Organic Cosmetica Ingredient List
Our Key Ingredients List
Plant Stem Cell Extract
Plant stem cells have been shown to have a regenerative effect on human keratinocytes (skin cells) and hair follicles*. Stem cell extracts derived from nutrient-rich plants, have powerful anti-antioxidants and other properties to help the antiaging process – supporting hair follicle health, reducing wrinkles, evening skin tone, and enhancing the skin barrier. Learn more about our vegan stem cell extract products, Rich Hair Scalp Serum and Everything Face & Eye HA Serum formulated by our brand founder and regenerative medicine expert. *(Schmid D, Zülli F. Stimulating epidermal regeneration with plant-derived stem cells. DNA 2010; 1: 3).
Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is a naturally occurring substance in our body. Hyaluronic Acid also has a vegan form. It has a unique ability to retain water – up 1,000 times its weight – making it one of the most powerful humectants that is used in cosmetics to hydrate and moisturize the skin. Our, Everything Face & Eye Anti-Aging HA Serum has vegan, very small molecular weight Hyaluronic Acid among other key anti aging ingredients all in one serum.
Bakuchiol, from the babchi plant, is natural retinol alternative ingredient that is similar in structure to retinol. It has been scientifically shown to be equally effective at reducing fine lines and wrinkles as retinols, but without the side effects of retinol*. Bakuchiol reduces fine lines and wrinkles by increasing skin cell turnover, reduces blemishes and skin discolorations and is anti-breakout. Bakuchiol is the main ingredient in our Bakuchiol Booster and is also being added to our new, upcoming formulas of our body oil and face oil serum.*Prospective, randomized, double-blind assessment of topical bakuchiol and retinol for facial photoageing; Br J Dermatol. 2019 Feb;180(2):289-296. doi: 10.1111/bjd.16918. Epub 2018 Sep 21.
Organic Euterpe Oleracea (Açai) Oil (pure and unrefined)
This main ingredient is imported from the Amazon Rainforest and is unrefined, hence the natural green color of this product. The Açai berry is well known to contain some of the highest natural concentrations of antioxidants in addition to natural vitamins and peptides. Unrefined organic açai oil has an exceptionally high price tag and is primarily found in high-end products. It is a key ingredients in our Fresh Face Night Serum.
Malpighia glabra (Acerola Cherry)
One of the richest sources of natural vitamin C in the WORLD. It has 50–100 times more vitamin C than an orange or a lemon. Vitamin C is one of the most reliable and studied anti-aging ingredients in cosmetics. Acerola is one of the key ingredients in our Everything Face and Eye Anti-Aging HA serum.
Musa Sapientum (Banana)
The cosmetic benefits of banana extract: antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory. These properties help fight breakouts, skin irritation and discolorations, all of which lead to a clearer complexion and great looking, glowing skin! The anti-inflammatory properties benefit scalp health as well. Banana extract is our Everything Face & Eye Anti-Aging HA Serum and Rich Hair Scalp Serum.
Citrus x Limon (Lemon Peel)
Skin Benefits of Lemon Peel Extract: Anti-microbial, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Anticancer. The main bioactive compounds include Vitamin C and D-limonene. Lemon peel extract is used in our Everything Face & Eye Anti-aging HA Serum primarily for its natural anti-microbial properties. Antimicrobial = antibacterial to combat breakouts. Less breakouts means clearer, even-toned skin. Although lemon peel also has good antioxidant properties, there are other ingredients in our HA serum that have even more powerful antioxidants and have much more vitamin C.
Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera)
The aloe vera plant has been used for centuries for skin care and healing. It contains 75 potential bioactives; vitamins, enzymes, minerals, sugars, lignin, saponins, salicylic acids and amino acids including, vitamin A, C & E. Its anti-inflammatory properties help reduce redness. It also contains anti-microbial properties. Aloe is one of the many ingredients used in our Everything Face & Eye Anti-aging HA Serum.
Saw Palmetto Berry
The Saw Palmetto Berry has been shown in multiple scientific studies to stop hair loss and support hair growth, even in men. The extract of this fine berry is 1 of 14 key ingredients in our Rich Hair Scalp Serum.
Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil
Organic Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Seed Oil
Baobab Oil is an excellent source of vitamins, linoleic acids and phytosterols. These properties provide anti-inflammatory, regenerative and antioxidant benefits, which all help with cell turnover. The result? Softer, younger looking skin. Baobab Oil is in our Bodacious Body Oil.
Peppermint oil & extract has been shown in scientific studies to support hair growth. The mechanism is thought to be in part by stimulating circulation and through its antioxidant properties. Peppermint extract is 1 of 14 key ingredients in our Rich Hair Scalp Serum.
Organic Kalahari Citrullus Lanatus (Wild Melon) Seed Oil
Organic Kalahari Citrullus Lanatus (Wild Melon) Seed Oil comes from a drought resistant plant in the Kalahari Desert in South Africa. It is rich in vitamin E and fatty acids. Wild Melon Seed Oil has a high price tag and is therefore primarily found in high-end anti-aging cosmetic products.
Organic Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil
This unique oil, that is native to Central America, has an unusually high content of Gamma-Linolenic Acid – an omega-6 fatty acid.
Organic Virgin Opuntia Ficus Indica (Prickly Pear) Seed Oil
Virgin Prickly pear seed oil is a relatively new oil with an exceptionally high price tag and is therefore primarily found in high-end anti-aging cosmetic products. It is sourced from Tunisia from the Prickly Pear Cactus. Is known for its exceptional antioxidant properties, nourishing benefits and rapid absorption.
Organic Virgin Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
Native to Mexico and the Americas, this oil is one of the more traditional oils used in anti-aging skin care for its emollient properties.
Organic Sunflower Seed Oil
Sunflower oil is a light nourishing oil that is rich in Linoleic Acid, Vitamin E and Vitamin D. Organic sunflower oil is the main oil in our Organic Insect Shield & Repellant.
Pea peptides and pea sprout extract (Pisum Sativum L)...
Organic Babassu Seed Oil
…is firming, moisturizing and has a high saturated fatty acid and vitamin E content. Saturated fatty acids can penetrate the hair strand. It has a non-greasy feel that adds a luxurious shine and softness to hair – which is why it is in our Long Locks Hair Repair Oil.
Organic Jojoba Seed Oil
- Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax
- Olive Squalane
- Organic Ascophyllum Nodosum (Norwegian Kelp)
- Organic Astrocaryum Vulgare Arecaceae (Tucuma) Oil
- Organic Cedarwood
- Organic Cinnamon
- Organic Citronella
- Organic Geranium
- Organic Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice Root)
- Organic Lemongrass
- Organic Light Essential Oil Fragrance
- Organic Mangifera Indica (Mango) Butter
- Organic Peppermint Oil
- Organic Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil
- Organic Rosemary Oil
- Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil
- Organic Spirulina Platensis (Algae) Extract
- Sambucus Nigra (Elderberry) Fruit Extract
- Vegan Vitamin E