Heart & Seoul Collection

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Daily Wonder® Cleansing Foam
  • water

    Water is a fundamental ingredient for skin care products and life itself. Amarte products contain spring water sourced from a Korean nature preserve.

  • sorbitan stearate

    Sorbitan stearate is synthesized from stearic acid and sorbitol. An emulsifier for water-in-oil formulations, it facilitates solubility of essential oils in water.

  • Schizophyllan (mushroom β-glucan)

    Schizophyllan (mushroom β-glucan) is a highly purified extract of cultivated mushroom.  This unique emollient actively enhances immunity and shields skin from inflammatory triggers, irritation, environmental toxins, and damage from UV exposure.

  • natural betaine

    Natural betaine is a moisturizer and stabilizer chemically known as trimethylglycine and is commonly found in cleansers.  A natural edible and water soluble ingredient derived from beets or other vegetable sources, it improves skin's feel and reduces formulation stickiness while serving as a surfactant, viscosity builder and foam booster.  It may have anti-inflammatory and anti-wrinkle properties and is ideal for a wide range of cosmetic applications.

  • cyclomethicone

    Cyclomethicone is a silicone-based cyclic compound that provides a silky smooth feel to skin care products and aids the delivery of active ingredients and fragrance in skin care formulations.  It is also considered a non-comedogenic emollient.

  • propolis cera

    Propolis cera is a brownish, resinous substance collected by bees and used to protect hives from invaders and cold weather.  Propolis has smoothing, moisturizing, and oil control properties.  It is rich in flavonoids and phenolic compounds with well documented antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties.

  • elemental sulfur

    Elemental sulfur is a periodic table element that is an essential part of all living organisms. A broad spectrum antimicrobial withunique anti-inflammatory and exfoliative properties, purified elemental sulfur is very effective in the treatment of acne, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis. A multi-tasker, this element is also a skin brightener that helps decrease sebum production. Amarte uses two nanometer diameter puresulfur particles to create revolutionary efficacy and cosmetic elegance.

  • Argania spinosa (argan) kernel oil

    Argania spinosa (argan) kernel oil: Argan oil is an emollient and skin conditioner derived from the nut of the argan tree.  Native to Morocco, the argan tree lives up to 200 years and its oil has been used for skin care and dietary supplementation for centuries. It is rich in tocopherol (vitamin E), phenolic acid, carotenes, and essential fatty acids including omega-9 oleic acid and omega-6 linolenic acid.  Considered beneficial in managing dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, acne, and sunburn, argan oil is one of the rarest oils in the world.

  • pearl powder

    Pearl powder is a multi-functional aesthetic ingredient that boasts an incomparable historical record spanning millennia. The cosmeceutical benefits of pearl powder had, until recently, been obscured by the fact that pearl powder has pleasing mica-like surface aesthetic properties. A collaborative 2009 scientific publication from three Taiwanese universities, however, has confirmed pearl powder's substantial antioxidant, hydration, and brightening properties.

  • Saccharomyces/selenium ferment (biopeptide SC)

    Saccharomyces/selenium ferment (biopeptide SC) is a selenium containing peptide complex that inhibits skin matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs).  MMP inhibition prevents collagen degradation and dermal matrix breakdown and results in potent anti-aging effects.

  • mastic oil,

    Mastic oil is an aromatic resin from the mastic shrub or tree native to the Mediterranean region.  Commercial mastic oil is harvested from 'Protected Designation of Origin' mastic plants on the Greek Aegean island of Chios and has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties.

  • tocopheryl acetate

    Tocopheryl acetate is a noncomedogenic vitamin E analog and an antioxidant that helps maintain the oxidative integrity of unsaturated oils and sebum.

  • Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) kernel extract

    Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) kernel extract is an antiseptic and antibacterial skin conditioning oil with a pleasant fragrance.

  • Syzygium aromaticum (clove) seed extract

    Syzygium aromaticum(clove) seed extract is an aromatic essential oil rich in eugenol, with antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and is beneficial for acne-prone skin.

  • Eucalyptus alba leaf extract

    Eucalyptus albaleaf extract is an aromatic compound with antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties that increases ceramide levels within the stratum corneum, resulting in improved skin barrier function.

  • Citrus paradisi (grapefruit) seed extract

    Citrus paradisi(grapefruit) seed extract is a fragrant, antioxidant compound rich in flavonoids, vitamin C, vitamin E, citric acid, limonoids, sterols, and minerals.

  • caviar extract

    Caviar extract is prepared from sturgeon roe and used in products for oily and mature dehydrated skins requiring revitalization.  It is rich in unsaturated fatty acids and boasts a high content of multiple vitamins, including A, B1, B2, B6, D, and E.  Caviar extract also contains minerals such as cobalt, copper, iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, silicium, and zinc, as well as multiple essential and sulfured amino acids, including glutamic acid, glycine, methionine, lysine, arginine, histidine, and aspartic acid.

  • allantoin

    Allantoin is a botanical extract said to be healing, calming, and soothing.  An excellent temporary anti-irritant, allantoin helps protect skin from external factors such as wind burn and may aid in healing damaged skin by stimulating new tissue growth.  It is appropriate for sensitive, irritated, and acne-prone skin and is non-sensitizing.  It may be synthesized or derived from the comfrey root.

  • acacia collagen

    Acacia collagen is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless dried extract from the stem of the acacia tree grown in Africa, the Near East, India, and the southern United States. Widely used for over 4,000 years as a soothing and anti-inflammatory agent and a product thickening agent, Acacia collagen dissolves rapidly in water and is typically included in products recommended for dry, sensitive or delicate skin.

  • sodium hyaluronate

    Sodium hyaluronate is the sodium salt of hyaluronic acid, able to bind 1800 times its own weight in water, and serves as a moisturizer, thickener, and emulsifier.

  • glycerin

    Glycerin is a clear syrupy liquid made by chemically combining water and lipid derived from vegetable oil.  Used as a humectant in moisturizers, glycerin is a water-binder that is able to draw and absorb water from the air, thus helping skin retain moisture.  It facilitates exfoliation-promoting enzymatic reactions within skin and improves spreading qualities of creams and lotions.

  • carbomer

    Carbomer is also known as carbopol or carboxypolymethylene and is a slightly acidic white powder comprised of cross-linked hydrocarbon chains. It reacts with lipid particles to form thick, stable emulsions of oil in water and serves as an emulsifying, thickening, and suspending agent.

  • stearyl glycyrrhetinate

    Stearyl glycyrrhetinate is the ester of stearyl alcohol and glycyrrhetinic acid.  A white to yellowish crystalline powder, this ingredient is the fatty acid conjugate of licorice-derived glycyrrhetinic acid and possesses potent skin brightening andanti-inflammatoryproperties.

  • butylene glycol

    Butylene glycol is a solvent with good antimicrobial action that promotes synergystic preservative function.  It also serves as a humectant, viscosity controller, and aroma refiner.

  • phenoxyethanol

    Phenoxyethanol is a viscous, oily, liquid preservative with a faint rose-like scent.  It has been extensively studied by the United States FDA and the Consumer Federation of America-backed Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel on two occasions, including most recently in 2007.  Consensus scientific data assessments have confirmed its safety as a cosmetic ingredient; the European Union Cosmetics Directive concurs with this safety assessment.  Phenoxyethanol prevents or suppresses microbial growth and thus protects cosmetics and skin care products from spoilage.  It is also used in fragrances.


Aqua Veil® Hydrator
  • water

    Water is a fundamental ingredient for skin care products and life itself. Amarte products contain spring water sourced from a Korean nature preserve.

  • cyclomethicone

    Cyclomethicone is a silicone-based cyclic compound that provides a silky smooth feel to skin care products and aids the delivery of active ingredients and fragrance in skin care formulations.  It is also considered a non-comedogenic emollient.

  • dimethicone copolyol

    Dimethicone copolyol is a polymer of dimethylsiloxane with polyoxyethylene and/or polyoxypropylene side chains.  Serving as a non-irritating/non-sensitizing surfactant and emulsifier, it improves wetting characteristics of skin care formulations and provides a soft feel while decreasing cleanser-induced irritation.

  • dimethicone crosspolymer

    Dimethicone crosspolymer is a non-toxic silicone derivative with stabilizing, emulsifying, and thickening properties that absorbs skin oil with a resulting dry, silky feel.

  • glycerin

    Glycerin is a clear syrupy liquid made by chemically combining water and lipid derived from vegetable oil.  Used as a humectant in moisturizers, glycerin is a water-binder that is able to draw and absorb water from the air, thus helping skin retain moisture.  It facilitates exfoliation-promoting enzymatic reactions within skin and improves spreading qualities of creams and lotions.

  • propylene glycol

    Propylene glycol is an organic alcohol which, next to water, is the most common moisture-carrying vehicle used in cosmetic formulations.  This pleasant feeling humectant permeates the skin well and absorbs water from the air.

  • dimethicone

    Dimethicone is an inert, non-toxic silicone oil that serves as a skin protectant, provides lubricity and is very useful in reducing greasiness while improving water-resistance in SPF formulations.

  • natural betaine

    Natural betaine is a moisturizer and stabilizer chemically known as trimethylglycine and is commonly found in cleansers.  A natural edible and water soluble ingredient derived from beets or other vegetable sources, it improves skin's feel and reduces formulation stickiness while serving as a surfactant, viscosity builder and foam booster.  It may have anti-inflammatory and anti-wrinkle properties and is ideal for a wide range of cosmetic applications.

  • Cucumis sativus (cucumber) fruit extract

    Cucumis sativus(cucumber) fruit extract is a skin conditioner and emollient rich in caffeic acid, vitamins A and C and folate.  Containing amino acids and organic acids that improve skin barrier function, it is both soothing and anti-inflammatory.

  • Malva sylvestris (mallow) flower extract

    Malva sylvestris(mallow) flower extract is an antioxidant emollient with anti-inflammatory and soothing properties.

  • Sambucus nigra (elderberry) flower extract

    Sambucus nigra(elderberry) flower extract is an extract of elder flowers with brightening and lightening properties.  This soothing emollient enhances tone and softness and is rich in bioflavonoids that enhance skin circulation.  It also boasts potent antioxidative activity derived from a combination of α-flavonols and tannins.

  • Parietaria officinalis extract

    Parietaria officinalis extract is derived from the leaves and stems of the herb known as pellitory-of-the-wall and is a soothing emollient with antibacterial properties.

  • Hedera helix (English ivy) extract

    Hedera helix (English ivy) extract is derived from the climbing plant with evergreen leaves native to Europe and Asia.  Considered antibacterial, astringent, tonic, and soothing, English ivy extract increases capillary wall integrity and helps reduce local inflammation.  It contains saponines, foaming emulsion stabilizers and surface active agents that facilitate ingredient absorption and fat emulsification.

  • sodium hyaluronate

    Sodium hyaluronate is the sodium salt of hyaluronic acid, able to bind 1800 times its own weight in water, and serves as a moisturizer, thickener, and emulsifier.

  • elemental sulfur

    Elemental sulfur is a periodic table element that is an essential part of all living organisms. A broad spectrum antimicrobial withunique anti-inflammatory and exfoliative properties, purified elemental sulfur is very effective in the treatment of acne, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis. A multi-tasker, this element is also a skin brightener that helps decrease sebum production. Amarte uses two nanometer diameter puresulfur particles to create revolutionary efficacy and cosmetic elegance.

  • biosaccharide gum-1

    Biosaccharide gum-1: this polysaccharide, derived from the plant fermentation of sorbitol, binds water to skin with calming and moisturizing effects, resulting in the enhancement of skin softness and smoothness.

  • cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 dimethicone

    Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 dimethicone is a skin conditioner and emulsifier comprised of an alkyl silicone polyether specifically engineered to provide the low hydrophilic-lipophilic balance (HLB) necessary to produce water in oil emulsions.

  • sodium chloride

    Sodium chloride, also known as salt, is used in small quantities to refine formulation properties.

  • phenoxyethanol

    Phenoxyethanol is a viscous, oily, liquid preservative with a faint rose-like scent.  It has been extensively studied by the United States FDA and the Consumer Federation of America-backed Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel on two occasions, including most recently in 2007.  Consensus scientific data assessments have confirmed its safety as a cosmetic ingredient; the European Union Cosmetics Directive concurs with this safety assessment.  Phenoxyethanol prevents or suppresses microbial growth and thus protects cosmetics and skin care products from spoilage.  It is also used in fragrances.

  • FD&C blue #1

    FD&C blue #1 is known outside the USA as Brilliant Blue FCP and is certified as a safe topical ingredient and food additive throughout the EU, USA and most of the world.  Its blue color is from peak light absorption is at 628 nm.

  • FD&C yellow #5

    FD&C yellow #5, also known as tartrazine and CI 19140,is a safe food and cosmetic color that is widely used in foods.


HydroLift® Cream
  • water

    Water is a fundamental ingredient for skin care products and life itself. Amarte products contain spring water sourced from a Korean nature preserve.

  • glycerin

    Glycerin is a clear syrupy liquid made by chemically combining water and lipid derived from vegetable oil.  Used as a humectant in moisturizers, glycerin is a water-binder that is able to draw and absorb water from the air, thus helping skin retain moisture.  It facilitates exfoliation-promoting enzymatic reactions within skin and improves spreading qualities of creams and lotions.

  • natural betaine

    Natural betaine is a moisturizer and stabilizer chemically known as trimethylglycine and is commonly found in cleansers.  A natural edible and water soluble ingredient derived from beets or other vegetable sources, it improves skin's feel and reduces formulation stickiness while serving as a surfactant, viscosity builder and foam booster.  It may have anti-inflammatory and anti-wrinkle properties and is ideal for a wide range of cosmetic applications.

  • hydrogenated polydecene

    Hydrogenated polydecene is non-tacky emollient promotes easy spreadability and imparts a silky feeling to the skin. It isa synthetic compound that is nontoxic, non-irritating, and non-sensitizing.

  • cetostearyl alcohol

    Cetostearyl alcohol is also known as cetearyl alcohol and is a mixture of fatty alcohols consisting primarily of cetyl and stearyl alcohols.  An emulsifying and stabilizing wax produced from the reduction of plant oils and natural waxes, cetostearyl alcohol also serves to increase viscosity with its emollient properties.

  • Citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) fruit extract

    Citrus aurantium dulcis(orange) fruit extract is a fragrant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, skin-conditioning agent suitable for sensitive, delicate skin.

  • Solanum tuberosum (potato) pulp extract

    Solanum tuberosum(potato) pulp extract, also known as potato starch, is used as a thickening agent and emulsifier.

  • Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) extract

    Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) extract is a potent antioxidant extract derived from the leaves of the garden rosemary plant.  Possessing astringent, toning, refreshing, deodorant, antiseptic, softening and invigorating properties, this extract adds fragrance to a formulation and its active components include several amino acids, caffeic acid, rosemary acid and apigenin.

  • caviar extract

    Caviar extract is prepared from sturgeon roe and used in products for oily and mature dehydrated skins requiring revitalization.  It is rich in unsaturated fatty acids and boasts a high content of multiple vitamins, including A, B1, B2, B6, D, and E.  Caviar extract also contains minerals such as cobalt, copper, iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, silicium, and zinc, as well as multiple essential and sulfured amino acids, including glutamic acid, glycine, methionine, lysine, arginine, histidine, and aspartic acid.

  • acacia collagen

    Acacia collagen is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless dried extract from the stem of the acacia tree grown in Africa, the Near East, India, and the southern United States. Widely used for over 4,000 years as a soothing and anti-inflammatory agent and a product thickening agent, Acacia collagen dissolves rapidly in water and is typically included in products recommended for dry, sensitive or delicate skin.

  • sodium hyaluronate

    Sodium hyaluronate is the sodium salt of hyaluronic acid, able to bind 1800 times its own weight in water, and serves as a moisturizer, thickener, and emulsifier.

  • adenosine

    Adenosine is an essential amino acid.  This white crystalline powder is isolated by hydrolysis of yeast nucleic acid and boasts proven anti-wrinkle and skin-smoothing capacities.

  • pearl powder

    Pearl powder is a multi-functional aesthetic ingredient that boasts an incomparable historical record spanning millennia. The cosmeceutical benefits of pearl powder had, until recently, been obscured by the fact that pearl powder has pleasing mica-like surface aesthetic properties. A collaborative 2009 scientific publication from three Taiwanese universities, however, has confirmed pearl powder's substantial antioxidant, hydration, and brightening properties.

  • allantoin

    Allantoin is a botanical extract said to be healing, calming, and soothing.  An excellent temporary anti-irritant, allantoin helps protect skin from external factors such as wind burn and may aid in healing damaged skin by stimulating new tissue growth.  It is appropriate for sensitive, irritated, and acne-prone skin and is non-sensitizing.  It may be synthesized or derived from the comfrey root.

  • tocopheryl acetate

    Tocopheryl acetate is a noncomedogenic vitamin E analog and an antioxidant that helps maintain the oxidative integrity of unsaturated oils and sebum.

  • dimethicone

    Dimethicone is an inert, non-toxic silicone oil that serves as a skin protectant, provides lubricity and is very useful in reducing greasiness while improving water-resistance in SPF formulations.

  • hydrolyzed collagen

    Hydrolyzed collagen is collagen processed to achieve a lower molecular weight than regular collagen, resulting in improved properties relative to regular collagen.  Collagen is very popular in skin care formulations due to hydration properties stemming from its ability to bind and retain a multiple of its weight in water.  It helps reduce trans-epidermal water loss and is known to increase humectancy, contribute sheen, and build product viscosity. It leaves skin texture smooth and soft and is considered a mild anti-irritant.

  • sorbitan stearate

    Sorbitan stearate is synthesized from stearic acid and sorbitol. An emulsifier for water-in-oil formulations, it facilitates solubility of essential oils in water.

  • carbomer

    Carbomer is also known as carbopol or carboxypolymethylene and is a slightly acidic white powder comprised of cross-linked hydrocarbon chains. It reacts with lipid particles to form thick, stable emulsions of oil in water and serves as an emulsifying, thickening, and suspending agent.

  • polysorbate 60

    Polysorbate 60 is a condensate of sorbitol with stearic acid and is a waxy substance that is soluble in solvents.  Serving as an emulsifier, wetting agent, and detergent emulsifier for mineral oil, fats, and waxes, polysorbate 60 is widely used in cosmetic preparations.

  • glyceryl monostearate

    Glyceryl monostearate is derived from hydrogenated soybean oil and is widely used in cosmetics as an emulsifying and solubilizing ingredient, dispersing agent, emollient, formula stabilizer, and surfactant for a wide variety of products.

  • bis-PEG-18 methyl ether dimethyl silane

    Bis-PEG-18 methyl ether dimethyl silane is a water-soluble silicone wax designed as an advanced, multifunctional ingredient for establishing a lubricous, silky feel to water-based products such as face toner, moisturizing serum, eye lifting gel, and body wash. This ingredient is distinguished from other commercial silicone waxes by its crystal clear appearance when dissolved in water and the outstanding, softer skin feel upon application and even after rinsing off. These advantages are obtained through a unique design of the polymer structure, wherein a well-balanced ratio of lipophilic silicone to hydrophilic polyether provides the maximum silky sensory feel while remaining 100% water soluble.

  • triethanolamine

    Triethanolamine, also known as TEA, is an emulsifier, surfactant and pH adjuster.

  • disodium EDTA

    Disodium EDTA, or disodium ethylenediamine tetraacetate, serves as a preservative and product stabilizer by binding metal ions.  It also aids in the topical penetration of active ingredients.

  • propylene glycol

    Propylene glycol is an organic alcohol which, next to water, is the most common moisture-carrying vehicle used in cosmetic formulations.  This pleasant feeling humectant permeates the skin well and absorbs water from the air.

  • butylated hydroxytoluene

    Butylated hydroxytoluene, also known as BHT, is a strong antioxidant with preservative and masking capabilities.

  • FD&C yellow #5

    FD&C yellow #5, also known as tartrazine and CI 19140,is a safe food and cosmetic color that is widely used in foods.

  • FD & C yellow #6

    FD & C yellow #6, commonly known as Sunset Yellow FCF, is a safe color ingredient widely used in processed foods, skin care products, cosmetics, and hair care products.

  • phenoxyethanol

    Phenoxyethanol is a viscous, oily, liquid preservative with a faint rose-like scent.  It has been extensively studied by the United States FDA and the Consumer Federation of America-backed Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel on two occasions, including most recently in 2007.  Consensus scientific data assessments have confirmed its safety as a cosmetic ingredient; the European Union Cosmetics Directive concurs with this safety assessment.  Phenoxyethanol prevents or suppresses microbial growth and thus protects cosmetics and skin care products from spoilage.  It is also used in fragrances.


Eyeconic™ Eye Cream
  • water

    Water is a fundamental ingredient for skin care products and life itself. Amarte products contain spring water sourced from a Korean nature preserve.

  • glycerin

    Glycerin is a clear syrupy liquid made by chemically combining water and lipid derived from vegetable oil.  Used as a humectant in moisturizers, glycerin is a water-binder that is able to draw and absorb water from the air, thus helping skin retain moisture.  It facilitates exfoliation-promoting enzymatic reactions within skin and improves spreading qualities of creams and lotions.

  • Argania spinosa (argan) kernel oil

    Argania spinosa (argan) kernel oil: Argan oil is an emollient and skin conditioner derived from the nut of the argan tree.  Native to Morocco, the argan tree lives up to 200 years and its oil has been used for skin care and dietary supplementation for centuries. It is rich in tocopherol (vitamin E), phenolic acid, carotenes, and essential fatty acids including omega-9 oleic acid and omega-6 linolenic acid.  Considered beneficial in managing dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, acne, and sunburn, argan oil is one of the rarest oils in the world.

  • butylene glycol

    Butylene glycol is a solvent with good antimicrobial action that promotes synergystic preservative function.  It also serves as a humectant, viscosity controller, and aroma refiner.

  • cetyl alcohol

    Cetyl alcohol is a long chain of organic alcohol with emollient and emulsifying properties and is often used as a thickening or viscosity increasing agent

  • adenosine

    Adenosine is an essential amino acid.  This white crystalline powder is isolated by hydrolysis of yeast nucleic acid and boasts proven anti-wrinkle and skin-smoothing capacities.

  • allantoin

    Allantoin is a botanical extract said to be healing, calming, and soothing.  An excellent temporary anti-irritant, allantoin helps protect skin from external factors such as wind burn and may aid in healing damaged skin by stimulating new tissue growth.  It is appropriate for sensitive, irritated, and acne-prone skin and is non-sensitizing.  It may be synthesized or derived from the comfrey root.

  • elemental sulfur

    Elemental sulfur is a periodic table element that is an essential part of all living organisms. A broad spectrum antimicrobial withunique anti-inflammatory and exfoliative properties, purified elemental sulfur is very effective in the treatment of acne, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis. A multi-tasker, this element is also a skin brightener that helps decrease sebum production. Amarte uses two nanometer diameter puresulfur particles to create revolutionary efficacy and cosmetic elegance.

  • human oligopeptide-1 (EGF 2-nano)

    Human Oligopeptide-1 (EGF 2-nano) is a small polypeptide of 53 amino acids that serves as a cytokine to stimulate epidermal cell growth and proliferation. This peptide is derived from non-human sources using recombinant DNA biotechnology. Also know as EGF or epidermal growth factor. Amarte uses a two nanometer encapsulated formulation of EGF for better stability and absorption. This ActivElementhas been shown to speed the healing of wounds and reduce scarring.

  • Ginkgo biloba nut extract

    Ginkgo biloba nut extract is found exclusively in Amarte Skin Care products. Ginkgofruit has a unique odor and is resistant to smoke, disease, and insects. Derived from the fruit of the Ginkgo nut utilizing Amarte's patented machinery and methods, this extract is derived from the portion of theGinkgo tree believed to be richest in active ingredients. Ginkgo bilobanut extract has antioxidant and possible anti-inflammatory properties. It appears to aid fibroblast production of collagen and elastin andexerts protective effects on vascular walls. Its beneficial properties are attributed to various flavonoids, including quercetin, kaemphferol, and ginkgetin.  Its key constituents also include ginkgolide and bilobalide, catechin, tannin, and luteolin.

  • Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) kernel extract

    Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) kernel extract is an antiseptic and antibacterial skin conditioning oil with a pleasant fragrance.

  • Syzygium aromaticum (clove) seed extract

    Syzygium aromaticum(clove) seed extract is an aromatic essential oil rich in eugenol, with antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and is beneficial for acne-prone skin.

  • Eucalyptus alba leaf extract

    Eucalyptus albaleaf extract is an aromatic compound with antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties that increases ceramide levels within the stratum corneum, resulting in improved skin barrier function.

  • Citrus paradisi (grapefruit) seed extract

    Citrus paradisi(grapefruit) seed extract is a fragrant, antioxidant compound rich in flavonoids, vitamin C, vitamin E, citric acid, limonoids, sterols, and minerals.

  • arginine

    Arginine is a strongly alkaline essential amino acid used as a skin conditioning agent and may have mild vasodilatory effects.

  • dimethicone

    Dimethicone is an inert, non-toxic silicone oil that serves as a skin protectant, provides lubricity and is very useful in reducing greasiness while improving water-resistance in SPF formulations.

  • stearic acid

    Stearic acid is a white, waxy, natural fatty acid found in many vegetable fats. Found in a large percentage of cosmetic creams, it serves as an emulsifier and thickening agent that adds pearlescence to the product finish.

  • caprylic/capric triglyceride

    Caprylic/capric triglyceride is an emollient with valuable spreading properties derived from coconut oil that promotes product absorption without leaving an oily residue on the skin.

  • carbomer

    Carbomer is also known as carbopol or carboxypolymethylene and is a slightly acidic white powder comprised of cross-linked hydrocarbon chains. It reacts with lipid particles to form thick, stable emulsions of oil in water and serves as an emulsifying, thickening, and suspending agent.

  • sorbitan sesquioleate

    Sorbitan sesquioleate is a widely used emulsifying agent and surfactant synthesized from oleic acid and sorbitol.

  • lauric acid

    Lauric acid, n-dodecanoic acid, is a constituent of coconut and laurel oil and is useful in the manufacture of soaps due to its outstanding foaming properties.  It is safe and non-sensitizing.

  • PEG-40 stearate

    PEG-40 stearate is a water soluble ester of polyethylene glycol and stearic acid, containing an average of 40 monomers of ethylene glycol per stearic acid molecule.  Widely used as an emulsifier and moisturizer, it also helps lift oil and dirt off skin when included in cleansers and its topical use is considered non-sensitizing, non-irritating, and safe.

  • disodium EDTA

    Disodium EDTA, or disodium ethylenediamine tetraacetate, serves as a preservative and product stabilizer by binding metal ions.  It also aids in the topical penetration of active ingredients.

  • phenoxyethanol

    Phenoxyethanol is a viscous, oily, liquid preservative with a faint rose-like scent.  It has been extensively studied by the United States FDA and the Consumer Federation of America-backed Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel on two occasions, including most recently in 2007.  Consensus scientific data assessments have confirmed its safety as a cosmetic ingredient; the European Union Cosmetics Directive concurs with this safety assessment.  Phenoxyethanol prevents or suppresses microbial growth and thus protects cosmetics and skin care products from spoilage.  It is also used in fragrances.


Natural Finish™ BB Cream Light and Natural Tints
  • water

    Water is a fundamental ingredient for skin care products and life itself. Amarte products contain spring water sourced from a Korean nature preserve.

  • propylene glycol

    Propylene glycol is an organic alcohol which, next to water, is the most common moisture-carrying vehicle used in cosmetic formulations.  This pleasant feeling humectant permeates the skin well and absorbs water from the air.

  • cetyl ethylhexanoate

    Cetyl ethylhexanoate is an ester of cetyl alcohol and 2-ethylhexanoic acid and serves as an emollient, skin conditioning, and thickening agent.

  • glycerin

    Glycerin is a clear syrupy liquid made by chemically combining water and lipid derived from vegetable oil.  Used as a humectant in moisturizers, glycerin is a water-binder that is able to draw and absorb water from the air, thus helping skin retain moisture.  It facilitates exfoliation-promoting enzymatic reactions within skin and improves spreading qualities of creams and lotions.

  • cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 dimethicone

    Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 dimethicone is a skin conditioner and emulsifier comprised of an alkyl silicone polyether specifically engineered to provide the low hydrophilic-lipophilic balance (HLB) necessary to produce water in oil emulsions.

  • Macadamia integrifolia seed oil

    Macadamia integrifoliaseed oil is a gentle, occlusive skin conditioning and moisturizing agent with excellent spreadability, lubrication, and penetration properties.  Consisting primarily of unsaturated fatty acids including approximately 20% palmitoleic acid, this monounsaturated fatty acid is ideal for mature and/or dry skin.

  • Argania spinosa (argan) kernel oil

    Argania spinosa (argan) kernel oil: Argan oil is an emollient and skin conditioner derived from the nut of the argan tree.  Native to Morocco, the argan tree lives up to 200 years and its oil has been used for skin care and dietary supplementation for centuries. It is rich in tocopherol (vitamin E), phenolic acid, carotenes, and essential fatty acids including omega-9 oleic acid and omega-6 linolenic acid.  Considered beneficial in managing dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, acne, and sunburn, argan oil is one of the rarest oils in the world.

  • human oligopeptide-1 (EGF 2-nano)

    Human Oligopeptide-1 (EGF 2-nano) is a small polypeptide of 53 amino acids that serves as a cytokine to stimulate epidermal cell growth and proliferation. This peptide is derived from non-human sources using recombinant DNA biotechnology. Also know as EGF or epidermal growth factor. Amarte uses a two nanometer encapsulated formulation of EGF for better stability and absorption. This ActivElementhas been shown to speed the healing of wounds and reduce scarring.

  • caviar extract

    Caviar extract is prepared from sturgeon roe and used in products for oily and mature dehydrated skins requiring revitalization.  It is rich in unsaturated fatty acids and boasts a high content of multiple vitamins, including A, B1, B2, B6, D, and E.  Caviar extract also contains minerals such as cobalt, copper, iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, silicium, and zinc, as well as multiple essential and sulfured amino acids, including glutamic acid, glycine, methionine, lysine, arginine, histidine, and aspartic acid.

  • Portulaca oleracea extract

    Portulaca oleraceaextract is also known as purslane extract and is credited with antimicrobial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.  Constituent components of this extract include omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins A, B1, B2, C, and E, nicotinic, glutamic, aspartic, malic and citric acids, niacinamide, glutathione, alkaloids, comarins, glycosides, saponins, proteins, and flavonoids.  Historically recognized worldwide to possess a myriad of beneficial properties, it is underutilized in modern skin care.

  • Aloe barbadensis leaf extract

    Aloe barbadensisleaf extract: Aloe vera is a popular botanical recognized for more than 3000 years as offering medicinal benefits, including antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, and wound healing properties.  It moisturizes, soothes, and calms and is excellent for dry and sensitive skin.  The extract is harvested from the leaves of aloe vera, a South African lily-like plant, and is considered beneficial in treating sunburns and other minor burns, insect bites, and skin irritations.

  • elemental sulfur

    Elemental sulfur is a periodic table element that is an essential part of all living organisms. A broad spectrum antimicrobial withunique anti-inflammatory and exfoliative properties, purified elemental sulfur is very effective in the treatment of acne, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis. A multi-tasker, this element is also a skin brightener that helps decrease sebum production. Amarte uses two nanometer diameter puresulfur particles to create revolutionary efficacy and cosmetic elegance. 

  • allantoin

    Allantoin is a botanical extract said to be healing, calming, and soothing.  An excellent temporary anti-irritant, allantoin helps protect skin from external factors such as wind burn and may aid in healing damaged skin by stimulating new tissue growth.  It is appropriate for sensitive, irritated, and acne-prone skin and is non-sensitizing.  It may be synthesized or derived from the comfrey root.

  • dimethicone

    Dimethicone is an inert, non-toxic silicone oil that serves as a skin protectant, provides lubricity and is very useful in reducing greasiness while improving water-resistance in SPF formulations.

  • iron oxide

    Iron oxide is an inorganic compound derived from iron that is used as a coloring agent in skin care and cosmetics. It is recognized as safe by the FDA.

  • ferric oxide

    Ferric oxide is an inorganic compound derived from iron that is used as a coloring agent in skin care products and cosmetics. It is recognized as safe by the FDA.

  • tri-iron tetra-oxide

    Tri-iron tetra-oxide, an inorganic compound derived from iron, is used as a coloring agent in skin care and cosmetics and is recognized as safe by the FDA.

  • stearyl dimethicone

    Stearyl dimethicone is a siloxane polymer that serves as an occlusive emollient and skin conditioning agent.

  • sorbitan sesquioleate

    Sorbitan sesquioleate is a widely used emulsifying agent and surfactant synthesized from oleic acid and sorbitol.

  • butylene glycol

    Butylene glycol is a solvent with good antimicrobial action that promotes synergystic preservative function.  It also serves as a humectant, viscosity controller, and aroma refiner.

  • sodium chloride

    Sodium chloride, also known as salt, is used in small quantities to refine formulation properties.

  • talc

    Talc is also known as French chalk and is a finely powdered native magnesium silicate.  This inert mineral adds softness and sliding ability to cosmetic formulations and serves as a bulking and opacifying agent.  It functions as an absorbent ingredient when included in makeup formulations.

  • phenoxyethanol

    Phenoxyethanol is a viscous, oily, liquid preservative with a faint rose-like scent.  It has been extensively studied by the United States FDA and the Consumer Federation of America-backed Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel on two occasions, including most recently in 2007.  Consensus scientific data assessments have confirmed its safety as a cosmetic ingredient; the European Union Cosmetics Directive concurs with this safety assessment.  Phenoxyethanol prevents or suppresses microbial growth and thus protects cosmetics and skin care products from spoilage.  It is also used in fragrances.

Why use it

To have ‘Heart & Seoul’ is a great attribute. This Amarte Collection awaits your personal introduction to demonstrate the Heart & Seoul of products that nurture skin…lovingly. The Heart & Seoul Collection consists of:

Luxuriate in the Daily Wonder of Amarte and admire a more healthy and beautiful skin. Experience a bright fresh glow.

When and how

The twice daily Heart & Seoul Amarte Regimen begins with Daily Wonder® Cleansing Foam, then moves on to Aqua Veil® Hydrator, HydroLift® Cream and Eyeconic™ Eye Cream. Natural Finish™ is the final step in the morning and whenever a refined, natural look is desired.

Daily Wonder® Cleansing Foam

Lather on palms with water and massage gently onto face. Rinse well with warm water.

Aqua Veil® Hydrator

Apply twice daily. Gently pat and massage for even absorption.

HydroLift® Cream

Apply twice daily. Gently pat and massage for even absorption.

Eyeconic™ Eye Cream

Apply around eyes and lips after facial moisturizers. Press eyes and lip areas with finger-pressure treatment in the opposite direction of wrinkle tendencies.

Natural Finish™ BB Cream – Light and Natural Tints

Apply to face using sponge or fingertips as the final Amarte skin care step every morning.

FAQs

  • What size is each product in the Heart & Seoul Collection?

    The Heart & Seoul Collection consists of these products, which are the same size as if you were to buy them individually -- a great value.

    • Daily Wonder® Cleansing Foam (150 ml - 5.1 fl oz)
    • Aqua Veil® Hydrator (100 ml - 3.4 fl oz)
    • HydroLift® Cream (80 ml - 2.7 fl oz)
    • Eyeconic® Eye Cream (20 ml - 0.7 fl oz)

    The Collection also includes two generous 10 ml samples of Amarte's versatile shades of Natural Finish™ BB Cream.

  • Who is the Amarte Heart & Seoul Collection “right” for?

    The beauty of Amarte’s Heart & Seoul Collection is that it’s a delightful fit for just about everybody. Amarte skin care products are gentle and effective for virtually every skin type – dry, combination, oily – sensitive, acne-prone, rosacea-prone. The beauty of these excellent skin care products is their ability to deliver superb results in a multitude of unique skin environments.

  • Why is the Amarte Heart & Seoul Collection such a great value?

    Amarte knows that taking a chance on something like a new skin care line requires a certain amount of courage and educated risk-taking. We also know that once people experience these products they won’t want to be without them. Amarte is thus offering this generous Heart & Seoul Collection to help spread the word about Amarte skin care products to sophisticated American consumers through social media and word of mouth. Amarte’s plan is to become a very popular and highly regarded skin care brand for discerning skin care aficionados

  • Will the Heart & Seoul Collection be a permanent feature of the Amarte skin care product line?

    Sadly, Amarte’s Heart & Seoul Collection is a limited time offer as quantities are limited. However, Amarte has a vast pipeline of new skin care product offerings scheduled to launch in the coming months and years. As new skin care products are released, Amarte will offer new collections to highlight some of these new arrivals in Amarte style. These new Collections will have their own ‘Heart & Seoul’ but they will contain different products with the intent of widening the exposure of Amarte’s skin care expertise to the international skin care community.

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Acacia collagen (ActivExtract®)

Acacia collagen is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless dried extract from the stem of the acacia tree grown in Africa, the Near East, India, and the southern United States. Widely used for over 4,000 years as a soothing and anti-inflammatory agent and a product thickening agent, Acacia collagen dissolves rapidly in water and is typically included in products recommended for dry, sensitive or delicate skin.