An extraordinary desert plant containing hundreds of enzymes, mineral, and vitamins.
units of protein derived from rice, wheat corn & soy.
A very fine textured, high starch powder made from a root vegetable. May be included in skin applications as a paste (assisting in drying pimples) or in body powder (replacing talc).
ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
Found naturally in fruits and green vegetables and is essential for normal metabolism, wound healing, and tissue repair. Ascorbic Acid is often used as a preservative and as an anti-oxidant to help prevent free radical damage in the skin.
Salt of ascorbic acid used as a preservative and antioxidant in cosmetic creams.
natural emulsifier produced by bees.
caprylic /capric Triglyceride
various vegetable oils and plants are the sources of this ingredient with good emollient properties.
plant derived amino acids.
an extract from the candelilla plant used in lipsticks to add body.
a wax from the Brazilian palm tree leaves used to make products firmer.
Natural thickening agent.
This soothing and lubricating ingredient is a colorless or light yellow oil extracted from the seeds of the castor-oil plant. A large plant native to tropical Africa and Asia, the castor-oil plant is also grown for its ornamental value. Used for its fine-quality lubricating properties, it can also act as a cathartic when taken internally.
A brilliant red dye derived from dried and pulverized adult female cochineal insects, a tropical American scale insect which feeds on a specific type of cacti. It is often used in the coloring of cosmetics, medicines, foods, etc. Some allergic reactions are possible.
yeast derived. A blend of potent botanical humectants.
Vegetable derived fatty alcohol used as an emulsifier.
A mixture of fatty alcohols derived from coconut oil consisting predominantly of cetyl and stearyl alcohols. Used as emollients, thickeners and emulsion stabilizers.
(corn derived) used as an emulsifier and moisturizer.
Derived form coconut oil or produced synthetically, no longer derived from cetaceans (whales), this wax-like substance helps emulsify oils into a water base and can also be used as an emollient.
extract from citrus fruit used as a natural preservative.
obtained from the cacao seeds used in moisturizers.
(vegetable based)- A surfactant (foaming agent) used for cleansing the skin and hair.
a botanical amino acid which rejuvenates the skin. It also assists in scavenging free radicals.
a plant which has beneficial properties including antiseptic, and similar to aloe.