Glossary

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    • LACTIC ACID

      In hair care, lactic acid helps reinforcing the hair cuticle.

    • LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT

      Lactobacillus Ferment is a topical probiotic that is known to help improve skin quality. Moreover, it is known for its smoothing effects and its ability to help reduce skin related redness. It is found in a variety of skincare products.

    • LAURETH-7

      Laureth-7 favors a uniform distribution of the product when applied. It forms a film on the skin and can be used to help oil and water-based ingredients mix to form smooth and uniform products.

    • LAUROYL LYSINE

      Lauroyl lysine is made out of a natural fatty acid and the essential amino acid lysine. It is efficient at thickening products and is often found in products such as lipstick. Lauroyl lysine is also known to help the skin stay hydrated by preventing moisture loss.

    • LAURYL LAURATE

      Lauryl laurate is a waxy solid which is used in skincare products such as creams and lotions. It is known to moisturize skin whilst feeling light and non-greasy on the skin.

    • LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

      Meadowfoam seed oil is made from the seeds of the flowering plant Limnanthes alba which is also known as white meadow foam. It is used in skincare products as it is known to moisturize the skin and to leave it feeling softened and smoothed.

    • LIMONENE

      Limonene is a fragrance ingredient naturally occurring in essential oils.

    • LINALOOL

      Linalol is a fragrance ingredient naturally occurring in essential oils.

    • LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL

      Linum usitatissum seed oil, also known as linseed oil, is obtained from the seeds of organically grown flax plants. The oil is known for being a dry oil, which means that upon exposure to air it quickly solidifies and forms a thin film. This makes this dry oil especially suitable for roll-on deodorants, where quick drying is desirable.

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    • MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL

      Macadamia ternifolia seed oil, or simply macadamia oil, is obtained from the macadamia nut and is used in various moisturizing body oils and balms. It is known to help lock in moisture in skin and can also be used as a fragrance fixative.