Ingredients

Mikaka Skincare has absolutely nothing to hide from what ingredients are used to put together caring, moisturising and stimulating products with a high content of ecology. We strive to create products that contain clean and natural ingredients, so you can apply skin care wisely to your skin as well as nature. On this page you can read about the effect of the different ingredients.

 

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Apricot Kernel Oil: A light oil that is quickly absorbed by the skin due to its high content of light fatty acids. It moisturises and nourishes the skin with its high content of Vitamin A, B1, B2, B6 and B17 as well as vitamin E. It can soften dry and itskin with its soothing effect.

Cucumber Extract: The extract includes: Vitamin C and coffee acid, which helps to relieve skin irritations and Decrease swelling due to its cooling effect. It thus reduces the bags and dark circles around the eyes. LThe Utein component in the cucumber can have a repressive effect on the process leading to discoloration in the skin, which is then easily reduced.

AHA-Fruit acid: Fruit lilac FNaturally in sugar cane and citrus fruits and acts exfoliating and effectively removes dead skin cells from the skin surface. It cleanses the skin in depth and reduces irregularities. AHA-Fruit acid stimulates cell renewal and the skin’s production of collagen and elastin, thereby improving the elasticity of the skin and resist wrinkles. In addition, the skin’s production of moisture-binding substances is stimulated and thus helps to prevent the drying out of the skin.

Allantoin: Allantoin is naturally found in the root of the medicinal plant coal sugar (Symphytum officinalis) and is produced in nature identically from uric acid. It works soothing by reassuring irritated and dry skin as well as by having an anti-inflammatory effect. The Natural cell division is promoted, providing better healing and helping to maintain the moisture balance of the skin. Allantonin is especially suitable for dry skin, sensitive skin and damaged skin.

Aloe Vera: The Aloe vera juice is extracted from organically grown aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis) and has a high content of vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acids and polysaccharides. This makes the juice seem softening, soothing and rebuilding. It also has an anti-bacterial effect and promotes cell division. Aloe Vera is universal within skin care and has been used in this context for several centuries.

Orange Oil: Orange Oil has a refreshing effect and acts antiseptic and stimulatory on blood circulation. The oil is suitable for ripe and oily skin as it cleanses clogged porses in the skin.

Argan Oil The popular oil originally coming from Morocco has a revitalising effect on the skin by maintaining the skin’s resilience and elasticity due to the content of the essential fatty acids Omega 3 and 9, which also acts anti-inflammatory and Maintain the moisture balance. The oil has a natural content of vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and vitamin C. Argan oil has a high content of vitamin E, which is an antioxidant that rebuilds the cell wall and protects against free radicals.

Vitamin A: Stimulates the formation of collagen, acts cell renewal and increases the elasticity of the skin. The vitamin is suitable for all skin types, but it is especially suitable for mature and unclean skin; including acne.

Avocado Oil: A fat oil that works extremely nourished and is therefore absorbed more slowly by the skin compared to the lighter oils. The oil is rich in high amounts of vitamins A, B1, B2, D and E and also contains amino acids, lecithin as well as other essential fatty acids. It is known to have healing and regenerative properties, and it is good for intensive care of included skin after exposure to sun, climatic conditions or chemically damaged skin that is dehydrated and undernourished.

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Benzyl Alcohol: Benzyl alcohol is used as a preservative and is aRomatic alcohol occurring naturally in, inter alia, Strawberries and essential oils. Benzyl alcohol kills or inhibits the growth of a wide range of bacteria, yeast and MUGSV.

Beeswax: Beeswax is not absorbed in the body and is therefore suitable for the care of the lips. The BThe skin by forming a breathable film on the skin.

Blueberry Oil: Blueberry oil is a light oil that is rich in essential fatty acids (including omega 3), phytonutriants, vitamins A, B, C and E. The high concentration of protective antioxidants that protects the skin from free radicals and rebuilds the cell wall. The oil maintains the skin’s moisture balance and elasticity, and it acts regenerative on the cells of the skin. It has a soothing effect on irritated skin and counteracts impure skin due to its content to vitamin A.

Vitamin B (B3, niacin): Vitamin B3 Helps maintain healthy skin and help maintain moisture balance. In the absence of niacin, you may experience symptoms where the skin looks sunburn and rough, which is why the vitamin is essential for the skin’s balance. However, it is rare that we lack niacin in Denmark, as it is abundant in various food products.

Vitamin B (B5, Panthenol): Provitamin B5, which is converted to vitamin B5 by skin contact, is necessary for the optimum functioning of the skin. The vitamin has a regenerative, reparative, moisturizing and protective effect.

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Carnauba Wax: Vegetable waxes extracted from the leaves of the Brazilian palm tree called “The Tree of Life” (Copernica Cerifera). Protects the skin from moisture loss.

Candelilla Wax: Vegetable and UDVDs from the Candelilla Bush in Central America. The wax works protective, softening and provides gloss in the Lipbalms.

Cetearyl Alcohol: A mixture of fatty alcohols based on saturated fatty acids from coconut oil and palm kernel oil. Provides softening, consistency and emulsion stabilization and is also fat enriching, as the adult supplements the fatty substances in the upper layer of the skin.

Cetearyl Glucosid: Vegetable emulsifier based on glucose from corn.

Cetyl Alcohol: Extracted from coconut oil and works softening, consistence and emulsions stabilizing and is also fat enriching, as the adult supplements the fats in the top layer of the skin.

Lemon grass Oil: The oil has an anti-bacterial effect, fights fungal colonization and free radicals as well as purifies the pors of the skin. The content of citral acts anti-inflammatory and stimulates the lymphatic drainage. The scent works refreshing and can help dampen stress and nervousness.

Citronverbena: a natural perfume extracted from plants, which has a fresh scent of mixed citrus fruits tender against a scent of tea leaves, and with an undertone of mild mint.

Vitamin C: Vitamin C is essential in the fight against free radicals, since the vitamin E, which is the direct antioxidant, regenerates. The skin’s collagen production is stimulated, which contributes to the skin’s firmness.

 

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Vitamin E: Tocopherol is anatural fat-soluble vitamin extracted from vegetable oilseeds, primarily from soy. Vitamin E is an effective antioxidant that protects the cells of the skin by neutralizing free radicals, including the following: To rebuild damage to the cell wall, which can be caused by environmental pollution and UV rays. It is thus said to have a beneficial effect on wrinkles and age spots. The vitamin helps to preserve the moisture and elasticity of the skin and hair. The reduction of oxidation processes causes the vitamin to act as a natural preservative.

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Peach Oil: A light oil that is quickly absorbed by the skin, which is thus not left oily. The oil has a high content of vitamins A and E, with which the oil has antioxidant properties and is suitable for dry and aging skin.

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Gammalinolenic acid (GLA): GLA is a polyunsaturated omega 6 fatty acid, which is thus one of the healthy forms of fatty acids. It restores a disturbed moisture balance to the skin, thus counteracting dry skin by inhibiting the transepidermal fluid loss. It protects against infections and strengthens the epidermal lipid barrier, as well as inhibits the development of irritancy reactions and can thus have a beneficial effect on mild atopic eczema.

Glycerin: A sugar alcohol derived from vegetable fats. Glycerin works softening and moisturizing.

Glyceryl stearate: Vegetable solid emulsifier made of fatty acids from palm kernel oil.

Gojiberry Extract: Goji berries are a super fruit with massagers of beneficial properties due to their high levels of vitamins and antioxidants. The extract acts as protective and firming on the skin and helps maintain the moisture balance.

Pomegranate Extract: Pomegranate helps to increase the natural cell renewal and gently removes dead skin cells. The anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and antifungal properties contribute to a balanced appearance of the skin.

Green French Clay: The clay has a high content of minerals, which is fed to the skin during use. It effectively removes dead skin cells, absorbers impurities and fats, which is why the skin will feel fresh, smooth, soft and well-groomed. French Green Clay is active in its form and has an anti-bacterial effect and is therefore suitable for impure skin. In addition, the cell renewal is encouraged.

Green The Extract: Acts as a protective antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties that can counteract redness caused by an inflammatory response. The content of flavonoids boosts the skin cells to be able to defend against external toxins and cathechins can act as a mild form of sun protection that reduces signs of sun-damaged skin.

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Wheat germ Oil: A lightweight and softening oil that has a high content of vitamin E that protects the skin from free radicals, pollution and UV damage by rebuilding the cell wall.

White French Clay: White Clay is said to be the most delicate form of clay and is characterized by its gentleness as well as purifying, softening and vitalizing effect. The white clay is suitable for sensitive skin as it gently absorbs impurities and adds to the skin its high levels of minerals.

Rosehip Core Extract: The Rosehip core contains large amounts of alpha-linear (Omega-3) and Linoleic (Omega-6) acid, with which the Rosehip core is a natural source of essential fatty acids that counteract dry and stressed skin by maintaining the skin’s fugness level. The vitamin A content supports the growth and maintenance of the epidermis and even has an effect on acne. The Rosehip core contains vitamins C and E, both of which act as antioxidants by working together to reduce oxidized membrane lipids in the cell membrane caused by free radicals. These vitamins thus restore the structure of the cell membrane and counteract cell damage and aging of the skin.

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Jojoba Oil: A half-fed oil that is absorbed relatively quickly by the skin. The oil contains natural sun protection and is also talgregulating. Jojoba Oil can bethe skin’s own sebum, which is easily included as part of the skin’s own natural fat. By applying jojoba oil, it can help reduce the skin’s production of fat and thus counteract oily skin. The oil moisturizes, soffies and nourishes the skin. It has a natural content of vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E, with which it exerts an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effect.

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Cocoa Butter: Cocoa butter has a high concentration of fatty acids that hydrates and nourishes the skin and strengthens its elasticity. The fatty component forms a protective and breathable barrier that maintains the moisture balance of the skin together. Cocoa butter is rich in bioactive phytochemicals that are said to improve blood circulation to the skin and have a mild protection against UV rays.

Chamomille Hydrolat: The hydrolatet is extracted during the production of the essential chamomile oil and contains mild herbal substances. Contains no allergens and has a sedative and soothing effect on sensitive and damaged skin.

Chamomor Flower Oil: Chamomile Flower has an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effect that can dampen redness and irritated skin. It has a well-known soothing effect and is therefore suitable for sensitive and damaged skin. The scent is mild and soothing, which can have a beneficial effect on stress and agitation.

Coconut Oil: The oil includes: The Essential Omega 3 and 9 fatty acids, with which the oil acts anti-inflammatory and maintains the moisture balance of the skin. The oil provides intensive care, works protective and has a healing effect. The high content of vitamin E acts as an antioxidant that protects the skin from, among other things. Free radicals and rebuilds the cell wall.

 

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Lanolin: Lanolin is a fat that is extracted from sheep’s wool and is reminiscent of the skin’s own fat. It can therefore reduce the skin’s own production of fat and counteract oily skin. It works extremely softening and forms a protective and breathable layer on the skin.

Lauric acid: A fatty acid extracted from coconut oil and has anti-viral, anti-microbial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. Lauric acid is therefore particularly effective against unclean skin as it reduces some of the conditions that give rise to unclean skin.

Lavendelhydrolat: The hydrolatet is extracted during the production of the ethereal lavender oil and retains its sedative properties on the skin.

Lavender Oil: The oil works antiseptic, talgregulating, soothing and cell-renewing on the skin. It is therefore effective against redness and irritated skin, and the cell-renewing property gives the oil a healing effect. The scent is mild and soothing.

Linoleic acid: Linoleic acid is an essential omega-6 fatty acid that is part of many plant oils and contributes to cell building. In contact with the skin, it is converted directly into a prostaglandin, which is important in particular. Inflammatory processes. Linoleic acid is part of the regulation of the skin’s water permeability.

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Mandarin Oil: The oil has reinforcing and softening properties as well as preventing blood explosions and scarring of the skin. It is suitable for dry, mature and sensitive skin due to its gentleness and reconstructive effect.

Almond Oil: A light oil that is quickly absorbed into the skin. It works moisturizing and balancing and is rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E, thereby boosting the skin with protective antioxidants and rebuilding the cell wall. The oil is said to have a soothing effect on sensitive skin and can dampen eczema-like conditions by reducing inflammation of the skin.

Mango Butter: Mango butter Works extremely softening and nursed, which is why it is suitable for mature, rough and dry skin. It contains many essential fatty acids that keep the moisture of the skin and act as protective. The butter species is rich in vitamins A and E, which protects the skin from free radicals and rebuilds damaged skin by regenerating the cell wall.

Moroccan Rasul Clay: The clay originates from Morocco and is characterized by its high content of silica and gentle ness. Silica is said to help tone the skin and strengthen the skin’s anti-bacterial defenses. Rasul Clay absorbs carefully the impurities and excess fats from the skin, which are left soft and well cared for. The high content of minerals is fed to the skin during use.

Marigold: Marigold has long been known for her healing, softening and sedative qualities. The oil is therefore particularly suitable for sensitive and mature skin, but all skin types benefit from effective oil. Marigold contains carotenoids that act as antioxidants, which include: Protects against free radicals and rebuilds the cell wall. The content of Saponins support the skin collagen production, and the content of flavonoids work anti-inflammatory and dampen redness and irritated skin.

Myristyl myristate: A softening wax, extracted vegetabilt. It acts as a natural emulsifier and thickener.

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Sodium benzoate: Sodium benzoate is a preservative that we often consume food with and therefore eat. As bioavailability is much higher through the gastrointestinal tract in relation to the skin, this form of preservation is mild and harmless in skin care products. In addition, sodium benzoate occurs naturally in, for example, benzoic resins and thickenberries. Sodium benzoate is added to inhibit the growth of mainly yeast and mold fungi as well as certain bacteria.

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Olive Oil: Olives work softening and extremely caring. It is rich in antioxidant vitamin E as well as vitamin K. Vitamin E protects the skin from e.g. Free radicals and rebuilds the cell wall. The oil is reaping and healing and leaves the skin well-cared for.

Olive Oil (fragrance) : A natural perfume extracted from herbs and plants. The scent has a fine blend of notes that give a distinctive spicy undertone and fresh top note.

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Palm Rose Oil: Palmerose regulates the skin’s talgproduction and therefore counteracts the tendency to impure skin. It has a healing effect and actively stimulates cell renewal. The scent is mild and aromatic with undertones exotic flowers.

Peppermint Oil: The oil appears to be cooling on the skin and prevents sour odours, so it is often used in conditioning products for the feet. Peppermint has an itchy and sedative effect on irritated skin and dampening redness due to its anti-inflammatory effect.

Polyglyceryl 3: Is a plant-basised emulsifier, which also acts softening.

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Rosehydrolat: The hydrolatet is extracted during the production of the essential Rose oil. Rose stimulates the regeneration process and acts nutritious, soothing and hydrating. Rose eliminates redness and is instrumental in sustaining the natural pH balance. Rose promotes healthy and elastic skin, and it is suitable for all skin types.

Rosewood Oil: The oil has a cell stimulating and regenerative effect on the skin. Rosewood acts as a number-matching and thus reduces porer clogging. The scent is of mild sweet rose with an undertone of the creal bark.

Rosemary Oil: The oil stimulates the cell renewal and works purizing and refreshing. The fragrance is mildly spicy and is said to provide mental clarity.

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Salt (Dead Sea): Mineral rich salt with a high content of potassium, magnesium and bromide. Potassium helps to regulate moisture levels in the skin, magnesium helps to promote healing, and bromide has a smoothing and relaxing effect. Salt from the Dead Sea is known as being beneficial for skin problems such as acne, eczema and psoriasis. It effectively removes dead skin cells, stimulates blood circulation and gives the skin renewed life and glow.

Shea Butter: Vegetable fat which is cold pressed by organic shea nuts. Shea butter contains vitamins A and E, which protects the skin from, inter alia, Free radicals and rebuilds the cell wall. The content of linoleic acid contributes to cell buildup and regulates the skin’s water permeability. The butter species also contains cinnamic acid, which is UV-B absorbent, why Shea Butter has a weak natural solar factor. Shea butter is extremely softening, penetrates easily into the skin without clogging pores.

Sodium steoryl lactylate: Vegetable solid emulsifier made from fatty acids from rapeseed oil and natural lactic acid.

Sunflower Oil: An oil that has a high content of linoleic acid, which contributes to cell buildup and regulates the skin’s water permeability. It contains lecithin that penetrates deep into the keratinized skin layer, where it moisturises and nourishes. It is an oil that has naturally high levels of vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, D and E, with which the oil includes, among other things. Have antioxidant properties. The oil also increases the elasticity of the skin and moisturizes.

Soya Oil: The oil comes from soya beans and helps to soften the skin and keep it supple. It has regenerative properties due to its high content of alpha-linolenic acid. Soya oil contains lecithin, which penetrates deep into the keratinized skin layer where it moisturises and nourishes. Especially crisp and cracked skin takes advantage of soybean oil. The oil also has a high content of vitamin E, which boosts the skin with protective antioxidants that neutralize free radicals and rebuild the cell wall.

Squalane: Squalane is extracted from olives and is a stable hydrocarbon that is already naturally found in the skin. Squalane acts as a protective and softening agent and acts as a means of transport for other fat-soluble substances, which can penetrate the skin more quickly and deeper. In addition, Squalane contributes to maintaining the moisture and dexterity of the skin.

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Thistle Oil: A dry oil, which has a high content of Linoleic acid, protective vitamin E and phytosterols. Linoleic acid is an essential omega-6 fatty acid that contributes to cell build-up and regulation of the skin’s water permeability. Vitamin E protects the skin from free radicals and rebuilds the cell wall. The oil is rapidly absorbed by the skin and is suitable for all skin types, especially impure and mature skin. It is instrumental in softening and maintaining the skin’s natural moisture balance.

Titanium Dioxide: A natural mineral that does not shape itself as nano-particles. The mineral acts as a physical solar filter by laying itself out as a breathable barrier on the skin, thereby protecting the skin from UV rays.

Troldhasselhydrolat: The hydrolatet is extracted from the production of the essential troll hazel oil. Troll Hassel has strong anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. It gently soothes and purifies the skin without drying it. It is suitable for oily and unclean skin, and it can be applied to areas of delicate, damaged and irritated skin.

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Vanilla extract: Inject the skin antioxidants and have a gentle scent of sweet vanilla.

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Apple Flower: A natural perfume, which is extracted from a unique combination of plants and flowers. It has a fresh and balanced fragrance with primary tones from Apple Flower and an undertone of freshly cut apple.