Skincare Ingredient Dictionary

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  • Lactic Acid*
    • Benefits:

      • Preservative (stabilizes formulations and protects against bacteria, mold, and fungus)
      • Acid Exfoliant (AHA)
      • Texture Enhancing
      • Brightening
      • Hydrating
      • Vegan*

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Anti-Bump Solution, Triple Berry Smoothing Peel,Overnight Eye Serum, Rapid Response Detox Toner, Ultra Gentle Smoothing Serum, BHA Clarifying Serum,Weightless Protection SPF, Pore + Wrinkle Perfecting Serum, Pro Results Power Serum, Smoothing Body Serum,Rapid Response Detox Cleanser, Advanced Resurfacing Serum,Post Breakout Fading Gel, Mint Renewal Cleanser

      Also Known As: Ethyl Lactate (Lactic Acid) *We formulate with a form of lactic acid that is vegan. Not all forms of lactic acid are vegan.

  • Lactoperoxidase
    • Benefits:

      • Preservative (stabilizes formulations and protects against bacteria, mold, and fungus)
      • Anti-Bacterial
      • Vegan*

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Vitamin C Eye Brightener

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

  • Lauramidopropyl Betaine
    • Benefits:

      • Surfactant (gentle cleansing agent)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Purifying Face Wash, Vitamin Infused Cleansing Emulsion

       

  • Laureth
    • Benefits:

      • Product Thickener
      • Surfactant (gentle cleansing agent)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 2-9

      Found in Our: Moisture Infusion Toner, Mint Buffing Beads, Vitamin Infused Cleansing Emulsion,Vitamin C Eye Brightener, Advanced Resurfacing Serum, Pure Radiance Creme Masque

      Also Known As: Laureth-7, Laureth-4, Laureth-23

  • Lavender Oil
    • Benefits:

      • Astringent
      • Soothes Irritation
      • Balances Excess Oil Production
      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our:Daily Mattifying Solution, Daytime Blemish Gel, Rosemary Mint Cleansing Milk,Soothing Aloe Cleansing Milk, Sheer Moisture Lotion, Pure Radiance Creme Masque, Purifying Face Wash, Energizing Cleansing Masque, Sheer Moisture Lotion, Mint Renewal Cleanser

      Also Known As: Lavandin Oil, Lavandin Abrialis Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia Oil

  • Lecithin
    • Benefits:

      • Preservative (stabilizes formulations and protects against bacteria, mold, and fungus)
      • Humectant (attracts and binds hydration)
      • Emollient (softens and seals in hydration)

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-4, 9

      Found in Our: Post-Breakout Fading Gel, Skin Drink Concentrate, Phytolipid Comfort Creme, Advanced Resurfacing Serum

      Also Known As: Hydrogenated Lecithin

  • Lemon Peel Oil
    • Benefits:

      • Antioxidant (protects against free radical damage)
      • Tyrosinase Inhibitor (melanin suppressant)
      • Natural Botanical Fragrance
      • Corrects Hyperpigmentation
      • Anti-Bacterial
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 2-9

      Found in Our: Pore + Wrinkle Perfecting Serum, Rosemary Mint Cleansing Milk, Vitamin C&E Treatment,Moisture Protecting Cleanser,Soothing Aloe Cleansing Milk

      Also Known As: Citrus Limon (Lemon) Bioflavonoids, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract,Citrus Medica Limonum Peel Oil

  • Licorice Root Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Soothes Irritation
      • Reduces Puffiness
      • Corrects Hyperpigmentation
      • UV Blocker
      • Tyrosinase Inhibitor (melanin suppressant)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Daytime Blemish Lotion, Weightless Protection SPF 30, BHA Clarifying Serum, Redness Care Firming Serum, Glow Enhancing Creme, Hydraboost Rescue Creme, Luxe Mint Cleansing Gel

      Also Known As: Glycyrrhiza Inflata Root Extract, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate (Licorice Extract), Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate (Licorice Root), Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate (Licorice), Licorice (Glycyrrhiza Glabra) Root Extract, Licorice (Glycyrrhiza Inflata) Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract

  • Lilac Leaf Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Balances Excess Oil Production
      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-4

      Found in Our: Daily Mattifying Solution

      Also Known As: Syringa Vulgaris Leaf Cell Culture Extract

  • Lime Peel Oil
    • Benefits:

      • Antioxidant
      • Astringent
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1,3,4

      Found in Our: Skin Correcting Serum

      Also Known As: Citrus Aurantifolia Peel Oil

  • Linden Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Soothes Irritation
      • Anti-Bacterial
      • Astringent
      • Stimulates Circulation (boosts collagen production)
      • Skin Conditioner (moisturizing)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 2,6

      Found in Our: Energizing Cleansing Masque

      Also Known As: Tilia Cordata Extract

  • Linoleic Acid
    • Benefits:

      • Emulsifier (prevents product separation)
      • Emollient (softens and seals in hydration)
      • Skin Conditioner (moisturizing)
      • Surfactant (gentle cleansing agent)
      • Tyrosinase Inhibitor (melanin suppressant)
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Glow Enhancing Creme, Total Eye Repair Creme, Phytolipid Comfort Creme

      Also Known As: Linoleate, Vitamin F, Omega 6 *We formulate with a form of linoleic acid that is vegan. Not all forms of linoleic acid are vegan.

  • Lithospermum Officinale Root Extract
    • Benefits:

      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Reduces Redness
      • Promotes Healing
      • Barrier Repairing
      • Soothes Irritation
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Pure Radiance Creme Masque

      Also Known As: Gromwell Root

  • Lycopene
    • Benefits:

      • Antioxidant (protects against free radical damage)
      • UV Blocker
      • Soothes Irritation
      • Anti-Inflammatory
      • Boosts Production of Collagen
      • Vegan

      Most Beneficial for Skin Types: 1-9

      Found in Our: Triple Berry Smoothing Peel