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Hydrating Ingredients

Explore the hydrating and plumping ingredients found in Cipher formulas. Quench thirsty skin and plump fine lines for a hydrated, bouncy look.

Glycine Alanine

Alanine

Alanine is an amino acid. It supports healthy skin function and helps ensure optimal hydration. Amino acids are building blocks of collagen and…
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September 21, 2022
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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September 21, 2022
arginine

Arginine

Arginine is an amino acid. Applied topically, it has antioxidant properties, is an excellent hydration booster, and supports collagen production.
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September 21, 2022
aspartic acid Isoleucine amino acids

Aspartic Acid

Aspartic acid is an amino acid. It supports healthy skin function and helps ensure optimal hydration. Amino acids are building blocks of collagen…
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September 21, 2022
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

Gluconolactone

Gluconolactone is a polyhydroxy acid (PHA) with more talents than exfoliation alone. Gentle and hydrating, it can be great for everyday use. Like…
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September 21, 2022
glycereth-26

Glycereth-26

A humectant that provides exceptional slip and hydration. It delivers the skin benefits of glycerin without the tacky finish.
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September 21, 2022
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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September 21, 2022
Glycine Alanine

Glycine

Glycine is an amino acid. It supports healthy skin function and helps ensure optimal hydration. Amino acids are building blocks of collagen and…
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September 21, 2022
amino acid skin hydration natural moisturizing factors serine Histidine

Histidine

Histidine is an amino acid. It supports healthy skin function and helps ensure optimal hydration. Amino acids are building blocks of collagen and…
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September 21, 2022
aspartic acid Isoleucine amino acids

Isoleucine

Isoleucine is an amino acid. It supports healthy skin function and helps ensure optimal hydration. Amino acids are building blocks of collagen and…
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September 21, 2022
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
lactobacillus bacteria

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…
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September 21, 2022
palmitoyl tripeptide-38 matrixyl synthe'6

Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38

Palmitoyl tripeptide-38 is a matrikine-mimetic compound that regulates cell activity, wound repair and collagen tissue remodeling. It stimulates six major constituents of the…
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September 21, 2022
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
sodium pca

PCA

PCA is short for pyrrolidone carboxylic acid. It’s a skin-identical humectant that helps keep skin plump and hydrated.
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September 21, 2022
amino acids Phenylalanine

Phenylalanine

Phenylalanine is an amino acid. It supports healthy skin function and helps ensure optimal hydration. Amino acids are building blocks of collagen and…
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September 21, 2022
potassium azeloyl diglicinate

Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate

Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate is a derivative of clinically proven hero ingredient azelaic acid and restoring amino acid glycine. It can balance skin tone,…
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September 21, 2022
valine proline

Proline

Proline is an amino acid. It supports healthy skin function and helps ensure optimal hydration. Amino acids are building blocks of collagen and…
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September 21, 2022

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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September 21, 2022
saccharide isomerate pentavitin

Saccharide Isomerate

Saccharide Isomerate is a 100% plant-derived carbohydrate complex that functions as a water-binding agent (humectant), emollient, and skin replenisher. It provides long-lasting moisturization…
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September 21, 2022
amino acid skin hydration natural moisturizing factors serine Histidine

Serine

Serine is an amino acid. It supports healthy skin function and helps ensure optimal hydration. Amino acids are building blocks of collagen and…
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September 21, 2022
Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate

Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate

Sodium chondroitin sulfate is a glycosaminoglycan that functions as a powerful humectant. Like its relative hyaluronic acid, it's part of the skin's dermis…
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September 27, 2022
hyaluronic acid sodium hyaluronate

Sodium Hyaluronate

Hyaluronic acid is a humectant, or water-holding molecule, that helps keep skin plump and hydrated. Sodium hyaluronate is the sodium salt of hyaluronic…
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September 26, 2022
sodium lactate

Sodium Lactate

Sodium lactate is the natural sodium salt of lactic acid derived from the fermentation of sugar. It’s a natural moisturising factor (NMF).
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September 26, 2022
sodium pca

Sodium PCA

Sodium PCA is the salt form of pyrrolidone carboxylic acid (PCA). It's a skin-identical humectant that helps keep skin plump and hydrated.
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September 21, 2022
threonine

Threonine

Threonine is an amino acid. It supports healthy skin function and helps ensure optimal hydration. Amino acids are building blocks of collagen and elastin.
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September 21, 2022