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We deliver multifunctional, effective, and efficient formulas so that you can buy less and expect more. To keep our formulas multifunctional, we carefully select ingredients that have multiple benefits for our skin and target different issues simultaneously.

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We deliver multifunctional, effective, and efficient formulas so that you can buy less and expect more. To keep our formulas multifunctional, we carefully select ingredients that have multiple benefits for our skin and target different issues simultaneously.

Free Standard Shipping on all U.S. orders

We deliver multifunctional, effective, and efficient formulas so that you can buy less and expect more. To keep our formulas multifunctional, we carefully select ingredients that have multiple benefits for our skin and target different issues simultaneously.

Nature & Science

At hyd., we create highly effective formulas formulated from naturally sourced and biotechnology-based active ingredients. We use certified, organic, or naturally derived ingredients wherever possible. We pride ourselves on pushing the boundaries of the future of beauty, and we worked hard to have our formulas free from microplastic /microbeads. To keep our formulas multifunctional, we carefully select ingredients that have multiple benefits for our skin and target different issues simultaneously.

biotechnology-based
ingredients

microbiome
friendly

100 % vegan &
cruelty-free

dermatologist
tested

non-
comedogenic

microplastic-
free formula

Following European regulations*, we do not use any of 1657** banned harmful ingredients in our products; in comparison, the U.S. only bans 30 of these ingredients.

*According to Regulation No.1223/2009, Annex II
**As of May 2022,

Nature & Science

At hyd., we create highly effective formulas formulated from naturally sourced and biotechnology-based active ingredients. We use certified, organic, or naturally derived ingredients wherever possible. We pride ourselves on pushing the boundaries of the future of beauty, and we worked hard to have our formulas free from microplastic /microbeads. To keep our formulas multifunctional, we carefully select ingredients that have multiple benefits for our skin and target different issues simultaneously.

biotechnology-based
ingredients

microbiome
friendly

100 % vegan &
cruelty-free

dermatologist
tested

non-
comedogenic

microplastic-
free formula

Following European regulations*, we do not use any of 1657** banned harmful ingredients in our products; in comparison, the U.S. only bans 30 of these ingredients.

*According to Regulation No.1223/2009, Annex II
**As of May 2022,

A

Acer Saccharum Extract / Sugar Maple Extract 

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / AHA / EXFOLIANT

Contains natural AHA acids, malic and tartaric. Removes dead skin buildup on the skin, repairs damage caused by free radicals, and prevents new blemishes and wrinkles from forming. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. Natural origin ingredient.

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice* / Aloe Vera Gel Eco*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / HUMECTANT

The liquid obtained from the leaves of aloe vera harvested from an organic crop; contains polysaccharides responsible for the skin’s natural ability to hydrate and retain water. Also contains glycoproteins, allantoin, phenol compounds, mucilage, chromones, sterols, magnesium lactate, and salicylate. Aloe vera gel has powerful moisturizing properties and helps with skin regeneration. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / EMOLLIENT

Prebiotic; preserves the skin’s ecosystem by maintaining the microbiota balance. Strengthens and conditions the epidermis by forming a protective barrier and guarding against environmental stressors and irritation. *organic or certified ingredient

Aniba Rosaeodora Wood Oil / Rosewood Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PERFUMING AGENT

Has skin-regenerating properties that help prevent wrinkles and premature aging. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil / Chamomile Flower Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PERFUMING AGENT

Helps to reduce skin irritation. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Aqua / Water

SOLVENT

Widely known skincare ingredient, usually with the highest concentration in the formula. Our body comprises 65% to 70% of water, beauty products almost match this figure, making water the base of the formulas. Excellent solvent for many ingredients that are beneficial to skin and don’t dissolve in oils. The quality of water used in skincare is crucial, it has to be purified, bacteriologically faultless. Water (as an ingredient) applied to the skin, under the influence of body temperature, usually evaporates in less than 10 minutes. To prevent TEWL, our formulas are rich in ingredients that create an occlusive layer on the skin.

Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate / Vitamin C

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Stable form of vitamin C that is oil-soluble and penetrates the lipophilic barrier of the epidermis three times more effectively than L-ascorbic acid. Powerful antioxidant; prevents premature skin aging, minimizes the look of dark spots and sun damage, evens skin tone and texture, and protects against environmental stressors. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL).

Astrocaryum Tucuma Seed Butter / Tucuma Seed Butter

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / EMOLLIENT

Sourced in Brazil, tucuma is packed with antioxidant polyphenols and fights free radicals. Contains lots of fatty acids and protects and moisturizes the skin. Rich in lauric and myristic acid, as well as natural beta-carotene. A natural alternative to silicones that nourishes, smooths, and tones the skin. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL).

Avena Sativa Kernel Extract * / Oat Kernel Extract*

ACTIVE INGRDIENT / HUMECTANT

Biotechnology-based oat extract, fermented by Lactobacillus bacteria; brings balance to the skin microbiome with pre-, pro-, and postbiotic properties. Releases antioxidant compounds. Contains pantothenic acid (B5) and niacin (B3), which accelerate recovery of the skin barrier and aid sebum regulation, providing significant protection from free radicals. Has great moisturizing properties and improves skin’s firmness. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

Avena Sativa Kernel Flour* / Oat Kernel Flour *

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / EMOLLIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Has skin-protecting, smoothing, and antioxidant benefits. Helps with irritation. Contains beta-glucan, skin nourishing lipids, and moisturizing carbohydrates. Acts as a skin protectant. Effectively forms a physical barrier on the skin’s surface to reduce water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

B

Bacillus Ferment*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / MOISTURIZER

Biotechnology-based bacterial ferment obtained from acidophile microorganism, bacillus, that lives in Rio Tinto, a Spanish river known as “MARS on Earth” due to its similar extreme conditions. Increases moisturization and reduces water loss (TEWL). Protects keratinocytes from dehydration, provides skin regeneration, and repairs and soothes facial erythema. Increases firmness and elasticity. Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

Bakuchiol

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Antioxidant derived from the seeds of Psoralea Corylifolia. Soothes irritations and accelerates the regeneration of the epidermis. Gently exfoliates, firms, and normalizes the work of the sebaceous glands and improves skin tone. Makes skin feel firmer and decreases the depth and size of the wrinkles. Natural origin ingredient.

Benzyl Alcohol

PRESERVATIVE / PERFUMING AGENT

Gentle, aromatic alcohol used in cosmetic formulations as a fragrance component, preservative, solvent, and viscosity-decreasing agent.

Benzyl Benzoate

PERFUMING AGENT / PRESERVATIVE

Found naturally in some essential oils; gives fragrance and masks undesirable odors of other cosmetic ingredients. Natural origin ingredient. 

Biosaccharide Gum-1*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / HUMECTANT

Anionic polysaccharides with high molecular weight are obtained by bacterial fermentation from vegetable substrates. The multifunctional ingredient has soothing, anti-aging, and restorative properties. Used in the formula along with hyaluronic acid; provides long-lasting hydration. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient.*organic or certified ingredient

Borago Officinalis Seed Oil / Borage Seed Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT / EMOLLIENT

Oil derived from seeds; a great antioxidant and hydrator. Richest known plant source of the essential fatty acid gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). Has soothing and nourishing properties and helps to repair dry and irritated skin. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL) and restores moisture. Natural origin ingredient.

C

Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum*

HUMECTANT

Active ingredient; obtained by grinding the endosperm of seeds of the Caesalpinia Spinosa tree. Boosts hydration and makes skin feel soft and smooth. Helps improve formulary textures. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract infused in Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil  / Green Tea Leaf Extract infused in Sunflower Seed Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Oily green tea extract has a high content of oleic acid, omega-3, omega-6, omega-9, vitamin E, and polyphenols. Is easily absorbed and helps to reduce skin discoloration. Has antioxidant and skin-soothing properties and prevents premature skin aging. Natural origin ingredient.

Camellia Sinensis Leaf Water* / White Tea Leaf Water*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

An organic ingredient with strong antioxidants. Prevents premature skin aging. Has soothing and hydrating properties. Helps to reduce redness and skin irritation. Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

Caprylic /​ Capric Triglyceride*

EMOLLIENT

An emollient that makes your skin feel nice and smooth. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL) from the skin by forming a barrier on the surface; works as an antioxidant. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source. *organic or certified ingredient

Caprylyl / Capryl Glucoside*

CLEANSING AGENT / HUMECTANT

A plant-derived fatty acid and sugar. Gentle on the skin; a safe alternative to regular sulfates. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source and biodegradable. *organic or certified ingredient

Cellulose Gum*

TEXTURE ENHANCER

Component found in the cell/walls of plants; used as a thickener but also used as a film-forming agent. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source. *organic or certified ingredient

Cellulose*

VISCOSITY MODIFIER / EMULSION STABILIZER / TEXTURE ENHANCER

A natural polymer found in the cell wall of green plants. An eco-friendly, biodegradable alternative to fibers produced through the commercial manufacturing processes. Improves the formula’s absorption and reduces skin’s oiliness. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Cetyl Alcohol

EMOLLIENT / EMULSIFIER

Gentle fatty alcohol that is used as an emollient. Helps skin feel smooth. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Citric Acid

BUFFERING AGENT

Biotechnology-based ingredient; produced by a submerged fermentation process that employs a strain of the microorganism Aspergillus niger to convert sugar into citric acid. Used primarily in small amounts to adjust a product’s pH. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Citronellol

PERFUMING AGENT

Found naturally in some essential oils. Natural origin ingredient.

Citrus Aurantium Bergamia Oil / Bergamot Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PERFUMING AGENT

Has toning and cleansing properties. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Fruit Extract / Orange Fruit Extract 

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / AHA / EXFOLIANT

Contains citric acid and malic acid, AHA exfoliants known for their skin-renewing properties. Has antioxidant properties; is a source of vitamin C. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. Natural origin ingredient.

Citrus Limon Fruit Extract / Lemon Fruit Extract

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / AHA / EXFOLIANT

Contains citric and malic acid. AHA exfoliants known for their skin-renewing properties. Has antioxidant properties; is a source of vitamin C. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. Natural origin ingredient. 

Clays (Montmorillonite, Illite, Kaolin)*

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS / ABSORBENTS

Natural clay with great benefits for oily and normal skin types. Acts as a cleansing, regenerating, and revitalizing agent. Naturally rich in minerals and trace elements. Purifies and cleanses the pores; brings out the natural glow in the skin and tightens and softens the skin. *organic or certified ingredient

D

Dehydroacetic Acid

PRESERVATIVE

Protects against changes in consistency, smell, and color of the product.

Dextran

EMULSIFIER / HUMECTANT

Biotechnology-based ingredient derived from wine; polysaccharides that have water-binding properties for skin. Improves skin hydration. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Distarch Phosphate*

MATTIFIER

Reduces greasiness and stickiness. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

E

Ethylhexylglycerin

PRESERVATIVE

Boosts the effectiveness of other preservatives.

Eucalyptus Globulus  Leaf Oil /  Eucalyptus Leaf Oil

PERFUMING AGENT

Has purifying properties and helps improve the skin’s youthful appearance. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

G

Geraniol

PERFUMING AGENT

Found naturally in some essential oils. Natural origin ingredient. 

Glycerin

MOISTURIZER

Glycerin is a well-known ingredient with powerful moisturizing and occlusive (protective) properties. Protects against irritation helps to restore barriers and improves smoothness. Works best when combined with other replenishing and emollient ingredients. Natural origin ingredient. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL).

Glyceryl Caprylate*

PRESERVATIVE / EMOLLIENT

Emollient derived from glycerin and plant fatty acids with moisturizing properties. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Glyceryl Stearate Citrate*

EMOLLIENT / EMULSIFIER

Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL) by creating a protective barrier on the skin’s surface. Combines waters and oils, making skin feel nice and soft. *organic or certified ingredient

Glyceryl Stearate*

EMOLLIENT/ EMULSIFIER

Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL) by forming a barrier on the skin. Helps water and oil to mix together and supports the benefits of skin-replenishing ingredients, such as ceramides and fatty acids. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Glycolic Acid

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / AHA / EXFOLIANT

Gently lifts off dead skin cells to reveal newer, fresher, smoother skin. Helps to firm the skin, reduces hyperpigmentation,  increases the skin’s thickness, resulting in a fresher, younger complexion. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. 

Gossypium Herbaceum Seed Oil / Cotton Seed Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT / OCCLUSIVE AGENT

Source of linoleic acid, fatty acids, and vitamin E. Regenerates and protects skin from moisture loss and reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Has antioxidant properties and helps to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. Natural origin ingredient.

H

Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil / Sunflower Seed Oil

EMOLLIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Active ingredient soothes and hydrates skin. Is rich in linoleic acid—a fatty acid that limits water loss and strengthens the skin barrier. Rich in Vitamin E – helps fight free radicals and is non-comedogenic. Natural origin ingredient.

Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Oil / Sea Buckthorn Fruit Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Has a high content of carotenoids, giving it antioxidant properties that regenerate and improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Good source of vitamin C, vitamin E, and various B vitamins. Evens out skin tone, is a strong hydrator and moisturizer, and helps to soothe the skin. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient.

Hyaluronic Acid

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / MOISTURIZER / HUMECTANT

Biotechnology-based ingredient; a fast-track moisturizer derived from a stable oligomer of hyaluronic acid with an extremely low molecular weight, standardized at less than 10 kDa. Quickly penetrates the skin and moisturizes it. Helps maintain the skin’s elasticity, reduces water-loss-related wrinkles, and regenerates damaged skin barriers. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Hydrolyzed Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum*

HUMECTANT

Active ingredient boosts hydration and improves formulary textures. Makes skin feels soft and smooth. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source. *organic or certified ingredient

Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / MOISTURIZER / HUMECTANT

High activity, extremely low molecular weight (3-10 kDa); hydrates and moisturizes. Works as an antioxidant to regenerate and improve skin elasticity. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Biotechnology-based and natural origin ingredient.

I

Isoamyl Laurate*

EMOLLIENT

Enhances a formula’s spreadability; a natural silicone alternative that makes skin feels soft and smooth. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Isomalt*

HUMECTANT

Acts as a carrier for active ingredients. A sugar substitute that helps to improve the skin´s ability to retain moisture. *organic or certified ingredient

L

Lactic Acid

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / AHA / EXFOLIANT

Gently lifts away dead skin cells, revealing the fresher, smoother, nicer skin underneath. Has hydrating properties and improves skin firmness, thickness and decreases visibility of wrinkles. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. Natural origin ingredient.

Lactobacillus Ferment *

ACTIVE INGRDIENT / HUMECTANT

Biotechnology-based ingredient; non-living probiotic made by fermentation of the microorganism Lactobacillus. Has strong soothing and hydrating properties. Helps to keep skin microbiome balanced. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source. *organic or certified ingredient

Lauryl Glucoside*

EMULSIFIER

It is derived through natural processes, making it biodegradable in nature. Emulsifier, component enabling the formation of an emulsion. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source. *organic or certified ingredient

Lavandula Angustifolia Oil / Lavender Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PERFUMING AGENT

The scent of lavender has a calming and relaxing effect. Help even out skin tone and reduce wrinkles. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Leptospermum Scoparium Branch / Leaf Oil  / Manuka Branch / Leaf Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PERFUMING AGENT

Has antioxidant properties. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Limanthes Alba Seed Oil  /  Meadowfoam Seed Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT / OCCLUSIVE AGENT

Contains antioxidant components, such as vitamin E and phytosterols; non-greasy and is rapidly absorbed. Makes skin feel soft and smooth with a silky finish. Balances sebum production and locks moisture into the skin. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient.

Limonene

PPERFUMING AGENT

Found naturally in some essential oils. Natural origin ingredient.

Linalool

PERFUMING AGENT

Found naturally in some essential oils. Natural origin ingredient.

Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract* / Matrimony Vine* / Goji Eco Fruit Extract*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

A potent antioxidant gives vitality and energy to the skin due to the wide variety of compounds it offers. It helps maintain fresh, radiant, and strong-looking skin. Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

M

Magnesium Chloride

EMULSIFIER

Helps to reduce skin oiliness and improves the skin’s overall appearance. Used as a thickener in cosmetic products. Natural origin ingredient.

Malic Acid

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / AHA / EXFOLIANT

Gently lifts off the dead skin cells and makes the skin smoother and fresher. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. 

Microcitrus Australasica Fruit Extract* / Caviar Lime Fruit Extract*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / EXFOLIANT

Extract obtained from Microcitrus australasica, a fruit found in the Australian subtropical rainforest. Good source of AHAs that gently exfoliates skin for a brighter and smoother finish. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

Microcrystalline Cellulose*

VISCOSITY MODIFIER / EMULSION STABILIZER / TEXTURE ENHANCER

A component found in the cell/walls of plants; a natural biodegradable alternative to now-banned plastic polyethylene. Makes skin feel soft. It is known as a mattifying agent and reduces tackiness or greasiness. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Myristyl Glucoside*

EMULSIFIER

It is obtained from renewable raw materials of vegetable origin and is biodegradable. Emulsifier, component enabling the formation of an emulsion. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

N

Niacinamide / Vitamin B3

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / HUMECTANT

An active form of vitamin B3. Builds a stronger skin barrier, reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL), and improves skin hydration. Supports the care of acne-prone skin, regulates sebum, and speeds up epidermal cell growth. Prevents premature aging, helps fight against hyperpigmentation, and improves skin tones.

O

Opuntia-Ficus Indica Seed Oil / Prickly Pear Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / EMOLLIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Rare oil that comes from the seeds of the cactus; rich in antioxidant vitamin E, vitamin K, and fatty acids. Effectively targets wrinkles and fine lines. Helps restore elasticity and even out skin tones. Acts as an ideal moisturizer for dry and dehydrated skin; reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient.

P

Palmitoyl Dipeptide-5 Diaminobutyroyl Hydroxythreonine

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PEPTIDE

Dipeptide; helps improve skin’s elasticity, firmness, and overall volume. Skin feels smoother; reduces appearance of wrinkles. Rejuvenates and improves nutrient exchange and reduces signs of premature skin aging and damage.

Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PEPTIDE

Tripeptide; protects and improves skin texture. Is an excellent moisturizer that helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles.

Phenethyl Alcohol

PRESERVATIVE

Gentle; has antimicrobial activity and prevents/retards bacterial growth. It has a rose scent and is used as a masking agent to hide the strong natural smell of other ingredients.

Phytol*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / MOISTURIZER 

Biotechnology-based ingredient developed from an extract of the cells of the Physcomitrella patens moss. Significantly increases skin hydration, improves skin moisture, and protects skin in stressful conditions. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Strengthens skin resilience against urban aggressors and enables the skin to adapt to environmental climate changes like sun, wind, or frost. *organic or certified ingredient

Polyglyceryl-2 Stearate*

SKIN-CONDITIONING AGENT / EMULSIFIER

This rare ingredient helps hold and provide moisture to the skin; reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source of palm/palm kernel oil (this palm oil comes from sustainable sources – RSPO).*organic or certified ingredient

Polyglyceryl-4 Cocoate*

EMOLLIENT / EMULSIFIER

Softens and smooths the skin; helps to combine waters and oils. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source of palm/palm kernel oil (this palm oil comes from sustainable sources – RSPO). *organic or certified ingredient

Polyglyceryl-6 Laurate*

EMULSIFIER

Biodegradable, saturated fatty acid. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source of rapeseed/sunflower/castor seed oil plant and palm tree kernel oil (this palm oil comes from sustainable sources – RSPO).*organic or certified ingredient

Potassium Sorbate

PRESERVATIVE

Preservative that works against mold and yeast; often in food products.

Propanediol

HUMECTANT / MOISTURIZER

Biotechnology-based ingredient; a natural alternative to propylene glycol. An important part of the formula by helping improve the absorption of the active ingredients into the skin. Hydrates by pulling moisture into the skin and reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL).

Propanediol Dicaprylate*

EMOLLIENT

Boosts hydration, a natural alternative to Cyclomethicone, gives a “second skin” effect, enhancing sensory profile. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / MOISTURIZER

Biotechnology-based ingredient produced by the fermentation of marine bacteria (Pseudoalteromonas, an organism with a high protein and exopolysaccharide content) living in the cold Antarctic Ocean. Creates a protective barrier on the skin’s surface and reduces sebum production, shininess, and pore size. Restores the skin’s hydration and gives it radiance. Protects against blue light. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

R

Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract / Rosemary Leaf Extract

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Extract obtained from rosemary. Contains flavonoids, phenolic acids, and diterpenes. A powerful antioxidant that improves skin regeneration and has toning properties. Natural origin ingredient.

Rubus Idaeus Seed Oil / Raspberry Seed Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / EMOLLIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Cold-pressed; rich in flavonoids, carotenoids, and vitamin E. The oil is a powerful antioxidant, has soothing properties, and helps to brighten the skin. Improves the lipid barrier of the epidermis and increases hydration and elasticity. Improves skin’s protective capacities and the work of the sebaceous glands. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient.

S

Saccharomyces Grape Ferment Extract / Vitamin D3-like

ACTIVE INGREDIENT

Innovative ingredient obtained through the biotechnological process from the fermentation of grapes by the microorganism Saccharomyces. Vitamin D3-like calms and soothes the skin and maintains an appropriate level of hydration. Regulates the work of the sebaceous glands and the production of sebum. Natural origin ingredient.

Saccharum Officinarum / Sugar Cane Extract

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / HUMECTANT

Great moisturizer; helps the skin to attract water and then hold onto it. Decreases the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Works as a natural exfoliant, helping the skin remain silky smooth and brightening its appearance. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. Natural origin ingredient.

Salix Alba Bark Extract / White Willow Bark Extract 

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / BHA / EXFOLIANT

The extract is delivered from the bark of the white willow. Has strong purifying, toning, pore cleansing, and moisturizing properties. Supports the care of acne-prone skin and helps to calm skin irritation. Natural source of salicylic acid (BHA), an antioxidant.

Salvia Sclarea Oil / Clay Sage Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PERFUMING AGENT

Balances the production of natural oil and sebum. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Silybum Marianum Ethyl Ester* / Blessed Thistle Ethyl Ester*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / SKIN CONDITIONING AGENT

Natural alternative to silicone obtained from milk thistle oil. Contains over 50% linoleic acid and is an essential fatty acid from the omega-6 family. Protects the skin’s barrier and reduces the drying effect of surfactants without compromising their effectiveness. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). *organic or certified ingredient

Sodium Anisate*

PRESERVATIVE

Obtained from basil or star anise. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Sodium Benzoate

PRESERVATIVE

Preservative works against mold and yeast; often used in food products.

Sodium Citrate

CHELATING / BUFFERING

Salt of citric acid adjusts the pH. Biotechnology-based and derived from a natural source.

Sodium Hyaluronate*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / MOISTURIZER/ HUMECTANT

Biotechnology-based ingredient; sodium salt of hyaluronic acid, the same natural substance found in the human body. Mucopolysaccharide of <50 kDa. Acts as a sponge, reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL), and helps the skin to remain plump and elastic. Humectant and conditioning agent that provides deep and long-lasting moisturization. Improves absorption of active ingredients into the skin and prevents skin irritation. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Sodium Hydroxide

BUFFERING

Adjusts the pH of the product; primarily used in products such as cleansers and leave-on exfoliants, where the product’s pH needs to be held within a very specific range for maximum efficacy.

Sodium Levulinate*

PRESERVATIVE

Salt of levulinic acid; protects products from the growth of microorganisms.*organic or certified ingredient

Sodium Ricinoleate*

EMOLLIENT / EMULSIFIER

Emulsifying agent and emollient. Helps purify the skin and break up the oils that clog glands and pores on the face. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Squalane*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / EMOLLIENT

A natural and stable form of human squalene. With age, the amount of natural squalene in the skin decreases, the protective barrier weakens, and elasticity decreases. A powerful moisturizer that makes skin feel nice and smooth without being heavy or greasy. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). *organic or certified ingredient

Stearyl Alcohol*

EMOLLIENT / CLEANSING AGENT

Gentle fatty alcohol that is non-drying and non-irritating; used as a moisturizer and cleansing agent. Helps to smooth the skin. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Sucrose Distearate*

EMOLLIENT / EMULSIFIER

Softens the skin and smooths its texture. Helps water and oil to mix. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source. *organic or certified ingredient

Sucrose Stearate*

EMOLLIENT / EMULSIFIER

A mixture of sugar, sucrose, and stearic acid; softens the skin and smooths its texture. Has the ability to enhance the activity of antioxidants and helps water and oil to mix. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

T

Tartaric Acid

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / AHA / EXFOLIANT

Has antioxidant properties. Exfoliant that helps to smooth and even skin tones. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. Natural origin ingredient.

Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract* / Kakadu Plum Fruit Extract*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Kakadu plum, an Australian super fruit, has the highest vitamin C content of any fruit. The extract of the Kakadu plum fruit is also rich in vitamin E, folic acid, and carotenoids, which reverse the effects of free radicals and reduce the signs of aging. Provides a natural glow to the skin. Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

Tetradecyl Aminobutyroylvalylaminobutyric Urea Trifluoroacetate

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PEPTIDE

Tripeptide with molecular weight smaller than 500 Da; helps attract water to the skin’s upper layer and supports the skin’s barrier function. Prevents premature skin aging. Skin appears plumper and firmer.

Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate*

CHELATING AGENT

Organic salt synthesized from glutamic acid; boosts the effectiveness of preservatives. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Tocopherol / Vitamin E

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Powerful and potent antioxidant with anti-radical effect. Prevents premature skin aging and improves the lipid barrier of the epidermis; reduces water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient.

Trifluoroacetyl Tripeptide-2

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PEPTIDE

3 amino-acid peptide, increase skin elasticity, firmness and reduce skin sagging. Prevents premature skin aging. Skin appears plumper and firmer.

V

Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract / Bilberry Fruit Extract

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Has calming properties and helps strengthen skin against signs of redness. Boost skin’s environmental defenses in the presence of UVA light. Improves the appearance of dry and/or damaged skin by reducing flaking and restoring its suppleness. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plants extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. Natural origin ingredient. 

Vitis Vinifera Skin Powder / Grape Skin Powder

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT / EXFOLIANT

Natural powder obtained by micronization of marc red grape. Is naturally rich in fiber, vitamin E, and omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids. Contains polyphenols (natural antioxidants) that fight against the free radicals responsible for skin aging. Evens out skin tone. Biodegradable.    

X

Xanthan Gum*

STABILIZER / SKIN CONDITIONING AGENT

Biotechnology-based ingredient; obtained from the fermentation of carbohydrates with the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris. Used as an emulsion stabilizer, film-forming agent, or binder. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

A

Acer Saccharum Extract / Sugar Maple Extract 

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / AHA / EXFOLIANT

Contains natural AHA acids, malic and tartaric. Removes dead skin buildup on the skin, repairs damage caused by free radicals, and prevents new blemishes and wrinkles from forming. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. Natural origin ingredient.

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice* / Aloe Vera Gel Eco*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / HUMECTANT

The liquid obtained from the leaves of aloe vera harvested from an organic crop; contains polysaccharides responsible for the skin’s natural ability to hydrate and retain water. Also contains glycoproteins, allantoin, phenol compounds, mucilage, chromones, sterols, magnesium lactate, and salicylate. Aloe vera gel has powerful moisturizing properties and helps with skin regeneration. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / EMOLLIENT

Prebiotic; preserves the skin’s ecosystem by maintaining the microbiota balance. Strengthens and conditions the epidermis by forming a protective barrier and guarding against environmental stressors and irritation. *organic or certified ingredient

Aniba Rosaeodora Wood Oil / Rosewood Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PERFUMING AGENT

Has skin-regenerating properties that help prevent wrinkles and premature aging. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil / Chamomile Flower Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PERFUMING AGENT

Helps to reduce skin irritation. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Aqua / Water

SOLVENT

Widely known skincare ingredient, usually with the highest concentration in the formula. Our body comprises 65% to 70% of water, beauty products almost match this figure, making water the base of the formulas. Excellent solvent for many ingredients that are beneficial to skin and don’t dissolve in oils. The quality of water used in skincare is crucial, it has to be purified, bacteriologically faultless. Water (as an ingredient) applied to the skin, under the influence of body temperature, usually evaporates in less than 10 minutes. To prevent TEWL, our formulas are rich in ingredients that create an occlusive layer on the skin.

Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate / Vitamin C

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Stable form of vitamin C that is oil-soluble and penetrates the lipophilic barrier of the epidermis three times more effectively than L-ascorbic acid. Powerful antioxidant; prevents premature skin aging, minimizes the look of dark spots and sun damage, evens skin tone and texture, and protects against environmental stressors. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL).

Astrocaryum Tucuma Seed Butter / Tucuma Seed Butter

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / EMOLLIENT

Sourced in Brazil, tucuma is packed with antioxidant polyphenols and fights free radicals. Contains lots of fatty acids and protects and moisturizes the skin. Rich in lauric and myristic acid, as well as natural beta-carotene. A natural alternative to silicones that nourishes, smooths, and tones the skin. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL).

Avena Sativa Kernel Extract * / Oat Kernel Extract*

ACTIVE INGRDIENT / HUMECTANT

Biotechnology-based oat extract, fermented by Lactobacillus bacteria; brings balance to the skin microbiome with pre-, pro-, and postbiotic properties. Releases antioxidant compounds. Contains pantothenic acid (B5) and niacin (B3), which accelerate recovery of the skin barrier and aid sebum regulation, providing significant protection from free radicals. Has great moisturizing properties and improves skin’s firmness. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

Avena Sativa Kernel Flour* / Oat Kernel Flour *

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / EMOLLIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Has skin-protecting, smoothing, and antioxidant benefits. Helps with irritation. Contains beta-glucan, skin nourishing lipids, and moisturizing carbohydrates. Acts as a skin protectant. Effectively forms a physical barrier on the skin’s surface to reduce water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

B

Bacillus Ferment*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / MOISTURIZER

Biotechnology-based bacterial ferment obtained from acidophile microorganism, bacillus, that lives in Rio Tinto, a Spanish river known as “MARS on Earth” due to its similar extreme conditions. Increases moisturization and reduces water loss (TEWL). Protects keratinocytes from dehydration, provides skin regeneration, and repairs and soothes facial erythema. Increases firmness and elasticity. Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

Bakuchiol

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Antioxidant derived from the seeds of Psoralea Corylifolia. Soothes irritations and accelerates the regeneration of the epidermis. Gently exfoliates, firms, and normalizes the work of the sebaceous glands and improves skin tone. Makes skin feel firmer and decreases the depth and size of the wrinkles. Natural origin ingredient.

Benzyl Alcohol

PRESERVATIVE / PERFUMING AGENT

Gentle, aromatic alcohol used in cosmetic formulations as a fragrance component, preservative, solvent, and viscosity-decreasing agent.

Benzyl Benzoate

PERFUMING AGENT / PRESERVATIVE

Found naturally in some essential oils; gives fragrance and masks undesirable odors of other cosmetic ingredients. Natural origin ingredient. 

Biosaccharide Gum-1*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / HUMECTANT

Anionic polysaccharides with high molecular weight are obtained by bacterial fermentation from vegetable substrates. The multifunctional ingredient has soothing, anti-aging, and restorative properties. Used in the formula along with hyaluronic acid; provides long-lasting hydration. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient.*organic or certified ingredient

Borago Officinalis Seed Oil / Borage Seed Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT / EMOLLIENT

Oil derived from seeds; a great antioxidant and hydrator. Richest known plant source of the essential fatty acid gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). Has soothing and nourishing properties and helps to repair dry and irritated skin. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL) and restores moisture. Natural origin ingredient.

C

Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum*

HUMECTANT

Active ingredient; obtained by grinding the endosperm of seeds of the Caesalpinia Spinosa tree. Boosts hydration and makes skin feel soft and smooth. Helps improve formulary textures. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract infused in Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil  / Green Tea Leaf Extract infused in Sunflower Seed Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Oily green tea extract has a high content of oleic acid, omega-3, omega-6, omega-9, vitamin E, and polyphenols. Is easily absorbed and helps to reduce skin discoloration. Has antioxidant and skin-soothing properties and prevents premature skin aging. Natural origin ingredient.

Camellia Sinensis Leaf Water* / White Tea Leaf Water*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

An organic ingredient with strong antioxidants. Prevents premature skin aging. Has soothing and hydrating properties. Helps to reduce redness and skin irritation. Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

Caprylic /​ Capric Triglyceride*

EMOLLIENT

An emollient that makes your skin feel nice and smooth. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL) from the skin by forming a barrier on the surface; works as an antioxidant. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source. *organic or certified ingredient

Caprylyl / Capryl Glucoside*

CLEANSING AGENT / HUMECTANT

A plant-derived fatty acid and sugar. Gentle on the skin; a safe alternative to regular sulfates. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source and biodegradable. *organic or certified ingredient

Cellulose Gum*

TEXTURE ENHANCER

Component found in the cell/walls of plants; used as a thickener but also used as a film-forming agent. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source. *organic or certified ingredient

Cellulose*

VISCOSITY MODIFIER / EMULSION STABILIZER / TEXTURE ENHANCER

A natural polymer found in the cell wall of green plants. An eco-friendly, biodegradable alternative to fibers produced through the commercial manufacturing processes. Improves the formula’s absorption and reduces skin’s oiliness. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Cetyl Alcohol

EMOLLIENT / EMULSIFIER

Gentle fatty alcohol that is used as an emollient. Helps skin feel smooth. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Citric Acid

BUFFERING AGENT

Biotechnology-based ingredient; produced by a submerged fermentation process that employs a strain of the microorganism Aspergillus niger to convert sugar into citric acid. Used primarily in small amounts to adjust a product’s pH. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Citronellol

PERFUMING AGENT

Found naturally in some essential oils. Natural origin ingredient.

Citrus Aurantium Bergamia Oil / Bergamot Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PERFUMING AGENT

Has toning and cleansing properties. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Fruit Extract / Orange Fruit Extract 

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / AHA / EXFOLIANT

Contains citric acid and malic acid, AHA exfoliants known for their skin-renewing properties. Has antioxidant properties; is a source of vitamin C. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. Natural origin ingredient.

Citrus Limon Fruit Extract / Lemon Fruit Extract

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / AHA / EXFOLIANT

Contains citric and malic acid. AHA exfoliants known for their skin-renewing properties. Has antioxidant properties; is a source of vitamin C. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. Natural origin ingredient. 

Clays (Montmorillonite, Illite, Kaolin)*

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS / ABSORBENTS

Natural clay with great benefits for oily and normal skin types. Acts as a cleansing, regenerating, and revitalizing agent. Naturally rich in minerals and trace elements. Purifies and cleanses the pores; brings out the natural glow in the skin and tightens and softens the skin. *organic or certified ingredient

D

Dehydroacetic Acid

PRESERVATIVE

Protects against changes in consistency, smell, and color of the product.

Dextran

EMULSIFIER / HUMECTANT

Biotechnology-based ingredient derived from wine; polysaccharides that have water-binding properties for skin. Improves skin hydration. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Distarch Phosphate*

MATTIFIER

Reduces greasiness and stickiness. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

E

Ethylhexylglycerin

PRESERVATIVE

Boosts the effectiveness of other preservatives.

Eucalyptus Globulus  Leaf Oil /  Eucalyptus Leaf Oil

PERFUMING AGENT

Has purifying properties and helps improve the skin’s youthful appearance. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

G

Geraniol

PERFUMING AGENT

Found naturally in some essential oils. Natural origin ingredient. 

Glycerin

MOISTURIZER

Glycerin is a well-known ingredient with powerful moisturizing and occlusive (protective) properties. Protects against irritation helps to restore barriers and improves smoothness. Works best when combined with other replenishing and emollient ingredients. Natural origin ingredient. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL).

Glyceryl Caprylate*

PRESERVATIVE / EMOLLIENT

Emollient derived from glycerin and plant fatty acids with moisturizing properties. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Glyceryl Stearate Citrate*

EMOLLIENT / EMULSIFIER

Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL) by creating a protective barrier on the skin’s surface. Combines waters and oils, making skin feel nice and soft. *organic or certified ingredient

Glyceryl Stearate*

EMOLLIENT/ EMULSIFIER

Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL) by forming a barrier on the skin. Helps water and oil to mix together and supports the benefits of skin-replenishing ingredients, such as ceramides and fatty acids. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Glycolic Acid

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / AHA / EXFOLIANT

Gently lifts off dead skin cells to reveal newer, fresher, smoother skin. Helps to firm the skin, reduces hyperpigmentation,  increases the skin’s thickness, resulting in a fresher, younger complexion. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. 

Gossypium Herbaceum Seed Oil / Cotton Seed Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT / OCCLUSIVE AGENT

Source of linoleic acid, fatty acids, and vitamin E. Regenerates and protects skin from moisture loss and reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Has antioxidant properties and helps to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. Natural origin ingredient.

H

Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil / Sunflower Seed Oil

EMOLLIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Active ingredient soothes and hydrates skin. Is rich in linoleic acid—a fatty acid that limits water loss and strengthens the skin barrier. Rich in Vitamin E – helps fight free radicals and is non-comedogenic. Natural origin ingredient.

Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Oil / Sea Buckthorn Fruit Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Has a high content of carotenoids, giving it antioxidant properties that regenerate and improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Good source of vitamin C, vitamin E, and various B vitamins. Evens out skin tone, is a strong hydrator and moisturizer, and helps to soothe the skin. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient.

Hyaluronic Acid

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / MOISTURIZER / HUMECTANT

Biotechnology-based ingredient; a fast-track moisturizer derived from a stable oligomer of hyaluronic acid with an extremely low molecular weight, standardized at less than 10 kDa. Quickly penetrates the skin and moisturizes it. Helps maintain the skin’s elasticity, reduces water-loss-related wrinkles, and regenerates damaged skin barriers. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Hydrolyzed Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum*

HUMECTANT

Active ingredient boosts hydration and improves formulary textures. Makes skin feels soft and smooth. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source. *organic or certified ingredient

Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / MOISTURIZER / HUMECTANT

High activity, extremely low molecular weight (3-10 kDa); hydrates and moisturizes. Works as an antioxidant to regenerate and improve skin elasticity. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Biotechnology-based and natural origin ingredient.

I

Isoamyl Laurate*

EMOLLIENT

Enhances a formula’s spreadability; a natural silicone alternative that makes skin feels soft and smooth. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Isomalt*

HUMECTANT

Acts as a carrier for active ingredients. A sugar substitute that helps to improve the skin´s ability to retain moisture. *organic or certified ingredient

L

Lactic Acid

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / AHA / EXFOLIANT

Gently lifts away dead skin cells, revealing the fresher, smoother, nicer skin underneath. Has hydrating properties and improves skin firmness, thickness and decreases visibility of wrinkles. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. Natural origin ingredient.

Lactobacillus Ferment *

ACTIVE INGRDIENT / HUMECTANT

Biotechnology-based ingredient; non-living probiotic made by fermentation of the microorganism Lactobacillus. Has strong soothing and hydrating properties. Helps to keep skin microbiome balanced. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source. *organic or certified ingredient

Lauryl Glucoside*

EMULSIFIER

It is derived through natural processes, making it biodegradable in nature. Emulsifier, component enabling the formation of an emulsion. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source. *organic or certified ingredient

Lavandula Angustifolia Oil / Lavender Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PERFUMING AGENT

The scent of lavender has a calming and relaxing effect. Help even out skin tone and reduce wrinkles. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Leptospermum Scoparium Branch / Leaf Oil  / Manuka Branch / Leaf Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PERFUMING AGENT

Has antioxidant properties. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Limanthes Alba Seed Oil  /  Meadowfoam Seed Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT / OCCLUSIVE AGENT

Contains antioxidant components, such as vitamin E and phytosterols; non-greasy and is rapidly absorbed. Makes skin feel soft and smooth with a silky finish. Balances sebum production and locks moisture into the skin. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient.

Limonene

PPERFUMING AGENT

Found naturally in some essential oils. Natural origin ingredient.

Linalool

PERFUMING AGENT

Found naturally in some essential oils. Natural origin ingredient.

Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract* / Matrimony Vine* / Goji Eco Fruit Extract*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

A potent antioxidant gives vitality and energy to the skin due to the wide variety of compounds it offers. It helps maintain fresh, radiant, and strong-looking skin. Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

M

Magnesium Chloride

EMULSIFIER

Helps to reduce skin oiliness and improves the skin’s overall appearance. Used as a thickener in cosmetic products. Natural origin ingredient.

Malic Acid

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / AHA / EXFOLIANT

Gently lifts off the dead skin cells and makes the skin smoother and fresher. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. 

Microcitrus Australasica Fruit Extract* / Caviar Lime Fruit Extract*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / EXFOLIANT

Extract obtained from Microcitrus australasica, a fruit found in the Australian subtropical rainforest. Good source of AHAs that gently exfoliates skin for a brighter and smoother finish. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

Microcrystalline Cellulose*

VISCOSITY MODIFIER / EMULSION STABILIZER / TEXTURE ENHANCER

A component found in the cell/walls of plants; a natural biodegradable alternative to now-banned plastic polyethylene. Makes skin feel soft. It is known as a mattifying agent and reduces tackiness or greasiness. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Myristyl Glucoside*

EMULSIFIER

It is obtained from renewable raw materials of vegetable origin and is biodegradable. Emulsifier, component enabling the formation of an emulsion. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

N

Niacinamide / Vitamin B3

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / HUMECTANT

An active form of vitamin B3. Builds a stronger skin barrier, reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL), and improves skin hydration. Supports the care of acne-prone skin, regulates sebum, and speeds up epidermal cell growth. Prevents premature aging, helps fight against hyperpigmentation, and improves skin tones.

O

Opuntia-Ficus Indica Seed Oil / Prickly Pear Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / EMOLLIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Rare oil that comes from the seeds of the cactus; rich in antioxidant vitamin E, vitamin K, and fatty acids. Effectively targets wrinkles and fine lines. Helps restore elasticity and even out skin tones. Acts as an ideal moisturizer for dry and dehydrated skin; reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient.

P

Palmitoyl Dipeptide-5 Diaminobutyroyl Hydroxythreonine

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PEPTIDE

Dipeptide; helps improve skin’s elasticity, firmness, and overall volume. Skin feels smoother; reduces appearance of wrinkles. Rejuvenates and improves nutrient exchange and reduces signs of premature skin aging and damage.

Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PEPTIDE

Tripeptide; protects and improves skin texture. Is an excellent moisturizer that helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles.

Phenethyl Alcohol

PRESERVATIVE

Gentle; has antimicrobial activity and prevents/retards bacterial growth. It has a rose scent and is used as a masking agent to hide the strong natural smell of other ingredients.

Phytol*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / MOISTURIZER 

Biotechnology-based ingredient developed from an extract of the cells of the Physcomitrella patens moss. Significantly increases skin hydration, improves skin moisture, and protects skin in stressful conditions. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Strengthens skin resilience against urban aggressors and enables the skin to adapt to environmental climate changes like sun, wind, or frost. *organic or certified ingredient

Polyglyceryl-2 Stearate*

SKIN-CONDITIONING AGENT / EMULSIFIER

This rare ingredient helps hold and provide moisture to the skin; reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source of palm/palm kernel oil (this palm oil comes from sustainable sources – RSPO).*organic or certified ingredient

Polyglyceryl-4 Cocoate*

EMOLLIENT / EMULSIFIER

Softens and smooths the skin; helps to combine waters and oils. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source of palm/palm kernel oil (this palm oil comes from sustainable sources – RSPO). *organic or certified ingredient

Polyglyceryl-6 Laurate*

EMULSIFIER

Biodegradable, saturated fatty acid. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source of rapeseed/sunflower/castor seed oil plant and palm tree kernel oil (this palm oil comes from sustainable sources – RSPO).*organic or certified ingredient

Potassium Sorbate

PRESERVATIVE

Preservative that works against mold and yeast; often in food products.

Propanediol

HUMECTANT / MOISTURIZER

Biotechnology-based ingredient; a natural alternative to propylene glycol. An important part of the formula by helping improve the absorption of the active ingredients into the skin. Hydrates by pulling moisture into the skin and reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL).

Propanediol Dicaprylate*

EMOLLIENT

Boosts hydration, a natural alternative to Cyclomethicone, gives a “second skin” effect, enhancing sensory profile. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / MOISTURIZER

Biotechnology-based ingredient produced by the fermentation of marine bacteria (Pseudoalteromonas, an organism with a high protein and exopolysaccharide content) living in the cold Antarctic Ocean. Creates a protective barrier on the skin’s surface and reduces sebum production, shininess, and pore size. Restores the skin’s hydration and gives it radiance. Protects against blue light. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

R

Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract / Rosemary Leaf Extract

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Extract obtained from rosemary. Contains flavonoids, phenolic acids, and diterpenes. A powerful antioxidant that improves skin regeneration and has toning properties. Natural origin ingredient.

Rubus Idaeus Seed Oil / Raspberry Seed Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / EMOLLIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Cold-pressed; rich in flavonoids, carotenoids, and vitamin E. The oil is a powerful antioxidant, has soothing properties, and helps to brighten the skin. Improves the lipid barrier of the epidermis and increases hydration and elasticity. Improves skin’s protective capacities and the work of the sebaceous glands. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient.

S

Saccharomyces Grape Ferment Extract / Vitamin D3-like

ACTIVE INGREDIENT

Innovative ingredient obtained through the biotechnological process from the fermentation of grapes by the microorganism Saccharomyces. Vitamin D3-like calms and soothes the skin and maintains an appropriate level of hydration. Regulates the work of the sebaceous glands and the production of sebum. Natural origin ingredient.

Saccharum Officinarum / Sugar Cane Extract

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / HUMECTANT

Great moisturizer; helps the skin to attract water and then hold onto it. Decreases the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Works as a natural exfoliant, helping the skin remain silky smooth and brightening its appearance. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. Natural origin ingredient.

Salix Alba Bark Extract / White Willow Bark Extract 

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / BHA / EXFOLIANT

The extract is delivered from the bark of the white willow. Has strong purifying, toning, pore cleansing, and moisturizing properties. Supports the care of acne-prone skin and helps to calm skin irritation. Natural source of salicylic acid (BHA), an antioxidant.

Salvia Sclarea Oil / Clay Sage Oil

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PERFUMING AGENT

Balances the production of natural oil and sebum. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.

Silybum Marianum Ethyl Ester* / Blessed Thistle Ethyl Ester*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / SKIN CONDITIONING AGENT

Natural alternative to silicone obtained from milk thistle oil. Contains over 50% linoleic acid and is an essential fatty acid from the omega-6 family. Protects the skin’s barrier and reduces the drying effect of surfactants without compromising their effectiveness. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). *organic or certified ingredient

Sodium Anisate*

PRESERVATIVE

Obtained from basil or star anise. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Sodium Benzoate

PRESERVATIVE

Preservative works against mold and yeast; often used in food products.

Sodium Citrate

CHELATING / BUFFERING

Salt of citric acid adjusts the pH. Biotechnology-based and derived from a natural source.

Sodium Hyaluronate*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / MOISTURIZER/ HUMECTANT

Biotechnology-based ingredient; sodium salt of hyaluronic acid, the same natural substance found in the human body. Mucopolysaccharide of <50 kDa. Acts as a sponge, reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL), and helps the skin to remain plump and elastic. Humectant and conditioning agent that provides deep and long-lasting moisturization. Improves absorption of active ingredients into the skin and prevents skin irritation. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Sodium Hydroxide

BUFFERING

Adjusts the pH of the product; primarily used in products such as cleansers and leave-on exfoliants, where the product’s pH needs to be held within a very specific range for maximum efficacy.

Sodium Levulinate*

PRESERVATIVE

Salt of levulinic acid; protects products from the growth of microorganisms.*organic or certified ingredient

Sodium Ricinoleate*

EMOLLIENT / EMULSIFIER

Emulsifying agent and emollient. Helps purify the skin and break up the oils that clog glands and pores on the face. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Squalane*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / EMOLLIENT

A natural and stable form of human squalene. With age, the amount of natural squalene in the skin decreases, the protective barrier weakens, and elasticity decreases. A powerful moisturizer that makes skin feel nice and smooth without being heavy or greasy. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). *organic or certified ingredient

Stearyl Alcohol*

EMOLLIENT / CLEANSING AGENT

Gentle fatty alcohol that is non-drying and non-irritating; used as a moisturizer and cleansing agent. Helps to smooth the skin. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Sucrose Distearate*

EMOLLIENT / EMULSIFIER

Softens the skin and smooths its texture. Helps water and oil to mix. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source. *organic or certified ingredient

Sucrose Stearate*

EMOLLIENT / EMULSIFIER

A mixture of sugar, sucrose, and stearic acid; softens the skin and smooths its texture. Has the ability to enhance the activity of antioxidants and helps water and oil to mix. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

T

Tartaric Acid

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / AHA / EXFOLIANT

Has antioxidant properties. Exfoliant that helps to smooth and even skin tones. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plant extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. Natural origin ingredient.

Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract* / Kakadu Plum Fruit Extract*

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Kakadu plum, an Australian super fruit, has the highest vitamin C content of any fruit. The extract of the Kakadu plum fruit is also rich in vitamin E, folic acid, and carotenoids, which reverse the effects of free radicals and reduce the signs of aging. Provides a natural glow to the skin. Natural origin ingredient. *organic or certified ingredient

Tetradecyl Aminobutyroylvalylaminobutyric Urea Trifluoroacetate

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PEPTIDE

Tripeptide with molecular weight smaller than 500 Da; helps attract water to the skin’s upper layer and supports the skin’s barrier function. Prevents premature skin aging. Skin appears plumper and firmer.

Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate*

CHELATING AGENT

Organic salt synthesized from glutamic acid; boosts the effectiveness of preservatives. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

Tocopherol / Vitamin E

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Powerful and potent antioxidant with anti-radical effect. Prevents premature skin aging and improves the lipid barrier of the epidermis; reduces water loss (TEWL). Natural origin ingredient.

Trifluoroacetyl Tripeptide-2

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / PEPTIDE

3 amino-acid peptide, increase skin elasticity, firmness and reduce skin sagging. Prevents premature skin aging. Skin appears plumper and firmer.

V

Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract / Bilberry Fruit Extract

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT

Has calming properties and helps strengthen skin against signs of redness. Boost skin’s environmental defenses in the presence of UVA light. Improves the appearance of dry and/or damaged skin by reducing flaking and restoring its suppleness. In our formula, this is used as part of a complex of five natural plants extracts and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which support each other for better results and benefits. Natural origin ingredient. 

Vitis Vinifera Skin Powder / Grape Skin Powder

ACTIVE INGREDIENT / ANTIOXIDANT / EXFOLIANT

Natural powder obtained by micronization of marc red grape. Is naturally rich in fiber, vitamin E, and omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids. Contains polyphenols (natural antioxidants) that fight against the free radicals responsible for skin aging. Evens out skin tone. Biodegradable.    

X

Xanthan Gum*

STABILIZER / SKIN CONDITIONING AGENT

Biotechnology-based ingredient; obtained from the fermentation of carbohydrates with the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris. Used as an emulsion stabilizer, film-forming agent, or binder. The form used in our formulas is derived from a natural source.*organic or certified ingredient

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