The Glossary

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Undecane

Undecane and Tridecane form a light, fresh, fast-spreading emollient derived from 100% renewable feedstocks. This volatile hydrocarbon is an ECOCERT approved, sustainably sourced alternative to the silicone cyclomethicone and helps products apply easily, absorb quickly and leave a smooth, dry skin feeling.

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Undecylenoyl Phenylalanine

Undecylenoyl Phenylalanine is a derivative of phenylalanine, key amino acid of the melanogenesis process. This unique molecule, known as a lipoamino acid, combats the appearance of hyperpigmentation to reveal a brighter and more even skin tone. It’s thought to achieve this by suppressing activity of α‐melanocyte‐stimulating hormone (α‐MSH) and beta‐adrenergic…

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Xanthan Gum

Xanthan gum is a polysaccharide that functions as a natural polymer to help thicken and stabalise products.

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