Glossary

Açai

Features a highly concentrated range of antioxidants. Rich in essential fatty acids, such as linoleic acid, omega-6 and omega-9.

Acrylates Copolymer

Used in styling products to add body, provide hold and protect hair from humidity.

Agave Americana Extract

Derived from the leaves of the century plant; tonic and antiseptic properties.

Aleurites Fordi Oil Copolymer

Derived from canola and tung oils; long chain fat that protects against moisture loss.

Algae Extract Chlorella vulgaris

Derived from algae; nourishes, softens, helps skin retain moisture.

Allantoin

Derived from comfrey root; promotes healing, protects, softens and conditions; anti-inflammatory.

Almond Meal Prunus amygdalus dulcis

Derived from almonds; gently exfoliates while it softens.

Almond Oil Prunus amygdalus dulcis

Derived from almonds; smoothes, softens, and protects skin and hair.

Aloe Vera Leaf Extract or Juice Aloe barbadensis

Derived from the leaf; rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, proteins, humectants; anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial.

Alpha Beta Hydroxy Acid Complex

Derived from citric acid (citrus fruit), lactic acid (fermented vegetables), malic acid (apples and cherries); exfoliates, refines and clears skin.

Alpha Hydroxy Acids

Derived from fruit; aids in the regeneration of surface cells, revealing fresh, radiant skin

Alpha Lipoic Acid

Derived from vegetables; antioxidant, anti-inflammatory; smoothes and tones.

Alpine Lichen Usnea barbata

Derived from tree moss; benefi cial for its anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-yeast properties.

Althea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Leaf/Root Extract

Derived from marshmallow leaf and root; humectant, holds moisture; calms and softens.

Ammonium Glycyrrhizate (Licorice Root) Extract

Derived from white licorice root; helps form and stabilize gels, controls oil, also soothes.

Anacyclus Pyrethrum Root Extract

Derived from the mount atlas daisy root; astringent, tonic; stimulates circulation.

Andiroba Oil Carapa guaianensis

Moisturizer. Rich source of essential fatty acids including oleic, palmitic, stearic, and linoleic acids.

Angelica Extract Angelica archangelica

Derived from angelica root; soothing, anti-inflammatory; natural fragrance.

Annatto Bixa orellana

Derived from the seeds; provides natural color

Antioxidant

A molecule capable of bonding with and neutralizing hazardous free-radicals.

Apple Extract Pyrus malus

Derived from apple; rich in alpha hydroxy acid, photonutrients and numerous vitamins; promotes skin rejuvenation; antioxidant.

Apricot Kernel Oil Prunus armeniaca

Derived from apricot seeds; smoothes, softens, and protects skin and hair.

Aqua

Purified or filtered water.

Aqueous Extract

Concentrated botanical constituents that are extracted or infused in water.

Arginine Amino acid

Derived from nuts and soybeans; a skin and hair conditioner.

Arnica Extract

Derived from arnica flowers; calms skin inflammations, promotes circulation, soothes sore muscles and joints.

Arnica Montana Flower Extract Arnica montana

Derived from arnica flowers; calms skin inflammations, promotes circulation, soothes sore muscles and joints.

Astrocaryum Murumuru Butter

Derived from brazilian murumuru fruit; vitamin a rich emollient; helps protect moisture balance for soft skin and lustrous hair.

Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour

Derived from oats formula; thickener; soothes and calms irritation.

Avocado Oil Persea gratissima

Derived from avocado kernels; nourishes, smoothes, and softens.

Awapuhi Extract Zingiber zerumbet

Derived from hawaiian wild ginger; promotes healing; softens and adds shine to hair.

Azulene

Derived from chamomile; anti-inflammatory; detoxifies, provides natural color.

Babassu Oil Orbignya oleifera

Derived from the fruit kernel; emollient, moisturizing.

Babassuamidopropalkonium Chloride

Derived from babassu oil; hair conditioning and antistatic agent

Baking Soda Sodium bicarbonate

Non-irritating, balances pH, cleanses and absorbs odor.

Balm Mint Extract Melissa officinalis

Derived from lemon balm leaves; clarifies, soothes, tones and calms skin and scalp.

Basil Extract Ocimum basilicum

Derived from the herb; stimulates circulation; relaxing and clearing.

Beeswax Cera alba

Derived from honeycomb; emollient; nourishes, moisturizes and softens.

Behentrimonium Methosulfate

Derived from canola oil; emulsifier; combines oil and water in the formulation of a cream or lotion.

Behenyl Alcohol

Derived from coconut fatty alcohols; thickening agent; helps prevent moisture loss.

Bentonite Clay

Natural, grey or green, montmorillonite clay; formula thickener/texturizer.

Benzoin Styrax benzoin

Derived from tree resin; stimulates circulation, lifts and rejuvenates.

Benzophenone-3

Sunscreen; protects skin and hair from damaging UVA and UVB rays

Benzophenone-4

Sunscreen; protects skin and hair from damaging UVA and UVB rays

Benzyl Alcohol

Derived from jasmine flowers or almond oil; safe, effective, food-grade preservative.

Bergamot Oil Cirtus bergamia

Derived from the rind of the fruit; balancing, relaxing and anti-bacterial.

Biosaccharide Gum

Derived from a mixture of sugars; conditions and softens skin.

Blackberry Fruit Extract Rubus Fruticosus

Polyphenol-rich extract derived from berry; antioxidant, improves skin texture, anti-aging, helps firm skin.

Blue-Green Algae

Derived from algae; provides natural green and blue colorants.

Borage Oil

Derived from the seeds; regenerative, rich in essential Omega fatty acids.

Borago Officinalis (Borage) Oil Borago officinalis

Derived from the seeds; regenerative, rich in essential Omega fatty acids.

Botanicals

Any plant derivative valued for its therapeutic or medicinal benefits.

Brassica Campestris

Derived from canola and tung oils; long chain fat that protects against moisture loss.

Brazil Nut Oil

Derived from the nuts; lubricates and moisturizes skin; antioxidant.

Bromelain Ananas sativus

Derived from pineapple, exfoliates and firms the skin; anti-inflammatory.

Burdock Root Extract Articum lappa

Derived from root, seed, and leaves of the Chinese burdock plant; healing and detoxifying.

Buriti

Richest source of beta-carotene. Aids in cell rejuvenation; antioxidant.

Butcher’s Broom Extract Ruscus aculeatus

Derived from European plant; ant-inflammatory; improves circulation.

Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane

Sunscreen; provides full spectrum protection against the damaging effects of sun exposure.

Butylene Glycol

Effective humectant for hair care.

Camellia Sinensis (Tea/Green Tea/White Tea) Extract

Derived from the leaf; antioxidant; repairs and strengthens.

Camellia Sinensis Seed Oil

Derived from tea seeds; light-weight, moisturizes and conditions the skin and hair.

Camphor Extract Cinnamomum camphora

Derived from the bark of the evergreen tree; tonic and freshener; anti-inflammatory and antiseptic.

Candelilla Wax Euphorbia cerifera

Derived from the candelilla shrub; used to harden waxes for lip balms. Moisturizes and protects.

Capric Triglyceride

Derived from palm or coconut oil; used as an emulsifier and emollient.

Caprylic

Derived from palm or coconut oil; used as an emulsifier and emollient.

Caprylyl Glycol

Derived from palm or coconut oil; humectant, attracts and holds moisture.

Caramel

Derived from heated sugar solutions; provides natural brown coloring.

Carapa Guaianensis (Andiroba) Seed Oil

Derived from Brazilian andiroba seeds; rich emollient with antimicrobial, reparative and soothing properties; also used traditionally as an insect repellant with a mild sweet aroma.

Carbomer

An emulsion stabilizer or thickening agent.

Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Oil

Derived from the seeds; rich in essential fatty acids, moisturizes and conditions the skin and hair.

Carica Papaya Fruit Extract

Derived from the fruit; vitamin-rich emollient, cleansing, exfoliating, humectant.

Carnauba Wax Copernicia cerifera

Derived from palm leaves; used for gloss and texture in lip balms.

Carrot Oil Daucus carota sativa

Derived from the carrot; rich in Vitamin A, nourishing and provides natural coloring.

Castor Oil Phosphate

Derived from castor beans; acts as a water dispersant to help oil-based ingredients mix into water-based ingredients.

Castor Oil Ricinus communis

Derived from the castor bean/seed; emollient used for soothing and protective properties.

Castor Wax Ricinus communis

Derived from the castor bean; emollient and moisturizing.

Cedarwood Juniperus virginiana

Derived from the plant; astringent, balancing and relaxing.

Ceteareth-20

Derived from a blend of cetyl and stearyl alcohol’s from coconut oil; emulsifier.

Cetearyl Alcohol

Derived from coconut oil; thickener, emollient and emulsifier.

Cetrimonium Chloride

Derived from coconut; used for hair conditioning, softening, and as a flyaway reducer.

Cetyl Alcohol

Derived from coconut oil; thickener, emollient and emulsifier.

Cetyl Ricinoleate Ricinus communis

Derived from castor beans; an emollient.

Chamomile (Chamomilla Recutita / Matricaria) Extract

Derived from the German chamomile flower; anti-inflammatory, regenerating; adds shine to hair.

Chlorophyll

Derived from plants; rich in Vitamin B, provides natural green colorant.

Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil

Derived from the fruit rind; aromatic essential oil, refreshing and uplifting.

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil

Derived from the rind of the fruit; aromatic essential oil, refreshing and cleansing.

Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract

Derived from the fruit rind; refreshing and clarifying.

Citrus Limonum (Lemon) Extract/Peel Oil

Derived from the rind of the lemon; clarifies and cleanses, refreshing, antibacterial.

Clary Sage Salvia sclarea

Derived from clary sage herb; rejuvenating, soothing and anti-inflammatory.

Cocamidopropyl Betaine

Derived from coconut; safe, skin-friendly cleanser that effectively removes surface oil, dirt and bacteria, without stripping or drying.

Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine

Derived from coconut; mild, effective cleanser.

Cocoa Butter Theobroma cacao

Derived from roasted cocoa seeds; nutrient-rich emollient and skin moisturizer.

Coconut Acid

Derived from coconut; helps break up oils, used as an emulsifier or cleansing aid.

Coconut Extract Cocos nucifera

Derived from coconut fruit; moisturizes and provides natural fragrance.

Coconut Milk Cocos nucifera

Derived from the fruit; moisturizes, softens and provides natural fragrance.

Coconut Oil Cocos nucifera

Derived from the fruit; rich in essential fatty acids; a nourishing and moisturizing anti-microbial that also provides natural fragrance.

Coleus Coleus forskohli

Derived from the root; helps reduce breakouts.

Colloidal Oatmeal Avena sativa

Derived from finely ground oatmeal; soothes, softens, relieves dry skin.

Copaiba

Resin has bactericide, germicide and anti-inflammatory properties to help protect the scalp against dryness, itching and flaking.

Coq10 Coenzyme Q10

Derived from fermented vegetable; an essential antioxidant found in every living cell of your body and the energy source for new cells and smooth, firm skin.

Coriander Coriandrum sativum

Derived from Coriander herb; anti-bacterial and provides natural fragrance and flavoring.

Corn Cob Meal Zea mays

Derived from milled corn cob; exfoliates, draws impurities from skin.

Corn Flour

Derived from corn; absorbs moisture, eases chaffing; used as a thickener in a liquid formulations.

Corn Starch

Derived from corn; absorbs moisture, eases chaffing; used as a thickener in a liquid formulations.

Cornstarch

Derived from corn; absorbs moisture, eases chaffing; used as a thickener in a liquid formulations.

Cotton Gossypium hirsutum

Derived from cotton fiber; natural cellulose fiber; absorbs moisture. Naturally absorbs odor and excess dampness. Provides texture.

Cucumber

Derived from the vegetable; tones, softens, moisturizes and hydrates.

Cucumis Sativus Extract Cucumis sativus

Derived from the vegetable; tones, softens, moisturizes and hydrates.

Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Extract

Derived from the seeds; reduces irritation.

Cupuaçu Butter

A rich emollient that delivers deep hydration and helps restore softness and elasticity.

Cyclomethicone

Derived from silica (a naturally occurring component of sand and quartz); skin and hair conditioner, emollient that adds shine to hair

Cyclopentasiloxane

Derived from silica (a naturally occurring component of sand and quartz); skin and hair conditioner, emollient that adds shine to hair

Decyl Glucoside

Derived from sugar; mild cleanser and foaming agent

Decyl Polyglucose

Derived from sugar; mild and gentle cleanser.

Dehydroxanthan Gum

Derived from natural carbohydrates; provides texture and viscosity.

Dermochlorella

Derived from green micro-algae; hydrates, nourishes, detoxifies, firms and stimulates cell regeneration.

Dicetyldimonium Chloride

Conditioning ingredient used to provide smoothness and ease of combing.

Dihydroxyacetone

Derived from sugar beets and sugar cane; reacts with skin for a safe sunless self-tan.

Dimethicone

Derived from silica (a naturally occurring component of sand and quartz); emollient, water repellent; adds shine to skin and hair.

Dimethiconol

Derived from silica (a naturally occurring component of sand and quartz); emollient, water repellent; adds shine to skin and hair.

Disodium 2-Sulfolaurate

Mild cleanser that effectively removes surface oil and dirt, without stripping or drying.

Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate

Derived from coconut oil; a safe, skin-friendly cleanser for both skin and hair that effectively removes surface oil, dirt and bacteria, without stripping or drying sensitive skin.

Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate

Derived from coconut oil and lauryl alcohol; very mild cleanser and foaming agent, excellent for sensitive skin.

Disodium Oleamido Succinate

Derived from oleic acid from sunflower oil; gentle surfactant and emulsifier.

Dmae Dimethylaminoethanol

Derived from soy; firms, tones and retains skin’s elasticity.

Echinacea Extract Echinacea purpurea

Derived from the herb; detoxifying, healing and immune stimulant.

Edychium Coronarium (Awapuhi) Root Extract

Derived from ginger root; softens and adds shine to hair.

Elder Flower Extract Sambucus nigra

Derived from the flowering shrub; cleansing and soothing.

Enteromorpha Compressa Extract

Derived from green macro-algae; softens, calms and is anti-inflammatory.

Epsom Salt Magnesium sulfate

Derived from a naturally occurring mineral; rich in magnesium; promotes relaxation and detoxifies.

Erythrulose

Derived from vegetable (beets); active ingredient which reacts with the keratin protein in the topmost dead skin layers to produce a natural color, providing a safe sunless self-tan.

Ethylene Glycol Monostearate

Derived from coconut or palm oils; mild, skin-friendly cleanser that effectively removes surface oil and dirt, without stripping or drying sensitive skin.

Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate

FDA-approved sunscreen ingredient.

Ethylhexyl Palmitate

Derived from palm oil; nourishing, emollient.

Ethylhexylglycerin

Derived from vegetable glycerin; natural deodorizer and skin conditioner.

Eucalyptus Extract Eucalyptus globulus

Derived from leaves of the Eucalyptus tree; refreshing, expectorant, anti-microbial and antiseptic.

Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Extract

Derived from Eucalyptus tree; anti-microbial and antiseptic.

Euterpe Oleracea Fruit

Features a highly concentrated range of antioxidants. Rich in essential fatty acids, such as linoleic, Acid, omega-6 and omega-9.

Evening Primrose Oil Oenothera biennis

Derived from evening primrose plants; high in essential fatty acids; conditions, and protects.

Fennel Foeniculum vulgare

Derived from fennel flower; moisturizing, detoxifying, calming and balancing.

Flavor

Made from a variety of naturally occurring and synthetic compounds, such as those found in fruits, whose primary function is to add a pleasant taste to lip care products.

Flax Seed Oil Linum usitatissimum

Derived from the plant; rich in fatty acid; nourishes and soothes.

Fragrance (Parfum)

Generally, ours are proprietary blends of natural essential oils. Occasionally we employ some synthetic ingredients but none of our fragrances contain toxic preservatives, phthalates or animal byproducts.

Frankincense Boswellia thurifera

Derived from the tree resin; soothing, balancing and rejuvenating.

French Clay

Derived from minerals; clarifies, firms and softens by removing impurities from the skin.

Fructan

Derived from various vegetable and wheat sugars; naturally occurring polymer that adds texture and moisture holding properties.

Fruit Acid Detox Fusion

A proprietary blend of fruits and botanicals that are rich in alpha hydroxy acids; exfoliates, purifies, detoxifies.

Geranium Maculatum Oil Geranium

Derived from the plant; balancing, rejuvenating, promotes circulation

Ginger (Zinigiber Officinale) Extract

Derived from the root; tonifying, warming, anti-inflammatory.

Ginkgo Biloba Extract

Derived from the leaf; antioxidant, protects from free-radical damage; anti-inflammatory; increases circulation and regenerates.

Ginseng (Panax Ginseng) Extract

Derived from the ginseng plant; invigorating, tones and rejuvenates.

Gluconolactone

Derived from sugar; natural preservative.

Glycereth 7 Cocoate

Derived from coconut; gentle cleansing agent and thickener.

Glycerin

Derived from vegetable oil; humectant, emulsifier and skin softener.

Glyceryl Behenate

Derived from glycerides of coconut fatty acids; used as an emollient and lubricant.

Glyceryl Cocoate

Derived from coconut oil; gentle cleanser and emulsifier.

Glyceryl Dibehenate

Derived from glycerin; emollient and lubricant.

Glyceryl Monolaurate

Derived from glycerin; emollient, skin-conditioner, emulsifier.

Glyceryl Stearate

Derived from vegetable fatty acids; soothes and softens; emulsifier.

Glyceryl Stearate Se

Derived from glycerin and stearic acid; contains sodium and potassium; softens; emulsifier.

Glycolic Acid

Derived from natural sugars; a form of alpha-hydroxy acid, helps to exfoliate dull skin cells.

Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Extract

Derived from the root; used for its natural anti-inflammatory properties; brightening and clarifying.

Goji Berry Lycium Barbarum

Vibrant red berry that grows on in the Himalayas in Tibet. Very high antioxidant content.

Golden Seal Hydrastis canadensis

Derived from the plant root; anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and cleansing.

Gotu Kola Centella asiastica

Derived from an herb native to India; rejuvenates and heals.

Grape Seed Oil Vitis vinifera

Derived from grape seeds; anti-oxidant and rich in phenols.

Grape Skin Extract Vitis vinifera

Derived from grape skin; nutrient rich, emollient, natural coloring and natural preservative.

Grapefruit (Seed) Extract Citrus grandis

Derived from grapefruit seeds; anti-bacterial and cleansing.

Grapefruit Citrus paradisi

Derived from the rind of the grapefruit; astringent, clarifying and uplifting.

Green Clay Montmorillonite

Natural, grey or green clay; provides thickness and texture; absorbs excess oils and impurities.

Ground Oatmeal Avena sativa

Derived from oats; adds texture, exfoliates, smoothes and softens.

Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

Derived from guar gum; promotes smoothness and ease of combing.

Helianthus Annuus Seed wax

Derived from the seed hulls; adds texture, softens and protects.

Hibiscus Extract Hibiscus sabdariffa

Derived from the fl ower; cleansing, soothing and moisturizing.

Hibiscus Flower Extract

Derived from the tropical flower; high in Vitamin C; antioxidant; cleansing, moisturizing.

Homosalate

Skin-friendly sunscreen; provides full spectrum protection against sun exposure.

Honey

Naturally produced by bees from concentrated plant nectars; nutrient-rich emollient and humectant.

Hyaluronic Acid Sodium hyaluronate

Derived from sugar beets and soy; humectant, forms non-occlusive moisture layer on skin; regulates skin hydration

Hydrogenated Castor Oil

Derived from castor beans; natural replacement for petroleum jelly; increases viscosity, moisturizes and protects.

Hydrogenated Coconut Oil

Derived from the fruit; natural replacement for petroleum jelly; increases viscosity, moisturizes and protects.

Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil

Derived from the seeds; natural replacement for petroleum jelly; increases viscosity, moisturizes and protects.

Hydrolyzed Oats

Derived from oats; adds texture and thickens hair; soothes, softens and nourishes.

Hydrolyzed Soy Protein

Derived from the beans; provides a smoothing effect to the skin.

Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein

Derived from wheat; strengthening and thickening for healthy hair.

Hydrosol

Distillate collected after passing steam through plant material; contains essential oils and plant extract materials.

Hydroxyethylcellulose

Emulsifier, thickener.

Hydroxy-Methylcellulose

Derived from wood pulp (glycine amino acid); adds body to hair.

Hyssop Hussopus offi cinalis

Derived from the herb; antiseptic, head clearing and stimulating.

Irish Moss Extract Chondrus crispus

Derived from red macro-algae; moisturizes, conditions and soothes; used to treat chapped skin.

Iron Oxides

Derived from iron combined with oxygen; provides natural mineral coloring.

Isopropyl Palmitate

Derived from palm oil; skin conditioner and emollient.

Japan Wax Rhus succedanea

Derived from berries of the Japanese sumac tree; used for gloss and texture in lip balms.

Jasmine Oil Jasmine offi cinale

Derived from the flower; adds intoxicating fragrance; soothing and moisturizing.

Jojoba Esters

Derived from jojoba seed oil; adds slip and moisturizing properties.

Jojoba Oil Simmondsia chinensis

Derived from the bean; nutrient-rich, soothes, moisturizes and softens.

Jojoba Wax Buxux chinensis

Derived from the bean; adds texture for gentle exfoliation.

Kaolin Clay

Derived from China clay; oil absorbing, deep cleansing and purifying.

Kukui Nut Aleurites moluccana

Derived from the nut; rich in essential fatty acids; moisturizes, repairs and protects

Lactic Acid

Derived from fermented vegetables; exfoliates, refines and clears skin.

Lanolin

Derived from sheared sheep wool; emollient and emulsifying.

Lauryl Polyglucose

Derived from cornstarch and fatty alcohols; gentle cleanser and foaming agent.

Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf /Stem

Derived from the flowering plant; antiseptic; cleanses, balances, soothes and heals.

Lavandula offi cinalis

Derived from the flowering plant; antiseptic; cleanses, balances, soothes and heals.

Lavender Flower or Juice Extract Lavandula angustifolia

Derived from the flowering plant; antiseptic; cleanses, balances, soothes and heals.

Lecithin

Derived from soybeans; emulsifier and antioxidant.

Lecithin Liposomes

Time-released antioxidant liposomes containing Vitamin E and A, gingko biloba, grapeseed and green tea; moisturizes.

Lemon Balm Extract Melissa offi cinalis

Derived from the herb; clarifies, refreshes, calms, detoxifies and soothes skin and hair; antiseptic.

Lemon Bioflavanoids

Derived from lemon fruits; antioxidant; protects from free radical damage; aids Vitamin C performance.

Lemongrass Extract

Derived from lemongrass plant; refreshing, toning, antiseptic; soothes muscle aches.

Linden Flower Extract Tilia cordata

Derived from fl owers; calming, soothing, relaxing; protects skin and hair.

Linoleic

Derived from sunflower seeds; provides a hydrating film for softness.

Linolenic Polyglycerides

Derived from sunflower seeds; provides a hydrating film for softness.

Linseed Oil Linum usitatissimum seed oil

Derived from flax seed; rich in Omega-3 fatty acids; anti-inflammatory, emollient, moisturizing.

Liposomes

Derived from phospholipids; absorbs and stores nutrients and vitamins for release after skin or hair application.

Liposomes of Superoxide Dismutase

Antioxidant; protects skin from free radicals.

Locust Bean Gum Ceratonia siliqua

Derived from the seed of the carob tree; humectant, moisturizing and smoothing.

Lonicera caprifolium

Derived from the plant; delicately sweet fragrance; smoothes and softens skin.

Luffa Cylindrica Fruit Powder

Ground powder of fibrous sea sponge; provides physical exfoliation.

Macadamia Seed/Nut Oil Macadamia integrifolia

Derived from the nut; high in palmitoleic acid; vitamin-rich; emollient and soothing.

Macrocystis Pyrifera Extract

Derived from the marine plant; mineral-rich; nourishes, softens and helps skin retain moisture.

Maddar Root Extract Rubia tinctorum

Derived from plant; provides natural red and purple colorants.

Malic Acid

Derived from apples and cherries; exfoliates, refines and clears skin.

Mandarin Extract Citrus reticulata

Derived from the peel of mandarin oranges; refreshing, cleansing; softens and improves texture.

Manganese Violet

Derived from naturally occurring compounds; pigment used in color cosmetics.

Mangifera Indica Seed Butter Mangifera indica

Derived from mango kernels; moisturizes and promotes cell rejuvenation.

Mango Butter

Derived from mango kernels; moisturizes and promotes cell rejuvenation.

Mango Fruit Extract and Juice Mangifera indica

Derived from mango fruit; antioxidant rich with natural enzymes that soften and smooth.

Meadowfoam Seed Oil Limnanthes alba

Derived from the seed; emollient high in fatty acids; helps prevent moisture loss.

Meadowsweet Extract Spiraea ulmaria

Derived from an herb; contains beta hydroxy acids;smoothes and softens skin and hair.

Menthol

Derived from peppermint; anti-inflammatory; promotes circulation, cools and refreshes.

Mica

Derived from minerals; lubricating; provides natural coloring, adds shine.

Moringa Pterygosperma Seed Extract

Derived from moringa tree seeds; purifying; provides color protection against fading and damage.

Mulberry Leaf Morus alba

Derived from the plant; clarifies and rejuvenates skin.

Myristamine Oxide

Derived from coconut; biodegradable cleanser, foam booster and conditioning agent.

Myrrh Commiphora myrrha

Derived from tree resin; anti-inflammatory, healing and antiseptic.

Napca

Derived from fruits, grasses and vegetables; moisturizer humectant and emollient.

Natural Flavor

Made from a variety of natural compounds, such as those found in fruits, spices and herbs, whose primary function is to add a pleasant taste.

Natural Grain Alcohol

Derived from grain; cosmetic grade, non-drying compound used as an emulsifier.

Oak Bark Quercus alba

Derived from bark; astringent, antiseptic and healing.

Oat Kernel Flour

Derived from oats; adds texture, soothes, softens, nourishes.

Oatmeal Avena sativa

Derived from oats; adds texture, soothes, softens, nourishes.

Octinoxate

Derived from peru balsam, cocoa and cinnamon leaves; provides optimum benefits and full spectrum protection against the damaging effects of sun exposure.

Octisalate

Sunscreen; provides protection against UVB rays.

Octocrylene

Sunscreen; provides protection against the damaging effects of sun exposure.

Octyl Methoxycinnamate

Derived from peru balsam, cocoa and cinnamon leaves; provides optimum benefits and full spectrum protection against the damaging effects of sun exposure.

Octyl Palmitate

Derived from palm oil; used as an emollient and humectant.

Octyl Salicylate

Sunscreen; provides optimum benefits and full spectrum protection against the damaging effects of sun exposure.

Oleic

Derived from sunflower seeds; provides a hydrating film for softness.

Oleyl Betaine

Derived from coconut and palm oils; gentle, non-stripping cleanser.

Olive Oil Olea europaea

Derived from olives; high in fatty acids and antioxidants; moisturizes and softens.

Olive Squalane

Derived from olives; protects, rejuvenates and moisturizes.

Orange Blossom Citrus aurantium

Derived from flowers; rejuvenating; promotes cell renewal and toning.

Orange Essential Oil

Derived from the rind of the fruit; aromatic and not oily; calming, refreshing and soothing.

Orchid Cymbidium grandifl orum

Derived from flowers; rejuvenating; promotes cell renewal and toning.

Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax

Derived from rice bran; emollient; helps protect against moisture loss.

Padimate O

Provides optimum benefits and full spectrum protection against the damaging effects of sun exposure

Palm Oil Elaeis guineensis

Derived from fruit or seed of the palm tree; gentle moisturizer.

Palmarosa Cumbopogon martini

Derived from grass; purifying and rejuvenating.

Panthenol Pro-Vitamin B-5

Derived from rice husks; deeply moisturizes and heals.

Papain

Derived from the papaya fruit; enzyme with exfoliating properties.

Papaya Carica papaya

Derived from the fruit; vitamin-rich, cleansing, exfoliating, humectant and is an emollient.

Passiflora Edulis (Maracuja) Fruit Oil

Derived from Brazilian maracuja fruit; calming, soothing, analgesic properties.

Passion Flower Passiflora Incarnata

Derived from fruit; calms and soothes.

Passion Fruit Oil

Calming and soothing. High in Vitamins A, C and essential fatty acids; excellent nourishing treatment for dry skin conditions.

Pentaclethra Filamentosa (Pracaxi) Oil

Derived from Amazonian pracaxi nuts; rich in phenols and organic acids; antioxidant, antimicrobial and antifungal; helps the repair process for healthy skin and hair.

Peppermint Extract and Oil Mentha piperita leaf and extract

Derived from the herb; refreshes, clears, clarifies, purifies, cools and cleanses.

Peppermint Mentha piperita

Derived from the herbs; refreshes, clarifi es and cleanses.

Peptide Complex Hydroxysuccinimide, chrysin and palmitoyl tetrapeptide-3

Derived from coconut oil and amino acid; stimulates a natural enzyme to reduce dark circles under the eyes.

Phenoxyethanol

Derived from sage essential oil; safe and effective food grade preservative.

Phospholipids

Derived from soy beans; antimicrobial properties; protects.

Phytosterol

Plant sterol; botanical analog to cholesterol; helps supplement the naturally occurring cholesterol present in skin cells; cholesterol is vital for healthy skin.

Pine Pinus sylvestris

Derived from wood; stimulating, refreshing and uplifting.

Pineapple Ananas sativus

Derived from fruit; vitamin-rich, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.

Plantain Plantago lanceolata

Derived from the plant; astringent, antiseptic and soothing.

Polyquaternium-10

Used in foam shaves to provide glide for a smooth shave

Polysorbate 20

Derived from fatty acids; an emulsifier and solubilizer used to facilitate the coupling of watersoluble with water insoluble ingredients in formulation.

Polysorbate 60

Derived from fatty acids; an emulsifier and solubilizer used to facilitate the coupling of watersoluble with water insoluble ingredients in formulation.

Portulaca Oleracea Extract

Derived from the common purslane plant; mineral-rich; contains Vitamin C and Omega-3 fatty acids; anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Potassium Cetyl Phosphate

Derived from coconut oil; used as an emulsifier.

Potassium Sorbate

Derived from naturally occurring unsaturated fatty acids; safe and effective food grade preservative.

Potato Starch Modified

Derived from potatoes; thickener and emollient.

Powdered Milk

Derived from skim milk; emulsifier and skin softener.

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Meal

Derived from the nut; gentle exfoliant; deep pore cleanser.

Psidium Guajava (Guava) Fruit Extract

Derived from the fruit; rich in Vitamins A & C; antiseptic and antioxidant properties.

Purified Water

Water treated by reverse osmosis to remove dissolved minerals and other impurities.

Pvp

Transparent polymer that provides hold; the functional ingredient in hair spray.

Pvp-Va Copolymer

Complex fixative which adds exceptional clarity and flexibility to the hair. Most common hair spray ingredient.

Pycnogenol Grape seed extract

Derived from the skin of the grape; nutrient rich emollient, natural colorant and natural preservative.

Rice Bran Oil Oryza sativa

Derived from the coat of rice grains; soothing and protects.

Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Oil

Derived from the seeds; rich in essential fatty acids; rejuvenates and repairs.

Rosa Canina Fruit Extract

Derived from the fruit; rich in Vitamin C; antioxidant properties.

Rosa Moschata Seed Oil

Derived from the seeds; high in essential fatty acids; regenerative properties.

Rosa-Sinensis Flower Extract

Derived from the tropical flower; high in Vitamin C; antioxidant; cleansing, moisturizing.

Rose Flower Extract Rosa centifolia

Derived from rose; softens, soothes and provides natural fragrance.

Rose Hips Extract Rosa canina

Derived from the extract of roses; rich in Vitamin C; anti-oxidant; provides natural red colorant.

Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) Extract

Derived from the plant; stimulates, purifies and invigorates.

Rosemary Leaf Oil Rosmarinus officinalis

Derived from the plant; exfoliates, clarifies and cleanses; stimulates scalp circulation, encourages hair growth, purifies and rejuvenates.

Rubus Chamaemorus (Cloudberry) Seed Oil

Derived from Arctic cloudberry seed; rich in antioxidants, carotenoids, phytosterols plus Omega 3 & 6 inoleic and alpha-linolenic acid; protects against free radical damage and promotes regeneration.

Sabdariffa Flower Extract

Derived from the tropical flower; high in Vitamin C; antioxidant; cleansing, moisturizing.

Safflower Oil Carthamus tinctorius

Derived from safflower seeds; an emollient high in oleic acid; nourishes, protects and firms.

Sage Extract Salvia officinalis

Derived from the sage plant; astringent, cleansing and antiseptic.

Salicylic Acid

Derived from the bark of the willow tree; gentle exfoliation and deep cleansing.

Sambucus Nigra Fruit Extract Elderberry

Derived from the berry; high in Vitamin C content; antioxidant.

Saponification

A process by which soap is created by yielding glycerol and crude soap.

Saponified Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil

Derived from coconut oil that has gone through saponification to form a gentle soap.

Saponified Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil

Derived from palm oil that has gone through saponification to form a gentle soap.

Saw Palmetto Extract Sarenoa serrulata

Derived from the palm fruit; soothing; traditionally used for a variety of male health issues including hair loss.

Sclerotium Gum

Derived from specially fermented sugar; used as a thickener.

Sd Alcohol-40

Derived from grain; cosmetic grade, non-drying compound used to dilute and dissolve other ingredients.

Sea Kelp Laminaria digitata

Derived from kelp; highly moisturizing, smoothing and firming.

Sea Salt Sodium chloride

Derived from seawater; contains all the minerals and micro-nutrients that are present in the sea (over 80 elements); exfoliates and promotes circulation.

Seaweed Extract

Derived from algae and kelp; rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals; balances and tones.

Sesame Oil Sesamum indicum

Derived from sesame seeds; antioxidant; soothes, smoothes and protects.

Shea Butter Butyrospermum parkii

Derived from the karite fruit on the mangifolia tree; soothes, protects and adds shine to hair.

Silica

Derived from sand; water repellent and lubricant.

Silica Silylate

Derived from silica; used as a thickener.

Sodium Benzoate

Derived from benzoic acid; used as a preservative in cosmetics.

Sodium Carbomer

An emulsion stabilizer or thickening agent used in cosmetics.

Sodium Chloride

Derived from salt; astringent and anti-inflammatory.

Sodium Citrate

Derived from minerals and citric acid; balances the pH level.

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate

Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate vs. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate. Although these names may sound similar to another, these molecules are very different with respect to shape, size, performance and even function. Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate is a large molecule ingredient. Large molecule ingredients are considered to be mild, gentle, and non-irritating, as they cannot penetrate the skin. In contrast, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate is a small molecule ingredient, and is capable of penetrating the skin, which can increase the occurrence of skin irritation.

Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate

Derived from coconut and palm oils; a safe, skin-friendly surfactant (foaming agent) for both skin and hair. This mild plant-derived surfactant creates a rich, luxurious lather that effectively removes surface oil, dirt and bacteria, without stripping or drying sensitive skin.

Sodium Methyl-2 Sulfolaurate

Derived from coconut; mild, non-drying cleanser.

Sodium Myreth Sulfate

Derived from coconut oil; adds emulsifying and foaming properties to products.

Sodium Pca

Derived from plant, fruits, grasses and vegetables; moisturizes; humectant and emollient.

Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate

Derived from coconut oil; used as an emulsifier; adds emollency.

Sodiumhydroxymethylglycinate

Derived from amino acids; gentle, safe and effective preservative.

Sorbitan Laurate

Derived from coconut; mild cleanser.

Sorbitan Stearate

Derived from berries; a natural alcohol used as a binder and humectant.

Sorbitol

Derived from fruits and berries; humectant (attracts and holds moisture).

Soy Bean Glycerides

Derived from soy beans; naturally occurring free fatty acids; emollient properties.

Soy Bean Oil Glycine soja

Derived from soy bean; rich in fatty acids and Vitamin E; moisturizes.

Soy Lecithin phosphatioylcholine

Derived from soybeans; emulsifier, stabilizer and antioxidant.

Soy Protein Glycine soja

Derived from soy bean amino acids; conditions skin and strengthens hair.

Soyamidopropalkonium Chloride

Derived from soybean oil; skin conditioner and moisturizer.

SPF

Sun Protection Factor; indicates at what rate one will sustain sun damage as compared to the same user’s unprotected rate.

Spirulina Maxima Extract

Derived from blue-green micro-algae; anti-aging, skin firming and mineral-rich.

Squalane

Derived from olives; protects, rejuvenates and moisturizes.

St. Johns Wort Hypericum perforatum

Derived from herb; calms, tones and heals.

Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine

Derived from palm oil; helps to reduce build-up on the hair.

Steareth-2

Derived from palm oil; mild cleansers and emulsifiers.

Steareth-20

Derived from palm oil; mild cleansers and emulsifiers.

Steareth-21

Derived from palm oil; mild cleansers and emulsifiers.

Stearic Acid

Derived from vegetable fatty acids; soothes, softens and emulsifies. Stearyl alcohol is derived from stearic acid and from vegetable fatty acids; an emulsifier with same benefits.

Stearyl Alcohol

Derived from vegetable fatty acids; soothes, softens and emulsifies. Stearyl alcohol is derived from stearic acid and from vegetable fatty acids; an emulsifier with same benefits.

Strawberry Fruit Extract Fragaria Vesca

Derived from berry; rich in vitamin C and antioxidant flavonoids, astringent, purifying, refreshing.

Sucrose (Sugar)

Derived from sugar beets; is an alpha hydroxy; gentle exfoliant and antioxidant.

Sucrose Cocoate

Derived from sugar beets and coconut oil; emulsifier and humectant.

Sugar Cane Juice Saccharum offi cinarum

Derived from sugar cane; contains glycolic acid, a naturally occurring alpha hydroxyl acids; gentle exfoliant and antioxidant.

Sugar Maple Extract Acer Saccharum

Derived from sugar maple tree; rich in naturally occurring AHA known as malic acid; exfoliates, encourages cell turnover, smoothing.

Sunflower Oil Helianthus annuus

Derived from the seed; contains large amounts of Vitamin E; softens and protects.

Sunflower Seed Wax

Derived from the seed hulls; adds texture, softens and protects.

Super Oxide Dismutase

Antioxidant which protects skin from free radicals.

Sweet Orange Oil Citrus sinensis

Derived from the orange fruit; aromatic essential oil; soothes, calms and refreshes.NR

Tapioca

Derived from cassava root; used as a thickener.

Tea Tree Oil Melaleuca alternifolia

Derived from the leaf; aromatic essential oil, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and expectorant.

Theobroma Grandiflorum (Cupuaçu) Seed Butter

Derived from Brazilian cupuaçu seeds; protective emollient; smoothes and softens; boosts hydration of dry, damaged skin and hair.

Thiamine

Thiamine is also known as vitamin B1. Nourishing and beneficial to healthy hair and scalp.

Tiger Nut

A reed-like tropical grass that grows from a tuber; rich in oligosaccharides which is known to increase collagen production.

Titanium Dioxide

A natural white mineral pigment; protects skin from sun damage by reflecting back the UVA [aging] and UVB [burning] rays.

Tocopherol Acetate

Derived from wheat germ and/or vegetable oils; heals, rejuvenates, softens, soothes and protects; acts as antioxidant. Tocopheryl acetate is derived from tocopherol; stabilizer and emulsifier.

Tribehenin

Derived from canola oil; used as a thickener.

Triethoxycaprylylsilane

Derived from silica; used as an emulsifier.

Trigonella Foenum Graecum (Fenugreek) Seed Extract

Derived from the seeds; anti-inflammatory; traditionally a conditioner for the hair.

Trimethylsiloxysilicate

Derived from silica; emollient, lubricant and thickener.

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat Germ) Oil

Derived from wheat kernel; rich source of Vitamin E; softens and smoothes.

Tromethamine Stearate

Derived from coconut oil and stearic acid; emulsifier, antimicrobial.

Turmeric Extract Curcuma longa

Derived from the root; natural yellow, gold and orange colorant; reduces inflammation; antioxidant, healing properties.

Ubiquinone CoQ10

Derived from fermented vegetable; essential antioxidant found in every living cell of your body, and the energy source for new cells; smoothes and firms skins.

Ulva Lactuca Extract Sea lettuce

Derived from green macro-algae; nourishes, hydrates and is anti-inflammatory.

Undecylenamidopropyltrimonium Methosulfate

Antifungal ingredient recommended for use in dandruff shampoos.

Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract

Derived from the plant; astringent; nourishes and tones the scalp and hair.

Vanilla Extract

Derived from vanilla bean; provides natural flavoring and fragrance.

Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract Vanilla planifolia

Derived from vanilla bean; provides natural flavoring and fragrance.

Vegetable Cellulose

Derived from vegetable cell walls; thickening and stabilizing in deodorants.

Vegetable Glycerin

Derived from vegetable oil; humectant; emulsifier and skin softener.

Vegetable Squalane Perhydrosqualene

Derived from olives; emollient and soothing properties.

Vitamin A Retinyl palmitate

Derived from retinol; antioxidant, stimulates skin rejuvenation.

Vitamin B Complex (Folic Acid)

Derived from green vegetables; aids cell formation and is an emollient.

Vitamin B Factor (Inositol)

Derived from wheat; protects hair and skin cells against damage from toxins.

Vitamin B Factor (Niacin B3)

Derived from nuts and grains (Vitamin B factor); healing; stimulates circulation.

Vitamin B2 Riboflavin

Nourishing and beneficial to healthy hair and scalp.

Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine

Nourishing and beneficial to healthy scalp circulation.

Vitamin C

Derived from citrus fruit; natural food grade preservative which maintains proper pH balance in products; powerful antioxidant that promotes circulation, stimulates collagen and elastin production; alpha-hydroxy and astringent.

Vitamin D

Derived from lanolin (from trimmed sheep’s wool); essential nutrient that promotes healing.

Vitamin E (D-alpha tocopherol)

Derived from wheat germ and/or vegetable oils; heals, rejuvenates, softens, soothes and protects; acts as antioxidant. Tocopheryl acetate is derived from tocopherol; stabilizer and emulsifier.

Vitamin E (Tocopherol)

Derived from wheat germ and/or vegetable oils; heals, rejuvenates, softens, soothes and protects; acts as antioxidant. Tocopheryl acetate is derived from tocopherol; stabilizer and emulsifier.

Vitis Vinifera (Grape Seed) Polyphenols

Derived from grape seed; ultimate antioxidant to protect from skin-damaging free radicals. Grape seed powder is derived from the seeds; adds texture for gentle exfoliation. The oil is derived from the seeds; antioxidant and rich in phenols.

VP/Eicosene Copolymer

Used to repel water, emollient properties.

VP/Va Copolymer

Styling ingredient that adds holding ability to the product.

Walnut Extract or Powder Juglans nigra

Extract is derived from the husk of the nut, powder from the hulls; beneficial in skin treatments and exfoliation; provides natural coloring; used in sunless tanners.

Wheat Germ

Derived from wheat kernel; rich source of Vitamin E; softens and smoothes, strengthens and protects.

Wheat Protein Triticum vulgare

Derived from wheat kernel; rich source of Vitamin E; softens and smoothes, strengthens and protects.

Wild Thyme Extract Thymus serpillum

Derived from flowering tops; cleansing and antiseptic properties.

Wild Yam Root Extract Dioscorea villosa

Derived from the root; anti-inflammatory and has healing properties.

Willow Bark Extract Salix alba

Derived from the bark; natural source of salicylic acid; anti-acne, anti-inflammatory, cleanses, exfoliates.

Witch Hazel Extract Hamamelis virginiana

Derived from plant leaves; astringent, anti-inflammatory; soothes and heals.

Xanthan Gum

Derived from natural carbohydrates; thickens and soothes.

Xanthane Gum

Derived from natural carbohydrates; thickens and soothes.

Yarrow Extract Achillea millefolium

Derived from herb; mild astringent, anti-inflammatory, and soothing; provides natural coloring.

Ylang Ylang Oil Cananga odorata

Derived from the flower; aromatic essential oil; balances, tones and soothes.

Yucca Extract Yucca schidigera

Delived from the yucca plant; rich emollient and natural sudsing agent.

Zinc Oxide

Natural white mineral pigment provides an effective moisture barrier to protect sensitive skin. Also approved for sun protection.

Zingiber Officinale Extract Ginger

Derived from the root; calming, soothing and is an anti-inflammatory.