Magicstripes

Wake Me Up Collagen Eye Patches

will hide you stayed up till 3am

Renowned as the secret beauty regimes of the celebs, these cooling eye patches reduce the appearance of wrinkles and dark circles. Refresh tired eyes and reduce swelling in just one application with these powerful patches. No more 3am excuses for you.

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The cooling effect of the patches reduces swellings and helps to moderate dark circles and eye bags. One of the most important hydrating ingredients, hyaluronic acid, provides the skin with an extra portion of moisture and reduces small wrinkles, fine lines and signs of dryness instantly. The key ingredient, collagen (also known as the wrinkle-preventing protein that naturally occurs in our bodies), increases the skin elasticity. 

Benefits

  • Smoothen fine lines
  • Moisturizing cooling effect
  • Improve the skin’s elasticity
  • Reduce swellings and eye bags
  • Revive tired eyes 
Full ingredient list 
Aqua, Glycerin, Kassou ekisu, Betaine, Butanediol, Aloe yohjyu matsu ekisu, Hydrolyzed collagen, Rosa rugosa leaf extract, Trehalose, Hyaluronic acid, Tocopherol, Vitamin E, Carbomer, Anthemis nobilis flower extract, Phenoxyethanol, Ethyl hexylglycerin.

  • Clean the face thoroughly and dry gently

  • Take out the patches and remove the film
  • Apply the patches under your eyes
  • After 20-30 minutes remove the patches and gently tap in the remaining essence into the skin. You can use the patches daily if necessary

    The cooling effect of the patches reduces swellings and helps to moderate dark circles and eye bags. One of the most important hydrating ingredients, hyaluronic acid, provides the skin with an extra portion of moisture and reduces small wrinkles, fine lines and signs of dryness instantly. The key ingredient, collagen (also known as the wrinkle-preventing protein that naturally occurs in our bodies), increases the skin elasticity. 

    Benefits

    • Smoothen fine lines
    • Moisturizing cooling effect
    • Improve the skin’s elasticity
    • Reduce swellings and eye bags
    • Revive tired eyes 
    Full ingredient list 
    Aqua, Glycerin, Kassou ekisu, Betaine, Butanediol, Aloe yohjyu matsu ekisu, Hydrolyzed collagen, Rosa rugosa leaf extract, Trehalose, Hyaluronic acid, Tocopherol, Vitamin E, Carbomer, Anthemis nobilis flower extract, Phenoxyethanol, Ethyl hexylglycerin.

    Vitis vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil

    Aka: Grape Seed Oil

    Purpose(s): Antioxidant

    Emollient

    A nice plant oil derived from grape seeds. This lightweight oil makes your skin feel extremely smooth. Also, it's a great source of the antioxidants and skin-protector Vitamin E and lionoleic acid, a fatty acid that repairs the skin barrier.

    Antioxidant

    A good ingredient that helps your skin fight against collagen-damaging free radicals that try to age your skin.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Simmondsia Chinensis Jojoba Seed Oil

    Aka: Jojoba Oil

    Purpose(s): Emollient

    Jojoba Oil is a lightweight oil derived from the seeds of the Simmondsia Chinensis bush that can originally be found in South-Western North America and North-Western Mexico. The oil is perfect for nourishing and moisturizing the skin so a must when you have dry skin.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Salvia sclarea Clary Sage Oil

    Aka: Clary Sage Oil

    Purpose(s): Astringent

    Antibacterial

    An antibacterial essential oil and astringent that soothes redness and post-shaving irritation. Also, a herb that's often used for its nice spicy, hay-like smell.

    Astringent

    These ingredients cause contraction of the skin. In skincare astringents (or toners) are often used to tone the skin and make it firm by tightening the pores.

    Antibacterial

    These ingredients prevent the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses on your skin.

    Citrus medica limonum Lemon peel Oil

    Aka: Lemon Peel Oil

    Purpose(s): Perfuming

    This essential oil comes from the peel of the lemon and is usually used as a fragrant component. Be careful with exposure to the sun directly after applying lemon peel oil, because it can be slightly phototoxic and sensitive to sun light.

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Mentha piperita Peppermint Oil

    Aka: Peppermint Oil

    Purpose(s): Perfuming

    This essential oil comes from flowerly peppermint sprigs. It contains menthol which makes it refreshing and cooling, but it can be sensitive to the skin.

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Cinnamomum camphora Camphor Bark Oil

    Aka: Camphor Oil

    Purpose(s): Antibacterial

    Perfuming

    This essential oil is derived from the Camphor wood (of the tree) and known for its antibacterial properties. Often used in cosmetics to relieve skin irritation and itchiness because of its cooling effects. Also, camphor has a nice calming and refreshing odor, so win-win.

    Antibacterial

    These ingredients prevent the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses on your skin.

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Cymbopogon schoenanthus Lemongrass Oil

    Aka: Lemongrass Oil

    Purpose(s): Soothing

    Antibacterial

    A great ingredient in hair products, as it will treat dry hair and heal damage. It helps your skin to produce more oil so it can coat and protect the strands. Lemongrass also has the ability to penetrate hair follicles, leaving them healthier and stronger. May be sensitive to the skin.

    Soothing

    Soothing ingredients lighten discomfort of the skin, are anti-inflammatory, slow down the skin's aging process and help with common sensitive skin discomforts (e.g. acne, rosacea).

    Antibacterial

    These ingredients prevent the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses on your skin.

    Melaleuca Alternifolia Tea Tree Leaf Oil

    Aka: Tea Tree Oil

    Purpose(s): Soothing

    Anti-acne

    Antibacterial

    Legend goes that the medicinal benefits of this oil were so important, Australian soldiers even took it with them during World War II. Tea Tree Oil is known to be strongly antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal. In skincare it's mostly used to fight acne, as most studies show that it's highly effective against P.acnes: The bacteria that causes acne.

    Soothing

    Soothing ingredients lighten discomfort of the skin, are anti-inflammatory, slow down the skin's aging process and help with common sensitive skin discomforts (e.g. acne, rosacea).

    Anti-acne

    Good ingredients that fight acne. Most of the time they're also antibacertial and anti-inflammatory.

    Antibacterial

    These ingredients prevent the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses on your skin.

    Caprylic Triglyceride

    Aka: Fractionated Coconut Oil

    Purpose(s): Emollient

    A rich fatty oil that deeply penetrates the hair follicles to eliminate dryness while speeding up the skin’s healing process and softening ingrown hairs, so they can easily slide out of the skin. Coconut oil is perfect for after shaving as it smoothly lubricates skin to help avoid razor burn and it's very soothing. And hey it also smells great!

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Vitis vinifera Grape Seed Oil

    Aka: Grape Seed Oil

    Purpose(s): Antioxidant

    Emollient

    A nice plant oil derived from grape seeds. This lightweight oil makes your skin feel extremely smooth. Also, it's a great source of the antioxidants and skin-protector Vitamin E and lionoleic acid, a fatty acid that repairs the skin barrier.

    Antioxidant

    A good ingredient that helps your skin fight against collagen-damaging free radicals that try to age your skin.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Lavandula Angustifolia

    Aka: Lavender Oil

    Purpose(s): Soothing

    Perfuming

    There are many uses of Lavender oil, but in skincare it's mostly used to soothe irritated skin, reduce itching and swelling and moisturize the skin.

    Soothing

    Soothing ingredients lighten discomfort of the skin, are anti-inflammatory, slow down the skin's aging process and help with common sensitive skin discomforts (e.g. acne, rosacea).

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Ricinus Communis Castor Seed Oil

    Aka: Castor Oil

    Purpose(s): Emollient

    An oil with nice rich fatty acids that make it thicker and glossier than other oils. It's a very effective emollient that reduces skin moisture loss and forms a solid film when it's dry with water-binding properties. It also enhances the absorption of other ingredients.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    D-alpha tocopherol

    Aka: Vitamin E

    Purpose(s): Antioxidant

    The best fat-soluble antioxidant in our skin and therefore easy to absorb. It protects against UVB rays, makes skin smooth and is a super hero when it comes to protecting the skin cells against free-radicals that are out to destroy collagen (the protein that makes our skin nice, firm and plumped). The 'd' before alpha indicates that this product contains the natural form (instead of the synthetic derived Vitamin E). The 'alpha' indicates that this type of tocopherol is the most active one with the best antioxidant qualities.

    Antioxidant

    A good ingredient that helps your skin fight against collagen-damaging free radicals that try to age your skin.

    Carthamus Tinctorius Safflower Seed Oil

    Aka: Safflower Seed Oil

    Purpose(s): Antioxidant

    Emollient

    This oil comes from the yellow safflower plant. Just like other plant derived oils, this one is full of nourishing and moisturizing fatty acids. It's also high in linoleic acid (which protects the skin barrier) and the super antioxidant Vitamin E. Very good for dry skin.

    Antioxidant

    A good ingredient that helps your skin fight against collagen-damaging free radicals that try to age your skin.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Almond Oil

    Aka: Sweet Almond Oil

    Purpose(s): Emollient

    This smoothing plant oil comes from almonds and is full of skin-nourishing fatty acids, Vitamin E and B. It's a nice common oil to have in skincare because of its great smoothing, softening and moisturizing effects.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    α-Bisabolol chamomile

    Aka: Alpha-Bisabolol

    Purpose(s): Soothing

    This clear, fluid oil is derived from chamomile and is often used in skincare because of its anti-inflammatory and soothing effects.

    Soothing

    Soothing ingredients lighten discomfort of the skin, are anti-inflammatory, slow down the skin's aging process and help with common sensitive skin discomforts (e.g. acne, rosacea).

    Borago Officinalis Borage Seed Oil

    Aka: Borage Seed Oil

    Purpose(s): Soothing

    Emollient

    A perfect ingredient for when you have dry, sensitive, irritated and eczema prone skin. Derived from the borage plant, the richest plant source out there, containing the essential fatty acid: GLA, Gamma-Linolenic Acid. This acid is soothing and nourishing and repairs dry and irritated skin.

    Soothing

    Soothing ingredients lighten discomfort of the skin, are anti-inflammatory, slow down the skin's aging process and help with common sensitive skin discomforts (e.g. acne, rosacea).

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Oenothera Biennis Evening Primrose Oil

    Aka: Evening Primrose Oil

    Purpose(s): Soothing

    Emollient

    It comes from the seeds of the yellow-flowered Evening Primrose plant. It's full of nourishing and moisturizing fatty acids and a rich source of linoleic acid (that repairs the skin barrier) and GLA (Gamma-Linolenic Acid, that repairs dry skin). It's often used because it's a perfect hydrating oil that reduces inflammation and irritation and helps with dry skin. To make it even more heoric: It stimulates skin cell regeneration.

    Soothing

    Soothing ingredients lighten discomfort of the skin, are anti-inflammatory, slow down the skin's aging process and help with common sensitive skin discomforts (e.g. acne, rosacea).

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Calophyllum inophyllum Tamanu Seed Oil

    Aka: Tamanu Oil

    Purpose(s): Antioxidant

    Emollient

    Antibacterial

    An antimicrobial oil derived from the tamanu nut that’s packed with moisturizing omega fatty acids and antioxidants to soften skin and promote new, healthy cell growth.

    Antioxidant

    A good ingredient that helps your skin fight against collagen-damaging free radicals that try to age your skin.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Antibacterial

    These ingredients prevent the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses on your skin.

    Lavender Essential Oil

    Aka: Lavender Oil

    Purpose(s): Soothing

    Perfuming

    There are many uses of Lavender oil, but in skincare it's mostly used to soothe irritated skin, reduce itching and swelling and moisturize the skin.

    Soothing

    Soothing ingredients lighten discomfort of the skin, are anti-inflammatory, slow down the skin's aging process and help with common sensitive skin discomforts (e.g. acne, rosacea).

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Linalool

    Aka: Linalol

    Purpose(s): Perfuming

    A common perfuming ingredient found in a lot of natural oils and plants. It may oxidize on air and become allergenic (on very sensitive skin).

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Geraniol

    Aka: Rhodinol

    Purpose(s): Perfuming

    A common perfuming ingredient that smells like rose. It may oxidize on air and become allergenic (on very sensitive skin).

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Water

    Aka: H2O

    Purpose(s): Solvent

    The most common skincare ingredient out there: water! Water is mainly used as a solvent for ingredients that don't like to dissolve in oils. Once water is inside the skin it hydrates, but putting water for too long on the skin it may cause dryness (think about your long hot baths).

    Solvent

    Ingredients that absorb other ingredients in the composition of the product.

    Sodium Phytate

    Purpose(s): Chelating

    This helper ingredient keeps the product stable over time, without any structure or color changes. How? It neutralizes metal ions in the formula to prevent the worsening of the ingredients.

    Chelating

    These helper ingredients react to metal ions and are usually in a product to keep the formula stable.

    Alcohol

    Aka: Ethanol

    Purpose(s): Astringent

    Solvent

    Viscosity controlling

    Alcohol is a pretty controversial ingredient. It has many instant benefits: It's a great solvent, astringent, absorption enhancer, antibacterial and it makes formulas light. That's why it's a popular ingredient in oily products and toners. However, alcohol can also be drying, so watch out with sensitive skin and don't use skincare products where alcohol is the main ingredient.

    Astringent

    These ingredients cause contraction of the skin. In skincare astringents (or toners) are often used to tone the skin and make it firm by tightening the pores.

    Solvent

    Ingredients that absorb other ingredients in the composition of the product.

    Viscosity controlling

    These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

    Xanthan Gum

    Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

    Emulsion stabilising

    This natural ingredient is one of the most common thickeners and emulsion stabilizers. It makes the formula more gel-like and sticky.

    Viscosity controlling

    These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

    Emulsion stabilising

    These helper ingredients keep the formula stable and prevent water and oil from separating over time.

    Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

    Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

    Absorbent

    This ingredient is a clay mineral that's used to thicken and stabilize skincare formulas. It also gives a nice creamy feel without stickiness.

    Viscosity controlling

    These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

    Absorbent

    These ingredients remove excess oil and water from your skin.

    Glycerin

    Aka: Glycerol

    Purpose(s): Skin-identical ingredient

    Moisturizer

    This natural moisturizer is a super star. It can be naturally found in our skin and its use in skincare is super common. Aside from a moisturizer it keeps the stuff between our cells healthy. Glycerin is also a super ingredient for treating dry skin.

    Skin-identical ingredient

    Very good ingredients that are already in your skin or mimic those. For example, Glycerin and Hyaluronic Acid that keep your skin hydrated and Ceramides and Cholesterol that maintain a healthy skin barrier.

    Moisturizer

    These helper ingredients keep the formula stable and prevent water and oil from separating over time.

    Gluconolactone

    Purpose(s): Chelating

    Exfoliant

    You want this. It's a PHA (Plyhydroxy Acid) that exfoliates skin removing dead skin cells and making the surface super smooth. It provides anti-aging benefits and improves skin thickness. Also, it's a great moisturizer and helps to repair skin damage. This all without irritating the skin.

    Chelating

    These helper ingredients react to metal ions and are usually in a product to keep the formula stable.

    Exfoliant

    Good ingredients that remove dead skin cells to make skin soft and smooth.

    Sodium Benzoate

    Purpose(s): Preservative

    It's a preservative which means it helps to make the products stay good over time. In this case the preservative works best against fungi.

    Preservative

    Ingredients that preserve the formula. They are not the most skin friendly, but they are only used in tiny amounts and without it your product will quickly expire.

    Calcium Gluconate

    Aka: Calcium

    Purpose(s): Moisturizer

    It's an important body mineral and is often used in skincare for its skin-soothing and moisturizing effects.

    Moisturizer

    These ingredients help your skin to retain water so your skin feels hydrated and moisturized.

    Sodium Hyaluronate 1 pct

    Purpose(s): Skin-identical ingredient

    Moisturizer

    This is the salt version of the famous hydrating super star Hyaluronic Acid and they do pretty much the same. Sodium Hyaluronate acts as a sponge helping the skin to hold onto water, looking firm, plump and elastic.

    Skin-identical ingredient

    Very good ingredients that are already in your skin or mimic those. For example, Glycerin and Hyaluronic Acid that keep your skin hydrated and Ceramides and Cholesterol that maintain a healthy skin barrier.

    Moisturizer

    These ingredients help your skin to retain water so your skin feels hydrated and moisturized.

    Cetearyl Olivate

    Purpose(s): Emulsifying

    This is a natural component derived from Cetearyl Alcohol and the fatty acids of Olive Oil. It's often coupled with Sorbitan Olivate. The two together help water and oil blend.

    Emulsifying

    Ingredients that bind other ingredients who normally don't like to mix, say oil and water.

    Sorbitan Olivate

    Purpose(s): Emulsifying

    This is a natural component derived from Sorbitol and the fatty acids of Olive Oil. It's often coupled with Cetearyl Olivate. The two together help water and oil blend.

    Emulsifying

    Ingredients that bind other ingredients who normally don't like to mix, say oil and water.

    Glyceryl Stearate SE

    Purpose(s): Emulsifying

    This is an oily ingredient that can magically blend with water all by itself. That's what the SE in the name stands for: self-emulsifying.

    Emulsifying

    Ingredients that bind other ingredients who normally don't like to mix, say oil and water.

    Stearyl Alcohol

    Purpose(s): Emollient

    Viscosity controlling

    Emulsion stabilising

    This is a multitasker ingredient: 1) Emollient to give your skin a nice and smooth feel 2) Stabilizes oil-water mixes 3) Gives body to the formula and 4) Fatty kind of alcohol, aka the good soothing type of alcohol that doesn't dry out and irritate te skin.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Viscosity controlling

    These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

    Emulsion stabilising

    These helper ingredients keep the formula stable and prevent water and oil from separating over time.

    Helianthus Annuus Sunflower Seed Wax

    Aka: Sunflower Wax

    Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

    Emulsion stabilising

    This is a hard wax coming from the sunflower. It is used in skincare to stabilize products and give them body and it's a great ingredient for dry skin.

    Viscosity controlling

    These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

    Emulsion stabilising

    These helper ingredients keep the formula stable and prevent water and oil from separating over time.

    Octyl Palmitate

    Purpose(s): Emollient

    A populair emollient that is used to give the formula its richness and a mild feel when you rub it out.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Diethyl Ether

    Aka: Ether

    Purpose(s): Solvent

    This colorless liquid is often used in cosmetics as a solvent. Studies show that this ingredient may annoy skin.

    Solvent

    Ingredients that absorb other ingredients in the composition of the product.

    Oleyl Erucate

    Purpose(s): Emollient

    A vegetable-based emollient that makes your skin soft and smooth. It has a rich feel to it, very Jojoba Oil like.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Olive Squalane

    Purpose(s): Skin-identical ingredient

    Emollient

    Squalane is hot and we know why. First of all, it's a nice and stable oily liquid with a long shelf life (the length of time for which an item remains usable). Second, it's a super moisturizer that makes your skin smooth. And last but not least, it's for every skin type (e.g. it's perfect for skin with acne).

    Skin-identical ingredient

    Very good ingredients that are already in your skin or mimic those. For example, Glycerin and Hyaluronic Acid that keep your skin hydrated and Ceramides and Cholesterol that maintain a healthy skin barrier.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Butyrospermum Parkii

    Aka: Shea Butter

    Purpose(s): Emollient

    Shea Butter, we love it. It's a natural butter that comes from the seeds of the African Shea tree and is used in skincare as a magic moisturizer and emollient. But it does more than making your skin feel soft and smooth: It protects from external factors (e.g. UV rays) and is rich in antioxidants (e.g. Vitamin A, E, F).

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Tapioca Starch

    Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

    A soft, white powder and often a replacement for talc in body powders. It has great oil absorbing qualities and gives formulas more richness.

    Viscosity controlling

    These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

    Glycerin

    Aka: Glycerol

    Purpose(s): Skin-identical ingredient

    Moisturizer

    This natural moisturizer is a super star. It can be naturally found in our skin and its use in skincare is super common. Aside from a moisturizer it keeps the stuff between our cells healthy. Glycerin is also a super ingredient for treating dry skin.

    Skin-identical ingredient

    Very good ingredients that are already in your skin or mimic those. For example, Glycerin and Hyaluronic Acid that keep your skin hydrated and Ceramides and Cholesterol that maintain a healthy skin barrier.

    Moisturizer

    These ingredients help your skin to retain water so your skin feels hydrated and moisturized.

    Ascorbic Acid

    Aka: Vitamin C

    Purpose(s): Antioxidant

    Skin Brightening

    The Beyoncé under the ingredients. It boosts the skins own collagen production and fades pigmentation and brown spots. It's a very good ingredient combined with antioxidant Vitamin E. Please note: Ascorbic Acid can oxidize quickly when it comes into contact with light or air so close that jar/tube quickly after use.

    Antioxidant

    A good ingredient that helps your skin fight against collagen-damaging free radicals that try to age your skin.

    Skin Brightening

    Ingredients that help fade brown spots and pigmentation caused by sun damage.

    Oryzanol

    Purpose(s): Antioxidant

    Derived from rice bran oil, this natural ingredient has strong antioxidant effects.

    Antioxidant

    A good ingredient that helps your skin fight against collagen-damaging free radicals that try to age your skin.

    Citrus Nobilis Peel Oil

    Aka: Mandarin Orange Oil

    Purpose(s): Perfuming

    This oil from the peel of the mandarin orange is a great fragrant ingredient, that has antioxidant effects as well. It smells nice, but keep in mind citrus ingredients may irritate sensitive skin.

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Sodium Hyaluronate

    Purpose(s): Skin-identical ingredient

    Moisturizer

    This natural ingredient is one of the most common thickeners and emulsion stabilizers. It makes the formula more gel-like and sticky.

    Skin-identical ingredient

    Very good ingredients that are already in your skin or mimic those. For example, Glycerin and Hyaluronic Acid that keep your skin hydrated and Ceramides and Cholesterol that maintain a healthy skin barrier.

    Moisturizer

    These ingredients help your skin to retain water so your skin feels hydrated and moisturized.

    Jasminum Officinale Flower Extract

    Aka: Jasmin Oil

    Purpose(s): Perfuming

    Jasmin extract is mostly used for perfuming, but it can also be used for its antibacterial effects in the treatments of skin infections (like psoriasis).

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Lavandula Hybrida Flower Oil

    Aka: Lavender extract

    Purpose(s): Emollient

    Mostly used for its lavender floral smell, but this extract can also help with reducing stretch marks or other skin issues.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Benzyl Benzoate

    Purpose(s): Solvent

    Perfuming

    Antibacterial

    A fragrant ingredient with a sweet balsamic smell and antibacterial effects that can be used as a solvent as well. Be careful with sensitive skin as it can cause irritation.

    Solvent

    Ingredients that absorb other ingredients in the composition of the product.

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Antibacterial

    These ingredients prevent the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses on your skin.

    Limonene

    Purpose(s): Perfuming

    Solvent

    Deodorant

    Mainly used as a fragrant ingredient because of its pleasant smell. As with all perfuming ingredients, be careful with sensitive skin.

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Solvent

    Ingredients that absorb other ingredients in the composition of the product.

    Deodorant

    Ingredients that camouflage bad smell caused by sweating.

    Squalane

    Purpose(s): Skin-identical ingredient

    Emollient

    Squalane is hot and we know why. First of all, it's a nice and stable oily liquid with a long shelf life (the length of time for which an item remains usable). Second, it's a super moisturizer that makes your skin smooth. And last but not least, it's for every skin type (e.g. it's perfect for skin with acne).

    Skin-identical ingredient

    Very good ingredients that are already in your skin or mimic those. For example, Glycerin and Hyaluronic Acid that keep your skin hydrated and Ceramides and Cholesterol that maintain a healthy skin barrier.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Cetearyl Alcohol

    Purpose(s): Emollient

    Viscosity controlling

    This fatty alcohol (the good type that is non-drying) softens skin and hair and is often used to thicken and stabilize skincare products.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Viscosity controlling

    These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

    Cetyl Phosphate

    Purpose(s): Emulsifying

    Cleansing

    A beige powder that helps oil and water mix nicely, often used in skincare products and sunscreen formulas.

    Emulsifying

    Ingredients that bind other ingredients who normally don't like to mix, say oil and water.

    Cleansing

    Ingredients that are both water and oil loving, so they are often used in cleansers or products that spread bubbles.

    Glycine Soja Oil

    Aka: Soybean Oil

    Purpose(s): Emollient

    An ingredient derived from the soybean. It's rich in protein, minerals and vitamins (especially Vitamin E). Mostly used in bath oil and soaps as it's moisturizing and skin firming.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Arginine

    Purpose(s): Skin-identical ingredient

    This acid is one of the primary building blocks of hair keratin and skin collagen. It's a natural moisturizer and hydrator and also helps to speed up wound healing.

    Skin-identical ingredient

    Very good ingredients that are already in your skin or mimic those. For example, Glycerin and Hyaluronic Acid that keep your skin hydrated and Ceramides and Cholesterol that maintain a healthy skin barrier.

    Myristyl Myristate

    Purpose(s): Emollient

    A waxy emollient that leaves skin velvety smooth and also gives body to the formula. If you are prone to acne, be careful as it may clog pores.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Phenoxyethanol

    Purpose(s): Preservative

    A safe and gentle preservative that can be used in many skincare formulas. (as it works on a wide range of pH levels).

    Preservative

    Ingredients that preserve the formula. They are not the most skin friendly, but they are only used in tiny amounts and without it your product will quickly expire.

    Carbomer

    Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

    A very commonly used molecule that turns a liquid into a nice non-sticky gel formula.

    Viscosity controlling

    These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

    Palm Oil Aminopropanediol Esters

    Aka: Safflower Oil / Ω6 Ceramide

    Purpose(s): Soothing

    Moisturizer

    A very good ingredient when your skin is damaged as it has great barrier repairing effects and soothes skin.

    Soothing

    Soothing ingredients lighten discomfort of the skin, are anti-inflammatory, slow down the skin's aging process and help with common sensitive skin discomforts (e.g. acne, rosacea).

    Moisturizer

    These ingredients help your skin to retain water so your skin feels hydrated and moisturized.

    Benzoic Acid

    Purpose(s): Preservative

    A preservative that is gentle on the skin and doesn't irritate. Usually it's mixed with other preservatives.

    Preservative

    Ingredients that preserve the formula. They are not the most skin friendly, but they are only used in tiny amounts and without it your product will quickly expire.

    Glyceryl Laurate

    Purpose(s): Emollient

    Emulsifying

    Derived from glycerin, this acid works as an emulsifier and emollient - making the skin soft and smooth.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Emulsifying

    Ingredients that bind other ingredients who normally don't like to mix, say oil and water.

    Tocopherol

    Aka: Vitamin E

    Purpose(s): Antioxidant

    The best fat-soluble antioxidant in our skin and therefore easy to absorb. It protects against UVB rays, makes skin smooth and is a super hero when it comes to protecting the skin cells against free-radicals that are out to destroy collagen (the protein that makes our skin nice, firm and plumped). The 'd' before alpha indicates that this product contains the natural form (instead of the synthetic derived Vitamin E). The 'alpha' indicates that this type of tocopherol is the most active one with the best antioxidant qualities.

    Antioxidant

    A good ingredient that helps your skin fight against collagen-damaging free radicals that try to age your skin.

    Cananga Odorata Flower Oil

    Aka: Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

    Purpose(s): Perfuming

    A fragrant ingredient with a nice smell, relaxing and calming. As with all perfuming ingredients, be careful with sensitive skin.

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil

    Aka: Rose Geranium Flower Essential Oil

    Purpose(s): Perfuming

    An essential oil coming from the flowers of Rose Geranium and mostly used for its nice smell. As with all perfuming ingredients, be careful with sensitive skin.

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Dehydroacetic Acid

    Aka: Geogard 111A

    Purpose(s): Preservative

    A preservative ingredient that keeps the formula in tact and also fights fungi and bacteria.

    Preservative

    Ingredients that preserve the formula. They are not the most skin friendly, but they are only used in tiny amounts and without it your product will quickly expire.

    Rosa Damascena Flower Extract

    Purpose(s): Perfuming

    A fragrant ingredient derived from pink rose. It has skin-soothing and antixodidant effects and the smell is very relaxing. As with all perfuming ingredients, be careful with sensitive skin.

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Benzyl Salicylate

    Purpose(s): Solvent

    Perfuming

    Antibacterial

    A fragrant ingredient with a sweet balsamic smell and antibacterial effects that can also be used as a solvent. Be careful with sensitive skin as it can cause irritation.

    Solvent

    Ingredients that absorb other ingredients in the composition of the product.

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Antibacterial

    These ingredients prevent the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses on your skin.

    Citronellol

    Purpose(s): Perfuming

    A very common rosy fragrant ingredient. As with all perfuming ingredients, be careful with sensitive skin.

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Farnesol

    Purpose(s): Perfuming

    A mix of essential oils that are used to improve the smell of cosmetic products. As with all perfuming ingredients, be careful with sensitive skin.

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Phospholipids

    Purpose(s): Skin-identical ingredient

    Emollient

    A type of fatty acid that can be found in cells. It's usually used in skincare as an emollient and skin-identical ingredient.

    Skin-identical ingredient

    Very good ingredients that are already in your skin or mimic those. For example, Glycerin and Hyaluronic Acid that keep your skin hydrated and Ceramides and Cholesterol that maintain a healthy skin barrier.

    Emollient

    A good ingredient that makes your skin feel soft and oh so smooth.

    Leuconostoc Ferment Filtrate

    Aka: Fermented Radish Root

    Purpose(s): Antibacterial

    Preservative

    This natural preservative is derived from radishes fermented with a bacteria with which they make kimchi (yes, the Korean dish). It also has antibacterial effects.

    Antibacterial

    These ingredients prevent the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses on your skin.

    Preservative

    Ingredients that preserve the formula. They are not the most skin friendly, but they are only used in tiny amounts and without it your product will quickly expire.

    Retinol

    Aka: Vitamin A

    Purpose(s): cell-communicating ingredient

    Bye bye fine lines. This is the ingredient to use for anti-aging effects: It de-wrinkles and makes skin smoother and more firm. It's also a good ingredient to use when you have acne since it reduces the production of sebum.

    cell-communicating ingredient

    Ingredients that communicate to skin cells how to perform and do better.

    EDTA

    Aka: EthyleneDiamineTetraacetic Acid

    Purpose(s): Chelating

    A chelating ingredient that can stick to metal ions (usually in water) and make them more gentle in the formula.

    Chelating

    These helper ingredients react to metal ions and are usually in a product to keep the formula stable.

    Ethylhexylglycerin

    Purpose(s): Preservative

    A natural preservative that boosts the success of phenoxyethanol (other preservative). And bonus: It feels nice on your skin.

    Preservative

    Ingredients that preserve the formula. They are not the most skin friendly, but they are only used in tiny amounts and without it your product will quickly expire.

    Propanediol

    Aka: Zemea

    Purpose(s): Solvent

    Moisturizer

    An Ecocert approved natural moisturizer and solvent coming from corn sugar.

    Solvent

    Ingredients that absorb other ingredients in the composition of the product.

    Moisturizer

    These ingredients help your skin to retain water so your skin feels hydrated and moisturized.

    Alcohol Denat

    Purpose(s): Antibacterial

    Solvent

    Astringent

    " This one is a multitasker with a lot of good purposes, but it's debated that alcohol can be drying for sensitive skin so we recommend to test a sample on your hand first. "

    Antibacterial

    These ingredients prevent the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses on your skin.

    Solvent

    Ingredients that absorb other ingredients in the composition of the product.

    Astringent

    These ingredients cause contraction of the skin. In skincare astringents (or toners) are often used to tone the skin and make it firm by tightening the pores.

    Lactic Acid

    Aka: AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acid)

    Purpose(s): Exfoliant

    Moisturizer

    Only love. This is a very popular AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acid) which exfoliates, hydrates, improves firmness and reduces fine lines and hyperpigmentation.

    Exfoliant

    Good ingredients that remove dead skin cells to make skin soft and smooth.

    Moisturizer

    These ingredients help your skin to retain water so your skin feels hydrated and moisturized.

    Azelaic Acid

    Purpose(s): Anti-acne

    Soothing

    Buffering

    This can be your skin changer. A great ingredient if you have acne or rosacea: It's antibacterial, regulates sebum production in pores and helps with melasma.

    Anti-acne

    Good ingredients that fight acne. Most of the time they're also antibacertial and anti-inflammatory.

    Soothing

    Soothing ingredients lighten discomfort of the skin, are anti-inflammatory, slow down the skin's aging process and help with common sensitive skin discomforts (e.g. acne, rosacea).

    Buffering

    Ingredients that create the right pH value for a formula.

    Salicylic Acid

    Aka: BHA (Beta Hydroxy Acid)

    Purpose(s): Exfoliant

    Anti-acne

    Soothing

    A must if you have problem and oily skin: It exfoliates deeply (also in the pores), treats blackheads, large pores and is great in combination with Azelaic Acid and Benzoyl Peroxide for the treatment of acne.

    Exfoliant

    Good ingredients that remove dead skin cells to make skin soft and smooth.

    Anti-acne

    Good ingredients that fight acne. Most of the time they're also antibacertial and anti-inflammatory.

    Soothing

    Soothing ingredients lighten discomfort of the skin, are anti-inflammatory, slow down the skin's aging process and help with common sensitive skin discomforts (e.g. acne, rosacea).

    Sodium Lactate

    Purpose(s): Buffering

    Moisturizer

    This is the natural Ecocert approved sodium version of Lactic Acid. Great for moisturizing and also a good buffering ingredient.

    Buffering

    Ingredients that create the right pH value for a formula.

    Moisturizer

    These ingredients help your skin to retain water so your skin feels hydrated and moisturized.

    Lactobionic Acid

    Aka: PHA (Poly Hydroxy Acid)

    Purpose(s): Exfoliant

    Buffering

    A must try! The sister of Gluconolactone, also a PHA and referred to as ‘the next generation AHA’. It has all the pros of an AHA without causing any irritation. It exfoliates, moisturizes and protects the skin.

    Exfoliant

    Good ingredients that remove dead skin cells to make skin soft and smooth.

    Buffering

    Ingredients that create the right pH value for a formula.

    Phytic Acid

    Purpose(s): Skin Brightening

    Chelating

    Not really an acid, more of a plant extract with antioxidant effects. Usually used in a formula to keep it stable.

    Skin Brightening

    Ingredients that help fade brown spots and pigmentation caused by sun damage.

    Chelating

    These helper ingredients react to metal ions and are usually in a product to keep the formula stable.

    Benzyl Alcohol

    Purpose(s): Preservative

    Perfuming

    Solvent

    A good gentle preservative coming from fruits and tea.

    Preservative

    Ingredients that preserve the formula. They are not the most skin friendly, but they are only used in tiny amounts and without it your product will quickly expire.

    Perfuming

    Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

    Solvent

    Ingredients that absorb other ingredients in the composition of the product.

    Cetearyl Glucoside

    Purpose(s): Emulsifying

    Cleansing

    An emulsifier ingredient coming from coconut and corn sugar. Its liquid crystal structure supports the skin's natural oil and moisture balance. It will make your skin super soft and smooth.

    Emulsifying

    Ingredients that bind other ingredients who normally don't like to mix, say oil and water.

    Cleansing

    Ingredients that are both water and oil loving, so they are often used in cleansers or products that spread bubbles.

    Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Oil

    Aka: Rosemary Leaf Oil

    Purpose(s): Antioxidant

    Antibacterial

    An essential oil coming from the rosemary herb and a great antioxidant with antibacterial effects. Sensitive skin? Be careful with this ingredient.

    Antioxidant

    A good ingredient that helps your skin fight against collagen-damaging free radicals that try to age your skin.

    Antibacterial

    These ingredients prevent the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses on your skin.

    Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil

    Aka: Roman Chamomile Flower Oil

    Purpose(s): Soothing

    An essential oil coming from chamomile with soothing effects.

    Soothing

    Soothing ingredients lighten discomfort of the skin, are anti-inflammatory, slow down the skin's aging process and help with common sensitive skin discomforts (e.g. acne, rosacea).

    Bentonite

    Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

    Absorbent

    Emulsion stabilising

    This ingredient helps clear bacteria and draws toxins out of skin and pores. It can also help to calm skin infections, soothe skin allergies like psoriasis and eczema.

    Viscosity controlling

    These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

    Absorbent

    These ingredients remove excess oil and water from your skin.

    Emulsion stabilising

    These helper ingredients keep the formula stable and prevent water and oil from separating over time.

    • Clean the face thoroughly and dry gently

    • Take out the patches and remove the film
    • Apply the patches under your eyes
    • After 20-30 minutes remove the patches and gently tap in the remaining essence into the skin. You can use the patches daily if necessary