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Active ingredients: Benzoyl Peroxide[7] (5.00%). Other ingredients: Water[25]/Aqua[25]/Eau, PEG-[29]8, Polysorbate 20[15], Lavender[26] Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Calendula[5] Flower Extract , Chamomile[23] Flower Extract, Tilia Cordata Flower Extract[3], Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract[2], Chamomile[23] Flower Extract, Hypericum Perforatum[11] Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Nasturtium Officinale Flower/Leaf Extract[1], Arctium Lappa[16] Root Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf[20] Extract, Lemon Fruit[12] Extract, Hedera[22] Helix (Ivy) Leaf/Stem Extract, Saponaria Officinalis[27] Leaf/Root, Extract, Tea Tree[24] Leaf Oil, Cyclodextrin[21], Hydrolyzed Algin[8], Silica[28], Zinc Sulfate[17], Benzophenone[18]4, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer[4], Aminomethyl Propanol[6], Butylene Glycol[9], Disodium EDTA[13], Caprylyl Glycol[10], Chlorphenesin[14], Phenoxyethanol[19].
Dermalogica mediBac Special Clearing Booster

Ingredient Analysis
1. Nasturtium Officinale Flower/Leaf Extract. Nasturtium Officinale Flower/Leaf Extract is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an anti-pore clogging, soothing, toner ingredient.
2. Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract. Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an astringent, moisturizing ingredient.
3. Tilia Cordata Flower Extract. Tilia Cordata Flower Extract is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an moisturizing ingredient.
4. alkyl acrylate crosspolymer ( Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer ) emulsifier that thickens & stabilizes formulas, makes it possible for a product to release the oils in it immediately when rubbing the product into the skin
5. Calendula Officinalis ( Calendula ) may have antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties
6. Aminomethyl Propanol. emulsifying ingredient; prolonged skin exposure may cause irritation due to alkalinity, but in most commercial products the alkalinity is neutralized
7. Benzoyl Peroxide. antibacterial acne treatment; anti-inflammatory; may cause dryness, irritation, & can bleach clothing
8. Hydrolyzed Algin. Hydrolyzed Algin is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an hair moisturizing ingredient.
9. 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
10. Caprylyl Glycol. An alcohol, derived from a plant which is used as an emollient and coconut derived preservative.
11. st. john’s wort ( Hypericum Perforatum ) anti-fungal, antibacterial, antioxidant, minimizes the appearance & formation of scars, but is phototoxic in sunlight (wear sunscreen!)
12. lemon extract ( Lemon Fruit ) 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.
13. Disodium EDTA. preservative & product stabilizer; helps the topical penetration of active ingredients; chelating agent
14. Chlorphenesin. Chlorphenesin is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an antimicrobial, preservative ingredient.
15. Coming soon! ( Polysorbate 20 ) Coming soon!
16. burdock root ( Arctium Lappa ) Has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and soothing properties.
17. Zinc Sulfate. astringent; irritant
18. 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.
19. preservatives ( Phenoxyethanol ) Used as a preservative or enhances the efficacy of preservatives
20. sage extract ( Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf ) limited research proves sage oil/sage extract is anti-inflammatory & may be useful against reducing redness from irritation & sunburns. More research is needed as this ingredient contains both known anti-inflammatory components AND known irritating fragrance components
21. Cyclodextrin. absorbent & chelating agent; also used as a carrier vehicle for essential oils and other actives.
22. Ivy extract ( Hedera ) cleanses, firms & tightens skin; can be irritating; antimicrobial; no sources verify these claims
23. Chamomile. anti-inflammatory,calming,soothing
24. Tea Tree. antifungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, potentially irritating
25. solvents ( Water,Aqua ) solvent
26. Lavender. Mainly used for aromatherapy than skincare; mild antimicrobial/anti-inflammatory effects make it useful as part of a preservative system in a product; fragrance components oxidize on skin & can cause irritation
27. soapwort ( Saponaria Officinalis ) plant with detergent & emollient cleansing properties, may have antiviral & antibacterial properties
28. Silica. Silica is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an abrasive exfoliating, absorbing, anti-caking, bulking aka makes a product bulkier, opacifying aka makes the formula less clear, viscosity controlling ingredient.
29. 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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