CHARLOTTE’S SKINCARE INGREDIENTS GLOSSARY

Discover Charlotte’s skincare ingredients glossary to unlock the definitions and benefits of supercharged ingredients found in Charlotte’s research-powered formulas!

Perfect your skincare knowledge from A-Z with Charlotte’s skincare ingredients glossary! Discover some of the ingredients found in Charlotte’s high-performance formulas, from well-known MUST-HAVE ingredients like hydrating Hyaluronic Acid and skin-loving Vitamins, to RESEARCH-POWERED ingredients like REPLEXIUM™, ICEAWAKE™ and more!

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A IS FOR ALOE VERA EXTRACT AND AIRCOOL™

Aloe Vera is a is a plant extract that has a calming and soothing properties and is found in both Charlotte’s Magic Cream moisturiser and Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir to help smooth the appearance of the skin.

AirCool™ is a magic ingredient that contains menthol to create a gentle, refreshing cooling sensation when applied to skin. It’s in the formula of Charlotte’s Airbrush Flawless Foundation to give a long-lasting fresh feel!


B IS FOR BIONYMPH PEPTIDE

A miracle peptide blend found in Charlotte’s Magic Cream moisturiser and Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir, BioNymph Peptide helps to create a smoother, plumper looking complexion!


C IS FOR CITYSTEM™ AND CAFFEINE

CITYSTEM™ is an urban pollution defence matrix that offers an adapted response to skin pollution-induced concerns like loss in elasticity and hydration, defending skin against both visible and invisible pollution. CITYSTEM™ is in the high-performance formula of Charlotte’s Magic Cream Light.

Caffeine is a known for its effects on alertness and mood and when applied topically to the skin, can help to reduce the visible effects of inflammation, puffiness, redness, and discolouration. It can be found in Charlotte’s eye-awakening Cryo-Recovery Eye Serum!


D IS FOR DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL

Carrot seed oil is found in the Citrus cleanser in Charlotte’s Goddess Cleansing Ritual, and is an essential oil obtained from the seed of the carrot. It is a strong antioxidant that’s very emollient, nourishing and high in vitamins A, C, E and K, making it ideal for mature or sun-damaged skin.


E is for Vitamin E and EXFOLACTIVE™

Found in Charlotte’s Magic Cream Light moisturiser, Vitamin E is a beneficial vitamin that has genius conditioning and moisturizing abilities!

EXFOLACTIVE™ is a natural extract derived from the flowers of the Prickly Pear Cactus and can be found in Charlotte’s Super Radiance Resurfacing Facial. It helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and boost radiance in the skin over time, as its rich in purified oligosaccharides that act as a trainer for the skin.


F IS FOR FRANGIPANI EXTRACT

In the magic formula of Charlotte’s Magic Cream moisturiser is Frangipani Extract! This flower extract provides a delicate, calming fragrance while also providing moisturisation to your skin!


G IS FOR GOLDEN VITAMIN C

A next-generation, gold-powered form of Vitamin C, Golden Vitamin C can be found in the magic matrix of ingredients in Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir. Within the formula, it helps to contribute to brighter, even looking skin!


H IS FOR HYALURONIC ACID & HYDROXY ACIDS

Hyaluronic Acid is a globally loved skincare ingredient that provides hydration to the skin! It’s a humectant that helps keep your skin hydrated, and is in a number of Charlotte’s skincare secrets, including Charlotte’s Magic Cream, Magic Serum Crystal Elixir and Magic Lip Oil Crystal Elixir, plus makeup MAGIC icons like Tinted Love, Hyaluronic Happikiss and Airbrush Bronzer!

Hydroxy acids gently exfoliate your skin without the use of beads or a scrub formula, and Charlotte’s Super Radiance Resurfacing Facial uses an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), beta hydroxy acid (BHA), and poly hydroxy acid (PHA)! Within the formula, these hydroxy acids help to exfoliate the skin, sloughing off dead skin cells and unclog the appearance of pores to reveal softer, smoother feeling skin.


I IS FOR ICEAWAKE™

A bio-tech extract from Swiss glacial soil, ICEAWAKE™ helps to refresh the look of tired looking skin by reducing the appearance of wrinkles and improving the appearance of radiance! It can be found in the research-powered formula of Charlotte’s Cryo-Recovery Eye Serum.


J IS FOR JOJOBA OIL

Packed with essential fatty acids, antioxidants and vitamins, Jojoba Oil is a dream nourishing ingredient for your skin and lips! Within the formula of Charlotte’s Magic Lip Scrub with. Shea Butter, Beeswax, Cocoa Seed Butter and Olive Oil, this lip scrub cares and moisturizes for your lips while exfoliating!


K IS FOR KALAHARI WATERMELON SEED OIL

In the formula of Charlotte’s Citrus Oil Radiance Cleanser in her Goddess Cleansing Ritual is Kalahari Watermelon Seed Oil, an ingredient that’s naturally rich in linolenic acid and Vitamins A, C and E to balance, moisturise and brighten the appearance of your skin!


L IS FOR LEONTOPODIUM ALPINUM CALLUS CULTURE EXTRACT

Derived from Eidelweiss, Leontopodium Alpinum Callus Culture Extract is rich in polyphenols, that help to reduce appearance of sagging and smooth out the appearance of wrinkles! It’s infused in the high-tech textile fabric of Charlotte’s Instant Magic Facial Dry Sheet Mask!


M IS FOR MOSSCELLTEC™ NO.1

Extracted from moss, MossCellTec™ No.1 is a powerful hydrating compound that helps to maintain moisture levels in the skin, and a hydrated complexion appears radiant, healthy and glowing! MossCellTec™ No.1 is in the magic skincare-makeup formula of Airbrush Flawless Foundation!


N IS FOR NIACINAMIDE

A multi-action, supercharged version of Vitamin B3, Niacinamide is known to be beneficial for skin health, improve the overall appearance of skin tone and help to reduce the appearance of pores and fine lines! You can find it in Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir.


O IS FOR OILS

Oils can be extremely beneficial for your skin. Rosehip and Camellia Oil are 2 oils in Charlotte’s ‘Magic 8’ matrix of ingredients, that help to revitalize and balance the look of your complexion, and hydrate and nourish your skin!

Olive Oil has a wide range of uses, from cooking to skincare, and within the formula of Charlotte’s Magic Lip Scrub, it provides magic moisturisation!

Charlotte’s Goddess Skin Clay Mask is enriched with both Rosehip Oil and Sweet Almond Oil, and the latter is rich in Omega 3 to help keep your skin feeling moisturized, smooth, and soft!

Lastly, along with Rosehip Oil and Camellia Oil, Multi Miracle Glow is a magical 3-in-1 beauty balm also enriched with Arctic Cloudberry Oil, a moisturizing oil for a softer feeling complexion!


P IS FOR POLYGLUTAMIC ACID

Like Hyaluronic Acid, Polyglutamic Acid is a humectant that helps to reduce the loss of moisture and provides hydration to your skin. However, Polyglutamic Acid is known to be 4X MORE HYDRATING that Hyaluronic Acid thanks to it being made up of larger molecules, making it a magic ingredient for dry skin! It can be found in Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir!


Q IS FOR QUARTZ, ROSE QUARTZ & OTHER CRYSTALS

Crystals are rock formations that form underground in uniformed, repetitive patterns of atoms and molecules, and many regard them to have physical, emotional and spiritual healing benefits! Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir, Magic Lip Oil Crystal Elixir and Cryo-Recovery Eye Serum is enriched with a Crystal Complex which includes Crystal Quartz, Rose Quartz, plus Moonstone, Ruby, and Amethyst!


R is for REPLEXIUM™ and RADICARE™ GOLD

Found in Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir, Charlotte’s Magic Cream Light and Cryo-Recovery Eye Serum, REPLEXIUM™ is a breakthrough anti-ageing peptide duo for laser focus wrinkle targeting, and can help create a youthful-looking complexion!

While RADICARE™ GOLD is a magical blend of oils and extracts which provides protection from damaging Blue Light, that your skin can be exposed to from digitial devices and screens. If exposed to too much Blue Light, your skin could experience visible signs of ageing and loss of hydration, and so the RADICARE™ GOLD-infused Charlotte’s Magic Cream Light is essential for creating a protective barrier for gorgeous-looking skin!


S IS FOR SQISANDRYL®, SEPITONIC™ M3 AND SQUALANE

Both Sqisandryl® and SEPTIONIC™ M3 are found in the research-powered formula of Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir, but they provide different benefits! Sqisandryl® is an antioxidant superfruit extract that can help improve the APPEARANCE of skin VITALITY and help your skin APPEAR FIRMER and more elastic, while SEPITONIC™ M3 is an effective mineral complex that contributes to smoother, more supple looking skin.

Squalane is a magic lip-loving ingredient found in Charlotte’s Magic Lip Scrub , that can help boost hydration and reduce the appearance of lip lines!


T IS FOR TIME RELEASED RETINOL

Retinol is a form of Vitamin A, and Time Released Retinol is in the award-winning formulas of Charlotte’s Magic Eye Rescue and Magic Night Cream! The main benefit of retinol is that it can help target signs of ageing, like fine lines and wrinkles to promote a more youthful-looking complexion.


U IS FOR UVA/UVB FILTERS AND UBIQUINONE

UVA/UVB Filters and SPF are essential to apply to your skin every day to help keep it looking youthful and healthy! UVA/UVB Filters help to protect your skin again UVA and UVB Rays, which your skin is mostly exposed to from everyday sunlight, whether the sun is shining or not!

Also known as CoEnzyme Q10, UBIQUINONE is found in Magic Night Cream, and is a vitamin-like, fat-soluble substance naturally present in the body. When applied to skin, it can have antioxidant benefits due to its energizing effect!


V IS FOR VITAMIN C

One of the most well-known vitamins is Vitamin C, and it has several skincare benefits! It can help to brighten the appearance of your skin, boost collagen production and smooth the appearance of fine lines and create a more even-looking skin tone! Vitamin C can be found in the Citrus Oil Cleanser in Goddess Cleansing Ritual, Multi Miracle Glow and Magic Foundation.


W IS FOR WINTER DAPHNE STEM CELL EXTRACT

Winter Daphne Stem Cell Extract is an effective stem cell extract that contributes to a moisturized, revitalized looking complexion as it tightens and firms the appearance of the skin. It’s present in Charlotte’s award-winning Magic Eye Rescue and Magic Night Cream formulas for youthful-looking under eyes and a firmer-looking, magic complexion by morning!


X IS FOR EXTRACTS FROM PLANT ADAPTOGENS

Extracted from precious, rare plants from across the globe, Plant Adaptogen Extracts have numerous properties for health, wellness and the skin. First Light Snow Lotus and Resurrection Leaf are two Plant Adaptogen Extracts in Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir, and together they help to brighten the appearance of your skin while maintaining its barrier function.

Polyglutamic Acid and Sqisandryl® are also powerful Plant Adaptogen Extracts!


Y IS FOR YEAST EXTRACT

A source of beta-glucan, an amazing antioxidant. The types of yeast used in cosmetic products contribute to creating a healthier-looking skin surface due to their softening and conditioning benefits.


Z is for ZINC PCA

Found in Charlotte’s colour-correcting primer, Brightening Youth Glow, Zinc PCA is a skin-conditioning ingredient derived from zinc. It has anti-aging benefits for smoother-lo

ICEAWAKE™ and MossCellTec™ No.1 are trademarks by Mibelle AG Biochemistry

REPLEXIUM™, Sqisandryl® and COLLALIFT™18 are trademarks of BASF Beauty Care Solutions France SAS

SEPITONIC™ M3 is a registered trademark by La Société d’Exploitation de Produits Pour les Industries Chimiques (SEPPIC S.A.)

CITYSTEM™ is a registered trademark by Sederma

EXFOLACTIVE™ is a trademark of Silab