Our ingredients

Only the best


Nearly 70 years of dermatological expertise for the most delicate types of skin

We are committed to choosing only the BEST for the skin of babies and expecting mothers, but also for the planet. 

  • We choose the NATURAL alternatives
  • Our approach is based on the exclusion of GMOs and limiting PESTICIDES
  • We source our active plant ingredients by skin type with respect for BIODIVERSITY and human conditions
  • We GUARANTEE quality, safety and respect for the environment and human conditions 
  • We respect ANIMAL WELFARE
  • We MANUFACTURE our products in our plant in Epernon, France

Our main active ingredients

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Avocado
Avocado

Avocado Perseose, a patented active ingredient extracted from the heart of Fuerte avocados, is present all Mustela baby products. It works in symbiosis with baby’s skin, to protect it from birth.

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Schizandra
Schizandra

The schizandra berry comes from the Chinese province of Shaanxi. Known for its soothing and anti-redness properties, it is picked by hand and can be found in our Very Sensitive Skin range.

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Sunflower
Sunflower

Sunflower oil distillate is a rare and precious active ingredient present in our Stelatopia range. It replenishes atopic skin thanks to its key lipids that make up our protective skin barrier.

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Beeswax

Beeswax, long known for its nourishing properties, is used in all our cold cream products, in our Dry Skin range.

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Olive
Olive

Olive oil has been used by Mediterranean countries for its many virtues ever since Antiquity. Extracted cold, our olive oil is rich in omega 6 and 9 which help to nourish the skin.

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Shea Butter

Shea nuts - which come from African savannahs - feature remarkable properties. Shea butter, rich in vitamins A, E and F, is widely known for its nourishing and moisturizing properties on skin.

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Plum oil

Our plum oil is produced near Agen, in the South-West of France. With a sweet natural scent, it protects the skin from external stresses.

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Chamomile
Chamomile

Chamomile grows in dry, sandy soils, up to 1000 meters above sea level and is known for its soothing properties.

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Coco
Coco

Naturally rich in vitamins A and E, coconut has been used for centuries for its nourishing properties.

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Vegetable glycerin
Vegetable glycerin

Glycerin is able to retain several times its weight in water, which makes it an indispensable moisturizing active ingredient. The one we use is of natural and plant origin.

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Vitamin E

A natural antioxidant, vitamin E protects our skin barrier and thereby helps to keep our skin hydrated.

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Protective ingredients

Ingredients that are necessary to effectively protect the formula throughout its use.

Our main active ingredients

Avocado

Avocado Perseose, a patented active ingredient extracted from the heart of Fuerte avocados, is present all Mustela baby products. It works in symbiosis with baby’s skin, to protect it from birth.

Schizandra

The schizandra berry comes from the Chinese province of Shaanxi. Known for its soothing and anti-redness properties, it is picked by hand and can be found in our Very Sensitive Skin range.

Sunflower

Sunflower oil distillate is a rare and precious active ingredient present in our Stelatopia range. It replenishes atopic skin thanks to its key lipids that make up our protective skin barrier.

Beeswax

Beeswax, long known for its nourishing properties, is used in all our cold cream products, in our Dry Skin range.

Olive

Olive oil has been used by Mediterranean countries for its many virtues ever since Antiquity. Extracted cold, our olive oil is rich in omega 6 and 9 which help to nourish the skin.

Shea Butter

Shea nuts - which come from African savannahs - feature remarkable properties. Shea butter, rich in vitamins A, E and F, is widely known for its nourishing and moisturizing properties on skin.

Plum oil

Our plum oil is produced near Agen, in the South-West of France. With a sweet natural scent, it protects the skin from external stresses.

Chamomile

Chamomile grows in dry, sandy soils, up to 1000 meters above sea level and is known for its soothing properties.

Coco

Naturally rich in vitamins A and E, coconut has been used for centuries for its nourishing properties.

Vegetable glycerin

Glycerin is able to retain several times its weight in water, which makes it an indispensable moisturizing active ingredient. The one we use is of natural and plant origin.

Vitamin E

A natural antioxidant, vitamin E protects our skin barrier and thereby helps to keep our skin hydrated.

Protective ingredients

Ingredients that are necessary to effectively protect the formula throughout its use.

Never at Mustela

When choosing the very BEST ingredients for the fine and delicate skin of babies and expecting mothers, we also make other choices:

  • We do our utmost to AVOID the danger of ENDOCRINE DISRUPTION on our products:

    -    we exclude proven endocrine disruptors from all our formulas
    -    we engage in an approach of evaluating any endocrine activity in our products on the 3 main hormonal systems via an independent laboratory, according to current OECD criteria.

  • We ban a RED LIST of ingredients from our formulas

    with restrictions that go beyond the European regulation - already known as one of the strictest and safest in the world.

You will NEVER find the following listed in the ingredients of our products:

Paraben
Phenoxyethanol
Formaldehyde
Triclosan
Phthalates
Cyclotetrasiloxane (silicone)
Amonium Lauryl sulfate, SLS-SLES
Amonium Lauryl sulfate, SLS-SLES

Amonium Lauryl sulfate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLS-SLES)

Essential oils
Alcohol (ethanol)
BHA/BHT
Benzophenone, Octyl ethoxycinnamate
Benzophenone, Octyl ethoxycinnamate

Benzophenone (oxybenzone), Octyl ethoxycinnamate (octinoxate)

MIT-MCIT
MIT-MCIT

Methylisothiazolinone and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MIT-MCIT)