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.

Micellar technology

D.A.F. patent

Brightening

  • Andrographis paniculata leaf extract
  • Azelaic acid
  • Hexapeptide-2

Texture

  • Butylene glycol
  • Dipropylene glycol

Protection of the product

  • Disodium edta
  • Lysine

Preservative

  • Cetrimonium bromide

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?

Contributes to Micellar technology.
NAOS Research invented no-rinse cleansing and make-up removing micellar water.
Micelles, whose composition is inspired by the skin’s lipids, are invisible cleansing micro-droplets.
They have the ability to capture impurities while preserving the skin’s natural protective film.

How do you get it?

Mineral origin.

Peg-6 caprylic/capric glycerides

What is it?

Glycerin and fatty acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to Micellar technology.
NAOS Research invented no-rinse cleansing and make-up removing micellar water.
Micelles, whose composition is inspired by the skin’s lipids, are invisible cleansing micro-droplets.
They have the ability to capture impurities while preserving the skin’s natural protective film.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty acids and glycerins extracted from vegetable oil.

Polysorbate 20

What is it?

Fatty acid and sorbitan derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to Micellar technology.
NAOS Research invented no-rinse cleansing and make-up removing micellar water.
Micelles, whose composition is inspired by the skin’s lipids, are invisible cleansing micro-droplets.
They have the ability to capture impurities while preserving the skin’s natural protective film.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty acid and sugar of plant origin.

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.

Peg-40 hydrogenated castor oil

What is it?

Castor oil derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to Micellar technology.
NAOS Research invented no-rinse cleansing and make-up removing micellar water.
Micelles, whose composition is inspired by the skin’s lipids, are invisible cleansing micro-droplets.
They have the ability to capture impurities while preserving the skin’s natural protective film.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty acid extracted from castor oil.

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.

Disodium edta

What is it?

Edetic acid derivative.

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.

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.

Cetrimonium bromide

What is it?

Ammonium derivative.

What’s the point?

Preservative: protects the product from microbial contamination throughout its use.

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.

Butylene 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.

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.

Andrographis paniculata leaf extract

What is it?

Andrographis extract with guaranteed andrographolide content.

What’s the point?

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

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.

Hexapeptide-2

What is it?

Peptide.

What’s the point?

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

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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