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Ingredients

100% natural, vegan and cruelty free

Simple formulations made with clean ingredients chosen just for you.

Each customised skincare formula is made with a personalised blend of natural and vegan oils and extracts that are selected for you based on your customisation choices and from our list of nourishing, antioxidant rich and good-for-skin ingredients.
Our personalised formulations put your needs first. That means that we do not use filler or buffer ingredients to increase our profit margins and our products are freshly bottled for you only after you order them. Atypical was built on the values of honesty and transparency and we want to share with you the ingredients we use. Have a browse below and learn about each ingredient’s superpower.

Got a question? Get in touch at hello@atypicalcosmetics.com

 

 

Ingredient index 

A

Acai oil
A moisturising and easily absorbed oil rich in phenolic compounds which can help nourish dry skin.

Andiroba oil
A rejuvenating oil extracted from the andiroba nut and containing myristic and oleic acids. This oil offers anti-inflammatory properties suitable for dry and irritated skin.

Avocado oil
Extracted by pressing the avocado fruit, this oil is rich in oleic and palmitoleic acids. Avocado oil is absorbed slowly by the skin and offers long lasting hydration.

Argan oil
A nourishing and easily absorbed oil that is rich in Vitamin E, oleic and linoleic fatty acids and squalane and which can help improve skin texture.

B

Blackcurrant seed oil
Extracted from the seeds of blackcurrants, this oil contains gamma-linoleic acid and offers a hydrating and calming effect to dry or irritated skin.

Borage seed oil
This oil contains the highest amount of gamma-linoleic acid of seed oils and offers hydrating properties whilst helping to maintain a healthy skin barrier.

Broccoli seed oil
Extracted from the seeds of the broccoli, broccoli seed oil is rich in erucic, oleic and linoleic acids which can help impart moiturising and skin conditioning properties.

Bisabolol
A powerful compound found in German chamomile which can soothe irritated skin whilst helping the skin penetration of other cosmetic ingredients.

C

Chia seed oil
A cold pressed oil which is easily absorbed by the skin. This oil is high in omega-3 fatty acids and can offer soothing hydration for dry, itchy and irritated skin. 

Copaiba balsam
A sap-like resin extracted from the trunks of certain trees and used for its anti-inflammatory properties.

Cranberry seed oil
A moisturising oil extracted from the seeds of the cranberry and which is the richest source of in tocotrienols, a constituent of Vitamin E, in plant oils. 

E

Evening primrose oil
This light and easily absorbed oil is rich in gamma-linoleic acid, a fatty acid that has been shown to help soothe symptoms of eczema and psoriasis.

F

Frankincense oil
An essential oil extracted from the resin of the Boswellia tree through steam distillation. Used in our skincare as a natural frangrance ingredient, frankincense essential oil imparts a woody and earthy scent. Essential oils will not be added to your formulation if you choose ‘unscented’ during the customisation proess.

H

Helichrysum flower oil
An essential oil also known as immortelle and extracted from the helichrysum flowers by steam distillation. Used in our skincare as a natural fragrance ingredient, helichysum essential oil imparts an earthy yet floral scent. Essential oils will not be added to your formulation if you choose ‘unscented’ during the customisation process.

J

Jasmine flower oil
An essential oil extracted from jasmine flowers. Used in our skincare as a natural fragrance ingredient, jasmine essential oil imparts a heady, floral aroma. Essential oils will not be added to your formulation if you choose ‘unscented’ during the customisation process.

K

Kiwi seed oil
A dry feeling oil with a light texture that is easily absorbed by the skin and which offers hydrating properties without feeling heavy.

L

Lavender oil
An essential oil extracted from the lavender plant by steam distillation. Used in our skincare as a natural fragrance, lavender essential oil imparts a fresh, slightly floral scent. Essential oils will not be added to your formulation if you choose ‘unscented’ during the customisation process.

M

Moringa oil
A moiturising oil that is extracted from moringa seeds and contains oleic and palmitic fatty acids.

Marula oil
Extracted from the seeds of the marula fruit, marula oil contains a large proportion of oleic fatty acid making it deeply moisturising and easily absorbed by the skin.

Micro algae extract
A concentrated extract rich in amino acids, fatty acids and eicosapentaenoic acid which increases skin cell regeneration and collagen production. 

N

Neroli flower oil
An essential oil that is extracted from the flowers of the bitter orange. Used in our skincare as a natural fragrance, Neroli flower oil imparts a sweet yet fresh floral scent. Essential oils will not be added to your formulation if you choose ‘unscented’ during the customisation process.

O

Oat extract
A soothing extract obtained from oat kernels which offers anti-inflammatory properties that help care for sensitive and irritated skin.

P

Pomegranate seed oil
Extracted by pressing pomegranate seeds, this oil is rich in punicic acid; an omega 5 fatty acid that offers antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. 

Passion flower oil
Also known as Maracuja oil, passion flower oil is a deeply hydrating oil extracted from the seeds of the passion flower. It is rich in linoleic acid and can help hydrate and relieve dry and itchy skin.

Plankton extract
A powerful extract made from microalgae which can help improve the texture of dry and flaky skin.

Papaya seed oil
Extracted from the seeds of the papaya fruit, papaya seed oil contains oleic, arachidic and behenic acids as well as the enzyme papain which can help hydrate the skin and improve its texture. 

Palmarosa essential oil
An essential oil extracted from the grass of the palmarosa plant. Used in our skincare as a natural fragrance ingredient, palmarosa essential oil imparts a light floral scent with a hint of rose. Essential oils will not be added to your formulation if you choose ‘unscented’ during the customisation process.

R

Rice bran oil
Extracted from the bran of the rice kernel, rice bran oil is rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids as well the antioxidant oryzanol which can help with skin regeneration.

Rose flower oil
An essential oil obtained from the Damask rose by steam distillation. Used in our skincare as a natural fragrance ingredient, rose essential oil imparts a sweet floral scent reminiscent of fresh roses. Essential oils will not be added to your formulation if you choose ‘unscented’ during the customisation process.

Rosehip oil
A dry feeling oil that is quickly absorbed by the skin and contains tretinoin, beta-carotene and Lycopene can help the skin’s natural regeneration. 

Rosewood oil
An essential oil used in our skincare as a natural fragrance ingredient and which imparts a woody scent. Essential oils will not be added to your formulation if you choose ‘unscented’ during the customisation process.

Rosemary leaf extract
A powerful antioxidant extracted from dried rosemary leaves which can help offer skin a calming effect.

S

Sweet orange peel oil
An essential oil extracted from the peel of the sweet orange. Used in our skincare as a natural fragrance ingredient, sweet orange essential oil imparts a fresh citrusy scent. Essential oils will not be added to your formulation if you choose ‘unscented’ during the customisation process.

T

Tocopherol
Also known as Vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that can reduce free radicals and help nourish and protect skin.

V

Vetiver root oil
An essential oil extracted from the grass of the vetiver plant and commonly used in men’s fragrances. Used in our skincare as a natural fragrance ingredient, it imparts a woody, earthy and herbaceous scent. Essential oils will not be added to your formulation if you choose ‘unscented’ during the customisation process.

W

Watermelon seed oil
Cold pressed from the seeds of watermelons, this oil offers moiturising properties and is both light and easily absorbed by the skin.

Y

Ylang ylang flower oil
An essential oil extracted from the ylang ylang flowers by steam distillation.  Used in our skincare as a natual fragrance ingredient, ylang ylang essential oil imparts a sweet and heavy floral scent. Essential oils will not be added to your formulation if you choose ‘unscented’ during the customisation process.

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