Ingredient Glossary

Acetyl Hexapeptide-37 - peptide solution, also known as Diffuporine, quenches the thirst of your skin. It improves water flow and increases hydration, leaving skin to look more supple, radiant, and rejuvenated.

Acetyl Hexapeptide-8 (Argireline)- a peptide comparative to botox that prevents the formation of expression wrinkles by inhibiting muscle movement.

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice - soothes and revitalizes moisture-starved skin by preserving the water content of the epidermis. Its natural antioxidant content improves skin’s firmness.

Argan (Argania spinosa) Kernel Oil - rich in Vitamin E and essential fatty acids, Argan Oil deeply nourishes the skin and boosts hydration.

Bakuchiol - a natural version of retinol without the drying effects. Coming from the babchi herb, it’s high antioxidant content help signs of aging and brighten up dull skin.

Butylene Glycol - an organic, colorless alcohol used as a solvent and conditioning agent.

Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5) - a powerful humectant that has the ability to attract and retain water, which increases hydration and improves softness and elasticity.

Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract - potent antioxidant and skin-soothing properties of polyphenols help regenerate sun-damaged skin.

Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil - fatty acid content helps create protective skin barrier that restores skin softness and elasticity.

Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides - derived from coconut oil and glycerin, it’s main purpose is to moisturize and replenish the skin.

Carbomer - a series of polymers used as a thickening and emulsifying agent.

Carrageenan - a thickening agent found from red seaweeds.

Cetyl Alcohol - waxy substance derived from coconut that is used as an emollient, emulsifier, and thickening agent.

Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract - natural herb that helps soothe skin.

Charcoal Powder - removes surface impurities and toxins from the skin.

Citric Acid - naturally derived from citrus fruits, it can help reduce pigmentation, clogged pores, and wrinkles by sloughing off dead skin cells and speeding up cell turnover.

Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil - coming from the fruit peel, Bergamot is a natural cleansing and antibacterial agent that gives off uplifting citrus and flower aromas.

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Callus Culture Extract(stem cells) - stem cells extracted from an orange work by organizing the inner structure of the skin to visibly increase skin’s elasticity.

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil - natural orange scent enhances the serum and leaves skin feeling reinvigorated.

Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract - known as wild carrot, this pro-vitamin A rich extract protects skin from free radical damage and premature aging.

Dimethylmethoxy Chromanol - it's high dose of antioxidants help reduce signs of aging, revive dull-looking skin and help give an overall youthful experience.

Ethylhexylglycerin - a safe preservative derived from grains and plants that’s used to prevent the growth of bacteria.

Fragrance - a pleasant odor to enhance the smell of our products. Our products contain natural fragrance, unless stated otherwise.

Geraniol (Geranyl Acetate) - a clear to pale-yellow oil with a rose-like odor that’s naturally found in various essential oils and used as a fragrance.

Glycerin - a natural, alcohol-free solvent, emollient, and lubricant that helps treat many skin conditions like acne, wrinkles and fine lines. An amazing moisturizer and skin protector that leaves skin feeling soft and supple.

Glyceryl Stearate - a naturally derived fatty acid that penetrates into the skin and slows down the loss of water by forming a protective barrier on the its surface.

Glycol Stearate - a white to cream-colored emollient that gives skin a smooth and soft appearance.

Hexyl Acetate - an oil in water emulsifier with outstanding fragrance properties that helps form solutions and leave skin feeling silky and smooth.

Illite (Pink) Clay - suitable for every skin type, it cleanses and detoxifies by removing dead skin cells, leaving skin looking refreshed and rejuvenated.

Iron Oxides - naturally occurring minerals used as a tinting agent.

Kaolin Clay - known as China Clay, this mild mineral gently removes impurities and eliminates excess oil using its natural absorbent properties.

Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil - essential oil traditionally used to promote relaxation, restful sleep, uplift mood, and reduce anxiety.

Lecithin (organic) - mainly used as an emulsifier, it’s a group of naturally occurring phospholipids that keep skin soft and flexible.

Linalool - a colorless fragrance with a floral smell.

Linalyl Acetate - a derivative of linalool that helps reduce skin inflammation and balance skin’s natural oils.

Maltodextrin - a carbohydrate derived from rice, corn, or potato starch that helps consistency because of its ability to bind other compounds and stabilize formulas.

Matrixyl - a blend of peptides that help reduce the appearance of deep-set wrinkles

Montmorillonite (blue) clay - this clay’s large amount of trace elements give skin a natural glow. Its absorption properties remove dead skin cells and debris and improves circulation.

Niacin (Vitamin B3, Niacinamide) - a powerhouse ingredient for brightening and hydration that helps reduce wrinkles, uneven skin tone, and inflammation.

Paeonia Lactiflora Root Extract - a flower that detoxifies and rejuvenates for a youthful, dewy glow.

Palmitoyl Oligopeptide - a part of the Matrixyl 3000 blend of fatty and amino acids that boost skin’s collagen production to help reduce wrinkles.

Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 - an active ingredient in Matrixyl 3000 consisting of short chain amino acids to help reduce inflammation.

Panthenol - a provitamin of B5 used as an emollient and moisturizer.

Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil - improves collagen synthesis, reducing the appearance of age spots.

Phenoxyethanol -a safe and effective preservative.

Polyacrylate 13 - a polymer used as a thickener, stabilizer, and emollient.

Polyglycerin 10 - a plant derived acid that is a skin-softening emulsifier.

Polyisobutene - a polymer that moisturizes the skin and increases the thickness in products.

Polyquaternium 7 - creates a smooth, velvety feel and helps improve moisturization.

Polysorbate 20 - used as an emulsifier to help mix oil and water.

Potassium Sorbate - a mild preservative used to prevent growth of microorganisms and keep products fresh without adding harmful chemicals.

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil - a colorless oil extracted from almonds that is a skin-conditioning ingredient to help soften and hydrate skin.

Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil - lightweight oil rich in Vitamin A and E that nourishes and soothes dry skin.

Pyridoxine HCl (Vitamin B6) - a stable source of vitamin B6 containing antioxidant benefits that improve skin roughness, acne and aging.

Red 40 (CI 16035) - a water soluble dye used to color products.

Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A) - Vitamin A derivative that boosts collagen to visibly reduce fine lines and brighten skin

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil - hydrates, nourishes, and cleanses the skin

Rosa Moschata (Rose Hip) Seed Oil - Rose Hip seed oil is full of antioxidants and vitamins that help regenerate and heal damaged skin.

Saccharide Isomerate (Pentavitin) - a water-binding agent and emollient that insures instant and deep long-lasting hydration.

Sclerocarya birrea (Marula) Seed Oil - is packed with essential fatty acids that help delivery intense moisture and hydration. The easily absorbed oil softens, nourishes, and revitalizes skin.

Sclerotium Gum - a natural thickening agent that delivers skin softening and smoothing properties.

Silica - a natural wonder mineral that regenerates skin and rebuilds collagen, which helps reduce pores, blemishes, and wrinkles, leaving skin with a more youthful glow.

Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil - a lightweight oil that is easily absorbed, moisturizing, and helps fight harmful bacterial growth.

Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer - a safe ingredient used to thicken and stabilize products.

Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C) - a water-soluble antioxidant that is easily absorbed and utilized by the skin. It effectively reduces the formation of fine lines and wrinkles and helps brighten skin tone.

Sodium Benzoate - a form of benzoic acid that is naturally found in fruit that is used to preserve cosmetics by inhibiting the growth of fungus, yeast, and bacteria.

Sodium Citrate - a sodium salt of citric acid that helps control the PH level of a product.

Sodium Dehydroacetate - a white powdered preservative that prevents microorganisms from growing and protects the product from spoiling.

Sodium Hyaluronate (Low Weight Hyaluronic Acid) - provides hydration to replenish skin moisture and minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It wards off free radical damage and reduces inflammation.

Sodium Starch Octenylsuccinate - a sodium salt that is used as an emulsifier and stabilizer.

Squalane - a fast absorbing, non-greasy oil suitable for all skin types. It acts as an emollient and moisturizer.

Terpineol - a naturally occurring antimicrobial liquid obtained from the distillation of tea tree oil, helps to slow the spread of bacteria, fungi, and mold in our products.

Tetradecane - a vegetable-derived paraffin made from renewable sources like natural fatty acids used as a spreading emollient.

Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E) - a natural antioxidant and skin-conditioner that prevents free radical damage and promotes skin healing to diminish signs of aging.

Trehalose - a natural sugar found in plants acts as a moisturizer from its rehydrating and water binding properties. Triethyl Citrate - is an antioxidant and triester of ethyl alcohol and citric acid.

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil - contains naturally occurring antioxidants to help protect against aging and environmental stresses. (can leave traces of gluten)

Ubiquinone (CoQ10) - a potent antioxidant that naturally occurs in the skin, but decreases with age. This ingredient helps replenish collagen and antioxidants to fight UV damage that causes skin to look older.

Vita-plex - a powerful multivitamin complex containing Vitamins E, C, B3, B5, and B6.

Xanthan Gum - a plant based skin-conditioning thickener, emulsifier and stabilizer.