Key Active Ingredients for Skin Care
Organic, natural, and synthetic compounds from leading research labs make today's products effective and beneficial.
Advances in research lead to ingredients and products that reduce wrinkles, tone skin reducing dark and age spots, help repair and heal spider veins and scarring.
Advanced formulations help prevent and heal sunburn, skin rashes, psoriasis and eczema. Potent pore minimizers reduce enlarged pores cleaning acne, dirt and oil, while leaving your complexion fresh and clean.
Acerola: Fruit from the tree belonging to Rosacea family. Provides us with the greatest amount of Vitamin C. Our Free Radical Scavenger. It can be combined with other free radical scavengers to get amazing results fro women and men that are looking to reverse the signs of skin aging.
Algae Extract: Active substance used to normalize the skin’s moisture content and provide suppleness to the epidermis. Used to add vital oligo-elements and increase surface hydration. there are different types of algae but the most used is Blue Green Algae in skin treatments. Seaweed is often used as well as it does a really good job of soothing skin and adding a great protective barrier for skin. Blue green algae and seaweed are two of our great skin moisturizers.
Algae Combination: Lithotanmium calcarum seaweeds, micronized laminaria digitata, and micronized fucus vesiculosus for metabolic balance. This special combination is rich in iodine, which is osmosed through the skin to stimulate the metabolic processes, resulting in cellulite reduction and slimming. It is best when focused on a specific area of the body and allow the body to metabolize the fat and then start on another area of the body.
Alginate: A natural powder to remineralize, detoxify and firm the skin all over the body including the face, arms and buttocks. The results are typically seen very fast and come in just a few weeks when using a product with this ingredient in it. Alginate does a good job of helping the skin glow which is often noticed first.
Allantion: A botanical extract found in the comfrey root, it is healing, soothing and non-allergenic. Excellent anti-irritant and aids in the healing of damaged skin by stimulating new tissue growth. Appropriate for sensitive, irritated, and acne skins.
Aloe Vera: Antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, and wound healing. Moisturizing, soothing, and calming properties. Excellent for dry and sensitive skin and just about any type of skin related problem that you might have. The poly saccharide part of the aloe is amazing in every facet of healing including anti aging of wrinkles and should be in just about every facial cream.
Aloe Juice: Diluted version of aloe vera gel for re-moisturizing and anti-inflammatory. agent that works well for sensitive skin and light colored skins that tend to scar badly. Aloe juice is used in about 90% of the products that we manufacture. The treatments with aloe juice seem to be much more effective than the ones that don't have aloe in them. Aloe is amazing for scars and scar reduction as well. It is great for anti aging.
Amino Acids: Enhances water retention and skin moisturization. Can penetrate deeper into the stratum corneum’s cell layers than proteins with a higher molecular weight. Used to reduce sebum flow. Helps tremendously with oily skin and helps to reduce oily scalp. Hair Care Products - with amino acids work to get hair back to its normal state of health but remember that hair cannot be helped to regain its structure without proteins or amino acids since it is ddead once it leave the scalp. So it is better to focus on hair at the root to help with healthy hair and this means amino acids that are delivered to the root of the hair.
Apricot Seed Oil: The seeds are ground round and then incorporated into scrubs as a natural peeling material. Used to smooth, purify and clarify the skin. Apricot seed oil works well in just about any product and does not leave any oily residue like some heavier oils can do. It works well for night facial creams that are intended to moisturizing and heavier.
Arbutin: A derivative of Bearberry extract used to lighten skin tone, inhibit tyrosinase and act as an anti-oxidant to fight free radicals. One of the strongest natural tyrosine inhibitors, double-effective with both anti-oxydative action and tyrosine depression. This lightens the skin in a very fast manner and can applied topically to help with darkened spots, age spots and just to fade skin evenly.
Arnica Extract: Antiseptic, astringent, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-coagulant, circulation stimulating, healing, and stimulating to the deep cellular levels of skin that can help to counteract the effects of aging at a deep synthesis level. You can look for arnica in many of our creams and lotions that not only feel great but work at a deeper level than most creams.
Ascorbic Acid: The most important water-soluble anti-oxidant. Acts as a collagen biosynthesis regulator. When formulated with the proper vehicles, it can have a skin-lightening effect. Protects the hydrophile cell content; promotes the recovery and restructuring of new collagen. New collagen means a longer collagen fiber and this in turn means that skin has much more elasticity and less sagging that appears as wrinkles. So look for vitamin c in your facial creams, moisturizers, eye creams and more.
Avocado Oil: Functions as an emollient and as a carrier oil, helping to transport active substances into the skin. Bactericidal and soothing, particularly to sensitive skin. Provides nutrients and nourishing vitamins. Used to nourish, smooth and lubricate as well as invigorate. It is a company favorite and does a great job of moisturizing at deep levels where many oils cannot. Does not leave a greasy or oily after feel.
Barley Extract: For astringency, soothing and skin repair. and can be used in lotions, creams and skin firming vehicles such as serums.
Bearberry Extract: A derivative of Bearberry extract used to lighten skin tone, inhibit tyrosinase and act as an anti-oxidant to fight free radicals. One of the strongest natural tyrosine inhibitors, double-effective with both anti-oxydative action and tyrosine depression.
Bentone White Clay: Used to reduce oil and make the skin shine free. Great for skin care products that reduce sebum and oil on the face.