Algae extract is rich in the same vital nutrients, trace elements, and amino acids present in human blood plasma, allowing it to penetrate the skin more thoroughly than most other ingredients. It speeds the elimination of toxins from cells and is a natural cell renewal ingredient. It also helps to nourish and remineralize the skin. Algae extract is a wonderfully versatile ingredient found to be stimulating, revitalizing, and beneficial to the skin, with anti-inflammatory and disinfectant abilities. Based on its presumed antibiotic properties offering skin protection against infection, it seems to be effective in treating acne. This ingredient is highly moisturizing and moisture balancing.
Algae extract can be found in: Doux Anti-wrinkle Cream
Argan Oil (Argania Spinosa)
Pure Moroccan argan oil is produced naturally from the kernels that grow on the argan tree, native to Morocco. The oil is used for a wide range of health and beauty purposes, primarily because of the abundance of medicinal, nutritional and cosmetic properties that flow within the chemistry of each kernel. Argan oil is extremely high in antioxidants, vitamin E, phenols, phenolic acid, essential fatty acids, carotene, and squalene. As a key ingredient it can help speed the healing process of old and damaged skin in order to restore its vibrant and healthy appearance. Another of the many argan oil benefits is the amazing work it can do on your hair and scalp. Argan oil strengthens hair follicles, root to tip, and returns life and bounce to dull hair.
Bearberry Extract (Alpha-Arbutin)
Alpha-arbutin, derived from the Arctostaphylos uva-ursi plant, is a bleaching agent used in skin preparations. This natural hydoquinone is a sugar complex more stable than synthetic hydroquinone. Bearberry extract helps fade hyperpigmentation spots on the skin by interfering with melanin synthesis resulting from sun exposure. Rather than directly removing pigment, alpha-arbutin tells the skin to less aggressively produce melanin.
Calendula (Calendula Officinalis)
An extract of marigold, calendula is beneficial for dry or damaged skin and also promotes fast healing and skin regeneration due to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Its natural restorative properties infuse the skin with a youthful glow. Calendula oil is also used to protect the skin from premature aging and thinning. It is gentle enough to be used on delicate skin under the eyes to prevent crow's feet.
Long known for its soothing, calming and anti-inflammatory benefits, chamomile is the perfect ingredient for use in professional skin care. Chamomile also has antioxidant and antibacterial benefits. The flower contains healing properties beneficial to skin in its essential oils. Flavonoids act anti-oxidants for the body, and help protect against free radicals. Chamomile is rich in azulene and can be used to enhance the color of hair.
The coconut is rich in essential fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamin E, vitamin K, and iron. Coconut oil and cream is soothing and moisturizing to skin and hair. It is also an effective natural antimicrobial, antifungal, and antibacterial agent.
Coconut oil can be found in: Renewal Collagen Moisturizer
Comfrey (Symphytum Officinale)
Comfrey contains numerous minerals, vitamins A, B, C, and phytochemicals, allantoin, and tannins which are antioxidants found in the leaves and roots of the plant. These promote healing by forming new skin cells. The leaves also contain rosmarinic acid which helps reduce inflammation. Comfrey is used as an anti-irritant, natural UV blocker and skin soother.
Comfrey can be found in: TMR Eye Gel Gold
Cucumber Extract (Cucumis Sativus)
Cucumber is a natural anti-inflammatory and has an extremely soothing and decongesting effect on the skin. It provides moisture binding and regulating, tightening, lightening, and cooling while it refreshes tired, stressed skin. The pH of cucumber is identical to the pH of human skin.
Cucumber extract can be found in: TMR Eye Gel Gold
Evening Primrose (Oenothera Biennis) Extract
Evening primrose oil is extracted from the seeds of the evening primrose flower. The oil is one of the most concentrated sources of Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA), an essential fatty acid of the omega 6 family. These fatty acids help regulate hormones and improve nerve function, aiding problems ranging from PMS to excess sebum. The oil has anti-inflammatory properties and plays an important role in maintaining healthy skin.
Evening primrose can be found in: TMR Advanced ARG Cream
Grape Seed (Vitis Vinifera) Extract
Grape seed extract contains twenty times the antioxidant power of vitamin E and fifty times the antioxidant power of vitamin C. It protects from sun damage as well as environmental aggressors. Not only is grape seed oil a fabulous skin moisturizer, it is also used as a carrier oil. Carrier oils help to deliver essential oils and other moisturizers to the skin and hair.
Horse Chestnut (Aesculus Hippocastanum) Seed Extract
Horse chestnut is an astringent, anti-inflammatory herb that helps to tone vein walls which, when slack or distended, may become varicose, hemorrhoidal or otherwise problematic. The plant also reduces fluid retention by increasing the permeability of the capillaries and allows the re-absorption of excess fluid back into the circulatory system.
Horse Chesnut can be found in: TMR Advanced ARG Cream
Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) Seed Oil
Jojoba is a shrub native to the Sonora and Mojave deserts. Mexicans and Native Americans have long used jojoba oil as a hair conditioner and skin lubricant. It is a particularly effective treatment for “crows feet”, wrinkles, stretch marks and dry skin. The thick, waxy oil extracted from the large, vanilla-shaped beans is strikingly similar to human sebum, and is able to effectively penetrate the skin. It is a natural cellular renewal ingredient as well as an excellent moisturizer.
Jojoba seed oil can be found in: TMR Advanced ARG Cream
Kukui Nut Oil
Kukui nut oil penetrates easily and leaves the skin feeling silky and smooth. This oil contains vitamins A, C, and E, which are antioxidants known to protect the skin and prevent free radical damage to skin cells. Kukui nut oil can leave even the driest, dullest, aging skin looking healthy and radiant.
Kukui Nut Oil Can be found in: Renewal Collagen Moisturizer
Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza Glabra) Extract
Licorice root extract, a natural antimicrobial, anti-irritant, and anti-inflammatory herbal product, may help skin conditions such as eczema, acne and cold sores. Studies show that this extract boosts the capability of skin’s natural steroid hormones to combat irritation, and inhibits melanin biosynthesis for powerful skin lightening.
Mango Seed (Mangifera Indica) Butter
Mango seed butter is a natural botanical derived from the kernels of the mango fruit. Similar in nature to shea butter, it provides emollient and moisturizing properties to the skin. It is high in unsaponifiables, which help soften the skin, and contains beta carotene, essential fatty acids, and vitamins A and E. Mango seed butter helps to restore skin elasticity and alleviates dryness.
Mango seed butter can be found in: Doux Anti-wrinkle Cream
Meadowfoam (Limnanthes Alba) Seed Oil
Meadowfoam is starting to get some well-deserved attention as another great skin care ingredient due to its ability to moisturize skin without evaporating. Extraordinarily mild and soothing, this oil has a silky smooth feel and creates a nice barrier film that prevents moisture loss. Meadowfoam seed oil is rich in erucic acid and gadoleic acid. It mimics and controls the overproduction of human sebum. This stable oil has a long shelf life.
Meadowfoam can be found in: TMR Advanced ARG Cream
Rich in vitamins A and E, antioxidants and naturally-occurring coenzyme Q10, olive oil helps protect, firm, nourish, and revitalize sun-damaged skin. It also contains squalene and chlorophyll, ingredients that help to heal broken skin and balance sebum production.
Olive oil can be found in: Renewal Collagen Moisturizer
Phyllanthus Emblica Fruit Extract
Phyllanthus emblica is used to stimulate hair growth by nourishing the hair and scalp and even prevents prematurely graying hair. Recent in vitro testing has found that phyllanthus emblica contains antiviral and antimicrobial properties. It is packed with high amounts of vitamin C/ ascorbic acid, a powerful antioxidant known to reduce wrinkles, suppress pigmentation, and help skin retain its natural moisture. This fruit also contains essential flavonoids, tannins, polyphenols, kaempferol, ellagic acid and gallic acid, essentials for maintaining beautiful skin.
Rice Bran Oil
Rice bran oil contains three healthy antioxidants useful in protecting the body’s cells against the effects of free radicals tocopherol, tocotrienol and oryzanol. Rich in vitamins B and E, rice bran oil increases skin elasticity and keeps it hydrated and soft. It is a complex, wholesome ingredient. Vitamin E, gamma-oryzanol, is used for many alternative herbal therapies and skin care products to prevent aging. Rice bran oil also contains ferulic acid (a super antioxidant), physteroltos (an anti-inflammatory), carotenoids (beta-carotene/pro-vitamin A), enzymes (co-enzyme Q10, polyphenol oxidas), and minerals calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, copper.
Rice bran oil can be found in: Renewal Collagen Moisturizer
Shea (Butyrospermum Parkii) Butter
The smashed nut from the fruit of the karite tree is commonly known as shea butter. It has been used for ages as a skin conditioner, moisturizer, and healer. It is known to be anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, and high in essential fatty acids as well as vitamins A and E.
Saponins (Soap Nut)
The soap nut tree (Sapindus Mukurossi) contains saponins, which deliver natural cleansing and foaming actions. In addition to producing a froth in water, saponins have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Saponins can be found in: TMR OG3 Intensive
Willow Bark Extract
Willow bark extract contains salicylic acid, a BHA that is a natural exfoliant and is used in many acne treatments because of its ability to help skin shed dead cells and clear pores. It can also stimulate new cell formation. Willow bark extract also contains phenolic acids, flavonoids, tannins and minerals, which allow it to aid in skin rejuvenation.
Willow bark extract can be found in: Renewal Collagen Moisturizer
Witch Hazel (Hamamelis Virginiana) Extract
Witch hazel is a natural product obtained from the leaves and bark of the witch hazel shrub. It offers a number of health benefits, particularly in the treatment of different skin conditions, because it is less likely to cause skin irritation or sensitivity. Its benefits primarily result from the high levels of tannin acid. In its distilled form, witch hazel has long been recommended as an affordable, accessible and effective topical remedy for acne.
Witch hazel extract can be found in: TMR Eye Gel Gold
Yucca (Schidigera) Leaf/Root/Stem Extract
Yucca root contains resveratrol, a natural phytoalexin with proven antioxidant properties that protect the body from damage caused by oxidation. Oxidation produces free radicals that can lead to an increased potential for conditions such as heart disease. Yucca root can control the buildup of oxygen free radicals and can prevent blood vessel damage.
Yucca extract can be found in: Time Reverse Step 2