Your A-Z guide of skincare ingredients. Here you can discover everything you need to know to decode every ingredient label.
Activated Charcoal Powder
Activated charcoal effectively cleanses the skin, unclogs pores by drawing out dirt, bacteria and micro-particles to the surface of skin, helping you to achieve a flawless complexion.
Aloe Vera Extract
Aloe vera is used for it’s refreshing, soothing and restorative properties. It contains antioxidants including beta-carotene, vitamin C and E.
Aloe Vera Leaf Juice
Contains an impressive number of vitamins, including A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, C, E, Choline and Folic Acid. These vitamins are great for protecting the skin from free radicals. These organic molecules rejuvenate aged tissues and promote healthy skin.
Australian Olive Green Clay
Australian Olive-Green Clay is one of the strongest of clays and is beneficial for cleansing and purifying the skin by removing dirt and oil. The clay contains minerals and helps to balance oiliness of the skin.
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.
Brazilian clay is wonderful for detoxification by helping to pull oil and impurities from the skin, whilst promoting balances without dehydration.
Used as a substitution for beeswax, which is great for vegan lifestyles. Candelilla wax is rich in nutrients and easily absorbed. It acts as a skin-protective barrier agent that helps prevent the skin from losing moisture.
Castor oil is rich in fatty acids which can enhance smoothness and softness when applied to the skin. Acting as a humectant, it draws moisture to the skin and provides a protective barrier.
It is a gentle surfactant (cleanser) that is obtained from renewable raw materials. It helps water mix with oil and dirt so that they can be rinsed away.
Chamomile promotes smooth, healthy skin and relieves irritations thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.
Naturally occurring in citrus fruits such as lemons and limes. It is a natural substance which can brighten skin, shrink pores, correct dark spots ad fines lines.
Clary Sage Essential Oil
Clary Sage helps to regulate oil production on the skin, along with properties that can strengthen and tone the skin.
Cocoa butter is great for naturally healing dry, sensitive skin by locking in moisture and protecting the skin from oxidative stress. It is high in Vitamin E which helps hydrate and soothe the skin.
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.
Coconut cream is packed full of vitamins and minerals, along with a good concentration of lauric acid, a medium chain fatty acid. The natural fatty acids help dry and irritated skin.
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 into the pores.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Eucalyptus Essential Oil is purifying, cleansing, clarifying and immune-boosting oil that is ideal for skin use. Acting as an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic it aids in reducing inflammation and supports the healing of wounds.
It is extremely beneficial for chronic skin condition, such as rosacea, acne, dermatitis and eczema. The fatty acids act to balance out the skin’s own oils and reduce any inflammation, helping the skin to repair.
Frankincense Essential Oil
Frankincense essential oil can help protect skin cells. It can be used to help reduce the appearance of large pores, prevent wrinkles, and it even helps lift and tighten skin to naturally slow signs of aging.
Geranium Essential Oil
Geranium essential oil is used to stimulate healing and reduce inflammation. It is known to help in eliminate dead cells and to promote the regeneration of newer, healthier skin.
This compound occurs naturally in both plant and animal fats as a component of lipids. Serving as a humectant, pulling water from deeper skin layers up to the surface to combat dry skin, as well as draws in moisture from the air and slows its evaporation on your skin.
Glyceryl Caprylate is made through the esterification of glycerin from vegetable oils and medium chain fatty acids. Glyceryl Caprylate has outstanding efficacy against bacteria and yeast, therefore, makes an excellent natural and safe preservative for skin care products. Glyceryl Caprylate is an emollient that makes skin soft and smooth.
Green French Clay
Beneficial in removing impurities, tightening the pores, toning the skin, exfoliating dead skin cells and reducing inflammation. This Clay is perfect to soften dry, rough skin.
Green Tea Extract
The antioxidants in green tea are excellent at fighting premature aging. Treats oily skin and clears clogged pores.
Himalayan Crystal Salt
Is the purest sea salt available and one of the best sources of natural minerals on the planet. It provides minerals, plus a unique ionic energy that is released when the salt is mixed with water. When mixed with water this ionic solution helps to draw the toxins out of skin and adipose tissues. Not only does it detoxify, it hydrates.
Ivory Clay is a gentle clay, which is helpful for dry skin. The clay is great for purifying, helping to remove all the impurities from your skin like dirt, germs, and pollution.
Jojoba oil's similarity to sebum allows it to penetrate and moisturise the skin’s deeper layers without clogging pores and the skin is still able to breathe easily. It is rich in proteins and minerals and can help soothe irritated skin.
Kaolin White Australian Clay
Kaolin White Australian Clay is a gentle clay helpful for sensitive and dry skin. It removes excess sebum from the skin, clears the skin pores, without stripping your skin of the natural oils.
It's a non-friction type exfoliant which works by breaking down and dissolving the structure of dead skin cells without causing sensitivity.
Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender 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, along with being a sebum balancing ingredient.
It is a natural anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial agent and sebum balancing ingredient. Lavender is a gentle non-drying alternative to very harsh complexion clearing substances.
Lemongrass Essential Oil
Antioxidants help fight harmful free radicals and oxidative stress in the body. It tones and purifies the skin while its anti-inflammatory properties relieve redness, itching and swelling.
Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil
Has amazing benefits in skin care 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 skin infections, wounds and acne.
Lime Essential Oil
Due to its high limonene content, lime essential oil is a natural antioxidant. Antioxidants help to remove free radicals that damage cells. This helps reduce the signs of aging and help keep the skin firm.
Mediterranean Clay is rich in minerals, provides gentle exfoliation and helps to remove toxins and purify the skin.
Neroli Essential Oil
One of the most popular properties is its ability to care for the skin. It makes the skin smooth, free from infections and adds a glamorous flow. It helps to maintain the right moisture and oil balance in the skin.
Contains strong antioxidants, making it a natural anti-ageing ingredient. It is helpful for dry skin, inflammation, wounds and burns. It is suitable for people with sensitive skin and has excellent skin conditioning and emollient properties. *Vegetable/palm free
Patchouli Essential Oil
Patchouli essential oil can deodorize body odours, soothe inflammation, fight water retention and aid in breaking up cellulite. It facilitates the faster healing of wounds by stimulating the growth of new skin cells.
Petitgrain Essential Oil
Petitgrain is good for maintain the moisture and oil balance of the skin as well as for treating acne, pimples, dryness and cracking of the skin.
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 replenish the skin’s moisture and revitalise skin that appears to be dull.
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.
Rose Essential Oil
Containing a complex array of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It has excellent emollient properties for moisturising dry skin, also offering antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that help treat redness and inflammation.
Rosehip is rich in both polyphenols and anthocyanin, which help reduce inflammation. It also contains Vitamin E, an antioxidant known for its anti-inflammatory effects.
The concentration of natural vitamins and fatty acids in shea butter makes it incredibly nourishing and moisturising for skin. High in vitamin A, E & F. It holds rich moisturising and natural sun protection properties.
Sodium anisate has antimicrobial properties, this means it reduces the activity of microorganisms on the skin, along with preserving beauty products and preventing germs and bacteria from building up.
Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate
The unique cleansing and foaming properties from sodium cocoyl glutamate makes it ideal for usage in personal products. It protects the skin from drying and retain the moisture content.
Sodium levulinate is the sodium salt produce from levulinic acid, and it’s one of the ingredients commonly used as a preservative in skincare. It also helps to condition and tone the skin.
Not only is it a wonderful exfoliator which helps to remove dead skin cells from you face lips and body to restore and refresh tired, clogged pores. It’s also a natural humectant.
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.
Vitamin E Oil
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant found in many fruits and vegetables. Effective at reducing UV damage in skin and helps nourish and protect your skin from damage caused by free radicals.
*Originates from Soy