Our Ingredients Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O PQ R S T U V W X X Y Z

A

Aqua
Otherwise known as: Water
Main function: Base ingredient
Why we use it: Carrier system for our actives, skin hydration
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate, LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

B

Benzyl Alcohol
Otherwise known as: Benzyl alcohol
Main function: Preservative
Why we use it: Ensures integrity of finished product whilst on sale and during usage
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate
Beta Carotene
Otherwise known as: Beta Carotene
Main function: Antioxidant
Why we use it: Maintains skin health by protecting against UV radiation
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser
Bromelain
Otherwise known as: Pineapple enzymes
Main function: Gentle exfoliation
Why we use it: Brightens without irritation
You can find it in our: LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

C

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Otherwise known as: Glycerin & Coconut oil derivative
Main function: Emollient
Why we use it: Helps skin to resist moisture loss and boosts product texture
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, FULL BLOOM concentrateLUMINOUS GLOW cleanser
Caramel
Otherwise known as: Caramel
Main function: Colourant
Why we use it: A natural colouring agent to enhance product appearance
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate, LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser
Cetearyl Alcohol
Otherwise known as: Cetearyl alcohol
Main function: Emollient
Why we use it: Softens and smooths the skin and helps prevent water loss
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate
Citric Acid
Otherwise known as: Citric Acid
Main function: PH balancer
Why we use it: Functions as an exfoliant that also has antioxidant properties and also ensures PH of finished product is optimum for the skin
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate, LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser
Citronellol
Otherwise known as: Citronella
Main function: Fragrance
Why we use it: Natural fragrance ingredient
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate, FULL BLOOM concentrate
Coco-Caprylate/Caprate
Otherwise known as: Coconut oil derivative
Main function: Emollient
Why we use it: Skin conditioning agent to boost hydration and product texture
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser
Coconut Alkanes
Otherwise known as: Coconut derivative
Main function: Emollient/texture
Why we use it: Gives a silky smooth skin feel as a silicone alternative 
You can find it in our: LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser
Cocos Nucifera Fruit Extract
Otherwise known as: Coconut extract
Main function: Emollient
Why we use it: Rich in fatty acids to nourish skin
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate
Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil
Otherwise known as: Abyssinia plant seed oil
Main function: Emollient
Why we use it: Ultimate natural hydration, chemically close to the natural oils produced by our skin
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate
C13-14 Alkane
Otherwise known as: Synthetic alkane blend
Main function: Emollient
Why we use it: Gives great 'skin slip' to enhance natural oils as a biodegradable alternative to silicone
You can find it in our: LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

D

Daucus Carota Sativa Root Extract
Otherwise known as: Carrot root
Main function: Antioxidant
Why we use it: Brightens and nourishes skin
You can find it in our: LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser
Daucus Carota Sativa Seed Oil
Otherwise known as: Carrot seed oil
Main function: Antioxidant and antibacterial
Why we use it: Rejuvenates skin whilst also removing toxins and fighting bacteria
You can find it in our: LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

E

EZ Rubus ID®
Otherwise known as: Enzymatically activated raspberry seed oil
Main function: Hydration and nourishment
Why we use it: Upcycled ingredient which is activated for optimal bioavailabity and penetration. Rich in fatty acids and antioxidants for increased skin elasticity, smoothness and depth of hydration
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, FULL BLOOM concentrate LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

 

G

Geraniol
Otherwise known as: Geranium
Main function: Fragrance
Why we use it: Natural fragrance ingredient
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate THREE MOONS concentrate, FULL BLOOM concentrate

Glycerin

Otherwise known as: Glycerin
Main function: Humectant
Why we use it: Great at helping skin to attract and retain moisture
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

Glyceryl Stearate

Otherwise known as: Glyceryl Stearate
Main function: Emollient
Why we use it: Helps our ingredients to work together as a team
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate
Glycolipids
Otherwise known as: Plant based lipids
Main function: Boost cellular function
Why we use it: Boost moisture retention and skin barrier strength to retain moisture and reduce water loss
You can find it in our: LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

H

Helianthus Seed Oil
Otherwise known as: Sunflower seed oil
Main function: Hydration
Why we use it: Rich in fatty acids to nourish the skin
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, FULL BLOOM concentrate, LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

Hydrolysed Jojoba Esters

Otherwise known as: Jojoba oil esters
Main function: Emollient
Why we use it: Nourishes skin and has a very similar profile to skins own oils
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate

Hydrolysed Vegetable Protein

Otherwise known as: Hydrolysed vegetable Protein
Main function: Hydration
Why we use it: Helps to bind water to the skin and attract moisture
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate

Hydroxyace Tophenone

Otherwise known as: Hydroxyace Tophenone
Main function: Humectant and antioxidant
Why we use it: Soothes skin, neutralises free radicals and boosts the preservatives within the product
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate

Hydroxyacetophenone

Otherwise known as: Hydroxyacetophenone
Main function: Conditioning
Why we use it: Soothes skin and inhibits enzymes that lead to irritation whilst conditioning, also functions as an antioxidant
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate,

I

Inulin
Otherwise known as: Inulin
Main function: Prebiotic
Why we use it: Reduces bad bacteria growth in favour of friendly organisms
You can find it in our: LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

L

Lactic Acid
Otherwise known as: Lactic Acid
Main function: Turnover booster
Why we use it: Firms and thickens skin, eliminating dead cells and smoothing
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate

Lacto Bacillus

Otherwise known as: Probiotic Ferment
Main function: Micro biome balancing
Why we use it: Helps improve skin barrier function and reduce inflammation
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate

Lactoccus Ferment Lysate

Otherwise known as: Probiotic Ferment
Main function: Micro biome balancing
Why we use it: Helps to improve barrier function and stimulate skin renewal
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate

Lecithin

Otherwise known as: Lecithin
Main function: Emollient
Why we use it: Binds water to the skin to help boost hydration
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate

Leuconos TOC

Otherwise known as: Radish Root Ferment
Main function: Micro biome balancing
Why we use it: Helps to improve barrier function and stimulate skin renewal
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate
Limonene
Otherwise known as: Limonene
Main function: Fragrance
Why we use it: Natural fragrance ingredient
You can find it in our: LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser
Linalool
Otherwise known as: Linalool
Main function: Fragrance
Why we use it: Natural fragrance ingredient
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate, FULL BLOOM concentrate, LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

Lupinus Albus Seed Extract

Otherwise known as: Lupin seed oil
Main function: Supports skin structure
Why we use it: Stimulates collagen production whilst boosting tone and firmness
You can find it in our: FULL BLOOM concentrate

M

Magnesium Stearate
Otherwise known as: Magnesium Stearate
Main function: Texture enhancer
Why we use it: Helps our products to glide smoothly across the skin
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate,


P

Parfum
Otherwise known as: Fragrance
Main function: Hides base odours
Why we use it: Covers odours of natural active extracts and enhances end product experience
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate, FULL BLOOM concentrateLUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

Phaeodactylum Tricornutum

Otherwise known as: Algae extract
Main function: Humectant
Why we use it: Helps skin to retain moisture and soothes
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate,

Pistacia Lentiscus Gum

Otherwise known as: Mastic Gum
Main function: Activates youth proteins within skin
Why we use it: Stimulates repair and detoxification whilst boosting collagen synthesis
You can find it in our: FULL BLOOM concentrate

Plankton Extract

Otherwise known as: Plankton Extract
Main function: Humectant
Why we use it: Helps moisture to bind to skin and helps to condition while calming and soothing.
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate

Polyglycerol 3 Cocoate

Otherwise known as: Polyglycerol 3 Cocoate
Main function: Solubiliser
Why we use it: Helps natural and fatty oils to solubilise in a water base
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate

Polyglyceryl 6 Caprylate

Otherwise known as: Polyglyceryl 6 Caprylate
Main function: Solubiliser
Why we use it: Helps natural and fatty oils to solubilise in a water base
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate

Polyglyceryl 6 Ricinoleate

Otherwise known as: Polyglyceryl 6 Ricinoleate
Main function: Solubiliser
Why we use it: Helps natural and fatty oils to solubilise in a water base
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate

Polyglyerol 4 Caprate

Otherwise known as: Polyglyerol 4 Caprate
Main function: Solubiliser
Why we use it: Helps natural and fatty oils to solubilise in a water base
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate

Potassium Sorbate

Otherwise known as: Potassium Sorbate
Main function: Preservative
Why we use it: Ensures integrity of finished product whilst on sale and during usage
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate, LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

Propanediol

Otherwise known as: Propanediol
Main function: Preservative
Why we use it: Gentle preservative favoured by clean brands
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate

Punica Granatum Seed Oil

Otherwise known as: Pomegranate seed oil
Main function: Hydration and Antioxidant
Why we use it: Fantastic moisturising properties and potent antioxidant to protect skin from damage due to free radicals
You can find it in our: FULL BLOOM concentrate


R

Ribes Nigrum Seed Oil
Otherwise known as: Blackcurrant seed oil
Main function: Hydration and protection
Why we use it: Rich in omega 6 and fatty acids and vitamin C to protect and nourish skin whilst boasting antioxidant protection
You can find it in our: LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser
Rosmarinus Officinais
Otherwise known as: Rosemary leaf extract
Main function: Antioxidant
Why we use it: Helps shield skin from environmental stressors such as UV and pollution
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, FULL BLOOM concentrate

Rubus Idaeus Fruit Extract

Otherwise known as: Raspberry fruit extract
Main function: Glow booster
Why we use it: Rich in fruit acids to help boost cell turnover and promote bright even skin tone
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate, LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser
Rubus Idaeus Leaf Extract
Otherwise known as: Raspberry leaf extract
Main function: Protection and hydration
Why we use it: Rich in anti-ageing, hydrating properties and polyphenols which fight free radicals.
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate

Rubus Idaeus Seed Oil

Otherwise known as: Raspberry seed oil
Main function: Hydration and nourishment
Why we use it: Upcycled ingredient, rich in fatty acids and antioxidants to boost collagen production
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, FULL BLOOM concentrate, LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

S

Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil
Otherwise known as: Chia seed oil
Main function: Hydration
Why we use it: Exceptionally rich in fatty acids to nourish skin
You can find it in our: FULL BLOOM concentrate

Sclerotium Gum

Otherwise known as: Polysaccharide sugar molecule
Main function: Thickening agent
Why we use it: Helps to create a light gel texture and stabilise formulations
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate

Sodium Benzoate

Otherwise known as: Sodium Benzoate
Main function: Preservative
Why we use it: Ensures integrity of finished product whilst on sale and during usage
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser
Sodium Chloride
Otherwise known as: Salt
Main function: Binding agent
Why we use it: Help to thicken the finished product
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate

Sodium Citrate

Otherwise known as: Citric Acid Salts
Main function: PH adjuster
Why we use it: Controls the final PH level of our products and helps to preserve them
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate
Sodium Hyaluronate
Otherwise known as: Hyaluronic Acid
Main function: Hydration
Why we use it: Our salt form of hyaluronic acid has a smaller molecular structure making it more stable and offering better skin penetration
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate

Sodium Lactate

Otherwise known as: Lactic Acid Salts
Main function: Hydration and support
Why we use it: Helps boost natural moisture factor of skin and maintains a stable acid mantle
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, THREE MOONS concentrate

Squalane

Otherwise known as: Squalane
Main function: Hydration
Why we use it: Excellent at delivering moisture and nourishment deep into the skin and supporting the protective barrier
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, FULL BLOOM concentrate

Sucrose

Otherwise known as: Sugar
Main function: Humectant
Why we use it: Binds water to the skin to help boost hydration
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate

 

Sucrose Laurate
Otherwise known as: Sugar derivative
Main function: Humectant
Why we use it: Binds water to the skin to boost hydration
You can find it in our: LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

Sucrose Stearate
Otherwise known as: Sugar derivative
Main function: Humectant
Why we use it: Binds water to the skin to boost hydration
You can find it in our: LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser

T

Tocopherol
Otherwise known as: Vitamin E
Main function: Antioxidant
Why we use it: Strengthens skins protective barrier and fights free radical damage
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate, FULL BLOOM concentrate, LUMINOUS GLOW cleanser
Tridecane
Otherwise known as: Tridecane
Main function: Emollient
Why we use it: Helps products to absorb quickly and boosts skin feel
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate,


X

Xanthan Gum
Otherwise known as: Xanthan gum
Main function: Thickener
Why we use it: Stabilises liquid products and thickens them for improved texture and application
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate,

Xanthophylls

Otherwise known as: Pigment
Main function: Antioxidant
Why we use it: Plant based pigment that functions as a protective antioxidant for skin, replenishing the skin and absorbing blue light.
You can find it in our: MORN TO EVE concentrate,

3 0 Ethyl Ascorbic Acid

Otherwise known as: Vitamin C
Main function: Stable skin brightening
Why we use it: Antioxidant that also helps impart luminosity by boosting skin turnover
You can find it in our: THREE MOONS concentrate