Ingredients from A to Z

Healthy skin from A to Z: everything you need to know

SNOWBORN is the invisible defence that you trust. We understand that transparency is important to you, which is why we want you to know exactly what ingredients are in our products. This means you can be sure that they are safe and contain no harmful chemicals. All ingredients marked with * are of natural origin.





ALMOND/BORAGE/LINSEED/OLIVE/ACIDS/GLYCERIDES*: This ingredient functions as an emollient and skin-conditioning agent.

ALPHA-GLUCAN OLIGOSACCHARIDE*: Active ingredient that feeds good bacteria and reduces the growth of bad ones. It is a natural ingredient, which can be found especially in chicory roots. It reinforces the protection of the skin from possible attacks that may come from the environment.

AQUA*: Demineralized water helps the homogeneity of active ingredients and improves product’s texture.



BIFIDA FERMENT LYSATE*: This active ingredient assists the body‘s own immune system and micro-flora in re-establishing itself and protecting the skin against environmental stress due to its anti-inflammatory properties.

BOSWELLIA SERRATA RESIN EXTRACT*: This extract is well-known and used in different parts of the world as a medical plant as well as in purifying rituals. It has a powerful skin-soothing effect.

BUTYLENE GLYCOL: It is added to skin care products to increase active ingredient penetration in the skin.

BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII(SHEA)BUTTER*: It is a moisturising and protective lipid that also helps with blood micro-circulation.



DECYL GLUCOSIDE: It’s gentle enough for sensitive skin and can be used in baby products. It also possesses moisture binding properties that help make the skin feel smooth and soft.

DISODIUM EDTA: This safe-for-skincare ingredient enhances the dermal penetration of other ingredients contained in the product.



ERYTHRITOL*: It is a premium moisturiser, preventing stickiness in skin care formulations and eliminating unpleasant odors.



FOMES OFFICINALIS (MUSHROOM) EXTRACT*: This Peruvian mushroom is a natural astringent, containing agaric acid that overcomes all excessive sebum secretion, smooths, tightens and moisturises the skin.



GLYCINE SOJA STEROL*: This ingredient is a natural emulsifier and emollient derived from soybeans. It has anti-inflammatory and skin conditioning properties.

GLYCERIN*: Moisturising ingredient derived from plants, that helps increase the suppleness of the skin, and gives texture to the product.

GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE*: Emollient oil that provides softness to the skin.



HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL*: Emollient oil of natural origin that feeds the skin.

HYALURONIC ACID*: Naturally produced by your skin, when applied rehydrates skin for a plumper appearance and minimises the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It also has antioxidant properties to protect your skin from the environment, sun exposure and harsh chemicals.



INULIN*: Active ingredient that has softening properties and selectively feeds good bacteria. It is sourced from chicory roots.



LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT*: This component is actually a mix of Lactobacillus bacteria, which is fermented. This extends the life of the cream, and eliminates the need to store it in a cool place. The ferment maintains a powerful probiotic action, allowing it to fight naturally against bad bacteria. 

LACTOSE*: It acts strongly against inflammatory skin conditions and helps to restore an imbalanced lipid barrier.

LACTIC ACID*: Once good bacteria in our skin are in balance, lactic acid helps to keep them in a stable environment. It is a soothing and moisturizing agent that promotes skin renewal, and respects the natural pH of facial skin by maintaining it at 4.5. It also acts as an anti-ageing agent.

LECITIN*: Helps fight dry and damaged skin, working effectively as a moisturizer. Creates healthier, softer, better-hydrated skin.

LEUCONOSTOS/RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE*: Natural ferment with clinically proven anti-pathogen benefits which maintain healthy bacteria biodiversity at optimum levels.



MACADAMIA INTEGRIFOLIA SEED OIL*: It contains squalene and oleic acid that assists with cell regeneration, making this oil particularly useful for dry or chapped skin as it softens and moisturises. It contains omega 6 linoleic acid, which is useful for balancing sebum production in oily skin and creates a natural protective barrier.

MILK PROTEIN*: This valuable ingredient stimulates the skin’s own protection system. It provides a regenerative action and soothing care of stressed skin.




NIACINAMIDE*: It’s a vitamin that works with the natural substances in your skin to help visibly reduce the appearance of enlarged pores, uneven skin tone, fine lines, dullness, and a weakened surface.



PHOSPHOLIPIDS*: Natural phospholipids play an important role in the human skin`s own synthesis of Ceramide 1, a lipid that is important for maintaining barrier function. As a result, the skin care product leaves the skin soft, hydrated and protected.



SAFFLOWER OIL/PALM OIL AMINOPROPANEDIOL ESTERS*: This product decreases inflammation and increases the cellular cohesion barrier reconstruction to protect the cutaneous integrity of damaged skin.

SODIUM ACRYLATES COPOLYMER: This ingredient helps control oproduct viscosity.

SODIUM CITRATE*: Used primarily to control the pH level of a product, this ingredient also has

antioxidant properties.

SODIUM GLUCONATE*: Ingredient produced from glucose (liquid sugar) that helps to maintain the product’s pH stability. It is non-toxic, bio-degradable and bio-renewable.

STEARIC ACID*: Fatty acid of natural origin. We can find it in cocoa butter and shea butter.

SQUALANE*: Our body produces this substance naturally, enabling the skin to readily receive healthy oils. While it does provide superior hydration, it regulates oil production, providing just enough moisture to keep the skin clear and healthy.




TOCOPHEROL/ TOCOPHERYL ACETATE*: An anti-oxidant, it protects the skin from environmental aggressions and prevents aging skin. A natural derivative of vitamin E.

TRIETHYL CITRATE*: It is a naturally sourced active ingredient and an excellent solvent in skincare products.

TRIBUTYL CITRATE*: An emollient that contributes to the moisturising, lubricating, protecting, conditioning and softening performance of cosmetic formulations.




VITIS VINIFERA FRUIT EXTRACT*: Owing to the profound nutritional value, grape seeds offer incredible skin-care benefits ranging from protection against environmental factors, brightening due to the high level of antioxidants, firming, to nourishing from the content of omega acids.



XANTHAN GUM*: Allows homogeneous mixing and maintenance of the emulsion, it is also a binder.



ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROOT EXTRACT*: It has been always known and used in different parts of the world as a medical plant as well as in purifying rituals. Different classes of molecules from this plant are able to act as purifying agents and as bacteriostatic molecules against potential pathogenic species, to sooth, protect and condition the skin.

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