Using science to get the most out of nature...
At Xtend-Life, we ensure that only the best goes into our quality skincare. No expense is spared in the sourcing of raw ingredients, and each is carefully selected for maximum skin benefits while keeping in line with our skincare philosophy. We then optimize these ingredients by blending them with complimentary ingredients to ensure optimal synergy within the formulations.
Find out the important roles each ingredient plays in Xtend-Life formulations. Use this section to learn more about individual ingredients: their many benefits, ingredient origins and the Xtend-Life products they feature in. All ingredients are listed alphabetically, simply click on an ingredient to learn more.
AA2G™ ( Ascorbic Acid 2-Glucoside) is a unique form of vitamin C developed by binding glucose to ascorbic acid that helps support the skin’s ability to fight free radicals, leading to younger looking, brighter skin.
Aloe Vera Oil (BioVera™ Oil)
BioVera™ Oil is an all-natural, liposoluble plant extract from the aloe vera plant, which has been used for centuries for its skin-friendly qualities
This product takes advantage of fruit acids as well as the texture of dried apple pulp, skin and seeds to gently but effectively exfoliate skin.
Astaxanthin offers a multitude of benefits for the skin, including the ability to help manage the sun’s UV rays.
Avocado’s hydrating properties help support the skin’s ability to manage and cope with healthy levels of the sun’s UV rays.
Axolight is an all-natural product derived from wheat bran that helps support a lighter, brighter complexion.
Babassu is a palm tree native to Brazil that yields fruits similar to coconuts that are harvested for both babassu oil and babassu butter.
Beautify directly targets the skin of the upper eye, supporting healthier skin that’s less likely to sag or show wrinkles.
This whitening peptide derived from soybeans works in two ways to help reduce the look of existing age spots while preventing new dark spots from showing up on skin.
Brown Seaweed Extract
Laminaria Ochroleuca extract, also known as brown seaweed, helps support our hands from oxidative stress caused by overexposure to sunlight.
Cetiol HE is a coconut oil-based polymer that helps support the skin from drying when used in foaming, lathering skin care products.
Cetiol RLF is an all-natural emollient especially formulated for sensitive skin. It is derived from coconut and palm oils.
Chufa Milk Extract
Native to the Mediterranean region, chufa – also known as tiger nut - was cultivated for more than 3000 years in ancient Egypt for skin health.
CLERILYS W lightens and brightens skin naturally, supporting the reduction of dark spots associated with sun exposure and aging.
Coenzyme Q10 (Nano-Lipobelle H EQ10)
Nano-Lipobelle H-EQ10 is a nano-emulsion that delivers antioxidants coenzyme Q10 and vitamin E to the cells beneath the skin’s surface.
Copherol Vitamin E
Copherol is a natural form of vitamin E that acts as a powerful antioxidant, supporting the healthy function of collagen and elastin so skin stays taut.
Crodamol™ GTCC is a natural emollient used in place of mineral and vegetable oils.
Native to the Amazon rainforest, Cupuacu Butter is a luxurious moisturizer related to the cacao plant.
D-Panthenol is a nutrient from the B vitamin family that helps manage the negative results that stress can have on our skin.
This product improves communication between skin cells, a key element in the process of skin repair and rejuvenation.
Easyliance works to help lighten and brighten the skin, while boosting skin elasticity, resulting in firmer, younger looking skin.
Eyeliss™ is an ingredient manufactured in France that targets puffiness and under eye bags that yielded consistent results leading to a patent on the unique blend.
Grape Seed Oil
Grape Seed Oil is a pale green oil that is cold pressed from the seeds of Vitus vinifera grapes, which are widely used in winemaking, especially sauvignon blanc.
Haloxyl may be effective at reducing bags and dark circles under the eyes by more than 60 This is due to its ability to boost blood circulation
Harakeke Flax Oil
Harakeke is the Maori name for New Zealand flax, a luxurious botanical moisturizer that is packed with linoleic acid, which helps seal natural moisture in the skin's natural barrier layer.
Hyaluronic acid - Primalhyal 50
Primalhyal 50 is a lightweight form of hydrolysed hyaluronic acid derived from wheat that helps support skin’s moisture levels, helping it look plumper, radiant and more youthful.
Jojoba Oil is an ideal moisturizing treatment to keep skin healthy and happy with less risk of irritation, because it mimics our skin’s natural oils.
Kanapa™ blend is a unique natural ingredient developed by the scientists at Xtend-Life to support healthy skin and resist the visible signs of skin aging.
Kiwifruit Extract (Skin)
Kiwifruit Extract is an elixir of nutrients that helps nourish, support and regenerate, revealing vibrant, refreshed skin.
Licorice Root Extract
Licorice root has been used as part of Ayurvedic medicine for centuries as a way to lighten dark spots that appear on the skin.
Lipolami Milk Thistle
Lipolami Milk Thistle is rich in silymarin, an antioxidant that can help slow the aging process and turn back the clock by fighting free radicals that attack skin cells.
An extract pressed from a tree fern native to New Zealand, Mamaku gel has been used by the Maori people for centuries to improve the look and feel of skin.
Manuka Honey is a specialized, nutrient-dense honey made by bees collecting nectar from the Manuka plant, a bush that’s native only to New Zealand.
Moringa Oil is a powerful antioxidant that helps fight free radicals, helping support skin’s ability to manage oxidative stress which accelerates aging.
Derived from olive oil, Olivem 800 is a luxurious moisturizer that is easily absorbed and can effectively hydrate and revitalize parched, tired skin.
In addition to taking on free radicals that result in signs of aging, phytaminol helps maintain the circulation of the skin.
Proteol APL is a foaming anionic surfactant derived from the amino acids found in apple juice.
This fine powder is born from lava stones then used in place of plastic microbeads as an environmentally-friendly alternative.
Shea Butter is a luxurious nut butter that melts at skin temperature, penetrating beneath the skin’s surface to offers the ultimate in hydration.
Swertia Chirata Extract
Swertia Chirata Extract uses the latest in stem cell technology to not only support the regeneration of skin cells, but also to help thicken and strengthen the epidermis for younger looking skin.
Vitamin E (alpha tocopherol)
The benefits of vitamin E for the health of the skin are well proven Because of its antioxidant activity, vitamin E helps combat the damaging effects on your skin of free radicals
Witch Hazel is a plant with bright yellow flowers that has been used for centuries for a wide range of medicinal purposes.