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Ingredients

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Learn about the many beneficial ingredients in MBK Clinical Skincare Solutions.

 

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ABS Ferula Foetida Extract - Inhibits tyrosinase activity to even skin tone and convey a youthful aesthetic.

Acai Fruit Extract (Euterpe Oleracea) - Fruit native to Central/South America, powerful antioxidant, rich in phytosterols, anthocyanins, essential fatty acids, and vitamins.

ACB Fruit Mix - Contains natural Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs), a smooth, brighter complexion with a diminished appearance of unwanted wrinkles, improving moisturization while simultaneously increasing the production of structural components, such as collagen and glycosaminoglycan, as well as reversing cutaneous atrophy.

Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer - A synthetic ingredient used to enhance the texture of skincare and haircare products. 

Acrylates Copolymer - A film forming agent

Acticire® MB - Acts as a natural emollient, bringing softness to the skin, and as an active, repairing, protecting, and moisturizing dry, damaged skin.

Actiwhite™ - Is a new skin lightener demonstrating the capacity to decrease melanogenesis which is responsible for the coloration of the human skin. Tyrosinase inhibiting activity results in a visible reduction in skin pigmentation.

Acqua-BiominTM Copper Y3 - Bio-active protein-complexed mineral that provides smoothing, moisturizing and cell-renewing benefits.

Adifyline® - Is a hexapeptide that increases local volume improving facial appearance and providing a curvy silhouette, by promoting PGC-1a expression and lipid accumulation in the adipose tissue.

Algae Extract- Are very simple, chlorophyll-containing organisms in a family that includes more than 20,000 different known species. In cosmetics, algae act as thickening agents, water-binding agents, and antioxidants.

Allantoin - Is a healing, moisturizing, soothing and anti-irritating, keratolytic and non-toxic agent. It is a valuable cell-proliferating-healing agent that stimulates healthy tissue formation offers pronounced keratolytic and skin softening benefits and protects from UV damage.

Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) - Healing, moisturizing, and anti-inflammatory properties. Speeds up skin cell reproduction by as much as eight times and penetrates the epidermis four times faster than water.

Alcohol Denat. (38b, Lavender) - Powerful antiseptic

Alcohol Denat. (38b, Lemon) - Non-drying alcohol used to emulsify fats. Also used as an antibacterial/natural preservative.

Annatto Oil- Enhanced by its antioxidant properties that fasten the production of tissues and cells to reduce scarring and damage to the skin.

Apple Extract (Pyrus Malus) - Is rich in antioxidants like vitamin C and natural acids. It’s also high in polyphenols and catechins like those found in green tea. It has many skin care benefits for oily, acneic, dull and aging skin.

Apple Stem Cells (Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture) - Phospholipid apple stem cells, stimulate and protect human stem cells while reducing wrinkle depth and promoting regeneration.

Arnica Extract (Arnica Montana) - Offers anti-inflammatory and stimulating activity. Normalizes superficial microcirculation, activates the reabsorption of cutaneous blood effusion (bruises). Effective against dark circles, improves capillary tissue quality (regeneration of the keratin fiber, regulation of the sebaceous function).

Arginine(L) - Essential amino acid that help to generate collagen.

Argireline (Acetyl Hexapeptide-8) - A powerful anti-wrinkle hexapeptide with a Botulinum toxin-inspired activity.

Argirelox™ Peptide - Acts as an anti-wrinkle agent. Helps to prolong the effect obtained by botulinum toxin A (BoNT-A) injections in both glabellar lines and crow’s feet wrinkles and is almost 3 times better than the injection alone. Modulates acetylcholine (ACh) release and relaxes the muscle.

Asafoetida Extract (Ferula Foetida) - A natural occurring ferulic acid and tyrosinase inhibitor for skin brightener that will fade age spots, reduce acne, pustules and acne scars.

Ascorbic Acid (Water Soluble Vitamin C) - Is a powerful antioxidant, strengthens collagen, assists in brightening, provides anti-wrinkle effects, smooths skin texture, heals wounds, and prevents scarring.

Ascorbic Acid Polypeptide (Encapsulated Vitamin C) - A superior form of vitamin C delivery. The ascorbic acid is encapsulated in a liposome, which when applied to the skin breaks open to release the ascorbic acid directly into your skin cells. This guarantees stability, freshness and potency.

Ascorbyl Palmitate (Fat Soluble Vitamin C) - Extremely stable for maximum benefits. Being fat soluble, it penetrates the skin deeply and delivers antioxidants quickly. Youthful levels of both collagen and elastin are increased.

Aspen Bark Extract (Populus Tremuloides) - Is a natural organic preservative. Is also an aspirin-like substance, which is considered to be analgesic, anti-inflammatory, calming, and healing.

Astaxanthin - A potent antioxidant found naturally in micro-algae, believed to be 100-500 times more powerful than the antioxidant Vitamin E. 

Avocado Oil (Persea Gratissima) - Rich oil that readily penetrates skin due to presence of Palmitoleic acid, well suited for dry skin formulations, moisturizing, antioxidant, healing. Loaded with vitamins A, B1, B2, B5, Vitamin D, E, minerals, protein, lecithin and fatty acids, said to have healing and regenerating qualities.

Azelaic Acid - Inhibits tyrosinase activity to reduce pigmentation spotting, anti-bacterial, anti-free radical.

 

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Bearberry (Alpha Arbutin) - Promotes skin lightening, blocks epidermal melanin biosynthesis by inhibiting tyrosinase. Is also antibacterial and serves as an antioxidant.

Beeswax - Is a humectant that binds moisture to skin and serves as a protective barrier from environmental elements, without clogging pores.

Beta Carotene - A powerful antioxidant found in carrots, fruits and green leafy vegetables. It helps maintain smooth, soft disease-free skin protects against air pollutants.

Bilberry (Vaccinium Myrtillus) - Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, high levels of fatty acids, regenerating and nourishing properties.

Biophytex - Is a synergistic complex of yeast and several botanical extracts rich in saponosides and flavonoids. It strengthens capillaries, reinforcing their resistance to environmental aggression while reactivating microcirculation.

Bioflavonoids - Citrus bioflavonoids are believed to have anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, and anti-allergy properties. They have been shown to help fight infection, free radical damage, viruses and the common cold.

Bisabolol - Enhances penetration and efficacy of Retinol. It accelerates healing and is an anti-irritant.

Bio-Placenta - Is the combination of five synthesized growth factors (EGF, IGF-1, Acidic FGF, Basic FGF, VEGF), Vitamin B9, and Acetylated Glutamine. It shows efficacy in terms of anti-wrinkle and anti-aging properties.

BioSulphur - Offers three benefits to breakout prone skin: antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and sebum  regulating.

Bladderwrack Extract (Fucus Vesiculosus) - Is filled with active ingredients, such as radical fighting phlorotannin antioxidants, bioactive polysaccharides, amino acids, vitamins and minerals, the extract fights damaging free radicals and skin aging, reduces inflammation, helps to improve skin elasticity and provides hydration to the skin.

Blueberry (Vaccinium Angustifolium) - Potent antioxidant, rich in vitamin C and E, anthocyanins.

Blueberry Seed Oil (Vaccinium Corymbosum) - With its unique omega-3-6-9 essential fatty acid profile, it leaves the skin looking and feeling smooth and hydrated. It is ideal for moisturizing, soothing and protecting maturing, parched, dry, or damaged skin.

Borage Oil (Borago Officinalis) - Is a naturally occurring plant oil that helps inflammatory problems like skin inflammation, eczema, skin dryness, cutaneous and inflammatory skin disorder. Application of this oil helps in reducing itching and skin lesions.

Boswellia Serrata Extract (Boswellia Serrata) - Anti-inflammatory, helps reduce sun damage, fine lines, and acne.


Bromelain - Proteolytic enzyme isolated from pineapple stem, hydrolyses proteins into peptides and amino acids.

Bromelain & Papain - Protein digesting enzymes found in pineapple and papaya; effective in the gentle removal of damaged keratin from the top layers of the epidermis.

 

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Calamine - Is traditionally used to relieve itching and soothe minor skin irritations. It offers a counter-irritant effect following application as it evaporates producing a cooling effect.

Calcium Silicate - Part of the silicon family, and is used as an anti-caking agent.

Calendula Flower Extract (Calendula Officinalis) - Soothes and calms skin irritation, anti-inflammatory, astringent, anti-fungal, and antiseptic properties, rich in flavonoids and saponins that promote healing and repair.

Camphor - Is used to relieve pain, itching and irritation.

Candelilla Wax (Euphorbia Cerifera) - A plant derived substitute for beeswax or carnauba wax

Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride - Derived from coconut oil and glycerin, it has emollient and skin-repairing properties, fatty acids help to moisturize and replenish skin, is non-sensitizing, has anti-inflammatory properties. Helps enhance the delivery of vitamins, pigments, and other active ingredients in formula.

Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside - Derived from coconut. It also has the excellent benefit of acting as an emulsifier to allow essential oils and water to mix. 

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

Carbomer - Help to distribute or suspend an insoluble solid in a liquid.

Cariciline® SB - Natural source of Vitamin A. It improves hydration by 90% 1 hour following application. Refreshes, softens, and soothes the skin.

Carrot Root Extract (Daucus Carota Sativa) - Is high in carotenes, vitamin E, and vitamin A precursors. Is commonly used to prevent or even reverse skin damage caused by UV radiation, and to protect the skin against premature aging. 

Carrot Root Oil (Daucus Carota Sativa) - An essential oil obtained from the seed of the carrot, it is very emollient and nourishing. It is a strong antioxidant that is high in vitamins A, C, E and K, making it ideal for mature or sun-damaged skin.

Cassia Leaf Oil (Cinnamomum Aromaticum) - Calm dry skin, address acne, rashes, and infections, enhance circulation, nourish the skin, slow the look of aging, and revive the skin tone.

Castor Oil (Ricinus Communis) - Which is an unsaturated omega-9 fatty acid. An emollient, though its unique property is that when dry it forms a solid film that can have water-binding properties.

Cellulose Gum - Derived from plants. is a natural ingredient that is most often used as a thickener but also used as a film-forming agent.

Centella Stems GX™ - Protects the capillary wall and environment from degradatory attack and inhibits pro-inflammatory molecules that trigger excessive vasodilation.

Certified Organic Eucalyptus Essential Oil (Eucalyptus Globulus) - Forms a barrier on the skin to protect against environmental damage.

Certified Organic Sweet Orange Essential Oil (Citrus Aurantium) -Hesperidin is the major flavonoid contained in sweet oranges and lemons. It has demonstrated antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, skin lightening, and anti-microbial properties and can be beneficial in skin care formulations. Hesperidin has also been shown to offer

Ceteareth-12 - Is a synthetic compound that functions as an emulsifier and wetting agent in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products.

Ceteareth-20 - A fatty alcohol, functions as an emollient and emulsifier.

Cetearyl Alcohol - Works as an emollient, emulsifier, thickener and carrying agent for other ingredients contained in a cosmetic solution. It keeps the oil and water parts of an emulsion from separating gives products good spreadability.

Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Polysorbate 60 - Mixture of fatty alcohol and emulsifier

Cetearyl Glucoside - A blend of cetearyl alcohol and glucose that functions as an emulsifier

Cetearyl Isononanoate - Is a medium viscous emollient with hydrophobic properties, which when added to a cosmetic product will help to soften, smooth and lubricate the skin.

Cetyl Alcohol - Non-gelling thickening agent, is also an emollient, moisturizer, viscosity stabilizer, and foam enhancer.

Cetyl Palmitate - A naturally occurring fatty acid found in plants and animals. An emollient that lubricants and conditions the skin's surface, helping it to appear softer and smoother. 

Chamomile Extract (Anthemis Nobilis Flower) - Is excellent for conditions such as dry skin, eczema, and psoriasis because of its ability to neutralize skin irritants and its anti-itch and anti-inflammatory properties. For those with sensitive skin, chamomile is anti-irritating, non-comedogenic, and hypoallergenic.

Cherry (Prunus Avium) - Contain high levels of vitamin C and other antioxidants which fight free radicals, thus preventing signs of ageing like fine lines, wrinkles and spots. They also contain a plant pigment called anthocyanidin which prevents wrinkles by destroying the harmful enzymes that make your skin old and wrinkled.

Chokeberry Extract (Aronia Melanocarpa) - Its high vitamin C content improves the appearance of discoloration from age, sun exposure.

Citric Acid - Is an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), alleviates the appearance of age spots, acne scars, small wrinkles and areas of uneven tone and texture. It is often used for its astringent and skin lightening properties and as a natural preservative.

Citrus Extract - Rich in vitamins and plant compounds.

Citrus Bioflavonoids - Are essential for the effective utilization of Vitamin C by the body. Bioflavonoids slow down the normal breakdown of Vitamin C in the body allowing it to be more effective. There is a mutual relationship between Vitamin C and citrus bioflavonoids as they work to mutually enhance the action of each other.

Clary Sage Oil (Salvia Sclarea) - Helps to regulate sebum production, tones the skin as mild astringent, and reduces inflammation associated with acne. It also has anti-bacterial properties.

Clove Leaf Oil(Eugenia Caryophyllus)- Is rich in antioxidants and antibacterial properties. Helps in preventing and clearing out the existing acne along with reducing redness, pain, blemishes and marks. It helps in drawing out impurities from the pores, thus preventing future breakouts.

Cocoa Seed Butter (Theobroma Cacao) - Has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-allergenic and antioxidant properties that are beneficial for skin treatment.

Cocamidopropyl Betaine (Coco Betaine, CAPB) - A coconut derived foaming and cleansing agent. It is one of the more gentlier surfactants used in skincare products.

Comfrey Extract (Symphytum Officinale) - Is potent skin-healing agent particularly beneficial for sensitive skin. It aids wound repair, accelerates skin healing, and possesses anti-inflammatory activity.

Corn Kernel Meal (Zea Mays) - It is used as an abrasive agent, absorbent, skin protectant, and an aqueous viscosity increasing agent.

Corum Peptide 8813TM - Is a lipopeptide that stimulates collagen and glycosaminoglycan synthesis and strengthens connective tissue.

C-Pep™ Defensyl CC - Is a synthetic lipopeptide, conjugate long chain fatty acid to improve skin penetration and skin affinity. Peptides are miniature fragments of skin protein; they are messengers that signal the dermis to synthesize the material necessary for the skin. It reduces the harmful effects of chronic UV radiation on the tissue and avoids inflammation.

C-Pep™ Tricoll CC - Is a synthetic lipopeptide, conjugating long chain fatty acid to improve skin penetration and skin affinity. Peptides are miniature fragments of skin protein; they are messengers that signal the dermis to synthesize the material necessary for the skin. C-Pep™ Tricoll CC contains three amino acids. It initiates the stimulation of collagen and glycosaminoglycan synthesis and strengthens the connective tissue. It helps the skin retain its natural firmness.

Cranberry Fruit Oil (Vaccinium Macrocarpon) - Potent antioxidant proanthocyanidins, anti-microbial, nourishing. Natural enzymatic exfoliant as well.

Cucumber Seed Oil (Cucumber Sativus) - Possesses a remarkable amount of phytosterols, vitamin B and C, essential fatty acids and minerals which help skin strengthen its lipid barrier, restoring proper moisture balance, smoothing the skin’s surface and improving skin elasticity.

Cutipure CLR™ - Has strong and versatile anti-inflammatory properties, with strong antimicrobial properties with a broad antibacterial action. It reduces pimples, pustules and comedones, and rebalances sebum production.

Cyclosystem Complex® - In which the active principle, Retinol, is micro-encapsulated in cyclodextrins, protecting it to provide potentiation of its efficiency and controlling its release, prolonging its action time. Skin elasticity, active against free radicals, a profound moisturizing activity

Cyclomethicone - A synthetic silicone oil, helps leave skin feeling smooth and lubricated, instead of sticky or oily.

Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethicone - Silicone crosspolymer gel that improves the feel, aesthetic and elegance of skin.

Cylasphere Retinol - Advanced bio-drug delivery system with increased biocompatibility. Non cytotoxic, non-irritating and hypoallergic.

C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate - Is a synthetic ingredient that is used as an emollient and texture enhancing agent in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products.

C12-C15 Alkyl Lactate - Synthetic ingredient used as an emollient and texture enhancing agent in cosmetics. This common ingredient is soluble in oil and oil-like ingredients, and can impart a lightly conditioning, silky finish to products.

 

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Daisy Blossom Extract - Is one of the most sought after natural skin lighteners as it addresses the three main pathways that lead to dark spots and uneven skin tone as a result of sun damage. Bellis Perennis (Daisy) Blossom Extract influences biochemical pathways involved in melanin synthesis by: inhibition of tyrosinase, transcriptional control of tyrosinase expression, reduction of the pro-melanogenic mediators endothelin and α MSH (melanin-stimulating hormone) as well as reduction of melanosome transfer to keratinocytes.

Damask Rose Oil (Rosa Damascena) - Effective for moisturizing and hydrating the skin, while having a general stimulant and antiseptic action, which is good for all skin types, but especially so for dry, mature and irritated skin.

Decyl Glucoside - Derived from coconut. A non-ionic surfactant that's used as a cleansing agent. It's gentle enough for sensitive skin, possesses moisture binding properties that help make the skin feel smooth and soft.

Decyl Oleate- Made from the naturally occurring fatty acid, oleic acid. Primarily used as a lubricant. It creates a thin, non-greasy film that gives the skin a smooth and soft appearance.

Defensil® Plus - Is a highly effective treatment that alleviates stressed, sensitive and irritable skin. The special properties of Blackcurrant Seed oil and Balloon Vine extract in combination with Sunflower Oil Concentrate effectively reduce inflammatory processes and replenish the damaged skin barrier.

Delisens Solution - Is an innovative hexapeptide that relieves itching while helping sensitive skin to recover its physiological tolerance threshold.

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

Dimethicone/Cyclomethicone - Is a lubricious, non greasy silicone elastomer blend of dimethicone and cyclomethicone. Silky smooth and slippery, it offers an excellent skin lubricity without tackiness.

DMDM Hydantoin - Antimicrobial preservative. A broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent, effective against fungi, yeast, and gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

Dodecane - It is used as an antioxidant and emollient

Dog Rose (Rosa Canina) - High levels of essential fatty acids, natural retinoic acid content to aid in skin rejuvenation, hydrating, moisturizing, nourishing, protective against photo damage.

 

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Emblica (Phyllanthus Emblica) - Super fruit with potent antioxidant properties that help prevent oxidative stress, MMP inhibitor, promotes production of procollagen.

Ethylhexyl Palmitate - Is a mixture of a fatty alcohol and palmitic acid that functions as an emollient.

Eyeseryl (Water (and) Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5) - Is a tetrapeptide that offers anti-edema properties, making it effective in reducing puffy eyebags.

 

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Ferulic Acid - Plant phenol antioxidant, provides rigidity to plant cell walls, reduces oxidative stress, and reduces damage caused by UV radiation and damage to DNA.

Fision Instant LiftTM - Boosts elasticity, firmness and radiance.

Fragrance / Parfum - Synthetic fragrance

Frangipani Flower Extract (Plumeria Rubra) - Known for its calming and soothing benefits, frangipani extract is an antioxidant and can help protect skin from environmental stressors. 

 

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Gamma Amino Butyric Acid - GABA is an amino acid that is an inhibitory neurotransmitter that decreases or inhibits nerve and muscle function. Naturally produced in our bodies, used for its tyrosinase inhibitory properties.

Gardenia Stem Cells (Jasminoides Meristem Cell Culture) - Gardenia Jasminoides Stems strongly inhibit collagenase by limiting collagen degradation and preventing skin damage and firmness loss.

Gardenia Stems GX™ - Provide triple targeted protection of collagen systems. Is a plant stem cell extract providing multi-level protection of the collagen network by boosting new collagen synthesis and preventing collagen loss by two distinct mechanisms. 

Geranium Oil (Pelargonium Graveolens Roseum) - Is reputed to balance the skin’s natural oil production, minimize the appearance of enlarged pores, eliminate infection-causing or acne-causing bacteria, enhance circulation, reduce the appearance of varicose veins, thread veins, cellulite, and dull skin, encourage the body’s relaxation, deodorize, promote the faster fading of scars and blemishes, soothe uncomfortable skin ailments, and generally rejuvenate the complexion.

German Chamomile (Chamomilla Recutita / Matricaria) - Anti-bacterial, soothing, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant.

Ginger Root Oil(Zingiber Officinale) - Soothes redness, eliminates bacteria, inhibits the signs of skin damage and aging, and restores color and radiance to a dull complexion.

Glycerin - Moisturizes and lubricates the skin, promotes skin softness and smoothness, acts as a natural preserving agent.

Glyceryl Cocoate - Used as an emollient and thickening agent.

Glyceryl Oleate - A plant derived mixture of glycerin and oleic acid. Used as an emollient, surfactant, emulsifier.

Glyceryl Stearate - A mixture of portions of glycerin and stearic acid used as an emollient, surfactant, and emulsifier. 

Glycine - Amino acid that helps remove toxic substances and provide a release of growth hormones; promotes cell volumizing through hydration & participates in several important reactions in the body.

Glycine Soja Sterols - Are natural emulsifiers and emollients derived from soybeans. They have anti-inflammatory and skin conditioning properties.

Glycoderm - Contains liposomes based on plant-derived lipids with encapsulated hyaluronic acid and blossom honey, in a weakly acidic, aqueous medium.

Glycol Distearate - Used as a skin-conditioning agent and emulsifier.

Glycolic Acid - Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), used as an exfoliator to remove dead skin cells, smoothes skin texture, reduces signs of wrinkles.

Gluconolactone - A polyhydroxy acid (PHA), offers all the benefits of AHAs but it is gentle to the skin and is suitable for sensitive skin.

Gluconolactone (and) Sodium Benzoate - Is a natural preservative.

Goji Berry Extract (Lycium Barbarum) - Is an antioxidant and also works as a skin-softening agent.

Gotu Kola (Centella Asiatica Stem Cells) - Boosts collagen production, improves elasticity reducing signs of fine lines and wrinkles, assists in wound healing to minimize scarring and anti-bacterial.

Grapefruit Peel Oil(Citrus Grandis) - Offers a natural astringent property and it is also useful for acne and oily skin.

Grape Seed Extract & Oil (Vitis Vinifera) - Rich in polyphenols, protects the skin from free radicals and premature aging, increases intracellular Vitamin C levels, inhibits destruction of collagen, treats acne, and tightens the skin. The antioxidant power of grape seed extract fights the free radicals and protects the skin from damage.

Grape Skin (Vitis Vinifera) - Rich in polyphenol proanthocyanidins, protects the skin from free radicals and premature aging, increases intracellular vitamin C levels, inhibits destruction of collagen.

Green Tea Extract (Camellia Sinensis) - Rich in polyphenols such as EGCG that prevent free radical damage, reduces inflammation, inhibits destructive enzymes that break down healthy collagen fibers improving firmness and elasticity, also provides photo-protective benefits.

Green Tea Leaf Extract(Camellia Oleifera) - Antioxidant that helps fight free radical damage and anti-inflammatory properties.

Guaiazulene - A derivative of azulene and an antioxidant derived from chamomile oil.


 

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HaloxylTM - Increases growth of keratinocytes. Reduces discoloration of under-eye dark circles.

Helichrysum Extract- Rich in flavoinoids and acetephenones which play a major antioxidant role in this extract, it offers the ability to scavenge free radicals, inhibition of oxidases and ROS formation prevention. 

Hesperidin - A bioflavonoid. Has a similar structure to hydroquinone which works by limiting the capacity of the skin cells to produce tyrosinase, the enzyme responsible for producing the skin pigment melanin without the side effects.

Holly Leaf Oil (Ilex Aquifolium) - Combined with Jojoba Oil to form 'Holly' Oil, an alternative to mineral oil for creating 'slip' in a product.

Honeysuckle Flower Extract (Lonicera Caprifolium) - Is used primarily for its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and calming properties and as a natural preservative booster.

Honeysuckle Extract (Lonicera Japonica) - High antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Aids the protection of skin from free radical damage and infections.

Hyaluronic Acid(L) - Natural moisturizing factor, draws water to the cells, plumps, lubricates and moisturizes the skin; prevents trans-epidermal water loss.

Hydrolyzed DNA - Deeply hydrating, nourishing, smoothing.

Hydrolyzed RNA - Deeply hydrating, increases moisture levels, strengthens and restores.

Hydrolyzed Soy Protein - Is well known for its moisturizing and skin conditioning properties. 

Hydroxyethycellulose - Is a plant-derived amino acid used as a preservative, emulsifier, binder and thickener in beauty products.

Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose(HPMC) - Water soluble, semisynthetic emulsifier (keeps product from separating into its oil and water components).

Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate - Is a naturally derived sugar and binder used in cosmetics and beauty products because of its ability to serve as a surfactant and emulsifier.

1,2-Hexanediol - Helps to retain moisture and acts as an excellent humectant. Also exhibits antimicrobial properties. Used as an alternative to parabens.

1,2-Hexanediol (and) Caprylyl Glycol - Acts as a moisturizing and broad spectrum anti-microbial active.

1,2-Hexanediol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Tropolone - Its excellent broad spectrum antimicrobial activity. It also has good moisturizing and antioxidant properties 

 

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Inca Inchi Lipactive - Softens and protects skin, preserves lipidic balance.

Inca Inchi Seed Oil (Plukenetia Volubilis) - Protects against the damaging effects of sun exposure, regulates oil production, maintains elasticity, soothes and prevents inflammation, promotes softness, smoothness, and suppleness, hydrates the skin without clogging the pores, helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines, and is gentle enough to use on all skin types.

Inyline (Acetyl Hexapeptide 30) - Targets expression wrinkles caused by muscular contraction. This hexapeptide restrains and inhibits the release of neurotransmitters from the motor neuron, paralyzing the muscle in a similar fashion as Botulinum Toxin. Blocking muscular contraction allows skin surface to appear smoother and decreases line depth.

Irish Moss Extract (Chondrus Crispus) - Is also known as Carrageen. Is a skin conditioning agent and is useful in the control of viscosity in an overall product. Due to it being a seaweed extract it is packed full of vitamins and minerals which are vital to the maintenance of healthy skin.

Isopropyl Alcohol - Cosmetic astringent.

Isopropyl Myristate - Is a synthetic oil used as an emollient, thickening agent, or lubricant in beauty products.

Isopropyl Palmitate - Texture enhancer and emollient as used in cosmetics.

 

 

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Jasmine Essential Oil (Jasminum Officinale) - An effective antibacterial, soothing dry skin and eczema and increasing cell turnover to lighten the appearance of scars. 

Jojoba Oil (Buxus Chinensis) - Closely resembling natural sebum within our skin it balances skin’s natural oil. Calms inflammation with naturally present myristic acid and has antioxidant properties.

Jojoba Seed Oil(Simmondsia Chinensis) - Moisturizes and reconditions the skin; balances oil production and provides barrier protection.

Jujube Fruit Extract (Zizyphus Jujuba) - Its nutrients deliver intense moisture, nourishment and protection to the epidermis. Encourages cell turnover, improve elasticity and firmness of skin, and reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks. 

Juvinity™ - Reduces oxidative stress (production of intracellular peroxides reduced by 85%) and limits telomere (DNA) shortening to ensure optimal replication as a young cell. It rebalances the mitochondrial activity, promotes ATP synthesis (+76%) and protects the cytoskeleton. The extracellular matrix metabolism is then reactivated: +483% of collagen synthesis, +32% of decorin synthesis and +33% of hyaluronic acid synthesis.

 

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Kakadu Plum Extract (Terminalia Ferdinandiana) - Small fruit native to Australia, one of richest sources of natural vitamin C, powerful antioxidant. The Kakadu contains phytochemicals gallic and ellagic acids. Gallic acid has antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal activities and also shows anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour, anti-mutagenic and anti-bronchodilatory activities.

Kathon CG - Broad-spectrum, rapidly biodegradable preservative for rinse-off personal care products.

Kombuchka™ PH - Is a fermentation of sweet black tea by the symbiosis of two micro-organisms. It is used in all skin products for 'radiance', anti-ageing, smoothing and re-densifying.

Kojic Acid - Inhibits melanin production by inhibiting tyrosinase, provides gradual and continual skin lightening to relieve skin discolorations.

 

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Lactic Acid - An Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) that hydrates and exfoliates, reducing wrinkles and pigmentation discolorations.

Lanacityn™ PF - Protects the skin and its DNA against pollution. Improves overall skin complexion. Reinforces skin resistance toward environmental insults and prevents water loss.

Laureth-23 - Derived from lauryl alcohol and used either as a cleansing agent or texture enhancer. 

Lauryl Lactate - Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), functioning as an emollient, skin conditioning agent, and exfoliant.

Lavandin Grosso Essential Oil - Similar to Lavender Oil.

Lavender Oil (Lavandula Angustifolia) - Astringent, natural soothing properties, healing, normalizes oil production, reduces skin inflammation, cleansing.

Lecithin - Derived from soybeans, protein source containing phospholipids, emulsifier, emollient, moisturizing.

Lemon Essential Oil (Lippia Citriodora) - Has antiseptic properties. Also a powerful anti-inflammatory suited to skin care for reducing puffiness. 

Lemongrass Oil(Cymbopogon Schoenanthus) - Is antimicrobial which makes it great as a cleanser for all skin types and can help kill bacteria and reduce inflammation. It also has antiseptic and astringent properties, which helps to give your skin that beautiful, even glow.

Lemon Peel Oil (Citrus Medica Limonum) - A natural astringent with powerful antibacterial and toning properties. It is also used for it's uplifting citrus aroma and natural source of the antioxidant Vitamin C.

Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate - A preservative created by fermenting Raphanus sativus (radish) roots with the microorganism, Leuconostoc, a bacteria from lactic acid. Small amounts (typically 0.5%) are used in cosmetics to protect them from a wide range of harmful substances that can contaminate the product and alter its effectiveness.

Leuphasy (Pentapeptide-18) - Targets the depth of wrinkles on the face caused by the contraction of muscles of facial expression, particularly in the forehead and around the eyes.

Lexgard Natural - Is an all-natural multi-functional ingredient system for preservative-free and self-preserving cosmetics.

Licorice Root Extract (Glycyrrhiza Glabra) - Contains glycyrrhetic acid and flavonoids that have a soothing, regenerative and antioxidant properties. Licorice extract is thought to inhibit melanogenesis and is thus used as a skin whitening agent.

Liftiss - Hygroscopic benefits reduce moisture loss via evaporation and smooths expression wrinkles revitalizing and moisturizing skin.

Lime Oil (Citrus Aurantifolia) - Is an ideal purifying and detoxifying agent that will act as an astringent toner for oily or teenaged skin care.

Linden Blossom Flower Oil (Tiliae Cordata) - Provides powerful antioxidant protection, slows down skin aging process. Offers water-binding properties, locks moisture into skin, makes it soft and supple. Acts as natural astringent, balances skin natural sebum production, tightens and cleans the pores, firms the skin. Soothes and calms irritated, itchy skin.

Linefactor - Offers bio-mimetic protection of Fibroblast Growth Factor - 2 (FGF-2), producing a powerful activation of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) and collagen synthesis. Linefactor is an amino acid-rich extract of hibiscus selected for its protective effect toward FGF-2 in a model of heat stress. Protection of FGF-2 can induce dermal regeneration by stimulating the production of collagen and GAGs improving the appearance of aging skin.

Lipigenine™ - Is a flax seed extract designed to help the skin optimize lipidic homeostasis by targeting epidermal lipid synthesis. This product is suggested for use in moisturizing, nourishing and anti-dehydrating skin care products.

Low molecular weight Hyaluronic Acid - Helps preserve suppleness, elasticity and tone.

Lycopene - Promotes protection against skin damaging oxidation while contributing to upkeep the appearance of healthy skin. It was found that micronutrients such as lycopene were able to show other benefits including better skin moisturization, skin texture, skin elasticity, and skin superficial structure.

Lye (Sodium Hydroxide) - Is a highly alkaline ingredient used in small amounts in cosmetics to establish and hold the pH of a product.

 

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Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (MAP) -Offers inhibitory effects on melanogenesis, promotion of collagen synthesis, and prevention of lipid peroxidation. MAP is a phosphate ester and is easily hydrolyzed to ascorbic acid in the skin by enzymes (phosphatase).

Magnolia Fruit Extract (Schisandra Chinensis) - Is also a great source of polysaccharides, phytosterols plus polyphenols and flavonoids, including hyperoside, isoquercitrin, rutin and quercetin, all of which provide antioxidant benefit and help strengthen against environmental exposure. 

Maltodextrin - Is a polysaccharide, functions as a moisturizer, absorbent, binding agent, emulsion stabilizer, and film-forming agent. 

Mandarin Orange Oil (Citrus Nobilis) - High in vitamin C and copper, antioxidant, astringent, toning.

Mandelic Acid - Derived from almonds, AHA, anti-bacterial, improvement in photoaged skin, acne, abnormal pigmentation, and skin texture.

Mango Seed Butter (Mangifera Indica) - Derived from the seed of the mango fruit, this nourishing butter improves texture and hydration, leaving skin feeling silky and soft, with a non-greasy texture.

Mangosteen (Garcinia Mangostana Fruit Extract) - Exerts pronounced calming benefits which can help visibly improve multiple skin concerns, largely stemming from its unique mix of antioxidants and their synergy on skin.

Maqui Extract (Aristotelia Chilensis) - Have very high anti-oxidant levels, significantly higher than other fruits and much higher than that of Acai Berries.

Marine Collagen - A peptide that help renew skin's ability to retain moisture and suppleness, while protecting itself from further damage resulting in loss of elasticity and firmness.

Matricaria Flower Extract (Chamomilla Recutita) - Commonly used to relieve inflammatory skin conditions and calm sensitive skin. 

Matrixyl™ Synthe’6™ - Significantly increases the synthesis of 6 major constituents of the matrix and dermal-epidermal junction. It evens out skin relief and smooths wrinkles from the inside by rebuilding the skin where it is needed, particularly on the forehead and crow's feet.

Meadowfoam Seed Oil(Limnanthes Alba) - Slightly waxy and closely resembles human sebum and great for mature skin. Naturally high in antioxidants, it helps your skin to effectively form a barrier to lock in moisture and deliver nutrients deep into your epidermis.

Menthol- Stimulates cold sense receptors in the skin to help with heavy congestion, aching muscles and joints or mind and body fatigue.

Milk Thistle Seed Extract (Silybum Marianum) - Powerful antioxidant, inhibits photoaging, provides protection against UVB induced photodamage.

Mineral Mica - A mineral that reflects light, used in cosmetics for its brilliant or shimmering appearance.

Montanov™ 202 - An emulsifier.

Mulberry Root Extract (Morus Alba) - Mulberry has been used for centuries in Chinese Medicine. Newer discoveries make it very useful in skin care, as it has been found to lighten age spots and uneven skin tone. Has been postulated to promote hair growth and have antioxidant and anti-septic properties.

Multifruit® BSC - A concentrated blend of five botanical extracts: bilberry, sugar cane, sugar maple, orange, and lemon. These extracts contain several naturally occurring alpha hydroxy acids. Alpha hydroxy acids have been shown to promote smoother, younger looking skin by increasing the rate of cell renewal.

 

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NatureCide (Populus Tremuloides Extract) - Is a powdered extract from the bark of the Aspen tree. It is a 100% natural preservative alternative.

Neodermyl® - The “needle-free” collagen and elastin filler. Revitalizes aged fibroblasts and reactivates collagen I, III and elastin synthesis in a fast and sustainable way. Visible results in only two weeks: skin is firmer, more supple, and deep wrinkles disappear.

Niacin - Vitamin B3, vital for energy release in tissues and cells, essential for growth and maintenance of healthy skin, antioxidant.

Niacinamide - Amide form of Niacin, involved in cellular respiration, lipid synthesis, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, improves epidermal barrier function, inhibits skin pigmentation, smoothing of fine lines/wrinkles.

Noni Fruit Extract (Morinda Citrifolia) - Acne, pimples, discoloration, roughness and ashyness of skin, and a few other skin issues and irritations are said to be alleviated. Includes high amounts minerals, antioxidants, Vitamins A and C.

Nori Extract (Porphyra Umbilicalis) - acts as a genuine protector against UVA induced skin damage, prevents premature photoaging and repairs DNA.

Nutmeg Oil(Myristica Fragrans) - A great anti-aging ingredient as it contains antioxidants that help fight off free radicals which cause premature aging. These stimulating properties will also activate your dead skin cells and boost renewal and growth, reducing fine lines and wrinkles. It also has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that will help reduce redness and swelling from acne prone skin.

 

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Octyl Dodecanol - Is a long-chain fatty alcohol, used as an emollient and emulsifier.

Olive Oil (Olea Europaea) - Rich in antioxidants as well as squalane and oleic acid, naturally heals and soothes the skin while allowing the skin cells to rejuvenate and repair.

Olive Squalene – Mimics our skin’s own built-in moisturiser, it is a multi-beneficial, naturally anti-ageing plant active suited to all skin types, even the most sensitive.

Optiphen PLUS - Is a patent-pending liquid preservative which offers broad spectrum preservation without parabens or formaldehyde.

Orange Peel, Oil & Extract (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) - A very sweet citrus smell it is non-toxic, non-irritating, nonsensitizing and antiseptic in nature. Natural astringent and skin toner. Cleans pores and helps to remove acne spots and skin blemishes. High in antioxidants that fight free radicals, nourishing and protective, as it is high in flavonoids, and rich in Vitamin C. Promotes collagen production and aids in diminishing hyperpigmentation.

Organical Dew Drops - An aqueous blend of Jujube, Sea Kelp, Phyto Hyaluronic, Irish Moss and Nori Extract which help boost and retain natural moisture levels.wrinkles, leaving an elastic skin surface and long lasting hydration.

Organic Anise Seed Extract (Pimpinella Anisum) - has the ability to provide instant relief from acne scars, wrinkles, and damaged skin. Helps to minimize the visibility of fine lines and wrinkles. It also tightens and tones the skin, leaving it firm and smooth.

Organic Burdock Extract (Articum Lappa) - Has astringent and antibacterial properties, its mostly used for its skin soothing benefits.

Organic Chamomile Extract (Anthemis Nobilis) - Commonly used to relieve inflammatory skin conditions and calm sensitive skin. 

Organic Cocoa Butter (Theobroma Cacao) - Is an unrefined, yellow, natural cocoa butter. It is a rich emollient with excellent skin softening, conditioning, and lubricating properties.

Organic Cranberry Oil (Vaccinium Macrocarpon) - easily penetrates the skin and is highly moisturizing. It possesses a unique balance of Omega 3, 6 and 9 essential fatty acids not found in other oils.

Organic Dandelion Root Extract (Taraxicum Officinale) - Anti-inflammatory properties to help calm irritation, making it great for soothing acne-prone skin. Possess powerful antioxidants that protect skin against free radical damage and signs of aging by boosting collagen production and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It also contains magnesium and zinc which help detoxify skin.

Organic Echinacea Extract (Echinacea Angustifolia) - Improves skin hydration and reducing the appearance of wrinkles; reducing inflammation and redness of the skin; has antibacterial and anti fungal functions and protects collagen from free radical damage.

Organic Helichrysum Extract - A free radical scavenger inhibits oxidases and ROS formation. It offers anti-microbial and purifying benefits.

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

Organic Raspberry Leaf Extract (Rubus Ideaus) - is a natural astringent; this skin tightening quality makes it effective for anti-aging purposes as well as useful for pore minimizing. Another anti-aging quality of raspberry leaves is the polypeptides it contains which help smooth the skin. Tannins are also found in raspberry leaves which reduce irritation, inflammation and swelling.

Organic Red Clover Extract (Trifolium Pretense) - Rich in isoflavones for mature skin characterized by dryness, loss of tone and decreased thickness.

Organic Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii) - High content of hydrating and conditioning agents with fatty acid profile, moisturizes and retains elasticity, helps to protect against the damaging effects of the sun while repairing cellular degeneration.

 

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Palmitoyl Oligopeptide - A regenerating peptide consisting of the amino acids Glycine, Glutamine, Proline and Arginine make up this particular form of Oligopeptide. Stimulates collagen production and helps skin cells function properly.

Palmitoyl Tripeptide-3/5 - TGF-Beta, this ingredient helps to increase collagen production. It stimulation the production of collagen to help address extracellular matrix damage and inhibit inflammation.

Panthenol(D) - Vitamin B5, improves hydration, reduces itching and inflammation of the skin and accelerates and improves healing.

Panthenol(DL) - Panthenol has good skin penetration and is well known for its excellent hydrating and moisturizing properties. It also has reported benefits to inflamed skin and suffers of acne.

Papain - Enzyme derived from papayas, digests keratin proteins to help accelerate exfoliation, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, rich in vitamin C, E and beta-carotene.

Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate - acts as an antioxidant and stabilizer.

Pentylene Glycol - A synthetic skin-replenishing agent and solvent.

Pepha® Tight - Is a biotechnologically produced extract from the microalgae combined with a balanced fraction of polysaccharides. It functions as an effective skin tightener providing immediate benefit to the skin.

Peppermint Oil (Mentha Piperita) - Contains menthol, which is good for the skin because it gives a cooling sensation. Furthermore, it nourishes dull skin and improves the texture of oily or greasy skin.

Phenoxyethanol - Is used as a synthetic preservative, this chemical occurs naturally in green tea, just like parabens occur naturally in berries and other natural foods.

Phloretin - A powerful antioxidant.

Phosphatidycholine(Lecithin) - Liposome coating for delivery and penetration.

PhytoCellTec™ - Is a patented liposomal preparation based on the stem cells of a rare Swiss apple. It helps skin stem cells to maintain their characteristics and their capacity to build new tissues. It delays aging and has an anti-wrinkle effect.

Phytonadione (Vitamin K) - Is a fat-soluble vitamin. help diminish vascular conditions that emerge as skin imperfections such as dark circles under the eyes, redness from rosacea, and broken capillaries including spider veins.

Plantapon® TF - A natural surfactant blend for use in gentle cleansing formulations. 

Plum Fruit Pulp (Prunus Domestica) - Useful in skin lightening and clearing dark spots. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, it treats acne and acne scarring. In addition, cherries moisturize the skin and soothe damaged skin.

Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6 - A synthetic polymer that functions to protect skin's surface, thicken products, and help keep cosmetic formulas stable. 

Polyisobutene - Obtained from petroleum oil. It functions as a thickening and film-forming agent and does not penetrate skin due to its large molecular size.

Polysorbate-20- Is a lauric acid, used as a solubilizing agent in oil-in-water emulsifications as well as a humectant in skin care products.

Poly Suga®Glycinate - Is a great replacement for betaines, amphoacetates and amphopropionates. Offers significant mildness with no eye and skin irritation and considerably lower irritation scores than traditional cocamidopropyl betaines.

Pomegranate (Punica Granatum Fruit Extract) - Is rich in antioxidants that help fight and repair free radical damage from the sun and environmental stressors such as hyperpigmentation and age spots.

Pot Marigold (Calendula Officinalis) - Soothes and calms skin irritation, anti-inflammatory, astringent, anti-fungal, and antiseptic properties, rich in flavonoids and saponins that promote healing and repair.

Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate - A derivative of Azelaic Acid, offers anti-bacterial and comedolytic benefits. It is a reversible inhibitor of tyrosinase, delivering whitening benefits to the skin.

Potassium Sorbate - Is a mild preservative.

Pronalen Fruit Acids AHA-5 - Is an organic acid that diminishes corneocyte cohesion, affecting the thickness of the stratum corneum. The AHA's increase the moisturizing level of the skin and improve the cosmetic look and flexibility of the stratum corneum. AHA-5 is concentrated from passion fruit and lemon.

Propyl Gallate - Is an antioxidant preservative used in a wide variety of cosmetics and skin care.

Propylene Glycol - A humectant, acts by retaining the moisture content of skin.

Propanediol - A glycol that can enhance the absorption of ingredients (such as salicylic acid) into the skin. Propanediol can be derived naturally (from corn) or synthetically. It has hydrating properties that may leave a smooth, dewy finish. Propanediol is a well-tolerated ingredient, not likely to cause sensitivity.  

Proteasyl (Pisum Sativum Pea Extract) - Has the capacity to boost the synthesis of type V collagen offering a high degree of anti-wrinkle efficacy.

Pumpkin (Cucurbita Pepo) - Nourishing phytochemicals, vitamin C and A, antioxidant carotenoids, beta-carotene, stimulates cell turnover.

Pumpkin Pulp (Cucurbita Pepo) - Contains a high content of zinc salts and vitamins E and T. It helps metabolic processes as well as moistens and tones the skin.

Pumpkin Seed Oil(Cucurbita Pepo) - Is high in unsaturated fatty acids, emollient oil rich in vitamins A, E and K and the mineral zinc.

Purple Coneflower (Echinacea Purpurea) - Improves efficiency of immune cells to fight off infection, stimulates tissue growth for healing, and reduces inflammation.

 

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Red Seaweed (Palmaria Palmata Extract) – Also known as Dulse, grows in both the atlantic and pacific northwest oceans. It helps to improve blood and lymph circulation to promote brighter skin. It provides antioxidant support to neutralize damaging free radicals. Contains a seawater which helps to detoxify and cleanse the skin and it contains amino acids and vitamins that help promote collagen production.

RenovageTM - Maintains and delays shortening of telomeres. Extends lifespan of skin cells by 30%.

Resveratol (Polygonum Cuspidatum) - Derived from the Giant Knotweed, a polyphenolic antioxidant also commonly found in red grapes and wine, phytoalexin, anti-inflammatory, protects against UVB damage.

Retinol - 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.

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.

Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) - An important vitamin for those prone to acne as it helps to maintain the mucus secretion of the skin to prevent acne breakouts and dry skin. Vitamin B2 can even help to clear up pesky spots and revitalize the skin by promoting healthy cell turnover.

Rice Protein (Oryza Sativa) - Peptide that stimulates the proliferation of fibroblasts, improves cell propagation, elevates cellular metabolism, improves collagen synthesis, reduces sign of wrinkles, and increases smoothness and flexibility.

Rooibos Red Tea Extract (Aspalathus Linearis) - Rich source of nutrients including powerful antioxidant SOD (superoxide dismutase), helps to slow the process of aging and boosts the immune system.

Rosa Mosqueta Seed Oil (Organic Rosa Rubiginosa) - Revitalizes dry and dull skin and improves its elasticity. 

Rosehip Fruit Extract (Rosa Canina) - High levels of essential fatty acids, natural retinoic acid content to aid in skin rejuvenation, hydrating, moisturizing, nourishing, and protects against photodamage.

Rose Water (Rosa Damascena Distillate) - Reduces inflammation, by suppressing the growth of certain types of bacteria. Rich in antioxidants that protect the cells from oxidative stress and help your skin stay youthful and healthy. Rose water is also rich in vitamins and minerals that play a key role in the synthesis of collagen and elastin. 

Rosemary Oil (Rosmarinus Officinalis) - Strengthens and stimulates capillaries for a rejuvenating effect, toning, moisturizing, antioxidant, astringent.

 

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Sage Oil (Salvia Officinalis) - Skin purifier and toning agent, healing, anti-bacterial Sage contains 20 amino acids, increases circulation, purifying, detoxifying, active enzymes smooth skin, moisturizing, soothing.

Salicylic Acid - Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA), provides exfoliation preventing pore clogging and smoothing fine lines/wrinkles, stimulates new cell growth, reduces inflammation.

SculptessenceTM - Purified polyholosides derived from linseed. It offers skin stability and remodeling benefits.

Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae Rhamnoides) - High content of Omega 7 fatty acid, tocopherols, carotenoids, phytosterols, enhances cell regeneration, promotes healing.

Sea Kelp (Macrocystis Pyrifera Extract) - Of a giant brown seaweed found in Antartic. It is considered an anti-septic and anti-irritant that can not only heal sun-damaged skin, but can prevent wrinkles.

Seasflash - Derived from Sesame, instantly and visibly smoothes skin while tightening and offering long lasting hydrating.

Sebuless™ - Helps with the balance of seborrhea, reduces skin blemishes and controls skin redness, and reduces of inflammatory hyperpigmentation. It is ideal for use in acne-prone skin and hyperseborrhea treatments.

Sepigel™ 305 - Is a pre-neutralized polymer in an inverse emulsion.

ShadownylTM - Softens and protects skin, preserves lipidic balance. Following 8 weeks of use 81% of the women could see an improvement in the appearance of the skin around their eyes.

Sharomix 722 - Is a widely accepted enhancer of preservative components.

Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii) - High content of hydrating and conditioning agents with fatty acid profile, moisturizes and retains elasticity, helps to protect against the damaging effects of the sun while repairing cellular degeneration.

Siberian Ginseng Extract (Water and Eleutherococcus Senticosus Root) - Fights free radical damage and increases the production of collagen in the middle layer of the skin known as dermis, making your skin firmer. Rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, which are good for overall skin health.

Silk Amino Acids - Is a powerful low molecular weight moisturizer that penetrates into and binds to skin to impart a lustrous silky feel after use. 

Sodium Acrylates Copolymer - A stabilizer. 

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

Sodium Benzoate - As a preservative, it prevents bacteria and fungi from developing in products and formulas and changing their compositions.

Sodium Cetearyl Sulphate- A mixture of stearyl and cetyl sulfate that funtions as a surfactant.

Sodium Chloride - Used primarily as a binding or thickening agent in skincare products and occasionally as an abrasive in scrub products. 

Sodium Citrate - Primarily to control the pH level, as well as for its preservative properties.

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate - Derived from coconut, a mild detergent cleansing agent.

Sodium Hyaluronate - Able to hold 1,000 times its weight in water it also promotes skin/blood microcirculation and nutrient absorption.

Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate - Is a water soluble, coconut derived, surfactant that also happens to be sulfate-free.

Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate - A foaming agent and gentle surfactant. Helps water to mix with oil and dirt so that they can be rinsed away.

Sodium PCA- Is the sodium salt of pyroglutamic acid (also known as PCA). PCA is a naturally occurring component of human skin and a part of the "natural moisturizing factors" (NMF) that maintain a healthy epidermis. Sodium PCA is very hygroscopic, attracting moisture from the air.

Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate - Is a coconut-based surfactant that offers good cleansing and excellent foaming abilities. 

Sorbitol - A humectant, prevents moisture loss by pulling water by osmosis from the air, hydrating skin.

Soy Isoflavones - Phytoestrogen with estrogenic effect and inhibition of kinases, stimulation of collagen and elastin production, inhibition of MMP, promotes increase in skin thickness and elasticity.

Soybean Seed Extract - An amino acid-rich extract that helps smooth, aids in wound healing, stimulates Elastin and Collagen synthesis, and increases oxygen in tissues.

Soy Lecithin (Phosphatidylcholine) - Is a fatty substance that occurs naturally in soybeans. It is a natural antioxidant, emollient and absorbs well without feeling greasy or heavy.

Soy Phytosterols - Naturally occurring, cholesterol-like molecule found in all plant foods. Soy phytosterols can help replenish and restore skin.

Sphingokiner NP (Caprooyl Phytosphingosine) - Reshapes the dermal scaffold, supporting the structure of adipose tissue leading to plumped, densified skin. These effects lead to reduced skin sagging, significantly tighter skin and toned skin tissues.

Sqisandryl - Strengthens dynamic cohesion between the dermis and the epidermis resulting in an increase of the skin’s resilience, elasticity and firmness.

St. John’s Wort Extract (Hypericum Perforatum) - Helps to hydrate skin with it’s natural oils. Consistent application will firm up the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines.

Stearic Acid - Fatty acid used as an emollient and emulsifier. It has been shown to protect skin's surface against water loss and help shore up skin's protective barrier.

Steareth-20 - It functions as a cleansing agent, a surfactant, and an emulsifier.

Stearyl Alcohol - Is a naturally fatty alcohol derived from stearic acid, coconut oil or vegetable fatty acids, and is used to soothe and soften as a conditioning agent, as an emulsifier and an emollient in creams and lotions for the skin.

Sugar Cane (Saccharum Officinarum) - Exfoliating and conditioning agent, active ingredient is naturally derived lactic acid for refining wrinkles and other signs of aging skin, moisturizing and lubricating.

Sulphur - Helps dry out the surface of your skin to help absorb excess oil (sebum) and helps unclog your pores that may contribute to acne breakouts.

Sunflower Seed Oil (Helianthus Annuus) - Rich in nutrients such as calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and vitamins A, K and E, it’s used effectively against inflammation and general irritations of the skin. 

SWT-7™ L - Acts as an anti-aging agent, anti-puff agent and anti-wrinkle agent. It is a patented natural high tech anti-aging ingredient acting through an innovative biomimetic pathway. Stimulates keratinocyte growth factor (KGF) production from adipose-derived stem cells (ADSC). Improves keratinocyte proliferation and epidermis regeneration and thickness. Provides a younger and more peaceful facial expression.

Sweet Almond Oil (Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis) - Is an emollient, lightweight oil that easily absorbs into the skin. High in Oleic Acid, protein, and Vitamin E, it provides excellent conditioning and moisturizing properties for hair and skin.

SymDiol ® 68T - Its excellent broad spectrum anti-microbial activity. It has good moisturizing and antioxidant properties.

Syn®-ake - Is a small synthetic peptide that helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles and laughter lines – fast. As our skin gets older so the number of expression and laughter lines increases, along with crow’s feet and forehead wrinkles. Syn®-ake enables the face to relax, reducing wrinkles but without losing the ability to help people express themselves. It’s fast acting, long lasting and fully reversible.

Syn-Coll ™ (Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5) - Stimulating collagen synthesis, this complex helps to strengthen skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It overrides the effects of Matrix Metalloproteinase (MMP) enzymes that contribute to skin aging.

Syniorage - Increases growth of keratinocytes.

 

 

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Tea Plant (Camellia Sinensis) - Rich in polyphenol catechins, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, UV protection, inhibits collagenase.

Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca Alternifolia) - Anti-bacterial, antiseptic, heals breakouts, reduces infection, anti-inflammatory.

Tego Cistus (Cistus Incanus Extract) - DNA protection, strong anti-oxidative efficacy, anti-inflammatory effects, delivers daylight defense, and protects from environmental stress.

Tego® Stemlastin (Cyanidium Caldarium Extract) - Is a natural algae extract which combats the appearance of chronological aging. Helps maintain skin elasticity, boost elastic fibers, and protect epidermal stem cells to retain a youthful appearance.

Telangyn™ - Peptide solution decreases the appearances of facial redness and telangiectasia caused by an exaggerated inflammatory response.

Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate - Is a stable form of vitamin C that is considered an analogue of L-ascorbic acid. Unlike pure vitamin C (ascorbic acid), tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate is lipid (fat) soluble.

Tetrahydrodiferuloylmethane (Tetrahydrocurcuminoids) - Antioxidant and skin-soothing plant extract.

Tetrahydroxypropyl Ethylenediamine - THPE stimulates the contraction of keratinocytes cells which constitute 80% of the epidermis and which renews and maintains the skin barrier.

Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate - A synthetic chelating agent that has a natural origin, tetrasodium glutamate diacetate can also boost the effectiveness of preservatives, allowing for the use of lower amounts than is typical without compromising effectiveness.

Tinogard® HS - UV absorber.

Tocopheryl Acetate - Naturally occurring fat soluble form of Vitamin E, antioxidant protects from oxidative stress and is anti-inflammatory.

Tomato Extract (Solanum Lycopersicum) - Natural source of lycopene, carotenoid, antioxidant efficient at protecting against free radical damage. Tomato Extract helpsbalance the pH of the skin and regulate sebum.

Trihydroxystearin - Mixture of glycerin and fatty acids that is used as an emollient and thickening agent.

Tropolone - A gentle, light skin conditioner and formula stabilizer.

 

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Ubiquinone - Coenzyme Q10, present in every cell of the body, important part of mitochondrial health and cellular respiration, production of cellular energy (ATP) and detoxification of waste, powerful antioxidant.

Ultra Filling Spheres (Hyaluronic Acid & Konjac Root Extract) - Is based on the ability of cross-linked and dehydrated spheres to penetrate the upper layers of the epidermis and to absorb the water that evaporates from the deep dermis.

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

 

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Vanilla Essential Oil (Planifolia) - Antioxidant properties that help prevent certain types of cell damage, especially those caused by oxidation.

Vegetable Glycerin - Attracts and locks moisture into the skin, thereby softening, smoothing, and soothing the complexion. Its pH level closely matches that of the skin, which makes it gentle enough to be used by those with sensitive skin.

Vitamin A - Helps soften and soothe the skin and boost collagen production to prevent the signs of aging.

Vitamin E (D-Alpha Tocopherol or Mixed Tocopherol) - Very healing for the skin, easily absorbed and smoothing, containing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

VoluformTM - “Volufirming” technology targets cells that guarantee volume and firmness. Uses proteasome to stimulate cell detoxification. Facial volume is redefined and elasticity is increased after 2 months of treatment. Deep and moderate wrinkles are filled, after 1 1/2 months of treatment.

 

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White Meadowfoam (Limnanthes Alba) - Moisturizing, adheres to stay on the skin, superior stability prolongs shelf life, forms a barrier on the skin to prevent moisture loss.

White Tea Extract (Camellia Sinensis) - Boosts the immune function of skin cells, protects against the sun damage, protects the skin from oxidative stress and immune cell.

Wild Cherry Extract (Prunus Serotina) - Commonly known as black cherry, this dark fruit is a potent source of antioxidants, notably several kinds of antioxidants known as polyphenols. Black cherry is also a rich source of vitamin C.

Wild Pansy (Viola Tricolour) - Is a soothing, bitter-sweet herb that possesses purifying actions. It contains rutin, a chemical known for its restorative actions on capillary membranes.

Wild Yam Root Extract (Dioscorea Villosa) - Is used to enhance the appearance of dry or damaged skin by reducing flaking and restoring suppleness.

Willow Bark Extract (Salix Nigra) - Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA), this versatile ingredient is both anti-inflammatory and antibacterial, clearing pores and alleviating acne and irritation.

 

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Xanthan Gum - Natural ingredient used as a thickening agent, texture enhancer, and to stabilize emulsions.

 

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Yeast Extract (Faex) – an antioxidant and a type of compressed yeast.The term “Faex” is the ingredient designation required by European Union regulations for yeast extract.Yeasts are single-celled microorganisms belonging to the fungus kingdom.Yeast extract is added to skin care products because it contains a mixture of flavonoids, sugars, and amino acids.It is also thought to be a good source of B vitamins and iron.

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

Yeast Extract (Pseudo Collagen) - It mimics the action of collagen but uses plant cells and imparts greater elasticity, more resilience and a youthful look to skin. It is extracted from the intra cellular matrix of yeast cells and is very effective as a collagen replacement.

Yeast Extract (Saccharomyces Cerevisiae) - A mixture of flavonoids, sugars, vitamins, and amino acids.

Ylang Ylang Oil (Cananga Odorata) - Is best known for balancing and regulating oil production in the skin to prevent excessive dryness and oiliness. It soothes inflammation and irritation while strengthening skin.

 

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

 

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