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Maya Chia The Optimist, Hydrating, Brightening Essence


Aloe12 Barbadensis (*Aloe) Leaf Juice, Oryza Sativa (*Sake) Extract Camellia Sinensis Leaf (*White Tea) Extract, Pure Water (Aqua), Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate6 Lactobacillus8, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract, **Hydrolyzed Corn Starch (and) Beta Vulgaris13 (Beet) Root Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride10, Panthenol4, Phospholipids2, **Xylityl – Glucoside – Anhydroxylitol14 -Xylitol, Lauryl Glucoside7 (and) Myristyl Glucoside5 (and) Polyglyceryl-6 Laurate1, Salvia Hispanica (Chia Seed9) Extract (and) Haematococcus Pluvialis Algal (Astaxanthin11) Extract, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (*Licorice) Root Extract, Citrus Sinensis (*Sweet Orange) Essential Oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Neroli) Essential Oil, Cananga Odorata (*Ylang Ylang) Essential Oil, Potassium Sorbate

*Certified Organic or Wildcrafted Ingredients (when available)

*Ecocert/Cosmos Approved Ingredient

As part of our ongoing commitment to innovation, our formulations are updated from time to time. As such, the ingredient list shown here may vary from the box of the product depending on time and region of purchase.

3.4 oz / 100 ml
The Optimist uses the highest quality natural, organic and wildcrafted ingredients from conscious growers across the world. Our moisture concentrate is always formulated without parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrances, PEGs3, and SLSs

IngredientWhat it does
1Polyglyceryl-6 Laurateemulsifier, combines oil and water in the formula
2phospholipidsemollient moisturizers
3PEGshelps "carry" other ingredients into the skin; emollient; emulsifier; sufactant (cleans); solvent; the lower the number following, the more it can penetrate the skin; keeps products stable
4panthenolhumectant emollient moisturizer; anti-inflammatory
5Myristyl Glucosidecleansing
6leuconostoc/radish root ferment filtrate"natural" preservative; used as an alternative to synthetic preservatives
7Lauryl Glucosidea non-ionic cleansing surfactant; has the slowest to disperse foam, compared to the other most commonly used alkyl polyglucosides (coco glucoside and decyl glucoside). Yields a more stable foam and its high viscosity is great if the product is intended to be thick
9chia seeda rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, especially alpha-linolenic acid. A good source of antioxidants.
10Caprylic/Capric TriglycerideCoconut derived emollient moisturizer, sometimes used as a thickener. Rich in fatty acids that replenish skin; has a silky, dry oil feel
12aloeemollient moisturizer with anti-inflammatory; antioxidant, & antibacterial qualities
13beta vulgarisantioxidant; used for its color
14Anhydroxylitolhumectant moisturizer; often used as a preservative substitute for glycerin

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