The formula at a glance

Each of our ingredients have been selected for their effectiveness. Find all the ingredients of your product grouped into families according to their role.

Cleansing

  • Coco-betaine
  • Sodium laureth sulfate

Formulation water

  • Aqua / water / eau

Texture

  • Methylpropanediol
  • Peg-90 glyceryl isostearate
  • Sodium chloride

Scent & fragrance

  • Fragrance (parfum)

Protection of the product

  • Citric acid
  • Disodium edta
  • Laureth-2
  • Pentylene glycol
  • Sodium citrate

Ingredients under the magnifying glass

The ingredients of our formulas have been selected according to very strict dermatological criteria and recommended by independent toxicological experts. Classified in three main categories of active ingredients, you will discover the nature, role and origin of each by clicking on their name.

Here are grouped the ingredients that contribute to the expected effectiveness of the product: those that optimize or preserve the biological skin's mechanisms (such as hydration, regeneration, lipid-replenishing action), and those that have a very specific physico-chemical action (exfoliating, matifying, sun filters ...).

The ingredients listed here are those contained in the latest formula for this product. As there may be a time lag between its production and its distribution on the market, we invite you to consult the list of ingredients on the packaging.

Aqua/water/eau

What is it?

Purified water.

What’s the point?

Formulation water.

How do you get it?

Mineral origin.

Sodium laureth sulfate

What is it?

Fatty alcohol derivative.

What’s the point?

Cleansing: produces foam in contact with water and promotes cleansing.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty alcohol of plant origin.

Coco-betaine

What is it?

Fatty acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Cleansing: produces foam in contact with water and promotes cleansing.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty acid extracted from vegetable oil.

Methylpropanediol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Humectant: maintains the skin’s moisture level.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Sodium chloride

What is it?

Sodium derivative.

What’s the point?

Thickening: provides the texture with consistency.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, of mineral origin.

Pentylene glycol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Peg-90 glyceryl isostearate

What is it?

Glycerin and fatty acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Thickening: provides the texture with consistency.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from glycerin and fatty acid extracted from vegetable oil.

Laureth-2

What is it?

Fatty alcohol derivative.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty alcohol of plant origin.

Citric acid

What is it?

Citric acid.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: helps adjust the product’s pH.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Disodium edta

What is it?

Edetic acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Sodium citrate

What is it?

Citric acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Fragrance (parfum)

What is it?

Fragrance composition.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: provides the product with olfactory sensory appeal.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

What type of skin is this product made for? How to apply ABCDerm Foaming Gel ? When to use it? What are the available formats?

All the answers are on BIODERMA website.

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