In our commitment to transparency, we have built out a glossary containing details on every single ingredient found within our products.

Ingredient List

AstaFusion®

Watermelon

Turmeric

Vitamin E

Sunflower Seed

Strawberry

Squalane

Spirulina

Spinach

Sea Buckthorn

Saccharomyces Boulardii

Rosemary

Retinyl Palmitate

Retinol

Red Raspberry

PM Probiotic Blend

AM Probiotic Blend

Pomegranate

Passionfruit

Olive Oil

Maqui

Kukui Nut

Kale

Kaolin Clay

Hyaluronic Acid

Hibiscus

Green Tea

Grape Seed

Glucosamine Hydrochloride (Vegan)

Açai

proprietary ingredient

AstaFusion®

Haematococcus Pluvialis Extract (Astaxanthin)

Algae meets alchemy. Using a patented precision fermentation method, scientists at our lab in the Mānoa Valley sustainably cultivate a Hawaiian microalgae renowned for its rich reserves of the antioxidant powerhouse Astaxanthin. Unlike synthetic Astaxanthin, which is derived from petrochemicals, the algal Astaxanthin extract is a far more effective and biocompatible source of antioxidants; it also contains algal oils and other powerful carotenoids. Blended with botanical oils, the result is AstaFusion® — comprehensive skin protection against the damaging effects due to sun exposure and other oxidative stressors.

Watermelon

Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Seed Oil

Nature’s hidden gems, Watermelon seeds are cold pressed to create a soothing oil that is fast-absorbing and non-comedogenic, making it ideal for all skin types. Watermelon seed oil supports skin’s lipid barrier, which is the first line of defense against environmental aggressors. So you see healthy, glowing skin.

Turmeric

Curcuma Longa

A golden super spice that comes from the root of the tropical Turmeric plant. It has a long history of use in holistic practices as a natural remedy for acne, psoriasis and eczema when added to the diet. The active ingredient in Turmeric is curcumin, which is shown to support digestion and help reduce oxidative stress.

Vitamin E

Tocopherol (Vitamin E)

A fat-soluble antioxidant that helps protect the skin from damage caused by ultraviolet rays, pollution and other environmental factors. It’s also shown to help reduce the appearance of scars and wrinkles by promoting cell regeneration. A beauty win-win.

Sunflower Seed

Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil & Wax

Say hello to healthier skin with Sunflower Seed oil. Rich in Vitamin E, fatty acids and antioxidants, it’s lightweight and easily absorbed by all skin types. In addition to strengthening skin’s moisture barrier, it helps protect against environmental damage that can lead to premature aging. Also contains linoleic acid, an omega 6 fatty acid that helps soothe and calm irritated skin.

Strawberry

Fragraria x ananassa

The berry with bountiful, skin-enhancing benefits. Strawberries are an excellent source of antioxidants such as anthocyanins, which give the berries their bright red color. They also contain biotin, which helps fortify hair and nails, as well as ellagic acid, which supports skin elasticity. Other nutrients include manganese, folate, potassium, magnesium.

Squalane

A hydrating hero. Our sugar cane-derived Squalane is bioidentical to squalene, a beneficial lipid found naturally in skin’s sebum. It’s lightweight, non-acnegenic and non-comedogenic, making it an ideal hydrator for all skin types. Also shown to detoxify skin.

Spirulina

A seaborne nutritional marvel, Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae brimming with protein, vitamins, minerals, essential fatty and amino acids. Its key active compounds are phycocyanin, which has antioxidant properties, and chlorophyll, which is shown to optimize pH levels in the body.

Spinach

Spinacia Oleracea

Like a green multivitamin from nature, Spinach boasts an array of essential nutrients for a glow from the inside out. Beta carotene converted by the body into Vitamin A is essential for many processes in the body; Vitamin B helps defend against UV damage; Vitamin C helps maintain collagen levels; and Vitamin K targets skin discoloration. Also contains zinc, selenium, iron, phosphorus and choline, which are all crucial minerals for overall health.

Sea Buckthorn

Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) Seed Oil

A hardy shrub that is able to thrive in harsh environments, Sea buckthorn yields berries that are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. The berries possess abundant reserves of Vitamin C, fruit acids and flavonoids as well as a host of skin-conditioning vitamins from Vitamin A to Vitamin K. In addition, the oil extracted from the plant’s seeds helps regenerate and repair skin.

Saccharomyces Boulardii

Nature’s gut guardian, Saccharomyces Boulardii is a tropical yeast found in the skin of lychees and mangosteens. Its use goes back centuries in Southeast Asia where it was considered a homeopathic remedy for cholera, a bacterial infection of the intestine. Today, its protective benefits make it an ideal probiotic.

Rosemary

Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract

An incredibly aromatic herb, Rosemary was used in ancient times for its medicinal properties. Its extract boasts antioxidant and antibacterial properties, making it an especially effective skincare ingredient. In addition, light astringent properties help boost circulation to give skin a healthy glow — naturally.

Retinyl Palmitate

The gentle yet potent skin savior, Retinyl Palmitate is comprised of Vitamin A¹ plus palmitic acid. It’s formulated to work on the skin's surface, lightly exfoliating dull, dead cells and clearing congested pores. The result: A brighter, more refreshed complexion without irritation.

Retinol

Considered the gold standard in skincare, Retinol is a Vitamin A derivative that helps improve skin’s overall texture, evenness and tone. It’s a potent multi-tasker, able to treat fine lines, breakouts, sun damage, enlarged pores and hyperpigmentation. Due to its ability to penetrate deep below skin’s surface, it can supercharge applications of Vitamins C and E, allowing these topicals to work more effectively against free radicals.

Red Raspberry

Rubus Idaeus (Red Raspberry) Seed Oil

A beneficial treat for body and skin, Raspberries are packed with antioxidants like Vitamin C, quercetin and ellagic acid that help fight damaging free radicals. Anthocyanin — the compound that gives raspberries their deep, rich color — is particularly effective as an antimicrobial and defense against collagen degradation.

PM Probiotic Blend

Baciullus Subtilis, Lactobacillus Acidophilus and Lactobacillus Paracasei

Experience optimal skin repair and gut health with our probiotic blend consisting of
Baciullus subtilis, Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus paracasei. Microbial marvels that are able to survive the intestinal tract, these probiotics support the production of beneficial enzymes. Also shown to help hydrate aging skin, reduce sun damage and improve the appearance of fine lines.

AM Probiotic Blend

Bacillus Coagulans, Bacillus Subtilis and Saccharomyces Boulardii

Radiate and cultivate gut health naturally with our probiotic blend consisting of Bacillus coagulans, Bacillus subtilis and Saccharomyces boulardii. A beneficial blend of bacterias able to tolerate the digestive tract, it helps support digestive health and improve absorption of food nutrients. It's also been shown to promote healthier-looking, more vitalized skin, hair and nails.

Pomegranate

Punica Granatum

There’s beauty in every bite of Pomegranate including Vitamin C, Vitamin K and potassium. They’re also a good source of dietary fiber and shown to help stimulate gut-friendly probiotic bacteria. When formulated into skincare, Pomegranate extract helps reduce the look of hyperpigmentation and works to counteract collagen breakdown.

Passionfruit

Passiflora Edulis (Passionfruit) Seed Oil

Passionfruit is packed with a plethora of beneficial nutrients including Vitamin A, Vitamin C, riboflavin, niacin, fiber and protein. It’s also a rich source of the minerals iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and copper. When used in skincare, the flavonoid content of the oil of its cold-pressed seeds helps fight the damaging effects of environmental stressors.

Olive Oil

Saponified Olea Europaea (Olive Oil)

Since the days of Cleopatra who was said to bathe in a mixture of Olive oil and milk, this ingredient has been used since ancient times for its many health- and beauty-boosting benefits. It’s rich in Vitamin E, squalene and fatty acids. Helps prevent moisture loss. Gently removes dirt, makeup and excess sebum without disrupting skin’s natural balance.

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Maqui

Aristotelia Chilensis

Rarer and less known than the popular Açai “superfruit”, Maqui is a small, slightly tart, intensely purple berry with seven times more anthocyanin antioxidants. A beauty-enhancing powerhouse, it’s nearly unparalleled in its ability to neutralize damaging free radicals and give cells the nutrients necessary for repair. It’s also an excellent restorative that helps stabilize blood sugar, increase beneficial gut flora and inhibit UV damage.

Kukui Nut

Aleurites Moluccanus (Kukui Nut) Seed Oil

From ancient wisdom to modern marvel, Kukui Nut has been used for over 2,000 years for its many cosmetic and medicinal benefits. The soothing oil of the cold pressed nuts is high in essential fatty acids, particularly omega 3 and 6. Infused into beauty treatments, it's an excellent, easily-absorbed moisturizer for skin and hair.

Kale

Brassica Oleracea

Nature’s nutritional powerhouse, Kale is a leafy green vegetable that is rich in minerals vital for healthy skin. It’s high in beneficial omega 3 fatty acids as well as Vitamins A, C and K. Additionally, Kale contains detoxifying fiber, sulfur and isothiocyanates (ITCs).

Kaolin Clay

Kaolinite (Kaolin Clay)

Kaolin Clay has been used as a beauty treatment for millennia due to its wide abundance and rich mineral content. Its active ingredient is kaolinite, a crystalline powder-like substance that provides mild exfoliation. Similar in pH to skin, Kaolin is gentle and non-irritating. It is also highly absorbent, naturally able to draw out dirt, toxins and impurities.

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Hyaluronic Acid

Nature’s refreshing elixir. Hyaluronic Acid is a moisture-maintaining substance found naturally in the body. In skincare and supplements, various types of naturally-derived Hyaluronic Acid are used to deliver comprehensive moisture benefits. High molecular weight HA is able to fuse up to one thousand times its own weight in water to skin while still absorbing easily. Due to their smaller size, low molecular weight and ultra low molecular weight HA are able to penetrate deeper into skin’s layers, further boosting hydration and skin repair.

Hibiscus

Hibiscus Sabdariffa

A vibrant and colorful flower, Hibiscus has a long history of use in holistic wellness practices. Recent research by scientists reveals it possesses high levels of Vitamin C, making it an optimal ingredient in many of Loulu’s formulas.

Green Tea

Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract

Transforming skin, one tea leaf at a time — Green tea is rich in antioxidants that help neutralize the effects of free radical damage. It can also help balance sebum production and boost circulation to create a more refreshed appearance.

Grape Seed

Saponified Vitis Vinifera (Grape Seed Oil)

From vine to beauty, grapes offer a myriad of benefits due to their rich composition of vitamins, antioxidants and natural compounds. Grape seeds and skin have high levels of anthocyanins, antioxidants that give grapes their red and purple color. Infused into skincare, the oil expressed from grape seeds is lightweight, hypoallergenic and rich in moisturizing Vitamin E and linoleic acid.

Glucosamine Hydrochloride (Vegan)

Glucosamine Hydrochloride (Vegan)

Empower beauty inside and out with Glucosamine. A naturally-occurring compound, Glucosamine can be lab-manufactured from non-GMO or organic corn. As a supplement, it helps support joint health and reduce visible hyperpigmentation. Cell culture studies also show that added Glucosamine activates the synthesis of hyaluronic acid, which regulates and boosts skin hydration.

Açai

Euterpe Oleracea

A mini but mighty dark purple fruit that comes from the Açai plant, this berry is bursting with nutrient-rich goodness for skin and body — including deep stores of resveratrol, ferulic acid, B vitamins, electrolytes and trace minerals. No wonder it's called nature's superfood.