Skincare Ingredient Dictionary

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  • C13-15 Alkane
    • Benefits:

      • Solvent (Enhances Ingredient Functionality)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Skin Recovery Lotion

       

  • Calendula Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Soothes Irritation
      • Healing
      • Botanical Extract
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Rosemary Mint Cleansing Milk, Soothing Aloe Cleansing Milk, Energizing Cleansing Masque, Weightless Protection SPF 30

      Also Known As: Calendula Officinalis Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract

  • Camphor
    • Benefits:

      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Absorbs Excess Oil
      • Cooling
      • Botanical Extract
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-4

      Found in Our: Daily Mattifying Solution, Night Time Spot Lotion

      Also Known As: Cinnamomum Camphora Bark Oil

  • Caprylhydroxamic Acid
    • Benefits:

      • Preservative (stabilizes formulations and protects against bacteria, mold, and fungus)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Skin Drink Concentrate, Triple Berry Smoothing Peel

      Also Known As: Caprylohydroxamic Acid, Octanohydroxamic Acid

  • Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
    • Benefits:

      • Emollient (softens and seals in hydration)
      • Barrier Repairing
      • Moisturizing
      • Texture Enhancer
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 2-9

      Found in Our: Moisture Protecting Cleanser, Redness Care Firming Serum, Total Eye Repair Creme, Sheer Moisture Lotion, Hydraboost Rescue Creme, Pure Radiance Creme Masque

       

  • Caprylyl Glycol
    • Benefits:

      • Emollient (softens and seals in hydration)
      • Texture Enhancer
      • Moisturizing
      • Preservative
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Vitamin C Eye Brightener, Redness Care Firming Serum, Daily Mattifying Solution, Hydraboost Rescue Creme, Glow Enhancing Creme, Intensive Firming Neck Creme

       

  • Caprylyl Methicone
    • Benefits:

      • Emollient (softens and seals in hydration)
      • Skin Protectant
      • Texture Enhancer
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Vitamin C Eye Brightener, Glow Enhancing Creme

       

  • Carbomer
    • Benefits:

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

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Soothing Aloe Cleansing Milk, Rosemary Mint Cleansing Milk, Vitamin-Infused Cleansing Emulsion, Skin Drink Concentrate, Redness Care Firming Serum, Vitamin C&E Treatment, Post-Breakout Fading Gel, Rapid Response Detox Masque, Bio Calm Repair Masque, Pure Radiance Creme Masque, Hydraboost Rescue Creme, Skin Recovery Lotion, Daily Mattifying Solution, Intensive Firming Neck Creme

      Also Known As: Sodium Carbomer

  • Ceramide
    • Benefits:

      • Skin Protectant
      • Barrier Repairing
      • Moisturizing
      • Healing
      • Vegan*

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Total Eye Repair Creme

      Also Known As: Ceramide 2 *We formulate with a form of ceramides that are vegan. Not all forms of ceramides are vegan.

  • Cetyl 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: Intensive Firming Neck Creme, Weightless Protection SPF 30, Dual Enzyme Softening Peel, Phytolipid Comfort Creme, Glow Enhancing Creme, Pure Radiance Creme Masque, Sheer Moisture Lotion, Skln Recovery Lotion, Hydraboost Rescue Creme, Vitamin C&E Treatment, Total Eye Repair Creme

      Also Known As: Ceteareth-20, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Ester, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Cetearyl Methicone, Cetyl Octanoate, Cetyl Phosphate *We formulate with a form of cetyl alcohol that is vegan. Not all forms of cetyl alcohol are vegan.

  • Chamomile Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Soothes Irritation
      • Reduces Redness
      • Healing
      • Cooling
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Purifying Face Wash, Luxe Mint Cleansing Gel, Soothing Aloe Cleansing Milk, Rosemary Mint Cleansing Milk, Energy Boosting Toner, Bio Calm Repair Masque, Energizing Cleansing Masque, Redness Care Firming Serum, Night Time Spot Lotion, Skin Recovery Lotion, Weightless Protection SPF 30, Hydraboost Rescue Creme

      Also Known As: Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita Flower Oil, Chamomile Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Chamomile (Anthernis Nobilis) Extract, Chamomilla Recutita Matricaria Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita Matricaria Flower Oil, Matricaria Chamomilla Recutita Flower Extract, Roman Chamomile Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil

  • Cherry Pit Oil
    • Benefits:

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

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Pure Radiance Creme Masque, Triple Berry Smoothing Peel

      Also Known As: Prunus Serotina (Wild Cherry) Bark Extract, Prunus Avium Pit Oil

  • Chlorphenesin
    • Benefits:

      • Preservative
      • Antibacterial
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Skin Drink Concentrate, Luxe Mint Cleansing Gel, Sheer Moisture Lotion

       

  • Chrysin
    • Benefits:

      • Reduces Under-Eye Dark Circles
      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Antioxidant (protects against free radical damage)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Vitamin C Eye Brightener

       

  • Citric Acid
    • Benefits:

      • Natural Preservative
      • Antioxidant (protects against free radical damage)
      • pH Adjuster
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: AHA/BHA Blemish Control Cleanser, Anti Bump Solution, Vitamin C Eye Brightener, Phytolipid Comfort Creme, Glow Enhancing Creme, Advanced Resurfacing Serum, Vitamin C&E Treatment, Soothing Eye Makeup Remover, Elderberry Soothing Toner, Vitamin-Infused Cleansing Emulsion, Night Time Spot Lotion, Luxe Mint Cleansing Gel, Moisture Protecting Cleanser, Daily Mattifying Solution, Weightless Protection SPF 30

       

  • Cocamidopropyl Betaine
    • Benefits:

      • Surfactant (Gentle Cleansing Agent)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Soothing Eye Makeup Remover, AHA/BHA Blemish Control Cleanser

       

  • Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine
    • Benefits:

      • Surfactant (Gentle Cleansing Agent)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Moisture Protecting Cleanser

       

  • Coconut Fruit Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Fatty Acid (skin conditioner)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 5-9

      Found in Our: Moisture Protecting Cleanser

      Also Known As: Cocos Nucifera Fruit Extract

  • Cocoyl Glucoside
    • Benefits:

      • Non-Drying Fatty Alcohol
      • Surfactant (gentle cleansing agent)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: AHA/BHA Blemish Control Cleanser, Rapid Response Detox Cleanser, Glow Enhancing Creme, Pure Radiance Masque

       

  • Coffee Seed Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Fatty Acid (skin conditioner)
      • Antioxidant (protects against free radical damage)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 5-9

      Found in Our: Moisture Protecting Cleanser, Firm+Repair Overnight Serum

      Also Known As: Coffea Arabica Seed Extract

  • Coriander Leaf Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Antibacterial
      • Natural Preservative
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Sheer Moisture Lotion

      Also Known As: Coriandrum Sativum Fruit/Leaf Extract

  • Cornflower Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Healing
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Energizing Cleansing Masque, Bio Calm Repair Masque

      Also Known As: Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract

  • Cranberry Oil
    • Benefits:

      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Soothes Irritation
      • Barrier Repairing
      • Emollient (softens and seals in hydration)
      • Antioxidant (protects against free radical damage)
      • Skin Conditioner (moisturizing)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 5-9

      Found in Our: Pro Remedy Oil

      Also Known As: Vaccinium Macrocarpon Oil

  • Cucumber Fruit Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Soothes Irritation
      • Barrier Repairing
      • Emollient (softens and seals in hydration)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Moisture Protecting Cleanser, Rosemary Mint Cleansing Milk, Soothing Aloe Cleansing Milk, Skin Recovery Lotion, Sheer Moisture Lotion

      Also Known As: Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract, Cupressus Sempervirens Leaf/Stem Extract

  • Cyanocobalamin
    • Benefits:

      • Increases Cellular Metabolism
      • Improves Skin Elasticity
      • Vegan*

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 6,7

      Found in Our: Energy Boosting Toner

      Also Known As: Vitamin B12 *We formulate with a form of cyanocobalamin that is vegan. Not all forms of cyanocobalamin are vegan.

  • Cyclomethicone
    • Benefits:

      • Emollient (softens and seals in hydration)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Redness Care Firming Serum, Weightless Protection SPF 30

       

  • Cyclopentasiloxane
    • Benefits:

      • Emollient (softens and seals in hydration)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Moisture Infusion Toner, Vitamin C&E Treatment, Advanced Resurfacing Serum, Total Eye Repair Creme, Glow Enhancing Creme, Phytolipid Comfort Creme, Pure Radiance Creme Masque

       

  • Carrot Root Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Antioxidant (protects against free radical damage)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 2,5-9

      Found in Our: Vitamin-Infused Cleansing Emulsion, Glow Enhancing Creme, Advanced Resurfacing Serum

      Also Known As: Daucus Carota Sativa Root Extract