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Water, Butylene Glycol24, Niacinamide12, Glycerin17, Centella Asiatica21 Extract, Hamamelis33 Virginiana (Witch Hazel1) Leaf Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate2, Allantoin28, Ppg-26-Buteth-269, Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil1511, Aloe29 Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Caprylhydroxamic Acid22, 1,2-Hexanediol16, Caprylyl Glycol23, Eucalyptus34 Globulus Leaf Oil19, Adenosine30, Disodium Edta20, Glycolic Acid18, Boswellia Serrata25 Resin Extract, Salicylic Acid3, Bacillus/​Soybean Ferment Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Magnolia Biondii Bark Extract, Propolis10 Extract8, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Thujopsis Dolabrata Branch Extract5, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower/​Leaf Extract, Salix Alba31 (Willow) Bark Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil26, Arginine27, Hydrolyzed Pea14 Protein, Lecithin13, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Squalane6, Phytosterols, Ceramide4 3, Butyrospermum Parkii32 (Shea Butter7)

IngredientWhat it does
1witch hazelfragrant astringent; antioxidant & anti-irritant properties (some forms can be irritating, click to read why)
2sodium hyaluronateA humectant moisturizer; proven to boost skin's moisture content, reduce inflammation, have cell-communicating abilitites & help prevent moisture loss
3salicylic acidinduces exfoliation in oily areas of skin; oil-soluble so can penetrate pores to exfoliate inside; prevents clogged pores; mildly anti-inflammatory; higher concentrations help fade post-acne marks
4ceramidecan help restore the skin's barrier system; improves texture, reduces topical irritation, restores moisture
5Thujopsis Dolabrata Branch Extractmoisturizing
6squalanelight emollient veg oil, can be antibacterial & moisturizing; might break out some people
7shea butteremollient & occlusive anti-inflammatory moisturizer; contains allantoin, phytosterols, fatty acids & vitamins A,D&E BUT may break out some people due to its richness
8Propolis Extractmoisturizing
10propolisproven antibacterial, wound healing, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory abilities; the wax is skin conditioning. If you're allergic to honey, bee stings, poplar and conifers, balsam peru, or salicylates you *may* have an allergic reaction to propolis.
11Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oilemulsifier; surfactant
12niacinamideProven healing antioxidant; stimulates collagen; some UV protection; reduces hyperpigmentation; anti-inflammatory; anti-acne; anti-rosacea
13lecithinmoisturizing phospholipid; emulsifies & thickens a product; water-binder; mild preservative; penetrates skin well so is a great ingredient others can "piggyback on" into your skin
14Hydrolyzed Peamoisturizing
15hydrogenated castor oilused as an oily base ingredient; with PEG it's a non-ionic surfactant and is used as a solubilizer for essential oils.
16Hexanediola solvent to dissolve things in a formula
17GlycerinA humectant moisturizer; usually used as a base in (light) moisturizers
18glycolic acidProven to reduce fine lines & wrinkles; hyperpigmentation; smooths, exfoliates & thickens skin; increases skin hydration & elasticity; good melasma treatment
19Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oilfragrance; conditioning
20disodium EDTApreservative & product stabilizer; helps the topical penetration of active ingredients; chelating agent
21centella asiaticaantibacterial, anti-psoriatic, and wound-healing properties
22Caprylhydroxamic AcidChelating agents bind up trace metal ion contaminants in your water-containing cosmetic thus keeping the product microbe free for longer.
23caprylyl glycolAn alcohol, derived from a plant which is used as an emollient and coconut derived preservative.
24butylene 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
25boswellia serratagum resin of the Indian Frankincense tree; has research showing it has an anti-inflammatory effect on skin and can stimulate fibroblasts (cells that make collagen). However, it can also be a skin sensitizer and cause contact dermatitis. It's used in the manufacture of L'Oreal products as the anti-wrinkle agent "Boswelox", which has been criticized as being ineffective.
26Borago Officinalis Seed Oilemollient moisturizer
27arginineantioxidant amino acid; may be helpful in wound healing; also skin & hair conditioner
28allantoinconsidered an effective anti-irritant; an occlusive that temporarily helps protect from chapped skin or windburn damage; softens skin & exfoliates; also a preservative
29aloeemollient moisturizer with anti-inflammatory; antioxidant, & antibacterial qualities
31Salix albaanti-inflammatory, though not a substitute for salicylic acid
32Butyrospermum Parkiiemollient & occlusive anti-inflammatory moisturizer; contains allantoin, phytosterols, fatty acids & vitamins A,D&E BUT may break out some people due to its richness
33Hamamelisfragrant astringent; antioxidant & anti-irritant properties (some forms can be irritating, click to read why)
34eucalyptusantibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties but it's very irritating!

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