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.

D.A.F. patent

Fluidactiv patent

Soothing

  • Allantoin
  • Glycyrrhetinic acid

Moisturising

  • Glycerin

Lipid-replenishing

  • Ceramide 3

Antioxidant

  • Tocopheryl acetate

Texture

  • Bis-peg / ppg-16 / 16 peg / ppg-16 / 16 dimethicone
  • Dipropylene glycol
  • Ethylhexyl palmitate
  • Paraffinum liquidum / mineral oil / huile minerale
  • Propylene glycol
  • Sodium acrylate / sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer

Formulation water

  • Aqua / water / eau

Scent & fragrance

  • Fragrance (parfum)

Protection of the product

  • Caprylic / capric triglyceride
  • Disodium edta
  • Isohexadecane
  • Polysorbate 80

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?

Formulation water.

How do you get it?

Mineral origin.

Glycerin

What is it?

Glycerin.

What’s the point?

Moisturising: increases the water content of the skin’s outermost layers.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, extracted from vegetable oil.

Paraffinum liquidum/mineral oil/huile minerale

What is it?

Fatty substance (pharmaceutical-grade oil).

What’s the point?

Emollient: soothes and softens the skin.

How do you get it?

Mineral origin.

Ethylhexyl palmitate

What is it?

Fatty acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Emollient: soothes and softens the skin.

How do you get it?

Combination of fatty acid extracted from vegetable oil, and synthesised fatty alcohol.

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.

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.

Bis-peg/ppg-16/16 peg/ppg-16/16 dimethicone

What is it?

Silicone.

What’s the point?

Emulsifying: enables the formation and stabilisation of an emulsion.

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.

Sodium acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer

What is it?

Acrylic polymer.

What’s the point?

Gelling: provides the texture with consistency.

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.

Isohexadecane

What is it?

Mineral oil derivative.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from mineral oil.

Caprylic/capric triglyceride

What is it?

Glycerin and fatty acid derivative (triglycerides).

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Combination of glycerin and fatty acids extracted from vegetable oil.

Glycyrrhetinic acid

What is it?

Enoxolone or 18-beta-glycyrrhetinic acid.

What’s the point?

Soothing: reduces sensations of skin discomfort.

How do you get it?

Liquorice extraction.

Tocopheryl acetate

What is it?

Vitamin E derivative.

What’s the point?

Antioxidant: neutralises free radicals and their harmful effects on the skin.

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.

Polysorbate 80

What is it?

Fatty acid and sorbitan derivative.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

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

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.

Allantoin

What is it?

Urea derivative.

What’s the point?

Soothing: reduces sensations of skin discomfort.

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.

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.

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.
Contributes to the Fluidactiv patent.
This patented complex fights against sebum thickening, in order to keep pores from becoming clogged and to minimise the risk of blemishes appearing.

How do you get it?

Obtained from sugar of plant origin.

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.
Contributes to the Fluidactiv patent.
This patented complex fights against sebum thickening, in order to keep pores from becoming clogged and to minimise the risk of blemishes appearing.

How do you get it?

Obtained from sugar of plant origin.

Propylene 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.

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.

Ceramide 3

What is it?

Ceramide.

What’s the point?

Lipid-replenishing: promotes the natural production of the epidermal lipids involved in hydration.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

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.

Ginkgo biloba leaf extract

What is it?

Ginkgo biloba extract.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Fluidactiv patent.
This patented complex fights against sebum thickening, in order to keep pores from becoming clogged and to minimise the risk of blemishes appearing.

How do you get it?

Ginkgo biloba leaf extraction.

Dodecyl gallate

What is it?

Gallic acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Fluidactiv patent.
This patented complex fights against sebum thickening, in order to keep pores from becoming clogged and to minimise the risk of blemishes appearing.

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.

Laminaria ochroleuca extract

What is it?

Golden algae extract.

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?

Laminaria algae extraction.

Fragrance (parfum)

What is it?

Fragrance composition.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: provides the product with olfactory sensory appeal.

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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