Beet Extract: Sugar Beet extract is a food grade moisturizer, and anti-irritant, naturally, derived from a renewable source of Beet Sugar. Being a betaine, and one of the four classes of osmolytes, it acts to maintain intracellular water levels, preventing damage due to environmental stressors such as UV radiation, and oxidation.
Black Raspberry: Packed with essential fatty acids and antioxidants, this powerhouse oil provides some of the best natural sun protection available with remarkable protective and healing benefits not delivered by other oils.
Camellia (Green Tea) Oil: Quick to absorb leaving no greasy feel behind, this very stable carrier oil is rich in antioxidants, Vitamin A, D and E, oleic acid, and Squalene. Studies conducted on this oil have shown to increase procollagen, which is required in the process of collagen synthesis. Historically this oil has been a personal care secret in Japan (5) and its remarkable anti-aging properties have only recently been discovered by western countries.
Castor Oil: Castor oil does the deep pore cleansing, penetrating deep into your pores and pulling impurities from the skin. It has powerful detox properties and helps to increase cell turnover.
Ceramides: Ceramides are naturally occurring lipids in the skin that help form the skin's moisture barrier. They are made up of long-chain fatty acids that link with other important molecules to promote cellular function. Ceramides help create a barrier to prevent permeability. This locks moisture into your skin, which helps prevent dryness and irritation. It may also help protect your epidermis from environmental damage. In short, ceramides hold water in the skin, which leads to a more hydrated complexion.
CoQ10: Free radical protection
Glycolic Acid: Glycolic acid, which is derived from sugar cane, is the alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) with the smallest molecules. Like all AHAs, it’s a chemical (rather than a physical) exfoliant. Where physical exfoliants remove the build-up of dead skin through scrubbing, chemical exfoliants like AHAs do so by dissolving, making them gentler on the skin. And since glycolic acid is the tiniest AHA, it's able to penetrate the skin to deliver the best possible results. Using glycolic acid will leave your skin feeling soft and looking radiant and more youthful. Plus, it loosens clogged pores, so it helps with any blackheads and deeper cystic acne.” It can also diminish the appearance of acne scars and reduce hyperpigmentation and photo-aging.
Gotu Cola: Collagen support
Hyaluronic Acid: This very powerful humectant is one of the most moisturizing agents available! Hyaluronan is a natural component in the skin and serves to keep skin tissues soft and supple. We are born with high levels of Hyaluronic Acid in our dermal tissue but aging and environmental stress can deplete skins natural HA. Topical use of Sodium Hyaluronate promotes moisture retention, viscoelasticity and lubricity.
Kalahari Seed Oil: A natural cleanser, Kalahari melon seed oil contains linolenic acid which can help to unclog pores and remove excess sebum on the surface of the skin. Kalahari is loaded with antioxidants and vitamins A, C and E to help hydrate and tighten skin, making it appear firmer and reducing the appearance of wrinkles, while also reducing skin inflammation, such as acne.
Niacinamide is a water-soluble vitamin that works with the natural substances in your skin to help visibly minimize enlarged pores, tighten lax pores, improve uneven skin tone, soften fine lines and wrinkles, diminish dullness, and strengthen a weakened surface. Niacinamide also reduces the impact of environmental damage because of its ability to improve skin’s barrier. Other helpful benefits of niacinamide are that it helps renew and restore the surface of skin against moisture loss and dehydration by helping skin improve its natural production of skin-strengthening ceramides. Niacinamide has even been shown to boost the hydrating ability of moisturizers.
Oat Beta Glucan: Enhances moisture retention and healing
Red Raspberry: Packed with essential fatty acids and antioxidants, this powerhouse oil provides some of the best natural sun protection available with remarkable protective and healing benefits not delivered by other oils.
Rose Hip Oil: An exceptionally active oil, studies have shown it to be one of the most regenerative oils, improving skin texture, reducing scars and skin discoloration. Rosehip oil has significant anti-aging benefits due to it being packed with vitamins, antioxidants and fatty acids. It contains vitamins E, F and pro-vitamin A, which contribute to its antioxidant effect. The presence of vitamin A also stimulate collagen production in the skin, thereby reducing the appearance of wrinkles. The fatty acid vitamin F works with vitamin A to help improve overall skin tone and texture..
Royal Jelly: Boosts cellular renewal
Sea Algae: Nourishes and detoxifies the skin and is rich in antioxidants with a blend of marine minerals, amino acids and sea proteins that protect, hydrate and renew.
Squalane: Derived from olives, a fast absorbing, non-comedogenic moisturizer and antioxidant, squalene is naturally antibacterial, helps protect skin from the free radicals that can cause age spots and premature aging, deeply hydrates skin and regulates excess oil production.
Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate: A stable, oil-soluble form of Vitamin C, with the ability to increase collagen levels, reduce melanin production, brighten skin and repair the effects of UV exposure and other environmental damage, such as age spots and wrinkles. It penetrates directly into the epidermis and dermis, acting both as an antioxidant and a direct stimulant to collagen.
Tripeptide: Helps boost skin's visible firmness and minimize the look of fine lines and wrinkles while keeping skin plump and hydrated.
Vitamin C Ester: Supercharged Brightening & Smoothing - A more potent, highly stable and less irritating form of antioxidant-rich Vitamin C, Vitamin C Ester gives the appearance of collagen-rich skin by visibly smoothing, brightening and minimizing discoloration over time. Unlike traditional Vitamin C, Vitamin C Ester is fat-soluble and easily absorbable for maximum antioxidant benefits.