Ingredient glossary

A good skincare routine begins with understanding what your skin needs, so we believe everyone should be able to understand the label on our products.

Here you can discover a complete collection of the ingredients we use in our formulations, what they are and what they do.



Aloe vera

aleo vera

WHAT IT DOES ?

The ancient Egyptians called it the ‘plant of eternity’ and believed aloe vera was the secret to beauty, health and immortality. Today, this resilient plant is still known for its healing properties and is widely used to reduce inflammation, soothe and hydrate skin.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Aloe vera possesses water-binding, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. It is able to draw oxygen to the skin, lock in moisture and encourage wound healing. This healing action also soothes itchy skin , reduces redness and replenishes hydration to promote a calm, softened complexion.

FOUND IN:

OPTIGLOSS

PRO-COLLAGEN DAY TREATMENT

Astaxanthin

astaxanthin

WHAT IT DOES ?

Astaxanthin plays a shielding role on the skin by creating a protective barrier against free radicals and pollution while preparing the skin for sun exposure. It also acts to improve the appearance wrinkles, fine lines and hyperpigmentation.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Astaxanthin is part of the family carotenoids or nutrients with antioxidant action. This substance from micro-algae allows them to protect themselves against the aggressions of its environment such as temperature, excessive exposure to the sun, poor hydration,etc.

FOUND IN:

EYE REVIVE TREATMENT

NACA SUPRÊME EYE CRÈME

NACA SUPRÊME CRÈME

NACA SUPRÊME CRÈME RICHE

Almond Oil

Almond oil

WHAT IT DOES ?

Primarly used as an emollient, almond oil boasts a variety of skin-repairing properties to protect, moisturise, soothe inflammation and combat dryness.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Almond oil is a mild, hypoallergenic oil that can be safely used even on baby skin. Naturally rich in replenishing fatty acids and antioxidants, regular application of the oil can protect your skin from oxidative stress and UV radiation damage, keeping it soft and supple.

FOUND IN:

COLLAGEN LIFT CRÈME

Azelaic acid

Azelaic acid

WHAT IT DOES ?

Azelaic acid, which fights the anaerobic bacteria responsible for acne, reduces the number of blackheads in affected areas and has anti-inflammatory properties.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Azelaic acid has powerful antibacterial properties that act on acne and hyperpigmentation. It has an action on the keratinization process which allows it to prevent the appearance of brown spots. 

FOUND IN:

OWN YOUR GLOW TONER

5 MINUTE FACIAL MASQUE

Borage oil

borage oil

WHAT IT DOES ?

Renown for its revitalizing and skin protecting properties, borage oil is often used to improve signs of ageing such as loss of elasticity and dark spots. Its healing actions are especially beneficial for sensitive and irritated skins.

HOW IT WORKS ?

The Borage flower is rich in omega-6 which gives it regenerating and restorative properties. The presence of gamma-linolenic acid in the oil create a hydrolipidic film on the skin, making it more flexible.

FOUND IN:

PURIFYING MASQUE

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MASQUE

Betaine

betaine

WHAT IT DOES ?

Betaine controls water balance and strenghtens the skin's moisture barrier. Besides its potent moisturizing action, this ingredient can temporarily reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, soothe irritated and inflamed skin as well as reduce the appearance of blemishes and hyperpigmentation. Its non sticky texture leaves your skin feeling silky and smooth.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Betaine is primarly used as a humectant. The small molecular structure of this ingredient and its ability to bond with hydrogen (AKA interacting with water) gives it the ability to retain moisture. It has been found to reduce the appearance of wrinkles on the skin. Betaine smoothes and softens the skin, reducing sensitivity to external irritants.

FOUND IN:

HYDRA PLUMP CRÈME

HYALURONIC PURE SÉRUM

HYALU.REPAIR SÉRUM

COLLAGEN LIFT CRÈME

HYDRA NIGHT MASQUE

CO-ENZINE Q10

coq10

WHAT IT DOES ?

Naturally occurring in the body, co-enzyme Q10 is a vitamin-like substance that possesses powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Topical application of co-enzyme Q10 promotes firmer, more youthful-looking skin.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Rich in antioxidants, this essential enzyme combats damaging free radicals that hinder the production of collagen and elastin. As we age and are exposed to environmental stressors, our natural co-enzyme Q10 resources deplete and our skin becomes less firm. Incorporating this active ingredient into your skin care regime helps to promote the appearance of a firmer, more youthful-looking complexion.

FOUND IN:

COQ10 PURE SÉRUM

Collagen

collagen

WHAT IT DOES ?

Naturally occurring in our skin, collagen works to hydrate and provide instant plumping effects to our skin. elastin is the second most abundant protein in the body and provides our skin with the necessary structure and elasticity. The body’s natural collagen and elastin production declines with age and many modern lifestyle factors (like stress, poor diet, pollution, etc.) can also decrease the body’s ability to make it. This is when fine lines and wrinkles can start to appear, and skin moisture and plumpness may begin to decrease due to loss of skin elasticity.

Fun fact:

Our products are formulated with collagen extracted from jellyfish washed up from Brittany's beaches in France. Furthermore, this collagen is also the closest equuivalent to the human substance with powerful moisturizing, firming and lifting properties.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Collagen has the ability to bind and retain many times its own weight in water, which makes it a great moisturizing ingredient. It works with elastin to boost cell regeneration and improve the skin's texture, fine lines and wrinkles.

FOUND IN:

COLLAGEN PURE SERUM

COLLAGEN LIFT CRÈME

COLLAGEN EYE LIFT

COLLAGEN FACE LIFT

Ceramides

CeramidesWHAT IT DOES ?

Ceramides are naturally occurring fatty acids that help to repair and strengthen the skin’s natural barrier system. They improve skin texture and help to keep it hydrated and soft.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Ceramides play an essential role in the structure of skin’s epidermal layers. Naturally occurring, they retain water and encourage cell regulation. Ceramide production decreases as we age, which makes topical application beneficial for everyone. They are ideal for improving the appearance of irritated, scaly, rough, dry, aged and sun-damaged skin.

FOUND IN:

CERAMIDES PURE SERUM

Charcoal

charcoal

WHAT IT DOES ?

While it might seem contradictory to use this black substance to cleanse and detoxify the skin, charcoal has long been used in deep cleansing solutions and acne treatments. A saviour for congested, shine-prone complexions, this carbon material purifies and reduces the appearance of excess oil.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Renowned for its absorption powers, this detoxifying ingredient acts as a magnet to attract and draw impurities, dirt and excess oils out of the skin. Because of these properties and its antibacterial nature, charcoal is often found in mattifying, anti-blemish formulations.

FOUND IN:

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MASQUE

PURIFYING MASQUE

Citric acid

citric acidWHAT IT DOES ?

An powerful extract occurring naturally in citrus fruits like oranges, grapefruit and lemons, citric acid brightens and exfoliates in one go.

HOW IT WORKS ?

A type of alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA), this multi-tasking chemical exfoliator speeds up the removal of dead skin cells. The result? The appearance of age spots, fine lines, uneven skin tone and acne scarring is diminished.

FOUND IN:

OWN YOUR GLOW PRE-CLEANSER

LASH MAGIC

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MASQUE

PURIFYING MASQUE

HYALU.REPAIR SÉRUM

PRO-COLLAGEN DAY TREATMENT

HYALURONIC PURE SÉRUM

RESURFACING NIGHT TREATMENT

HYDRA PLUMP CRÈME

Chamomile flower

chamomile

WHAT IT DOES ?

With its roots in aromatherapy and traditional medicine this restorative, antioxidant-rich plant is known for its potent anti-inflammatory and soothing properties. Chamomile is often used in skin care formulations to calm, soften and heal the complexion.

HOW IT WORKS ?

The plant’s anti-inflammatory nature can be attributed to its high concentration of flavonoids, which also offer anti-redness and anti-itch benefits. By providing these calming properties, chamomile can be used to relieve irritated, stressed out complexions.

FOUND IN:

NACA SUPRÊME EYE CRÈME

OWN YOUR GLOW PRE-CLEANSER

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MASQUE

PURIFYING MASQUE

Coconut oil

coconut oil

WHAT IT DOES ?

Coconut is able to deeply hydrate thanks to its excellent delivery system that enables it to transport other nutrients into the skin. These excellent emollient properties combined with skin repairing and antimicrobial actions, make this oil an ideal moisturizing ingredient for dehydrated, itchy and sensitive skin.

HOW IT WORKS ?

As a source of antibacterial lauric and anti-inflammatory caprylic acids, coconut oil works as a rich moisturiser and antioxidant. Rich in vitamins and minerals, it can also help in combating acne-causing bacteria leaving skin clean and clear. Since coconut oil is so nourishing, it is especially great for dry skin.

FOUND IN:

C+E SÉRUM

VITAMIN C PURE SÉRUM

COQ10 PURE SÉRUM

VITAMIN A PURE SÉRUM

Cornflower

Cornflower

WHAT IT DOES ?

Cornflower relieves congestion in tired eyes, notably for people suffering from allergies. Its use is also known for invigorating, regenerating and soothing the skin.

HOW IT WORKS ?

The anthocyanins in cornflowers have strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties so using cornflowers will remedy tired, itchy and puffy eyes. Furthermore cornflower’s cooling and toning properties help tighten and firm the tissues while healing micro-lesions of the skin, improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles (especially around the eyes).

FOUND IN:

LASH MAGIC

OWN YOUR GLOW PRE-CLEANSER

Cassia angustifolia seeds

Cassia angustifolia seeds

WHAT IT DOES ?

Cassia Angustifolia is an highly moisturizing and skin conditioning ingredient. It has the ability to provide super hydration by binding moisture to the skin to effectively repair dryness, provide long lasting suppleness and moisture. The added hydration plumps and improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It can also function as an anti-inflammatory and treatment for acne. 

HOW IT WORKS ?

Cassia Angustifolia is a plant extract highly concentrated in polysaccharides. It mimics the effects of hyaluronic acid to soften skin, providing long-lasting hydration and plump fine lines and wrinkles. As an anti-inflammatory and skin reparing ingredient, this Indian seed also works to soothe skin , reducing inflammation and support repair for healthy, more supple skin.

FOUND IN:

HYDRA PLUMP CRÈME

HYALURONIC PURE SERUM

HYALU.REPAIR SÉRUM

HYDRA NIGHT MASQUE

DMAE

DMAE

WHAT IT DOES ?

This powerful anti-ageing ingredient helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles as well as improve the skin’s firmness and elasticity.

HOW IT WORKS ?

DMAE has both anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties to protect skin from free radical that contribute to early signs of aging, including wrinkles and fine lines. This active ingredient acts to strengthen skin cells and their membranes while protecting the cell’s structure from those damaging free radicals. It also has skin tightening properties that promote firmer, smoother, and younger-looking skin.

FOUND IN:

DMAE PURE SÉRUM

Diamant

diamond

WHAT IT DOES ?

Diamond powder creates a brightening effect and helps other nutrients penetrate deeper into the skin.

HOW IT WORKS ?

In the form of microparticles, diamond is lodged in wrinkles and fine lines to fill them and thanks to its ability to reflect light, it attenuates them and illuminates the complexion. Diamond with its exfoliating properties deeply smoothes the skin and stimulates the natural production of collagen and elastin while stimulating blood microcirculation.

FOUND IN:

DIAMOND SUPRÊME CRÈME DE NUIT

Elastin

elastin

WHAT IT DOES ?

Elastin works together with collagen to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles, while helping to restore and maintain the skin’s elasticity.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Elastin is the second most abundant protein in the body. The function of elastin is to keep your skin tight and young-looking. Since we lose elastin as we age, our skin begins to sag and the muscles weaken, causing fine lines and wrinkles, particularly in the areas we where we make repeated facial expressions. Topical application of elastin will boost your skin's natural production and help reduce the appearance of existing wrinkles while helping to prevent formation of new ones.

FOUND IN:

COLLAGEN PURE SÉRUM

Eyebright

eyebright

WHAT IT DOES ?

Eyebright helps the eyes look more awake and brightened. It’s naturally astringent, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties make the delicate skin around the eyes look more youthful and refreshed.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Eyebright contains flavonoids and tannins that have antioxidant benefits and protect skin from premature fine lines and wrinkles. Eyebright can also help decrease inflammation. If your eyes are prone to puffiness and redness, this herbal extract can truly help calm and reduce swelling. It is also anti-bacterial, which means it can help protect from eye infections as well as breakouts. Finally, eyebright’s astringent qualities help tighten skin and shrink pores, so it’s great for giving the eye area a fresh, taught appearance and benefits the face in general, too.

FOUND IN:

LASH MAGIC

Glycerin

Glycerin

WHAT IT DOES ?

Glycerin replenishes the skin by drawing moisture from the air around us and locking that that moisture in.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Syrupy in texture, glycerin is a skin-repairing substance found naturally in the skin— one of many that help maintain the outer barrier, and by doing so, assist in preventing the appearance of dryness or scaling. Combined with other emollients and/or oils, it’s a fundamental ingredient in most moisturizers.

FOUND IN:

HYALU.REPAIR SÉRUM

HYALURONIC PURE SÉRUM

RESURFACING NIGHT TREATMENT

Grape seed oil

grape seed oil

WHAT IT DOES ?

Grape seed oil delivers smoother, softer, more radiant skin. Its antioxidant content strengthens skin’s resilience to pollution and other environmental aggressors.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Grape seed oil is rich in linoleic acid and vitamins C, D and E plus a concentrated amount of essential fatty acids, which assist in fighting the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Packed with potent antioxidants, grape seed oil diminishes the sun’s harmful effects and helps to combat the effect of damaging free-radicals. The linoleic acid found in grape seed oil soothes and nourishes the skin’s appearance, whilst the vitamin E keeps the complexion looking firm and smooth.

FOUND IN:

C+E SÉRUM

VITAMIN C PURE SÉRUM

COQ10 PURE SÉRUM

HYDRA NIGHT MASQUE

Glycolic Acid

glycolic acid

WHAT IT DOES ?

This alpha hydroxy acid helps reduce the look of age spots while promoting a softer, smoother, healthier and more radiant complexion.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Glycolic acid works by breaking down the substance that holds dead skin cells together, promoting cell turnover and leaving the skin’s surface smooth and clear. At the same time, it can stimulate the production of hyaluronic acid and increase moisture uptake to boost hydration levels. Its hydrating and exfoliating properties make this an excellent ingredient to treat acne and ageing skin.

FOUND IN:

HYALU.REPAIR SÉRUM

HYALURONIC PURE SÉRUM

RESURFACING NIGHT TREATMENT

Hyaluronic acid

hyaluronic acid

WHAT IT DOES ?

Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in the skin with the ability to enhance moisture content beyond comparison with anything else, and at the same time revitalize the skin’s outer layers so they look and feel softer, smoother, and especially, radiantly hydrated.

HOW IT WORKS ?

As we age, our skin loses the ability to preserve moisture, resulting in the visible loss of firmness, pliability, and plumpness. With the ability to hold up to 1000x its own weight in water, applying Hyaluronic acid on your face replenishes moisture and plumps up the skin to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. It also has antioxidant properties to protect your skin from the environment, sun exposure and harsh chemicals.

FOUND IN:

HYALURONIC PURE SÉRUM

HYALU.REPAIR SÉRUM

HYDRA PLUMP CRÈMEHYDRA NIGHT MASQUE

OWN YOUR GLOW PRE-CLEANSER

OPTILASH ADVANCED

OPTIBROW ADVANCED

OPTIGLOSS

COLLAGEN LIFT CRÈME

NACA SUPRÊME EYE CRÈME

NACA SUPRÊME CRÈME RICHE

NACA SUPRÊME CRÈME

RESURFACING NIGHT TREATMENT

EYE REVIVE TREATMENT

Jojoba oil

jojoba oil

WHAT IT DOES ?

Believed by Native Americans to have mystical, healing powers, the oil derived from the jojoba plant is among the earliest forms of natural skin care. Today being used as both a moisturiser and emollient, jojoba oil is best known for its ability to enhance the skin’s barrier-repair properties.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Jojoba oil is similar to the skin’s own natural wax ester. While allowing pores to remain dilated, this nourishing helps deliver nutrients. It also acts as a carrier, helping transport other important compounds to the skin.

FOUND IN:

NACA SUPRÊME EYE CRÈME

EYE REVIVE TREATMENT

COLLAGEN LIFT CRÈME

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MASQUE

PURIFYING MASQUE

Kaolin

Kaolin

WHAT IT DOES ?

Koalin gently cleanses and pulls impurities from the pores without causing redness. When used overtime, this versatile ingredient can improve  firmness, promote a more even skin tone and help to regulate oiliness.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Kaolin removes dead skin cells, keeping skin looking smooth and soft. It provides a powerful detoxifying treatment to help suck out impurities such as dirt, grime, excess oil and any type of pollutants that are clogging up your pores. This cleanses the pores as well as improving the skin's balance and decreasing levels of pore-clogging oils, dirt and toxins that might cause breakouts.

FOUND IN:

PURIFYING MASQUE

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MASQUE

Licorice

licorice

WHAT IT DOES ?

Sourced from the root of the glycyrrhiza glabra plant, licorice extract is one of the oldest remedies in history. As a must-have ingredient in the skin care regime of Japanese geisha, this skin-brightening agent has long been praised for its ability to minimize discolourations and promote the appearance of an even complexion.

HOW IT WORKS ?

By inhibiting melanin production, Licorice extract improves the appearance of dark spots and discolourations, promoting a brighter, more even toned complexion. This active ingredient is also known for its potent anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, that help to detoxify the skin and reduce skin sensitivities.

FOUND IN:

LICORICE PURE SÉRUM

RESURFACING NIGHT TREATMENT

Lactic acid

lactic acid

WHAT IT DOES ?

Lactic acid, is an AHA derived from milk that works as a chemical exfoliant and moisturiser at the same time. The acid helps to relieve the look of wrinkles, while promoting overall smoother and brighter skin.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Lactic acid is able to exfoliate dead skin cells off the skin’s surface by breaking down the substance that binds them together. Its humectant abilities (able to attract, absorb and hold onto water) enable the skin to stay smooth and hydrated.

FOUND IN:

HYALU.REPAIR SÉRUM

HYALURONIC PURE SÉRUM

RESURFACING NIGHT TREATMENT

DIAMOND SUPRÊME NIGHT CRÈME

Micelles

micelles

WHAT IT DOES ?

Gentle on skin yet highly effective to cleanse the skin, micelles leaving skin purified, soft and hydrated.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Micelles are electrically charged oil molecules suspended in water that, when grouped together, form micellar water. When applied to the skin, micelles latch onto dirt, makeup and other impurities and dissolve them.

FOUND IN:

LASH MAGIC

OWN YOUR GLOW PRE-CLEANSER

Malic acid

malic acid

WHAT IT DOES ?

Malic acid is a powerful exfoliator, it decreases the signs of aging by promoting collagen production. It also helps to reduce acne and pigment spots.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Malic Acid belongs to Natural Fruit Acids (AHA), which refines skin texture and smoothes complexion through their natural exfoliating actions, lifts dead cells and activates cell renewal.

FOUND IN:

HYALU.REPAIR SÉRUM

RESURFACING NIGHT TREATMENT

HYALURONIC PURE SÉRUM

PURIFYING MASQUE

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MASQUE

Mandelic acid

mandelic acid

WHAT IT DOES ?

It is a refreshing, detoxifying acid that treats wrinkles and pigment spots while providing a deep moisturizing action. This acid is particularly efficient to treat acne and blackheads.

HOW IT WORKS ?

This natural exfoliator with antibacterial properties sheds dead cells and stimulates the formation of new ones, improving skin tone and texture.

FOUND IN:

RESURFACING NIGHT TREATMENT

NAC

NAC

WHAT IT DOES ?

NAC protects the skin against external aggressions, stimulates cell renewal and improves the quality of skin cells. It is able to rejuvenate the skin and reduces sensitivities to improve the appearance of wrinkles and promote plump, more even toned and younger-looking skin.

HOW IT WORKS ?

NAC acts as a protective shield, stimulating cell growth, improving skin quality and reducing skin sensitivity. It is used in ophthalmology as a soothing ingredient.

FOUND IN:

NACA SUPRÊME CRÈME

NACA SUPRÊME CRÈME RICHE

NACA SUPRÊME CRÈME YEUX

Peppermint essential oil

peppermint essential oil

WHAT IT DOES ?

The essential oil of peppermint is toning and soothing thanks to its freshness effect. It is anti-bacterial and therefore fight against acne

HOW IT WORKS ?

It restarts the defense system of the skin by stimulating the blood circulation. It is its freshness effect that acts on the skin to tone and rid of all bacteria.

FOUND IN:

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MASQUE

PURIFYING MASQUE

Panthenol

panthenol

WHAT IT DOES ?

Panthenol provides essential moisture to the skin, assisting in reducing dryness and enhancing the appearance of the skin’s overall suppleness.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Panthenol is a moisturiser and natural chemical compound sometimes known as pro-vitamin B5. This emollient is deeply hydrating and nourishing with and anti-inflammatory action, helping to soothe the appearance of dry skin.

FOUND IN:

GLAMLASH MASCARA

GLAMLASH EYELINER

GLAMBROW TINTED BROW CREAM

GLAMBROW VOLUMIZING FIBER GEL - LIGHT

GLAMBROW VOLUMIZING FIBER GEL - DARK

LASH MAGIC

OPTIGLOSS

Pyruvic acid

pyruvic acid

WHAT IT DOES ?

Pyruvic acid resurfaces the skin to reduce fine lines, lighten brown spots or other discolorations, treat acne as well as rejuvenate the overall appearance of the skin.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Pyruvic acid works relieving for acne-prone skin and regenerating for mature skin. Its oil-regulating and anti-microbial qualities can help improve acne and reduce inflamation. As a gentle exfoliator it dissolves build up of dead skin cells and boosts cell regeneration, improving both skin tone and texture. At the same time this active agent also speeds up the synthesis of collagen and elastin to promote firm, elastic skin and keep wrinkles at bay.

FOUND IN:

Resveratrol

Resvaretrol

WHAT IT DOES ?

Resveratrol is proven to be one of nature’s best defenders — it is a product synthesized by plants in response to stress or infection from environmental aggressors. Topical application of this antimicrobial substance has demonstrated the ability to promote the appearance of a smooth, youthful-looking complexion.

HOW IT WORKS ?

As a particularly potent polyphenolic antioxidant, resveratrol exerts its protective effects by scavenging existing free radicals and preventing the formation of new ones. This action results in an improvement in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, elasticity, firmness, uneven skin texture and UVB-related skin damage.

FOUND IN:

RESVERATROL PURE SERUM

Rose flower

rose

WHAT IT DOES ?

Rose oil provides essential moisture to the skin and helps to treat redness and inflammation. In addition to that rose water provides cleansing and soothing properties.

HOW IT WORKS ?

As an antiseptic and antioxidant, rose is able to support the healing process of damaged skin and also protect against free radicals. The flower’s scent also has relaxing and blood-pressure lowering benefits that help soothe the skin’s surface.

FOUND IN:

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MASQUE

PURIFYING MASQUE

Shea butter

shea butter

WHAT IT DOES ?

Derived from the nut of the African shea nut tree, shea butter is a rich source of vitamins A, D and E, as well as a host of antioxidants. As a naturally rich emollient, this butter helps the skin to retain moisture, keeping it hydrated and nourished.

HOW IT WORKS ?

When topically applied, shea butter works to restore suppleness, boost moisture and improve the look of dry skin.

FOUND IN:

COLLAGEN LIFT CRÈME

NACA SUPRÊME EYE CRÈME

NACA SUPRÊME CRÈME RICHE

EYE REVIVE TREATMENT

DIAMOND SUPRÊME NIGHT CRÈME

HYDRA PLUMP CRÈME

Salicylic acid

salicylic acid

WHAT IT DOES ?

Salicylic acid is highly effective in clearing acne and blackheads, while at the same time improving the appearance of wrinkles, roughness and skin tone.

HOW IT WORKS ?

As a beta-hydroxy acid (BHA), it has both exfoliating, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. When dead skin cells build up on the skin's surface, a breakout or acne can occur. This is where salicylic acid comes in. It dissolves the sticky glue that holds these cells together, effectively unclogging the pores. At the same time, this lipid soluble acid treats breakouts by penetrating into the pore lining, providing an exfoliating action on both the inside of the pores and skin’s surface.

FOUND IN:

PRO-COLLAGEN DAY TREATMENT

Squalane

squalane

WHAT IT DOES ?

Squalane it protects and prevents dehydration. This restorative emollient gives the skin a soft, supple touch and is ideal dor dry and dehydrated skin.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Squalane creates a flexible film on the skin's surface to fight dehydration. Since it is similar to natural cutaneous lipids, it also helps to restore the lipid barrier of the skin.

FOUND IN:

COLLAGEN LIFT CRÈME

HYDRA PLUMP CRÈME

NACA SUPRÊME CRÈME

NACA SUPRÊME CRÈME RICHE

Sunflower oil

Sunflower oil

WHAT IT DOES ?

Sunflower oil is typically used to treat dry, damaged, or mature skin as an emollient.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Sunflower oil is rich in oleic acids and contains a high content of Vitamins A, D, and E. The oil also contains lecithin and unsaturated fatty acids, making it a nourishing and conditioning oil for skin. It provides moisture and helps regulate the lipid barrier of the skin by forming a soft, protective film on the surface of the skin.

FOUND IN:

COQ10 PURE SÉRUM

VITAMIN C PURE SÉRUM

C+E SÉRUM

Soja oil

Soja oil

WHAT IT DOES ?

Soybean oil is known to be the healthiest vegetable oil due to its high vitamin E content which protects the skin from free radicals and acts as an antioxidant. With this natural shield, the skin can defend itself against daily aggressions (pollution, sun...) 

HOW IT WORKS ?

Vitamin E in soybean oil stimulates the immune system, which allows the skin to heal faster and protects it from the sun. Soybean oil contains a large quantity of Omega 3, protecting cell membranes and neutralizing free radicals responsible for premature aging. 

FOUND IN:

NACA SUPRÊME CRÈME

NACA SUPRÊME CRÈME RICHE

COLLAGEN LIFT CRÈME

DIAMOND SUPRÊME NIGHT CRÈME 

tea

tea

tea

WHAT IT DOES ?

Tea is commonly used in anti-ageing formulas as it is able to decrease puffiness, smooth and soften skin while providing protection against environmental aggressors.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Green tea contains high levels of a powerful antioxidant called catechins that increase the skin’s defence and self healing abilities. Catechins work very well as anti-aging compound, since they combat free radicals, protect skin from sun damage and fight wrinkles, promoting healthy youthful-looking skin. As a humectant and emollient, tea helps the skin to retain moisture, leaving it soft and conditioned while its anti-inflammatory properties assist in reducing the appearance of puffiness, especially in under eye areas.

FOUND IN:

PRO-COLLAGEN DAY TREATMENT

Tartric Acid

Tartric acid

WHAT IT DOES ?

Tartaric acid counteracts dryness, it exercises a comedolytic activity that allows the reduction of blackheads and acne. Finally, it helps to reduce pigment spots thanks to its natural exfoliating action.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Tartaric acid belongs to natural fruit acids (AHA). It has keratolytic abilities that refine the skin texture and even skin tone, lift dead cells and activate cell renewal.

FOUND IN:

PURIFYING MASQUE

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MASQUE

RESURFACING NIGHT TREATMENT

Vitamin A

Vitamin A

WHAT IT DOES ?

This powerful active ingredient works to enhance the skin’s radiance and visibly improve the look of fine lines and wrinkles. It helps the skin create better, healthier cells, while improving the skin’s structure, tone and texture.

HOW IT WORKS ?

This potent Vitamin A derivative, is a cell-communicating ingredient and antioxidant which instructs damaged skin cells to make healthier cells and counteract the activity of enzymes that degrade collagen and elastin production.

FOUND IN:

VITAMIN A PURE SÉRUM

Vitamin C

vitamin C

WHAT IT DOES ?

Vitamin C works to fight free radicals that cause signs of premature ageing, boosts collagen production to keep the skin firm, increases photoprotection to improve sun damage, and brightens dark spots and discolourations.

HOW IT WORKS ?

As one of the most potent antioxidants with anti-inflammatory properties, Vitamin C helps to protect the skin against age-accelerating free radicals. This active ingredient also acts to decrease melanin formation to reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentations and promote an even skin tone.

FOUND IN:

VITAMIN C PURE SÉRUM

C+E SÉRUM

Vitamin B3

Vitamin B3

WHAT IT DOES ?

Vitamin B3 (also known as Niacinamide) addresses a number of skin concerns including the appearance of acne, hyperpigmentation and redness.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Known for its ability to interact with and guide cells, Vitamin B3 encourages the skin’s cells to behave in a more effective manner to mimic younger, healthier cells. This multitasking ingredient stimulates microcirculation in the dermis and inhibits the appearance of pigmentation, while preventing water loss and preserving enzymes responsible for the production of cellular energy. Furthermore it also protects the skin from age-accelerating oxidative damages and boosts collagen production for smooth, firm skin.

FOUND IN:

HYALU.REPAIR SÉRUM

HYALURONIC PURE SÉRUM

VITAMIN B3 PURE SÉRUM

PRO-COLLAGEN DAY TREATMENT

HYDRA PLUMP CRÈME

HYDRA NIGHT MASQUE

Vitamin E

vitamin E

WHAT IT DOES ?

Vitamin E works to recharge other antioxidants and accelerate their results, moisture, soothe and rejuvenate. This long loved favourite in the beauty world also has potent anti-ageing benefits.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Vitamin E is naturally present in the skin but depletes with age and sun exposure. As an antioxidant, it helps fight age-accelerating free radicals and offers substantial anti-inflammatory support. Vitamin E also helps to keep skin hydrated by strengthening its natural barrier and by doing so reduce water loss.

FOUND IN:

VITAMIN C PURE SÉRUM

C+E SÉRUM

NACA SUPRÊME EYE CRÈME

EYE REVIVE TREATMENT

NACA SUPRÊME CRÈME RICHE

NACA SUPRÊME CRÈME

Willow extract

Willow extract

WHAT IT DOES ?

Willow protects the skin from the undesirable effects of stress and environmental aggressors. It creates a protective barrier against free radicals and preserves the firmness of tissues.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Willow stimulates the production of beta-endorphins and neurotransmitters responsible for the well-being of the skin. It is also known to fight against the aggressions of free radicals that cause ageing of the skin. 

FOUND IN:

OWN YOUR GLOW TONER

Witch hazel extract

Witch hazel extract

WHAT IT DOES ?

Witch hazel is an active ingredient that can help fight against inflammation caused by acne. It also reduces redness and excessive production of sebum which prevents the development of blackheads and whiteheads while countering the harmful effects of the sun.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Witch hazel has a large amount of protective polyphenols and tannic antioxidants that prevent the proliferation of melanoma cells generated by UV rays and forms a shield on healthy cells. 

FOUND IN:

OWN YOUR GLOW CLEANSER