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Ingredient Spotlight

Here is a list of Top Skincare Ingredients and their Benefits:


Allantoin is an emollient and moisturizer extracted from the comfrey plant. It is added to skincare to improve skin texture, smoothness and help heal minor skin injury. Its found in plants like chamomile.

  • Soothes skin 
  • Improves skin-healing
  • Exfoliates 
  • Hydrates 
  • Improves skin dullness 
  • Helps smooth texture
  • Rejuvenates the cells.
  • It is non-toxic and safe for cosmetic use
  • Safe for all skin types, especially sensitive skin.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is a plant based compound most frequently used to aid in soothing sunburns. It is the perfect ingredient to add to skincare products for its multiple benefits and low cost.

  • Moisturizes skin
  • Boosts wound healing
  • Reduces infection/acne 
  • Lightens blemishes
  • Soothes sunburn
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Supports collagen production
  • Antibacterial
  • Antioxidant properties
  • Hydrating.

 Alpha Lipoic Acid

Alpha Lipoic Acid is an organic compound similar to a vitamin. It has antioxidant properties, meaning it helps prevent certain kinds of cell damage in the body caused by free radicals. Alpha Lipoic Acid (1) Antioxidant (2) Protects skin cells against environmental stressors like UV light, pollution and smoke (3) Reduces fine lines around eyes and upper lip (4) May lighten dark spots due to sun damage (5) Anti-aging properties (6) Improve wound healing.

Arnica Flower

The arnica plant is a perennial herb in the sunflower family that has been used for centuries to treat inflammation and pain, and these properties are why it’s making its way into skincare products. As a homeopathic remedy, arnica — particularly the species Arnica montana — can be found in topical gels, creams and oils, as well as in oral supplements and tinctures.  Read More ... 

Bergemot Fruit Oil

Bergemot Fruit Oil is an extract from the rinds of Bergemot orange trees. It is added to skincare products as an essential oil due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Bergemot Fruit Oil also has some analgesic properties which helps to calm skin.

  • Antibacterial
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Natural analgesic properties
  • Natural cleanser.


Cannabidiol is found in the cannabis plant, and mainly from industrial hemp. CBD has several anti-inflammatory properties, wound healing properties and moisturizing properties. CBD is a great ingredient for skin conditions where dry, itchy, red and inflamed skin occurs.

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Acne control properties
  • Soothe skin and reduce appearance of irritation/redness
  • Anti-aging and wrinkle reducing properties
  • Antibacterial properties
  • Antifungal properties
  • Moisturizing.

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Chamomile has many powerful properties that help your skin. Chamomile (1) Anti-inflammatory (2) Anti-fungal (3) Antibacterial (4) Antiseptic (5) Contains Essential Oils (6) Antioxidant (7) Hypoallergenic (8) Helps reduce redness and irritation (9) Softens skin (10) Help treat acne breakouts.

BNY Cosmetics containing Chamomile: Sensitive Skin Cleanser, Aloe Facial Toner.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a fat taken from raw coconuts. There are many uses for coconut oil including as a skincare ingredient. Coconut oil (1) Antimicrobial (2) Anti-inflammatory (3) Improves antioxidant status (4) Helps treat acne (5) Moisturizing (6) Promotes wound healing.

BNY Cosmetics containing Coconut Oil: DMAE Anti-Oxidant Cream, Vitamin K Cream, Green Tea Rejuvenating Cream, Foaming Facial Cleanser, Skin Firming "Face Lift in a Jar", Idebenone Anti-Aging Cream, Miracle Eyes Age Defying Formula.


DMAE, short for dimethylaminoethanol, is an organic compound that aids in the production of acetylcholine. Acetylcholine is the chief neurotransmitter the peripheral nervous system. DMAE became popular in skincare after a clinical study reported it was beneficial for reducing fine lines around the eyes, lips and mouth. It improved lip shape and fullness as well as overall provided a more youthful look.  Read More ...

  • Supports acetylcholine production (
  • Wrinkle reducing 
  • Skin firming affects 
  • Moderate anti-inflammatory agent
  • Improvement in facial muscle tone.

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Ginseng Extract

Ginseng is perennial plant with fleshy roots that was first used in Chinese Medicine over 2000 years ago. Ginseng is best know for its anti-oxidant potential by reducing oxidative stress. It can be consumed orally or used as a topical ingredient in skincare. Studies have shown that Ginseng is shown to prevent aging of the skin. Ginseng (1) Anti-oxidant properties (2) Anti-aging properties (3) Wrinkle reducing (4) Procollagen (5) Improve natural hyaluronic acid production (6) Associated with the activation of the longevity gene.

BNY Cosmetics containing Ginseng Extract: Miracle Eyes Age Defying Formula.

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Green Tea Extract

There are several research studies that support Green Tea is beneficial to your skin both consumed orally and applied topically. Green Tea Extract (1) Helps with acne by reducing sebum excretions (2) Helps make skin appear younger (3) Reduces swelling around the eye (4) Anti-oxidant properties (5) Anti-inflammatory properties (6) Helps to prevent some skin cancers.

BNY Cosmetics containing Green Tea Extract: Green Tea Rejuvenating Serum, Green Tea Rejuvenating Cream, Perfect Pores Cleanser with Acne Control, Perfect Finish Setting Spray, Breast Firming Cream, Vitamin K Cream, Miracle Eyes Age Defying Formula, Foundation Primer, Neck, Chest & Décolleté Cream, Skin Firming "Face Lift in a Jar", DMAE Anti-Oxidant Cream, Idebenone Anti-Aging Cream.


Glycerin is excellent for the skin because it is a humectant. A humectant is a substance that allows the skin to retain moisture. Glycerin is ideal for sensitive and dry skin types. Glycerin (1) Increases skin hydration (2) Relieves dryness (3) Refreshes skin surface (4) Softens skin as an emollient (5) Has antimicrobial properties (6) Helps repair skin (7) Increases wound healing.

BNY Cosmetics containing Glycerin: Idebenone Anti-Aging Cream, Anti-Aging Idebenone Serum, Miracle Eyes Age Defying Formula, Green Tea Rejuvenating Cream, Green Tea Rejuvenating Serum, Foaming Facial Cleanser, Perfect Finish Setting Spray, Anti-Cellulite Cream, Perfect Pores Cleanser with Acne Control, Tinted Moisturizer, Neck, Chest & Décolleté Cream, Skin Firming "Face Lift in a Jar", DMAE Anti-Oxidant Cream, Vitamin K Cream.

Gynostemma Extract

Gynostemma pentaphyllum extract is good for strengthening your immune system. Its actually known as the immortality herb. One skincare study showed Gynostemma extract to significantly reduce the effects of oxidative stress on human dermal fibroblasts and reduce the aging and destruction of fibroblasts. Gynostemma (1) May prolong cell life (2) Protects cells (3) Reduces oxidative stress on cells (4) Improves immune system.

BNY Cosmetics containing Gynostemma Extract: Miracle Eyes Age Defying Formula.

Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic Acid is well know for its skincare benefits. Found in many skincare products, Hyaluronic acid helps to alleviate dry skin, reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles and speeds up the wound healing process. Hyaluronic acid plays a crucial role in helping your skin retain moisture. Hyaluronic Acid (1) Hydrates (2) Helps heal wounds (3) Smooths skin texture (4) Has Anti-aging properties (5) Reduces redness and mild forms of eczema (6) Wrinkle reducing.

BNY Cosmetics containing Hyaluronic Acid: Skin Firming "Face Lift in a Jar", Anti-Aging Idebenone Serum, Idebenone Anti-Aging Cream, Breast Firming Cream, Green Tea Rejuvenating Serum, Green Tea Rejuvenating Cream, Tinted Moisturizer, Neck, Chest & Décolleté Cream, Anti-Cellulite Cream, DMAE Anti-Oxidant Cream.


Idebenone is a synthetic anti-oxidant similar to Coenzyme Q10. It has gained in popularity after studies showed Idebenone had anti-oxidant properties helping to protect skin from sun and environmental pollutants that cause oxidative stress. Idebenone (1) Protects skin cells from damage (2) Improves the appearance of fine lines (3) Reduces dryness (4) Smooths skin texture (5) Phyto-protective against smoke (6) Strengthen skin barrier.

BNY Cosmetics containing Idebenone: Idebenone Anti-Aging Serum, Idebenone Anti-Aging Cream
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Jojoba Oil

Jojoba oil has been popular in skincare products for years. The jojoba plant is a desert plant found in North America and a humectant, meaning it helps retain moisture. There is lots of evidence supporting the use of jojoba oil in skincare. Jojoba (1) Moisturizing benefits (2) Antibacterial (3) Antioxidant (4) Regulates sebum production (5) Promotes collagen synthesis (6) Potentially speeds up wound healing (7) May soothe drying skin conditions like psoriasis (8) Relieves sunburn, itching and flaking (9) Helps avoid acne breakouts (10) Reduces appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

BNY Cosmetics containing Jojoba Oil: Idebenone Anti-Aging CreamDMAE Anti-Oxidant Cream, Skin Firming "Face Lift in a Jar"Sensitive Skin Cleanser, Anti-Cellulite Cream, Neck, Chest & Décolleté Cream, Vitamin K Cream, Green Tea Rejuvenating Cream, Miracle Eyes Age Defying Formula, Breast Firming Cream.

Kojic Acid

Kojic acid is derived from fungi and is a byproduct of fermentation of certain plants. In the cosmetic industry, the main use for Kojic acid is to lighten sun spots caused by aging. Kojic acid inhibits tyrosine, which is the amino acid needed to produce melanin (natural skin pigment). It is suggested to use a sunscreen when using any products containing Kojic acid. Kojic acid (1) Lightens and brightens skin (2) Lightens sun spots, aging spots and other discolorations (3)  Some antimicrobial benefits.

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L-Arginine (Amino Acid)

L-arginine is an amino acid that aids in building protein to help build muscle and rebuild tissue. L-arginine derived nitric oxide promotes the production of collagen. It is said to dilate capillaries and increase blood flow to the skin. L-arginine (1) Help protect skin from free radicals (2) increase skins hydration levels (3) supports collagen production.

BNY Cosmetics containing L-Arginine: Green Tea Rejuvenating Serum, Anti-Aging Idebenone Serum.

Lavender Oil

There are many benefits of Lavender Oil for your skin. It helps to lessen acne, reduce wrinkles, and lighten skin. For acne, Lavender Oil works to kill bacteria and heal acne breakouts. Lavender Oil is also antifungal and reduces inflammation. Lavender Oil (1) Antibacterial (2) Antifungal (3) Reduces inflammation (4) Soothes dry skin and eczema (5) Aid in skin lightening (6) Antioxidant properties (7) Wound healing properties (8) Anti-aging properties.

BNY Cosmetics containing Lavender Oil: Age Defying Cleanser.

Licorice Root Extract

Licorice Root Extract is extracted from the licorice plant and is the same ingredient as where black licorice gets its flavor. It contains a compound called glycyrrhizin, which gives Licorice Root its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. Licorice Root Extract (1) Anti-oxidant (2) Antimicrobial (3) Anti-inflammatory (4) Anti-Aging (5) Skin Brightening (6) Spot fading (7) Soothes irritated skin.

BNY Cosmetics containing Licorice Root Extract: Foaming Facial Cleanser.

Omega Fatty Acids 3-6-9

Omega Fatty Acids are an essential part of our diet. They are great for the skin too. Omega Fatty Acids (1) Strengthen your moisture barrier (2) Smooth skin surface (3) Anti-oxidant properties to reduce fine lines and wrinkles (4) Calms redness (5) Increases hydration (6) Visibly improves skin.

BNY Cosmetics containing Omega Fatty Acids 3-6-9: Skin Firming "Face Lift in a Jar", DMAE Anti-Oxidant Cream.

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