The formula at a glance

Each of our ingredients have been selected for their effectiveness. Find all the ingredients of your product grouped into families according to their role.

Cellular Water patent

Aquaporins patent

Moisturising

  • Glycerin
  • Methylsilanol mannuronate

Lipid-replenishing

  • Brassica campestris (rapeseed) sterols
  • Ceramide np

Cellular protector

  • Biosaccharide gum-4

Anti-wrinkle

  • Adenosine

Soothing

  • Beta-sitosterol

Texture

  • Acrylates / c10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer
  • Boron nitride
  • Butylene glycol
  • C13-14 isoparaffin
  • Cetyl alcohol
  • Dicaprylyl ether
  • Dimethicone
  • Dimethicone / vinyl dimethicone crosspolymer
  • Ethylhexyl palmitate
  • Methylpropanediol
  • Polyacrylamide
  • Propanediol
  • Propylene glycol
  • Steareth-2
  • Steareth-21

Scent & fragrance

  • Alpha-isomethyl ionone
  • Citronellol
  • Fragrance (parfum)
  • Linalool

Protection of the product

  • 1,2-hexanediol
  • Caprylyl glycol
  • Hexyldecanol
  • Laureth-7
  • Pentylene glycol
  • Tocopherol

Ingredients under the magnifying glass

The ingredients of our formulas have been selected according to very strict dermatological criteria and recommended by independent toxicological experts. Classified in three main categories of active ingredients, you will discover the nature, role and origin of each by clicking on their name.

Here are grouped the ingredients that contribute to the expected effectiveness of the product: those that optimize or preserve the biological skin's mechanisms (such as hydration, regeneration, lipid-replenishing action), and those that have a very specific physico-chemical action (exfoliating, matifying, sun filters ...).

The ingredients listed here are those contained in the latest formula for this product. As there may be a time lag between its production and its distribution on the market, we invite you to consult the list of ingredients on the packaging.

Aqua/water/eau

What is it?

Water contained in Cellular Water.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Mineral origin.

Dimethicone

What is it?

Silicone.

What’s the point?

Sensory agent: optimises sensory appeal to ensure pleasure of use and a soft feel.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Methylsilanol mannuronate

What is it?

Silanol and mannuronic acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Moisturising: increases the water content of the skin’s outermost layers.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from mannuronic acid of plant origin.

Ethylhexyl palmitate

What is it?

Fatty acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Emollient: soothes and softens the skin.

How do you get it?

Combination of fatty acid extracted from vegetable oil, and synthesised fatty alcohol.

Glycerin

What is it?

Glycerin.

What’s the point?

Moisturising: increases the water content of the skin’s outermost layers.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, extracted from vegetable oil.

Propanediol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Humectant: maintains the skin’s moisture level.

How do you get it?

Biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Dicaprylyl ether

What is it?

Fatty alcohol derivative.

What’s the point?

Emollient: soothes and softens the skin.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty alcohols of plant origin.

Hexyldecanol

What is it?

Fatty alcohol.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Steareth-2

What is it?

Fatty alcohol derivative.

What’s the point?

Emulsifying: enables the formation and stabilisation of an emulsion.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty alcohol of plant origin.

Boron nitride

What is it?

Boron derivative.

What’s the point?

Sensory agent: optimises sensory appeal to ensure pleasure of use and a soft feel.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from boric oxide of mineral origin.

Steareth-21

What is it?

Fatty alcohol derivative.

What’s the point?

Emulsifying: enables the formation and stabilisation of an emulsion.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from fatty alcohol of plant origin.

Butylene glycol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Humectant: maintains the skin’s moisture level.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Cetyl alcohol

What is it?

Fatty alcohol.

What’s the point?

Thickening: provides the texture with consistency.

How do you get it?

Obtained from fatty acid extracted from vegetable oil.

Pentylene glycol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Methylpropanediol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Humectant: maintains the skin’s moisture level.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Polyacrylamide

What is it?

Acrylic polymer.

What’s the point?

Gelling: provides the texture with consistency.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Dimethicone/vinyl dimethicone crosspolymer

What is it?

Silicone.

What’s the point?

Sensory agent: optimises sensory appeal to ensure pleasure of use and a silky feel with a matte finish.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Acrylates/c10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer

What is it?

Acrylic polymer.

What’s the point?

Gelling: provides the texture with consistency.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Beta-sitosterol

What is it?

Phytosterol.

What’s the point?

Soothing: reduces sensations of skin discomfort.

How do you get it?

Wood extraction.

C13-14 isoparaffin

What is it?

Paraffin oil derivative.

What’s the point?

Emollient: soothes and softens the skin.

How do you get it?

Obtained by synthesis from mineral oil.

Sodium citrate

What is it?

Citric acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

1,2-hexanediol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Fragrance (parfum)

What is it?

Fragrance composition.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: provides the product with olfactory sensory appeal.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Caprylyl glycol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Carnosine

What is it?

Peptide.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by synthesis.

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Sodium chloride

What is it?

Sodium derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, of mineral origin.

Laureth-7

What is it?

Fatty alcohol derivative.

What’s the point?

Stabilising: contributes to the product’s homogeneity or stability.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Citric acid

What is it?

Citric acid.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Aminoethanesulfinic acid

What is it?

Amino acid derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Ceramide np

What is it?

Ceramide.

What’s the point?

Lipid-replenishing: promotes the natural production of the epidermal lipids involved in hydration.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Propylene glycol

What is it?

Polyol.

What’s the point?

Humectant: maintains the skin’s moisture level.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Adenosine

What is it?

Amino acid.

What’s the point?

Anti-wrinkle: provides the skin with tone and firmness.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Potassium chloride

What is it?

Potassium derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Biosaccharide gum-4

What is it?

Sugar macromolecule.

What’s the point?

Cellular protector: protects cells from external stress.

How do you get it?

Biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Sodium bicarbonate

What is it?

Sodium bicarbonate.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, of mineral origin.

Pyrus malus (apple) seed extract

What is it?

Apple extract.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Aquaporins patent.
This patented complex promotes the natural production of aquaporins, in order to optimise water diffusion in the epidermis.

How do you get it?

Apple seed extraction.

Brassica campestris (rapeseed) sterols

What is it?

Rapeseed sterols.

What’s the point?

Lipid-replenishing: promotes the natural production of the epidermal lipids involved in hydration.

How do you get it?

Rapeseed extraction.

Disodium phosphate

What is it?

Sodium derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, of mineral origin.

Magnesium sulfate

What is it?

Magnesium derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Mineral origin.

Linalool

What is it?

Fragrance compound.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: fragrance component.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Potassium phosphate

What is it?

Potassium derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, of mineral origin.

Tocopherol

What is it?

Vitamin E or tocopherol.

What’s the point?

Antioxidant: prevents the oxidation of the ingredients contained in the product.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, extracted from vegetable oil.

Citronellol

What is it?

Fragrance compound.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: fragrance component.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Disodium adenosine triphosphate

What is it?

Nucleotide (ATP).

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Component naturally found in the skin, obtained by biotechnology.
Biotechnology uses biological processes, including natural fermentation, to obtain ingredients.

Laminaria digitata extract

What is it?

Brown algae extract.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Laminaria algae extraction.

Alpha-isomethyl ionone

What is it?

Fragrance compound.

What’s the point?

Scent & Fragrance: fragrance component.

How do you get it?

Synthesis

To select an ingredient, NAOS can call on synthesis in order to:
- reconstitute a natural molecule without having to extract it from a plant and thus better respect biodiversity,
- obtain a pure, perfectly defined ingredient.

Calcium chloride

What is it?

Calcium derivative.

What’s the point?

Contributes to the Cellular Water patent.
NAOS has designed a perfectly defined water, meeting the three fundamental criteria for physiological fluids: pH, oxidation resistance, and concentration of mineral salts.
It optimises cellular functioning and preserves the balance of healthy skin.

Components contributing to this patent: aqua/water/eau, disodium adenosine triphosphate, carnosine, laminaria digitata extract, aminoethanesulfinic acid, citric acid, as well as mineral salts.

How do you get it?

Mineral origin.

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