INGREDIENTS GLOSSARY

A

Acai Berry - Antioxidant
Acetyl Boldine - Decreases melaninsynthesis by stabilizing tyrosinase; 30x more active than Kojic Acid
Acmella Oleracea - Muscle relaxant; First generation of cells extracted from a plant in the tropical zones of Asia and South America.
Allantoin - Healing, calming and anti-inflammatory
Alpha Bisabolol (Chamomile) - Calming; Anti-inflammatory
Alpha Glucan - Immune boosting; Wound healing; Anti-aging
Alpha Lipoic Acid - A fat and water soluble antioxidant; Makes cellular energy that fight free radicals; Mimics the effects of Vitamin C and E; Helps produce energy in the cells known as mitochondria; Helps minimize redness and irritation
Astaxanthin - Red Algae; Healing antioxidant and free radical scavenger
Azelaic Acid - Antibacterial; Acts as a brightener; Derived from wheat, rye, barley, and castor bean
Avocado Oil - Powerful GLA; Skin hydrating
Azelaic Acid - Anti-bacterial; An accelerator to brightens the skin; Derived from soybeans
Azulene - Calms and soothes; Anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory
 

B

Bentonite - Absorbs excess oil; Helps reduce shine; Healing properties
Benzoyl Peroxide - Kills P-acne bacteria an enzyme responsible for causing lesions; Only acne ingredient that the skin does not become immune to.
Beta Glucan - Very effective in activating white blood cells known as macrophages and neutrophils; Removes cellular debris; Speeds up recovery of damaged tissue; Wound healing; Immune boosting; Anti-Aging
Borage Oil - Restores the intracellular moisture barrier of skin that is either chronically dry or has been environmentally damaged
Bromelain - Extract that comes from the stem of the pineapple that effectively digests dead skin cells; Natural healer; Helps to relieve redness or flushing in the skin
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) - Conditioning
 

C

Calendula - Anti-Inflammatory; Antiseptic; Heals wounds
Camphor - Accelerates healing, anti-bacterial
Candelilla Wax - Protects the skin against moisture loss
Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride - Highly refined hydrating triglyceride (emollient)
Centella Asiatica or (Gotu Kola) - Increases collagen synthesis; Promotes circulation; Skin repairing
Certified Organic Aloe Vera - Natural anti-inflammatory; Superior for soothing irritated skin; Natural humectant with proven healing properties
Chlorella - (80% peptide) Exhibits anti-collagenase and anti-elatinase inhibition protecting the cutaneous structural collagen and elastin; Macromodules to maintain reduction of wrinkles
Chloruntha - Helps control excess oil production
Chondrus Crispus - Red algae; Healing antioxidant
Cocamidopropyl Betaine - Natural Foaming Agent; Surfactant
CoEnzyme Q10 - Antioxidant; Main function is to protect the energy producing portion of the cell called Mitochondria
Coffee Oil - The caffeine activates blood flow
Chamomile - Calming; Anti-inflammatory
Cucumber - Calming
Cyanocbalamine (Vitamin B12) - Nourishes and moisturizes
 

D

Dexapanthenol (Vitamin B5) - Aids dehydrated skin and helps accelerate wound care, including acne and some cases or Rocacea
Dimethicone - Stimulates blood flow
Dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE) - Phenomenal ingredient helps prevent sagging aging skin by stimulating muscle; Boosts other antioxidants and promotes circulation
 

E

Echinacea - Increases bodyâs defense
Essential Oils - Concentrated, hydrophobic liquids containing volatile aromatic compounds extracted from plants
Evening Primrose - Rich in Gamma Linolenic Acid; Helps skin irritations; Anti-Inflammatory; Builds skin tolerance
Eyebright - Aids in the recovery of inflamed and tired eyes; Releases swelling due to sinus congestion

 

G

Genuine German Gold - Slows down collagen depletion and the breakdown of elastin to prevent sagging skin; reduces fine lines and wrinkles; Anti-inflammatory; fights off Free Radicals
German Azulene - Calms and soothes; Anti-irritant; Gives blue color
Gigawhite™ (Malva Sylvestris Extract, Mentha Piperita Leaf Extract, Primula Veris Extract, Alchemilla Vulgaris Extract, Veronica Offiicnalis Extract, Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract - A skin brightening complex of botanical origin, It is composed of seven organically grown Swiss alpine plants. The plants making up Gigawhite™ were selected based on their ability to inhibit tyrosinase, the enzyme responsible for the production of melanin or skin pigment. This is the same mechanism of action as hydroquinone. The plants are combined in a proprietary and synergistic ratio to maximize their activity and produce an even more effective compound.
Ginkgo Biloba - Believed to help relax blood vessels, reducing the appearance of dark circles
Ginseng - Stimulates blood flow
Glycolic Acid - Naturally derived from sugar cane; Penetrates easily into the skin because of its small molecular structure
Grape Seed Extract - Derived from the meat of the Grape Seed; Helpful in diminishing the sun's damaging effects and lessening free-radical damage; Extremely powerful antioxidant enhances capillary strength; Increases elasticity, Helps prevent collagen breakdown, Promotes enzyme activity; Anti-inflammatory
Grape Seed Oil - Derived from the pit of the Grape Seed; Helpful in diminishing the sun's damaging effects and lessening free-radical damage; Extremely powerful antioxidant enhances capillary strength; Increases elasticity, Helps prevent collagen breakdown, Promotes enzyme activity; Anti-inflammatory
Green Tea - Anti-inflammatory; Antioxidant; Calms and repairs skin; Anti-irritant

 

H

Hyaluronic Acid - A natural humectant found in the dermis; Great for Oily skin types; Retains 1000x of its weight in water; Gives the epidermis the ability to become more supple; helps improve the skinâs elasticity.
Hydrocortisone - A steroid that relieves skin inflammation.
Hydroquinone - Decreases melanin production by deactivating the enzyme tryrosinase
Impatiens Glandulifera (Impatiens) - Helps harmonize the senses

 

J

Jojoba Oil - Moisturizes and softens skin
Jojoba Seeds - Gently exfoliates and provides conditioning

 

K

Kojic Acid - Natural skin lightener and antibacterial agent; Derived from mushrooms
Kola Nut (Special Blend) - Accelerates lymphatic drainage

 

L

L-Ascorbic Acid (15%) - In correct amounts and proper formulation, can stimulate collagen and elastin production; It has now been discovered that Vitamin C is a powerful weapon against hyper-pigmentation by working as an accelerator
Lactic Acid - Exfoliates the top layer; Stimulates new growth in basal layer; Stimulates Hyaluronic acid in the lower levels of the epidermis; Acts as an accelerator for skin lighteners
Lavendar Extract - Relaxing; Aromatherapy
Licorice - A topical treatment that contains flavonoids, which inhibit the metabolic process of prostaglandin formation-melanin production
L-Lysine - A wound healing amino acid that aids in tissue repair
Lycopene - Anti-oxidant derived from tomatoes

 

M

Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate - Transformed by the skin enzymes into Ascorbic Acid (vitamin C), an anti-oxidant and a cofactor for an enzyme crucial in the synthesis of collagen (prolyl hydrolase). As an anti-oxidant agent, vitamin C scavenges and destroys reactive oxidizing agents and other free radicals.
Malic Acid - An AHA (derived from apples) that peels but also acts as an antioxidant
Mandelic Acid - An AHA (derived from almonds) that is gentle on the skin; Larger molecules make it slower on penetration
Marine Botanicals - Iodine is the main active ingredient in topical anti-cellulite preparations aimed to increase the lipolytic activity; Sources of iodine are extracts of focus vesiculosus seaweed, iodinated proteins, and inorganic iodine salt
Marine Collagen - Helps strengthen elastin; Delays wrinkle formation; Helps stimulate the blood flow
Micronized Titanium Dioxide - Physical sun protectant
Micronized Zinc - Powerful protection against UVA, UVB, and UVC rays; By reflection
Micronized Zinc Oxide - Powerful Protection UVA, UVB, &UVC rays; Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory
Montomorillonite Clay - Absorbs excess oil; Helps reduce shine; Healing properties; Detoxifies the skin; Infuses minerals into the skin

 

N

Neroli Oil - Increases skin immunity
Niacin - Lip plumper
Nutrient oil - A blend of Ricebran Oil and Neem Oil that helps promote healthy skin

 

O

Octyl Methoxycinnamate - UV absorber; Only sunscreen approved by FDA for children

 

P

Palmitoyl Pentapeptide 3 - A superior amino acid to reduce wrinkle depth and length; Improves collagen deposition
Panthenol (Vitamin B5) - Accelerates healing by feeding oxygen to the red blood cells (tissue repairing)
Papain - Protein digesting enzyme that is derived from ripened papayas
Petroselinum Sativum (Parsley) - Superior for eczema and psoriasis, thinning hair; clogged pores
Polyethylene Beads - Designed to give exceptional exfoliation without causing irritation; Beads are perfectly round
Proanthocyanidins - Helpful in diminishing the sun's damaging effects and lessening free-radical damage; Extremely powerful antioxidant enhances capillary strength; Increases elasticity, Helps prevent collagen breakdown, Promotes enzyme activity; Anti-inflammatory
Protoberberines - Helps minimize pores
Pycnogenol - Free radical scavenger that is 50x stronger than Vitamin E and 20x stronger than Vitamin C; Multiplies collagen and elastin binding; Improves skins smoothness and strengthens capillaries.

 

R

Retinyl Palmitate/Retinol - Most stable Vitamin A; Helps repair cellular damage, promotes collagen deposition; Improves texture; Helps with cystic acne lesions
Rhatany Root Extract - Plant extract that protects skin naturally from UVA/UVB rays; Also an anti-oxidant

 

S

Salicylic Acid - Unclogs pores by liquefying sebum; Derived from Winter Green leaves.
Sappoins - Developed from plants; a natural lathering agent
Sesame Seed Oil - Lipid replacing
Seaweed Extracts - Stimulating collagen and elastin synthesis
Shea Butter - See Butyrospermum Parkii
Slippery Elm - Releases toxins; Heals, soothes, and reduces swelling; Relieves pain
Soapwort - A natural extract derived from desert plants with cleansing properties; antiviral; antibacterial
Soy Isoflavonoids - Promotes production of healthy collagen; Oxygenating
Squalane - Natural moisturizer to help barrier skinâs own moisture; Prevents Insensible Water Loss (IWL); Keeps skin moist and supple; Natural moisturizer derived from the pits of olives.
Sunflower Seed Oil - Moisturizes; Similar to skinâs natural sebum
Sweet Almond Oil - Moisturizes; Similar to skinâs natural sebum
Syn-Ake - A Tripeptide that mimics the effects of the venom from the Temple Viper.

 

T

Tea Tree Oil - A natural antibacterial agent

 

U

Ubiquinone / Idebinone - Highly concentrated form of Hyaluronic Acid; helps to brighten skin and lesson the appearance of purple scar marks
Ura Ursi - Natural skin lightener derived from berries
Usnea Barbata - Antibacterial

 

V

Vitamin A - See Retinyl Palmitate/Retinol
Vitamin B5 - See Panthenol
Vitamin C - See L-Ascorbic Acid
Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol) - Heals acne lesions minimizing the appearance of acne scars; Improves texture of the skin; Hydrates and firms
Vitamin B12 - Nourishes and moisturizes
Vitamin E - Fat soluble antioxidant that helps to repair cells; Neutralizes free radicals; Conditions and Protects
Vitamin K - Heals damaged tissue; supports the bodyâs ability to reabsorb the blood in surrounding tissues; helps to fade bruises
Vulgaris Extract - Unsaturated fats containing linoleic and loleic; Pressed from the seed of the watermelon

 

W

Walnut Shells - When finely milled Walnut Shells release an enzyme that helps to heal sever cases of Rosacea, Psoriasis, and Eczema; Also for exfoliation
Witch Hazel - Anti-inflammatory

 

Y

Yucca Extract - Increases cell growth; Anti-irritant; A natural lathering agent

 

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