At OKOKO Cosmétiques, ingredients matter. We truly believe that your precious skin deserves only the finest and purest skin care. Each ingredient is meticulously selected and researched to improve your skin for the better. Our skincare line is made of ingredients such as Canadian glacial clay, moringa extract, spirulina extract, pomegranate extract, bakuchiol, calendula co2, dragon’s blood resin and willow bark extract, all carefully sourced locally and abroad from our trusted suppliers that do not conduct animal testing.
Sourced locally and abroad
Our oils and botanical plants are grown with integrity and care, and are purchased from some of the finest suppliers around the world. We always request the MSDS, Certificate Of Analysis and other certification documents from all of our suppliers. Each batch is comprehensively checked and tested by our team to ensure the highest quality and bioavailability to empower your skin.
Pure, potent, plants-based skincare
Our skin treats are packed with high levels of potent botanical ingredients and cutting-edge natural ingredients that are proven to perform. Lycopene, tomato seed, bakuchiol, seabuckthorn, willow bark and calendula CO2 are some of our favorite botanical ingredients.
Elevated with evidence-based cosmetic actives
Our products feature a truly dazzling array of proven, high-performance botanical ingredients to help tackle frustrating skin problems. Discover some of our favourite ingredients below.
OUR NATURAL INGREDIENTS
Bakuchiol is used in skincare as a gentler alternative for retinol. Research has shown that retinol can tackle a tonne of dermatological concerns, for problematic skin, wrinkles, and rough or discolored skin. It is known to be especially effective for anti-aging, problematic skin, and exfoliation.
The problem: is that there can be side effects, including sun sensitivity, extreme dryness, redness and irritation, as well as thinning of the skin over time. Sensitive skins have long been hesitant to use retinol. We are excited to offer you a natural alternative that truly works!
The benefits of bakuchiol
Bakuchiol provides similar benefit without the side effects. Also, research has shown its ability to boost the efficacy of retinol serums. The best of both worlds. Bakuchiol is 100% natural and extracted and purified from Babchi seeds, which is used in traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine.
Dragon's Blood extract (Croton lechleri)
Also known as one of nature's finest botanicals, Dragon’s blood contains taspine which has a remarkable effect on skin. The sap is rich in protective antioxidants phenols to further reduce the look of scars and imperfections.
White Lupin extract is a patented ingredient derived from white Lupin seeds, rich in Lupeol. It is an anti-aging ingredient that helps to firm the look and improve the appearance of sagging skin.
Moringa extract is a potent antioxidant that helps to support the skin's ability to manage environmental stressors. Academic research also promotes the benefits of moringa with antibacterial properties.
Fermented willow bark This natural active ingredient offers increased skin hydration and delivers an all-inclusive cosmetic product for optimal face care. It helps to clarify the appearance of skin redness and calm stressed skin.
Glacial marine clay is also known as Earth's finest glacial marine clay (found in a remote region of coastal British Columbia, Canada) with remarkably high levels of beneficial minerals, micro-nutrients, and phytoplankton that help detoxify and revitalize the skin. It works to deep cleanse, purify, rejuvenate and revitalize, bringing a new, glowing radiance to your skin. What find out what's special about this rare and precious ingredient here.
Pomegranate sterols provides hydration, skin protection, anti-aging properties.
Calendula CO2 is a potent extract that has a dark green/brownish colour and is especially loaded with antioxidants. It is well known for its soothing and anti-aging properties. Perfect for sensitive skin. It has demonstrated amazing skin benefits at very low dosage.
Niacinamide can improve skin’s look and feel, helps to reduce the appearance of dark spots and revive skin's healthy texture. In our Dragon's Blood serum (white label), we use 10% niacinamide to provide an effective skin-restoring moisturizing solution that offers multiple benefits for aging skin, acne prone skin and helping to fade the appearance of dark spots.
Venuceane™ is a microalgae with numerous benefits in skincare. It is used in our facial mists to shield the skin against a variety of environmental stressors (when paired with mineral sunscreens) and is activated by rising temperatures. This anti-ageing active meets expectations for a new generation of photo-protection based on environmental protection. “ It is by far the most complete active ingredient to fight effectively against photo-ageing ” - Sederma.
Lycopene bioferment (water soluble) Lycopene is a type of carotenoid and a major pigment in tomatoes. It is a strong antioxidant that provides a layer of protection against environmental elements when paired with mineral sunscreens.
Tomato oil is an antioxidant-rich active that serves to protect skin from damage and stress caused by environmental pollutants and it has significant anti-aging properties.
Cucumber & bamboo provide a hydrating, soothing feel on the skin. They are rich in nutrients and silica to improve the complexion and health of the skin, a must for glowing skin.
Pomegranate enzymes promote gentle exfoliation of the skin, without irritation. They also promote natural skin renewal by exfoliation.
Activated Bamboo charcoal is a powerful purifying and detoxifying ingredient. It helps to remove toxins found on the skin’s surface, dirt and impurities, and other harmful substances from your skin, revealing a clearer, revitalized and healthier looking complexion. It is also beneficial for acne-prone skin.
Spirulina and Chlorella are antioxidants and mineral rich algae with soothing and detoxifying properties.
Vitamin C is used in skincare to help promote glowing and radiant looking skin.
Carrot resin is one of the most rejuvenating and nutrient rich oils that can be used in skincare. It is rich in beta-carotene as well as vitamins B, C, D and E. It helps to improve complexion and is extremely effective for dry and aging skin.
Blue tansy is known for soothing the skin (thanks to azulene), ideal for those with sensitive skin. Aromatherapy practitioners praise its calming effects on problematic skin. Blue tansy is popular in products destined to alleviate uncomfortable skin and reduces the appearance of irritation.
Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA) are natural acids derived from citrus such as oranges and lemons. They generally help to:
- Improve the skin tone
- Smooth fine lines and wrinkles
- Exfoliate dry skin
- Brighten the look of the skin
- Promote a noticeably softer skin
Rhassoul Clay is a spa quality, mineral rich clay from Morocco used in high-end spa for rejuvenating skin treatments. It gently cleanses, refreshes and improves the texture of the skin.
Seaweed extract helps prevent signs of aging. It contains large quantities of vitamins, minerals, and hyaluronic acid (which is a remarkable skin moisturizer).
Willow Bark extract Is used in skincare for its numerous benefits for oily and acne-prone skin.
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