Skincare Ingredient List A - O

To Skincare Ingredient List P - Z


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.


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. 


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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.

  • Antioxidant
  • Protects skin cells against environmental stressors like UV light, pollution and smoke
  • Reduces fine lines around eyes and upper lip
  • May lighten dark spots due to sun damage
  • Anti-aging properties

 Amino Acids

Amino Acids play a role in creating and maintaining smooth, healthy, younger-looking skin, a few also have more specialized roles, which make them even more desirable to see in skin care products:

  • Arginine plays a role in repairing visible skin damage.
  • Histidine has antioxidant ability and can soothe skin.
  • Methionine neutralizes damaging substances before they can harm skin.
  • Lysine helps visibly firm skin’s surface by reinforcing its supportive elements.
  • Proline, leucine, and glycine diminish the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

Because of their rich nutrient properties, silk amino acids help reduce fine lines and eliminate signs of aging. The amino acids found in these specific protein molecules can also rejuvenate skin tone, reduce wrinkles, and hydrate skin tissues.

Products containing Silk Amino Acids:



  • Protects skin cells against environmental stressors like UV light, pollution and smoke
  • Reduces fine lines around eyes and upper lip
  • May lighten dark spots due to sun damage
  • Anti-aging properties
  • Improve wound healing.


Argan Oil

Every face oil has a different formulation, weight, and absorption rate, making some better suited for certain skin types and concerns than others. Castor oil and grape-seed oil, for example, decrease excess oil on acne-prone skin, while coconut oil and avocado oil act as incredibly rich moisturizers for dry skin. 

Argan oil, however, falls in the middle of the spectrum—it’s not too heavy, not too light— making it perfect to use on all skin types. It’s packed with omega fatty acids, vitamin E, and linoleic acids, all of which work to lightly moisturize your skin, soften dry patches, and even reduce acne. It's essentially nature's protective, nourishing superfood for your skin.


Ascorbyl Palmitate

In cosmetics and personal care products, ascorbyl palmitate functions as an antioxidant that can protect the skin from free radicals, stimulate collagen production, and reduce hyperpigmentation.


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Avocado Oil

The healthy fats found in avocados and present in avocado oil may help skin as we age - especially when used in skin care creams. The fatty acids, proteins, and beta carotene in avocado oil help increase collagen metabolism. Any assistance with collagen production improves the suppleness and elasticity of the epidermis.


  • Retinol Cream with Avocado Oil

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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



Calendula has antiseptic properties, which are helpful for treating wounds and preventing acne. As a skin conditioner, Calendula Extract stimulates collagen production and it also reduces the occurrence of dry skin. Calendula is a naturally occurring antioxidant.


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Chamomile has many powerful properties that help your skin.

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-fungal
  • Antibacterial
  • Antiseptic
  • Contains Essential Oils
  • Antioxidant
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Helps reduce redness and irritation
  • Softens skin
  • Help treat acne breakouts.


Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a fat taken from raw coconuts. There are many uses for coconut oil including as a skincare ingredient.

  • Antimicrobial
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Improves antioxidant status
  • Helps treat acne
  • Moisturizing
  • Promotes wound healing. 

Cucumber Extract

Cucumber extract hydrates and soothes the skin. Its refreshing properties can reduce puffiness and relieve itching, as well as help to ease redness – for example sunburn. Cucumber extract is suitable for all skin types.



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.

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


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Emu Oil

Emu oil is a popular Australian beauty export that intrigues beauty consumers across the globe. Aboriginal Australians began using this thick cure-all hundeds of  years ago. For centuries, this oil fixture has been utilized for everything from moisturizing extremely dry skin to helping heal wounds.


  • Anti-Aging Idebenone Cream

Germall Plus

Clear Liquid Excellent Natural broad-spectrum Preservative. Compatible with most cosmetic ingredients.

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.

  • Anti-oxidant properties
  • Anti-aging properties
  • Wrinkle reducing
  • Procollagen
  • Improve natural hyaluronic acid production
  • Associated with the activation of the longevity gene.


  •  Vitamin E Eye Cream

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. 


  1. Glycolic Acid 20% Resurfacing Pads for Face & Body
  2. Green Tea Rejuvenating Face 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.

  • Increases skin hydration
  • Relieves dryness
  • Refreshes skin surface
  • Softens skin as an emollient
  • Has antimicrobial properties
  • Helps repair skin
  • Increases wound healing. 



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.

  • May prolong cell life
  • Protects cells
  • Reduces oxidative stress on cells
  • Improves immune system.


  • Vitamin E Eye Cream

Hemp Seed Oil

Our Hemp Oil softens, nourishes and soothes.  It is exceptionally rich in essential omega fatty acids and proteins which revitalize and nourish problematic areas.  Hemp is known for its deep-penetrating properties.  It helps reverse the visible signs of aging and reduces the effects of blackheads and acne.  An excellent source of several anti-imflammatory benefits, hemp oil helps reduce the appearance of pore size and redness and helps to reduce the appearance of skin damage.

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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.




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.

  • Protects skin cells from damage
  • Improves the appearance of fine lines
  • Reduces dryness
  • Smooths skin texture
  • Phyto-protective against smoke
  • Strengthen skin barrier. 


  • Idebenone Anti-Aging Cream
  • Anti-Aging Idebenone Serum 

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.

  • Moisturizing benefits
  • Antibacterial
  • Antioxidant
  • Regulates sebum production
  • Promotes collagen synthesis
  • Potentially speeds up wound healing
  • May soothe drying skin conditions like psoriasis
  • Relieves sunburn, itching and flaking
  • Helps avoid acne breakouts
  • Reduces appearance of fine lines and wrinkles


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 A Brightening Cream

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.

  • Help protect skin from free radicals
  • increase skins hydration levels
  • supports collagen production.


  • Anti-Aging Idebenone Serum
  • Green Tea Arginine 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.

  • Antibacterial
  • Antifungal
  • Reduces Inflammation
  • Soothes Dry Skin and Eczema
  • Aids in Skin Lightening
  • Antioxidant Properties
  • Wound Healing Properties
  • Anti-aging Properties


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.

  • Kojic A Brightening Cream


Lipocare™ is a hydroglycolic solution combining caffeine, Coenzyme A and a Bupleurum chinensis extract that fights cellulite by stimulating the catabolism of lipids, a process that empties excess fat stored in the adipocytes. This product is recommended for use in slimming and firming products.

Manuka Honey

Matrixyl 3000 Omega Blend

The serum contains No7's most powerful anti-wrinkle peptide technology.  Matrixyl 3000 Plus™ supports elasticity and bounce which depletes as we age, leading to lines and wrinkles.  It is specifically designed to stimulate collagen synthesis and repair as well as boost the skin’s production of Hyaluronic Acid. By doing so, Matrixyl helps diminish wrinkles and also increases hydration levels.

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.