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Comprehensive Ingredient Glossary.

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Ranunculus Ficaria Extract
Soothes and calms irritated skin while reducing redness. Contains phenolic derivatives such as rutin and tri-terpenic saponins that help decongest skin tissue and reduce blotchiness.
Retinol
Vitamin A. A yellow, viscous liquid insoluble in water. Used in lubricating cream and oils for its skin-regenmerating properties. Reverses the signs of photoaging in skin.
Retinyl Palmitate
A derivative of Vitamin A, helps stimulate collagen and reverse the signs of prematurely-induced photo-aging. Helps to increase skin elasticity while enhancing water barrier properties.
Ricinoleth-40
Known as Castor Oil. The seed of the Castor Oil plant, extracted from the bean. Soothing and emollient to skin.
Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil
Used for its soothing properties to the skin.
Rosa Canina Fruit Extract
Extract of the fruit of Rosa Canina, a wild Rose. Used as a skin conditioner.
Rosa Centifolia Flower Extract
An essential oil from the Cabbage Rose; used for its aromatic properties.
Rose Flower Oil
Extract of the fruit of various species of wild Roses, rich in natural Vitamin C. Moisturizing and hydrating to skin. Helps protect the skin from capillary damage; firms and tones the tissues.
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract or Oil
Extracted from the plant Rosmarinus Officinalis. Used for its purifying, cleansing and antiseptic properties
Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract
A soothing and non-stimulating extract. Red Raspberry Extract is also very soothing and relaxing to inflamed skin. Excellent for sensitive skin and any irritation from acne, shaving or windburn.
Ruscus Aculeatus Root Extract
An extract obtained from the root of a shrub, native to Europe. Helps maintain the skin’s elasticity and texture. Helps to diminish the appearance of wrinkles and skin damage.