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Details on the ingredients in our firming lipid concentrate: The Potion. An innovative firming complex lifts, firms, and recontours skin's appearance.

bisabolol german chamomile

Bisabolol

Bisabolol is a natural monocyclic sesquiterpene alcohol and active constituent of German chamomile. This remarkable, well-studied soothing agent is great for calming the appearance of redness and irritation and is fantastic for sensitive skins.
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September 21, 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
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
sandalwood nut oil

Fusanus Spicatus Kernel (Sandalwood Nut) Oil

Australian sandalwood nuts are a sustainable byproduct from the fragrance industry. This supercritical CO2 extracted oil is prized for its ximenynic acid content accounting for over 30% of the total fatty acid composition. Not to…
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September 21, 2022
ethylhexyl olivate

Hydrogenated Ethylhexyl Olivate

Hydrogenated Ethylhexyl Olivate and Hydrogenated Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil Unsaponifiables form a light, soft lipid. Derived from olive oil, it's a natural ester of skin-conditioning fatty acids containing nourishing phytocompounds to support healthy skin.
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September 21, 2022
Isodecyl Neopentanoate

Isodecyl Neopentanoate

An ultra-light, low molecular weight, fast-spreading emollient ester that aids in product application, absorbtion, and dissolving oil-soluble active ingredients. It gives formulas an incredibly elegant feel and soft skin finish.
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September 25, 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
pataua oil

Oenocarpus Bataua (Patauá) Fruit Oil

Pataua oil has a dreamy, cushiony texture that absorbs readily and leaves behind a soft, almost powdery feel. Because it absorbs so well, it’s the perfect vehicle for transdermal delivery. This means it can help…
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September 21, 2022
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 between di- and tri-glyceride fractions of olive oil. Benefits include the ability…
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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
passionfruit oil

Passiflora Edulis (Maracujá) Seed Oil

Maracujá oil, also known as passionfruit oil, is remarkably high in skin healing linoleic acid. It’s rich in protective antioxidants to battle the effects of sun damage, pollution, and other environmental stressors. Antioxidant lycopene works…
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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
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
blackcurrant oil

Ribes Nigrun (Blackcurrant) Seed Oil

Black currant is a hero oil packed with anthocyanins, polyphenols, antioxidants, and gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). GLA is a type of omega-6 fatty acid famous for its ability to help ease inflammation. It absorbs quickly and…
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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
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 acid. It can hold many times its weight in water. Our sodium…
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September 26, 2022
vitamin e natural tocopherol d-alpha tocopherol

Tocopherol

D-Alpha Tocopherol, or vitamin E, occurs naturally in healthy skin. It offers significant antioxidant properties to help defend from pollution and other environmental stressors.
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September 21, 2022
tridecane

Tridecane

Tridecane and Undecane form a light, fresh, fast-spreading emollient derived from 100% renewable feedstocks. This volatile hydrocarbon is an ECOCERT approved, sustainably sourced alternative to the silicone cyclomethicone and helps products apply easily, absorb quickly…
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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
undecane

Undecane

Undecane and Tridecane form a light, fresh, fast-spreading emollient derived from 100% renewable feedstocks. This volatile hydrocarbon is an ECOCERT approved, sustainably sourced alternative to the silicone cyclomethicone and helps products apply easily, absorb quickly…
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September 27, 2022
ginger root

Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract

A multifunctional extract with antioxidant, soothing, and restorative properties. Most of these benefits are due to the presence of active constituent gingerol, but it also contains beneficial polysaccharides and amino acids. Ginger root is often…
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September 21, 2022