INGREDIENTS GUIDE

Your A-Z guide to decode every ingredient label.

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Activated Charcoal Powder
Activated charcoal acts like a magnet, drawing put out dirt, bacteria and micro-particles to the surface of skin, effectively cleansing pores, helping you to achieve a flawless complexion.

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Aloe Vera Leaf Juice)
Containing an impressive number of vitamins, including A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, C, E, Choline and Folic Acid. These nutrients are great for protecting the skin from free radicals, helping to rejuvenate aged tissues, sooth irritation, nourish dehydrated skin and promote overall healthy skin.

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder (Aloe Vera Extract)
Antioxidant rich and valuable for its anti-inflammatory properties. The molecules found in Aloe Vera Extract encourage the regeneration of skin tissue, soothing and protecting the skin from irritation and damage.

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Backhousia Citriodora Oil (Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil)

Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil has amazing benefits for mature or oily skin. It works as an astringent to help tighten pores and reduce irritations. With its antibacterial properties this oil can assist with healing and protecting the skin.


Boswellia Frereana Oil (Frankincense Essential Oil)

Strenghting and protecting skin cells, Frankincense Essential Oil helps reduce the appearance of large pores, prevent wrinkles, and it even helps lift and tighten skin to naturally slow the signs of aging.

Butyrospermum Parkii Butter (Shea Butter)
A rich source of hydration, with natural protective properties to soothe inflamed skin. She Butter is highly concentrated with Vitamins A, E & F and fatty acids, making it incredibly nourishing and moisturising for all skin types.

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Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract (Green Tea Extract)

Known to support skins health by moisturising, stimulating circulation and balancing the skin. With a high content of antioxidants, Green Tea Extract not only helps regulate oil production but also fights the signs of aging. improving skins overall tone and texture.


Cananga Odorata Flower Oil (Ylang Ylang Essential Oil)

Best knwon for balancing and regulating oil production in the skin to prevent excessive dryness and oiliness. Ylang Ylang Essential Oil soothes inflammation and irritation on the body, while strengthening skin barrier function.


Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside

Caprylyl/Capryl glucoside is a highly effective solubilising agent, acting as an emulsifier to allow essential oils and water mix. It is also great at helping water mix with oil and dirt so that impurities can be rinsed away from the skin surface.


Centaurea Cyanus Flower (Blue Cornflower)

Primarily used for its soothing and astringent effects on the skin. Blue Cornflowers have a calming effect on inflamed and irritated skin, hepling enhance the appearance of dry skin by reducing flaking to restore the skins natural suppleness.


Chamomile Recutita Flower Extract (Chamomile Extract)
Chamomile Extract promotes smooth, healthy looking skin. Healing and relieving irritations thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Not only calming inflamed skin, it also cleanses and moisturises.

Citric Acid

Naturally occurring in citrus fruits such as lemons and limes. Citric Acid exfoliates the top layers of skin, removing dead skin cells, encouraging new cell turnover, which promotes new skin growth. It is natural substance which can brighten skin, shrink pores, correct darks spots and fine lines. 


Citrus Auranlifolia Oil (Lime Essential Oil) 

Lime Essential Oil is a natural cleanser with purifying properties. Lime has a tightening effect, making it perfect to use to help rejuvenate skin, reducing the signs of ageing by keeping the skin looking firm. 


Citrus Aurantium Amara Leaf Oil (Petitgrain Essential Oil)

Petitgrain is good for maintain the moisture and oil balance of the skin.  With powerful anti-inflammatory and antibacterial benefits, its wonderful to calm problematic skin.


Citrus Aurantium Oil (Neroli Essential Oil)

One of the most popular properties is its ability to care for the skin. Neroli Essential Oil smooths and heals the skin, by maintaining moisture and oil balance in the skin.


Cocos Nucifera Cream (Coconut Cream)

Coconut cream is packed full of vitamins and minerals, along with a good concentration of lauric acid, a medium chain fatty acid. It provides an excellent moisturising effect for dry skin and the natural fatty acids help remove harmful bacteria. soothing dry and irritated skin.


Cocos Nucifera Oil (Coconut Oil)
Coconut oil is an intense moisturiser, soothing dry skin by coating it in a non-greasy layer of lightweight hydration. The medium-chain fatty acids found in coconut oil also possess antimicrobial properties that can help treat skin conditions and protect the skin from harmful bacteria.

Coffea Arabica Seed Powder (Coffee Arabica)

The benefits of coffee for the skin are extensive, and are derived mainly from its natural antioxidant and caffeine content. The antioxidants in coffee can revive dull, tired skin by ushering needed nutrients deep into the pores, increasing circulation and immediately improving the tone and texture of the skin.

 

Cymbopogon Flexuosus Oil (Lemongrass Essential Oil)

Rich in antioxidants, Lemongrass Essential Oil helps fight harmful free radicals and oxidative stress on the skin. It tones and purifies the skin while its anti-inflammatory properties relieve redness, itching and swelling.

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Daucus Carota Sativa Seed Oil (Carrot Seed Oil)

Carrot Seed Oil works as a supporting and protective agent that not only enhances skin health but aids in repairing damaged skin caused by environmental influences by stimulating the growth of new tissue. It help protects the skin from the signs of ageing.

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Eucalyptus Camaldulensis Oil (Eucalyptus Essential Oil)

Eucalyptus Essential Oil cleanses and clarifies, and is ideal for all skin types. Acting as an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic it aids in reducing inflammation and supports the healing of inflamed, irritated, damaged skin.


Eucalyptus Dives Oil (Eucalyptus Essential Oil)

Eucalyptus Essential Oil deeply cleanses and purifies the skin. Known to moisturise the skin, not only does it deliver an intense dose of hydration, but it also locks in moisture to help boost complexion.


Euphorbia Cerifera Cera Wax (Candelilla Wax)
Used as a substitution for beeswax, which is great for vegan lifestyles. It functions as a thickening and hardening agent, as well as acting as a skin-protective barrier that helps prevent the skin from losing moisture.

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Ficus Carica Fruit/Leaf Extract (Fig Fruit / Leaf Extract)

Containing a rich source of antioxidants, Fig Fruit/Leaf Extract helps to enhance the skin's hydration by preventing water loss from the skin's uppermost layers, helping to reduce uncomfortably dry and tight skin.

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Glycerin (Glycerine)

Serving as a humectant, pulling water from deeper skin layers up to the surface to combat dry skin. Glycerine also draws in moisture from the air and slows its evaporation on your skin.


Glyceryl Caprylate

Glyceryl Caprylate has outstanding efficacy against bacteria, making it an excellent natural and safe preservative for skin care products. It also helps in making the skin feel soft and smooth.

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Hamamelis Virginiana Leaf Extract (Witch Hazel Leaf Extract)

Acting as a natural astringent, Witch Hazel Leaf Extract befits controlling acne by soothing redness and maintaining oil secretion. It can also lessen bacteria growth on the skin, balancing the skin's pH level and conditioning the skin. 

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Indigofera Tinnctoria Leaf Extract (Indigo Extract)

Known mainly as a natural colourant in cosmetic products. Indigo can also help to deliver hydration to promote optimal moisture balance to aid a healthy complexion.

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Juniperus Deppeana Oil (Juniper Essential Oil)

Detoxifying and full of antioxidants, Juniper Essential Oil is a natural healer. It works to repair and strengthen the skins outer most layers, allowing it to defund itself from impurities that can damage the skin and cause premature ageing.  balancing the skin's pH level and conditioning the skin. 

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Kaolin (Australian Olive Green Clay)

Australian Olive-Green Clay is one of the strongest of clays and is great for cleansing and detoxifying the skin. Beneficial for use on acne-prone and oily skin, the minerals in the clay help to balance oil production, strengthening the skin, aiding in the repair of scars.


Kaolin (Brazilian Clay)

A gentle, mineral rich, non-drying clay. Drawing out dirt and impurities from the skin and feeding it with essential nutrients. Brazilian Clay is wonderful for purifying the skin, promoting oil balance without dehydration.


Kaolin (Ivory Clay)

Ivory Clay is one of the gentles of clays, making it ideal for those with dry and sensitive skin. The clay is great for purifying, helping to remove impurities from your skin like dirt, germs and build up. Leaving skin feeling soft, smooth and nourished.


Kaolin (White Australian Clay)

White Australian Clay is a gentle clay helpful for sensitive and dry skin. It clears the skin pores, without stripping your skin of the natural oils.They clay consists of silica that is good for removing the dead skin cells, helping to stimulate circulation, which allows cells to regenerate.

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Lactic Acid

It's a non-friction type exfoliant which works by breaking down and dissolving the structure of dead skin cells without causing sensitivity. It also helps to keep the skin moisturised and feel less dry.


Lavandula Angustifolia Flower (Lavender Flower)

The antibacterial properties of Lavender fight bacteria and help clean out pores. With the aid of the anti-inflammatory properties, lavender will help calm skin and reduce swelling that can accompany inflammation and skin irritations.


Lavandula Angustifolia Oil (Lavender Essential Oil)
Lavender Essential Oil is not only great for calming the senses but it works wonders on inflamed and irritated skin. It is a natural anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial, suitable for all skin types to sooth irritation and protect the skin.

Lavandula Stoechas Flower/Stem Extract (Lavender Extract)
It is a natural anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial agent. Lavender Extract is a gentle non-drying ingredient which aids in soothing inflammation associated with dry, acne prone or reddened skin.

Linum Usitatissimum Seed Oil (Flaxseed Oil)
With high concentrations of Omega-3 and anti-inflammatory properties, it acts to balance the skin and reduce inflammation. Flaxseed Oil soothes dry and irritated skin, by repairing and hydrating skin cells. 

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Macadamia Integrifolia Oil (Macadamia Oil)

High in monounsaturated fatty acids, with anti-inflammatory and moisturising properties, it aids in regenerating and softening the skin. The Linoleum in Macadamia oil helps to restore the skin's barrier function, reducing water loss for healthier looking skin. 

Matricaria Recutita Flower (Chamomile Flower) 

The flower-heads of Chamomile have excellent properties for supporting the skins health, along with a calming aroma which helps relieve stress and anxiety. Chamomile is a natural anti-inflammatory, it can offer general relief to ease itchy and irritated symptoms.  

Mediterranean Clay
Rich in minerals, Mediterranean Clay gently exfoliates the skin, helping to remove toxins, increasing circulation to deeply cleanse and purify the skin. 

Mentha Cardiaca Leaf Oil (Spearmint Essential Oil)

Have the power to heal and prevent acne, blemishes, and other skin irritations due to its antibacterial properties. Spearmint Essential Oil also has a cooling sensation that can help to relieve itching associated with dryness. 


Mentha Piperita Oil (Peppermint Essential Oil) 

Naturally cleansing and refreshing for the skin. Peppermint Essential Oil has antiseptic and antibacterial properties, that have a cooling effect to soothe irritation and inflammation.

Montmorillonite (Green French Clay)

Effectively eliminates dirt and build-up, while balancing oil production to cleanse without stripping the natural oils. Green French Clay helps to reduce the appearance of pores and tones the skin, to reveal a fresher, smoother complexion. 


Monthmorillonite (Pink French Clay)

Pink French Clay attaches itself to oil, bacteria, and impurities from the skin to eliminate them and leave skin feeling cleansed, clarified, and balanced. By restoring essential minerals to the skin, it nourishes and  replenishes the skin's moisture to revitalise dull, tired looking skin.


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Narcissus Pseudonarcissus Root Extract (Daffodil Root Extract)

Daffodil Root Extracts is a moisturising ingredient. Functioning as a skin-conditioning agent to smooth and often the skin, it helps to tighten pores, creating a smoother appearance to the skin.

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Olea Europaea Fruit Oil (Olive Oil)

Containing strong antioxidants, Olive Oil makes a wonderful anti-aging ingredient working to fight environmental damages. It is naturally high in squalene, an oil that mimics the skin's natural sebum, and leaves skin extra smooth and soft. Great for those with dry and sensitive skin for its excellent skin conditioning properties.

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Pelargonium Asperum Oil (Geranium Essential Oil)

Geranium essential oil I used to stimulate healing and reduce inflammation. It is known to help in eliminating dead cells and to promote regeneration, revealing newer, healthier looking skin.


Pelargonium Graveolens Oil (Rose geranium Essential Oil)

Rich in antioxidants, Rose Geranium Essential Oil helps reduce the appearance of fine line and wrinkles, restoring vitality to your skin through healing imperfections. Containing antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties it cleanses and alleviates irritated skin.


Persea Grattissima Oil (Avocado Oil)

Avocado oil is a nourishing unsaturated oil, rich in Vitamins A, D & E, and is easily absorbed by the skin due to its high Oleic acid content. It can help with sun-damaged and dehydrated skin, and is ideal for softening mature skin. 

Pogostemon Cablin Oil (Patchouli Essential Oil)
Patchouli essential oil can help soothe inflammation and facilitates faster healing by stimulating the growth of new cells. Not only does it heal and detox your skin, its active compounds also help stimulate muscle contracts to aid in eliminating fine lines and wrinkles.

Polyglyceryl-5 Oleate
Polyglyceryl-5 Oleate is an ester of oleic acid and a glycerin polymer containing an average of 5 glycerin units. It is an excellent emulsifier for stable water in oil products, aiding in moisturising the skin.

Prunis Amygdalus Dulcis Oil (Sweet Almond Oil)
A rich source of Vitamin E, A & B along with essential minerals. Sweet Almond Oil keeps your skin cells healthy, and helps your skin look smooth and soft. The fatty acids help your skin retain moisture and can heal chapped and irritated skin.

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Quercus Alba Bark Extract (White Oak Bark Extract)

With potent astringent properties, White Oak Bark Extract is known to help absorb toxins and soothe irritated, swollen skin. With natural antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and anti-irritant properties, White Oak Bark Extracts supports the repair of damaged skin. 

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Ricinus Cornmunis Seed Oil (Castor Oil)

Castor oil is rich in fatty acids which enhance smoothness and softness to the skin. Acting as a humectant, it draws moisture to the skin and provides a protective barrier, holding moisture to keep the skin looking hydrated and healthy.


Rosa Damascena Flower Oil (Rose Essential Oil)

Containing a complex array of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Rose Essential Oil has excellent emollient properties for moisturising dry skin. Along with offering antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that can calm redness and irritation.


Rose Canina Fruit Extract (Rosehip Extract)

A powerful antioxidants that helps protect the skin against environmental aggressors and slows the signs of aging by improving skin elasticity. Rosehip Extract contains Vitamin C, the natural antioxidant properties that help maintain the suppleness of the skin. 


Rose Centifolia (Rosebuds)

This romantic ingredient has tone of anti-inflammatory benefits which can help reduce the appearance of redness on the skin. The moisturising properties also aid in soothing redness and irritation with sensitive skin.

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Salvia Sclarea Oil (Clary Sage Essential Oil)
Clary Sage helps to regulate oil production on the skin, strengthen and toning the skin. It contains cooling properties that soothes skin trouble with inflammation and redness.


Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil (Jojoba Oil)

Jojoba oil's similarity to sebum allows it to penetrate and moisturise the skin’s deeper layers without clogging pores. Containing many essential fatty acids, powerful antioxidants and Vitamins A, D & E. this gentle oil works to regenerate skin cells.


Sodium Anisate
A natural preservative obtained from anise and fennel. Sodium Anisate has antimicrobial properties, reducing the activity of microorganisms on the skin, and preventing germs and bacteria from building up.

Sodium Chloride (Himalayan Crystal Salt)

Himalayan Crystal (Pink) Salt is one of the best sources of natural minerals. It provides a unique ionic energy that is released when the salt is mixed with water. This ionic solution helps to draw the toxins, detoxify and hydrating the skin.


Sodium Chloride (Rock Salt)

Stimulating the skin to absord dirt and toxins, to deeply cleanse the pores. Salts high mineral content helps restore the protective barrier in the skin and supports retaining hydration.


Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate
The unique cleansing and foaming properties from Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate makes it ideal for using in skincare products. It is especially well suited to sensitive skin, as it is a mild surfactant, protecting the skin from drying and helping to retain moisture content.

Sodium Levulinate
Sodium levulinate is the sodium salt produce from levulinic acid and used as a natural preservative. This gentle ingredient improves the natural acidic environment of the skin and also assist with moisturisation.

Sucrose (Sugar)
Not only is Sugar a wonderful exfoliant which helps to remove dead skin cells from you face, lips and body to restore and refresh tired, dull skin. It’s also a natural humectant, helping to hydrate the skin by drawing moisture from the environment and preserving it in the skin cells.

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Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter (Cocoa Butter)

Cocoa butter is great for naturally healing dry, sensitive skin. Forming a protective barrier over the skin to hold in moisture and protecting the skin from oxidative stress, to help slow the signs of aging. It is also high in Vitamin E, which helps hydrate and soothe the skin.


Tocopherol Oil (Vitamin E Oil)

Vitamin E is the name of a family of oil soluble antioxidants found in many fruits and vegetables. Beyond its moisturising and healing benefits. Vitamin E fights off free radicals, which are the result of daily environmental exposure to the skin. In fighting these, Vitamin E helps protect the skin from damage and slows the signs of aging.
*Originates from Soy

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Urtica Dioica Leaf Powder (Nettle Leaf Powder) 

Nettle Leaf Powder is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and is helpful in easing skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. It also has amazing astringent property that allows to shrink and tighten the top layer of our skin to aid in the repair of damaged skin. 

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Vaccinium Angustfolium Fruit Extract (Blueberry Fruit Extract)

Blueberry Fruit Extract is used for its potent antioxidant and skin-conditioning benefits. Blueberries contain several types of antioxidants that help fight free radicals and protects the skin against the signs of ageing. 

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Wheat Amino Acids

Wheat Amino Acids are used in skincare as a conditioning agent, due to its hydrating ability. Amino acids are the building blocks of both peptides and proteins, helping to maintain skin's hydration, texture and overall healthy appearance.

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Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum is used as a thickening agent, helping to stabilise products and prevent them from separating for optimal consistency. It allows for a smooth, even application and is known to be moisturising for the skin.

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Yucca Schidigera Stem Extract (Yucca Stem Extract)

Yucca Stem Extract helps regenerate skin cells and soothes skin that has been exposed to, environmental influencers that increase the signs of premature ageing. The high amounts of vitamin C, aid collagen production, to help skin retain elasticity. 

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Zingiber Officinale Root Oil (Ginger Essential Oil)  

Ginger Essential Oil soothes redness and aids in elimination of bacteria associated with acne. Its antioxidant properties are known to have a protective effect on the skin, reducing signs of skin damage and ageing.