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Aqua, Glycolic Acid14, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride20, Dimethicone, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate15, Peg-100 Stearate9, Cyclopentasiloxane19, Euglena Gracilis Extract, Potassium Hydroxide8, Ceteareth-20, Sodium Carrageenan, Glycerin16, Stearic Acid3, Hydrolyzed Wheat Flour, Phenoxyethanol, Maltodextrin12, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil4, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Parfum, Butyrospermum Parkii27 Butter, Mangifera Indica Seed13 Butter, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil6, Retinol5, Tocopheryl Acetate, Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil, Panthenol10, Tanacetum Annuum Flower Oil, Gluconolactone17, Allantoin24, Disodium Edta18, Sodium Benzoate, Aloe25 Barbadensis Leaf, Calcium Pantothenate21, Xanthan Gum, Caprylyl Glycol22, Proline7, Serine, Sodium Hyaluronate1, Urea2, Magnesium Lactate, Papain11, Ethylhexylglycerin, Calcium Gluconate23, Alanine26, Magnesium Chloride, 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.
4Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oilemollient moisturizer
5retinolProven antioxidant anti-wrinkle treatment; induces collagen synthesis, increases skin elasticity, smoother skin & skin lightening effects; treats hyperpigmentation
6Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oilmoisturizing
8potassium 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.
9PEG-100 Stearatea moisturizing emollient & emulsifier
10panthenolhumectant emollient moisturizer; anti-inflammatory
11papainstrong 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
12maltodextrinbinding agent; may increase anti-aging properties of other ingredients when used together; anti-irritant
13Mangifera Indica Seedabrasive exfoliant
14glycolic acidProven to reduce fine lines & wrinkles; hyperpigmentation; smooths, exfoliates & thickens skin; increases skin hydration & elasticity; good melasma treatment
15glyceryl stearateself-emulsifying emollient & thickening agent, the higher up an ingredient list it is, the thicker the formula
16GlycerinA humectant moisturizer; usually used as a base in (light) moisturizers
17gluconolactoneserves as a skin conditioner/exfoliant (hydrolyses to Gluconic Acid) & chelator; also used as part of a preservative system
18disodium EDTApreservative & product stabilizer; helps the topical penetration of active ingredients; chelating agent
19CyclopentasiloxaneSilicone; makes stuff easily spreadable; used as a conditioner, delivery agent, lubricant & solvent. Helps deliver other, heavier, silicones also in a product (like dimethicone)
20Caprylic/Capric TriglycerideCoconut derived emollient moisturizer, sometimes used as a thickener. Rich in fatty acids that replenish skin; has a silky, dry oil feel
21calcium pantothenatehydrating & wound-healing
22caprylyl glycolAn alcohol, derived from a plant which is used as an emollient and coconut derived preservative.
23calcium gluconateUsed as a buffer, firming ingredient, and sequestrant.
24allantoinconsidered an effective anti-irritant; an occlusive that temporarily helps protect from chapped skin or windburn damage; softens skin & exfoliates; also a preservative
25aloeemollient moisturizer with anti-inflammatory; antioxidant, & antibacterial qualities
26alaninemay have water-binding, antioxidant properties
27Butyrospermum 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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