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Dermalogica Essential Cleansing Solution dupes

Water[25], Caprylic/capric Triglyceride[3], Butylene Glycol[14], Carthamus Tinctorius[18] (safflower) Seed Oil, PEG-[30]8, Polysorbate 60[15], Cetyl Alcohol[16], Citrus Aurantium Amara Extract (bitter Orange) Flower, Humulus Lupulus Extract[6] (hops), Rosemary Extract[11] (rosemary[11]) Leaf, Equisetum Arvense Extract[5], Pinus Sylvestris Cone Extract[13], Citrus Medica Limonum[21] Extract (lemon)[21] Fruit; Sorbitan Stearate[1], Ricinoleth[2]-40, Beeswax[28] (cera Alba[28]), Ceresin[29], Benzyl Alcohol[17], Salicylic Acid[10], Benzoic Acid[22], Benzethonium Chloride[7], Dehydroacetic Acid[19], Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate[4], Tocopheryl[24] Acetate, Aminomethyl Propanol[8], Ascorbyl Palmitate[9], Phenoxyethanol[19], Methylparabe[19]n, Propylparaben[19], Propylene Glycol[12], Dimethicone[26], Carbomer[27], Disodium EDTA[20], Benzophenone[23]4.

Dermalogica Essential Cleansing Solution

Ingredient Analysis
1. Sorbitan Stearate. Sorbitan Stearate is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an emulsifying ingredient.
2. cleansing/lathering OR emulsifying agents ( oleth ) depending on the product, this ingredient cleanses; emulsifies; lathers; makes products foamy/creamy & spread better
3. Caprylic/capric Triglyceride. Coconut derived emollient moisturizer, sometimes used as a thickener. Rich in fatty acids that replenish skin; has a silky, dry oil feel. Liquid oil at room temperature.
4. Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate. Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an emollient moisturizing ingredient.
5. Equisetum Arvense Extract. Equisetum Arvense Extract is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an astringent, emollient moisturizing, soothing, toner ingredient.
6. Humulus Lupulus Extract. Humulus Lupulus Extract is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an antimicrobial, astringent, emollient moisturizing, fragrance, moisturizing, soothing, toner ingredient.
7. Benzethonium Chloride. antistatic ingredient, deodorant, and cleansing ingredient
8. Aminomethyl Propanol. emulsifying ingredient; prolonged skin exposure may cause irritation due to alkalinity, but in most commercial products the alkalinity is neutralized
9. Ascorbyl Palmitate. A moisturizing vitamin C ester, fat/lipid soluble, antioxidant and preservative
10. beta hydroxy acid ( Salicylic Acid ) induces 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
11. Rosemary Extract. antimicrobial antioxidant with a calming effect; but its fragrant components can cause irritation if present in large amounts. If listed at the end of the ingredient list, it's likely added in a small amount.
12. Propylene Glycol. solvent; humectant; gives a product "slip"; helps "carry" other ingredients into the skin; also enhances the efficacy of preservatives; controls viscosity
13. pinecone extract ( Pinus Sylvestris Cone Extract ) antibacterial & antioxidant properties due to linoleic & linolenic acid components
14. Butylene Glycol. solvent; 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
15. Polysorbate 60. thickening agent, emulsifier, mild surfactant; used to form emulsions
16. fatty alcohols ( Cetyl Alcohol ) coconut-derived emollient moisturizer, emulsifies & stabilizes emulsions; thickeners; carrying agents; slightly waxy texture
17. Benzyl Alcohol. preservative; solvent; fragrance; may cause irritation
18. safflower oil ( Carthamus Tinctorius ) an emollient oil high in primarily linolenic acid (omega 3); great for dry skins
19. preservatives ( Dehydroacetic Acid ) Used as a preservative or enhances the efficacy of preservatives
20. Disodium EDTA. preservative & product stabilizer; helps the topical penetration of active ingredients; chelating agent
21. lemon extract ( Citrus Medica Limonum ) Lemon extract in skincare is a known skin sensitizer and irritant. It can have antibacterial properties but it’s incredibly irritating, as lemon juice has a pH of 2, which is very acidic and its use is linked with damage to your skin’s acid mantle. Lemon extract/juice/peel/oil does way more harm than good. Using lemon juice on your skin, or products containing lemon extract, lemon oil, lemon peel and even other citrus extracts and peel oils (like orange, mandarin, grapefruit, etc.) can cause brown discolorations and red rash looking irritation when you go out into the sun. This is a reaction known as phytophotodermatitis.
22. Benzoic Acid. anti-fungal preservative; a mild irritant to the skin, it can cause allergic reactions.
23. Benzophenone. UV sunscreen & frangrance masking agent. Helps prevent deterioration of fragrance/color that might be affected by UV rays found in daylight. May produce hives & contact sensitivity. In sunscreens they may cause immediate hives as well as other photoallergic reactions. Also may cause face & neck rashes when in shampoo.
24. 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)
25. solvents ( Water ) solvent
26. methicone. Methicone is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an antistatic, emollient moisturizing ingredient.
27. Carbomer. Carbomer is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an emulsion stabilizing, gelling, viscosity controlling ingredient.
28. Beeswax. a thickening agent that has some emollient properties
29. Ceresin. A hard paraffin wax used with or instead of beeswax. 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. This wax can aggravate some skin types.
30. PEGs ( PEG- ) helps "carry" other ingredients into the skin; emollient; emulsifier; sufactant (cleans); solvent; the lower the number following, the more it can penetrate the skin; keeps products stable

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