At Otis we think you deserve to know exactly what you're putting on your skin.
All of our products contain both natural and synthetic ingredients, with the focus on taking the best care of a man's skin.
And all of them are cruelty free. We never test on animals.
There are no superfluous ingredients – and no unnecessary chemicals.
Just clean, effective, active ingredients – precisely chosen for their quality and performance.
- To soothe, heal, moisturize and promote regeneration of your skin.
Allantoin is a botanical extract that promotes healthy tissue formation, and softens your skin enabling it to absorb more moisture.
For more on this versatile ingredient check out: "Allantoin, the Skin Soothing Benefits of this Low-Key Ingredient".
You can find gentle, effective Allantoin in our Daily Face Wash, Protective Shave Cream and Hydrating Daily Moisturizer where it improves skin hydration, soothes, exfoliates and gets rid of any dullness.
- To soothe, regenerate and heal your skin.
Aloe Vera has rich moisturizing properties, smoothing the appearance of dry or damaged skin and restoring suppleness.
It increases the elasticity of your skin through collagen repair and has an anti-inflammatory action that soothes and prevents irritation. This is particularly important when you're shaving every day.
To see why aloe vera is so great for a man's skin, see our article in the Skincare Manual.
Apricot Stone Oil
- To soften the hair, making it easier to shave.
Apricot Stone Oil also lubricates your skin making shaving smoother – even with several passes of the blade. Nourishing, soothing and anti-aging, it contains Vitamins A and E and acts as a rich emollient.
Apricot Stone Oil is one of the key ingredients in our Protective Shave Cream allowing the razor to glide easily, and softening your beard so it’s easier to cut.
Black Tea Extract
- A powerful anti-oxidant to firm, smooth and brighten your skin.
It contains polyphenols that neutralize free radicals and help prevent environmental damage to your skin.
Black Tea Extract is also effective at reducing irritation. Super important when you're about to shave.
You can find Black Tea Extract in our Daily Face Wash to help defend your skin against damaging free radicals and to reduce redness.
- A deep moisturizer that aids skin repair and reduces any redness and irritation from shaving.
D-Panthenol improves hydration, reduces inflammation of the skin and accelerates the healing process, restoring the natural barrier function of your skin. It is also effective as an acne treatment because of its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
It's why we've included D-Panthenol in our Hydrating Daily Moisturizer, where it keeps your skin looking clear and calm.
- To moisturise your skin and stop dryness.
Glycerin is a naturally occurring ingredient that balances the water levels in your skin to facilitate moisture and restore the skin to normal hydration.
It's an especially important ingredient when washing your face. It prevents dryness and stops your skin from feeling tight and dehydrated.
- Provides deep and long-term hydration to leave skin plump, smooth and supple.
It reduces fine lines and improves skin texture, giving the skin increased freshness and restoring elasticity.
Hyaluronic acid is extremely effective in improving tissue hydration, it increases skin’s moisture content and helps prevent water loss, making your skin look younger.
To find out more, check out " Why Hyaluronic Acid is so great for a man's skin".
Hyaluronic Acid is one of the key ingredients in our Hydrating Daily Moisturizer. It not only gives you healthy, glowing skin, it goes one step further to repair the skin barrier and lock in moisture.
- A protective anti-oxidant that helps prevent the breakdown of elastin, whilst also nourishing and increasing the suppleness of your skin. It's an excellent anti-aging ingredient.
Jojoba Oil also has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, and an oil-regulating action, so it’s perfect if you're prone to oiliness or acne.
We’ve got more benefits here: “12 amazing benefits of Jojoba Oil for your skin, hair and beard”.
And you can find Jojoba Oil in our Hydrating Daily Moisturizer, where it evens out skin tone and brightens your complexion.
- To gently exfoliate and help stimulate cell renewal.
Lactic Acid removes dead skin cells, unclogs pores and so helps to eliminate in-grown hairs and blackheads.
It's a naturally occurring chemical exfoliator, an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), and is extremely effective at dissolving dead skin cells. But at the same time, Lactic Acid is gentle enough to use every day, even if you have sensitive skin.
You can find more on the benefits of this gentle exfoliator here: “What is Lactic Acid?”
Formulated with Lactic Acid, our Daily Face Wash gently exfoliates and brightens even the most sensitive skin.
- A powerful anti-aging peptide which promotes the production of collagen. This is the protein responsible for giving skin it’s structure and elasticity, to keep your skin looking firm.
It also helps repair skin and stimulates cell renewal.
Matrixyl® is considered as effective against wrinkles as retinol, but much less irritating.
We’ve included anti aging Matrixyl® in our Hydrating Daily Moisturizer to make fine lines and wrinkles less visible, and your pores look smaller. It also protects your skin against future signs of aging.
- To nourish and protect your skin during shaving and to restore suppleness.
Shea Butter is excellent at improving the condition of your skin. It enables it to retain moisture and lessens the loss of water by forming a barrier on the skin's surface, whilst at the same time reducing the appearance of dryness.
It effectively keeps bacteria out, facilitates the skin's healing process and regenerates the skin. It is anti-inflammatory and has antioxidant properties too. This makes it the perfect ingredient when you're shaving.
We go into more details here: “Shea Butter: Why you need it in your shaving cream”.
So, of course, you can find Shea Butter in our Protective Shave Cream to protect and ensure a close, impeccable shave – without irritation.
Tea Tree Oil
- A purifying ingredient that aids in healing and soothing your skin to reduce any redness and irritation.
Tea Tree Oil also helps to regulate excess oil production and keeps skin free of acne-causing bacteria.
We list more of the benefits here: “Tea Tree Oil: The Hero Ingredient for a Man’s Skin”.
- Very nourishing, protective and calming – Vitamin E increases skin brightness and evens out skin tone, whilst also improving skin texture and strengthening the cutaneous barrier.
Vitamin E has anti-aging, moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, and enhanced SPF properties.
A powerful anti-oxidant, it offers advanced skin and cell protection from the damage caused by free radicals and UV damage.
We give you all the anti-aging details here: “Why Vitamin E deserves to be in your skincare routine”.
You can find Vitamin E in our Hydrating Daily Moisturizer where it smooths, protects and calms you skin.
FULL INGREDIENT LISTS
DAILY FACE WASH INGREDIENTS : Aqua (Water), Cocamidopropyl Betaine (cleansing/lather agent), Glycerin (hydration/skin replenishing), Octoxynol-12 (texture enhancing), PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate (texture enhancing), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (hydration/skin soothing), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (antioxidant/skin-soothing/skin conditioning), Lactic Acid (alpha hydroxy acid/exfoliant), Propylene Glycol (hydration), Sodium Laureth Sulfate (cleansing), Parfum, Allantoin (skin soothing), Sodium Sulfate (cleansing), Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf (Tea Tree) Oil (antioxidant), EDTA (stabilizer), Sodium Chloride (texture-enhancing), Benzophenone-4 (preservative), Phenoxyethanol (preservative), Potassium Sorbate (preservative), Polysorbate 20 (texture enhancing), Tocopherol (Vitamin E/antioxidant/skin conditioning)
PROTECTIVE SHAVE CREAM INGREDIENTS : Aqua (Water), Glycerin (hydration/skin replenishing), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (emollient/skin replenishing), Cetearyl Alcohol (texture-enhancing), Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil (antioxidant/hydration/skin conditioning), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter Extract (antioxidant/skin conditioning), Glyceryl Stearate (texture-enhancing), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (hydration/skin soothing), Carbomer (texture-enhancing), Parfum, Allantoin (skin soothing), Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate (skin soothing), Stearic Acid (texture-enhancing), Propylene Glycol (hydration), Hydrogenated Polyisobutene (hydration), Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf (Tea Tree) Oil (antioxidant), EDTA (stabilizer), Hydrogenated Polydecene (emollient/skin replenishing), Sodium Benzoate (preservative), Hydrogenated Lecithin (skin-restoring), Phenoxyethanol (preservative), Potassium Sorbate (preservative), Stearyl Heptanoate (texture-enhancing), Sodium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), Stearyl Caprylate (hydration/skin conditioning)
HYDRATING DAILY MOISTURIZER INGREDIENTS : Aqua (water), Glycerin (hydration/skin replenishing), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (emollient/skin replenishing), Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid) (hydration/skin replenishing), Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4 (Matrixyl) (skin restoring), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil (emollient/skin conditioning), Panthenol (skin-replenishing), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (hydration/skin soothing), Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer (texture-enhancing), Parfum, Allantoin (skin soothing), Butylene Glycol (hydration/skin replenishing), Squalane (emollient), Propylene Glycol (hydration), Polymethyl Methacrylate (texture-enhancing), 1,2-Hexanediol (humectant), Caprylyl Glycol (hydration), Carbomer (texture-enhancing), Polysorbate 60 (texture-enhancing), Potassium Sorbate (preservative), Sodium Lactate (texture-enhancing), Sorbitan Isostearate (texture-enhancing), Sodium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), Polysorbate 20 (texture-enhancing), Citric Acid (preservative), Tocopherol (Vitamin E/antioxidant/skin conditioning)
All that you need to keep looking handsome.
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