Ingredients Glossary

whind products are formulated according to our Warm Science philosophy: a combination of high performance actives and sensorial ingredients from sun-kissed climes. This unique alchemy of ingredients is what makes them work so potently. Discover more about the ingredients that we blend into our products and how they help you capture a glow that radiates from the soul, outwards.

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  • Allantoin

    A soothing and humectant ingredient which softens and protects the skin, as well as aiding in the healing of wounds.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

     

    Aqua [Water]

    The most essential compound, composed of hydrogen and oxygen. Necessary for the health of the epidermis.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

     

    Argania spinosa kernel oil

    Argan Oil: "the liquid gold of Morocco". This plant oil has antioxidant and emollient properties.

    Found in: Sahara Silk, Marrakech Light

  • Balanites roxburghii seed oil

    A skin conditioning seed oil which leaves the skin feeling silky soft and protected.

    Found in: Marrakech Light

     

    Benzyl benzoate

    A fragrant solvent with antimicrobial and antibacterial properties.

    Found in: Sahara Silk, Marrakech Light 

     

    Benzyl cinnamate

    A gentle perfume which adds a pleasant fragrance to your skincare product.

    Found in: Marrakech Light 

  • Caprylic/capric triglyceride

    An emollient which comes from coconut oil and glycerin, helping in smooth and supple skin texture.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

     

    Ceteareth-25

    Helps to form emulsions and decrease the thickness of skincare products.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

     

    Cetearyl alcohol

    A fatty alcohol which is non-drying and non-irritating and gives the skin a soft feeling.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

     

    Chamomilla recutita (Matricaria) extract

    An extract from the Chamomile plant with helps to soothe, calm, and nourish the skin.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

     

    Chlorphenesin

    A preservative ingredient with antimicrobial and antibacterial properties.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

     

    Coumarin

    A gentle fragrance with a sweet, nutty scent.

    Found in: Marrakech Light

     

    Crambe abyssinica seed oil

    An emollient plant oil containing nourishing fatty acids. Leaves the skin feeling silky and cushioning, similar to the feeling of silicone.

    Found in: Marrakech Light

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  • Ethylhexylglycerin

    Boosts the effectiveness of the preservative, phenoxyethanol, as well as being an effective emollient. 

    Found in: Sahara Silk

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  • Glyceryl Stearate SE

    An emulsifier made from vegetable glycerin and stearic acid, as well as sodium stearate or potassium stearate present as the emulsifying element. Used to aid in the combination of oil and water and improve the texture of skincare products.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

  • Hydrogenated ethylhexyl olivate

    A natural chemical compound (“ester”) of skin-conditioning fatty acids derived from olive oil. An alternative to silicones; light like oil with a dry after feel.

    Found in: Marrakech Light

     

    Hydrogenated olive oil unsaponifiables

    An emollient ingredient derived from olive oil which conditions the skin 

    Found in: Marrakech Light

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  • Kaolin

    A bentonite clay which helps to draw out excess sebum and impurities from the skin's surface. Also provides gentle exfoliation.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

  • Lactobacillus/punica granatum fruit ferment extract

    An enzyme from pomegranates that's obtained through fermentation. Increases cell renewal and can be used as a chemical exfoliant.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

     

    Leuconostoc/Radish root ferment lysate filtrate

    An ingredient derived from fermented radish root which aids in skin conditioning.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

     

    Limnanthes alba (Meadowfoam) seed oil

    A non-fragrant plant oil which acts as an emollient and has high concentrations of skin-softening stable fatty acids. Also can increase the skin's antioxidant defenses, offset the negative impacts of UVB light exposure, and enhance the penetration of other skincare ingredients.

    Found in: Marrakech Light

  • Moroccan lava clay

    A mineral clay which draws-out toxins and impurities from the skin and helps to gently exfoliate, improving skin texture, reducing dryness, and clarifying the skin.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

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  • Opuntia ficus-indica seed oil

    Also known as prickly pear oil, this is an emollient plant oil derived from cactus seeds. This rare oil contains fatty acids which are barrier-repairing, nourishing, and are rich in antioxidants. It's light skin feeling absorbs easily giving the skin a velvety-soft texture.

    Found in: Sahara Silk, Marrakech Light

     

    Oryza sativa bran wax

    A wax obtained from rice bran which aids in skin conditioning.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

  • Parfum [Fragrance]

    Added to provide a pleasant fragrant experience to your skincare products.

    Found in: Sahara Silk, Marrakech Light

     

    Phenoxyethanol

    A safe and gentle preservative commonly found in green tea.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

     

    Polysorbate 20

    A surfactant and emulsifying ingredient which increases the solubility of other ingredients.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

     

    Prunus amygdalus dulcis (Sweet almond) oil

    A plant oil with emolient, occlusive, and sclerosant properties. Helps improve complexion and skin tone. Contains high concentrations of fatty acids, beta-zoosterol, squalene, and alpha-tocopherol, which all help to achieve healthy-looking skin.

    Found in: Sahara Silk, Marrakech Light

     

    Prunus armeniaca (Apricot) kernel oil

    An emollient plant oil from the kernel of apricot fruit. Contains antioxidant vitamin E and nourishing fatty acids.

    Found in: Marrakech Light

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  • Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) seed oil

    A skin conditioning plant oil with a broad spectrum of nourishing fatty acids. It is an effective humectant and emollient, helping to seal in moisture and protect your skin barrier.

    Found in: Marrakech Light

  • Tocopherol

    The major fat-soluble antioxidant naturally present in our skin. It has emollient properties and provides significant photoprotection against UVB rays.

    Found in: Sahara Silk, Marrakech Light

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  • Xanthan gum

    An all-natural thickener and emulsion stabilizer produced from individual sugar molecules via fermentation.

    Found in: Sahara Silk

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