Niacinamide

Also known as vitamin B3, it is a potent cell-communicating ingredient that offers multiple benefits for aging skin. Assuming skin has been protected from sun exposure, niacinamide can improve the skin’s elasticity, dramatically enhance its barrier function, help erase discolourations and revive the skin’s healthy tone and texture. Products using this ingredient: 3 in 1 Face Cream | Recovery Face Serum

 Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid

An acid component of skin tissue. Synthetic variations are used in skincare products to function as a superior ‘skin identical’ ingredient. Hyaluronic acid has cell-communicating abilities and can boost the skin’s moisture content, reduce inflammation and help prevent moisture loss. An algae anti-oxidant from the sea, which stimulates cell communication and is an energy booster. Stimulates and protects collagen and elastin in the body. Stimulates hyaluronic acid synthesis. Hydrolyzed Collagen A form of fish collagen that has been hydrolyzed: a chemical process involving the reaction of a substance with water to form a modified substance. 

Hydrolyzing collagen 

leaves a significant level of hydroxyproline, a modified amino acid which functions as a water-binding agent. Derived from the amino acid proline, hydroxyproline is a fundamental component of collagen and other structural proteins. Crithmum Maritimum Extract A sea fennel stem cell culture with specific skin lightening and wound healing properties. It helps to inhibit all major steps of the melanogenesis process, regulate inflammation and increase cell renewal along with the synthesis of collagen, proteoglycans and glycosaminoglycans. Helps to make skin smoother, more radiant and it’s tone more even.rem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry.

 

Matrixyl 3000 

A synergy of two peptides (palmitoyl oligopeptide and palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7) that recreates conditions conducive to cell and matrix turnover. These peptides act as cell messengers: able to regulate the sequence of events required to repair age-related skin damage. This product offers visible anti-wrinkle efficiency. 

 

Retinol 

Retinol is a powerful ingredient that has benefits for skin on several fronts: it’s a skin-restoring, wrinkle-smoothing, firming ingredient and antioxidant, allowing it to improve a variety of skin concerns, predominantly the visible signs of aging. 

 

Sodium Hyaluronate 

A salt form of skin-replenishing ingredient hyaluronic acid. Considered more effective for skin than pure hyaluronic acid due to its greater compatibility with the body. 

 

Acetyl Hexapeptide-8 

A solution of the anti-wrinkle hexapeptide with a botulinum toxin-like way of working. It reduces the depth of the wrinkles on the face caused by the contraction of muscles through facial expression, especially in the forehead and eye areas.

 

 

Acetyl Hexapeptide-8 

A solution of the anti-wrinkle hexapeptide with a botulinum toxin-like effect. It reduces the depth of the wrinkles on the face caused by the contraction of muscles through facial expression, especially in the forehead and around the eyes. 

 

Laminaria Ochroleuca Extract

A brown algae also known as golden seaweed. Provides epidermis cell protection, UV induced inflammation reduction, inflammatory amplification reduction, sunburnt cell reduction, DNA protection, anti-dehydration and hydration properties.

 

Algae Extract 

Anti-oxidant from the sea that stimulates cell communication and is an energy booster. Stimulates and protects collagen and elastin. Stimulates hyaluronic acid synthesis. 

 

Charcoal Powder

Based on Activated coconut charcoal powder. For centuries the detoxifying power of charcoal has been well known, particularly in Asian countries. It is a microporous material with excellent absorption properties due to its large surface area. Products using this ingredient: Charcoal Face Wash 

 

Punica Granatum Seed Oil

Contains over 60% punicic acid, a conjugated fatty acid containing three double bonds. This fatty acid is a powerful anti- inflammatory agent, a free radical scavenger and can help strengthen the epidermis, thus reducing the resolution of wrinkles and fine lines. The oil also has excellent antioxidant, moisturising and nourishing properties, making it ideal for incorporation into products for mature and ageing, dry, cracked, irritated or sunburnt skin. It is a natural phytoestrogen and a rare plant-based source of omega-5 fatty acid.

 

Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate (vitamin C) 

Ascorbyl tetraisopalmitate is a fat-soluble form of vitamin C that research has shown is better able to penetrate skin. Vitamin C is an effective antioxidant, brightens the skin tone and reduces signs of ageing. Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate is an oil-soluble derivative of Vitamin C that can be used in higher concentrations without drawbacks. It is one of the most stable derivatives of Vitamin C. Products using this ingredient: 3 in 1 Face Cream 

 

Squalane 

Extracted from olive oil, squalane is 100% plant derived. The ingredient closely resembles sebum, the protective oil created by the body itself. Therefore, when applied topically, squalane delivers superb barrier protection, preventing moisture loss and providing a shield from environmental damage without a weighty after-feel. The ingredient's humectant properties also aid the penetration and retention of other beneficial ingredients. With the addition of anti-bacterial benefits, squalane leaves the skin with a softer texture and a smoother appearance. Products using this ingredient: 3 in 1 Face Cream  

 

Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract 

Latin name for the vines that produce wine grapes. Emollient, non-fragrant plant oil derived from the seeds of grapes. This plant oil has strong antioxidant properties and its low saturation gives it a thinner texture and less greasy feel compared to highly saturated oils such as coconut. More commonly known as grape seed oil or grape seed extract. Contains chemical constituents such as proanthocyanidins, polyphenols, flavonoids, and anthocyanins, all of which are very potent antioxidants that help to diminish environmental damage. Products using this ingredient: 3 in 1 Face Cream

 

 

Aquaxyl 

A hyaluronic acid booster. It optimizes the circulation of water throughout all layers of the skin. It can limit water loss through its barrier, which is reinforced in 24 hours. This barrier retains water through its essential lipids. It can be added to skin care products for face and body with anti-aging and hydrating effects. 

Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5 

A Tetrapeptide (argireline) with anti-oedema properties and a proven efficacy in reducing puffy eyes. tetrapeptide-5 has been shown to reduce puffiness and swelling by changing the micro-circulation in the skin in this area, making it less permeable to fluid) Ubiquinone Coenzyme Q10 Effectively prevents oxidative stress in human skin cells. Furthermore, it protects from chronological and photoaging of dermal fibroblasts. It reduces the negative effects of photoaging, achieved by reducing the depth of wrinkles. Pantheon Alcohol Is a form of the B vitamin pantothenic acid. Panthenol is used in skincare products as a humectant due to its ability to attract and hold moisture. Sometimes called pro-vitamin B5, panthenol mixes readily with many different types of ingredients, making it a versatile ingredient in formulas that improve the look and feel of skin.

 

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride 

Derived from coconut oil and glycerine, it’s considered an excellent emollient and skin-replenishing ingredient. It’s included in cosmetics due to its mix of fatty acids that skin can use to replenish it’s surface and helps to resist moisture loss. Caprylic/capric triglyceride’s primary task is to moisturise and replenish the skin. Products using this ingredient: 3 in 1 Face Cream 

 

Bambusa Arundinacea Stem Extract 

 Scrub particles from a solidified organic silica extract from the nodes of certain bamboo stems. The bamboo exfoliator removes corneous cells that accumulate on the skin’s surface. It helps to refine skin texture and brighten skin tone. Like many plant extracts, research has shown it is a source of natural antioxidants and has skin-soothing properties. 

 

Retinyl Palmitate 

Combination of retinol (pure vitamin A) and the fatty acid palmitic acid. Research has shown it to be an effective antioxidant when applied to the skin. You may be surprised to learn that retinyl palmitate is found naturally in our skin, where it works as an antioxidant, particularly in regard to helping protect skin from UV light exposure, though it does not replace the need for sunscreen. 

 

Tocopheryl Acetate (vitamin E)

A fat-soluble vitamin E molecule, one of the most well-known and researched antioxidants for the body and skin. Vitamin E occurs naturally in human skin, but can become depleted due to constant environmental exposure in the absence of sun protection. Products using this ingredient: 3 in 1 Face Cream 

 

Saccharomyces Mineral Blend 

A blend of five essential minerals (copper, iron, magnesium, silicon and zinc), which are derived from the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Enhances barrier function, provides anti-inflammatory effects, increases growth expressions, decreases stress related factors and increases cellular energy production. 

 

Glycolic Acid AHA 

 An acronym for alpha hydroxy acid. In its capacity as an exfoliant, it helps shed dead skin to renew the skin’s surface, visibly softening the signs of aging, particularly from sun damage. Glycolic acid is one of the most effective and well-researched forms of alpha hydroxy acid available.

 

Quaternium-80 

 When used in skincare products, it improves ‘combability’ of both wet and dry facial hair. By reducing electrostatic charge, the hair becomes silky, shiny and manageable. The interaction with skin proteins replenishes lipids, giving cleansed skin a smooth and supple feel. Products using this ingredient: Charcoal Face Wash 

 

Caffeine 

Stimulates cell metabolism and specifically promotes the hydrolysis of triglycerides into free fatty acids and glycerol, thus reducing adipose storage. It also has a diuretic effect, which helps to control the liquid retention associated with cellulitis. Products using this ingredient: Charcoal Face Wash