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Aqua, Glycolic Acid10, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride16, Dimethicone, Glycerin11, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate12, PEG 100 Stearate, Euglena Gracilis Extract, Potassium Hydroxide6, Ceteath-20, Cyclopentasiloxane15, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Stearic Acid3, Hydrolyzed Wheat Flour, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Carrageenan, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii23 (Shea) Butter, Mangifera Indica (Mango8) Seed Butter, Parfum, Polysorbate 20, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Retinol4, Tocopheryl Acetate, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Panthanol, Gluconolactone13, Allantoin20, Sodium Benzoate, Disodium EDTA14, Sodium Hyaluronate1, Maltodextrin9, Aloe21 Barbadensis Leaf, Calcium Pantothenate17, Xanthan Gum, Tanacetum Annuum Flower Oil, Caprylyl Glycol18, Urea2, Magnesium Lactate, Papain7, Ethylhexylglycerin, Calcium Gluconate19, Alanine22, Magnesium Chloride, Proline5, Serine, Sodium Citrate, Limonene, Linalool

IngredientWhat it does
1sodium hyaluronateA humectant moisturizer; proven to boost skin's moisture content, reduce inflammation, have cell-communicating abilitites & help prevent moisture loss
2ureaHumectant moisturizer; improves penetration of other ingredients; minimizes water loss; speeds up skin renewal; adjusts pH of a product. If you're in the UK and looking for urea products, check the ingredient list for "carbamide" instead. It's the same thing.
3stearic acidemulsifier; cleaning agent; stabilizes emulsions; lipophilic thickener; texturizer. Stearic acid is naturally found in skin and is used in cleansers to reduce cleansing-induced damage, aid in moisturization, and replenish with skin-natural lipids.
4retinolProven antioxidant anti-wrinkle treatment; induces collagen synthesis, increases skin elasticity, smoother skin & skin lightening effects; treats hyperpigmentation
5Prolinemoisturizer
6potassium hydroxideAKA Lye is used in a tiny amount in skincare as a pH adjuster. Most commonly used in cleansers as a base for liquid soaps and in higher concentrations is a significant skin sensitizer.
7papainstrong allergen, one study showed it may be effective for exfoliation but only in pure concentration, shows the same irritating effects as hydrogen peroxide but was shown to be antibacterial in one study
8mangoan occlusive, skin-conditioning butter/oil; rich in fatty acids with anti-inflammatory properties. The extract is an antioxidant.
9maltodextrinbinding agent; may increase anti-aging properties of other ingredients when used together; anti-irritant
10glycolic acidProven to reduce fine lines & wrinkles; hyperpigmentation; smooths, exfoliates & thickens skin; increases skin hydration & elasticity; good melasma treatment
11GlycerinA humectant moisturizer; usually used as a base in (light) moisturizers
12glyceryl stearateself-emulsifying emollient & thickening agent, the higher up an ingredient list it is, the thicker the formula
13gluconolactoneserves as a skin conditioner/exfoliant (hydrolyses to Gluconic Acid) & chelator; also used as part of a preservative system
14disodium EDTApreservative & product stabilizer; helps the topical penetration of active ingredients; chelating agent
15CyclopentasiloxaneSilicone; makes stuff easily spreadable; used as a conditioner, delivery agent, lubricant & solvent. Helps deliver other, heavier, silicones also in a product (like dimethicone)
16Caprylic/Capric TriglycerideCoconut derived emollient moisturizer, sometimes used as a thickener. Rich in fatty acids that replenish skin; has a silky, dry oil feel
17calcium pantothenatehydrating & wound-healing
18caprylyl glycolAn alcohol, derived from a plant which is used as an emollient and coconut derived preservative.
19calcium gluconateUsed as a buffer, firming ingredient, and sequestrant.
20allantoinconsidered an effective anti-irritant; an occlusive that temporarily helps protect from chapped skin or windburn damage; softens skin & exfoliates; also a preservative
21aloeemollient moisturizer with anti-inflammatory; antioxidant, & antibacterial qualities
22alaninemay have water-binding, antioxidant properties
23Butyrospermum Parkiiemollient & occlusive anti-inflammatory moisturizer; contains allantoin, phytosterols, fatty acids & vitamins A,D&E BUT may break out some people due to its richness

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