Our Skin Care Ingredients

Skin Care Formula Ingredients

Scientists testing skin care ingredients

Do you really know what’s in your skin care? If you shop at Mango Madness Skin Care, you do. We list all of our Skin Care Ingredients for your review and are here to answer any questions you may have about our anti-aging products.

You’ll find our skin care formulas do not cause allergic reactions. They are free of parabens, estrogen, drying alcohol, fillers and extenders. None of our products is ever tested on animals. You enjoy an unprecedented level of skin care with complete confidence and peace of mind.

It is our continuing commitment to provide effective anti-wrinkle creams and moisturizers of the highest quality to our customers. Just as you see the difference in the mirror, we want you to notice the difference in our ingredients.

You desire smoother, younger looking skin. We believe this can be achieved with our complexes containing skin care ingredients of the utmost purity and potency.

Anti Aging Skin Care Ingredients That Are Full of Benefits and Free of Fillers

In our support of your anti-aging and wrinkle reducing efforts, we developed skin care products based on the latest science. These products contain highly effective concentrations of medical grade Anti Aging Skin Care Ingredients. You’ll see real results from products with Peptides, Hyaluronic Acid, Squalane, Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Retinol and other advanced ingredients in potent levels.

Discover the rewards these ingredients bring when blended into our anti-aging creams, moisturizers, skin exfoliators, and eye care cream.

When you look at a product label, ingredients will be listed in the order of highest to lowest concentration. For example, if Argireline® is the fourth item in the ingredient list for a peptide based wrinkle cream, it is the fourth most highly concentrated product ingredient. Consequently, you should be wary of the value of a product if one of the active ingredients is not in the top several ingredients.

None of our skin care products or ingredients is tested on animals. We are recognized both by PETA and the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics (Leaping Bunny program) as being animal cruelty free.

Even with powerful and effective ingredients, you will find our skin care formulas are gentle and non-irritating. In our lists of anti-aging skin care ingredients, you may see soothing Aloe Vera gel or moisturizing Apricot Kernel, Jojoba and Hemp Seed Oils.

When you read our ingredient labels, you’ll notice a good supply of vitamins, minerals, proteins, and antioxidants.

There’s no need to expose your skin to parabens or unknown fillers ever again. You have the beautiful benefits of our anti aging skin care science!

Acetyl Hexapeptide-3 (Argireline®)
Wrinkle reducer. Included in Peptide 6® cream for wrinkles
. Argireline diminishes movements that cause muscles to contract, including facial expressions (smiling or frowning). Repetitive muscle contractons cause wrinkles and facial lines. By reducing muscle contractions, formation of new lines is prevented and the depth of existing wrinkles is minimized.

Acetyl Glutamyl Heptapeptide-1
A powerful peptide that is an elongation of acetyl hexapeptide. It can significantly lessen muscle contraction, which prevents formation of lines and wrinkles caused by repeated movement. It is particularly effective in reducing wrinkle depth. Included in Peptide 6®.

Allantoin
Provides a moisturizing and keratolytic effect, increasing the water content of the extracellular matrix and enhancing the desquamation of upper layers of dead skin cells, increasing the smoothness of the skin; promotion of cell proliferation and wound healing; and a soothing, anti-irritant, and skin protectant.


Aloe Barbadensis (Organic Aloe) Leaf Juice
Aloe vera helps dry skin, effective for burn and wound healing, and may have antifungal and antibiotic properties. Included in
Mango Miracle Day Moisturizer

Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe vera helps dry skin, effective for burn and wound healing, and may have antifungal and antibiotic properties. Included in
Mango Miracle Day Moisturizer.

Aluminum Oxide Crystals
A naturally occurring mineral used for epidermal abrasion in Microdermabrasion Exfoliation Cream.

Anhydroxylitol
A naturally-derived ingredient from the sugars found in wood and wheat cellulose. Can dramatically improve the epidermal water content by increasing the skin’s dermal water reservoirs.  Included in Maximum Moisture™ hyaluronic acid cream.

Apricot Kernel Oil
Commonly used to moisturize prematurely aged, dry, dehydrated, delicate or sensitive skin. Included in 
Peptide 6® anti-wrinkle cream and Refresh Me™ Under Eye Cream.

Argireline® - see Acetyl Hexapeptide-3

Arnica Montana
Used to reduce swelling of the veins under the skin, particularly to relieve a dark circle condition under the eyes. Included in
Refresh Me™ Under Eye Cream.

Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
Fights free radicals and may build collagen.


Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C Ester)
More soluble form of Vitamin C. Effective antioxidant. Fights free radicals and may build collagen.


Behenyl Alcohol
Thickening agent used in cosmetics, helps make skin smoother and prevents moisture loss. Derived from naturally occurring fatty alcohols, it is not related to irritating forms of alcohol.


Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)
Found in many high end moisturizing skin products; known for its skin softening effect. Included in 
Microdermabrasion Exfoliating Cream, Mango Miracle Daily Moisturizing Cream.

C 13-14 Isoparaffin
Skin softening emollient. Included in
Peptide 6® and Refresh Me™ Under Eye Cream.

Camellia Sinensis (Japanese Green Tea) Leaf Extract
Well known antioxidant. The polyphenols found in Green Tea are responsible for promoting healthier skin. Shown to fight bacteria, reduce inflammation, and decrease hormone activity, which makes it excellent at treating adult acne conditions.

Cannabis Sativa (hemp) seed oil
Used to moisturize and hydrate the skin while compensating for lower ceramide levels in the skin, thereby reducing the appearance of wrinkles.  Used in
Microdermabrasion Exfoliant Cream.

Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides
Mixed triester of caprylic and capric acids, is a highly refined medium chain triglyceride oil possessing excellent oxidation stability with an almost indefinite shelf life. A desirable emollient with quick skin penetration and no color, odor or taste. Included in
 Microdermabrasion Exfoliating Cream, Mango Miracle Daily Moisturizing Cream.

Caprylyl Glycol
Serves as an emollient (skin softening) base.

Cetyl Alcohol
Used as an emollient (skin softener), emulsifier, and thickener. Included in
Microdermabrasion Exfoliation Cream, and Mango Miracle Day Moisturizer.

Chamomile Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract (Chamomile)
One of the most widely used skin care botanicals; has emollient, tonic, antioxidant and  anti-inflammatory properties; contains azulene which helps to reduce puffiness and cleanse pores of impurities.


Cocamide MIPA
Emulsifying agent made from coconut oil.

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Rich skin conditioning nutrient.


Cucumis Sativus (cucumber) fruit extract
Botanical used for its anti-inflammatory properties.

Cyclomethicone
Emollient, moisturizer and viscosity adjuster. Included in
Mango Miracle Day Moisturizer.

Diazolidinyl Urea
A natural, plant based preservative. Included i
n Microdermabrasion Exfoliaton Cream, Mango Miracle Daily Moisturizing Lotion.

Decyl Glucoside
A mild non-ionic surfactant used for individuals with sensitive skin.

EDTA
(Ethylene Diamine Tetracetic Acid) a product stabilizer. Included in
Microdermabrasion Exfoliating Cream, Mango Miracle Daily Moisturizer Cream.

Essential Oils
Natural oils extracted from plants. Included in
Exfoliate Me™ Glycolic Acid Gel Cleanser.

Ethylhexylglycerin
Natural skin conditioner and deodorizer. Included in 
Peptide 6® wrinkle repair creamMaximum Moisture™ hyaluronic acid creamand Refresh Me™ Under Eye Cream.

Germall Plus
Patented combination of 99% Diazolidinyl Urea and 1% Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate; used as a non-paraben preservative.


Glyceryl Stearate
Derived from natural stearic acid and glycerin, an emulsifier and emollient providing stability and texture. Included in
Microdermabrasion Exfoliating Cream, Mango Miracle Daily Facial Moisturizer.

Glycolic Acid
An AHA or alpha hydroxy acid isolated from natural plant sources; used to reduce wrinkles, acne scarring, hyperpigmentation and improve many other skin conditions. Glycolic acid is included in
Exfoliate Me™ Glycolic Acid Gel Cleanser.

Hyaluronic Acid
A naturally occurring substance in our bodies found in joints, skin and the eyes. In the joints, hyaluronic acid serves as a cushioning agent. In the eyes, it comprises much of the vitreous. In the skin, it is most abundant and responsible for cell functions and resiliency. Hyaluronic acid, or HA, is hydrophyllic - it attracts water and holds 1,000X its weight in moisture. In the skin, this water retaining ability has the beneficial effect of plumping up the skin, which decreases the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Hyaluronic Acid is included in Peptide 6® wrinkle cream, Mango Miracle Daily Moisturizing Cream, and Refresh Me™ Under Eye Cream.

Hydrolyzed Rice Bran Extract
Regulates melanin production and has been used in far eastern cultures for years to help brighten and lighten the complexion. Rice bran extract also contains lipoic acid, an antioxidant, and vitamin B5 (niacin) to help improve cellular circulation. Included in Refresh Me™ Under Eye Cream.

Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate
An advanced preservative providing a high level of anti-microbial activity, especially against yeast and mold; also has one of the mildest safety profiles of the preservatives. Included in
Microdermabrasion Exfoliating Cream, Mango Miracle Day Cream.

Isopropyl Myristate
Ester of isopropanol and myristic acid, commonly derived from nutmeg. Used in cosmetic and topical medicinal preparations where good absorption through the skin is desired.

Jojoba Oil
Plant-derived non-oily water soluble emollient. Included in these skin care products:
Peptide 6® wrinkle reducing cream and Refresh Me™ Under Eye Cream.

Jojoba-Golden Oil (Buxus Sinensis)
Plant-derived non-oily water soluble emollient.


Kosher Vegetable Glycerin
Augments the skin's natural protection by filling in the area known as the intercellular matrix and by attracting just the right amount of water to maintain the skin's homeostasis.

Laureth-7
Emulsifier and surfactant. Included in
Peptide 6® wrinkle cream, and Refresh Me™ Under Eye Cream.

Mangifera Indica (Mango Butter) Seed Oil
Natural emollient with high oxidative, wound healing, and regenerative activity. Traditionally used in the rainforests and tropics for its skin softening, soothing, moisturizing and protective properties and to restore flexibility and reduce degeneration of skin cells. It has a protective effect against UV radiation. Included in Mango Miracle Daily Moisturizing Lotion.

Oil of Kumquat
An essential oil. Included in Exfoliate Me™ Glycolic Acid Gel Cleanser.

Olive Oil
Natural skin moisturizer. Included in Mango Miracle Daily Facial Moisturizer.

Olive Oil Castile
Natural skin moisturizer. Included in Exfoliate Me™ Glycolic Acid Gel Cleanser.

Oxido Reductases
Free radical scavenger, neutralizing free radical molecules in the skin that can lead to collagen/elastin damage. Included in Refresh Me™ Under Eye Cream.

Palmitoyl Oligopeptide
Also known as an amino-peptide, which consists of five amino acids in a group bonded to a fatty acid.  It has the ability to stimulate collagen and elastin production when combined with connective tissue known as fibroblasts. Included in
Peptide 6® wrinkle reducer .

Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3
Research has demonstrated that this peptide has the ability to control inflammation by controlling the  production of interleukins. Included in
Peptide 6® wrinkle repair cream .

Panthenol
A pro-vitamin of the B complex used in skin care as a moisturizer.

Pentapeptide-3
A component of Matrixyl, a five amino acid peptide used to reduce wrinkles without the irritating side effects of Retinol. Included in 
Peptide 6® wrinkle cream.

Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
Natural emollient and skin moisturizer. Included in
Microdermabrasion Exfoliating Cream and Mango Miracle Daily Moisturizing Cream.

Phenoxyethanol
Organic compound used as a bactericide. Included in 
Peptide 6® Maximum Moisture™ hyaluronic acid cream, Refresh Me™ Under Eye Cream,

Polyacrylamide
Used as a binding agent. Included in
Peptide 6® wrinkle cream and Refresh Me™ Under Eye Cream.

Polyacrylate-13
A polymer used as a thickener.  Included in 
Maximum Moisture™ hyaluronic acid cream.

Polyisobutene
A polymer used as a thickener.  Included in Maximum Moisture™ hyaluronic acid cream.

Polysorbate 20
Emulsifier and surfactant. Included in 
Maximum Moisture™ hyaluronic acid cream.

Prunus Dulcis (Almond) Oil
Emollient and moisturizer. Included in Mango Miracle Day Moisturizer.

Retinol (Vitamin A Palmitate)
Retinol cream is a topical cream containing Vitamin A and is used to counteract the effects of skin aging. It is also used to address serious skin ailments such as acne. After its absorption into the skin, retinyl palmitate is converted to retinol, and ultimately to retinoic acid (the active form of vitamin A present in Retin-A). Included in ReNew Youth™ retinol cream.

Rose Hip Seed Oil
Shown to act as a tissue regenerator, helping to prevent signs of aging, reduce scar tissue, and minimize wrinkles. Included in Exfoliate Me™ Glycolic Acid Gel Cleanser.

Salix Nigra (Organic Black Willow Bark) Extract
Naturally derived salicylic acid shown to contain potent antimicrobial properties; more effective than conventional salicylic acid.

Sucrose Cocoate
A gentle, natural and moisturizing soap made from coconut oil.


Seaweed Extracts
A naturally derived gelatin-like substance used to control viscosity. Included in Exfoliate Me™ Glycolic Acid Gel Cleanser.

Simmondsia Chinensis (Organic Jojoba)
Plant-derived non-oily water soluble emollient. Included in
Microdermabrasion Exfoliation Cream.

Sodium Cocoamphoacetate
made from fatty acids in coconut oil; used as a surfactant.


Sodium Hydroxy Methyl Glycinate
Gentle preservative derived from glycine, or aminoacetic acid, a naturally occurring amino acid commonly sourced from sugar or soy.

Sorbic Acid
Natural organic compound used as a preservative.

Soy Peptide
This is NOT the estrogenic form of soy. Stimulates fibroblast proliferation and increases collagen and elastin synthesis, resulting in firmer-looking skin. Also helps prevent proteinase activity (as a result of exposure to UV light and ozone) from degrading collagen bundles in the skin. Also helps lighten hyperpigmentation and acts as an anti-irritant, reducing inflammation. Included in Refresh Me™ Under Eye Cream.

Squalane
Acts as emollient and moisturizer; produced from olive oil.  Helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Squalane is one of the best anti aging skin care ingredients because it absorbs quickly and is non-greasy.  May have anti-cancer properties (per Strang Cancer Research Laboratory, Rockefeller University, New York, New York).  
Included in Maximum Moisture™ hyaluronic acid cream, ReNew Youth™ retinol cream., Peptide 6® wrinkle cream, and Refresh Me™ Under Eye Cream.

Stearic Acid
Obtained from natural fats and oils; functions as an emollient and emulsifier. Included in
Microdermabrasion Exfoliating Cream, Mango Miracle Daily Facial Moisturizer

Sunflower Oil (Helianthus Annuus)
Natural emollient and skin moisturizer. Included
in Mango Miracle Daily Moisturizing Lotion.

Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
Natural skin conditioner, protectant and emollient; softens and protects dry, chapped skin, treats skin irritations, helps erase wrinkles and minimizes stretch marks.


Tocopherol (Vitamin E)
Antioxidant vitamin, emollient and moisturizer. Included in
Microdermabrasion Exfoliation Cream, Mango Miracle Daily Moisturizer Cream.

Triethanolamine
pH adjuster. Included in Mango Miracle Daily Moisturizing Cream.

Tripeptide
Temporarily debilitates the muscle, keeping it from contracting, thereby smoothing lines in wrinkle prone areas. These peptides help prevent muscle activity which can accentualte the appearance of wrinkles.  Included in
Peptide 6®.

Vegetable Glycerin
Assists in retaining moisture and helps skin absorb oxygen. It is a natural emollient that has a cooling effect on the skin. Included in
  Microdermabrasion Exfoliant Cream, Mango Miracle Day Moisturizer and Exfoliate Me™ Glycolic Acid Gel Cleanser.

Vitamin A Palmitate
Retinol cream is a topical cream containing Vitamin A and is used to counteract the effects of skin aging. It is also used to address serious skin ailments such as acne. After its absorption into the skin, retinyl palmitate is converted to retinol, and ultimately to retinoic acid (the active form of vitamin A present in Retin-A). Included in ReNew Youth™ retinol cream.

Vitamin K
This important skin care vitamin enters through the pores and migrates to any damaged or leaking capillary or artery and helps to clot the blood. This will stop any seepage or leakage under the skin, which is often the cause of dark circles under eyes, and allows the tissue to heal itself.  A primary ingredient in Refresh Me™ Under Eye Cream.

Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil
Powerful antioxidant that exhibits some wound healing properties. Included in 
Microdermabrasion Exfoliation Cream, Mango Miracle Daily Moisturizing Lotion.

Water, De-ionized
Natural solvent.

Water, Purified
Natural solvent. Included in 
Peptide 6® wrinkle cream, and Exfoliate Me™ Glycolic Acid Gel Cleanser.

Xylitol
Used to control the skin microfloral balance in atropic dry skin.  Included in Maximum Moisture™ hyaluronic acid cream.

Xylitylglucoside
A naturally-derived ingredient from the sugars found in wheat and wood cellulose. It has been shown to improve dramatically the epidermal water content by increasing the skin’s dermal water reservoirs.  Included in Maximum Moisture™ hyaluronic acid cream.

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