Soins nutritionnels de la peau

Nutriments intentionnels

Nos formulations éprouvées sont conçues à partir de ces nutriments cellulaires ainsi que de bioactifs complexes pour améliorer la santé de la peau, lutter contre les principales préoccupations associées au vieillissement et à l'impact du mode de vie et de l'environnement.

  • Acetyl Glucosamine

    Boosts the skin's own production of Hyaluronic Acid. A skin-conditioning ingredient derived from glucose, commonly used for its ability to promote hydration, exfoliation and even skin tone. Supports the skin's natural barrier function, enhances moisture retention and reduces the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation.

  • Alanine

    One of the amino-acids used by OSKIA with wonderful calming properties to sooth irritated skin.

  • Alaria Esculenta Extract

    From a brown algae found on the Brittany coast, with powerful free radical, anti-elastase and anti-collegenase (the natural enzyme found in the body that breaks down collagen) activity leading to increased firmness and skin suppleness, as well as stimulating hyaluronic acid synthesis, supporting skin barrier function and improving skin hydration levels. It is also rich in amino acids, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

  • Algae

    Algae-derived ingredients in skincare is known for it's moisturizing, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties. They can help hydrate the skin, improve its texture, and protect against environmental damage.

  • ALGAKTIV® BioSKN

    ALGAKTIV® BioSKN is a new, completely sustainable active isolated from the wall of microalgae that opens a new world of innovation potential by exploiting cell barrier compounds for skincare. In trials it is able to outperform epidermal growth factor (EGF) on primary keratinocytes growth and motility and demonstrates broad spectrum prebiotic and probiotic enhancing properties to support the skin’s all important microbiome. It is the ultimate superfood for skincare, delivering cellular energy while ensuring a holistic skin balance. New efficacy test data demonstrates that it is able to reduce sebum, reduce irritation and itching, and rebalance the skin microbiome hugely benefiting blemish prone skin.

  • Allantoin

    Naturally found in comfrey, sugar beet, chamomile & wheat sprouts, Allantoin is used to calm and repair damaged skin. Ideal active for sensitive or inflamed skin and heal scars. It stimulates the fibroblasts (cells that produce collagen) and boosts extracellular matrix synthesis to firm, reduce wrinkles and scaring.

  • Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs)

    A group of naturally occurring acids primarily derived from fruits and milk. Used for their exfoliating, collagen stimulating and skin-renewing properties. We use gentle blend of organic AHAs (and fruit enzymes) derived from passion fruit, lemon, grape, pomegranate, pumpkin, papaya and pineapple to smooth and brighten.

  • Aquacacteen (Prickly Pear)

    AquaCacteen™ is an ultra-refined elixir from prickly pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) that blocks the release of stress markers from sensory nerve cells in the skin, calming and soothing irritated skin. It provides outstanding hydrating properties thanks to its high content of water-binding compounds. Rich in highly anti-oxidant Piscidic Acid and Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 & C.

  • Arginine

    An amino acids that helps improve skin hydration by enhancing the skin's natural moisture-retaining abilities. It can also support the skin's natural repair processes and improve overall skin health.

  • NAB Arnica

    NAB Arnica ® and Algae Complex (Montana Flower Extract & Algae Extract) is a special complex formulated to reduce redness and irritation, both of which can cause premature ageing due to inflammation. Reduces eye puffiness by 24% and irritation and dark circles by 66%. Proven anti-inflammatory. 

    Featured products: Merveille des yeux

  • Ascorbic Acid

    A potent antioxidant that helps brighten the complexion, fade dark spots and stimulate collagen production, promoting smoother, healthier skin. Its powerful protective properties also defend against environmental damage, making it a popular choice for achieving a youthful and radiant complexion. Very unstable form of Vitamin C.

    Featured products: Capsules de beauté Super C

  • Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate

    Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate

    A stabilized (heat and oxygen stable), non-acidic, oil soluble Vitamin C derivative of Ascorbic and Isopalmitic Acid. It effectively converts into the free Vitamin C in the skin. Known for its superior percutaneous absorption due to being oil soluble. It’s an antioxidant with SOD (superoxide dismutase)-like activity, protects collagen from degradation, and also promotes its synthesis (anti-ageing). In our view the best of the Vitamin Cs.

  • Astaxanthin

    Is a bright red carotenoid found throughout nature. A super anti-oxidant 6,000 times more powerful than Vitamin C and 550 times more powerful than Vitamin E. Sourced from micro algae, it gives prawns and flamingos their bright pink colour. Astaxanthin has been proven to have a positive effect on collagen production but also sun protection.

  • Avocado Butter

    Packed with healthy fats, Vitamins (C & E) and anti-oxidants, avocado is credited for its nourishing, soothing and calming properties. Its anti-oxidant content protects the skin from free radical damage caused by UV radiation and pollutants whilst its Vitamin C content helps stimulate collagen production, contributing to skin firmness and elasticity.

  • Azeloglicina

    A derivative of azelaic acid used for it's brightening effects due to its ability to reduce the appearance of dark spots and hyper-pigmentation. It's effective in managing acne due to its anti-inflammatory properties and ability to reduce redness. It is also a mild exfoliant, keeping pores clear, without being acidic which can damage the barrier function.

    Featured products: H2Glow

  • Bakuchiol

    Derived from Indian Babchi seeds it has been traditionally used in India for centuries for health and healing. It leaves skin firmer, calmer, lines reduced, elasticity improved (by boosting and regulating Type 1, III & IV collagen) and is ideal for sensitive or problematic skin. It also supports blemish prone skin by reducing redness associated with acne by inhibiting inflammation hormones (COX-2), an anti-bacterial to help provide a more healthy microbiome, regulates excess sebum production by reducing the activity of a certain enzyme (5-a-reductase) which directly effects excess sebum production due to testosterone activity. Seen as an alternative to retinol without sensitivities.

  • Beeswax

    One of the oldest raw ingredients used in cosmetics. Traditionally used as an emulsifier, though has also been credited with anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, antioxidant, antibacterial and skin-softening and elasticity enhancing properties, though there is no scientific proof for this.

  • Betaine

    A key amino acid, and known for its role in aiding digestion and supporting liver function. Topically, Betaine is a wonderful moisturizer, hydrator and soothing nutrient. It is also known to reinforce the skin's natural barrier function, helping to prevent water loss and protect against environmental stressors.

  • Biodynes O3®

    Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate Lysate or O3 yeast Lysate offers unrivalled DNA protection against oxone pollution made using fermented yeast.

  • Biosaccharides

    Complex carbohydrates derived from natural sources. Often used for their moisturizing and hydrating properties as they form a protective film on the skin's surface, helping to retain moisture and prevent water loss. They can also have soothing and anti-inflammatory effects, making them beneficial for sensitive or irritated skin.

  • Bisabolol

    Bisabolol

    A natural compound derived from chamomile plants, renowned for its soothing and calming properties. Reduces skin irritation, redness, and inflammation making it suitable for sensitive and reactive skin. Also supports the skin's natural healing processes, making it effective in post-treatment or post-sun exposure skincare.

  • Black Carrot Juice

    A natural juice extracted from black or purple carrots which provides antioxidant benefits and skin-soothing properties helping calm irritated or sensitive skin. Rich in anthocyanins (powerful antioxidants), helps protect the skin from oxidative stress caused by free radicals.

    Featured products: Eau Florale Masque Liquide

  • Blueberry Oil

    Packed full of anti-oxidants, blueberry oil can help protect the skin from free radical damage caused by UV radiation and environmental pollutants contributing to a more radiant complexion by reducing the appearance of dullness and promoting a healthy glow. They also contain anti-inflammatory compounds that can soothe irritated skin and potentially help with conditions like acne or redness.

    Featured products: Lait corporel vitaminé SPF

  • Boerhavia Diffusa Root Extract (Punarnava)

    Known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, it helps soothe and calm irritated skin, reduce redness, and protect against oxidative stress. May have potential benefits in addressing skin conditions such as dermatitis or eczema.

  • Butterbur

    A wonderful ingredient for sensitive skin having clinically proven anti-histamine and anti-leukotriene activities. It effectively soothes, reduces redness and irritation.

  • Calcium

    Known to support skin membrane strength and aid cellular functions as well as regulate the passage of nutrients in and out of skin cell walls. This nutrient regulates sebum production to maintain skin hydration.

  • Camellia Japonica

    Camellia Japonica

    Japanese Camellia from Korea, prized for its moisturising, nourishing, anti-ageing, soothing and calming properties. Also reduces heavy metal-induced oxidative stress and proven to protect against arsenic, cadmium, lead, nickel (the most damaging metals found in Particulate Matter PM). Also increases dermal density to firm and reduce fine lines, increases hydration and reduces inflammation.

  • Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

    An ester derived from coconut oil and glycerin, used as an emollient in creams, oils and lotions that promotes penetration. Known for it's moisturizing properties as well as ability to improve texture and spreadability of products. Typically well-tolerated by most skin types, including sensitive and oily skin. It is non-comedogenic, meaning it is unlikely to clog pores or cause breakouts.

  • Balloon Vine Extract

    A climbing plant from the tropics, contains high proportions of phytosteroles and triterpens which offer excellent anti-inflammatory & soothing properties. Hugely beneficial for conditions like eczema or dermatitis, it also supports the skin's natural barrier function, helping to maintain moisture and protect against external stressors. Also known as Cardiospermum Halicacabum.

  • Carrot Oil (Daucus Carota)

    Used since the 16th century to treat skin diseases, it contains a natural derivative of Vitamin A called pro-vitamin A, which helps nourish and protect the skin from signs of ageing. It also contains carotene, which gives carrots their bright orange colour and is proven free-radical scavenger. Together, these properties are used to treat skin conditions such as acne, dermatitis, skin irritations, rashes and wrinkles.

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  • Chicory Root Active

    Inulin extracted from Chicory Root, hydrates and moisturises but most importantly acts as a prebiotic to keep the skin's microbiome and therefore barrier function supported and healthy.

  • Chondrus crispus (Irish Moss)

    Chondrus crispus (Irish Moss)

    A seaweed found in the Atlantic, often used for its ability to provide moisture to the skin, enhance its barrier function, and potentially reduce irritation. The extract is rich in polysaccharides that help lock in moisture.

  • Co-Enzyme-Q10

    Co-Enzyme Q10

    A naturally occurring enzymatic co-factor within the body that plays a crucial role in the production of cellular energy and other processes. Acts as a powerful and reliable antioxidant helping to neutralize harmful free radicals and reduce oxidative stress, which can contribute to premature ageing. Also has a major role in controlling cell membrane dynamics, which play an important role in protecting cellular integrity from external pollutants.  Therefore, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, promotes skin firmness, and protects against UV damage

  • Coconut Milk

    Rich in fatty acids, known for its excellent moisturizing, soothing and anti-oxidant properties offering protection from free radicals, which can contribute to premature ageing. Its vitamins and minerals nourish the skin, supporting a healthy complexion.

  • Coconut Oil

    Used as an alternative to mineral oil, it is a frequent ingredient in skincare for its excellent nourishing properties. It is also a brilliant anti-bacterial and anti-fungal ingredient and contains antioxidants that help combat free radical damage.

  • Colloidal Oats

    Colloidal Oats

    Used for their soothing, skin-nourishing and anti-inflammatory properties, they can help alleviate itching, redness, and discomfort associated with conditions like eczema or sunburn. Can be used as a gentle cleanser or exfoliant, helping to remove impurities and dead skin cells without stripping the skin's natural oils.

  • Colloidal Silver

    Colloidal Silver

    A suspension of tiny silver particles with strong anti-microbial and anti-bacterial benefits to help clear and reduce c.acnes bacteria in blemish prone skin and minor skin infections. It is also an anti-inflammatory.

  • Colloidal Sulphur

    Unlike MSM (another form of sulphur), colloidal sulphur has additional anti-bacterial and exfoliating properties to help reduce blemishes and other skin conditions such as psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis or dandruff. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce redness. Part of our Triple Colloidal Complex (Colloidal Oats, Sulphur & Silver).

    Featured products: Point D d'eau violette

  • Copper

    A trace element recognised for its excellent wound healing capability, enhancing action of antioxidants and stimulating collagen production, contributing to skin firmness and elasticity. It also has anti-inflammatory properties, which can help soothe irritated or inflamed skin.

  • Cranberry Oil

    Packed with antioxidants, particularly vitamin C and other polyphenols, protects the skin from free radical damage and promotes a healthier complexion. improved skin texture and suppleness. The antioxidants in cranberries can have anti-inflammatory properties, potentially reducing redness and irritation in the skin.

  • Sea Fennel Extract (Crithmum Maritimum)

    A brilliant marine extract that helps to detoxify and tone oxygen deficient skin and restore the hydrolipidic barrier. Also has anti-oxidant, skin soothing, moisturising, brightening and anti-ageing properties. Gives instant boost to tired skin.

  • Echium Plantagineum Seed Extract

    Echium Plantagineum Seed Extract

    A skin-conditioning active that normalizes sensitive skin by immediately soothing irritated, inflamed and red skin with long-lasting, constant action with three active principles. Cardiospermum (Echium), rich in Omega 3, harmonizes and protects irritated skin and is effective against itchy and allergic inflammation. The stearidonic acid present in echium oil protects and strengthens the skin barrier and has an inflammation inhibitory effect. The unsaponified parts of the sunflower oil provide phytosterole, tocopherole and squale.

  • Eucalyptus

    Eucalyptus

    Used for its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties to help combat acne-causing bacteria and other skin infections. Also known for it's anti-inflammatory effects, which can reduce redness and swelling and cooling sensation on the skin.

    Featured products: Concentré Nettoyant Citylife

  • EUK-134

    A remarkable self-regenerating Manganese molecule that combines destructive rogue Hydrogen & Oxygen free-radicals and turns them into H2O. It protects against toxic effects of free radicals by mimicking superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase activities. It scavenges Superoxide free radicals, eliminates Hydrogen Peroxide (H2 O2) and transforms ROS into water and Oxygen. Regenerates itself for 24-hour protection. Also prevents the formation of UV induced TT Dimer and Peroxide Lipids, which can also have a beneficial effect against UV induced cellular damage.

  • Galactoarabinan

    A polysaccharide extracted from larch tree (vegetable alternative to Collagen) that firms, smooths and tones and adds natural sheen and radiance.

  • Gardenia Flower Extract

    Gardenia extract is rich in antioxidants, such as flavonoids and phenolic compounds, which help protect the skin from free radical damage and promote a more youthful complexion. Reduces the appearance of dark spots and promotes a more even skin tone. It also has soothing properties, helping to alleviate irritation or redness.

  • Gluconolactone

    Gluconolactone

    Stimulates the production of Hyaluronic acid. Also a PHA (poly-hydroxy acids) often used instead of an AHA as an effective chemical exfoliator. The significant difference between them and AHAs is that gluconolactone has a larger molecular structure, which limits their ability to penetrate into the skin (6% reduction in skin penetration in comparison to glycolic acid), resulting in less irritating side-effects.

  • Glutamic Acid

    Glutamic Acid

    An amino acid that promotes hydration, supports the skin's natural moisture barrier, and enhances overall skin texture. It’s a component of the skin's natural moisturising factors and helps bind water to the skin, improving hydration and maintaining a smooth appearance. Contributes to a healthy moisture balance, crucial for preventing dryness and maintaining the skin's suppleness.

  • Glutathione

    Glutathione

    A tripeptide (derived from glutamic acid, cysteine and glycine) and the body's key and most powerful anti-oxidant, the production of which slows down as we age. Fiercely protects against cellular degradation and hyper-pigmentation and fights off free-radical attack. In our view one of the greatest anti-oxidants.

  • Glycerides

    Glycerides

    Lipids or fatty compounds that are commonly used in skincare products for their moisturising and emollient properties. They support the skin's natural barrier function, helping to prevent moisture loss and protect the skin from external irritants.

    Featured products: Crème Visage Vitaminée SPF 30

  • Glycerin

    Glycerin

    A humectant used in moisturisers that absorbs water from the air, helping the skin retain water. It is a sweet, syrupy alcohol that is produced from water and fats extracted from vegetable oils. It has been used in cosmetics for hundreds of years as a solvent, plasticizer, humectant, emollient and lubricant.

  • Glycine

    Glycine

    An amino acid involved in collagen production, essential for wound healing and maintaining skin's elasticity. Including glycine in skincare products can support the skin's ability to repair itself. Also has anti-inflammatory properties that can help soothe and calm irritated skin, potentially reducing redness and discomfort.

  • Gotu Kola

    Also known as Centella asiatica, Gotu Kola is a herb traditionally used in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine. Known for its excellent anti-ageing, hydrating and anti-inflammatory properties which help soothe and calm irritated skin. Gotu Kola stimulates collagen synthesis, promoting skin elasticity and firmness.

    Featured products: H2Glow Point D d'eau violette

  • Hibiscus

    Hibiscus

    A lovely actives known for its exfoliating, hydrating and anti-ageing properties to improve texture and condition. Contains natural AHAs (including Citric Acid and Malic Acid) that gently exfoliate the skin, promoting a smoother texture and improved cell turnover. It also inhibits the activity of the enzyme elastase (which is responsible for breaking down our skin’s precious elastin) to help keep skin firm and supple. Rich in Anthocyanocides (a form of anti-oxidants) to help protect skin against free-radical damage. It is gentle and kind and shouldn't be confused with stronger acid exfoliators.

  • Horse Chestnut

    Horse Chestnut

    Extracted from a very British native tree, Horse Chestnut extract provides fantastic anti-inflammatory and cell protective benefits. Its main compound is escin, which helps strengthen capillary walls, promotes cell renewal and micro-circulation.

  • Hyaluronic Acid

    Used for its exceptional ability to retain moisture, holding up to 1,000 times its weight in water, which keeps the skin well-hydrated and plump. Reduces appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and promotes a smoother, more youthful complexion.

  • Hydroxyphenyl propamidobenzoic Acid

    Hydroxyphenyl propamidobenzoic Acid

    The calming chemical found in colloidal oats. It is a fantastic soother and anti-itch active offering instant soothing and calming properties.

  • Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate

    Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate (Vitamin A)

    Also known as HPR or Granactive Retinoid, a fourth-generation Retinoid (Vitamin A), provides unrivalled skin health benefits, including wrinkle, dark spot and acne reduction with little irritation. It is oil soluble so absorbs very quickly and the only retinoid apart from Tretinoin or Retinoid Acid that does not need to go through any metabolic changes before it can be effective. In our view, the best of all the retinoids.

  • Iron

    An essential mineral involved in the production of collagen and important for wound healing. By boosting collagen production, Iron can help to improve skin elasticity and firmness whilst improving skin texture. It’s also a powerful antioxidant which can help protect the skin from free radical damage and promotes a healthy glow.

  • Lactic Acid

    Lactic Acid

    Extracted from sugar beet, Lactic Acid is the one acid that can be used regularly by all skin types, even those who might usually avoid acids. Not only does it resurface, but it also boosts skin hydration, which is ideal for sensitive skins. It is an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) noted for rich moisturising attributes and ability to exfoliate dead skin cells without provoking irritation.

  • Lactoferrin

    Lactoferrin

    A key biological protein within the body found in saliva, tears, synovial fluid, white blood cells, sweat and a mother’s milk. Has proven antifungal, antiviral, antiparasitic, anti-inflammatory, iron regulating, skin healing and immunomodulatory activities. Also helps support gut microbiome health.

    Featured products: Lactoferrine +

  • Laminaria

    Laminaria

    A kelp extract that OSKIA use with Arnica to reduce eye puffiness and dark circles, its efficacy proven by three in-vivo studies. Vitamin P from the Laminaria decongests, and most importantly, strengthens and constricts the delicate capillaries of the eye area, reducing the appearance of ‘dark’ circles.

    Featured products: Merveille des yeux

  • Lavender Flower Oil

    Credited for its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antibacterial, soothing, healing, stimulating, antispasmodic and balancing properties. Also said to clean wounds, regulate skin functions and stimulate cellular growth and regeneration. It can produce excellent results when used in treatments for acne, burns, dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis.

  • Collageneer® (Lupinus Albus Seed Extract)

    A patented active ingredient derived from White Lupin seed coatings that has the ability not only to increase the synthesis of Type I collagen (the most abundant collagen, which diminishes with age), but also to promote production of a high quality collagen that gives the skin its firmness and elasticity.

  • Lysine

    A key amino acid that plays a role in collagen synthesis, which is crucial for maintaining skin's elasticity and firmness. Can support barrier function, important for maintaining hydration and protecting against external irritants. Also has wound healing, antiviral and antioxidant properties.

  • Magnesium

    Magnesium is an essential mineral that plays a vital role in various physiological processes in the body. When used in topical skincare products or bath products, magnesium can boost Skin hydration, calm skin conditions as a powerful anti-inflammatory, aid muscle relaxation, reduce stress, improve skin barrier functions and improve certain skin conditions, such as psoriasis or atopic dermatitis.

  • Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate

    A fat soluble Vitamin C derivative that is extremely stable for use in skin care formulas, making it bio-available to the skin's deeper layers. It fights free radicals and prevents damage as it repairs skin from sun, stress and pollutants.

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  • Malachite

    Malachite

    An important mineral for environmentally stressed skin by acting as an anti-oxidant and powerful detoxifier through the stimulation of glutathione reductase (considered the body’s most important cellular antioxidant). Rich in copper with a strong protective and radical scavenging activity, as well as a powerful detoxifying action, combats daily stresses and soothes.

  • Manganese

    Manganese

    A trace mineral with collagen synthesising and hydrating properties. Supports collagen production, contributes to wound healing, and aids in the skin's natural antioxidant defence. Plays a role in maintaining skinelasticity and firmness by assisting in the formation of collagen fibres.

  • Marine Plant Stem Cell Complex

    Marine Plant Stem Cell Complex

    Known for its potential to benefit the skin by promoting cell renewal, improving skin texture and providing antioxidant protection. Possesses unique properties that stimulate the skin's natural regenerative processes, leading to a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance. Often included to address signs of ageing, enhance skin firmness and guard against environmental damage.

    Featured products: Super 16

  • Milk Peptides

    MPC Milk Peptides® (milk peptides) stimulate Collagen I synthesis by 40%, Hyaluronic acid by 1900%, reduce the depth of wrinkles by 35% and increase skin smoothness by 17% in 14 days.

  • Monk's Pepper

    Monk's Pepper

    Mimics B-endorphin activity resulting in the boosting of the skin’s own melanin production to bring out your own natural tan colour and boost skin’s own UV defence, ensuring the skin is sun-ready with a protective tan.

  • Moringa

    Moringa

    Often referred to as "the drumstick tree" or "miracle tree," it's a versatile plant with anti-oxidant, nutrient-rich, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, making it beneficial for soothing irritated or sensitive skin and reducing redness. It's cleansing properties help remove impurities and pollutants from the skin, promoting a clearer complexion.

  • MSM

    Our founding mineral and the most bio-available form of sulphur, it is used in over 140 components in the body, including collagen, keratin, glutathione production and is a wonderful anti-inflammatory. Proven reduction of fine lines, helps conditions from acne and eczema to leaky gut syndrome, damaged joints, arthritis, osteoporosis and psoriasis.

  • OSKIA BRIGHTENING COMPLEX

    OSKIA’s encapsulated brightening liposome includes Glutathione – the body’s key antioxidant and tripeptide that unfortunately decreases as we age; natural Arbutin (from Bearberry leaf) both of which inhibit the enzyme Tyrosinase (which stimulates melanin production within the melanocytes); and antioxidants Vitamins C & E. 0.4% of Nanobright inhibits melanin formation by 74% to reduce hyper-pigmentation concerns, brighten and even skin tone.

  • Arbutin

    Known for its skin-brightening and pigmentation-reducing properties. Designed to address hyperpigmentation issues and promote a more even, radiant complexion. Arbutin works by inhibiting the enzyme responsible for melanin production, which can help lighten dark spots, hyperpigmentation, and uneven skin tone.

  • Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide)

    Improves skin hydration, elasticity, barrier function and skin tone. Improves skin health by reducing inflammation, minimizing pore size and addressing issues like acne and hyperpigmentation. It works by Increasing epidermal production of ceramides and also skin barrier layer proteins and their precursors (keratin, involucrin, filaggrin), leading to improved barrier function and pore reduction. Reduces water loss by 24% in 4 weeks, boosts fatty acid and ceramides by 67% and 34% respectively; stimulates new fibroblasts by 20% and collagen secretion by 54%; inhibits pigmentation by 68%.

  • O3 Stressed Yeast Lysate

    A live yeast cell derivative that contains metabolic stimulating substances to increase cell respiration and promote wound healing. It also has strong antioxidant power to protect fragile cellular DNA, RNA and skin lipids after sun exposure. Helps reduce UV induced damage and stimulate the skin’s own natural defences.

    (Saccharomyces Ferment Lysate Filtrate)

  • Oat Ceramides

    Oat Ceramides

    Support the skin’s barrier function by helping to prevent transepidermal water loss (TEWL) and dryness, therefore promoting a healthy skin microbiome. Soothing and calming, a great ingredient in formulas for sensitive and compromised skin.

  • Omegas 3, 6 & 9

    Essential Fatty Acids that boost lipid content and aid repair of the skin’s barrier function, protecting delicate skin and increasing hydration to increase softness and elasticity.

  • Opuntia Ficus-Indica Extract

    Opuntia Ficus-Indica Extract

    An organic cactus also known as Pricky Pear. Rich in highly anti-oxidant Piscidic Acid and Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 & C, blocks the release of stress markers from nerve cells to calm irritated skin while providing soothing & firming benefits.

  • OSKIA's BIO-MIMETIC NUTRI-BARRIER COMPLEX

    A synergistic blend of amino acids and vitamins, together with calming Allantoin, Blue Microalgae complex, Bisabolol & MSM to support and restore the skin's natural barrier function.

  • OSKIA AMINO ACID BLEND

    Our bespoke blend of healthy-boosting amino acids helps support barrier function for super smooth, hydrated and healthy skin. It contains Alanine, Arginine, Betaine, Glycine, Lysine, Proline, Serine & Threonine.

  • OSKIA Fermented Mineral Polypeptide Mix

    OSKIA’S own fermented mineral complex delivers Magnesium, Iron, Zinc and Silicon in bio-available form for a full skin cell health boost.

  • OSKIA Biomimetic Hydration Complex

    Our own Biomimetic Hydration Complex is comprised of 16 synergistic actives and amino acids that provide the building blocks for Hyaluronic Acid manufacture, reduce the natural hyaluronic acid destruction by enzymes and support cellular Hyaluronic Acid synthesis for long term comfort.

  • OSKIA Melanin Boost Complex

    Is a unique blend of actives and nutrients that help support the skin's natural melanin production.

  • OSKIA MSM Regen Complex

    Our Unique MSM Regen Complex is an exclusive blend of cellular nutrients that help support the skin's natural cellular processes to boost skin health.

  • OSKIA Triple Colloidal Complex

    A triple colloidal complex comprising of colloidal oats, sulphur & silver to support blemish prone skin with strong anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties to help calm and clear skin.

  • OSKIA’S ENCAPSULATED MULTI-VITAMIN COMPLEX

    Contains 4 key vitamins - Vitamin A - normalizes keratinisation, regulates sebum production in acne, reverses and treats photo-damage. Vitamin C – antioxidant, boosts collagen synthesis and stratum corneum barrier lipids, regenerates Vitamin E, provides photo-protection (in combination with Vit. E). Vitamin E - membrane antioxidant, protects against oxidative damage, provides photo-protection. Vitamin F - cellular regeneration of the membranes and tissues.

  • Vitamin B5 (Panthenol)

    An excellent skin softener and conditioner providing suppleness and hydration to irritated skin or dry hair. Stimulates skin cellular proliferation and help tissue repair. It also protects the skin against sunburn and acts as a humectant, holding water within the product or attracting water from the environment.

  • Papaya Enzymes

    Papaya Enzymes

    Extracted from papaya fruit particularly when in it's green or unripe state. These enzymes are used as chemical exfoliants to help remove dead skin cells, unclog pores, and promote a smoother complexion. They can contribute to a more even skin tone, improve texture, and enhance the absorption of other skincare products.

  • Pea Peptides

    Boost collagen production and cellular hydration. Known to boost hair growth and melanin production.

  • Pentapeptide 59

    A biomimetic (copy of a natural compound) peptide that is based on a sea anemone protein which instantly calms sensitive skin and reduces irritation and itching. It works by inhibiting the pain receptor TRPV1.

  • Peptides

    OSKIA uses a whole range of peptides, each of which have different benefits. In general, peptides are short chains of amino acids, which in turn are the building blocks of proteins. Known for their hydrating, moisturising and anti-ageing properties as well as helping to strengthen the skin's natural barrier, which is important for protecting against environmental factors and maintaining healthy skin.

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  • Phytic Acid

    A gentle exfoliating and anti-oxidant AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acid). Large molecular weight so less irritating than other stronger acids. Helps keep skin clear and brighter.

  • Phytosterol

    Phytosterols

    Plant-derived compounds with moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, barrier-enhancing, antioxidant, collagen-stimulating and wound-healing properties. Used to effectively repair the lipid barrier and protect the NMF whilst stimulating collagen production contributing to skin firmness and elasticity.

  • Pink Himalayan Salt

    Pink Himalayan Salt

    Used as a physical exfoliant to remove dead skin cells, promote smoother skin, and improve skin texture. Contains various minerals and trace elements, including magnesium, calcium, and potassium, which nourish the skin. Help skin retain moisture by creating a barrier that prevents water loss, making it suitable for dry or dehydrated skin.

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  • Polyglutamic Acid

    Polyglutamic Acid

    A naturally occurring biopolymer peptide (a chain of glutamic amino acids) derived from fermented soybeans. It has exceptional water-binding properties holding 5,000 times its weight in water, better than Hyaluronic Acid (HA), making it a potent moisturising ingredient. However, unlike HA, PGA also has antioxidant properties, inhibits the production of melanin and potentially prevents hyaluronidase, which is the enzyme that breaks down the natural hyaluronic acid in the skin. Overall it strengthens the barrier function, improves texture, boosts skin hydration and plumps.

  • Pomegranate

    Pomegranate extract is loaded with antioxidants, particularly polyphenols and Vitamin C which help protect the skin from free radicals, reducing signs of premature ageing. It is also known for its skin-repairing, collagen-promoting, moisturizing, brightening, and anti-inflammatory properties.

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  • Pomegranate Sterols

    Derived from pomegranate seeds and used for their ability to moisturise and support the skin's barrier function. These sterols are plant-derived lipids that mimic the natural lipids found in the skin's outermost layer. They enhance the skin's ability to retain moisture, resulting in improved hydration and a smoother, more supple complexion.

  • Potassium

    Used to help regulate hydration levels, support cellular function, soothe the skin and promote a balanced pH. Helps calm irritation and contributes to overall skin health.

  • Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate

    Used in skincare for its skin-brightening, acne-management, moisturising, and barrier-supporting properties. It is often included in products aimed at addressing hyperpigmentation and acne-related concerns while being gentle on the skin.

  • Prebiotic Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide

    OSKIA use a powerful, patented, prebiotic complex, a combination of Inulin (from Chicory Root) and Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide (from natural sugars), proven to help maintain and support the skin's natural microflora by stimulating our beneficial microflora to the disadvantage to the hostile organism (targeted feeding) and maintaining the skin conditions necessary for the growth of useful organisms.

  • Pro-Vitamin D3

    (7-dehydrocholesterol) is a naturally-occurring active essential for the synthesis of Vitamin D which plays a crucial role in skin health. It is the precursor to Vitamin D to which it converts in the skin. This vitamin helps regulate cell growth and differentiation, contributing to a smoother and healthier complexion. It also supports the skin's natural defence mechanisms, reducing the risk of infections and inflammation. Furthermore, Vitamin D3 aids in the synthesis of collagen, promoting skin elasticity and minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Adequate Pro-Vitamin D3 levels are essential for maintaining overall skin vitality and a youthful, radiant appearance. Extracted from lanolin (from sheep wool).

  • Probiotics

    Probiotics

    Live bacteria clinically-proven to calm and sooth irritated skin, while maintaining the health of our bacteria to prevent the colonisation of bad bacteria to ward off infections.

  • Proline

    Proline

    A key amino acid and component in collagen production, helps maintain the skin's natural barrier function, essential for retaining moisture and protecting against environmental stressors. Its inclusion in skincare supports collagen synthesis and can also help minimise the appearance of scars by promoting proper tissue regeneration.

  • Pumpkin Enzymes

    Pumpkin Enzymes

    A brilliant enzyme extracted from pumpkin fruit that helps clear the skin of dead, dull cells by dissolving intercellular glue without effecting the skin's natural pH and microbiome, which can cause irritation. Stimulates regeneration to firm, smooth fine lines.

  • Raspberry Oil

    Rich in anti-oxidants and known for its soothing, hydrating, brightening, and potential anti-ageing properties. It has natural anti-inflammatory properties that can soothe and calm irritated or sensitive skin. Raspberry seed oil, derived from the seeds, contains natural sun-protective properties, offering mild UV protection.

  • Red Algae

    Red Algae

    Also known as Rhodophyta, has hydrating, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, wound healing and antimicrobial properties. Also promotes collagen production and contribute to a more even skin tone by reducing the appearance of pigmentation irregularities.

  • Retinol (Vitamin A)

    A powerful anti-ageing ingredient that helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots. Stimulates collagen production helping improve skin elasticity and firmness. It’s also effective at unclogging pores, reducing acne breakouts and improving overall skin texture. The king/queen of all skincare actives. There are a number of retinol and retinoid derivatives that we use.

     

  • Ribose

    Known as the ‘beauty sugar’, it is a natural pentose sugar that is present in all living cells. Proven to increase cell respiration and restore ATP reserves, the cell’s energy bank, resulting in improved cell activity for healthier skin, reduced wrinkle formation, an enhanced complexion and increased elasticity. Consumer clinical trials have also shown skin to feel firmer by 71%. Leaves skin fresh looking and healthier.

  • Rose Water

    Gently astringent, cleansing with a beautiful perfume. Deliciously cooling, soothing and refreshing to the skin.

  • Rosehip Seed Oil

    An antioxidant and tissue regenerator, preventing premature ageing, minimising wrinkles and reducing scars. The oil constitutes three-quarters essential fatty acids: oleic, linoleic, and linolenic, which help maintain healthy skin. Rosehip oil also contains a derivative of Retinol (vitamin A), which replenishes and helps rebuild skin tissue.

  • Rosemary Extract (Rosmarinus officinalis)

    Strong anti-glycation and anti-oxidant properties to firm and heal. Attributed with wound healing, toning, antiseptic, stimulating, antibacterial, softening and invigorating properties. Also increases blood circulation, aiding skin regeneration. Recommended for the treatment of acne, dandruff and for soothing eczema and other skin irritations.

  • Salicylic acid

    is the key BHA (oil-soluble acids) which means it can penetrate through the sebum layer and help clear pores. It is also a wonderful anti-inflammatory as it modulates COX-1 enzymatic activity to decrease the formation of pro-inflammatory markers. It is often used to treat acne, warts and other skin infections. An excellent active for oily skin types.

  • Selenium

    An essential trace mineral required by the human body with antioxidant properties to protect cells against free radical damage. Supports antioxidant enzymes that help neutralize free radicals which can cause premature ageing and damage to the skin.

  • Serine

    Serine

    One of the 20 amino acids that are the building blocks of proteins in the body. Known for its moisturizing, barrier-supporting, anti-irritant, and skin-repairing properties. It plays a role in enhancing skin hydration and maintaining a healthy skin barrier.

  • Shea Butter

    A rich nut butter, rich in Vitamin D, F and Omega's 3, 6 & 9. Traditionally used all over the world to nourish and protect skin. Helps improve suppleness, increase moisturisation and improve the appearance of irritated skin. Contains Allantoin, a wonderful anti-inflammatory, which justify its traditional healing use.

  • Silica

    A mineral found abundantly in sand, clay and granite, as well as in parts of plants and animals. In cosmetics it is used as an absorbent powder, thickening agent or a wonderfully gentle micro-exfoliant.

  • Smithsonite

    Smithsonite

    Chelates heavy metals found in VOCs and PM (from industry and exhausts). Also anti-glycation effect and protects skin cell DNA. Soothes and brightens skin as well as supporting acne prone skin.

  • SNOW ALGAE

    Coenochloris Signiensis Extract is a unique red extremophile algae that has managed to create survival strategies which enable them to grow on glaciers and snow. In order to survive in these harsh conditions, the snow algae have developed a kind of “sleeping beauty” tactic. It stimulates the longevity gene Klotho and activates AMPK, a master switch in the cellular defence and energy system. Snow Algae clearly improves skin structure, slows down ageing process of skin cells, increases production of collagen, protects and activates longevity factors in skin cells, rejuvenates and protects skin at cellular level, all leading to reinforced, smoother glowing and hydrated skin.

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  • Vitamin C

    Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C)

    A Vitamin C derivative with extreme anti-oxidant capacity and well-documented skin health benefits. Firms skin due to fibroblast generation which reduces skin permeability. Boosts collagen production to reduce fine lines and brightens skin due to its anti-oxidant capacity. One of the most stable and potent forms of Vitamin C, proven to reduce melanogenisis in the melanocytes by 57% and age spots by 25% using only 0.14%.

  • Sodium Chloride (Salt)

    Used for its natural cleansing, toning, refreshening, anti-inflammatory, astringent, antiseptic and moisture absorption properties. Also used as a stabiliser.

  • Sodium Gluconate

    Sodium Gluconate

    The salt form of Gluconic Acid produced from the sugar Glucose. It is used to improve the stability of a formula and can function as a humectant with isotonic functions, meaning it helps skin retain a balanced amount of water inside and outside the cell wall.

  • Sodium Lactate

    Sodium Lactate

    The sodium salt of Lactic Acid, which offers hydration-enhancing benefits when used in skincare. It’s part of our skin’s natural moisturising factor which helps to maintain skin’s hydration. It absorbs moisture from its environment and improves water retention.

  • Sodium PCA (Pyrollidone Carboxylic Acid)

    Occurs naturally in human skin derived from amino acids and is responsible for binding moisture to the cells. It is highly water-absorbent, holding several times its weight in water, which makes it an excellent humectant.

  • Soybean

    Soybean Oil

    A rich source of antioxidants, helps to protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals and reduce appearance of sun damage. Helps to reduce visible effects of skin ageing and works to strengthen the skin’s moisture barrier.

  • Acmella Flower Extract

    Also known as the toothache plant, it's used in skincare for its ability to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Contains a compound called spilanthol, which has a natural muscle-relaxing effect when applied topically, this helps to smooth and firm the skin.

  • Spirulina-Platensis Extract

    Derived from blue-green algae, rich in micro-nutrients, with potent antioxidant properties to protect against free radicals, provides hydration due to its high water content, and has strong anti-inflammatory effects.

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  • Squalane

    A plant derived, saturated fat, restores the lipid barrier, balances the skin’s natural oils and improves hydration and smoothness. Saturated oils have single bonds within their fatty acid chains, which makes them more stable and resistant to free-radical attack. Extracted from olive oil.

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  • Squalene

    Squalene

    OSKIA uses a plant derived Squalene which is a natural component of the skin and a good emollient with antioxidant properties. As a saturated fat it restores the lipid barrier, balances the skin’s natural oils and improves hydration and smoothness.

  • Strawberry

    Strawberry

    Known to have antioxidant, skin brightening, exfoliation, hydration, and anti-inflammatory properties. The vitamin C in strawberries not only helps protect skin from free radical damage but can contribute to a brighter and more even skin tone, reducing the appearance of dark spots and dullness. They also contain natural AHAs which provide gentle exfoliation.

  • Swiss Apple Stem Cells

    Phyto Cell Tec Mallus™ - revolutionary technology designed to protect human skin stem cells with the help of stem cells from a rare Swiss apple. Increases the cell’s resistance to stress and help repair the skin’s own DNA and reduces wrinkles and fine lines.

  • Swiss Cress Liposomes

    A liposomal preparation of Swiss garden cress sprouts rich in sulforaphane, a powerful antioxidant phytonutrient, ideal for the treatment of dark spots, age spots and hyper-pigmentation. Clinically proven to reduce melanin production by 47% using only 0.4%. We use 2-4% within our OSKIA products.

  • Swiss Glacier Water

    Encapsulated Swiss Glacier Water

    An instantly refreshing, cooling liposomal preparation of Swiss glacier water to deeply hydrate the skin. The glacier water is encapsulated by lecithin molecules, which ensure that the moisture is carried into the deeper layers of the epidermis offering 24 hour hydration and a feeling of purity and freshness.

  • SYMCALMINGREEN

    An anti-inflammatory and anti-itch active with fantastic anti-histaminic activity. It is the active chemical found in the soothing power of oats, which precisely targets the sensory perception of itchiness for fast-acting and long-lasting relief. The ingredient is concentrated at 5% dihydroavenanthramide D, a patented neuro-soothing agent that helps breaking prolonged itch-scratch cycle.

    (Source - oats)

  • SYNACTIN® AC

    is a synergistic blend addressing acne-affected skin problems. It modulates all five key anti-acne targets below and clinically proven to reduce the blemish size and count: Reduction of keratinization to help prevent pore blockage, Decreasing sebaceous gland activity, Controlling follicular bacterial overpopulation, Anti-inflammatory, Reducing post-inflammatory, hyperpigmentation

    (Source – organic synthesis from plant materials)

  • Threonine

    Threonine

    An amino acid that Contributes to skin health through its involvement in protein synthesis and overall cellular function. Its properties make it an effective ingredient in skincare products for supporting skin barrier function, moisture retention and overall skin vitality.

  • Titanium Dioxide

    Titanium Dioxide

    Also known as titanium (IV) oxide or titania, is a naturally occurring oxide of titanium, chemical formula TiO2. Used in skincare as a natural mineral pigment (pigments are classified with numbers), a thickener or a UV barrier in sun care.

  • Tocotrienols (Smart Vitamin E)

    A superior, much more powerful (40-60% stronger) anti-oxidant form of Vitamin E protect the skin against free-radicals, environmental stressors and oxidative damage while also soothing and calming. Unlike traditional Tocopherols, Tocotrienols are also highly anti-inflammatory. The polyunsaturated side chain of tocotrienols also allows tocotrienols to penetrate more efficiently into cell membranes compared to tocopherols providing superior nourishment and efficacy.

  • Tomato Lycopene

    Tomato Lycopene

    A natural antioxidant derived from tomatoes, known for its anti-oxidant and sun protection, reducing signs of premature ageing. Contributes to a brighter and more even skin tone by reducing the appearance of dark spots and pigmentation. Lycopene has anti-inflammatory properties, which soothe irritated skin and reduce redness.

  • Trehalose

    Trehalose

    A naturally occurring sugar molecule designed to enhance moisture levels and shield the skin from external factors. Aids moisture retention, enhancing the skin's resilience and protecting against environmental stressors, temperature fluctuations and UV radiation.

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  • Trytophan

    Tryptophan

    An essential amino acid not commonly used topically in skincare products, but has wonderful hydration and anti-oxidant properties. Its influence on mood, sleep, and overall health can indirectly impact the skin positively. A healthy, stress-free lifestyle that supports tryptophan intake through diet can contribute to better skin health.

  • Tumeric Root Extract

    Tumeric is a wonderful anti-inflammatory that has been used in Asia for over 4,000 years as a medicine, spice and colour. Best known for its anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, brightening, wound healing and anti-ageing properties.

  • Tyrosine

    Tyrosine

    An amino acid that plays a crucial role in various bodily functions, including the production of melanin, neurotransmitters, and hormones. Boosts the skin’s own melanin production to boost skin’s own UV defence and ensure skin is sun-ready with a protective tan.

  • Violet Willow Extract

    Violet Willow Extract

    A botanical extract derived from the bark of willow trees, specifically the violet willow (Salix daphnoides) species that contains natural Salicylic Acis and used for its anti-inflammatory, exfoliating and anti-oxidant properties. Its exfoliating and anti-inflammatory properties can make it beneficial for managing acne-prone skin.

  • Vitamin B12

    Vitamin B12

    Promotes skin health through cell turnover, protecting the skin barrier, reducing redness, aiding in wound healing and helping with pigmentation issues. It contributes to a smoother complexion, supports natural moisture retention and has wonderful anti-inflammatory properties that can soothe irritation.

  • Vitamin B1 & B2

    Vitamin B1 & B2

    Aid cellular energy production and enhances activity of other B vitamins. Additionally B1, retains moisture, calms, soothes and aids elasticity and firmness. Also protects against free radicals and supports acne prone skin, overall skin health by promoting cell turnover, leading to a healthier complexion.

  • Vitamin B6

    Wide-ranging physiological functions but particularly known for anti-inflammatory properties.

  • Vitamin C

    Vitamin C

    A potent antioxidant & brightener with proven ability to stimulate collagen production. There are many forms of Vitamin C each with different properties. It is a potent antioxidant & brightener with proven ability to stimulate collagen production and in some cases reduce melanin production. The primary structure of collagen consists of three protein strands that wind together in a triple helix. The three amino acids in collagen are glycine, proline, and hydroxyproline. Vitamin C is important in the structure of collagen because the amino acid hyroxyproline cannot be created without the oxygen from Vitamin C. Major Vitamin C deficiency results in scurvy where there is a lack of collagen in the body.

  • Vitamin E

    With anti-oxidant and calming properties, Vitamin E is beneficial in helping prevent the signs of premature ageing through protecting the skin from environmental pollution, protecting against UV radiation and powerful anti-inflammatory action.

  • Vitamin F

    Vitamin F

    A combination of 2 essential fatty acids, linoleic acid (omega-6) and alpha-linolenic acid (omega-3), crucial for maintaining healthy skin, hair, and nails. Excellent moisturizing, hydrating, anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing properties.

  • Vitamin K

    Vitamin K

    Known for its wound healing and anti-inflammatory properties, used topically to help reduce bruising and improve the appearance of post-surgery or post-injury skin. Evens skin tone and reduces discolouration and dark circles by strengthening damaged and broken capillaries.

  • Vitamin P

    A bioflavonoid that strengthens and reduces permeability of capillary walls, aids circulation and enhances efficacy of Vitamin C. Plays a role in maintaining healthy blood vessels, reducing inflammation and supporting the body's immune system. Excellent active to help prevent dark circles.

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  • White Peony Root

    A botanical extract with strong inflammatory, anti-oxidant and hydrating properties. It is excellent for soothing irritated skin and therefore suitable for people with sensitive or redness-prone skin. It is also used for its potential to brighten the skin and even out the complexion.

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  • White Tea

    White Tea

    An anti-oxidant rich type of tea made from the young leaves and buds of the Camellia sinensis plant, offers potential protection against oxidative stress and certain diseases.

  • Willow Bark Extract

    Willow Bark Extract

    A natural alternative to synthetic chemical exfoliants, used for its exfoliating and acne-fighting benefits due to its salicylic acid content, which can help unclog pores, reduce acne, and improve overall skin texture. Additionally, it can have mild skin-soothing properties.

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  • Ylang Ylang

    Ylang Ylang

    Distilled from fresh flowers, Ylang Ylang has a sensual, exotic smell and is known for its aphrodisiac properties.

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  • Yuzu Juice

    Yuzu Juice

    has been used for hundreds of years by Japanese Geisha as the secret to their flawless skin. Rich in Vitamin C and a natural blend of AHA’s it helps brighten skin by gently exfoliating and slows down melanin production. Also offers anti-oxidant protection and skin soothing effect, calming redness and irritation.

  • Zinc-Glycine Complex

    A super skin mineral that supports production of collagen and elastin, helps reduce oil secretion and oxidative stress. A critical factor in the healing process and DNA synthesis. Absorption of Zinc is increased by grafting it onto Glycine, the smallest amino-acid, to aid penetration. For acne prone skin, its magic lies in anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, and its ability to regulates the production of oil, excess sebum and male hormones, as well as regulate the production of keratinocytes, again helping to keep pores clear.

  • Zinc Oxide

    A soft, white mineral powder that is insoluble in water and forms a soothing, protective barrier on the skin. It occurs naturally in small quantities as the mineral Zincite and has mild antiseptic properties. It is used to increase the water-resistance of skin care products and protect against UV rays.