Ingredients lists can be difficult to understand with unrecognisable, and sometimes Latin names.

 At JAYA we have been ruthless in selecting ingredients that have a clear purpose in delivering results, and are always suitable for young sensitive skin.

When it comes to sourcing our ingredients we only work with suppliers that deliver from renewable and responsible sources. All our ingredients are The Vegan Society Certified and Leaping Bunny approved.

Click on the ingredients to learn about their purpose and why we have chosen to use them in our formulas:


Abyssinian oil 

This non greasy oil contains high levels of fatty acids, significantly improving tone and texture of the skin.

Algaktive¬ģ BioSKN¬†

This powerhouse ingredient contains prebiotics derived from microalgae (seaweed). Prebiotics are the food that the good bacteria on the surface of your skin consume for energy. Feeding these guys will help your skin function at its best. The latest in skin nutrition.

Aloe Vera 

We use Aloe Vera for its skills in soothing and moisturising.




Used to dissolve ingredients so they are more easily absorbed by your skin.




Is an active vitamin compound that will help moisturise, vitalise and soothe your skin and improve the appearance of any spots.

Benzyl Alcohol

Is a plant-based preservative, used in tiny amounts

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

Derived from coconut, caprylic/Capric triglyceride helps smooth skin and acts as a binding ingredient.  


A man-made emulsifier designed to help improve skin texture and stabilise the formula.



Cetearyl Alcohol

A skin-softening emollient that helps to prevent water loss and helps ingredients to bind.



Cetearyl Glucoside  

Is an emulsifier made from coconut.

Cetiol Ultimate 

Cetiol Ultimate helps improves texture and spreadability.

Coco glucoside 

Is a natural foaming agent derived from coconut. Our products that use this don't foam a lot, that's because natural ingredients are so gentle.


Is an emollient and emulsifier. Derived from coconut.


100% natural and includes essential oils.


Naturally helps to increase the skin’s hydration and balance.



Grapeseed Oil 

Grapeseed oil is a powerful antioxidant that also helps with elasticity and skin moisture retention. 

Jojoba Oil 

Jojoba oil is an emollient, softening and smoothing skin. It is rich in antioxidants that can calm inflamed skin.

Moringa oil 

This wonderful oil is an antioxidant and helps sooth inflammation, acts as an anti-pollution shield.

NG Kombunchka‚ĄĘ¬†

A black tea ferment that sooths and refreshes skin. Considered the lipofilling effect without surgery. Kombucha is a beverage widely believed to have many health benefits ‚Äď enjoyed regularly here at JAYA HQ produced from our own scooby.

Phycosaccharide ACG 

The complete active treatment for spot control derived from an algae. It helps to regulate sebum, inflammation  and scarring. 

Polyglyceryl 4 Caprate 

We hear you - it sounds long and chemically but is 100% natural and derived from glycerol. It is used as an emulsifying agent. No need to worry!

Potassium Sorbate

Used as an antimicrobial and anti- fungal preservative.

Salicylic Acid 

Salicylic acid is well-known for reducing spots by gently exfoliating the skin and keeping pores clear.

Sea Bucktorn oil 

We use this natural golden oil for its anti-inflamatory properties and we love the golden colour!

Sodium Benzoate 

Is a preservative, used in tiny amounts to protect our formulas

Sodium Hydroxide 

One of our less favourite ingredients but is natural ph balancer used in small amounts.

Sodium Phytate 

Used in small amounts as a stabiliser.

Solar gum 

A natural thickener and stabiliser. We literally went to the ends of the earth to find a supplier that could prove it was vegan in the manufacturing process of this ingredient.

Sorbic Acid 

Sorbic acid s a natural preservative.

Sucrose palmitate 

Sucrose palmiate is a natural emulsifier, helping the ingredients bind together.

Sweet Almond Oil 

Sweet almond oil has been used for centuries to treat eczema and psoriasis and acne. It helps skin appear radiant.


Helps the skin retain moisture and helps with the viscosity of the formula.