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Pilgrim Ingredients


At Pilgrim, we believe that any product is only as good as the ingredients it is composed of. We also follow the Pilgrim Code and do not use Toxic 20 chemicals which are harmful to skin and hair. After a lot of research, we have selected our ingredients and blended them carefully together to optimize the benefits and maximize their efficiency.

Argan Oil

Argan oil (아르간 오일), known as Nature's Liquid Gold is a plant oil extracted from kernels of the Argan tree (Argania Spinosa). It is rich in vitamin E, fatty acids, squalene, and antioxidants which makes it an ideal ingredient in hair care regime.
Benefits for hair:
1. Reduces frizz and split ends: An excellent natural conditioner
2. Turns dry and brittle hair to silky and shiny
3. Promotes hair growth
4. Makes hair soft & nourished
5. Reduces dandruff and scalp inflammation


Camellia (동백) of the family Theaceae is a rich source of antioxidants, vitamins A, B & E, phytosqualene, Omega-3, 6 & 9, fatty acids and Plant Collagen. It has multiple benefits for hair and skin as described below: Benefits for skin: 1. Retains moisture & hydrates 2. Promotes collagen production 3. Reduces wrinkles, dark spots & fine lines 4. Protects from environmental damage 5. Boosts healthy skin cells production
Benefits for hair:
1. Increases strength & prevents hair fall
2. Smoothens the hair cuticles and makes them manageable
3. Increases shine
4. Reduces split ends
5. Moisturizes hair to make them soft

Cocoa Butter

Cocoa Butter (코코아 버터), is an edible fat which is extracted from the beans of the cocoa tree. Being rich in Phytochemicals, fatty acids, antioxidants and Vitamin E make it a perfect ingredient for skincare and nourishment
Benefits for skin:
1. Deep Hydration and Nourishment for skin
2. Reduces scars, wrinkles and stretch mark
3. Repairs skin damage by fighting free radicals and reverses signs of ageing
4. Anti-inflammatory in nature
5. Antioxidant properties help kill acne producing bacteria

Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic acid (히알루 론산) is a carbohydrate which occurs naturally in our bodies and plays an important role in our skin's overall health. However, research shows that increasing age, pollution and other environmental conditions lead to a drop in the natural production of hyaluronic acid and hence there's a need to supplement it.
Benefits for skin:
1. Ultra-moisturizing: Holds up to 1000 times its molecular weight in water
2. Boosts skin cell regeneration
3. Provides smoother texture
4. Fights the signs of ageing including wrinkles, fine lines and pigmentation
5. Enhances firmness and elasticity

Shea Butter

Shea Butter (시어 버터) is fat, which is extracted from the nuts of the shea tree. It's rich in Fatty Acids, Phenolics, Vitamin A & Vitamin E which makes it an excellent emollient.
Benefits for skin:
1. Provides deep moisturization by absorbing rapidly
2. Promotes smooth & healthy skin
3. Soothes dry skin
4. Improves skin's elasticity
5. Reduces skin inflammation

Vitamin C

Vitamin C (비타민 C), also known as ascorbic acid is popularly known for its responsibility to keep our immune systems up and running. It is one of the most important nutrients our skin needs to keep itself rejuvenated and young
Benefits for skin:
1. Boosts collagen production, leading to firmer and stronger skin
2. The antioxidant properties fight free radical damage
3. Reduces wrinkles and fine lines
4. Promotes even skin tone
5. Prevents skin drying

Vitamin E

Vitamin E (비타민 E) is a strong antioxidant, well known for its function as the saviour of skin. It is an essential nutrient which protects the skin against pollution, stress, smoke and other harmful lifestyle and environmental impact.
Benefits for skin:
1. Anti-ageing: Neutralises the free radicals
2. Prevents against UVB light
3. Keeps skin healthy and hydrated
4. Help reduce wrinkles, fine lines and blemishes
5. Reduces acne breakouts

Volcanic Lava Ash

Volcanic Lava Ash (화산 용암 재), formed during volcanic eruptions is known to be a natural skin purifier. Its fine and highly porous particles, make it one of the best skin purifying and cleaning agent. Being rich in sulfur, it acts as an overall disinfectant, including bacterial, viral and yeast.
Benefits for Skin:
1. Mild yet effective exfoliator
2. Protects against harmful effects of pollution, dust and grime
3. Anti-ageing: Fights against the signs of ageing like wrinkles, rashes, blemishes
4. Anti-Acne: Detoxifies skin and unclogs pores to remove excess oil
5. Rejuvenates and makes skin bouncy, due to its collagen synthesising properties

White Lotus

White lotus (연꽃) is also known as a natural superfood for skin and hair. Being rich in Vitamin B Complex, Vitamin C and antioxidants; it is essential in Korean hair and skincare regime. Benefits for skin: 1. Natural skin conditioner 2. Its Moisturizing effect leads to better skin elasticity and a brighter complexion 3. Reduces signs of ageing including wrinkles, fine lines and blemishes 4. Instant hydration for dry and flaky skin 5. Keeps acne under check and helps to heal
Benefits for hair:
1. Increase hair volume
2. Strengthen and increase hair elasticity
3. Condition hair
4. Fight premature greying
5. Make hair shiny and reduce split ends

Witch Hazel

Witch hazel (마녀 개암) is a flowering plant of the family Hamamelidaceae. Being well known for its ability to soothe skin and calm inflammation, it is one of those ingredients which work perfectly even on the most sensitive skin types
Benefits for skin:
1. Fights skin irritation
2. Reduces acne, thanks to its anti-inflammatory property
3. Rejuvenates and refreshes skin
4. Provides an even skin tone
5. Tightens pores


Yugdugu (육두구), aka nutmeg, is a seed of the genus Myristica. Being a rich source of copper, manganese, magnesium, Vitamin B1 & Vitamin B6, it is highly recommended as a key ingredient in skincare regime
Benefits for skin:
1. Reduces pigmentation & dark spots
2. Acts as a gentle & smooth exfoliator for skin
3. Keeps acne under check, thanks to its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory property
4. Anti-ageing: Prevents cell damage by fighting against the free radicals
5. Rejuvenates by restoring moisture and stimulating dull skin.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is derived from the plant Aloe barbadensis miller which belongs to the Liliaceae family. This highly versatile ingredient is rich in vitamins like Vit A,C, E and B12 that act as powerful antioxidants. They essentially scavenge free radicals and are anti ageing in nature. Apart from this, Aloe is also rich in many Enzymes, Minerals, Sugars, etc. that impart soothing, healing, anti inflammatory and many other beneficial properties.
Benefits for skin:
1. Deeply moisturizing and hydrating
2. Soothes dry skin
3. Anti-inflammatory in nature
4. Repairs photodamage and soothes sunburns
5. Heals scars and cuts
6. Forms a protective layer upon the skin that promotes wound healing and prevents acne.

Rosehip Oil

Rosehip oil is derived by cold pressing the seeds of the Wild Rose plant from Chile- Rosa affinis rubiginosa. It is a plant emollient which helps increase fatty acid components for a healthy skin barrier. Linoleic acid in it helps to reduce early acne.
Benefits for skin:
1. Regenerates collagen to maintain elasticity of the skin
2. Reduces the appearance of scars and wrinkles
3. Prevents signs of premature ageing
4. Helps the skin regain its natural color and tone.


Mulberry (Morus alba) contains a naturally occurring molecule called Arbutin.
Benefits for skin:
1. Fades blemish scars
2. Brightens the skin
3. Reduces redness
4. Lighten age spots
5. Reduces the look of spots and hyperpigmentation.

Red Vine Extract

Red Vine extract is obtained from the leaves of of the plant Vitis vinifera, which is one of the most extensively used ingredient for its medicinal, therapeutic and cosmetic properties since ancient times. Red Vine extracts are rich in Anthocynides (support microcirculation), Tannins (astingent and skin protective), Antioxidants (anti ageing), Vitamin C ( immunity and skin brightening), Carotenoids, Proteins and Mineral salts.
Benefits for skin:
1. Activates micro circulation to bring nutrient dense blood to the skin
2. Sebum secretion regulation
3. Wound healing
4. Purifying
5. Anti-ageing
6. Photo protection

Vitamin A (Retinol)

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin. Preformed Vitamin A is also called Retinol, which is considered the holy grail ingredient in anti-ageing skincare. It is an excellent antioxidant that fights cellular damage inflicted by free radicals.
Benefits for skin:
1. Reduces appearance of wrinkles and fine lines
2. Stimulates production of collagen
3. Improves acne
4. Repairs photodamage and soothes sunburns
5. Firms skin

Vitamin B (Niacinamide)

The multitasking Vit B3 (Niacinamide) is a water soluble vitamin that is well situated for all skin types.
Benefits for skin:
1. Helps reduce hyperpigmentation
2.Controls sebum production
3. Maintains skin barrier functions
4. Anti-ageing
5. Brightens
6. Reduces inflammation