Extract Blend [Water/Eau/Aqua
Chondrus Crispus (Red Algae) Extract]
Many beauty and skin care experts have lauded the effects of squalane on the skin. This oil, which occurs naturally in the body, is also found in olive oil and...
C13-15 Alkane (From Sugarcane)
Glycerin is an ingredient that can be found in many beauty products because of its moisture locking properties. It is a form of sugar alcohol that is available naturally in...
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax
Lanolin, also known as wool wax or wool grease, is a wax secreted by the sebaceous (oil) glands of wool-bearing animals. Lanolin used by humans is obtained from domestic sheep...
Tri(Polyglyceryl-3/Lauryl) Hydrogenated Trilinoleate
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract
The coconut tree, Cocos nucifera, is a member of the palm tree family (Arecaceae) and the only living species of the genus Cocos. Despite its name, the coconut is botanically...
Ceramide NP is composed of a phytosphingosine base and stearic acid, a saturated fatty acid. It accounts for approximately 22.1% of the total ceramide pool in the stratum corneum (the...
Ceramide EOP is a type of ceramide that is naturally found in the skin, accounting for approximately 1.1% of the total ceramide pool in the stratum corneum. The “EOP” in...
Ceramide AP, also known as α-hydroxy-N-stearoylphytosphingosine, is a type of ceramide that is naturally found in the stratum corneum (the uppermost layer of skin). It accounts for approximately 8.8% of...
Sodium hyaluronate is the water-soluble sodium salt form of hyaluronic acid, a natural substance found in various connective tissues of humans that has a unique capacity for retaining water. Skin...
Linoleic acid is a fatty acid that functions as an emollient and thickening agent in cosmetics and personal care products. Research has also demonstrated that linoleic acid possesses anti-inflammatory, acne...
Palmitic acid is a fatty acid that functions as a surfactant, emulsifier, opacifying agent, and emollient in cosmetics and personal care products....
Linolenic acid is a type of polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) that can exist as alpha-, beta-, delta-, or gamma-linolenic acid. Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) is an essential fatty acid belonging to
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Fruit Extract
Prunus amygdalus dulcis is the scientific name for the sweet almond. While typically grouped with other tree nuts, an almond is actually a drupe, a fruit with an outer hull...
Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) refers to a short chain of fructose molecules with a natural, mildly sweet taste. They can be derived from foods such as bananas, onions, garlic, asparagus, chicory root,
Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Extract
Shea Butter Ethyl Esters
Shea butter is a fat extracted from the nuts of the shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa, formerly Butyrospermum parkii), which is native to Africa. The shea nuts are lightly boiled and
Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Fruit Extract
Pimpinella Anisum (Anise) Fruit Extract
Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract
Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract
Cucumis Melo (Melon) Fruit Extract
Rosa Damascena Flower Oil
Rosa damascena, also known as the damask rose, is a rose hybrid derived from Rosa gallica and Rosa moschata. This species of rose is well known for its fine fragrance...
Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Extract
Cinnamomum Cassia Leaf Oil
Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil
Ricinus communis, also known as the castor oil plant, is a species of perennial flowering plant. The plant produces the castor bean, which, despite its name, is not a true
Rhus Verniciflua Peel Wax/Rhus Succedanea Fruit Wax
Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate
Sodium lauroyl lactylate is a sodium salt of the reaction of lauric acid, a saturated fatty acid, and lactic acid, an alpha-hydroxy acid. Due to its sodium backbone, this ingredient
Sodium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate
Triethyl citrate, also referred to as lemon ester, is an ester of citric acid that is produced through the fermentation of natural ethanol and natural citric acid. Triethyl citrate is
Tapioca is a starch extracted from the cassava plant (Manihot esculenta), which is native to Brazil. Tapioca starch consists primarily of amylose and amylopectin, which are what give this ingredient
Sodium benzoate is a preservative used in cosmetic and skin care products that also functions as a corrosion inhibitor....
Potassium sorbate is a mild preservative that is used in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products in order to extend the shelf-life by preventing microbial contamination, often as...
Sodium phytate is a complex sodium salt of phytic acid. Phytic acid is the phosphate ester of inositol, a carbocyclic sugar, that naturally occurs in seeds, grains, legumes, nuts, and
Magnesium stearate is a magnesium salt of stearic acid, a naturally occurring fatty acid. It is a white, water-insoluble powder. In cosmetics and personal care products, magnesium stearate functions as
Magnesium aspartate is the chelated magnesium salt of aspartic acid, an amino acid. It is available as a mineral supplement used to prevent and treat low amounts of magnesium in
Consumers looking for ways to treat dry, flaky skin may come across a synthetic ingredient called pentylene glycol. This chemical is often formulated into skin creams and moisturizers, because of...
Tocopherols are a class of naturally occurring chemical compounds that exhibit vitamin E activity and are used in skin care products due to their ability to protect the skin from...
Phytosphingosine is a naturally occurring lipid that is used in cosmetics and personal care products due to its ability to replenish the skin’s natural barrier function....
Cholesterol is an organic molecule that is added to cosmetics and skin care products for its functions as a skin-conditioning agent and an emulsifier....
Lithothamnion Calcareum Extract
Zinc gluconate is a combination of zinc with a form of glucose that is primarily used in skin care products as an acne treatment....
Stearic acid is a saturated fatty acid with an 18 carbon chain that is used in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products, as a fragrance ingredient, surfactant, and...
Copper gluconate, also known as simply copper, is an important trace element for human nutrition. The body needs copper in order to absorb and use iron. Together with iron, it
Phenoxyethanol is glycol ether used as a preservative in cosmetic products and medicines. This is a kind of ether alcohol with aromatic properties that can enhance a skin product’s scent....
Polymethylsilsesquioxane is a type of silicone that is used in cosmetics and personal care products as a film-forming agent, skin-conditioning agent, and anti-aging ingredient....
Xanthan gum is a natural polysaccharide that is added to cosmetics and personal care products as a binder, emulsion stabilizer, surfactant emulsifying agent, and a viscosity increasing agent....