DICTIONARY OF ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

Curious how much nature is in Kosho’s products? Here you will find an overview.

A

ALGAE EXTRACT

Contains many vitamins, minerals, trace elements and proteins. In addition, it has a moisturizing and detoxifying effect.

Contained in: Deep Regeneration Cream

B

BALLOON VINE

Rich in flavonoids and tannins, it has anti-inflammatory, skin-calming and cleansing properties.

Contained in: Multi-Effect Peeling

BAMBOO EXTRACT

Has a revitalizing, moisturizing and binding effect. Used in Asian medicine as a medicinal plant.

Contained in: Smart Matcha Face Spray

BAMBOO BODY PEELING

Gentle natural peeling grains to remove excess sebum and dead skin cells. They are 100 percent biodegradable.

Contained in: Multi-Effect Peeling

BIO-MATCHA EXTRACT

Made from pure organic Matcha green tea. It is a strong antioxidant and rich in catechins – especially epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). It also contains many vitamins, arginine, trace elements and minerals. The Bio-Matcha extract acts prematurely as a radical scavenger against photo-induced skin aging, is cell-protecting, anti-inflammatory and soothing.

Contained in: Creamy Cleansing, Multi-Effect Peeling, Smart Matcha Face Spray, Full Hydration Serum, Eye Lifting Serum, Smart Protection Cream, Deep Regeneration Cream

BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-1

A polysaccharide (multiple sugar) which achieves its cosmetic effect by biological fermentation. It has a very moisturizing and calming effect. The property of cell communication allows the skin to rebuild in depth.

Contained in: Smart Matcha Face Spray

BISABOLOL

It is obtained by distillation from the wood of the Candeia tree and promotes skin regeneration. It acts anti-inflammatory and soothing.

Contained in: Multi-Effect Peeling

E

ECTOIN

Natural UV protection derived from a bacterium that can survive in truly hostile environments such as high UV exposure or high salt concentration. Ectoin strengthens the immune system of the skin and is an effective cell protection. It inhibits skin aging by UV-A radiation and protects against harmful environmental influences.


Contained in: Smart Protection Cream

EGCG (EPIGALLO CATECHIN GALATE)

 
 

The most valuable catechin from matcha green tea in its purest form. It binds free radicals and inhibits collagenase, reducing wrinkling. It works against UV exposure and protects the skin cells from changes. It is one of the strongest molecules in green tea and a great natural anti-aging ingredient.

Contained in: Smart Matcha Face Spray

H

YEAST EXTRACT

Soothes the skin and protects it from light-induced skin aging.

Contained in: Full Hydration Serum

HYALURONIC

Among other things, it is a natural component of skin cells and binds the necessary moisture in the skin. It is able to store large amounts of moisture and release it over a long period of time. Hyaluronic acid provides intensive moisture and has a skin-building effect. It tightens and smoothes the skin and protects it from dehydration.

Contained in: Full Hydration Serum, Smart Protection Cream, Deep Regeneration Cream

J

JAPANESE CROCUS

It boosts collagen and elastin production by stimulating natural growth factors in the skin. It improves the body’s defenses and reverses the aging process. It also has a firming and rejuvenating effect.

Contained in: Smart Protection Cream, Deep Regeneration Cream

JOJOBA OIL

It is rich in vitamins A and E and has an anti-inflammatory effect. It soothes and nourishes the skin and makes it silky soft.

Contained in: Smart Protection Cream

L

LIMETTENHYDROLAT

Is obtained from the steam distillation of limes. Has a refreshing and invigorating effect and provides new energy.

Contained in: Smart Matcha Face Spray

M

MAHONIE

 
 

Has a balancing and antibacterial effect by lowering the formation of arachidonic acid. Mahonie also regulates sebum production.

Contained in: Creamy Cleansing

ALMOND OIL

It has a skin-tightening effect, promotes cell renewal and stimulates elastin production.

Contained in: Multi-Effect Peeling

MATT BEAN

It has a skin-tightening effect, promotes cell renewal and stimulates elastin production.

Contained in: Full Hydration Serum

MICROALGAE EXTRACT

Improves the oxygen supply in the skin and has an antimicrobial effect. It strengthens the body’s defenses and prevents changes.

Contained in: Smart Matcha Face Spray

P

PARA CRESS EXTRACT

Acts against muscle contraction (contracting muscles) and can be considered as a plant Botox. Facial features are thereby significantly tightened. In contrast to Botox, it is reversible and does not leave behind “rigid” facial features.

Contained in: Eye Lifting Serum

PHYSALIS EXTRACT

It supports the prevention of skin aging and strengthens the natural barrier function of the skin. The collagen production of the skin is also increased.

Contained in: Deep Regeneration Cream

R

RICE PEELING GRAINS

Peeling grains for gentle but thorough cleansing of the skin. They are 100 percent biodegradable.

Contained in: Multi-Effect Peeling

RADISH SEED OIL

It moisturizes and has an astringent effect. The valuable, nourishing oil causes a deep and long-lasting skin cell nutrition. It helps prevent the signs of aging prematurely.

Contained in: Smart Protection Cream

RED ALGA

Unique protection against moisture loss of the skin. Forms phycocolloids (a kind of protective gel) that surrounds and protects the skin cells.

Contained in: Eye Lifting Serum

S

 

REED EXTRACT

It counteracts inflammation of the skin and protects it from external stress factors, such as UV light and other harmful environmental influences. It helps the skin regain its natural balance and nourishes.

Contained in: Deep Regeneration Cream, Smart Protection Cream

SENNA (CANDLE DRAGON)

Is an intensive moisturizer and has a skin smoothing effect. It increases DNA protection and supports the radiance of the skin.

Contained in: Deep Regeneration Cream, Full Hydration Serum

SOY

It improves the elasticity of the skin and has a skin-smoothing and moisturizing effect. Soy helps protect against premature aging.

Contained in: Deep Regeneration Cream

SPITZWEG ERICH EXTRACT

It has an antibacterial effect and, due to the high content of tannins and mucilages, astringent and irritating.

Contained in: Creamy Cleansing

SQUALANE

It moisturizes and gives a silky and pleasant feeling on the skin, without greasing it.

Contained in: Deep Regeneration Cream

T

 

TOMATO EXTRACT

It has an antioxidant effect and is a natural skin and cell protection.

Contained in: Smart Protection Cream

TSUBAKI OIL

Won from the Japanese camellia. It is rich in omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids. Has irritating and smoothing effect.

Contained in: Eye Lifting Serum

V

 

VITAMIN E (TOCOPHEROL)

Is a strong antioxidant. The anti-inflammatory and cell-renewing effect reduces skin damage caused by UV radiation. It also moisturizes and prevents wrinkles.

Contained in: Multi-Effect Peeling, Smart Protection Cream, Deep Regeneration Cream

W

 

WEIZENKEIM-EXTRAKT

 
 

It contains important vitamins, fatty acids and phytohormones and makes the skin supple, soft and elastic. He also causes a clear skin tightening.

Contained in: Full Hydration Serum

WHEAT PROTEIN

It is rich in vitamins and fatty acids and makes the skin supple and elastic. In addition, it has a firming effect.

Contained in: Creamy Cleansing

SMOCK OIL

Has a very good fatty acid spectrum of long-chain fatty acids and thus has a particularly stable oxidative effect. The pronounced moisture-retaining effect is particularly nourishing and skin-smoothing.

Contained in: Deep Regeneration Cream

WILD YAM EXTRACT

It activates cell renewal, thereby rejuvenating the skin.

Contained in: Deep Regeneration Cream