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Ascorbyl palmitate

 

 A fat soluble ester of Vitamin C

Stored in the cell membranes until it is required by the body

Vitamin C assists the skin to manufacture collagen, a protein that forms the basis of connective tissue

A effective and natural antioxidant (free radical fighter) that prevents make-up colour change as well as promoting a healthy skin

Bismuth oxychloride

CI 77163

Bismuth is a by-product of lead and copper refining

A mineral used for its refractive properties

It also helps the make-up to stick on the skin

Butyrospermum parkii

Shea butter    

Derived from the fruit of the karate tree

Emollient which is deeply moisturising, softening and nourishing

Leaves a protecting film on the skin

C10-C18 Triglycerides Derived from palm oil

An ester of the hydrogenated palm oil and glycerin that helps the consistency of pencils

Hydrogenated oils are produced by adding hydrogen gas under high pressure to liquid oils so they will be semisolid at room temperature

Calendula officinalis oil

Calendula oil

Extracted from the calendula flowers

Excellent for soothing and calming the skin

Anti-inflammatory properties

Healing & soothing

Caprylic / capric triglyceride

 

A fatty mixture of glycerides derived from coconut

Used as an emollient and emulsifier

Enhances smooth product application

(Also found in human blood plasma)

Carmine  CI 75470 A natural red colourant used in some lip colours
Cellulose

 

Produced from wood pulp

Used as a thickener

Extraction is via a hydrolysis (water) process

Harvested from sustainable forest sources

Cera alba

Beeswax

Harvested from bee hives

Used as a thickener, emulsifier and stiffening agent in balms and creams

Cetearyl wheatstraw glycosides (&) Cetearyl alcohol

Wheatstraw extract

 

Extracted from the wheatstraw after the seed heads have been removed

Extremely nourishing and skin protecting

An emulsifying agent for oil-in-water emulsions

This is a wax product and is not a grain distilled alcohol

Gluten free

Cetyl alcohol

Derived from coconut oil

Fatty alcohol used as an emollient, emulsifier, thickening and carrying agent

Note:  this is NOT a grain distilled alcohol

Citrus grandis oil

Grapefruit oil

Expressed from the grapefruit

Helpful in treating acne, congested and oily skin

Citrus grandis seed extract

Grapefruit seed extract

Extracted from the seeds of the grapefruit

Has strong antibacterial and antioxidant properties

Coccinia Indica

Plant extract with bioactive & therapeutic function

Red mineral colourant from herbal extract

Copernicia cerifera wax

Carnauba wax

A wax that is derived from the leaves of the carnauba palm

A waxy emollient that protects and nourishes the skin

Daucus carota extract

Carrot extract

Extracted from the carrot root

Good for skin tone

Emollient that is rejuvenating and nourishing

Source of Beta-carotene and Vitamin A

Euphorbia cerifera wax

Candelilla wax

Extracted from the leaves and stems of the small candelilla shrub

Used as a thickening and binding agent

Ferric Ferrocyanide

Natural Earth Mineral

A natural iron-based colorant to add blue / green / yellow colours.

As with most mineral pigments, the actual molecule sizes are quite large, so are not able to penetrate into the actual skin, but sit on-top of the skin, offering colouring, until it is manually removed at the end of the day

Natural mineral derived from the earth.

Glycerin

Vegetable Glycerin

Derived from natural vegetable sources

Excellent humectant & emollient properties

Helps to hydrate, soften and soothe the skin

Assists the outer epidermis in retaining moisture

Glyceryl behenate

A natural soft plant wax pigment

Skin conditioning agent

COSMOS & Ecocert certified

Glyceryl caprylate

A solubilising agent

Moisturising properties

Strong antimicrobial activity

Glycine soja oil

Soybean oil

Excellent skin benefits with a high content of essential fatty acids

Used as an emollient and skin conditioner

Expressed from soy beans

Hydrated silicaA ground up mineral found in nature as opal, a gemstone

Hydrogenated vegetable oil

 

Derived from natural vegetable oils

Helps the consistency of pencils

Hydrogenated oils are produced by adding hydrogen gas under high pressure to liquid oils so they will be semisolid at room temperature

Iron Oxides

CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499

 

Derived naturally from hematite

A naturally occurring compound of iron and oxygen found in a range of colours from black to yellow

Gives colour to the make-up

Jojoba esters

Derived from the esterfication (natural process) of jojoba oil

A wax ester that leaves a protecting film on the skin

An emollient that helps with the smooth consistency of the cream

An ester is a molecule of a fatty acid and a fatty alcohol combined

Kaolin

Halloysite clay

Used as a thickening agent and to assist adhesion to the eye-lashes

A pure white clay from Matauri Bay, New Zealand

Lavandula angustifolia oil

Lavender oil

A soothing and balancing essential oil

Distilled from the flowers and leaves of the lavender plant

Leptospermum scoparium  oil

Manuka oil

Distilled from manuka tree leaves and flowers Used for its skin toning and anti-microbial properties

A concentrated essential oil with strong anti-septic properties

Limnanthes alba seed oil

Meadowfoam seed oil

Extracted from meadowfoam flowers

A very stable moisturising and rejuvenating oil

Contains unique fatty aids of benefit to the skin

Macadamia ternifolia seed oil

Macadamia seed oil

Extracted from macadamia nuts

Has a fine texture that absorbs readily into the skin to nourish and protect

Magnesium stearate

 

Naturally occurring in vegetable fatty acids Magnesium salt (a naturally occurring white alkaline powder) consisting mainly of stearic acid and palmitic acid

Used as an emulsifying agent

Also provides slip on the skin

Manganese violet

CI 77742

Manganese mineral pigment

Gives colour to make-up

Mel

Manuka honey

Derived from sustainable local bee-keeping / honey producers

Maintains moisture level in the skin as a natural humectant

International recognition for its antimicrobial properties referred to as UMF (Unique Manuka Factor)

Melaleuca alternifolia oil Tea tree oil

Steam distilled from the leaves and flowers of the tea tree

Strong antibacterial and antiseptic properties

Melia azadirachta flower extract

Strong bioactive & therapeutic function

Red mineral colourant from herbal extract

Melia azadirachta seed extract

Strong bioactive & therapeutic function

Red mineral colourant from herbal extract

Mica

CI 77019

Muscovite is a common rock forming mineral and is found in sedimentary rocks

Used for its reflective and refractive properties in make-up

Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate

Binding agent for powders

Derived from vegetable source

Olea europea fruit oil
Olive oil

Its composition is close to the natural lipids of the outer surface of the human skin

Contains nutrient beneficial glycerides of essential fatty acids

Used as an emollient and skin conditioning agent

 

Pelargonium graveolens oil

Geranium oil

 

Steam distilled from the flowers and leaves

Useful for all skin conditions as it balances sebum and keeps the skin supple

Has antiseptic properties

Persea gratissima oil

Avocado oil

Extracted from the avocado fruit

A nutritious oil containing vitamin D among others and essential fatty acids (linoleic acid) that make it very nourishing, restorative and moisturising

Pyrus Malus seed oil

Apple seed oil

Emollient

Gives slip and texture to lipsticks

Anti-oxidant

Ricinus communis oil

Castor oil

Extracted from the castor oil plant

Used as an emulsifying carrier agent

Rhus succedanea fruit wax Derived from the fruit of the rhus succedanea tree in Japan (related to the mango and cashew tree)

Provides smooth creamy base with enhanced skin application properties

Sclerotium gum A natural polysaccharide gel base used for its gelling, thickening and hydrating qualities
Simmondsia chinensis seed oil

Jojoba seed oil

Extracted from the seeds of the jojoba plant

This waxy oil by nature is similar to our own sebum

An emollient that helps to lubricate and protect the skin

Sodium PCA Derived from coconut  (L-glutamic acid)

Sodium PCA provides a natural moisture factor to the skin – a natural component of skin that holds moisture in the skin

Its humectant properties are used for the fluid consistency of the foundations

Sorbic acid An organic acid, derived from unripe berries

Antimicrobial properties assists with natural preservation

Stearic Acid A natural waxy fatty acid

Obtained from the hydrogenation of unsaturated vegetable oils

Squalane

Vegetable squalane

Emollient that softens the skin and minimises small facial wrinkles

Naturally occurs in the skin as a lubrication agent

Derived from olive oil

Talc

CI 77718

Magnesium silicate – a natural earth mineral

Talc ensures the best make-up application, colour and product stability

It offers the highest level of skin protection available due to the fact that  without water or penetration enhancing ingredients, it is not able to penetrate the skin

In addition, talc is one of the only powders available that is not hydroscopic (does not absorb moisture)

These factors combined are proven to ensure no talc or external pollutants, are absorbed into the skin

Talc is bound with natural vegetable oils to ensure no air-borne particles are released – for maximum safety

Theobroma grandiflorum seed butter

Cupuacu seed butter

Certified organic

Derived from the cocoa bean

A deeply nourishing emollient

Contains high levels of skin beneficial fatty acids

Tin Oxide Derived naturally from tin oxides

A naturally occurring compound of tin and oxygen found in a range of colours

Gives colour to the make-up

Titanium dioxide

CI 77891

Derived from Titanium, which is extracted from the minerals Rutile and Ilmenite

Used as a white pigment in soaps

It gives the greatest covering and tinting power of any white pigment

A natural sun protectant

Tocopherol (Acetate)

Vitamin E

Derived from soy plants

A potent antioxidant preserving the product and helping to prevent free radical damage on the skin

Tocopherol

Vitamin E

Derived from soy plants

A potent antioxidant preserving the product and helping to prevent free radical damage on the skin

Vitis Vinifera seed oil

Grape seed oil

Obtained from pressing grape seeds

High in skin beneficial fatty acid glycerides

Used as a skin conditioning agent and emollient in lipsticks

Zea mays starch

Corn starch

The dried starch powder of the maize grain, known as corn

Gives the skin a fresh, silky and smooth feel

Zinc Stearate Improves the texture of cosmetics  and improves application

Adds a gloss sheen to cosmetics

Zinc oxide

CI 77947

Has soothing and protectant properties

Acts as a broad spectrum UV protectant

Ethical quarry mined natural pigmented mineral