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About the additional ingredients in GcMAFplus creams

As well as our proprietary GcMAF formula, all of our transdermal skin creams contain a range of other supplementary ingredients. These are included to enhance the transdermal absorption process, improve the carrying capacity of GcMAF within the body and support a wide range of functions for health, wellbeing and cosmetic benefit. We have 2 ranges of skin creams - Original and natural. Each of these ranges shares the same additional ingredients outlined below.

Natural Range Cream Ingredients

Aloe Vera Leaf juice dispensed into bottle

Aloe Vera Leaf Juice (Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice)

Is well known for its natural healing and anti-inflammatory properties. Rich in amino acids, antioxidants, Vitamin A, C & E.

Avocado and avocado oil

Avocado Oil

Rich in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, Vitamins A, D & E. Avocado oil stimulates collagen production, is highly moisturising and soothing on the skin.

Cocoa Butter on table

Cocoa Butter (Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter)

A solid mass at room temperature that smells like chocolate. Cocoa Butter is rich in phytochemicals, which have been known to improve blood flow to the skin and protect against UV rays. Cocoa Butter is also high in essential fatty acids that are hydrating and nourishing.

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil

Is a white solid fat at room temperature containing medium chain fatty acids known for there deeply moisturising qualities and Lauric Acid for its antimicrobial properties that can protect skin from bacteria. This oil is good for reducing inflammation and helping to heal wounds.

Frankincense on table

Frankincense (Carterii Frereana Sacra)

Is an ancient oil made from the resin of the Boswellia tree, with a spicy woody scent. With its powerful anti inflammatory, antiseptic and microbial properties it has been used for centuries to protect healthy cells, boost the immune system and help kill off bacteria and germs.

Glycerin dripping from leaf into jar

Glycerin (Glycerine)

Is a colorless and odorless plant based oil that acts as an emollient locking in moisture to the skin. Glycerin suits every skin type and has been known for its amazing healing abilities whilst being gentle and helping to soothe inflammation and redness.

Jojoba Oil on table

Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil)

Is a golden liquid wax rich in vitamin E & B-complex, high in antioxidants while being gentle and non-irritating. Jojoba mimics the skin's natural oils and is known for balancing oily skin, soothing sensitive skin and hydrating dry skin.

Natural Vitamin E dripping on finger

Natural Vitamin E (Tocopherol)

Is a group of fat soluble essential nutrients with antioxidant effects. Vitamin E has been known to support healthy immune and cell function and skin health.

Rosehip oil on table

Rosehip Oil (Rosa Canina Fruit Oil)

Rich in skin nourishing vitamins, essential fatty acids, antioxidants and phenols. This oil has been shown to have antiviral, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties whilst also being used for wound healing and in the reduction of scars due to its regenerative properties on skin and cell tissue. It is also moisturizing, skin brightening and evens out skin tone.

Shea butter on table

Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii Butter)

A solid fatty oil rich in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, Vitamins E, D, pro vitamin A & Allantoin. Shea butter is moisturizing, with healing, protective and anti-inflammatory properties.

Olive produce on table

Sorbitan Olivate

Is an emulsifier derived from the fatty acids of olive oil and dehydrated sugar and is used to improve the spreadability of a product. It is known for its anti ageing properties and is moisturising and hypoallergenic.

Sweet Almond Oil in jar on table

Sweet Almond Oil (Prunis Amygdalus Dulcis Oil)

A gentle oil that is hypoallergenic, with anti-inflammatory boosting properties. It is high in vitamin E, A, fatty acids, protein, potassium and zinc. This oil is used to improve complexion, skin tone and can help protect skin from UV radiation.

Original Cream Range Ingredients

Acetly-hexapeptide-8 in test tube

Acetyle Hexapeptide-8 Solution

These peptides are active ingredients that contains Matrikines - peptide molecules that facilitate cutaneous restructuring and repair by activating the genes involved in the process of intercellular matrix renewal and cell proliferation. Through this activity, the Matrikines effectively restructure and smooth the surface and deeper layers of the skin, which results in a drastic reduction of the depth, density and surface area of wrinkles.

Bearberry bush with fruit

Bearberry Leaf Extract

Named after the ‘Uva Ursi’ tree, Latin for ‘Bear’s grape’’, this powerful extract is particularly useful for Urinary Tract Infections and associated inflammation. It is also widely used to help with Bronchitis and constipation.

Bilberry bush with fruit

Bilberry Fruit Extract

The Bilberry fruit is the richest natural source of the antioxidant anthocyanin as well as alkaloids, carbonic acids and A, B1, B2, C, E, and K. It is associated with helping treat a wide range of conditions deriving inflammation, gut issues, blood problems and skin disorders.

Caprylic distilled in lab

Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride

This is primarily included for helping the transdermal absorption of the ingredients in the creams through the skin. Acting as an emollient, it helps moisturize and protect the skin as well as dispersing the cream to better penetrate the epidermis layer.

Caprylyl Glycol in moisturizing form

Caprylyl Glycol

Is a plant extract that has moisturizing and anti-microbial properties.

Cetearyl Alcohol in wax beads state

Cetearyl Alcohol

Is a white waxy, solid material that is a gentle mixture of cetyl and stearyl alcohols and works as an emollient, emulsifier and thickener. This product is non-irritating.

CoEnzyme Q10 distilled in lab

CoEnzyme Q10

Is a fat-soluble vitamin like substance that is naturally found in the human body, however, levels of Q10 decrease with age. This powerful antioxidant fights Free radicals, helps target cell regeneration and provides anti-ageing and skin soothing benefits.

Cranberry Fruit Extract and cranberries on table

Cranberry Fruit Extract

A widely recognised source of many essential vitamins and nutrients. The concentrated extract from the fruit contains high antioxidant levels deriving from an abundance of proanthocyanidins (PACs), as well as Vitamins C, K and A.

Dextran in powdered from

Dextran

Is comprised of polysaccharide and glucose that has water-binding properties for the skin, is anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial. This ingredient helps to brighten, soothe and hydrate the skin.

Evening primrose oil on table

Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera Biennis)

Is an essential fatty acid containing gamma linoleic acid (Omega 6) which has been traditionally used in the treatment of acne, eczema, skin health, nerve pain and premenstrual syndrome.

Gotu Kola bush

Gotu Kola Extract

Is an ancient herb prized for its healing and anti-ageing benefits. It is known for its ability to improve blood circulation, treat infection, speed up the healing process and improve brain function. It is used in skin care for the treatment of varicose veins, broken capillaries and stubborn cellulite.

Honey dripping into jar

Honey

Is naturally antibacterial, anti inflammatory, antiseptic, full of antioxidants, moisturizing and calming on the skin. This is one of the oldest skincare ingredients in the world and has been used to clear up acne, heal scars and wounds and even out skin tone.

Hyaluronic Acid close up

Hyaluronic Acid

Is a clear viscous substance that is naturally found in the human body. This powerful antioxidants protects skin from harsh chemicals, environmental damage and UV rays. The use of HA in skin products has been known to promote healthier and more supple skin, retain collagen, speed wound healing, promote skin cell renewal, re-hydrate and calm skin while improving its texture and appearance.

Kakadu Plum Extract

Kakadu Plum Extract

Is an Australian native plant that contains the highest concentration of Vitamin C in the world. It is also rich in antioxidants, naturally antibacterial and antifungal. The benefits of using this product include reducing redness, swelling, protects against environmental and UV damage, while helping to detoxify.

Lactic Acid atomic level

Lactic Acid

Is an Alpha Hydroxy acids that exfoliates the surface layer of the skin, promotes cellular skin renewal, increases water retention, prevents congestion and improves the appearance of skin pigmentation.

Licorice Root on table

Licorice Root Extract

Contains an active compound called glycyrrhizin which has a strong anti inflammatory effect and has been used extensively in the treatment of a variety of skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis . It also helps to protect the skin from environmental stressors, reduce skin discolouration, soothe and hydrate.

Lilly Pilly Fruit on bush

Lilly Pilly Fruit Extract

Is a native Australian plant prized for its antibacterial, anti inflammatory and healing properties. It is high in Vitamin C, fruit acids and antioxidants. It is beneficial in improving collagen production, protecting against environmental stressors and UV damage while brightening skin.

Macadamia oil in jar on table

Macadamia Oil (Macadamia Ternifolia)

Is a lightweight oil that is rich in oleic acid (Omega 9), linoleic acid (Omega 6) and palmitoleic acid (Omega 7). Macadamia Oil has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, slows the signs of ageing and improves the appearance of scars, sunburn and minor skin irritations while keeping skin and hair hydrated.

Progeline in powdered form

Progeline (Trifluoroacetyl Tripeptide-2)

Is a powerful peptide of three amino acids that inhibits the synthesis of progerin, a protein that is responsible for the signs of ageing.This peptide is known for its ability to boost the production of collagen, reduce fine lines and the appearance of sagging skin.

Quandong Fruit on branch

Quandong Fruit Extract

Is a native Australian fruit that is high in antioxidants, Vitamin C, Vitamin E and phenolic acid. It is beneficial in fighting free radicals, reducing inflammation and has microbial and wound healing properties.

Bio plant

Resveratrol

A potent antioxidant that increases collagen production, neutralizes free radicals and the damaging effects of pollution and UV radiation.

Sodium Hyaluronate on molecular level

Sodium Hyaluronate

The salt form of Hyaluronic Acid, this ingredient helps moisturize the skin and fill the spaces between collagen and elastin to produce healthier, younger skin. Primarily added for cosmetic/skincare purposes.

Vitamin A in liquid form

Vitamin A Palmitate (Retinyl Palmitate)

A saturated fatty acid that belongs to the retinoid family and is an important vitamin for skin health. It is known for its ability to boost collagen, encourage skin cell renewal and decrease pore size.

Vitamin B5 in tablet form

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)

Is a member of the B-complex vitamin family and is an integral part of optimal skin function. It is known for its ability to hydrate, soothe, heal and restore skin health.

Vitamin C in liquid form

Vitamin C

Is a powerful and effective antioxidant that boosts skin’s collagen, fights free radicals and the damage caused by UV rays. It is beneficial in protecting skin from the visible effects of pollution, while lightening, evening out and brightening skin tone.

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