International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Names - INCI Ingredient Names

June 08, 2015

In case you wanted to know the INCI (International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients) of our ingredients, here they are:  

Essential Oils

  • Geranium Oil = Pelargonium graveolen
  • Lavender Oil = Lavandula angustifolia 
  • Lemongrass Oil = Cymbopogon schoenanthus
  • Peppermint Oil = Mentha piperita 
  • Rosemary Oil = Rosmarinus officinalis 
  • Tea Tree Oil = Melaleuca alternifolia 

Butters

  • Shea Butter = Butyrospermum parkii

Base Oils

  • Avocado Oil = Persea gratissima
  • Coconut Oil = Cocos nucifera 
  • Hemp Seed Oil = Cannabis sativa 
  • Jojoba Seed Oil = Simmondsia chinensis 
  • Olive Fruit Oil = Olea europaea
  • Palm Kernel Oil = Elaeis guineensis

Saponified Oils

  • Coconut Oil = Sodium cocoate (bar)
  • Coconut OIl = Potassium cocoate (liquid)
  • Olive Oil = Sodium olivate (bar)
  • Olive Oil = Potassium olivate (liquid)
  • Jojoba Oil = Sodium jojobate (solid)
  • Jojoba Oil = Potassium jojobate (liquid)
  • Palm Oil = Sodium palmate
  • Palm Kernel = Sodium palm kernelate

Miscellaneous:

  • Aloe Vera = Aloe barbadensis Leaf Juice
  • Beeswax = Beeswax
  • Calendula Extract = Calendula officinalis Flower Extract
  • Honey = Honey
  • Mineral Pigment = iron oxide
  • Rosemary Extract = Rosmarinus officinalis (Flower Extract)
  • Vegetable glycerin = Glycerin
  • Oatmeal = Avena sativar




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