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.

D.A.F. patent

LumiReveal technology

Moisturising

  • Glycerin

Brightening

  • Ascorbyl glucoside
  • Niacinamide

Keratolytic

  • Glycolic acid
  • Salicylic acid

Antioxidant

  • Tocopheryl acetate

Formulation water

  • Aqua / water / eau

Texture

  • Ammonium acryloyldimethyltaurate / vp copolymer
  • Dipropylene glycol
  • Propanediol
  • Propylheptyl caprylate
  • Sorbitan sesquioleate
  • Xanthan gum

Scent & fragrance

  • Fragrance (parfum)

Protection of the product

  • Azelaic acid
  • Caprylic / capric triglyceride
  • Lysine
  • Pentylene glycol
  • Sodium citrate
  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Sodium metabisulfite
  • Tocopherol

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 ...).

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?

Purified water.

What’s the point?

Formulation water.

How do you get it?

Mineral origin.

Propanediol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Humectant: maintains the skin’s moisture level.

How do you get it?

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

Glycolic acid

What is it?

Glycolic acid.

What’s the point?

Keratolytic: promotes the elimination of dead cells and epidermal renewal.

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.

Dipropylene 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.

Propylheptyl caprylate

What is it?

Fatty acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Emollient: soothes and softens the skin.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty acid extracted from vegetable oil.

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.

Ascorbyl glucoside

What is it?

Vitamin C derivative.

What’s the point?

Brightening: reduces the intensity of dark spots and hyper-pigmented areas.

How do you get it?

Obtained by biotechnology from synthesised ascorbic acid.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Niacinamide

What is it?

Vitamin PP.

What’s the point?

Brightening: reduces the intensity of dark spots and hyper-pigmented areas.

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.

Salicylic acid

What is it?

Salicylic acid.

What’s the point?

Keratolytic: promotes the elimination of dead cells and epidermal renewal.

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.

Ammonium acryloyldimethyltaurate/vp copolymer

What is it?

Vinyl 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.

Sorbitan sesquioleate

What is it?

Sorbitan and fatty acid ester.

What’s the point?

Emulsifying: enables the formation and stabilisation of an emulsion.

How do you get it?

Combination of sugar and fatty acid of plant origin.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lysine

What is it?

Amino acid.

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.

Azelaic acid

What is it?

Azelaic acid.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: helps adjust the product’s pH.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty acid extracted from vegetable oil.

Mannitol

What is it?

Sugar derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the D.A.F. (Dermatological Advanced Formulation) patent
This patented complex increases the skin’s tolerance threshold – regardless of skin type – in order to strengthen its resistance.

How do you get it?

Obtained from sugar of plant origin.

Xylitol

What is it?

Sugar derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the D.A.F. (Dermatological Advanced Formulation) patent
This patented complex increases the skin’s tolerance threshold – regardless of skin type – in order to strengthen its resistance.

How do you get it?

Obtained from plant sugar.

Sodium metabisulfite

What is it?

Sulphur 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.

Andrographis paniculata leaf extract

What is it?

Andrographis extract with guaranteed andrographolide content.

What’s the point?

Contributes to LumiReveal technology.
Irregular and excessive melanin production is responsible for dark spots and an uneven complexion.
This technology regulates melanin production and optimises cell renewal to eliminate excess melanin.

How do you get it?

Green chiretta leaf extraction.

Rhamnose

What is it?

Sugar.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the D.A.F. (Dermatological Advanced Formulation) patent
This patented complex increases the skin’s tolerance threshold – regardless of skin type – in order to strengthen its resistance.

How do you get it?

Wood extraction or synthesis.

Saccharide isomerate

What is it?

Sugar derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to LumiReveal technology.
Irregular and excessive melanin production is responsible for dark spots and an uneven complexion.
This technology regulates melanin production and optimises cell renewal to eliminate excess melanin.

How do you get it?

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

Glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice) root extract

What is it?

Liquorice extract with guaranteed glabridin content.

What’s the point?

Contributes to LumiReveal technology.
Irregular and excessive melanin production is responsible for dark spots and an uneven complexion.
This technology regulates melanin production and optimises cell renewal to eliminate excess melanin.
Contributes to the D.A.F. (Dermatological Advanced Formulation) patent
This patented complex increases the skin’s tolerance threshold – regardless of skin type – in order to strengthen its resistance.

How do you get it?

Liquorice root extraction.

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, 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.

Fructooligosaccharides

What is it?

Sugar macromolecule.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the D.A.F. (Dermatological Advanced Formulation) patent
This patented complex increases the skin’s tolerance threshold – regardless of skin type – in order to strengthen its resistance.

How do you get it?

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

Caprylic/capric triglyceride

What is it?

Glycerin and fatty acid derivative (triglycerides).

What’s the point?

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

How do you get it?

Combination of glycerin and fatty acids extracted from vegetable oil.

Laminaria ochroleuca extract

What is it?

Golden algae extract.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the D.A.F. (Dermatological Advanced Formulation) patent
This patented complex increases the skin’s tolerance threshold – regardless of skin type – in order to strengthen its resistance.

How do you get it?

Laminaria algae extraction.

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?

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.

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