High-performance coffee grounds
KAFFIBRE® INCI: Coffea Arabica Seed Powder
Producer: Kaffe Bueno
Produced from spent coffee grounds after Kaffe Bueno’s other unique product, Kaffoil®, is extracted, Kaffibre® is an upcycled natural exfoliant that can replace plastic microbeads and provide a cost-effective alternative to other natural exfoliating ingredients.
High-value olive oil byproducts
Phytosqualan® INCI: Squalane
Sophim uses upcycled by-products from the agricultural industry – olives, specifically – as raw materials to produce phytosqualan. In addition to improving skin elasticity, this active ingredient can also help speed the repair damaged skin and restore its natural barrier function.
Algomega NP® INCI: Nannochloropsis Oculata, Porphyra Umbilicalis, Silybum Marianum Seed Oil
An oil-soluble active ingredient derived from algae to provide care for very dry, stressed and sensitive skin. In addition to a lot of moisture, it offers effective protection for the skin barrier. The algae are harvested in Natura 2000 areas of Brittany and in accordance with French regulations for organic farming.
Protective red vine leaf extract
Redivine INCI: Grape (Vitis Vinifera) LeafExtract
A red vine leaf extract with anti-pollution effects from organically cultivated grapevines in the Spanish region of Castilla La Mancha, one of the most important wine regions in the world. Among its many benefits, it activates the skin’s natural defenses, stimulates both glutathione production and NQO-1 synthesis and prevents inflammation.
Sustainable rapeseed oil
Lipex PreAct™ INCI: Canola Oil
Producer: AAK Personal Care
This sustainable rapeseed oil from Sweden provides a rich and environmentally conscious source of functional lipids. From GMO-free cultivation, the oil is rich in antioxidant tocopherols and anti-inflammatory phytosterols that have protective effects on proteins and cell membranes.
Upcycled colored pigments
SunPURO® Iron Oxides
A unique upcycling practice known as the chloride process is used to produce SunPURO® iron oxides. A special solution (pickle liquor) serves to separate titanium dioxide from its red, black and yellow iron ores.
Highly effective extracts from the Swiss Alps
ALPAFLOR® Edelweiss CB INCI: Glycerin, Aqua, Leontopodium Alpinum Extract, Citric Acid
Helvetia edelweiss is cultivated at high altitude in the Swiss Alps, then specially treated to obtain maximum levels of its active compounds.
Hair conditioner from potatoes
Sensomer™ CI-50 polymer INCI: Starch Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride
Naturally produced, non-GMO polysaccharide derived from food-grade potato starch (origin: Europe). It nourishes hair and skin while providing other unique benefits.
“Active water” from fruit
CYTOFRUIT® Waters BIO99
100% biologically active water, naturally fortified with oligoelements and obtained from the by-products of juice production.
Versatile ingredient sustainably produced from agricultural waste materials using green chemistry. It serves as a natural emollient, humectant, preservative booster and extraction solvent.
Even natural can smell good
NatFlor® fragrances, INCI: Parfum
Nature-based and Cosmos-compliant fragrances, customized to individual requirements (allergen-free, vegan, etc.). The biodegradability of each fragrance is evaluated and reported to customers.