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Glossary

Comprehensive Ingredient Glossary.

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Bacillus Ferment
A source of bacterial protease enzymes that helps to loosen cell cohesion while stimulating digestion of keratin protein in the epidermis.
Bambusa Vulgaris Leaf/Stem Extract
Bamboo is the richest source of natural Silica, containing over 70% organic Silica. Silica is lost in the skin as we age. Silica stimulates chondroblasts providing strength and resilience to collagen and elastin.
Bentonite
Called the Clay of a thousand uses. It thickens lotions, stabilizes formulas and purifies skin.
Benzophenone-4
A soluble sunscreen, absorbs UVA; antioxidant.
Berberis Vulgaris Extract
A floral extract that contains essential oil and Malic Acid. Used as an antiseptic.
Beta-Carotene
Pigment that gives Carrots their orange color. A precursor to Vitamin A, it helps maintain healthy skin and hair.
Betula Alba Bark Extract
Mild astringent that refreshes, soothes and heals.
Biotin
Assists in regulating sebaceous gland secretions by inhibiting 5-alpha reductase enzyme activity while scavenging free radicals.
Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2
An emollient and lubricant to skin.
Bisabolol
A resin obtained from Chamomile. Reduces sensitivity and inflammation.
Boerhavia Diffusa Root Extract
Targets neurogenic inflammation and restores tissue integrity by limiting the activity of pro-inflammatory agents, as well as promoting the production of natural anti-inflammatory agents in the skin. Soothing properties restore skin to a normal sensitivit
Borago Officinalis Seed Oil
A rich source of the fatty acid, gamma linoleic acid, required for maintaining proper lipid barrier properties.
Boron Nitride
Provides lubricity and a silky feel to skin.
Brassica Campestris/Aleurites Fordi Oil Copolymer
A conditioning agent derived from a vegetable oil.
Bromelain
An enzyme derived from Pineapple. Helps digest keratin protein and promote exfoliation.
Butylene Glycol
A humectant that attracts and holds water.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)
Extracted from the fruit of the Shea Tree, found only in Africa, where it has been used for centuries. Shea Butter penetrates into the skin and moisturizes.