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.

D.A.F. patent

Keratolytic

  • Di-c12-13 alkyl malate
  • Salicylic acid

Moisturising

  • Glycerin

Formulation water

  • Aqua / water / eau

Texture

  • Arachidyl alcohol
  • Arachidyl glucoside
  • Behenyl alcohol
  • Cetearyl alcohol
  • Chondrus crispus extract
  • Coco-glucoside
  • Dimethicone
  • Propanediol
  • Propylheptyl caprylate

Scent & fragrance

  • Fragrance (parfum)

Protection of the product

  • Sodium citrate
  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Tocopherol

Preservative

  • Sodium metabisulfite

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.

Di-c12-13 alkyl malate

What is it?

AHA ester.

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.

Propanediol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Humectant: maintains the skin’s moisture level.

How do you get it?

Biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Propylheptyl caprylate

What is it?

Fatty acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Emollient: soothes and softens the skin.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty acid extracted from vegetable oil.

Glycerin

What is it?

Glycerin.

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, extracted from vegetable oil.

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.

Arachidyl alcohol

What is it?

Fatty alcohol.

What’s the point?

Thickening: provides the texture with consistency.

How do you get it?

Obtained from fatty acid extracted from vegetable oil.

Dimethicone

What is it?

Silicone.

What’s the point?

Sensory agent: optimises sensory appeal to ensure pleasure of use and a soft feel.

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.

Cetearyl alcohol

What is it?

Fatty alcohol.

What’s the point?

Thickening: provides the texture with consistency.

How do you get it?

Obtained from fatty acid extracted from vegetable oil.

Behenyl alcohol

What is it?

Fatty alcohol.

What’s the point?

Thickening: provides the texture with consistency.

How do you get it?

Obtained from fatty acid extracted from vegetable oil.

Coco-glucoside

What is it?

Fatty alcohol and sugar derivative.

What’s the point?

Emulsifying: enables the formation and stabilisation of an emulsion.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty alcohol and glucose of plant origin.

Arachidyl glucoside

What is it?

Fatty alcohol and sugar derivative.

What’s the point?

Emulsifying: enables the formation and stabilisation of an emulsion.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty alcohol and glucose of plant origin.

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.

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.

Chondrus crispus extract

What is it?

Carrageenan gum.

What’s the point?

Gelling: provides the texture with consistency.

How do you get it?

Red algae extraction.

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.
Contributes to the Fluidactiv technology.
This complex fights against sebum thickening, in order to keep pores from becoming clogged and to minimise the risk of blemishes appearing.

How do you get it?

Obtained from sugar of plant origin.

Propyl gallate

What is it?

Gallic acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Fluidactiv technology.
This complex fights against sebum thickening, in order to keep pores from becoming clogged and to minimise the risk of blemishes appearing.

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.

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 metabisulfite

What is it?

Sulphur 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.

Tocopherol

What is it?

Vitamin E or tocopherol.

What’s the point?

Antioxidant: prevents the oxidation of the ingredients contained in the product.

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.

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 the BIODERMA website.

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