Ingredients A-Z

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Sclerocaraya Birrea (Marula) Seed Oil

Emollient oil that is very high in monounsaturated fatty acuds and antioxidants. Excellent moisturising and protecting properties.


Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil

Rich in EFA's (essential fatty acids) to deeply replenish skin moisture levels and anti-oxidants, helping to protect the skin against premature ageing.



Silica helps in outr lip product to offer consistency and a smooth formulation for easy glide onto lips.


Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil

Jojoba oil is in fact a fine wax when it arrives in it's initial form. Used for a variety of purposes, jojoba oil penetrates rapidly to offer deep moisturisation to both the skin and scalp, locking away moisture. For this reason, it's often associated with the effective management of psoriasis conditions where the moisture balance in the skin is thrown out by excessive skin-cell reproduction.






Sodium Chloride (salt)

Known as common table salt, this is used to naturally thicken shampoos, body washes etc. This thickening process works when the salt is added to a formulation containing surfactants.


Sodium Citrate

Trace component only. used to adjust the pH of the product.




Sodium Cocoamphoacetate (and) Glycerin (and) Lauryl Glucoside (and) Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate (and) Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate

A combination ingredient blended to achieve the best in gentle yet effective foaming and cleansing. Very mild and typically they are used for baby products, specialist and sensitive skin cleansers. The glycerin portion of the blended formulation attracts and maintains water to prevent the skin moisture loss.


Sodium PCA

Sodium PCA forms part of the skin's NMF (Natural Moisturising Factor). It is one of several very important natural compounds that helps keep skin supple and healthy. Typically younger skin contains higher levels that decrease as we age. Readily adsorbed into the natural lipids of the epidermis restoring the levels for optimal skin health.




Sodium Saccharin

This material is useful in sweetening the bitter taste of many natural vegetable derived oils.



Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate

Derived from amino acids and glucose and found in products for sensitive skin, along with high-end anti-ageing creams. This ingredient enables a very fine cream/lotion with exceptional skin application and 'feel'.


Stearylamidopropyl Dimethylamine

Also a 'Quat' compound, similar to Cetrimonium Chloride, but with an amino acid attached. This means even more powerful conditioning effect on the hair. Suitable for Sukin's intensive conditioners and hair treatment.


Stinging Nettle Extract

See Urtica Dioica Extract.





Sweet Almond Oil

See Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil.

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