Category
Ingredient
What is it?
Benefit
Skin Soothing
Multi-Ceramide [Ceramide NP; Phytosphingosine]
Ceramides are lipids or fats that exist in skin cells and make up to 40% of your outer skin layer.
Ceramides are crucial in aiding your skin to retain moisture and prevent unwanted bacteria from entering your body.
Colloidal Oatmeal
Colloidal Oatmeal is cocktail of oats that has been refined into powder and acts as a skin protectant.
Colloidal Oatmeal aids in locking in moisture in the skin barrier and also has soothing properties.
Niacinamide
Niacinamide is a vitamin that is water-soluble and penetrate into the skin with ease.
Niacinamide aids in reducing the visibility of pores and removes dullness and restores the skin.
Centella Asiatica
Centella Asiatica is a medicinal herb that is known to treat inflammation and has antioxidant properties.
Centella Asiatica is used as an active ingredient in skincare products for anti-inflammation, anti-oxidant and soothes compromised skin.
Hydrators
Squalane
Squalane is a hydrogenated version of squalene. It is an emollient and behaves similar to our own skin sebum.
Prevents moisture loss, can neutralize UV damage .
Skin Barrier Protectors (Hydrators)
Hyaluronic Acid
Hyaluronic Acid is a humectant, meaning that it attracts water from the air or within the skin.
Hyaluaronic Acid is one of the most common known ingredients for increasing overall moisture in skin.
Melanin Targeters
Arbutin
Arbutin is an antioxidant that is extracted from different berries.
Arbutin helps in ensuring that skin is brightened and pigmentation is reduced in the skin. It can also fade scars.
Licorice Root
Licorice Root is a plant based ingredients that can be cultivated in Asia, Europe, and in the Middle East.
Licorice Root is a brightening agent in skincare products and can repair the skin.
Allantoin
Allantoin is an extract from comfrey plant.
Allantoin protects and soothes the skin.
Skin Repairing
Peptide Complex [copper tripeptide-1, Acetyl heaxapeptide-8, Palmitoyl Pentapepdide-4, Palmitoyl tripeptide-1, Palmitoyl tetrapepide-7, tripeptide-1, tripeptide-2, tripeptide-2, tripeptide-3, acetyl Octapeptide 3]
Peptides are amino acid chains that aid in the forming of certain types of protein in the skin such as elastin and collagen.
Peptides can help in increasing skin elasticity and reducing signs of aging, allowing skin to appear firmer.
Skin Shields
Vitamin E [Tocopherol]
Tocopherol is an excellent example of a powerful antioxidant that is oil-soluble, meaning it can easily dissolve into the skin.
Tocopherol helps in combating free-radical damage (such as pollution), and can also be an effective hydrator.
Vitamin C [Ascorbic Acid]
Ascorbic Acid is an antioxidant and the most stable Vitamin C form.
Ascorbic Acid aids in brightening the skin and aids in the production of collagen to prevent premature aging.
Green Tea Extract
Extract from the leaves of green tea.
Tea Extracts is an antioxidant ingredient that aids soothing the skin and can also address skin discoloration and early signs of aging.
Retinyl Palmitate
Retinyl Palmitate is the most abundantly used form of retinol (Vitamin A).
Retinyl Palmitate has anti-aging properties as well as anti-oxidant properties.
Prebiotics
Fructooligosaccharides
Fructooligosaccharides is a prebiotic sugar used as food by the skin microbiota. It’s also a good source of antioxidants.
It helps to keep the skin clean, hydrated, and well nutrified. It helps to maintain a healthy microbiome for your skin.
Trehalose
Trehalose is a disaccharide with hydrating properties for the skin. It’s a plant sugar.
Trehalose is used as a prebiotic and is effective to help maintain healthy skin.
Sorbitol
Sorbitol is a sugar with hydrating properties that can nourish the probiotics that live on the skin allowing the skin microbiome to be balanced.
Sorbitol breakdown by microorganisms on the skin creates beta-glucan, a skin calming antioxidant.
Postbiotics
Lactobacillus ferment
Lactobacillus ferment is a non-living probiotic ingredient made by fermentation of the microorganism Lactobacillus.
Thanks to its soothing effect on the skin, it helps to strengthen the skin's defense and maintains the health of the skin microbiome.
Lactic Acid
Lactic Acid is a metabolic by-product released by the fermentation of microorganisms like lactobacillus.
Lactic acid strengthens the skin barrier and has a positive impact on the skin microbiome balance. It also helps in reducing uneven tone and brightens skin tone.