Ascorbic Acid1 (antioxidant), Dimethicone, Bis-Vinyl-Dimethicone/ Dimethicone Copolymer (slip agent), Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer-33 (slip agent), Aluminum Starch, Octenylsuccinate (emulsifier), Avocado Oil4 (fatty acid), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil (antioxidant), Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides (hydrator), Hydroxypropyl Bispalmitamide MEA (preservative), Tocopherol Acetate (antioxidant), Fragrance2 (needed, trust us).
|Ingredient||What it does|
|1ascorbic acid||an antioxidant proven to give you photoprotection by preventing oxidation & inflammation; boosts collagen production; can lighten hyperpigmentation if the concentration is high enough; also used as pH adjuster/buffering agent; fragrance ingredient|
|2fragrance||Fragrance in skin care is like spraying perfume on your face. Smells nice, but potentially irritating and damaging to your skin's acid mantle. Especially if these ingredients are high up on the ingredient list.|
|3Dimethicone Crosspolymer-3||silicone derivative; helps stabilize & thicken a product|
|4avocado oil||stabilizes emulsions; emollient bactericidal carrier oil helps transport active substances into the skin; 2/5 on comedogenic scale|