Skincare Ingredient Dictionary

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  • Acacia Senegal Gum
    • Benefits:

      • Soothing
      • Hydrating
      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Reduces Redness
      • Thickening Agent
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Daytime Blemish Gel and Firm+Repair Overnight Serum

      Also Known As: Acia Gum, Black Catechu, Gum Acacia, and Gum Arabic

  • Acetyl Octapeptide-3
    • Benefits:

      • Treats and Reduces Depth of Fine Lines and Wrinkles
      • Botox®-Like Peptide
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Total Eye Repair Creme

      Also Known As: Acetyl Hexapeptide-8 and SNAP-8

  • Acetyl Tyrosine
    • Benefits:

      • Softening
      • Regulates Cellular Metabolism
      • Amino Acid
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 5,9

      Found in Our: Redness Care Firming Serum

      Also Known As: Tyrosine, L-Tyrosine

  • Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer
    • Benefits:

      • Mild Stabilizer
      • Suspending Agent
      • Emulsifier (prevents product separation)
      • Texture Enhancer
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Phytolipid Comfort Creme, Sheer Moisture Lotion, Glow Enhancing Creme and Total Eye Repair Creme, Vitamin-Infused Cleansing Emulsion, Redness Care Firming Serum, Moisture Infusion Toner, Advanced Resurfacing Serum, Vitamin C Eye Brightener, Skin Correcting Serum, Luxe Mint Cleansing Gel, Purifying Face Wash, AHA/BHA Blemish Control Cleanser, Mint Renewal Cleanser

      Also Known As: Acrylates Copolymer, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer

  • Agar
    • Benefits:

      • Polysaccharide Derived From Seaweed
      • Natural Fragrance Additive and Binder
      • Emulsifier (prevents product separation)
      • Antioxidant (protects against free radical damage)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Daytime Blemish Gel

      Also Known As: Agar Agar

  • Algae Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Antioxidant (protects against free radical damage)
      • Stimulates Circulation (boosts collagen production)
      • Soothes Irritation
      • Reduces Redness
      • Barrier Repairing
      • Moisturizing
      • Skin Protectant
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: AHA/BHA Blemish Control Cleanser, Advanced Resurfacing Serum, Firm+Repair Overnight Serum, Sheer Moisture Lotion, Redness Care Firming Serum, Hydraboost Rescue Creme, Intensive Firming Neck Creme, Phytolipid Comfort Creme, Pure Radiance Creme Masque, Daily Mattifying Solution

      Also Known As: Ahnfelitia Concinna Red Marine Algae Extract, Ahnfeltia Concinna Extract Hawaiian Red Marine Algae, Algae Laminaria Digitata Extract, Laminaria Saccharina Algae Extract, Carrageenan Chondrus Crispus, Fucus Vesiculosus Extract, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract, Chlorophyll, Brown Algae Extract

  • Alkyl Benzoate
    • Benefits:

      • Emollient (Softens and Seals In Hydration)
      • Texture Enhancer
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Vitamin-Infused Cleansing Emulsion, Total Eye Repair Creme, Intensive Firming Neck Creme, Weightless Protection SPF 30

      Also Known As: C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate

  • Allantoin
    • Benefits:

      • Healing
      • Skin Protectant
      • Soothes Irritation
      • Botanical Extract
      • Vegan*

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Purifying Face Wash, BHA Clarifying Serum, Chin Breakout Treatment Kit, Hydraboost Rescue Creme, Rapid/Peel Duo, Smoothing Body Serum, Skin Drink Concentrate, Night Time Spot Lotion, Rapid Response Detox Masque, Pore+Wrinkle Perfecting Serum, Ultra Gentle Smoothing Serum, Pro Results Power Serum, Overnight Eye Serum, Moisture Protecting Cleanser

      Also Known As: Urea, Diazolidinyl Urea, Symphytum Officinale (Comfrey) Leaf Extract *We formulate with a form of allantoin that is vegan. Not all forms of allantoin are vegan.

  • Aloe Vera
    • Benefits:

      • Humectant (attracts and binds hydration)
      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Soothes Irritation
      • Healing
      • Softening
      • Reduces Redness
      • Botanical Extract
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Soothing Aloe Cleansing Milk, Moisture Protecting Cleanser, Skin Drink Concentrate, Pore+Wrinkle Perfecting Serum, Overnight Eye Serum, Pro Results Power Serum, Ultra Gentle Smoothing Serum, Smoothing Body Serum, Sheer Moisture Lotion, Daily Mattifying Solution

      Also Known As: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder

  • Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide
    • Benefits:

      • Prebiotic (promotes good bacteria growth)
      • Acne-Fighting
      • Skin Protectant
      • Water Binding
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1,3

      Found in Our: Rapid Response Detox Toner, and Rapid Response Detox Kit

       

  • Aminomethyl Propanol
    • Benefits:

      • pH Adjuster
      • Antibacterial
      • Emulsifier (prevents product separation)
      • Gelling Agent
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Intensive Firming Neck Creme, Smoothing Body Serum. Daytime Blemish Gel, Pro Results Power Serum, Overnight Eye Serum, Ultra Gentle Smoothing Serum, Pore+Wrinkle Perfecting Serum, BHA Clarifying Serum, Rapid Response Detox Masque

       

  • Alkyl Benzoate
    • Benefits:

      • Thickening Agent
      • Texture Enhancer
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Vitamin C Eye Brightener, Vitamin C&E Treatment

       

  • Anhydroxylitol
    • Benefits:

      • Humectant (attracts and binds hydration)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Skin Recovery Lotion

       

  • Annatto Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Natural Colorant
      • Botanical Extract
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Rapid Response Detox Toner

      Also Known As: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder

  • Apple Fruit Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Humectant (attracts and binds hydration)
      • Antioxidant (protects against free radical damage)
      • Chemical Exfoliant
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Moisture Protecting Cleanser, Rosemary Mint Cleansing Milk, AHA/BHA Blemish Control Cleanser, Vitamin C&E Treatment

      Also Known As: Pyrus Malus Fruit Extract, Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture Extract

  • Apricot Fruit Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Skin Conditioner (moisturizing)
      • Antioxidant (protects against free radical damage)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 5-9

      Found in Our: Moisture Protecting Cleanser

      Also Known As: Prunus Armeniaca Fruit Extract

  • Arachidyl Alcohol
    • Benefits:

      • Non-Drying Fatty Alcohol
      • Emollient (softens and seals in hydration)
      • Emulsifier (prevents product separation)
      • Thickening Agent
      • Texture Enhancer
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Skin Recovery Lotion

       

  • Arachidyl Glucoside
    • Benefits:

      • Thickening Agent
      • Texture Enhancer
      • Emulsifier (prevents product separation)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Skin Recovery Lotion

       

  • Arginine
    • Benefits:

      • Amino Acid
      • Antioxidant (protects against free radical damage)
      • Skin Repairing
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: BHA Clarifying Solution, Post-Breakout Fading Gel

      *We formulate with a form of arginine that is vegan. Not all forms of arginine are vegan.

  • Arnica Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Healing
      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Antibacterial
      • Soothes Irritation
      • Reduces Redness
      • Stimulates Circulation (boosts collagen production)
      • Botanical Extract
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Skin Recovery Lotion

      Also Known As: Arnica Montana Flower Extract

  • Avocado Oil
    • Benefits:

      • Antioxidant (protects against free radical damage)
      • Emollient (softens and seals in hydration)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 5,8,9

      Found in Our: Vitamin Infused Cleansing Emulsion

      Also Known As: Persea Gratissima Oil