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Details on the rejuvenating and smoothing ingredients in Cipher formulas. Target the appearance of fine lines, loss of elasticity, and crepey skin.

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 the skin, support collagen synthesis to smooth the appearance of fine lines…
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September 24, 2022
ascorbyl tetraisopalmitate

Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate

Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate is the tetraester of ascorbic acid and isopalmitic acid. It is a clinically proven, stable, oil-soluble vitamin C derivative. It offers superior percutaneous absorption and effectively converts to free vitamin C in the…
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September 21, 2022
caffeine

Caffeine

Caffeine has antioxidant, circulation-promoting, and soothing properties. It also has an unmatched ability to de-puff eyes, visibly brighten dark circles, and firm and tone skin.
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September 21, 2022
hemp seed oil

Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil

Green-yellow-hued emollient rich in linoleic and linolenic acids, terpenes, terpenoids, and flavonoids. This exceptionally soothing lipid is perfect for skins prone to sensitivity, acne, and other ailments.
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September 24, 2022
papaya pawpaw oil

Carica Papaya (Pawpaw) Seed Oil

Papaya oil, or Pawpaw oil, is beautifully aromatic with a light silky touch. It’s remarkably high in antioxidant tocopherols and carotenoids (vitamin A), making it perfectly suited to improving skin elasticity, reducing wrinkles, and promoting…
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September 21, 2022
ceramides

Ceramide AP

Ceramide AP is one of the many types of ceramides that can be found naturally in the upper layer of the skin. They play an important role in having a healthy skin barrier and keeping…
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September 21, 2022
ceramides

Ceramide EOP

Ceramide EOP, or ceramide 1, is one of the many types of ceramides that can be found naturally in the upper layer of the skin. They play an important role in having a healthy skin…
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September 21, 2022
ceramide np

Ceramide NP

Ceramide NP, or ceramide 3, is one of the many types of ceramides that can be found naturally in the upper layer of the skin. They play an important role in having a healthy skin…
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September 26, 2022
chlorella microalgae prebiotic skin microbiome

Chlorella Vulgaris (Microalgae) Extract

Chlorella vulgaris is a form of green microalgae and is a rich source of carotenoids. In our formulas, we utilize this extract in two different forms. First, it combines with a second microalgae, haematococcus pluvialis,…
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September 21, 2022
ectoine Extremolytes Extremophiles

Ectoine

Ectoine is a multifunctional active touted as a "stress-protection molecule." It is a fermentation-derived amino acid derivative belonging to the group Extremolytes, which are molecules that protect extremophilic microorganisms from their hostile habitats. Benefits of…
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September 21, 2022
dna repair enzymes

Haematococcus Pluvialis (Microalgae) Extract

Haematococcus pluvialis is a form of green microalgae and is a rich source of astaxanthin. In our formulas, it combines with a second microalgae, chlorella vulgaris, to form a powerful DNA repairing active. This specialty…
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September 21, 2022
St. John's Wort hyperforin Hyperium Perforatum

Hyperium Perforatum (St. John’s Wort) Extract

An extract of St. John's Wort standardized to a minimum hyperforin content of 30%. Hyperforin, an active component of the plant, is a phloroglucinol with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity. Most impressively, it promotes faster skin…
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September 21, 2022
shiitake mushroom

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…
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September 21, 2022
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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…
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September 21, 2022
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 skin while mitigating visible redness. It reduces itching and burning sensations to…
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September 21, 2022
niacinamide

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…
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September 21, 2022
prickly pear oil

Opuntia Ficus-Indica (Prickly Pear) Seed Oil

Prickly Pear Oil is a light, fast-penetrating oil that’s extremely rich in essential fatty acids, especially the beloved linoleic (omega 6). Plus, it packs in heaps of antioxidants, polyphenols, amino acids and vitamin K. Prickly…
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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 skin matrix and the dermal-epidermal junction to plump fine lines and boost…
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September 21, 2022
phospholipids

Phospholipids

Phospholipids are nourishing skin-identical emollients with water binding properties. They make up about 75% of the cell membranes in our skin and when applied topically, they soften skin and can assist in delivery of active…
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September 26, 2022

Phytosphingosine

Phytosphingosine is a phospholipid. It’s a long-chain, complex fatty alcohol that’s naturally found in the outermost layer of the skin. It functions as a moisturising water-binding agent and has some preservative qualities.
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September 26, 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, combat redness and texture, visibly improve inflammatory skin disorders such as rosacea,…
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September 21, 2022
pomegranate oil

Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil

Pomegranate oil has a unique luscious feel and is rich in vitamin K plus an abundance of protective polyphenolic compounds such as punicic acid, flavonoids, anthocyanidins and tannins. It’s an antioxidant powerhouse that’s great at…
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September 21, 2022
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Retinal

Retinal, or retinaldehyde, is a gold-standard vitamin A active that targets multiple skin concerns simultaneously. By interacting with receptors inside keratinocytes, retinal promotes the proliferation of new cells. Our dermis begins to diminish as we…
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September 21, 2022
vegan collagen Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (Yeast) Extract nanovesicular nanovector

Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (Yeast) Extract

Vegan collagen derived through biotechnology from saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast. In our formulas, it is part of a system built to noticably lift skin and plump the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. To create this…
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September 27, 2022
chia seed oil

Salvia Hispanica (Chia) Seed Oil

Chia seed oil is an immediately soothing, calming and nourishing oil that contains an ideal 3:1 ratio of omega-3 (alpha-linolenic) and omega-6 (linoleic) fatty acids. It can significantly increase skin hydration and increase skin barrier…
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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 and is responsible for keeping skin bouncy and hydrated. In our formulas,…
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September 27, 2022
snow mushroom tremella

Tremella Fuciformis (Snow Mushroom) Polysaccharide

A heteropolysaccharide and exceptional skin hydrator extracted from the mushroom known as Silver Ear in China. Snow mushroom has antioxidant properties, supports wound healing, and its high glucuronic acid content replenishes skin's water stores.
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September 21, 2022
tripeptide-29 collagen anti-wrinkle smoothing peptide

Tripeptide-29

Tripeptide-29 is a signalling peptide that supports the skin's collagen creation process. It helps soften the appearance of fine lines while making skin look and feel plumper, more elastic, and hydrated. Tripeptide-29 is unique in…
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September 26, 2022