Ingredient Glossary

At NUDE Skincare, we strive to develop thoughtful skincare products that are uncompromising in results, yet still connected to the vitality of nature as a source of healthy nutrition. Discover the ingredients we select to go into our formulas:

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  1. Acerola Fruit

    From Brazil, this antioxidant-rich acerola fruit can protect skin and help to improve skin tone.

  2. AHAs

    Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) help to naturally exfoliate skin.

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  3. Algae Extract

    Rich in vitamins and amino acids, Algae extract helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and smooths skin texture.

  4. Annatto Seed Extract

    A rich source of antioxidants, specifically carotenoid, that fight against free radicals and environmental stressors that can lead to premature aging.

  5. Antioxidants

    From natural sources, antioxidants capture the free radicals that can potentially damage skin. They also protect from environmental stressors and can also improve the overall health and quality of your skin.

  6. Apricot Oil

    This light oil, rich in amino acids and antioxidants, easily absorbs into skin and helps to moisturize and soften skin without feeling greasy.

  7. Arginine

    Arginine, an amino acid, is known to help hydrate dry skin.

  8. Bakuchiol

    Bakuchiol (ba-koo-heel) is nature's answer to retinol. It helps to improve skin texture and problematic skin for a smooth complexion. It also known to boost antioxidant function and guard against environmental stressors to help prevent the signs of aging.

  9. Bifida Ferment Lysate

    A probiotic, bifida ferment lysate, helps boost the skin's defense against environmental stressors and has been known to help skin maintain a youthful and fresh appearance.

  10. Bilberry Extract

    Rich in antioxidants, bilberry extract helps protect skin against harmful free radicals.

  11. Bristle Oat Extract

    Oat seed extract provides effective and long-lasting skin hydration.

  12. Butcher's Broom

    An extract obtained from the root of a shrub native to Mediterranean Europe and Africa. Helps maintain the skin's elasticity and texture by diminishing the appearance of wrinkles and skin damage.

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  13. Cacao seed butter

    Cacao seed butter, rich in omegas 3, 6 and 9, helps to keep skin nourished and moisturized.

  14. Carrot Root Extract

    Known to contain sources of Vitamin A, E, C and omegas that help to boost skin's moisture.

  15. Chia Seed Oil

    Chia oil contains omegas 3 & 6, which are known to repair and smooth skin.

  16. Cinnamon Bark Extract

    Cinnamon contains natural antioxidants and is known to provide purifying properties.

  17. Coconut Oil

    An intensely moisturizing ingredient that nourishes and hydrates skin.

  18. Coenzyme Q10 (Co Q10)

    Commonly referred to as Co Q10, this is a naturally-produced coenzyme that acts as a potent antioxidant to inhibit free radicals and help fight against aging skin.

  19. Coleus Root Extract

    A natural purifier that's been cultivated in India, coleus root clarifies skin and helps defend against free radicals.

  20. Cranberry Seed Oil

    A light oil plentiful in antioxidants and omegas 3, 6 & 9, it helps defend against free radicals.

  21. Cupuaçu Butter

    Cupuaçu butter contains essential omega 6 & omega 9, that both hydrate and protect skin.

  22. Fig Extract

    Long used in skincare, figs have softening, moisturizing and nourishing qualities. Rich in vitamins, minerals and lipids, they are known to refresh dull, tired skin.

  23. French Clay

    Our unique blend of French Pink and White Clay delivers the perfect balance of minerals to the skin. A natural oil absorbant, these clays act as sebum absorbers.

  24. Ginger Root

    Ginger root, rich in antioxidants, can increase skin radiance and decrease inflammation.

  25. Great Burdock Root Extract

    This extract moisturizes dry areas and purifies oily areas, ideal for combination skin.

  26. Great Burnet Root Extract

    Great burnet root extract is recommended for oily skin and is famous for its emollient, softening and soothing benefits. The root is rich in polysaccharides, which are known to help skin naturally hydrate and retain water.

  27. Hibiscus flower extract

    This hibiscus extract contains alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) that helps to rejuvenate skin by gently exfoliating the skin.

  28. Honey

    Honey contains natural antioxidants and has the ability to absorb and retain moisture and helps to soften skin.

  29. Hyaluronic acid or Sodium Hyaluronate

    Sodium hyaluronate is known to smooth and keep skin hydrated. It acts as a water reservoir and over time delivers continuous moisture.

  30. Hydrolyzed Rice Protein

    This protein delivers skin benefits to help improve skin smoothness and protect it from environmental stressors, such as pollution.

  31. Iris Root Extract

    Luxuriously scented, Iris extracts provide skin softening benefits and is a source of isoflavones.

  32. Jasmine Flower Extract

    Jasmine flower extract protects the skin from environmental stressors, which are known to prematurely age skin.

  33. Kalahari Melon Seed Oil

    Our Kalahari melon seed oil is specially pressed in Africa to be rich in omega 6 and contains omega 9 & tocopherols. It nourishes and helps to provide defense against free radicals.

  34. Lemon Extract

    Known to contain vitamin C and antioxidants, lemon helps to provide a brighter-looking appearance.

  35. Lime Extract

    Known to contain vitamin C and antioxidants, lime helps to provide a brighter-looking appearance.

  36. Mango seed butter

    An emollient, rich in fatty acids, known for its nourishing and moisturizing properties.

  37. Milk Protein

    These active milk polypeptides replenish the skin by promoting hydration, one of our natural defenses against aging.

  38. Mountain Ash

    Derived from the berry of plants, mountain ash is a natural source of vitamin C, known for its skin brightening properties.

  39. Omega 3

    This essential fatty acid, not naturally produced in the body, helps to reduce slight skin redness and is known to help retain moisture levels to restore skin's elasticity.

  40. Omega 7

    Helps skin maintain its resilience while renewing and restoring skin suppleness by enhancing skin tone and texture.

  41. Orange Extract

    Rich in natural acids, antioxidants and vitamins, orange extract soothes, tones and moisturizes skin.

  42. Papaya Extract

    Papaya is part of a botanical complex with hibiscus and wild carrot root extracts that helps lock in essential moisture and is known to contain vitamins A, C, E and omegas.

  43. Passion Fruit Seed Oil

    An excellent source of vitamins and minerals that nourishes skin and helps defend against free radicals.

  44. Peacock's Tail Algae

    Grown in the Mediterranean Sea, this peacock's tail algae helps awaken skin’s natural plumping factors to firm and restore skin suppleness.

  45. Polypeptide Repair Complex

    Our polypeptide repair complex supports the skin’s ability to protect and renew, and helps prevent the signs of aging.

  46. Pomegranate Extract

    Pomegranate, known to contain omega 5, helps preserve a youthful-looking appearance and soothes skin.

  47. Pomegranate Seed Oil

    Punica granatum seed oil (pomegranate seed oil) is rich in antioxidants and omega 5.

  48. Prebiotics (Alpha-Glucan Oligocsaccharide)

    This prebiotic supports and protects the skin's delicate balance of microflora. It can also help skin against external stressors.

  49. Prickly Pear Extract

    Sourced from the French Mediterranean coast, this prickly pear extract prepares skin for possible aggressions throughout the day and helps protect skin against premature aging.

  50. Probiotics

    In the same way that probiotics help balance internal digestion, they also stabilize microflora on the skin. They are also known to protect skin from environmental stressors, soothes skin and improves moisture retention.

  51. Rice Germ Powder

    This plant powder is prepared from whole rice in Southeastern France. It serves the purpose of a gentle, natural scrub for skin.

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  52. Rose Hip Seeds

    Rose hips seeds are a natural, yet efficient way, to gently exfoliate skin for a healthy-looking, radiant complexion.

  53. Sea Buckthorn Oil

    Sea buckthorn oil, known to contain rare omega 7, works to defend against environmental stressors and help prevent signs of aging with antioxidant protection.

  54. Sea Fennel Extract

    Sea Fennel extract contains toning and purifying properties, beneficial for oily skin.

  55. Shea butter

    Shea butter contains a rich combination of fatty acids omegas 3, 6 & 9. It is known to deeply nourish skin without it feeling greasy.

  56. Sweet Almond Oil

    Sweet almond oil nourishes and moisturizes skin and is rich in Vitamin E (tocopherol), a potent antioxidant.

  57. Thyme Leaf Extract

    Thyme, traditionally used in culinary dishes for its aromatic flavors, has clarifying benefits.

  58. Vanilla Orchid Seeds

    These seeds soothe skin while providing gentle exfoliation.

  59. Vitamin C

    Ascorbic acid is vitamin C and known to help brighten skin.

  60. Vitamin E

    This potent natural antioxidant works to fight against free radicals and environmental stressors that can lead to premature aging.

  61. Wakame (Undaria Pinnatifida Extract)

    Wakame, a sea vegetable, provides a moisturizing effect and is rich in vitamins and minerals.

  62. Whey Protein, Lactose

    Whey proteins, which contains lactose, can help to reduce visible signs of aging by boosting skin's firmness and elasticity.

  63. Yerba Santa Extract

    This herb has been known to soothe mild skin irritations.

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