A

Aloe Vera

A hydrating base used in most of the Alkira products.

Avocado Oil

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.

Argan Oil

Rich in vitamin E and essential fatty acids to hydrate and nourish skin

Ascorbic Acid

Is a natural water-soluble vitamin (Vitamin C)

Acai Fruit

Rich in antioxidants to help fight free radicals and an anti-inflammatory

B

Burdock Extract

An anti-inflammatory an antibacterial to help improve the appearance of the complexion

Benzyl Alcohol

A safe preservative to ensure products don’t begin to grow unwanted nasties within a short period of time.

Borage Oil

Rich in essential fatty acids to help nourish skin.

Bamboo

Biodegradable granules to pick up dirt and impurities from the pores to reveal fresh, clean skin.

Bentonite Clay

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.

C

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.

Cetearyl Alcohol

A nourishing waxy substance derived from vegetable oils and acts as an effective emollient, keeping moisture in your skin.

Cetyl Alcohol

Derived from sugar cane and is used as to add viscosity and act as a stabiliser in creams and lotions.

Ceteareth-20

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.

Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine

A mild surfactant that acts as a foaming agent, conditioner, anti-static agent, surfactant and thickener.

Calendula Flower

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 

Caprylyl Glycol

A conditioning agent derived from coconut 

Cucumber Extract

Cooling, softening and refreshing for the skin.

Coconut Oil

Rich in fatty acids and proteins to provide the skin with intense hydration and nourishment.

Caffeine

Rich in antioxidants to help fight free radicals and stimulates circulation

Candelilla Wax

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.

Charcoal Powder

Mattifying and able to absorb excess oils in the skin

D

E

Evening Primrose Oil

A nourishing rich oil to leave skin hydrated and silky smooth.

Ethylhexylglycerin

A gentle preservative derived from vegetable oils.

F

G

Glycerin

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.

Green Tea

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

H

Horsetail Leaf Extract

A plant extract that is utilised for its high content of Silica, leaving the skin smooth, soft and hydrated.

Hydroxypropylsulfonate

A mild, naturally derived, sugar based surfactant

I

J

Jojoba Seed Oil

Nourishes the skin by producing a fine wax to help lock in moisture

K

Key Lime Oil

Rich in vitamin C and is an antibacterial

L

Lavender Oil

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. 

M

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

N

Nettle Extract

An anti-inflammatory to help reduce redness

O

Orange Peel Oil

Rich in vitamin C to promote radiant skin

P

Phenoxyethanol

A gentle and safe preservative system

Palmitic Acid

A vegetable derived emollient

Pomegranate Fruit Extract

Has antimicrobial and antioxidant properties to help improve the skin’s appearance

Polyglyceryl-10-Laurate

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.

Pumice

A light, biodegradable porous rock, that helps to remove dead skin cells from the surface of the skin.

Q

R

Rosehip Oil

Rich in antioxidants, vitamins and nutrients to promote a clear, radiant complexion

Rice Bran

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 

S

Sesame Seed Oil

Rich in essential fatty acids to nourish all skin types

Soybean Oil

Naturally rich in Vitamin E, essential fatty acids, and lecithin which benefit the skin when applied topically

Shea Butter

A natural fat obtained from the Shea fruit, this botanical is intensely nourishing and moisturising for the skin.

Sodium Dehydroacetate

A mild preservative

Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate

An organic surfactant that originates from coconut oil, oleic acid, lauric acid, and other organic ingredients.

Sodium Laurylglucosides

is a naturally derived, sugar-based surfactant

Sodium Chloride

Salts used as a thickening agent

Sodium Hydroxide

Used in products to buffer the pH. This is to maintain the stability and safety of the product.

Sodium Citrate

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.

Stearic Acid

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 

T

Tocopherol (Vitamin E)

Richly nourishes the skin to help restore a healthy balance to your complexion

Titanium Dioxide

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.

U

V

W

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.

X

Xanthan Gum

Used to ensure the quality and thickness of your products is optimal for application

Y

Z