Aloe vera is a powerhouse ingredient in our formulations, offering a wide array of benefits. Its soothing properties make it an excellent choice for calming irritated or inflamed skin, providing relief from redness, itching, and discomfort. Aloe vera’s hydrating and moisturising abilities help maintain the skin’s moisture balance, preventing dryness and promoting a supple complexion. It also aids in healing and repairing the skin, promoting cell regeneration and minimising scarring. With its rich antioxidant content, aloe vera combats free radicals, reducing the signs of premature aging like fine lines and wrinkles. Additionally, its antibacterial properties make it effective in treating acne and reducing inflammation. It is also renowned for its sunburn-relieving properties and Its antimicrobial properties help combat skin infections, making it an ideal choice for maintaining healthy skin. Most importantly, aloe vera is gentle and well-tolerated, making it suitable for sensitive skin types.
Avocado oil is a highly prized ingredient in skincare, known for its exceptional moisturising properties and rich array of nourishing compounds. This luxurious oil deeply penetrates into the skin, providing intense hydration and restoring moisture balance for a soft, supple complexion. Packed with essential fatty acids, antioxidants, and vitamins, avocado oil rejuvenates the skin, reducing the signs of aging, and soothing inflammation for improved firmness and elasticity. Its versatile nature makes it suitable for various skin types, offering a natural and effective solution for achieving healthy, radiant, and revitalised skin.
An emollient oil from the seeds of apricots, known for its skin-smoothing and antioxidant benefits. Apricot Kernel Oil supports your skin barrier and helps improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, keeping skin supple and soft.
A species of marine red algae five times more concentrated to deliver results! Proven to normalise the excessive increase of microcirculation caused by UV exposure, therefore preventing premature ageing. Also proven to decrease the intensity of dark circles brightening the eye area and reducing eye puffiness.
Anhydroxylitol is a natural sugar alcohol that offers exceptional moisturising benefits for the skin. Derived from plant sources, this unique compound is well known of its ability to improve the skin’s moisture retention abilities. When applied topically, anhydroxylitol helps to enhance the skin’s natural barrier function, reducing water loss and increasing hydration levels. This leads to a plumper, more revitalised complexion and can be particularly beneficial for individuals with dry or sensitive skin.
A natural and instant skin tightener with a lifting effect. Extracted from native New Zealand Black Fern, it effectively smooths the appearance of fines lines and wrinkles.
Syrene is formulated with native marine collagen, which works to hydrate skin and provide instant skin plumping effects. While it’s naturally occurring in our skin, it gradually depletes over time and with exposure to UV rays. Marine Collagen promotes a glowing, vibrant complexion and forms a protective shield for the care of dry, stressed skin. It also helps increase skin’s moisture levels and smoothness. Syrene’s Marine Collagen is sustainably extracted from the by-product of tuna fish skin.
A red macroalgae extract that protects skin against pollution, to fight premature ageing and help skin produce less oil. In Vivo (on people) testing measured sebum production in a highly polluted environment on 2 groups of 25 women over 12 weeks. Contacticel™ visibly reduced sebum on the skin by 34%.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is a lightweight and non-greasy skincare ingredient derived from coconut oil. It moisturises and conditions the skin, leaving it soft and hydrated. It forms a protective barrier to prevent moisture loss and is suitable for all skin types. Additionally, it helps enhance the absorption of other beneficial ingredients, promoting healthy and nourished skin.
Citral, a naturally occurring molecule, is prominently found in the peel oil of citrus fruits and plays a role in our 100% natural fragrance.
Derived from coconut oil, it acts as a mild cleansing agent that effectively removes dirt, oil, and impurities from the skin without stripping away its natural moisture. Cocamidopropyl Betaine also serves as a conditioning agent, leaving the skin feeling soft, smooth, and hydrated. Its gentle nature makes it suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin. Additionally, this versatile ingredient helps to create a rich and luxurious foam, enhancing the overall sensory experience during cleansing.
Coco-Glucoside is a mild and gentle surfactant derived from coconut oil and glucose. It has effective cleansing properties and skin-friendly nature. Coco-Glucoside helps to remove dirt, oil, and impurities from the skin without causing dryness or irritation.
Cetearyl Olivate is an emulsifier and conditioning agent derived from natural sources, primarily olive oil. Cetearyl Olivate is a versatile ingredient that helps to stabilise and blend oil and water-based components in formulations, ensuring a smooth and uniform texture. Additionally, it offers excellent moisturising properties, helping to hydrate and nourish the skin. When applied topically, Cetearyl Olivate forms a protective barrier on the skin’s surface, preventing moisture loss and enhancing the skin’s natural moisture-retaining abilities. This ingredient is gentle and well-tolerated, making it suitable for a wide range of skin types, including sensitive skin.
Durvillaea Potatorum Extract is a natural ingredient derived from the brown seaweed species Durvillaea potatorum, also known as Bull Kelp. This extract is rich in beneficial compounds such as vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It offers various skincare benefits, including hydration, nourishment, and protection. Durvillaea Potatorum Extract helps to replenish and retain moisture in the skin, promoting hydration and a healthy complexion. It also provides essential nutrients that support the skin’s overall well-being. Additionally, the extract contains antioxidants that help protect the skin from environmental stressors, such as pollution and UV radiation.
Ethylhexylglycerin is a skincare ingredient renowned for its multifunctional properties and wide range of benefits. It serves as a gentle and effective preservative, helping to prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi in cosmetic formulations. Ethylhexylglycerin also functions as a conditioning agent, enhancing the texture and feel of skincare products. It has moisturizing properties that help to hydrate and soften the skin, promoting a smoother and more supple complexion.
As a natural humectant, glycerin attracts moisture from the environment and helps to retain it in the skin, keeping it plump, soft, and supple. Its lightweight and non-greasy texture make it suitable for all skin types, including sensitive and acne-prone skin. Glycerin also forms a protective barrier on the skin’s surface, preventing moisture loss and shielding the skin from external aggressors. With its ability to provide long-lasting hydration and improve the skin’s overall moisture balance.
Galactoarabinan is a skincare ingredient derived from the larch tree, known for its exceptional exfoliating and skin-smoothing properties. This natural polysaccharide gently sloughs away dead skin cells, promoting a more refined and even skin texture. Galactoarabinan also helps to stimulate cell turnover, encouraging the growth of fresh, youthful skin cells. Additionally, it enhances the skin’s ability to retain moisture, leaving it hydrated and supple.
Hyaluronic acid is naturally produced in the body, with the largest amount found in the skin. When applied topically, it functions as a superior skin-replenishing ingredient, helping bind water to collagen, trapping it in the skin to enhance a healthy, supple and dewy complexion. It’s known for holding 1000x its weight in moisture and has restorative abilities to prevent water loss and boost skin’s elasticity, in order to relieve the look of fine lines.
Renowned for its exceptional wound healing properties, Mānuka honey aids in preserving moisture within the skin and possesses antibacterial attributes that promote clear skin. It also provides soothing and hydrating benefits.
Kawakawa is a native New Zealand leaf with natural anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It helps soothe troubled skin and is known as a great healing ingredient in Aotearoa.
Lactic acid, is an AHA derived from milk that is both a chemical exfoliant and moisturiser. Lactic Acid exfoliates on the surface of skin by breaking down the material that holds dead skin together, allowing it to shed naturally as it once did. The acid helps to brighten, reduce the look of wrinkles and improve skin texture.
Limonene is a naturally occurring compound abundant in the peels of citrus fruits, such as lemons and oranges. It plays a role in our 100% natural fragrance.
Linalool is a naturally occurring compound found in flowers and spices, known for its pleasant floral scent and potential skincare benefits. It acts as a fragrance ingredient and plays a role in our 100% natural fragrance.
Lauryl Glucoside is a mild and gentle surfactant derived from natural sources, typically coconut or palm and glucose. It is widely used in skincare and personal care products for its effective cleansing abilities and gentle nature. Lauryl Glucoside helps to remove dirt, oil, and impurities from the skin without stripping away its natural moisture, making it suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin.
Lecithin is a naturally derived ingredient. It is a phospholipid derived from sources such as soybeans and sunflower seeds. Lecithin helps to improve the hydration and texture of the skin by attracting and retaining moisture. It also functions as an emulsifier, helping to blend and stabilise the formulation’s oil and water components. Furthermore, lecithin has antioxidant properties, which can help protect the skin from environmental damage.
The potent nutrients in Mamaku extract, New Zealand native Black Fern, are powerful antioxidants that support the skin from signs of ageing, promoting healthy cell renewal and protects skin from water loss so skin appears more radiant and plump.
Phenoxyethanol is a widely used skincare ingredient known for its preservative properties and ability to inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi in cosmetic products. It helps maintain the stability and prolong the shelf life of skincare formulations, ensuring their safety and effectiveness. Phenoxyethanol is considered a gentle and non-irritating preservative, making it suitable for a range of skin types.
Polysorbate 20 is a versatile skincare ingredient widely utilised for its emulsifying and solubilising properties. It helps blend oil and water-based ingredients, enabling them to mix seamlessly in skincare formulations. With its ability to create stable and homogeneous solutions, polysorbate 20 enhances the texture and overall sensory experience of skincare products. It also acts as a gentle surfactant, aiding in the removal of dirt, oils, and impurities from the skin’s surface. Furthermore, polysorbate 20 has soothing properties, making it suitable for sensitive skin.
Propanediol is a versatile skincare ingredient that serves multiple functions. It is a clear, odourless liquid derived from renewable sources. Propanediol acts as a humectant, helping to attract and retain moisture in the skin, resulting in improved hydration and a smoother complexion. It also enhances the penetration of active ingredients into the skin, boosting their efficacy.
Squalene is a lipid produced naturally by your own skin cells, but the amount your body produces declines with age. Squalene works to moisturise and helps fight free radicals. Squalene must be hydrogenated to be included in skin care products, this process then forms Squalane, a skin-friendly oil that’s commonly used for acne-prone skin. It’s great at balancing oil production, and a wonderful moisturising ingredient. Syrene’s squalane is sustainably extracted from olive.
Sea salt is rich in minerals and help nourish and revitalise the skin. It possesses gentle exfoliating properties, effectively removing dead skin cells and promoting a smoother, brighter complexion. Sea salt also has purifying and detoxifying qualities, assisting in the removal of impurities and toxins from the skin. Additionally, its mineral content helps to restore the skin’s natural pH balance and improve hydration levels.
Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate is a mild and gentle surfactant commonly used in cleansers. It helps create a rich lather that effectively removes dirt, oil, and impurities from the skin without causing dryness or irritation.
Sodium Methyl Oleoyl Taurate is a versatile surfactant commonly used in skincare products for its gentle yet effective cleansing properties. It is derived from natural sources, such as coconut oil and amino acids. This ingredient helps to remove impurities, dirt, and excess oil from the skin, leaving it clean and refreshed.
Sodium Benzoate is a commonly used preservative in skincare and cosmetic products. It is the sodium salt of benzoic acid, a naturally occurring compound found in various fruits. Sodium Benzoate helps prevent the growth of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms in formulations, extending their shelf life and ensuring product safety.
Derived from the combination of sorbitol and olive oil, Sorbitan Olivate has excellent compatibility with the skin. As an emulsifier, it helps to blend oil and water-based ingredients, ensuring a stable and homogeneous product texture. This ingredient also offers moisturising and conditioning properties, helping to hydrate and soften the skin. When applied topically, Sorbitan Olivate forms a protective barrier on the skin’s surface, preventing moisture loss and improving the skin’s natural moisture retention. It is known for its non-greasy and lightweight texture, making it suitable for a variety of skin types, including oily and combination skin.
A seaweed extract rich in antioxidants to help maintain and boost skin elasticity and contribute to the protection of the skin by helping strengthen its antioxidant capacity, slowing the formation of free radicals responsible for ageing.
Triethanolamine, commonly known as TEA, is a versatile skincare ingredient that serves multiple functions. It acts as a pH adjuster, helping to balance the acidity our formulations. TEA also functions as an emulsifier, assisting in the blending of oil and water-based ingredients. It also acts as a buffering agent, maintaining the stability and effectiveness of skincare products. In addition to its formulation benefits, TEA can also act as a mild surfactant, aiding in the removal of dirt and impurities from the skin’s surface.
Introducing the groundbreaking advancement of macroalgae cell biotechnology, a revolutionary approach to repairing skin on a cellular level. This innovative technique provides both immediate and long-lasting benefits, resulting in a more vibrant and healthier complexion. Our exceptional macroalgae possess specialised molecules that are packed with nutrients and act quickly to shield the skin from oxidative stress, a major contributor to dullness. By scavenging free radicals, it effectively diminishes the signs of ageing. Syrene’s remarkable macroalgae cells are cultivated using cutting-edge stem cell technology in photobioreactors, marking a historic achievement in macroalgae cell culture. This method ensures stability and allows for precise control and optimisation, resulting in maximum antioxidant effectiveness.
Vitamin C is a rich antioxidant helping to protect skin against free radicals, brightens the skin, treat the look of pigmentation and reduces the appearance of wrinkles. Vitamin C comes in many forms and Syrene’s extract is from the Australian Kakadu plum – the world’s highest source of Vitamin C.
Xylitylglucoside is a natural sugar derivative that possesses remarkable hydrating and moisturising properties. Derived from plant sources, this unique compound has a significant ability to enhance the skin’s water-retaining capabilities. When applied topically, xylitylglucoside forms a protective barrier on the skin, preventing moisture loss and promoting a supple, youthful complexion.
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