Lactic Acid

Lactic acid is one of the gentlest alpha hydroxy acids. Like other AHAs, this water-soluble exfoliating ingredient breaks down the proteins that bind skin cells together, therefore increasing cell turnover. The result is smoother, more even-toned, brighter skin with less acne-enabling pore congestion. But it sets itself apart from other acids with its natural moisturizing […]

Turmeric

Turmeric has the potential to decrease UV damage and clear up acne when applied to the skin. This ingredient can be known to stain skin so it is advised to use in exfoliator or mask form. Vitamin C and Turmeric are often the perfect combination.

Seaweed

Seaweed reduces inflammation and works well for those with acne or rosacea. Seaweed id a natural exfoliant that removes dead skin cells, whilst softening the skin and reducing fine lines and wrinkles.

Salicylic Acid

This ingredient is most commonly found in skincare products that are intended to clear acne. Salicylic can penetrate skin to a deeper level and unclog pores. Salicylic Acid can be found in most cleansers, moisturisers, serums and acne treatments. The ingredient works well with Benzoyl Peroxide and AHA.

Retinol

Retinol is a cult ingredient and for good reason. This ingredient helps soften fine lines, improve texture of the skin, brighten skin and unclogs pores. This ingredient can sometimes be a slow burn but is known to work well with Peptides and Ceramides.

Niacinamide

This trending ingredient is know to reduce inflammation, fine lines and brighten the skin. It is a form of Vitamin B3 and strengthens the skin’s barrier to protect against inflammation and UV damage. Retinol and Salicylic pair well with this ingredient.

Honey

Soothes, softens and moisturizes skin. Honey retains water, constantly rehydrating the skin. The hydrating ingredient helps clear break outs too.

Cocoa Butter

Deeply hydrating ingredient that brightens the complexion and heals sun damage and visible scarring.

Alpha Hydroxy Acids

Water-soluble acids that exfoliate the outler layer of the skin, leading to a brighter overall complexion. AHA’s pair well with Salicylic Acid and Glycerin.

Benzoyl Peroxide

One of the most trusted ingredients within the skin industry for treating acne as it is known to reduce inflammation. Benzoyl Peroxide matches well with Salicylic Acid, Ceramides and Hyaluronic Acid.