ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER
Emulsifier and thickening agent.
Amino acid that functions as a skin conditioning agent, smoothing skin and balancing moisture levels.
Used in the formulation of our encapsulated retinol compound.
ALOE VERA (Aloe barbadensis)
Contains amino acids and carbohydrates, and has antioxidant and antibacterial properties. Acts as a moisturizer, skin protectant, and humectant.
APPLE SEED OIL (Pyrus malus)
Rich in unsaturated fatty acids, including linoleic acid and oleic acid. Stimulates collagen, protects against free radical damage, and enhances skin tone.
ARGAN OIL (Argania spinosa)
Rich in essential fatty acids and vitamin E. Nourishes skin, protects elasticity, and smoothes out the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
An amino acid that helps to protect skin from free radical damage, increase hydration, and stimulate collagen production.
ARGIRELINE (Acetyl hexapeptide-8)
A peptide that smoothes out wrinkles caused by repeated facial expressions, such as squinting or smiling, by modulating the release of neurotransmitters involved in muscle contraction.
ARNICA MONTANA EXTRACT
Has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. Used topically to treat bruises, swelling, varicose veins, and other inflammations of skin.
Contains anti-oxidant properties.
An amino acid with antioxidant properties. Serves as a skin conditioning agent.
BEARBERRY LEAF EXTRACT (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)
Reduces melanin production to lighten age spots and even out skin tone.
An emollient with anti-inflammatory properties. Helps form a protective barrier on the skin without clogging pores. High in vitamin A, which helps to support skin cell health.
BLADDERWRACK EXTRACT (Fucus vesiculosus)
Contains a high mineral content that cleanses and refreshes skin.
BORAGE SEED OIL (Borago officinalis)
An emollient high in fatty acids. Helps to soothe, soften, and condition the skin. Works well as a carrier oil.
Acts as a solvent and has humectant properties. Added to formulations to decrease viscosity and increase penetration by other ingredients.
Promotes skin tightness, increases hydration, reduces inflammation, conditions skin, stimulates collagen and protects skin against free radical damage.
A group of thickening agents that have low potential for skin irritation.
A natural stabilizer and emulsifier that also acts as a humectant for skin.
CASSIA ANGUSTIFOLIA SEED EXTRACT
Botanical hyaluronic acid. Contains a high content of polysaccharides, making it a great skin conditioning agent. Provides long-lasting moisture, and makes skin soft and supple.
An emulsifier that softens skin and helps skin retain moisture. It also helps active ingredients penetrate skin, and increases active ingredients’ resistance to sweat and water.
A fatty alcohol that functions as an emollient and thickener.
CHAMOMILE EXTRACT (Chamomilla recutita)
Rich in antioxidants and flavonoids. Improves skin barrier function and reduces inflammation.
Used to adjust the pH of formulations to prevent them from being too alkaline.
Used as an emulsifier, stabilizer, thickener, surfactant, and foaming agent.
Functions as a surfactant and has thickening and foaming properties.
Derived from coconut oil. Used as a surfactant and has skin conditioning properties. Also used as a foaming agent and thickener.
COCOA BUTTER (Theobroma cacao)
An emollient rich in vitamins and minerals. Relieves dry and irritated skin.
COCONUT OIL (Cocos nucifera)
Derived from coconuts through a wet milling process. Has anti fungal, antiviral, and antibacterial properties. Contains lauric acid, which is a great skin conditioner. Helps improve skin elasticity.
CRANBERRY EXTRACT (Vaccinium macrocarpon)
Contains polyphenols and flavonoids, giving it antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Absorbs easily, soothing and moisturizing skin.
CUCUMBER HYDROSOL WATER (Cucumis sativus)
Has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and skin conditioning properties.
DANDELION EXTRACT (Taraxacum officinale)
Rich in fructans and vitamins. Reduces inflammation and protects skin from free radical damage. Enhances complexion and evens out skin tone.
DEAD SEA MUD
Detoxifies and cleanses skin by lifting impurities out of pores and removing dead skin. The mineral content also improves skin barrier function.
Used as a surfactant, thickener, foaming agent, and skin conditioner.
Enhances collagen and keratin production. Also helps absorption of other active ingredients.
DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATE
A cleaning agent which works well for sensitive skin.
DISODIUM LAURYL SULFOSUCCINATE
Acts as a surfactant and foaming agent.
ECHINACEA PURPUREA EXTRACT
Rich in tannins, which shrink pores and tighten skin. Also has anti-inflammatory properties, which help to clear up blemishes.
Acts as an emollient and texture enhancer which helps make formulations leave skin soft and smooth without being greasy or oily.
A gentle and safe preservative derived from glycerin. Also acts as a surfactant.
EVENING PRIMROSE OIL (Oenothera biennis)
A non-oily emollient and skin conditioning agent rich in linoleic acid. Has anti inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
EYEBRIGHT EXTRACT (Euphrasia officinalis)
Rich in flavonoids and tannins. Has astringent, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, and antifungal properties.
FLAXSEED OIL (Linum usitatissimum)
An emollient with oleic acid and linoleic acid that nourishes and repairs dry skin.
FRANKINCENSE ESSENTIAL OIL (Boswellia serrata)
Has astringent and anti-inflammatory properties. Helps to reduce redness, swelling, and itchy skin. Tightens pores, stimulates growth of new cells, smoothes wrinkles, and fades discoloration.
GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT
Contains polyphenols and flavonoids which have antioxidant properties. Soothes and moisturizes skin.
GLOBULARIA CORDIFOLIA CALLUS CULTURE EXTRACT
Detoxifies skin, decreases redness, reduces inflammation, and protects skin from free radical damage.
Acts as a humectant and emollient.
Used as an emollient, surfactant, stabilizer, and emulsifying agent.
An amino acid that stimulates collagen production, improves moisture retention, and promotes skin cell turver.
Helps to remove dead skin cells to reveal brighter, newer skin. Stimulates collagen production and increases hydration for smoother, plumper skin.
GOTU KOLA EXTRACT (Centella asiatica)
Contains amino acids, beta carotene, fatty acids and phytochemicals, which help skin fight signs of aging and to protect itself from environmental stressors.
GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT
Has astringent, antioxidant, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-fungal properties. Also used as a natural preservative.
GRAPESEED OIL (Vitis vinifera)
A light oil with a high content of linoleic acid, polyphenols, and tocopherols. Has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Also increases permeability of skin to help absorption of active ingredients.
GREEN TEA EXTRACT (Camellia sinensis)
Contains polyphenols that have antioxidant and skin soothing properties.
An amino acid with antioxidant and skin soothing properties.
HORSETAIL PLANT EXTRACT (Equisetum arvense)
Has antioxidant, antimicrobial, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties. Rich in minerals and nutrients such as calcium, iron, manganese, and silica. Silica helps form collagen, which helps keep skin looking youthful and wrinkle free.
HYALURONIC ACID (Sodium hyaluronate)
A powerful humectant that holds 1,000 times its weight in water. Moisturizes skin and smooths out the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Also helps the absorption of other nutrients into skin.
Used as a preservative, emulsifier, and thickener.
An ether derivative of Hydroxyethyl Cellulose.
An essential amino acid that functions as a skin conditioner and helps to restore the skin’s barrier.
JOJOBA OIL (Simmondsia chinensis)
A liquid wax that closely resembles the protective barrier of skin. It’s easily absorbed and works well as a skin conditioning agent. Contains iodine and vitamins E and B to help improve skin health. Also regulates skin’s oil production.
KELP EXTRACT (Macrocystis pyrifera)
Contains trace minerals from the sea, including sulfur amino acids and iodine. Revitalizes and nourishes skin with its anti-inflammatory properties.
KOSHER VEGETABLE GLYCERIN
A natural humectant and moisturizer.
LAVENDER EXTRACT (Lavandula angustifolia)
An antiseptic with antioxidant properties that helps to balance and calm skin.
Used as an emollient and also helps to deliver ingredients deeper into skin.
LEUCONOSTOC/RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE
Acts as a preservative against bacteria, mold, and yeasts.
LICHEN EXTRACT (Usnea barbata)
Antibiotic and anti fungal properties. Functions as a preservative and anti-inflammatory.
LICORICE ROOT EXTRACT (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
Has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
Rich in essentially fatty acids and phytosterols. A light weight oil that mimics the composition of sebum, allowing it to absorb quickly without leaving a greasy residue.
MALUS DOMESTICA FRUIT CELL CULTURE EXTRACT
Apple stem cells containing phospholipids. Nonourishes and tightens skin while smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles.
MANGO SEED BUTTER (Mangifera indica)
Derived from mango seeds and rich in antioxidants. Used to moisturize, smooth, and soften skin.
MUSCADINE GRAPE SKIN EXTRACT (Vitis rotundifolia)
Rich in skin conditioning agents and protective antioxidants.
NEROLI HYDROSOL (Citrus aurantium)
A purifying astringent with anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antibacterial properties. Soothes and moisturizes irritated and dry skin.
OLIVE OIL (Olea europaea)
A light barrier oil rich in polyphenols and antioxidants. Hydrates and soothes dry, damaged skin.
A light emollient that’s easily absorbed by skin. Helps to prevent moisture loss and improve elasticity.
ORANGE PEEL EXTRACT (Citrus aurantium dulcis)
Rich in flavonoids and other phytonutrients that help to brighten skin, reduce blemishes, and prevent free radical damage.
OREGANO EXTRACT (Origanum vulgare)
Contains polyphenols, providing antioxidant benefits. Also helps to reduce inflammation.
OREGON GRAPE EXTRACT (Mahonia aquifolium)
Rich in alkaloids, this root and stem extract contains antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
PALM OIL (Isopropyl palmitate)
Sustainably sourced. An emollient and thickening agent. Helps to lubricate the skin’s surface, leaving it with a smooth and silky texture.
A peptide containing amino acids that reduce inflammation and stimulate collagen production.
A peptide containing amino acids that aid in collagen production.
A peptide containing amino acids that aid in collagen production.
A humectant, solvent, and preservative.
PERIWINKLE EXTRACT (Vinca major)
Acts as an astringent.
A non-irritating preservative that’s safe to use in low concentrations. Effective at preventing the growth of mold and bacteria.
An amino acid that functions as a skin conditioning agent. Also helps to improve hyperpigmentation, as it inhibits melanotropin, a melanin stimulator found in skin.
Used as a surfactant and emulsifier. Has a soothing effect on skin.
POMEGRANATE EXTRACT (Punica granatum)
Rich in vitamin C, antioxidants, and polyphenols. Helps to support collagen and elastin production. Improves the appearance of wrinkled and damaged skin by reversing free radical damage and reducing inflammation.
Used in formulations to keep PH low and also helps to prevent fungal growth.
A mild preservative used as an alternative to parabens. It comes from Sorbic Acid, which is naturally found in mountain ash tree berries. Effectively prevents or slows the growth of microorganisms.
Used as an emulsifier, stabilizer, and thickener.
A thickener that contains lubricating properties and helps to keep emulsions from separating.
Produced by bees, this substance contains polyphenols called flavonoids, which have antifungal, antibiotic and antibacterial properties.
Used as a humectant and helps active ingredients penetrate skin. Also keeps emulsions from melting or freezing in extreme temperatures.
REISHI EXTRACT (Ganoderma lucidum)
High in antioxidants, which protect skin from free radical damage.
High in antioxidants, contains skin calming properties. Protects skin from environmental damage and brightens complexion.
Encapsulated vitamin A, which is delivered gently and effectively deep into the layers of the skin. Contains antioxidant properties. Boosts collagen production, smoothes fine lines and wrinkles, fades discoloration, clears up blemishes, and improve skin tone.
ROSE GERANIUM OIL (Origanum vulgare)
Balances hormones, reduces inflammation, and smoothes out fine lines and wrinkles. Also helps to restore skin by rebuilding damaged and broken down skin cells.
High in vitamin C. Contains soothing and astringent properties, helps skin maintain suppleness.
ROSE HIP SEED OIL (Rosa canina)
A dry oil that helps with cell regeneration and promotes collagen and elastin production. Gives skin a firmer, smoother, and more youthful appearance with greater elasticity. Penetrates dry or damaged skin immediately, making it a great hydrator.
SAGE EXTRACT (Salvia officinalis)
Acts as an astringent and tonic for skin. Can help reduce skin irritations.
Used as a skin conditioning agent. Aids in collagen production, increases elasticity, and moisturizes skin.
SHEA BUTTER (Butyrospermum parkii)
Raw, wild, and hand harvested. Emollient that heals damaged and dry skin.
Found naturally in certain foods such as cranberries and apples. Used as a preservative to prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi.
Used to thicken and stabilize emulsions and creams.
An alklaline ingredient used to control the pH of a product.
Used as a preservatiave, buffering agent, and pH controlling agent. Can also act as an exfoliant.
An emollient, emulsifier, and humectant. Helps to prevent loss of moisture and reduces inflammation.
An emulsifier that helps soften skin.
SPIRULINA MAXIMA EXTRACT
Derived from natural algae and high in protein, iron, chlorophyll, and antioxidants. Enhances complexion, protects skin from free radical damage, reduces inflammation, and fades discoloration.
Derived from sugarcane. A saturated oil that’s more stable than squalene oil, an unsaturated oil products by skin cells. Used as a moisturizer and can help to control oil production, soothe skin, and prevent free radical damage.
Used as a surfactant, emollient, and thickener.
SUNFLOWER SEED OIL (Helianthus annuus)
An emollient rich in oleic acids, vitamins, and fatty acids. Acts as a urishing skin conditioning agent, which helps with dry or irritated skin.
TAMANU OIL (Calophyllum inophyllum)
Contains anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, and antioxidant properties. Stimulates skin cell turver, soothes and softens skin, clears up blemishes, and hydrates dry, itchy skin.
TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL (Melaleuca alternifolia)
An essential oil with anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and anti-fungal properties.
An amino acid that’s used as a skin conditioning agent. Also helps in the production of collagen and elastin.
An amino acid used as a skin conditioning agent.
VITAMIN B3 (Niacinamide)
Improves skin's ability to maintain its protective barrier and retain moisture while naturally increasing keratin production. Brightens complexion, smoothes wrinkles, and protects skin from free radical damage.
VITAMIN B5 (Panthenol)
A non-irritating form of vitamin B derived from plants. Penetrates deep into the layers of the skin where it turns into pantothenic acid (vitamin B5). Plumps and moisturizes skin while reducing inflammation and minimizing fine lines and wrinkles.
VITAMIN C (Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate)
A stabilized form of vitamin C that stimulates collagen and protects skin against free radical damage. It improves tone and texture, fades discoloration, and brightens skin.
VITAMIN E (Tocopheryl acetate)
More stable and less acidic than tocopherol. Protects skin from free radical damage, moisturizes skin, and strengthens skin’s protective barrier.
WHEAT GERM OIL (Triticum vulgare)
Contains vitamin E and linoleic acid. Used as a skin conditioning agent.
WILD GERANIUM EXTRACT (Geranium maculatum)
Has antioxidant properties, which protects skin from free radical damage.
WITCH HAZEL (Hamamelis virginiana)
Contains tannins, which gives it its astringent effect. Also has skin conditioning, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
A polysaccharide derived from glucose or sucrose. Functions as a binder, stabilizer, surfactant, and thickener. Has skin conditioning properties.