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Water (Aqua), Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour, Decyl Glucoside14, Glycerin9, Glyceryl Stearate10, Bambusa Arundinacea Stem Extract, Cetearyl Alcohol, Caprylic/​Capric Triglyceride, Polylactic Acid4, Stearic Acid2, Cetyl Alcohol16, Aloe21 Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Cetearyl Glucoside17, Geranium23 Maculatum11 Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender7) Flower Extract, Squalane3, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Seed Powder, Bentonite19, Pumice, Adansonia Digitata22 (Baobab20) Seed Oil, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/​Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Menthol6, Camphor18, Polysorbate 605, Citric Acid15, Hydroxyethylcellulose8, Titanium Dioxide1, Fragrance13, Gluconolactone12, Sodium Benzoate

IngredientWhat it does
1titanium dioxideA broad-spectrum SPF sunscreen; sometimes used as a pigment & for its opacity
2stearic 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.
3squalanelight emollient veg oil, can be antibacterial & moisturizing; might break out some people
4Polylactic AcidAn abrasive exfoliating It's a thermoplastic aliphatic polyester derived from renewable resources, such as corn starch (in the United States), tapioca roots, chips or starch (mostly in Asia), or sugarcane (in the rest of the world).
5polysorbate 60thickening agent, emulsifier, mild surfactant; used to form emulsions
6mentholAnti-bacterial astringent; fragrance; that cooling feeling is your skin being irritated
7lavenderMainly used for aromatherapy than skincare; mild antimicrobial/anti-inflammatory effects make it useful as part of a preservative system in a product; fragrance components oxidize on skin & can cause irritation
8hydroxyethylcellulosegelling & thickening agent
9GlycerinA humectant moisturizer; usually used as a base in (light) moisturizers
10glyceryl stearateself-emulsifying emollient & thickening agent, the higher up an ingredient list it is, the thicker the formula
11geranium maculatumthe oil can have antimicrobial properties but also can be a skin sensitizer or irritant; the extract is a very good antioxidant
12gluconolactoneserves as a skin conditioner/exfoliant (hydrolyses to Gluconic Acid) & chelator; also used as part of a preservative system
13fragranceFragrance in skin care is like spraying perfume on your face. Smells nice, but potentially irritating and damaging to your skin's acid mantle. Especially if these ingredients are high up on the ingredient list.
14decyl glucosideA surfactant for sensitive skin; mild penetration enhancer
15citric acidmainly used as a cleaning agent & preservative; pH adjuster; in higher concentration it's an AHA (in peels & antiaging products)
16Cetyl Alcoholemollient moisturizing, emulsifying, emulsion stabilizing, foam boosting, masks the scent of other ingredients in a formula , opacifying aka makes the formula less clear, cleansing surfactant, viscosity controlling
17Cetearyl glucosidea blend of cetearyl alcohol and glucose that functions as an emulsifier and surfactant
18Camphordenaturating solution, masks the scent of other ingredients in a formula a substance added to plastics or other materials to make them more pliable or softer
19bentoniteHighly absorbent; thickens, stabilizes and bulks up a product
20baobabSaid to be an emollient, insulator, rejuvenator, nonsiccative, cicatrizant, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory oil.
21aloeemollient moisturizer with anti-inflammatory; antioxidant, & antibacterial qualities
22adansonia digitatathe oil is used in skin conditioners, the powder is used as a thickener
23geraniumthe oil is antibacterial and used as a fragrance but can be irritating, the extract is an antioxidant

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