Aloe Baradensis Gel: Derived from the inner gel of the aloe plant, aloe baradensis (aka aloe vera) was traditionally used as a common remedy for rashes and burns because of its soothing and healing properties. It hydrates and smoothes the skin without the use of oils, as well as soothes dry damaged skin.
Benzophenone-3: This is a UVA absorber.
Chamomile: Smoothes and has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory capabilities.
Ginkgo Biloba: This plant's fan-shaped leaves have long been used for improving memory, but they also protect skin from environmental stress and free radicals. Found to improve circulation by helping to increase healthy blood flow to skin, ginkgo known for its anti-aging properties that give a healthier, rosy, younger-looking skin.
Ginseng: This root improves the skin's elasticity, diminishes wrinkles, oxygenates and revitalizes tissue.
Glycerin: Glycerin is actually part of the skin's own natural lipid structure. As a humectant, glycerin helps the skin to attract and retain its own natural moisture, leaving it feeling soft. Rather than sitting on top of the skin, glycerin softens the skin while permitting it to breathe. It is especially good for chapped skin.
Japanese Green Tea: One of the richest antioxidant sources, this extract leaves the skin smooth and protects against UV damage from the sun. It also helps reduce skin irritation and redness.
Jojoba Oil: Derived from the seeds of a desert shrub, this is a greaseless oil that repairs and balances the skin. Both an anti-inflammatory and an antioxidant, jojoba is suitable for all skin types and beneficial in the treatment of dry skin, and it even helps to reduce stretch marks.
Licorice: One of licorice's chemical constituents, glycyrrhetinic acid, can protect your skin from irritation. Skin suffering from acne, or subjected to regular use of alpha hydroxy acids or retinoids, can benefit from this calming herb. It also lightens and whitens the skin.
Octyl Methoxycinnamate: A UVA and UVB sun protector.
Octyl Salicylate: A commonly used UVA and UVB protector.
Orange Oil: Cold-pressed from fresh orange peel, orange oil is excellent for wrinkles or a sallow complexion. It restores balance to dry or oily skin and maintains healthy, youthful skin by promoting the production of collagen. It is even thought to help reduce cellulite. It's not just for breakfast anymore.
Peptides: Naturally derived plant ingredient. A short chain of amino acids. In the body peptides regulate the activity of the other molecules such as the proteins to help repair and condition the skin.
Red Marine Algae: Polypeptides/polysaccharides are naturally derived from red marine algae found in Hawaiian Islands, and with regular use, they help improve moisture content, help reduce the appearance of fine lines, help increase skin firmness and elasticity, and help reduce redness.
Shea Butter: Extracted from the Shea Butter Butyrosperum Parkii that grows wild in Central Africa. Known fro the protective properties from the harch environment such as the hot sun, and hydration from the loss of moisture.
Soybean Oil: Extract from soybeans. Composed mostly of triglycerides of oleic, linoleic, and linolenic acids. Rich in Tocopheryl the prime source of Vitamin E.
Vitamin A: Also known as retinol or retinoic acid, this is a fat-soluble vitamin protects skin against photo-damage by repeated exposure to sunlight or artificial tanning devices, which is known to be the most frequent cause of wrinkles and skin cancer. Vitamin A is a retinoid — a popular agent used on the skin for anti-aging purposes. Dermatological research found topical Vitamin A may improve wrinkling, brown spots and rough spots by increasing the skin's elasticity. It has soothing and hydrating properties that normalize dry, parched skin and is appropriate for all skin types.
Vitamin C: This super vitamin has antioxidants that protect the skin from free radical damage caused by the environment (UV radiation, chemical pollutants) and certain lifestyle choices (smoking, drinking). It stimulates collagen production and aids in the protection against sun damage.
Vitamin E: Also an antioxidant, Vitamin E has been found by scientists to work as an anti-inflammatory for the skin. Found naturally in vegetables, oils and nuts, this vitamin has been thought to improve skin moisturization, softness and smoothness.
Zinc Oxide (Z-Cote): gold standard for protection against UVB and both short- and long-wave UVA is microfine zinc oxide. It's transparent and penetrates easily; excellent for sensitive skin, it's an anti-irritant. Zinc is a physical sunblock that is not absorbed, so it does not cause any allergic reactions.