The formula at a glance

Each of our ingredients have been selected for their effectiveness. Find all the ingredients of your product grouped into families according to their role.

Cellular Water patent

Global Cellular Protection patent

Adaptasun technology

Solar protection

  • Butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane
  • Ethylhexyl salicylate
  • Homosalate

Moisturising

  • Glycerin

Antioxidant

  • Mannitol
  • Tocopheryl acetate

Water-resistance agent

  • Vp / eicosene copolymer

Soothing

  • Glycyrrhetinic acid
  • Sodium dextran sulfate

Energising

  • Artemia extract

Texture

  • Butylene glycol
  • C12-15 alkyl benzoate
  • C20-22 alkyl phosphate
  • Dicaprylyl carbonate
  • Dimethicone
  • Glyceryl stearate
  • Hydroxyethyl acrylate / sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer
  • Peg-100 stearate
  • Polysilicone-11
  • Propylene glycol
  • Silica
  • Tribehenin peg-20 esters
  • Xanthan gum

Scent & fragrance

  • Benzyl benzoate
  • Citral
  • Citronellol
  • Coumarin
  • Fragrance (parfum)
  • Geraniol
  • Hexyl cinnamal
  • Hydroxycitronellal
  • Isoeugenol
  • Limonene
  • Linalool

Protection of the product

  • 1,2-hexanediol1
  • Alcohol
  • C20-22 alcohols
  • Caprylyl glycol
  • Dextran
  • Ethylhexyl methoxycrylene
  • Pentaerythrityl tetra-di-t-butyl hydroxyhydrocinnamate
  • Pentylene glycol
  • Polysorbate 60
  • Sodium citrate
  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Sorbitan isostearate
  • Squalane
  • Tocopherol
  • Tris(tetramethylhydroxypiperidinol) citrate

Preservative

  • Phenoxyethanol

Ingredients under the magnifying glass

The ingredients of our formulas have been selected according to very strict dermatological criteria and recommended by independent toxicological experts. Classified in three main categories of active ingredients, you will discover the nature, role and origin of each by clicking on their name.

Here are grouped the ingredients that contribute to the expected effectiveness of the product: those that optimize or preserve the biological skin's mechanisms (such as hydration, regeneration, lipid-replenishing action), and those that have a very specific physico-chemical action (exfoliating, matifying, sun filters ...).

L’Eau Cellulaire contient / Cellular Water contains: AQUA/WATER/EAU, DISODIUM ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATE, CARNOSINE, MINERAL SALTS/SELS MINÉRAUX

The ingredients listed here are those contained in the latest formula for this product. As there may be a time lag between its production and its distribution on the market, we invite you to consult the list of ingredients on the packaging.

Aqua/water/eau

What is it?

Water contained in Cellular Water.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Mineral origin.

C12-15 alkyl benzoate

What is it?

Fatty alcohol derivative.

What’s the point?

Emollient: soothes and softens the skin.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Dicaprylyl carbonate

What is it?

Fatty alcohol derivative.

What’s the point?

Emollient: soothes and softens the skin.

How do you get it?

Combination of fatty alcohol of plant origin, and a synthesised carbonate derivative.

Ethylhexyl salicylate

What is it?

Octisalate: salicylic acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Solar protection: organic filter, absorbs UV radiation.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Glycerin

What is it?

Glycerin.

What’s the point?

Moisturising: increases the water content of the skin’s outermost layers.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, extracted from vegetable oil.

Homosalate

What is it?

Aromatic derivative.

What’s the point?

Solar protection: organic filter, absorbs UV radiation.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Ethylhexyl methoxycrylene

What is it?

Aromatic derivative.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: protects the formula from light.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Tribehenin peg-20 esters

What is it?

Glycerin and fatty acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Emulsifying: enables the formation and stabilisation of an emulsion.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from glycerin and fatty acids extracted from vegetable oil.

Butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane

What is it?

Avobenzone (or BMDBM): aromatic derivative.

What’s the point?

Solar protection: organic filter, absorbs UV radiation.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Dimethicone

What is it?

Silicone.

What’s the point?

Sensory agent: optimises sensory appeal to ensure pleasure of use and a soft feel.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Tocopheryl acetate

What is it?

Vitamin E derivative.

What’s the point?

Antioxidant: neutralises free radicals and their harmful effects on the skin.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Vp/eicosene copolymer

What is it?

Polymer.

What’s the point?

Water-resistance agent: optimises the product’s water resistance.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Hydroxyethyl acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer

What is it?

Acrylic polymer.

What’s the point?

Gelling: provides the texture with consistency.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

C20-22 alkyl phosphate

What is it?

Fatty alcohol derivative.

What’s the point?

Emulsifying: enables the formation and stabilisation of an emulsion.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty alcohols of plant origin.

Squalane

What is it?

Squalane.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from squalene extracted from olive oil.
Can also be obtained by synthesis and biotechnology from plant sugar.

Creatine

What is it?

Peptide.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Global Cellular Protection patent.
This patented complex optimises the skin’s biological protection mechanisms, in particular its antioxidant properties and ability to protect cellular DNA.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by synthesis.

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Fragrance (parfum)

What is it?

Fragrance composition.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: provides the product with olfactory sensory appeal.

How do you get it?

Combination of synthesised and plant-based odour molecules.

Glyceryl stearate

What is it?

Glycerin and fatty acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Emulsifying: enables the formation and stabilisation of an emulsion.

How do you get it?

Combination of glycerin and fatty acid extracted from vegetable oil.

Glycyrrhetinic acid

What is it?

Enoxolone or 18-beta-glycyrrhetinic acid.

What’s the point?

Soothing: reduces sensations of skin discomfort.

How do you get it?

Liquorice extraction.

Mannitol

What is it?

Sugar derivative.

What’s the point?

Antioxidant: neutralises free radicals and their harmful effects on the skin.

How do you get it?

Obtained from sugar of plant origin.

Methylpropanediol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Contributes to Adaptasun technology.
This technology optimises the skin’s adaptation mechanisms in the sun and facilitates natural tanning.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Peg-100 stearate

What is it?

Fatty acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Emulsifying: enables the formation and stabilisation of an emulsion.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty acid extracted from vegetable oil.

Pentylene glycol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Silica

What is it?

Silica.

What’s the point?

Sensory agent: optimises sensory appeal to ensure pleasure of use and a soft feel.

How do you get it?

Mineral origin.

Soybean glycerides

What is it?

Soybean glycerides.

What’s the point?

Contributes to Adaptasun technology.
This technology optimises the skin’s adaptation mechanisms in the sun and facilitates natural tanning.

How do you get it?

Soybean extraction.

C20-22 alcohols

What is it?

Fatty alcohol.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Obtained from fatty acids extracted from vegetable oil.

Polysilicone-11

What is it?

Silicone.

What’s the point?

Sensory agent: optimises sensory appeal to ensure pleasure of use and a silky feel with a matte finish.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Caprylyl glycol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

1,2-hexanediol1

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Acetyl tyrosine

What is it?

Amino acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to Adaptasun technology.
This technology optimises the skin’s adaptation mechanisms in the sun and facilitates natural tanning.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from tyrosine of plant origin.

Aspartic acid

What is it?

Amino acid.

What’s the point?

Contributes to Adaptasun technology.
This technology optimises the skin’s adaptation mechanisms in the sun and facilitates natural tanning.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Xanthan gum

What is it?

Xanthan gum.

What’s the point?

Gelling: provides the texture with consistency.

How do you get it?

Biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil

What is it?

Sunflower oil.

What’s the point?

Contributes to Adaptasun technology.
This technology optimises the skin’s adaptation mechanisms in the sun and facilitates natural tanning.

How do you get it?

Sunflower seed extraction.

Sodium citrate

What is it?

Citric acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Sodium dextran sulfate

What is it?

Sugar polymer.

What’s the point?

Soothing: reduces sensations of skin discomfort.

How do you get it?

Obtained by biotechnology and modified through synthesis.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Sodium hydroxide

What is it?

Sodium derivative.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: helps adjust the product’s pH.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by synthesis.

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Hydrolyzed soy protein

What is it?

Soybean protein derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Global Cellular Protection patent.
This patented complex optimises the skin’s biological protection mechanisms, in particular its antioxidant properties and ability to protect cellular DNA.

How do you get it?

Soybean extraction.

Oleoyl tyrosine

What is it?

Lipoamino acid.

What’s the point?

Contributes to Adaptasun technology.
This technology optimises the skin’s adaptation mechanisms in the sun and facilitates natural tanning.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty acid extracted from vegetable oil, and synthesised amino acid.

Polysorbate 60

What is it?

Fatty acid and sorbitan derivative.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty acid and sugar of plant origin.

Pentaerythrityl tetra-di-t-butyl hydroxyhydrocinnamate

What is it?

Aromatic derivative.

What’s the point?

Antioxidant: prevents the oxidation of the ingredients contained in the product.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Butylene glycol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Humectant: maintains the skin’s moisture level.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Hydrolyzed wheat protein

What is it?

Wheat protein derivative (<3.5 kDa).

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Global Cellular Protection patent.
This patented complex optimises the skin’s biological protection mechanisms, in particular its antioxidant properties and ability to protect cellular DNA.

How do you get it?

Wheat extraction.

Linalool

What is it?

Fragrance compound.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: fragrance component.

How do you get it?

Plant origin and synthesised.

Hexyl cinnamal

What is it?

Fragrance compound.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: fragrance component.

How do you get it?

Plant origin and synthesised.

Hydroxycitronellal

What is it?

Fragrance compound.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: fragrance component.

How do you get it?

Plant origin and synthesised.

Medicago sativa (alfalfa) extract

What is it?

Alfalfa extract.

What’s the point?

Contributes to Adaptasun technology.
This technology optimises the skin’s adaptation mechanisms in the sun and facilitates natural tanning.

How do you get it?

Alfalfa extraction.

Oleic acid

What is it?

Fatty acid.

What’s the point?

Contributes to Adaptasun technology.
This technology optimises the skin’s adaptation mechanisms in the sun and facilitates natural tanning.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, extracted from vegetable oil.

Propylene glycol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Humectant: maintains the skin’s moisture level.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Phenoxyethanol

What is it?

Phenoxyethanol.

What’s the point?

Preservative: protects the product from microbial contamination throughout its use.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Sorbitan isostearate

What is it?

Sorbitan and fatty acid ester.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Combination of sugar and fatty acid of plant origin.

Limonene

What is it?

Fragrance compound.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: fragrance component.

How do you get it?

Plant origin and synthesised.

Alcohol

What is it?

Alcohol.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Benzyl benzoate

What is it?

Fragrance compound.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: fragrance component.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Geraniol

What is it?

Fragrance compound.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: fragrance component.

How do you get it?

Plant origin and synthesised.

Copper gluconate

What is it?

Copper gluconate.

What’s the point?

Contributes to Adaptasun technology.
This technology optimises the skin’s adaptation mechanisms in the sun and facilitates natural tanning.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from copper of mineral origin, and gluconate (biotechnology).

Tris(tetramethylhydroxypiperidinol) citrate

What is it?

Amino derivative.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: protects the formula from light.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Carnosine

What is it?

Peptide.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by synthesis.

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Citronellol

What is it?

Fragrance compound.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: fragrance component.

How do you get it?

Plant origin and synthesised.

Tocopherol

What is it?

Vitamin E or tocopherol.

What’s the point?

Antioxidant: prevents the oxidation of the ingredients contained in the product.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, extracted from vegetable oil.

Disodium adenosine triphosphate

What is it?

Nucleotide (ATP).

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Isoeugenol

What is it?

Fragrance compound.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: fragrance component.

How do you get it?

Plant origin and synthesised.

Coumarin

What is it?

Fragrance compound.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: fragrance component.

How do you get it?

Plant origin and synthesised.

Laminaria digitata extract

What is it?

Brown algae extract.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Laminaria algae extraction.

Artemia extract

What is it?

Artemia extract.

What’s the point?

Energising: provides the skin with energy and vitality.

How do you get it?

Artemia (marine plankton) extraction.

Citral

What is it?

Fragrance compound.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: fragrance component.

How do you get it?

Plant origin and synthesised.

Acetyl hexapeptide-1

What is it?

Peptide.

What’s the point?

Contributes to Adaptasun technology.
This technology optimises the skin’s adaptation mechanisms in the sun and facilitates natural tanning.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Dextran

What is it?

Sugar macromolecule.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

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