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Butylene Glycol

Texture Enhancer,  Moisturizer,  Solvent, 

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.

Good

Camellia Sinensis

Antioxidant,  Emollient,  Plant Extract,  Sunscreen Active,  Moisturizer,  Fragrance,  Astringent, 

Best

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

Emollient,  Plant Extract,  Texture Enhancer,  Fragrance, 

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

Best

Dicaprylyl Carbonate

Emollient, 

According to the Personal Care Product CouncilŠ—Ès Ingredient Infobase, dicaprylyl carbonate functions as a skin-conditioning agent, emollient and solvent. It may be derived from synthetic or animal sources; PaulaŠ—Ès Choice Skincare uses the synthetic form.

Good

Fragrance

Fragrance: Synthetic And Fragrant Plant Extract,  Sensitizing,  Fragrance, 

One or a blend of volatile and/or fragrant plant oils (or synthetically derived oils) that impart aroma and odor to products. These are often skin sensitizers because they are composed of hundreds of individual chemical components. Fragrance is a leading source of sensitivity to cosmetics.

Poor

Grapefruit Peel

Antioxidant,  Plant Extract,  Sensitizing,  Fragrance,  Astringent, 

Typically listed as Citrus grandis (grapefruit) peel extract on ingredient lists, the peel from this fruit is loaded with a class of ingredients known as furanocoumarins and coumarins, which are primarily responsible for whatŠ—Ès known as a phototoxic reaction that occurs when skin is exposed to the sun. Low amounts of this ingredients arenŠ—Èt likely to be problematic, but watch out if itŠ—Ès listed toward the beginning to middle of an ingredient list, especially if the product in question has a telltale grapefruit scent.

Poor

Orchid

Emollient,  Fragrance: Synthetic And Fragrant Plant Extract,  Plant Extract,  Sensitizing, 

Fragrant flower that can be a skin sensitizer.

Poor

Squalene

Antioxidant,  Emollient,  Skin-Replenishing,  Moisturizer,  Antistatic, 

Oil derived from shark liver or from plants (usually olives). Its derivative squalane is a natural component of skin and a good emollient that has antioxidant properties.

Best

Sunflower Seed Oil

Antioxidant,  Emollient,  Plant Extract,  Fragrance, 

Non-volatile, non-fragrant plant oil used as an emollient in cosmetics. Sunflower seed oil has the ability to help replenish and soothe skin. ItŠ—Ès a rich source of fatty acids skin can use, including linoleic acid, and is excellent for dry skin.

Best

Sucrose Polycottonseedate

Emollient,  Emulsifier,  Surfactant, 

Prickly Pear

Plant Extract, 

Green Tea Seed Oil

Camellia oil, also known as tea seed oil is the actual green tea oil. It comes from the seeds of Camellia sinensis, the plant from which all the tea is made. Tea seed oil is a wonderfully healthy in more ways than one. It is great for cooking, and from nutritional point of view. Tea seed oil is used in a number of beauty products. This oil has been used as a cooking for centuries in Southern China and they make many more uses with it.

Good

Antioxidant-infused oil made with Jeju green tea seeds for deep hydration and nourishment

A moisturizing and nourishing face oil with eco-friendly Jeju fresh green tea and green tea seeds. More moisturizing and refreshing than ever before!

1. 151 green tea seeds from Jeju island
A moisturizing and nourishing face oil containing the energy of Jeju.

2. Green tea seed oil has powerful antioxidant properties thanks to the green tea leaves and green tea seeds
Vitamin E and amino acids restore your skin's moisture.

3. Enjoy luxurious skin texture with added moisture
The green tea and cotton seed oil fills your skin with moisture while eliminating shine.

*Product suggestions for the 3 most common types of skin
- oily skin: The green tea fresh line
- combination skin: The green tea balancing line
- dry skin: The green tea moisture line
- *special moisturizing and nourishing care line: The green tea seed line

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