AberMat (Planktonic Exopolysaccharide 5) - High molecular weight polymer composed primarily of sugar from micro-organisms; absorbs excess sebum; matting effect (reduces oily sheen); hydrating

Acetyl Glucosamine (D) - NAG, boosts immune system function, promotes antioxidant ability, decreases inflammation, encourages healing

Algowhite®( Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract) - Extract of brown algae that is very rich in polyphenols. It is freeze dried right after harvesting on the coast of Britanny. Formulated to reduce melanin, exfoliate, and provides free radical protection.

Argireline™ (Acetyl Hexapeptide-8) - A powerful anti-wrinkle hexapeptide with a Botulinum toxin-inspired activity (Has Botox-like activity.)

Ascorbic Acid (L) – Vitamin C (water soluble), anti-oxidant, strengthens collagen, assists in lightening, provides anti-wrinkle effects, smoothes skin texture

AstraForce (Astragalus Membranaceus Root Extract) - Chinese medicinal herb Huang qi; enhances immune system and microcirculation; anti-microbial; stimulates growth of human keratinocytes; anti-inflammatory; anti-aging; aids acne prone skin

Bio-Fense (Lactobacillus Ferment) – Patent pending. Fermented probiotic; triggers anti-microbial peptide which in turn kills harmful bacteria often associated with acne. Helps normalize the skin. Increases skin barrier defense. Skin gets used to Triclosan and Algurad, but not to Bio-Fense ….BioFense defends longer. Reduces acne lesions and erythema.

Bisabolol (L-alpha) – Acts as an anti-inflammatory, wound-healer, reduces sensitivity, alleviates heat while soothing skin irritation

Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract - Boosts the immune function of skin cells, protects against the sun damage, protects the skin from oxidative stress and immune cell damage

Carnosine (L) -helps prevent loss of elasticity and wrinkles and is a potent antioxidant

Carnitine (L) – Transporter of fatty acids into mitochrondria for energy production, increases skin cell turnover, moisturizing, exfoliator.

Cholesteryl Nananoate, Cholesteryl Oleyl Carbonate, Cholesteryl Stearate (aka Liquid crystals) – Liquid crystal material which contains properties of both a liquid and a solid. Is similar in molecular structure to the skin. It provides improved skin barrier integrity, protection, repair and intense moisturization.

DisaPore 20 (Lecithin, Lysophosphatidic Acid, Lysolecithin) - Reduces number and size of pores. In 4 weeks it reduced the number and size of pores by 20%.

Glycyrrhetinic Acid - Active principle of licorice, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, inhibits intercellular gap-junctional communication that encourages melanin synthesis

Glycine Soja – conditions and firms skin, stimulates collagen production, increases elasticity, provides antioxidant protection, soothes inflammation; can help reduce cellular damage caused by the UV rays of the sun

Helioguard 365 (Porphyra Umbilicalis, aka Red Algae Extract) – This algae developed very strong UV screening compounds because of the extreme sunlight they are exposed to in the shallow waters in which they live. A natural UVA screening compound from sea algae to protect the skin against photo-aging. Helps prevent the appearance of lines, wrinkles and other signs of aging by
actively protecting the skin against UVA-induced stress.

Hyaluronic Acid – skin plumping, hydrating

IconicA – A Patent Pending, proprietary complex of Cyclodextrin, Cloudberry Seed Oil, Retinal (Retinaldehyde) – performs closest to Retinoic Acid in a cosmetic topical, providing the ultimate wrinkle reduction and prevention to the skin while being the least irritating vitamin A ingredient.
Retinaldehyde is the most effective as well as the gentlest of the Retinoids. Retinaldehyde has one drawback though – it is highly unstable, however IconicA is the first and only one that has been effectively stabilized. Our stabilized Retinaldehyde provides the ultimate in wrinkle reduction; it’s the least irritating vitamin A to the skin, making it perfect for all skin types. It offers the highest activity value to the skin.

Instalift Goji (Lycium Barbarum (Goji Berry) Fruit Extract) – provides immediate wrinkle lifting and firming. Has long term anti-aging benefits. In tests, tightening micro-ripples ripples can be observed after one hour. Tightening micro ripples can lift up lines, wrinkles and support sagging skin. And the results are cumulative.

Lipobrite® _(Hydroxycinnamic Acid) - Skin lightener, found in plants and contains additional antioxidant properties, non-irritating, anti-mutagenic. Also helps reduce redness.

Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate – Oil soluble form of Vitamin C, anti-oxidant, UV protection, skin lightening, MMP Inhibition, DNA protection, collagen synthesis and protection

Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil - Anti-bacterial, antiseptic, heals breakouts, reduces infection, anti-inflammatory

Matrixyl Synth6 (Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38)- Wrinkle filler derived from tripeptide found in collagen VI and laminins, smoothes wrinkles from the inside by stimulating the synthesis of the macromolecules in the dermal/epidermal junction that are needed for structure . Supports the Dermal Epidermal Junction of the skin.

Niacinamide – Amide form of Niacin (vitamin B3), involved in cellular respiration, lipid synthesis, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory; improves epidermal barrier function, inhibits skin pigmentation, smooths fine lines/wrinkles

Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5 –powerful anti-aging, anti-wrinkle and firming peptide

Phyllanthus Emblica (Amla) Fruit Extract - Super fruit with potent antioxidant properties that help prevent oxidative stress, MMP inhibitor, promotes production of procollagen, melanin inhibitor, UV protection

Phytosphingosine – A conditioning and antibacterial lipid that is essential for healthy skin. Reduces the signs of acne, inhibits the growth of micro-organisms on the skin, reduces redness and soothes inflamed skin

Quercetin – inhibits the breakdown of elastin and boosts collagen production helping to maintain skin’s firmness, provides antioxidant protection, soothes inflammation

Sepiwhite™ _(Undecyllenoyl Phenylanine) - Improves lightening effect when used synergistically with classical lightening ingredients. Efficacy proven on cultured melanocytes, on reconstructed human epidermis and on healthy volunteers.

Spin Trap (aka Phenyl t-Butylnitrone) – referred to as the “intelligent” antioxidant. It is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. A highly active oxygen/nitrogen complex that reacts with damaging free radicals to form more stable adducts. Reduces inflammatory response by impacting signal transduction pathways that can lead to damaging inflammation.

Superoxide Dismutase – very powerful antioxidant

SymWhite™ (Phenylethyl Resorcinol) – Skin lightener, antioxidant, potent levels of tyrosinase inhibition. Scientifically proven skin brightening efficacy. Safe and effective.

Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate – UV/DNA protection, collagen synthesis, and brightening - reduces tyrosinase, melangensis; helps keep the skin free of hyperpigmentation

Tocopheryl Acetate (D-alpha) - Ester of D-alpha Tocopherol, improved oxidative stability, anti-oxidant protects from oxidative stress, reduces redness and relieves inflammation

Tricholoma Matsutake (Songyi) Extract - Natural skin lightener, skin smoothing polysaccharides, antioxidant, moisturizing, UV filter/absorber

Custom skin care formulations and specialty private label products.

Zed Laboratories - 20 years of providing the salon and spa industry with the ultimate in highest quality private label cosmeceuticals.

Zed Laboratories manufactures cosmeceuticals which are state-of-the-art, extremely effective skin treatment products. Zed Laboratories has successfully combined natural ingredients with the latest scientific technology, and is able to provide you with all that you need to address your clients skin care needs.

Zed Laboratories does not test on animals. All the products we offer have been salon tested by licensed estheticians and are dermatologist approved.

How is Zed Different?

Zed Laboratories private label products are designed for dedicated estheticians seeking the newest, most innovative, and extremely effective skin treatments to help them achieve a higher level of success.

Our cosmeceuticals create changes in the appearance of the skin. We go one step further than traditional cosmeceutical manufacturers, because our products are:

  • Paraben Free
  • Phtalate Free
  • No artificial color
  • No artificial fragrance
  • Chirally Correct
  • Formulations utilize natural bases, preservatives & colors.
  • Gluten free formulations are available upon request.
  • Products are manufactured in an FDA and GMP registered laboratory which is also approved to manufacture certified organic products per the USDA NOP and NSF guidelines.
  • Cruelty Free
  • Made in USA
  • Products can be filled into your packaging, and we can provide you with label designs

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