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incis and  ingredients

Below you will find the official INCIs per product (which must be on the back of the labels according to EU legislation) and a translation into 'normal' Dutch, plus the function of the ingredient. These are the same for the test bottles and normal sizes.

We are happy to tell you in plain language what is in our products! Is it that easy?


1. Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, 2. Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil, 3. Ricinus Communis Seed Oil, 4. Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, 5. Beta-Carotene, 6. Daucus Carota Sativa Root Extract, 7. Daucus Carota Sativa Seed Oil, 8. Tocopherol, 9. Elettaria Cardamomum Seed Oil, 10. Commiphora Myrrha Oil, 11. Ascorbyl Palmitate, 12. Linalool*, 13. Citral*, 14. Geraniol*, 15. Limonene* * from essential oils

In 'normal' Dutch:

  • 1. Sunflower oil, rich in essential fatty acids, emollient.

  • 2. Sweet almond oil is high in fatty acids and moisturizing.

  • 3. Castor oil has a moisturizing effect.

  • 4. Jojoba oil provides a protective layer on the skin to prevent the skin from drying out.

  • 5, 6, 7, Beta Carotene,  Carrot extract and carrot seed oil together form a carrot macerate (herbal oil), a precursor of vitamin A. This promotes cell regeneration and thus the recovery of the skin. This macerate is absorbed into the sunflower oil.

  • 8.Tocopherol is Vitamin E. This protects and contributes to proper utilization of oxygen in the tissues.

  • 9, 10. Cardamom And Myrrh Essential Oil - Fragrance

  • 11. Ascorbyl is a natural stabilizer

  • 12, 13, 14, 15 Linalool, Citral, Geraniol and Limonene are not added extra, but we mention them because they are naturally present in the essential oils and are allergens. However, the quantities are so small that no warning message has emerged from lab tests.


1. Solanum Lycopersicum juice, 2. Solanum Lycopersicum seed oil, 3. Persea Gratissima oil, 4. Brassica Oleracea Italica oil, 5. Glycerin, 6. Polyglyceryl-2-stearate, 7. Butyrospermum Parkii butter, 8. Solanum Lycopersicum fruit , 9. Glyceryl Stearate, 10. Stearyl Alcohol, 11. Citric Acid, 12. Kardamorphallus Seed Oil, 13. Konjac Root Extract, 14. Ectoin, 15. Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, 16. Commiphora Myrrha Oil, 17. Cymbopogon Flexuosus Oil, 18. Tocopherol , 19. Benzyl alcohol, 20. Arginine, 21. Dehydroacetic acid, 22. Aqua, 23. Linalool*, 24. Limonene*, 25. Geraniol*, 26. Sodium Benzoate, 27. Potassium Sorbate, 28. Citral* (* from essential oils)

Laboratory tests have shown no indications of allergies.

In 'normal' Dutch plus the function:

  1. Juice of the tomato (plant) - protective

  2. Tomato seed oil - soothing

  3. Avocado oil - protection and healing 

  4. Broccoli seed oil - protective

  5. Glycerin - moisturizing

  6. Polyglyceryl-2-stearate is a vegetable emulsifier. An emulsifier keeps the cream bound.

  7. Shea shea butter - stimulates your skin's regenerative capacity and offers protection against dehydration

  8. Lycopene from the tomato peel; protects against air pollution and is a powerful anti-oxidant

  9. Natural emulsifier to bind the cream.

  10. Soft, greasy (and therefore less burdensome) natural alcohol.

  11. Citric acid - for the PH value

  12. Konjac seed oil - fragrance (essential oil)

  13. Konjac Root Extract - retains moisture

  14. Amino acid provides protection against harmful effects of UV

  15. Sunflower oil - emollient and rich in essential fatty acids.

  16. Myrrh Oil - Revitalizing

  17. Lemongrass oil - calming

  18. Vitamin E - Antioxidant

  19. Natural Solvent

  20. Amino acid for the PH value

  21. Acetic acid for preservation

  22. Water - natural solvent

  23. Linalool* (this is in the essential oils)

  24. Limonene* (this is in the essential oils)

  25. Geraniol* (this is in the essential oils)

  26. Sodium is added as a natural preservative

  27. Potassium sorbate is a natural preservative

  28. Citral* (this is in the essential oil)


  1. Cucumis Sativus Seed Oil, 2. Oryza Sativa Bran Oil, 3. Avena Sativa Kernel Oil, 4. Squalane, 5. Brassica Oleracea Italica Seed Oil, 6. Bisabolol, 7. Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, 8. Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract

In 'normal' Dutch, including the function:

  1. Cucumber seed oil - moisturizes and strengthens skin elasticity

  2. Rice bran oil - anti-inflammatory effect

  3. Oat oil - soothing effect 

  4. Squalane - moisturizing effect

  5. Broccoli seed oil - protective effect

  6. Chamomile extract/Bisabolol - healing effect

  7. Sunflower oil - improves the skin barrier

  8. Rosemary Leaf Extract - Organic Antioxidant


1. Cucurbita Pepo Seed Oil, 2. Borago Officinalis Seed Extract, 3. Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil, 4. Brassica Oleracea Italica Seed Oil, 5. Bisabolol, 6. Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Extract, 7. Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, 8. Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract, 9. Ubiquinone

In 'normal' Dutch:

  1. Pumpkin seed oil - has a soothing effect

  2. Cucumber seed extract - has a moisturizing effect

  3. Chia seed oil - has a soothing effect

  4. Broccoli seed oil - is protective

  5. Chamomile extract - has a healing effect

  6. Sea buckthorn oil - is protective

  7. Sunflower oil- improves the skin barrier

  8. Rosemary Leaf Extract - An Organic Antioxidant

  9. Q10 - antioxidant that provides vitality


1. Persea Gratissima Oil, 2. Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil, 3. Sambucus Nigra Seed Oil, 4. Avena Sativa Kernel Oil, 5. Brassica Oleracea Italica Seed Oil, 6. Borago Officinalis Seed Extract, 7. Bisabolol, 8. Curcuma Xanthorrhiza Root Powder, 9. Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, 10. Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract, 11. Ubiquinone

In 'normal' Dutch and an explanation of why it's in it:

  1. Avocado oil - makes the skin soft

  2. Hemp seed oil - is moisturizing

  3. Black elderberry seed oil - has a moisturizing effect

  4. Oat oil - is soothing

  5. Broccoli seed oil - has a protective effect

  6. Cucumber herb extract - is moisturizing

  7. Chamomile - softens and moisturises

  8. Turmeric - anti oxidant

  9. Sunflower oil - softens the skin

  10. rosemary -  anti oxidant

  11. Q10 provides - for vitality, antioxidant

Food for Skin SPF 30 INCI ingredients

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Zinc Oxide, Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Seed Oil, Stearic Acid, Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Seed Oil*, Bisabolol*, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil*, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate, Pongamia Pinnata ( Karanja) Seed Extract

*= obtained from upcycling residual flows

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride: A commonly used moisturizer that leaves skin feeling fine and supple - made from coconut oil and glycerin.

Zinc Oxide: UVA and UVB protector. The zinc reflects the sunlight. Our zinc is non-nano and uncoated.

Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Seed Oil: oil from the kakadu plum seed with Omega-6 that helps restore the skin and regulates moisture in the skin.

Stearic Acid: natural fatty acid from rapeseed oil to mix the ingredients well.

Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Seed Oil*: cold-pressed oil from the European blueberry provides extra protection against, among other things, harmful UV radiation that can age the skin.

Bisabolol*: derived from chamomile, which helps soothe the skin.

Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil*: a natural sun protector from raspberry seed oil that makes the skin supple.

Polyhydroxystearic Acid: an acid made from plant oils that keeps the cream stable.

Tocopheryl Acetate: a vegetable anti-oxidant that helps fight free radicals.

Pongamia Pinnata (Karanja) Seed Extract: oil from karanja (plum-like) that helps restore the skin.

*= obtained from upcycling residual flows. Food for Skin tries to get as many of its ingredients as possible from 'upcycling', so that we do not have to use new natural nutrients on our skin, but make smart use of residual flows that arise from the growth and processing of natural nutrients.

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