Ingredients from A to Z


Which ingredient is behind each INCI-term? In our dictionary of ingredients, you will find a list of all the ingredients we use with a description and the assignment to the products.

You can sort the table according to the english names of the ingredients or according to the latin/english terms, which are prescribed by law for the INCI declaration.
The same thing applies to all ingredients: the declarations on the packaging are key.

* Certified organic cultivation.


Euterpe Oleacea Fruit Oil*Acai oil*

Fruit oil with strong antioxidant properties, obtained from the Acai palm which grows in the Amazon Rainforest


Natural, pure, undenatured alcohol; used as a natural preservative, clarifying the skin


Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil*Almond oil*

Oil obtained from the kernel of sweet almonds; rich in unsaturated fatty acids; gentle and soothing to the skin


Aloe Barbadensis Flower Extract*Aloe vera flower extract*

Cold-pressed extract obtained from fresh aloe vera blossoms, with antioxidant properties


Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*Aloe vera juice*

Pure, undiluted juice obtained from aloe vera leaf fillets; rich in Aloverose; intensive moisturiser that stimulates and supports the natural regeneration of the skin


Coating for the UV filter Titanium Dioxide, stabilizes


Carapa Guaianensis Seed Oil*Andiroba oil*

Seed oil obtained from the southamerican andiroba tree; rich in  polyunsaturated fatty acid; gentle to the skin


Pyrus Malus Fruit Extract*Apple extract*

Apple extract; protects the cells, refreshes and vitalizes


Pyrus Malus Fruit Juice*Apple juice*

Pure, undiluted apple juice; mild and gentle cleanser


Prunus Armeniaca Kernel Oil*Apricot kernel oil*

Oil obtained from apricot seeds; moisturising, gentle to the skin


Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil*Argan oil*

Rich vegetable oil obtained from argan nuts; strong antioxidant effect, nourishing and gentle to the skin


Persea Gratissima Oil*Avocado oil*

Avocado fruit oil; rich in vitamins and phytosterols; keeps the skin smooth and supple


Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil*Babassu oil*

Oil obtained from the babassu palm which grows in the Amazon region; rich in lauric acid, which has an antimicrobial effect


Citrus Aurantium Bergamia Peel Oil*Bergamot oil*

Essential oil; refreshing and invigorating properties


Active ingredient obtained from candeia wood; anti-inflammatory, soothing


Bertholletia Excelsa Seed Oil*Brazil nut oil*

Oil obtained from Brazil nuts grown in South American rain forests; rich in minerals;  moisturising


Ruscus Aculeatus Root Extract*Butcher's broom extract*

Extract obtained from the root of the butcher's broom shrub; firming effect on the connective tissue, detoxifying, enhances the blood flow to the veins


Anacardium Occidentale Extract*Cashew juice*

Juice obtained from the cashew apple; rich in vitamin C and carotenoids; antioxidant properties


Cassia alata (senna alata) extract*Cassia Alata Leaf Extract*

Extract from the leaves of cassia alata; rich in flavonoid; protects from photoageing

Citric Acid*Citric acid*

Citric acid; regulates the pH level


Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter*Cocoa butter*

Vegetable fat obtained from cocoa beans; nourishing, smoothing


Cocos Nucifera Oil*Coconut oil*

Oil obtained from coconuts; maintains moisture, keeps the skin supple


Theobroma Grandiflorum Seed Butter*Cupuacu butter*

Oil extracted from the seeds of a rain forest tree; rich in phytosterol; retains moisture and elasticity



Biotechnologically produced; supports the protective mechanism of the skin, nurturing, protects from premature skin ageing


Oenothera Biennis Oil*Evening primrose oil*

Oil obtained from evening primrose seeds; rich in gamma-linoleic acid; good for dry skin and skin that tends to dermatitis


Sambucus Nigra Flower Extract*Extract of elderflower*

Extract from elderflower/elderberry blossoms; soothing, regenerating properties


Euphrasia Officinalis Extract*Eyebright extract*

Extract from the eyebright plant; soothes irritations, decongestant 


Natural component of essential oils or aromas


Natural component of essential oils or aromas


Natural component of essential oils or aromas


Natural component of essential oils or aromas

Benzyl Benzoate*Fragrance*

Natural component of essential oils or aromas


Natural component of essential oils or aromas


Natural component of essential oils or aromas


Natural component of essential oils or aromas

Benzyl Salicylate*Fragrance*

Natural component of essential oils or aromas


Polysaccharide obtained from larch trees, improve dispersion of pigments in our cosmetic formulations


Pelargonium Graveolens Oil*Geranium oil*

Essential oil; soothing and relaxing properties


Sugar; moisture-retaining properties, humectant


Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil*Grape seed oil*

Oil obtained from grape seeds; rich in polyphenols and vitamin E; antioxidative properties, retains the elasticity of the upper skin


Citrus Grandis Peel Oil*Grapefruit oil*

Essential oil; stimulating, supports the  catabolism of fat


Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract*Green tea extract*

Green tea extract; rich in caffeine; effective against free radicals; supports catabolism of fat


Paullinia Cupana Seed Extract*Guarana extract*

Extract from a liana plant domestic in the Amazon region; rich in caffein; stimulates the metabolism of the skin


Cinnamomum Camphora Linalooliferum Leaf Oil*Ho leaf oil*

Essential oil; stimulating


Sodium Hyaluronate*Hyaluronic acid*

Biotechnologically produced; binds moisture in the upper skin cells

Hydroxystearyl Alcohol*Hydroxystearyl Alcohol*

Gentle, vegetable emulsifier; mild on the skin


Hedera Helix Leaf/Stem Extract*Ivy extract*

Extract from ivy leaves; reduces water retention, circulation-enhancing


Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil*Jojoba oil*

Oil extracted from the seeds of the desert shrub jojoba; moisture-binding and gentle to the skin, raises the elasticity

Lactic acidLactic Acid*

Acid produced from the fermentation of sugar, vegetable origin; pH-regulating properties, moisture retaining


Atractyloides Macrocephala Root Extract*Large-headed atractylodes*

Extrakt aus der Wurzel des großköpfigen Speichelkrauts; reich an Furanosesquiterpenen; wirkt gegen Hyperpigmentierung, Kollagenabbau und nachlassende Spannkraft der Haut


Lavandula Angustifolia Flower Extract*Lavender flower extract*

Extract from lavender flowers; soothing, relaxing


Lavandula Angustifolia Oil*Lavender oil*

Oil from lavendel; calming, circulation-enhancing


Citrus Limon Peel Oil*Lemon oil*

Essential oil; refreshing and invigorating properties


Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil*Lemongrass oil*

Essential oil; stimulating and tonifying


Solanum Lycopersicum Fruit Oil*Lycopene from tomato*

Oily extract from tomatos; strong antioxidant properties


Vegetable starch sugar; used as a binding agent


Mangifera Indica Seed Butter*Mango kernel butter

Vegetable oil obtained from the kernel of the mango fruit; very gentle to the skin, lipid replenishing


Spiraea Ulmaria Extract*Meadowsweet extract*

Extract made from flowers of Filipendula ulmaria, anti-inflammatory and regenerating agent, mainly induced through flavonoides and essential oils


Silybum Marianum Seed Oil*Milk thistle oil*

Oil from the seeds of holy thistle; rich in unsatured fatty acids; protects the skin and supports its natural barrier


Astragalus Membranaceus Root Extract*Milk-vetch root*

Extract from the milk-vetch root; rich in  polysaccharides; part of the anti-ageing complex in the age protect range

Mica*Mineral pigments*

Fine powder of mineral origin

Aroma*Natural apricot scent*

Natural food flavouring smell of apricot

Aroma*Natural vanilla scent*

Natural food flavouring smell of vanilla


Olea Europaea Fruit Oil*Olive oil*

Oil obtained from olives; lipid replenishing, makes the skin soft and supple


Squalane*Olive-derived squalane*

A component of olive oil; easy to spread, makes the skin feel soft


Olive Oil Aminopropanediol EstersOmega 9 ceramide from olive oil*

Active component made from olive oil; improves the elasticity of the skin, strengthens the skin


Citrus aurantium amara Flower Water*Orange blossom water*

Hydrolate of orange blossom; has an antibacterial and skin calming effect


Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Oil*Orange oil*

Ätherisches Öl; wirkt stimmungsaufhellend


Viola Tricolor Flower Extract*Pansy blossoms*

The extract of the pansy flowers has an antibacterial effect and regulates sebum production


Acmella Oleracea Extract*Paracress extract*

Extract obtained from a Brazilian plant belonging to the Asteraceae family; works as a muscle relaxant, soothing


Passiflora Incarnata Herb Extract*Passion fruit extract*

Extract of herb of passionflower; improves skin elasticity and stimulates collagen production


Passiflora Edulis Seed Oil*Passion fruit seed oil*

Oil obtained from passion fruit seeds; rich in linoleic acid and liposoluble vitamins; moisturising, supports the skins natural barrier

CI 77499, CI 77491, CI 77492*Pigments*

Natural pigments made from mineral origin (iron oxide); support a regular natural complexion


Rubus Idaeus Seed Oil*Raspberry seed oil*

Natural oil made from seeds of rasberry, rich in unsatturated fatty acids, alpha-linolenic acid, linoleic acid and oleic acid, supports the elasticity of the skin and acts as moisturizer


Cistus Incanus Flower Leaf/Stem Extract*Rockrose extract*

Extract from rockrose; rich in polyphenols; antioxidant, regenerating properties


Rosa Canina Fruit Oil*Rosehip seed oil*

Oil extracted from wild rosehip seeds; rich in alpha-linoleic acid; intensily nurturing, stimulates the natural cell regeneration


Rosa Damascena Flower Water*Rosewater*

Extracted from rose petals; soothing, balancing and antibacterial


Rosemary leaf extract*Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract*

Extract from rosemary; has an antioxidant, antibacterial and vitalizing effect


Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Extract*Sea buckthorn extract*

Extract from  the berries of sea buckthorn; protects the cells from free radicals; stimulates the skins natural metabolism


Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Oil*Sea buckthorn oil*

Oil from  the berries of sea buckthorn; protects the cells, regenerates, anti-inflammatory


Chondrus Crispus Powder*Seaweed extract*

Moss extract; natural gellant and moisturiser


Sesamum Indicum Seed Oil*Sesame oil*

Oil obtained from sesame seeds; rich in linoleic acid; regenerating


Butyrospermum Parkii Butter*Shea butter*

Vegetable fat from the shea nut; lipid replenishing, intensively nourishing


Bupleurum Falcatum Root ExtractSickle hare's ear*

Extract from the Bupleurum Falcatum root; rich in rutin; part of the anti-ageing complex in the age protect range


Natural mineral made of quartz sand

Silver Sulfate*Silver sulfate*

Silver sulfate from mineral origin; antimicrobial

Sodium Hydroxide*Sodium hydroxide*

Mineral origin; regulates the pH-value

Sodium Lactate*Sodium lactate*

Lactic acid salt, vegetable origin; acts moisturising agent


Nardostachys Jatamansi Rhizome/ Root Extract*Spikenard essence*

Extracted from the spikenard root; vitalising, balancing

Sorbitan Oilvate*Sugar-olive oil emulsifier*

Vegetable emulsifier obtained from olive oil; very gentle and kind to the skin


Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil*Sunflower oil*

Oil obtained from sunflower seeds; nurturing, smoothing


Citrus Nobilis Peel Oil*Tangerine oil*

Essential oil, helps relieve stress and has a harmonising effect

Manihot Utilissima Starch*Tapioca starch*

Tapioca starch is made from the roots of the tapioca plant and leaves a soft and smooth skin feeling


Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil*Thistle oil*

Oil from thistle seeds; rich in linoleic acid; very light and easily absorbed; mattifying, gentle to the skin


Thymus Vulgaris Flower Water*Thyme hydrolate*

Vitalizing thyme hydrolate has a skin-clarifying effect and regulates sebum production


Centella Asiatica Flower/ Leaf/ Stem Extract*Tiger grass extract*

Extract obtained from tiger grass; makes the skin firm, enhances elasticity of the connective tissue, antibacterial, enhances wound-healing


Cyperus Esculentus Root Oil*Tiger nut oil*

Vegetable oil made from roots of Cyperus Esculentus, rich in oleic acid and vitamin E, supports elasticity, has cell-protecting and antioxidant properties

CI 77891Titanium dioxide*

White pigment from mineral origin; optically evens wrinkles

Sodium Phytate*Vegetable Sodium Phytate*

Phytic acid salt made from rice; natural complexing agent

Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate*Vegetable amino acid ester*

Very gentle emulsifier obtained from natural amino acid

Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate*Vegetable amino acid tensid*

Vegetable substance with mild cleansing properties obtained from natural amino acid

Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate*Vegetable amino acid tensid*

Vegetable substance with mild cleansing properties obtained from natural amino acid

Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate*Vegetable amino acid tenside*

Vegetable substance with mild cleansing properties obtained from natural amino acid

P-Anisic Acid*Vegetable anisic acid*

Vegetable acid obtained from star-anise or basil; antimicrobial, regulates the pH-value

Betaine*Vegetable betaine Betaine*

Vegetable ingredient, obtained for instance from sugar beet; moisturising, gentle skin care, improves the texture of your skin

Cetearyl Glucoside*Vegetable emulsifier*

Very gentle, vegetable emulsifier; kind to the skin

Coco Glucoside*Vegetable emulsifier*

Gentle, vegetable tenside with emulsifying properties; kind to the skin and bio-degradable

Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate*Vegetable emulsifier*

Very gentle, emulsifier; kind to the skin and bio-degradable; leaving the skin soft and supple

Cetearyl Olivate*Vegetable emulsifier*

Vegetable emulsifier, obtained from the fatty acids of olive oil

Sucrose Stearate*Vegetable emulsifier*

Vegetable emulsifier made of sugar and fatty acids from coconut oil, kind to the skin and moisturizing

Polyglyceryl-2 Caprate*Vegetable emulsifier*

Very gentle, emulsifier; kind to the skin and bio-degradable; leaving the skin soft and supple

Lauryl Glucoside*Vegetable emulsifier*

Mild emulsifier obtained from  vegetable fatty alcohol and glucose

Hydroxystearyl Glucoside*Vegetable emulsifier*

Gentle, vegetable emulsifier; kind to the sk

Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate*Vegetable emulsifier*

Very gentle, vegetable emulsifier; kind to the skin and bio-degradable

Isoamyl Laurate*Vegetable fatty acid ester*

Made of vegetable fatty acids; leaves the skin soft and smooth

Stearic Acid*Vegetable fatty acid*

Vegetable fatty acid for stabilising and fixing cosmetic emulsions

Myristyl Alcohol*Vegetable fatty alcohol*

Fatty alcohol, obtained from vegetable fatty acids; regulates the texture (emulsifying); leaves the skin smooth and soft

Cetearyl Alcohol*Vegetable fatty alcohol*

Fatty alcohol, obtained from vegetable fatty acids; regulates the texture (emulsifying); leaves the skin smooth and soft

Glyceryl Caprylate*Vegetable glycerol fatty acid ester*

Verbindung aus pflanzlichem Glycerin und pflanzlichen Fettsäuren; wirkt rückfettend, feuchtigkeitsregulierend

Glyceryl Stearate*Vegetable glycerol fatty acid ester*

Composition from vegetable and glycerin and fatty acids; makes the skin smooth

Glyceryl Stearate SE*Vegetable glycerol fatty acid ester*

Composition from vegetable gycerin, fatty acids and potassic salt; emulsifying

Glycerin*Vegetable glycerol*

Vegetable glycerin; natural component of the skin; intensively moisturising, regenerates the skin barrier

Levulinic Acid*Vegetable levulinic acid

Vegetable levulinic acid; gentle to your skin, stabilizing, antimicrobial

Tricaprylin*Vegetable oil component*

Vegetable oil component; quickly absorbed, leaving the skin soft and smooth

Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate*Vegetable polyglycerol fatty acid ester*

Compostion of vegetable polyglycerol and fatty acids; gentle to the skin, stabilizing

Sodium Levulinate*Vegetable sodium levulinate*

Sodium salt from levulinic acid; acts as stabilizer, antimicrobial


Lippia Citriodora Leaf Extract*Vervain extract*

Extract from the leaves and roots of Verbena; gentle, calming skin care

Ascorbyl Palmitate*Vitamin C palmitate*

Antioxidant vitamin C-derivative obtained from vegetable oil; protects the oils from oxidation

Tocopherol*Vitamin E*

Vitamin E from vegetable origin; antioxidant effect and helps to target premature skin ageing


Salix Nigra Bark Extract*Willow bark extract*

Extract obtained from willow bark; supports the cell regeneration, antimicrobial

Xanthan Gum*Xanthan gum*

Polysaccharide obtained through fermentation; used as a gellant


Rosmarinus Officinalis Flower Water*rosemary flower water*

Hydrolate of rosemary; has an antioxidant, antibacterial and vitalizing effect


Zinc Lactate*zinc lactate*

Zinc salt; has an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effect and supports healing


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