Because we know that your beauty is first and foremost a matter of trust, we are committed to providing you with the answers to your questions about our products and their ingredients. For ingredients, we provide you with information on what they are, where they come from, how they work and how they are used in our formulas.
Hyaluronic acid is a polysaccharide (natural carbohydrate) produced by the cells in our body. The origin of its name comes from the Greek “hualos”, which means “glass” and by extension “transparent”. First identified in the eye, it is most present in the skin. It is highly moisturising.
Lactic acid is an organic acid from the AHA (alpha-hydroxy acid) family that is found naturally in milk, in certain fruits and vegetables (such as tomato or guava) and also in wine. It plays a role in various biochemical processes in the human body.
Mexoryl® SX is the trade name for ecamsule, or terephthalylidene dicamphor sulfonic acid. It is an organic sun filter (carbon-based) developed and patented by L'Oréal in 1982. It protects mainly against UVA rays, the main causes of premature skin aging and skin cancers.
Mexoryl® XL is the trade name for drometrizole trisiloxane. It is an organic (carbon-based) sun filter developed and patented by L'Oréal in 1989. It provides protection against UVA and UVB rays.
Mica is a naturally-occurring mineral. It is used in pigmented products like powdered foundation to provide opacity and give pigments a pearly, shiny appearance.