INCI name: CETYL ALCOHOL
Cetyl Alcohol is a waxy alcohol created from coconut oil or palm oil that gives consistency to cosmetic products. Very efficient emollient, it softens and protects the skin. It is generally very recommended for dry skin. Authorized use in organic products.
The CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review), in an annual report published in 2008, has concluded that waxy alcohols are harmless and safe for use.
INCI name: SQUALANE
Origine : Plant
Squalane is an oil that possess numerous similarities with the skin: it is one of the main components of sebum and the hydrolipidic film of the skin. An emollient and a moisturizer. Plant based Squalane comes from the unsaponifiable part of oilve oil
INCI name: STEARYL ALCOHOL
Origin : Plant
Stearyl Alcohol is a waxy alcohol created from palm oil used in cosmetic products has an emulsifier (that helps water and oil mix). Authorized use in organic products.
The CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review), in an annual report published in 2006, has concluded that stearyl alcohol is harmless and safe for use.
INCI name: OLEA EUROPAEA FRUIT OIL
Olea Europaea Fruit oil is made of olive oil. We use it for its protective and moisturizing properties.
Oilve oil penetrates slowly inside the skin’s stratum corneum to act as a solvent and emollient making it ideal for scarred and squamous skin care. Its high concentration in oleic acid makes it intensely protective and moisturizing, but also restructuring.
INCI name : CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT
Origin : Plant
Calendula flower is known for its healing virtues and for his anti-inflammatory and antiseptic power. In cosmetics, we use calendula flower for its soothing properties and anti-irritation effects.
INCI name: HETEROTHECA INULOIDES FLOWER EXTRACT (ARNICA)
Origin : Plant
Arnica is known for its anti-inflammatory and analgesic virtues. Among other, it is used for the production of ointment and pomades.
INCI name:CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Caprylic/capric triglyceride is created from coconut or palm oil that is hydrogenated and hydrolized. It is used in cosmetic and numerous makeup products. It is widely used for its dispersive properties and is suited for the most sensitive skins. Authorized use in organic products.
INCI name: GLYCERIN
Glycerin is part of the polyalcohol family, it is created from plant derivatives by a process called saponification (palm or coconut oil). It is present under the form of a colorless, hygroscopic (absorbs humidity) and syrupy liquid.
INCI name: CETEARYL OLIVATE
Cetearyl Olivate is an oily ester, slightly waxy, created from cetearyl alcohol and fatty acids from olive oil
INCI name: SORBITAN OLIVATE
Sorbitan Olivate is created from olive oil and sorbitol (sugar).
INCI name: LITHOTHAMNION CALCAREUM EXTRACT+ AMYLOPECTIN
Origin : Plant
Immediate and long-lasting moisturizing action (120 hours). Reinforces skin barrier and brings freshness and double action comfort. Acts from the inside to protect the exterior.
INCI name: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Shea butter is extracted from shea fruit pits. Shea has a high content of precious ingredients in cosmetic, especially tocopherols (vitamin E) and other antioxidant substances. Shea butter has a marked moisturizing effect and takes care of the skin.
INCI name: DIHEPTYL SUCCINATE & CAPRYLOYL GLYCERIN/SEBACIC ACID COPOLYMER
This duo is a natural mix of:
Heptyl Alcohol: created from castor oil
Succinic Acid: created from fermented non-GMO wheat (certified gluten free)
Sebacic Acid : created from castor oil
Glycerin : created from coconut oil
Caprylic Acid : created from coconut oil
DIHEPTYL SUCCINATE is used as a replacement to silicones in cosmetic products. It generally accompanies CAPRYLOYL GLYCERIN/SEBACIC ACID COPOLYMER in a formula. The two ingredients together are named Lexfeel N and according to their ratio can mimic the super light skin sensation that Diméthicone (silicone) creates. The duo makes the formula less greasy and sticky making it feel nice on the skin. Lexfeel N is environmentally friendly, 100% natural, approved by Ecocert, durable and biodegradable.
Nom INCI : LACTIC ACID
Origin : Natural carbohydrate fermentation
Lactic acid is an alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) produced through a fermentation method using specific bactierias such as Lactobacillus. It is used in cosmetics as a PH regulator, to help soften and retain humidity of the skin. It encourages skin moisture and helps get rid of dead skin cells.
INCI name: TOCOPHEROL (Vitamin E)
Tocopherol represents many components of Vitamin E. It is used in cosmetic for its antioxydant properties.
INCI name: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT (Rosemary leaf extract)
INCI name: XANTHAN GUM
Xanthan gum is used in cosmetic as a stabilizer, film forming agent or binder. It is a result of carbon hydrate fermentation (for example glucose) with Xanthomonas campestris bacteria. Authorized use in organic products.
A study published in 2016 by the CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review) regarding polysaccharide microbial gums including Xanthan gum has concluded that they are harmless and safe for use.
Nom INCI : PENTYLÈNE GLYCOL
Origin : Plant
Provides the opportunity to replace a formerly petroleum-based ingredient by a nature-derived version.
INCI name: CITRIC ACID
Citric acid is one of the lemon active ingredients. It is often used as a PH stabilizer (too alkaline) in cosmetic products.
INCI name: POTASSIUM SORBATE
Potassium sorbate is used in cosmetic as a preservative. We find it very often in food products like dairy and processed foods. This potassium salt of sorbic acid naturally occurs in the Sorbus aucuparia tree. Authorized use in organic products.
INCI name: SODIUM BENZOATE
Sodium Benzoate is used as an antifungal preservative in cosmetics and food products. It is very efficient against fungus, yeast and bacteria. It is easily made with soda, water and benzoic acid. It occurs naturally in certain fruits like plums, prunes and apples. Authorized use in organic products.
Our body balm is 99.5% from natural origin.
Emollient, moisturizing, nourishing, protective and soothing body balm – is suitable for sensitive skins
Our body balm contains very high-quality ingredients contributing to fight against dry skin and helping it find its flexibility and softness (by maintaining long-lasting moisturizing action).