AHAs help to gently exfoliate skin, revealing a smoother, more radiant complexion by breaking down the substance that holds dead skin cells together.
Finnish water is amongst the purest in the world and our native secret to beautiful, healthy looking skin. Our Arctic Spring Water is captured directly from springs in Finnish Lapland, where it has been purified by nature. The water is filtered through layers of sand and gravel formed after the Ice Age, and is refreshingly soft due to its low mineral content and skin friendly pH - perfect to help supercharge skin hydration.
Azelaic acid is naturally derived, gently exfoliating and helps to reduce the look of pores, blackheads and blemishes, whilst also smoothing skin texture.
Bilberries have been used for centuries in medicine and are an important element of the Finnish diet. Named black-hearts, they are softer & juicer than blueberries and have an excellent antioxidant concentration (anthocyanin compounds) which are known to help prevent skin damage caused by free radicals. Bilberry seed oil contains essential fatty acids that help protect the skin barrier.
Found in cold climate, acidic wetlands and peat bogs, cottongrass has adapted over time to withstand extreme and harsh weather conditions. It is known for its softness and helps to gently soothe, moisturize and protect the skin.
We source our Finnish oats in co-operation with Finnish food industry. Finnish oats have exceptional abilities to help moisturize and soothe the skin. Oats are also known to reduce itching and inflammation, which makes them a great ingredient, especially in harsh climates.
Harvested from the latitudes near the Arctic circle, the heather flower has powerful anti-inflammatory properties & rejuvenating benefits. It soothes and softens the skin, leaving it bouncy and smooth.
Hyaluronic acid is a super ingredient in skincare. It is a powerful component that binds moisture to the skin and is suitable for all skin types and ages. Lumene’s innovative Hydra-technology has three molecular weights of hyaluronic acid to intensely hydrate multiple levels of skin. Using a smaller molecular weight of hyaluronic acid helps to penetrate deeper into the skin for plumping hydration while the larger ones create a moisturizing barrier.
The quercetin (plant pigment) found in lingonberries is an effective, skin-protecting antioxidant that firms skin, helps fade wrinkles and reduces fine lines. Our patented lingonberry extract has been sustainably refined from the by-products of the food industry, into a unique skin care active ingredient. Our extract has a much higher concentration of quercetin compared to the berry itself and its impact in delaying the signs of skin aging has been proven in lab testing.
Niacinamide (vitamin B3) is known as vitamin B-derivative and helps to rebalance uneven skin tone, supporting a flawless and shine-free complexion.
Sourced in the cold waters of Scandinavia, Nordic algae is a very potent natural skincare ingredients with hydrating and anti-ageing properties. Often compared with Hyaluronic acid, it actually hydrates skin 3 times more effectively, leaving skin super plump and bouncy.
Used since ancient times, Finnish birch sap is rich in minerals, amino acids and hydrating sugars. It gently nourishes parched skin that’s been dried out by busy lifestyles and changing seasons
Capable of attracting and holding water within the skin, polyglutamic acid works in synergy with hyaluronic acid to enhance the skin barrier function for intense hydration and glow.
The unique pre-retinol compound (also known as pro-vitamin A) is sourced from Nordic Sea Buckthorn and hand-picked Arctic Cloudberry. This less aggressive pre-retinol compound helps reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles, as well as evening out skin tone and texture, whilst being more gentle on skin than retinol.
This super-berry has an incredibly high concentration of omega 7, which helps to renew skin. It is also the only berry containing the complete family of omega fatty acids 3, 6, 7 & 9 and over 190 bio-available nutrients making its seed oil a very nutritious component.
Vegan collagen targets signs of collagen loss caused by skin ageing such as fine lines, wrinkles and lack of elasticity. It also helps to restore skin’s youthful bounce. Lumene's Vegan Collagen is plant-based and produced using modern fermentation technology.
A powerhouse ingredient, vitamin C is well-known to boost skin's radiance and even out complexion. This ingredient helps re-energise and renew skin. Offering powerful protection against pollution and environmental damage, the stabilised bioavailable vitamin C used by Lumene, works to brighten skin and ensure healthy radiance now and in the future.
Vitamin E helps to shield skin against free radicals, which cause damage to skin. It also protects and promotes moisture retention and is essential to maintain healthy-looking skin.
These golden berries are a rare Lapland treasure as they contain twice as much Vitamin C than their equivalent weight of oranges. The unique Arctic light cycle results in an unusually potent super-fruit, with extremely high concentrations of vitamin C and antioxidants that can help make the skin appear brighter and radiant.
Nordic willowherb flower extract is produced from wild harvested and hand-picked willowherb flowers in Finland. It contains natural ellagitannins, a potent antioxidant that enhances skin, leaving it brighter and more radiant.