INGREDIENT GLOSSARY

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  • Bamboo Powder
    Bamboo Powder

    Ingredient: Bamboo Powder

    Function: Mattifier and smoother

    What it is: Immediate mattifying effect and a silky smooth feeling

    How it works: This very fine powder is rich in natural silicate. It helps to eliminate the remains of epidermal fat material absorbing hypersecretions of sebum from the sebaceous glands. Promotes healing and helps to calm and regulate sebaceous glands.

  • Beetroot
    Beetroot

    Ingredient: Beetroot

    Function: Antioxidant

    What it is: It’s an extract of the roots of the Sugar Beet. Beets provide a good source of anthocyanidins, natural antioxidants that contribute to its deep red color, a natural source of vitamins and minerals.

    How it works: It protects the lashes from external aggression by strengthening them and prevents the degradation of the hair bulb.

     

  • Berry wax
    Berry wax

    Ingredient: Berry wax

    Function: Emollient

    What it is: It’s a wax obtained from the mesocarp of the fruit of the Japanese Wax Tree. It has the ability to soften and soothe the skin.

    How it works: The emollients decrease trans epidermal water loss and maintain the proper level of absorption in the stratum corneum, allowing skin flexibility.

  • Biotin
    Biotin

    Ingredient: Biotin

    Function: Hair conditioning

    What it is: Helpful for reducing hair loss and for making the eyelashes appear longer, fuller, and stronger.

    How it works: It promotes hair bulb keratinocyte proliferation and ensures optimal hair anchorage by stimulating the synthesis and organization of the adhesion molecules laminin 5 and collage IV.

  • Bisabolol
    Bisabolol

    Ingredient: Bisabolol

    Function: Skin-Soothing

    What it is: Bisabolol is extracted from chamomile that has anti- inflammatory properties, helping to calm and soothe the skin. It’s rich in Panthenol that is a good humectant on the skin. 

    How it works: It draws moisture from the air to the skin, and holds onto it, not letting the skin dry out. 

     

  • Black jack flower
    Black jack flower

    Ingredient: Black jack flower

    Function:Youth boosting activator

    What it is:Known for its properties such as antioxidative, anti-inflammatory and retinoid-like effects, this extract is used as an anti-ageing and skin-repair agent.

    How it works:Bidens Pilosa, the ‘natural retinoid’ is extracted from the plant. It increases significantly collagen, functional elastin and sirtuin-6 gene expression (linked to cell longevity).  Also has an anti-acne affect by reducing levels of dihydrotestosterone binding to the skin.