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INCI - Ingredients List 23 components

Aqua, Jojoba Esters, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, PEG-20 Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate, Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Decyl Glucoside, PPG-20 Methyl Glucose Ether, Glyceryl Stearate, Stearyl Alcohol, Polyacrylamide, Soapberry Peel Extract, Chamomilla Recutita Flower Extract, Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Xanthan Gum, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Caprylyl Glycol, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Laureth-7, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin

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
1
Gluten
Gluten Celiac unsafe
No
Silicones
Silicones Difficult to wash off
No
Sulfates
Sulfates May damage skin
No
Parabens
Parabens Potentially toxic
No
PEG
PEG Polyethylene glycol
1
Malassezia Feeding
Malassezia Feeding Supports fungal acne
2
Fragrance
Fragrance Complex chemicals
No

Positive effects

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Moisturising
Moisturising Hydrates the skin
4
Softening
Softening Improves texture
7
Soothing
Soothing Reduces irritation
1
Acne fighting
Acne fighting Removes and prevents acne
1
Anti aging
Anti aging Prevents aging
2
Antioxidant
Antioxidant Blocks free radicals
2
Healing
Healing Treats wounds
1
Antiseptic
Antiseptic Kills bacteria
4
Whitening
Whitening Improves skin tone
2
UV Protection
UV Protection Blocks sun
1

EWG Report

EWG Skin Deep safety summary
Low Hazard: 21
Moderate Hazard: 1
High Hazard: 0
91.3%
4.3%
0%
0%

Organic / Synthetic Ratio

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Organic: 7
Synthetic: 14
Unknown: 1
30.4%
60.9%
4.3%

Ingredients List 23

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1.
Aqua
Solvent
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
2.
Jojoba Esters
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
3.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Softening
4.
Glycerin
Emulsifier, Solvent, Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-2 Safe
Moisturising
Softening
5.
PEG-20 Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate
Emulsifier, Surfactant
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
Softening
PEG
6.
Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate
Emulsifier, Surfactant, Skin conditioner
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Softening
Fungal acne
7.
Tocopheryl Acetate
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 3 Moderate hazard
Softening
Anti aging
Antioxidant
8.
Decyl Glucoside
Emulsifier, Surfactant
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
9.
PPG-20 Methyl Glucose Ether
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
10.
Glyceryl Stearate
Emulsifier
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Fungal acne
11.
Stearyl Alcohol
Emulsifier, Emulsion stabilizer, Defoamer, Viscosity stabilizer
CMG 2 Mod. low
EWG 1 Safe
Softening
12.
Polyacrylamide
Structurant, Emulsifier, Emollient, Antistatic
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 2-4 Safe - Moderate hazard
13.
Soapberry Peel Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
14.
Chamomilla Recutita Flower Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Soothing
Acne fighting
Healing
Whitening
UV Filter
15.
Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
16.
Xanthan Gum
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Antiseptic
17.
C13-14 Isoparaffin
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
18.
Caprylyl Glycol
Preservative, Emollient
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Antiseptic
19.
Citric Acid
Preservative, Acidity Stabilizer, Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-2 Safe
Anti aging
Whitening
20.
Disodium EDTA
Chelate
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Antioxidant
21.
Laureth-7
Emulsifier, Surfactant, Frother
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
22.
Phenoxyethanol
Preservative
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 2-4 Safe - Moderate hazard
Moisturising
Antiseptic
23.
Ethylhexylglycerin
Emollient, Cosmetic active, Skin conditioner, Antimicrobial agent
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Softening
Antiseptic