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SK-II Genoptics Aura Essence

Pitera (Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate14), Niacinamide9, Butylene Glycol17, Triethylhexanoin1, Glycerin13, Pentylene Glycol6, Nylon-1210, Phytosteryl /​ Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Boron Nitride19, Caprylic /​ Capric Triglyceride, Inositol, Panthenol8, Peg-20 Sorbitan Cocoate3, Mica, Acrylates /​ C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer22, Phenoxyethanol, Peg-11 Methyl Ether Dimethicone7, Polyacrylamide, Aminomethyl Propanol21, Benzyl Alcohol20, Undecylenoyl Phenylalanine5, C13-14 Isoparaffin18, Disodium Edta16, Hydrolyzed Prunus Domestica11, Hexyldecanol12, Sodium Benzoate, Xanthan Gum, Fragrance15, Laureth-7, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Peel Extract, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Methylparaben, Prunus Mume23 Fruit Extract4, Titanium Dioxide2, Water

IngredientWhat it does
1triethylhexanoinAn occlusive emollient synthetic ester; also a fragrant solvent
2titanium dioxideA broad-spectrum SPF sunscreen; sometimes used as a pigment & for its opacity
3Sorbitan Cocoateemulsifier, combines oil and water in the formula
4Prunus Mume Fruit Extracthumectant moisturizer
5phenylalanineskin conditioning fragrance ingredient; anti-static agent
6pentylene glycolsynthetic humectant moisturizer; also a solvent & anti-microbial preservative
7Peg-11 Methyl Ether Dimethiconeemulsifying, hair moisturizing
8panthenolhumectant emollient moisturizer; anti-inflammatory
9niacinamideProven healing antioxidant; stimulates collagen; some UV protection; reduces hyperpigmentation; anti-inflammatory; anti-acne; anti-rosacea
10Nylon-12bulking aka makes a product bulkier, opacifying aka makes the formula less clear, viscosity controlling
11Hydrolyzed Prunus Domesticamoisturizing
12hexyldecanolhumectant moisturizer & solvent
13GlycerinA humectant moisturizer; usually used as a base in (light) moisturizers
14Galactomyces Ferment Filtratehumectant moisturizer
15fragranceFragrance 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.
16disodium EDTApreservative & product stabilizer; helps the topical penetration of active ingredients; chelating agent
17butylene glycolsolvent; 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
18C13-14 Isoparaffinemollient; solvent
19boron nitrideincreases adherence and absorbs oil
20benzyl alcoholpreservative; solvent; fragrance; may cause irritation
21aminomethyl propanolemulsifying ingredient; prolonged skin exposure may cause irritation due to alkalinity, but in most commercial products the alkalinity is neutralized
22alkyl acrylate crosspolymeremulsifier that thickens & stabilizes formulas, makes it possible for a product to release the oils in it immediately when rubbing the product into the skin
23Prunus Mumehumectant skin conditioner with antioxidant properties. May be antibacterial.

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