a'-biss-SEEN (AWL-tehr-moh'-nahs EK-strakt)
Abyssine, a naturally derived survival molecule which thrives under the extreme conditions in hydrothermal ocean vents where magma and seawater mix.
Apricot Kernel Oil
Apricot Kernel Oil is extracted from apricot kernels and has a very high Vitamin E content (aiding fast absorption) and is a trygliceride composed of 75% oleic acid and 20% linoleic acid, and unsaturated fatty acids esterfied with glycerin - similar to avocado oil and sesame oil. Found to be highly compatible with the skin. Apricot Kernel Oil moisturizes and softens skin while helping retain clarity and suppleness.
This "vegetal coral" is an unusual, mineral-rich red alga with the unusual ability to produces a gel which forms a self-defensive, calcified shell from minerals found in sea water. It has been shown to thicken the stratum corneum layer of skin and to help reinforce the moisture barrier function of the skin.