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PERFECT CLEANSING OIL

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Ingredient
Emollient,  Plant Extract,  Skin-Replenishing,  Moisturizer, 

Butyrospermum Parkii

Best

Emollient,  Plant Extract,  Texture Enhancer,  Fragrance, 

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

Best

Derived from coconut oil and glycerin, itŠ—Ès considered an excellent emollient and skin-replenishing ingredient. ItŠ—Ès included in cosmetics due to its mix of fatty acids that skin can use to replenish its surface and resist moisture loss. Caprylic/capric triglyceride can also function as a thickener, but its chief job is to moisturize and replenish skin. This ingredientŠ—Ès value for skin is made greater by the fact that itŠ—Ès considered gentle.Reference for this information:Food and Chemical Toxicology, January 2000, issue 1, pages 79-98

Emollient,  Plant Extract,  Moisturizer,  Fragrance, 

Cocos Nucifera

Best

The extract of the fruit of the coconut tree, this ingredient is rich in skin-conditioning fatty acids, proteins, and complex B vitamins. References for this information: American Journal of Pharmacological Sciences, May 2017, pages 25-30 Medicines, May 2016

Antioxidant,  Vitamin, 

D-Alpha-Tocopherol

Best

Antioxidant that's considered the most effective form of vitamin E.

Preservative,  Moisturizer,  Miscellaneous, 

Ethylhexylglycerin

Good

A synthetic skin-softening agent also used as a preservative, a carrier, or suspending agent for other preservatives such as phenoxyethanol.

Antioxidant,  Emollient,  Plant Extract,  Fragrance, 

Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil

Best

Emollient,  Plant Extract,  Moisturizer, 

Limnanthes Alba Seed Oil

Good

Preservative, 

Phenoxyethanol

Good

Common cosmetics preservative that's considered one of the least sensitizing for use in formulations. It does not release formaldehyde. Phenoxyethanol is approved worldwide (including in Japan and in the EU) for use in all types of water-based cosmetics, up to a 1% concentration.

Emollient,  Plant Extract,  Skin-Replenishing,  Moisturizer, 

Simmondsia Chinensis

Best

Antioxidant,  Emollient,  Plant Extract,  Moisturizer, 

Vitis Vinifera

Best

Latin name for the vines that produce wine grapes. More commonly known as grape seed oil or grape seed extract.

Emulsifier,  Surfactant, 

Laureth-3

Emollient,  Synthetic Ester, 

Triethylhexanoin

This skin-replenishing blend of plant oils rapidly dissolves makeup and whisks away impurities, while leaving skin soft and smooth—with no greasy residue.
Effortlessly removes makeup (even waterproof)
Sunflower & coconut oils hydrate & nourish skin
Creates a milky emulsion when mixed with water
Use as the first step in your AM/PM skincare routine
SKIN TYPES: All Skin Types

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