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Alpha Hydrox Nourishing Cleanser dupes

pH: 6.5

Water[27], Acrylates Copolymer[9], Decyl Polyglucose[1], Cocamidopropyl Betaine[5], Glycerin[28], Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate[3], Glycol Distearate[12], Sodium Laureth Sulfate[8], Cocamide MEA[16], PEG-150 Distearate[10], Methyl Gluceth-20[11], Glycolic Acid[19], Mannitol[30], Cellulose[7], Mica[20], Tocopheryl[23] Acetate (Vitamin E[23]), Retinyl Palmitate[29], Acrylates/Ammonium Methacrylate Copolymer, Talc, Triethyl Citrate[14], Titanium Dioxide[13], Red 30, Ultramarines, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose[2], Panthenol[25] (Vitamin B5[24]), PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate[6], Peroxided Corn Oil[20], Soybean Oil, Sodium Hydroxide[15], Wheat Germ[22]amidopropyldimonium Hydroxypropyl, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein[4], Xanthan Gum[26], Tetrasodium EDTA[17], Diazolidinyl-Urea[21], Methylparabe[21]n, Propylparaben[18]

Ingredient Analysis
1. cleansing/lathering OR emulsifying agents ( Polyglucose ) depending on the product, this ingredient cleanses; emulsifies; lathers; makes products foamy/creamy & spread better
2. Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose. Binds ingredients; stabilizes emulsions; film former; gelling & coating agent. Used as an inactive ingredient in the pharmaceutical industry. It has also been used as a rate-controlling polymer for sustained-release dose forms. It has a high viscosity and is often used in ophthalmic preparations as artificial tears for dry eyes. In the US, it is available over-the-counter (OTC) in such products as Isopto Tears and Nature’s Tears.
3. Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate. Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an cleansing, hair moisturizing, cleansing surfactant ingredient.
4. Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein. Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an antistatic, hair moisturizing, moisturizing ingredient.
5. Cocamidopropyl Betaine. Cocamidopropyl Betaine is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an antistatic, cleansing, foam boosting, hair moisturizing, cleansing surfactant, viscosity controlling ingredient.
6. PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate. Cleansing surfactant; Solubilizer; makes the product smooth and foamy
7. hydroxyethylcellulose ( Cellulose ) gelling & thickening agent
8. Anionic Surfactants ( Sodium Laureth Sulfate ) Used as surfactants & emulsifiers in cleansers & can be irritating to the skin, depending on alkalinity, some are very gentle. It's important to remember though, that just because a cleanser has sulfates in it doesn't mean it'll be drying and irritating. Take note of the other ingredients in the product (like anti-irritants, emollients, moisturizers) and where on the ingredient list the sulfate surfactant is listed. Click to read more about the different kinds used in skincare.
9. Acrylates Copolymer. absorbs oil in products & skin; suspends other ingredients
10. PEG-150 Distearate. Peg-150 Distearate is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an emulsifying, cleansing surfactant, viscosity controlling ingredient.
11. Methyl Gluceth-20. water-soluble liquid moisturizer & emollient; has moisture-binding properties; also a foaming agent
12. Glycol Distearate. Glycol Distearate is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an emollient moisturizing, emulsifying, opacifying aka makes the formula less clear, moisturizing, viscosity controlling ingredient.
13. Titanium Dioxide. A broad-spectrum SPF sunscreen; sometimes used as a pigment & for its opacity
14. Triethyl Citrate. Triethyl Citrate is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an that masks the scent of other ingredients in a formula aka masking, fragrance, a substance added to plastics or other materials to make them more pliable or softer ingredient.
15. buffering agent ( Sodium Hydroxide ) a buffering agent (stabilizes pH)
16. alkyrol amides ( Cocamide MEA ) hydrophilic thickeners & foaming agents
17. EDTA. Edta is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an chelating ingredient.
18. Propylparaben. Propylparaben is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an fragrance, preservative ingredient.
19. Glycolic Acid. Proven to reduce fine lines & wrinkles; hyperpigmentation; smooths, exfoliates & thickens skin; increases skin hydration & elasticity; good melasma treatment
20. Coming soon! ( Mica,Corn Oil ) Coming soon!
21. preservatives ( Diazolidinyl-Urea,Methylparabe ) Used as a preservative or enhances the efficacy of preservatives
22. Wheat Germ. emollient oil; extract is also skin-conditioning. Extract is sometimes listed as a skin lightener (click to read more)
23. Vitamin E ( Tocopheryl ) Antioxidant emollient & occlusive moisturizer with proven effects: protects the epidermis from early stages of ultraviolet light damage; increases the efficacy of active sunscreen ingredients; reduces the formation of free radicals upon skin exposure to UVA rays and other sources of skin stress; reduces transepidermal water loss from skin and strengthens the skin's barrier function; protects the skin barrier's oil (lipid) balance during the cleansing process; reduces the severity of sunburn; preservative (if at the end of the list)
24. Vitamin B5. hydrating & wound-healing
25. Panthenol. humectant emollient moisturizer; anti-inflammatory
26. thickener ( Xanthan Gum ) thickens/stabilizes the product; generally, the more thickening agents used in formulating a cream, for example, may enhance its stability, but can also cause difficulty in spreading.
27. solvents ( Water ) solvent
28. Glycerin. A humectant moisturizer; usually used as a base in (light) moisturizers
29. retinol ( Retinyl Palmitate ) Proven antioxidant anti-wrinkle treatment; induces collagen synthesis, increases skin elasticity, smoother skin & skin lightening effects; treats hyperpigmentation
30. sugar ( Mannitol ) humectant moisturizer; often used as a preservative substitute for glycerin

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