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avobenzone

#needafilter? these sunscreen agents help protect skin from UVA and UVB rays, which can worsen the appearance of breakouts. think of them as chemical UV filters.

argania spinosa (argan) kernel extract

extracted from the kernels of the argan tree, this lightweight oil is ultra-nourishing– like a superfood for your skin!

chlorella vulgaris extract

derived from micro algae, this ingredient helps moisturize and soothe your skin.

chondrus crispus extract

vitamin sea, anyone? commonly found on the shores of ireland, this red seaweed is full of vitamins and helps lock in moisture to soothe skin.

citrus grandis peel oil

this ingredient, extracted from grapefruits, won’t leave you bitter.instead, it leaves you with refreshed skin!

camelliasinensis leaf extract

this green tea extract is naturally rich in antioxidants and has calming and soothing properties.

citrus aurantiumdulcis (orange) / citrus aurantiumamara (bitter orange) peel oil/extract

if you need a pick-me-up, look no further because we can definitely orange that! oranges are some of our favorite go-to oils for reviving, energizing and refreshing skin.

cymbopogon schoenanthus (lemongrass) oil

when life gives you lemongrass… make lemongrass oil! this essential oil is a stimulating tonic for skin and excellent for revitalizing tired bodies and minds.

homosalate

#needafilter?these sunscreen agents help protect skin from UVA and UVB rays, which can worsen the appearance of breakouts. think of them as chemical UV filters.

kaolin

mask on, blackheads off! this type of clay is an active ingredient in our blackhead clearing fizz mask that absorbs excess oil and purifies skin.

lactic acid

this alpha hydroxy acid (aha) exfoliates skin to help clear breakouts.it is also used to treat hyperpigmentation (those stubborn post-zit marks) and other factors that contribute to uneven skin tone.

lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil

lavender oil can be ultra-soothing for skin, and the senses!

melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) leaf oil

tea tree oil is an ultra-popular natural breakout remedy, known to have antimicrobial properties. we use it in our breakout clearing foaming wash and all over toner.

niacinamide

like a good teammate, niacinamide will reinforce your skin’s protective barrier and help even skin tone. Also known as vitamin B3, it’s your skin’s best ally!

octisalate

#needafilter?these sunscreen agents help protect skin from UVA and UVB rays, which can worsen the appearance of breakouts. think of them as chemical UV filters.

octocrylene

#needafilter?these sunscreen agents help protect skin from UVA and UVB rays, which can worsen the appearance of breakouts. think of them as chemical UV filters.

pyrus malus (apple) fruit extract

an apple a day keeps the breakouts away! apples are a natural source of malicacid, anahawith smoothing and hydrating benefits.

salicylic acid

our #1 breakout fighter! It's a beta hydroxy acid (BHA) that stimulates natural exfoliation to help wipe out breakouts.

sulfur

this triple threat helps keep breakout-causing bacteria in check, get rid of dead skin cells and reduce the appearance of oil, all of which can clog pores.

squalane

extracted from plants (not sharks!), squalane is a lightweight oil that helps moisturize and smooth skin. it also helps with breakouts by not clogging pores.

sodium hyaluronate

this form of hyaluronic acid can hold 1,000 times its weight in water, which makes it super hydrating! it restores skin's moisture, promoting a fresher look.

sesamum indicum (sesame) seed extract

sesame is high in zinc, which is really good for your skin. we use this with salicylic acid to help minimize surface oils that cause breakouts.

thymol and terpineol

thyme is precious, which is why we love this combo. together, thyme (from thyme oil) and terpineol (from pine oil) form a patented TT complex that works with skin’s natural microbiome to help combat breakout-causing bacteria.

tapioca starch

extracted from cassava plants, tapioca starch helps absorb excess oil and reduce the appearance of oily skin. plus, it's gluten-free!isn’t it plantastic?

willow bark extract

a natural source of salicylic acid, this wood extract is also an antioxidant that helps combat the irritating effects of pollution. for real!

zingiberofficinale (ginger) root oil

clear start is always rooting for you, which is why we believe in ginger. it is known to be calming, warming and soothing for skin.