Magicstripes, The Coucou Club

Plump & Roll Set

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The beautiful Coucou Jade Roller, known for it's enhancing body & mind connection, compared with the intensive hyaluronic treatment mask is the perfect gift for those who need a pick me upper. Hyaluronic is THE ingredient when it comes to hydration, which is a very welcome guest in the winter months. The Coucou Jade Roller takes care of that desired glow. Glowww.

Save €5 with bundle vs. single purchase. 

Plump & Roll Set

Benefits Magicstripes Hyaluronic Intensive Treatment Mask

  • Hyaluronic acid instantly fills and smoothes facial wrinkles 
  • Hydrogel for powerful moisturizing 
  • Instant cooling 
  • Excellent skin firming effect 
  • Improves skin elasticity
  • Reinforces the resistance of the skin to climatic changes


Benefits Coucou Jade
 Roller

  • The rolling motion, and the natural coldness of the stone, improves blood circulation which stimulates lymphatic drainage (the removal of toxins) and oxygen flow.
  • Rolling the eye-area depuffs the under-eye bags and reduces dark circles by stimulating lymphatic drainage. A life-save on those tough early mornings!
  • Rolling will stimulate collagen production by massaging the deeper layer of your skin and asking it to reorganize itself and produce new collagen. This will plump fine lines.
  • Use this roller as a work-out for your skin to lift and sculpt face and neck and improve the skin's elasticity.
  • Rolling will also make a difference to the texture, tone, and clarity of your complexion, leaving your skin with that desirable natural glow.
  • Use after your favorite serum, oil or moisturizer, as rolling will enhance the absorption of your product (not to forget it simply feels heavenly).
  • Added bonus: The roller comes with a custom travel pouch, which will keep it safe while you’re on the road. 

      Full ingredient list Magicstripes Hyaluronic Intensive Treatment Mask - Click ingredient for explanation
      Aqua, Glycerin, Kassou Ekisu, Betaine, Butandiol, Aloe Yohjyu Matsu Ekisu, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Rosa Rugosa Leaf Extract, Trehalose, Hyaluronic Acid, Tocopherol, Carbomer, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin

      Magicstripes Hyaluronic Intensive Treatment Mask

      • Clean the face thoroughly
      • Take out the mask and remove the film
      • Place the upper part of the mask on your upper part of the face and press it on the skin, leave out the eye area
      • Place the lower part of the mask on the lower part of your face and press it on the skin, leave out the mouth area
      • Remove the mask after 20-30 minutes and pat your skin gently to allow the remaining product to be absorbed by the skin

       

      Benefits Magicstripes Hyaluronic Intensive Treatment Mask

      • Hyaluronic acid instantly fills and smoothes facial wrinkles 
      • Hydrogel for powerful moisturizing 
      • Instant cooling 
      • Excellent skin firming effect 
      • Improves skin elasticity
      • Reinforces the resistance of the skin to climatic changes


      Benefits Coucou Jade
       Roller

      • The rolling motion, and the natural coldness of the stone, improves blood circulation which stimulates lymphatic drainage (the removal of toxins) and oxygen flow.
      • Rolling the eye-area depuffs the under-eye bags and reduces dark circles by stimulating lymphatic drainage. A life-save on those tough early mornings!
      • Rolling will stimulate collagen production by massaging the deeper layer of your skin and asking it to reorganize itself and produce new collagen. This will plump fine lines.
      • Use this roller as a work-out for your skin to lift and sculpt face and neck and improve the skin's elasticity.
      • Rolling will also make a difference to the texture, tone, and clarity of your complexion, leaving your skin with that desirable natural glow.
      • Use after your favorite serum, oil or moisturizer, as rolling will enhance the absorption of your product (not to forget it simply feels heavenly).
      • Added bonus: The roller comes with a custom travel pouch, which will keep it safe while you’re on the road. 

          Full ingredient list Magicstripes Hyaluronic Intensive Treatment Mask - Click ingredient for explanation
          Aqua, Glycerin, Kassou Ekisu, Betaine, Butandiol, Aloe Yohjyu Matsu Ekisu, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Rosa Rugosa Leaf Extract, Trehalose, Hyaluronic Acid, Tocopherol, Carbomer, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin

          Sodium Ricinoleate

          Purpose(s): Emulsifying

          Cleansing

          A vegetable oil coming from the Ricinus Communis plant. It contains nice fatty acids and helps the absorption of other ingredients.

          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.

          Colophonium

          Aka: Rosin

          Purpose(s): Emulsifying

          Viscosity controlling

          A sticky substance coming from pine and spruce trees and often used in formulas because of its stickiness. If you have a rosin allergy or very sensitive skin be careful with this ingredient.

          Emulsifying

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

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

          Styrene DVB Copolymer

          Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

          A synthetic polymer that's mostly used because of its film forming effects as it produces a continuous film on skin, hair or nails.

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

          PEG 20 Oleate

          Purpose(s): Emulsifying

          A synthetic white polymer that enhances the mixture of the formula.

          Emulsifying

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

          Methyl Chloro-Isothiazolinone

          Purpose(s): Preservative

          MCI, short for Methylchloroisothiazolinone (sounds like a word from Mary Poppins) is a preservative with antibacterial effects. However, if you have very sensitive skin this one may cause irritation.

          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.

          Methyl Isothiazolinone

          Purpose(s): Preservative

          A preservative that's also great against bacteria. However, if you have very sensitive skin this one may cause irritation.

          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.

          Vitis Vinifera Grape Fruit Extract

          Aka: Grape Fruit Extract

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          Soothing

          Moisturizer

          A grape extract that contains many antioxidants and is also soothing and very moisturizing.

          Antioxidant

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

          Eugenol

          Purpose(s): Perfuming

          A fragrant oil with spicy scent. Be careful with very sensitive skin as this one may cause skin allergies.

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Styrax Tonkinensis Resin Extract

          Aka: Benzoin Resin

          Purpose(s): Perfuming

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

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Commiphora Myrrha Resin Extract

          Aka: Myrrh

          Purpose(s): Antibacterial

          An antibacterial ingredient that smells like balsamic. It's a disinfectant and is also believed to help skin with acne.

          Antibacterial

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

          Melissa Officinalis Balm Mint Leaf Oil

          Aka: Balm Mint Leaf Oil

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          Perfuming

          Antibacterial

          An essential oil derived from lemon balm leaves with a citrus smell. It is antibacterial and contains antioxidants. However, it also has many fragrant parts, so with sensitive skin be careful.

          Antioxidant

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

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Antibacterial

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

          Potassium Alum

          Aka: Potash Alum

          Purpose(s): Astringent

          A toning ingredient that contracts the skin. It's also often used in deodorants and aftershave products.

          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.

          Citrus Aurantium Amara

          Aka: Bitter Orange Flower Water

          Purpose(s): Perfuming

          This water coming from the flowers of bitter orange has a very nice sweet smell. Flower waters are watered down essentials oils from the same plant. As with all floral water, be careful when you have sensitive skin.

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Parfum

          Aka: Fragrance

          Purpose(s): Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. In skincare products it can be made out of tens of chemicals, so if you want to know exactly which ones then this umbrella ingredient will leave you guessing. Also, when you have sensitive skin you should be careful with perfuming ingredients, even natural types.

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          C13-14 Isoparaffin

          Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

          Emollient

          Solvent

          This emollient, coming from petroleum, is usually paired with other thickening ingredients (Polyacrylamide and Laurent-7) to create nice, non-sticky gel formulas.

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

          Emollient

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

          Solvent

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

          Hydrolyzed Soy Protein

          Purpose(s): Moisturizer

          This ingredient helps the skin to hold its moisture and water levels and smoothes the skin to minimize the appearance of fine lines.

          Moisturizer

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

          Aloe Barbadensis

          Aka: Aloe Vera

          Purpose(s): Moisturizer

          Soothing

          The magic plant! Aloe Vera contains antioxidants, enzymes, Vitamins A and C, and it is highly anti-inflammatory. It can help treat burns, acne and dry skin.

          Moisturizer

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

          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).

          Caprylyl Glycol

          Purpose(s): Moisturizer

          Emollient

          Deodorant

          This ingredient makes your skin feel nice and soft and can help with the effectiveness of preservatives.

          Moisturizer

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

          Emollient

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

          Deodorant

          Ingredients that camouflage bad smell caused by sweating.

          Tropolone

          Purpose(s): Preservative

          Expired quickly? Not with this ingredient. Besides preserving the formula, it's also believed to have antioxidant and antibacterial effects.

          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.

          Steareth-10

          Purpose(s): Emulsifying

          Cleansing

          This waxy ingredient is used in many different beauty products, mainly because it binds liquids in the formula together so it doesn't fall apart.

          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.

          Cera Alba

          Aka: Beeswax

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Viscosity controlling

          This is the yellow, solid part produced by bees to build their honeycombs. It's normally used in formulas as an emollient and thickening agent and you can find it most often in lipsticks and balms.

          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 Palmitate

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          In skincare this white and waxy ingredient gives body to the formula. You can find it in coconut or palm kernel oil.

          Emollient

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

          Laureth-7

          Purpose(s): Cleansing

          Emulsifying

          This ingredient, coming from a coconut oil-derived fatty alcohol, is usually paired with other thickening ingredients (C13-14 Isoparaffin and Polyacrylamide) to create nice, non-sticky gel formulas.

          Cleansing

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

          Emulsifying

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

          Glyceryl Stearate

          Purpose(s): Emulsifying

          Emollient

          This white, waxy biodegradable ingredient is commonly used as an emulsifier (mixes water an oil) and also makes your skin super smooth and soft.

          Emulsifying

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

          Emollient

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

          Polyacrylamide

          Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

          This ingredient is usually paired with other thickening ingredients (C13-14 Isoparaffin and Laurent-7) to create nice, non-sticky gel formulas.

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

          Stearic Acid

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Viscosity controlling

          This is a multi-tasking fatty acid. It makes your skin feel oh so smooth, it gives more body to the cream itself and lastly it helps to stabilize mixtures of water and oil.

          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.

          Palmitic Acid

          Purpose(s): Skin-identical ingredient

          Emollient

          Emulsifying

          You can find this fatty acid naturally in your skin, how cool is that! In skincare it's mostly used to moisturize the skin and to create foam in cleansers, that's why it's a popular ingredient in shaving foams.

          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.

          Emulsifying

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

          Paraffinum Liquidum

          Aka: Mineral Oil

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Solvent

          A bit of a controversial ingredient with both pros and cons. It's a great non-irritating moisturizer for sensitive and dry skin as it retains the water level in the skin. However, mineral oils don't nourish the skin like plant oils do. Some may criticize mineral oil for being linked to petrolatum and being comedogenic, however studies do not link any harmful effects to this ingredient.

          Emollient

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

          Solvent

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

          Peg 6 Caprylic Glycerides

          Aka: Peg-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides

          Purpose(s): Emulsifying

          Cleansing

          Your skin loves water and so does this ingredient. This ingredient feels nice on your skin and it's popular in micellar cleansing waters.

          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.

          Fructooligosaccharides

          Purpose(s): Moisturizer

          A plant sugar that's a natural hydrator and very rich in prebiotics. Prebiotics keep the surface of the skin balanced, younger-looking and strong.

          Moisturizer

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

          Mannitol

          Purpose(s): Moisturizer

          Oehh sugar it is baby! This one keeps your skin hydrated and has water-binding effects.

          Moisturizer

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

          Xylitol

          Purpose(s): Moisturizer

          A sugar type that deeply balances and hydrates the skin and makes its protective barrier stronger.

          Moisturizer

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

          Rhamnose

          Purpose(s): Moisturizer

          A deoxy sugar that's a natural hydrator and very rich in prebiotics. Prebiotics keep the surface of the skin balanced, younger-looking and strong.

          Moisturizer

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

          Cucumis Sativus Cucumber Fruit Extract

          Aka: Cucumber Fruit Extract

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Soothing

          Cleopatra used cucumber to treat her skin, so you know it's good for you. Cucumber softens and smoothes the skin and is non-irritating.

          Emollient

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

          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).

          Propylene Glycol

          Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

          Moisturizer

          Solvent

          This ingredient mainly makes sure that the formula stays stable in low and high temperatures, but it's also used in formulas as a moisturizer and solvent.

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

          Moisturizer

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

          Solvent

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

          Cetrimonium Bromide

          Purpose(s): Antibacterial

          Emulsifying

          Cleansing

          Good for problem skin because of its antibacterial and cleansing effects. It's also used in formulas as an emulsifier.

          Antibacterial

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

          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.

          Disodium EDTA

          Purpose(s): Chelating

          Viscosity controlling

          A commonly used ingredient to help the formula stay stable over time.

          Chelating

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

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

          Maltodextrin

          Purpose(s): Absorbent

          Emulsion stabilising

          This ingredient is normally derived from rice, potato or corn and added to skincare to keep skin matte and to keep the formula together.

          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.

          Pentapeptide-48

          Purpose(s): Cell-communicating ingredient

          This peptide (consists of amino acids) ingredient is believed to stimulate cell renewal and elastin. It can help reduce the appearance of fine lines, resulting in more plump skin.

          Cell-communicating ingredient

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

          1-2-Hexanediol

          Purpose(s): Solvent

          This ingredient makes the formula nice and soft and acts as a solvent for other ingredients to help stabilize it. It can also boost the antibacterial function of preservatives in the formula.

          Solvent

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

          Kappaphycus Alvarezii Extract

          Aka: Telosomyl

          Purpose(s): Cell-communicating ingredient

          A red algae extract rich in milk sugar that protects your DNA and is believed to stimulate cell life and delay aging of the skin.

          Cell-communicating ingredient

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

          Hydrogenated Lecithin

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Emulsifying

          A chemically broken down version of Lecithin. Mostly found in formulas for coating and the stabilization of other ingredients.

          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.

          Phenethyl Alcohol

          Purpose(s): Perfuming

          If a product doesn't smell nice, this colorless ingredient that smells like roses is often added, so it can hide the bad-smelling parts in the formula. If you have sensitive skin, be careful with using fragrant ingredients.

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Orange Peel Oil

          Aka: Sweet Orange Peel Oil

          Purpose(s): Perfuming

          An essential oil derived from the rind of the sweet orange mostly used for its fragrance. If you have sensitive skin, be careful with using fragrant ingredients.

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Citric Acid

          Purpose(s): Buffering

          Exfoliant

          This ingredient is a type of AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acid) that comes from the citrus fruit. It exfoliates by lifting dead skin cells, however this type is less potent than other AHA's like Glycolic and Lactic Acid. That's why it's normally used in formulas to adjust the pH value.

          Buffering

          Ingredients that create the right pH value for a formula.

          Exfoliant

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

          Decyl Glucoside

          Purpose(s): Cleansing

          Emulsion stabilising

          A sugar-derived gentle ingredient mostly used as a cleansing agent.

          Cleansing

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

          Emulsion stabilising

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

          Ethylhexyl Stearate

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          An oily liquid mostly used as an emollient to give your skin a nice and soft feel and to reduce any greasy texture caused by other more heavy oils.

          Emollient

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

          Decylene Glycol

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Viscosity controlling

          This synthetic glycol is often used to enhance the sliding of the formula on your skin. Also, known for its effect to hold in moisture.

          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.

          Caesalpinia Spinosa Fruit Extract

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          This is the extract of the Caesalpinia Spinosa, Fabaceae fruit. It is commonly paired with Kappaphycus Alvarezii Extract in formulas to create a film over your skin to protect it against external factors.

          Emollient

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

          Trideceth-6

          Purpose(s): Emulsifying

          Cleansing

          A PEG (Polyethylene Glycol) that has binding effects, which means it makes sure that water and oil are mixed properly. Also, often used as a cleansing ingredient in 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.

          Polymethylsilsesquioxane-Silica Crosspolymer

          An innovative water-based silicone type that enhances texture, makes the formula soft and non-sticky and can act as a (temporary) filler for fine lines. It has the unique ability to absorb both oil and water.

          Butryrosepermum Parkii Butter

          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.

          Pentylene Glycol

          Purpose(s): Solvent

          Moisturizer

          A silky multifunctional ingredient that's often used to make the formula feel nice on the skin and as a solvent.

          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.

          Bis-PEG-8 Dimethicone

          Purpose(s): Cleansing

          Emollient

          This water-soluble silicone makes surfaces soft and smooth and reduces the tension on the surface, so formulas can be spread evenly.

          Cleansing

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

          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.

          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.

          Polymethylsilsesquioxane

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          A silicone type texture enhancer that makes the formula soft and acts as a (temporary) filler for fine lines.

          Emollient

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

          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 antibacterial 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.

          Kaolin

          Aka: Clay

          Purpose(s): Scrub

          Colorant

          Absorbent

          A clay type that cleanses and exfoliates your skin and removes dead skin cells.

          Scrub

          Small bulky parts in scrubs that exfoliate and polish your skin.

          Colorant

          Gives a nice color to the formula.

          Absorbent

          These ingredients remove excess oil and water from your skin.

          Behenyl Alcohol

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Viscosity controlling

          Emulsion stabilising

          Used as a thickener and emulsifier to help mix oil and water.

          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.

          Citrus Aurantium Bergamia Fruit Oil

          Aka: Bergamot Fruit Oil

          Purpose(s): Perfuming

          An essential oil coming from the Bergamot Orange, commonly used for its scent.

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Hydrogenated Castor Oil

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Emulsifying

          Viscosity controlling

          A chemical version of Castor Oil which is mostly used for its soothing, moisturizing and emulsifying properties.

          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.

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

          Sodium Hydroxide

          Aka: lye

          Purpose(s): Buffering

          Often used to hold the pH of a product.

          Buffering

          Ingredients that create the right pH value for a formula.

          Sodium Hydroxide

          Aka: lye

          Purpose(s): Buffering

          Often used to hold the pH of a product.

          Buffering

          Ingredients that create the right pH value for a formula.

          Protease

          Purpose(s): Enzyme

          Anti-Acne

          Exfoliant

          An protein-digesting enzyme that also exfoliates, promotes cell regeneration, and minimizes skin imperfections.

          Enzyme

          Biological molecules (mostly proteins) that speed up the rate of chemical reactions within cells.

          Anti-Acne

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

          Exfoliant

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

          Subtilisin

          Purpose(s): Enzyme

          An enzyme that stimulates the breakdown of proteins to help dissolve dead skin cells.

          Enzyme

          Biological molecules (mostly proteins) that speed up the rate of chemical reactions within cells.

          Mentha Piperita 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.

          Citral

          Purpose(s): Perfuming

          Mostly used as a fragrance ingredient. It is synthetic and can cause skin irritations, so it is best to avoid this component if you have a sensitive skin.

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Mica

          Aka: CI 77019

          Mica powder reflects light from the face because of its glittering or shimmering properties. It can also create the illusion of a smoother, softer and more radiant skin tone.

          Iron Oxide

          Aka: CI 77491

          Purpose(s): Colorant

          A very common red colorant.

          Colorant

          Gives a nice color to the formula.

          Titanium Dioxide

          Aka: CI 77891

          Purpose(s): Colorant

          A very common white colorant.

          Colorant

          Gives a nice color to the formula.

          Perfluorohexane

          Aka: Part of Fiflow blends

          Purpose(s): Solvent

          Ingredient built up of fluorine and carbon, mainly used as a solvent.

          Solvent

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

          Perfluorodecalin

          Aka: Part of Fiflow blends

          Purpose(s): Solvent

          Ingredient built up of fluorine and carbon, mainly used as a solvent.

          Solvent

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

          Perfluoroperhydrophenanthrene

          Aka: Part of Fiflow blends

          Purpose(s): Solvent

          Ingredient built up of fluorine and carbon, mainly used as a solvent.

          Solvent

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

          Oxygen

          Purpose(s): Antibacterial

          Emollient

          It's antibacterial and stimulates collagen production. It is also good to strengthen the elasticity of the skin.

          Antibacterial

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

          Emollient

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

          Pullulan

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          Viscosity controlling

          Mostly used as a thickner and antioxidant in anti-aging products, because of its ability to instantly tighten the skin.

          Antioxidant

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

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

          Perfluorodimethylcyclohexane

          Purpose(s): Solvent

          Ingredient built up of fluorine and carbon, mainly used as a solvent.

          Solvent

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

          Palmaria Palmata Extract

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          Emolient

          An antioxidant and emollient that helps to improve blood and lymph circulation to promote brighter skin.

          Antioxidant

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

          Emolient

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

          Synthetic Sapphire

          Purpose(s): Colorant

          A coloring ingredient.

          Colorant

          Gives a nice color to the formula.

          Synthetic Fluorphlogopite

          Aka: Synthetic Mica

          Purpose(s): Colorant

          A synthetic version of Mica used for its shimmering and filler properties to enhance skin tone.

          Colorant

          Gives a nice color to the formula.

          Rosa Centifolia Flower Water

          Moisturizes dry skin, cleanses your pores, reduces redness and can be used to get rid of acne.

          Polyacrylic Acid

          Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

          Emulsion stabilising

          A texture enhancer that helps bind the ingredients and prevents the formula from seperating.

          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.

          Sodium Dehydroacetate

          Aka: Geogard 111S

          Purpose(s): Preservative

          Used in products to extend their shelf life.

          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.

          Potassium Sorbate

          Purpose(s): Preservative

          Used in products to extend their shelf life.

          Preservative

          Used in products to extend their shelf life.

          Tetrasodium EDTA

          Purpose(s): Chelating

          Used to keep the formula stable for a longer time.

          Chelating

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

          Ethyl Acetate

          Aka: Cyclohexane

          Purpose(s): Perfuming

          Solvent

          A colorless liquid with a sweet smell frequently often used in nail polish removers and as a solvent.

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Solvent

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

          Acrylic Acid

          Aka: Glyceryl Acrylate

          Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

          Emollient

          A thickening ingredient that also hydrates by drawing water to the skin.

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

          Emollient

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

          Red 40

          Aka: CI 16035

          Purpose(s): Coloring

          A very common red colorant.

          Coloring

          Gives a nice color to the formula.

          Yellow 5

          Aka: CI 19140

          Purpose(s): Coloring

          A very common yellow colorant.

          Coloring

          Gives a nice color to the formula.

          Blue 1

          Aka: CI 42090

          Purpose(s): Coloring

          A very common blue colorant.

          Coloring

          Gives a nice color to the formula.

          Sodium Polyacrylate

          Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

          Emulsion stabilising

          This product has major water binding abilities. In cosmetics it is mostly used as a thickner or an emulsifier.

          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.

          Butylene Glycol

          Purpose(s): Moisturizer

          Solvent

          Helps the product to absorb faster into the skin. Often used in products to improve the way a formula feels on the skin.

          Moisturizer

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

          Solvent

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

          Hydrolyzed Collagen

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Moisturizer

          Super hero! It enhances the appearance of dry and damaged skin by restoring flexibility and improves skin smoothness, elasticity, moisture, and slows down the formation of wrinkles and fine lines.

          Emollient

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

          Moisturizer

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

          Caffeine

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          As nice as your morning coffee. On your skin it has soothing and antioxidant properties. By narrowing blood vessels and calming the skin, caffeine can temporarily reduce under-eye bags, winning! It can also wake up tired eyes by reducing the appearance of dark circles.

          Antioxidant

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

          Vitamin C

          Aka: Ascorbic Acid

          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.

          Vitamin E

          Aka: Tocopherol

          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.

          Avena Sativa Extract

          Aka: Oat Kernel Extract, Colloidal Oatmeal

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          Soothing

          Emollient

          Used for its anti-inflammatory, moisturizing and soothing properties on the skin. May ease a variety of skin conditions including eczema, psoriasis, acne and dry skin.

          Antioxidant

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

          Aroma

          Aka: Flavor

          Purpose(s): Perfuming

          Just another word for fragrance. Always be careful when you have very sensitive skin.

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Aqua

          Aka: Water, 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.

          Kassou Ekisu

          Aka: Red Algae Extract

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          This extract is packed with vitamins and minerals from seaweed your skin will love. It softens, soothes and hydrates the skin.

          Emollient

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

          Betaine

          Purpose(s): Moisturizer

          It helps the skin retain its moisture due to its molecular structure and ability to bond with hydrogen. This ingredient is also known for reducing the appearance of wrinkles.

          Moisturizer

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

          Aloe Yohjyu Matsu Ekisu

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Moisturizer

          This ingredient is good for dry, rough skin. It nourishes and moisturizes the skin.

          Emollient

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

          Moisturizer

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

          Rosa Rugosa Leaf Extract

          Aka: Genus Rosa

          Purpose(s): Perfuming

          Extract from the Rosa Rubiginosa rose and used for it's nice smell.

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Trehalose

          Purpose(s): Moisturizer

          A type of sugar found in plants. It is used in formulas as a moisturizer and it also has water binding properties.

          Moisturizer

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

          Hyaluronic Acid

          Purpose(s): Skin-identical ingredient

          Moisturizer

          Super hero status! It's naturally in our skin and kind of like a sponge. It helps increase skin moisture and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It also soothes redness and improves the skins elasticity, helping your skin to look healthy, young and glowy.

          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.

          Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract

          Aka: Roman Chamomile Flower Extract

          Purpose(s): Soothing

          This ingredient is commonly used to relieve inflammatory skin conditions and calm sensitive skin. It provides some antioxidant protection and can be used to soothe and moisturize.

          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).

          Butanediol

          Purpose(s): Moisturizer

          It helps the skin retain its moisture due to its molecular structure and ability to bond with hydrogen. This ingredient is also known for reducing the appearance of wrinkles.

          Moisturizer

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

          Ethyl Hexylglycerin

          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.

          Glyceryl Polymethacrylate

          Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

          It creates a protective barrier on the skin that prevents water loss and keeps the skin nice and moisturized.

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

          Aloe Barbadensise Leaf Juice

          Aka: Aloe Vera

          Purpose(s): Soothing

          Moisturizer

          The magic plant! Aloe Vera contains antioxidants, enzymes, Vitamins A and C, and it is highly anti-inflammatory. It can help treat burns, acne and dry 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.

          Bisabolol

          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).

          Hydroxyethylcellulose

          Aka: HEC

          Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

          Commonly used in the cosmetics and hair products because of its thickening properties.

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

          Triethanolamine

          Purpose(s): Buffering

          Mainly used to balance the overall pH of a product.

          Buffering

          Ingredients that create the right pH value for a formula.

          Volcanic Soil

          Purpose(s): Scrub

          Absorbent

          Its superpower is its ability to draw impurities away from the skin. Great to use on dry and oily skin and also pampers the acne-prone skin.

          Scrub

          Small bulky parts in scrubs that exfoliate and polish your skin.

          Absorbent

          These ingredients remove excess oil and water from your skin.

          Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil

          Aka: Macadamia Oil

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Golden yellow oil coming from the Macadamia nut. It's full of nourishing fatty acids that keep skin soft and supple. Perfect for dry or chapped skin as it softens and moisturizes.

          Emollient

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

          Dimethicone

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          One of the most common used silicones out there. It gives your skin a soft finish and gloss and creates a protective barrier to hold in moisture. Also used for filling up fine lines and wrinkles to make your skin look smooth and plump. That's why it's often used in primer products.

          Emollient

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

          Trimethylsiloxysilicate

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Who doesn't loves make-up that lasts? This solid silicone makes sure it does by creating a non-sticky protective film over your skin.

          Emollient

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

          Glyceryl Behenate

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Emulsifying

          A vegetable, Ecocert trio combination of glycerin, behenic acid and di- and triglyceride that creates a very soft, non-sticky, waterfree gelly product. It also has emulsifying effects.

          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.

          Polysilicone-11

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          A rubber-like silicone type that creates a nice, non-sticky, powdery film on your skin to make it feel soft and smooth.

          Emollient

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

          Acrylates Crosspolymer

          Purpose(s): Absorbent

          Emulsifying

          Viscosity controlling

          This ingredient is a thickener, texture enhancer, and emulsifier. In gels and emulsions it leaves a smooth and glossy feel.

          Absorbent

          These ingredients remove excess oil and water from your skin.

          Emulsifying

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

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

          C10-18 Triglycerides

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Solvent

          This mix of solid and liquid oils is often used in skincare formulas, such as concealer, eye cream and sunscreen, as an emollient and solvent.

          Emollient

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

          Solvent

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

          Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Viscosity controlling

          This solid, white, coconut derived fatty acid has a neutral smell and is often used as an emollient and to keep the consistency of a formula.

          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.

          Prunus Armeniaca Apricot Kernel Oil

          Aka: Apricot Kernel Oil

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Contains healthy fatty acids that keep skin smooth and hydrated and can even help manage skin conditions such as eczema or acne.

          Emollient

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

          Olea Europaea Olive Fruit Oil

          Aka: Olive Fruit Oil

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          Emollient

          This olive plant oil really penetrates the skin preventing moisture loss and giving it a silky smooth softness.

          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.

          Polysorbate 20

          Purpose(s): emulsifying

          cleansing

          This ingredient helps to mix oil and water in the formula.

          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.

          Chitin

          Purpose(s): Scrub

          Soothing

          Found in the outer skeletons of shrimp, lobster and crab. Studies show it can help restore and soothe skin.

          Scrub

          Small bulky parts in scrubs that exfoliate and polish your 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).

          Rubus Idaeus Raspberry Fruit Extract

          Aka: Raspberry Extract

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          Soothing

          This can do lots for your skin! It fights discolloration and loss of firmness and it helps the skin defend itself against UVB light. If you have very sensitive skin however, you might want to 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.

          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).

          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.

          Ethylhexylglycering

          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.

          Collagen

          Purpose(s): Moisturizer

          Your body produces less collagen as you get older, which results in fine lines and wrinkles. In skincare, collagen is normally fish derived and can amazingly improve skin elasticity, reduce wrinkles, and increase skin moisture.

          Moisturizer

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

          Macadamia Nut Oil

          Aka: Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Golden yellow oil coming from the Macadamia nut. It's full of nourishing fatty acids that keep skin soft and supple. Perfect for dry or chapped skin as it softens and moisturizes.

          Emollient

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

          Butandiol

          Purpose(s): Solvent

          Used in cosmetics to increase the skin penetration of a formula and as a solvent.

          Solvent

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

          Aloe Vera

          Aka: Aloe Barbadensise Leaf Juice

          Purpose(s): Moisturizer

          Soothing

          Aloe Vera contains antioxidants, enzymes, Vitamins A and C, and it is highly anti-inflammatory. It can help treat burns, acne and dry skin.

          Moisturizer

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

          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).

          Grape Seed Oil

          Aka: Vitis Vinifera 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.

          Licorice Root Extract

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          Soothing

          Discoloration or pigmentation? This extract is the way to go. The ingredient also has shown to possess anti-inflammatory and soothing effects making it perfect for sensitive skin.

          Antioxidant

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

          Rose Flower Oil

          Purpose(s): Perfuming

          It can have soothing and antioxidant effects on the skin, however as with all perfuming ingredients, be careful with sensitive skin.

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Rosemary Extract

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          This ingredient has antioxidant properties and works calming on this skin. Unlike Rosemary Oil, the extract version has a small chance of irritating sensitive skin because it doesn't contain much fragrance components.

          Antioxidant

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

          Gold

          Aka: Ci 77480

          Purpose(s): Colorant

          Used as a colorant, it makes skin glowy and youthful. But studies show it has many more benefits like increasing skin's elasticity, calming the skin and preventing premature aging.

          Colorant

          Gives a nice color to the formula.

          Caprylhydroxamix Acid

          Purpose(s): Chelating

          Helps to preserve the product by neutralizing the metal ions in the formula.

          Chelating

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

          Deionized 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). Deionized water is water that has been treated to remove all ions.

          Solvent

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

          Prunus Creases Bitter Cherry Extract

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          This antioxidant defends the skin from pollutants. It also has skin-calming benefits.

          Antioxidant

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

          Erythorbic Acid

          Aka: Vitamin C

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          This synthetic version of Ascorbic Acid aka Vitamin C has antioxidant properties and can also be used as a fragrant ingredient.

          Antioxidant

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

          Caprylhydroxamic Acid

          Purpose(s): Chelating

          Helps to preserve the product by neutralizing the metal ions in the formula.

          Chelating

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

          Glyceryl Caprylate

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Emulsifying

          Mostly used as a stabilizer in formulas that contain both water and oil. It is produced from various vegetable oils and can also act as a humidifier to the skin.

          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.

          Diisostearyl Malate

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          This is an organic ester (derived from an acid) and mostly found in products for its moisturizing properties. It is therefore most commonly used in lipsticks.

          Emollient

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

          Microcrystalline Wax

          Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

          Emulsion stabilising

          A type of wax used in formulas to bind the product and as a viscosity controller, but also believed to have moisturizing effects.

          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.

          Butyrospermum Parkii Shea Butter

          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.

          Euphorbia Cerifera Candelilla Wax

          Aka: Candelilla Wax

          Purpose(s): Emulsion stabilising

          Viscosity controlling

          Astringent

          A vegetable wax that's used to stabilize the formula, give it more body and keep it nice and sticky. Because of its glossy finish it's great for lip products.

          Emulsion stabilising

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

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a 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.

          Garcinia Indica Seed Butter

          Aka: Kokum Butter

          Purpose(s): Moisturizer

          Very moisturizing and rich in essential fatty acids, which works wonders for dry and cracked skin or even scars and stretch marks. It also promotes elasticity of the skin and softens deeply.

          Moisturizer

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

          Silica

          Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

          Absorbent

          This is the white powdery component you find in glass and sand. It's often used in formulas because of its oil-absorbing qualities and to keep skin matte. Also used in cosmetics to thicken the formula.

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

          Absorbent

          These ingredients remove excess oil and water from your skin.

          Copernicia Cerifera Carnauba Wax

          Aka: Carnauba Wax

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          A vegetable wax coming from the tree of a Brazilian tropical palm, the Copernica Cerifera. It's perfect for thickening skin care products and when used in cosmetics, it gives the product a smooth application and glossy finish. When applied to the skin it works as an emollient to soften the skin.

          Emollient

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

          Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil

          Aka: Moringa Seed Oil

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          The oil coming from the seeds of the Moringa tree. It's rich in fatty acids and is a good moisturizer.

          Emollient

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

          Vanillin

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          Derived from vanilla and is commonly used as a flavoring agent. However, when applied to the skin, it can have great anti-aging and antioxidant benefits.

          Antioxidant

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

          Gossypium Herbaceum Cotton Seed Oil

          Aka: Cotton Seed Oil

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          A good and affordable antioxidant, commonly used in cleansers. It has beneficial effects on the skin and does not have a strong smell.

          Antioxidant

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

          Aleurites Moluccana Kukui Seed Oil

          Aka: Kukui Nut Oil

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Soothing

          Traditionally used by the Hawaiians to soothe sunburn and a very nice moisturizer with rich fatty acids that is absorbed very well by the skin. It also has soothing and wound healing benefits.

          Emollient

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

          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).

          Mentha Spicata Spearmint Oil

          Aka: Spearmint Oil

          Purpose(s): Perfuming

          Spearmint oil has a lot of beneficial properties for the skin like soothing and relieving itchiness. However, you might want to be careful with this ingredient when having sensitive skin, just like with all mineral oils.

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Tocopheryl Acetate

          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.

          Ascorbyl Palmitate

          Aka: Form of Vitamin C

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          A form of Vitamin C, however not the most effective one. Commonly used in formulas because of its antioxidant effects and studies show it can also stimulate collagen production.

          Antioxidant

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

          Rosa Damascena Flower Oil

          Aka: Damask Rose Flower Oil

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          Perfuming

          Antibacterial

          This ingredient is mostly used as a fragrance in cosmetics, inhaling this flowers' scent can have relaxing properties and the petals calm your skin. However, if you have a sensitive skin be careful with using fragrant ingredients.

          Antioxidant

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

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Antibacterial

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

          Rice starch

          Aka: Dimethylimidazolidinone Rice Starch

          Purpose(s): Viscosity controlling

          Absorbent

          You know the substance you get from cooking rice? It leaves starch from the rice. Rice starch is a great absorbent that has a drier finish than talc. Great for oily hair!

          Viscosity controlling

          These ingredients help to thicken the texture of a product.

          Absorbent

          These ingredients remove excess oil and water from your skin.

          Calcium Carbonate

          Purpose(s): Absorbent

          Scrub

          A chalk used to absorb the oil from your hair.

          Absorbent

          These ingredients remove excess oil and water from your skin.

          Scrub

          Small bulky parts in scrubs that exfoliate and polish your skin.

          Organic Perfume

          Purpose(s): Perfuming

          Organic perfume is usually 100% plant-based and made from naturally sourced ingredients and made without any chemical intervention.

          Perfuming

          Gives the product a nice smell. No magic.

          Olea Europaea Extra Virgin Olive Fruit Oil

          Aka: Olive Fruit Oil

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          Emollient

          This olive plant oil really penetrates the skin preventing moisture loss and giving it a silky smooth softness.

          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.

          Cocos Nucifera Coconut Oil

          Aka: Coconut Oil

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Coconut Oil contains nice fatty acids (e.g. Lauric Acid). It comes in solid form, but melts when in contact with the skin. Great for dry skin and maybe even more great for your hair as it penetrates into hair very well. It protects, treats split ends and prevents hair from breaking.

          Emollient

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

          Macadamia Integrifolia

          Aka: Macadamia Oil

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Golden yellow oil coming from the Macadamia nut. It's full of nourishing fatty acids that keep skin soft and supple. Perfect for dry or chapped skin as it softens and moisturizes.

          Emollient

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

          Prunus Dulcis Sweet Almond Oil

          Aka: Sweet Almond Oil

          Persea Gratissima Avocado Oil

          Aka: Avocado Oil

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          Emollient

          Oeh Avocado, a treat in your mouth and on your skin. This oil comes from the pulp of the avocado fruit. It's very moisturizing, makes your skin super smooth and goes deep into the skin. It also contains great minerals and antioxidants, like Vitamins A, E, and D. Dry skin will love it!

          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.

          Vitis Vinifera Grapeseed Oil

          Aka: Grape Seed Oil

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Antioxidant

          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 linoleic acid, a fatty acid that repairs the skin barrier.

          Emollient

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

          Antioxidant

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

          Argania Spinosa Kernel Argan Oil

          Aka: Argan Oil

          Purpose(s): Antioxidant

          Emollient

          "Argan oil, aka the liquid gold of Morocco. The oil comes from the kernel of the argan fruit that grows in Morocco only. It nourishes and moisturizes skin and hair. Studies show it can also neutralize collagen-damaging free radicals, help reduce scars, and revitalize and improve skin elasticity."

          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.

          Citrullus Lanatus Kalahari Melon Seed Oil

          Aka: Watermelon Seed Oil

          Purpose(s): Emollient

          Watermelon seed oil is a very light oil that absorbs fast and deeply into the skin. It's very moisturizing and contains rich nutrients. Because it is high in linoleic Acid it can be a miracle worker for sensitive, acne-prone skin. It's also a very nurturing and effective oil for dry skin and it can help with reducing puffiness.

          Emollient

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