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Alpha-H Micro Cleanse Exfoliator dupes

Aqua[15], Glycolic Acid[8], Glyceryl Stearate[4], Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride[3], Potassium Hydroxide[1], Polyethylene[10], Ceteth-[2]20, Glycerin[16], Cetyl Alcohol[7], Oryza Sati[5]va Bran Cera, Cetearyl Alcohol[7], Macadamia Ternifolia[9] Seed Oil, Phenoxyethanol[11], Tocopherol[12] Acetate, Cucumber[14] Extract, Caprylyl Glycol[6], Dimethicone[13], Mentha Piperita[17] Oil

Alpha-H Micro Cleanse Exfoliator

Ingredient Analysis
1. Potassium Hydroxide. AKA 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.
2. cleansing/lathering OR emulsifying agents ( Ceteth- ) 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. glyceryl stearate SE ( Glyceryl Stearate ) self-emulsifying emollient & thickening agent, the higher up an ingredient list it is, the thicker the formula
5. curcuma zedoaria ( Sati ) anti-inflammatory & antioxidant properties, but can also irritate skin
6. Caprylyl Glycol. An alcohol, derived from a plant which is used as an emollient and coconut derived preservative.
7. fatty alcohols ( Cetyl Alcohol,Cetearyl Alcohol ) coconut-derived emollient moisturizer, emulsifies & stabilizes emulsions; thickeners; carrying agents; slightly waxy texture
8. Glycolic Acid. Proven to reduce fine lines & wrinkles; hyperpigmentation; smooths, exfoliates & thickens skin; increases skin hydration & elasticity; good melasma treatment
9. macadamia nut ( Macadamia Ternifolia ) emollient oil similar in structure to sebum, said to be great for oily/mature/dry skins; the shell powder is used in abrasive scrubs
10. Polyethylene. emollient; scrub agent; film former; stabilizer; binding agent; thickener
11. preservatives ( Phenoxyethanol ) Used as a preservative or enhances the efficacy of preservatives
12. Vitamin E ( Tocopherol ) 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)
13. methicone. Methicone is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an antistatic, emollient moisturizing ingredient.
14. Cucumber. moisturizing & anti-inflammatory (contains 95% water)
15. solvents ( Aqua ) solvent
16. Glycerin. A humectant moisturizer; usually used as a base in (light) moisturizers
17. menthol ( Mentha Piperita ) Anti-bacterial astringent; fragrance; that cooling feeling is your skin being irritated. Used as a denaturating and deodorizing solution.

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