A hydrating base used in most of the Alkira products.
A nourishing oil rich in essential fatty acids.
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER
used as a stabilizer, to increase the viscosity of a product and to form a film when applied topically.
Rich in vitamin E and essential fatty acids to hydrate and nourish skin
Is a natural water-soluble vitamin (Vitamin C)
Rich in antioxidants to help fight free radicals and an anti-inflammatory
An anti-inflammatory an antibacterial to help improve the appearance of the complexion
A safe preservative to ensure products don’t begin to grow unwanted nasties within a short period of time.
Rich in essential fatty acids to help nourish skin.
Biodegradable granules to pick up dirt and impurities from the pores to reveal fresh, clean skin.
A fine clay that uses a magnetic pull to draw toxins out of the skin to assist in the reduction of congestion.
Bilberry Fruit Extract
Contains astringent properties to cleanse, tighten and nourish and antioxidants to help strengthen skin and protect it against free radicals.
Baobab Seed Oil
Rich in antioxidants, vitamin C and potassium to help repair and protect skin.
Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride
Derived from coconut oil and glycerine. It contains a mix of fatty acids that helps to replenish the skin and resist moisture loss.
A nourishing waxy substance derived from vegetable oils and acts as an effective emollient, keeping moisture in your skin.
Derived from sugar cane and is used as to add viscosity and act as a stabiliser in creams and lotions.
Functions as an emollient and emulsifier
Cocoa Seed Butter
A natural fat that melts at body temperature and offers intense nourishment for dry skin types.
A mild surfactant that acts as a foaming agent, conditioner, anti-static agent, surfactant and thickener.
contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties to help soothe skin
Chamomile Flower Extract
An antibacterial and antiviral botanical that is gentle and nourishing for the skin
A conditioning agent derived from coconut
Cooling, softening and refreshing for the skin.
Rich in fatty acids and proteins to provide the skin with intense hydration and nourishment.
Rich in antioxidants to help fight free radicals and stimulates circulation
used to prevent skincare formulations from separating and becoming ineffective.
Carrot Root Extract
Contains naturally high levels of Vitamin A, which aids in improving the appearance of the complexion.
Mattifying and able to absorb excess oils in the skin
Evening Primrose Oil
A nourishing rich oil to leave skin hydrated and silky smooth.
A gentle preservative derived from vegetable oils.
A powerful humectant that helps your skin to hold its own moisture, by holding water within its own surface layers of the skin. This reduces the prevalence of your skin drying out.
Rich in antioxidants called catechins. Green tea catechins are anti-bacterial and perfect for fighting acne and evening skin tone.
Goji Fruit Extract
Rich in antioxidants to repair and protect skin
Horsetail Leaf Extract
A plant extract that is utilised for its high content of Silica, leaving the skin smooth, soft and hydrated.
A mild, naturally derived, sugar based surfactant
Jojoba Seed Oil
Nourishes the skin by producing a fine wax to help lock in moisture
Key Lime Oil
Rich in vitamin C and is an antibacterial
Containing calming aromas to soothe the senses, Lavender is also a high in antibacterial properties to keep your complexion clear.
Licorice Root Extract
Rich in nourishing antioxidants to improve the overall appearance of the complexion.
Macadamia Seed Oil
Contains omega 6 linoleic acid which is useful for balancing sebum production and creates a natural protective barrier.
Mango Fruit Extract
Rich in fatty acids, which help your skin in maintaining a healthy and vibrant appearance.
Moringa Seed Oil
Rich in antioxidants, essential fatty acids and vitamins to promote healthy skin
An anti-inflammatory to help reduce redness
Orange Peel Oil
Rich in vitamin C to promote radiant skin
A gentle and safe preservative system
A vegetable derived emollient
Pomegranate Fruit Extract
Has antimicrobial and antioxidant properties to help improve the skin’s appearance
Functions as a skin softening emulsifier
Papaya Fruit Extract
High in vitamins A, C & E to help illuminate skin and contains gentle fruit enzymes that dissolve dry flaky skin.
Pineapple Fruit Extract
Contains enzymes that help to refine the top layer of the skin by dissolving dry and flaky skin cells that can cause congestion across your complexion.
A light, biodegradable porous rock, that helps to remove dead skin cells from the surface of the skin.
Rich in antioxidants, vitamins and nutrients to promote a clear, radiant complexion
Rich in antioxidants and packed with Vitamins B and E to help even out skin tone and texture
Rooibos Leaf Extract
A flavonoid-rich antioxidant powerhouse to promote healthy skin
Sesame Seed Oil
Rich in essential fatty acids to nourish all skin types
Naturally rich in Vitamin E, essential fatty acids, and lecithin which benefit the skin when applied topically
A natural fat obtained from the Shea fruit, this botanical is intensely nourishing and moisturising for the skin.
A mild preservative
Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate
An organic surfactant that originates from coconut oil, oleic acid, lauric acid, and other organic ingredients.
is a naturally derived, sugar-based surfactant
Salts used as a thickening agent
Used in products to buffer the pH. This is to maintain the stability and safety of the product.
Sodium Citrate is the sodium salt of citric acid used to adjust the acidity of a product
Sweet Almond Oil
A light weight oil readily absorbed by the skin, helping to replace lost moisture.
Sunflower Seed Oil
A rich source of natural vitamin E, an excellent ingredient for hydrating and nourishing the skin.
A fatty acid used to emulsify and stabilise the product
Safflower Seed Oil
Acts as a protective barrier to prevent water from leaving the skin
Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate
A water-soluble from of vitamin C
Tocopherol (Vitamin E)
Richly nourishes the skin to help restore a healthy balance to your complexion
A naturally occurring mineral pigment
Turmeric Root Extract
Rich in curcumin, a potent antioxidant which has been used as an ancient beauty ritual for lightening and brightening the skin.
Wheat Germ Oil
Helps to lock in natural moisture levels. It is naturally rich in vitamins, has antioxidant properties and gives the skin a soft and smooth appearance.
Witch Hazel Extract
A gentle astringent, allowing the removal of excess dirt in the pores and helping to minimise the appearance of enlarged pores.
Willow Bark Extract
Contains salicylic acid, derived from salicin, which helps to fight acne and is an all natural, gentle exfoliant. White willow bark helps to exfoliate your skin by sloughing off dead skin cells, making way for fresh, bright and radiant skin.
Used to ensure the quality and thickness of your products is optimal for application