Ceramide Powder can help to reduce skin roughness, increase overall skin hydration as well as soothe and protect the skin. This active is especially useful for sensitive, dry skin. Ceramide powder is recommended for experienced users.Expert: Ceramide is recommended for use at up to 1% in formulations. Add the powder to the heated oil phase of an emulsion for best results. Ceramide powder may be added to completed formulations, but will require heating in a separate oil before adding to any cream or oil-based serum. Heat Ceramide in Rosehip seed oil until the solution is visibly free of any granules. The solution must be added to the cream while it is still warm or the solution will cool to a butter-like consistency that does not easily mix into a base cream.Store in a cool, dark location.1.2 g£6.80£8.50
Green Tea EGCG Extract Skin Powder
Green Tea with EGCG Powder is a very effective topical antioxidant that helps reduce oiliness and keeps pores clean
Green Tea EGCG is a higher grade extract standardised for 90% EGCG, which means you need less powder for your formulations. This reduces the colour change effect that Green Tea has on your finished products.
Add up to 1.2 g to 120 ml of your base cream or water-based formula.
Expert: Recommended for use at up to 1% in formulations. Green Tea Extract is soluble in glycerin, ethoxydiglycol, and water with a recommended pH range of 3-5. For best results, we recommended adding to creams or thicker serums as sediment can form in thin products without suspension capabilities.
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Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract
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Elixir10 is a mixture of botanical extracts standardised for chemicals with estrogenic properties. Many of these extracts have antioxidant properties.Add up to 1.2g to 120 ml of your base cream.Due to the varying solubilities of the ingredients in this mixture, we recommend adding to a base cream to minimise any feelings of graininess. Store in a cool, dark location.£4.80£6.00
Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) is the energy-carrying molecule that is found in the cells of all living things. This nutrient applied topically can help support the health of aging skin.Add 2.4 g to 120 ml of base cream or 0.6 g to 120 ml of water-based formula.Expert: This ingredient can be used in most formulas, but will not dissolve in an entirely anhydrous products. We recommend using up to 2% for creams and up to 0.5% for serums.Store in the fridge for best results.2.4 g£6.20£7.75
Vitamin B5 can reduce the appearance of redness and irritation associated with blemishes. Add Vitamin B5 powder to topical creams or serums to help reduce redness and irritation from acne.Add 2.4 g to 120 ml of base cream or water-based formula.Expert: Vitamin B5 is recommended for use at 2% in your formulation. It is soluble in water (0.35 mg/ml) and in glycerin.Calcium Pantothenate is a salt of pantothenic acid. Store in a cool environment protected from light and moisture.2.4 g£4.40£5.50
Amino Booster contains all the essential and non-essential amino acids that aging skin needs. Amino Acids help to support natural skin functions and stimulate the production of collagen and elastin.Glutamine, Arginine HCl, Leucine, Serine, Cysteine HCl, Valine, Proline, Lysine HCl, Glycine, Asparagine, Glutamic Acid, Threonine, Alanine, Phenylalanine, Methionine, Aspartic Acid, Tyrosine, Tryptophan, Histidine HCl, Isoleucine.Add 1g to 120 ml of base cream.Certain essential amino acids contain a sulphur group which can contribute to the smell of the ingredient. Store in fridge for best results. Refrigerate your product after mixing to decrease the odour. Not for use by people suffering from the genetic disease phenylketonuria.1 g£4.40£5.50
L- Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C is a water-soluble antioxidant. The low pH of ascorbic acid will also promote skin rejuvenation. This fine powder makes a great addition to DIY facial serums and creams. Try making your own Vitamin C Toner or Vitamin C Serum or mix a small amount in your palm with your favourite facial serum, lotion, cream or moisturiser. Not suitable for sensitive skin.Mix a half a teaspoon of powder with a quarter cup of water to create a vitamin C toner every other day.Expert: Soluble in water (50 mg/ml), ethanol, and ethoxydiglycol. Ascorbic acid is highly unstable in most mediums as they contain oxygen and metals. Ascorbic acid can also react with light and heat. Short-term use formulations are the most effective way around this.Store in a cool, dark, and dry environment for best results. Brown tinged powder means the ascorbic acid has reacted with moisture in the air and should be discarded. Keep tightly closed.30g£4.80£6.00
Glutathione is a Tri-peptide antioxidant that helps protect against oxidative damage. Add Glutathione Powder to your formula for an antioxidant boost.Add 0.6g to 120 ml of base cream or water-based formula.Expert: Use at a maximum of 0.5% in formulations. The powder is freely soluble in water, and insoluble in oils. Add to formulations during the cool down phase or at room temperature. Glutathione can benefit greatly from adding chelators to formulations. This ingredient is not fit for alkaline pH.Store product in the fridge for best results. Product is hygroscopic. Keep vial tightly closed.0.6g£4.00£5.00
Mix Kojic Acid Dipalmitate Powder in a base cream to help eliminate the formation of dark spots and uneven skin tone. Add no more than 6g of Kojic Acid Dipalmitate to 120 ml of base cream for maximum benefit.Add up to 6 g to 120 ml of base cream.Expert: Recommended for use at up to 5% in formulations. Do not use at a stronger concentration. For best results, dissolve the powder in a white oil (such as cosmetic grade mineral oil or paraffin liquid) before adding to a cream or oil-based formulation. We recommend using this ingredient in formulations with a pH range of 4-7.Kojic Acid Dipalmitate is the more stable version of Kojic acid and will not discolour products as Koijc acid does. However, it can still recrystallise over time. Protect from light and store in a cool, dry location.6 g£7.60£9.50
Glucosamine is a component of Hyaluronic acid, making it beneficial for dry skin. This amino sugar also helps eliminate dark spots and enhances the benefits of Niacinamide.Add up to 4.8 g to 120 ml of base cream or water-based formula.Expert: Glucosamine is recommended for use at up to 4% in formulations. Add Glucosamine during the heated water phase of a formulation, it is also very soluble at room temperature. May be used in a pH range of 2-8.Store in a cool, dark location.4.8 g£2.80£3.50
Retinyl Acetate (Vitamin A) - one of the best age defying skin care ingredients, will promote collagen and help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Retinyl acetate will also help to keep pores clean and clear from excess oil that may lead to blemishes.Add up to 1.2 g to 120 ml of base cream or oil-based formula.Expert: Recommended for use at up to 1% in formulations. Retinyl Acetate is soluble in organic solvents, fats, and mineral oils but is water dispersable. Stabilize this ingredient with vitamin E (Tocopherol (Vitamin E)) and store the formula in a container which shields it from light. Retinyl acetate is unstable in the presence of acids.Retinyl acetate is a gentler form of Vitamin A than Retonic acid, found in prescription products. Store product in a cool dark place for best results.1.2 g£3.60£4.50