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INGREDIENTS

Here you can learn more about all our ingredients. What they mean,
their functionality and which ingredients are in each product.
By making skincare products from scratch, we can control all ingredients. We only use proven ingredients that can actively improve skin health. This means that we have deliberately selected ingredients that do not meet our requirements. Please read more about each ingredient and its function in our ingredient dictionary below:

Our skin care products are free from:

Animal origin
Parabens
Sulfates
Petroleum
Mineral oils
GMOs
Synthetic emulsifiers
Synthetic dyes
Talc
Nanoparticles
Microplastics

LEXICON OF INGREDIENTS

 

Aloe barbadensis leaf juice (Aloe vera juice)


The aloe gel is extracted from the leaves of the Aloe vera plant and contains both proteins and vitamins. The aloe gel is good in skin care products for dry and irritated skin.
Feature: Skin Conditioning, Moisturizing, Cooling, Protective, Soothing
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath


Aqua (Water)


Feature: Solvent
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Avena sativa kernel extract (Oat extract)

 

Oat extract is extracted from oats and is good for a moisturizing effect in skin care and can soothe irritated skin.
Feature: Emollient, Moisturizing, Soothing
Available in Product:
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Avena sativa kernel oil (Oat oil)

 

Oat oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and nourishes the skin. The oil can also help soothe dry and sensitive skin.
Feature: Emollient, Nurturing, Soothing
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Baby Oil
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

Beta-sitosterol

 

Feature: Skin conditioning
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Baby Oil
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

Carthamus tinctorius seed oil (Safflower oil)

 

Safflower oil is extracted from thistle seeds. The oil is easily absorbed by the skin and is rich in omega-6 (linoleic acid).
Feature: Emollient
Available in product:
ARC Baby & Child Baby Oil

 

Cetearyl alcohol

 

Cetearyl alcohol is a fatty alcohol and is a mixture of stearyl and cetyl alcohols. Extracted plant oils, can also be produced synthetically.
Feature: Viscosity controlling, Moisturizing, Emollient
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

Citric acid

 

Citric acid is an extract obtained from fermentation and is mainly used as a pH-regulating agent in skin care.
Feature: pH-regulating
Available in Product:
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Cocamidopropyl betaine

 

Cocamide propyl betaine is a natural surfactant extracted from coconut oil.
Feature: Antistatic, Cleansing, Foam Booster, Hair Conditioning, Viscosity Controlling
Available in Product:
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Cocos nucifera oil (Coconut oil)

 

Coconut oil is rich in fatty acids which make it emollient and regreasing. The oil can help soothe and repair the skin as well as protect the skin against cold and wind.
Feature: Emollient, Regreasing, Soothing, Repairing, Protective
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Baby Oil
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

Cocos nucifera water (Coconut water)

 

Coconut water is a natural ingredient that is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, has a moisturizing effect on the skin.
Feature: Moisturizing, Antioxidant
Available in Product:
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Glycerin (Glycerin)

 

Glycerin is found in vegetable fats and oils and is a natural ingredient. Glycerin has a good ability to bind moisture, improve skin elasticity and protect the skin.
Feature: Moisturizing, Moisturizing, Protective
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Glyceryl stearate (Glyceryl stearate)

 

Glyceryl stearate is extracted from various vegetable oils and acts as an emulsifier in creams and lotions.
Feature: Emulsifier, Consistency controller
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

Glycine soja oil

 

Soybean oil is extracted from soybeans and is a fatty oil. It is rich in essential fatty acids, lecithin, vitamin E and can help preserve the moisture level and protect the skin.
Feature: Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Moisturizing, Protective_
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Baby Oil
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

Helianthus annuus seed oil (Sunflower oil)

 

Sunflower oil is a vegetable oil and is extracted from sunflower seeds. The sunflower oil has many skin care properties due to its high proportion of unsaturated fatty acids. Among other things, the oil has a softening, soothing effect and has the ability to strengthen the function of the skin's natural protective barrier.
Feature: Emollient, Protective, Soothing
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Baby Oil
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

 

Guarhydroxypropyltrimonium chloride is partly extracted from cluster beans but also has a synthetic part. Has a clarifying and conditioning effect on hair.
Feature: Emollient, Conditioning
Available in Product:
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Lactic acid

 

Lactic acid is a type of AHA acid (Alpha hydroxy acid). It has antibacterial properties, is emollient and can help the skin absorb other substances more easily. Works as a pH regulator.
Feature: pH controlling
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

Parfum (Perfume)

 

Feature: Fragrance substance
Available in Product:
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Persea gratissima oil (Avocado oil)

 

Avocado oil contains unsaturated fats, proteins, vitamins A, D and E.
Feature: Emollient, Regreasing
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

Polyglyceryl-6 palmitate/succinate

 

Emulsifier of vegetable origin
Feature: Emulsifier, Consistency controller
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

Potassium sorbate

 

Potassium sorbate is neutralized sorbic acid which is found naturally in many berries and fruits, it can also be synthetically produced. Used as a preservative in skin care.
Feature: Preservative
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Sclerotium gum

 

Sclerotium gum is extracted from plants and is a sugar-based ingredient that has a stabilizing effect in formulas.
Feature: Viscosity controlling
Available in Product:
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Sodium benzoate

 

Sodium benzoate is used as a preservative in cosmetics.
Feature: Preservative
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Sodium chloride

 

Sodium chloride has a stabilizing effect but can also have a soothing effect on the skin.
Feature: Viscosity controlling
Available in Product:
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Sodium lauroyl methyl isethionate

 

Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Ethionate is a surfactant extracted from coconuts. A very mild and sulfate-free surfactant that can be used for cleaning.
Feature: Cleaning
Available in Product:
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Sorbic acid

 

Sorbic acid is a carboxylic acid that is found naturally in many berries, but can also be synthetically produced. Used as a preservative in skin care.
Feature: Preservative
Available in Product:
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Squalene

 

Squalane is produced from plants such as olive oil, but also occurs naturally in the body. The squala is quickly absorbed by the skin, works with the skin's natural moisture barrier and leaves a silky feeling on the skin.
Feature: Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Moisturizing
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Baby Oil
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

Tapioca starch

 

Tapioca starch is extracted from the cassava root and used as a consistency-controlling ingredient in skincare.
Feature: Consistency controlling
Available in Product:
ARC Child Shampoo
ARC Child Body Wash
ARC Child Bubble Bath

 

Theobroma cacao seed butter

 

Cocoa butter is extracted from cocoa seeds and is of vegetable origin. Especially good for dry skin.
Feature: Emollient, Protective, Regreasing
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

Tocopheryl acetate (Tocopheryl acetate)

 

Tocopheryl acetate is an e-vitamin acetate that is produced from vegetable oils. The vitamin E acetate acts as an antioxidant.
Feature: Antioxidant
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Baby Oil
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

Tocopherol (Tocopherol)

 

Vitamin E extracted from vegetable oils. Vitamin E acts as an antioxidant.
Function : Antioxidant
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Baby Oil
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

Xanthan gum

 

Xanthan gum is dextrose (glucose) and chemically it is polysaccharide.
Feature: Viscosity controlling, Protective
Available in Product:
ARC Baby & Child Ultimate Cream

 

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