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Bioelements Ingredient Glossary

Bioelements is part science, part nature, entirely clean

The concept of clean beauty is nothing new to us – we've been skin-conscious, mindful and responsible formulators since 1991. Our products blend the best of science and nature, and are free of sulfates, phthalates, mineral oil, petrolatum, parabens, fragrance, dyes – and many more known irritating, unfriendly or allergenic ingredients. Learn more about our formulas here

 

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ACEROLA CHERRY FRUIT

Key Benefits: Contains 32 times (3000%) more vitamin C than oranges, blended with cosmeceutical vitamin C: Clarifying, brightening and energizing

Found in: Advanced VitaMineral C Complex

ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE-8

Key Benefits: Peptides that help smooth wrinkles, and reduce appearance of line depth

Found in: Power Peptide, V-Neck Smoothing Creme

ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM | ACHILLEA VULGARIS EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Alpine plants to reduce color intensity

Found in: LightPlex GigaWatt Dark Spot Corrector, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener

ALGAE + ALGAE EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Instantly hydrating and moisturizing; has antioxidant properties to fight skin aging free-radicals

Found in: Kerafole, Remineralist Daily Moisture, Beyond Hydration, CreateFirm

ALLANTOIN

Key Benefits: Plant-derived skin soothing, calming and comforting agent

Found in: Barrier Fix Daily Hydrator, Soothing Reset Mist, Sensitive Eye Smoother, Flash Foam Cleanser, Amino Mask, Quick Refiner for Eyes, Measured Micrograins+, Multi-Task Eye Creme, RayDefense, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener

ALMOND OIL

Key Benefits: Skin smoothing and softening natural oil that is rich with replenishing fatty acids

Found in: Absolute Moisture, Oil Control Sleepwear, Multi-Task Eye Creme, Skin Editor, V-Neck Smoothing Creme

ALOE BARBADENSIS | ALOE VERA (LEAF JUICE, GEL)

Key Benefits: Naturally soothes skin, reduces redness

Found in: Sensitive Eye Smoother, Soothing Reset Mist, Breakout Control, Multi-Task Eye Creme, Quick Refiner for Eyes, Quick Refiner, Measured Micrograins+, Collagen Rehab, SPF 50 FaceScreen, RayDefense

ALPHABLEND

Key Benefits: Bioelements exclusive blend of multi-fruit acids that chemically exfoliate surface skin cells

Found in: Quick Refiner

APPLE EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Antioxidant plant extract

Found in: Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum

AQUAMIDE-5

Key Benefits: Bioelements exclusive innovation blend of skin protective and reparative Ceramide EOP, Ceramide EOS, Ceramide NP, Ceramide NS, and Ceramide AP

Found in: CreateFirm

ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM EXTRACT

Key Benefits: A natural antioxidant species of algae seaweed that hydrates and moisturizes skin

Found in: Kerafole

ASCORBIC ACID — VITAMIN C

Key Benefits: Potent antioxidant form of vitamin C; brightens and targets signs of aging

Found in: Multi-Task Eye Creme, Spotless Cleanser, Plump Start, Stress Solution, Pumice Peel, Advanced VitaMineral C Complex

AVOBENZONE

Key Benefits: FDA-approved active ingredient for broad-spectrum sun protection against UVB and UVA rays; One of the most widely-used UV ingredients; rigorously tested for safety and efficacy

Found in: SPF 50 FaceScreen, RayDefense

AVOCADO OIL

Key Benefits: Smoothing, moisturizing and softening natural oil

Found in: Absolute Moisture, Really Rich Moisture

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BENTONITE

Key Benefits: Natural cleansing clay; works to purge pollution, sebum and makeup from skin as it binds to and absorbs dirt + oil

Found in: Urban Undo Cleanser

BENZOYL PEROXIDE

Key Benefits: Over-the-counter topical medicine for the treatment of acne; antibacterial

Found in: Breakout Control

BERGAMOT ESSENTIAL OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: Oil Control Sleepwear, Advanced VitaMineral C Complex, Power Peptide, Sleepwear, CreateFirm, Skin Editor, V-Neck Smoothing Creme, Probiotic Anti-Aging Serum, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener

BETA GLUCAN

Key Benefits: Antioxidant and soothing polysaccharide; soothes irritation, rebalances, protects barrier; clinical testing on eczema shows decrease of itching, irritation, tension, dryness, redness, and roughness; strengthens skin barrier

Found in: Multi-Task Eye Creme, Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum, Plump Start, Spotless Cleanser 

BETA GLUCAN - magnesium carboxymethyl betaglucan

Key Benefits: Derived from baker’s yeast, it acts as an ‘immune trainer’ to target reactivity. Soothes irritation, rebalances, and protects skin’s barrier by reducing trans-epidermal water loss. It can also protect the skin surface from pathogens and allergens. Clinical testing of this beta glucan on eczema showed it decreases itching, irritation, tension, dryness, redness, and roughness – in just one week.

Found in: Soothing Reset Mist, Barrier Fix Daily Hydrator

BIOELEMENTS ADAPTOGEN BLEND

Key Benefits: Our exclusive blend of adaptogenic natural Chinese herbs (ginseng, gotu kola, dong quai and watercress) that work together to naturally balance and strengthen the skin. Adaptogens refer to the way these herbs “adapt” to your body, in response to what the skin needs most.

Found in: Quick Refiner, Measured Micrograins+, Pumice Peel, Restorative Clay, Ultra-Rich CremeTherapy, Beyond Hydration, Equalizer, Crucial Moisture, Decongestant Cleanser, Moisture Positive Cleanser, SPF 50 FaceScreen

BIOELEMENTS MARIBRIGHT COMPLEX

Key Benefits: Bioelements exclusive innovation blend of natural calming marigold and eyebright extracts

Found in: Makeup Dissolver Perfected

BIOELEMENTS PURE ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND

Key Benefits: Often called the Bioelements “signature scent” – this blend of 100% pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oils includes lavender, rosemary, clary sage, and sandalwood.

Found in: Most Bioelements Formulations

BITTER ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: Makeup Dissolver Perfected, Advanced VitaMineral C Complex, V-Neck Smoothing Creme, Remineralist Daily Moisture, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener, Decongestant Cleanser, Pumice Peel, RayDefense

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CAFFEINE

Key Benefits: Wakes up skin and increases microcirculation

Found in: Radiance Rescue

CALCIUM PCA

Key Benefits: Protects and smoothes skin, and works to improve the skin’s barrier and defend it against line-inducing aggressors

Found in: Sleepwear, Oil Control Sleepwear, Sleepwear for Eyes

CANADIAN WILLOWHERB

Key Benefits: Naturally-derived plant extract soothes, counteracts invisible irritation and fights free radicals

Found in: Skin Editor, Oil Control Mattifier

CAPROOYL-PHYTOSPHINGOSINE + CAPROOYL-SPHINGOSINE

Key Benefits: Skin-replenishing fatty acids smooth skin's surface and provide hydration

Found in: CreateFirm

CERAMIDES

Key Benefits: Restores barrier function, enhances moisturization, prevents moisture loss, delivers mild desquamation

Found in: Sensitive Eye Smoother, Barrier Fix Daily Hydrator, Recovery Serum, CreateFirm

CHAMOMILE

Key Benefits: Naturally-derived antioxidant; anti-inflammatory, calms skin

Found in: Soothing Reset Mist, Restorative Clay, SPF 50 FaceScreen, Kerafole

CHINESE PEONY FLOWER EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Mattifying and balancing natural flower extract to reduce oil and shine

Found in: Oil Control Mattifier

CITRIC ACID

Key Benefits: Exfoliating extract derived from citrus fruits

Found in: Kerafole, Absolute Moisture, Collagen Rehab, Makeup Dissolver Perfected, Spotless Cleanser, Flash Foam Cleanser, Plump Start, Equalizer, Pumice Peel, Restorative Clay

CITRUS ESSENTIAL OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: V-Neck Smoothing Creme, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener, Acne Toner, Makeup Dissolver Perfected, Radiance Rescue, Remineralist Daily Moisture, Quick Refiner for Eyes, Kerafole, Quick Refiner, Plump Start, Spotless Cleanser, Pumice Peel, Really Rich Moisture, RayDefense, Flash Foam Cleanser, Oil Control Sleepwear, Power Peptide, Sleepwear, CreateFirm, Skin Editor, Advanced VitaMineral C Complex, Decongestant Cleanser, Probiotic Anti-Aging Serum

CLARY SAGE ESSENTIAL OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: Soothing Reset Mist, Barrier Fix Daily Hydrator, Remineralist Daily Moisture, Crucial Moisture, Decongestant Cleanser, Moisture Positive Cleanser, Pumice Peel, RayDefense, Advanced VitaMineral C Complex

CLOVE

Key Benefits: Naturally stimulating and skin-purifying

Found in: Kerafole, Power Peptide, CreateFirm, Skin Editor, Probiotic Anti-Aging Serum

COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE

Key Benefits: Ultra gentle skin cleansers derived from coconut

Found in: Decongestant Cleanser

COENZYMEQ10

Key Benefits: Prevents collagen degradation – makes skin feel firmer; Protects sebum and barrier lipids to increase skin’s resistance to oxidative stress

Found in: Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum

COLLAGEN-4 COMPLEX

Key Benefits: Bioelements exclusive belend of 3 Australian wild plums + a moisture-magnet marine bioactive: Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Fruit Extract: Known to have 100x the vitamin C concentration of an orange. It also naturally contains antioxidants A and E, and gallic acid, which has anti-inflammatory properties

Found in: Plump Start

COLLOIDAL OATMEAL

Key Benefits: Calms and soothes skin; features a naturally high concentration of beta glucan to help protect and hydrate

Found in: Measured Micrograins+

COPPER PCA

Key Benefits: Beet amino acid-derived copper salt; predominates skin’s natural moisturizing factor (NMF); replaces skin moisture + essential lipids robbed by pollution

Found in: Urban Undo Cleanser

CORIANDER ESSENTIAL OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: V-Neck Smoothing Creme, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener, Advanced VitaMineral C Complex

CORNFLOWER

Key Benefits: Comforting and skin-soothing

Found in: Stress Solution

CRANBERRY SEED OIL

Key Benefits: A protective, antioxidant plant extract that conditions, moisturizes and helps increase the feel of firmness

Found in: Sleepwear, Sleepwear for Eyes

CUCUMBER

Key Benefits: Antioxidant natural extract to help hydrate and nourish

Found in: Multi-Task Eye Creme

CUPUACU FRUIT BUTTER

Key Benefits: Protective and reparative hydrolipidic barrier butter to improve softness and elasticity

Found in: Radiance Rescue

CYCLOMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER

Key Benefits: Skin softening silicone to deliver emollience

Found in: Stress Solution

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DIMETHICONE

Key Benefits: Emollient moisturizer that also works to prevent moisture loss

Found in: Crucial Moisture, Moisture x10, Stress Solution, Oil Control Sleepwear, Remineralist Daily Moisture, Sleepwear for Eyes, SPF 50 FaceScreen, Plump Start, Recovery Serum, Sleepwear, Spotless Cleanser, Really Rich Moisture, Ultra-Rich CremeTherapy, CreateFirm, Multi-Task Eye Creme, RayDefense, Skin Editor, Radiance Rescue, Collagen Rehab

DIMETHYLMETHOXY CHROMANYL PALMITATE

Key Benefits: Induces significant brightening, fights the signs of photo-aging

Found in: LightPlex GigaWatt Dark Spot Corrector, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener

DONG QUAI CHINESE HERB

Key Benefits: Adaptogenic natural herb to help strengthen and balance the skin

Found in: Quick Refiner, Measured Micrograins+, Pumice Peel, Restorative Clay, Ultra-Rich CremeTherapy, Beyond Hydration, Equalizer, Crucial Moisture, Decongestant Cleanser, Moisture Positive Cleanser, SPF 50 FaceScreen

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ERGOTHIONEINE

Key Beneftis: Powerful anti-aging and protective antioxidant derived from mushroom

Found in: Power Peptide, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener

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FERMENTED PUMPKIN

Key Benefits: Stimulates cell turnover; helps remove dead cells so skin can become less pigmented and less lined

Found in: Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum

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GERANIUM ESSENTIAL OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: Crucial Moisture, Equalizer, Moisture Positive Cleanser

GINKGO BILOBA

Key Benefits: Adaptogenic natural herb to help strengthen and balance the skin

Found in: Kerafole

GINSENG CHINESE HERB

Key Benefits: Adaptogenic natural herb to help strengthen and balance the skin

Found in: Quick Refiner, Measured Micrograins+, Pumice Peel, Restorative Clay, Ultra-Rich CremeTherapy, Multi-Task Eye Creme, Really Rich Moisture, Collagen Rehab, Beyond Hydration, Equalizer, Crucial Moisture, Decongestant Cleanser, Moisture Positive Cleanser, SPF 50 FaceScreen

GLYCOLIC ACID

Key Benefits: Potent exfoliant derived from sugar cane; helps readjust the water percentage in the epidermis (the uppermost layer of the skin) to create smoother, softer and more radiant skin. It also stimulates 'desquamation', or cell removal of the skin's uppermost layers to target clogged pores, dark spots, rough texture, and more

Found in: Quick Refiner, Skin Editor

GOTU KOLA CHINESE HERB

Key Benefits: Adaptogenic natural herb to help strengthen and balance the skin

Found in: Quick Refiner, Measured Micrograins+, Pumice Peel, Restorative Clay, Ultra-Rich CremeTherapy, Beyond Hydration, Equalizer, Crucial Moisture, Decongestant Cleanser, Moisture Positive Cleanser, SPF 50 FaceScreen

GRAPEFRUIT OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: V-Neck Smoothing Creme, Advanced VitaMineral C Complex, Really Rich Moisture, Acne Toner, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener, Plump Start, Spotless Cleanser

GREEN TEA

Key Benefits: Natural antioxidant with polyphenols to help soothe and strengthen skin

Found in: Sensitive Eye Smoother, Flash Foam Cleanser, Oil Control Sleepwear, Oxygenation, Stress Solution, Amino Mask, Quick Refiner for Eyes, Multi-Task Eye Creme, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener

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HEMP SEED OIL

Key Benefits: Pressed from hemp seeds, and contains a balance of omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids. Omega 3 regulates oil production and boosts hydration; Omega 6 are powerful anti-inflammatory agents. This oil is highly moisturizing, but does not clog pores. Note: Hemp seed oil is not the same as marijuana. Hemp seed does not contain the concentration of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) that is found in marijuana leaves, and does not contain the concentration of cannabinoids (found in CBD) that are extracted from the plant

Found in: Sensitive Skin Cleansing Oil, Barrier Fix Daily Hydrator

HOMOSALATE

Key Benefits: FDA-approved active ingredient for broad-spectrum sun protection - particularly against UVB; One of the most widely-used UV ingredients; rigorously tested for safety and efficacy

Found in: SPF 50 FaceScreen

HONEYSUCKLE FLOWER

Key Benefits: Skin-soothing natural plant extract with antioxidant properties

Found in: Stress Solution

HYALURONIC ACID

Key Benefits: A naturally occurring substance that retains up to 1000 times its weight in water; it binds moisture to surface layers

Found in: Barrier Fix Daily Hydrator, Multi-Task Eye Creme, Moisture x10, V-Neck Smoothing Creme

HYDROGEN PEROXIDE

Key Benefits: Helps purify and nourish skin; pharmaceutical-grade ingreedient that expands to 22x its volume and creates pressure. This pressure "pushes" oxygen gas into the skin, and diffuses it directly into skin's cellular layers

Found in: Oxygenation

HYDROGENATED POLYDECENE

Key Benefits: Hydrating, softening and smoothing agent

Found in: Pumice Peel

HYDROLYZED LINSEED EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Protects skin and inhibits inflammation

Found in: Sensitive Eye Smoother, Quick Refiner for Eyes

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IRIS ROOT EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Natural extract helps skin control oil and refine the appearance of pores

Found in: Measured Micrograins+

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JOJOBA BEADS

Key Benefits: Natural, physically exfoliating beads slough off dead surface skin; gentle, spherical shape

Found in: Measured Micrograins+

JOJOBA OIL

Key Benefits: Emollient, smoothing and softening natural oil

Found in: Sensitive Skin Cleansing Oil, Absolute Moisture, Measured Micrograins+, Really Rich Moisture, Radiance Rescue, Sleepwear, Collagen Rehab

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KAOLIN

Key Benefits: Clay mineral with natural absorbant properties; absorbs oil and refines pores

Found in: Amino Mask, Plump Start, Spotless Cleanser, Measured Micrograins+, Restorative Clay, Collagen Rehab

KELP

Key Benefits: Water-binding and texture-improving natural antioxidant

Found in: Kerafole

KISSI SEED OIL

Key Benefits: Derived from the seeds of camellia kissi, it naturally conditions, softens and soothes

Found in: Sensitive Skin Cleansing Oil

KOMBUCHA (BLACK TEA EXTRACT)

Key Benefits: Targets premature aging and loss of volume, and enhances skin luminosity

Found in: Skin Editor

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LACTIC ACID

Key Benefits: A product of fermentation of plant derived sugars; provides gentle, mid-depth exfoliation; acts as a humectant and hydrates; Smoothes roughness, improves clarity + radiance; provides antiseptic benefits for breakout-prone skin

Found in: Amino Mask, Quick Refiner for Eyes, Skin Editor

LAVENDER | LAVENDULA | LAVENDIN ESSENTIAL OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: Sensitive Skin Cleansing Oil, Oxygenation, Soothing Reset Mist, Remineralist Daily Moisture, Amino Mask, Crucial Moisture, Decongestant Cleanser, Kerafole, Moisture Positive Cleanser, Pumice Peel, RayDefense, Acne Toner, Barrier Fix Daily Hydrator, V-Neck Smoothing Creme, Advanced VitaMineral C Complex, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener 

LEMON OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: Quick Refiner for Eyes, Kerafole, Quick Refiner, Acne Toner, V-Neck Smoothing Creme, Advanced VitaMineral C Complex, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener

LENTIL FRUIT EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Antioxidant extract helps soften and hydrate skin

Found in: Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum

LICORICE ROOT EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Comforting plant extract and potent antioxidant with natural skin soothing properties

Found in: Power Peptide, Stress Solution

LINKED PAPAIN CMPB

Key Benefits: Naturally derived papaya enzyme; exfoliates and smoothes skin, delivers radiance and luminosity

Found in: Quick Refiner for Eyes

LIPOIC ACID

Key Benefits: Potent antioxidant; soothes and helps improve firmness

Found in: Multi-Task Eye Creme

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MAGNESIUM FERMENT

Key Benefits: Nautrally derived antioxidant

Found in: Advanced VitaMineral C Complex

MALACHITE EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Copper-rich pollution magnet and heavy metal scavenger; Helps support skin’s natural cellular “damage protection” system and neutralize everyday skin-aging oxidative stress; Gives formula its natural blue hue

Found in: Remineralist Daily Moisture

MALIC ACID

Key Benefits: An exfoliating alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) derived from fruit

Found in: Kerafole

MELISSA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Derived from alpine plants; anti-inflammatory properties; soothes and helps reduce color intensity

Found in: LightPlex GigaWatt Dark Spot Corrector, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener

MENTHA PIPERITA | PEPPERMINT LEAF EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil; antiseptic properties

Found in: LightPlex GigaWatt Dark Spot Corrector, Beyond Hydration, Ultra-Rich CremeTherapy, Skin Editor, Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum, Collagen Rehab, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener

MULTIFRUIT BSC

Key Benefits: Bioelements exclusive blend of naturally-occurring, non-irritating AHAs derived from fruit

Found in: Quick Refiner for Eyes

MURUMURU BUTTER

Key Benefits: Protective and reparative hydrolipidic barrier butter to improve softness and elasticity

Found in: Radiance Rescue

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NIACINAMIDE

Key Benefits: Skin-strengthening vitamin B3 - helps improve the appearance of environmental damage, problem pores, uneven tone, lines, and dullness.

Found in: Kerafole, Amino Mask

 

NORDIHYDROGUAIARETIC ACID

Key Benefits: Helps regulate oil production; anti-inflammatory

Found in: Oil Control Sleepwear

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OCTINOXATE

Key Benefits: FDA-approved active ingredient for broad-spectrum sun protection against UVB and UVA rays; One of the most widely-used UV ingredients; rigorously tested for safety and efficacy

Found in: SPF 50 FaceScreen, RayDefense

OCTISALATE

Key Benefits: FDA-approved active ingredient for broad-spectrum sun protection against UVB and UVA rays; One of the most widely-used UV ingredients; rigorously tested for safety and efficacy

Found in: SPF 50 FaceScreen, RayDefense

OCTOCRYLENE

Key Benefits: FDA-approved active ingredient for broad-spectrum sun protection against UVB and UVA rays; One of the most widely-used UV ingredients; rigorously tested for safety and efficacy

Found in: SPF 50 FaceScreen, RayDefense

OLIVE OIL

Key Benefits: Natural oil to moisturize, soften and soothe skin

Found in: Sensitive Skin Cleansing Oil, Really Rich Moisture

ORANGE OIL | ORANGE PEEL OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: Advanced VitaMineral C Complex, Makeup Dissolver Perfected, V-Neck Smoothing Creme, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener, Acne Toner, Flash Foam Cleanser, Remineralist Daily Moisture, Quick Refiner for Eyes, Decongestant Cleanser, Kerafole, Quick Refiner, Plump Start, Spotless Cleanser, Pumice Peel, Really Rich Moisture, RayDefense

OXYBENZONE

Key Benefits: FDA-approved active ingredient for broad-spectrum sun protection against UVB and UVA rays; One of the most widely-used UV ingredients; rigorously tested for safety and efficacy

Found in: SPF 50 FaceScreen, RayDefense

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PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDE

Key Benefits: A peptide blend of several fatty and amino acids; works to restore skin, stimulate collagen production and help skin cells remain more stable

Found in: Sleepwear for Eyes

PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-5 + PALMITOYL DIPEPTIDE-5

Key Benefits: Visibly and significantly reduces wrinkle appearance

Found in: Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum

PANTHENOL – PRO VITAMIN B5

Key Benefits: B vitamin pantothenic acid; attracts and holds moisture to the skin

Found in: Beyond Hydration, Flash Foam Cleanser, Amino Mask, Multi-Task Eye Creme, Barrier Fix Daily Hydrator, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener

PAPAYA EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Naturally derived papaya; exfoliates and smoothes skin, delivers radiance and luminosity

Found in: Flash Foam Cleanser, Acne Toner

PHOSPHOLIPIDS

Key Benefits: Water-binding lipids composed of glycerol, fatty acids, and phosphate

Found in: SPF 50 FaceScreen, Beyond Hydration

PHYTONADIONE

Key Benefits: A form of vitamin K; Helps reduce dark circles

Found in: Multi-Task Eye Creme

PINEAPPLE EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Naturally derived pineapple enzyme; exfoliates and smoothes skin, delivers radiance and luminosity

Found in: Flash Foam Cleanser, Acne Toner

PLANT GLUCOSIDES

Key Benefits: An antioxidant blend of 3 plant glucosides to sooth, protect, brighten and targets inflammation: rosmarinyl glucoside – a derivative of rosmarinic acid and polyphenol - a strong antioxidant; caffeyl glucoside – a derivative of caffeic acid and the main phyto-active in green coffee - with strong antioxidant, soothing, and protective effects; and gallyl glucoside – a derivative of gallic acid; antioxidant; soothing effects. This blend helps prevent skin redness by controlling neovascularization, and targeting the major inflammation factors in the skin so it’s perfectly compatible for all types of sensitive, red and irritated skin. In a clinical evaluation under dermatological control on a panel of women having rosacea, the sufferers saw a 7%-12% improvement in rosacea and improved skin color of 11% in only 28 days.

Found in: Barrier Fix Daily Hydrator

PODCARPUS ELATUS (ILLAWARRA PLUM) FRUIT EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Naturally high in flavonoids (cell-signaling plant metabolites) – it’s antioxidant properties are higher than most fruits and represents 7 times that of blueberries

Found in: Plump Start

PRIMULA VERIS EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Alpine plants to reduce color intensity

Found in: LightPlex GigaWatt Dark Spot Corrector, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener

PROBIOTIC ACTIVES

Key Benefits: Natural bifidus cultures found in yogurt and dietary supplements; immersed in nourishing soy and rice milk proteins

Found in: Probiotic Anti-Aging Serum

PSEUDOALTEROMONAS EXOPOLYSACCHARIDES

Key Benefits: A sustainable, marine-derived humectant that is a stronger alternative to hyaluronic acid

Found in: Plump Start, Spotless Cleanser

PULLULAN

Key Benefits: Natural hydrator; contains polysaccharides to help bind water to the skin

Found in: CreateFirm

PUMICE CRYSTALS

Key Benefits: Natural exfoliant; spherically shaped to be gentle on the skin

Found in: Pumice Peel

PUMPKIN EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Naturally derived pumpkin; exfoliates and smoothes skin, delivers radiance and luminosity

Found in: Flash Foam Cleanser, Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum

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RED ALGAE

Key Benefits: Moisture-binding powerhouse harvested from the Baltic Sea; Protects against dryness and irritation caused by pollution by replenishing and maintaining skin’s Natural Moisturizing Factor (NMF)

Found in: Remineralist Daily Moisture

RETINOL

Key Benefits: The vitamin A molecule; a potent antiozidant that smoothes wrinkles, firms and targets a wide range of age signs

Found in: Oil Control Sleepwear, Sleepwear, Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum

RETINYL PALMITATE – VITAMIN A

Key Benefits: Free radical fighting antioxidant; helps protect skin

Found in: SPF 50 FaceScreen, Stress Solution, Measured Micrograins+, Multi-Task Eye Creme

RHODIOLA COMPLEX

Key Benefits: Anenergizing blend of 3 natural-based actives that help firm and brighten skin around the eyes and reduce the appearance of puffiness. Saccharomyces lysate extract: derived from yeast ferment, which increases cellular respiration. Delivers more energy and blood flow to the cells, which reduces puffiness and dark circles; Betaine from sugar beets: an osmolyte, meaning that it facilitates cell osmosis. Maintains the water balance in cells, for a strong moisturizing effect; and Rhodiola Rosea:an adaptogenic flowering plant of the Crassulaceae family, native to regions of Eastern Siberia and Tibetan mountains. A strong antioxidant and free radical scavenger that stimulates lipolysis (fat burning) to reduce puffiness.

Found in: Sensitive Eye Smoother

ROSE OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: Equalizer

ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: Sensitive Skin Cleansing Oil, Beyond Hydration, Soothing Reset Mist, Advanced VitaMineral C Complex, Crucial Moisture, Kerafole, Moisture Positive Cleanser, Ultra-Rich CremeTherapy, Barrier Fix Daily Hydrator, V-Neck Smoothing Creme, Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener

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SACCHARIDE ISOMERATE

Key Benefits: 100% plant derived, skin identical carbohydrate complex; Provides a 72 hour deep, discernable moisture reservoir; More than 50% improvement in smoothness and softness and more than 50% reduction in flakiness after 2 weeks*; Enhances skin’s protective barrier [*in vivo tests]

Found in: Sensitive Eye Smoother, Beyond Hydration, Collagen Rehab

SACCHAROMYCES COPPER FERMENT

Key Benefits: Naturally derived antioxidant

Found in: Advanced VitaMineral C Complex

SACCHAROMYCES IRON FERMENT

Key Benefits: Naturally derived antioxidant

Found in: Advanced VitaMineral C Complex

SACCHAROMYCES/SILICON FERMENT

Key Benefits: Naturally derived antioxidant

Found in: Advanced VitaMineral C Complex

SACCHAROMYCES/ZINC FERMENT

Key Benefits: Naturally derived antioxidant

Found in: Advanced VitaMineral C Complex

SAFFLOWER OIL

Key Benefits: Naturally emollient oil with beneficial fatty acids; moisturizes

Found in: Sensitive Skin Cleansing Oil, Really Rich Moisture, Oxygenation, Sleepwear

SAGE

Key Benefits: Antioxidant extract; refreshing

Found in: Beyond Hydration, Remineralist Daily Moisture, Advanced VitaMineral C Complex, Decongestant Cleanser, Pumice Peel, Restorative Clay, Ultra-Rich CremeTherapy, RayDefense, V-Neck Smoothing Creme, Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener

SALICYLIC ACID

Key Benefits: A beta hydroxy acid, OTC acne treatment; helps exfoliate dead, pore-clogging skin; reduces breakouts / blackheads / whiteheads

Found in: Acne Toner, Spotless Cleanser, Quick Refiner, Skin Editor

SANDALWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: Soothing Reset Mist, Crucial Moisture, Moisture Positive Cleanser, Barrier Fix Daily Hydrator

SAW PALMETTO

Key Benefits: Natural berry; helps reduces oil; balances skin

Found in: Oil Control Mattifier

SEA SALT

Key Benefits: Mineral-loaded cocktail (iron, manganese, selenium + zinc ) to replenish what pollution depletes and rebalance for proper skin function; encourages vibrancy, stabilizes hydration levels and helps skin absorb vital trace minerals and nutrients

Found in: Remineralist Daily Moisture

SESAME OIL

Key Benefits: Lubricating and skin smoothing

Found in: Ultra-Rich CremeTherapy, Oil Control Mattifier

SHEA BUTTER

Key Benefits: Emollient plant lipid; antioxidant and fatty acid-rich; improves dry skin

Found in: Radiance Rescue, Skin Editor, Sleepwear for Eyes, Sleepwear, Really Rich Moisture, Multi-Task Eye Creme

SILVER EAR MUSHROOM

Key Benefits: A natural alternative to hyaluronic acid, it holds up to 500x its weight in water — so, it has an even stronger ability to hydrate the skin. Plus, it helps form a barrier-protective hydration film, to keep skin nourished over longer periods of time. In fact, its hydration effects are cumulative – skin hydration doubles after just 2 weeks (in-vivo tests)

Found in: Barrier Fix Daily Hydrator, Soothing Reset Mist, Sensitive Eye Smoother

SKIN REPLACEMENT LIPIDS + FILLERS

Key Benefits: Increases production of Collagen I by 179%, and Collagen III (youth collagen) by 194%*; Increases elastin production by 190%*; Increases firmness by 13 x, and elasticity by 1.6 in 15 days* [*ex vivo tests]

Found in: Collagen Rehab

SODIUM HYALURONATE

Key Benefits: The salt form of hyaluronic acid; Hydrating substance that binds moisture to surface skin layers

Found in: Multi-Task Eye Creme, Moisture x10, V-Neck Smoothing Creme, Barrier Fix Daily Hydrator, Absolute Moisture, Oil Control Sleepwear, Sleepwear for Eyes, Quick Refiner for Eyes, Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum, Collagen Rehab

SODIUM PCA

Key Benefits: Softening, moisture-binding humectant; helps replenish skin

Found in: Absolute Moisture, Oil Control Sleepwear, Sleepwear for Eyes, Sleepwear, Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum

SPEARMINT OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: Stress Solution, Collagen Rehab

SPHINGOLIPIDS

Key Benefits: Complex fats that help replenish skin; Repairing and strengthening

Found in: Recovery Serum

SQUALANE

Key Benefits: Plant-based natural moisturizing agent with antioxidants and fatty acids

Found in: Recovery Serum, Sleepwear, Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum, Radiance Rescue

SULFUR

Key Benefits: OTC acne treatment; eliminates excess oil and congestion

Found in: Amino Mask

SUMAC CHINESE HERB

Key Benefits: Adaptogenic natural herb to help strengthen and balance the skin

Found in: Beyond Hydration, Equalizer, Crucial Moisture, Decongestant Cleanser, Quick Refiner, SPF 50 FaceScreen, Moisture Positive Cleanser, Measured Micrograins+, Pumice Peel, Restorative Clay, Ultra-Rich CremeTherapy

SUNFLOWER SEED OIL

Key Benefits: Naturally replenishes and soothes skin; a rich source of fatty acid

Found in: Sensitive Skin Cleansing Oil, Probiotic Anti-Aging Serum

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TANGERINE ESSENTIAL OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: Remineralist Daily Moisture, Decongestant Cleanser, Pumice Peel, RayDefense, V-Neck Smoothing Creme, Advanced VitaMineral C Complex, LightPlex MegaWatt Skin Brightener

TAPIOCA STARCH

Key Benefits: Naturally mattifies skin; reduces oil

Found in: Oil Control Mattifier

TEA TREE OIL

Key Benefits: Antioxidant, skin soothing, purifies skin

Found in: Kerafole

THYME ESSENTIAL OIL

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: Beyond Hydration, Ultra-Rich CremeTherapy, Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum

THYME EXTRACT | THYME WHITE OIL

Key Benefits: Reduces oil; targets excess sebum production; antibacterial properties

Found in: Oil Control Mattifier

TOCOPHEROL — VITAMIN E

Key Benefits: Antioxidant vitamin E; moisturizing

Found in: Sensitive Skin Cleansing Oil, Radiance Rescue, Remineralist Daily Moisture, Sleepwear for Eyes, Sleepwear, Pumice Peel, Collagen Rehab, Advanced VitaMineral C Complex

TOPICAL CALCIUM

Key Benefits: Helps strengthen the skin’s “mattress coils” that can sag over time as collagen and elastin weaken – so skin feels firmer

Found in: Oil Control Sleepwear, Sleepwear, Sleepwear for Eyes

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WATERCRESS CHINESE HERB

Key Benefits: Adaptogenic natural herb to help strengthen and balance the skin

Found in: Beyond Hydration, Equalizer, Crucial Moisture, Decongestant Cleanser, Quick Refiner, SPF 50 FaceScreen, Moisture Positive Cleanser, Measured Micrograins+, Pumice Peel, Restorative Clay, Ultra-Rich CremeTherapy

WATERMELON RIND EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Provides hours of skin hydration; increases skin’s Natural Moisturizing factor (NMF) elements

Found in: Age Activist Clinical Youth Serum

WHITE TEA LEAF EXTRACT

Key Benefits: Extracted from green tea; potent antioxidant; comforting

Found in: Power Peptide

WHITE TRUFFLE

Key Benefits: Increases skin’s elasticity by 35%; Increases moisturization by 48%; Reduces eye bag appearance by 14%; Reduces wrinkles by 12.8%; Creates a filler effect: increases skin thickness by + .39 mm [In vitro and in vivo tests]

Found in: Radiance Rescue

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YLANG YLANG

Key Benefits: Pure, plant-derived aromatic essential oil

Found in: Equalizer

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ZINC SULFATE

Key Benefits: Oil controlling, pore-refining

Found in: Measured Micrograins+

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