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Embark on a journey into the heart of Luminéva's skincare formulations.

Our commitment to excellence extends to the careful selection of premium ingredients that power our products.

Join us in exploring the science behind each formulation, where simplicity meets efficacy, creating a transformative impact for a radiant skincare experience.

Sourcing ingredients

Luminéva prioritizes clinically proven, pharmaceutical-grade, and highly characterized active ingredients.

This commitment to excellence extends to the selection of high-quality, environmentally friendly excipients, which complement the active ingredients.

These excipients play a crucial role in enhancing the stability, delivery, and potency of the active components, ensuring the optimal efficacy of our products. 


Acetyl Hexapeptide-1

Acetyl Hexapeptide-1, or Melitane, is a potent protector against UV-induced DNA and free radical damage, as well as redness caused by UV exposure. It also shields the skin from UV-induced photoaging. This peptide limits the expression of biochemical inflammation mediators, including IL-1, IL-8, PGE2, and Rantes, through the activation of the MC1-R receptor.

Acetyl Hexapeptide-9

Acetyl Hexapeptide-9, also known as Collagen Peptide III, mimics Transforming Growth Factor-β (TGF-β), a critical cytokine for skin recovery, wound healing, and immune defense. This peptide stimulates skin fibroblasts, enhancing collagen, elastin, and other extracellular matrix components' production, while boosting dermal cell metabolism for a rejuvenated, firmer, and smoother appearance.


Allantoin enhances skin hydration, promotes rejuvenation, and aids in shedding dead skin cells thus improving skin smoothness. Allantoin calms irritated skin making it ideal for sensitive skin.

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, or Aloe Vera Extract, is a versatile ingredient with various skincare benefits. It contains aloin, known for its anti-inflammatory properties, supports skin healing and aids in minimizing acne. Another compound metallothionein, an antioxidant, protects against UV damage, while providing hydration to dry skin, reducing signs of aging and hyperpigmentation.

Arachidyl Alcohol

Arachidyl Alcohol, derived from peanut oil through the hydrogenation of arachidic acid, is a waxy fatty alcohol used in cosmetics as a thickening agent and emollient. Non-irritating, it aids in preventing ingredient separation, enhances texture, and acts as a lubricant, retaining moisture for dry, scaly skin.

Arachidyl Glucoside

Arachidyl Glucoside, is condensed arachidyl alcohol a gentle fatty alcohol derived from peanut oil and glucose. Acts as a mild surfactant and emulsifying agent to improve the texture of skincare products.

Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate

Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate, a stable, oil-soluble Vitamin C derivative, is a potent antioxidant inhibiting lipid peroxidation, offering significant anti-aging benefits. It boosts collagen production, provides a protective shield against UV damage, and promotes skin brightening by reducing melanin production.



Bakuchiol, a Vitamin A replacement, serves as a powerful antioxidant, protecting the skin from free radical damage and collagen breakdown. It enhances cell turnover, improving texture, firmness, and addressing signs of aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots. Notably, Bakuchiol is a gentle alternative to retinol, making it suitable for sensitive skin.

Behenyl Alcohol

Behenyl Alcohol, a synthetic or plant-derived thickening agent and emulsifier in cosmetics. With antimicrobial, emollient, moisturizing, and anti-inflammatory properties, it enhances skin feel, hydration, and product texture. It also soothes dry, flaky, and sensitive skin while improving texture and tone.


Biotin, or Vitamin B7, is crucial for energy production and fat breakdown, providing essential nourishment to the skin. Its hydrating properties preserve moisture, offering enhanced hydration, smoothness, and an improved overall appearance. Additionally, Biotin supports skin brightening, acne reduction, and regulates oil production.

Butylene Glycol

Butylene Glycol is a water-soluble organic alcohol derived from sugarcane or distilled corn. This versatile ingredient serves to enhance stability, texture, and permeability. Functioning as a humectant, solvent, and emollient, it plays a crucial role in retaining moisture, dissolving other ingredients, and imparting softness and conditioning to the skin.

Butyrospermum Parkii Butter

Butyrospermum Parkii Butter, or Shea butter, is a potent moisturizer with anti-aging and antioxidant properties. Melting at body temperature, this unique butter forms a protective film on the skin to prevent moisture evaporation and boost hydration.


C13-14 Isoparaffin

C13-14 Isoparaffin, is a biodegradable, petroleum-derived ingredient functioning as an emollient, thickening agent, and gelling ingredient. It softens and soothes the skin, acting as an occlusive agent to prevent moisture evaporation, making it suitable for dry, flaky skin.

C15-19 Alkane

C15-19 Alkane is a natural hydrocarbon ingredient from vegetable origin that serves as an alternative to silicones and mineral oil in skincare. It smoothens the applied surface, improves formulation texture, and acts as an emollient, contributing to skin softening and soothing properties.


Carbomer, or Polyacrylamide (PAA), is a non-microplastic, biodegradable powder used as a thickening agent and emulsifier. It stabilizes and thickens solutions with varying solubility, making it ideal for skincare products suitable for all skin types.


Ceramides restore the skin barrier, preventing irritation by replenishing depleted barriers due to aging or harsh skincare. They retain moisture effectively, safeguarding against environmental aggressors and offering benefits like improving acne-prone skin, reducing redness, and minimizing signs of aging.

Cetearyl Alcohol

Cetearyl Alcohol, derived from coconut and palm oil, enhances cream and lotion texture. Non-irritating and safe, it acts as a thickener, stabilizer, and emollient. With water-binding properties, it retains moisture, allowing skin to breathe. It also helps reduce wrinkles and fine lines.


Coco-Caprylate/Caprate is a lightweight, coconut-derived emollient that conditions and softens the skin, offering a silky touch upon application. Studied for its potential as a skin prebiotic in UV protection, this ingredient enhances product spreadability and suits all skin types.


Cyanocobalamin, a form of Vitamin B12, is utilized in skincare for its powerful anti-aging and brightening properties. It diminishes fine lines and wrinkles, promotes skin brightness by reducing dark spots, and enhances the skin's barrier function, contributing to elevated hydration levels for a revitalized complexion.



EDTA is a common water-soluble ingredient in skincare and body care products. As a chelating agent, EDTA binds to and removes metal ions from cosmetic products and the skin, enhancing stability, quality, preservation, and appearance by preventing mineral precipitation. It's often used in skincare products for detoxification or acne treatment.


Fermented Rye Extract

Fermented Rye Extract, a prebiotic, offers skin-calming and brightening properties, enhancing vascular stability. It promotes skin radiance and firmness, with fermented elements optimizing the absorbability of skincare actives.

Folic Acid

Folic Acid, or Vitamin B9, plays a pivotal role in supporting cell function, growth, and development, contributing to a reduction in signs of aging and providing essential hydration to the skin. This versatile ingredient aids in DNA repair, collagen production, and melanin synthesis, offering protection against sun-induced damage. Additionally, Folic Acid assists in minimizing acne, promoting a healthy complexion with a natural glow.

Fucus Vesiculosus Extract

Fucus Vesiculosus Extract, also known as Fucoidan, derived from brown seaweed, reduces wrinkle depth and visibility while promoting an even skin tone by addressing pigmentation and age spots. This extract acts as a safeguard against free radicals from UV exposure and pollution, contributing to overall skin health.



Glycerin is a natural element from vegetable oils, acts as a humectant, drawing moisture into the skin and softening its surface. Clear and odor-free, it increases skin hydration, relieves dryness, and remains on the skin to help retain moisture, even in challenging environmental conditions.

Glycerol Monostearate

Glycerol Monostearate (GMS), derived from vegetable oils and naturally present in the body, acts as an emulsifier, stabilizing products and enhancing texture. Used in skincare, it moisturizes by drawing and binding water to the skin, forms a protective barrier to retain hydration, and imparts a soft, smooth appearance.


Hydrolysed Collagen

Hydrolysed Collagen (Marine) is crucial for maintaining youthful skin, restoring collagen and elastin for radiance and elasticity. Its potent antioxidant properties protect against UV damage, reducing wrinkles, inflammation, and visible signs of aging, promoting skin revitalization.

Hydrolysed Hyaluronic Acid

Hydrolysed Hyaluronic Acid (low molecular weight) increases skin moisture content, thereby reducing wrinkles and enhancing wound healing. The molecular weight of Hyaluronic Acid is crucial; smaller chains easily penetrate the dermis, restoring softness and pliability to the skin.


Isononyl Isononanoate

Isononyl Isononanoate, a synthetic ester, serves as an emollient in skincare products, enhancing skin softness and plasticity. It forms a semi-occlusive film, reducing dry skin itchiness, and improving the stratum corneum by preventing the evaporation of natural moisture. Additionally, it acts as an excellent moisturizer, keeping the skin hydrated and preventing dryness.


Laminaria Japonica Extract

Laminaria Japonica Extract, a seaweed extract, provides excellent moisturizing properties with abundant vitamins and minerals, making it ideal for dry or sensitive skin. Its use increases epidermal thickness, showcasing a rejuvenating effect and acting preventively against aging and inflammation.


Laureth-7 is synthesized through ethoxylation of lauryl alcohol from palm kernel or coconut oil. It serves as an emulsifier and surfactant in skincare and cosmetic products, enhancing texture and stability.

Linoleic Acid

Linoleic Acid supports skin health by promoting the production of skin-similar lipids, enhancing the skin barrier's repair. This boosts skin moisture, elasticity, and softness. Topical application minimizes water loss, retaining moisture and preventing dehydration. Additionally, Linoleic Acid has the potential to reduce hyperpigmentation, improving overall skin tone.

Linolenic Acid

Linolenic Acid, or Vitamin F, is a versatile skincare ingredient. It hydrates and softens the skin, promotes barrier repair, and balances acne-prone skin without disrupting moisture levels. With photoprotective properties, it defends against UV rays and reduces fine lines. Linolenic Acid soothes, brightens the complexion, and helps balance sebum production for various skin types.



Oligopeptide-1, also known as Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF), is a potent signal molecule that stimulates the proliferation of epidermal cells, initiating growth, healing, and increased thickness of the skin. By communicating with skin cells, it reduces fine lines and wrinkles, improves hydration, and prevents pigmentation. Its ability to stimulate fibroblasts boosts collagen and elastin production, promoting cellular repair and renewal for a radiant, youthful complexion.


Oligopeptide-2, also known as Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1), is instrumental in stimulating cell proliferation and wound healing. Its decline with age leads to less responsive dermal fibroblasts. IGF-1 uniquely stimulates both epithelial cells and fibroblasts, enhancing proliferation rates and activating cell growth, making it pivotal for anti-aging. In synergy with EGF, it promotes keratinocyte proliferation, acting as chemical messengers between cells to regulate essential biological activities.


Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7

Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, a synthetic peptide of four amino acids, is a crucial component in anti-aging formulations. Supporting collagen production and cellular function, it reduces inflammation, prevents glycation damage, and promotes an even skin tone. By suppressing excess interleukins it reduces inflammation and enhances collagen production through cell signaling.

Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1

Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, a synthetic fatty acid-linked peptide, repairs visible skin damage and strengthens the skin's supportive elements. As a 'messenger peptide,' it diminishes signs of sun damage like wrinkles and rough texture. This signal peptide boosts collagen and glycosaminoglycans synthesis, slowing the aging process and offering anti-inflammatory properties.


Panthenol, or Provitamin B5, serves as both a humectant and emollient, retaining moisture deep within the skin to enhance overall hydration. Acting as a barrier, it prevents water loss and aids in wound healing, contributing to skin health.

Persea Gratissima Oil

Avocado Oil, rich in monounsaturated fats, deeply conditions the skin, locking in moisture and preventing dehydration. Packed with Vitamin E, minerals, and fatty acids, it nourishes the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines. As an antioxidant with anti-inflammatory agents, it soothes irritation and provides protection against free radicals from UV exposure and pollution.


Phenoxyethanol is a naturally derived ether alcohol commonly derived from sources like green tea or chicory. This ingredient serves as a preservative in skincare and cosmetics, effectively preventing bacterial contamination. Additionally, it functions as a stabilizer and antibacterial agent, potentially contributing to the reduction of acne.

Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6

Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, stabilizes and thickens water-based emulsions in skincare without being a microplastic. It creates non-sticky gels with an elegant slip, ideal for compromised skin by aiding in barrier restoration and preventing water loss.

Polysorbate 20

Polysorbate 20 is derived through the ethoxylation of sorbitan, a natural sugar found in fruits, followed by the addition of lauric acid. Polysorbate 20 is a versatile ingredient that enhances product texture, feel, and scent. Functioning primarily as a surfactant, emulsifier, and fragrance component, it acts as an excipient, effortlessly blending oil and water for a cohesive mixture. Additionally, it reduces the surface tension of other ingredients, contributing to overall product stability.

Pyridoxine HCl

Pyridoxine HCl, or Vitamin B6, is essential for blood cells, the nervous and immune system. As a skin conditioning agent, it forms a protective film, providing a smooth appearance. It also maintains sodium and potassium balance, preventing moisture loss and ensuring skin hydration.


Rosa Damascena Flower Oil

Rosa Damascena Flower Oil is obtained through the distillation of rose petals, Rose Oil is a prized essential oil rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, providing soothing effects. Non-comedogenic, it promotes blood circulation, enhances product absorption, and imparts a natural fragrance to skincare products.

Rosa Damascena Flower Water

Rosa Damascena Flower Water is derived from rose petals through steam distillation, serves as a solubilizing agent in Luminéva Vitalité Series. Its natural fragrance and skin-conditioning properties make it suitable for all skin types, especially sensitive skin, offering toning, calming, and relaxing benefits.

Rosa Rubiginosa Seed Oil

Rosa Rubiginosa Seed Oil, or Rosehip Seed Oil, is a potent ingredient with nourishing properties. Packed with fatty acids like linoleic and oleic acid, it also contains trans-retinoic acid (tretinoin). This oil supports collagen production, improves elasticity, hydrates the skin, and brightens the complexion. With protective qualities against UV damage, inflammation reduction, and acne scar treatment, it is suitable for all skin types.



sh-Polypeptide-22, or TGF-β1, is a powerful ingredient in skincare. It suppresses melanocyte growth, enhances keratinocyte maturation, and boosts elastin and collagen synthesis. Recognized for its skin-brightening, firming, elasticity-enhancing, anti-wrinkle, and wound-healing properties, it's a valued addition to skincare routines.

Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil

Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, or Jojoba Oil, is a versatile oil that enhances skin suppleness, diminishes fine lines and wrinkles, and acts as an excellent moisturizer, retaining skin moisture. With antibacterial and antifungal properties, it contributes to acne prevention and overall skin health. Jojoba Oil soothes dry and irritated skin while regulating sebum production. Enriched with nutrients like Vitamin E and B, antioxidants, and minerals such as chromium, copper, and zinc, Jojoba oil nourishes and protects the skin from environmental stressors like pollution and UV radiation.

Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate

Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate is a stable, water-soluble form of Vitamin C, a potent antioxidant that provides reliable photoprotection, lightens skin tone, reduces discoloration, and combats acne. This ingredient synergizes effectively with other antioxidants, particularly Vitamin E, and pairs well with hydrating agents like hyaluronic acid.

Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer

Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer functions as a humectant in cosmetics, attracting moisture from the air to hydrate the skin. This skin conditioning agent aids in the shedding of dead skin cells and offers protection against acne and infections, resulting in softer, smoother, and more hydrated skin.


Squalane, a hydrogenated form of naturally occurring squalene found in the skin, tends to diminish with age. This effective moisturizer hydrates, reduces inflammation, and combats free radical damage. Acting as a detoxifier, regular use may boost collagen production for firmer skin.


Thiamine HCl

Thiamine HCl, or Vitamin B1, provides nourishment for red, irritated, acne-prone, or dry skin, improving fine lines and wrinkles. It plays a vital role in energy conversion, supports wound healing, and aids in proper nerve function. Additionally, it strengthens the immune system, soothes the nervous system, and helps prevent stress-related breakouts.

Tocopheryl Acetate

Tocopheryl Acetate, a form of Vitamin E, is valued in cosmetics for its antioxidant, moisturizing, and healing properties. It enhances skin texture and appearance, moisturizing the top layer and reducing signs of aging. When paired with Vitamin C, Tocopheryl Acetate provides protection against UV damage, contributing to overall skin health.



Urea is a naturally occurring compound in the skin tissue acts as a humectant, attracting water to the skin for enhanced smoothness and moisture retention, contributing to skin hydration and health. Functioning as a keratolytic, it breaks down keratin in the outer skin layer, reducing dead skin buildup and aiding the penetration of other active ingredients.

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