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Ingredient List
MyChelle Dermaceuticals uses only the finest ingredients available in the creation of its skin care product line. This glossary will help you to understand the ingredients we use, and why we use them.

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At MyChelle our primary purpose is to offer clean, conscious, and comprehensive skin care. Although the federal government does not require manufacturers to fully disclose what chemicals are used to make personal care products, we are committed to being a part of the critical change towards 100% transparency in ingredients used.

From our beginning over 17 years ago, we have never used any of the toxic preservatives, petroleum derivatives, or artificial and unnatural by-products that are found in most skin care. We are obsessed with using ingredients that are just as effective as they are safe and natural and have created this glossary to help our consumers understand why we use each one.

If you have questions about our ingredients, please e-mail CustomerService@mychelle.com

Acacia Senegal Gum
From the sap of various acacia tree species known for soothing properties. Improves thickness and viscosity.

Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract
Naturally occurring alpha hydroxy acids to help promote the appearance of smoother, refined skin. Detoxifying and purifying. Exhibits astringent properties.

Acetyl Hexapeptide-8 (Argireline™)
A neuropeptide derived from natural plant proteins, targeting the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles especially around the expressive eyes, forehead, and mouth region.

Acetyl Hexapeptide-30 (Inyline™)
A peptide that targets muscle contractions using a post-synaptic strategy, helping to decrease the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Actindia Chinensis (Kiwi) Fruit Extract
Rich in phytonutrients, minerals, and Vitamins C and E. Contains alpha Linolenic Acid to help skin retain moisture.

Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
A green, award-winning, synthesized, and biodegradable thickener. The occlusive, benzene-free polymer leaves a smooth, soft texture and feel on the skin. A natural alternative to silicone, derived from salt.

Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Seed Oil
Derived from a tree native of sub-Saharan Africa. Softening, moisturizing, and soothing properties. High antioxidant value. Helps to protect the skin.

Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Bark Extract
Astringent that helps to reduce lysosomal enzyme activity to encourage healthy skin.

Agave Tequilana (Blue Agave) Leaf Extract
Exhibits skin soothing properties, and especially beneficial to help ease the discomfort of irritated, dry skin.

Albizia Julibrissin Bark Extract (Prodizia™)
Helps to reduce the visible signs of fatigue: dark circles, under eye bags, and a dull complexion.

Alcohol Denatured
Non-drying alcohol used to emulsify fats. Also used as an antibacterial/natural preservative.
Source: Fruit Sugar.

Allantoin (Comfrey Root)
Possesses moisturizing, conditioning, and antioxidant properties.

Aleurites Moluccana (Kukui) Seed Oil
Rich in essential fatty acids and the antioxidant Vitamin C, as well as Vitamins A and E. Moisturizes and protects.

Aloe Barbadensis Flower Extract
Extract from a desert-growing succulent plant that provides multi-beneficial vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acids, and natural sugars to moisturize the skin.

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder
Helps to provide relief from sun induced irritation and redness. Rehydrates and improves the skin’s natural UV absorption capabilities.

A compound isolated from the aloe plant shown to address discoloration associated with irritated, blemish-prone skin.

Amino Acids
The basic building blocks of peptides and proteins. Also function as a natural moisturizing factor (NMF) in skin. Ensures moisture balance and helps to maintain the integrity of the lipid barrier of the skin.

Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Stem Cell Powder
Rich in the antioxidants Vitamin C, Ferulic Acid, Ellagic Acid, and Quercetin.

Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Extract
Purifies and moisturizes, provides antifungal actions, reduces the cohesion of corneocytes (exfoliates), and helps to improve skin suppleness.

Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Flower Extract
Contains Azulene, excellent in helping to soothe compromised skin.

Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Flower Oil
Rich in alpha-Bisobolol. Helps to soothe skin.

Aqua (Water)
The base (solvent) of a formula that hydrates the skin.

Arachidyl Alcohol
Natural / "green" alcohol used for Ecocert validation to create lotions and creams with a light texture and matte finish. Source: Vegetable (Ecocert Certified)

Arachidyl Glucoside
Emulsifier used for natural / "green" concepts with Ecocert validation to create lotions to creams with a light texture and matte finish. Source: Vegetable (Ecocert Certified).

Argania Spinosa Callus (Argan Stem Cell) Culture Extract
A sustainable and highly concentrated stem cell from the Argan tree that helps skin to restore firmness and reduces the appearance of wrinkle depth.

Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil
Tree indigenous to South Morocco, rich in poly-unsaturated fatty acids (including Linoleic Acid, Omega-6) and natural tocopherols. Provides lightweight moisture that nourishes all skin types by helping to restore the skin barrier.

Arginine (L)
Amino acid that helps to prevent lipid peroxidation, and guards against the appearance of skin wrinkling and loss of firmness. Source: Sunflower Oil.

Ascophyllum Nodosum Seaweed Extract (Algowhite)
A plant-based marine extract shown to target discolorations. Provides protection against free radicals.

Ascorbic Acid (L)
Water soluble; the most active form of Vitamin C. A powerful antioxidant, it strengthens skin, assists in brightening, and helps smooth skin texture. Source: Citrus Fruits.

Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate
A lipophilic derivative of Vitamin C which exhibits excellent percutaneous, absorption and effectively converts into free Vitamin C.

Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) Extract
Antioxidant that soothes and comforts damaged skin. Excellent for sensitive skin conditions.

A carotenoid that is derived from volcanic seaweed. Helps to protect and prevent damaging protein cross-linkages, provides intensive antioxidant actions, and is an excellent UV absorber.

Azadirachta Indica (Neem) Leaf Extract
Provides intensive antibacterial actions to prevent the spread of bacteria associated with breakouts and is a natural antiseptic.

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Bambusa Arundinacea (Bamboo) Stem Powder
Polishes skin, buffs away surface debris, and assists in clearing clogged pores to alleviate future breakouts.

Bambusa Vulgaris (Bamboo) Shoot Extract
Produced by cold extraction from Bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris Schrad.) Helps provide gentle exfoliation.

Aids in moisturizing and conditioning skin and lips. NOTE: MyChelle uses sustainable beeswax from Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Vietnam where native bees are feral and can be traced back to the village of origin.

Behenyl Alcohol
Saturated fatty alcohol that provides antiviral actions; also functions as a stabilizer and thickener. Source: Rapeseed Oil.

Behenyl Behenate
Skin conditioning emollient and occlusive. Source: Coconut Oil.

Bellis Perennis (Daisy) Flower Extract
Brightening extract that helps to reduce and prevent dark/brown spots. Perfect for oily/blemished-skin due to high contents of alpha hydroxy acids, tannins, and flavonoids.

Mineral-rich natural clay that absorbs excess oil and reduces surface shine. Provides soothing benefits and re-mineralizes to promote healthy skin.

Benzyl Alcohol
Used as a preservative with antibacterial qualities. pH adjuster and solvent. Source: Black Tea.

Beta-carotene (D) Boosts the skin’s immune system, converts to Vitamin A (Pro-Vitamin A), and provides antioxidant actions to aid in the prevention of lipid peroxidation.
Source: Vegetables.

Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Extract
Antioxidant, high in the amino acid Lycine. Provides gentle, purifying cleansing and increases hydration levels to prevent dehydration.

Biotin (D)
Vitamin B7 (also known as Vitamin H) is necessary in the production of fatty acids and amino acids, and to aid in the growth of cells and skin tissue.

Bisabolol (L-alpha)
A skin-conditioning agent that helps to alleviate heat while soothing skin. Nourishes dehydrated skin.
Source: Chamomile.

Boswellia Carterii (Frankincense) Oil
Helps to tone skin through astringent actions, revitalizes, and provides calming properties.

Brassica Campestris (Rapeseed) Seed Oil
Helps to reduce toxin accumulation. Relieves blemished skin, and helps to reduce skin discomfort.

An enzyme that dissolves surface debris to refine the skin’s texture. Promotes a revitalized and refreshed complexion by increasing cellular turnover and assisting in pore clearing.

Buddleja Davidii Meristem Cell Culture
A sustainable plant stem cell extract developed from the Summer Lilac plant, to help provide protection against UVA damage and UV-induced oxidative stress. Source: Lilac Plant

Butyloctyl Salicylate
Natural multifunctional solvent and emollient. Ideal for stabilization of sun care formulations. Source: Ester of Willow Bark Extract (Salicylic Acid).

Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)
A highly concentrated, nourishing, and conditioning botanical lipid that alleviates dryness and provides antioxidant protection. Soothes and relieves tight, dry skin.

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C 18–36 Acid Triglyceride
A lightweight emollient that replenishes skin lipids and helps to promote ceramide vitality, increasing the appearance of skin firmness.

Caffeine (Green Coffee)
Acts as a metabolic stimulant that aids in promoting circulation and ingredient assimilation.

Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract
Rich in flavonoids and saponins that help to promote skin rejuvenation.

Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract
Rich in polyphenols such as EGCG that prevent free radical damage, reduce inflammation, and inhibit destructive enzymes that break down healthy collagen fibers (improves firmness/elasticity). Provides UV-protection benefits.

Calophyllum Inophyllum Seed Oil
A rich botanical oil that provides moisturizing and soothing activities, while softening the appearance of wrinkles. Source: Calophyllum Inophyllum seeds.

Calophyllum Tacamahaca Seed Oil
Also known as Tamanu Oil (Pure Virgin). Extracted by a cold pressed method from the seed of the Polynesian Tamanu tree. Used as an emollient hydrator. Exhibits excellent antioxidant properties.

Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract
Rich in polyphenols such as EGCG that help prevent free radical damage. Provides UV-protection benefits.

Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil
Calming and soothing essential oil. Helps to alleviate overactive oil production.

Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil
AAn oil rich in omega 3 and omega 6 essential fatty acids. Highly moisturizing, this oil helps to restore skin softness and smoothness. Source: Hemp Seed Oil (Virgin)

Canola Oil
A raw vegetable oil rich in Vitamin E and Omega 3 fatty acids. Suitable for all skin types.
Source: Rapeseed.

Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3
A lipopeptide derived from a growth factor that helps to boost the production of key skin proteins providing outstanding age defense in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Caprylhydroxamic Acid
Amino acid derived from Coconut Oil that is a healthy alternative to paraben preservatives.

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Non-greasy, lightweight triglyceride that helps to restore and enhance the skin’s lipid barrier function.
Source: Coconut.

Caprylyl Glycol
An eco-friendly, broad-spectrum preservative with bactericidal actions, and skin-hydrating and moisture-balancing benefits.
Source: Coconut.

Carnosine (L)

A naturally occurring amino acid that acts as a “super” antioxidant to protect from lipid peroxidation and help promote skin rejuvenation. Also chelates metals.

Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oleosomes
Naturally and sustainably produced from safflower oleosomes, this delivery system helps to provide continuous moisture to the skin. An all-natural alternate to synthetic chemical emulsifiers.

Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil
Rich in essential fatty acids that delivers moisture retention for deep conditioning capabilities. Provides slip and glide for comfortable application.

Cassia Angustifolia (Indian Senna) Seed Polysaccharide
Water-soluble polysaccharide, similar to Hyaluronic Acid, that helps to provide extended moisture and promotes skin rejuvenation.

Cellulose Gum
An anionic water-soluble polymer that is widely used as a thickener. Derived from natural, renewable resources.

Centella Asiatica Meristem (Gotu Kola) Stem Cell Culture
Botanical stem cells that help to inhibit hyaluronidase and aid in protecting natural levels of hyaluronic acid to maintain healthy levels of skin hydration.

Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract
Antioxidant that helps to renew and rejuvenate skin.

Cera Alba
Antioxidant, anti-bactericidal, and skin softening. Helps to lock in skin’s own natural moisture and creates a protective, long-lasting barrier against elements as opposed to petroleum waxes, which strip skin of its natural moisture.
Source: Beeswax.

A natural plant lipid that prevents dehydration by helping the skin retain water and improve the barrier function. Minimizes the appearance of visible fine lines and keeps the skin supple. Source: Fruit Sugar.

Cereus Grandiflorus (Cactus) Flower Extract
Helps to soothe irritation, hydrates, and re-mineralizes the skin. High in antioxidants to help protect skin from free radical damage.

Cetearyl Alcohol Non-drying emulsifier, moisturizer, and emollient that keeps product formulation from separating. An alternative to petroleum waxes. Source: Coconut.

Cetearyl Glucoside
An emulsifier that is also used to aid the skin in moisture retention. Source: Coconut.

Cetearyl Olivate
An emulsifier that softens and helps to smooths skin texture. Source: Olive oil.

Cetyl Alcohol
Natural fatty alcohol that acts as a carrier agent and emollient. An alternative to petroleum waxes. Source: Coconut.

Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract
Skin emollient that soothes and restores stressed skin. Contains Azulene, which calms irritation. Rich in polyphenols and phytochemicals.

Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Oil
Exhibits skin-soothing and antibacterial properties.

Chlorophyll (L)
Antioxidant that purifies and helps clarify skin. Natural plant colorant.

Chlorophyllin (Chlorophyll)
Derivative of Chlorophyll. Exhibits anti-bacterial, and antioxidant properties.

Cholesteryl Stearate/Carbonate Complex
Provides ultimate protection from cellular damage and aging. Provides both a preventative and corrective function to moisturize and improve the skin’s health and moisture balance. Source: Coconut.

Cinnamomum Cassia (Cinnamon) Leaf Oil
Warm and stimulating. A strong anti-inflammatory with analgesic, antiseptic, antibiotic, and
astringent properties.

Cinnamomum Zeylanicum (Cinnamon) Bark Extract
Antioxidant, rich in polyphenols that help support healthy skin.

Cinnamomum Zeylanicum (Cinnamon) Leaf Oil
Acts as a topical analgesic to help soothe skin. Provides antiseptic and astringent benefits.

Citric Acid
A form of Vitamin C that slows the oxidation process and naturally adjusts the pH of products. A natural antioxidant/preservative.

Citrullus Lanatus Seed Oil
Obtained from the seeds of the African watermelon- Kalahari Melon (Citrullus lanatus) by cold pressing. A very nourishing and hydrating emollient.

Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil
A natural essential oil that cleanses oily skin and helps to purify the pores. Provides a naturally clean scent to products

Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Flower Oil
A potent antioxidant that aids in brightening skin. Also used as a skin conditioner and as a
natural fragrance.

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Callus Culture Extract
Sustainable orange plant stem cells rich in amino acids—especially proline, in addition to organic acids, sugars, proteins, and peptides—that help to protect the skin and maintain moisture balance.

Citrus Aurantium Duclis (Neroli) Flower Extract
A floral extract with antiseptic, bactericide, and aromatherapeutic properties.

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract
Naturally occurring alpha hydroxy acids that help to promote smoother, more refined skin by helping to increase the rate of cell turnover. detoxification and skin purification. Exhibits astringent properties while aiding in limiting excess sebum (oil).

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract
Provides aromatic and aromatherapy benefits. Rich in Vitamin C and key nutrients.

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Sweet Orange) Oil
Soothing, astringent, and naturally fragrant essential oil.

Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil
Naturally occurring Alpha Hydroxy Acid that helps to promote smoother, more refined skin by assisting to increase the rate of cell renewal turnover. Encourages detoxification of the skin. Exhibits astringent properties aiding in limiting excess sebum (oil).

Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract
Fruit seed extract that possess antibacterial properties. Especially effective for oily and blemish-prone skin.

Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil
Rich in bioflavonoids and antioxidants to help even skin tone.

Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Fruit Extract
Naturally occurring Alpha Hydroxy Acid that helps to promote smoother, more refined skin by aiding to increase the rate of cell turnover. Encourages detoxification of the skin. Exhibits astringent properties aiding in limiting excess sebum (oil).

Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Fruit Oil
Helps to soothe the skin and normalize oil balance. Exhibits detoxifying properties and aids in brightening dark spots.

Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon Zest) Peel
Astringent and antioxidant that provides brightening effects, helping to reduce dark spots. Rich in Limonene, which provides antibacterial benefits.

Citrus Paradisi (Pink Grapefruit) Peel Oil

Encourages and aids in detoxification and skin purifying. Possesses astringent properties, and helps to limit excess oil.

Citrus Racemosa (White Grapefruit) Peel Oil
Astringent and toning oil that purifies and helps to relieve skin congestion.

Citrus Reticulata (Red Mandarin) Leaf Oil
A citrus evergreen tree derivative that is rich in protective terpenes and other antioxidants.

Citrus Tangerina (Tangerine) Peel Oil
A cold pressed, soothing essential oil that imparts astringent, antiseptic and soothing benefits to the skin.

Citrus Sinensis var. Sanguina (Blood Orange) Oil
An emollient oil rich in terpenes and other antioxidants, including Vitamin C, that provide protective benefits and help improve the texture of the skin.

Citrus Sinensis (Orange) Fruit Extract
From the dried, ground orange peel. Rich in antioxidants and vitamins to help improve tone and protect skin while increasing hydration.
Citrus Tangerina (Tangerine) Peel Oil
Functions as an astringent to help soothe irritated skin. Promotes a radiant and refined complexion.
Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine
Provides natural gentle cleansing without causing dryness or irritation. Source: Coconut.

Coccinia Indica (Ivy Goard) Fruit Extract
Unique tropical plant that is a member of the cucumber family that helps to provide balance moisture balance to the skin.

A natural plant emollient with antimicrobial properties. Source: Coconut Oil.

Gentle cleansing agent perfect for sensitive skins. Source: Coconut Oil and Fruit Sugar.

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut Cream) Fruit
Rich in vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids to help normalize lipid barriers, and smooth and softens skin. Contains Vitamin E to moisturize the skin and provides occlusive (moisture-sealing) protection.

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Deeply penetrating moisturizer and antioxidant. Excellent skin delivery system as it helps to deliver the benefits of other ingredients. Beneficial for dehydrated, itchy, and sensitive skin

Coffea Arabica (Green Coffee) Leaf/Seed Extract
Contains a high concentration of Chlorogenic Acid, which reduces the appearance of redness; and Caffeine, which limits photo damage, decreases skin roughness, and reduces the appearance of crow’s feet.

Collinsonia Canadensis (Stone Root) Extract
Strengthens the skin to improve skin tone and texture.

Colloidal Sulfur
Natural element of the earth that reduces sebum (oil) and dissolves the skin's surface layer of dry, dead cells. A key antibacterial ingredient for blemish-prone skin.

Copper Gluconate
Excellent antioxidant to protect and rejuvenate skin and help address topical irritations. Source: Rice.

Copper Tripeptide-1
Copper peptide that helps to support the skin’s protective barrier and increase the natural production of Superoxide Dismutase. Aids in increasing the content of glycosaminoglycans (Hyaluronic Acid) of the skin to help improve moisture-binding capabilities.

Corallina Officinalis Extract
Pure red algae extract composed of a number of trace elements such as Calcium, Zinc, and Magnesium to aid in the revitalization of the skin.

Crocus Chrysanthus Bulb Extract
A flower bulb extract that helps to improve cell-to-cell communication, renews the skin’s resilience, and rejuvenates skin texture.

Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract
Provides soothing, cooling, and nourishing effects to help ease irritated skin. Softening extract that binds and aids in the regulation of moisture, and provides antioxidant protection.

Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin)
Antioxidant that helps to strengthen the skin with phytochemicals and fortifying compounds. Accelerates exfoliation.
Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Oil
Highly nourishing and conditioning oil rich in proteins, antioxidants, and essential fatty acids. Helps to prevent excess moisture loss and reduce appearance of fine lines.

Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Wine
Fermented pumpkin juice that helps to strengthen the skin with phytochemicals and fortifying compounds. Accelerates exfoliation.

Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract
A potent antioxidant that helps protect the skin’s barrier while defending it from damage from free radicals.

Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar Bean) Gum
Used as a natural emulsifier and thickener.

An oligosaccharide that conditions skin and helps to improve surface hydration and smoothness. Source: Vegetable Starch.

Cymbopogon Martini (Palmarosa) Oil
Balances hydration levels and moisturizes the skin, helping to prevent fine lines and wrinkles. Keeps skin elastic and supple by stimulating cell rejuvenation. Balances sebum (oil) production.

Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Oil

Aromatic essential oil that aids in oil production. Functions as an antioxidant with antibacterial properties.

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Decyl Glucosides Hydroxypropyl Sulfonate
Provides soothing and smoothing properties and acts as a non-ionic surfactant for gentle skin cleansing. Source: Coconut.

Polysaccharide that binds water to improve hydration levels in the skin. Certified by both Ecocert and NPA. Source: Sugar Cane.

Dicaprylyl Ether
A light emollient and skin-conditioning agent that leaves a velvety feel on the skin. A natural alternative to silicone. Source: Coconut.

Diheptyl Succinate
100% renewable, sustainable, and biodegradable emollient used as an alternative to silicones. Eco Certified.

Eclipta Prostrata Extract
Also known as False Daisy, a species of plant in the sunflower family that is rich in antioxidants.

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Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil
Rich in lipids and Vitamins A and C to assist in normalizing the skin’s acid mantle to regulate a healthy pH balance. Certified sustainable.

Epilobium Angustifolium (Canadian Willowherb) Extract
Effective anti-bacterial antioxidant that acts as a natural analgesic to calm and soothe discomfort.

Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract
Helps to supports skin tone and texture and provides skin rejuvenating benefits.

Ergothioneine (L)
Natural antioxidant and amino acid that helps to prevent damage caused by UV radiation. Recycles Vitamin C, assures efficient energy production, and helps to inhibit tyrosinase, the enzyme that promotes dark spots. Source: Mushrooms.

Ethyl Macadamiate
A non-greasy fatty acid and alternative to silicone that acts as a lightweight, occlusive lipid barrier. Source: Macadamia Oil.

A natural preservative, deodorizer, and skin conditioner used as an alternative to parabens. Source: Glycerin.

Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil
Derived from leaves of the eucalyptus plant. An aromatic essential oil with refreshing, antiseptic benefits.

Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Leaf Oil
Helps to reduce dark circles around the eyes, and rejuvenate environmentally damaged skin.

Aromatic antiseptic and analgesic that assists the skin in improving its natural UV absorption abilities to reduce environmental damage. Source: Cloves.

Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax
Vegetable wax from the leaves of the Candelilla shrub. Emollient, skin conditioning ingredient with hydration benefits.

Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Fruit Extract
Known as “super berry”, this extract is rich in Vitamins B1, B2, B3, C, and E. Helps to detoxify, improve skin texture, and balance the skin’s lipid barrier. Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Fruit Oil
Rich in polyphenols, phytosterols, and Omega 3 and 9 essential fatty acids, this powerful fruit oil helps to balance lipid activity and promote skin rejuvenation.

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Phthalate-free oils to enhance olfactory senses. Source: Essential Oils.

Fragaria Vesca (Strawberry) Fruit Extract
Natural, whole plant cells that help to bring hydration, nutrients and the activity of fresh fruit to the skin.
Fructooligosaccharides (D-beta)
Naturally occurring carbohydrates that promote healthy surface bacteria to help protect the skin from harmful bacteria. Source: Fruit Sugar.

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Gallic Acid
A skin brightener that helps to inhibit tyrosinase and aid in dark spots. A phyto-chemical with powerful antioxidant benefits. Source: Oak Bark.

Garcinia Mangostana (Mangosteen) Fruit Extract
Powerful antioxidant that contains high concentrations of protective xanthones and Vitamin C.

Garcinia Mangostana (Mangosteen) Pericarp Powder
Very rich in Vitamin C and phytochemicals for antioxidant benefits.

Globularia Alypum (Blue Daisy) Leaf Extract
Contributes to soothing skin and helps to slow the appearance of the fine lines and wrinkles. Reduces discomfort of sensitive skin.

Gluconic Acid
A polyhydroxy acid and chelating agent that binds to copper, which helps to activate the tyrosinase enzyme to protect against photo damage. Source: Sugar Cane.

A polyhydroxy acid that binds moisture to the skin’s surface. Creates an occlusive barrier, and helps protect from photo damage. Source: Sugar Cane.

Glucosamine HCL (D)
Helps to reinforce the strength of the skin by increasing the natural content of glucosamine to aid in the improvement of skin texture. Functions to replenish nutrients to the skin. Source: Chinese Foxglove Root.

Glucuronolactone (D)
Provides occlusive protection by helping to form a barrier on the skin. Also prevents moisture from evaporating. Source: Sugar.

Glutathione (L)
An amino acid and antioxidant that is naturally reproduced in the skin but depleted after UV exposure. Topical supplementation helps to prevent UV damage and the appearance of visible aging. Source: Quinoa.

Acts as a natural preserving agent, re-moisturizes and lubricates the skin, and helps to promote skin softness and smoothness. Source: Coconut Oil.

Glyceryl Isostearate
A skin lubricant that leaves a soft and smooth finish, and slows the loss of water by forming a barrier on the skin's surface. Source: Vegetable Oil.

Glyceryl Monostearate
Helps to smooth and softens skin. Acts as an emulsifying agent and thickener in a formula. Source: Coconut Oil.

Glyceryl Oleate
A natural combination of sunflower, coconut, and sustainable plant-based oils used as an emulsifier. Leaves skin both soft and smooth.

Glyceryl Ricinoleate
An emulsifying and moisturizing ingredient. Source: Vegetable and Fruit Acids.

Glyceryl Stearate

Lubricates the skin surface, softens the skin, attracts moisture from the atmosphere, and acts as an ingredient stabilizer. Source: Vegetable Oil.

Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
A natural source of Lecithin and Vitamin E that provides moisturizing and strengthening characteristics.

Glycol Distearate
Used as a gentle skin conditioner and stabilizing emulsion. Source: Canola Oil.

Glycolic Acid
Alpha Hydroxy Acid that helps to smooth skin and improves surface texture by removing dead and keratinized cells. Improves cellular turnover and helps decrease the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and hyperpigmentation. Source: Rhubarb.

Glycyrrhetinic Acid
Active compound of Licorice known for its anti-bacterial benefits and skin soothing properties.

Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract
A skin conditioning agent with natural brightening, soothing, antioxidant, and antimicrobial properties.

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Hamamelis (Hamamelis Virginiana) Water
Commonly called Witch hazel. Provides astringent (toning), soothing, calming, and antibacterial actions.

Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
A lightweight oil, rich in Vitamins A and E, that improves lipid content through the deposit of essential fatty acids. Functions to moisturize and nourish skin.

Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax
An Ecocert Certified sunflower vegetable wax obtained from sunflower oil.

Heptyl Undecylenate
A light and dry textured emollient suitable for natural products. It is 100% vegetable derived from humectant rich castor oil.

Helps to retain moisture and acts as an excellent humectant. Also exhibits antimicrobial properties. Used as an alternative to parabens. Source: Glycerol/Coconut Oil.

Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn) Kernel Extract
Highly nutritive plant extract, rich in Vitamin A, E, P, and K as well as B Vitamins. Infuses the skin with essential fatty acids and phytosterols, and helps to promote healthy skin.

Honey (Mel)
Provides purifying cleansing actions to the skin. Attracts dirt and impurities, helping to prevent debris from spreading into healthy pores

Humulus Lupulus (Hops) Extract
Helps to soothe irritated skin. Also has calming, moisturizing, and strengthening properties.

Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides (Palm Oil)
Rich in fatty acid triglycerides. Also creates a solid consistency in a formula. Source: Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO).

Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate
Extracted from natural renewable plant sources and used in cosmetics as skin antipruritic and humectant.

Hydrolyzed Milk Protein
Highly moisturizing and nutritive, this protein helps to strengthen the skin and provides softness and comfort.

Hydrolyzed Rice (Peptide) Protein
A rejuvenating peptide that helps to revitalize and condition the skin.

Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein / PVP Crosspolymer
A crosspolymer derived from PVP and natural wheat protein, which optimizes the film forming properties of sunscreen emulsions and efficacy of the active ingredients. *Used at less than .05% in formulas and registers Gluten Free in finished goods.

Fibrous plant extracts that naturally thicken cosmetic formulas.

Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin (Beta)
Regulates solubility and the stability of cosmetic formulas, and improves the permeability of active ingredients. Source: Vegetable.

Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose
A naturally occurring component found in the cell walls of plants. A binder, emulsion stabilizer, and viscosity-increasing agent for cosmetic formulations.

Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate
Naturally binds, emulsifies, and thickens cosmetic formulas. Minimizes zinc and iron absorption. Source: Fruit Sugar.

Hydroxystearic/Linolenic/Oleic Polyglycerides
An emulsifier of polyglycerides of 100% vegetable origin. Excellent hydration properties.

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Iron Oxides
Iron-based inorganic mineral colorants used in a variety of sun care and cosmetic product formulations.

Isodecyl Neopentanoate
A light, non-greasy ester that leaves the skin smooth, soft, and supple. It also improves formula silkiness on the skin. Source: Coconut.

A mild, protective, non-ionic emulsifier that is also antimicrobial. Assists in dispersing active ingredients efficiently. Source: Sugar Beets.

Isononyl Isononanoate
A skin-conditioning emollient that leaves a silky-smooth feeling on the skin. Source: Cocoa Oil.

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Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Oil
Helps to improve skin texture, reduce dark spots, and calm skin sensitivities.

Jojoba Esters
Emollient, moisturizing and non-greasy. Source: Jojoba Seed.

Juniperous Communis (Juniper) Fruit Oil
Helps to soothe skin sensitivities, clears skin debris, and provides antibacterial actions.

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Kaolin (Clay)
Absorbs oil and helps to eliminate impurities such as dirt, oil, and dead skin debris. Aids in reducing the occurrence of breakouts by decreasing oil and detoxifying skin.

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Lactic Acid (L)
An Alpha Hydroxy Acid that helps to hydrate, exfoliate, refine, and perfect the surface of the skin by reducing the appearance of wrinkles and hyperpigmentation. Provides moisture-binding effects and stabilizes the pH value of the skin. Source: Glucose/Fruit Sugar.

Lactobacillus/Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Ferment Extract
Promotes exfoliation by maintaining balanced hydration. Contains healthy bacteria that convert elements into Lactic Acid. Helps to refine and perfect skin’s texture.

Lactobacillus/Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Fruit Ferment Extract
Rich in naturally occurring fruit acids, a gentle exfoliant that has 3 times more antioxidant capacity than red wine and green tea, which is attributed to an elevated polyphenol content. Also provides antibacterial and astringent properties.

Lauryl Glucoside
A mild surfactant and cleansing agent. Source: Glucose/Fruit Sugar.

Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract
Known for its balancing, anti-bacterial, and sensory calming properties.

Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil
Soothing, relaxing, and calming. Nurtures and eases skin discomfort.

Lawsonia Inermis (Henna) Extract
Derived from the colorful flowers, fruit, and leaves of henna for use as a color and pigment agent. An effective astringent for oily and blemish prone skin.

An emulsifying skin emollient and conditioning agent. It is also used to help in the absorption of active ingredients. Source: Non-GMO Soybeans.

Leontopodium Alpinum Meristem (Edelweiss Plant) Stem Cell Culture
Powerful antioxidant that exhibits skin rejuvenating properties including helping reduce fine lines. Inhibits collagenase and hyaluronidase to limit hyaluronic acid degradation and skin firmness loss. Contains cell protective properties.

Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate
Rich in Antioxidants, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Folic Acid, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Riboflavin, Magnesium, Copper, and Calcium.

Levisticum Officinale (Lovage) Oil
Powerful rejuvenating ingredient that increases epidermal growth factors.

Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil
Antioxidant, rich in Vitamin E. Light and non-greasy emollient.

Limonene (D)
A phytochemical and antioxidant that restores skin tone and enhances the natural cleansing and detoxification processes of the skin. Aromatherapeutic. Source: Citrus Oil.

Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract
Stimulates the removal of toxins and waste materials to promote vibrant skin. Rich in ochnaflavones that provide antiviral and anti-inflammatory functions.

Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract
Helps to accelerate removal of toxins and waste materials to promote vibrant skin. Rich in ochnaflavones that provide anti-fungal properties.

Lycium Barbarum (Goji Berry) Fruit Extract (Instalift™ Goji GF)
A glycopeptide that supports skin’s elasticity. When used regularly, can lead to a reduction in the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles. Contains over 19 amino acids and is packed with Vitamin B1, B2, B6, and Vitamin E.
A carotenoid that assists in metabolic functions related to growth and repair, including helping to fight UV damage and hyperpigmentation. Brightens skin, reduces redness, and helps hold in natural moisture. Source: Tomatoes.

Lysophosphatidic AcidA natural essential element of the cell membrane. Promotes a healthy epidermal development and visibly reduces the appearance of pore size. Hydrates and conditions. Source: Coconut Oil.

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Magnesium Aluminum Silicate
A naturally occurring mineral derived from purified clay. Primarily used as a thickener and filler in cosmetic formulas.

Magnolia Grandiflora Leaf Extract (Magnolia)
Antioxidant and UV protectant that prevents lipid peroxidation. Reduces eye tissue puffiness and strengthens weakened cells, which produce dark circles.

Malachite Extract
An extract of Malachite obtained by grinding the stone. Rich in Copper, it has a strong antioxidant action due to its free radical scavenging activity against superoxide anion.

Malic Acid (L)
Provides antioxidant actions and assists in skin exfoliation and cellular turnover. Source: Apples.

A binding agent that also increases the skin rejuvenating properties of several active ingredients in a formula. Source: Rice.

A natural sugar used as a humectant and a skin conditioning agent.

Malus Domestica (Apple) Plant Stem Cell Culture (PhytoCellTec™)
Contains high concentrations of phenolic compounds and flavonoids, which are useful in providing effective skin rejuvenation, helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Mandelic Acid (L)
Improves hydration levels by drawing moisture to the skin. Provides antioxidant protection. Antibacterial. Source: Almonds.

Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter
Moisturizes and provides highly antioxidant actions. Promotes skin smoothness and softness.

Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil
Highly antiseptic, Tea Tree Oil provides natural antibacterial and preservative actions. Targets breakouts and detoxifies pores to help clear blemish-prone skin.

Melia Azadirachta (Neem) Leaf Extract
Provides intensive antibacterial actions to help prevent the spread of bacteria associated with blemishes.

Mentha Spicata (Spearmint) Oil
Derived from flowering tops of the spearmint (Metha spicata) plant. Provides natural flavoring and aromatic benefits.

A natural mineral powder with a low particle range that has hydrophobic characteristics to improve color applications and water resistances.

Michelia Alba (Magnolia) Flower Oil
Provides natural, soft floral scent.

Microcrystalline Cellulose
The main component of the internal structure of plants (fibers). In product formulations, it is used as an absorbent.

Moringa Pterygosperma Seed Oil
Antioxidant with high levels of fatty acids to provide nourishing properties. Protects from UV damage.

Myrciaria Dubia (Camu Camu) Fruit Extract)
Shrub found in the Amazon rainforest that is high in Vitamin C and helps fight free radicals due to its antioxidant properties.

Myrtillus (Bilberry) Fruit/Leaf Extract
Shrub found in the Amazon rainforest that is high in Vitamin C and helps fight free radicals due to its antioxidant properties.

Myrciaria Dubia (Camu Camu) Fruit Extract
Shrub found in the Amazon rainforest that is high in Vitamin C and helps fight free radicals due to its antioxidant properties.

Myrtillus (Bilberry) Fruit/Leaf Extract
Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory with high levels of fatty acids to provide both regenerating and nourishing properties. Protects from UV damage.

Myristica Fragrans (Nutmeg) Kernel Oil
Encourages healthy circulation and fights inflammation. Tones and provides antiseptic functions.

Myrtus Communis Leaf Extract (Myrtle Leaf)
Supports microcirculation to improve absorption of active ingredients.

Nelumbo Nucifera (Lotus) Flower Extract
Multi-purpose, powerful rejuvenating botanical obtained from the Sacred Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) plant.

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Vitamin B3. Helps to Improve oxygenation and ingredient absorption by stimulant actions that support circulation and detoxification. Increases ceramide and fatty acid levels in skin, prevents water loss, brightens, and helps reduce the occurrence of blemishes.

Nymphaea Alba Root Extract
White pond lily or water lily (Nymphaea alba). Ideal for conditioning, smoothing and comforting the skin.

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An anti-bacterial preservative approved in EU and Japan to replace parabens and phenol. Derived from thymol, which is 100% derived from plant essential oils.

Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Leaf Extract
High in Eugenol and known for its antiseptic and analgesic properties. Antioxidant and UV absorber.

Ocimum Sanctum (Holy Basil) Leaf Extract
Skin conditioning agent that also functions as an antiseptic and antimicrobial.

Naturally-derived, odorless, colorless, medium-spreading emollient that adds in moisturization. Excellent for pigment dispersion.

Naturally-derived, odorless, colorless, medium-spreading emollient that adds in moisturization. Excellent for pigment dispersion.

Octyldodecyl Olivate
An Ecocert-certified ingredient derived from olives. An excellent pigment disperser.

Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
Rich in Vitamin E and Oleic Acid, it helps to nourish and balance the skin’s lipid content and improve absorption. Re-moisturizes skin to help relieve rough, dry texture and improve skin tone.

Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract
Provides antimicrobial actions and helps to improve microcirculation.

Opuntia Ficus-Indica (Cactus) Stem Extract
Soothes, protects from environmental stress, and provides long lasting deep hydration.

Opuntia Vulgaris (Cactus) Extract
Hydrating and nourishing. Helps prevent water loss and maintains moisturize balance.

Opuntia Tuna (Prickley Pear) Fruit Extract
Soothes and softens the skin, relieves sensitivities, and helps to protect from free radical damage caused by the environment.

Origanum Vulgare (Oregano) Leaf Extract
Provides antiseptic and analgesic action on the skin to limit discomfort and breakouts.

Ormenis Multicaulis Oil
Moroccan chamomile. Rich in antioxidants and skin conditioning benefits.

Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil
Produced from rice germs and rice bran. Naturally occurring oil ideal for increasing viscosity and absorption benefits.

Oryza Sativa (Rice Peptide) Extract
Naturally balances oils while absorbing dirt and debris from the pores. Prevents wrinkles, targets skin breakouts, and softens skin texture.

A mixture of ferulic acid esters of sterol and triterpene alcohols obtained from rice bran.

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Palmitoyl Dipeptide (SYN®-TACKS)
Peptide that helps to strengthen the dermal epidermal junction (DEJ). Supports epidermal nourishment and communication. Helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5 (SYN®-COLL)
Peptide that supports the TGF-beta growth factor to help improve the synthesis of collagen.

Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38 (Matrixyl Synthe’6)
Matrikine-mimetic peptide that helps to increase the synthesis of Hyaluronic Acid. Helps skin to retain its radiance and glow.

Pancratium Maritimum (Sea Daffodil) Extract
Helps inhibit a substance in the skin (Substance P) that is responsible for activating melanin causing dark spots. Boosts hydration to the skin.

Panthenol (D)
Provitamin B5 that acts as a humectant to hydrate the skin’s surface. Non-irritating, conditioning vitamin that also helps to protect against sun damage.

Parfum/Natural Oils
Pure essential oils blended to enhance formulations.

Passiflora Edulis (Passionfruit) Fruit Juice
Super antioxidant helps moisturize and promote skin rejuvenation.

Pearl Powder
Rich in minerals and essential amino acids. Nourishes the skin, supports moisturization, and protects against the effects of environmental damage.

Infuses the skin with antioxidants and phytochemicals that protect from free radical assault, and increases natural exfoliation. Also used as a natural polymer that increases ingredient cohesion. Source: Fruit.

Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil
Antiseptic that controls excess oil. Supports the lymphatic system and encourages healthy microcirculation.

Pentapeptide-18 (Leuphasyl®)
A neuropeptide that helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles caused by the contraction of facial expression muscles.

Pentylene Glycol
A moisture-binding humectant with anti-microbial properties. Source: Sugar Cane.

Small amino acid chain that rejuvenates skin. Helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Phaseolus Radiatus Meristem Cell Culture Extract
Plant C-Stem™. A vacuole extract from mung bean plant stem cells that offers rich antioxidant and skin rejuvenation benefits.
Phenethyl Alcohol
A water-soluble, natural organic compound that is found in essential oils. Provides preservative, anti-microbial actions. Source: Fruits.

An aromatic alcohol, formaldehyde-free bactericide and cosmetic formula stabilizer. Source: Roses.

Phenyl-T-Butylnitrone (Spin Trap)
An antioxidant that utilizes unique mechanisms to capture free radicals and correct the molecular imbalance, restoring stability Source: Carrots and Potatoes.

Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
Extracted from the oily flesh of the Avocado fruit, it has high sterol, Vitamin D and Chlorophyll content. It is a superior moisturizer for dry, dehydrated, and fragile skin.

Increases the permeability of membranes to increase ingredient utilization. Improves barrier functions to protect from loss of moisture and environmental stress. Source: Soybeans.

Phytic Acid
Provides natural antioxidant benefits. Acts as a melanin formation blocker to help reduce age spots. Also aids in gentle exfoliation. Source: Oat or Rice Bran.

Pisum Sativum (Pea Peptide) Extract (Proteasyl TP®)
Helps to rejuvenate the skin through the implementation of proteins and essential amino acids that support and strengthen the skin. Powerful antioxidant that also supports lipid synthesis.

Plantago Lanceolata Leaf Extract
Also called “Plantain” a perennial plant that helps to soothe and strengthen the skin. Also aids in limiting dark spots and UV discoloration.

Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Oil
Excellent for treating the overproduction of sebum (oil) which can lead to blemishes. Antibacterial and antifungal.

Polyglyceryl-3 Esters
PEG-free surfactant that enables essential oils to be mixed into the formula. Source: Rice Bran.

Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate
Emollient that softens and soothes skin. Source: Coconut Oil.

Polyglyceryl-6 Palmitate/Succinate
A Certified Ecocert emulsifying wax designed to provide outstanding efficiency and versatility for formulas. br>
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An emollient and emulsifying agent. Source: Rapeseed or Coconut Oil.

Polygonum Cuspidatum (Giant Knotweed) Extract (Resveratrol)
Improves oxygenation and slows enzymes that break down proteins. Helps to prevent UVB damage to skin cells.

Polyhydroxystearic Acid
Polymeric ester used to enhance the performance and effectiveness of SPF products. Emulsifier and suspending agent. Source: Caster Seeds.

Polysorbate 20
Emulsifier and stabilizer of essential oils in water. Source: Lauric Acid/Coconut Oil.

Polysorbate 60
Emulsifier and preservative. Source: Vegetable Oil.

Pongamia Glabra Seed Oil
Also known as Karanja Oil. Provides skin hydration and brightening properties.

Populus Tremuloides (Aspen) Bark Extract
A natural preservative alternative. Very high in natural salicylates (Salicylic Acid). Analgesic and highly effective for blemish-prone skin.

Potassium Cetyl Phosphate
A phosphorous compound that acts as a surfactant and emulsifying agent. Source: Coconut.

Potassium Sorbate
A paraben-free, natural preservative for plant-sourced, active cosmetic ingredients. Source: Fruit Berries.

Proline (L)
An amino acid with moisturizing and moisture-retention properties, which helps to improve skin texture. Source: Vegetables/Beans.

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil
Lubricates to help protect from skin irritation, flaking, and dryness. Rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids, making it highly conditioning and nourishing.

Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract
Also known as ANTARCTICINE®. A marine ingredient that helps to protect the skin against dryness and promotes rejuvenation, helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines. Ecocert Certified.

Psidium Guajava (Pink Guava) Fruit
An excellent source of Vitamin C, which aids in skin sensitivities and irritations.

Pyridoxine HCL
Vitamin B6. Metabolizes proteins and promotes over 100 enzymatic actions, which help prevent and manage environmental stress to the skin. Source: Vegetables/Beans

Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit
Puree rich in alpha hydroxy acids to maintain moisturized and evenly exfoliated skin.

Pyrus Malus (Green Apple) Fruit Extract (Applephenon™)
Shown to contain 10 times the level of polyphenol found in ripe apples. Rich in Malic Acid, which refines and rejuvenates the skin, inhibits elastase (an enzyme that breaks down elastin protein), and maintains healthy skin tone.

Pyrus Malus (Apple) Oil
Rich in Vitamin C with natural fruit acids for mild exfoliating and skin refining.

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Quercus Petraea (French Oak) Fruit Extract
A powerful and concentrated antioxidant that neutralizes harmful free radicals. Provides a mild astringent effect to help calm sensitive skin.

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Retinal (Retinaldehyde)
First patented, stabilized Retinaldehyde (IconicA®). Performs closest to Retinoic Acid in a cosmetic topical, providing the ultimate reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while being the least irritating form of topical Vitamin A. Source: Vegetable/Beta Carotene.

Retinol (Vitamin A)
A fat-soluble antioxidant vitamin indicated in the treatment of blemishes due to its ability to separate dead skin cells from live skin cells thus expediting the removal of pore-clogging debris. Highly effective in helping to improve skin texture and reducing the appearance of wrinkles. Source: Vegetables.

Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil
Encourages healthy microcirculation, assists in detoxifying skin, and helps to promote soothing actions to relieve accelerated free radical damage.

Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Fruit Oil
Natural source of Vitamin C. Helps to support skin rejuvenation.

Rosa Centifolia (Rose) Flower Water
Distilled from rose petals and contains all of the plant's water-soluble components including a low level of the essential oil. Helps in reducing the appearance of redness from irritated, over-heated, or over-sensitized skin.

Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Oil
An essential oil that regenerates the skin and helps to repair photo damage. Rich in Vitamins A, C, and E, it is excellent for any skin type.

Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil
Helps to strengthen and promote circulation.

Rubus Chamaemorus (Cloudberry Seed) Oil
Fruit-bearing perennial plant related to the raspberry. A strong antioxidant and source of lycopene. Rich in essential fatty acids and phytosterols.

Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit
Soothes skin irritations and slightly astringent to help reduce sensitivities and relieve discomfort. Rich in antioxidants

Ruscus Aculeatus (Butcher’s Broom) Root Extract
Aids in reducing excess fluids and helps improve circulation.

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Saccharomyces/Xylinum Black Tea Ferment (Kombuchka™)
Rich in polyphenols that assist in repair mechanisms. Supports collagen, protects from protein-damaging cross-linkages, and improves skin radiance. Strong antioxidant protection alleviates oxidative stress.

Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane)
Rich in hydrating and exfoliating acids that release dead surface debris from the skin.

Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract
Naturally occurring Alpha Hydroxy Acid to help promote smoother skin by increasing the rate of cellular turnover. Exhibits astringent and tightening properties, while relieving congestion and limiting excess sebum (oil).

Salicylic Acid
Naturally occurring in the bark of a willow tree; a beta hydroxy acid that helps to promote cellular turnover and also functions as a skin conditioning agent.

Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract
Natural source of Salicylic Acid (yielding 2%) and high in Quercetin and Rutin. Used as an exfoliant, it’s also antibacterial, soothing, and effective against blemish-causing bacteria.

Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Oil
Balances oil output to eliminate overly dry or excessively oily complexions.

Santalum Austrocaledonicum (Sandalwood) Oil
Calming, harmonic, and balancing. Provides a natural aroma to formulations.

Saponaria Pumila Callus Culture Extract
Also known as PhytoCellTec™ Nunatak®. An active ingredient derived from Saponaria pumila, a rare flower that survived the last ice age in the Alps. It helps to protect, strengthen, and aid in enhancing the smooth appearance of the skin.

Sclerotium Gum
A plant derived polysaccharide gelling-agent.

Stearic Acid
Used as a base, surfactant, emulsifier, and emulsion stabilizer. Source: renewable plant and algal material.

Silica (Vegetal)
Functions as carrier, stabilizer, and rheological agent. Prevents separation in emulsions, imparts lubricity, and helps to control surface oil for a smooth, matte finish. Source: Horsetail.

Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
Helps to balance surface lipids, and is chemically similar to human sebum--making it the perfect emollient for all skin types. Soothes, moisturizes, and softens.

Smithsonite (Stone) Extract
Helps to protect against the harmful effects of UVB and provides long-term protection against environmental stress and pollutants.

Sodium Benzoate
Natural preservative from salt, offering bacterial and microbial protection in cosmetic formulations.

Sodium Bicarbonate
Also known as ‘baking soda’. Used as a pH adjuster.

Sodium Chloride
Natural pH adjuster Source: Salt/Sea Salt.

Sodium Cocoamphoacetate
A surfactant, foaming booster and conditioning agent. Source: Coconut Oil.

Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate
A combination of coconut fatty acids and Glutamine Acid that gently cleanses the skin without stripping the acid mantle and over drying.

Sodium Cocoyl Hydrolyzed Amaranth Protein
Natural foaming peptide derived from organic Amaranth (Amaranthus Caudatus): a gluten-free, protein-rich grain offering the highest content of tocopherols‚ tocotrienols (Vitamin E), and Linoleic Acid of any other grain. Helps to fight free radical damage.

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
Anionic surfactant made from the rich fatty acids of coconut oil. Exhibits excellent moisturizing and mild cleansing qualities.

Sodium Decylglucosides Hydroxypropylsulfonate (Coconut)
Mild, soothing, and smoothing sulfate-free cleansing agent. Environmentally friendly. Source: Coconut.

Sodium Gluconate
Fermented glucose used as an emulsifier and skin conditioner. Source: Fruit Sugar.

Sodium Hyaluronate (L)
Sodium salt of Hyaluronic Acid, a natural component of human skin. Surges water deep into the skin, which helps to improve skin pliability to relieve the appearance of fine lines, maintain hydration levels, and prevent transepidermal water loss. Source: Fruit Sugar.

Sodium Hydroxide
Used as a pH adjuster. Reacts with acids and converts to an inert water and salt end product: NaOH (Sodium Hydroxide) + HCl (Acid) = H2O (Water) + NaCl (Salt).

Sodium Hydroxypropylsulfonate Laurylglucoside Crosspolymer
Gentle, renewable, plant-derived surfactant. Source: Coconut Oil and Corn Syrup.

Sodium Lactate
Sodium salt of Lactic Acid used as a natural preservative, exfoliant, and humectant. Produced by the fermentation of sugar. Source: Sugar Beets.

Sodium Lauroamphoacetate
An amphoteric organic compound used to condition skin. Also used as a cleansing agent (surfactant) and foam booster. Source: Coconut Oil.

Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate
Surfactant and cleansing agent. Source: Coconut Oil.

Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate
Derived from natural fatty acids from plants, this surfactant is biodegradable and acts as a wetting, foaming, and conditioning agent. .

Sodium Laurylglucosides Hydroxypropylsulfonate
A gentle, sulfate-free cleansing agent. Source: Fruit Sugar.

Sodium Metabisulfite
An inorganic salt used for its antioxidant and preservatives properties.

Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate
A surfactant and mild, low-sudsing cleansing agent. Source: Coconut.

Sodium Polygamma-Glutamate (Glutamic Acid)
Moisture-binding humectant and skin-conditioning amino acid.

Sodium Polyglutamate
Moisture-binding humectant and skin conditioner derived from Glutamic Acid (amino acid). Source: Seaweed.

Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate
Mild cleansing agent and skin conditioner. Source: Coconut.

Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Fruit Lipids
Natural source of Lycopene and Carotene. An antioxidant efficient at protecting against free radical damage.

Solanum Melongena (Eggplant) Fruit Extract
Contains high concentrations of potassium and Folic Acid. Excellent antioxidant and free radical scavenger.

Sorbitan Olivate
Emulsifier used as a natural, lightweight skin conditioner, emollient, and surfactant. Source: Olive Oil.

Lipids essential to cell growth and function. Balance other lipids, and moisturize the skin. Source: Sea Algae.

Emollient and moisturizing, it prevents water loss from the skin. Strong antioxidant that protects from the environment, UV damage, and helps to reduce the formation of age spots. Source: Olives.

Stearic Acid
A saturated fatty acid used as an emollient. Source: Vegetable Oil

Stearoyl Glutamic Acid
An amino acid coating that offers hydrophobic properties. It also exhibits and provides formulas with a creamy, emollient texture.

Natural sugar crystals for gentle exfoliation. Source: Cane Sugar.

Sucrose Myristate
A monoester of Myristic Acid and Sucrose used as an emulsifier.

Sucrose Stearate
A mild, protective, non-ionic emulsifier that is antimicrobial and disperses active ingredients efficiently. Source: Fruit Sugar.

Superoxide Dismutase
A natural enzyme and antioxidant present in the skin that helps to inhibit reactive oxygen species (ROS), resulting in a reduction in free radical damage. Source: Melons.

Syringa Vulgaris (Lilac) Leaf Culture Extract
Improves the condition of oily/blemish-related skin through sebum regulation and bacterial control.

Superoxide Dismutase
A natural enzyme and antioxidant present in the skin that inhibits reactive oxygen species (ROS), resulting in a reduction in free radical damage. Source: Melons.

Syringa Vulgaris (Lilac) Leaf Culture Extract
Improves the condition of oily/blemish-related skin through sebum regulation and bacterial control.

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Tartaric Acid (L)
Loosens cellular debris and dissolves intercellular glues that hold keratinized (dead) cells to the skin. Source: Grapes.

Loosens cellular debris and dissolves intercellular glues that hold keratinized (dead) cells to the skin. Source: Grapes.

Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Fruit Extract
Small fruit native to Australia and powerful antioxidant. One of the richest sources of natural Vitamin C.

Derived from Curcumin from Turmeric root, it is a potent antioxidant with soothing properties. Source: Turmeric Root.

An antioxidant that provides the protective effects of potent antioxidant Curcumin. Helps to reduce the formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs), which destroy collagen. Source: Turmeric Root.

A skin-brightening ingredient, blocking the synthesis of skin discoloration by inhibiting tyrosinase, an enzyme that catalyzes the production of melanin. Source: Turmeric Root.

Tetrasodium Tetracarboxymethyl Naringeninchalcone
Helps to soothe sensitive skin, and protects and comforts stressed skin, and down-regulates pro-inflammatory mediators. Source: Orange Peel.

Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa Seed) Butter
A soothing and nutrient rich emollient used for centuries in Africa as a skin care ingredient. Rejuvenates and moisturizes skin that has been exposed to dry or harsh environmental elements.

Thermus Thermophilus Ferment (Venuceane™)
Derived from deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Super rich in moisture balancing amino acids. Helps to decrease damage from reactive oxygen species (ROS).

Titanium Dioxide
A physical and mineral sun blocking agent that works primary by reflecting/scattering the UV light with a broad range covering UVB as well as both short (320-340nm:UVA-2) and long (340-400nm: UVA-1) UVA. Prevents photo aging and creates an occlusive barrier.

Tocopherol (D-alpha)
Vitamin E. Fat-soluble antioxidant that reduces wrinkles. Protects cell membranes from oxidation by reacting with lipid radicals produced in the lipid peroxidation chain reaction.

Tocopheryl Acetate (D-alpha)
Oil-soluble Vitamin E. Natural skin conditioning agent and moisturizer that protects the cell membrane from lipid peroxidation.

Tocotrienols (Vitamin E Complex)
Members of the Vitamin E family. Important lipid-soluble antioxidants that protect cell membranes from oxidation by reacting with lipid radicals produced in the lipid peroxidation chain reaction. Antioxidant and UV protectant.

A gentle and non-irritating preservative. Antioxidant that effectively helps to reduce skin bacteria. Source: Tōtara tree.

Trehalose Dihydrate (D)
A natural sugar that delivers hydration properties to the skin. Source: Fruit Sugar.

An ester of glycerin and Behenic Acid. A natural fatty acid found in fruit seed fats. An emollient and lubricant. Source: Fruit Seeds.

Derived for plant glycerin, it helps to slow the loss of epidermal water by forming a barrier on the skin’s surface. .

Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate
A biodegradable, universally accepted, award-winning (Green) chelating agent. Improves stability of the product formula when exposed to air.

A gentle, light skin conditioner and formula stabilizer. Source: Meadow Saffron.

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Ubiquinone (CoQ10)
A co-enzyme with superior antioxidant properties that neutralize free radicals. Assists in the production of Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) to optimize energy components of the cell and helps in the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles. Source: Fruit Sugar.

Undaria Pinnatifida Extract
Also known as Wakame. A large brown seaweed that offers skin brightening benefits.

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Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Juice
Provides antibacterial effects and nourishes the skin while protecting from free radical damage.

Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Fruit/Leaf Extract
Naturally occurring alpha hydroxy acids to help promote smoother skin. Exhibits astringent and tightening properties while relieving congestion and limiting excess sebum (oil).

Vanilla Plantifolia Fruit Oil
Provides olfactory benefits through the natural fragrance of the essential oil.

Natural antioxidant and aphrodisiac with olfactory benefits.

Vetiveria Zizanoides (Vetiver) Root Oil
An immunostimulant considered deeply relaxing and grounding. Its detoxifying functions are especially effective on oily skin and blemish-prone skin.

Vitex Agnus Castus (Casticin) Extract
Phyto-endorphin complex that provides a radiant glow. Contains powerful antioxidants and moisturizing factors that help to fight the signs of aging.

Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Stem Cell Extract
The stem cells of a rare red-flesh grape tolerant to strong UV radiation. Helps to protect the skin against stresses and free radical damage and assists in skin rejuvenation.

Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract
Contains proanthocyanidins: very potent antioxidants helpful for decreasing free radical damage.

Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil
Rich in Linoleic Acid, this highly Antioxidant-rich oil acts as an emollient and lubricant.

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Wasabia Japonica Root Powder
A natural preservative and antioxidant that helps to promote and increase the protective activity of other antioxidants.

Wine Extract
Powerful Antioxidant red wine concentrate with potent levels of polyphenols and anthocyanins. Source: Grapes.

Withania Somnifera (Indian Ginseng) Root Extract
Used to enhance rejuvenation and longevity, reduce skin discomfort and provide protection from free radicals.

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Xanthan Gum
Natural thickening ingredient. Source: Fermented Fruit Sugar.

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Yogurt Extract
Antioxidant that scavenges free radicals and promotes healthy surface bacteria. Source: Milk.

Yucca Schidigera Leaf/Root/Stem Extract (Yucca)
Derived from the yucca plant. Rich emollient and natural soothing agent.

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Zea Mays (Corn) Silk Extract
Highly effective skin nutrient high in potassium, calcium, magnesium, B vitamins, Chlorophyll, Resin, and Vitamin K. Provides a smooth texture and relieves the skin of excess humidity.

Silicate minerals that have the ability to trap impurities and work as a chelating agent to detoxify. Used as a mild scrub or cleansing agent.

An essential mineral found in skin cells. Know to stimulate the activity of over 100 enzymatic functions.

Zinc Oxide
A physical and mineral sun blocking agent that works primary by reflecting/scattering the UV light with a broad range covering UVB as well as both short (320-340nm: UVA-2) and long (340-400nm: UVA-1) UVA.

Zinc Sulfate
Essential mineral found in skin cells. Acts as a natural astringent. Know to stimulate the activity of over 100 enzymatic functions.

Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Oil
Aids in detoxification and provides antibacterial and antifungal actions.

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