Compare Prices:

Ingredient
Texture Enhancer,  Viscosity Control, 

Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer

Good

A synthetic ingredient used to enhance the texture of skincare and haircare products. The Cosmetic Ingredient Review has deemed it safe as it is currently used in cosmetics.

Texture Enhancer,  Moisturizer,  Solvent, 

Butylene Glycol

Good

Commonly-used ingredient that has multiple functions in cosmetics, including as a texture enhancer. It’s similar to propylene glycol, but has a lighter texture.

Emollient,  Emulsifier,  Texture Enhancer, 

C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate

Good

Synthetic ingredient used as an emollient and texture enhancing agent in cosmetics. This common ingredient is soluble in oil and oil-like ingredients, and can impart a lightly conditioning, silky finish to products. Its excellent solubility is one of the main reasons its used in so many sunscreens, as it helps keep the active ingredients dispersed throughout the formula.

Emollient,  Plant Extract,  Preservative,  Moisturizer, 

Caprylyl Glycol

Good

Skin and hair conditioning agent that may be plant-derived or synthetic. Often used as part of a preservative blend in cosmetics.

Preservative, 

Chlorphenesin

Good

Type of alcohol used as a preservative in cosmetics.

Cleansing Agent,  Viscosity Control,  Surfactant,  Antistatic, 

Cocamidopropyl Betaine

Good

Gentle surfactant used in skincare products, almost always as a secondary cleansing agent and lather booster. When used alone as the sole cleansing agent, it is too mild to clean adult skin and hair.

Cleansing Agent,  Surfactant, 

Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate

Good

Mild detergent cleansing agent derived from coconut; most often used in facial cleansers.

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,  Emulsifier,  Plant Extract,  Moisturizer,  Fragrance,  Solvent, 

Glycine Soja Oil

Best

Oil derived from wild soybeans; it has emollient properties.

Emulsifier,  Slip Agent,  Surfactant,  Solvent, 

Hexylene Glycol

Good

Emollient, 

Hydrogenated Polydecene

Good

Synthetic polymer that functions as an emollient and skin-softening agent.

Emollient,  Silicone,  Texture Enhancer, 

Methylsilanol PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate

Good

A glyceryl ester used as an emollient and texture enhancer in cosmetics.

Antioxidant,  Skin-Soothing,  Viscosity Control,  Anti, 

Oat Beta-Glucan

Best

Emollient,  Antistatic,  Solvent, 

Paraffinum Liquidum

Good

The Latin name for emollient ingredient mineral oil, also known as liquid paraffin. This term is acceptable to use on cosmetic ingredient lists, but should ideally be followed by Š—“(mineral oil)Š—

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.

Cleansing Agent,  Emulsifier,  Surfactant, 

Polysorbate 80

Good

Cleansing Agent,  Sensitizing,  Ph Adjusters, 

Sodium Hydroxide

Average

Also known as lye, sodium hydroxide is a highly alkaline ingredient used in small amounts in cosmetics to establish and hold the pH of a product.

Solvent,  Miscellaneous, 

Water

Good

Most widely used cosmetic ingredient; water is almost always listed first on an ingredient label because it is usually the ingredient with the highest concentration in the formula. Despite claims of skinŠ—Ès need for hydration and claims regarding special types of water, it turns out that water may not be an important ingredient for skin. Only a 10% concentration of water in the outer layer of skin is necessary for softness and pliability in this part of the epidermis. Studies that have compared the water content of dry skin with that of normal or oily skin do not find a statistically significant difference in moisture levels between them.

Fragrance,  Anti, 

Matricaria Recutita

This skin-softening cream cleanser gently removes makeup without stripping skin of essential moisture. Hydrating ingredients replenish skin to keep a dewy beautiful glow.
Preserves skin’s moisture content
Cushions and softens skin
Creamy smooth formula glides over skin
Use as the first step in your AM/PM skincare routine
SKIN TYPES: Extra Sensitive Skin, Dry/Very Dry Skin
CONCERNS: Redness

Allergic ingredients not found