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C-Shield Ingredients

Details on the ingredients in our rapid refining antioxidant serum: C-Shield. Synergistic preventative and corrective action to visibly brighten skin.

Anhydroxylitol Anhydroxylitol aquaxyl

Anhydroxylitol

A dehydrated derivative of plant sugar xylitol. This efficient saccharide humectant is part of a trio of tack-free sugar-based hydrators which also includes…
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August 22, 2023
Ascorbic Acid ascorbic acid vitamin c serum LAA

Ascorbic Acid

Ascorbic acid is vitamin C in its pure form. This gold-standard, well-studied antioxidant offers multifunctional, clinically proven results. Ascorbic acid can visibly brighten…
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August 22, 2023
Betaine betaine anhydrous from sugar beet

Betaine

Betaine is an amino acid extracted from sugar beet molasses and vinasses. It’s a nourishing and functional ingredient that is hydrating, an anti-irritant,…
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September 21, 2022
Disodium EDTA disodium edta Sodium Metabisulfite

Disodium EDTA

Disodium EDTA is salt forms of ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA). It's a safe and effective chelating agent, meaning it binds to metal ions to…
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July 15, 2024
Ectoin ectoin Extremolytes Extremophiles

Ectoin

Ectoin is a multifunctional active touted as a "stress-protection molecule." It is a fermentation-derived amino acid derivative belonging to the group Extremolytes, which…
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July 15, 2024
Glycerin glyceryn

Glycerin

Glycerin is a humectant that works to draw moisture into the upper layers of the skin. It also supports proper function of the…
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August 22, 2023
Lactic Acid glycolic lactic salicylic acid aha bha

Lactic Acid

Lactic acid, like all alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), helps slough away old, dead skin cells on the surface to reveal improved skin texture…
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September 21, 2022
Madecassoside centella asiatica gotu kola madecassoside

Madecassoside

Madecassoside is a pentacyclic triterpene and remarkable active constituent of the centella asiatica (gotu kola) plant. It's a calming soother that promotes smooth…
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September 21, 2022
Olive Glycerides olive glycerides

Olive Glycerides

Olive Glycerides are a multifunctional emollient ingredient coming from non-edible fractions of olive by-products. This soft, velvety, dry touch oil provides unique synergy…
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September 21, 2022
Oryzanol rice bran oil gamma oryzanol

Oryzanol

Gamma oryzanol is a multi-functional phytosterol from rice bran oil with powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory abilities. It contains a mixture of sterols and…
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August 22, 2023
Panthenol panthenol vitamin b5

Panthenol

Panthenol, also known as vitamin B5, is essential for helping skin defend itself against external stressors. It supports skin barrier function to promote…
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September 21, 2022
Propanediol

Propanediol

Propanediol functions as an emollient, humectant, and solvent and is derived from corn. It is considered a more skin-friendly alternative to propylene glycol.
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August 22, 2023
Propyl Gallate propyl gallate

Propyl Gallate

Propyl Gallate, a derivative of antioxidant gallic acid, is used in small amounts to stabilize sensitive active ingredients in formulas from degredation.
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September 21, 2022