INGREDIENT GLOSSARY
EVERYTHING BEGINS WITH SKIN
We source skin-loving ingredients that keep you fresh and glowing—from vitamins and
minerals to power botanicals, oils, extracts, and more. Always free of parabens and mineral
oils, our formulas are meticulously crafted to be safe, non-irritating, and uncompromising in
their performance, wear, and care.
Shea Butter

In a word: Conditioning

Sourced from: The nut of the Shea tree

Why skin loves it: Known to protect skin from the elements, while helping retain moisture

Sea Buckthorn

In a word: Calming

Sourced from: The superfruit berries of the Sea Buckthorn tree

Why skin loves it: Helps soothe visible irritation and redness

Argan Oil

In a word: Protective

Sourced from: The fruit of Morocco's native Argan tree

Why skin loves it: Vitamin E, phenols, carotenes, and fatty acids help strengthen skin's barrier

Rose Hip Seed Oil

In a word: Strengthening

Sourced from: The seeds behind rose petals

Why skin loves it: With Omegas 3, 6, 9, plus Vitamins A, C, and E, it helps skin retain a natural balance by strengthening the moisture barrier

Cordyceps Complex
Featuring Cordyceps + Artemia

In a word: Energizing

Sourced from: Fungi and zooplankton

Why skin loves it: Visibly re-energizes skin and helps boost its radiance

Glycerin

In a word: Hydrating

Sourced from: Plants

Why skin loves it: Attracts moisture from the air and helps bind water to skin to boost hydration

Kukui Nut Oil

In a word: Nourishing

Sourced from: Kukui Nut Tree 

Why skin loves it: Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids help skin maintain radiant complexion

Trehalose

In a word: Restorative

Sourced from: A plant-based sugar molecule

Why skin loves it: Helps keep skin soft and fresh by supporting moisture levels

Find it in: Hydrating Face Cream
Bamboo Grass

In a word: Soothing

Sourced from: Chishima Zasa Bamboo

Why skin loves it: Helps sustainably soothe visible irritation and reduce redness

VITAMIN E

In a word: Antioxidant

Sourced from: Synthetic

Why skin loves it: Helps protect against environmental stressors and free radicals

RED ALGAE

In a word: Soothing

Sourced from: Red Algae

Why skin loves it: Helps calm visible irritation and redness for a more even-toned complexion

Meadowfoam Seed

In a word: Nourishing

Sourced from: The seed of the Meadowfoam flower

Why skin loves it: Fatty acids help support skin’s moisture barrier

SALICYLIC ACID

In a word: Exfoliating

Sourced from: Synthetic

Why skin loves it: Helps exfoliate skin for a smoother finish

Look beneath the surface of your favorite Bobbi Brown skincare and makeup to see why they work so beautifully for you. Browse our skincare ingredient checker, which we created to give you a better understanding of the skin-loving natural ingredients in our favorite products. Our meticulously crafted products are formulated with natural skincare ingredients such as vitamins and minerals, potent botanicals, nourishing oils, and powerful extracts. The ingredients in our skincare are always free of parabens and mineral oils. In our Ingredients Glossary, you can familiarize yourself with the performance-oriented ingredients we source to give you the best results, wear, and care. We detail many of our favorite skincare ingredients: Shea Butter protects skin from the elements while maintaining hydration. Sea Buckthorn soothes visible irritation and redness. Argan Oil helps strengthen skin's barrier. Rose Hip Seed Oil helps skin retain a natural balance by strengthening skin's barrier. Cordyceps Complex visibly reenergizes skin and helps boost its radiance. Glycerin attracts moisture from the air and helps bind water to skin to boost hydration. Kukui Nut Oil helps skin maintain its radiant complexion. Trehalose helps keep skin soft and fresh by supporting moisture levels. Bamboo Grass helps sustainably soothe visible irritation and reduce redness. And Fermented Clary Sage Complex helps renew, repair, and reduce fine lines by encouraging collagen production.