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What is Aqua or Water?
Water is probably, the most important ingredient in skin care, and it is mainly used as a solvent. Deionized or demineralized water is standard water with much less content in other substance like salts. There are several reasons why tap water or normal water are not ideal when making cosmetics and skin care preparations.
Type of water
Suitability for use in cosmetics
Filtration and treatment at the primary basis
Very slightly impure, impurities like metal and other ions
not suitable as ions may interact with other ions and may create salts or soaps.
Water is boiled, vapors are condensed to get distilled water
Some impurities boiled at a temperature lower than boiling water temperature can still remain, for example, alcohol, carbon dioxide from the air can also get incorporated in water.
Not suitable as it may alter physical characteristics.
Deionized or demineralized water
Water purified by RO or NANO purification
Ions like calcium, magnesium, iron or copper are removed
Yes, suitable as no interacting ions present
It can be either distilled or deionized
Ions and metal removed
Overly pure for a cosmetic product
Use & Benefits:
Water or Aqua is the primary solvent in most of the formulations. It not only dissolves but also distributes the water-soluble active ingredient uniformly in a product. It is naturally available in abundance.
How to create your own Personalized Skincare with Lesielle?
Step 1: Select a nourishing base compatible with your skin, and your desired moisturization level
Step 2: Complete your treatment with up to four active ingredients for consistent and occasional use.
Step 3: Insert your base and up to four actives ingredients into your Lesielle device to produce a fresh single dose of face cream on demand when you need it.
Complete your routine with a cleanser and other complimentary products and accessories.