Ingredient Glossary

  • 3-D LIFT - tri-dimensional plant derived express lifting polymer
     
  • Abyssine® 657 - synthetic molecule derived from marine life found in the deepest abyss of the sea; protects skin from harsh environmental damage
     
  • Active Impurity Shield - technologically advanced blemish fighting complex that removes dead skin cells, helps regulate sebum production and helps inhibit bacteria growth.
     
  • Age Reversing Platinum Technology - highly effective platinum delivery system that works like skin’s own GPS. Carries active ingredients into the deepest layers of the epidermis, directly targeting problem areas to repair and restore skin’s structure.
     
  • Albatin - skin brightener that helps reduce the over production of melanin.
     
  • Alistin - minimizes the breakdown of collagen fibers by protecting them from becoming stiff and brittle due to free radicals, sugar, MMPs, and other skin scavengers.
     
  • Allantoin - skin protecting agent from a plant that calms and soothes irritation.
     
  • Aloe vera - healing emollient that soothes irritations and prevents scarring.
     
  • Alpine Extract - helps minimize the size of pores, control oil production and prevent inflammation.
     
  • Aluminum oxide - pharmaceutical grade crystals that polish and remove dead skin cells.
     
  • Apple fruit extract - anti-oxidant rich in polyphenols that protects cells from free radical damage.
     
  • Apple Stem Cells - helps delay the natural signs of aging by maintaining the longevity and activity of stem cells in the skin.
     
  • Aquaxyl - increases water reserves, limits water loss and improves lipid barrier function.
     
  • Argireline - stimulates collagen production.
     
  • Astaxanthin - anti-oxidant derived from microalgae; protects against UV photo-oxidation & inflammation.
     
  • Bacocalmine - plant extract that prevents inflammation and restores vitality to the skin.
     
  • Beta-Carotene - extracted from Carrot oil, works along with Vitamin E to help fight oxidative stress
     
  • BHS – Bio-Herbal Compound - synergistic composition of plant extracts to counteract dark circles, puffiness & formation of under eye bags
     
  • Blend of Sunflower Seed Oil, Jojoba Oil & Candelilla Wax - reduces dryness and retains moisture
     
  • Caffeine - an anti-inflammatory that reduces puffiness and stimulates circulation.
     
  • Capillisil HC - concentrated source of organic silicon, strengthens capillaries and helps break down fat deposits to decrease the look and appearance of under eye bags.
     
  • Ceramides - an anti-oxidant that allows skin to retain moisture and helps reduce inflammation.
     
  • Chamomile - calms, soothes and reduces irritation.
     
  • Covabead Light Diffusing Technology - reflects light and adds luminosity for high definition to the skin. Provides an optical blurring of lines & wrinkles.
     
  • Covafresh IV - time released cooling agent that freshens the skin.
     
  • Customized Blend of Key Amino Acids + Hyaluronic Acid - proprietary blend of encapsulated key amino acids with a naturally occurring substance found in skin cells that maximize collagen levels to improve the hollow look around the eye area.
     
  • D.S.H. CN - silanol derivative of hyaluronic acid increases cell water content to improve hydration.
     
  • Detoxifying molecule - detoxifies skin cells by binding together with skin scavengers (pollutants, heavy metals, UV rays & electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves, computers, artificial light, infrared rays) to produce taurine, neutralizing toxic effects and naturally releasing toxins.
     
  • Detoxophane - swiss garden cress sprout that helps defend against pollution and other environmental hazards.
     
  • Dry Touch Technology - latest formulation in an oil-free technology with a soft touch powdery finish.
     
  • Dynalift - derived from sorghum juice, tightens & smoothes the skin.
     
  • Eijitsu rose - extract from the Japanese rose that helps tighten pores.
     
  • Essenskin - blend of essential amino acid and calcium fortifies and restructures the thin and fragile maturing skin.
     
  • Eucalyptus - essential oil with antiseptic properties and warming sensation.
     
  • Evermat™ - combination of oleanolic acid & an African tree extract that balances sebaceous gland activity, tightens pores and provides a matte finish
     
  • Exclusive Proprietary Custom Blend of Key Amino Acids - maximizes and strengthens the formation of collagen fibers.
     
  • Flaxseed extract - powder extracted from the flaxseed plant that absorbs oil, reduces shine and regulates oil production.
     
  • Fullerenes - absorb and neutralize free radicals to protect healthy skin cells.
     
  • GABA complex - a blend of gamma amino butyric acid, hyaluronic acid, sweet pea, green tea, white tea and grapeseed extract that smoothes expression lines and provides cumulative benefits.
     
  • Geranium - essential oil with soothing properties.
     
  • Glistin - dipeptide that repairs and protects skin cells from damage.
     
  • Glycerin - humectant that attracts water to hydrate the skin.
     
  • Glyceryl caprylate - antibacterial agent.
     
  • Glycolic acid - alpha hydroxy acid derived from sugar cane that exfoliates and softens skins texture.
     
  • Goji berry extract - contains powerful detoxifying agents that speed up body’s own detoxification mechanism.
     
  • Grape Stem cells - Protects valuable stem cells in the skin against UV radiation & other stress factors. Prolongs vitality of stem cells.
     
  • Grapeseed extract - anti-oxidant that protects cells from free radical damage and helps skin look younger by reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
     
  • Green tea - anti-oxidant that protects cells from free radical damage and helps reduce inflammation caused by UV exposure.
     
  • Heliofeel - ™: natural emulsifier that helps reduce trans-epidermal water loss; softens the skin around the eyes.
     
  • Heliogel - blend of phospholipids and sunflower oil; good source of Omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids that help restructure, protect & hydrate the skin.
     
  • Helioguard 365 - natural UVA filter for daily protection that protects the skin from damaging UVA rays which cause photo aging.
     
  • Hyaluronic acid - attracts and retains moisture to build volume and add fullness to the skin.
     
  • Hydra APS - micro-encapsulated water spheres, able to penetrate deeper into skin cells for improved hydration.
     
  • Hydraporine - hydrating agent.
     
  • Hydroxyprolisilane CN - tissue regenerator that stimulates, strengthens and protects collagen and elastin fibers.
     
  • Inflacin - anti-inflammatory that reduces redness.
     
  • Isocell Life - phospholipid complex that provides long-term hydration and prevention of moisture loss.
     
  • Isocell Map - stable Vitamin C derivative that stimulates collagen synthesis and production.
     
  • Jojoba - easily absorbed vegetable oil that soothes and softens the skin.
     
  • Kola nut - extract from the kola tree that energizes the skin.
     
  • Lactic acid - alpha hydroxy acid derived from milk gently sweeps away dead skin cells and softens skins texture
     
  • Lemon fruit extract - citrus extract that lightens the skin.
     
  • Lentil seed extract - Multi-action oligosaccharide that strengthens pore walls, tightens pores, and refines skin grain & texture.
     
  • Liftessence - improves firmness and decreases surface lines.
     
  • Lightoceane® - algae based skin lightener that acts within the different stages of the pigmentation process.
     
  • Liposiliol C - penetrates deep into the skin to restructure tissue & smooth out wrinkles.
     
  • Lumiskin - lightening agent that brightens the skin.
     
  • Lumisphere™ & Cold Ball Applicator - microencapsulated skin brightener + Cold Ball Applicator provides instant brightening & concealing effects.
     
  • Mamaku essence - from the fern plant found in New Zealand that improves cell division and increases skins density and firmness.
     
  • Mandarin orange peel - citrus extract that lightens the skin.
     
  • Maqui berry extract - contains anti-inflammatory properties to protect cells from oxidative stress.
     
  • Matlake - concealing mineral powder that conceals blemishes and improves skin’s appearance.
     
  • Maxi-lip™ - Restructuring & moisturizing peptide.
     
  • Micronized Powder - provides a matte finish by absorbing surface oils.
     
  • Microspheres - white fine mineral powder that immediately minimizes the appearance of large pores by diffusing light.
     
  • Olive extract - protects the skin from free radicals.
     
  • Oxygen Spheres - maximizes oxygen transportation into skin cells & optimizes oxygen consumption restoring cell’s energy (ATP).
     
  • Palmitoyl hexapeptide-14 - provides long term reduction of lines & wrinkles. Improves skin brightness.
     
  • Palmitoyl hexapeptide-26 - group of amino acids linked together that speeds improvement of active acne blemishes.
     
  • Palmitoyl oligopeptide - simulates collagen, elastin and glucosaminoglycan production.
     
  • Palmitoyl tripeptide - collagen booster that mimics the skins natural ability to boost collagen giving long term anti-aging benefits.
     
  • Perilla seed oil - moisturizing oil that works as an anti-irritant hydrator.
     
  • Phospholipids - natural component of cell membranes and an excellent carrier of active ingredients.
     
  • Phospholipids & Phytosterols - enhances penetration of the active ingredients delivered through Dr. Brandt’s Age Reversing Platinum Technology by reinforcing the protective abilities of the skin’s natural barrier that prevents dehydration and disease.
     
  • Picea abies - inhibits bacterial activity and triggers skin’s defense to reduce inflammation.
     
  • Platinum Heptapeptide - peptides improve the synthesis of Collagen I & II and significantly improves the skin’s surface texture.
     
  • Platinum MatrixEM - platinum nano-particles delivery system that work like skin’s own GPS carrying active ingredients deeper into the skin providing direct contact with target problem areas to repair and restore skin’s structure.
     
  • Polypeptides - group of amino acids linked together.
     
  • Pomegranate Enzyme - clears away dead skin cells to reveal clarity.
     
  • Pro-D.B.S. - Silanol with anti-inflammatory properties. Regulates skin’s PH levels and helps create a healthy skin environment.
     
  • Prodew 400 - moisturizer that restores skin’s moisture balance without over drying.
     
  • Protective shield - purifies skin and protects against environmental pollution.
     
  • Pumpkin seed extract - anti-irritant that prevents skin irritation.
     
  • QuSome™ - delivery system that delivers ingredients deeper and faster to the epidermis.
     
  • Retinol - increases cellular renewal rate, making skin appear softer and smoother. Improves appearance of lines and wrinkles.
     
  • Rice starch - powder from rice that absorbs oil, mattifies shine and calms the skin.
     
  • Salicylic acid - exfoliates and removes dead skin cells. Keeps pores clean, and prevents clogging.
     
  • Sepicalm VG - nymphaea that helps decrease pigmentation induced by UV exposure, preventing photo aging.
     
  • Shea butter - derived from Shea nuts to help to retain moisture and to reduce the appearance of deep lines.
     
  • Silanols - essential components of skin with special abilities to correct alterations and balance the metabolism of the skin.
     
  • Silicone dioxide - mineral powder from sand that extracts dirt and excess oil and absorbs sebum.
     
  • Silpearls - Increases cell metabolism, improves collagen production & maintains hydration rate by binding water molecules into spheres, locking moisture into the skin.
     
  • Snap-8 - Anti-expression peptide.
     
  • Sodium Hyaluronate & Panthenol - Naturally occurring substance found in skin cells with moisturizing benefits; Vitamin B5.
     
  • Songyi mushroom - asian mushroom extract that brightens the skin.
     
  • Soybean germ extract - skin protecting agent that restores smoothness and softness and calms and soothes irritation.
     
  • Squalane - moisturizing agent derived from the olive plant.
     
  • Sunflower seed - natural oil rich in Vitamin E that gently hydrates.
     
  • Sweet pea - vegetable extract that firms and tightens.
     
  • Tamanu Oil - tropical nut oil that soothes, nourishes & provides anti-inflammatory benefits.
     
  • Tangerine leaf oil - essential oil that increases circulation and energizes skin.
     
  • Tea tree oil - essential antibacterial.
     
  • Tocopherol - protects cells from free radical damage and helps skin look younger by reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
     
  • Tourmaline crystals - releases energy to increase microcirculation providing more oxygen into the cells.
     
  • Triple Berry Complex - anti-aging, protective blend of elderberry, raspberry and cranberry.
     
  • Vitamin A - helps increase cell turnover and lighten discoloration on the skin.
     
  • Vitamin C - anti-oxidant that supports the natural production of collagen.
     
  • Vitamin C (Ascorbyl Glucoside) - lightening agent that blocks the oxidative chain reaction at various points to reduce melanin synthesis.
     
  • Vitamin E - anti-oxidant that protects cells from free radical damage and helps skin look younger by reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
     
  • vitamins A and C - combined, they encourage cell renewal and brighten skin.
     
  • Volulip™ - plant based peptide complex; promotes fuller more voluptuous lips.
     
  • White tea - anti-oxidant that protects skin against free radical damage.
     
  • Willow bark - calms the skin.
     
  • Witch hazel - extract from the leaves of the witch hazel shrub that acts as a mild astringent.