Palmitic acid is the most common saturated fatty acid found in animals, plants, and other microorganisms—including the stratum corneum of our skin. It is a non-essential fatty acid that can be synthesized by our bodies. Palmitic acid is a great emollient and is a permeation enhancer, which means it helps other ingredients sink deeply into the skin.1 It may be drying on skin if not blended with other types of fatty acids or barrier supporting ingredients.
 Kim, M., Doh, H., Choi, M., Chung, S., Shim, C., & Kim, D. et al. (2008). Skin Permeation Enhancement of Diclofenac by Fatty Acids. Drug Delivery, 15(6), 373-379. doi: 10.1080/10717540802006898
Products with Palmitic Acid
Balancing Hybrid Cleanser: calm + clarify
An indulgent daily ritual to perfectly prep the skin. Gently clarify, soothe redness and sensitivity, and delicately refine texture with this impurity dissolving balm and nourishing gel cleanser in one.
- A$50.00 – A$148.0050ml10ml
illuminating anti-stress treatment: brighten + mend
A soft, lightweight treatment to target the appearance of redness, dullness, and skin stress. Protect and soothe skin from the visible effects of free radical exposure, inflammatory response, or a compromised skin barrier. multiphasic actives restore vibrancy, lift tired skin, brighten the appearance of dark circles and enhance overall luminosity.
- A$52.00 – A$165.0050ml10ml
holistic tone balancing treatment: revitalize + perfect
An innovative approach to pigment correction delivering holistic skin balance and unprecedented radiance simultaneously. Multifunctional brighteners visibly lift discolorations, cellular repair agents target fine lines and redness, and active botanicals support resilience and vitality. A transformative treatment for skin that looks healthy, vibrant, and restored.
- A$58.00 – A$195.0050ml10ml
multi-corrective overnight facial: resurface + renew
An advanced resurfacing treatment to dynamically recondition skin’s appearance. An intelligent blend of direct acid, enzyme, and non-acid exfoliants soften visible blemishes, hyperpigmented spots, pores, and texture. Novel actives add supple volume, boost luminosity, and support a resilient microbiome for facial-like results overnight.
- A$58.00 – A$125.0030ml10ml
firming lipid concentrate: recontour + fortify
A velvety oil-based firming treatment to softly reshape the facial contour, soothe the appearance of redness and dryness, fill visible fine lines, and fortify the skin barrier. Cheeks, jawline, and neck appear plumped and lifted, inflammatory reactions less evident, and suppleness and elasticity are noticeably restored.