Ingredients Glossary

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ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Emulsion Stabilizer; Viscosity
Found in:  NIGHT CREAM

ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Viscosity
Found in: DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE)

AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE/ VP COPOLYMER

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Viscosity
Found in: DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE)

AQUA (WATER)

Source: Water
Key Properties: Solvent, Water, Solubilizer
Found in: ALL PRODUCTS

ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Source: Palm oil
Key Properties: Antioxidant, masking
Found in: ALL DAY CREAMS

AVENA SATIVA KERNEL EXTRACT

Source: Oat
Key Properties: Abrasive, antioxidant, emollient, skin conditioning
Found in: DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE)

B


BLUE 1 (CI 42090)

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Colorant
Found in: DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE)

BUTYLENE GLYCOL

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Humectant, Skin conditioning, Solvent, Viscosity controlling
Found in: HYDRATING BALANCER, DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), NIGHT CREAM

BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)

Source: Shea Nut
Key Properties: Emollient, Skin conditioning, Viscosity controlling
Found in: DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), NIGHT CREAM

C

C20-22 ALCOHOLS


Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Binder, Emulsion Stabilizer, Viscosity
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE)

C20-22 ALKYL PHOSPHATE

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Emulsifying, surfactant
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE)

CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Source: Coconut or Palm
Key Properties: Emollient, Skin conditioning, Occlusive
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE)

CAPRYLYL GLYCOL

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Emollient, Solvent
Found in: DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE)

CETEARYL ALCOHOL

Source: Coconut or Palm
Key Properties: Emulsifying, Thickener
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE)

CETETH-20

Source: Mixing of 5 components from vegetal and synthetic origin
Key Properties: Surfactant, Emulsifying
Found in: NIGHT CREAM

CETYL ALCOHOL

Source: Coconut or Palm
Key Properties: Emulsifying, Skin conditioning, Thickener
Found in: NIGHT CREAM

CHLORELLA VULGARIS EXTRACT

Source: Algae
Key Properties: Skin conditioning, Skin Protecting
Found in: NIGHT CREAM

CHLORPHENESIN

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Preservative
Found in: HYDRATING BALANCER, NIGHT CREAM, WHITE SERUM, BLACK SERUM

CITRIC ACID

Source: Fermentation of Cassava, Corn or Molasses
Key Properties: Buffering, Chelating, pH adjuster
Found in: ALL PRODUCTS

COCO-CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE

Source: Coconut
Key Properties: Emollient, Sensory Enhancer
Found in: DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE)

COCO-GLUCOSIDE

Source: Coconut, Palm, Sugar or Sunflower
Key Properties: Surfactant
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE)

CYCLOPENTASILOXANE

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Conditioning, Emollient, Solvent
Found in: NIGHT CREAM

D


DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE

Source:  Coconut and Palm
Key Properties: Emollient, Skin conditioning
Found in: DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE)

DIMETHICONE

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Emollient, Skin conditioning, Viscosity controlling
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE)

DIMETHICONOL

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Antifoaming, emollient, moisturising
Found in: NIGHT CREAM

DISODIUM EDTA

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Viscosity controlling
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), HYDRATING BALANCER, NIGHT CREAM, WHITE SERUM,BLACK SERUM

E


ERGOTHIONEINE

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Antioxidant
Found in: WHITE SERUM, BLACK SERUM

ETHYLCELLULOSE

Source: Mixing of components from vegetal and synthetic origin
Key Properties: Binder, Film Former, Viscosity
Found in: DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE)

ETHYLENE/ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMER

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Binding, emulsion stabilizing, film forming, opacifying
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), WHITE SERUM, BLACK SERUM, DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE)

ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Skin conditioning, Emollient
Found in: NIGHT CREAM, DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE),WHITE SERUM, BLACK SERUM, DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE)

F


FOMES OFFICINALIS (MUSHROOM) EXTRACT (FOMES OFFICINALIS EXTRACT)

Source: Vegetal (Mushroom)
Key Properties: Skin protecting
Found in: HYDRATING BALANCER

G


GLUCOSE

Source: Corn, Potato or Sweet Potato
Key Properties: Humectant
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE)

GLYCERIN

Source: Palm
Key Properties: Emollient, Humectant, Solvent, Fragrance
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), NIGHT CREAM, DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), WHITE SERUM, DAY CREAM (TORPICAL CLIMATE)

GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE

Source: Palm and/or Coconut
Key Properties: Emollient, Emulsifying, Moisturizing
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE)

GLYCERYL STEARATE

Source: Coconut, Olive, Palm, Rapeseed, Safflower, Soy or Sunflower
Key Properties: Emollient, Emulsifying
Found in: NIGHT CREAM

H


HYDROGENATED COCONUT ACID

Source: Vegetal (from coconut oil)
Key Properties: Opacifying, Surfactant, Cleansing
Found in: DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE)

HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES

Source: Palm
Key Properties: Emollient, emulsifying, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
Found in: NIGHT CREAM

HYDROGENATED PALM KERNEL GLYCERIDES

Source: Palm
Key Properties: Emollient, Skin conditioning
Found in: NIGHT CREAM

HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE

Source: Tree pulp
Key Properties: Binding, Emulsion stabilizing, Film forming, Viscosity controlling
Found in: HYDRATING BALANCER

HYDROXYPROPYL CYCLODEXTRIN

Source: Vegetal + Synthetic
Key Properties: Masking, skin conditioning
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), HYDRATING BALANCER, NIGHT CREAM, BLACK SERUM, WHITE SERUM\

I


ISODECYL NEOPENTANOATE

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Skin conditioning, Emollient
Found in: WHITE SERUM, BLACK SERUM, DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE)

ISOHEXADECANE

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Skin conditioning, Emollient, Solvent
Found in: WHITE SERUM

ISOSTEARYL ALCOHOL

Source: Mixing of components from vegetal and synthetic origin
Key Properties: Skin-conditioning, Emollient, Viscosity
Found in: DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE)

L


LACTIC ACID

Source: Fermentation of Sugar
Key Properties: Skin conditioning
Found in: HYDRATING BALANCER

LECITHIN

Source: Soy
Key Properties: Antistatic, Emollient, Emulsifying, Skin conditioning
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), NIGHT CREAM, BLACK SERUM, WHITE SERUM

M


METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Film former, Viscosity
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), NIGHT CREAM, BLACK SERUM, WHITE SERUM

O


OLEIC/LINOLEIC/LINOLENIC POLYGLYCERIDES

Source: Vegetal
Key Properties: Binding, emollient, emulsion stabilizing, surfactan
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE)

P


PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-38

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Skin conditioning
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), HYDRATING BALANCER, NIGHT CREAM, BLACK SERUM, WHITE SERUM

PANTHENOL

Source: Vitamin B5, Rice, Sugar Cane or Synthetic
Key Properties: Antistatic, Hair conditioning, Skin conditioning, Sensory Enhancer
Found in: HYDRATING BALANCER, NIGHT CREAM, BLACK SERUM, WHITE SERUM

PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL

Source: Castor Plant
Key Properties: Emollient, Emulsifying, Skin conditioning, Surfactant, Viscosity controlling
Found in: HYDRATING BALANCER

PEG-75 SHEA BUTTER GLYCERIDES

Source: Synthetic / biotechnological : from ethoxylated glycerides of shea butter / butyrospermum parkii
Key Properties: Skin conditioning, Emollient, Surfactant
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), NIGHT CREAM, BLACK SERUM,WHITE SERUM

PEG-75 STEARATE

Source: Mixing of 5 components from vegetal and synthetic origin
Key Properties: Surfactant, Cleansing
Found in: NIGHT CREAM

PEG-8

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Humectant, Solvent
Found in: WHITE SERUM, BLACK SERUM

PENTYLENE GLYCOL

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Preservative, Skin conditioning, Solvent
Found in: HYDRATING BALANCER

PHENOXYETHANOL

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Preservative
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), HYDRATING BALANCER, NIGHT CREAM,BLACK SERUM, WHITE SERUM

POLOXAMER 338

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Surfactant, Cleansing
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), BLACK SERUM, WHITE SERUM

POLYSORBATE 80

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Surfactant, Emulsifying, Surfactant, Solubilizing
Found in: WHITE SERUM

POTASSIUM PHOSPHATE

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Buffering
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), NIGHT CREAM, BLACK SERUM, WHITE SERUM

PROPANEDIOL

Source: Corn
Key Properties: Solvent, Viscosity controlling
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE)

PROPYLENE GLYCOL DIPELARGONATE

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Skin conditioning, Occlusive, Emollient, Viscosity
Found in: NIGHT CREAM

PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL

Source: Apricot Plant
Key Properties: Emollient, Skin conditioning
Found in: NIGHT CREAM

R


RED 33 (CI 17200)

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Cosmetic colorant
Found in: HYDRATING BALANCER, WHITE SERUM

RED 4 (CI 14700)

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Cosmetic colorant
Found in: DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE)

RETINYL PALMITATE

Source: Synthetic / biotechnological
Key Properties: Skin, conditioning
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), NIGHT CREAM, BLACK SERUM, WHITE SERUM

S


SALICYLIC ACID

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Exfoliant, Preservative
Found in: HYDRATING BALANCER

SILICA

Source: Mineral
Key Properties: Absorbent, Anticaking, Bulk, Opacifying, Viscosity controlling, Dispersing
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), BLACK SERUM, WHITE SERUM

SODIUM ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Anti-caking agent, Emulsion stabilizer, Opacifying agent, Suspending agent, Nonsurfactant, Viscosity
Found in: WHITE SERUM

SODIUM BENZOATE

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Preservative
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE)

SODIUM HYALURONATE

Source: Fermentation of Wheat
Key Properties: Humectant, Skin conditioning, Sensory Enhancer
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), HYDRATING BALANCER, NIGHT CREAM, BLACK SERUM, WHITE SERUM

SODIUM HYDROXIDE

Source: Mineral
Key Properties: pH Modifier
Found in: HYDRATING BALANCER, NIGHT CREAM, DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE)

SODIUM NITRATE

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Soothing
Found in: HYDRATING BALANCER

SORBITAN OLEATE

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Surfactant , Emulsifying
Found in: WHITE SERUM

SQUALANE

Source: Olive or Sugar Cane
Key Properties: Antistatic, Skin conditioning
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), NIGHT CREAM, BLACK SERUM, WHITE SERUM

STEARETH-20

Source: Mixing of 5 components from vegetal and synthetic origin
Key Properties: Cleansing, emulsifying, surfactant
Found in: NIGHT CREAM

T


TOCOPHEROL

Source: Rapeseed, Sunflower or Soy
Key Properties: Antioxidant, Skin conditioning
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), NIGHT CREAM, WHITE SERUM, BLACK SERUM, DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE)

TOCOPHERYL ACETATE

Source: Rapeseed, Sunflower or Soy
Key Properties: Antioxidant
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), NIGHT CREAM

TROMETHAMINE

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Buffering, masking
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE)

TUBER AESTIVUM EXTRACT

Source: Vegetal from Tuber aestivum
Key Properties: Skin protecting
Found in: DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), HYDRATING BALANCER, NIGHT CREAM, BLACK SERUM, WHITE SERUM

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XANTHAN GUM

Source: Fermentation of Sugar
Key Properties: Binding, Emulsifying, Emulsion stabilizing, Skin conditioning, Surfactant, Viscosity controlling
Found in: NIGHT CREAM, DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE)

Y


YELLOW 5 (CI 19140)

Source: Synthetic
Key Properties: Colorant
Found in: DAY CREAM (POLAR CLIMATE), NIGHT CREAM, DAY CREAM (TEMPERATE CLIMATE), WHITE SERUM, DAY CREAM (TROPICAL CLIMATE), DAY CREAM (DESERT CLIMATE)