Rose & Abbot Beauty Glossary

With a moisturizer that’s customized for you, the ingredient possibilities are nearly endless. We’ve gathered a list of our most powerful ingredients and put them into a glossary for quick reference. Included are our most beneficial active ingredients and even some that you can probably find in your kitchen. We’ve got ingredients made for any and all skin types. Keep an eye out as we continue to add ingredients to our registrar! 

TURMERIC

Excellent anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. It targets pores and prevents breakouts as well as calms the skin. It reduces acne scarring, brightens dark circles and gives the skin a natural glow.

KAOLIN

A naturally occurring clay mineral. It has absorbent properties which helps to control oil production and shine. It also sloughs away dull, dead skin. Long term use can cause your skin to appear more toned and tightened as it reduces fine lines and wrinkles.

GREEN TEA

A very potent antioxidant that helps to diminish the signs of aging. It repairs damaged skin cells, calms skin, soothes irritation and reduces redness. It reduces blackheads and gets rid of dead skin. It also eliminates dirt, bacteria and other environmental pollutants on the surface of the skin.

CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Derived from coconut oil. It easily penetrates and softens the skin.

BAKUCHOIL

Has antioxidant and anti-aging properties. It stimulates the production of collagen and elastin which improves the firmness and elasticity of the skin, smooth out texture and reduces fine lines. It also brightens dull skin and evens skin tone as well as minimize large pores.

MORINGA

The high vitamin C content in moringa helps to boost collagen production, helping to reduce fine lines wrinkles as well as sagging. It also contains vitamin A which is a powerful antioxidant that protects the skin against sun damage and other environmental pollutants. Vitamin A also encourages healthy skin cell production, keeping the skin firm and helathy.

IMMORTELLE

An extract from helichrysum flowers. It has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal properties. It restores sun damaged skin and helps to block UV rays. It evens out skin tone and clears up scars as well as spots. It also smooths out the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and it helps to diminish under-eye bags.

BENTONITE

Absorbs dirt, bacteria and sebum or excess oil that causes acne. It also has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. 

ACAI

Powerful anti-aging ingredient that is loaded with antioxidants. Rich in vitamins A,B,C and E as well as minerals. It revitalizes the skin by healing damaged skin cells and restoring moisture to the skin.

PARSLEY

It contains antioxidants such as vitamin A, vitamin C, folic acid, potassium, manganese and calcium. These antioxidants destroy free radicals and environmental pollutants that cause premature aging of the skin. Parsley extract also has the added benefit of regulating oil production. It also cleanses pores and soothes tired eyes.

FENNEL

An incredible antioxidant that is rich in peptides, minerals and vitamins A, C and E which penetrate the skin and effectively stimulate skin renewal as well as  boost collagen and elastin production.

BLACK CURRANT

Contains a high concentration of Vitamin C which helps to reduce wrinkles as well as tighten and plump the skin. It also contains a high concentration of antioxidants which slows down the signs of aging. It is also rich in fatty acids which help to keep the skin hydrated and firm. The fatty acids also help to reverse damage caused to the skin by UV rays.

PURPLE CONEFLOWER

High in antioxidants which helps to diminish wrinkles. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that reduces redness and fights acne.

HEXYLDECYL STEARATE

Softens the skin and has occlusive properties which means that it helps the skin to retain moisture. This results in smoother softer skin.

MANGOSTEEN

Its antioxidant and abilities allow for the destroyal of free radicals that cause skin damage while its anti-inflammatory properties protects the skin cells from any further damage and reduces the signs of premature aging.

PAPAYA

Helps to rejuvenate the skin and reduce the signs of aging because of its high vitamin C and E content which destroys skin damaging free radicals. It reduces acne by removing impurities and dead skin cells. It also fades spots and scars caused by acne and sun damage.

QUARTZ

It unclogs and minimizes pores. It also brightens the skin by getting rid of dead skin and unwanted dirt.

OLIVE OIL

Derived from olive oil. Heals and soothes dry skin.

KAKADU PLUM

It is rich in vitamin C and E, folic acid and carotenoids which help to reverse skin damage caused by free radicals. This ultimately reduces the signs of aging. It also helps to kill pimple causing bacteria because of its high vitamin C content. Other benefits include the reduction of dark circles and puffiness under the eyes.

DESERT LIME

High in antioxidants which help to combat free radicals that cause premature aging of the skin. Also boosts collagen production which reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

AVOCADO

Rich source of fatty acids, vitamins A, D and E as well as beta carotene, lecithin and proteins which moisturize the skin and provides protection from the harmful UV rays. It contains oleic acid which promotes collagen production. This helps to speed up the healing process of damaged skin and helps in the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles.

RASPBERRY

Contains antioxidants that protect the skin from UV damage. It also reduces the signs of aging by preventing wrinkles and skin discolorations.

LEMON MYRTLE

Very strong anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties. It helps to diminish skin irritations as well as help tighten pores.

COFFEE

Has anti-aging benefits as it helps to decrease the appearance of fine lines and sun spots. It also has calming effects on the skin and helps to reduce inflammation. The caffeine content in coffee helps to reduce under eye circles by dilating blood vessels that contribute to dark circles.

ALFALFA

Rich in essential nutrients such proteins and minerals. Contains a high level of antioxidants such as vitamins A, B, C, D and E that fight help to fight  environmental pollutants that prematurely ages the skin.

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