Purified water, isopropyl palmitate, cetearyl alcohol, polyglycerol-2 stearate, santalum album (sandalwood extract), phellodendron amurense (amur corktree) bark extract, hordeum distichon (barley) extract, glycerin3, cetearyl methicone, EGCG from green tea (camellia sinensis) extract, carbomer, caffeine4, sodium hyaluronate, propyl gallate1, xanthan gum, hydrogenated lecithin5, dimethicone, tocopheryl acetate, phenoxyethanol, sodium hydroxymethylglycinate, sodium hydroxide, disodium EDTA2.
|1propyl gallate||antioxidant & fragrance ingredient; reported to cause allergic reactions|
|2disodium EDTA||preservative & product stabilizer; helps the topical penetration of active ingredients; chelating agent|
|3Glycerin||A humectant moisturizer; usually used as a base in (light) moisturizers|
|4caffeine||constricts the skin; may be anti-inflammatory but also irritating; a potential antioxidant (there is no independent research that caffeine helps cellulite); aids ingredients to penetrate the skin|
|5lecithin||moisturizing phospholipid; emulsifies & thickens a product; water-binder; mild preservative; penetrates skin well so is a great ingredient others can "piggyback on" into your skin|