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Article: Ingredient Glossary: Breaking Down Our Science-Backed Formulas

Ingredient Glossary: Breaking Down Our Science-Backed Formulas
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Ingredient Glossary: Breaking Down Our Science-Backed Formulas

In building a legacy centered on skin wellness and the promise delivering desired results, it all comes down to perfecting our formulas. Within our science-backed skincare, you’ll always find expertly-chosen ingredients that have proven their value time and again. Here is an overview of some of our favorites and how they work hard for your skin.


A natural alternative to retinol, Bakuchiol promotes skin firmness and elasticity, visibly softening the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

Primary Benefit: Firming and improved elasticity

Recommended For: Skin looking for a lift

Found In: Firming Cream


Charcoal absorbs toxins and oils, helping to unclog pores and purify the skin.

Primary Benefit: Detoxifying and deeply cleansing

Recommended For: Oily, congested, acne-prone skin

Found In:Sea Mud Deep Cleansing Bar, Detox Cleansing Oil, Refreshing Double Cleanser

Green Algae

Rich in chlorophyll, minerals, and nutrients, Green Algae is an antioxidant and detoxifying agent that helps hydrate and soothe the skin.

Primary Benefit: Moisturizing

Recommended For: Dry skin

Found In: Multi-Task Serum Eye Mask, Multi-Task Eye Gel

Dead Sea Mud

Dead Sea Mud is sourced from the Jordan Rift Valley, the lowest point on the face of the earth. As the fine mud grains gently soften and slough away dead skin, this nutrient-rich mud infuses the complexion with a dense cocktail of essential minerals. Shop our Detoxifying Products to experience these Dead Sea Mud skin benefits. 

Primary Benefit: Deeply cleansing and exfoliating

Recommended For: All skin types

Found In: Sea Mud Deep Cleansing Bar

Irish Sea Moss

Sea Moss, also known as Irish Moss, is a great source of rich vitamins and minerals that help moisturize and condition the skin.

Primary Benefit: Hydrating and soothing

Recommended For: Dry, sensitive skin

Found In: Multi-Task Serum Eye Mask, Pore Cleanse Clay Mask, Timeless Skin Serum

Phelityl Complex

Dr. Laszlo’s innovative EFA (essential fatty acid) technology remains an advanced way to deliver moisture to the skin. Our Phelityl Complex replenishes EFAs to support skin that’s hydrated and healthy.

Primary Benefit: Restorative and hydrating

Recommended For: Dry, sensitive skin

Found In:Phelityl Cleansing Bar, Phelityl Night Cream, Active Phelityl Intensive Cream

Niacinamide (Vitamin B3)

A multi-functional vitamin, Niacinamide improves skin’s moisture levels and tone, illuminates dullness, and helps strengthen skin’s moisture barrier for a complexion that looks and feels bright and healthy. The benefits of Niacinamide are endless! 

Primary Benefit: Brightens and evens skin stone

Recommended For: Dull, uneven skin

Found In:Multi-Task Serum Eye MaskWhite Marble Radiance Emulsion


A proven emollient, Squalane delivers hydration, supports skin’s moisture barrier, and helps to smooth the complexion.

Primary Benefit: Nourishing and smoothing

Recommended For: All skin types

Found In:Hydra-Therapy Gel Cream, Firming Cream, Pore Cleanse Clay Mask

Spirulina Maxima

Spirulina Maxima, a blue-green algae rich in iron, amino acids, and essential minerals, works to restore skin and support overall skin wellness.

Primary Benefit: Firming and improved elasticity

Recommended For: Skin looking for a lift

Found In: Firmarine Moisturizer SPF30, Firmarine Lifting Serum, Firmarine Eye Serum

Sea Water

Sea Water helps draw out toxins for a renewed, healthier, younger-looking complexion.

Primary Benefit: Detoxifies skin, targeting blemishes and inflammation

Recommended For: Congested complexions and irritated skin

Found In:Detox Cleansing Oil, Firmarine Lifting Serum, Firmarine Moisturizer SPF30

Vitamin E


A powerful antioxidant, Vitamin E is a favorite in our formulas for its ability to protect skin from environmental damage. By fending off free radicals and delivering hydrating benefits, Vitamin E helps to intensely moisturize and restore the complexion. Vitamin E skin care products are versatile and great for all skin types.

Primary Benefit: Protection and hydration

Recommended For: All skin types

Found In: Hydra-Therapy Phelityl Cleansing Oil, Antioxidant Complex for Eyes, VTM Micro-Essence.

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Thank you for this glossary. It has really helped me to understand the properties and the purposes of each of the ingredients in your skin care line.


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