All Amalou Skin ingredients were carefully chosen to give you peace of mind.
Azelaic Acid: Azelaic acid is an antibacterial agent derived from grain products such as barley, rye, and wheat, which is also known to help reduce the appearance of blemishes and melasma. It can help reduce swelling and inflammation by exorcising toxins in the skin. However it does not reduce oil production, so it won’t dry skin or cause sensitivity to the sun.
Lactic Acid: Lactic Acid is a natural acid derived from milk, fruit, and vegetables. It is an alpha hydroxy acid exfoliant that hydrates and brightens the appearance of skin. Sunscreen is recommended when using products that contain Lactic Acid.
Jojoba Beads: Jojoba Beads are a natural alternative to polyethylene beads. And they don’t have sharp edges which can pull or tear at skin. Put into our Wash, they act as a mechanical exfoliant, helping to wipe away layers of dead skin and keep pores clear while also helping to reduce the appearance of pore size.
Tea Tree Oil: Tea tree oil is extracted from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia tree, which grows in Australia. Tea tree oil is known to have antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiseptic properties.
Chamomile: Chamomile is a natural antiseptic with calming properties. It helps reduce the appearance of redness in the skin. It also helps to rid pores of impurities and to reduce inflammation.
Witch Hazel: Witch Hazel is a natural and gentle astringent with cleansing properties. Witch hazel can help tighten the appearance of pores.
Willow Herb: Willow Herb, Epilobium Angustifolium, is a plant from the Northern Canadian prairies, and is effective against acne bacteria. It is an anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, antioxidant and cleansing agent. Please do not confuse Willow Herb with Willow Bark which is an entirely different ingredient and comes from the Willow Tree, Salicaceae Salix.
Thyme: Thyme is a natural antiseptic with anti-inflammatory properties and is known to have anti-aging properties.
Olive Oil: Olive oil is a natural antioxidant that also contains fatty acids which help prevent dry skin.
Green Tea Extract: Green tea extract is an antioxidant and is also linked to cell rejuvenation. Promoting elasticity and warding off free radicals–Green Tea also has been shown to have anti-irritant, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, promoting healthy looking skin.
Grape Seed Extract: Grape seed extract is an antioxidant which can help protect cells from free radical damage and slow down the appearance of the aging process. It may be considered more potent than Vitamin C.
Peptides: Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 is a peptide that can help boost the growth of connective tissues in the skin and naturally increase the production of collagen in the skin. Increased production of collagen can help skin renew and repair itself.
Sodium Hyaluronate: Sodium Hyaluronate is the salt form of Hyaluronic Acid, which is a water binding agent that has the ability to fill the spaces between the connective fibers in your skin, known as collagen and elastin.
Vitamine E: Vitamine E is an antioxidant that fights free radicals and also has anti-inflammatory properties. It promotes good skin conditioning.
Vitamine B5: Vitamine B5 stabilizes the skin’s barrier functioning by reducing the amount of water lost through the skin. It increases skin hydration and improves softness and elasticity.
Vitamine C: Vitamine C is an antioxidant that improves signs of aging by helping to repair skin cells. It helps promote the appearance of brighter and more even skin.
Aloe Leaf: Aloe Leaf soothes skin and is a natural anti-inflammatory agent.
Ivy Extract: Ivy is a natural antibacterial agent.
Cucumber: Cucumber is a natural anti-inflammatory and hydrating agent that cools and soothes skin.
Elder Flower: Elder flower is a natural anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and astringent.
Papaya: Papaya exfoliates and helps to brighten the skin’s appearance while also promoting hydration.