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.

Keratolytic

  • Salicylic acid

Lipid-replenishing

  • Brassica campestris (rapeseed) sterols

Moisturising

  • Sodium pca

Formulation water

  • Aqua / water / eau

Texture

  • Hydroxyethylcellulose
  • Methylpropanediol

Scent & fragrance

  • Fragrance (parfum)

Protection of the product

  • Benzotriazolyl dodecyl p-cresol
  • Disodium edta
  • Hexyldecanol
  • Peg-40 hydrogenated castor oil
  • Ppg-26-buteth-26
  • Sodium citrate
  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Tocopherol

Preservative

  • Cetrimonium bromide

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.

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.

Niacinamide

What is it?

Vitamin PP.

What’s the point?

Part of the Aquagénium patent. This patented complex reinforces the skin's moisture barrier and optimizes water diffusion via aquaporins.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by 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.

Ppg-26-buteth-26

What is it?

Butyl alcohol 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.

Peg-40 hydrogenated castor oil

What is it?

Castor oil derivative.

What’s the point?

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

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty acid extracted from castor oil.

Sodium pca

What is it?

Glutamic acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Moisturising: increases the water content of the skin’s outermost layers.

How do you get it?

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

Hydroxyethylcellulose

What is it?

Cellulose derivative.

What’s the point?

Gelling: provides the texture with consistency.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from cellulose extracted from wood.

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.

Salicylic acid

What is it?

Salicylic acid.

What’s the point?

Keratolytic: promotes the elimination of dead cells and epidermal renewal.

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.

Mannitol

What is it?

Sugar derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the D.A.F. (Dermatological Advanced Formulation) patent
This patented complex increases the skin’s tolerance threshold – regardless of skin type – in order to strengthen its resistance.

How do you get it?

Obtained from sugar of plant origin.

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.

Tocopheryl acetate

What is it?

Vitamin E derivative.

What’s the point?

Reduces the appearance of wrinkles

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.

Xylitol

What is it?

Sugar derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the D.A.F. (Dermatological Advanced Formulation) patent
This patented complex increases the skin’s tolerance threshold – regardless of skin type – in order to strengthen its resistance.

How do you get it?

Obtained from plant sugar.

Hexyldecanol

What is it?

Fatty alcohol.

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.

Cetrimonium bromide

What is it?

Ammonium derivative.

What’s the point?

Preservative: protects the product from microbial contamination throughout its use.

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.

Benzotriazolyl dodecyl p-cresol

What is it?

Aromatic derivative.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: protects the formula from light.

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.

Rhamnose

What is it?

Sugar.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the D.A.F. (Dermatological Advanced Formulation) patent
This patented complex increases the skin’s tolerance threshold – regardless of skin type – in order to strengthen its resistance.

How do you get it?

Wood extraction or synthesis.

Sodium hydroxide

What is it?

Sodium derivative.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: helps adjust the product’s pH.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by 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.

Pyrus malus (apple) seed extract

What is it?

Apple extract.

What’s the point?

Part of the Aquagénium patent. This patented complex reinforces the skin's moisture barrier and optimizes water diffusion via aquaporins.

How do you get it?

Apple seed extraction.

Brassica campestris (rapeseed) sterols

What is it?

Rapeseed sterols.

What’s the point?

Lipid-replenishing: Targets skin lipids involved in hydration.

How do you get it?

Rapeseed extraction.

Tocopherol

What is it?

Vitamin E or tocopherol.

What’s the point?

Reduces the appearance of wrinkles

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, extracted from vegetable oil.

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.

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All the answers are on BIODERMA website.

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