Skincode’s ingredients and products focus on delivering visible results through gentle formulas powered by cutting-edge dermatological research, patented technologies and nature’s finest active ingredients. Learn more about our hero skincare ingredients and their incredible benefits below.
MULTI-CORRECTIVE EYE BOOSTER
A combination of Silk Tree Extract, Darutoside and Glycerin Complex. It has been clinically proven to have a visible lifting action, smooth fine lines & crows’ feet, help fade dark circles and reduce appearance of fatigue.
Active Cellular Regenerating Complex (ACR) is composed of an exclusive combination of biologically active peptides and phytoestrogens working in perfect synergy to slow down all signs of aging. Clinically proven to boost collagen production and to strongly stimulate the vital cell renewal processes, it reduces lines and wrinkles, visibly improves the skin’s firmness, supplies the skin with moisture and protects the skin against free radicals. The ACR Complex can be found at the heart of all Skincode Exclusive products.
ALOE VERA EXTRACT
Aloe Vera Extract has soothing, moisturizing and regenerative benefits. It has the ability to stimulate healthy cell growth and repair damaged tissues. Its healing and anti-inflammatory properties assist in wound healing.
ALPHA HYDROXY ACIDS (AHA)
Alpha Hydroxy Acids effectively help to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. AHA gently exfoliates the skin to remove dead skin cells and unclog pores to reveal a smoother, brighten and more even complexion. Additionally it has very good anti-acne properties.
AHA BOTANICAL BLEND
Our AHA Botanical Blend is a concentrated combination of Bilberry, Sugar Cane, Orange, Lemon and Sugar Maple. It is rich in Alpha Hydroxy Acids, and particularly Lactic, Glycolic and Citric Acids. It gently exfoliates the skin to boost the cell regeneration process to reveal a fresher, smoother skin.
ALPINE PLANT DERIVED COMPLEX
The Alpine Plant Derived Complex is composed of seven Swiss Alpine Plants selected for their potent skin brightening activity to reduce skin discoloration, age spots and an uneven skin tone over time. It is the signature ingredient for Skincode’s Essentials Alpine White Collection.
Ameliox™, also known as the Wrinkle Smoothing Complex, is a liposomal preparation combining Carnosine, an antioxidant and anti-glycation substance with two powerful oil-soluble antioxidants. Part of it is sourced from the Milk Thistle, a flowering plant from the daisy family. It is considered to be a Botox alternative, due to its powerful skin firming and tightening effects. It helps to combat loss of firmness and rehydrates the skin by boosting the natural process that leads to the collagen and elastin production.
Apricot Oil is softening, nourishing, toning and moisturizing. The oil is rich is Pro-Vitamin A and Vitamin E, as well as Omega 6 and 9 fatty acids that help to slow down premature skin aging.
Arctic Rose, also know as Rhodiola Rosea Extract is rich antioxidants. It has strong anti-aging and brightening properties. Additionally, Arctic Rose Extract has a protective effect on the skin cells by shielding them from ultraviolet radiation and environmental damage, thus improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
The PRESTIGE Night Ampoule contains 10% of VC-IP which is a Vitamin C Derivative (Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate). VC-IP is the most stable form of Vitamin C currently available in the world. It is a major technological breakthrough that enables the delivery of very high concentration levels of Vitamin C to the skin. It provides all the benefits of Vitamin C with a more effective penetration to enhance its firming, brightening and protecting action. VC-IP has shown to visibly reduce the appearance of age spots, hyperpigmentation and an uneven skin tone. Revealing a brighter, plumper and more youthful-looking complexion.
Bakuchiol is the plant-based retinol alternative for a gentler and vegan powerful anti-aging active. It is an antioxidant found in the seeds of the Psoralea Corylifolia plant and has been used for decades in medicine due to its healing and regenerating properties. Bakuchiol increases the cell turnover and stimulates the collagen production to diminish multiple signs of aging, skin dryness and roughness, and overall photodamage.
Bionymph Peptide is a natural blend of tripeptides and active sugar molecules, working in perfect synergy to improve skin elasticity and boost collagen production, while fighting free radials and repairing skin cells.
Bisabolol is a soothing agent extracted from chamomile. It soothes inflammation, stimulates skin’s healing and deeply moisturizes. Additionally it stimulates the collagen production to maintain a firm and elastic skin.
BLUE LIGHT PROTECT TECHNOLOGY
Blue Light Protect Technology is formulated with antioxidant rich Indian Jasmine cells enriched with γ-Mangosteen to develop a unique biological high-energy visible (HEV) blue light protection for the skin. The advanced technology defends the skin against blue light waves emitted from smartphones, technology and LED lighting, while reducing damages caused by UV, IR and blue light radiation. Its antioxidant properties help neutralize the effect of free radicals, while providing protection from premature signs of aging.
Caffeine has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties that help detoxify the skin, while improving circulation and calming swelling or redness. For a tighter, brighter and less puffy face and eye area.
Calendula Extract has bactericide, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory as well as anti-oxidant virtues. It softens and nourishes the skin, while stimulating the collagen production.
CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT
Centella Asiatica Extract has powerful anti-aging and skin soothing properties. It improves the skin firmness, elasticity and collagen production.
Chamomile Extract is rich in anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that help sooth redness and irritation, while reducing blemishes. It helps booths the skin’s health and relieves feelings of discomfort from skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis and rosacea.
CHRONOPOWER+® – KEEP MOIST
Patented matrix of 4 natural biopolymers with a double action for higher active efficacy and proven superior, long-term skin moisturization. CHRONOPOWER+® has shown to have an inherent efficiency with skin smoothing, moisturizing and protective properties, while boosting the efficacy of other active ingredients. It contains a reservoir of actives for an optimized release within the skin providing a long lasting effect.
CM-Glucan is the signature, medical grade and patented active ingredient found in all the Skincode Essentials products. Purified from the cell walls of baker’s yeast, this active ingredient has the proven ability to stimulate the skin’s own defense mechanism, to accelerate skin regeneration and to reduce wrinkle depth. CM-Glucan enhances the skin’s resistance to UVA induced oxidative stress, as well as other environmental hazards. It enhances the turnover of cell renewal and accelerates skin recovery, while restoring the skin’s moisture barrier. It is also known as the repair and defense molecule.
Cornflower Extract, also known as Centaurea Cyanus, works as an anti-inflammatory, skin conditioning agent and astringent. It is rich in polyphenols, specifically flavonoids and anthocyanins (flavonoids-high antioxidant properties).
Cucumber Extract is rich in antioxidants and ascorbic acid that protect the skin by neutralizing harmful free-radicals from pollution, UV rays and other environmental influences. Additionally, Cucumber Extract is high in lactic acid and bioactive compounds that improve the skin texture and provide soothing properties to the skin.
DEFENCE BOOSTER COMPLEX
Defence Booster Complex is formulated with revitalizing plant extracts from Arugula. It strengthens the natural defense mechanism of skin cells, while helping to achieve an even, radiant complexion. Its antioxidant properties help neutralize the effect of free radicals.
Dermaxyl™ is a powerful anti-aging complex composed of a patented Ceramide and Oligopeptide blend. It stimulates the cell communication and repairs age-related skin damages. It helps to smooth wrinkles and restores the cutaneous barrier to reveal a more youthful complexion.
ELDER FLOWER EXTRACT
Elder Flower Extract originated from plants cultivated in the Swiss Alps, it has a distinct anti-inflammatory effect while being rich in vitamins, flavonoids and quercetin. It has a firming effect on the skin and works to achieve a more even skin tone.
Escin originates from the seeds of the Horse Chestnut tree. It has skin brightening and astringent properties that help achieve a radiant, even complexion. Additionally it has moisturizing and soothing benefits.
EVENING PRIMROSE OIL
Our organic Evening Primrose Oil exhibits soothing and moisturizing properties. It is very gentle, nourishing and regenerating. Rich in Vitamin E and essential fatty acids it restores radiance and comfort to the skin.
Everlasting Extract is a powerful antioxidant that helps stimulate the cellular regeneration process in the skin, while reducing free-radical oxidative damage.
Ginseng Extract has anti-aging, regenerative and toning virtues. It has a determinant role in the decrease of wrinkles and in the improvement of skin elasticity.
GOLDEN SEAWEED EXTRACT
Golden Seaweed Extract has anti-aging and skin defence boosting properties. It helps to heal, rejuvenate and protect the skin, especially during and after UV ray exposure.
GRAPE SEED EXTRACT
Grape Seed Extract is a natural plant constituent (bioflavonoid), which helps to strengthen and to protect the skin. It is considered one of the most effective natural skincare ingredients to protect and repair the skin from environmental damage, while fighting premature signs of aging.
Green Microalgae Oligopeptide improves the appearance of vascular imperfections such as dark circles and spider veins. It was shown to lessen dark circles visibly, enhancing the brightness of the skin and diminishing its pigmentation.
HYALURONIC ACID (SODIUM HYALURONATE)
Hyaluronic Acid is a natural hydrator found in the body that deeply hydrates and locks in moisture, while reducing fine lines and wrinkles. Sodium Hyaluronate is a water-soluble salt form of Hyaluronic Acid created to increase stability and lessen the likelihood of oxidization. It is a smaller molecule, which allows it to more easily penetrate the skin. It has strong moisturizing and film-forming properties. It helps to restore the skin’s natural moisture level to preserve the suppleness, elasticity and tone, promoting a more youthful, revitalized and healthy skin.
Hydration Complex (Pentavitin)
Hydration Complex, also known as Pentavitin, is a natural skincare ingredient that nourishes and hydrates the skin. It is a water-binding agent and emollient, leading to long-lasting skin moisturization.
INSTANT PERFECTION ACTIVE
An eco-designed flash skin protector sustainably extracted from honey locust seeds rich in Polysaccharides. The Instant Perfection Active called Inst’Tight™ is clinically proven to Instantly minimizes the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines in crow’s feet, forehead and frown lines. It smoothes the skin for a filter-like look and provides long-lasting action all day long.
INTENSIVE HYDRATING COMPLEX
Intensive Hydrating Complex has a powerful hydrating, replenishing and plumping effect on the skin. The complex combines the deeply hydrating benefits of Hyaluronic Acid with moisture-boosting Fucogel, Pentavitin and Glycerin to optimally penetrate and hydrate the different layers of the skin. Each active works in perfect synergy to help restore the skin’s natural moisture level to preserve the vitality, suppleness and elasticity, promoting a more youthful, healthy and beautiful skin.
Jojoba Oil has superior soothing properties and protects against dehydration and external stresses. It is deeply moisturizing and works to seal your skin with a protective barrier that locks in moisture. Rich in Vitamin E it has strong antioxidant, skin soothing and softening benefits.
KAKADU PLUM EXTRACT
Kakadu Plum is one of the world’s richest natural sources of vitamin C. Its extract is used in skincare for its powerful anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and brightening benefits on the skin. The antioxidant rich extract visibly helps reduce lines and wrinkles and promotes the collagen production, while it fights off photoaging by neutralizing free radicals. Kakadu Plum Extract also has a brightening effect on the complexion. Boosting the skin’s luminosity and radiance, while improving hyperpigmentation and balancing the evenness of the skin.
Kaolin is a naturally occurring clay mineral that has excellent oil absorbing properties. It refines the skin’s texture and helps to clear up breakouts by drawing out impurities.
Kukui Oil is rich in healthy fatty acids as Linoleic Acid and Omega-3, which can reduce inflammation, moisturize and sooth the skin. The oil is easily absorbed into the skin to help relieve feelings of discomfort.
Our vegan Lactic Acid boosts skin cell turnover, by gently exfoliating and resurfacing a smoother, brighter, more even-toned skin. Lactic Acid also improves the skin’s natural moisture regulation and reduces the appearance of pores.
LOTUS FLOWER EXTRACT
Lotus Flower Extract is full of incredible antioxidants, flavonoids, fatty acids, proteins and vitamins, which work in perfect synergy to purify and soothe the skin, while gently exfoliating, firming and tightening it.
An innovative active mineral extract that is rich in trace elements and copper. Malachite Extract is a powerful antioxidant, helping to detoxify the skin while providing protection against environmental aggressors and pollution. It has shown to help boost the collagen, elastin and keratin production within the skin.
MEADOWFOAM SEED OIL
Meadowfoam Seed Oil has outstanding skin softening and conditioning properties, which attract and bind moisture to the skin. This antioxidant rich fatty acid boosts the skin with nutrients for a soft and nourished sensation.
Nettle Extract is rich in Vitamin A and K, Calcium, Iron and Magnesium. Its healing, stimulating and anti-septic properties make it ideal for combination, oily, break-out and acne prone skin. It helps to regulate the oil production, while soothing and encouraging skin healing.
Niacinamide, also known as Vitamin B3, works to restore the natural moisture level of the skin by stimulating the production of skin-strengthening ceramides. It has shown to reduce the appearance of skin discoloration and blotchiness, while protecting the skin against oxidative stresses.
OZONE PROTECTING COMPLEX
The Ozone Protecting Complex is a botanical complex of active ingredients that work to protect the skin from damage from environmental pollutants.
PERFECTION PEPTIDE P3
Perfection Peptide P3 is a liposomal preparation of a tripeptide which activates the skin cell regeneration. This peptide stimulates the natural desquamation process of the skin, leading to a gentle peeling effect. The skin tone appears brighter, smoother and more even. Fine lines and pigmentation are diminished.
PORCELAIN FLOWER EXTRACT
Porcelain Flower Extract is a hydrating flower extract from Thailand. It soothes irritation and heals the skin, while illuminating and brightening it. It leaves the skin feeling soft and supple with a natural glow. Additionally it provides protection from UV radiation and free radicals.
PORE REFINING ACTIVE
Pore Refining Active is a precious medical resin based on mastic, an aromatic resin from the Lentisk trees native to the Greek island of Chios. It has strong anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that work to reduce the pore size and purify the skin.
PREBIOTIC DEFENCE ACTIVE
The Prebiotic Defence Active soothes irritation and discomfort, helping the skin relief sensations of tightness or dryness. It helps restore a healthy microbiome balance (good bacteria) and keeps the surface of skin – its first line of defence – balanced, younger-looking and strong. Its properties have shown to activate the cell renewal and regeneration processes, while reducing and preventing signs of aging.
Also known as Pro-Vitamin B5, Panthenol has anti-inflammatory, skin protecting and moisturizing actions. It helps to restore and maintain the skin’s natural moisture level, leaving the skin feeling velvety and smooth.
RED ALGAE CHONDRUS CRISPUS
Chondrus Crispus, known as Red Algae, is a type of seaweed that is stimulating, revitalizing and nourishing to the skin. It forms a protective film on the skin surface, reducing moisture loss and preventing dehydration. Rich in potent antioxidants it helps to protect the skin from blue light exposure.
RICE BRAN OIL
Rice Bran Oil, extracted from the germ and inner husk of rice, is rich in nourishing fatty acids and protective antioxidants, Vitamins B and E. The golden oil is an excellent natural skin emollient that helps to keep the skin moisturized and maintain a strong skin protective barrier. Additionally it has excellent anti-aging properties.
Rice Starch forms a soothing, protective film on the skin’s surface. It acts as a second skin to improve the skin texture and natural moisture level. It helps calm and soothe irritated skin.
Salicylic Acid targets dead skin cells without penetrating or stripping the natural moisture of the lower skin layers. It helps to fight breakouts and keep pores clear of acne-causing debris.
Sesame Oil is high in Zinc which helps to produce collagen. This gives the skin more elasticity and helps to repair any damage. Additionally, it contains an antioxidant called sesamol, which prevents the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
SEA FENNEL EXTRACT
Sea Fennel Stem Cell Extract is rich in nutrients that promote the cell renewal process and skin healing. Its unique cellular structure allows it to penetrate the skin easier, stronger and more effectively. It has shown to diminish the appearance of wrinkles, reverse hyperpigmentation and overall brighten the complexion.
Shea Butter, rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins, offers cell regenerative properties and efficiently delays skin aging. It has softening, moisturizing and restructuring benefits that soothe irritation and hydrate dry skin. Skin appears soft, comfortable and calm.
SPENT GRAIN WAX
Extracted from pure barley, Spent Grain Wax consists largely of fatty acids, which are crucial to the regenerative function of the skin barrier. It deeply moisturizes and provides effective relief to sensitive and irritated skin. Spent Grain Wax is used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis as well as other skin conditions that cause redness, inflammation, and itchiness.
It is naturally present in the skin lipid barrier, preventing moisture loss while restoring skin’s suppleness and flexibility. Squalane has exceptional moisturizing, calming and protecting properties and provides a silky, smooth and luxurious touch, without a greasy, heavy after-feel.
ST. JOHN’S WORT
St. John’s Wort, rich in powerful flavonoids, has soothing, anti-aging, regenerative and restructuring effects on the skin. It hydrates the skin while plumping away fine lines and wrinkles to reveal a smoother, healthier complexion.
SUNFLOWER SEED OIL
Sunflower Seed Oil is rich in Vitamin E, as well as Vitamin A, C and D. This nutrient rich, antioxidant oil has emollient properties that moisturize the skin. Vitamin E helps trap and retain moisture to keep the skin hydrated throughout the day. Additionally it has soothing, protecting and anti-aging benefits.
SWEET ALMOND OIL
Sweet Almond Oil, rich in fatty acids, has strong skin softening and nourishing virtues. Its anti-inflammatory and emollient properties help to reduce puffiness and dry skin, while improving the complexion and skin tone. Additionally, it delays skin aging due to its regenerative and moisturizing properties.
SWISS GLACIAL WATER
Swiss Glacial Water is naturally pure and rich in mineral trace elements. This extraordinary water has become globally recognized for its therapeutic properties, as well as its energizing and rebalancing powers in skincare.
SICHUAN PEPPER COMPLEX
Sichuan Pepper Complex has a short and long term lifting effect on the skin. It relaxes superficial skin muscles and visibly reduces the appearances of fine lines and wrinkles. In addition, it has a sensitivity reducing action that eases discomfort, itchiness and skin roughness.
Tamanu Oil is oil is rich in fatty acids and antioxidants, which help to keep the skin moisturized and to fight against damage from free radicals. The oil’s ability to promote collagen and GAG (mucopolysaccharide) production also plays a role in anti-aging and skin regeneration.
TAMARINDUS INDICA SEED EXTRACT
Tamarindus Indica Seed Extract helps protect skin against water loss by activating the natural protective mechanism of the skin. Additionally it improves skin elasticity and reduces wrinkles.
Titanium Dioxide is a natural UVA and UVB sun filter with mattifying properties. It is great for people with sensitive skin that easily gets irritated, red or break-out prone. Titanium Dioxide provides a physical sunblock, which does not penetrate into the skin layers.
Urea is regarded as a ‘true’ moisturizer rather than a humectant since it attracts and retains moisture in the corneum layer. It helps to restore a feeling of softness and suppleness to the skin. Additionally, it has been found to increase absorption of other active ingredients.
UVA AND UVB FILTERS
Our broad-spectrum UVA and UVA Filters provide full sun protection at various SPF levels for each application and reapplication. They feature the optimal combination of UVA and UVB filters giving a wide-band UV protection against strong sun radiation, helping to delay premature skin aging.
Vitamin A, also known as Retinol, is a powerful anti-aging ingredient that reactivates the moisture content of the cell. It helps to improve the complexion, firmness and smoothness of the skin.
Vitamin C is a strong anti-oxidant that promotes collagen synthesis. It also inactivates Tyrosinase, the enzyme involved in the release of melanin, which leads to skin darkening and uneven pigmentation. As a result it helps to reduce skin discoloration and age spots, while promoting an overall more even skin tone.
VITAMIN C ESTER
Vitamin C Ester is a derivative of Vitamin C proven to improve the skin elasticity and reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation, while providing anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits to the skin.
Vitamin E has strong anti-oxidizing and moisturizing properties. It helps to enhance the skin glow and tones the tissues. It plays an important role in the prevention of skin damage due to UVA and UVB radiation.
White Tea is rich in anti-oxidants, thus protecting the body and skin against free radicals that cause oxidative damage. It also helps slow down the collagen and elastin breakdown that naturally occurs with age.