African Botanics Retinal Night Cream

African Botanics
Retinal Night Cream

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INCI - Ingredients List 57 components

Aqua (Water), Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Retinal (Retinaldehyde), Squalane, Cyclodextrin, Pentylene Glycol, Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Cetyl Alcohol, Sorghum Bicolor Stalk Juice, Yeast Extract, Hydrolyzed Fucoidan (Laminaria) Algae Extract, Rubus Chamaemorus (Cloud Berry) Seed Oil, Isoamyl Laurate, Glyceryl Oleate Citrate, Hydrolyzed Myrtus Communis Leaf Extract, Calendula Officinalis (Marigold) Flower Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Seed Extract, Hydrolyzed Lupine Protein, Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture (Swiss Apple Stem Cells), Xanthan Gum, Lecithin, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Niacinamide, Panthenol, Ubiquinone (Coq10), Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Extract, Zinc Gluconate, Croton Lechleri (Dragons Blood) Resin Extract, Rosa-Senensis (Hibiscus) Extract, Resveratrol, Caffein, Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Oil, Citrillus Lanatus (Kalahari Melon) Seed Oil, Schinziophyton Rautanenii (Mongongo) Kernel Oil, Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) Tea Extract, Kigelia Africana Extract, Cyclopia Genistoides (Honeybush) Leaf Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Extract, Arnica Cordifolia (Arnica) Extract, Salix Alba (Willow Bark) Extract, Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract, Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Extract, Lactic Acid, Azelaic Acid, Fulvic Acid, Rosa Moschata (Rosehip) Seed Oil, Aloe Ferox Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol. Organic

Notable Ingredients

The most well-known and effective components.
Niacinamide
Retinoids
Hyaluronic Acid
AHA (Alphahydroxy Acid)
BHA (Betahydroxy acid)
PHA (Polyhydroxy acid)
Antioxidants
Vitamins
Ceramides

Potential Hazard / Side Effects

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Allergens
Allergens May provoke allergy
No
Alcohols
Alcohols Irritate and dry skin
No
Comedogenic
Comedogenic Subject to clog pores
4
Gluten
Gluten Celiac unsafe
1
Silicones
Silicones Difficult to wash off
No
Sulfates
Sulfates May damage skin
No
Parabens
Parabens Potentially toxic
No
PEG
PEG Polyethylene glycol
No
Malassezia Feeding
Malassezia Feeding Supports fungal acne
1
Fragrance
Fragrance Complex chemicals
No

Positive effects

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Moisturising
Moisturising Hydrates the skin
10
Softening
Softening Improves texture
8
Acne fighting
Acne fighting Removes and prevents acne
3
Anti aging
Anti aging Prevents aging
7
Antioxidant
Antioxidant Blocks free radicals
3
Healing
Healing Treats wounds
7
Antiseptic
Antiseptic Kills bacteria
2
Whitening
Whitening Improves skin tone
6
UV Protection
UV Protection Blocks sun
2

EWG Report

EWG Skin Deep safety summary
Low Hazard: 35
Moderate Hazard: 0
High Hazard: 0
61.4%
0%
0%
0%

Organic / Synthetic Ratio

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Organic: 19
Synthetic: 13
Unknown: 3
33.3%
22.8%
5.3%

Ingredients List 57

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1.
Aqua (Water)
Solvent
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
2.
Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Seed Oil
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
3.
Cetearyl Alcohol
Structurant, Emulsifier, Solvent
CMG 2 Mod. low
EWG 1 Safe
4.
Cetearyl Glucoside
Emulsifier, Surfactant
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Softening
5.
Hydrolyzed Rice Protein
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-2 Safe
6.
Retinal (Retinaldehyde)
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
7.
Squalane
Emollient
CMG 1 Low
EWG 1 Safe
Softening
8.
Cyclodextrin
Chelate
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
9.
Pentylene Glycol
Solvent, Emulsion stabilizer, Hair conditioner, Skin conditioner
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
10.
Glycerin
Emulsifier, Solvent, Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-2 Safe
Moisturising
Softening
11.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Anti aging
Healing
UV Filter
Fungal acne
12.
Cetyl Alcohol
Emulsifier, Emollient, Emulsion stabilizer, Viscosity stabilizer, Skin conditioner
CMG 2 Mod. low
EWG 1 Safe
Softening
13.
Sorghum Bicolor Stalk Juice
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
14.
Yeast Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Gluten
15.
Hydrolyzed Fucoidan (Laminaria) Algae Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
16.
Rubus Chamaemorus (Cloud Berry) Seed Oil
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
17.
Isoamyl Laurate
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
18.
Glyceryl Oleate Citrate
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
19.
Hydrolyzed Myrtus Communis Leaf Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
20.
Calendula Officinalis (Marigold) Flower Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
21.
Hyaluronic Acid
Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Softening
Anti aging
Healing
22.
Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Seed Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
23.
Hydrolyzed Lupine Protein
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
24.
Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture (Swiss Apple Stem Cells)
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
25.
Xanthan Gum
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Antiseptic
26.
Lecithin
Structurant, Emulsifier, Emollient, Cosmetic active, Antioxidant
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 2-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
Softening
Antioxidant
27.
Butylene Glycol
Preservative, Water-retaining agent
CMG 1 Low
EWG 1 Safe
28.
Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C)
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Anti aging
Whitening
29.
Niacinamide
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Anti aging
Whitening
30.
Panthenol
Vitamin, Hair conditioner
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Healing
31.
Ubiquinone (Coq10)
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
32.
Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
33.
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Healing
34.
Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
35.
Zinc Gluconate
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 2-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
36.
Croton Lechleri (Dragons Blood) Resin Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
37.
Rosa-Senensis (Hibiscus) Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
38.
Resveratrol
Cosmetic active, Antioxidant
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Anti aging
Antioxidant
Whitening
39.
Caffein
Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Antioxidant
UV Filter
40.
Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Oil
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
41.
Citrillus Lanatus (Kalahari Melon) Seed Oil
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
42.
Schinziophyton Rautanenii (Mongongo) Kernel Oil
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
43.
Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) Tea Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
44.
Kigelia Africana Extract
Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
45.
Cyclopia Genistoides (Honeybush) Leaf Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
46.
Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Anti aging
Whitening
47.
Arnica Cordifolia (Arnica) Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
48.
Salix Alba (Willow Bark) Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
49.
Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Healing
50.
Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Extract
Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Softening
Acne fighting
Healing
51.
Lactic Acid
Acidity Stabilizer, Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-4 Safe - Moderate hazard
Moisturising
Acne fighting
Anti aging
Healing
Whitening
52.
Azelaic Acid
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Acne fighting
Whitening
53.
Fulvic Acid
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
54.
Rosa Moschata (Rosehip) Seed Oil
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
55.
Aloe Ferox Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-2 Safe
56.
Ethylhexylglycerin
Emollient, Cosmetic active, Skin conditioner, Antimicrobial agent
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Softening
Antiseptic
57.
Phenoxyethanol. Organic
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data