Water Jelly Dew Cream ingredients
As the saying goes, everything happens for a reason, and there’s definitely a reason we chose to include these specific ingredients in Water Jelly Dew Cream. 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.
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 skin.
Propanediol - A known hydrator that helps enhance the absorption of ingredients into skin.
Coconut Alkanes - A natural silicone alternative derived from the fatty acids in coconut oil that softens and soothes dry, irritated skin while locking in moisture for long lasting hydration.
Silica - A naturally occuring mineral, this absorbent powder acts as a thickening agent, adding texture and cushion to the formula
Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer - A skin safe synthetic that acts as a texture enhancer. In our formula, it contributes to the smooth, glossy appearance as well as the light, cushiony feel on skin.
Fragrance/Parfum - A 100% natural fragrance free from phthalates, alcohol, and synthetic colors/dyes.
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
Trehalose - A natural plant sugar with moisturizing and antioxidant properties. When applied topically, it binds water to skin for improved hydration while neutralizing free radicals to reduce visible signs of aging.
Phenoxyethanol - A skin safe preservative that keeps pathogens from growing and multiplying in skincare formulas once they’re exposed to air.
Glycerin - A humectant that attracts moisture from the air, locking water into the skin to replenish and restore skin’s hydration levels.
Butylene Glycol - A texture enhancer that keeps the formula feeling lightweight on skin.
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.
Sodium Hydroxide - A skin safe synthetic used to stabilize the pH of the formula to ensure the ingredients can perform at their optimal level.
Hydroxyacetophenone - A multi-tasking antioxidant found in cloudberries that forms a protective barrier on skin to guard against oxidative damage while also inhibiting skin irritating enzymes to calm and soothe the skin.
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.
Pentylene Glycol - A skin safe synthetic humectant and anti-microbial agent.
Coco-Caprylate/Caprate - A lightweight, naturally-derived emollient from coconuts known to deeply penetrate skin’s surface for optimal hydration. Additionally, it contributes to the smooth, silky texture of our formula without the heavy, greasy afterfeel.
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.
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.
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.
Ethylhexylglycerin - A skin safe preservative that also helps to soften the skin.
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.
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.
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.
Xanthan Gum - A natural thickening agent.
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.
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.
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.
Sodium Carbonate - a safe synthetic used to adjust the formula’s pH
Glyceryl Caprylate - a vegetable derived ingredient that helps regulate skin’s moisture
Arthrospira Platensis Extract - also known as blue spirulina, this blue-green algae is known to help soothe skin & reduce inflammation
Potassium Sorbate - A skin safe preservative.
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.
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).