Squalane is a 100% plant derived substance which mimics skin’s own natural lipids and inhibits loss of moisture, leaving skin feeling soft and supple. Squalane is often used in products that assist is barrier repairing. An impaired barrier can be as a result of environmental damage or over-exfoliation which leaves the skin feeling dry, red and sensitive. Squalane acts as the skins ‘second-layer’ while giving your skin the opportunity to repair. The ingredient can be used in the formulations of multiple products to reduce irritation, for example Retinol.