Ingredient Glossary:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract – Comes from a versatile plant that has been found to reverse degenerative skin changes by stimulating collagen and elastin synthesis. Acts as a biological vehicle to aid penetration and absorption of other bioactive ingredients into the skin. (Used in Sjolie Original Aloe Blend, pH Balancer, Barrier Cream, Original Aloe Solutions, Icon Reserve Solutions, Shimmer Additives, Skin Firming, Anti-Aging, CBD Restore, Body wash )

Arnica Extract – An astringent (a solution that removes oil from the skin) and to treat skin disorders. The herb has also been used externally to treat bruises and sprains. It has anti-inflammatory and soothing properties. ( Used in pH Balancer)

Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) – An antioxidant that aids in healing promotes collagen production and maintenance, and maintains healthy blood vessel walls to resist disease. Can be found in natural sources like Citrus Fruits, vegetables, tomatoes, and potatoes. (Used in Original Aloe Solutions, Icon Reserve Solutions, and CBD Restore)

Bambusa Vulgaris Extract – An extract from the stems and leaves of a bamboo plant used as a skin conditioner. Bambusa protects the skin’s integrity, improves blood circulation, and protects vessels. (Used in Anti-Aging)

C13-14 Isoparaffin – A mixture of hydrocarbons used as a thickening agent and emollient.(Used in Shimmer Additives)

Caffeine – A stimulating ingredient with anti-oxidant properties to help improve the look of cellulite (dehydrates fat cells) and can potentially prevent and repair sun damage.(Used in Skin Firming)

Caramel – A natural colorant.(Used in Original Aloe Solutions, Icon Reserve Solutions, and Luxe Solutions)

Carnitine – Increases cell vitality and moisture content as well as collagen, keratin, and elastin production.(Used in Skin Firming)

Capryl Glycol – An anti-microbial agent and surfactant used as an emollient and is thoroughly tested by the FDA. (Used in pH Balancer, Shimmer Additives, Skin Firming, and Anti-Aging)

Carrageenan – Family of polysaccharides derived from red seaweed used as a thickening agent.(Used in Skin Firming)

Ceteareth-12 – Aids in the absorption process.(Used in Original Aloe Solutions, Icon Reserve Solutions, and Luxe Solutions)

Ceteareth-20 – Derived from a blend of Cetyl and Stearyl alcohols from coconut oil; used as an emulsifier. (Used in Original Aloe Solutions, Icon Reserve Solutions, and Luxe Solutions)

Cetearyl Alcohol – Derived from coconut oil. Used as a thickener, emollient and emulsifier.(Used in Icon Reserve Solutions and Luxe Solutions)

Cetearyl Isononanoate – Used as an emollient.(Used in Original Aloe Solutions, Icon Reserve Solutions, and Luxe Solutions)

Cetyl Palmitate – Used as an emollient.(Used in Original Aloe Solutions, Icon Reserve Solutions, and Luxe Solutions)

Citric Acid – Derived from fruits; natural food grade preservative that maintains proper pH balance in product.(Used in pH Balancer)

D&C Green No. 5 – Used as a color additive.

D&C Red No. 33 – Used as a color additive.

Dihydroxyacetone – Derived from sugar cane and sugar beets: DHA for short, reacts with the skin’s amino acids and uppermost exposed layer of the skin. (Used in Original Aloe Solutions, Icon Reserve Solutions, Luxe Solutions, and DHA Booster)

Deionized Water – Ultra purified water through the processes of deionization. Mineral ions such as sodium, calcium, iron, copper, chloride, and sulfate have been removed. (Used in pH Balancer, Barrier Cream, Original Aloe Solutions, Icon Reserve Solutions, Luxe Solutions, DHA Booster, Shimmer Additives, Scent Additives, Skin Firming, Anti-Aging, CBD Restore, Body wash, )

DMDM Hydantion – An organic compound that acts as a preservative.(Used in Luxe Solutions)

Escin – Derived from the seeds of the horse chestnut tree. The fruit promotes circulation and helps to rid the body’s appearance of cellulite.(Used in Skin Firming)

Ethoxydiglycol – A solvent and viscosity decreasing agent (an agent used to thin a product and allow it to flow more easily through the skin layers) used to aid in product penetration.(Used in Original Aloe Solutions, Icon Reserve Solutions, Luxe Solutions, Shimmer Additives, Skin Firming, and Anti-Aging)

Emollient – Oil or fatty ingredients that lubricate, moisturize, and prevent water loss.

Emulsifier – Surfactants that cause oil and water to mix and form emulsions; an ingredient that brings two normally incompatible materials together and binds them into a uniform and stable blend.

FD&C Red No. 40 – Used as a color additive.(Used in DHA Booster)

FD&C Yellow N0. 5 – Used as a color additive.(Used in DHA Booster)

FD&C Yellow No. 6 – Used as a color additive.

Glyceryl Stearate – Derived from vegetable fatty acids helps to soothe and soften the skin. Also, used as an emulsifier. (Used in Original Aloe Solutions, Icon Reserve Solutions, and Luxe Solutions)

Glycerin – Comes from natural fats and oils such as vegetable oil. Used as a humectant, emulsifier, and skin softener. (Used in pH Balancer, Barrier Cream, Original Aloe Solutions, Icon Reserve Solutions, Luxe Solutions, Shimmer Additives, Skin Firming, Anti-Aging, and CBD Restore)

Glycol – Moisturizing agent used as an emulsifier and for hydration.(Used in pH Balancer, Barrier Cream, Shimmer Additives, Skin Firming, and Anti-Aging)

Glucosamine HCL – Supports and aids in skin/joint rejuvenation and is often used to treat psoriasis.(Used in Anti-Aging)

Humectant – Ingredients that attract water. Humectants draw moisture to the skin and soften its surface, diminishing lines caused by dryness.

Inositol – An essential derivative of corn; helps to protect cells against damage from toxins.(Used in Anti-Aging, and CBD Restore)

Iron Oxides – Oxidized iron provides a natural coloring.(Used in Shimmer Additives)

Ivy Extract – Boosts blood circulation while toning and tightening the skin. Also, helps fat cells move back into the bloodstream.(Used in Skin Firming)

Laureth-71 – Used as an emulsifier.(Used in Shimmer Additives)

Lecithin – Derived from soy beans which is used as an anti-oxidant and emulsifier.(Used in Anti-Aging)

Maltodextrin – Enhances the anti-aging activity of amino acids and fatty acids.(Used in Skin Firming)

Mica – Derived from minerals used for its lubricating and natural coloring properties. Mica also adds a shine effect.(Used in Shimmer Additives)

Niacinamide – Also known as Vitamin B3, is shown to increase the skin’s production of ceramides (natural emollients and skin protectants), acts as an anti-inflammatory, and improves fine lines and wrinkles. (Used in Anti-Aging)

Phenoxyethanol – Derived from sage essential oil. Classified as a safe and effective food-grade preservative.(Used in pH Balancer, Barrier Cream, DHA Booster, Shimmer Additives, Skin Firming, and Anti-Aging)

Pisum Sativum (Pea Extract) – An agent used for conditioning, moisturizing, smoothing and aids in the prevention of fine lines and wrinkles.(Used in Anti-Aging)

Polyacrylamide – A film former, allows product to rest and dry upon the skin creating a soft, moisturized skin texture.(Used in Shimmer Additives)

Polysorbate 20 – Derived from fatty acids: used as an emulsifier and solubilizer to facilitate the coupling of water-soluble and water-insoluble ingredients during formulation. (Used in Barrier Cream, Original Aloe Solutions, Icon Reserve Solutions, and Luxe Solutions)

Potassium Sorbate – Derived from naturally occurring unsaturated fatty acids. Classified as a safe and effective food-grade preservative.(Used in pH Balancer, Shimmer Additives, Skin Firming, Anti-Aging, and CBD Restore)

Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A) – An anti-oxidant that stimulates skin rejuvenation and is derived from retinol.(Used in Original Aloe Solutions and Icon Reserve Solutions)

Rosemary Extract – Derived from the rosemary plant, helps to stimulate, purify and invigorate the skin.(Used in pH Balancer)

SDA 40B – Ethyl alcohol, used as an astringent and solvent.(Used in pH Balancer)

Silica – Derived from sand. Used as a water repellant.(Used in Skin Firming)

Surfactant – Acronym for surface active ingredient: reduce surface tension between the skin and the product to increase product spread ability; allow oil and water to mix or emulsify.

TEA-Hydriodide – A triethanolamine salt that is used as a skin conditioning agent.(Used in Barrier Cream and Skin Firming)

Titanium Dioxide – A natural white mineral pigment that protects the skin from sun damage by reflecting the UVA (aging rays) and UVB Rays.(Used in Shimmer Additives)

Tocopherol Acetate (Vitamin E) – Used as a stabilizer and emulsifier.(Used in Barrier Cream, Original Aloe Solutions, and Icon Reserve Solutions)

Tripeptide-1 – Made from glycerin, histidine, and lysine, resides; conditions the skin.(Used in Skin Firming)

Walnut Extract – Derived from the walnut husk; commonly used for acne treatments and as a skin soother. The husk also provides natural coloring.
Note: Because the nut is not being used (only the husk), MOST of the time this will not affect clients with nut allergies. The client should always consult their
doctor if there are hesitations in using products with questionable ingredients. (Used in Original Aloe Solutions and Icon Reserve Solutions)

Witch Hazel Extract – Derived from the leaves of the witch hazel plant; used as an astringent, anti-inflammatory, soothes and heals.(Used in pH Balancer)

Xanthan Gum – Derived from natural carbohydrates; thickens the formula and soothes the skin(Used in Skin Firming)