Glow Potion Oil Serum ingredients
As the saying goes, everything happens for a reason, and there’s definitely a reason we chose to include these specific ingredients in Glow Potion Oil Serum. Because full transparency is a good habit, you can click on each ingredient below to learn about what it is, what it’s doing, and why we picked it.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil - Derived from sunflowers, this lightweight oil is easily absorbed into skin to hydrate and soothe without clogging pores. Also rich in vitamins A and E, this oil helps to regenerate damaged skin cells and reduce acne causing bacteria.
Dimethicone - A skin safe synthetic silicone that forms a protective barrier on skin to prevent moisture loss.
Water/Aqua - An essential hydrator used to incorporate all of our skin loving ingredients into one formula while also boosting their efficacy and delivery to the skin.
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil - Derived from the seeds of the jojoba plant, this lightweight, non-greasy oil is full of vitamin E and B-complex vitamins to repair skin, keeping it calm and comfortable, while reducing redness and inflammation.
Glycerin - A humectant that attracts moisture from the air, locking water into the skin to replenish and restore skin’s hydration levels.
Ectoin - Discovered in the salt lakes of the Egyptian desert, this amino acid derivative is designed to protect plants from the lethal and extreme conditions of their habitat. When applied topically to skin, this natural stress-protection molecule stops & prevents cell damage from HEV over exposure, while repairing & regenerating aged, stressed, irritated skin.
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil - A natural form of retinoic acid that helps repair skin damage, restore elasticity, and improve collagen production.
Camellia Oleifera Seed Oil - Packed with nourishing omegas 3, 6, and 9 that help skin retain moisture and create a smoother, more supple appearance.
Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil - Antioxidant-rich oil that fights oxidative stress to help improve skin’s elasticity, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, and promote cell regeneration.
Butylene Glycol - A texture enhancer that keeps the formula feeling lightweight on skin.
Propanediol - A known hydrator that helps enhance the absorption of ingredients into skin.
Fragrance/Parfum - A 100% natural fragrance free from phthalates, alcohol, and synthetic colors/dyes.
Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract - Also known as persian lilac, this antioxidant neutralizes free radical damage to reduce visible signs of aging while also acting as an anti-inflammatory to reduce redness and irritation. This ingredient is a part of the natural colorant blend that gives our formula its beautiful blue hue.
Acetyl Glycyl Beta-Alanine - A powerful skin brightening peptide that inhibits melanin production by targeting and disrupting the formation, generation, and transport of melanin to the top layer of skin. When applied topically, the appearance of dark spots & hyperpigmentation are reduced, revealing a brighter, more even toned complexion.
Phenoxyethanol - A skin safe preservative that keeps pathogens from growing and multiplying in skincare formulas once they’re exposed to air.
Coccinia Indica Fruit Extract - A member of the cucumber family, thsi ivy gourd fruit extract is known to condition skin while also balancing skin’s moisture levels. This ingredient is a part of the natural colorant blend that gives our formula its beautiful blue hue.
Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract - Also known as neem extract, this ingredient is full of antioxidants that protect against free radical damage, calm & soothe skin, and improve skin’s hydration levels to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. This ingredient is a part of the natural colorant blend that gives our formula its beautiful blue hue.
Pentylene Glycol - A skin safe synthetic humectant and anti-microbial agent.
Corallina Officinalis Extract - A red algae extract that helps gently remove dead skin cells to brighten skin tone. Comprised of calcium, zinc, and magnesium, this extract is essential for skin revitalization. This ingredient is a part of the natural colorant blend that gives our formula its beautiful blue hue.
Tanacetum Vulgare Extract - Also known as blue tansy, this ingredient is rich in chamazulene, which helps calm irritation, redness, and inflammation. It also helps other actives better penetrate the skin for improved efficacy.
Sodium Chloride - Salt, a naturally occurring ingredient, used as a thickening agent.
Sodium Hydroxide - A skin safe synthetic used to stabilize the pH of the formula to ensure the ingredients can perform at their optimal level.
Chondrus Crispus Extract (plus water, citric acid, phenoxyethanol, and potassium sorbate) - An algae extract that reinforces and protects the skin’s barrier from photoaging and structural damage. It also helps to reduce fine lines, and soothe inflammation.
Sodium Hyaluronate - The water soluble salt form of hyaluronic acid, this ingredient is highly efficacious and more effective in hydrating the skin than pure hyaluronic acid. It attracts water to skin, locking it in place for immediate and long lasting hydration.
Solanum Melongena (Eggplant) Fruit Extract - Rich in antioxidants, this eggplant fruit extract is known to nourish and hydrate while also protecting skin from free radicals that cause premature aging. This ingredient is a part of the natural colorant blend that gives our formula its beautiful blue hue.
Aloe Barbadensis Flower Extract - A plant extract derived from aloe vera that is known for its skin soothing & hydrating properties. It is also full of antioxidants, enzymes, and vitamins which aid in its ability to reduce inflammation. This ingredient is a part of the natural colorant blend that gives our formula its beautiful blue hue.
Xanthan Gum - A sugar based stabilizing agent used to create optimal formula texture, while also binding other skin ingredients together.
Eclipta Prostrata Extract - Also known as false daisy, this extract easily penetrates the skin to condition, calm, reduce inflammation and protect against free radical damage.
Ethylhexylglycerin - A skin softener that also helps solubilize phenoxyethanol.
Hydrolyzed Rhodophyceae Extract (plus water, butylene glycol, pentylene glycol sodium chloride, and xanthan gum) - Derived from red seaweed, this ingredient protects skin from the damaging effects of blue light and reverses past damage that has caused a loss of elasticity to help maintain youthful, firm, sculpted skin.
Glyceryl Caprylate - A vegetable derived ingredient that helps regulate skin’s moisture.
Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract - Helps brighten and soothe skin, while reducing inflammation. As a potent antioxidant, this extract helps to protect skin’s barrier from free radical damage that can cause premature signs of aging. This ingredient is a part of the natural colorant blend that gives our formula its beautiful blue hue.
Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Flower/Leaf Extract - Full of antioxidants that help protect skin from environmental aggressors while calming & soothing skin. This ingredient is a part of the natural colorant blend that gives our formula its beautiful blue hue.
Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract - Packed with antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, holy basil is known to reduce breakouts while calming skin irritations. This ingredient is a part of the natural colorant blend that gives our formula its beautiful blue hue.
Arthrospira Platensis Extract - Blue spirulina, a blue-green algae full of vitamin E, selenium, and tyrosine,that is known to protect against and eliminate free radical damage, helping minimize visible signs of aging.
Potassium Sorbate - A skin safe preservative.
Tocopherol - also known as Vitamin E, this powerful antioxidant is known to help protect skin from free radical damage, moisturize and condition the skin, strengthen skin’s barrier function, and reduce inflammation.
Sodium Carbonate - A safe synthetic used to adjust the formula’s pH.
Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract - A marine active ingredient found in the deep, cold waters off the coast of Greenland. This ingredient forms a protective film on skin to defend against the damaging effects of digital pollution (blue light).
Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil - Rich in oleic acid, this lightweight oil forms a protective shield on skin’s surface to prevent the adhesion of environmental pollutants that cause oxidative damage. This ingredient is a part of the natural colorant blend that gives our formula its beautiful blue hue.