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Horse Chestnut ( Aesculus hippocastanum )

Horse Chestnut is a large tree, growing to about 39 meters (128 ft) tall.  Native to central Asia, naturalized in Western Europe and the United States. The flowers are usually white with a yellow to pink blotch at the base of the petals. The shell of the fruit is green, spiky capsule containing one (rarely […]

Vitamin E ( Tocopherol )

Vitamin E was first recognized in 1922, but it wasn’t identified chemically until 1938. Vitamin E is naturally found in plants and the leaves of green veggies. Vitamin E is both a nutrient and antioxidant, Known as Tocopherol it can be found in many skincare products. It is a highly beneficial ingredient for the skin, […]

Green micro algae (Chlorella vulgaris)

The green eukaryotic micro algae, Chlorella vulgaris, has been present on earth since the Precambrian period. This unicellular algae was discovered in 1890 by Martinus Willem Beijerinck as the first microalgae with a well-defined nucleus. At the beginning of the 1990s, German scientists noticed the high protein content of Chlorella vulgaris and began to consider […]

Jojoba ( Simmondsia chinensis )

Jojoba is native to Southwestern North America – southern Arizona, southern California, and northwestern Mexico, and is also known as goat nut, deer nut, pignut, wild hazel, quinine nut, coffeeberry. Jojoba is grown commercially to produce jojoba oil, a liquid wax ester extracted from its seed. Jojoba oil is rich in important vitamins and minerals, […]

Vitamin B3 ( Niacinamide )

Vitamin B3 is water-soluble nutrient and can be found in several common foods like meat, tuna fish, seeds, mushrooms, etc. It is a part of the B-complex vitamins, which also include thiamine (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), and others. Niacin is the medical name of vitamin B3 and comes in 3 forms – nicotinic acid, […]

Moringa ( Moringa oleifera )

Moringa is a fast-growing, deciduous tree that can reach a height of 10–12 m (32–40 ft) and trunk diameter of 45 cm (1.5 ft). It is native to the southern foothills of the Himalayas in northwestern India, where it is known as “The Miracle tree”. In ancient Egypt the plant was prized for the moisturizing […]


Actibiome®, the new active ingredient developed by the French company Codif, is the solution for a healthy and balanced diet for the skin microbiota. Actibiome®,  is a combination of different components – Brown seaweed extract, Green micro-alga extract, Marine ExoPolySaccharide Solution, Earth Marine Water,  aimed to bring a variety of nutrients to ensure the biodiversity […]

Bulgarian Rose ( Rosa Damascena )

The Damask Rose was brought to the Balkans in the early XII century from the areas around Damascus. That’s the reason why it was named Rosa Damascena. The Kazanlak Rose ( Bulgarian Rose ) is derived from the family of Rosa Damascena. Kazanlak is a town situated in the so-called “Rose Valley” in Bulgaria. The […]

Babassu Palm (Attalea speciosa)

The Babassu palm is native to the Amazon Rainforest region in Brazil. Many people consider the Babassu palm as the “Tree of Life” and its kernel is the hardest to break on the planet. Babassu oil, also called babassu wax or babassu butter, comes from the kernels of the babassu tree. When the nuts ripen […]