Skincare Ingredients Glossary

skincare ingredients

We use clinically tested and proven active ingredients in our formulae.  In each of our treatment products we use the same concentration as was used in the clinical trials so that you are assured the results you want.  We also use 2-3 different ingredients that provide similar results albeit in different ways, within the same formula so that you see improvements in your skin that will surpass your expectations. All our products have been through vigorous scrutiny and tests so that you can be confident about their safety.  And, we are transparent providing information on these ingredients here and on each product page, as well as the full INCI (ingredient list); no marketing-hyped, fear-mongering statements like, 'free-from', 'harsh', 'clean'.

They are cutting-edge scientifically proven ingredients (evidence-based), delivered to your skin in sensorial textures with our Signature Essence Blend, to boost your confidence. Every product is created in collaboration with globally awarded Cosmetic Scientists & Professors, to target inflammation in the skin; prevention repair of skin ageing, acne and sensitivity. They provide immediate and sustained long-term results and at a deeper cellular level.

*This information is not medical advice and should never replace the advice of a doctor or dermatologist.

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  • AC.NET

    AC.NET™ fights break-outs of spots and acne and helps minimise pore size. It balances moisture by reducing excess oil (hyperseborrhea), dead skin cells that cause skin clogging (hyperkeratosis) and bacterial proliferation. Quickly tackles spots without causing skin ageing damage.

    AC.NET™ can be found in Luxury Facial Wash™ and Concentrated Spot Treatment™

  • ACTIGEN™02

    Reduces puffiness and under eye bags. A unique blend of active components including Ginseng, standardised and clinically tested to increase blood flow, circulation, respiration, oxygenation and removal of waste. It is also anti irritant, soothing sensitive skin and antioxidant to help prevent the breakdown of collagen, caused by UV light.

    ACTIGEN™02 can be found in Intensely Youthful Eye Cream™

  • Allantoin

    Allantoin is a natural compound that is extracted from the roots and leaves of the Comfrey plant. It has long been used to expedite healing. It's anti-inflammatory properties soothe skin irritation. It increases the water content of the extracellular matrix, which provides structural support to cells.

    Allantoin can be found in Skin Brightening Exfoliating Peel™ and Concentrated Spot Treatment™

  • Vitamin E

    Alpha Tocopherol is a pure form of Vitamin E, which is a natural antioxidant, providing protection against free radicals. It offers some protection against sun damage and redness from exposure to ultraviolet light. Studies also show that it blocks enzymes that break down Elastin, a skin protein that gives skin its youthful resiliency and ability to “bounce back.” Thus it helps to maintain elasticity in your skin.

    Alpha Tocopherol can be found in Everything Everywhere Beauty Oil™, Intensely Youthful Eye Cream™ and Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20


    ARGIRELINE™ is a clinically tested biomemetic hexapeptide. It is a unique anti-wrinkle peptide, that has been shown to be effective in relaxing muscle contraction. It, is likened to having a ‘Botox-like’ effect, to reduce expression lines. In tests, the depth of the lines decreased by up to 32% in 28 days.

    ARGIRELINE™ can be found in Intensely Youthful Eye Cream™

  • Aroleat Samphira

    Aroleat Samphira is extracted from Rock Samphire (also known as Sea Fennel). It imitates the beneficial effects of Retinol, without causing skin irritation. Aroleat Samphira has been proven to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, even out the skin tone, regulate sebum and reduce inflammation. Used together with Retinyl Palmitate, Aroleat Samphira allows the Vitamin A to provide its many skin benefits without the associated inflammation.

    Aroleat Samphira can be found in Retinol Resurfacing Treatment™

  • Ascorbyl Glucoside (Vitamin C)

    Ascorbyl Glucoside is a stabilised, natural vitamin C. It is a powerful anti-oxidant that protects collagen and brightens the skin, also helping to reduce the appearance of age spots, dark spots and hyper-pigmentation over time. It can dramatically reduce free radical damage that results from UV light, to significantly reduce cell damage and photo-aging. It also promotes collagen synthesis. Collagen is a protein that plays an important role in the structure and firmness of the skin, which means it is highly beneficial for improving lines & wrinkles and uneven skin texture.

    Ascorbyl Glucoside can be found in Treatment Toner™


  • Biomin™ Aquacinque

    BIOMIN™ AQUACINQUE contains magnesium, iron, copper, silicon and zinc and thus, provides essential mineral support for the skin. Magnesium - supports and maintains proper skin function and structural integrity of tissues. Iron – a carrier of oxygen throughout the body and skin. It prevents your skin looking fatigued and promotes good skin tone. Copper - helps to oxidise vitamin C and helps to form elastin in the skin. This mineral is important in the production of the enzyme tyrosinase, which is essential for the production of melanin. Silicon - plays an important role in the formation of collagen and connective tissues in hair, skin and nails.Zinc - helps in normal tissue function and is known to be healing to problem skins and acne prone skin.

    BIOMIN™ AQUACINQUE can be found in Mineral Cleansing Paste™ and Iconic Youth Serum™



    CHROMOCARE™ two plant extracts: Rabdosia & Seigesbeckia form an "unprecedented anti-ageing skin care, based on Chromophore mapping". It acts to reduce the adverse effects of melanin on dark spots and hyper-pigmentation as well as reducing redness caused by; haemoglobin and improving collagen. Clinically tested. it shows improved luminosity and skin tone, reducing redness. Also helps to increase collagen density in the skin and decreases hyper-pigmentation and dark spots.

    CHROMOCARE™ can be found in Iconic Youth Serum™

  • Collagen

    When it comes to skincare, collagen plays a big part; it is what holds the skin together, giving it firmness and elasticity. Collagen provides integrity, firmness and elasticity to skin. As we get older, our body's collagen production reduces which can result in an increase of wrinkles and fine lines as well as, decreasing smoothness and suppleness of the skin. These signs of ageing can be treated or slowed down if total body collagen levels can be increased. Maximising collagen levels will keep skin supple. The collagen molecule is too large to be absorbed through the skin topically, so we use ingredients that enhance the skin's own collagen production, synthesis, protection and retention.

    Collagen can be found in Iconic Youth Serum™Treatment Toner™Retinol Resurfacing Treatment™ Intensely Youthful Eye Cream™ and Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20

  • Copper

    helps form elastin, which keeps skin supple and gives it bounce. It is also critical for the absorption and use of Iron and the production of melanin, needed for skin tanning.

    Copper can be found in Mineral Cleansing Paste™ and Iconic Youth Serum™

  • CORINDON 100

    CORINDON 100 provides microdermabrasion thanks to it's powdery-fine texture. It exfoliates and polishes skin, leaving it super smooth and glowing. It's so gentle even sensitive skins can benefit. It's also biodegradable, so unlike micro beads, it  won’t harm fish or add plastic to our seas.

    CORINDON 100 can be found in Mineral Cleansing Paste™

  • Crambe Oil

    Crambe Oil alson known as Abyssinica Oil, is native to the Mediterranean region and Eastern Africa. Crambe oil contains an unusually high level (over 50%) of Erucic acid, which is a long-chain monounsaturated fatty acid. This accounts for its incredible skin feel and skin smoothing benefits.

    Crambe Oil can be found in Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20


  • DANSONYL™ (Baobab Tree)

    DANSONYL™ contains Baobab tree leaf extract, rich in polysaccharides. It is often known as the ‘tree of life’. It is clinically tested, to give immediate and long lasting skin moisturising activity. As well as giving moisturisation, soothing and protecting the skins barrier function, Dansonyl improves the skins suppleness and softness. A noticeable tightening effect is also achieved.

    DANSONYL™ can be found in Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20

  • Dimethicone

    Dimethicone prevents water loss by forming a hydrating layer on the skin.It creates a subtle skin glow and feels smooth and silky to touch. It provides a significant amount of emollience and coverage to the skin, without adding any heaviness. It also acts a mild water repellent by forming a protective barrier on the skin, and can fill in fine lines/wrinkles on the face, giving it a temporary “plump” look. It has a scientific rating of ‘non-comedogenic’ which means it should not cause spots.

    Dimethicone can be found in Iconic Youth Serum™Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20 and Intensely Youthful Eye Cream™


    DEFENSIL® is Cardiospermum halicacabum, Echium and Sunflower seed oils and it is clinically tested to protect and repair the skin, reduce irritation, soften and moisturise. Cardiospermum is effective on itchy and irritated skin. It harmonizes and protects irritated skin. Thanks to its stearidonic acid content from echium oil, DEFENSIL® has an anti-inflammatory, protecting and strengthening the barriers of the skin.

    DEFENSIL® can be found in Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20


  • Elastin

    Elastin is a protein, primarily composed of amino acids, that give skin it’s ‘bounce’. The amount of elastin in the skin, reaches its peak production in early adulthood, after which production and skin’s ability to produce and store elastin, slowly declines. Age and other factors like air pollution or direct sunlight will greatly affect elastin too.We formulate using ingredients that stimulate the skin’s Elastin production and synthesis which revitalises and hydrates, to reduce the effects of ageing.

    Elastin synthesising ingredients can be found in Iconic Youth Serum™, and Intensely Youthful Eye Cream™


    EPIDERMOSIL is a synergistic combination of low molecular weight Hyaluronic and Silicium. Silicium is a natural component of the skin that ensures integrity of the skin’s architecture. As we age, the amount of Silicium in skin decreases, leading to the collapse of the skin’s architecture and the formation of wrinkles. This combination offers improved penetration and enhances the bioavailability of Hyaluronic Acid. Deep wrinkles are reduced, skin firmness and elasticity is improved.

    EPIDERMOSIL can be found in Lip Line Restoration Treatment™

  • Eusolex® UV-Pearls™ (SPF)

    Mineral UV filters, entrapped in micro-capsules, containing sun protection agents. They reduce dermal uptake and prevent skin damage. Encapsulation eliminates the distribution of the organic filter in the skin layers.

    Eusolex® UV-Pearls™ can be found in Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20

  • EyePro™ 3x

    EYE PRO™ 3X is an energising ingredient comprised of Rhodiola Rosea and yeast which increases oxygen consumption, to improve dark circles, dry skin and fine lines. As well as reducing the fatty deposits that cause puffiness under the eyes, it stimulates collagen synthesis, hydration and energises fatigued tissues, to create the appearance of smoother, firmer, youthful eyes.

    EYE PRO™ 3X can be found in Intensely Youthful Eye Cream™


  • Gatuline® In-Tense

    Gatuline® In-Tense contains Spilanthes Acmella. It is a concentrated firming and wrinkle smoothing active ingredient. It acts on the skins natural lifting properties, helping to strengthen and support the collagen network, to restore skin density and improve skin firmness.It targets cellular dynamism to reinforce the dermis architecture and fight the signs of age. By doing so, skin density and firmness are then rapidly enhanced, leading to a reduction in skin roughness.

  • GENSIL™210L

    GENSIL™210L is a hydrous silicone gel. It conditions and protects the skin with hyaluronic acid and ceramides. It provides a silky soft skin feel, moisturisation and barrier repair all in one.

    GENSIL™210L can be found in Iconic Youth Serum™

  • Glycerin

    Glycerin is a compound that occurs naturally in the skin, and can be made from natural products such as vegetable oil. It retains and absorbs water and also has skin smoothing properties for soft and nourished skin. Glycerin is very effective in the moisturisation of skin and helps to create a barrier against damage.

    Glycerin can be found in Melting Cleansing Balm™, Youth Preservation Moisturiser™SPF20, Treatment Toner™ and Luxury Facial Wash™

  • Glypure® 70 (Glycolic Acid)

    Glypure® 70 is glycolic acid and peels away the ‘grey’, by removing the top layer of dead skin cells. It has been shown to even out skin discolorations, such as age spots, natural blotchiness, and skin damage from over-tanning. It penetrates the skin efficiently, readjusts water percentages in the epidermis, stimulates collagen synthesis and promotes cell turnover rates, helping to remove unhealthy, superficial skin cells (exfoliation).

    Glypure® 70 can be found in Skin Brightening Exfoliating Peel™

  • Grape Seed Oil

    We use a high level of Grape Seed Oil, which is renowned for its antioxidant qualities and soothing properties. The antioxidants in Grape Seed Oil have anti-ageing effects through protection of collagen and elastin, the building blocks of skin. Grape Seed Oil is naturally rich in Omega-6 and Omega-9 essential fatty acids, offering excellent skin hydration benefits. It's also reported to help reduce acne.

    Grape Seed Oil can be found in Everything Everywhere Beauty Oil™


  • HAPPY SKIN™ (Rhodiola Rosea)

    HAPPY SKIN™ contains Rhodiola Rosea which induce beta-endorphins, sometimes known as the ‘molecules of happiness’, providing a feel-good wellness.Rhodiola Rosea enhances skin barriers and improves skin defensive barrier functions against UV. It also supports elastin production and helps prevent premature wrinkling as the herb increases two types of molecular components needed by the body to create elastin.

    HAPPY SKIN™ can be found in Luxury Facial Wash™

  • Homosolate (SPF)

    Homosolate an effective UV-B absorber with SPF-enhancing properties.

    Homosolate can be found in Youth Preservation Moisturiser™SPF20

  • Humectants

    This formula contains a high percentage of humectants including Glycerin, which attract water so, are hydrating and plumping. They offer a 'buffered' action so you get less of a 'scratchy' feel when removing mascara. Humectants prevent loss of moisture thereby retain the skin's natural moisture. The compounds also have the ability to actively attract moisture to the skin.

  • Hyaluronic Acid (Sodium Hyaluronate)

    Almost half of the body’s HA is located in the collagen of skin and it is logical that HA plays a vital role here.  Hyaluronic acid helps to retain over a 1000 times its weight in water within the cells of skin, making it an excellent moisturizer. In fact, no other biological substance can retain as much water as HA resulting in increased smoothness, softening and decreased wrinkles.  Equally important is its ability to remove waste matter from cells including those where there is little blood circulation.

    HYALURONIC ACID can be found in  Gentle Exfoliating Toner™, Iconic Youth Serum™, Retinol Resurfacing Treatment™, Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20, Intensely Youthful Eye Cream™, Treatment Toner ™ and Lip Line Restoration Treatment™


    HYALURONIC FILLING SPHERES smooth lines and wrinkles in just one hour, by absorbing water and ‘swelling’ to fill lines. To smooth away deep wrinkles, we have chosen hyaluronic acid for its high water-retaining capacity and rapid, significant increase in volume.

    HYALURONIC FILLING SPHERES can be found in Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20.

  • Hydroviton

    Hydroviton® 24, is an advanced 24 hour moisturising complex comprised of a synergistic blend of natural moisturising factors that provide instant and lasting hydration. It is non occlusive, so it allows skin to ‘breathe’. Moisturisers are important because they counteract the signs of skin ageing and increase skins water content.


  • Iron

    Iron is essential for oxygenation of the skin, which gives a healthy glow. Proper oxygenation is also anti-inflammatory and stimulates collagen production. Iron is required in the formation of important skin proteins. Iron can be found in Mineral Cleansing Paste™


  • Jojoba Oil

    Jojoba Oil is not actually an oil but an complex of waxy esters. It has a light, smooth emolliency and is renowned for its many skin benefits including improving skin elasticity and suppleness. Jojoba is rich in natural tocopherols to help protect skin against oxidation.Jojoba Oil can be found in Everything Everywhere Beauty Oil™


  • Kahai Oil

    Cacay Oil, otherwise known as Kahai Oil, is rich in Vitamins A, E and F (Linoleic Acid, which accounts for 75% of its composition). It revitalises the skins radiance, reduces fine lines and wrinkles, and giving it a long lasting hydration. Cacay Oil contains 50% more Vitamin E and twice the amount of Linoleic Acid than Argan oil. It has 3 times more natural Retinol than Rose Hip Oil. It is proven to improve skin hydration, firmness, elasticity and firmness over a 28 day period. It also has anti-wrinkle attributes starting after 14 days of use. Cacay Oil can be found in Everything Everywhere Beauty Oil™


  • Magnesium

    Magnesium is an anti-stress and anti-fatigue superstar. It acts as a ‘molecular battery’ that provides skin cells with the energy to combat daily stressors. Magnesium also facilitates the metabolism of fatty acids required to maintain skin’s protective barrier, and Vitamin C needed to synthesise collagen. Magnesium can be found in Mineral Cleansing Paste™.

  • Mangosteen Fruit Extract

    Mangosteen is rich in vitamins and polyphenols providing anti-oxidant protection.It contains natural antibacterial properties and antimicrobial compounds.Mangosteen can be found in Iconic Youth Serum™, Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20, Melting Cleansing Balm™ & Luxury Facial Wash™

  • MATRIXYL® Synthe'6™

    MATRIXYL® Synthe'6™ is designed to smooth wrinkles from the inside and help to rebuild the skin where it is most needed, particularly on the forehead and crow’s feet. It works by stimulating the synthesis of six major constituents of the skin’s matrix and dermal-epidermal junction. They are collagen I, III, IV, fibronectin, hyaluronic acid and laminin 5.MATRIXYL® Synthe'6™ can be found in Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20.


    This is a unique blend that contains mostly natural essential oils and a few nature identical notes to engage the olfactory senses and add pleasure and sensuality to your skincare experience. We have chosen to move away from the commonly used single citrus notes and create something truly unique that sparks a unique experience for everyone. It smells different in each type of formula and how it works with other ingredients. I chose not to ‘uniform-ise’ it so that it is ’living’, has texture and delivers a slightly different experience. Customers have described it as ‘sensual’, ‘spa-like’, ‘herbal’, ‘floral’, ‘happy’, ‘addictive’, ‘musky’, etc. It is all of these things; Top Notes are Citrus, Green, Herbaceous Middle Notes are Exotic, Floral Base Notes are Woody, Animalic, Musky. We included nature identical elements that in times gone by were used to enhance attraction and confidence. It is intended to make you feel fabulous and to take the chore out of skincare and put the pleasure back in. We all want more pleasure in our lives, we’d all like to feel fabulous and happier and that is the aim. I even made a handwash because of so many requests and the name Confidensual® is a play on Confidence and Sensuality. Intensely Youthful Eye Cream™ does not contain the Signature Essence Blend.

  • Microaglae Polysaccharides

    Microaglae Polysaccharides is clinically tested and contains algae derived polysaccharides that give an instant tightness. Not only does it tighten the skin, but it also builds fibres to improve elasticity which helps to reduce lines and wrinkles. Microaglae Polysaccharides  can be found in Lip Line Restoration Treatment™ and Intensely Youthful Eye Cream™.

  • MOISTUREPLEX™ Advanced

    MOISTUREPLEX™ Advanced is a blend of amino acids and vegetable lipids similar to our Natural Moisturising Factor. It captures and holds water at the skins surface.MOISTUREPLEX™ Advanced can be found in Intensely Youthful Eye Cream™ and Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20


  • Natural Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) Complex

    Natural AHAs are proven to act as exfoliants, loosening and removing the top layer of dead cells by decreasing corneocyte adhesion. This reveals the new skin cells below. Natural AHA Complex provides a superficial peel action resulting in an improved surface appearance for a fresher, smoother look to skin. AHAs help to remove dry skin and can be useful in treating blemished or problem skin, unblocking and cleansing pores.Natural AHAs can be found in Gentle Exfoliating Toner™

  • Natural Betaine

    Natural Betaine is produced from sugar beet molasses and it is an osmoregulator (manages water balance in skin cells). It can hold 1.6 times its own weight in water and hydrate the surface of skin resulting in a soft and even finish.It is known to manage the right moisture balance in skin cells and improves the 'tight junctions' in skin. It also decreases the depth of wrinkles, giving a much smoother appearance to your face.This can be found in Treatment Toner™ and Gentle Exfoliating Toner™


  • Oat Oil

    We use a novel Oat Oil rich in skin identical lipids including Ceramides, Phospholipids, natural antioxidants and vitamins. In addition to the rich, luxurious skin feel, Oat Oil supports the skin’s natural lipid barrier to improve moisture retention and condition. Such is the high content of skin lipids in Oat Oil, we consider it to be almost liquid skin.Oat Oil can be found in Everything Everywhere Beauty Oil™ and Lip Line Restoration Treatment™


  • Peptides

    Skinn is made up mostly of collagen; it is the foundation that gives your skin its support and thickness. Young people have lots of collagen and taut, smooth skin. In contrast, older people have much less collagen and thin, wrinkled skin. Collagen is protein and is made up long chains of amino acids strung together, like chains of linked building blocks. When it is broken down, short segments of 3-5 amino acids form, called peptides. Peptides considerably stimulate the collagen production in cells, to provide structure to connective tissues, encouraging firmer skin.Peptides can be found in Iconic Youth Serum™, Intensely Youthful Eye Cream™, Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20.

  • Pheohydrane®

    Pheohydrane® is a complete moisturising active substance from brown and micro algae, with minerals from sea water. It provides immediate, sustained/cumulative and long-term moisturisation and softening. Pheohydrane® has intense, residual effect on the skins water reserves, allowing the active binding of water to various layers of the skin. Pheohydrane® can be found in Treatment Toner™.

  • Pomegranate Enzymes

    Pomegranate Enzymes are anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory. They gently exfoliate the skin by digesting the surface dead skin cells (imagine Pac man). Pomegranate Enzymes also help to protect against premature wrinkles, fine lines and age spots caused by sun damage and exposure. Pomegranates promote smooth, firm skin by promoting collagen and elastin production and they also soften skin. Contains punicic acid, an omega 5 fatty acid that hydrates and prevents moisture loss.Pomegranate Enzymes can be found in Luxury Facial Wash™ and Skin Brightening Exfoliating Peel™

  • Prodizia™

    PRIMAL HYAL™ 300 is a lower molecular weight Hyaluronic acid and plays a critical role in skin health with its unique ability to hold in moisture (x1000 its own weight). Because of the lower molecular weight it penetrates to activate the beta defensins that help to prevent the microbial invasion that causes spots. This makes it an excellent ingredient for anti-ageing without exacerbating problem-prone skins.Hyaluronic acid is also a “smart nutrient” as it can adjust its moisture absorption rate based on the humidity—relative to the season and the climate.PRIMAL HYAL™ 300 can be found in Iconic Youth Serum™, Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20, and Intensely Youthful Eye Cream™

  • Prodizia™

    Prodizia™ contains Albizia julibrissin (Persian Silk Tree). It tackles the effects of glycation. Glycotoxins deregulate the skin’s natural systems responsible for the repair and protection processes that occur during sleep. Prodizia promotes a visible reduction of the skin’s signs of fatigue: dark circles, under eye bags, dull complexion and drawn features. It works through anti-glycation by supporting key detoxifying systems (glyoxalase and proteasome), helping to protect and repair proteic structures damaged by glycation. It helps regulate melatonin levels of glycation-stressed skin cells ensuring optimal repair during sleep.

  • p-REFINYL®

    p-REFINYL® is a lentil extract which is shown to provide epidermal renewal and in clinical tests, showed reduced sebum, pore size and an improved complexion. It also restores the normal keratinisation process and reinforces the collagen structure of the dermis, limiting pore distortion and slackening. This gives a visibly more uniform, refined and smoothed skin.



    RESISTEM contains plant stem cells from Globulareia Cordifolia (Globe Daisy) to increase radiance and luminosity. RESISTEM also helps to decrease skin redness and enhances natural skin glow.In clinical trials it is shown to defend the skin, acting like a ‘vaccine’ against skin ageing symptoms therefore helping to protect and regenerate. It stimulates the ‘clean up crew’ (proteasome) to remove the waste products associated with drab-looking skin.RESISTEM can be found in our Iconic Youth Serum™


    REVIDRATE™ provides long term moisture regulation. It is shown in clinical tests to biologically activate all intrinsic moisture regulatory processes; increase of Natural Moisturising Factor, ceramides, skin’s own glycerine.It acts on the active layer of the epidermis to promote the skin’s natural moisturising components. It recreates the skin’s own natural moisture by supporting the water and lipid balance in the epidermis.REVIDRATE™ can be found in Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20.

  • RevitElix™

    RevitElix™ is Echium oil, providing a plant source of essential fatty acids, Omega 3, 6 & 9. In clinical trials, Echium Oil shows excellent results to reduce lines and wrinkles, improve elasticity and participate in barrier repair and moisturisation. It helps rebuild the hydro lipid film at the skin's surface for long term plumping and building elastic fibres. Importantly, Echium Oil is unique in that it contains nature's richest known source of SDA (Stearidonic Acid) therefore, it is an effective anti-inflammatory and has been used to calm problem skin. We make no claims for the following, though there have been reports that acneic skins and some suffering from psoriasis have had benefits too.Echium Oil has been used at clinically tested concentrations in; Iconic Youth Serum™, Intensely Youthful Eye Cream™ and in lower levels in Melting Cleansing Balm™


  • Salicylic Acid

    Salicylic acid is a beta-hydroxy acid derived from the bark of a willow tree. It is a “keratolytic” which is exfoliating. It dissolves dead skin cell build-up and encourages the shedding of the top layer of skin, which helps prevent the pores from becoming congested.Salicylic Acid can be found in Concentrated Spot Treatment™.


    SEACODE™ is an active ingredient obtained through marine biotechnology and is specially designed to improve the appearance of fine lines in the lip contour area. It works by enhancing the synthesis of dermal proteins including Collagen I, thereby, reducing the visible signs of ageing in the short and long term.SEACODE™ can be found in Lip Line Restoration Treatment™

  • Shea Butter (Lipex® Shea Tris)

    Lipex® Shea Tris (Shea Butter) improves the epidermal skin barrier and protects against the effects of skin ageing. It increases the skin renewal rate.Adds moisture and relieves dry and sensitive skin. It does this by improving skin elasticity and functionality whilst keeping the skin moisturised and soft.Lipex® Shea Tris can be found in Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20.

  • Silicon

    Silicon is key in the formation of collagen to keep skin firm and prevent fine lines and wrinkles. It also Improves skin’s strength and elasticity Silicon can be found in Mineral Cleansing Paste™

  • Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid)

    Sodium Hyaluronate, also known as Hyaluronic Acid, is found naturally in the in the skin. It's abundant in the dermis of young skin, but levels of this important compound decline with age. This makes skin look older. Sodium Hyaluronate gives skin volume by holding up to x1000 its own weight in water, making it the ultimate skin moisturiser and keeps it supple. Sodium Hyaluronate can be found in Iconic Youth Serum™, Retinol Resurfacing Treatment™, Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20,  Intensley Youthful Eye Cream™, Treatment Toner ™,  Gentle Exfoliating Toner™ and Lip Line Restoration Treatment™

  • SUCRAGEL™ (Sweet Almond Oil)

    Contains a high level of Sweet Almond Oil and acts as a ‘wash on’ moisturiser, leaving a velvety finish, while thoroughly cleansing. Sucragel™ can be found in Melting Cleansing Balm™

  • Squalane

    Squalane is has a natural affinity with the skin, being one of the main components of the sebum and the hydrolipidic film. It is a multifunctional oil offering soft spreading and rapid skin absorption. It prevents moisture loss and restores the skin suppleness and elasticity. Squalane Oil can be found in Retinol Resurfacing Treatment™, Everything Everywhere Beauty Oil™


    Sytenol® A, although chemically different from Retinol, exhibits a similar biological activity without concern for sensitivity, helping to address lines and wrinkles by boosting proteins in the skin. Unlike Retinoids, it is a broad spectrum antioxidant. A contains Bakuchiol, a natural polyphenol which helps to inhibit inflammatory enzymes and seborrhoea while providing antibacterial and antifungal activity. It also contains a retinol-like pro-age activity so that it will not undermine your anti-ageing efforts.This is also clinically tested anti-ageing ingredient that does not exacerbate problem-prone skins. Sytenol® A can be found in Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20 and Concentrated Spot Treatment™


  • Turmeric (TEGO TURMERONE™)

    TEGO TURMERONE™ is made from turmeric and it has been clinically tested to improve skin tone and texture. It is effective in the treatment of spot-prone skins, due to its antiseptic and antibacterial properties, which fight pimples and breakouts while providing a youthful glow to your skin.Not only does it help to minimise scars from spots and inflammation, it also helps to reduce oil secretion from sebaceous glands.TEGO TURMERONE™ can be found in Iconic Youth Serum™


    TINOSORB®S has excellent performance as a photostable broad-spectrum UV filter and meets the high safety requirements.It has high efficiency due to broad-spectrum absorption and is very photostable.TINOSORB®S can be found in Youth Preservation Moisturiser™ SPF20 



    VENUCEANE™ contains enzymes from deep sea bacteria which survive in extreme temperatures, where living organisms would normally perish.It is clinically tested to provide protection for the skin, help skin repair, neutralises free radicals and moisture. It also help improve hydration and lessen the irritating conditions so, limiting wrinkle formation.VENUCEANE™ can be found in Iconic Youth Serum™.

  • Vitamin A (Retinol)

    Vitamin A is an extremely effective ‘cell-communicating’ active ingredient, which is able to connect to skin cell receptor sites and tell them to behave like healthy, younger skin cells. Vitamin A boosts cell turnover, peeling away top layers to even skin tone, thicken the new skin layers, improve elasticity, even the skin tone and effectively smooth out wrinkles. It is also extremely effective at reducing breakouts. For all these reasons and its ability to regulate sebum, it shows superb results for even for more delicate skins, acneic skins and reduces the visibility of resulting scarring. Retinol is unstable so, we use Vitamin A Palmitate, a stabilised version with proven efficacy.Vitamin A can be found in  Retinol Resurfacing Treatment™.

  • Volcanic Ash

    Volcanic Ash draws out impurities to give your complexion a firmer, smoother and brighter appearance.


  • Witch Hazel 

    Witch Hazel is an extract from the leaves and bark of the North American shrub Hamamelis Virginiana. It is renowned for its anti-microbial, astringent, moisturising and soothing properties. It helps cleanse and refine pores, resulting in a smooth and clarified complexion. The catechol tannins in witch hazel help remove excess oil from the skin, making it effective at treating blackheads and other blemishes. Witch Hazel can be found in Concentrated Spot Treatment™.


  • Zinc

    Zinc is essential for skin healing. It is crucial for numerous metabolic functions that keep skin healthy, including enzymatic activity, protein synthesis and cell division. Zinc also provides antioxidant protection. Deficiency in Zinc is attributed to skin disorders like psoriasis and eczema. It's antimicrobial properties prevent acne and breakouts. Zinc can be found in Mineral Cleansing Paste™

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