- Activated Charcoal/Activated Carbon (Activated Charcoal)
Excellent adsorbent, delivers oxygen to trapped pores by trapping carbon based impurities , helps get rid of excess oil and toxins from the skin, reduces instances of acne, cellulitis blemished and chaotic skin conditions.
- Achillea Millefolium Extract
Extract from the yarrow flower. Antiseptic, anti-oxidant (high flavonoid content), soothes dry and itchy skin, anti-inflammatory, relieves symptoms of acne, thickens skin, decreases fine lines and wrinkles.
Soothing, moisturizing and skin softening properties, promotes healthy cell renewal and healing.
- Algae(Ascophyllum Nodosum)
Nutrient rich algae found on North Atlantic coasts, contains variety of minerals, elements, vitamins, carbohydrates (alginic acid, laminarin & mannitol), as well amino acids. Aids with skin hydration, pigmentation and texture.
- Alpha Arbutin (Alpha-Arbutin)
Derived from bearberry, ihibits enzymatic oxidation of tyrosine and Dopa, blocks melanin production in the skin and promotes skin lightening
- Alpha Lipoic Acid (Thioctic Acid)
Strong anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory agent with cellular energy production properties, improves rough photo damaged skin, reduces epidermal imperfections such as fine lines, wrinkles and enlarged pores, powerful anti-aging agent
- Alpha Beta Hydroxy
Have anti-aging and anti-oxidant properties, reduce discoloration, help remove dead cells from the skin, have exfoliation properties, give the skin a healthy, radiant glow, and reduce acne
- Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA)
Include glycolic acid (derived from sugarcane), malic acid (derived from apples), lactic acid (derived from sour milk), and mandelic acid (derived from almonds). Glycolic acid, due to its small molecular size, is the most commonly used AHA in skin care applications. It has exfoliative properties, penetrates the upper layer of the skin, and facilitates sloughing off of the uppermost layer of dead skin cells, revealing the smoother and more evenly pigmented underlying skin, also increases hydration leading to a smooth, radiant skin
- Aloe Vera Leaf Gel (Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice)
Rejuvenates and soothes the skin, improves skin hydration, promotes healing, anti-inflammatory, helps in treating acne and blemishes, reduces UV damage and scars, excellent cleansing and detoxifying action, prevents free radical damage, and has anti-aging properties
Primarily act by limiting the production of free radicals, minimize free radical induced DNA damage, have anti-aging effect, improve skin health and rejuvenate its appearance, reduce UV damage, appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and acne, and promote healing with fewer scars
- Ascorbyl Glucoside (Ascorbyl Glucoside)
Once applied to the skin it is converted to Vitamin C by glucosidase, an enzyme present in the skin, reduces free radical induced skin damage, promotes collagen synthesis, reduces wrinkles, inhibits melanin synthesis, and lightens existing melanin
- Ascorbyl Palmitate -L
Widely used fat-soluble derivative of Vitamin C -ester, readily absorbed, reduces free radical induced skin damage, anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, Anti-Oxidant, promotes collagen synthesis, makes the skin appear more resilient, smooth, and soft, decreases fine lines and wrinkles
- Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract (Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract)
Contains alginic acids, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), carotenoids, cobalamin (vitamin B12), fucoidans, iodine, laminarins and mannitol, anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, prevents UV induced skin damage, promotes skin hydration and regeneration
- Acetyl Hexapeptide-8
Formerly known as Acetyl Hexapeptide-3, has anti- aging action, reduces deep wrinkles and lines, works by a unique mechanism relaxing the contractions of facial muscles
- Acetyl Glutamyl Heptapeptide-1
Also known as SNAP-8, reduces the depth of wrinkles on the face caused by the contraction of muscles of facial expression, especially in the forehead and around eyes, anti-aging, acts by inhibiting SNARE complex and modulation of catecholamine release in chromaffin cells
- Acetyl Octopeptide-3
Unique ingredient based around octapeptide-3, a peptide complex composed of aspartic acid, glutamic acid, glutamine, and methionine, reduces deepness of wrinkles formed from repetitive facial expressions
- Acetyl Tetrapeptide-2
Mimics thymopoietin, helps rejuvenate facial skin by improving skin tone and texture, reinforces the skin’s immune defense and boosts epidermal regeneration, triggers increased collagen production.
- Apricot Kernel Oil (Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil)
Rich in fatty acids and vitamins A, C and E, readily absorbed, gentle moisturizer and emollient
- Arctium Majus Root Extract.
An extract from the root of the greater burdock. Used to treat dry skin, relieves symptoms of acne, eczema and psoriasis, contains anti-microbial compounds, contains vitamin C (anti-oxidant).
- Argireline R
Formerly known as Acetyl Hexapeptide-3, a powerful anti-wrinkle hexapeptide with a Botulinum toxin-inspired activity. reduces deep wrinkles and lines, works by a unique mechanism relaxing the contractions of facial muscles.
- Arnica Montana Flower Extract
Contains sesquiterpene lactones, phenol carbonic acid, flavonoids, coumarins, and volatile oil, has antiseptic, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties, can be used on bruises, sunburn, minor burns, as well as superficial phlebitis
- Avena Sativa (Organic Oatstraw) Extract
Helps itchy skin, anti-fungal, moisturizer, helps relieve symptoms of eczema, psoriasis and acne.
- Avocado Oil Extract (Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil Extract)
Rich in Vitamins A, D and E, lecithin, potassium, has anti-aging properties, keeps skin soft and moisturized, relieves dryness and itching associated with skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema
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- Bearberry Extract (Arctostaphylos Uva-Ursi Leaf Extract)
One of the most effective natural skin lighteners, has antiseptic, cleansing and anti-oxidant properties, used to fade freckles or skin discoloration
- Bilberry Extract (Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Extract)
Contains resveratrol and quercetin, excellent anti-aging agents, antioxidant, rich in Vitamins B, C and E, helps get rid of dark circles under the eyes
- Black Iron Oxide
A naturally-occurring mineral, iron (II, III) oxide. A common black pigment
- Black Willow Bark Extract -Salix Nigra (Willow) Bark Extract
Natural source of salicylates and tannins, has analgesic, antiseptic, astringent and anti-inflammatory properties, used to renew skin, treat acne and other skin disorders
- Blueberry Extract (Vaccinium Angustifolium Extract)
Excellent source of anti-oxidants, also rich in amino acids and vitamins, revitalizes dull skin and hastens wound healing
- Blue Green Algae
High in proteins and fatty acids, improve elasticity and firmness of skin, have antibacterial and anti-fungal properties, effective against acne, eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis, promote skin hydration.
- Brown Seaweed (Laminaria Digitata)
Contains Vitamin C, calcium, iron, laminarins, magnesium, manganese, mannitol, niacin, protein, riboflavin, sodium, thiamin, helps boost collagen production, antibacterial properties, improves skin hydration and elasticity
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- Calcium Pantothenate
Biologically active form of vitamin B5, has a strong anti-acne effect, mainly used as a hair/skin conditioning agent, promotes skin hydration and wound healing
- Calendula Officinalis (Organic Calendula) Flower Extract.
An extract of the “English” or “Pot” marigold. Anti-inflammatory, eases symptoms of varicose veins, dermatitis and eczema, antiseptic, anti-fungal, contains anti-oxidants.
- Carrot Oil Extract (Daucus Carota (Carrot) Seed Oil Extract)
Rich in carotenoids and Vitamin E, has powerful antioxidant action, is a powerful tanning accelerator, reduces the damaging effects of UV radiation, improves skin tone and elasticity.
- Cera Alba (Beeswax)
Wax from honeycombs, widely used. A moisturizer, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, germicidal, anti-allergenic, emulsifier, perfume material, relieves symptoms of acne and eczema.
Make up about 20 percent of the skin’s intercellular matrix, good moisturizing action, used in treating eczema, psoriasis and dry skin
- Chamomile Extract (Chamomilla Recutita Extract)
Contains flavinoids that act as antioxidants, has anti-inflammatory, emollient and anti-aging effects, used for soothing skin rashes, including eczema and acne, also help ease minor burns and sunburn
Stabilizer, emollient and water-binding agent, effectively soothes and plumps up dry skin, protects against UV damage, important in maintaining intact skin barrier
- Chondrus Crispus (Seaweed) Extract.
An extract from the Irish moss seaweed (also known as carrageenan). Rich in minerals, Softens skin, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, moisturizing, decreases fine lines and wrinkles, anti-aging, reduces the appearance of varicose veins and dark circles under the eyes. Used to treat inflamed tissues, as moisturizer and for treating skin problems, including eczema, psoriasis, rashes and sunburns
- Citric Acid
Powerful anti-oxidant, helps slough off dead skin cells and speed new cell turnover, used in chemical peels, stimulates collagen production, and helps alleviate the appearance of acne scars, age spots, small wrinkles and areas of uneven tone and texture
- Cocoa Butter (Theobroma (Cacao) Seed Butter)
Rich in anti-oxidants, prevents free radical induced skin damage, has anti-aging effect, helps treat skin irritations such as eczema and dermatitis, and promotes skin hydration
- Coconut Oil Extract (Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil Extract)
Good moisturizer, contains lauric acid which is an anti-microbial compound, high in anti-aging and healing vitamins A, C and E, helps treat photo-damaged skin.
Main protein in connective tissue, 70% of dermis is composed of collagen, responsible for skin strength and elasticity.With age body’s collagen production decreases therefore requires trigger anecdodes to reform and reinforce collagen production thru nutritive elements.
Used in chemical face-lift products, aids in collagen production and skin regeneration, effective in healing wounds and skin lesions
Also Known as Vitamin Q, necessary for collagen and elastin production, energizes skin and prevents photo-damage, potent anti-oxidant and anti-aging agent.
- Cranberry Juice (Vaccinum Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Juice)
Contains a high amount of vitamin E, tocotrienols and is an excellent source of Omega-3, Omega-6, and Omega-9 essential fatty acids, has antibacterial, anti-oxidant and anti-aging properties, exerts protective effect on the skin from UV radiation and strengthens the collagen/elastin network.
Used as a vehicle and has good spreading properties, gives skin a soft, velvety feel, makes colors better dispersible.
- Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract (Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract)
Has astringent, emollient and moisturizing effects on the skin, refines pores while balancing oil and toning skin. Contains Vitamin C and other antioxidants, reduces “puffy eye” effect and symptoms of acne and eczema.
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- DMAE (2-Dimethyl-Amino-Ethanol)
A powerful anti-inflammatory and membrane stabilizer, helps muscle under the skin contract and prevents sagging and drooping, has anti-aging action
Also known as Vitamin B5, a deep penetrating moisturizer, promotes wound healing, fibroblast proliferation and normal keratinization, anti-inflammatory and emollient
Used as a skin/hair conditioner, anti-foaming agent and emollient, makes skin soft and silky to touch
- DMDM Hydantoin
Antimicrobial preservative, releases formaldehyde, used in shampoos, conditioners, moisturizers, body wash, facial cleansers and sunscreens
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- Epidermal Growth Factor (rH-Oligopeptide-1)
An active Peptide, accelerates the growth of epidermal cells, reduces wrinkles and assists in wound healing.
- Eriobotrya Japonica Extract (Eriobotrya Japonica Extract)
Commonly known as Loquat or Japanese plum, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, effective against psoriasis and eczema
- Emu Oil
Accelerates circulation, has Moisturizing, anti-aging, reduces itching, redness, cracking, peeling and scaling, and protects skin from photo-damage. Assists with EFA & Omega oil delivery into dermis.
- Enteromorpha Compressa Extract (Enteromorpha Compressa Extract)
Has a soothing effect on the skin, reduces skin itchiness and tautness
- Eriobotrya Seed Oil
Oil from the seeds of the loquat tree (Eriobotrya japonica). A moisturizer, source of vitamin C (an anti-oxidant), soothing action, helps skin renewal.
- Ethylhexyl Palmitate
An ester derivative of palmitic acid, also known as octyl palmitate. Palmitic acid comes from palm oil. Widely used, a moisturizer, smoothing the skin. “]
- Ethoxydiglycol (Diethylene Glycol Monoethyl Ether)
An ether derivative of diethylene glycol, commonly used as a solvent.
- Essential Fatty Acids
Moisturizing effect, reduce skin inflammation, acne and cellulitis, improve skin texture and softness.
- Evening Primrose (Evening Primrose)
Rich in Gamma Linoleic Acid, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-aging, important to skin’s barrier functions promotes skin hydration and emoliency.
- Eyeliss TM
A patented peptide used for anti-ageing eye creams, helps get rid of wrinkles, fine lines, irritation, itching and puffiness of eyes, improves the pores and skin elasticity radically
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- Ferulic Acid
A naturally-occurring, mildly acidic, plant compound. Extracted from rice-bran oil and other plant sources. An anti-oxidant, increases the stability of vitamin C on the skin, inhibits UV damage.
- French Green Clay
High absorbent mineral-rich clay, absorbs impurities such as oils and toxins from the skin, promotes healthy blood flow to skin cells, freshening and toning the skin
- Fucus Serratus Extract (Fucus Serratus Extract)
Emollient, moisturizer, activates superficial microcirculation and enhances dilation of the skin pores
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- Ganodorma Lucidum (Mannentake Mushroom) Extract
Extract from the reishi mushroom. Anti-oxidant reduces free radical induced skin damage, decreases fine lines and wrinkles, anti-aging.
A naturally-occurring alcohol, formed during soap-formation from vegetable oils. Also known as glycerol or glycerine. A good moisturizer (a humectant, drawing in water), reduces fine lines and wrinkles, helps to repair cracked, dry skin.
- Glycolic acid
Alpha- hydroxy acid derived from sugarcane, used in skin creams, facial peels and body scrubs, has exfoliative properties, penetrates the upper layer of the skin, and facilitates sloughing off of the uppermost layer of dead skin cells, revealing the smoother and more evenly pigmented underlying skin. It also increases hydration leading to a smooth, radiant skin
Used to hydrate sensitive, scaly, rough and dry skins, prevent photo-damage, has anti-aging effect, effective in mild atopic dermatitis
- Green Seaweed/Aosa Seaweed
Used for moisturizing and cleansing skin, reduces wrinkles and increases firmness
- Grape Fruit Stem Cell Extract (Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Stem Cell Extract)
Contains special epigenetic factors and metabolites, prevents UV induced skin damage, anti-aging, rejuvenates and moisturizes dry skin
- Green Tea Extract (Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract)
Contains xanthines and polyphenols, suppresses inflammation and irritation, reduces cellulite, has powerful anti-oxidant properties, protects from photo-damage, anti-aging
- Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel)
An extract from the Witch Hazel bush. An astringent (constricts the skin), reduces acne, helps bruises heal, reduces inflammation and itching, a treatment for insect bites, eases symptoms of sunburn, eczema and psoriasis, reduces the appearance of wrinkles, “puffy eyes” and varicose veins.
- Haloxyl TM
A patented formula consists of five powerful active ingredients: (Steareth 20, Chrysin, N-Hydroxysuucinamide, Palmatoyl Oligopeptide, Palmatoyle Tetrapeptide-7). Absorbs and eliminates dark circles underneath the eyes by facilitating the elimination of blood vessel pigments responsible for dark circle coloration by helping improve microcirculation and strengthening of capillaries under Eye. Has anti-inflammatory effect, helps reduce puffiness around the eyes, and reinforces firmness and toning of eye area.
- Hibiscus (Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis)
Natural source of alpha-hydroxy acids, has anti-inflammatory, emollient and exfoliative properties, effective against acne, eczema and psoriasis, improves flexibility and elasticity of skin. High source of Vitamin C &E , Anthocyanins, An antioxidant.
- Hibiscus sabdariffa flower extract.
Extract from roselle flowers. Contains anti-oxidants (vitamins C & E, also anthocyanins), reduces free radical induced skin damage, keeps skin supple, helps inhibit cellulite formation.
- HGF (Human Growth Factor)
Regulates cell division and cell survival, helps slow down aging, has excellent wound healing property
- Homeo-Age TM
A specific brown algae derivative native to atlantic ocean, contains all essential vitamins and minerals necessary to stimulate cellular growth on a molecular level; nourishing and repairing skin motivating the cellular reinforcement needed to restore a youthful appearance and fight aging.
- Homeo-Shield TM
Derived from a specific Brown Algae, promotes Stratum Corneum (outer skin layer) growth and development. Improves skin’s natural
barrier function and increases the cellular density
in the outer layer, which helps the skin protect itself against photo –damage to better
harmful UV rays, winds,or extreme temperatures, while locking moisture
- Homeo- Sooth TM
This active formula derived from brown specific brown seaweed, reduces inflammatory response to prevent inflammation, and extreme dryness (desiccation). Due to its excellent emollient action with, waterretention quality, as well as regulates the skin’s water
balance and moisture content to prevent skin’s dehydration.
- Homeoxy TM
A patented formula with a combination of 2 Vitamin B enriched Brown Seaweeds provides the necessary manipulation required to boost skin against UV induced damage and age related metabolic defects, energizes and rejuvenates skin.
- Humulus Lupulus(Hops)
Extract from hop flowers. Anti-inflammatory, firms skin, active against acne, helps healing of bruises and cracks from dry skin, relieves symptoms of eczema.
- Hydrogen Peroxide
Kills bacteria that cause acne, astringent, anti-septic. active forms of Hydrogen peroxide delivers oxygen to skin epidermal layer aiding with cellular reconstruction and skin cell renewell . It contains some lightining effect as well.
- Hydrolyzed Rice Bran Extract
Rich in vitamins and antioxidants, nourishes and moisturize skin, hydrates rough skin making it smooth
- Hydrogenated Castor ( Ricinus Communis)
A Triglyceride formed primarily from fatty acid ricinoleic, emollient and skin softener, anti-inflammatory properties, low molecular weight allows it to penetrate stratum corneum into deeper layer of dermis.
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- Japonica Extract
An extract from the Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera Japonica). An anti-inflammatory extract, decreases fine lines and wrinkles, anti-aging, contains anti-oxidants (flavonoids), relieves symptoms of acne, eczema, psoriasis and poison ivy rashes.
- Japanese Camellia (Camellia Japonica)
Contains anti-oxidants, reduces free radical induced skin damage, moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, decreases fine lines and wrinkles
- Jojoba Extract (Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Extract)
Has excellent emollient and moisturizing properties, anti-aging, restores elasticity and smoothness in dry and flaky skin, cleans clogged pores and restores the skin’s natural pH balance
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- Kojic Acid
Derived from Fungi, Inhibits melanin production by inhibiting tyrosinase, provides gradual and continual skin lightening to relieve skin discolorations, freckles and melasma
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- L-Ascorbic Acid
Powerful anti-oxidant, A vitamin C form (Water soluble) reduces wrinkles and fine lines, promotes collagen synthesis, smoothes skin texture, assists in skins brightening, as well as prevents UV induced skin damage.
- Lactic Acid
Alpha hydroxyl acid, derived from sour or fermented milk, improves skin hydration, increases hyaluronic acid deposition in the skin, exfoliative, delays skin aging, effective against acne and skins pigmentation.
A long chain ether compound, derived from lauryl alcohol. A common surfactant, used as an emulsifier.
- Lavandula x Intermedia (Organic Lavender 'Super') Extract.
An astringent (constricts the skin), an antiseptic, helps relieve symptoms of acne and eczema, decreases fine lines and wrinkles, helps heal insect bites.
- Lemon Oil Extract (Citrus Medica Limonum Extract)
Rich in Vitamin C, strong astringent, rejuvenates dull skin and helps treat acne and oily skin, antiseptic
- Lentinus Edodes (Shiitake Mushroom )Extract.
Extract from the shiitake mushroom. Anti-oxidant, reduces free radical induced skin damage, reduces the visible appearance of sunspots and acne scars, anti-inflammatory, and improves suppleness of skin, anti-aging.
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- Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture (Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture Extract)
Rich in phyto-nutrients and proteins, delays aging, reduces wrinkles, stimulates healthy cell proliferation and renewal process.
- Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate
Water-soluble, non-irritating, stable derivative of Vitamin C, excellent anti-oxidant, prevents photo-damage, stimulates skin collagen synthesis, delays skin aging, reduces hyperpigmentation
- Matrixyl TM 3000
Patented formula with Combination of two peptides, palmitoyl oligopeptide and palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7, containing messenger molecule Matrikins TM, with capababilities regulating cell activities Interacts with specific receptors to activate certain genes involved in the process of extracellular matrix renewal and cell proliferation , wrinkle reduction and skin toning.
- Meadowfoam Oil (Limnanthes Alba (Meadow Foam) Seed Oil)
Derived from the seeds of Meadow foam (Limnanthes alba), contains over 98% long-chain fatty acids, moisturizes skin, prevents UV damage, anti-aging, reduces wrinkles, has emollient action
- Malic Acid
Alpha hydroxyl acid, derived from apples, rich in antioxidants, exfoliative, used in skin peels, improves skin texture, unclogs pores and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, promotes skin hydration
- Montmorrillonite/Pink Clay
Contains silicates, aluminum, iron, magnesium, sodium, phosphorus, calcium and other trace elements, has emollient and gentle cleansing action, improves skin texture
Methylsulfonylmethane, algal bi-product, contains organic sulfur and Methyl , promotes maintenance of collagen and elastin in the skin accelerate wound healing within connective tissue and support energy production. It has a unique ability to penetrate several skin layers, and provide deep hydration with a time release effect. Helps treat acne, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea and scars, Aids to a a smooth toned and firm skin.
- Myristoyl Pentapeptide-17
Keratin stimulating peptide, used for increasing eyelash length, has anti-aging properties, promotes wound healing
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- Nano peptide-1
An innovative biomimicing peptide that inhibits tyrosinase synthesis, lightens the skin, renews skin cells, improves production of collagen and elastin in the skin, reduces the depth of expression lines, prevents spots and delays skin aging process
Also known as Vitamin B3 or nicotinamide, water soluble, promotes skin cellular respiration, lipid synthesis, Anti-oxidant , anti inflammatory , improves epidermal barrier function and hydration, reduces wrinkles and fine lines, lightens skin by inhibiting transfer of melanosomes to surrounding keratinocytes.
- Neem Oil Extract (Azadirachta Indica Oil Extract)
Derived from Azadirachta indica (Neem), contains high levels of antioxidants, prevents photo-damage, helps treat eczema, psoriasis and acne, promotes wound healing, reduces wrinkles and fine lines, has astringent, antiseptic and anti-fungal action.
- Neroli Extract (Citrus Aurantium (Neroli) Extract)
Derived from bitter orange tree flowers, helps relieve dark circles under the eyes, improves skin elasticity, reduces stretch marks, unclogs pores, moisturizes, regenerates and cleanses skin, effective in treating acne
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Also known as Octyl Methoxycinnamate, prevents UV induced skin damage
- Olive Oil (Olea Europaea Oil)
Rich in Vitamins A and E, anti-oxidants and essential fatty acids, moisturizes dry skin, reduces under eye wrinkles, has exfoliative properties, helps treat eczema and psoriasis
- Octyl Cocoate
An ester of octyldodecanol and Coconut Acid, used as emollient in conditioning skin
- Octyle Stearate
Stearate acid ester of C8 alcohol, derived from cascarilla bark and other natural items, commonly used emollient in makeup and skin care products, softens and smoothes the skin
- Oxide Reductases
Enzymes inactivate ozone and free radicals that cause membrane lipid peroxidation, reduce skin irritation and UV induced skin damage
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- Palmaria Palmata Extract (Palmaria Palmata Extract)
Derived from Dulse, a type of algae, inhibits tyrosinase activity, lightens skin by inhibiting melanogenesis and melanosome transport
- Palm Oil (Elaeis Guineensis Oil)
Rich in Vitamins A and E and essential fatty acids, strong moisturizing and anti-oxidant effects, has cleansing action on the skin
A reduced form of pantothenic acid (vitamin B5). A moisturizer (a humectant, drawing in water), soothes the skin, reduces itching, anti-inflammatory, aids the skin’s barrier effect, reduces acne spots, decreases fine lines and wrinkles
Stimulates the deeper, matrix layers of the skin, increases overall collagen production, improves skin elasticity, increases hyaluronic acid which contributes significantly to cell proliferation and synthesis in the skin, promotes wound healing
- Phepha R- Tight
An extract from the algae nannochloropsis oculata formulatated to Tightens skin , improve skin texture, protects skin against oxidative stress, stimulates collagen production, prevents UV induced skin damage, with long lasting effect to strengthen skins connective tissue and elasticity.
- Pineaple Extract
Rich in vitamin C, antioxidant, contains enzymes that improve skin elasticity and provide mild exfoliation
- Plant Stem Cells
Derived from plants, revolutionary ingredients in anti-aging skin care, contain growth factors and proteins that promote growth of new cells and production of collagen and elastin, help firm wrinkles and slow the development of new lines, useful in treated UV damaged skin
- Pomegranate(Punica Granatum)
Antioxidant with elevated polyphenol content, contains chlorogenic acid (natural sun protection), anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal
- Pomegranate Enzyme (Lactobacillus/Punica Granatum Fruit Ferment)
Fruit enzyme used for exfoliation with added benefits found in pomegranate
- Pyruvic Acid
Induces both epidermal and dermal effects, helps treat acne, superficial scarring, greasy skin, photo-damage, warts, actinic keratosis and pigmentary disorders, breaks down corneodesmosome bonds, and improves skin texture
Fluorocarbon and derivative of decalin, an ideal detoxification agent, cleans the skin of carbon dioxide and enriches the oxygen levels of the skin, emollient characteristics, used as a skin conditioning agent, revitalizes skin and reduce wrinkles
- Perfluoro Polymethyl Isopropyl Ether (Perfluoropolymethylisopropyl Ether)
Used in anti-aging skin care products, reduces fine lines and wrinkles, wetting agent for powders and anticraking, oxygen carrier, emulsion stabilizer
Also known as Vitamin K, fat-soluble vitamin, helps diminish vascular conditions that emerge as skin imperfections such as dark circles under the eyes, redness from rosacea, and broken capillaries including spider veins
- Pomegranate Oil Extract (Punica Granatum Seed Oil Extract)
Rich in vitamins, antioxidants (such as polyphenol) and lipids including the rare Pucinic Acid, nourishes and moisturizes skin, improves elasticity, reduces wrinkles and prevents aging, soothes UV damaged skin, helps treat dry skin, eczema and psoriasis
- Palmitoyl Oligopeptide
Active peptide , consists of five amino acids bonded together and attached to a palmitoyl fatty acid group, increases collagen, elastin, hyaluronic acid and glucosaminoglycan production, anti-aging, helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles
- Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-3
Active Peptide Works by stimulating the deeper, matrix layers of the skin, increases overall collagen production, which improves skin elasticity and hyaluronic acid, which increases cell proliferation, helps skin heal faster.
- Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3
Reduces interleukin-6 (IL-6) by key skin cells, keratinocytes and fibroblasts, modulates the effects of UV-damage, reduces wrinkles, makes skin firm and elastic
- Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7
Active peptide, comprised of four amino acids that functions to suppress the production of excess interleukins especially IL-6, reduces wrinkles, sagging and uneven skin tone
- Polyoxyethylene 20 Isohexadecyl Ether
Delivers high levels of oxygen and nourishment to the deeper layers of skin, rejuvenates tired skin, reverses environmental effects on skin
Synthetic polymer, has cleansing and moisturizing effects, aids in retaining sunscreen on the skin after immersion in water
Synthetic polymer used in cosmetics and personal care as a thickening agent, emulsion stabilizer, film former, emollient, and viscosity increasing agent
A polymer of the hydrocarbon isobutylene, functions as a thickening and film-forming agent, emollient, moisturizer, used for pigment dispersion
- Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract (Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract)
Rich in glycine, histidine and lysine, moisturizer, regenerates skin, increases collagen and elastin production, delays skin aging, makes skin soft and elastic, reduces wrinkles and fine lines
- Polysorbate 20
A surfactant, emulsifier, and fragrance ingredient, serves as a dispersing agent, has a soothing effect on the skin
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- Raspberry Extract (Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract)
Rich in polyphenol antioxidants, Vitamins B, C and E, folic acid, manganese, magnesium, copper, and iron, hydrates the skin, has emollient and anti-inflammatory actions
- Red Iron Oxide
A naturally-occurring mineral, iron (III) oxide. A common red pigment
Form of vitamin A, precursor to retinoic acid, counteracts skin aging and improves the appearance of UV-damaged skin, accelerates mitosis, increases enzyme activity, and normalizes keratinisation, which improves and normalizes skin cell renewal process
- Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A Palmitate)
Precursor to retinol, provides gradual non-irritating skin resurfacing, improves the visible signs of aging by reducing wrinkles and smoothing skin texture, promotes healthy collagen synthesis
- Rosehip Seed Oil (Rosa Rubginosa Oil)
High in linoleic and linolenic acids, Vitamin A and C, regenerates and moisturizes skin, reduced scars and wrinkles, delays wrinkles and aging, helps skin regain its natural color and tone, effective against dermatitis, acne and eczema, diminishes photo-aging
- Rosemary (Rosemarinus officinalis)
Rich in antioxidants such as carnosic acid and rosmarinic acid, microelements and nutrients such as iron, calcium and vitamins, effective anti-aging ingredient due to its powerful regenerating, rejuvenating and stimulating activities, stimulates skin blood flow, helps remove waste products and toxins, has powerful astringent, disinfectant, antibiotic properties and anti-inflammatory properties, helps treat acne and oily skin conditions, dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis
- Rooibos Tea Extract (Aspalathus linearis)
Rich in superoxide dismutase zinc and Vitamin E, powerful antioxidant, anti-aging, prevents UV induced photo-damage, has anti-viral, anti-fungal and antibacterial properties with immune boosting mechanisms making it perfect for those with acne, eczema, psoriasis, and other difficult skin conditions.
- Rose Extract (Rosa Canina Flower Extract)
Has a moisturizing, firming and soothing action, beneficial for dry, sensitive or aging skin, diminishes redness and skin irritation
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- Safflower Oil Extract (Carthamus Tinctorius Oil Extract)
Contains Linoleic Acid and Vitamin E, offers powerful dirt and oil removing abilities, used in moisturizers, conditioners and facial cleansers, reduces clogged pores, blackheads and acne
- Sage Extract (Salvia Officinalis Extract)
Contains essential oils and vitamins, has anti-oxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and astringent properties and stimulates skin blood circulation, reduces wrinkles and fine lines, helps treat acne, eczema and psoriasis
- Sea Kelp Extract (Macrocystis Pyrifera Extract)
Rich in iodine, other minerals, anti-oxidants, carragenaan and algin, powerful nutritive moisturizer, helps remove toxins, anti-aging, soothes photo-damaged skin, and helps treat acne
- Seaweed extract
Rich in Vitamins A1, B1, B2, B6, B12, C, E, K, pantothenic acid, folic acid, and niacin, minerals, especially sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, zinc and manganese, reduces wrinkles and fine lines, inhibits glycation and preserves natural collagen in the skin, protects skin from UV induced damage
Strong anti-oxidant, prevent cell damage by free radicals, used to treat dandruff seborrheic dermatitis and Tinea Versicolor, reduces itching, flaking, irritation, and redness of the scalp
- Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii Butter)
Derived from nuts of the Shea tree (Butyrospermum parkii), rich in essential fatty acids, phytosterols, Vitamins A, D and E and allantoin, moisturizer, anti-inflammatory, protects from UV damage, stimulates collagen production and superficial microcirculation, reduces wrinkles and fine lines
- Silica Dimethyl Silylate
A silica derivative. A moisturizer, a suspending agent (stopping components in a cosmetic separating out).
- Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate
A stable, water-soluble form of vitamin C, cleaved enzymatically in the skin to release active vitamin C, anti-aging, antioxidant, promotes synthesis of collagen, lightens skin, reduces wrinkles, protects from UV damage
- Sodium Chloride (Dead Sea Salt)
Dead Sea Salt contains magnesium, calcium, sulfur, bromide, iodine, sodium, zinc and potassium, improves skin hydration and reduces inflammation, slows skin aging and helps treat eczema and psoriasis
- Sodium Carboxy Methyl Cellulose
Synthetic derivative of cellulose, used as a thickener and stabilizer in cosmetics, also used for lubricating dry and irritated eyes
- Sodium Hyaluronate-L (Hyaluronic Acid)
Natural component of skin, levels decrease with age, powerful humectant preventing trans-epidermal water loss, and ultimate skin moisturizer, plumps skin for more youthful appearance, as well as reduces fine lines and wrinkles. Protects skin from ageing and oxidative damage
- Sodium Hyalurante-LMH
Low molecular weight hyaluronic acid, all the benefits of sodium hyaluronate but comprised of smaller polymers which allow for better skin penetration and effectiveness.
- Sodium Hyaluronate HMW
A naturally-occurring polysaccharide material (high molecular weight polymer, HMW). A moisturizer, anti-aging, smoothes skin, decreases fine lines and wrinkles. Protects skin from damage.
- Sodium Olivate
The sodium salt of olive oil fatty acids, e.g. soap derived from olive oil. A mild cleansing agent, removes dirt from the skin without blocking pores, moisturizing, hypoallergenic, helps prevent wrinkles, eases the symptoms of eczema, acne or psoriasis, benefits skin elasticity and smoothness.
- Sodium PCA.
The sodium salt of pyroglutamic acid (or 2-pyrrolidone-5-carboxylic acid sodium salt). A naturally-occurring compound, found in many plants and in the human skin. A moisturizer (a humectant, drawing in water), hygroscopic (draws in water from the air), anti-inflammatory.
- Soluble Collagen
Has excellent water binding capacity, keeps the skin soft and plump, restores elasticity, and reduces the visible signs of ageing
- Soy bean Protein (Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil)
Rich in Vitamin E and isoflavones, has anti-oxidant and conditioning properties, prevents UV induced skin damage, protect the skin against hormone-related aging
- Soy Rice Peptide
A chain complex of peptides from soy and rice, Inhibits elastase and collagenase breakdown, improves skin microcirculation, nourishes the skin, effective anti-aging ingredient, reduces dark circles puffiness underneath the eyes. Anti inflammatory, anti-ageing.
- Spirulina Extract (Spirulina Maxima Extract)
Extracted from blue-green algae, rich in Vitamins A, B complex, D, E and K, minerals such as manganese, zinc, copper, iron and selenium, and gamma linolenic acid, keeps skin hydrated and supple, good anti-aging ingredient, helps treat UV induced skin damage and dark circles
Keratolytic agent, helps shed dead skin cells, unclog pores, anti bacterial, anti fungal and anticeptic used in treating various skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, acne, dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, warts and skin discoloration.
Extracted from shark liver oil or vegetable sources such as olive oil, moisturizer, promotes cell growth, anti-aging, prevents UV induced skin damage, eliminates rough patches and dryness on face, hands, elbows, knees and feet, and helps treat eczema, psoriasis and acne
- Sugar Cane Extract (Saccharum Officinarum Extract)
Main source of glycolic acid, used in skin creams, facial peels and body scrubs, has exfoliative properties, penetrates the upper layer of the skin, and facilitates sloughing off of the uppermost layer of dead skin cells, revealing the smoother and more evenly pigmented underlying skin. It also increases hydration leading to a smooth, radiant skin
- Sugar Maple Extract (Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract)
Derived from the Sugar Maple tree, rich in alpha hydroxy acid, has exfoliative properties, penetrates the upper layer of the skin, and facilitates sloughing off of the uppermost layer of dead skin cells, revealing the smoother and more evenly pigmented underlying skin, also increases hydration leading to a smooth, radiant skin
- Sunflower Oil Extract (Helianthus Annuus Oil Extract)
Rich in linoleic acid and Vitamins A, D and E, protects skin from free radical and photo-damage, moisturizes skin, has emollient properties, reduces fine lines and wrinkles, helps treat acne, eczema and general skin irritation
- Symphytum Officinale Leaf Extract
An extract from comfrey leaves. Anti-inflammatory, used to treat bruises, sprains and other injuries, moisturizing, antiseptic, relieves symptoms of eczema, dermatitis, and varicose veins.
Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, a biologically active aqueous Peptide, mimics the human body’s own mechanism to produce collagen. Decrease wrinkle formation and increases skins elasticity.
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- Tartaric Acid
Derived from grapes, has exfoliative properties, penetrates the upper layer of the skin, and facilitates sloughing off of the uppermost layer of dead skin cells, also increases hydration leading to a smooth, radiant skin, help to lighten darkly pigmented areas of skin due to sun spots or melasma
- TEA (Triethanolamine)
An alkaline alcohol compound, commonly used as an emulsifier and to balance the pH of products (stops a product being too acidic).
- Tea Tree Oil Extract (Melaleuca Alternifolia Oil Extract)
Has anti-viral and anti-fungal benefits, used to treat acne, athlete’s foot, nail fungus, wounds, and infections.
- Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter
A commonly-used vegetable fat from the cocoa bean (cocoa butter). Moisturizing, anti-oxidant, reduces skin damage from free radicals, eases symptoms of psoriasis and eczema, a fragrance compound.
- Titanium Dioxide
A naturally-occurring mineral. A widely-used white pigment, UV absorber (used in sunblock) lubricating, Protects skin from UVA and UVB radiation
- Tripeptide (Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5)
Highly bioactive, deeply skin penetrating peptide, stimulates collagen synthesis in the skin by activating tissue growth factor (TGF-beta), overrides the effects of Matrix Metalloproteinase (MMP) enzymes that contribute to skin aging, used in anti-aging and anti-wrinkle products, improve skin hydration
- Tyrostat™(Rumex Occidentalis)
Plant native to N. Canadian prairies region, skin lightening ingredient, strong inhibitory effect on the tyrosinase enzyme by blocking melanin synthesis. Also reduces skin redness (erythema), ideal for skin prone to pigmentation, sun-damage and fine lines.
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- Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract.
An anti-oxidant, antiseptic, reduces inflammation, a source of vitamin C (an anti-oxidant).
- Vitamin B1
Also known as Thiamine, a water-soluble and sulfur containing vitamin, promotes collagen and elastin formation, helps in making skin soft and elastic
- Vitamin B2
Also known as Riboflavin, helps to keep skin healthy and prevents acne breakout
- Vitamin B3-(Niacin)
Also known as nicotinamide, water soluble, promotes skin hydration, reduces wrinkles and fine lines, lightens skin by inhibiting transfer of melanosomes to surrounding keratinocytes
- Vitamin B5
Also known as Pantothenic acid has a strong anti-acne effect, mainly used as a hair/skin conditioning agent, promotes skin hydration and wound healing
- Vitamin B6
Also known as Pyridoxine, helps maintain the skin in good condition, used in treating skin problems including eczema, acne, dry skin, melanoma and psoriasis
- Vitamin C
The natural Vitamin C (L-Ascorbic Acid) is a powerful anti-oxidant and stimulates collagen production but but needs to be formulated in correct stable form to eliminate diverse skin reaction. Different derivatives of Vitamin C with increased stability and reduced skin irritation effect have been synthesized such as Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Ascorbic Acid Polypeptide, Sodium Ascorbyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Methyl Silanol, Ascorbyl Glucosamine, and Ester-C.
- Vitamin D
Fat-soluble vitamin, having two forms, vitamin D2 (Calciferol or Ergosterol) and D3 (Cholecalciferol), helps protect skin from ultraviolet radiation and sun damage, and lowers the risk of skin cancer
- Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol)
Also known as alpha tocopherol, powerful antioxidant, commonly used in lotions and creams for its moisturizing ability, repairs dry, rough skin, helps protect skin from ultraviolet radiation, lowers the risk of skin cancer, help reduces wrinkles and fine lines
- Vitamin F
Represents alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an omega-3 EFA, and linoleic acid (LA), an omega-6 EFA, has emollient, water-binding, antioxidant properties for skin, hastens wound healing
- Vitamin K1 (Phytonadione)
Fat-soluble Vitamin, helps diminish vascular conditions that emerge as skin imperfections such as dark circles under the eyes, redness from rosacea, and broken capillaries including spider veins
- Wakame (Japanese Sea Kelp)
Rich in Vitamin B complex, potassium, iron, sodium, and calcium, inhibits hyaluronidase, prevents the deterioration of extracellular matrix, moisturize the skin, reduces the appearance of wrinkles and dark circles, heals irritations and inflammation, contains sulfated polyfucose which protects cell wall integrity and stability against damaging environmental factors, such as UV light, temperature, and abrasions
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- Wild Rosa Rubiginosa (Wild Rose Hip)
The hip (fruit) of a wild rose species. A source of vitamin C (an anti-oxidant) and vitamin A (aids skin rejuvenation, decreases fine lines and wrinkles), moisturizes the skin, helps repair sun damage, eases the symptoms of eczema or psoriasis
- White Tea Extract (Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Extract)
Contains flavonols, epigallocatechin and epicatechin gallate, inhibits enzymes which breakdown elastin and collagen, anti-oxidant, delays skin aging, protects against photo-damage
- Wheat Germ Oil (Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil)
Rich in vitamin E, essential fatty acids, improves skin hydration and healing, soothes skin affected with eczema and psoriasis, promotes new skin cell growth, reduces stretch marks and scars, has anti-aging properties, helps repair UV induced skin damage
- Whey Protein
Mixture of proteins from whey (a by-product of cheese production) Rich in amino acids needed to regenerate and rejuvenate the protein-rich skin. Anti-oxidant, reduces free radical induced skin damage, moisturizer, anti-microbial.
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- Yellow-Green Nori Seaweed (Enteromorpha Compressa)
Reduces desquamation, well known for its anti-inflammatory and emollient properties, increases skin micro circulation .
- Yellow Iron Oxide
A naturally-occurring mineral, hydrated iron (III) oxide. A common yellow pigment+
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Essential trace element mineral that plays a role in proper function of immune system and in skin/connective tissue
- Zinc Oxide
Broad spectrum protection from UVA and UVB exposure, acts as a protective coating for mild skin irritations and abrasions, promotes healing of chapped skin, mild astringent, reduces appearance of blemishes and acne.