The Science in Our Products

In keeping with Dr Moss’ philosophy, the Liberty Belle Rx skincare products incorporate the best of what science has to offer. This range is packed with active ingredients at their effective concentration for providing the required skin benefits.

Liberty Belle Rx has been created combining multiple highly effective patented and hero ingredients together with botanicals, including essential oils and extracts. Every ingredient added to our formulations has a function either to enhance skin health or for vital formula stability. We have taken meticulous care to ensure actives in the range work in synergy and have proven safety and effectiveness. We have painstakingly tested and refined each product in the range.

There is abundant scientific evidence proving the benefits of quality actives for the enhancement of skin health and appearance.

We are excited to share Liberty Belle Rx with you.


Ingredients Glossary

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AHA Botanical Complex

A concentrated blend of five natural botanical extracts: bilberry, sugar cane, sugar maple, orange and lemon. This complex contains naturally occurring Alpha Hydroxy Acids that have been shown to increase skin turnover, promoting smoother, more radiant skin. The advantage of this complex is that the extracts are less irritating but just as effective as standard Alpha Hydroxy Acids.

Anti-Pollution Technology

Studies have shown that this technology provides an increase in resistance to external elements, including urban dust, heavy metals and free radicals. The ultimate shield against nasty outdoor pollution.

Anti-Redness Complex

A unique complex comprising of botanical and synthetic extracts such as caffeine, horse chestnut, and a liquorice derivative. These botanicals work in synergy to fight redness and soothe the skin. Studies have shown a decrease in the appearance of skin redness caused by irritation. This complex also works particularly well on skin post-shaving due to its soothing properties.

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VITAMIN B3 (Niacinamide)

Vitamin B3, or Niacinamide, is a miracle ingredient that targets multiple skin issues. When applied topically, Niacinamide essentially works by encouraging the skin’s cells to behave in a more efficient manner, mimicking the younger, healthier cells. The benefits include: helping to improve the appearance of enlarged pores, reducing fine lines, increasing hydration, improving dullness, and evening skin tone. This multi-tasking ingredient is a must for all skin types.

VITAMIN B5 (Panthenol)

Also known as Provitamin B5, or Panthenol, this is a naturally hydrating, soothing and regenerating vitamin. It provides essential hydration to the skin by helping to retain moisture, reduce dryness and enhance skin suppleness for a plump and glowing complexion.

Bergamot Oil

An essential oil derived from the rind (peel) of the delicate citrus fruit, Bergamot. As well as providing a calming and soothing aroma, Bergamot Oil also works to purify, rejuvenate and soothe the skin.

Bisabolol

An antioxidant-rich molecule naturally derived from the chamomile flower. It has been shown to help heal the skin with its anti-irritant and moisturising properties. This soothing ingredient has also been shown to stimulate and promote the skin’s healing process.

Brightening Complex

A cutting-edge molecule that visibly brightens the skin while fighting the effects of photo ageing. Studies have shown a significant brightening effect as this complex works by regulating skin pigmentation.

Brightening Peptide

An amazing antioxidant peptide that works to detoxify the skin for a clear and fresh glow. This peptide helps to reduce free radical damage, thus protecting skin from indoor and outdoor pollution. It also helps to brighten the skin by fighting inflammation and pigmentation.

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Vitamin C

An antioxidant that fights against free radical damage while boosting collagen and brightening the skin. This hero anti-inflammatory vitamin is vital for improving elasticity, smoothing, and promoting a healthy complexion.

Vitamin C3 

A unique blend of three Vitamin Cs: Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, and Ascorbyl Glucoside. This concentrated complex targets the appearance of pigmentation and dark spots, strengthens collagen and elastin, and promotes an overall healthy complexion.

Caffeine

A potent antioxidant derived from the flowering seeds of the Coffea plant (coffee beans).

Like a shot of espresso for the skin, this energising anti-inflammatory helps to soothe and tone.

Calendula Extract

Originating in Ancient Egypt and naturally derived from the Calendula plant, this extract was traditionally used as an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic. Today it is more commonly used in skincare to calm and soothe the skin. This ancient extract also works to purify and moisturise.

Chamomile Extract

Chamomile is a flower renowned for its medicinal properties and beauty benefits. Widely used in aromatherapy and traditional medicine, this antioxidant-rich plant extract acts as an anti-inflammatory to calm, soften and heal the skin.

Clementine Oil

An essential oil derived from the rind (peel) of the citrus fruit, Clementine. This antioxidant-rich oil helps to clarify and tone, as well as maintain the skin’s overall health.

Collagen Booster

A booster which works to stimulate three types of Collagen (I, II and IV) to help restore healthy levels of collagen in the skin. Collagen is found naturally in youthful skin but decreases as we age. Studies have shown a reduction in the appearance of wrinkles.  

Copper Peptide Complex

Copper Peptide consists of naturally occurring copper plus three amino acids. Amino Acids are found naturally in the body and are the building blocks of our skin. Copper is vital for keeping skin healthy. They work together to promote collagen and elastin in the skin, with studies showing a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Cucumber Extract

Derived from the flesh of the cucumber, this naturally occurring extract acts as an astringent to hydrate and soothe the skin. Cucumber also works to help reduce inflamed or irritated skin and increase moisture due to its high water content.

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Dark Circle Complex

Dark Circle Complex contains naturally derived actives from Green Tea and Oak Leaves that target three major causes of dark circles – skin inflammation (decrease in signs of redness and pigmentation), lymphatic circulation (reduction of fluid build-up) and under eye capillaries (circulation improvement).

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Vitamin E

A free radical fighting antioxidant that has been the go-to vitamin for moisturisation for decades. Found naturally in the skin, this soothing vitamin hydrates, rejuvenates and strengthens the skin’s natural barrier.

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Ferulic Acid

An antioxidant found naturally in plants such as rice and oats, as well as the seeds of apples and oranges. Ferulic acid is the ultimate anti-ageing warrior as it defends the skin against environmental stress and free radicals, resulting in reduced fine lines and wrinkles.

Frankincense

A powerful essential oil derived from the Boswellia sacra tree that has a variety of noteworthy uses and benefits. This natural oil works as an astringent to help tone the skin, whilst also soothing and rejuvenating.

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Geranium Oil

Geranium oil originates from the Pelargonium genus of flower species. It is widely used as a natural fragrance and remedy for achieving brighter and younger looking skin. The oil also has balancing, soothing and anti-inflammatory effects, helping to remove excess oil and decongest clogged pores.

Glycoprotein

A naturally derived protein sourced from the Antarctic. This glycoprotein works to strengthen the skin’s cohesion, thus helping to minimise moisture loss in cold conditions and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. This helps to smooth and protect skin.

Grapefruit Oil

An essential oil derived from the rind (peel) of the grapefruit. This antioxidant-rich oil helps to unclog pores, reduce blemishes and excess oil, and balance and tone the skin. The natural scent is also great to energise and refresh your mind and your skin.

Green Tea Extract

This natural antioxidant is not only super beneficial when you drink it, but also fantastically beneficial when applied topically to the skin. Naturally derived from the leaves of the Green Tea plant (the Camellia Sinensis Tree), the polyphenols found in Green Tea have potent antioxidant, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that soothe and replenish the skin. This extract also provides maximum anti-ageing effects and protection from free radical damage.

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Hyaluronic Acid (HA)

HA is a natural substance found in the skin that has an amazing ability to attract and retain moisture, holding 1000 times its weight in water. As we age, skin loses its ability to retain water, which results in a loss of firmness, fine lines, dehydration and a general lackluster complexion. When used topically, HA instantly rehydrates skin, resulting in minimised fine lines, restored suppleness, and a more youthful, glowing complexion.

There are numerous HA products on the market. It is fast becoming one of the most sought-after skincare ingredients. Our HA is unique because our products contain both short chain and long chain Hyaluronic Acid molecules. The short chain molecules delve deeper into the skin layers to encourage replenishment of HA levels in the skin, which assists in promoting long-term moisturisation. Long chain molecules sit on the surface of the skin and result in an immediate moisture boost to plump, smooth and hydrate the skin. This means our HA gives you both immediate and long-term results.

Hyaluronic Acid Crosspolymer

A crosslinked Hyaluronic Acid molecule that has a unique gel structure to slowly deliver moisture to the skin. The crosspolymer (structure) helps to form a film on the skin, protecting complexions from moisture loss. An essential active for dull and dehydrated skin.

Hydration Saccharide

A naturally sourced active derived from a sugar plant. This saccharide has a unique affinity with the skin and acts like a magnet to create a moisture reservoir, holding moisture in the skin for up to 72 hours. This results in a deep hydration boost, smoother skin, less flakiness and an overall glow.

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Jasmine Absolute

A delicate essential oil extracted from the Jasmine flower (Jasminum officinale). This rich oil helps to soothe, moisturise, and rejuvenate especially dry and sensitive skins. This essential oil can also help reduce the appearance of skin imperfections and promote a healthy, glowing complexion.

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Kakadu Plum Extract

A natural Australian extract derived from the Kakadu Plum commonly found in Northern Australia. Traditionally used by Indigenous Australians in holistic therapies, this natural antioxidant has extremely high levels of Vitamin C. It is a superfood that boosts elasticity, brightens, and promotes an overall healthy complexion.

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Lavender Oil

This essential oil is derived from the Lavender flower (Lavendula angustifolia). It is the most ancient and widely-used essential oil today, with its use dating back to over 2,500 years ago in ancient Egypt.  This powerful antioxidant has high antimicrobial and calming properties to help balance imperfections and calm and soothe the skin.

Lemongrass Oil

A purifying essential oil extracted from the Lemongrass Leaf (Cymbopogon) which is a type of Asian, African, Australian, and tropical island plant in the grass family. Traditionally used as a medicinal herb because of the beautiful scent, Lemongrass Oil is also used in skincare as it is an incredible extract for toning and purifying the skin.

Lime Caviar

Harvested from the subtropical rainforests in Australia and extracted from the pulp of the Australian Finger Lime Plant (Citrus australasica), Lime Caviar contains high levels of citric acid, which is normally found in lemons and limes. This powerful extract acts as natural exfoliator that gently buffs away accumulated dead skin cells.

Lime Oil

An essential oil derived from the rind (peel) of the lime plant (Citrus aurantifolia). This invigorating oil detoxifies, purifies and rejuvenates skin for a more even and healthy-looking complexion.

Liquorice Extract

Sourced from the root of the Glycyrrhiza glabra plant which is found in the southern regions of Europe and Asia, liquorice extract is one of the most widely used remedies in skincare. Known as a must-have ingredient in traditional Chinese medicine, it works to brighten the appearance of pigmented and lackluster skin, while delivering soothing and moisturising benefits.

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Mandarin Oil

A delicate essential oil derived from the rind (peel) of the Citrus nobilis (Mandarin) plant. This essential oil helps to reduce breakouts, brighten the skin, reduce excess oil, and minimise environmental stress and wrinkles.

Manuka Oil

Sourced from New Zealand and extracted from the leaves of the native Manuka Tree, this wonderful essential oil has been found to be 33 times more potent than Tea Tree Oil and 100 times stronger than Manuka Honey. This powerful oil acts as an anti-bacterial to decrease excess oil, reduce blemishes and breakouts, and improve the complexion.

One of the biggest differences between Manuka Honey and Manuka Oil, is that Manuka Oil is completely vegan! As the production of this oil doesn’t involve the use of bees, Manuka Oil can be used by those who do not use products made from animals or animal byproducts.

Mattifying Complex

A unique ingredient extracted from a marine source that has been found to fight imperfections and reduce surface sebum and shine. This active has an immediate mattifying effect on the skin and helps to firm the skin for an instant poreless look and anti-ageing effect.

Muru Muru Butter

Harvested from the seeds of the Astrocaryum Murumuru tree, which is found in the Amazon rainforest, this butter is high in natural Vitamin A, fatty acids and Oleic Acid to moisturise the skin. Muru Muru butter is also amazing for smoothing wrinkles and softening the skin, making it a saviour for dry and mature skin.

Mushroom Extract

Mushroom extract is naturally derived from the Reishi mushroom. This magic extract helps to refine the skin by balancing tone and promoting hydration. It also has anti-inflammatory properties which help improve breakouts and soothe dry skin, with anti-ageing properties to help smooth fine lines and wrinkles.

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Nutrient Amino Acid Complex

A naturally derived soy amino acid complex that gently exfoliates to stimulate skin renewal. Unlike synthetic AHAs, this complex gradually exfoliates the skin over time, making it gentle enough for daily use. This complex works to smooth, decongest and even skin tone, with studies also showing an increase in the appearance of skin brightness.

O

Octa-Peptide and Skin Relaxation Complex

An Octa-Peptide consisting of a chain of eight amino acids combined with a penta-peptide to target wrinkle depth. There are numerous products on the market containing the popular anti-ageing Octa-Peptide, however we have studied the available data and used the synergistic combination of innovative peptide technologies to help to relax skin. Studies have shown a reduction in the appearance of wrinkles around the eyes.

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Patchouli Oil

Extracted from the leaves of the Patchouli plant, this essential oil is particularly good at fighting blemishes and imperfections. The natural oil also soothes and helps to reduce lines and wrinkles.

Phytic Acid

An antioxidant-rich plant extracted from bran, cereal and seeds that helps to brighten the skin and gently refine the skin’s surface to smooth texture and even tone. When combined with Vitamin C, this plant extract is highly effective at fading the appearance of pigmented skin.

Pomegranate Oil

Derived from Pomegranate seeds, this potent anti-ageing oil has high antioxidant activity, scavenges free radicals, and acts as an amazing anti-ager. Rich in Vitamin E, it also works to increase elasticity, boost collagen, and promote youthful and glowing skin.

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Red Algae Complex

Red Algae is a predominant type of seaweed used for thousands of years for its high nutrient content and medicinal benefits. This potent vitamin-rich antioxidant contains high quantities of fatty acids and helps to protect the skin from free radical damage. It also works to smooth wrinkles and reduce the appearance of fine lines.

Resveratrol

One of the most popular antioxidants used in skincare, Resveratrol is derived from the skin of the red grape. This potent antioxidant scavenges existing radicals and prevents the formation of new ones that cause ageing and skin damage. This results in a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, increased elasticity, and a more even skin tone.

Retinol Complex

This low-irritant Retinol is encapsulated for gradual release and effective penetration. A common side effect of Retinol is that it can irritate the surface layer of skin and cause redness and flaking. Encapsulation helps to minimise this irritation.

This complex uses a unique technology that cannot be compared directly with standard retinol products in terms of concentration. Standard retinol products can be unstable and volatile when applied to the skin. Our retinol complex contains a special formulation of retinol (1.25 = 0.1% Retinol. 0.625 = 0.05% Retinol) that is encapsulated in a gentle carrier system. This means your skin gets the amazing benefits of a high strength retinol, but with a lower risk of irritation.

Retinol has been known to help promote skin turnover and reduce the visible signs of skin ageing. This Retinol formula works to refine skin tone, texture and pores, improve the appearance of blemishes, reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles, improve radiance, and brighten the appearance of dull skin.

Rose Absolute

One of the most precious essential oils derived from Rose Damascena, this essential oil has soothing and anti-ageing properties for helping to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and hydrate and calm problematic skin.

Rose Geranium Oil

Rose geranium oil originates from the Pelargonium genus of flower species, and has been most widely used as a natural fragrance and remedy for brighter and younger-looking skin. The oil also has balancing, soothing and anti-inflammatory effects, helping to remove excess oil and decongest clogged pores.

Rosemary Oil

Derived from the leaves and flower of the evergreen shrub (Rosmarinus Officinalis) this herbaceous oil possesses antiseptic properties which help to tone and refresh the skin.

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Sachi Inchi Oil

Derived from the seeds of the native Amazonian tree Plukenetia volubilas, this oil is rich in Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids which help maintain skin hydration and promote elasticity. Two of the antioxidants naturally found in Sacha Inchi are Vitamins A and E, and topically these nutrients help even skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles.

Sandalwood Extract

Naturally derived from the tropical tree Santalum album, this extract is an ancient remedy that moisturises and refreshes the skin while delivering a dose of antioxidants.

Sandalwood Oil

Naturally derived from the tropical tree Santalum album, this oil has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties. This powerful antioxidant helps to fight free radicals and protect the skin from ageing, all while calming, soothing, hydrating and smoothing the complexion.

Silk Amino Acids

Silk amino acids (SAAs) are natural, water-soluble glycoproteins extracted from raw silk and consist of the primary amino acids glycine, alanine and serine. Silk Amino Acids are unique due to their special water binding characteristics that work to preserve moisture and form a protective barrier on the skin. Silk amino acids also contain properties that allow them to rejuvenate skin tone, reduce wrinkles and hydrate your skin tissues to protect from free radicals.

Shorea Butter

Naturally derived from the seeds of the Shorea Robusta tree, this rich butter helps to hydrate and soften the skin. Used for centuries as an ancient remedy in India for its moisturising and healing properties, Shorea helps to protect and condition dry and damaged skin.

Sweet Orange Oil

An essential oil extracted from the rind (peel) of the Orange. This unique citrus oil contains soothing and anti-ageing properties, and works to detoxify, purify and rejuvenate skin, for a more even and healthy-looking complexion.

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Tangerine Oil

An essential oil extracted from the rind (peel) of the Tangerine. This citrus-derived oil has been found to have an anti-bacterial effect, helping to reduce blemishes and excess oil, and tone the skin.

Tea Tree Oil

A native Australian Oil extracted from the leaves of the Maleuca Tree, this clarifying oil has been found to have an anti-bacterial effect which helps to reduce the appearance of blemishes and balance the skin.

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Vetiver Oil

Naturally derived from the root of the Vetiver plant, this essential oil is commonly known as the oil of tranquility because of its calming and balancing effects. Vetiver oil also helps to revitalise and energise and skin’s appearance, giving it a healthy glow.

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Watermelon Seed Oil

Naturally derived from the seeds of the Watermelon fruit, this light oil is high in Omegas 6 and 9, and naturally contains Vitamins A and E to help hydrate and soothe dehydrated skin, replenish moisture and reduce lines and wrinkles.

White Willow Extract 

Naturally derived from the bark of the White Willow tree, this extract helps to gently exfoliate skin and promote skin cell turnover. An essential ingredient for smooth, soft and radiant skin.

Willowherb

A unique natural extract from the Northern Canadian Prairies traditionally used in ancient medicine for healing. This wondrous anti-bacterial complex has two principal actions to help reduce blemishes and redness caused from irritation. Studies have shown an improvement in the appearance of acne-prone skin and a reduced appearance of redness.

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Ylang Ylang Oil

An essential oil derived from the flowers of the tropical Ylang Ylang tree, this calming essential oil has an antibacterial effect to help with breakouts and excess oil. It also contains anti-inflammatory properties that help to soothe and hydrate skin.