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Water, Cyclopentasiloxane32, Phenyl Trimethicone, Titanium Dioxide5 (Ci 7789147), Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate29, Zinc Oxide1 (Ci 7794749), Cyclohexasiloxane, Glycerin26, Dicaprylyl Carbonate50, Butylene Glycol40 Dicaprylate/​Dicaprate, Niacinamide18, Methylpropanediol21, Cetyl Peg/​Ppg-10/​1 Dimethicone, Sodium Chloride10, Cyclomethicone, Beeswax41, Hydrolyzed Collagen3324, Centella Asiatica37 Extract, Althaea Officinalis Root44 Extract, Viscum Album46 (Mistletoe19) Fruit Extract, Hydrolyzed Viola Tricolor Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender23) Water, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Water, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Water, Moringa20 Pterygosperma Seed Extract, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Symphytum Officinale Leaf Extract6, Plantago Ovata Seed Extract, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein2, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut25) Extract, Centaurea Cyanus Flower Water38, Disteardimonium Hectorite30, Sorbitan Isostearate8, Tribehenin4, Pentylene Glycol17, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer22, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Aluminum Hydroxide43, Stearic Acid7, Dimethiconol, Dimethicone, Polyester-115, Silica11 Dimethyl Silylate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane48, Ethylhexylglycerin, Polydecene, Butylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol12, Beta-Sitosterol42, Ceramide3 3, Steareth-4, Adenosine45, Cholesterol34, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate3914, Phytosphingosine16, Squalane9, Cholesteryl/​Behenyl/​Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Palmeth-2 Phosphate, Glutamine27, Leucine, Serine, Proline13, Alcohol Denat, Alcohol, Disodium Edta31, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance28 (Parfum), Iron Oxides (Ci 7749235), Mica (Ci 77019), Iron Oxides (Ci 7749136), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499)

IngredientWhat it does
1zinc oxideUVA + UVB sunscreen; anti-irritant, thickener, coloring agent/pigment; bulking agent
2wheat proteinFirms & conditions skin; anti-itch properties; Wheat amino acids are a blend of amino acids from wheat protein after it has been broken down via hydrolysis
3ceramidecan help restore the skin's barrier system; improves texture, reduces topical irritation, restores moisture
4tribeheninemollient occlusive agent
5titanium dioxideA broad-spectrum SPF sunscreen; sometimes used as a pigment & for its opacity
6Symphytum Officinale Leaf Extractmoisturizing
7stearic 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.
8Sorbitan Isostearateemulsifier, combines oil and water in the formula
9squalanelight emollient veg oil, can be antibacterial & moisturizing; might break out some people
10sodium chloridesalt; used in exfoliators or as a thickener/stabilizer in a formula
11silicaAbsorbent powder & thickening agent; gives products that "dry-touch" feel; silica is a main component of collagen
12propylene glycolsolvent; humectant; gives a product "slip"; helps "carry" other ingredients into the skin; also enhances the efficacy of preservatives
13Prolinemoisturizer
14Potassium Cetyl Phosphateemulsifier; surfactant
15Polyester-1film-former
16phytosphingosineanti-inflammatory & anti-microbial moisturizing ingredient; used in hair and skin conditioners; derived from yeast; also a preservative
17pentylene glycolsynthetic humectant moisturizer; also a solvent & anti-microbial preservative
18niacinamideProven healing antioxidant; stimulates collagen; some UV protection; reduces hyperpigmentation; anti-inflammatory; anti-acne; anti-rosacea
19mistletoemarketed as an anti-inflammatory, soothing antioxidant, but conflicting sources claim the opposite!
20moringaskin-conditioning emollient; may be anti-fungal and hasten wound healing (one source)
21methylpropanediolHydrating glycol that functions as a solvent; enhances the penetration of other ingredients
22Methyl Methacrylate CrosspolymerUsed as a film former and viscosity increasing agent.
23lavenderMainly 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
24Hydrolyzed Collagenantistatic, emollient moisturizing, film forming, hair moisturizing, humectant moisturizing
25horse chestnutpotent antioxidant & anti-inflammatory; but no studies prove it works on cellulite; contains high levels of saponins
26GlycerinA humectant moisturizer; usually used as a base in (light) moisturizers
27Glutamineantistatic moisturizer
28fragranceFragrance 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.
29Ethylhexyl MethoxycinnamateUV absorber, UV filtering
30disteardimonium hectoritesuspending agent used to thicken oily products and a stabilizer for emulsions. It keeps other ingredients suspended so they don't sink to the bottom of the container.
31disodium EDTApreservative & product stabilizer; helps the topical penetration of active ingredients; chelating agent
32CyclopentasiloxaneSilicone; makes stuff easily spreadable; used as a conditioner, delivery agent, lubricant & solvent. Helps deliver other, heavier, silicones also in a product (like dimethicone)
33collagenhumectant moisturizer; film-former; has never been shown to have a direct effect on producing or building collagen in skin
34cholesterolEmollient moisturizer; stabilizes & increases viscosity in a product. According to PETA, it's derived from lanolin & alternatives include solid complex alcohols (sterols) from plant sources.
35Ci 77492cosmetic colorant
36Ci 77491cosmetic colorant
37centella asiaticaantibacterial, anti-psoriatic, and wound-healing properties
38Centaurea Cyanus Flower Watermay have anti-inflammatory properties
39Cetyl Phosphateemulsifier; surfactant
40butylene glycolsolvent; penetration enhancer; humectant moisturizer; in cleansing creams it dissolves dirt, avoids the product from drying too quickly during the removal stage & helps formulas spread better
41beeswaxa thickening agent that has some emollient properties
42beta-sitosterolTopically, it is considered a good moisturizing and anti-inflammatory It's like a fatty acid and structurally similar to cholesterol.
43aluminum hydroxideopacifying & skin protecting agent; also a coloring agent & absorbent
44Althaea Officinalis Rootmoisturizing
45adenosineanti-inflammatory
46Viscum Albummarketed as an anti-inflammatory, soothing antioxidant, but conflicting sources claim the opposite!
47CI 77891A broad-spectrum SPF sunscreen; sometimes used as a pigment & for its opacity
48Triethoxycaprylylsilaneprovides cohesion in the formula
49CI 77947UVA + UVB sunscreen; anti-irritant, thickener, coloring agent/pigment; bulking agent
50Dicaprylyl carbonate

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