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ACACIA SENEGAL GUM

Unique molecular structure enhances spreadability without feeling sticky or greasy on skin.
SOURCE
Acacia Senegal Tree
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Natural polymer that thickens and binds.

ACRYLAMIDE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE COPOLYMER

Versatile synthetic polymer that is solvent-free and made using energy efficient manufacturing process technology.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Enhances sensorial touch and feel of formulation.

AGAVE RIGIDA (SISAL) EXTRACT

Plant that stores water in cells and is known for its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.
SOURCE
Extract of Sisal (Agave) Leaves
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps moisturize and soothe skin.

ALGIN

Polysaccharide that works as a water binding agent due to its quick water-absorbing properties.
SOURCE
Brown Algae
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Soothes skin while aiding in spreadabiltiy of formulation.

ALOE BARBADENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Naturally rich in antioxidants, polysaccharides and sterol content.
SOURCE
Aloe
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Hydrates, soothes and calms the skin.

ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

Tried and true ingredient known for its skin soothing properties.
SOURCE
Aloe
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Conditions to add moisture and suppleness to dry, irritated skin.

Alteromonas Ferment Extract

The polysaccharide composition helps skin avoid transdermal water loss.
SOURCE
Algae
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Calms and soothes dry irritated skin.

Aluminum Hydroxide

Part of an organic coloring pigment that also acts of a skin protectant.
SOURCE
Mineral
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Functions as an opacifying agent.

AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE/VP COPOLYMER

Synthetic polymer and film-forming agent that adds sensorial feel to formulas.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Enhances sensorial touch and feel of formulation.

AQUA

Highly-purified deoinized water
SOURCE
H2O
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Building block for any non-anhydrous formulation.

Behenyl Alcohol

Fatty alchohol emulsifier that acts as a thickening material.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Stabilizes viscosity of a formula and promotes even spreadability.

BENZOIC ACID

Gentle, safe and non-sensitizing preservative.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Aids in preservation of formulas while ensuring stabitly.

BETA-GLUCAN

Helps reduce transepidermal water loss.
SOURCE
Barley or Oat Kernels
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Acts as humectant to lock in moisture.

BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-1

Known for its moisturizing effects and sensorial application.
SOURCE
Sorbital
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps bind water to the the skin.

BLUE 1 LAKE

Safe lip colorant approved by the FDA. An organic pigment combined with one or more minerals.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Delivers visual color and payoff in a formula.

BUTYLENE GLYCOL

Solvent that aids in enhacned skin penetration while also providing added hydrating benefits.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Conditioning agent that enhanced texture.

Butylene Glycol Cocoate

Solubilizes and provides superior spreadability without a greasy afterfeel or tackiness.
SOURCE
Coconut and Butylene Glycol
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Works as an emulsifier to help control a formula's viscosity.

BUTYLENE/ETHYLENE/STYRENE COPOLYMER

Silicone alternative that can improve skin occlusivity and reduce trans-epidermal water loss.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps establish gel viscosity of a formula while providing added moisture.

Butyrospermum Parkii Butter

Soothing emollient that is naturally rich in antioxidants and conditions.
SOURCE
Shea Tree
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Delivers a rich, sensorial feel while providing a barrier to help skin retain moisture.

C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE

Emollient and texture enhancing raw material.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Enhances texture of a formula.

C12-16 Alcohols

Emulsion that melts on the skin and forms a restructuring film which reduces TEWL.
SOURCE
Coconut
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Part of a patented system that produces a emulsion to mimic the lipid structure of the stratum corneum for a perfect skin affinity.

C13-15 Alkane

Functions as an effective solvent.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Emollient that adds slips to formula.

C15-19 ALKANE

High purity, non polar and biodegradable, bio-sourced silicone alternative.
SOURCE
Vegetable Alkane
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Adds gliding touch, with a soft after feel.

Calanthe Discolor Extract

Stem cells that enhance and improve communication between skin stem cells and fibroblasts.
SOURCE
Extract of the Orchid Calanthe Discolor​
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Delivers a skin rejuvenating effect that lifts and firms’ skin and gives back a glowing radiance.

Calcium Gluconate

Calcium is known as an essential mineral for the body.
SOURCE
Gluconic Acid
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Skin humectant with skin-soothing capabilities.

Caprylhydroxamic Acid

An amino acid that offers many benefits in anti-aging skin care.
SOURCE
Coconut Oil Derivative
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Preservative boosting capabilities.

Caprylic/Capric Glycerides

Creates a barrier on the skin's surface to help decrease moisture loss.
SOURCE
Coconut or Sustainable Palm
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Skin conditioning emollient.

CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Combination of fatty acids with caprylic acid that can be used as a mineral oil alternative.
SOURCE
Coconut or Sustainable Palm
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Thickens formulas and provides a protective layer to the skin to lock in moisture.

CAPRYLYL GLYCOL

A non-irritating humectant known to help increase the antimicrobial activity of preservatives.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Conditions the skin.

CARYODENDRON ORINOCENSE SEED OIL

Has one of the highest content of Linoleic Acid, Vitamin E and Retinol.
SOURCE
Cacay
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Intensely nourishes and replenishes the skin.

CEREUS GRANDIFLORUS (CACTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT

Naturally rich in antioxidants and known to have keep skin hydrated.
SOURCE
Succulent
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Hydrates, soothe and promotes healthier-looking skin.

CETYL DIGLYCERYL TRIS (TRIMETHYLSILOXY) SILYLETHYL DIMETHICONE

Effective emulsifier with improved emolliency and barrier properties.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Emulsifies formulations and aids in sensorial feel.

CETYL ETHYLHEXANOATE

Improves spreadability for elevated experience.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Maintains moisture levels while improving texture of formulation.

CHLAMYDOMONAS REINHARDTII EXTRACT

Unique bioactive complex lipids and fatty acids that is derived from a sustainable source.
SOURCE
Green Algae
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps promote more youthful looking skin through different mechanisms.

CITRIC ACID

Helps prevent formulations from being too alkaline.
SOURCE
Fermentation of Cassava, Corn or Molasses
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Maintains appropriate pH.

COCCINIA INDICA FRUIT EXTRACT

Superfruit natually rich in riboflavin, thiamin, linoleic, oleic and palmitic acids and has strong antioxidant properties.
SOURCE
Ivy Gourd
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Hydrates while helping to protect skin from an imbalance of naturally-occurring substances on the skin surface.

Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Seed Oil

It offers higher oxidation stability with an exceptional smooth and elegant feeling on the skin.
SOURCE
Coffee Beans
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Adds moisturizing attributes to balms, creams and lotions.

CORALLINA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

Contains polysaccharides, amino acids and trace elements for skin conditioning benefits.
SOURCE
Algae
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Improves formula viscosity while working to brighten and hydrate the skin.

CURCUMA LONGA ROOT EXTRACT

Known for its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial activity
SOURCE
Turmeric
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Potent antioxidant with skin-brightening agent.

CURCUMA LONGA ROOT EXTRACT

Mild surfactant obtained from renewable, plant-derived raw materials. Biodegradable and gentle.
SOURCE
Plant starch & fatty alcohols from coconuts
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Gently yet effectively cleanses skin without stripping.

Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate

Support skin in fighting pollution stress and minimizes the risk of pollution induced-damage to skin.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Unique stabilizer that also helps protect skin.

DIGLYCERIN

Larger molecule that penetrates slower for lasting hydration.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Natural Moisturizing Factor that helps keep skin hydrated.

Diisostearyl Malate

A fruit ester that is an odorless, tasteless emollient that also acts as a binder in cosmetic formulas.
SOURCE
Malic Acid
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Imparts gloss, sheen and lubricity with minimum oiliness.

DIMETHICONE

Emollient that prevents other ingredients from separating and aids in a silky, smooth feel.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Creates a protective layer on top of the skin to hold in moisture.

DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER

Reduces tackiness for a non-greasy, yet silky smooth application.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Improves the feel, appearance and performance of formulations.

DISODIUM COCOAMPHODIACETATE

A mild organic salt compound that improves the ability of water to dissolve other molecules.
SOURCE
Coconut Derived
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Solubilizes hydrophobic compounds in aqueous solutions.

DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL

Has a sensorial feel that aids in product slip.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Enhances texture of formulas.

DISODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE

Mild biodegradable surfactant that is suitable for most skin types including those with sensitive skin.
SOURCE
Coconut Derived
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Gently cleanses skin with sensorial foaming lather that won't dry out skin.

Ethoxydiglycol

A superior solubilizer and efficacy booster.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps to enhance the performance of cosmetic actives.

Ethylcellulose

Lightweight film former that is gentle and non-irritating.
SOURCE
Polymeric materials
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
A thickener that is also a binder, which helps ingredients hold together.

Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer

Silicone alternative that can improve skin occlusivity and reduce trans-epidermal water loss.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps establish gel viscosity of a formula while providing added moisture.

Ethylhexyl Olivate

Natural emollient works as an alternative to silicones.
SOURCE
Olive Oil
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Occulsive properties to help seal in moisture.

ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN

Preservative alternative to parabens that naturally protects formulas from microbial contamination and deterioration caused by exposure.
SOURCE
Palm, Coconut, Rapeseed and/or Sunflower
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Prevents formulas from growing bacteria and other microorganisms.

Gluconolactone

A polyhydroxy acid (PHA) that is often referred to as next generation AHA.
SOURCE
Gluconic Acid from Corn
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Gently lifts off dead skin cells from the surface to promote smooth and even skin.

GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE

Natural, plant derived (Ecocert approved) multi-functional ingredient.
SOURCE
Coconut Oil
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Emollient that acts as an emulsifier and preservative.

GLYCERIN

This colorless, odorless and plant-derived humectant is easily mixed with other emollients for an overall moisturizing effect.
SOURCE
Palm, Coconut, Rapeseed and/or Sunflower
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Replenishes and restores the skin by drawing and locking in moisture.

GLYCERYL UNDECYLENATE

Has skin-conditioning properties.​
SOURCE
Castor Bean Oil & Rapeseed
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Emollient and emulsifying agent that can aid as a preservative boost.

Glycolic Acid

Clinically tested efficacious alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that works to improve skin tone and appearance.
SOURCE
Sugarcane Derivative
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps remove dull and dead skin cells on the top layer of skin to reveal a fresh-looking complexion.

Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Extract

Has the ability to delay the oxidation of oils. Proprietary extraction process.
SOURCE
Sunflower Plant
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Antioxidant blend component to help protect.

Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil

Adds a protective layer to keep moisture in.
SOURCE
Sunflower
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Deeply nourishes skin.

Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax

Vegan alternative that improves texture and consistency of a formula.
SOURCE
Sunflower
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Functions as an excellent emulsifier with high-oleic properties.

HEXADECENE

Serves as a moisture barrier.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Acts as a film former and binder to formulations.

HYDROXYACETOPHENONE

Multi-functional nature-identical compound.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Acts as a preservative booster and soothing agent.

Hydrogenated Castor Oil

Can significantly increase skin hydration and keep skin moisturized.
SOURCE
Castor Bean Plant
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Skin conditioning blend component that provides excellent moisturizing, lip-plumping, and repairing efficacies.

Hydrogenated Lecithin

Produces a lamellar emulsion that melts on the skin and forms a restructuring film which reduces TEWL.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Part of a system that thickens a formula and acts as a “second skin” to restore the cutaneous barrier of damaged skin.

Hydrogenated Olive Oil Decyl Esters

Helps ensure formula stability while moisturizing skin.
SOURCE
Olive Oil
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Natural wax that delivers a soft and velvety finish on the skin.

Hydrogenated Poly (C6-14 Olefin)

Non-comedogenic and non-irritating.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Viscosity controlling solvent that is non-greasy and non-oily.

Hydrogenated Polyisobutene

Alternative to mineral oils as well as odorless and tasteless.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Transparent non-greasy emollient with a soft and smooth skin feel.

Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil

A component of natural butters that delivers an exceptionally smooth and elegant feel on the skin with high oxidation stability.
SOURCE
Plant based
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Adds moisturizing attributes to a formula.

Iron Oxides

Opaque and have excellent light stability and ‘staying power’.
SOURCE
Naturally occuring mineral deposits
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Coloring agents made up of iron and oxygen in black, yellow and red.

ISOHEXADECANE

Film former that provides a barrier on the surface of the skin to keep in hydration and nourishment, while keeping irritants and pollutants out.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Conditions and softens the skin without leaving a greasy-residue.

Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate

Derived from fatty acids to enhance color pigment dispersion.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Specialized surface treatment for cosmetic pigments.

Isostearyl Alcohol

Non-drying fatty alcohol ideal for sensitive skin.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Moisturizes skin while adding a refreshing and long-lasting sensation of coolness.

Kappaphycus Alvarezii Extract

Rich in milk sugar polysaccharide called galactan.
SOURCE
Red Algae Extract
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Improves the appearance of the dermal matrix by helping to smooth fine lines and wrinkles.

Lactic Acid

A mild AHA known for it's ability to brighten skin complexion.
SOURCE
Glucose
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Improves skin tone and helps reduce pore appearance.

Linoleic Acid

Blend of materials that are highly recognized as essentials for healthy looking skin.
SOURCE
Vitamin F Omega-6 Linoleic Acid
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Essential fatty acid complex that help moisturize skin.

Linolenic Acid

Blend of materials that are highly recognized as essentials for healthy looking skin.
SOURCE
Vitamin F Omega-3 Linolenic Acid
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Essential fatty acid complex that help moisturize skin.

Malic Acid

Clinically tested efficacious acid that works to improve skin tone and appearance by topical exfoliation.
SOURCE
Apple
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Known for it's ability to visually brighten the skin and smooth texture.

Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter

A natural, renewable emollient with a smooth application on skin.
SOURCE
Mango Fruit
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Rich in C18 fatty acids and triglycerides to provide skin softening while adding stability in emulsions.

Maris Aqua

Contains essential minerals for regulation of skin barrier homeostasis and skin maintenance.
SOURCE
Seawater
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Delivers hydration to improve the appearance of skin tone and texture.

MELIA AZADIRACHTA FLOWER EXTRACT

Used in Ayurveda and is known for its antioxidant properties.
SOURCE
Neem Plant
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps shield skin from environmental stressors.

MELIA AZADIRACHTA LEAF EXTRACT

Used in Ayurveda and is known for its antioxidant properties.
SOURCE
Neem Plant
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps shield skin from environmental stressors.

Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil

Steam distilled from the fresh or partly dried plant delivering a beneficial aromatherapy scent.
SOURCE
Hybrid plant of water mint and spearmint.
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Appealing aromatic performance and cooling properties.

Mica

Sourced with fully ethical, traceable and environmentally friendly processes with a Responsible Mica Initiative (RMI) supplier.
SOURCE
Mineral
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
High-quality effect pigment for subtle shimmer.

Microcrystalline Cellulose

Fine, non-sticky, odorless powder specifically designed for multiphase systems.
SOURCE
Wood Pulp
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Performs as a natural thickener and stabilizer.

MYRCIARIA DUBIA FRUIT EXTRACT

Powerful antioxidant naturally rich in vitamin C, zinc, magnesium, manganese and copper and fatty acids that aid in skin health.
SOURCE
Camu Camu
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps shield skin from enviromental stressors due to antioxidant properties.

NIACINAMIDE

A very stable form of Vitamin B3 that can be used for most skin types, even those with sensitive skin.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Delivers overall skin improvements including the visual fading of dark spots and smoothing of skin texture.

OCIMUM BASILICUM FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

Natural antioxidant that also attributes to natural coloring of formulation.
SOURCE
Basil
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Functions as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory raw material.

Octyldodecanol

Adds moisture without a greasy feel.
SOURCE
Fatty Alcohols
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Clear, odorless oil with excellent solvent properties.

OCIMUM BASILICUM HERB EXTRACT

Natural antioxidant that also attributes to natural coloring of formulation.
SOURCE
Tulsi
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps improve hydration and improves the overall look of skin.

OCIMUM SANCTUM LEAF EXTRACT

Adaptogen used in ancient Indian Ayurvedia.
SOURCE
Holy Basil
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps condition and soothe skin.

OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL

Nutrient-rich oil suitable for all skin types including oily skin.
SOURCE
Evening Primrose
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Lightweight linoleic rich oil that nourishes skin.

Oleic/Linoleic/Linolenic Polyglycerides

A polyactive agent that follows patented processes respecting green chemistry principles. It has excellent sensorial properties.
SOURCE
Vegetable Polyglycerides
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Acts as an emulsifier and hydrator to help bind water to the skin.

OPUNTIA FICUS-INDICA (STEM) EXTRACT

Non-fragranced extract that delivers antioxidant benefits.
SOURCE
Nopal Cactus Plant
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Replenishes and hydrates skin with polyunsaturated fatty acids and amino acids.

OPUNTIA TUNA FRUIT EXTRACT

Prickly Pear Fruit is a gentle ingredient for all skin types
SOURCE
Prickly Pear Fruit
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps calm the skin and restore balance to its protective barrier.

Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract

Has the ability to delay the oxidation of oils. Proprietary extraction process.
SOURCE
Rice Bran
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Antioxidant blend component to help protect.

ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL

Naturally rich in linoleic acids and antioxidants and functions as chelating ingredient.
SOURCE
Rice Bran
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Intensely hydrates dry skin.

Oryza Sativa Bran Extract

Contains high levels of vitamins B and E making it an excellent hydrator.
SOURCE
Rice Bran
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps improve hydration and perfects a visually even skin tone.

Palmitic Acid

The emulsion melts on the skin and forms a restructuring film which reduces TEWL.
SOURCE
Palm Kernel Oil
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Patented biomimetic emulsifier system that acts as a “second skin” to help restore the cutaneous barrier of damaged skin.

PANTHENOL

An essential humectant that attracts water from the environment to the skin preserving a youthful and healthy skin texture.
SOURCE
Vitamin B5, Rice, Sugar Cane or Synthetic
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Maintains optimal moisture levels in the skin, keeping it looking dewy and fresh.

Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate

Highly effective at preventing discoloration or other types of oxidative degradation. BHT replacement.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Antioxidant that ensures consistent efficacy and stability of other, more fragile antioxidants.

Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil

Oil that is known to last longer on the skin surface so great for lip formulas.
SOURCE
Avocado
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Emollient with skin soothing properties making it a popular carrier oil.

PHENOXYETHANOL

Broad spectrum preservative utilized in safe concentrations to protect formulas from microbial contamination and deterioration.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Keeps bacteria from growing in formulas so that they are safe to use.

PHOSPHOLIPIDS

Natural fatty acid emulsifier crucial in keeping the skin hydrated.
SOURCE
Soy
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Moisturizes and keeps skin hydrated.

Polybutene

Uniquely versatile liquid polymer.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Provides a non-drying, smooth formula application.

POLYGLYCERYL-10 DIOLEATE

Ideal for oil based cleansers.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Funtions as a surfactant, emulsifier and solubilizer.

POLYGLYCERYL-2 SESQUICAPRYLATE

Ideal for oil based cleansers.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Funtions as a surfactant, emulsifier and solubilizer.

Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate

Recommended for all skin types including sensitive.
SOURCE
Glycerin and Stearic Acid
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
A gentle emulsifier that brings a soft feel to the formula.

POLYSORBATE 80

Polysorbate emulsifier that allows oil in water dispersions.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Funtions as a surfactant, emulsifier and solubilizer.

POTASSIUM SORBATE

Safe, mild and effective preservative that acts as an alternative to parabens.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Added for antimicrobial and antifungal properties to formulations.

PROPANEDIOL

Effective penetration enhancer that aids in optimal delivery of actives.
SOURCE
Corn
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Solvent, humectant, and emollient that helps ensure proper viscosity of formulations.

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil

Contains essential fatty acids while exhibiting excellent penetrating qualities and good spreadability on the skin.
SOURCE
Sweet Almond Seeds
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
It adds moisturizing attributes to any formula and can act as a carrier oil.

Pseudozyma Epicola/Soybean Flour/Apricot Kernel Oil/Olive Fruit Oil/Sunflower Seed Oil/Sweet Almond Oil/Angelica Gigas Root Extract Ferment Extract Filtrate

High performance due to fermentation for skin absorption and antioxidant properties.
SOURCE
Red-root gromwelland Root
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Moisturizing benefits

Punica Granatum Flower Extract

Provides powerful antioxidant activity of biomolecules extracted from pomegranate flowers.
SOURCE
Pomegranate flower Biomolecules
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Part of a hydrating biomimetic blend that provides visual lip plumbing benefits.

Pyruvic Acid

AHA that promotes cell shedding in the outer layers of the epidermis and helps restore hydration.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Provides gentle exfoliation to visually improve skin texture, fine wrinkles and hyperpigmentation.

Red 6 Lake

Safe lip colorant approved by the FDA. An organic pigment combined with one or more minerals.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Delivers visual color and payoff in a formula.

Red 7 Lake

Safe lip colorant approved by the FDA. An organic pigment combined with one or more minerals.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Delivers visual color and payoff in a formula.

Red 28 Lake

Safe lip colorant approved by the FDA. An organic pigment combined with one or more minerals.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Delivers visual color and payoff in a formula.

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil

Can significantly increase skin hydration and keep skin moisturized.
SOURCE
Castor Bean Plant
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Skin conditioning blend component that provides excellent moisturizing, lip-plumping, and repairing efficacies.

Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract

Has the ability to delay the oxidation of oils. Proprietary extraction process.
SOURCE
Rosemary
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Antioxidant blend component to help protect.

SACCHAROMYCES / RICE FERMENT FILTRATE

Fermented rice that activates skin and provides optimal nutrients.
SOURCE
Brown Rice
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Balances, hydrate and brightens the skin.

Salicylic Acid

Oil-soluble Beta Hydroxy Acid that gets down into pores, breaks down oil while delivering skin-calming benefits
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Exfoliates the top layer skin cells to help reveal younger and smoother looking skin.

SALVIA HISPANICA SEED OIL

Naturally rich in omegas and linoleic acids, making ingredient suitable for many skin types, including those with oily skin.
SOURCE
Chia Seed Oil
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Intensely hydrates dry, flaky skin.

SEA WATER

Helps maintain the skin barrier.
SOURCE
Sea Water
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Hydrates to visually plump the look of skin texture.

Silica

Can contribute to oil control and complexion mattifying properties.
SOURCE
Mineral
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps to adjust and control viscosity in a formula.

SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL

Mimics the sebum produced by our own skin, and is safe for all skin types including those with oily skin.
SOURCE
Jojoba
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Hydrates, soothes and nourishes skin.

Siraitia Grosvenorii Fruit Extract

All-natural, zero-calorie food grade sweetener from the fruit pulp.
SOURCE
Monk fruit
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Naturally enhances the performance of a lip formula.

SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE

Vitamin C derivative that is known to decrease melanin production by inhibiting activity of tyrosinase.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Brightens skin while protecting it from enviromental stressors.

SODIUM BENZOATE

Safe and effective preservative that is an alternative to parabens.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps prevent bacteria and other unwanted growth from growing in formulations.

SODIUM CHLORIDE

Effective thickener.
SOURCE
Salt
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps stabilize and thicken formulations while also working to adjust pH.

Sodium Citrate

Helps maintain appropriate pH.
SOURCE
Sodium salt of Citric Acid
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Buffering agent or pH adjuster and a chelating agent.

SODIUM HYALURONATE

Helps hydrate dermal layers for long-lasting hydration.
SOURCE
Fermentation of wheat, corn, yeast
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Known to help hydrate and visually plump skin.

SODIUM HYDROXIDE

Used in very small concentrations to ensure and maintain proper pH.
SOURCE
Mineral
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps maintains the pH of a formula.

Sodium Lactate

Humectant that enhances the effectiveness of other preservatives.
SOURCE
Sugar Source
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Preserves and helps regulate the pH of a formula while also moisturizing.

Sodium PCA

A natural moisturizing factor and humectant.
SOURCE
Sodium salt of Pyroglutamic Acid
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Delivers superior moisturizing efficacy.

Sodium Phytate

Natural chelating agent.
SOURCE
Phytic Acid Salt
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Neutralizes the metal ions to help stabilize a formula.

Sodium Polyacrylate

Multi-tasking polymer that helps stabilize and improve feel and performance.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Helps to adjust the texture of a formulation while conditioning the skin.

SOLANUM MELONGENA (EGGPLANT) FRUIT EXTRACT

Naturally high in antioxidant properties and adds natural coloring to formulations.
SOURCE
Eggplant
Synthetic
Natural
Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Natural antioxidant that is naturally rich in vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.

SORBIC ACID

Naturally occuring compound that is a natural, safe and effective preservative system.
SOURCE
Berries of the Ash Tree
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Functions as a preservative that maintain and extends shelf-life of formulations.

SORBITAN OLEATE

Highly effective, raw material, naturally derived from vegetable sources.
SOURCE
Sugar & Olive Oil
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
An emusifier that functions to help with dispersion of other ingredients.

Sphingolipids

Provides an immediate feeling of hydration and comfort.
SOURCE
Plant Derived
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Supports the maintenance of the skin's healthy barrier function.

SQUALANE

Plant-derived, sustainable raw material that adds unique weightless moisture.
SOURCE
Sugar Cane
Synthetic Natural Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered
Upcycled
BENEFITS
Weightless emollient that helps increase moisturization and helps maintain barrier function.

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite

Synthetic mica that contributes to a product's smooth texture.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Delivers a subtle pearl shimmer effect on the skin.

Tartaric Acid

AHA with antioxidant properties
SOURCE
Grapes
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Moisturizes to visually improve the skin complexion.

Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate

Stable, oil-soluble form of Vitamin C clinically proven to promote an even skin tone.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Known antioxidant that helps clarify and brighten overall complexion.

Titanium Dioxide

UV protective cosmetic that offers enhanced stability.
SOURCE
Mineral
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Active barrier for sun protection (OTC) and as a pigmentary grade opacity base material.

TOCOPHEROL

Oil-soluable antioxidant that assists in maintaining potency of actives.
SOURCE
Soy, Sunflower, Rapeseed
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Combats environmental stressors while conditioning and soothing the skin.

Tocopheryl Acetate

Can work effectively to protect the potency of actives in a formula.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Protects the skin and formulas against environmental stressors and product degradation.

XANTHAN GUM

High molecular weight polysacchairde made via fermenation to aid in rheology of water-based systems.
SOURCE
Fermentation of Sugar
Synthetic Natural
Naturally-Derived
Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Improves and modifies textural qualities while ensuring stability.

Yellow 5 Lake

Safe lip colorant approved by the FDA. An organic pigment combined with one or more minerals.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Delivers visual color and payoff in a formula.

Yellow 6 Lake

Safe lip colorant approved by the FDA. An organic pigment combined with one or more minerals.
SOURCE
Synthetic
Synthetic
Natural Naturally-Derived Lab Engineered Upcycled
BENEFITS
Delivers visual color and payoff in a formula.
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