Alpha Hydroxy - An active ingredient derived from fruit acids. Helps exfoliate and moisturize the top layers of the skin: promotes moisture restoration and helps penetration of other ingredients; used in anti-aging skin care products. AHA’s include: citric acid (citrus fruits), glycolic acid (sugar cane), lactic acid (milk), and the less common AHAs used in cosmetics malic acid (apples) and tartaric acid (wine).
Beta Hydroxy - Salicylic acid. An exfoliating agent capable of softening the skin and causing the shedding of the top layers of dead skin cells. It is also used to enhance the absorption and penetration into the skin of other ingredients that are in the same cosmetic formulation. Used to renews cells and plump out finer wrinkles. Good for acne-prone or sensitive skin.
Avocado Oil - The oil from the seed and the pulp of an avocado is used in creams and lotions because of its nourishing and conditioning effects on dry skin and hair. It has been found to significantly increase the water-soluble collagen content in the dermis skin layer. The oil contains protein, vitamins A, D, and E, and some amino acids.
Green Tea - Helps prevent cellular changes associated with sun exposure, has an exceptional anti-free radical effect, promoting a younger, fresher appearance- boosts a sunscreens action to protect against free radical damage. Clinically proven to prevent cellular damage caused by exposure to UV rays.
Shea Butter - Gives skin a soft and silky texture with an exceptional moisturizer that has powerful anti-oxidant action helps nourish, soothe and trap valuable moisture in the skin for that lovely glowing complexion.