects against a wide range of carcinogens in many human tissues.

  • Kaolin Clay - Is an all-natural ingredient that has the ability to draw impurities such as dirt, dead skin cells, residue left behind from the use of other cosmetic products, as well as other toxins without robbing skin of its natural moisture. Kaolin is also rich in essential and trace minerals that are vital to systems.

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  • L-Ascorbic Acid - is a common form of vitamin C. It is considered a potent antioxidant.

  • Lactic Acid - An alpha hydroxy acid with a larger molecular size than glycolic acid. It Increases hydration, pliability and flexibility of the skin; excellent for more sensitive skin, colored, or hyperpigmented skin.

  • Laureth-7 – Is a polyethylene glycol-based surfactant.

  • Lauryl Lactate - A naturally occurring acid known as an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) found in beauty products and cosmetics functioning as an emollient, skin conditioning agent, and exfoliant.

  • Lecithin - A natural emollient and anti-oxidant with excellent penetration; obtained from soybeans. A vital element of all living cells.

  • Lavender Oil (Lavandula Officinalis) - The most versatile of all essential oils. Lavender oil is excellent for promoting healing and for balancing the skin. It is an antiseptic, analgesic, antibiotic, antidepressant, bactericide, decongestant, and sedative. It helps to reduce scarring and also stimulates the growth of new cells.

  • Lemon Peel Oil (Citrus Medica Limonum) - Lemon Oil possesses skin-tightening and toning effects. It also serves as a purifying disinfectant, making it ideal for treating oily, tired and stressed skin. Lemon extract is a natural AHA.

  • Lemongrass (Cymbopogon Schoenanthus) Oil - is used for a number of therapeutic purposes. Lemongrass oil can be antimicrobial, antiseptic, and astringent.

  • Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza Glabra Rhizome) - Studies show that this extract boosts the capability of skins natural steroid hormones to combat irritation and inflammation. Has a depigmenting effect and is an effective tyrosinase inhibitor.

  • LiftissTM - LIFTISS® SB is gel obtained from Baobab pulp containing mucilages rich in sugars, Xylose and Alpha-hydroxy-acid. It offers hygroscopic benefits reducing moisture loss via evaporation; smoothes expression wrinkles; revitalizes and moisturizes skin.

  • Lycopene - Substance derived from tomato; a powerful antioxidant.

  • Lysine – An essential amino acid for the formation of collagen and connective tissue. 

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  • Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (MAP) – Powerful water soluble ester C that does not irritate the skin. Shown to have good results treating hyperpigmentation and protecting skin from UV damage. This nonirritating stable form of vitamin C that boosts skin collagen synthesis. It is ideal for those with sensitive skin.

  • Malic Acid - is derived from apple and is a source of hydroxy acid.

  • Mallow (Althea Rosea) Root Powder Extract - contains mucilage, flavonoids, and anthocyanidins. It is believed to have anti-inflammatory and soothing properties.

  • Maltodextrin – Inhibits inflammaging which is the vicious cycle induced by chronic low grade upregulation of the inflammatory response. Improves age-related loss of elasticity, firmness and tonicity involved in skin sagging, and reinforinc the integrity of the skin barrier function to minimize the visible signs of skin aging.

  • Mandarin (Citrus Nobilis) Essential Oil - is a sweet citrus scent which is mildly floral, and has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties.

  • Mango (Mangifera Indica) Butter - is a highly emollient, high oxidative regenerating ingredient.

  • Mango (Mangifera Indica) Fruit Pulp - is finely mashed mango from the fruit itself. The pulp provides moisturizing and emollient benefits.

  • Mannentake Mushroom Stem Extract (Ganoderma Lucidum) – Mannentake mushroom is a naturally active botanical aqueous extract with similar properties to AHA’s anti-aging effects. Studies show that this extract has the capability to increase cell turnover and collagen synthesis, improve firmness and hydration, and reduce appearance of fine lines.

  • Mannitol - Mannitol is used in cosmetic applications as a humectant but also in skin hydration formulations or skin care preparation.

  • Marine Collagen - Marine Collagen Silanetriol/Polypeptides is designed to stimulate Type III collagen deep down within the skin. The enhancement comes from a concentration of extrinsic native proteins from marine collagen, which is known as the best source of collagen.

  • Marshmallow Extract (Althaea Officinalis) – Marshmallow Soothes and helps heal inflammation-prone skin; emollient, smoothes rough, dry skin.

  • Meadowfoam Seed (Limnanthes Alba) Oil - is known for it's amazing skin softening, soothing and emolient properties.

  • Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil - Spearmint Leaf Oil revitalizes and energizes circulation.

  • Mica - is a type of highly brittle silicate minerals with diverse chemical composition; typically used as a colorant.

  • Multi-Fruit BSC – AHA blend of water (and) Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Fruit Extract (and) Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract (and) Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract (and) Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract (and) Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract.

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  • Nettle (Urtica Dioica) Extract - believed to have anti-inflammatory properties. . It is said to increase micro-circulation of the skin.

  • Niacin – Vitamin B3 helps fight acne, increase moisture retention, reduces the appearance of rosacea, decreases wrinkle and possibly preventing skin cancer.

  • Niacinamide – 5% - Is an active form of Vitamin B3 that offers a number of benefits for aged and photodamaged skin and improved skin moisturization. Niacinamide is effective improving skin texture and the appearance of hyperpigmented spots and red blotchiness, in addition to the reduction in the severity of fine lines. It stimulates collagen synthesis and production of ceramide, a lipid compound that contributes to the functional and structural integrity of the skin barrier.

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  • Oats (Avena Sativa Bran) - Oats have long been used to soften and condition, as well as to relieve itching associated with dry skin, insect bites or poison ivy. adds texture, soothes irritated skin, softens, and nourishes.

  • Olive Squalane – Is a plant source alternative to Squalene found naturally in the sebum of human skin and is believed to lubricate and protect skin. Squalane, is an emollient with exceptional spreading properties and skin absorption.

  • Orange (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) Fruit Water - is a distillate of orange essential oil.

  • Orange Fruit Extract (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) – Orange fruit extract is a natural AHA.

  • Organic Dew Drops - an aqueous blend of Jujube, Sea Kelp, Phyto Hyaluronic, Irish Moss and Nori Extract which help boost and retain natural moisture levels.

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  • Palmitoyl Tripeptide-3

    Palmitoyl Tripeptide-3 (Syn-Coll Tm) - Increases collagen synthesis stimulation. Deep wrinkles are significantly reduced and over all appearance is improved. Syn-Coll is a deep penetrating bio-active that removes any type of wrinkles.

  • Pansy

    Pansy (Viola Tricolor) Extract - is thought to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

  • Panthenol

    Panthenol - Part of the water-soluble vitamin B complex, also known as pro-vitamin B5; acts as a penetrating noncomedogenic moisturizer. Appears to stimulate cellular proliferation and aid in tissue repair.

  • Papaya

    Papaya (Papain) - Proteolytic enzyme made from raw, green papayas. It is an excellent free-radical scavenger and cellular renewal ingredient. Papain has the ability to digest protein, and selectively digests only dead skin cells without harming the living ones.

  • Petroselinum

    Petroselinum Crispum (Parsley) Seed Oil - has antibacterial and antifungal properties that can help treat pimples, acne and skin infections, as well as disinfect pores.

  • Peppermint

    Peppermint (Mentha Piperita) Leaf Extract / Oil - is derived from the Mint family. It is a sweet, invigorating oil that is thought to possess anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal benefits.

  • Petitgrain

    Petitgrain (Citrus Aurantium) Essential Oil - is derived from the leaves of the bitter orange tree. It is used traditionally for acneic or oily, congested skin.

  • Phenoxyethanol - Is the new darling of the chemical industry and it is increasingly turning up in cosmetics as a preservative as an alternative to parabens.

  • Phyto Hyaluronate

    Phyto Hyaluronate (Yeast Derived) - is a yeast derived synthetically replicated alternative that provides moisture and water binding benefits.

  • Pineapple Pulp Puree Pineapple

    Pineapple Pulp Puree Pineapple (Ananas Sativus) Pulp Puree - is derived from the fruit. It is rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Thiamin, Niacin and Riboflavin.

  • Pistachio Pulp

    Pistachio Pulp - is a good source of B6 and thiamine as well as possessing significant emollient benefits.

  • Pisum Sativum Extract

    Pisum Sativum Extract - focuses on melanin inhibition and viable pathways to more radiant skin

  • Plantain

    Plantain (Plantago Lanceolata) Extract - contains allantoin, an anti-inflammatory, and is also believed to possess anti-bacterial benefits.

  • Plum

    Plum (Prunus Domestica) Oil - is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, Potassium and antioxidants.

  • Polyacrylamide – Is a synthetic polymer of acrylamide and is used as a film former and binder.

  • Pomegranate Fruit Extract

    Pomegranate Fruit Extract (Punica Granatum) - Pomegranate fruit is filled with beneficial phytonutrients, including vitamin B5, vitamin C, catechins, gallocatechins, prodelphinidins, delphinidin, cyanidin, pelargonidin, ellagitannins, and several other strong antioxidant compounds in the polyphenol, anthocyanin, flavonoid, and tannin families. The ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) rating of the fruit varies according to variety, with the darker red varieties demonstrating the highest ability to neutralize free radicals in the body and skin. In skincare formulations the extract of the pomegranate fruit and the oil of the pomegranate seed have been shown to have excellent free radical neutralizing properties and strong anti-inflammatory benefits. It is an excellent treatment for soothing sunburns and there is laboratory evidence that it may stimulate the synthesis of collagen production in the skin.

  • Pomegranate Seed Oil

    Pomegranate Seed Oil (Punica Granatum Linn) – Pomegranate Seed Oil is high in lipids including pucinic acid. It can be effective in treating dry skin, eczema, psoriasis and sunburned skin. It is a good choice for inclusion in formulations for maturing skin. Its high polyphenol content makes it a strong antioxidant and adds to its stable shelf life. Pomegranate Seed Oil contains conjugated fatty acids which gives it strong anti-inflammatory properties and makes it a highly beneficial addition to formulations intended to reduce swelling and ease muscular aches and pains. Studies have shown that Pomegranate Seed Oil is effective at killing cancer cells when applied topically.

  • Pumice

    Pumice - is a naturally occurring lava based substance that lightly removes unwanted or dull skin.

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  • Quince

    Quince (Pyrus Cydonia) Pulp - is a fruit which is similar in appearance to an apple. It is rich in Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A and Calcium.

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  • Raspberry Seed Oil

    Raspberry Seed Oil (Rubus Idaeus) - Rich in vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin C. Its high tannin content gives the extract excellent astringent properties.

  • Resveratrol

    Resveratrol - Metabiotics™ - Resveratrol is a non-animal derived, biotechnological ingredient obtained through the fermentation of the small molecule, resveratrol, with the microorganism, Pichia pastoris. It is designed to offer anti-aging, reduction in inflammation, promoting firming and rebuilding DEJ structural integrity and ultimately ameliorating the visible signs of aging. It is an antioxidant derived from grape skin that protects cells from UV damage and has cells go into a survival mode that helps them live 160% longer and healthier.

  • Retinol - A derivative of vitamin A used in anti-aging products to stimulate the turnover of skin cells and increase collagen production. The maximum amount allowed in over-the-counter products is 1 percent. Retinyl palmitate and retinaldehyde are weaker, less-irritating forms of retinol.

  • Retinyl Palmitate - An ester of Vitamin A. A primary antioxidant vitamin, free- radical scavenger and cellular renewal ingredient (healer). Considered a skin revitalizer.

  • Roman Chamomile Flower Extract

    Roman Chamomile Flower Extract (Anthemis Nobilis) – extract from Roman Chamomile. Is a vasoconstrictor and has anti-inflammatory properties.

  • Rooibos Tea Leaf Extract

    Rooibos Tea Leaf Extract (Aspalathus Linearis) – Red Bush Tea (Rooibos) native to Africa, protects skin against oxidative stress and inflammation; rich in polyphenols, flavonoids and minerals.

  • Rosehip

    Rosehip (Rosa Mosquita) Seed Oil - is a luxurious oil used for the treatment of wrinkles, scars and inflamed skin. Rosa Mosquita is believed to have regenerative properties for sun damage, scarring, and other skin irritations.

  • Rosewood

    Rosewood (Aniba Rosaeodora) Essential Oil - is a sweet, floral oil that mildly anti-septic and deodorizing. It is often used as a tonic to freshen the skin.

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  • Salicylic Acid

    Salicylic Acid – Is a ‘keratolytic’ as it breaks down and exfoliates dead skin cells. Salicylic acid is beneficial for the blocked pores (comedonal) type of acne because it penetrates the hair follicle and helps prevent pores from getting clogged. It is also beneficial for minor lightening of discoloration or hyperpigmentation that result from the acne.

  • Sandalwood

    Sandalwood (Santalum Album) Essential Oil - is a rare, semi-precious oil. It has been used traditionally in India as an aromatic oil found in incense, but also in topical products on inflamed and distressed skin.

  • Sarsaparilla

    Sarsaparilla - is a herb that has been used in connection with eczema, psoriasis, and other skin disorders. Sarsaparilla contains steroidal saponins, such as sarsasapogenin, which many claim duplicates the action of some human hormones. Sarsaparilla also contains beta-sitosterol, a phytosterol, which may contribute to the anti-inflammatory property of this herb.

  • Seabuckthorn

    Seabuckthorn (Hippophae Rhamnoides Bark Oil) – Seabuckthorn is a soothing, restorative oil with a high content of fat soluble vitamins and essential fatty acids.

  • Seaweed Extract

    Seaweed Extract (Ascophyllum Nodosa) - Rich in the same vital nutrients, trace elements, and amino acids present in human blood plasma, allowing it to penetrate the skin more thoroughly than most other ingredients. It speeds the elimination of toxins from cells and is a natural cellular renewal ingredient. It also helps to nourish and remineralize the skin. A wonderfully versatile ingredient. Found to be stimulating, revitalizing, and nourishing to the skin, with anti-inflammatory and disinfectant abilities. Seems to be effective in treating acne based on its presumed antibiotic properties, which offer the skin protection against infection. Highly moisturizing and moisture balancing.

  • Serine - A silk protein, and is a nonessential amino acid and can be synthesized in the body from glycine.

  • Shea Butter

    Shea Butter (Butyspermum Parkii Seed Butter) - Obtained from the nut of the karite nut tree. A natural cellular renewal ingredient, it has excellent moisturizing and nourishing abilities as well as being a natural sunblock.

  • Shiitake Mushroom

    Shiitake Mushroom (Lentinus Edodes Extract) – Shiitake Mushroom is a naturally active botanical aqueous extract with similar properties to AHA’s anti-aging effects. Studies show that this extract has the capability to increase cell turnover and collagen synthesis, improve firmness and hydration, and reduce appearance of fine lines.

  • Silica

    Silica - Very fine powder used in preparations to create a matte finish.

  • Silk Amino Acids – Has a high hydroxy amino acid content which is important for the water-bniding capacity which regulates the skin’s moisture content. It also has a unique carbohydrate moiety and a unique repetitive amino acid sequence, which give it a high affinity for proteins resulting in a tightening, anti-wrinkle effect. Also, due to high molecular weight, it leaves a substantive semi-occlusive film that persists even after washing, and can increase the skin’s permeability.

  • Sodium Alginate - Also known as potassium or algin, this derivative of brown seaweed is used as a gelling and thickening agent.

  • Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate

    Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate - Highly effective water soluble antioxidant. Acts as a collagen biosynthesis regulator, helping to trigger the skin’s collagen production. Also helps to prevent breakdown of cells due to environmental exposure. Anti-inflammatory properties soothe damaged skin.

  • Sodium Chloride

    Sodium Chloride – table salt used as a natural preservative.

  • Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate - Is an ingredient derived from coconut oil. In cosmetics and personal care products, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate is used primarily in the preparation of bath soaps and cleansing products. This ingredient is also used in the formulation of shampoos, tonics, dressings, other hair grooming aids and skin cleansing preparations.

  • Sodium Hyaluronate
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    Sodium Hyaluronate (Sodium PCA) - Hyaluronic acid. A cellular renewal ingredient and healing agent that is found in all human cells.

  • Sorbic Acid - Sorbic acid is a naturally occurring and synthetically produced compound used as a preservative.

  • Sorbitol - is a sugar alcohol derived from fruits, corn and seaweed, although most products currently use corn-derived Sorbitol. It is used primarily as a humectant in cosmetics and personal care products, although it is also a fragrance ingredient and flavoring agent (thanks to its sweet flavor). As a humectant, Sorbitol prevents moisture loss by pulling water by osmosis from the air, hydrating skin.

  • Soyamine

    Soyamine - is derived from Soy and contains a significant amount of protein.

  • Soy Lecithin

    Soy Lecithin – Due to its high protein content and soy isoflavones called aglycones it improves the appearance of fines lines, provides skin firming and helps reverse sun damage.

  • Spinach

    Spinach (Spinacia Oleracea) Powder Extract - is known to have antioxidant benefits and contain Vitamin K.

  • Sqisandryl

    Sqisandryl™ - derived from the berries of Schisandra chinensis, targets two key structural compounds – collagen-17 and ladinin-1 - involved in the stability and proper anchorage of the dermal epidermal junction. Squisandryl strengthens the dynamic cohesion between the dermis and the epidermis thus resulting in an increase of the skin’s resilience, elasticity and firmness.

  • Squalane

    Squalane - A nutrient-rich botanical lipid very similar to human sebum, with some antibacterial properties. Excellent moisture retention capability.

  • Squamosa

    Squamosa (Sugar Apple Tree) Seed Extract - (anona squamosa) strengthens the dermis and stimulates collagen production. It reduces surface wrinkles and firms and tones the skin.

  • Stearic Acid - is found naturally in the outer protective layer of our skin, and is a fundamental building block in the lipid layers of the skin. These layers form a barrier against pathogens and germs and help retain our skin’s natural moisture.

  • Stearyl Alcohol - Is a fatty alcohol that generally is not damaging to the skin, unlike other chemical-based alcohols. A product that is labeled “alcohol free” usually is free of harsh alcohols, but it most likely does contain fatty alcohols. These substances can, in fact, be quite beneficial for the skin and are excellent moisturizers.

  • St. Johns Wort

    St. Johns Wort (Hypericum Perforatum) Extract - has been used traditionally as an anti-depressant and a stimulant.

  • Sugar Cane Extract

    Sugar Cane Extract (Saccharum Officinarum)– Sugar cane extract is glycolic acid and AHA.

  • Sunflower Seed Oil

    Sunflower Seed Oil (Helianthus Annuus) - A commonly used carrier oil. It has smoothing properties and is considered a noncomedogenic raw material. High linoleic and essential fatty acid content. It helps to keep wrinkles at bay and the skin looking youthful and vibrantly healthy right from birth. It is extremely powerful at keeping away bacteria and maintaining youthful skin, and contains a rich mixture of vitamins and other natural substances that have a healthy effect on your skin and its pores. It is very good for acne sufferers, especially if the traditional acne remedies have failed. It is very high in antioxidants, particularly the antioxidant vitamins A, C and E, which prevent free radicals from damaging your skin and creating wrinkles and the appearance of premature aging.

  • Sweet Orange Peel Oil

    Sweet Orange Peel Oil (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) – Sweet orange oil can help to naturally prolong the shelf-life of products as a non-chemical preservatives. A natural source of alpha hydroxy acids. Helps assist the lymphatic system, helping detoxify congested skin; used for fragrance and astringent and skin conditioner.

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  • Tego Cistus

    Tego Cistus (Cistus Incanus Extract, Maltodextrin) – An ultra high level of polyphenols from the Pink Rock Rose. Provides DNA protection, strong anti-oxidative efficacy, anti-inflammatory effects, delivers daylight defense, and protects from environmental stress. Another way to achieve similar defense results is with high levels of Vitamin C and E combined. 

  • Tetrahydrocurcumin

    Tetrahydrocurcumin - is derived from turmeric root and has been shown to efficiently inhibit tyrosinase

  • Threonine – An essential amino acid for the formation of collagen and connective tissue. Creates glycine and serine amino acids that are necessary for the formation of collagen and elastin. For healthy skin and connective tissues.

  • Titanium Dioxide - is a naturally occurring oxide of titanium. It is the most widely used white pigment because of its brightness and very high refractive index. It's refractive properties make it an ideal choice for sunscreens and cosmetic applications

  • Tocopheryl Acetate - The ester of Tocopherol and acetic acid (vinegar) form of vitamin E , this stabilized version of Tocopherol helps protect the skin.

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  • Unismooth Eg-28

    Unismooth Eg-28 - targets irritation pathways to provide immediate soothing. Inhibits NF-kB activated signaling pathway in keratinocytes. The communication between the keratinocyte and the immune cell is interrupted with the result of inhibiting skin irritation, to provide an immediate soothing effect.

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  • Vaccinium Angustifolium

    Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Oil - Blueberry (Vaccinium Angustifolium) Oil is a rich source of vitamin C but also contains two beneficial compounds - anthocyanin and ellagic acid. Anthocyanin, a flavonoid, offers a rich blue-purple color to blueberry and contribute its antioxidant activities.

  • Vanillin

    Vanillin – Rich sweet oil that is rich in polyphenols that possess antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

  • Vegetable Emulsifying Wax (VEW) - is a thickening agent derived from plant sources.

  • Vegetable Glycerin

    Vegetable Glycerin - derived from olive oil, is used as an emollient and a humectant.

  • Vitamin C

    Vitamin C (L-Ascorbic Acid) – Is an effective in increasing collagen deposits and also enhancing collagen lattice contractions, implying that Vitamin C contributes to strengthening the collagen framework and maintaining a healthy dermis. Topical application of Vitamin C has been shown to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.dipalmit

  • Vitamin D - It has both reparative antioxidants and botanicals, that help improve the appearance of skin elasticity, hydration and minimizes the appearance of pores. (healing) benefits of Vitamin D. It is a powerful essential vitamin that is used topically to treat psoriasis. Researchers found Vitamin D increases the binding of cathelicidin, a peptide, to DNA which inhibits inflammation in this disease.

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  • Wheat

    Wheat (Triticum Vulgare) Germ Oil - is a fat-soluble natural oil expeller pressed from the germ of the wheat kernel. It is high in lecithin, vitamins A, D and E and is exceptional for treating dry and aging skin. It is an antioxidant which contains more Vitamin E than any other natural oil.

  • Wild Yam Root Extract Dioscorea

    Wild Yam Root Extract Dioscorea - is a species of vine that is native to and found growing wild in North America. It contains steroid-like saponins which can be chemically converted to progesterone and and cortisone. Wild Yam is thought to be helpful to the liver and endocrine system as it regulates the female system.

  • Witch Hazel

    Witch Hazel – Is a plant distillate that is naturally antibacterial and can effectively remove dirt and oil from skin without over drying. It helps control oil production on the skin, maintaining a normal balance between oily and dry.

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  • Xanthan Gum - Holds the ingredients together so they will not separate. One of the best properties of Xanthan Gum is the ability to produce a large increase in the thickness of a liquid with just a small quantity added. Also has some skin hydrating properties with it as well. It is an excellent thickener for lotions, creams, and body washes.

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  • Yeast Extract (Phyto Hyaluronic Acid) – Vegan from HA with powerful abilities to bond with water.

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  • Zinc Oxide

    Zinc Oxide – Can help prevent and alleviate inflammation and scarring associated with acne. Zinc absorbs the amount of natural oil (sebum) produced in the skin. It also helps heal damaged skin around acne as it offers antiseptic benefits that help prevent infection.