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Achillea millefoliumYarrow Extract
Balances, regulates sebaceous glands, especially suitable for sensitive and damaged skin.

Alanine
Non-essential amino acid, thought to stimulate immune system and help metabolize sugars and organic acids.

Alcohol(Ethanol)
Produced by the fermentation of starch or other carbohydrate source. Used as a solvent for extracts and various ingredients. It has a refreshing, astringent effect that promotes circulation. To make it unusable for internal human consumption, alcohol is generally denatured with essential oil or a bittering agent.

Alcohol Denat
As applied to Logona products, alcohol produced using certified organic plant materials, and denatured with natural essential oils

Algin
Seaweed derivative, thickening and gel-forming agent.

Algae Extract
Film-forming agent, skin-firming, rich in trace minerals and Vitamins B and C

Aloe barbadensis (Aloe Vera Extract)
Extract with excellent all-around benefits for skin care. Moisturizes and helps maintain moisture balance. Stimulates blood circulation, tightens and rejuvenates skin. Promotes the skin's protective response, and soothes sunburn and other irritations.

Aluminium/Magnesium Hydroxide Stearate
Clay compound bound with vegetable stearic acid. Stabilizer, gel-forming agent, co-emulsifier component

Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate
Anionic surfactant (sudsing agent) with good washing and foaming properties, readily and quickly biodegradable

Anthemis nobilis (Chamomile Extract)
Powdered Roman chamomile, used as a colorant.

Aqua (Water)
Purified water, solvent and moisturizer

Arachis hypogaea (Peanut Oil)
Vegetable oil rich in Vitamin E, unsaturated fatty acids and minerals. Used also to regulate product consistency.

Arctium majus (Burdock Root Extract)
Strengthens hair base and roots.

Arctium lappa (Arctium Lappa Seed Oil)
Very rich, pressed oil of the burdock fruit, rich in vitamins and unsaturated fatty acids. Skin nourishing ingredient used to promote circulation and to harmonize metabolism.

Arginine
Amino acid contained in whole cereal grains, plays an important role in metabolic processes, converting body wastes into less toxic substances.

Aroma (Flavor)
Comprehensive INCI term for all flavorings, synthetic or natural. Logona uses only pure essential oils for this function to improve the flavor of lipsticks and dental cleansers.

Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
Antioxidant vitamin that binds free radicals.

Ascorbyl Palmitate
Natural oxidant. Fatty acid ester of palm oil and ascorbic acid (Vitamin C). Retards oxidation of oils and fats.