Arginine (Plant Based)
Arginine is an amino acid that helps protect the skin from free radicals. Aside from its antioxidant properties, arginine also helps in increasing your skin’s hydration and boost its collagen production. It is also a non-irritant compound, which makes it great for all skin types.
Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Powder
Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract or Green Tea Leaf Extract is a powerful ingredient known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It also has antimicrobial properties which helps in keeping your products bacteria-free for longer while recognising the importance of your skin and eye health.
Candelilla Wax is a vegan wax used to replace beeswax in cosmetic and skincare formulas. It has skin-conditioning properties rich in nutrients. Its high oil-binding capacity makes it useful in adjusting viscosity in water-in-oil emulsions.
Canola Oil is a highly moisturising plant lipid with restorative and skin-soothing properties. It has undeniable healing properties perfect for dry and acne-prone skin. High in omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants, canola oil is a powerful ingredient to improve the quality of your skin.
Caprylyl Glycol is a chemical compound used in several of our beauty innovations. It functions as a skin conditioning agent and a humectant moisturiser which means it’s a hydrating ingredient that works by attracting water to and holding it in the skin. Its preservative-like properties help in increasing the shelf-life of your product. That way, you don’t have to worry too much about when your Quick Flick products are going to expire.
Carnauba Wax is a natural “vegetable” wax derived from the Carnauba Tree native in Brazil. Carnauba Wax is commonly used as a stabilising agent in cosmetic and skincare formulations focused on maintaining consistency despite high temperatures. It has emollient, moisturising and skin-protective properties which makes it an ideal hypoallergenic ingredient even for sensitive skin.
Cruelty-free means that the products and ingredients used in the formulation have not been tested on animals. It does not mean that the products are vegan. At The Quick Flick, we strive to be 100% cruelty-free and vegan. This means refraining from selling in certain countries to avoid mandatory testing on animals. We also pay attention to our formulation, packaging and distribution, to ensure that our brand stays true to its clean, honest and eco-friendly approach to beauty and cosmetics.
Gardenia is a natural organic pigment used to produce a palette of varying hues in vegan and cruelty-free cosmetic and skincare products. Due to its potent active ingredients, gardenia has also been used in eastern medicine as a treatment to irritations and headaches. This ingredient helps us create a natural intense black colour that is safe for your skin.
Gardenia is a natural organic pigment used to produce a palette of varying hues in vegan and cruelty-free cosmetic and skincare products. Due to its potent active ingredients, gardenia has also been used in eastern medicine as a treatment to irritations and headaches. This ingredient helps us create the electrifying blue velvet colour that is safe for your skin.
Glycerin Fatty Acid Ester (Plant Origin)
Glycerin Fatty Acid Ester (Plant Origin) is a synthetic ingredient known for its skin-conditioning and smoothing effect on the skin.
Glycerol is a compound also known as Glycerin. It’s a commonly used ingredient in cosmetics and skincare because of its ability to improve skin texture and moisture. It is a great humectant and natural emollient with a cooling effect on the skin.
Mica is a naturally-occurring mineral compound with reflective properties which is responsible for the shimmering effect on cosmetics and skincare.
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
Olea Europaea Fruit Oil or Olive Fruit Oil is a natural ingredient used in many cosmetics and skincare products. It is an anti-oxidant with skin-replenishing and emollient properties. In small doses, it is effective for any skin type and has a low potential for sensitivity.
Shea Butter is a non-toxic anti-inflammatory compound with regenerative properties which helps soothe, hydrate and moisturise the skin. It is a widely used ingredient in cosmetics and skincare due to its copious amounts of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, and vitamins which help in improving your skin’s overall health.
Sodium Coconut Oil Acylglycine
Sodium Coconut Oil Acylglycine is a compound derived from coconut oil which functions as a cleansing agent due to its surfactant properties. Derived from coconut oil using an environmentally friendly process, sodium coconut oil acylglycine is a mild, hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic compound safe for your skin.
Sorbitol is a natural compound derived from corn syrup. As a humectant, it is a great conditioning agent for the skin to prevent moisture loss.
Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer is a synthetic compound used in cosmetics used to form a film over the skin which functions as an adhesive. Its opaque properties and large molecular properties make it a non-hazardous substance since it is unlikely to be absorbed by the skin. Our decision to choose a synthetic compound over a natural alternative was based on prioritising your skin health first.
Sunflower Oil is a moisturising, regenerating and conditioning ingredient. Its properties benefit all skin types especially mature, sensitive and damaged skin. It contains several compounds like Oleic Acid, Vitamin E, Sesamol and Linoleic Acid which are beneficial in your overall skin health. It is also a non-comedogenic carrier oil which makes it a non-irritating ingredient for most skin type including acne-prone and combination skin.
Surfactant is a commonly used word in the beauty industry. It means a surface-active ingredient. A surfactant acts as a stabiliser for oil and water mixtures by reducing surface tension. It keeps oil and water formulations from separating.
Water, also known as Aqua, plays a critical role in keeping your skin healthy. Based on research, our skin can be susceptible to environmental aggressors with just a 10% drop on our skin’s water. In cosmetics and beauty innovations, water serves as a vehicle for soluble compounds like active ingredients and preservatives. It undergoes an intensive process of purification to ensure that it is free from toxins, pollutants and microbes before being mixed into a cosmetic product. This ensures that your skin health comes first.