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    • ACETYL DIPEPTIDE-1 CETYL ESTER

      Acetyl dipeptide-1 cetyl ester is made of two amino acids, arginine and tyrosine, and is often used in skincare products to help soothe sensitive skin (face or body).

    • ACRYLAMIDE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE COPOLYMER

      Acrylamide/Sodium acryloyldimethyltaurate copolymer is a water soluble polymer also known to act as a viscosity controlling agent.

    • ACRYLONITRILE/METHYL METHACRYLATE/VINYLIDENE CHLORIDE COPOLYMER

      Acrylonitrile/methyl methacrylate/vinylidene chloride copolymer is a polylmer also used as a filmogenic agent.

    • ADENOSINE

      Adenosine is naturally present in the body and plays a role in the energetic metabolism. It is used in skincare products, especially in anti-ageing. Adenosine is used to sooth the skin and help reduce the appearance of wrinkles.

    • ALBIZIA JULIBRISSIN BARK EXTRACT

      Albizia julibrissin bark extract is a natural plant extract used in anti-ageing products for both its antioxidant and soothing properties.

    • ALCOHOL DENAT

      Denatured alcohol contributes to texture of products by preventing separation and crystallization. It is known to help the active ingredient come into contact with the skin and perform its function.

    • ALGAE EXTRACT

      Algae extract is a natural extract containing antioxidants which help fight signs of ageing. Algae extract also forms a protective layer on the skin and helps retain moisture.

    • ALLANTOIN

      Allantoin is a naturally occurring compound which is a popular ingredient in many skin care products. It helps smoothen, soften, soothe and hydrate the skin by retaining water and by promoting the shedding and renewal of its outer layers.

    • ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE

      Alpha-isomethyl ionone is a constituent of the perfume formula.

    • ALPINIA GALANGA LEAF EXTRACT

      In a cosmetic product, alpinia galanga leaf extract helps to fight again visible signs of skin ageing.