Cosmetic INCI names

International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients, or INCI (pronounced “INKIE” ) is the international naming system for ingredients in cosmetics and skin care. But what do all those difficult names mean? In this article you will find the ingredients in cosmetics with explanations!

International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients, or INCI (pronounced “INKIE” ) is the international naming system for ingredients in cosmetics and skin care. But what do all those difficult names mean? In this article you will find the ingredients in cosmetics with explanations!

Ingredients in cosmetics with explanation

Here we list INCI names and what it does for you.

Abies Siberica
Extract of the Siberian pine. Fragrance extract with antiseptic action. Widely used in facial cleansers, natural deodorants and as a (natural) fragrance.

Acacia Catechu Bark Powder
Powder from the bark of the acacia tree. Used as a natural dye in vegetable hair dyes.

Achillea chillea millefolium (yarrow Extract

Thousand leaf extract. Anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic and antibacterial. Especially suitable for damaged and sensitive and skin.

Actinidia chinensis
Kiwi extract. Kiwi extract combats split ends and strengthens and conditions hair.

Acido alpha hydroxyl Ceramides
Sunflower extract. Hydrates and supports the natural restructuring of dry skin

Alcohol (Ethanol)
(Grain) alcohol. This is a natural solvent that evaporates quickly. In pure form, it is not harmful to our bodies since this is a soft alcohol. See also SD Alcohol and Grain Alcohol.

Alcohol Denat.
Note: All products with a BDIH label that contain this ingredient involve grain alcohol. Grain alcohol is denatured (made unfit for human consumption) by essential oils and other natural substances. Manufacturers of mainstream cosmetics and skin care denature the alcohol by adding toxic solvents. So in the latter case, w e can no longer speak of a natural ingredient!

Algae Extract.
Forms a film, firms and strengthens the skin, it is rich in vitamins B and C and trace elements.

Seaweed extract. Used as a thickener and emulsifier (an ingredient that provides a stable mixture of substances that do not naturally mix well, such as fat/oil and water) Alginate is also a seaweed extract and is used in the same way.

Wheat germ extract (and comfrey extract) and works restorative and healing. Stimulates damaged skin to produce new cells. Counteracts aging.

Aloe barbadensis (Aloe Vera extract)/Aloe Vera gel
Aloe vera extract is extracted from the aloe vera plant. It acts soothing, healing and is a very good moisturizer. A perfect (100%) natural aftersun after (slightly) burned skin and also works for skin irritations after shaving. Aloe vera gel is easy to “make” yourself. Buy an aloe vera plant from a large garden center, break off a leaf and squeeze out the gel. Apply directly to the (irritated) skin, what is left can be kept in the refrigerator. Tip: The main ingredient in SantaVerde’s entire skin care line is aloe vera.

Althea officinalis (Althea extract).
Burdock is a vegetable gum and is often used as a binder. It has a healing and soothing effect on wounds and irritations. Its moisturizing and nourishing properties make it great for dry hair. Rich in vitamins A and C.

Almond oil
Almond oil. It is soothing and cleansing is widely used in baby products and products for sensitive skin, among others. Also available in pure form:Harmony Sweet Almond Oil

Annato (annato-oil)
Obtained by mixing Annato seeds with olive oil. Helps with tanning, moisturizes and conditions dry and rough skin and is often used as a (light) red pigment.

Angelica extract
Angelica root extract. Soothes irritation. Has antibacterial and antiseptic properties and is antifungal. Widely used in psoriasis.

Anthemis nobilis (Chamomile Extract)
Chamomile extract (powder form). This extract is highly valued for its anti-allergic, antibacterial properties and gives calmness to irritated skin Is also used as a color pigment.

Arachis hypogaea (Peanut Oil)
Peanut oil or Peanut oil is used in skin care mainly for eczema and other skin problems such as itchy, scaly,and dry skin. Is also very suitable as a massage oil. Very rich in unsaturated fatty acids, minerals and vitamin E.

Arctium majus (Burdock Root Extract)
Burdock root extract. This extract slows hair loss by strengthening hair roots. It slows down bacterial and fungal growth.

Arctium lappa (Arctium Lappa Seed Oil)
Burdock root oil. Oil pressed from the seeds of burdock root. Counteracts excessive sebum secretion and stimulates hair growth.

Amino acid from whole grains (not to be confused with amino acids from animal products). Has wound healing properties and strengthens the elacticity of (somewhat mature) skin.

Arnica extract
Fall spice extract. This is a healing herb that works very well for damaged skin; bruises, scrapes, etc. it also helps with scalp irritation.

Ascophyllum extract
This seaweed extract contains 14 vitamins, 16 amino acids and seawater minerals that are “skin specific. It relieves skin irritations and stimulates cell renewal.

Ascorbine/Ascorbic acid
Vitamin C extracted from citrus fruits. It is used as a natural preservative. Vitamin C is essential for the formation of collagen (connective tissue) and a powerful antioxidant which boosts the immune system (strengthens the skin barrier, reduces inflammation, limits UV damage and premature skin aging) further reduces hyperpigmentation

Ascorbyl Palmitate
Fatty acid from palm oil. This is a source of vitamin C, it prevents oxidation of fats and helps the formation of collagen.

Avacia Catechu (Japan wax)
Ingredient derived from the berries of the vinegar tree. It is used instead of beeswax (vegan cosmetics and skin care) as a natural gel binder. Avacia Catechu is very well tolerated by the skin.

Avocado oil
Avocado oil. High in Lecitin, vitamin A and vitamin E, it works against dehydration and chappedness, helps with acne and protects against UV rays.

Bambusa arundinacea (Bamboo Extract)
Bamboo fiber extract. Contains plenty of cellulose that provides soft and smooth skin. Removes dead cells (scrub effect) so the skin can breathe freely.

Beeswax(Cera Alba)
Beeswax. Natural thickener and emulsifier (an ingredient that provides a stable mixture of substances that do not naturally mix well, such as fat/oil and water) Often used in lip balms because it is very caring for the lips. It softens the skin and gives firmness to a cream and lotion. Beware: in addition to this natural variety, there is also a synthetic beeswax on the market. Do not use in cases of pollen allergy.

This is a natural resin or gummy preservative. (Fortunately, it has nothing to do with Benzene!) It is extracted from the resin of the Benzoin tree (Styrax benzoin) found in Java and Sumatra, among other places. Is well tolerated by the skin.

Beta carotene
Also called ProVitamin A, is a very rich source of vitamin A (an antioxidant that combats skin aging by fighting free radicals). Beta Carotene is very good for tissue repair and new cell production. Vitamin A helps tremendously with damaged and extremely dry skin.

Beta vulgaris (Beetroot)
Powdered dried beet. Beta Vulgaris is particularly widely used in natural hair dye – as a dye.

Sugar beet extract. Widely used in hair products, it gives hair volume and acts as a natural conditioner, moisturizes and reduces irritation.

Betula alba (Birch Leaf Extract).
Birch leaf extract. Is anticeptic and healing (heals wounds) and can be used as a hair dye. Weleda has a whole birch line: Weleda birch extract

Bisabolol is active ingredient from chamomile. It combats infections and inflammation and has a soothing effect on irritated skin.

Brassica Campestris/Aleurites Fordi Oil Copolymer
Mix of two oils, oil from the seed of Chinese cabbage and the indonesian ‘Tung-Tree’. Forms a protective film, nourishes the skin.

Brassica campestris sterols
the active ingredient from rapeseed

Butyrospermum parkii (Shea Butter)
Shea butter is a natural fat (acid) glycerin extracted from the nuts of the shea tree, a typical African Savannah tree. Shea butter is soothing, moisturizing and contains vitamins A, E and F and stimulates the production of new cells. Good for: fading scarring, stretch marks, skin inflammation, burnt skin. It is also a natural sun factor +/- 3 a 4. Want to know more? Shea butter

Buxus chinensis (jojoba oil)
Jojoba oil. Jojoba oil is not actually an oil, but a wax. It is a great carrier for essential oils. It protects the hair (e.g., in a restorative hair mask) and softens the skin. It has a natural sun protection factor of 15 and even soothes and repairs sunburns. It reduces coarse pores and works well for oily skin, acne but also for (extremely) dry skin. This is because it regulates sebum secretion. Want to know more? Jojoba Oil

Cocoa butter
Cocoa butter
is obtained by squeezing roasted cocoa beans. Moisturizing, takes care of your skin as well as your lips.

Calcium Carbonate
Small chalk particles, these particles are widely used in toothpaste because it cleans teeth. It is also widely added to mineral makeup as it is a very good oil absorber (especially good for oilier skin).

Calendula extract/Calendula officinalis
Marigold extract has soothing and anti-inflammatory effects and is an antioxidant. It acts naturally antibacterial

Camellia oleifera (Thea Sinensis Extract)
Green tea extract. Works antibacterial and is an Aatioxidant. It counteracts the formation of wrinkles because it can prevent skin damage after exposure to sunlight (alsocalled photoprotective effect).

Camphor/Camphor extract
Camphor extract cools and soothes the skin. It combats infections, soothes itching and significantly reduces redness. note: there is also a synthetic version of camphor on the market.

Cananga odorata (Ylang Ylang Oil)
Essential oil from the flowers/blossom of Cananga Odovata. Its moisturizing effect, delightful fragrance and antiseptic properties make it a valuable, active skin care ingredient.

Candelilla cera (Candelilla Wax)
Candelilla wax (uphorbia Cerifera). This is a vegetable wax, from the deserts of northern Mexico. Softens and nourishes and protects the skin from moisture loss.

Caprylic acid
Caprylic acid from coconut oil. It is skin conditioning and combats redness. Help skin care products to spread easily.

Capric Glucoside
Very mild foaming and detergent obtained from sugar. This ingredient is one of the most environmentally and skin-friendly ingredients that lathers a product.

Capric Triglyceride
Fatty acid ester (an organic compound formed by reaction of an acid with an alcohol) of plant caprylic acid and glycerin. This is a fatty acid from coconut oil and is known for its skin care properties.

A natural color pigment (caramel color). Obtained from corn syrup. Typically used in makeup.

Carmine (CI 75470)
This is a natural red pigment obtained from the cochineal, a scale insect species. The Cochenilla louse(Dactylopius coccus), native to South America and Mexico is cultivated for its crimson dye. The pigment is extracted mainly from the eggs and to a lesser extent from the aphid’s blood. Widely used in (red) lipstick. Note: not suitable for vegans.

Carnauba/Carnauba wax
This is a vegetable (carnauba) wax from leaves of the palm tree, grown in Brazil. This carnauba wax is often used in lipstick, it keeps for 3 years, protects the skin (lips) from moisture loss. Used because it is a good emulsifier. (an ingredient that provides a stable mixture of substances that do not naturally mix well, such as fat/oil and water)

Carrageenan (Irish Moss)
Carrageenan is a seaweed extract and is used in skin and hair care as an emulsifier and binder (to “thicken” liquid substances). Note: not to be confused with “degrated carrageenan” (degrated carrageenan) . This is a potentially carcinogenic extract of a totally different kind of seaweed.

Carthamus tinctorius (Safflower Oil)
An edible oil. Thistle oil or safflower oil. Soothes and nourishes the skin. and is moisturizing.

Carotene oil
Carotene oil derived from carrots. Carotene oil is packed with antioxidants and combats wrinkles and premature aging. It has an orange color by itself and has a slight (self) tanning effect on the skin.

Carvone/Carvone oil
Oil extracted from Spearmint. Often used as an aroma in natural toothpastes because, unlike peppermint, it does not counteract the action of homeopathic remedies.

Cassia auriculata (Henna Neutral)
Senna leaves ground into powder. Particularly used in hair products because it leaves hair shiny and protected.

Castor oil
(Castor oil/Ricinus oil/wonder oil). Vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of the castor bush or ricinus. Particularly used in hair products. It is a naturally very good hair conditioner and it strengthens the hair shaft.

Cellulose Gum
Natural bamboo extract. Leaves skin feeling soft and improves the spreadability of skin care products.

Centaurea cyanus (Cornflower Extract)
Cornflower extract. Used to strengthen the hair (root). Particularly helps mixed skin and has healing properties, especially for bruises.

Cera alba/Cera flava (Beeswax)
Beeswax. Natural thickener and emulsifier (an ingredient that provides a stable mixture of substances that do not naturally mix well, such as fat/oil and water) Often used in lip balms because it is very caring for the lips. It softens the skin and gives firmness to a cream and lotion. Beware: in addition to this natural variety, there is also a synthetic beeswax on the market. Do not use in cases of pollen allergy.

Ceramide 3
Skin-caring lipid or fat obtained from GMO-free soybeans (non-GM soybeans). This ingredient is skin-specific.

Cetearyl Alcohol
Vegetable fatty alcohol, a mixture of stearly and cetyl alcohol. This alcohol is very gentle on the skin

Cetearyl Glucoside
Plant fatty acid glucoside obtained from coconut, is applied as a skin-friendly and mild emulsifier in skin care products. (an ingredient that provides a stable mixture of substances that do not naturally mix well, such as fat/oil and water)

Cetyl alcohol
Alcohol obtained from palm and coconut oil. This gentle alcohol does not dry out the skin. It is used to soften the skin and protects it from moisture loss. It has an unlimited shelf life. Beware: synthetic variant cetyl alcohol is also used.

Cetyl Palmitate
Fat/alcohol ester (an organic compound formed by reaction of an acid with an alcohol) of cetyl palmitic acid and alcohol. Acts as a moisturizer and stabilizes the emulsion of products and acts as a moisturizer.

Cetyl Ricinoleate
Fatty alcohol ester (an organic compound formed by reaction of an acid with an alcohol) from cetyl alcohol and ricinic acid (fatty acid from castor oil or castor tree oil). Stabilizes the emulsion of products and acts as a moisturizer.

Chalk or silica derived from chalk rocks. It is widely used in toothpastes (and sometimes in scrubs) due to its mild abrasive action.

Chamomilla recutita (Chamomile Extract).
Extract of chamomile flower. Works soothing inflammation and skin irritation and is very effective against infections.

Chitosam chitin, is produced from the exoskeletons of crabs and shrimp. It naturally counteracts sweat odor and is thus widely used in deodorants. It also conditions the hair. Note: not suitable for vegans.

Chlorella is a plant unicellular algae and particularly rich in chlorophyll and essential nutrients.Chlorophyll (CI 75810)

Leaf green (often extracted from the blue-green algae). Chlorophyllin-Copper Complex. Antifungal, absorbs odors, Antiseptic and is a natural, blue-green dye.

CI 77288 (Chromoxide)
Natural pigment. Green.

CI 77289 (Chromhydroxide)
Natural pigment. Green.

CI 77491 (Iron oxide)

Natural pigment. Brown.

CI 77492 (Iron hydroxide)

Natural pigment. Brown.

CI 77499 (Iron oxide)
Natural pigment. Brown/Black.

CI 77510 (Iron cyanide)

Natural pigment. Blue.
CI 77742 (Ammonium Manganese Phosphate)
Natural pigment. Violet.

CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide)

Natural white pigment. Widely used as a mineral and natural sunscreen.

Cinnamomum cassia
Essential oil of cinnamon, is commonly used as a fragrance.

Cistus incanus (Cistus Extract)
Extract from the leaves and twigs of the cistus. This shrub is found in the Mediterranean region. It purifies the skin, is anti-bacterial and antiseptic. Used for centuries against skin and dental problems.

Natural fragrance (strong lemon scent) from essential oil obtained from lemon and orange, among others. Beware: if hypersensitive, it may irritate the eyes, mucous membranes and skin.

Citric acid
Citric acid. Extracted from citrus fruit. Citric acid helps regulate the pH of products and is therefore widely used as a natural preservative.

Citrus Amara (bitter orange flower water)
Flower extract of the orange flower. Used as a fragrance (warm floral scent).

Citrus dulcis (Sweet Orange Oil)
Essential oil obtained from cold pressing of orange peel (organic). It has a natural fresh scent. Widely used in perfumes. Also helps the skin resist “bad” external influences (bacteria, pollution, etc.)Citrus grandis (Grapefruit Oil)

Essential oil obtained from grapefruit peel. It is very effective in regulating moisture in the skin and “detoxifying” the skin. Often used to treat cellulite.

Citrus limonum (Citrus Oil)
Essential lemon oil. Used as a fragrance ingredient in cosmetics and perfumes. Has a disinfecting effect.

Citrus nobilis (Mandarin Orange Oil)
Essential mandarin oil obtained from the peel of the mandarin. Used as a fragrance and helps the skin retain moisture.

Natural Clay. This ingredient comes in many variations, it contains many minerals and because it purifies the skin it is widely used in skin masks. See, for example, Soley Organics SteinEY mineral mask.

Coco Glucoside
Is made from Coconut Oil and/or Wheat Germ Oil and sugars. It is the mildest cleanser currently available to us, is biodegradable and does not dry out skin and hair. The cleansing power is also less than bv (SLS – see ingredients you’d rather not find in your cosmetics) but since we wash (almost) daily it is still more than enough. Due to its mildness very suitable for baby and sensitive skin. Coco Glucoside is Soil Association and Ecocert certified – see certifications in cosmetics.

Natural component obtained from dried coconut meat. Widely used in creams and helps the skin retain moisture.

Coconut Acid
Fatty acid from coconut. is a fairly mild cleanser.

Cocos nucifera oil (Coconut Oil)
Coconut oil. Very rich oil, is widely used in skin and hair care products because it moisturizes the skin (and hair). The oil forms a layer on the skin, which also prevents too much moisture from evaporating from the skin. Rich in vitamins A and E.

Coffea arabica (Coffee Bean Extract)

Ground coffee fruit extract (coffee bean). Used in vegetable hair dyes as a pigment in lipsticks, for example. Lately, because it contains so many antioxidants, you find it more and more in cosmetics products.

Comfrey extract
Comfrey extract. Soothing and healing. It helps the skin regenerate niuewe and healthy cells. Contains various minerals, vitamins and antioxidants.

Commiphora abyssinica (Myrrh Extract)
Myrrh Extract. Used as a fragrance and it acts as an anti-septic, anti-inflammatory and astringent.

Corn starch
Corn starch. Widely used as a safe base for (mineral) makeup: eye shadow, loose (mineral) powder and blusher. Used in Benecos foundations, for example.

Crystalline Cellulose
Natural crystallized cellulose (from the cotton plant, among others), is used in scrubs due to its mildly abrasive action. Stabilizes emulsions. Vegetable.

Curcuma longa (Turmeric Powder)
Turmeric powder or turmeric powder made from the root. Used as a pigment in vegetable hair dyes. Can work very well for problem skin (psoriasis, eczema, acne, redness)

Curcuma Zedoaria (zedoary Oil)
Essential oil of zedoaria (family of ginger). Anti-inflammatory (acne) and used as a fragrance. Helps skin repair damaged skin.

Daucus carota (Carrot Extract)

Root extract (wild carrot). Used for centuries in Europe as the “herbal healer” of skin diseases. Contains a lot of carotene (vitamin A) which provides UV protection for the skin. Rich in vitemaine B1, B2 and C. Antioxidant, nourishes the skin, and makes it retain moisture.

Dihydroxyacetone (DHA)
Extracted from sugar beet or sugar cane. DHA and the amino acids naturally present on the skin react (in a non-toxic way) with each other and form the basis of skin tanning. This process is similar to the browning of caramelized sugar. It is used as a self-tanner.

Dipotassium Glycrrhizate
Active ingredient from Liquorice root. Improves dry and damaged skin (combats flaking) and increases skin suppleness. It is anti-allergenic and anti-irritant. Studies suggest that it is effective against atopic dermatitis. Helps against redness, rosacea, psoriasis and acne. Widely used in anti-aging creams, moisturizing lotions, sunscreens, cleansers, foundations and eye creams.

Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate
Mild active detergent from a combination of glutamine and natural coconut fatty acids.

Echinacea Purpurea (Echinacea Extract)
Extract from the leaves and flowers of Echinacea (Red sunflower). Works anti-inflammatory, protect and strengthen the skin.

Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) kernel oil
Vegetable coconut fat/oil. Gives a natural substance to cosmetics products.

Equisetum arvense (Horsetail Extract)
Horsetail extract (horsetail extract) is high in silicon and helps strengthen hair and nails and repair the skin. It tones and heals. Works well in facial tonic. Smoothes the skin, and due to its high proportion of silica, it has a detoxifying effect.

Eucalyptus globulus (Eucalyptus Oil)
Essential eucalyptus oil. Heals all types of wounds, insect bites, blisters and skin infections. Helps with muscle pain and poor circulation. It is regenerating and antiseptic. Natural perfume.

This is a sugar confection obtained from Wheat. Used particularly for its self-tanning properties.

Essential oil
Essential oil. Essential oil is also called volatile, aromatic or essential oil. This is not an INCI name per se but a collective name for a one natural product obtained from flowers and plants. It evaporates quickly and is strongly fragrant. The essential oil is used for its specific (healing) properties and as a natural perfume. when purchasing essential oils, always make sure they are good (the best!) quality. Cheap variants often have (toxic?) solvents added. See at the bottom of this review the manufacturer’s response on the use of these oils. Ethanol, ethyl alcohol

See grain alcohol. (Grain) alcohol. This is a natural solvent that evaporates quickly. In pure form, it is not harmful to our bodies since this is a soft alcohol. See also SD Alcohol and Grain Alcohol.

A colorless liquid with a floral fragrance. Derived from essential rose, anise and jasmine oils. It is used as a natural fragrance. Has an antibacterial effect.

Flaxseed oil (Linum Usitatissmum Seed Oil)
Flaxseed oil/Vlasseed oil.It is skin soothing and antibacterial. It is a rich source of essential fatty acids, vitamin B, proteins and minerals. Used in mascaras, among other things, to make them dry faster.

Ginger extract (Zingiber Officinale)
Ginger extract. Works stimulating and cleansing. Counteracts inflammation and has a warming effect. Used in creams, lotions, hair care products, and it stimulates blood circulation of the (main) skin. Sometimes it is used as a perfume. Ginkgo Biloba Extract

Extract from the leaf of the Ginkgo. An ancient Chinese herb used then (and still used today) to combat the signs of aging. See, for example, the Soley Loa Hand Soap. Hypo allergenic, combats inflammation and is very soothing to the scalp. In doing so, it helps the hair so that it absorbs nutrients more easily.

Ginseng extract (Panax Ginseng Extract)
Promotes circulation and is especially good for mature skin. It stimulates and refreshes tired (mature) skin. Widely used in her coinditioners.

A simple fruit sugar from corn and grapes. Hydrates, softens and stimulates the skin to retain moisture (it binds water to the skin).

Glucose Glutamate
Natural sweet substance (e.g. from grapes or corn) which is formed by combining sugars and a plant fatty acid. Softens and firms the skin, reduces pores for a more even compex and gives it volume.

Glyccyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice extract)
Liquorice root extract, works anti-irritant and helps even out the skin.

is found in all plants and is extracted from vegetable oils. Used in skin care products for centuries. Works moisturizing. NOTE: Not to be confused with synthetic glycerin (propylene glycol), this substance can be very irritating and is best avoided (as far as we are concerned).

Glyceryl Caprylate
Ester of carboxylic acid and glycerin. Applied as a moisturizer, emulsifier and also sometimes applied for its antimicrobial properties.

Glyceryl Linoleate/Linolenate
Vitamin F. Skin protector composed of two essential fatty acids (linoleic and linolenic acids). Widely used in moisturizers. It softens and moisturizes very dry (flaky) skin. Improves dry and damaged hair.

Glycine soy (Soybean Oil)
Soybean oil. Used as a base for oil-soluble ingredients. contains many essential fatty acids necessary for healthy skin. The best brands (brands in our shop) use only soy that is NOT genetically modified (GMO)

Glycolymer concentrate
A natural source of AHA or Alpha Hydroxy Acids. It is made from rhubarb. It gives you softer and smoother skin because it helps excrete dead cells.

Grain alcohol
(Grain) alcohol. This is a natural solvent that evaporates quickly. In pure form, it is not harmful to our bodies since this is a soft alcohol. See also SD Alcohol and Alcohol.

Grapefruit seed extract (Citrus Grandis Seed Extract)
Natural preservative thanks to its antibacterial action.

Green tea extract
Green tea extract. Antioxidant (catechins). It supports skin lightening by slowing down the transport of melanin to the skin surface. Neutralizes UV radiation, (probably) effective against skin cancer, helps against -, and prevents inflammation,

Guar/Guar gum
Guar flour/gum. natural thickener. Made from the ground seeds of the Guar plant.

Hamamelis virginiana (Witch Hazel Extract)
Extract of Witch Hazel. Tightens skin, fights infections and improves complexion. Widely used in cleansers.

Hectorite (Clay)
Lava earth/clay. This clay forms a kind of gel-like structure in products. Used to thicken and/or stabilize products. As a soap-free cleanser, it can also be used puut. Most thickeners are rich in iron and you then run the risk of staining the product in which it was used. Hectorite is virtually free of iron and does not have this problem.

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower Seed Oil)
sunflower oil from sunflower seeds. It is deeply hydrating and it softens the skin.

Hibiscus sabdariffa (Hibiscus Powder)
Ground Hibiscus blossom, is used as a pigmenting agent. Although the calyxes are red, it produces a black dye. often used in hair coloring and mascara. Also, it conditions the skin.

Hippophae rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn Extract/Oil)
Sea buckthorn extract/oil. Sea buckthorn extract is packed with vitamin C and is used as a yellow/orange dye. Sea buckthorn oil is obtained from the seeds (and pulp) of the sea buckthorn berry. Sea buckthorn oil contains many unsaturated fatty acids. These fatty acids are the building blocks of our body (skin) cells and support cell renewal. The skin remains healthy and vital. A remedy for sensitive, scaly, chapped skin. In Russia and China, they use sea buckthorn oil for eczema and irritated skin. For example, Erbaviva Strech Mark Cream

Horsetail Extract
Horsetail Extract
or Horsetail Extract. See also Equisetum arvense. contains a lot of silicon and helps strengthen hair and nails and repair skin. It tones and heals. Works well in facial tonic. Smoothes the skin, and due to its high proportion of silica, it has a detoxifying effect.

Humulus lupulus (Hops Extract)
Hops. Strengthens the skin and soothes the central nervous system. It is mildly antibacterial.

Hyaluronic acid
Hyaluronic acid. This (body’s own) natural protein is made from yeast cells. As we age, the body’s production of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid decreases. The skin slackens and ages and starts to “wrinkle. Collagen and elastin provide firmness to the skin. Hyaluronic acid is the “body’s own moisturizer. It binds moisture in the skin, up to 10x its own weight. The more moisture binding, the less the fine wrinkles are visible.

Hydrogenated Castor Oil
Hardened Castor Oil. Regulates viscosity and moisturizes the skin. is very mild.

Hydrogenated Lecithin
Lecitin (hydrogenated). Mostly made from (GMO free) soy. Emulsifier and smoothes skin texture, it remedies dry and flaky skin by restoring skin suppleness.

Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides
Hardened palm oil glyceride. A wax used as an emulsifier and it nourishes the skin.

Hydrogenated Palm Kernel Glycerides
Hardened (red) palm kernel oil. A wax used as an emulsifier. Helps against dehydration. Used widely in mascara and eyeliners. See Benecos Eyeliner.

Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein
Wheat protein, hydrates, retains water, tightens skin and conditions hair.

Irish moss
Irish moss, a kind of red seaweed. It contains trace elements and softens the skin. Helps prevent wrinkle formation due to its high concentration of vitamin K. Also helps with Eczema, psoriasis and sunburn. For example, Santaverde Aloe Vera Body Firming Gel

Iron oxide
Iron oxide. A natural mineral, is widely used as a color pigment in eyeshadow, eyeliner, lipstick etc. For example: Benecos Liquid eyeliner.

Indigofera tinctoria
Pulp of the Indigo plant, is used as a color pigment in (black) henna hair dye.

Jojoba oil (Simondsia california/ Buxus chinensis)
Jojoba oil. (For more info, see Jojoba Oil). This is actually not an oil, but a wax. It is a fantastic carrier of essential oils. Softens the skin, bechserms the hair, is a natural sunburn (factor 15), works skin repair for damaged skin or burned skin. Also, it regulates sebum secretion and is therefore used in creams and lotions for both dry and oily/acne skin.

Juniperus oxicedrus (Juniper oil/extract)
Juniper extract. A warming spice. It cleanses, firms and stimulates circulation. Helps with sore muscles.

White clay. Often used in face masks and mineral makeup. It absorbs oil. For example, Soley SteinEY mineral mask

Krameria triandra
Ground root of the Rhatany shrub, is widely used as pigment in (for example) vegetable hair dye.

Kukui Nut Oil
Oil of the Kukuin nut from Hawaii. It is an emollient and moisturizing ingredient.

Lactic Acid
Plant-based lactic acid obtained from natural microorganisms. Used to regulate the pH of products.

Lanolin/Lanolin Oil
Lanolin or wool fat from sheep’s wool, among other things. This grease (actually it is a wax) is produced by wool-bearing animals to make the coat water repellent. It is a natural emulsifier. Wool fat is very similar in composition to human sebum. Good for (very) coarse skin. Nice to know: sheep shearers often, from handling sheep, have very soft hands. Not suitable for vegans.

Lanolin Alcohol
Alcohol extracted from lanolin. Used as a moisturizer and to thicken products. In rare cases, eczema may worsen. Not suitable for vegans.

Lauric Acid
Fatty acid derived from coconut oil. Used to mix water and oil/fat (emulsifier).

Lauryl Glucoside
Emulsifier made from wheat germ oil (and sometimes coconut oil) and sugar. This ingredient is very gentle and mildly foaming. Along with coco glucoside one of the mildest cleansers available. Does not dry out the skin. See Benecos Natural Shower Gel

Lauroyl Lysine
Amino acid from coconut oil that improves emulsion stability, moisturizes and makes skin supple and soft.

Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender Oil)
Lavender essential oil. Calming. Used as a fragrance ingredient.

Lawsonia inermis (Henna Powder)
of ground henna leaves. Used as pigment in natural hair dye and as hair care. See Harmony hair cure conditioner

Lazurit (CI 77007)
Ground Lazurite (a semi-precious stone). This is a natural blue mineral widely used in (mineral) makeup.

Lecithin, usually made from soybean oil. This bodily substance is mild, nurturing and soothing and makes the skin and hair glow (shine). Can appear in anything.

Leptospermum scoparium (Manuka Oil)
Essential oil from New Zealand. Is very gentle and kind to the skin and has pleasant fragrance. Used against eczema, among other things. Almost all products from Living Nature (a New Zealand brand) contain this ingredient.

Citrus peel extract. Is extracted from the oil derived from citrus peels. Applied as a fragrance ingredient. There is also a synthetic form on the market that is carcinogenic, but all organic certified brands (and therefore all brands in our shop) use the natural variant.

Natural fragrance many types of plants (for example, birch, mint and orange). Has a floral fragrance. Applied as a fragrance ingredient.

Magnesium Carbonate
Natural mineral and is obtained from lime. It is a white powder and is widely used in (mineral) makeup omn to give it the right color.

Magnesium Stearate
This is a stearate salt. A natural white mineral salt. Widely used in mineral makeup as e.g. glazing agent and emulsifier.

Malaleuca alternifolia (tea tree water)
Destilate of the Tea Tree (Tea tree). Antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-dandruff. In addition, it reduces itching and is analgesic.

Malva sylvestris (Mallow Extract)
Cheesy herb extract. Anti-inflammatory, improves complexion and softens and nourishes skin.

Mangifera indica (mango seed butter)
Mango butter obtained from the oil/fat in the mango seeds. Contains many good fatty acids. It protects and conditions the skin. Also used as a thickener.

Maris sal (Sea Salt)
Sea salt. Used as a cleanser, mild scrub and thickener See, for example, Erbaviva Firming Salt.

Mel (Honey)
Honey. Works to hydrate and add shine to hair. Not suitable for vegans.

Melia azadirachta (Neem Extract)
Extract from leaves of the Neem(tree. It kills bacteria and cares for the (main) skin. Widely used in hair products.

Melissa officinalis (Balm Mint Extract)
Extract from leaves of lemon balm. Is virucidal, antibacterial, wound healing and reduces irritation.

Mentha piperita (Peppermint Extract)
Peppermint (plant) extract. notably used for its refreshing odor, aroma and taste. For example: Weleda Wild Plant Toothpaste.

From essential peppermint oil, cools, refreshes, works antibacterial and has a wonderful refreshing scent.

Crystallized natural mineral. It gives shine “glow” to eyeshadows, foundations and many other cosmetics products. Mica is often the main ingredient in mineral makeup.

Myrica cerifera (Bayberry wax)
A wax derived from cooked bayberries (wax berries) from North America. Traditionally used in natural medicine, candles, and many types of skin care and natural makeup (e.g., lipsticks)

Myristic Acid
Fatty acid from nutmeg, butterfat, palm or coconut. Stabilizes emulsions and is used as a “fragrance. It is very well absorbed by the skin and more than once used as a lubricant in shaving products, for example.

Myrtus Communis (Myrtle extract).
Obtained by distilling the twigs and leaves of the myrtle (tree). It acts to tone and stimulate the skin and brighten it.

Nasturtium Officinalis (Watercress extract).
Watercress extract is moisturizing and strengthens the skin. Also used in toothpastes

Orange Blossom. Smells very nice. It softens and strengthens the skin by stimulating production of new cells.

Oatmeal. Softens, moisturizes and nourishes the skin. Helps with acne. You can also use it as a “homemade” scrub or face mask.

(Evening Primrose Oil)
Evening primrose oil. Contains a lot (at least 85%) of unsaturated omega 6 fatty acids. These fatty acids ensure healthy and functioning cell membranes and stimulate circulation. These fatty acids are essential for healthy skin.

Olea europaea (Olive Oil)
Olive oil, contains many antioxidants and essential fatty acids. It protects and cares for the skin. Has been used for centuries as skin care and in soaps.

Orange blossom oil (or extract)
See Neroli

Oryza sativa/Oryzanol (Rice Bran Wax/Oil)
A wax or oil extracted from rice germs, it is a natural UV filter, contains many unsaturated fatty acids and is an antioxidant.

Palmitic Acid
This substance is vannature common in natural oils and waxes. Usually used to improve the structure of the product.

Panax ginseng
See Ginseng Extract

Is the alcohol form of pantothenic acid or vitamin B5. This vitamin is very good for the hair, it gives shine, elacticity and moisturizes the hair. It also thickens the hair. In skin products, it is used for its moisturizing properties.

A collection of fragrances. NOTE: For eco, natural and organic cosmetics with a BDIH label or more stringent, this term perfume means a “blend of various natural essential oils. The same term in mainstream cosmetics means “any possible mix of fragrances including synthetic and even toxic chemicals/odorants. There are many people who are allergic to “perfume. Many times this is hypersensitivity to “regular and synthetic perfume” and no tymptoms occur with natural cosmetics with “perfume” in them.

This is an Amino Acid that also occurs naturally in human skin. It protects the skin from drying out.

PCA ethyl cocoyl arginate
A compound of the amino acid arginine, coconut fatty acids and pyrroglutamic acid. Widely used in shampoos and conditioners.

Persea gratissima (Avocado Oil)
Rich oil of avocado. Contains Vitamin A, E, lecithin and consists of 85% unsaturated from fatty acid glycerides. It is very good, restorative and nourishing for the skin.

Petit grain oil
Essential oil from the unripe fruit of the Bitter Orange Tree. Refreshing, light, and aromatic.

Phytic Acid
Phytic acid
, usually extracted from grain or rice. Binds Magnesium and calcium, regulates PH levels and softens water.

Ceramide extracted from yeast. Particularly used for its moisture retention properties. It is skin-specific and is a very expensive ingredient $16,000 per gram and is therefore used only in the most expensive creams.

Pimpinella anisum (Anise Oil)
Essential anise oil. Applied as a fragrance and flavoring agent and is antiseptic and bactericidal.

Pinus (Pine Oil)
Essential oil. Accelerates wound healing and improves circulation.

Piper methysticum (Kava Extract)
Extract of Kawa (pepper plant from Polynesia), wound healing, anti-inflammatory and stimulates circulation.

Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate
Multiple ester of stearic acid and glycerin. This is an emulsifier.

Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate
Multiple glycerin ester of ricinic acid. This is an emulsifier.

Polyglyceryl-3 ricinoleate
Multiple glycerin ester of castor oil. This is an emulsifier.

Plyglyceryl-10 Laurate
Multiple glycerin ester of lauric acid. This is an emulsifier, and especially in oil/water formulations.

Propolis cera (Propolis Wax)
Propolis extract. Derived from bee resin. In a skin care product, it has healing, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.

Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot kernel oil)
This is obtained from apricot kernels. It has a skin firming effect and smoothes the skin due to its high enzyme content.

Prunus domestica (Virgin Prune Oil)
Cold-pressed oil obtained from plum seeds. Improves skin condition due to many unsaturated fatty acids.

Prunus dulcis (Sweet Almond Oil)
Sweet almond oil (this is the good one!), contains valuable fatty acids that are easily absorbed by the skin and soften and condition it.

Prunus persica (Granulated Peach Kernel)
Ground peach kernels, these are particularly used in scrub products.

Derived from the Pine bark (Pinus pinaster). Has antiseptic properties in skin care products.

Rhamnus frangula (Cascara Powder)
Finely ground powder of buckthorn. From the yellow berries, yellow pigment is made for wax, soap and (natural) and vegetable hair dye, among other things.

Rhus Succedanea (Japan wax)
Vegetable wax, natural ingredient for lip and kajal pencils (eyeliners).

Ricinus communis
(Castor oil/Ricinus oil/wonder oil). Vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of the castor bush or ricinus. Particularly used in hair products. It is a naturally very good hair conditioner and it strengthens the hair shaft.

Rice germ oil
Rice germ oil. Acts as an antioxidant and natural UV protector.

Rice starch
Rice starch. Used in some products as an alternative to talcum powder

Rosa canina (Rose Hips Oil)
Wild rose oil/rose hip oil. Widely used in natural cosmetics. Accelerates healing processes and improves complexion.

Rosa centifolia (Rose Extract)
Rose petal extract. Softens and balances hair, improves and cleanses complexion, refreshes skin.

Rosa Damascena (Rose water)
Rose water, from rose petals, has a mild astringent, toning and antiseptic effect.

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary Extract)
Extract of rosemary flowers and leaves. Works in cosmetics products antibacterial, regulates sebaceous glands, purifies skin and improves circulation.

Royal Jelly
Royal jelly is secreted by bees as food for the queen. The jelly is extracted without bees dying to do so. Contains many minerals, vitamins, amino acids and trace elements. Can be used both internally and externally.

Rumex acetosa (Common sorrel extract)
Vegetable extract of Scape sorrel or Field sorrel. Is stringent or astringent and antiseptic.

Salvia officinalis (Sage Extract)
Sage Leaf Extract. improves complexion and is antibacterial in cosmetics products. Also good for hair imbalance and skin disorders.

Salix alba (Willow Bark Extract)
Antiseptic plant willow extract. Astringent or astringent and improves complexion and skin.

Sambucus nigra (Sambucus Powder)
Powder of dried elderberries, is used as pigment especially in hair dye.

Non-essential amino acid found in most proteins. It has strong moisturizing properties.

Sesamum indicum (Sesame Oil)
Sesame oil
. A natural sun/UV protector. The first cold pressing is high in Vitamin E and F, lecithin and minerals.

Shea butter
Shea butter is a natural fat (acid) glycerin extracted from the nuts of the shea tree, a typical African Savannah tree. Shea butter is soothing, moisturizing and contains vitamins A, E and F and stimulates the production of new cells. Good for: fading scarring, stretch marks, skin inflammation, burnt skin. It is also a natural sun factor +/- 3 to 4. Want to know more? Shea butter

This is a resin derived from the scale insect. This binds well when dissolved in alcohol.

Silica, a finely ground mineral. Used as a mild abrasive in scrubs and toothpastes, among others.

Silk Powder
Silk powder, made from pulverized silk. Used only in more expensive skin and hair care products and in facial powders. it literally feels silky soft and therefore makes ok the skin … silky soft.

Simmondsia chinensis (Simmondsia California/Buxus Chinensis)
Jojoba oil. (For more info, see Jojoba Oil). This is actually not an oil, but a wax. It is a fantastic carrier of essential oils. Softens the skin, protects the hair, is a natural sunburn (factor 15), acts as a skin restorer for damaged skin or burned skin. Also, it regulates sebum secretion and is therefore used in creams and lotions for both dry and oily/acne skin.

Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium bicarbonate. Regulates the pH of a product.

Sodium Chloride
Just salt. Ensures preservation of the structure of products.

Sodium Citrate
Sodium salt of citric acid, regulates the pH of a product

Sodium Cocoate
Sodium salt of coconut fatty acids. This is an emulsifier, and especially in oil/water formulations.

Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate
Very mild, slightly foaming surfactant (capillary active ingredient) derived from the amino acids coconut fatty acid and glutamic acid. Despite being a very mild “foam agent,” some people develop contact allergies to this ingredient.

Sodium Hyaluronate
Hyaluronic acid is a skin’s own natural protein. Delays skin dehydration and binds water, is non-allergic and non-irritating.

Sodium Lactate
Salt of (vegetable) lactic acid. Binds moisture.

Sodium Palmitate
Sodium salt derived from palm oil, is used in vegetable soap, among others.

Sodium PCA
Sodium salt of pyrrolidone carbonic acid, enzymatically extracted from the non-essential amino acid, glutamic acid. Used, among other things, to counteract static electricity from the hair – mostly (so) used in hair products.

Sodium Stearate
Sodium salt of stearic acid. This is an emulsifier.

Sorbitan Stearate
Ester of sorbitan (component from sorbitol – sugar from corn) and stearic acid. Emulsifier.

Sugar obtained from corn starch, fruits or seaweed. Softens skin and maintains moisture. Used in toothpaste as a sweetener and makes teeth smooth.

Spirulina platensis (Blue-green algae extract)
Algae extract. Very rich in minerals and vitamins. Conditions and softens and cares. Smoothes the skin. Also considered a superfood.

Stearic Acid
Stearic acid. Fatty acid found in virtually all natural oils and fats.

Sugar, soluble in water. Works to moisturize the skin.

Sucrose Cocoate
Sugar ester of sugar and coconut fatty acid. This is an emulsifier, and especially in oil/water formulations.

Sucrose Distearate
Sugar ester of stearic acid and starch, This is an emulsifier.

Sucrose Laurate
Sugar ester of vegetable lauric acid and starch. This is an emulsifier.

Sulfur. Acts antiseptically if (!) it is used in an organically bound (plant) state. Helps against acne.

Syringa Vulgaris (Lilac water)
Flower extract of the butterfly bush, used as a (natural) perfume.

Talk. A mineral derived from soapstone. Talc applied in cosmetics is purified of asbestos particles. it can close off the skin somewhat and is therefore less suitable for people with extremely sensitive skin.

Tannic Acid
Tannic acid. Conditions (especially) oily hair and slows perspiration.

Tapioca Starch
Starch, absorbs oil and therefore mattifies the skin. It is also used as a thickening agent.

Tartaric Acid
Tartaric acid. This regulates the Ph value.

Theobroma cacao (Cacao Butter).
Cocoa butter is obtained by squeezing roasted cocoa beans. Moisturizing, takes care of your skin as well as your lips.

Thymus vulgaris (Thyme Oil)
Ethereal thyme oil. Antiseptic, helps with difficult breathing.

Tilia vulgaris (Linden Extract)
Linden flower extract
, improves complexion and softens skin.

Titanium dioxide
A mineral. It is used in makeup and cosmetic products as a white pigment (CI 77819) and provides natural protection against UV radiation. It is particularly used in solar products. It leaves a whitish film on the skin. Since about 2009, a new ultra-fine-ground form of titanium dioxide has been on the market, developed specifically to prevent the appearance of and whitish layer on the skin. Fortunately, there is a solution for that too. The ultra fine particles are then coated so that it cannot be absorbed by the skin. All of the sun products we sell in the SoloBioMooi store feature this neiuwest form of Titanium Dioxide.

Tocopherol (Vitamin E)
Vitamin E, protects cells from free radicals, has strong antioxidant activity and combats skin aging caused by UV rays, stress, ozone and smog. It acts as a concertina and makes the skin soft. There are two types, the natural vitamin E (l-tocopherol) extracted from vegetable oil and a synthetic form (d-tocopherol).

Tocopheryl Acetate
Ester of acetic acid and tocopherol. Used as an antioxidant to bind free radicals and supports cell renewal.

Glycerin oil. Vegetable, consisting of a natural fatty acid with glycerin.

Triethyl Citrate
Ester of grain alcohol (ethanol) and citric acid. This acts as a deodorant.

The following table describes the common name and the equivalent INCI name.

Common nameINCI name
Aloe Vera 10:1 ConcentrateAloe barbadensis Leaf Extract, Citric acid, Sodium benzoate, Potassium sorbate
Aloe Vera Oil (31119)Parffinum liquidum, Cocos nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Aloe barbadensis Leaf Extract
Aloe Vera JuiceAloe barbadensis Leaf Juice
Alpha TocopherolD-Mixed Tocopherols Conc.Tocopherol
Apricot Kernal OilPrunus armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil
Avocado ButterPersea gratissima (Avocado) Butter
Avocado OilPersea gratissima (Avocado) Oil
Basil OilOcimum Basil (Basil) Oil
Bay Laurel OilLaurus nobilis Oil
Bay Oil (West Indian)Pimenta acris (Bay) Leaf Oil
Beeswax PelletsCera alba
Bergamot OilCitrus aurantium bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil
Bitter Orange OilCitrus aurantium amara (Bitter Orange) Peel Oil
Black Pepper OilPiper nigrum (Black pepper) Seed Oil
Borage OilBorago officinalis (Borage) Seed Oil
Cade OilJuniperus oxycedrus wood Oil
Cajaput OilMelaleuca leucadendron Cajaput Oil
Calendula Oil InfusedPrunus amygdalus dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Calendula officinalis Flower Extract
Camphor OilCinnamomum camphora (Camphor) Bark Oil
Castor OilRicinus communis (Castor) Seed Oil
Cedarwood Oil AtlasCedrus atlantica Bark Oil
Cedarwood Oil VirginianJuniperus virginiana Oil
Chamomile Blue (German)Chamomilla recutita (Matricaria) Flower Oil
Chamomile marocOrmenis multicaulis Oil
Chamomile RomanAnthemis nobilis Flower Oil
Cinnamon OilCinnamomum zeylanicum Leaf Oil
Citronella OilCymbopogon nardus (Citronella) Oil
Clary Sage OilSalvia sclarea (Clary) Oil
Clove Bud OilEugenia caryophyllus (Clove) Flower Oil
Clove Leaf OilEugenia caryophyllus (Clove) Leaf Oil
Cocoa ButterTheobroma cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
Coconut Oil FractionatedCaprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Coriander Seed OilCoriandrum sativum (Coriander) Seed Oil
Coconut Oil HardCocos nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Cranberry Seed OilVaccinium macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil
Curcuma OilCurcuma zedoaria Root Oil
Cypress oilCupressus sempervirens Leaf/Stem Oil
Eucalyptus OilEucalyptus globulus Leaf Oil
Eucalyptus Citriodora OilEucalyptus citriodora Oil
Evening Primrose OilOenothera biennis (Evening primrose) Oil
Frankincense OilBoswellia carterii Oil
Geranium OilPelargonium graveolens Flower Oil
Geranium Oil BourbonPelargonium graveolens Flower Oil
Ginger OilZingiber officinale (Ginger) Root Oil
Grapefruit OilCitrus grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil
Grapeseed OilVitis vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil
Hazelnut OilCorylus avellana (Hazel) Seed Oil
Hemp Seed OilCannabis sativa Seed Oil
Hypericum Oil InfusedHypericum perforatum Oil
Jasmin AbsoluteJasminum officinale (Jasmine) Flower Extract
Jojoba OilSimmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
Juniperberry OilJuniperus communis Fruit Oil
Juniper OilJuniperus communis (Juniper) Wood Oil
Lavender OilLavandula angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil
Lemon OilCitrus medica limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil
Lemon Tea Tree OilLeptospermum petersonii Oil
Lemongrass OilCymbopogon schoenanthus Oil
Lime OilCitrus aurantifolia (Lime) Oil
Liquid Paraffin (Mineral Oil)Parffinum liquidum
Litsea Cubeba OilLitsea cubeba Fruit Oil
Mandarin OilCitrus nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil
Mango ButterMangifera indica (Mango) Seed Butter
Marigold (tagettes) OilTagetes minuta flower Oil
Marjoram OilOriganum majorana Leaf Oil
Melissa OilMelissa officinalis Flower Oil
Mimosa AbsMimosa tenuiflora Bark Extract
Myrrh OilCommiphora myrrha Oil
Myrtle OilMyrtus communis Oil
Neem OilMelia azadirachta seed Oil
Niaouli OilMelaleuca viridiflora Leaf Oil
Nutmeg OilMyristica fragrans (Nutmeg) Kernel Oil
Olive pomace OilOlea europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
Orange Oil SweetCitrus aurantium dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil
Palm Kernal OilElaeis guineensis (Palm) kernel oil
Palmarosa OilCymbopogon martini Oil
Patchouli OilPogostemon cablin Oil
Peach Kernal OilPrunus persica (Peach) kernel Oil
Peppermint OilMentha piperita (Peppermint) Oil
Peppermint Oil (corn mint oil)Mentha arvensis Leaf Oil
Peru BalsamMyroxylon pereirae (Balsam Peru) Resin.
Petitgrain OilCitrus aurantium amara (Bitter Orange) Leaf Oil
Pine OilPinus sylvestris (Pine) Leaf Oil
Pomegrante OilPunica granatum Seed Oil
Pumpkin Seed OilCucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Oil
Rice Bran OilOryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil
Rose AbsRosa centifolia Flower Oil
Rose Geranium OilPelargonium Roseum Leaf Oil
Rose OttoRosa damascena Flower Oil
Rosehip OilRosa canina Fruit Oil
Rosemary OilRosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil
Rosewood OilAniba rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil
Sage OilSalvia officinalis (Sage) Oil
Safflower OilCarthamus tinctorius (Safflower) seed Oil
Sandalwood OilSantalum album (Sandalwood) Oil
Shea ButterButyrospermum parkii (Shea Butter)
Soya Bean OilGlycine soja (Soybean) Oil
Spearmint OilMentha viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil
Sunflower OilHelianthus annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Sweet Almond OilPrunus amygdalus dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil
Tangerine OilCitrus reticulata (Tangerine) Leaf Oil
Tea Tree OilMelaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil
Thyme OilThymus vulgaris (Thyme) Oil
Virgin Coconut OilCocos nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Vitamin ETocopherol
Wheatgerm OilTriticum vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil
Wintergreen OilGaultheria procumbens (Wintergreen) Leaf Oil
Witch HazelHamamelis virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Alcohol
Yarrow OilAchillea millefolium Oil
Ylang Ylang OilCananga odorata Flower Oil
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