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Formotopia BFFECT Anti-Acne Essence

Aqua, Propylene Glycol8, Triethanolamine4, Aloe16 Barbadensis Leaf Juice, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil129, Glycerin13, Phenoxyethanol, Xanthan Gum, Chlorphenesin, Allantoin17, Alcohol, Iris Florentina Root Extract, Zinc Sulfate1, Retinyl Palmitate, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizinate, Totarol, Sodium metabisulfite6, Octoxynol-1010, Disodium E.D.T.A, Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate, Potassium Azelaoyl Diglycinate, Glycolic acid14, Glycosyl Trehalose5, Isopropyl Methylphenol, POe (20)Sorbitan Mono Laurate, Propanediol, Citric Acid15, Epilobium18 Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Lactic Acid11, Quaternium-73, Tasmannia Lanceolata Fruit/LeafExtract, Capryloyl Salicylic Acid2, Ethoxydiglycol, Laureth-7, Sodium Hyaluronate3, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer7

IngredientWhat it does
1zinc sulfateastringent; irritant
2salicylic acidinduces 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
3sodium hyaluronateA humectant moisturizer; proven to boost skin's moisture content, reduce inflammation, have cell-communicating abilitites & help prevent moisture loss
4triethanolamineadjusts pH; emulsifier; surfactant; masking fragrance; buffering agent
5trehalosehumectant moisturizer; skin-repairing ingredient
6Sodium metabisulfitedisinfectant, antioxidant (for the formula) and preservative.
7Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymerhumectant moisturizer
8propylene glycolsolvent; humectant; gives a product "slip"; helps "carry" other ingredients into the skin; also enhances the efficacy of preservatives
9Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oilemulsifier; surfactant
10Octoxynol-10emulsifier; surfactant
11lactic acidthe most moisturizing of AHAs; whitening astringent; exfoliant
12hydrogenated castor oilused as an oily base ingredient; with PEG it's a non-ionic surfactant and is used as a solubilizer for essential oils.
13GlycerinA humectant moisturizer; usually used as a base in (light) moisturizers
14glycolic acidProven to reduce fine lines & wrinkles; hyperpigmentation; smooths, exfoliates & thickens skin; increases skin hydration & elasticity; good melasma treatment
15citric acidmainly used as a cleaning agent & preservative; pH adjuster; in higher concentration it's an AHA (in peels & antiaging products)
16aloeemollient moisturizer with anti-inflammatory; antioxidant, & antibacterial qualities
17allantoinconsidered an effective anti-irritant; an occlusive that temporarily helps protect from chapped skin or windburn damage; softens skin & exfoliates; also a preservative
18Epilobiummay have antimicrobial, anti-irritant & antioxidant effects; this ingredient is considered to work on minimizing hair regrowth by denaturing the hair shaft helix.

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