... Ingredient Glossary – Anne's Apothecary

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Ingredient Glossary

                    

Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) Powder,

Vitamin C powder boosts the skin’s own collagen production and fades pigmentation and brown spot. If used under sunscreen it boosts its UV protection.

 

Panthenol

Panthenol helps moisturize the skin.  It’s a humectant meaning that it can help the skin to attract water and then hold onto it.

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Pulp Extract

Coconut Pulp Extract is used as a perfume and to help moisturize the skin.

Ferulic Acid

Ferulic Acid has protecting properties against UV and is an antioxidant.

Isopropyl Alcohol

Isopropyl Alcohol kills or prevents the growth of bacteria on the skin.

Sodium Hyaluronate

Sodium Hyaluronate helps the skin hold on to water.

Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate

Radish Root Ferment Filtrate is a natural preservative that has significant antimicrobial properties.

Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil

Safflower Seed Oil is an antioxidant loaded with nourishing and moisturizing fatty acids. It contains Vitamin E.

Jasminum Officinale Oil

Jasminum Officinale Oil is used as a perfume and to help moisturize the skin.

Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) (Blue Chamomile) Flower Oil

Blue Chamomile Flower Oil has anti inflammatory and soothing properties. It contains bisabolol  and chamazulene.

Camellia Oleifera (Camellia Oil)

Camellia Oil is a great emollient and moisturising oil for dry skin.

Argania (Argan Oil) Spinosa

Argan Oil contains 80% nourishing and moisturizing unsaturated fatty acids along with a relatively large amount of antioxidant vitamin E.

It is great for nourishing and moisturizing the skin and hair.

 

Zinc Oxide

Zinc Oxide is a physical sunscreen.

Sublimed Sulphur

Sublimed Sulphur is used for treatment for its ability to cut through the skin’s natural oils. It helps to remove dead skin cells that can block pores and cause breakouts.

 

Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Extract

Witch Hazel Leaf Extract has soothing, astringent, and antibacterial properties.

Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract

Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract has astringent, and antiseptic properties.

Calcium Carbonate

Calcium Carbonate is used to add calcium to products and to absorb excessive oil from the skin.

                                                        

Allantoin

Allantoin helps with skin-softening and protecting. It can also promote wound healing.

Kaolin (White Clay)

White Clay is a natural detoxifier and exfoliator.

Pelargonium Graveolens Leaf  (Rose Geranium) Flower Oil

Rose Geranium Flower Oil contains antioxidant and antimicrobial components, but it is also used for fragrance.

Organic Wildflower Honey

Organic Wildflower Honey helps to calm down hormonal skin, and as a natural humectant, helps to attract moisture into the skin and keep it there.

Limonene D (Citrus Terpenes)

 

Citrus Terpenes is used for fragrance.

Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil

Tea Tree Leaf Oil possesses antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antifungal properties

Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil

Evening Primrose Oil can reduce inflammation and irritation while also helping with skin regeneration. It contains linoleic acid. 

Activated Charcoal

Activated Charcoal cleanses the skin, unclogs pores, removes deeper impurities, and dead skin cells.

Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil

Safflower Seed Oil is nourishing and moisturizing. It contains vitamin E.

Decyl Glucoside

Decyl Glucoside is a cleansing agent with great foaming abilities.

Cocamidopropyl Betaine (from Coconut Oil)

Cocamidopropyl Betaine helps stabilize bubbles in products.

Vegetable Glycerin

Vegetable Glycerin is a natural moisturizer.

Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel is rich in tannins, a natural plant compound with powerful antioxidant properties that can help protect your skin against damage when applied.

Carbomer

Carbomer helps create non-tacky gel ingredients.

Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol is a safe and gentle preservative.

Triethanolamine

Triethanolamine helps set the pH of a product.

Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate

Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate helps boost the effectiveness of preservatives.

Panthenol

Panthenol helps moisturize the skin.

Hydroxyethylcellulose

Hydroxyethylcellulose is used to thicken cosmetic products.

Caprylyl Glycol

Caprylyl Glycol gives the skin a nice, soft feel while also boosting the effectiveness of other preservatives.

Tanacetum annuum (Tansy) Essential Oil

Tansy Essential Oil has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Its most common use is to calm irritated skin, reduce heat, and relieve delicate or troubled skin. It contains sabine, camphor, and chamazulene.

Olibanum ( Frankincense)

Frankincense oil contains chemicals known for their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-fungal properties. It is also believed to reduce feelings of anxiety, to stimulate the immune system,strengthen respiratory system, and help increase skin’s elasticity.

Pelargonium x asperum (Geranium)

This is known to eliminate dead cells, tighten the skin, promote the regeneration of new skin, and diminish signs of aging. It helps balance its natural oil production, minimize the appearance of enlarged pores, and eliminate infection-causing or acne-causing bacteria.

Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil

Apricot Kernel Oil is filled with antioxidants and is nourishing. It is also used for fragrance.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera has moisturizing, emollient and anti-inflammatory properties.

Rose Damascena Water

Along with a relaxing scent, Rose Damascena Water contains antioxidant and antimicrobial compounds.

Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract

This extract is known for its healing  properties and is remarkable in treating wounds due to its anti inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Flower Extract

Sunflower Extract is used as a moisturizer. Sunflower seed oil’s 60% linoleic acid content has the ability to help replenish, strengthen, and soothe skin.

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract has moisturizing, emollient and anti-inflammatory properties.

Chondrus Crispus Extract

Chondrus Crispus Extract is a nice film-forming, skin smoothing and moisturizing properties with long lasting action.

Althaea Officinalis Root Extract

Althaea Officinalis Root Extract is anti-inflammatory, a vulnerary, and an emollient which is also effective for soothing the skin and keeping it moisturized.

Leucidal Liquid

Leucidal Liquid is a natural preservative with antimicrobial properties.

Citric Acid

 

Citric Acid is an exfoliant, that can gently lift off the dead skin cells of your skin and make it more smooth and fresh. With regular use it can help sun-damaged skin, increase skin thickness and some nice hydrating things called glycosaminoglycans in the skin.

Potassium Sorbate

Potassium Sorbate is a preservative. 

Sodium Benzoate

Sodium Benzoate is a preservative that works mainly against fungi.

Lavendula Angustofolia Water

Lavender flower water is a highly diluted version of lavender essential oil. It might be useful for acne-prone or oily skin thanks to lavender's antibacterial properties.

Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract

Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract has exceptional healing powers and is particularly remarkable in the treatment of wounds. It contains flavonoids that give the plant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Melaleuca alternifolia Water

Melaleuca Alternifolia water is a diluted version of tea tree essential oil that might have some soothing, antibacterial and anti-acne properties but much less strong than the essential oil.

Lavandula Angustifolia

Lavandula Angustifolia is used for scent, but also has calming, antibacterial, and antimicrobial properties.

Malic Acid

Malic Acid is an exfoliant that can gently lift off the dead skin cells of your skin and make it more smooth and fresh.

Tartaric Acid

Tartaric Acid is an exfoliant that can gently lift off the dead skin cells of your skin and make it more smooth and fresh.

Glycolic Acid

Glycolic acid gently lifts off dead skin cells to reveal newer, fresher, smoother skin.It can help skin’s own collagen production that results in firmer, younger skin.It can also fade brown spots caused by sun damage or PIH.

Lactic Acid

Lactic Acid gently lifts off dead skin cells to reveal newer, fresher, smoother skin.It also has amazing skin hydrating properties.In higher concentration (10% and up) it improves skin firmness, thickness and wrinkles.

 

Morus Alba Root Extract

Morus Alba Root Extract helps fade brownish spots (hyper-pigmentation) caused by sun damage or PIH (post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation).

Hydrogenated ethylhexyl olivate

This keeps hydrating substances in the skin from escaping.

hydrogenated olive oil unsaponifiables

Hydrogenated Olive Oil Unsaponifiables contain phytosterols and squalene, valuable substances for the skin due to their antioxidant effect. It is easily absorbed, helping the skin in its protective function and avoiding dehydration.

Propanediol

Propanediol is a natural alternative for  propylene glycol. It's produced sustainably from corn sugar and it's Ecocert approved.

It can be used to improve skin moisturization, as a solvent, to boost preservative efficacy or to influence the sensory properties of the end formula.

 

Orange Blossom (Citrus aurantium amara) Water

Orange flower water contains a lot of fragrant components and has a nice, sweet scent. It has some skin toning properties and can help to relax the body. It cleanses dirt, oily and impurities from the skin, calming and balancing — yet it doesn’t strip the skin as can some harsh over-the-counter synthetic formulas.

Glucono-delta-lactone

Glucono-delta-lactone is a type of acid that gently lifts off dead skin cells from the skin surface making skin smooth and even. In the long term it provides anti-aging benefits, like increased skin thickness and decreased wrinkles. It is also a great moisturizer and even helps to repair impaired skin barriers.

 

 

Pisum Sativum (Pea ) extract

Pisum Sativum (Pea ) extract  visibly reduces dark spots and hyperpigmentation, lighten overall skin tone for a more uniform complexion, and smooth texture for healthier, flawless looking skin.

Anthemis nobilis (Roman Chamomile) Water

Roman Chamomile water

 has calming and anti-bacterial properties. It fights against inflammation of the skin, including inflammation of sunburns and minor scrapes and cuts. Since it has antiseptic qualities, it is able to remove bacteria. It contains terpenoids chamazulene and α-bisabolol.

Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) extract

Licorice Extract has depigmenting properties. The most active part is called glabridin. It’s considered to be one of the safest skin lightening agents with the fewest side effects. It is also a potent anti-inflammatory. It has some soothing properties but the main active anti-inflammatory component is glycyrrhizin which is used to treat several skin diseases that are connected to inflammation.

Hydrogenated Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)

Shea butter helps retain moisture and lessen the loss of water by forming a barrier on the skin's surface. Secondly, it also works to reduce the appearance of rough patches and dry flakes on the skin.

Sorbitan monostearate

Sorbitan monostearate helps water and oil mix together.

lecithin

Lecithin is an emollient and water-binding ingredient, but it's also an emulsifier and can be used for stabilization purposes. It's also often used to create liposomes.

Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil

Grape Seed oil a light emollient oil that makes your skin feel smooth. It's a great source of antioxidant polyphenols, barrier repair fatty acid linoleic acid, and antioxidant, skin-protectant vitamin E.

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil

The saturated nature of coconut oil also means that it is a heavy-duty-oil ideal for dry skin types. As for hair care, there is solid research showing that it can penetrate into the hair very well and it can prevent hair protein loss as well as combing damage.

Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil

This is a wax ester that keeps a protective and moisturizing barrier on the skin. 

Sodium Borate

Sodium Borate helps set the pH of products.

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil

This ingredient's main fatty acid is called ricinoleic acid . Ricinoleic acid gives Castor Oil several unique properties. First, it is thicker than other oils and its solubility is different so it allows all kinds of chemical modifications other oils do not. It is also more glossy than other oils and  it is a very effective emollient and occlusive that reduces skin moisture loss.

Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil

Olive Oil helps nourish and moisturize the skin. It is loaded with nourishing fatty acids: oleic is the main component , and also contains linoleic and palmitic acids. It also contains antioxidant polyphenols, tocopherols (types of vitamin E) and carotenoids.

Potassium Hydroxide

Potassium Hydroxide helps set the pH of cosmetic products.

Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Oil

Pumpkin Seed Oil is rich in vitamin E, zinc, omega 3- and 6- fatty acids as well as antioxidants, therefore it has tremendous benefits for the skin in terms of retaining moisture, fighting free radicals and maintaining a youthful appearance.

Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil

Avocado Oil is loaded with the nourishing and moisturizing fatty acid, oleic and contains some others including palmitic  and linoleic acid. It also contains a bunch of minerals and vitamins A, E and D. Avocado oil has extraordinary skin penetration abilities and can nourish different skin layers. Thanks to its vitamin E content it also has some antioxidant properties.

 

 

 

 

Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil

Safflower Seed Oil functions as a fragrance ingredient and a skin conditioning agent.

[Borage] Borago officinalis

Borago officinalis has been shown to be very effective in treating the redness, inflammation and moisture loss associated with dry skin.

Ceteareth-20

Ceteareth-20 helps to keep the oil-loving and water-loving ingredients together (emulsifier), stabilizes and thickens the products.

[Almond] Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil

This ingredient is loaded with skin-nourishing fatty acids (oleic acid - and linoleic acid ) and contains other  antioxidant vitamin E and vitamin B versions.

Candelilla Wax

Candelilla Wax is used to stabilize products and give body to them.

[Vitamin E - MT 50] Tocopherol

Tocopherol has significant photoprotection against UVB rays.

Ginkgo Biloba Extract

Ginkgo Biloba Extract provides skin-soothing effects by helping to reduce inflammation. It suppresses the production of active oxygen and nitrogen species, which has an anti-inflammatory effect on cells. It is also rich in quercetin, a flavonoid that is well known for its anti-inflammatory properties.

[Rose Wax] Rose Centifolia Floral Wax

This is used for fragrance and an emulsifier.

Jasmine Wax

Jasmine Wax is used in natural skin care for its true fragrance and essence! It helps soften, soothe, and to hold moisture to the skin.

Sunflower Lecithin

Sunflower Lecithin is an emollient and water-binding ingredient but it's also an emulsifier and can be used for stabilization purposes. It's also often used to create liposomes.

Grapefruit

Grapefruit is an excellent source of vitamin C and is a skin brightener.

[Black Seed Oil] Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil

This moisturizes dry, sensitive skin and smooths out blemishes, wrinkles, fine lines. It also promotes faster healing.

Organic Aloe Leaf Juice

Aloe vera contains vitamin B complex, folic acid, vitamin C and carotene, which is a precursor of vitamin A.It is also known for its anti inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant characteristics.

Hydroxyethyl Cellulose

Hydroxyethyl Cellulose is used to thicken products.

Organic Papaya Fruit Extract (Carica Papaya)

Organic Papaya Fruit Extract from the fruit has shown significant antibacterial properties and has been used in the topical treatment of cuts, rashes, stings, and burns.

Organic Pineapple Fruit Extract (Ananas Comosus)

Organic Pineapple Fruit Extract contains bromelain and fruit acids  have mild exfoliant properties, and fruit sugars and amino acids give the pineapple fruit nice moisturizing and soothing properties.

Sucrose

Sucrose has water-binding properties and helps to keep your skin hydrated.

Natural Flavor

This helps create the product’s smell.

Hydrogenated Castor Oil

Hydrogenated Castor Oil is an emollient and consistency building material.

It also has some unique moisturizing properties as it is both occlusive and humectant.

Hibiscus sabdariffa (hibiscus) flowers

Hibiscus flowers encourage an all round fresher, younger, smoother looking complexion. The natural acids present in hibiscus help to purify your skin by breaking down dead skin and increasing cell turnover while helping to control acne breakouts.

Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax

Candelilla Wax helps fuse ingredients while also helping reduce the appearance of stretch marks, signs of aging, and hydrating  parched and scaly skin for enhanced smoothness.

 

 

 Camellia Sinensis Powder

 Camellia Sinensis Powder is known for its antioxidant and antimicrobial properties.

Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil

The active chemical components in eucalyptus essential oil contribute to its position as a purifying, cleansing, clarifying, and immune-boosting oil ideal for use on the skin. It’s powerful healing capabilities reduce harmful bacteria and infections on contact with the skin.

Elettaria Cardamomum Miniscula (cardamon oil) Seed

Cardamon oil has various antiseptic and antimicrobial properties.

Bulgarian Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia)

This lavender oil has a deeper, more fixative scent with a herbaceous tone. iT helps minimize the appearance of scars, thus being useful for healing skin after a blemish. When used in skincare products the effect of lavender's amazing compounds minimize redness with its natural anti-inflammatory properties.

 Rose Centifolia Floral Wax

 Rose Centifolia Floral Wax is a moisturizing and highly nourishing natural wax helps protect skin against moisture loss and environmental aggressors.

Myrica Cerifera (Bayberry) Fruit Wax

 

Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil

The main chemical constituents of Spearmint Essential Oil are: Carvone, Limonene, 1, 8-cineole, and β-Myrcene. This oil helps soothe the skin while also adding fragrance to products.

Vanilla Oleoresin Extract

Vanilla has anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to soothe and calm irritated skin as well as antibacterial properties. Vanilla Bean Extract contains Vanillin, a polyphenol with powerful antioxidant properties. It is also used to give products a fragrance.

 

Cornmint Essential Oil (Mentha arvensis)

Cornmint Essential Oil has a minty aroma that has been shown to empower and soothe your mood. It contains menthol, menthone, isomenthone,limonene,and pinene.

Rosa Damascena Oil

Rosa Damascena Oil iis known for its scent. It can heal headaches, depression, stress, and sometimes grief.Rose oil contains more than 95 compounds, among them flavonoids, anthocyanins, vitamin C, and quercetin that are all known for their medicinal properties and great antioxidant effects. It does have antimicrobial properties too.

Carbon

Carbon helps purify the skin, make pores smaller, remove unwanted oil from the skin, and soothe skin irritations. 

Bentonite clay

Bentonite is excellent at absorbing things and helps clear bacteria and toxins out of the skin and pores. It can help to calm skin infections, soothe skin allergies and might work for skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema.

Stevia Rebaudiana (or) Stevia Rebaudiana Powder

Stevia Rebaudiana Powder encloses a number of phytonutrients, vitamins, trace elements, minerals as well as volatile oils. It does have nourishing agents.

Arrowroot

Arrowroot absorbs oils/sebum and promotes natural healing as it penetrates the skin. It dries out blemishes.

Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil

Peppermint oil naturally cleanses the skin and has antiseptic and antibacterial properties. It has a cooling effect which soothes irritation and inflammation due to acne. It also adds fragrance to products.

Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil

The main component of citrus peel oils is limonene, a super common fragrant ingredient that. Grapefruit peel also has antibacterial and antifungal properties.

 

Mongongo (Manketti) Oil

Manketti Oil helps to improve the skin hydration thanks to the high content of Linoleic acid, Alpha Linolenic acid and Oleic acid, vitamins and minerals.

Zinc Oxide

Zinc Oxide is a physical (or inorganic) sunscreen. 

Kaolin Clay (Rose)

Kaolin clay helps control oiliness. It can remove excess sebum from your face and it clears the skin pores, but without stripping your skin of the natural oils. It is a mild cleanser.

Juniperus Virginiana Oil ( virginia cedarwood essential oil)

 Virginia Cedarwood essential oil is used to add fragrance to products and promotes relaxation.

Yellow Clay

Yellow clay draws out impurities via the skin, detoxifying and helping decongest blocked pores, and essential minerals within the clay are released helping heal and repair the skin. It helps stimulate blood circulation to the skin, tonifies and exfoliates gently.

Cambrian blue clay

Cambrian Blue clay has persistent pull-up properties; cleans, restores and renews the epidermis; refreshes the skin - making it smooth and supple; minimizing the appearance of wrinkles; stimulates blood circulation and enhances the metabolism of the skin cells; through its regenerating properties has a potent anti-aging action.

Allantoin

Allantoin  is a soothing ingredient, but it's also skin-softening,protective, and can promote wound healing.

Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Oil

Geranium oil contains antioxidant and antimicrobial components, but the main ones are fragrant constituents like geraniol and citronellol.

Azadirachta Indica (Neem) Leaf Powder

Neem Leaf Powder is known to help with acne, pimples, itching or irritated skin, wounds, and insect bites. In hair products, it may help stimulate hair growth and can help treat dandruff and itchy scalp.

Zinc Ricinoleate

Zinc Ricinoleate is an ingredient base.

Organic Bilberry Fruit Extract

Organic Bilberry Fruit Extract is known for antioxidant action. Bilberry extract assists in the supply of oxygen-rich blood flow to every layer of the skin. This allows the skin to readily uptake skin nourishing nutrients which helps maintain elasticity and suppleness, including the vital oil-moisture balance.

Sunflower Seed Oil

 

Meadowfoam Seed Oil

Meadowfoam Seed Oil contains antioxidant components such as vitamin E as well as phytosterols.

The oil is described as non-greasy and  rapidly absorbed .

Tetrasodium EDTA

Tetrasodium EDTA helps products to remain nice and stable for a longer time.

Pumpkin Fruit Purée

Pumpkin Fruit Purée contains natural enzymes that eliminate dead skin cells to smooth the skin’s surface and is ideal for natural non-mechanical exfoliation. It has a high content of natural vitamin A, beta carotene, and vitamin C.

 

Water

Water is primarily used as a solvent in cosmetics and personal care products in which it dissolves many of the ingredients that impart skin benefits. Water also forms emulsions in which the oil and water components of the product are combined to form creams and lotions.

Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum is used as a thickening and binding agent in products.

Organic Sugar Cane Extract

Organic Sugar Cane Extract provides effective moisturizing and humectant properties. It also provides very good conditioning and soothing effects on the skin.

Organic Sugar Maple

Sugar maple helps slough off dead skin cells in combination with other acid-containing fruit extracts. 

African Herbs

 

Hydrogenated Sunflower Seed Oil Polyglyceryl-3 Esters (and) Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate

 

Avena Sativa (Oat) kernel flour

Avena Sativa (Oat) kernel flour is loaded with skin-goodies such as anti-inflammatory agent beta-glucan, skin nourishing lipids, and moisturizing carbohydrates. A real goodie for dry, irritated, inflamed or eczema-prone skin.

Honey

It is very moisturizing, has soothing and antioxidant abilities as well as significant antibacterial and antifungal magic powers. The darker the honey the richer it is in antioxidant phenolic compounds.                                                                                                             

Rose (Rosa Damascena) Water

Rose water also has a lovely, relaxing scent. It contains some antioxidant and antimicrobial compounds, as well as some fragrant components.

Hydrogenated Sunflower Seed Oil Glyceryl Esters

 

Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Sorbic Acid,

 

Sodium Coco Isothionate

Sodium Coco Isothionate is a cleansing agent that is based on vegetable fatty acids and is readily biodegradable.

Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Sorbic Acid Hydrogenated Emulsifying wax NF

 

Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil

Coconut oil is a mostly saturated fatty acid and its most important fatty acid is Lauric Acid. This oil is ideal for dry skin types. Lauric Acid is a promising ingredient against evil acne-causing bacteria, P. acnes. It penetrates into the hair very well and it can prevent hair protein loss as well as combing damage. 

Oryza Sativa

Oryza Sativa is a natural, non-fragrant wax obtained from rice bran. It functions as a skin-softening agent, especially for dry skin.

Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Powder

Licorice Root Powder is a great skincare ingredient with significant depigmenting, anti-inflammatory and even some antioxidant properties.

Magnesium stearate

Magnesium stearate is used to reduce the glide, slip, and skin feels of products.

Beeswax

When beeswax  is used in lotions and creams, beeswax creates a barrier which helps to seal moisture into the skin while also protecting the skin from environmental toxins and irritants.

 

Organic Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter

This ingredient nourishes and moisturizes the skin. It contains fatty acids, mainly oleic, stearic, and palmitic. It also has antioxidant vitamin E and polyphenols. This is organic.

Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil

It is a fragrant ingredient, but it also has antioxidant properties.

Amyris balsamifera

Amyris balsamifera is a fragrance enhancer that also stimulates the skin defenses.

Glyceryl stearate,Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Sorbic Acid

 

Polyglyceryl-2 sesquioleate

Polyglyceryl-2 sesquioleate is a natural emulsifier.

Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter

Cocoa Seed Butter nourishes and moisturizes the skin. It contains fatty acids, mainly oleic, stearic, and palmitic. It also has antioxidant vitamin E and polyphenols.

Styrax Benzoin Resin

Styrax Benzoin Resin is a perfuming ingredient.

Beta Vulgaris (Beet) powder

Beta Vulgaris (Beet) powder is a detoxifying, cleansing, and nourishing agent.

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

Capric Triglyceride is a common emollient that makes your skin feel nice and smooth. It comes from coconut oil and glycerin, it’s light-textured, clear, odorless and non-greasy.

Emulsifying wax NF

Emulsifying wax NF is used in lotions and creams to give them a smooth consistency and help keep them from separating.

Glyceryl stearate,Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Sorbic Acid.

 

Sodium Hydroxide

Sodium Hydroxide is solid white stuff that’s very alkaline and used in small amounts to adjust the pH of the product.

Sodium Lactate

Sodium Lactate is a great skin moisturizer and also used to regulate the pH value of the cosmetic formula. It's a natural ingredient approved by both ECOCERT and COSMOS.

Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil

Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil has a lemony scent with antibacterial and antiseptic properties.

Chlorophyll

Chlorophyll is a natural, oil-soluble colorant that gives olive-green shades.

Spearmint (Mentha Spicata) Leaf

The main chemical constituents of Spearmint are: Carvone, Limonene, 1, 8-cineole, and β-Myrcene. This oil helps soothe the skin while also adding fragrance to products.

Eucalyptus Leaf

The active chemical components in eucalyptus contribute to its position as a purifying, cleansing, clarifying, and immune-boosting oil ideal for use on the skin. It’s powerful healing capabilities reduce harmful bacteria and infections on contact with the skin.

Citrus Sinensis (Sweet Orange) Oil

The main component of citrus peel oils is limonene , a super common fragrant ingredient that makes everything smell nice.

Rubia Tinctorium Root

Tinctorium root has anti-inflammatory and ani-irritant ingredients that reduce inflammation and soothe the skin. They are helpful in general to slow the aging process of the skin.

Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) milk

It is used to moisturize and soften skin and hair. Coconut oil is said to be effective in treating dandruff, dry and itchy scalp, dull hair, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and is used in many anti-aging skincare products. Coconut oil adds a protective layer, helping skin to retain moisture. It is also suitable for sensitive and irritated skin.

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Wax

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Wax has colorant properties and gives off a warm scent.

Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil

Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil is used as a tonic and fragrant additive.

Organic Avena Sativa (Oat) milk

Organic Avena Sativa (Oat) milk is used skin conditioning, moisturizing, hair conditioning, moisturizing and repairing, anti-aging, anti-acne and sensitive/irritated skin.

Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil

Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil includes the fixed oil and the essential oil. The fixed oil is an emollient plant oil that is loaded with moisturizing fatty acids as well as carotol and daucol. This  gives the seed oil antifungal and antioxidant properties. The oil can be  described as revitalizing, toning and stimulating.

The essential oil has a nice fragrance with its main component is carotol. It does have antifungal and antioxidant properties.

Chlorella Vulgaris Powder

Chlorella Vulgaris Powder contains powerful antioxidants such as chlorophyll, beta-carotene, vitamin E, and vitamin C. It has anti aging benefits and helps protect the skin from UV rays.

Calendula Officinalis Flower oil

Calendula oil has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties that might make it useful in healing wounds, soothing eczema, and treating acne.

Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil

Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil contains essential fatty acids and vitamin E. It intensively nourishes and regenerates sensitive and tired skin. Due to its non-comedogenic structure, hemp oil doesn’t lock the pores and is suitable for oily skin also.

Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract Oil

Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract Oil main biologically active component is  curcumin. This ingredient is known for its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial activity which is good for acne-prone skin. It also might be able to regulate sebum production. It's a potent antioxidant and skin-brightening agent.

100% soy wax

Soy wax is biodegradable and cleans up with plain old soap and water. Soy wax has a lower melting point than paraffin wax therefore when soy wax is used in a product, it will burn slower or longer than paraffin candles. Soy wax burns with zero petro soot, creating petro soot free candles.

Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract

Matricaria Flower Extract

 has anti-inflammatory properties and it contains the terpenoids chamazulene and bisabolol

Cannabis sativa powder

The essential fatty acids, omegas 3 and 6 found in cannabis help soothe and restore skin when added to salves and creams. The natural texture gives excellent emolliency and a smooth after-feel to products.

Natural Fragrance

Natural fragrance  is used to give products their fragrance.

Mangifera Indica (Mango) Fruit Extract

Mango fruit extract is used for fragrance and to soothe the skin.

Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil

Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil used to thicken products while also slowing the loss of water from the skin by forming a barrier on the skin's surface.

Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil

Olive Fruit Oil is a healthy option to moisturize and nourish the skin. It also contains antioxidant polyphenols, tocopherols (types of vitamin E) and carotenoids.

Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil

Black Currant Seed Oil helps to nourish, soothe, and protect skin and hair.  It is very rich in antioxidants and gamma-linolenic acid making it a highly effective anti-inflammatory agent, is vitamin rich and also contains steriodonic acid, also high amounts of omegas 3 and 6.

Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract

Carrot Root Extract is known for containing the orange pigment beta-carotene, aka provitamin A. It is a famous molecule for being a potent antioxidant, suntan accelerator and having skin-regenerative abilities. Carrot oil also contains vitamin E and some fatty acids that give the oil further antioxidant and barrier repairing properties.

Organic Cannabis Sativa (hemp) milk

Organic Cannabis Sativa (hemp) milk contains calcium, phosphorus and vitamins A, B12 and D as well as unsaturated essential fatty acids. It helps maintain healthy skin.

 

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