The Glossary

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Lactobacillus Ferment

Lactobacillus combines with Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract to form a skin-loving probiotic preservative. it protects from fungus, specifically yeast and mold, while providing anti-inflammatory and moisturising benefits.

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Lauryl Glucoside

Lauryl glucoside is a plant-based surfactant produced by combining coconut or palm oils with corn glucose. It is a very mild surfactant that helps to disperse the other ingredients in a formula.

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Lecithin

Lecithin is most often derived from soy and functions as an emollient and water-binding agent with skin-restoring abilities.

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Lentinus Edodes (Shiitake Mushroom) Extract

Shiitake mushrooms are packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds. They contain the antioxidant L-ergothioneine, which helps prevent the breakdown of skin cells from environmental stressors. As a rich source of kojic acid, shiitake mushrooms can visibly brighten, fade dark spots, and lighten acne scars. Shiitake’s anti-inflammatory properties help improve skin…

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Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate

Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate is a cutting edge, probiotic preservative derived from radishes fermented with leuconostoc kimchii; a lactic acid bacteria that has traditionally been used to make kimchi.

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Linoleic Acid

Linoleic acid, or essential fatty acid (EFA) Omega 6, is integral for proper function of the skin barrier. EFAs (Omega 6 and Omega 3) cannot be synthesized by the skin, so they must be obtained from external sources. EFAs have important roles in both the dermal and epidermal layers of…

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Linolenic Acid

Linolenic acid is an essential fatty acid (EFA) that includes two main forms: alpha linolenic acid (ALA, omega 3) and gamma linolenic acid (GLA, omega 6). Linolenic acid is integral for proper function of the skin barrier. EFAs (Omega 6 and Omega 3) cannot be synthesized by the skin, so…

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Lupinus Albus (White Lupin) Seed Extract

A proprietary lupin seed extract, trade named Collageneer, that serves as a multi-benefit firming active by stimulating synthesis of a high-quality collagen in the skin. It has remarkable anti-inflammatory abilities, anti-cancer qualities, and it effectively increases skin elasticity to firm and remodel the facial contour. This extract is specially synthesized…

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Myristyl Myristate

Myristyl myristate is an ester derived from myristyl alcohol, a nourishing fatty alcohol, and myristic acid, a saturated fatty acid. It functions as an emollient, texture enhancer, and co-emulsifier. Since it melts near body temperature, it imparts a lush, velvety sensation on application. It also gives products more body, aids…

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Niacinamide

Niacinamide, also known as vitamin B3, is a skin restoring hero that’s great for all skin types. It works with your skin's natural defences to improve the appearance of redness, blotchiness, uneven tone, oiliness, dehydrated skin, and more.

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