Ingredient Glossary

Exfoliating

Jojoba Esters

What does it do?

Microspheres of Jojoba Esters are used to provide physical exfoliation and are a biodegradable and natural alternative to microbeads and microplastics. They are perfectly round in shape, meaning they offer gentle exfoliation without damaging the skin barrier.

Where does it originate from?

Jojoba esters originate from Jojoba, a plant native to the Sonoran Desert.

When should I use it?

This ingredient can be used day and night. 

What skin type is it best suited to?

Jojoba Esters provide gentle exfoliation suitable for all skin types. 

What does it work well with?

They work well with Ceramides to help improve moisturisation, elasticity, and skin barrier function after gentle exfoliation of dead skin cells.

What else do I need to know?

In support of marine life, The Microbead-Free Waters Act led to many alternatives to microbeads being used, including sugar, ground-up walnut shells, coffee grounds and Jojoba Esters. 

Which Q+A products feature Jojoba Esters?

Niacinamide Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser