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THE GOOD INSIDE

Besides LOVE, FUN and THOUGHTFULNESS here are some of the other wonderful ingredients we use:

raw honey

RAW HONEY

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BEE PROPOLIS

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More of the goods in our products:

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1,2-Hexanediol
A synthetic preservative, humectant and moisture binding agent and is also useful for dissolving other substances. In our products because Honey is such a wonderful natural humectant and we use many other botanical natural humectants to hydrate your skin, it is most commonly used in our skincare products as a solvent. As a solvent, 1,2-Hexanediol has the ability to dissolve ingredients, such as botanical extracts and pigments, that might otherwise not diffuse evenly throughout the product. However, as an added bonus in our formulations because of its hygroscopic capabilities it enhances the long term moisture retention capability of the product.

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Acetyl Heptapeptide-9
A skin conditioning agent.

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Alcohol
A preservative. Helps to make herbal extracts and acts as a preservative. Gives products a quick-drying finish, immediately degreases skin, and feels weightless on the skin.

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Allantoin
An anti-irritant found in Comfrey Root that helps soothe the skin.

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Aloe (Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder)
A natural extract from the desert plant, Aloe Vera, that helps bind moisture and soothe the skin. It is considered one of nature’s most effective remedies for sunburn and skin irritations. Also, a superb hydrator for dry hair and skin. It contains a myriad of beneficial enzymes, minerals and vitamins.

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Alpha Isomethyl Ionone
A fragrance.

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Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate
A thickening agent and absorbent for excess sebum.

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Anhydroxylitol
A natural, plant derived humectant that aids in the delivery of other ingredients.

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Arachidyl Alcohol
A waxy substance that functions as an emollient and thickening agent to improve the texture and consistency of the formulation. As an occlusive, it helps to soothe dry and flaky skin.

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Arachidyl Glucoside
A mild, cleansing agent that can be used to remove excess oil and dirt from the skin. It is also used as an emulsifying agent.

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Basil (Ocimum Basilicum) Oil
Studies have shown this botanical extract is great for nourishing, repairing, balancing and exfoliating the skin. It has antimicrobial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties that help to clear and prevent breakouts and fight off fungal infections.

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Beeswax (Cera Alba)
Is an occlusive agent that helps to form a barrier and protect the skin due to it's humectant properties. It is also commonly used as an emulsifer in skincare formulations.

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Behenyl Alcohol
A fatty form of Alcohol that is used as a thickening agent and emulsifier.

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Benzoic Acid
A multifunctional ingredient that is primarily used as a preservative and emollient. This ingredient helps to strengthen the moisture barrier function of the skin. Soothes and moisturizes the skin.

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Benzyl Alcohol
Functions as a preservative in formulations.

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Benzyl Salicylate
A fragrance enhancing ingredient.

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Beta Glucan
A hydrating agent, as a humectant moisturizer, that helps to improve skin barrier function, smooths the skin and has antioxidant properties that helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, helps to calm and reduce redness and irritation and soothes the skin, and that only scratches the surface of what this ingredient is capable of achieving for the skin. It is known to also help prevent cell damage associated with sun exposure and photoaging. Other studies have shown that it improves the conditions of eczema, wounds and mild burns. Great for people who have rough, cracked and very dry skin.

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Beta-Carotene (Pro-Vitamin A)
Is the precursor to Vitamin A and the orange or red pigments found in Chlorophyll containing plants and food. Beta Carotene plays an essential role in reducing the oxidative stress in the skin, minimizing free radicals and maintaining a healthy and glowing appearance to the skin.

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Beta Sitosterol
A fat-derived ingredient extracted from plants, Beta Sitosterol occurs naturally in many nuts, vegetables, fruits and seeds. It is known for its anti-inflammatory and moisturizing properties.

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Betaine
A hydrating agent that actually keeps score of transepidermal water loss and moisture retention and helps the skin to adjust to changes in moisture in the skin and help to balance healthy hydration levels.

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BHT (Butylated Hydroxytoluene)
Used as a preservative and stabilizer. Helps to prevent oxidation.

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Bilberry (Vaccinium Myrtillus) Fruit Extract
Bilberry is indeed an edible berry and related to the blueberry family. Bilberries are rich in flavonoids, phytonutrients, and high in essential fatty acids. This berry has traditionally been used to treat Eczema. It helps to protect, nourish, brighten and hydrate the skin. The strong antioxidants help to protect the skin from UVA radiation. It is a beautiful ingredient that covers a spectrum of benefits from nourishing and brightening the skin to helping heal and repair dry Eczema and Dermatitis. It promotes revitalized, radiant, supple and firmer skin.

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Bisabolol
A Chamomile derivative that calms and soothes irritated skin.

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Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga Racemosa) Root Extract
Known for its anti-inflammatory, soothing and bacterial properties.

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Butylene Glycol
A humectant and emollient that helps to retain moisture in the skin. Also used as a solvent that helps to dissolve other ingredients in the formulation.

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Butylphenyl Methylpropional
A fragrance ingredient.

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C10-30 Cholesterol/Lanosterol Esters
An effective emollient that helps to restore a healthy skin barrier. Great for treating and repair dry, cracked and itchy skin.

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C13-14 Isoparaffin
A Petroleum derived emollient and thickener, used to enhance texture.

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C15-19 Alkane
A solvent.

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Caprylhydroxamic Acid
An amino acid derived from Coconut Oil that is used as a preservative and as an alternative to parabens.

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Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
A more natural alternative to other emollients and texture enhancers that are used to improve the texture of the product.

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Capryloyl Glycine
A lipid amino acid and one of the main components of dermal structural proteins, therefore it plays an extremely important role in the skin, especially in the metabolism of skin cells and skin moisturizing. Also helps to regulate and maintain a healthy acid mantle. This ingredient is vital for moisture retention as well as collagen production. Glycine accounts for about 35% of dermal collagen so this makes it very effective for wrinkle reduction and anti-aging.

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Capryloyl/Caproyl Methyl Glucamide
An emulsifier and skin conditioning agent.

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Caprylyl Glycol
A humectant and preservative.

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Caramel
A fragrance ingredient also known to have emollient properties.

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Carbomer
A thickening agent and stabilizer that helps to maintain the consistency and flow of the product so when it is applied it spreads evenly onto the skin.

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Carrot (Daucus Carota Sativa) Root Extract
Orange or red compounds, rich in Beta-Carotene, that are precursors to Vitamin A. Also high in Vitamin E, Carrot Oil is essential to skin cell regeneration and helps stimulate the production of sebum in dry skin.
Cellulose
An emulsifier and texture enhancer that enhances the feel of the product as it is applied to the skin.

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Carob (Ceratonia Siliqua) Gum
A thickening agent.

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Castor Bean (Hydrogenated Castor) Oil
Castor Oil contains phytosterols in the form of Beta-Sitosterol, Campesterol, and Stigmasterol, which is where it gets its anti-inflammatory and anti-itch properties, helping to end the cyclical nature of itching and irritation. It has a low molecular weight so it penetrates the skin easily, acts as a softening oil and nourishes the skin.

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Ceteareth-12
An emulsifier.
Ceteareth-20
Used to improve the texture and stability of the product.
Cetearyl Alcohol
A mixture of fatty Alcohols. Helps stabilize the emulsion in products and has an emollient effect on the skin.
Cetearyl Bisabolol
The main component of Chamomille Essential Oil. It is an anti-inflammatory and anti-irritant, and an exemplary transport molecule to deliver other beneficial ingredients into the skin.
Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate
An emollient that helps to give the skin a soft and smooth appearance.
Cetearyl Isononanoate
An emollient that helps to smooth and lubricate the skin.
Ceteth-10
Helps other ingredients to dissolve in a solvent.
Cetyl Palmitate
An emollient that conditions the surface of the skin and helps it appear softer and smoother.
Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone
A silicone and emollient that provides good slip to the formula for a silky smooth finish.
Cetyl Phosphate
A surfactant and emulsifier that functions as a cleansing agent.
Chlorphenesin
A synthetic preservative.
CI 77499
Pigment added to color formulations.
Cinnamomum Camphora Bark Oil
An essential oil used to provide an astringent effect.
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract
A great anti-inflammatory agent.
Citric Acid
An extract from Citrus Fruits. Used as a natural pH adjuster in cosmetics and skincare.
Citronellol
A fragrance ingredient.
Clary (Salvia Sclarea) Oil
A flowering herb native to the Mediterranean Basin that delivers a cooling sensation to calms inflammation and rashes. It regulates and stabilizes the production of sebum, controls breakouts, and is rich in antioxidants.
Cocamidopropyl Betaine
Used as a cleansing agent and lather booster.
Coco-Betaine
A natural surfactant.
Coco-Glucoside
A natural surfactant and foaming agent.
Coconut (Cocos Nucifera) Oil
A fragrance ingredient.
Cocoyl Methyl Glucamide
A mild surfactant and skin conditioning agent.
Coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone)
A fat soluble compound found in all of our cells. Coenzyme Q10 is named "coenzyme" because it is essential for other enzymes to function, thus it is vital for skin cellular functions like the production of collagen and elastin, which is needed to help skin become firm, healthy, supple and vibrant.
Coffee (Coffea Arabica) Seed Oil
Is extracted by cold pressing Green Coffee Beans. Its high concentration of essential Fatty Acids, Sterols and Vitamin E make it a potent antioxidant that is known to offer protection against skin damage, free radicals and even DNA degradation. It can also assist in the prevention of the development of photoaging and inflammatory skin disorders. Studies have shown that it helps to improve the appearance of wrinkles, increases firmness and elasticity in the skin, and improves skin tone and redness.
Colloidal Gold
Small Gold particles used to hydrate, firm and moisturize the skin. Gold is said to rejuvenate skin and reduce wrinkles by helping to maintain the skin’s collagen and inhibiting the breakdown of elastin.
Copernicia Cerifera Cera
Used as a thickening agent and works to add a gloss or shine to the finish of a product.
Copper Peptides (Copper Gluconate)
A powerful antioxidant and an effective wound healer, Copper Peptides has an inhibitory effect on the enzyme that breaks down collagen. Copper also helps to stimulate Collagen, Elastin and Glycosaminoglycans which give skin their strength and elasticity.
Corn (Zea Mays) Starch
An alternative ingredient for Talc used in some formulations for mattifying the skin and absorbing excess oils that can clog the pores.
Cotton (Gossypium Herbaceum) Seed Extract
A plant extract from the seeds of Gossypium Herbaceum. Rich with Vitamins B-group and proteins, Cotton Seed Extract is a great conditioning and skin soothing ingredient. Also known to help regulate sebum production and acts as an anti-inflammatory.
Cucumber (Cucumis Sativus) Fruit Extract
There are several antioxidants naturally found in Cucumber Fruit Extract, for instance, Ascorbic Acid, Beta Carotene and Caffeic Acid. Cucumbers also contain antioxidant flavonoids, such as quercetin, apigenin, luteolin, and kaempferol, which provide additional benefits. A 2011 study published in the Archives of Dermatological Research determined that the ascorbic acid found in Cucumber exhibited significant free radical scavenging activity. The researchers concluded that Cucumber Fruit Extract warrants consideration for its potential used as an anti-wrinkle ingredient in cosmetic formulations. Cucumber Fruit Extract also imparts anti-inflammatory effects when applied to the skin.
Cyclopentasiloxane
A silicone-based compound. Emollient, lubricant, and solvent. Gives products a silky texture, seals hydration, and dissolves heavier ingredients. Great for anyone looking to soften their skin with a lightweight product.
Cymbopogon Martini Oil
This ingredient works as a skin conditioning agent and tonic. As a tonic, it works by balancing the skin's sebum production.

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Dead Sea Black Mud (Silt)
Dead Sea Black Mud is a therapeutic treatment and rejuvenating ingredient cultivated from the Dead Sea. Beneficial for All Skin Types, the minerals found in Dead Sea Black Mud help to hydrate and firm the skin. Helps to treat and repair Psoriasis, Eczema, Dermatitis and Acne. Also helps to smooth the skin and decongest the pores.

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Date (Phoenix Dactylifera) Fruit Extract
Scientifically proven to have a significant impact on the visible signs of skin aging. Rich in phytohormones that are proven to have wrinkle fighting properties. Studies have further shown that when topically applied, Date Palm Extract resulted in improved skin elasticity, an increase in skin brightness, greater skin hydration, and a decrease in redness and hyperpigmentation. Also shown to help improve the symptoms of Rosacea.

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Dehydroacetic Acid
Used as a fungicide and bactericide to prevent harmful microorganisms from growing in the products.

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Dicaprylyl Ether
Is an emulsifier and skin conditioning agent derived from the Caprylic Acid which is primarily used to create a soft and smooth appearance of the skin. Caprylic Acid is a fatty acid that is found in Palm Kernel and Coconut Oils.

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Didecyldimonium Chloride
An emulsifying agent.

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Dimethicone
Is an emollient. Gives a silky texture to products, seals hydration, and protects the skin. Dimethicone or polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) is best described by Waldorf as a synthetic polymer of Silicon (a natural element of the Earth) and an emollient that works to improve the softness of skin by sealing the spaces between the superficial dead cells of the stratum corneum (the top layer of the epidermis). Overall it can improve the feel, longevity, and efficacy of the other ingredients in your skincare products.

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Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline
A naturally derived Amino Acid that acts as a triple anti-wrinkle agent by supporting natural collagen, defending elastin against enzyme breakdown and protecting against free radical attack. Also helps to moisturize the skin.

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Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate
A gentle cleansing ingredient derived from Coconut Oil.

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Disodium EDTA
In skincare, this helps to prevent cosmetic formulations and other personal care products, such as lotions and creams, from deteriorating. Disodium EDTA protects the integrity of skincare products from undergoing unwanted consistency changes, pH changes, odor changes, or texture changes.

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Dunaliella Salina Extract
A type of micro-algae that’s known for being adaptable and able to survive even in harsh natural conditions. It’s a rich source of beta-carotene, beta-carotene is converted into Vitamin A which is known to help rejuvenate the skin and prevent lines and wrinkles from forming. When applied on skin it can reverse any ongoing oxidative damage to the skin caused by environmental pollution or photoaging caused by UVA and UVB light. Dunaliella is known to calm any inflammation and help soothe the skin. In addition it also contains various minerals like magnesium, calcium, iodine, and potassium. Our skin tends to lose these minerals as we age which can result in skin problems like dermatitis, loss of elasticiy, textured skin etc. Topical application of this extract or powder replenishes the missing ions from the surface of the skin and the skin then appears refreshed and relaxed. The fatty acids, proteins, and vitamins contained in the algae extract also play a significant role in protecting the skin and boosts the skin’s immunity against any infection.

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Echinacea Purpurea Extract
A natural astringent that helps to tighten and shrink the size of pores. Very effective for cleansing the pores.

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Elettaria Cardamomum Seed Extract
In skincare it is known for its antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral effects. It is suitable for treating small abrasions and wounds and is also good for dandruff treatment. The seed, where the essential oils are mainly found, has potential applications as an antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antioxidant, and has been reported to act as an efficient skin permeation enhancer for certain drugs.

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Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate
Used to absorb, reflect or scatter UVA and UVB rays, thus making it a good sun protector.

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Ethylhexyl Stearate
Thickener, emulsifier, texture enhancer. Also linked to skin’s natural fatty acid content, so it is ideal for skin preparation. It imparts the right amount of viscosity to the product and acts as a thickening agent. It also nourishes the skin and provides a protective barrier; moist skin is healthy enough to fight any external inflammation. After regular application, skin may become softer and smoother.

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Ethylhexylglycerin
An emollient and humectant.

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Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil
The leaves of the Globulus Tree are steam distilled to make Eucalyptus Essential Oil which can be used for various skin conditions. It is known to be anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antibacterial, antioxidant rich, antiviral and antifungal.

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Eugenol
A naturally occurring fragrance compound found in Clove Oil, Nutmeg, Cinnamon and Bay Leaf.

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Flavor
A fragrance ingredient.

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Fructose
A sugar found in Fruits and Honey that soothes, hydrates and encourages moisture retention in the skin.

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Geraniol
A fragrance ingredient.

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Glycerin
Glycerin is a natural component of healthy skin. Glycerin is hygroscopic, AKA a humectant. What that means is that Glycerin can draw moisture from the air around us and help the skin retain that moisture. Research has shown that Glycerin mimics what’s known as skin’s natural moisturizing factor (NMF), which is why it’s compatible with All Skin Types, of all ages. Replenishing skin’s NMF is important because it becomes depleted as we age, are subject to environmental exposure, and use irritating ingredients like denatured alcohol.

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Glyceryl Oleate
An emulsifier and skin conditioning agent.

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Glyceryl Polyacrylate
Improves the texture and application of the product.

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Glyceryl Stearate
The main function of Glyceryl Stearate is to improve the texture and sensory feel of skincare products. Helps to hydrate and protect the skin, giving your skin that dewy, glow. Glyceryl Stearate also helps to stabilize the formulation by preventing water loss and ensuring the formula remains homogenous.

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Glycine
Glycine is an Amino Acid that is necessary for the development of proteins within the skin and other tissues of the body. Glycine when used with other Amino Acids helps to reduce wrinkles and increase hydration of the skin.

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Glycol Palmitate
Used as an emollient, surfactant and emulsifier.

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Grapefruit (Citrus Paradisi) Peel Oil
Contains naturally occurring Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) that overall help to promote a brighter complexion, smoother appearance, and younger looking skin by accelerating the rate of skin cell renewal.

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Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract
A botanical ingredient that is naturally rich in antioxidants and other youth enhancing compounds. It reduces redness, inflammation and irritation. It has antibacterial, healing, UV protection properties. It helps to reduce puffy eyes. Research has established that topical application of Green Tea Leaves or Extracts have many benefits for skin, including anti-aging properties. The polyphenols in Green Tea possess potent antioxidant and skin-soothing properties, and show significant promise for improving the appearance of sun-damaged skin. Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is one of the active constituents of Green Tea believed to be responsible for its many health and appearance benefits, both orally and topically. Soothes and protects the skin, reduces sebum, and minimizes the signs of aging.

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Gum Arabic (Acacia Senegal Gum)
It is a natural gum made of hardened sap, also commonly referred to as Gum Arabic. It is an occlusive emollient that helps to lock in moisture into the skin, thus functioning as a skin conditioning agent.

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Hexyl Cinnamal
Is a natural ingredient used in perfumes as a fragrance additive. It is derived from Chamomile Oil and is used as a masking ingredient.
Honey Extract
A sweet and nutritious substance produced by bees. A natural humectant that acts as a hydration magnet, drawing moisture into the skin. Rich with Amino Acids and Antioxidants, it helps to fight off free radicals.
Honeysuckle Flower (Lonicera Caprifolium) Extract
A natural preservative and skin soothing agent.
Honeysuckle Flower (Lonicera Japonica) Extract
A natural preservative and skin soothing agent.
Hydrogenated Coconut Oil
Used as a surfactant and gentle cleansing agent.
Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides
Primarily used as skin conditioning agents, also known as an occlusive.
Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides Citrate
Used as an antioxidant, emollient and skin conditioner.
Hydrogenated Polydecene
An emollient that can leave the skin feeling silky smooth and luxurious.
Hydroxyacetophenone
A synthetic Antioxidant and skin conditioning ingredient.
Hydroxyacetophenone
A synthetic Antioxidant and skin conditioning ingredient.
Hydroxycitronellal
A perfume ingredient providing a floral scent.
Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose
An emulsion stabilizer and foam enhancing ingredient.
Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate
A surfactant and emulsifier.
Hydroxypropylsulfonate
A gentle cleansing ingredient and gives the product foaming action.
Hydroxypropyltrimonium Maltodextrin Crosspolymer
A surfactant/cleansing agent.

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Indian Frankincense (Boswellia Serrata) Extract
An extract from the Gum Resin of the Indian Frankincense Tree that inhibits the breakdown of elastin and supports the synthesis of NMFs (natural moisturizing factors) like Hyaluronic Acid to improve the appearance of skin firmness, elasticity and minimize the appearance of wrinkles.

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Indian Lotus (Nelumbo Nucifera) Flower Extract
Lotus flower and leaf/root extracts contain a significant amount of potent Antioxidants, Flavonoids, Polyphenol, and Vitamins. As a result, these compounds provide natural anti-aging benefits to the skin. Lotus Flower helps to control and regulate sebum production, which in turn helps to prevent congested pores. Research shows that, especially when formulated with Green Tea, this skin balancing flower helps control sebum production without stripping the skin of its natural moisture. This is great for those with oily or acne-prone skin and for preventing clogged pores and pimples. Controlling sebum in turn helps control the appearance of pore size.

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Iron Oxides
Cosmetic pigments to help enhance complexion and help to protect skin from visible light.

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Iron Oxides CI 77491
Cosmetic pigments to help enhance complexion and help to protect skin from visible light

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Iron Oxides CI 77492
Cosmetic pigments to help enhance complexion and help to protect skin from visible light.

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Iron Oxides CI 77499
Cosmetic pigments to help enhance complexion and help to protect skin from visible light.

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Isohexadecane
An ingredient used in skincare and cosmetic formulations to improve the texture, helps prevent moisture loss and improves cleansing.

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Isononanoate
A skin conditioning emollient.

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Isononyl Isononanoate
Functions as an emollient and texture enhancer. Emollients work to soften and soothe the skin while also acting as occlusive agents. Upon application, occlusive agents form a protective film on the surface of the skin, which helps to prevent evaporation of the skin’s natural moisture. Over time, this increases skin hydration by causing a buildup of water in the stratum corneum (the uppermost layer of skin). As a texture enhancer, Isononyl Isononanoate offers superior spreadability and a very dry touch. It gives skincare products a distinctive velvety feel and texture. This ingredient is ideal in the replacement of volatile silicones.

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Isopropyl Myristate
Functions as an emollient that helps to strengthen the skin barrier, softens the skin and enhances the penetration of the other ingredients.

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Isopropyl Palmitate
A moisturizer and emollient.

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Japanese Persimmon (Diospyros Kaki) Leaf Extract
A natural purifying and deodorizing agent.

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Jojoba Esters
Used as an emollient and great for exfoliating the skin.

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Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) Seed Oil
Jojoba Oil has been shown to enhance skin’s restorative properties. A plant oil that’s a rich source of numerous fatty acids, Jojoba Oil can also provide topical skin soothing benefits. It’s structure is different from most other oils because it is biocompatible. That means it absorbs into the skin really easily. It’s rich in Vitamin E, Zinc, Iodine, and other nourishing Antioxidants, and it works like a humectant.

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Juniperus Virginiana Wood Oil
A fragrance ingredient.

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Knotweed (Polygonum Aviculare) Extract
Has been shown to increase firmness, elasticity in the skin, and aids in fighting UV damage. Knotweed is rich in Resveratrol, an ingredient most commonly known to be found in wine and notable for helping with the production of collagen and elastin and firming the skin.

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Lactic Acid
Specifically used to treat hyperpigmentation, age spots, and other factors that contribute to a dull and uneven complexion. Other benefits of AHAs (Alpha Hydroxy Acids), like Lactic Acid, include improved skin tone and reduced pore appearance. Lactic Acid works by gently breaking the bonds that hold dead, dry skin cells to the surface. These dead cells shed on their own when we’re young, but sun damage, aging, and certain skin issues can slow or even stop this process, leading to a buildup of dead skin that creates a dull, older-looking complexion. Regular use of an AHA, like Lactic Acid, can turn this around.

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Lactose
Promotes clearer, softer and smoother skin.

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Laureth-4
Laureth-4 is a synthetic polymer that is used in many different cosmetics and skincare products to improve the texture and feel of a formulation. It is mainly used as a surfactant and emulsifier.

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Laureth-7
An emulsifier and surfactant.

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Lauroyl/Myristoyl Methyl Glucamide
An emollient and skin conditioning ingredient.

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Lauryl Glucoside
A foaming and cleansing agent.

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Lavender Oil (Lavandula Angustifolia)
An essential oil that is known to soothe the skin, improve acne, protect against free radicals, and combat bacterial and fungal disorders.

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Lavandula Hybrida Oil
A fragrance ingredient.

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Leaf Myrtyle (Backhousia Citriodora) Leaf Extract
Native to the temperate rainforests of Eastern Australia, this ingredient is great for sebum regulation. An excess of sebum can lead to clogged pores.

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Lecithin
A phospholipid made up of fatty acids that functions as an emollient, emulsifier, and penetration enhancer when added to formulations of cosmetics and personal care products. Lecithin also has skin-restoring ability.

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Lemon (Citrus Limon) Peel Oil
Used as a fragrance.

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Lemon (Citrus Medica Limon) Fruit Extract
Used as a fragrance.

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Limonene
A fragrance ingredient.

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Linalool
Linalool is a naturally derived ingredient from essential oils that is used in skincare and cosmetic formulations to improve the scent. Linalool is generally associated with Lavender however, over 200 plants produce Linalool and it can also be found in Citrus, Mint, Rosewood, and Cinnamon Oils.

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Linoleic Acid
An essential building block for Ceramides in the skin, which are a main component of NMFs (Natural Moisturizing Factors). It has been shown that when topically applied Linoleic Ccid helps to reverse the defect in moisture barrier function and helps to prevent and clear breakouts.

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Linoleic Acid
An essential building block for Ceramides in the skin, which are a main component of NMFs (Natural Moisturizing Factors). It has been shown that when topically applied Linoleic Ccid helps to reverse the defect in moisture barrier function and helps to prevent and clear breakouts.

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Magnesium Aspartate
The Magnesium Salt of Aspartic Acid, an acidic Amino Acid that plays a role in maintaining proteins in skin. In cosmetics, Magnesium Aspartate acts as hydrating and softening ingredient.

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Maltodextrin
A plant-based Sugar that is used in cosmetics and skincare products as a moisturizer and hydrating ingredient. Maltodextrin is also used to improve the texture of formulations. It helps to moisturize the skin and stabilize and improve the texture of skincare formulations.

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Maltol
Used as a masking ingredient to help mask the scent of other ingredients. Can also sometimes be used as a toner.

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Mallow Flower (Malva Sylvestris) Extract
This purple Mallow Flower is a flowering herb that grows around the world. Mallow secretes a substantial amount of mucilage which is a gel-like substance that is super soothing and cooling to the skin. It helps to create a protective skin barrier that promotes moisture retention and also prevents the loss of elasticity to the skin. It is also an anti-inflammatory and known to be antiseptic. Research has shown it can even help with Eczema and Psoriasis.

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Mango Ginger (Curcuma Amada) Extract
Closely related to the turmeric family this ingredient has been used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat itching in the skin and is known to have antifungal properties.

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Mannitol
A synthetic Sugar that helps to bind moisture and condition the skin. Works very well with naturally occurring substances in the skin.

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Mastic (Pistacia Lentiscus) Gum
Derived from the Pistacia Lentiscus Tree, this resin contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Helps to control sebum production, tightens and shrinks the size of pores.

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Marigold (Calendula Officinalis) Flower Extract
A botanical extract known for its skin conditioning and occlusive properties.

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Matricaria (Chamomilla Recutita) Flower Extract
German Chamomile is a softening agent for rough, dry skin, used since the Ancient Times for its calming and conditioning effects. Its soothing and hydrating properties also work well on the hair and scalp.

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Melon (Cucumis Melo) Fruit Extract
Extract of the seeds from Cantaloupe and Honeydew Melon. Known for its high antioxidant content and high concentrations of Vitamins A and C. Used to soothe and condition dry or sensitive skin. An application of a Melon product can assist in reducing the severity of scars and stretch marks, as it will significantly soften not only the skin around the scar but also the scar itself. With a high Folic Acid content, Melon can help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, not only to help to slough off dead and dying cells (which can settle into folds in the skin) but also plumping skin from the inside, as well as encouraging new cell growth.

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Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer
Functions as a film former or a viscosity increasing agent.

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Mica
Adds a shimmering effect to a product.

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Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil
Rich in Omega Fatty Acids and Antioxidants that help to protect and soothe the skin. Helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, improves the overall appearance and texture of the skin, and helps to soothe and calm inflammation.

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Myristyl Myristate
Used to improve the texture of the formulation and used as an emollient.

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Myrrh (Commiphora Myrrha) Resin Extract
It’s a natural antiseptic, astringent and disinfectant. As a strong, fragrant gum it is also a potential skin irritant.

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Nettle (Urtica Dioica) Leaf Extract
A natural astringent that is soothing and calming to the skin. Assists in tightening the pores and improving the texture of the skin.

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Niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
A great brightening ingredient that helps you to achieve that glow to your skin. Not naturally occurring in the body so it must be introduced through food or topically. Helps to prevent signs of aging and reduces acne.

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Octyldodecanol
A synthetic ingredient, often used as a texture enhancer in moisturizers and lip products due to its lubricating and emollient properties. Octyldodecanol also helps prevent a formula from separating into its oil and liquid components.

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Orange (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis ) Fruit Extract
Rich in Vitamin C, it is known to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, skin lightening and antimicrobial properties. Helps to fight off free radicals and improves collagen production.

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Ozokerite
Used as an emulsion stabilizer and binding agent in formulations.

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Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7
Used together with Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1 as part of a synthetic peptide known as Matrixyl 3000 which significantly improves the appearance of lines and wrinkles.

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Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1
Used together with Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 as part of a synthetic peptide known as Matrixyl 3000 which significantly improves the appearance of lines and wrinkles.

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Parfum (Fragrance)
Fragrances are aromatic compounds that can be either natural or synthetic. Natural fragrances are obtained from the Essential Oils of Botanicals while synthetic fragrances are man-made but resemble it's natural relative in molecular structure. Fragrances can be used in formulations either to enhance the sensorial experience of the formula or to "mask" the scent of other ingredients.

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Pineapple (Ananas Sativus) Fruit Juice
An ingredient rich in enzymes that help to exfoliate dead skin cells and accelerate cell turnover rate.

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PEG-100 Stearate
Mainly utilized in skincare products due to its emulsifying abilities.

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PEG-40 Stearate
A surfactant and cleansing agent.

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PEG-45/Dodecyl Glycol Copolymer
A versatile ingredient that works well alongside emollients, cleansing agents and surfactants.

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PEG-75 Lanolin
An emulsifying agent.

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Phenethyl Alcohol
Prevents bacterial growth in products and protects the product from spoiling.

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Phenoxyethanol
Works as a stabilizer in perfumes, fragrances, soaps and cleansers. It is a widely used synthetic preservative.

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Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6
A synthetic polymer that works to protect the skin's surface and functions as an emollient.

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Polyglyceryl-5 Oleate
A glycerin polymer great for skin-conditioning.

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Polymethyl Methacrylate
Helps to smooth and blur the appearance of lines and wrinkles.

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Polysilicone-11
A type of silicone that helps to improve the texture and feel of the product.

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Polysorbate 20
Improves the texture and feel of a product.

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Polysorbate 80
An emulsifier.

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Polyvinyl Alcohol
A thickening agent, film-forming and binding agent. Used primarily in peel-off masks.

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Potassium Aspartate
A skin conditioning ingredient.

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PPG-1-PEG-9 Lauryl Glycol Ether
An emulsifier and surfactant.

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Propanediol
A Glycol that can enhance the absorption of ingredients (such as Salicylic Acid) into the skin. It has hydrating properties that may leave a smooth, dewy finish. Mainly used for texture improvement.

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Propolis Extract
A resin produced by bees using their saliva bee enzymes mixed with tree sap. This amazing substance is antibacterial, antiseptic, and antifungal and helps to accelerate the rate of cell turnover and the wound healing process. This resin is produced to help build the hives, seal in cracks that may occur within the hive ultimately making it a good protective source for the hive. Propolis Extract is also a good source of protection for the largest organ of our body and our first wall of protection, our skin.

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Propolis Wax
A resin produced by bees using their saliva bee enzymes mixed with tree sap, and in combination with Beeswax. This amazing substance is antibacterial, antiseptic, and antifungal and helps to accelerate the rate of cell turnover and the wound healing process. This resin is produced to help build the hives, seal in cracks that may occur within the hive ultimately making it a good protective source for the hive. Propolis Wax is also a good source of protection for the largest organ of our body and our first wall of protection, our skin.

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Propylene Carbonate
Mainly used to dissolve or suspend other ingredients in a formulation and also to decrease the thickness of formulations.

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Propylene Glycol
Primarily used as a solvent and preservative. At very low concentrations it can also act as a humectant.

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Pro-Vitamin B5 (Panthenol)
Quickly absorbed by the skin and converts to Vitamin B5. Works as a skin protectant that helps to protect the moisture barrier of the skin from moisture loss. It is also soothing and anti-inflammatory.

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Purple Gromwell (Lithospermum Erythrorhizon) Root Extract
Gromwell Root has a beautiful Rose-like, purple tint that has been historically used to treat various skin conditions. It helps to hydrate, soothe and repair the skin topically. It is antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral by nature. It is documented to have been used to treat eruptive skin lesions like Eczema, Psoriasis, and Dermatitis.

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Quillaja Saponaria Wood Extract
Used as a gentle cleansing agent.

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Retinol (Vitamin A)
A synthetic form of Vitamin A that helps to visibly improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles and rapidly exfoliate the skin to reveal younger and healthier skin.

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Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A)
A gentle alternative of Retinoid and a form of Vitamin A. Very effective for exfoliating the skin and accelerating the rate of cell turnover. Helps to stimulate the production of collagen and helps to keep the pores clear.

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Rice Starch (Oryza Sativa Starch)
Helps to absorb excess oil and provides a long-lasting matte appearance. Improves skin texture.

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Rice Water (Inositol)
Rich in Amino Acids and Vitamins. Great to help condition and soothe the skin and also functions as a moisturizer.

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Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A)
A gentle alternative of Retinoid and a form of Vitamin A. Very effective for exfoliating the skin and accelerating the rate of cell turnover. Helps to stimulate the production of collagen and helps to keep the pores clear.

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Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) Leaf Extract
A potent Antioxidant that helps to protect the skin and prevents signs of premature aging. Rosmarinic Acid, the main component in Rosemary Leaf Extract, is especially calming for skin conditions like Eczema and Acne.

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Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) Leaf Extract
A potent Antioxidant that helps to protect the skin and prevents signs of premature aging. Rosmarinic acid, the main component in Rosemary Leaf Extract, is especially calming for skin conditions like eczema and acne.

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