Water, Isopropyl Palmitate, Propylene Glycol1, Cetyl Alcohol, PEG-40 Stearate, Petrolatum2, Sorbitan Stearate, Camphor, Menthol3, Cholesterol4, Carbomer, Triethanolamine5, DiazolidinylUrea, Dimethicone, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Tetrasodium EDTA.
|Ingredient||What it does|
|1propylene glycol||solvent; humectant; gives a product "slip"; helps "carry" other ingredients into the skin; also enhances the efficacy of preservatives|
|2petrolatum||An occlusive protective moisturizer; great when used to seal in a humectant moisturizer|
|3menthol||Anti-bacterial astringent; fragrance; that cooling feeling is your skin being irritated|
|4cholesterol||Emollient moisturizer; stabilizes & increases viscosity in a product. According to PETA, it's derived from lanolin & alternatives include solid complex alcohols (sterols) from plant sources.|
|5triethanolamine||adjusts pH; emulsifier; surfactant; masking fragrance; buffering agent|