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Adenosine

A natural ingredient derived from yeast and naturally present in the body. It speeds up collagen production, reduces the appearance of wrinkles, smooths and soothes skin.


Allantoin

Traditionally used in herbal medicine to reduce irritation and support healing, allantoin is an extract from the comfrey plant that soothes and heals skin. It also promotes cell longevity, and combats skin dryness and dullness.


Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is a natural plant that hydrates, soothes and heals damaged skin. It also reduces inflammation and redness.


Apple

Apple is rich in antioxidants and vitamins, which hydrates, brightens, fights free radicals and evens skin tone.


Arbutin

An ingredient found naturally in plants including the leaves of pear trees, wheat, and bearberry. Arbutin naturally brightens skin, fades dark spots, and evens skin tone.


Avobenzone

Avobenzone is an oil-soluble chemical based sunscreen ingredient that protects skin from a wide range of UVA rays. It shields the skin from sun damage, and protects healthy cells and collagen in the skin.


B

Betaine

Betaine is a gentle hydrator originally derived from sugar beets. Betaine hydrates and moisturizes the skin, and smoothes fine lines.


Biocellulose

Biocellulose is a natural fiber derived from coconut, originally created as artificial skin to treat wounds and burns. The fibers in biocellulose are tightly woven to adhere perfectly to the skin without slipping, locking in serum, and preventing evaporation.


Bisabolol

Bisabolol is naturally present in German chamomile. It is anti-inflammatory that works to reduce redness, soothe, and heal skin. Additionally, bisabolol is a strong antioxidant that protects skin against free radical damage.


Blueberry

Blueberry is an antioxidant that brightens skin, minimizes the appearance of wrinkles, and works as a natural exfoliant to remove dead skin cells.


C

Caffeine

Caffeine is an antioxidant that protects skin against free radicals. Caffeine effectively reduces the look of dark under eye circles, fine lines, and wrinkles by stimulating circulation. In the under eye area, caffeine reduces puffiness and redness.


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E

Ectoin®

Ectoin® protects skin against environmental pollution, UVA/UVB rays, and light pollution including fluorescent, infrared and blue light. It prevents inflammation and premature signs of aging (dark spots, fine lines and wrinkles) caused by environmental stress factors.


F

Ferulic Acid

Ferulic acid is an antioxidant that is found in the cell wall of plants such as oats, brown rice, oranges, and most commonly apples. Ferulic acid reduces signs of aging caused by free radicals, such as age spots, fine lines, and wrinkles, boosts the effects of other antioxidants (vitamin C and E) and offers anti-inflammatory properties.


Fig

Fig is rich in antioxidants that hydrate skin, reduce discoloration, soothe and smooth dry, irritated skin.


G

Ginger Root Extract

Deriving from southeast Asia, ginger is anti-inflammatory, and an antioxidant. It evens skin tone, soothes, and heals skin. Ginger increases collagen production, reduces dark spots and repairs skin.


Ginkgo Biloba Nut Extract

Originating in China, ginkgo biloba nut extract is derived from the maidenhair tree, one of the oldest trees in the world. These nuts are high in antioxidants and are anti-inflammatory, soothing skin. They also hydrate and prevent free radical damage in the skin.


Glutathione

Glutathione is a naturally occurring antioxidant in the skin that reduces hyper-pigmentation and brightens skin tone.


Glycerin

Glycerin is a moisturizing and smoothing powerhouse, naturally attracting more moisture to itself. It provides major hydration to the outer layer of skin, improves skin barrier functions, and acts as an emollient to soften skin.


Gold (24K)

24K gold reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, brightens skin, combats dryness, prevents elastin loss, and fights collagen breakdown.


Grape

Grapes improve skin elasticity, reduce hyperpigmentation, and smooth fine lines and wrinkles. Grapes also contain high levels of Vitamin C, which increases collagen production.


Grapefruit

Grapefruit exfoliates and hydrates skin. Grapefruit is also high in vitamin C to boost antioxidant protection.


Green Tea Extract

Green tea comes from the leaves of the tea plant Camellia sinensis. It is anti-inflammatory and a natural antioxidant that protects skin from sun damage, reduces appearance of dark spots, smooths textured skin and fine lines, and soothes irritation.


H

Homosalate

Homosalate is an active sunscreen ingredient that protects skin from UVB rays, which leads to sun damage.


Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic acid naturally occurs in the skin and provides major hydration and retains moisture in the skin. Hyaluronic acid is also an antioxidant that fights against free radicals


Hydrocolloid

Hydrocolloid is usually found in medical dressing used for skin and wound treatment. Hydrocolloid pulls toxins from blemishes out of the skin and accelerates the skin healing process.


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K

Kiwi

Kiwi is rich in antioxidants such as vitamin C and E, that protect skin from free radical damage and environmental stressors. It also hydrates and firms the skin and reduces redness.


L

L-ascorbic Acid

L-Ascorbic acid is the purest and most potent form of Vitamin C, and is found in fruits and vegetables such as oranges, lemons, and leafy greens.  It repairs skin damage from environmental stressors, brightens skin, speeds up collagen production, and protects skin from free radicals.


Lemon

Lemon brightens skin and reduces redness. Lemons also boost collagen production, reduce inflammation, and exfoliate dead skin.


Licorice Root Extract

Licorice root soothes, heals, and protects the skin. Licorice also fights skin bacteria, prevents free radical damage, and reduces inflammation.


M

Magnesium

Magnesium is an absorbent mineral found naturally in our bones and different types of food. It calms and soothes irritated skin, while breaking down excess oil and bacteria in the pores, improving acne-prone skin. 


Magnesium Oxide

Magnesium Oxide is a white powder mineral used to absorb excess liquids from the skin, and is used as a pH adjuster.


Marine Collagen

Ethically sourced from marine byproducts, marine collagen replenishes your skin’s natural supply of collagen, which depletes with age, increasing skin elasticity, smoothing fine lines and wrinkles, boosting moisture retention, and firming skin.


N

Niacinamide

Niacinamide is a water soluble form of vitamin B3.  It restores skin and improves skin texture, brightens and evens skin tone, as well as strengthening the skin’s surface.


O

Oat Milk

Oat milk soothes and calms irritated and inflamed skin. Derived from oats, oat milk restores moisture to help dehydrated and dry skin, and contains antioxidants to protect skin from oxidative damage.


Octocrylene

Octocrylene protects skin from UVB rays and assists in stabilizing avobenzone.


Octyl Salicylate

Octyl Salicylate protects skin primarily from UVB rays and a small amount of UVA rays.


P

Peony

Peonies have gentle antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that fight against free radicals and promote cell regeneration. Peonies reduce inflammation, moisturize, brighten, and firm the skin.


Pomegranate

Pomegranate is an antioxidant that improves dark spots, brightens skin, and prevents blemishes. Pomegranate also hydrates the skin and fights free radicals.


Pullulan

Made from fungus, pullulan tightens and firms the skin, and improves skin texture.


Pumpkin Extract

Pumpkin enzymes slough away dead skin cells and increase cell turnover, revealing a brighter & smoother complexion. Pumpkin extract also stimulates collagen production, promotes cell growth and hydrates skin.


Purslane

Purslane is a small succulent rich in antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamins A, B, C, and E. It hydrates skin, improves skin texture, and reduces the appearance of wrinkles and scarring.


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R

Raspberry Ketone

Derived from red raspberries, raspberry ketones reduce dark spots and wrinkles, firm and tighten skin, and increases skin elasticity.


Rose Extract

Rose extract offers healing and soothing properties that combat redness and inflammation, as well as prevent blemishes.


S

Shea Butter

A plant lipid derived from the karite tree, shea butter has antioxidants, vitamins, skin-replenishing fatty acids that moisturize and heal dry skin, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and boost collagen production.


Strawberry

Strawberries boost collagen production and encourage cell turnover. It also protects skin from sun damage, and evens skin tone.


T

Tea Tree Leaf

Deriving from the Australian plant melaleuca alternifolia, tea tree leaf is an antioxidant that soothes skin. Tea tree leaf heals and soothes irritated and inflamed skin.


Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate

Tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate is a stable, oil-soluble form of vitamin C.  It is a more stable form of vitamin C that doesn’t oxidize as quickly when exposed to air. Vitamin C reduces redness, protects skin from free radicals, repairs skin damage, and speeds up collagen production.


Tocopherol

Tocopherol is an antioxidant that moisturizes, heals and repairs the skin. It defends against harmful free radicals, moisturizes the skin, repairs and strengthens the skin barrier.


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W

Watermelon

Watermelon is rich in antioxidants like Vitamins A, C, and E, great for hydration and moisture retention. Watermelon heals skin by reducing redness, irritation, and inflammation, and boosts collagen production.


White Mulberry

Derived from the white mulberry tree, this plant extract brightens and evens skin tone, calms and heals irritated skin.


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