Essentique's Ingredients

all natural ingredients

Our products are lovingly handmade in small batches in our Palo Alto lab to ensure freshness. Care for your skin and hair, as you do your body – with all natural ingredients.

All of the ingredients we use are free of parabens, sulfates, silicones, artificial fragrances, artificial dyes, and petrochemicals. We use the highest grade clean and natural ingredients available.

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Abyssinian Oil


Crambe Abyssinica


an effective moisturizer that promotes smooth, supple skin and aids in removing wrinkles. * When used in hair care products, the oil claims to improve manageability, shine, moisturisation and protect against irritants. * Abyssinian oil is similar in nature to Argan oil.


Acacia Gum


Acacia Gum


Acacia gum is a food grade powder (GRAS-generally recognized as safe). It comes from the sap of the African acacia tree and has been used since ancient times. Acacia gum has not been chemically modified. It is water-soluble and helps to stabilize products. Acacia gum is a natural thickener and gel.


Açai Berry Pulp Extract


Euterpe Oleracea


Anti-aging, fights acne, hydrating and softening for hair and skin


Acephala Sprout Extract


Brassica Oleracea


Anti-aging, filled with antioxidants and fatty acids, light, non-greasy, easily absorbed


Achillea Millefolium Extract


Achillea Millefolium Extract


clear, brown-green liquid with a faint herbal odor, helps dry or damaged skin by reducing flaking and restoring suppleness.


Acmella Oleracea Extract


Acmella Oleracea Extract


Considered a natural alternative to botox


Alchemilla Vulgaris Extract


Alchemilla Vulgaris Extract


good remedy for wounds, cuts, and scrapes because of its high tannin content, repairs damage on the skin


Almond Oil (Sweet)


Prunus Dulcis


Almond oil is light and nourishing. It is high in essential fatty acids and is anti-inflammatory. Almond oil is readily absorbed by the skin. It is very lubricating, high in Vitamin E and it is known for its ability to soften, soothe and moisturize the hair and scalp. Almond oil is pale yellow with no odor. Use for most hair types.


Aloe Vera Gel


Aloe Barbadensis


wound healing and anti-inflammatory properties that reduce skin inflammation, Aloe vera is a great moisturizer and healing agent. It is soothing, cell renewing, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antibacterial and antifungal. Aloe vera contains vitamins and minerals and softens hair. Aloe vera is available as a gel or a concentration. The 200x concentrated aloe vera is in powder form and added to the water phase.


Amalaki Fruit​


Emblica officinalis


very high in vitamin C, nourishes, tones and promotes healthy skin.


Amalaki Fruit Powder


Embilica Officinalis


nourishes the cells and rejuvenates dry hair, but it also stimulates circulation, promoting hair growth


Amaranth Seed Oil


Oleum Amaranthus Paniculatus


Increase the water retention capacity in your skin, acting as a natural moisturizer that Improves skin tone and texture


Amazonian Lily Flower Extract


Victoria Amazonica


smooth and nourish the skin or hair


Amazonian White Clay




gentle, great for sensitive dry skin, doesn’t absorb so much as it does soften with super gentle bits for a mild exfoliation


Amica Oil


Arnica Plant and Olive Oil


Arnica oil is beneficial for bruise treatment, insect bites, relieving sunburn, and to reduce inflammation in muscles and joints.




Hemidesmus indicus


​(‘the eternal root’ in Sanskrit) helps to improve scars and pigmentation while supporting clear skin.


Anantamul Root Powder


Hemidesmus Indicus


nickname, sugandhi, or “the fragrant one, light quality making it soothing in the skin without aggravating, fights dryness


Apple Cider Vinegar


Acetic Acid


alpha hydroxy acids that will remove dead skin and reveal healthy and vibrant new skin, reduces aging spots


Apricot Kernel Oil


Prunus Armeniaca


Apricot oil is light and adds fluffiness in formulations. It is high in essential fatty acids and Vitamin A that softens the skin and smoothes the hair. Use for most hair types. Unrefined apricot oil is a dark golden color and smells like amaretto and lends this scent to formulations; the refined oil is light yellow with no odor.


Argan Oil


Argania Spinosa


Argan oil is rich in Vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, E, carotene and essential fatty acids omega 6 and 9. It is anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Argan oil absorbs easily into the skin, moisturizes the scalp and promotes smooth and shiny hair. The oil is light with no odor, light yellow and absorbs well. Use for most hair types, dry, damaged hair and dandruff scalp.


Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract



species of seaweed, contain proteins, vitamins, as well as function as emollients or antioxidants


Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate


Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate


very powerful form of vitamin C


Asparagopsis Armata Extract


Asparagopsis Armata Extract


made by mixing vitamin c and isopalmitic, Fights premature aging, Boosts collagen production, keeps skin firm,Increases UV photoprotection helping to reduce sun damage, Lightens dark spots and discolorations


Atlas Cedarwood Essential Oil


Cedrus Atlantica


clean, soften, and invigorate skin, slow down aging and provide even skin tone


Avocado Oil


Persea Americana


Avocado oil is very rich in Vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D, and E, lecithin, squalene, and essential fatty acids. Avocado oil is nourishing, hydrating, softening and moisturizing to the scalp and hair. It promotes skin elasticity, restructuring, lubrication, and cell regeneration. Unrefined avocado oil is green and refined avocado oil is pale yellow with no odor. Use for most hair types; dry hair, eczema, and psoriasis scalp.


Babassu Kernel Oil


Attalea Speciosa


non-drying oil used in food, cleaners and skin products, clear light yellow vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of the babassu palm


Banana Fruit Extract


Musa Paradisiaca


hydrate and moisturize, smooth and soften rough, dry, cracked or peeling skin, can also help to hydrate and moisturize hair


Baobab Oil


Adansonia Digitata


Baobab comes from the seeds of the fruit from the baobab tree in Senegal, Africa. The baobab tree is known as “The Tree of Life” and lives 500+ years. Baobab oil is available in cold pressed and unrefined. It is very stable. It moisturizes dry hair and absorbs quickly into the skin and hair. Baobab softens the hair and whiskers.


Barley Extract


Hordeum Distichon


contains significant concentrations of phenols, which are known to provide antioxidant activity. Antioxidant protection helps to defend the skin against harmful free-radicals that are present in the environment.


Basil Essential Oil


Ocimum Basilicum


Often used for scenting products


Behentrimonium Chloride


Behentrimonium Chloride


yellow wax like organic compound with chemical formula CH₃(CH₂)₂₁N(CH₃)₃, used as an antistatic agent and, sometimes, a disinfectant


Behenyl Alcohol


Behenyl Alcohol


Behenyl alcohol is a fatty alcohol and helps to thicken and stabilize. It also acts as a co-

emulsifier. It imparts a soft and velvety feel to hair.


Bentonite Clay




Bentonite is a natural weathered volcanic ash. It has a silky feel and produces an electrical charge when hydrated. It is great in hair care formulations. Disperse the clay into water.


Benzoic Acid


Benzoic Acid


occurs naturally in many plants, kills germs


Bergamot Essential Oil


Citrus Bergamia


Often used for scenting products


Bilberry Fruit/Leaf Extract


Vaccinium Myrtillus


low-growing shrub, used in many medicines


Black Castor Oil (Jamaican)


Ricinus Communis


Black castor oil has been traditionally used to stimulate hair follicles and promote hair growth. It pulls out toxins from the scalp. Black castor oil has a smoky scent that can be incorporated as part of the formulation’s scent. When purchasing, read the label, some black castor oils contain soy oil and essential oils.


Blue Green Algae Extract


Aphanizomenon Flos Aquae


70% vegetable protein and has higher levels of beta-carotene than broccoli. The one-two punch potency of blue-green algae is that it contains a high concentration of nutrients- over 65 vitamins, minerals and enzymes and the complete spectrum of eight essential amino acids and ten nonessential amino acids… and they are all easily absorbed by the body.


Blue Lotus Flower Extract


Nymphaea Coerulea


sleep aid, as a natural anti-anxiety remedy, and as a stress reliever. Blue Lotus contains nucifera (a natural anti-spasmodic) along with aporphine, which will give you feelings of calming euphoria.


Borage Seed Oil


Borago Officinalis


Borage oil is high in fatty acids especially gamma linoleic acid and vitamins and minerals. Borage oil is regenerative, emollient and revitalizing for the skin and hair. Borage oil does not keep well and will go rancid quite easily. Do not expose it to heat. Use borage oil for damaged hair, eczema and psoriasis scalp.


Brassica Juncea Sprout Extract


Brassica Juncea


belongs to the mustard family, rich in vitamins and minerals


Brassica Oleracea Acephala Sprout Extract


Brassica Oleracea Acephala


rich in vitamins C and K, carotenoids (precursor of vitamin A), antioxidants, fibers, minerals


Brassica Oleracea Botrytis Sprout Extract


Brassica Oleracea Botrytis


rich in vitamins such as vitamin C and folic acid, and minerals such as potassium, iron and selenium.


Brazil Flower Extract


Bertholletia Excelsa


deep moisturizing effectiveness, rich with linoleic acid, an omega-6 essential fatty acid that protects the skin from dryness and reduces inflammation,


Broccoli Sprout Extract




rich in Vitamin C


C13-15 Alkane


C13-15 Alkane


silky and light feel, creating elegant textures that will leave the skin smooth, and its short playtime is ideal for face and eye creams, leaving a soft, velvet-like after feel, Reduces frizz, promotes long-lasting color, restores hair, provides heat protection, strengthens hair to prevent breakage


Cabbage Sprout Extract


Brassica Oleracea Capitata


moisturizing, anti-aging, wrinkle reduction


Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum


Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum


Skin conditioning, anti-aging, improves skin elasticity


Calcium Gluconate


Calcium Gluconate


good skin-soothing and restorative agent when applied topically


Calendula Flower


Calendula Officinalis OFFICINALIS


skin conditioning, fragrance


Camellia Oil


Camellia Oleifera


Camellia oil is high in oleic acid and this makes it very stable. It is excellent for conditioning hair. It also is a moisturizer and promotes restructuring of the skin and shiny hair. Camellia oil is light and pale yellow with no odor. Use for most hair types.


Candelilla Wax


Euphorbia Antisyphilitica


component in lip balms and lotion bars, beeswax substitute


Caprylic Capric Triglycerides




coconut oil and glycerin. It comes in the form of an oily liquid, and is sometimes mistakenly referred to as fractionated coconut oil. Caprylic mainly works as an emollient, dispersing agent and solvent.


Caprylyl Capryl Glucoside




Caprylyl Capryl Glucoside is derived from vegetable sugars. It helps to solubilize essential oils in surfactant products, even liquid soap and especially those in the alkyl polyglucoside family. CCG helps to thicken and increase foam.


Carrot Oil


Daucus Carota


Carrots are rich in nutrients such as vitamins A, C, and E, beta-carotene, and a multitude of other antioxidants. Vitamins A and E — in addition to beta-carotene — have wonderful conditioning properties. They moisturize the skin or scalp on the body, thereby building healthier hair and skin


Castor Oil


Ricinus Communis


Castor oil protects and cleanses the skin and hair. It is very sticky, similar to glycerin. The skin and hair absorbs castor oil very slowly. Castor oil is viscous and clear in color. It promotes hair growth when massaged into the scalp.


Cedarwood Essential Oil


Cedrus Atlantica


increases cellular metabolism, stimulate the hair follicles and increase circulation to the scalp,Cedarwood can help treat thinning hair and various types of alopecia


Cetearyl Alcohol


Alcohols, C16-18


fatty alcohol derived from coconut oil. It helps to thicken and stabilize formulations.


Cetearyl Olivate


Cetearyl Olivate


naturally derived from the olive tree. It creates smooth and silky hair care products.


Cetyl Alcohol


Cetyl Alcohol


fatty alcohol, stabilizer and thickener. It imparts a powdery and velvety feel to the skin and hair.


Cetyl Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice


Aloe Barbadensis


extremely moisturising, protect the skin from UV damage, cleansing and detoxifying agent, wrinkle reduction


Cetyl Palmitate


Cetyl Palmitate


ester derived from palmitic acid and cetyl alcohol


Chamomile Flower


Matricaria Chamomilla


anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antibacterial, antiseptic, and contains essential oils and antioxidants.


Chia Seed Oil


Salvia Hispanica L


Chia Seed Oil is an ingredient used in human nutrition and dietary supplement products. This natural, plant seed oil has Omega-3 Linolenic Acid, and its indigestible benefits include supporting optimal wellness, and supporting heart, brain, and joint health.


Chickweed Extract


Stellaria Media


fights skin inflammations and acne, used in the treatment of eczema


Chrysanthellum Indicum Extract


Chrysanthellum Indicum


anti-inflammatory and soothing properties. The extracts will also strengthen the capillaries, used to treat rosacea


Citric Acid


Citric Acid


weak organic acid, naturally found in fruits


Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) callus culture extract


Citrus Aurantium Dulcis


uplifting citrus aroma and natural source of the antioxidant vitamin C.


Cocamidopropyl Betaine


Cocamidopropyl Betaine


foam booster in shampoos, medium strength surfactant used in bath products, an emulsifying agent and thickener, reduces irritation caused by ionic surfactants


Coco Glucoside


Coco Glucoside


A non-ionic surfactant that can be used as a foaming/cleansing building agent.


Coconut Milk


Cocos Nucifera


Coconut milk is rich in protein, vitamins and calcium. It softens hair and soothes the scalp.


Coconut Oil


Cocos Nucifera


Coconut oil is solid at temperatures below 76°F. It has been refined and deodorized. It does not have a coconut scent. It is high in vitamin E. Coconut oil helps to moisturize, protect, soften, cleanse, and soothe the scalp and hair.


Coconut Water


Cocos Nucifera Water


Coconut water is an excellent hydrator. It is also toning and cleansing.


Comfrey Root Powder


Symphytum Officinale





Primula Veris Extract


thought to draw out the damage and speed healing of the skin


Cranberry Seed Oil


Vaccinium Macrocarpon


Cranberry oil is emollient, rich in antioxidants, high in Vitamin C and contains omega 3, 6, and 9. It moisturizes and conditions the hair and scalp. Use for most hair types; especially dry, eczema and psoriasis scalp.


Cucumber Hydrosol


Cucumis Sativus


used for toning, tightening and firming skin. It helps reduce oily skin and shrink large pores which gives skin a flawless look. With its skin tightening effects, cucumber hydrosol acts as an excellent anti-aging hydrosol.


Cupuacu Butter


Theobroma Grandiflorum


improves the appearance prematurely aging and thinning skin while being a superior moisturizer with great water absorption. It offers high levels of essential fatty acids, which with its rich phytosterols, help the appearance of your skin’s elasticity and overall appearance of your skin.


Decyl Glucoside


Decyl Glucoside


derived from sugar and plant oil. It is very mild, biodegradable and non-irritating. It is good for sensitive skin. It does produce a fair amount of foam for being a nonionic surfactant but little flash foam.


Dill Extract


Peucedanum Graveolens


used in anti-aging products, reinforce skin elasticity and firmness, thus improving the overall appearance of skin


Dimethylaminoethanol Bitartrate Powder




derivative of the B vitamin choline, skin calming, improves skin firmness




Sambucus Nigra


rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory substances. Elder flower is naturally anti-inflammatory and rich in antioxidants making it excellent for skin toners to help protect against premature aging and free radical damage.


Enteromorpha Compressa Extract


Enteromorpha Compressa Extract


Antioxidants, Thickeners/Emulsifiers, Plant Extracts

Extract from green algae


Equisetum Arvense Extract


Equisetum Arvense Extract


Promotes a tighter and firmer look, Cleansing properties help minimize the appearance of large pores and tone the look of skin, improves skin texture with a moisturizing effect, Good for sensitive skin


Evening Primrose Oil


Oenothera Biennis


Evening primrose oil is an emollient. It contains fatty acids: high in gamma linoleic acid. It is rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals. It is moisturizing, soothing, regenerating and rejuvenating.


Fenugreek Seed


Trigonella Foenum-graecum


anti-aging effects, helps acne, moisturizing, prevents hair loss, adds shine, fights dandruff, combats premature graying


Frankincense Essential Oil


Boswellia Sacra


Scenting Products


Fuller’s Earth Clay


Solum Fullonum


absorbs excess skin oils, reduces the appearance of scars, treats acne, improves skin elasticity, fights dandruff


Geranium Essential Oil


Pelargonium Graveolens


scenting products


Glucono Delta Lactone




moisturizer, pH adjuster


Gluconolactone (and) Sodium Benzoate


Gluconolactone (and) Sodium Benzoate


Gluconolactone (and) Sodium Benzoate is derived from non-genetically modified corn. It is globally accepted and can be used in organic products.






Vegetable glycerin is derived from plants, a natural emollient with a cooling effect on the skin. Glycerin holds moisture in the hair and skin.


Glyceryl Caprylate Caprate


Glyceryl Caprylate/Caprate


Glyceryl Caprylate Caprate is a refatting agent, foam enhancer, thickener, polymer substitute and emollient. Polymers (Natural) can increase body and add conditioning to the hair. They work well combined with anionic surfactants.


Glyceryl Monocaprylate (and) Glyceryl Monoundecylenate


Glyceryl Monocaprylate (and) Glyceryl Monoundecylenate


Glyceryl Monocaprylate (and) Glyceryl Monoundecylenate is used in oil-based, anhydrous formulations. It works as a broad spectrum preservative and emollient.


Glyceryl Stearate


Glyceryl Stearate


acts as a lubricant on the skin’s surface, which gives the skin a soft and smooth appearance, moisturizing


Grapeseed Oil


Vitis Vinifera


Grapeseed oil has non-allergenic properties. It is astringent and a dry oil that is quickly absorbed by the skin, non-greasy. Use for most hair types especially oily.


Green Clay (French)




Green clay is from France and rich in minerals. It is very absorbent, draws oil and impurities and toxins from the hair and skin. Green clay stimulates circulation, removes dead skin cells and tones and strengthens connective tissues. Use for all hair types


Green Tea Extract


Camellia Sinensis


naturally rich in antioxidants, which has a cell-protecting function as well. It’s a strong antioxidant effect that protects the skin from the damaging effects of free radicals


Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride


Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride


Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride is derived from guar gum and has been chemically modified.


Guava Fruit Extract


Psidium Guajava


devered for both its vitamin content and its ability to slow the signs of aging. This is because Guava is very rich in Vitamin A, B and C, and it helps prevent day to day wear and tear of the skin.


Hazelnut Oil


Corylus Avellana


Hazelnut oil is lightweight and a dry oil quickly absorbed by the skin. It is similar to sweet almond oil. Hazelnut is easily absorbed by the skin without a greasy feel. It is astringent, soothing, softening, revitalizing and restructuring for the skin and hair. It contains fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals. Hazelnut is odorless and light yellow. Use for most hair types especially sensitive and oily hair.


Hemp Seed Oil


Cannabis Sativa


Hemp seed oil is rich in fatty acids and proteins. It is a dry oil, easily absorbed into the skin, emollient and anti-inflammatory. It is one of the most nutritious oils, healing and regenerative for skin and hair. The unrefined is green with a strong odor. The refined is light yellow with a light herbal odor. Use for most hair types especially dry, dandruff, psoriasis and eczema.






reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles


Hops Extract


Humulus Lupulus


pure resin extract containing alpha acids, beta acids, and hop oils.


Horsetail Leaf Extract


Equisetum Arvense


filled with antioxidants, anti aging, anti inflammatory, treats acne and irritation


Hyacinth Essential Oil


Hyacinth Essential Oil


used in Massages, may be added to base emollients, often used in perfumery


Hydrolyzed Baobab Protein


Hydrolyzed Adansonia digitata (Baobab) Seed Protein


Hydrolyzed baobab protein can be used as a replacement for silicone. It assists with conditioning, repairing hair and promotes soft and smooth hair.


Hydrolyzed Corn Protein


Hydrolyzed Corn Protein


skin and hair conditioning, protects both


Hydrolyzed Oat Protein


Hydrolyzed Oat Protein


Hydrolyzed Oat Protein is derived from oat flour by hydrolysis. It is liquid and soluble in water and glycerin. Hydrolyzed oat protein promotes soft and silky hair. It thickens, adds body and stabilizes surfactants in hair care products.


Hydrolyzed Quinoa Protein


Hydrolyzed Quinoa Protein


Hydrolyzed Quinoa Protein is derived from quinoa grains by hydrolysis. Quinoa protein nourishes, protects, conditions and repairs the hair and retains moisture. It promotes smooth, shiny and silky hair.


Hydrolyzed Soy Protein


Hydrolyzed Soy Protein


Hydrolyzed Soy Protein is derived from soya flour through hydrolysis. Soy protein adds moisture, manageability, smoothness and shine to hair.


Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein


Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein


Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein is derived from wheat protein through hydrolysis. It provides moisture and forms a film to protect the hair.


Hydroxyethyl Cellulose


Hydroxyethyl Cellulose


Hydroxyethyl Cellulose is a powder derived from plant pulp fiber. It helps to thicken and stabilize products. It creates clear products with a soft skin feel. Hydroxyethyl cellulose is a natural thickener and gel and compatible with most shampoo ingredients and increases foaming.


Indian Jujube Fruit Extract


Zizyphus Jujuba


rich in vitamin C, used to treat skin irritations and inflammations, including psoriasis, eczema, and acne


Irish Moss Powder


Chondrus Crispus


Soothe the scalp, condition the hair, enhance shine, and fortify the hair fibers, gentle enough for your skin and strong enough to strengthen the hair


Jasmine Absolute


Jasminum Grandiflorum


taken from plant’s white flowers, important ingredient in making perfumes


Jojoba Oil


Simmondsia Chinensis


Jojoba oil is not an oil but a liquid plant wax closest to human sebum (the oil our skin naturally produces to help protect it). It is a dry oil and easily absorbed by the skin. It is very stable with a long shelf life. Jojoba oil is anti-inflammatory, soothing, nourishing and moisturizing. This oil is rich in vitamin E and provides natural sun protection. Few people have a reaction to it. It promotes shiny hair. Jojoba oil has a light odor; golden in color, clear jojoba is also available. Use for most hair types especially oily, dry, dandruff, eczema and psoriasis.


Kaolin White Cosmetic Clay




Kaolin clay draws out impurities without removing the skin’s natural oil. It is very gentle and mild and helps to clarify the hair. Use for all hair types.


Kiwi Fruit Extract


Actinidia Chinensis


works to help balance healthy pH level in the skin, promotes skin elasticity and radiance


Kombo Seed Butter


Pycnanthus Angolensis


anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, and antiseptic, used with essential oils for aching joints and muscles and for dry or irritated skin conditions


Kukui Nut Oil


Aleurites Moluccans


Kukui oil is high in essential fatty acids. It soothes and softens the skin and helps the skin to retain water. Kukui oil is highly moisturizing and restorative for the skin and hair. It is refined with a refined-like odor and almost light in color. Use for most hair types dry hair, psoriasis and eczema.


Lactobacillus Ferment


Lactobacillus Ferment


This is probiotic based created from the fermentation of Lactobacillus, the bacteria used to make fermented foods known as sauerkraut and kimchi from fermenting cabbage. Antimicrobial peptides are the result and assist to provide broad spectrum protection. It is conditioning to the skin.


Lactobacillus/Arundinaria Gigantea Ferment Filtrate


Lactobacillus/Arundinaria Gigantea Ferment Filtrate


“friendly” bacteria, commonly found in fermented foods, helps treat various skin conditions including eczema, acne fighting


Lavandin Flower Powder


Lavandula SPP.


natural relaxant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antibacterial, toning, and healing, works to treat acne, eczema, psoriasis, and oily skin


Lavender Essential Oil


Lavandula X Hybrida Grosso


Latin name of lavender is Lavare, which means “to wash”, ability to eliminate nervous tension, relieve pain, disinfect the scalp and skin, enhance blood circulation, and treat respiratory problems


Lavender Flower Hydrosol


Lavandula X Intermedia


floral water got through steam distillation of the fragrant lavender flowers, refreshes tired skin, helps acne






mixture of the diglycerides of stearic, palmitic and oleic acids, linked to the choline ester of phosphoric acid, skin conditioning agent


Lemon Balm Extract


Melissa Officinalis


classified as being calming, soothing, healing and tightening on the skin, whilst also stimulating circulation


Lemon Peel Extract


Citrus X Limon


treats acne, enhances the skin, said to help fight skin cancer




Glycyrrhiza Glabra


used consistently over time, may help fade dark spots and blemishes, and lighten the skin


Lily of the Valley Absolute Essential Oil


Convallaria Majalis


helps fade the appearance of scars, recommended for strengthening the brain and rejuvenating a weak memory


Lime Hydrosol


Citrus aurantifolia


High in naturally occurring vitamin C and anti-bacterial benefits, proven to be astringent and cleansing


Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil


Litsea Cubeba


for Oily Skin and Clogged Pores, minimize the appearance of pores


Lychee Fruit Extract


Litchi Chinensis


Rich in natural vitamin C and various polyphenols which have potent antioxidant and rejuvenating properties


Macadamia Nut Oil


Macadamia Integrifolia


Macadamia is rich in essential fatty acids and high in antioxidants. It is high in palmitoleic acid found in fish oil that helps with delaying aging. It is very close to the sebum in our skin and is easily absorbed by the skin. It is cleansing and softening for skin and hair. Macadamia is rejuvenating, restructuring, regenerative, revitalizing and protective for the skin and hair. The unrefined oil smells strongly of macadamia nuts with a dark gold color. The oil in cleansing and conditioning and good for most skin and hair types, especially dry.


Mafura Fruit Seed Butter


Platonia Insignis


Nourishes and revitalises skin and hair. Can replace Shea Butter & Palm Oil


Mallow Extract


Malva Sylvestris


contains a high percentage of mucilage, which has intensive hydrating, softening, and balancing properties


Mango Flower Extract


Mangifera Indica


antioxidant properties in mango extract help to hydrate the skin and improve skin tone




Rubia Cordifolia


flowering plant in the coffee family, gives the skin a radiant glow and an even tone.


Maracuja Pulp and Seed Butter


Passiflora Edulis


vitamins A and C, essential fatty acids, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, and carotenoids. … Anti-aging: Because of the high vitamin C and antioxidant content,passion fruit oil helps keep skin looking firm and youthful


Marshmallow Root Extract


Althaea Officinalis


good for sensitive skin, moisturizes, reduces fine-lines, anti-aging


Marula Oil


Sclerocarya Birrea


Marula oil is high in oleic acid making it very stable. It conditions the hair and adds shine, smoothness and a protective layer to the hair. Marula oil is cleansing, conditioning and moisturizing.


Meadowfoam Seed Oil


Limnanthes Alba


Meadowfoam seed oil is very stable. It is high in the antioxidant tocopherol. It is emollient and humectant. Meadowfoam seed oil softens skin and hair. It is a rejuvenating and moisturizing oil. Use for most hair types, especially dry hair.


Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract


Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract


guides skin to balanced state, ideal skin care product for sensitive combination skin with a tendency toward dryness, shine and redness






Helps with Acne, Dry or Brittle Hair, Dull Hair, Dull Skin, Fine Lines, Limp Hair, Redness


Mexican Sarsaparilla Root Extract


Smilax Aristolochiaefolia


promotes healthy skin


Milk Thistle Oil


Silybum Marianum


reduces inflammation which can reduce irritating flare-ups of skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis and acne


Moringa Oil



Moringa oil is from the tree known as the miracle tree. It is slightly thick and has an herbal, green scent. It reminds me of Tamanu oil. Marula sets on the skin awhile before it is absorbed. Use it in conditioners and hair oils and for all hair types, especially dry and damaged hair.


Mung Bean Powder


Mung Bean Powder


non-foaming soap which can safely be used for people with sensitive skin and inflammatory skin conditions like eczema, fights acne, anti-aging


Murumuru Oil


Astrocaryum Murumuru


composition of essential fatty acids and Pro-Vitamin A help restore elasticity to damaged and aging skin and makes a highly suitable ingredient for use in anti-aging formulations. It is also soothing addition for products intended to heal dry and cracked skin, eczema and psoriasis


Neem Leaf Powder


Azadirachta Indica


clear acne scars, correct pigmentation, very effective in treating dandruff and itchy scalp


Neem Oil


Azardica Indica


Neem oil is antibacterial and antifungal. Neem oil is rich and thick with a strong smell, almost like peanut butter. Combine neem oil with other oils. Use for dandruff.


Neroli Hydrosol


Citrus Aurantium


tones skin, diminishes enlarged pores, tightens & firms facial skin


Nettle Extract


Urtica Dioica


prevent age-related hair loss, has astringent properties, which helps in treating skin diseases like eczema


Oatstraw Extract


Avena Sativa


soothes skin irritation, contains Vitamin B, calcium and magnesium


Olive Oil


Olea Europaea


Olive oil is a rich emollient, high in essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. It is antibacterial, soothing, softening, lubricating, conditioning, restorative, mild, moisturizing, nourishing and cleansing. Use for most skin and hair types in combination with other oils. Olive oil can weigh hair down as it is slowly absorbed by the skin and sits heavily on the hair.


Orchid Absolute




A natural humectant that draws moisture to the skin and locks it in. … It is a sweet and exquisite oil that has been used in skincare and perfumery for centuries with good reason — the scent is intoxicating and the oil itself works to increase the skin’s moisture content and increase elasticity.






dl-Panthenol is Vitamin B5 and is available in powder or liquid form. Panthenol moisturizes and improves hair structure, adds shine and luster to hair.


Passion Fruit Seed Oil


Passiflora Incarnata


Because of the high vitamin C and antioxidant content, passion fruit oil helps keep skin looking firm and youthful. Rejuvenating: Passion fruit oil is also a great source of vitamin A in the form of carotenoids, which helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles


Patchouli Essential Oil


Pogostemon Cablin


properties as an antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cicatrizant, cytophylactic, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicide, insecticide, sedative, and a tonic substance


Peppermint Leaf Extract


Mentha Piperita


leaves a cooling sensation – a benefit attributed to the numbing properties of its primary component, menthol – that can help heal and soothe minor irritations. In addition,Peppermint Extract gives skin an instant boost upon contact


Perilla Frutescens Extract


Perilla Frutescens Extract


treating acne and aging skin conditions is well known. It is rich in omega-3, which soothes, repairs and provides powerful antioxidant protection for mature and aging skin


Phalaenopsis Amabilis Extract


Phalaenopsis Amabilis Extract


Phalaenopsis amabilis, commonly known as the moon orchid or moth orchid in India and as anggrek bulan in Indonesia, is a species of flowering plants in the orchid family Orchidaceae, native to the East Indies and Australia, and widely cultivated as a decorative houseplant.


Pineapple Fruit Extract


Ananas Sativus


storehouse of vitamin C, bromelain and antioxidants, which are extremely beneficial in the treatment and prevention of acne, fine lines, sun damaged and uneven skin toning


Pink Rose Flower Powder


Rosa SP


Nourishes, cleanses, tones & moisturizes skin, lightens blemishes, anti-aging


Pomegranate Seed Oil


Punica Granatum


Pomegranate seed oil is rich in antioxidants, polyphenols and flavonoids. It promotes elasticity and regeneration of the skin. It is highly nourishing for skin and hair. Use for dry hair, eczema and psoriasis.




Potassium Caroate


Curing Dry Skin: One of the reasons why many people suffer from dry skin is due to the deficiency of potassium. Potassium keeps the skin moisturized and hydrated internally


Pracaxi Seed Butter


Pentaclethra Macroloba


helps treatment of skin spots, depigmentation, severe acne, acne scars, while also hydrating the skin and promoting cellular renewal, has moisturizing properties that can be used in the hair to keep your hair moisturized and healthy


Prickly Pear Seed Oil


Opuntia Ficus Indica


anti-aging agents, tocopherols protect the skin cells that make collagen and elastin (a protein that helps skin keep its shape) and can fade acne scars






Propanediol is derived from plants. It adds a silky feel and clarifies formulations. It moisturizes the skin. It is a replacement for dimethicone and propylene glycol. Propanediol is a natural ingredient and should not be mistaken for propylene glycol.


Pumpkin Seed Oil


Cucurbita Pepo L.


Pumpkin seed oil contains antioxidants vitamins A, C, E and fatty acids-Omega 6 and 9. Pumpkin seed oil is highly nourishing, revitalizing and regenerative for the skin and hair. Use for damaged hair.


Quillaia Bark Extract


Quillaja Saponaria


anti-dandruff, cleansing, foaming, moisturizing, skin conditioning


R-Lipoic Acid


Alpha-Lipoic Acid


enzyme that is a very good antioxidant, soothing


Raspberry Seed Oil


Rubus Idaeus


Raspberry seed oil is light and an antioxidant. It is high in vitamin E and essential fatty acids and has some sun protection properties. Use for dry hair, eczema and psoriasis.


Red Clover Blossoms


Trifolium Pretense


cleanses, keeps hair strong, prevents dandruff and scalp irritations, softens the hair and adds volume






powerful antioxidant and anti-aging properties


Rhassoul Clay


Moroccan Lava Clay


Rhassoul clay is from Morocco and has been used by women in Morocco to wash their hair for many years. This luxurious clay is used at exquisite spas. Rhassoul clay draws out impurities and is not too drying. It is high in silica, magnesium, iron, calcium, potassium and sodium. Use for all hair types.


Rice Bran Oil


Oryza Sativa


Rice bran oil is light and gentle. It is an antioxidant and high in essential fatty acids. Rice bran softens and moisturizes skin and hair. It is anti-inflammatory and improves blood circulation. Use for most hair types.


Rice Bran Wax


Oryza Sativa Cera


Rice bran softens and moisturizes skin and hair. It is anti-inflammatory and improves blood circulation.


Roman chamomile Essential Oil


anthemis nobilis


scenting products


Rose Flower Hydrosol


Rosa Damascena


Great as a toner (anti-inflammatory and soothing)


Rose Geranium Essential Oil


Pelargonium Graveolens


can be used as inhalation to uplift the mood and spirit, used in facial creams to care for clogged pores and oily skin.


Rosehip Seed Oil


Rosa Rubiginosa


Rosehip Seed oil comes from the fruit of the wild rose. It has been highly researched and tested with beneficial results to skin. It is one of the best sources of vitamin C. It is emollient and an antioxidant; high in vitamin E and essential fatty acids. It softens and smoothes skin and hair texture. Rosehip promotes cell regeneration and rejuvenation. Good for most hair types, especially dry.


Rosemary Antioxidant CO2 Extract


Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract


Rosemary Antioxidant CO2 Extract is similar to Rosemary Oleoresin except it is extracted by CO2, which is one of the purest ways for extraction as no solvents are used. Rosemary Oleoresin (ROE) is usually extracted with the solvent hexane.


Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract


Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract


very effective antioxidant, naturally preserves oils and extends the shelf life


Saccharide Isomerate


Saccharide Isomerate


very similar to the moisturizing carbohydrate complex naturally found in the stratum corneum of human skin


Saccharide Isomerate


Saccharide Isomerate


very similar to the moisturizing carbohydrate complex naturally found in the stratum corneum of human skin


Safflower Oil


Carthamus Tinctorius


Safflower oil is light dry oil and easily absorbed by the skin and high in oleic acids. In Europe it is known as thistle oil. Safflower oil is highly moisturizing and softening for skin and hair. Use for most hair types especially oily and eczema.


Sage Leaf


Salvia officinalis L.


easing wrinkles, fine lines, and other ageing signs. In short, this fabulous herb helps in keeping your skin younger, radiant, and flawless. It also reduces facial wrinkles and redness making the skin look younger and flawless


Sal Fruit Butter


Shorea Robusta


All skin types, cold-pressed butter blends well with soft butters


Sea Buckthorn Berry Oil


Hippophae Rhamnoides


powerful anti-inflammatory, making it ideal for the treatment and prevention of acne


Sea Buckthorn Oil


Hippophae Rhamnoides


Sea buckthorn oil is antioxidant, extremely rich in beta-carotene which gives it the orange color and will stain the skin and hair if not highly diluted. It is high in essential fatty acids and vitamins A, B1, B2, C, E, tocopherols and phytosterols. It is anti-inflammatory, revitalizing and rejuvenating. Good for most hair types, especially damaged and scalp psoriasis.


Sea Kelp Extract


Laminaria Digitata


contains many of the essential nutrients to ensure hair growth. It’s high in iodine and a great source of iron, sodium, phosphorus and calcium and has a variety of vitamins, including A, B1, B2, C, D and E. Kelp also contains laminaria angustata, which is believed to thicken hair


Sea Whip Extract


Pseudopterogorgia Elisabethae


a powerful skin healing agent as well. It does this by neutralizing the enzyme responsible for skin irritation due to sensitive skin, aging, acne and sunburn. It can reduce swelling and pain from its anti-inflammatory properties


Sesame Oil


Sesamum Indicum


Sesame oil is high in essential fatty acids. It contains vitamins B, E, minerals and proteins. It is very stable and keeps well. Sesame oil is anti-inflammatory. It is nourishing, moisturizing and soothing to the skin and hair. It provides natural sun protection. Good for most hair types, especially damaged.


Sacha Inchi Oil


Plukenetia Volubilis


rich in protein, omega-3, -6, and -9, alpha tocopherol, vitamin E, and carotenoids (Vitamin A), and fiber. Its unique collection of nutrients provide notable benefits for the body.


Shea Fruit Butter


Vitellaria Nilotica


The concentration of natural vitamins and fatty acids in shea butter makes it incredibly nourishing and moisturizing for skin. It is often used to remedy dry skin and to help protect the skin’s natural oils


Slippery Elm Extract


Ulmus Rubra


promotes healthy hair, restores dull hair, treats skin diseases and acne


Sodium Alginate


Sodium Alginate


natural polysaccharide product extracted from brown seaweed that grows in cold water regions. It is soluble in cold and hot water with strong agitation and can thicken and bind. In the presence of calcium, sodium alginate forms a gel without the need of heat.


Sodium Benzoate


Sodium Benzoate


salt of Benzoic Acid, found naturally in cranberries, prunes, plums, cinnamon, ripe cloves, and apples and used as a preservative in cosmetics and personal care product formulas as a fragrance ingredient, masking ingredient, anti-corrosive agent, and most frequently, as a preservative


Sodium Citrate


Sodium Citrate


help preserve cosmetics and personal care products


Sodium Cocoyl Apple Amino Acids


Sodium Cocoyl Apple Amino Acids


Sodium Cocoyl Apple Amino Acids is derived from apple juice amino acids. It is non-irritating, gentle and mild and can be used in baby shampoo and sensitive skin.


Sodium Hyaluronate


Sodium Hyaluronate


anti-aging treatment, moisturize the hair shaft, thereby plumping the hair


Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate


Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate


mild surfactants, very mild,conditioning for the hair, pH is close to neutral.


Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate (and) Lauryl Glucoside


Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate (and) Lauryl Glucoside


Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate (and) Lauryl Glucoside is a mild polyglucoside surfactant. Plantapon is derived from coconut, palm, starch and sugar. It is biodegradable with excellent foam. Use as a primary surfactant.


Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate


Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate


Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate is gentle and mild and leaves a nice feel on the hair. The consistency looks like fluffy white whipped body butter. It can be used as a primary surfactant or combined with other surfactants.


Sodium Methyl Cocoyl


Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate


sodium salt of coconut fatty acid amide of N-methyltaurine. It is labeled as a surfactant and foaming agent, and is a mild surfactant


Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate


Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate


unsurpassed skin moisturization and a smooth feel on application


Sorbitan Laurate


Sorbitan Laurate


produced by reacting the polyol, sorbitol, with a fatty acids (stearic acid, lauric acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid). Both sorbitol and the fatty acids are naturally occurring


Sorbitan Olivate


Sorbitan Olivate


nonionic emulsifier that helps blend ingredients together in cosmetic solutions, usually ones with moisturizing properties. It helps soften the skin & hair, and gives products a smooth and luxurious feel


Sorbitan Palmitate


Sorbitan Palmitate


produced by reacting the polyol, sorbitol, with a fatty acids (stearic acid, lauric acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid). Both sorbitol and the fatty acids are naturally occurring


Starfruit Fruit Extract


Averrhoa Carambola


contains Vitamin A, which reduces the size of your oil-producing glands, removes toxins and redness and protects from acne. It also contains Vitamin C, which protects against pollution, fine lines and wrinkles and sun damage


Stearic Acid


Stearic Acid


important cleansing properties that make it useful in soaps. The ingredient acts as a surfactant, a substance that lowers the surface tension of oils. … As a result, stearic acid helps to remove dirt, sweat and excess sebum from the skin and hair


Strawberry Fruit Extract


Fragaria SPP


Rich in polyphenols and Vitamin C, provides protection for the skin, has skin soothing properties. It is a wonderful toner that helps to reduce the appearance of pores


Sucrose Cocoate


Sucrose Cocoate


Sucrose cocoate is a refatting agent (lipid layer enhancer) and increases viscosity.


Sunflower Oil


Helianthus Annuus


Sunflower oil is wealthy in oleic acids and a very stable oil. It is high in vitamins A, D, and E. Sunflower oil is deeply nourishing, conditioning for skin and hair and is easily absorbed by the skin. It is odorless. Good for most hair types, dry and damaged hair.


Sweet Almond Oil


Prunus Dulcis


gently dislodge debris from deep within skin pores and follicles, and also may help prevent future acne because of its vitamin A content


Sweet Orange Essential Oil


Citrus Sinensis


antiseptic and anti-inflammatory which makes it an ideal ingredient in your skin and hair routine. This oil isn’t just for acne-prone skin though: It’s been shown to increase the ability to absorb vitamin C, collagen production, and blood flow, all of which are essential for anti-aging


Tamanu Oil




Tamanu is also known as foraha oil and comes from the Polynesian Tamanu tree. It has been highly researched and proven for its exceptional healing properties. Tamanu is antiseptic, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory and used to heal wounds and damaged skin. It promotes new skin tissue. Tamanu is thick and cloudy with a strong green odor. Good for damaged hair and psoriasis of the scalp.


Tea Tree Essential Oil


Melaleuca Alternifolia


Often used for scenting products






Vitamin E, anti-aging, wrinkle reduction, antioxidants


Tonka Bean Oil


Dipteryx odorata


efficient ‘grip’ for base fragrances to make them linger longer on the skin. It is most effective with floral, vanilla or fruity scents


Tucuma Kernel Butter


Astrocaryum Tucuma


rich in Lauric, Myristic and Oleic Acids, antioxidant properties that keep the skin soft, smooth and nourished


Turmeric Root Powder


Curcuma Longa


anti-inflammatory, treats other skin conditions like psoriasis, acne, and eczema, treatment of acne, fades stretch marks, restores pigmentation






combats hair loss, antioxidant properties


Vanilla Extract


Vanilla Planifolia


anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to soothe and calm irritated skin


Vegetable Collagen


Vegetable Collagen


natural amino acid, promotes hair growth, soothes skin


Vegetable glycerin




extremely moisturizing, used in hair and skin products


Vegetable oil


Vegetable oil


moisturizing, stimulates follicles to promote hair growth


Veronica Officinalis Extract


Veronica Officinalis Extract


soothing, antioxidant-rich herb that helps to neutralize free radicals on the skin, strengthens and protects skin


Vitamin D


Vitamin D3 5000 IU


Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble secosteroids responsible for increasing intestinal absorption of calcium, magnesium, and phosphate, and multiple other biological effects.


Vitamin E Oil




Vitamin E oil is obtained from vegetable fats like soy or sunflower. Vitamin E soothes, balances and helps to prevent scarring.


Walnut Shell Powder


Juglans Regia




Wild Yam Root Extract


Dioscorea Villosa


anti-inflammatory properties, anti-aging, wrinkle reduction


Willow Bark Extract


Salix Amygdaloides


astringent, anti-inflammatory, and soothing properties. It contains salicylic acid, a BHA that is a natural exfoliant used in several acne treatments because it can help skin shed dead cells while clearing pores


Witch Hazel Extract


Hamamelis Virginiana


Astringent and anti-inflammatory


Wheat Seed Extract


Triticum Vulgare


Rich in vitamin A, vitamin D, B vitamins, antioxidants and fatty acids. These nutrients not only moisturize and heal dry or cracked skin, they also help prevent scarring. Help reduce skin damage, fight free radicals, support healthy collagen formation and maintain even skin tone


Xanthan Gum


Xanthan Gum


Xanthan gum is a food grade (GRAS-generally recognized as safe) powder and created from the fermentation of sugar. Xanthan is a polysaccharide gum. Xanthan gum is a natural thickener and gel.


Yarrow Essential Oil


Achillea Millefolium


an anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cicatrisant, diaphoretic, digestive, expectorant, haemostatic, hypotensive, stomachic and tonic substance


Yeast Extract


Yeast Extract


Yeast extract is the common name for yeast products made by extracting the cell contents; they are used as food additives or flavorings, or as nutrients for bacterial culture media


Ylang Ylang Essential Oil


Cananga Odorata


antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic and sedative, relieves stress and relaxes the body


Yucca Root Extract


Yucca Schidigera


extremely effective in combating hair thinning and hair loss


Yuzu Essential OilCitrus Junosbrighten and tone your skin as it combats aging signs and wrinkles from forming, can promote smooth and radiant skin, maintaining the youthful glow