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Water, Sd Alcohol 40-B, Glycolic Acid9, Propylene Glycol4, Potassium Hydroxide5, Methyl Gluceth-206, Lactic Acid8, Sodium Pca3, Methylparaben, Allantoin14, Dmdm Hydantoin10, Phenoxyethanol, Disodium Edta11, Menthol7, Propylparaben, Diazolidinyl-Urea2, Butylene Glycol13, Aloe15 Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Chamomile12 Flower Extract, Hamamelis16 Virginiana (Witch Hazel1) Extract.

IngredientWhat it does
1witch hazelfragrant astringent; antioxidant & anti-irritant properties (some forms can be irritating, click to read why)
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.
3sodium PCAHumectant moisturizer
4propylene glycolsolvent; humectant; gives a product "slip"; helps "carry" other ingredients into the skin; also enhances the efficacy of preservatives
5potassium 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.
6Methyl Gluceth-20water-soluble liquid moisturizer & emollient; has moisture-binding properties; also a foaming agent
7mentholAnti-bacterial astringent; fragrance; that cooling feeling is your skin being irritated
8lactic acidthe most moisturizing of AHAs; whitening astringent; exfoliant
9glycolic acidProven to reduce fine lines & wrinkles; hyperpigmentation; smooths, exfoliates & thickens skin; increases skin hydration & elasticity; good melasma treatment
10Dmdm Hydantoinpreservative
11disodium EDTApreservative & product stabilizer; helps the topical penetration of active ingredients; chelating agent
12chamomileanti-inflammatory,calming,soothing
13butylene 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
14allantoinconsidered an effective anti-irritant; an occlusive that temporarily helps protect from chapped skin or windburn damage; softens skin & exfoliates; also a preservative
15aloeemollient moisturizer with anti-inflammatory; antioxidant, & antibacterial qualities
16Hamamelisfragrant astringent; antioxidant & anti-irritant properties (some forms can be irritating, click to read why)

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