OUR INGREDIENTS

The formulation and development used to create all of our clean makeup & skincare products is centered around the latest in Korean skincare innovation, however all of our products embody a mindful & minimalistic approach in their function & form. We design our products embracing the belief that beauty is fluid and subjective, and that makeup & skincare should exist to enhance the natural self. All of our ingredients are sourced responsibly and we work with top-tier labs around Korea to develop products that are highly effective and quality-made. All of our products are made with premium vegan, non-toxic, clean ingredients, and we never test on animals.

Bergamot Oil (furocoumarine-free)

Refining

Though Bergamot Oil is not extensively used in skincare products, it’s a highly transformative ingredient for fading blemish scars and pigmentation issues thanks to its citric nature. It’s also a natural astringent that can help unclog and clarify pores and reduce excess sebum production, paving the way for balanced, clearer complexions.

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Refining, Purifying, Renewing

CCC Cream, Essence Moonlighter Cushion, Oxygen Foam Cleanser (ingredient listed as Citrus Aurantium Bergamia Fruit Oil)

Blueberry Fruit Extract

Brightening

Blueberry Fruit Extract is a natural ingredient loved for its antioxidants and brightening properties. It’s a key source of Vitamins A and C, which promotes cell turnover resulting in smoother, brighter skin. Blueberry Fruit Extract also contains resveratrol, which fights acne and acts as a natural sun protectant.

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Acne-Fighting, Brightening, Calming

CCC Cream, Essence Moonlighter Cushion, Melting Lip Powder, Multi Cream, Oxygen Foam Cleanser (ingredient listed as Vaccinium Angustifolium Fruit Extract)

Ceramide

Fortifying

Ceramides are lipids found on the outer surface of skin. They act as a protective layer and help skin retain moisture and fight against environmental aggressors like pollution or sun damage. Ceramides make up about 50% of the skin’s surface and–– when skin isn’t depleted of them–– give your complexion a firm, supple, and more hydrated appearance.

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Protective, Anti-Aging, Plumping

Serumide (ingredient listed as Ceramide NP)

Eucalyptus Leaf Oil

Moisturizing

Though it is not recommended to apply Eucalyptus Leaf Oil directly onto skin, when it’s diluted with other fatty oils, Eucalyptus Leaf is an incredibly hydrating ingredient. It’s known for its ability to boost skin’s moisture-retaining capacity and ceramide production, which keeps your complexion supple and radiant. It also contains the ingredient cineole, which is antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory and can aid in calming sensitive or dry skin types.

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Hydrating, Protective, Antimicrobial

Serumide, Vitamin C Elixir (ingredient listed as Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil)

Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid

Moisturizing

Hyaluronic Acid is a naturally occurring substance within the connective tissues in our bodies, which acts as a natural magnet for moisture and helps cells retain high volumes of hydration for healthier, plumper skin. Hyaluronic Acid is effective in preventing premature wrinkles and aiding in moisture because of its ability to hold 1000 times its weight in water. Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic acid is its smaller molecule counterpart, and is a vital activator for retaining smooth and moisturized skin while preventing premature wrinkles.

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Anti-Aging, Hydrating, Smoothing

CCC Cream, Essence Moonlighter Cushion, Melting Lip Powder, Multi Cream, Oxygen Foam Cleanser (ingredient listed as Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid)

Jojoba Seed Oil

Replenishing

Taken from the seeds of the Jojoba shrub, this is a plant oil whose soothing and moisturizing properties are incredible for replenishing dry and sensitive skin. It’s lightweight and absorbs quickly, and it’s wide variety of fatty acids can also help soothe skin that’s prone to inflammation.

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Soothing, Restorative, Moisturizing

Vitamin C Elixir, Lip Oil in the Lip Care Trio (listed as Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil)

Natto Gum

Softening

Nattō is a traditional Japanese fermented soybean. Nattō Gum is made by boiling soybeans and then fermenting them with a culture of bacillus subtilis, resulting in a substance that’s packed with naturally occurring enzymes, Vitamin E, K2 and Lecithin, which soften and condition the skin as well as promoting a brighter, smoother, and more supple complexion.

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Brightening, Smoothing

CCC Cream, Dry Mask Pack, Essence Moonlighter Cushion, Melting Lip Powder, Multi Cream, Oxygen Foam Cleanser (ingredient listed as Natto Gum)

Niacinamide

Anti-Aging

Niacinamide, also known as Vitamin B3, is a water-soluble vitamin that fades hyperpigmentation, diminishes fine lines and wrinkles, reverses signs of damage to the skin, and helps to stabilize the skin’s overall tone and texture. Consider it a cure-all for most of your skin woes.

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Anti-Aging, Blemish-Fading, Firming

CCC Cream, Essence Moonlighter Cushion, Melting Lip Powder, Multi Cream, Oxygen Foam Cleanser, Serumide (ingredient listed as Niacinamide)

Olive Fruit Oil

Anti-Aging

Olive Fruit Oil is an antioxidant powerhouse with incredible anti-aging benefits thanks to vitamins E, K, D, and A. Olive Fruit Oil is also a great source of essential fatty acids, including linoleic, oleic, and palmitic acids, which help to hydrate and plump skin. Two other major antioxidants- polyphenols and phytosterols, can help to heal and restore skin that’s been exposed to environmental and UV damage.

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Restorative, Hydrating, Anti-Aging

Vitamin C Elixir (ingredient listed as Olea Europaea Fruit Oil)

Orange Oil

Rejuvenating

With potent and protective antioxidant power, Orange oil is extremely effective in calming inflamed or sensitive skin and fighting against free radical damage. Like Bergamot, it has antimicrobial and astringent properties that aid in clearing and clarifying issues like acne and rosacea.

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Antimicrobial, Protective, Purifying

CCC Cream, Essence Moonlighter Cushion, Oxygen Foam Cleanser (ingredient listed as Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Oil)

Palo Santo Essential Oil

Relieving

Palo Santo Essential Oil is derived from the bark or wood of the Palo Santo tree. It’s distinctive sweet, woody scent is known to be uplifting, clarifying and stress-relieving. Palo Santo Essential Oil itself is anti-inflammatory and contains antioxidants that stimulate skin cell regeneration and minimize the signs of aging.

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Anti-Aging, Calming, Detoxifying

Multi Cream (listed as Bursera Graveolens Wood Oil *ethically sourced*)

Paprika Extract

Anti-Inflammatory

Though it’s a lesser known ingredient in skincare, Paprika extract boasts a wide range of benefits that all aid in refining and brightening skin. It’s packed with vitamin C, which helps to even out dull or discolored skin tones and it’s also known for its anti-inflammatory anti-bacterial properties, making it a great ingredient for fighting blemishes or inflammation issues. Paprika is also a vasodilator, which triggers blood vessels to expand and boost circulation, which helps to give skin a more radiant and healthy appearance.

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Refining, Anti-inflammatory, Brightening

Serumide, Vitamin C Elixir (ingredient listed as Capsicum Annuum Extract)

Pearl Powder

Calming

Pearl Powder is made by boiling fresh or saltwater pearls and milling them into an extremely fine texture. Pearl powder contains amino acids, trace minerals, and antioxidant boosters which work together to promote collagen regeneration, soothe irritated skin, calm inflammation, and to reduce hyperpigmentation and discoloration.

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Brightening, Calming, Color-Correcting

Essence Moonlighter Cushion (ingredient listed as Pearl Powder)

Rosehip Fruit Oil

Regenerative

Rosehip Fruit Oil is a natural ingredient that is gentle and healing for a wide variety of skin types. Particularly helpful for sensitive skin, Rosehip oil is rich in Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids, which act as an effective emollient and moisturizer. Its high concentration of vitamin A deeply regenerates and nourishes skin and improves elasticity and moisture levels.

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Anti-Aging, Restorative, Nourishing

Vitamin C Elixir (ingredient listed as Rosa Canina Fruit Oil)

Rosemary Leaf Oil

Calming

Packed with anti-inflammatory properties, Rosemary Leaf oil is a leading ingredient in fighting acne and other skin inflammation issues such as eczema or rosacea. It’s also rich in antioxidants that help to protect skin and reverse early aging signs like wrinkles and dull, uneven skin tones.

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Acne-fighting, Soothing, Healing

Serumide, Vitamin C Elixir (ingredient listed as Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Oil)

Snow Lotus Flower Extract

Purifying

Snow Lotus Flower is a rare and precious Asian herb rich in Vitamin E that soothes and reduces stress in the skin and inhibits harmful free radicals from causing damage to the skin’s surface. Snow Lotus Flower Extract has also been known to improve circulation (which helps blood flow and promotes brighter skin) and detoxifies the skin from impurities like dirt and bacteria which are leading causes of acne and inflammation.

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Brightening, Calming, Detoxifying

CCC Cream, Essence Moonlighter Cushion, Melting Lip Powder, Multi Cream, Oxygen Foam Cleanser (ingredient listed as Saussurea Involucrata Extract)

Snow Mushroom

Firming

Snow Mushroom, also known as Tremella Fuciformis, is one of nature’s most powerfully hydrating ingredients composed of incredible water-retention properties that help store moisture deep within the skin. Often regarded as the nature-made alternative to hyaluronic acid, Snow Mushroom’s particles are very small so they penetrate the skin more easily for deep hydration. Snow Mushroom also enhances the skin’s elasticity and can reduce signs of inflammation for a healthy, plump appearance.

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Brightening, Calming, Hydrating

Lifting Mist (ingredient listed as Tremella Fuciformis) and Serumide & Vitamin C Elixir (ingredient listed as Tremella Fuciformis Sporocarp Extract)

Squalane (Vegan/Plant-Based)

Softening

Squalane is an emollient and the hydrogenated form of Squalene, a lipid naturally found on the skin. Squalane has a controversial history as it was originally sourced from the livers of sharks, however, our Squalane is 100% vegan and plant-derived. Squalane is incredibly moisturizing and helps to soften and soothe the outer layers of skin, giving the complexion a hydrated, brighter effect. It not only delivers hydration, but also encourages the skin to lock in hydration, which in turn helps to protect the skin’s surface.

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Hydrating, Protective, Smoothing

Serumide, Vitamin C Elixir, Essence Moonlighter Cushion (listed as Squalane)

Sunflower Seed Oil

Nourishing

Though Sunflower Seed Oil tends to be heavier, it is non-comedogenic, meaning it won’t clog pores or lead to breakouts. It’s thicker nature makes it an incredibly hydrating and nourishing oil, and its high vitamin E content acts as a protective barrier for skin. Sunflower Seed Oil is an emollient and mimics the natural oils found on your skin, meaning it adds hydration and encourages your complexion to retain moisture on its own.

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Hydrating, Protective, Soothing

Vitamin C Elixir (ingredient listed as Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil)

Sweet Almond Oil

Hydrating

Sweet Almond Oil is exceptionally hydrating and can actually help to reduce stretch marks and fade the appearance of scars. Because it’s fortified with vitamins D and E, it also acts as a calming agent and can help soothe irritation, protect against UV damage, and deliver moisture deep below the skin’s surface.

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Healing, Hydrating, Firming

Vitamin C Elixir (ingredient listed as Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil)

Ylang Ylang Oil

Balancing

Like its other essential oil counterparts, Ylang Ylang oil is an extremely balancing ingredient and can help treat overproduction of sebum, making it a powerful addition to products that treat acne and other inflammatory issues. Its anti-inflammatory properties can also help to shrink pores and kill bacteria. Ylang Ylang also encourages skin cell renewal, which can aid in smoothing and reducing the appearance of wrinkles.

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Regenerative, Anti-aging, Anti-inflammatory

CCC Cream, Essence Moonlighter Cushion, Oxygen Foam Cleanser (ingredient listed as Cananga Odorata Flower Oil)

Vitamin C

Brightening

Vitamin C, also known as Ascorbic Acid, is a powerful antioxidant commonly used in skincare products because of its ability to brighten and even out discoloration and dark spots. Though it’s mostly known for its brightening effects, vitamin C is also incredibly refining and helps to fight off early wrinkles and creates a firmer, healthier complexion overall.

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Brightening, Anti-Aging, Evens out skin tone

Vitamin C Elixir (ingredient listed as Ascorbic Acid)