With a background in biochemistry and years of experience in R & D in the personal care industry, we have seen the skincare world goes in fads and trends.
Lots of brands play with fear, but it’s a marketing game we don’t play.
We prefer facts over unsubstantiated claims. We value safe and ethically produced products. We also understand what ingredients are necessary to deliver the high performance that our products promise.
We therefore only use naturally derived ingredients combined with science-based technologies to bring you products of a high standard in performance and efficiency.
We pride ourselves on bringing you honest, clean skincare of a superior standard. This is the magic of BOA.
If you have specific questions, please reach out here and we will get back to you.
For the more detail-oriented amongst us, here is a list of exactly what we have used in our products.
BOA Smart Nautral Exfoliant Ingredient list
Naturally derived, vegan Ⓥ & cruelty-free.
Calcium Carbonate is a natural mineral that acts as an absorbent of impurities.
Kaolin is a naturally occurring clay mineral (silicate of aluminum) used in cosmetics for its absorbent properties.
Jojoba oil is an essential fatty acids from the jojoba plant, broken down by water to form a new complex. Jojoba esters function as skin-softening agents.
Jojoba butter is similar to one of the natural substances that you have in your upper layer of skin. It helps keep your skin smooth, hydrated and healthy-looking. Topical application helps reinforce skin’s surface so skin takes on a younger, well-nourished appearance.
NMFs (Natural Moisturizing Factors) make up an expansive group of ingredients that include amino acids, lactic acid, sodium PCA, various sugars and minerals, and peptides. Together with the naturally occurring lipids in skin (examples would be ceramides, cholesterol, and glycosaminoglycans), NMF’s work to keep skin’s surface intact and supple.
Myristyl alcohol (not a real alcohol) is a lighter-weight fatty alcohol that functions as a thickener, emulsion stabilizer, and emollient. This gives the product a very nice feel when you use it with water.
Phenoxyethanol is a widely used synthetic preservative that has global approval for use in all cosmetic products in concentrations up to 1%. It works in a large range of formulas and pH ranges, has broad spectrum activity against many pathogens you don’t want multiplying in your skincare products. It is stable and compatible with many other preservatives used in cosmetics. It is purified before it is used in cosmetic formulations and is used at a very low concentration in the product to assure the safety of the product under various use conditions.
EDTA is a chelating agents are used to prevent minerals present in formulation from bonding to other ingredients. Used at a very low amount.
Calcium Carbonate (natural mineral) | Kaolin (natural mineral) | Aqua (water), Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil (emollient) | Simmondsia Chinensis (jojoba) Butter (natural moisturizing factor) | Magnesium Stearate (imparts smooth feel) | Myristyl Alcohol and Myristyl Glucoside (emollient) | 1.2 Octanediol | 2-Phenoxyethanol (widely used and globally approved safe preservative) | Tetrasodium EDTA (chelating agent)
BOA Mineral Detox Cleanser & Mask Ingredient list
Hand-selecting the most precious and highly effective natural ingredients from around the globe, we bring you a formulation like no other which is naturally derived, vegan Ⓥ & cruelty-free, to deeply cleanse, detoxify, nourish and soothe.
Opuntia ficus-indica stem extract (also called, Sicilian Cactus Aloe) rebalances the skin's hydration, repairing its ability to maintain moisture, leaving the skin plump and nourished. The internal part of the juicy leaves was traditionally used on skin as an emollient and as anti inflammatory remedy, as well as in wound healing. Its prickly pear leaves contains unique polysaccharides which provides antioxidant properties, soothing and calming the skin.
Kaolin and Illite French Pink Clay contains a number of minerals and vitamins to detoxify and soothe the skin, while retaining moisture and drawing out pore-clogging bacteria from the skin.
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter derived from food grade cocoa butter imparts a velvety texture, gently cleansing the skin without stripping the natural sebum. Soothing dry and irritated skin.
Decyl Glucoside and Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate is a gentle and all-natural emulsifier made from coconut and corn starch.
Glyceryl Stearate complex is a new generation of emulsifier originated from raw vegetable that is capable of emulsifying oil and fats of different polarity even in high concentrations, removing make-up.
Phenoxyethanol and Caprylyl Glycol is a very effective preservative approved for its safety (at concentration used here) efficacy and gentleness in sensitive skin formulations.
Magnesium Aluminum Silicate is a multi-functional vegetable carbohydrate, which enhances the skin's smoothness.
Maltooligosyl Gucoside (and) Hydrogenated Starch, sourced from starch imparts a creamy lather, enhancing skin smoothness
Water (Aqua), Decyl Glucoside and Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Kaolin and Illite,Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter (and) Glyceryl Stearate (and) Polyglyceryl-4 Oleate (and) Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate, Glycerin, Opuntia ficus-indica stem extract, citric acid, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, Maltooligosyl Gucoside (and) Water (and) Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Phenoxyethanol and Caprylyl Glycol, Disodium EDTA
Our Rejuvenating Serum Ingredient List
Naturally derived, vegan Ⓥ & cruelty-free, BOA Rejuvenating Serum is formulated from a unique combination of rich oils and emollients that will deeply penetrate the skin's surface to nourish and plump the skin from deep within, protecting, smoothing and enhancing the skin's silky texture.
Tusbaki Oil also known as “Rose of Winter” Camellia Japonica Seed Oil (more than 80% Oleic acid, a natural fatty acid): a strong skin-penetrating enhancer for moisturising and boosting epidermal defence, providing powerful antioxidants and restoring skin elasticity.
Linoleic acid (natural Fatty acid): known for its anti-irritation properties
A phytocomplex consisting of Olive Fruit Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Linseed Seed Oil and Borage Seed Oil, using Enzymatic Activation Technology, which breaks up triglycerides into their constituents (fatty acids and glycerides) to make them bioavailable, thereby increasing the skin's antioxidant capacity, moisture and elasticity, reducing stretch marks and greasiness.
Polyglyceryl Oleate Complex is basically a "green" silicone substitute (it has all the performance of the silicones but 100% natural), this ingredient derived from food grade rapeseed and olive oil is highly stable against oxidation, imparting a dry and silky, non-greasy texture.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polygyceryl-4 Oleate, Glyceryl Olivate, Hydrogenated Rapeseed Alcohol, Olea Europaea (Olive) fruit Oil, Prunus Amygdalus dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Linum usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil, Borago officinalis (Borage) seed Oil, Tocopherol, Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, Polyglyceryl-4 Oleate