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Ingredients Glossary


Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice

Has amazing calming, cooling, soothing, and anti-itch qualities for the skin. It has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, hydrating and soothing properties leaving the skin feeling refreshed and revitalised.


Apricot Oil

Skin Focus

Apricot oil contains vitamins E, C, and K, unsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants to improve skin tone, maintain softness and radiance. Rich in oleic acid and linoleic acid, this gentle oil helps strengthen the skin's barrier effectively keeping moisture in and irritants out. This oil being lightweight is easily absorbed as it resembles the skin's naturally-produced oil (sebum). Due to the partnership of Vitamin C and E working together, lowers the appearance of facial wrinkles, fine lines and blemishes.

Hair Focus

Apricot Oil is known to promote hair growth and strength to maintain healthy hair and prevent hair loss. Containing essential fatty acids, it keeps the hair conditioned and hydrated.


Argan Oil

Skin Focus

Used by goddesses, this surprisingly lightweight oil brightens the complexion while delivering healing benefits to the skin. Packed with omega fatty acids, vitamin E, and linoleic acids, all of which work to boost hydration and protect the skin against environmental damage. Thanks to argan oils sebum-reducing capabilities, it can help decrease total sebum (oil) and reduce the oiliness of the skin and even reduce acne.

Hair Focus

This 'hair famous' oil effectively moisturises the hair by sealing in vital moisture. Argan oil is rich in fatty acids (mainly oleic and linoleic acid) and vitamin E, which provide a lightweight, fatty layer to the hair helping to prevent dryness and frizziness while boosting shine. It also has a protective effect that helps prevent damage from washing and styling and has been shown to reduce the formation of split ends, which can result in thicker, healthier-looking hair.  




Bakuchiol is loved for its ability to act much like a retinol (Vit A) without causing sensitivity, flaking or scaling, making it a great option for people with sensitive skin. It's referred to across the industry as a 'natural retinol' capable of reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, helping to restore firmness, refine skin texture and stimulate skin cell turnover. It's also an antioxidant, meaning it can protect against free-radical damage. Used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries to help treat hyperpigmentation, skin rashes and a range of other skin conditions. This is an ingredient that deserves the hype it's gained.



Is a magic ingredients known for its super powers of reducing redness and irritation in the skin. It is a powerful skin calming agent and potent antioxidant.



Camellia Oil

Skin Focus

This luxurious beauty oil is known for its skin-perfecting ability. Abundant in vitamins A, B, C, D, and E this vitamin-rich oil helps stimulates collagen production and helps tackle fine lines and wrinkles to preserve a youthful glow.  Rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that help calm and soothe the skin leaving a velvety smooth finish. Camellia oil has been used for centuries in China and Japan and is widely thought to be the cherished secret behind the youthful, immaculate skin of women from East Asia, this lightweight oil is commonly found in prestigious beauty products.

Hair Focus

Containing essential nutrients and fatty acids that enrich and nourish the hair follicles, leaving them heavenly smooth and shiny. But the benefits of camellia oil extend far beyond that. When applied to the hair, it forms a protective shield against ultraviolet, preserving the protein structure of the hair while also reducing any UV-related damage and preventing water evaporation.


Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract

This healing green tea extract is naturally rich in antioxidants. It is beneficial in reducing redness, inflammation and irritation. It is anti-bacterial, healing and boosts the immune function of the skin.


Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

Skin Focus

Its chief job is to moisturise and replenish the skin with its mix of fatty acids that help protect against moisture loss. Derived from coconut oil and glycerine, this super fine, lightweight oil is full of antioxidants that help the skin look and feel younger.

Hair Focus

The unique mix of fatty acids helps to repair the hair surface and retain moisture in the hair. This ultra-lightweight oil creates a barrier on the hair surface, decreasing the amount of moisture lost. It not only prevents dryness of the hair and skin, but it also acts as a hair conditioning agent.  



Decyl Glucoside

This mild yet effective non-ionic plant-based surfactant (cleansing agent) is often used in baby shampoos as it's known for being gentle and kind to even sensitive skin.


Dicaprylyl Carbonate

This super fine non-greasy, lightweight oil gives a silicon feel without being silicone. It conditions the hair leaving it feeling smoother and softer.  



Ginger Root Extract

Is known and loved for its ability to help repair skin and sun damage. It's anti-inflammatory and healing properties enhance wound repair and cell regeneration.



Fortifies and strengthens the skin's precious protective barrier and maintains its moisture balance. Known for its ability to hydrate the skin without adding oil or clogging the pores. Glycerin is an excellent moisturiser that leaves the skin feeling soft and silky.


Grape Seed Oil

Skin Focus

This satin-like finish oil assists in the production of collagen and improves skin tone, meaning firmer, more youthful-looking skin. Rich in many superior compounds: beta-carotene, vitamins D, C, E, and polyphenols, which have powerful antioxidant abilities to protect against environmental aggressors. It also has astringent qualities making it beneficial for oily and acne-prone skin. Thanks to its vitamin E and linoleic acid content, grape seed oil lightens skin discolourations like acne scars and sunspots. Its super lightweight texture absorbs easily, delivering intense moisture without leaving skin feeling oily or greasy. What can't this oil do?

Hair Focus

Grape seed oil contains a potent combination of vitamin E, flavonoids, polyphenols, and linoleic acid, which all promote healthy hair growth. By nature, grape seed oil locks in moisture by working as a sealant. Placing this incredibly lightweight oil onto damaged ends will smooth the cuticle and help prevent future breakage courtesy of its antioxidants. Grape seed oil can help protect hair from UV damage thanks to its high content of phenolic compounds and Vitamins E and C.




Lanolin is a fantastic natural moisturiser or skin softener as it has the ability to slow water loss from the skin. It absorbs moisture from the air which helps rejuvenate the dry skin tissues, preventing skin cracking and relieving pain. Lanolin helps seal the lips and prevent chapping.



The glycyrrhizin in liquorice root contains anti-inflammatory properties. This works to reduce itching, irritation, and redness in the skin. This must-have in your skincare routine has healing properties and is famous for lightening hyperpigmentation and bringing an even-toned glow to the skin.


Macadamia Oil

Contains squalene and oleic acid that assists with cell regeneration, making this oil particularly useful for dry or chapped lips as it softens and moisturises. It has excellent spreadability, lubrication and penetrating properties. Oils extracted from macadamia contain omega 7 or palmitoleic acid, which is beneficial for wound healing.


Mango Butter

This creamy, non-greasy butter is high in Omega 6 to replenish the skin's natural barrier. It provides a lightweight protective layer on the skin that can help moisturise and soften the skin.


Meadowfoam Oil

Skin Focus

This luxury oil mimics the skin's natural oils and balances sebum production. It creates a protective seal to lock in vital moisture, keeping the skin soft and supple. Packed with vitamins, antioxidants and fatty acids that protect the skin from free radicals while delivering anti-ageing benefits. Meadowfoam oil is the hidden beauty secret in many high-end skincare products.

Hair Focus

This luxury oil is known to help manage hair brittleness, tangles, dullness, and frizz, promoting a silky-smooth texture and vivacious long lasting sheen.



Vit B5 is an excellent moisturising, soothing and wound-healing ingredient. Like hyaluronic acid and glycerin, Panthenol also has the ability to hydrate the skin by attracting moisture while preventing epidermal moisture loss.



Rice Bran Oil

Skin Focus

Used for centuries in Japan, rice bran oil is known for its positive effects on the skin. Powerful but easily absorbed, this oil provides serious hydration without clogging the pores. Containing high levels of Vitamins B and E, mineral salts and fatty acids, this miracle oil helps to heal and regenerate the skin. Rice bran oil also promotes oxygenation for anti-ageing and promotes skin microcirculation, leaving the skin smooth, protected and supple.

Hair Focus

A master oil for repairing dryness, damage, and brittleness. This oil contributes to the hair's moisture and softness without leaving a heavy, greasy residue. It is known to facilitate hair growth while preventing the premature development of grey hair. Plus, its high heat tolerance makes it a natural heat protectant.


Rice Protein

Rice Protein is a key intelligent haircare ingredient, containing many vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and amino acids (building blocks of protein) which help strengthen, detangle and smooth the hair shaft. Rice protein is a natural alternative to traditional volumising agents, it also helps improve hair manageability and shine.



Shea butter

Shea butter is famous for its smoothing properties. Containing high concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins, it is the perfect ingredient for smoothing and softening skin. Shea butter is also anti-inflammatory and has skin-healing properties.


Sodium Hyaluronate

This hero ingredient is a form of hyaluronic acid that can enter the deep layers of the skin. Here, it attracts moisture and reduces inflammation. Sodium hyaluronate is excellent for reducing dryness and wrinkles as it draws moisture into the skin cells, boosting hydration. Sodium Hyaluronate is the form of Hyaluronic Acid used in most high-end products.  


Sodium PCA

Sodium PCA is a powerful moisturiser. Being hygroscopic, it attracts moisture from the air, drawing it into the skin. Sodium PCA is also a part of the skin's "Natural Moisturising Factor'. This clever ingredient helps replenish and support the skin's moisture levels, leaving it feeling soft and velvety smooth.


Sunflower Oil

Skin Focus

This feel-good oil has several significant perks for the skin. Rich in oleic acid, vitamin E, sesamol, linoleic and fatty acids it helps guard the skin against free radical damage while preventing fine lines and other signs of ageing. Sunflower oil being non-comedogenic, (meaning it won't clog the pores) makes it ideal for oily and acne-prone skin due to its anti-inflammatory and calming benefits. Actually, it helps to decongest pores by clearing dead skin cells and creating a refreshed revitalised appearance. With its ability to strengthen the skin's barrier, it makes this oil a great all-rounder.

Hair Focus

Sunflower oil provides hair with the nutrients needed for shiny, strong hair. Its hydrating properties promote positive hair health and even help with making hair thicker. If you have dry hair, damaged strands, dandruff, frizz or thinning hair you should be using sunflower oil in your hair care.


Sweet Almond Oil

Skin Focus

Sweet almond oil has been used for centuries to treat skin due to its regenerative and healing benefits. This oil is vital for healthy skin, improving both complexion and skin tone due to its high concentration of Vitamin E. The fatty acid content helps dissolve excess oil on the skin, while the retinoids help reduce the appearance of acne, acne scars, stretch marks and improve cell turnover, resulting in smoother, softer skin.

Hair Focus

Sweet Almond Oil is packed with essential fatty acids, nutrients and vitamins A, B and E that work to restore, condition and protect the hair. Sweet Almond Oil helps hair strands by delivering intense moisture that helps prevent drying, without making the hair limp and greasy.



Skin Focus A powerful antioxidant is proven to fight free-radical damage that offers an incredible level of hydration. Unlike other oils, squalane has a much lighter texture which helps it to absorb into the skin without clogging the pores. This lipid helps prevent fine lines and wrinkles while easing the effects of dry skin by keeping the skin barrier hydrated and protected. This skin-soothing ingredient has gained a cult following for being a luxury skin-perfecting oil.

Hair Focus

Squalane moisturises the hair, increases shine and prevents breakage while protecting the hair from further damage. Squalane acts much like an insurance policy against damaged hair.




Skin Focus

Tocopherol (Vitamin E) helps visibly improve signs of ageing. It works to strengthen the skin and reduces redness due to its ability to heal, soothe and moisturise the skin with its powerful antioxidants, which makes it one of our favourite ingredients

Hair Focus

Tocopherol helps support healthy hair as it has a natural antioxidant effect that helps reduce the amount of oxidative stress and free radicals that cause the hair to weaken and or break. It is this restorative effect that results in stronger, healthier hair. Tocopherol also helps replenish the shine that the hair loses as a result of damage, chemicals, heat, and other styling products.