Glossary - R

Glossary - R


Red sandalwood Extract

- Used to reduce puffiness-soothing and healing.


Renovage (Teprenone Canitine)

- Anti-aging and protective effect against stress to improve optimal cell interactions and rebalance of cell functions. Significantly improves the surface of the skin by creating a smoother, more uniform skin with less dehydration and improved barrier function.



- Applauded for its antiseptic, astringent and anti-bacterial components, resorcinol is an integral ingredient to potentiate desquamation promote faster healing of acne skin. Resorcinol is also an excellent ingredient to inhibit oil production.
This exfoliant breaks down rough skin with antiseptic, soothing and antibacterial properties.


Resveratrol (Polygonum Cuspidatum (Giant Knotweed) Extract)

- A plant compound, a member of the stilbene family. It stimulates sirtuins (longevity proteins) that increase the lifespan of skin cells. Also inhibits the peroxidation of lipids and is anti-inflammatory.



- the chief and typical vitamin A C20H29OH that is a highly unsaturated alicyclic alcohol used in various forms in medicine and nutrition.


Retinyl Palmitate

- Improves signs of aging with gradual skin resurfacing, increasing skin elasticity, smoothing texture and promoting collagen synthesis.


rh-Oligopeptide-1 (EFG)

- Enhances epidermal growth and keratinization. Stimulates the proliferation of epidermal cell. Accelerates the healing of skin.


Rhodiola Rosea Root Extract

- Rhodiola Rosea Root Extract is a powerful antioxidant activity. May have an anti-inflammatory effect.


Rhodochrosite Extract

- From the Rhodochrosite mineral, a skin-conditioning agent, antioxidant and skin protectant.


Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil

- Contains Gamma Linoneic Acid (GLA), a fatty acid used as an emollient, antioxidant, and cell regulator. Promotes healthy skin growth and is an anti-inflammatory agent.



- Essential for life. Some of the most important biological molecules contain D-ribose, including ATP (adenosine triphosphate).


Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil

- A natural emollient from the seeds of the Ricinus Communis plant. It contains monounsaturated fatty acids that will leave the skin feeling soft and supple.


Rooibos (Aspalathus Linearis) (Red Tea)

- Known to be rich in Vitamin C and minerals like magnesium, calcium, iron and copper. Contains high quantities of powerful flavone antioxidants that mimic SOD (See L-Superoxide Dismutase) activity. SOD activity is the most aggressive natural protection against free radical damage.


Rosa Affinis Rubiginosa (Rose Hip) Seed Oil (organic)

- A concentrated solution in Linoleic and Linolenic Acid, two essential fatty acids that are not naturally produced by the human body. Shown to be effective in aiding tissue regeneration.


Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Fruit Oil

- An emollient rich in Vitamins A, C and E. Aids tissue regeneration, preserves skin elasticity and has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.


Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Seed Oil

- An emollient rich in Vitamins A, C and E. Aids tissue regeneration, preserves skin elasticity and has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.


Rosa Damascena Flower Oil

- Has soothing, gentle cleansing properties. It is also antiseptic and mildly astringent.


Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract

- Rejuvenates skin by strengthening and stimulating capillaries. Naturally purifying properties make it useful for fighting acne. Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and astringent properties.


Rubus Chamaemorus (Cloud Berry) Seed Oil

- A fruit bearing perennial, rich in essential fatty acids, phytosterols and antioxidants; has emollient properties.


Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract

- Astringent, anti-inflammatory. Soothes skin irritations.



- Anti-inflammatory and antiviral effects, protects capillaries from oxidative stress, prevents fragility.