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tocopherol

See vitamin E

Categories: Antioxidants, Vitamins

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beta-glucan

Polysaccharide sugar derived from yeast or oats. It has some antioxidant properties and is a skin-soothing agent. Read More »

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cranberry seed oil

Extract derived from the seed of this red berry; the oil (which is not red) has antioxidant... Read More »

Categories: Plant Extracts, Antioxidants

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tocopheryl acetate

See vitamin E

Categories: Vitamins, Antioxidants

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tetrahydrodemethoxycurcumin

See turmeric , curcumin

Categories: Skin Soothing, Plant Extracts, Antioxidants

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Rubus occidentalis

See black raspberry

Categories: Antioxidants, Plant Extracts

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carnosol acid

See carnosic acid

Categories: Antioxidants, Plant Extracts

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soy oil

Emollient oil similar to all nonfragrant plant oils. Read More »

Categories: Skin Soothing, Antioxidants, Plant Extracts, Emollients

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vitamin E

Considered an antioxidant superstar. It is one of the most well-known and researched antioxidants,... Read More »

Categories: Vitamins, Antioxidants

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linden flower extract

Major constituents in linden are flavonoids and glycosides. Flavonoids are potent... Read More »

Categories: Antioxidants, Plant Extracts

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oat beta-glucan

See beta-glucan

Categories: Antioxidants, Skin Soothing

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skin-restoring ingredients

Skin-restoring ingredients, theoretically, have the ability to... Read More »

Categories: Antioxidants, Skin Restoring

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ferulic acid

A plant-based antioxidant. Research suggests that it provides antioxidant... Read More »

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zinc oxide

Zinc oxide is an inert earth mineral used as a thickening, whitening, lubricating, and sunscreen ingredient in cosmetics. Read More »

Categories: Antioxidants, Thickeners/Emulsifiers, Skin Soothing, Coloring Agents/Pigments

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watermelon fruit extract

Extract from the fruit Citrullus lantus, commonly known as watermelon... Read More »

Categories: Antioxidants, Plant Extracts

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d-alpha-tocopherol

Antioxidant that's considered the most optimal form of vitamin E. Read More »

Categories: Antioxidants, Vitamins

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L-ascorbic acid

Form of vitamin C that is a potent antioxidant and skin-soothing agent... Read More »

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Glycine soja oil

Oil derived from wild soybeans; it has emollient properties. Read More »

Categories: Antioxidants, Plant Extracts, Emollients

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Camellia japonica

The leaf has been shown to be an antioxidant... Read More »

Categories: Antioxidants, Plant Extracts

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Borago officinalis seed oil

See borage seed oil

Categories: Plant Extracts, Emollients, Antioxidants, Skin Soothing

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yerba mate extract

Used for the preparation of the most popular tea-like beverage in South America. It has... Read More »

Categories: Skin Soothing, Plant Extracts, Antioxidants

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chamomile

Ingredient derived from plant species Chamomilla recutita, Matricaria recutita, and Matricaria chamomilla... Read More »

Categories: Antioxidants, Antioxidants, Plant Extracts

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Boerhavia diffusa root extract

Extract from a flowering plant. Animal studies have shown that this plant has strong... Read More »

Categories: Plant Extracts, Antioxidants, Skin Soothing

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Ginkgo biloba leaf extract

Potent antioxidant and soothing ingredient. Read More »

Categories: Plant Extracts, Antioxidants

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Persicaria hydropiper

Also known as water pepper. All parts of this plant extract have been shown in vitro to be not only... Read More »

Categories: Antioxidants, Plant Extracts, Skin Soothing

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