The PHace Ingredients

Each PHACE BIOACTIVE product is formulated with multiple active ingredients selected for their potency, clinically proven effectiveness, and ability to work synergistically with your skin's naturally acidic pH. We use high concentrations of cutting-edge antioxidants, vitamins, peptides, enzymes, acids, natural oils and patented scientific molecules, with 100% pure botanical extracts, sourced from around the globe. Each original formula is stabilized to its optimal pH, using pH Optimized Technology.We do not use fragrance, phthalates, parabens, synthetic dyes, formaldehyde, sulfates, propylene glycol or TEA. All treatments have been clinically tested and are hypo-allergenic, non-comedogenic, and dermatologist-tested and approved.

“We do not believe one ingredient is the cure-all for every skin care ailment. It takes a unique combination of scientific and plant-based actives to create a truly effective, problem-solving formula.”

-Marisa

“We do not believe one ingredient is the cure-all for every skin care ailment. It takes a unique combination of scientific and plant-based actives to create a truly effective, problem-solving formula.”

-Marisa

Each PHACE BIOACTIVE product is formulated with multiple active ingredients selected for their potency, clinically proven effectiveness, and ability to work synergistically with your skin's naturally acidic pH. We use high concentrations of cutting-edge antioxidants, vitamins, peptides, enzymes, acids, natural oils and patented scientific molecules, with 100% pure botanical extracts, sourced from around the globe. Each original formula is stabilized to its optimal pH, using pH Optimized Technology.

We do not use fragrance, phthalates, parabens, synthetic dyes, formaldehyde, sulfates, propylene glycol or TEA. All treatments have been clinically tested and are hypo-allergenic, non-comedogenic, and dermatologist-tested and approved.

GLOSSARY

Algae

Ascophyllum Nodosum
Rockweed, nutrient rich algae found on North Atlantic coasts, contains variety of minerals, elements, vitamins, carbohydrates (alginic acid, laminarin and mannitol), and amino acids

Allantoin

Allantoin
Soothing, moisturizing and skin softening properties; promotes healthy cell renewal and healing

Aloe Vera
Aloe Barbadensis
Healing, moisturizing, and anti-inflammatory properties

Alpha-Arbutin
Alpha-Arbutin
Promotes skin lightening, blocks epidermal melanin biosynthesis by inhibiting tyrosinase

Apple Stem Cells
Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture Extract
Phospholipid apple stem cells, stimulate and protect human stem cells while reducing wrinkle depth and promoting regeneration of skin

Arginine (L)
Arginine
Amino Acid that promotes healing and boosts collagen levels, improves immune function, detoxifies, and prevents lipid peroxidation

Argireline
Acetyl Hexapeptide-8
Powerful anti-wrinkle hexapeptide with a Botulinum toxin-inspired ("Botox") activity

Arnica
Arnica Montana Flower
Improves circulation, anti-inflammatory, provides pain relief and damage repair associated with skin irritations

Ascorbic Acid (L)
Vitamin C, antioxidant, strengthens collagen, assists in brightening, provides anti-wrinkle effects, smoothes skin texture

Bearberry

Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi
Natural arbutin content for skin lightening properties, anti-bacterial, antioxidant

Beta-Glucan (D)

Beta-Glucan

Skin immune cell macrophage activation, protects and moisturizes, promotes healing through cell turnover, stimulates collagen synthesis, antioxidant

Bisabolol

Bisabolol (L-Alpha)

Anti-inflammatory, wound-healer, reduces sensitivity, alleviates heat while soothing skin irritation

Bromelain

Proteolytic enzyme isolated from pineapple stem, hydrolyses proteins into peptides and amino acids

Blueberry

Vaccinium Angustifolium
Potent antioxidant, contains vitamin C and E, anthocyanins

Buddleja Stem Cells

Buddleja Davidii Meristem Cell Culture
Protects against photo-damage and oxidative stress through inhibition of collagenase, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity

Cactus

Cereus Grandiflorus
Hydrating, helps prevent water loss, moisturizing

Caffeine

Anti-inflammatory, vasorestrictor

Carnitine (L)
Transporter of fatty acids into mitochondria for energy production, increases skin cell turnover, moisturizing, exfoliator

Centella Asiatica

Gotu Kola
Boosts collagen production, improves elasticity reducing signs of fine lines and wrinkles, assists in wound healing, anti-bacterial

Citric Acid
Alpha-hydroxy acid, exfoliates the complexion, smoothes fine lines and wrinkles, and shrinks the appearance of enlarged pores

Cocoa Butter

Theobroma Cacao
From the roasted seeds of the Cacao Tree, moisturizes, reduces dryness, improves skin elasticity, soothing

Coconut Oil

Cocos Nuclear
Moisturizing, strengthens connective tissues, anti-microbial, nourishing, healing

Collagen

70% of dermis is composed of collagen, the main protein in connective tissue, responsible for skin strength and elasticity

Cucumber

Cucumis Sativus
Used to soothe burned or irritated skin, cooling, emollient, and astringent

Dermaxyl

C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Tribehenin, Ceramide 2, PEG-10 Rapeseed Sterol, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide
Stimulates cell communication and then repairs age related skin damage, wrinkle smoothing, skin barrier repair

Essenskin™

Recreates the calcium gradient lacking in mature skin and supplies nutrients essential for protein synthesis.  Firms the skin, improves skin reflectance, enhances skin texture and visibly reduces the sagging neck line.

Eyeliss™

Hesperidin Methyl Chalcone, Steareth-20, Dipeptide-2, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7
Peptide that helps prevent puffiness and reduce bags under the eyes

Ferulic Acid

Plant phenol antioxidant, provides rigidity to plant cell walls, reduces oxidative stress, and reduces damage caused by UV radiation and damage to DNA

Gallic Acid

Plant polyphenol derived from tannins, potent antioxidant, anti-fungal and anti-viral

Ginger

Zingiber Officinale
Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antioxidant, collagenase inhibitor maintains protein levels and skin flexibility

Gluconolactone

Poly Hydroxy Acid with broad spectrum anti-microbial properties, improves skin moisture content

Glutathione (L)

Tripeptide (glutamic acid, cysteine, glycine), antioxidant, plays major role in cellular detoxification, assists in cellular respiration

Glycerin

Moisturizes and lubricates the skin, promotes skin softness and smoothness, acts as a natural preserving agent

Glycolic Acid

Alpha Hydroxy Acid, exfoliates to remove dead skin cells, smooth skin texture, reduce signs of wrinkles

Grape Seed

Vitis Vinifera
Rich in polyphenol proanthocyanidins, protects the skin from free radicals and premature aging, increases intracellular vitamin C levels, inhibits destruction of collagen

Green Tea (EGCG)

Camellia Sinensis
Rich in polyphenol catechins, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, UV protection, inhibits collagenase

Haloxyl™

Steareth 20, Chrysin, N-Hydroxysuccinaimide, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7
Lessens appearance of dark circles under eyes, reinforces firmness and tones up eye area, facilitates in the elimination of blood pigments responsible for dark circle coloration and local inflammation

Hyaluronic Acid

Restores the lipid barrier of the horny layer of the epidermis and increases water absorption in the corneocytes by adding natural moisturizing factors

Lactic Acid

An Alpha Hydroxy Acid that hydrates and exfoliates, reducing wrinkles and pigmentation discolorations

Lemon

Citrus Medica Limonum
Antioxidant, inhibits melanin synthesis, provides anti-bacterial effects, cleansing, toning

LHA

Capriloyl Salicylic Acid

The ester of Salicylic Acid, a beta-hydroxy acid that works as an exfoliant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic.  Enhances the appearance of dry/damaged skin, reducing dry patches/flaking and restoring suppleness

Licorice Root
Glycyrrhiza Glabra
Tyrosinase inhibitor reduces pigmentation discolorations, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, antioxidant properties, immunostimulatory activity

Linoleic Acid

Polyunsaturated fatty acid, part of the Omega 6 fatty acids, helps to combat dehydration and boost skin's moisture content

Lysine (L)

Essential Amino Acid, needed to build protein and for proper collagen formation, precursor to L-carnitine needed for ATP

Malic Acid

Derived from apples, provides gentle exfoliation, smoothes skin, promotes cellular renewal

Mandelic Acid

Derived from almonds, AHA, anti-bacterial, improvement in photoaged skin , acne, abnormal pigmentation, and skin texture

Mango Butter

Mangifera Indica
Extracted from fruit kernels of the Mango Tree, high content of fatty acids, assists in moisturization

Matrixyl 3000™

Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7
Containing messenger molecules, matrikines™, which are capable of regulating cell activities. They interact with specific receptors to activate certain genes involved in the process of extracellular matrix renewal and cell proliferation

Milk Thistle

Silybum Marianum
Powerful antioxidant, inhibits photoaging, provides protection against UVB induced photodamage

Mulberry

Morus Alba
Tyrosinase inhibitor with skin lightening properties, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory

Mushroom

Fomes Officinalis
Astringent producing improved skin tone, firmness, pore tightening, and moisturizing effects

N-Acetyl Cysteine (L)

Amino Acid, powerful antioxidant and detoxifier, precursor to glutathione

N-Acetyl Glucosamine (D)

Skin brightening properties, boosts immune system function, promotes antioxidant ability, decreases inflammation, encourages healing, stimulates hyaluronan synthesis

Niacinamide

Amide form of Niacin, involved in cellular respiration, lipid synthesis, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, improves epidermal barrier function, inhibits skin pigmentation, smoothing of fine lines and wrinkles

Oat Amino Acids

Avena Sativa
Promotes a tensor and anti-wrinkle effect, tones and smoothes the skin

Octinoxate

UVB blocker.  Applied to skin to absorb, reflect or scatter UV rays

O.D.A. White™

Octadecenedioic Acid

Skin brightening by helping to reduce melanin synthesis.  By reducing the level of tyrosinase mRNA, tyrosinase and melanin production is decreased

Orange

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis
Source of vitamin C, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, astringent

Panthenol (D)

Provitamin B5, highly emollient, excellent moisturizing properties, perfect for conditioning both skin and hair

Phytessence Wakame

Undaria Pinnatifida

Maintains skin firmness, elasticity and smoothness, supports skin regeneration, defends against environmental stress

Pineapple Enzymes

Bromelain
Proteolytic enzyme isolated from pineapple stem that hydrolyses proteins into peptides and amino acids; used for exfoliation

Pomegranate

Punica Granatum
Antioxidant with elevated polyphenol content, contains chlorogenic acid (natural sun protection), anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal

Pomegranate Enzymes

Lactobacillus/Punica Granatum Fruit Ferment
Fruit enzyme used for exfoliation with added benefits found in pomegranate

Propanediol

A natural, pure, petroleum-free glycol derived from corn

Pumpkin

Cucurbita Pepo
Nourishing phytochemicals, vitamin A and C, antioxidant carotenoids, beta-carotene, stimulates cell turnover

Retinyl Palmitate

Vitamin A Palmitate
Precursor to retinol, provides gradual non-irritating skin resurfacing, improves the visible signs of aging by reducing wrinkles and smoothing skin texture, promotes healthy collagen synthesis

Rice Protein

Oryza Sativa
Peptide that stimulates the proliferation of fibroblasts, improves cell propagation, elevates cellular metabolism, promotes collagen synthesis, reduces sign of wrinkles, and increases smoothness and flexibility

Saccharide Isomerate

A water-binding agent and emollient, an effective moisturizer containing natural carbohydrates found in the stratum corneum of human skin, binds to the free amino groups of lysine in the keratin of the stratum corneum

Salicylic Acid

Beta Hydroxy Acid, provides exfoliation to prevent pore clogging, smoothes fine lines and wrinkles, stimulates new cell growth, reduces inflammation

Sea Kelp

Macrocystis Pyrifera Extract

Rich in iodine, mineral, antioxidant and natural anti-inflammatory aspects, moisturizes, softens and helps skin retain moisture.  Also contains elements that help remove toxins, soothe and can easily penetrate the skin for instant hydration

Shea Butter

Butyrospermum Parkii
Moisturizing, emollient, anti-inflammatory, nourishing, provides UV protection, quick absorption

Silk Proteins

Help plump up the skin and increase its ability to retain moisture resulting in smoother, less wrinkling

Superoxide Dismutase

Naturally occurring enzyme, eliminates oxygen free radicals caused by UV radiation and environmental stress, alleviates symptoms of skin irritation

Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate

Stable, oil-soluble form of vitamin C better able to penetrate skin and stimulate collagen production for greater firmness and resiliency; helps protect against damage due to sun exposure, lighten pigmented areas, treat stretch marks and improve skin texture

Thioctic Acid

(R) Alpha Lipoic Acid

Involved in cellular energy production, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, assists in detoxification

Tocopherol (D-alpha)

Vitamin E
Naturally occurring fat soluble form of vitamin E, antioxidant protects from oxidative stress, anti-inflammatory

Tribehenin Ceramide-2

Strengthens and repairs the skin's natural lipid barrier, improves cell cohesion, enhances water retention and reduces dryness

Turmeric

Curcuma Longa
Antioxidant, healing and anti-inflammatory

Vexel™

Propylene Glycol, Lecithin, Caffeine, Palmitoyl-carnitine

Firms, tones and reduces slackening of skin

White Tea

Camellia Sinensis
Boosts the immune function of skin cells, protects against the sun damage, oxidative stress and immune cell damage

Willow Bark

Salix Alba
Natural source of salicylic acid, non-irritation exfoliator, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, protects against oxidative stress and immune cell damage

Zinc Oxide

Mineral-based broad spectrum protection from UVA and UVB exposure