Ingredient Dictionary

POTASSIUM SORBATE

A preservative

BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER

A great moisturising ingredient that softens the skin and reduces water loss from its upper layer. It also can be helpful in protecting skin from free radicals

GLYCERYL STEARATE

An emollient that softens the skin and forms a protective layer on its surface. Helps water and oil mix together

HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL

A great emollient due to its high linoleic acid content. One of the most effective plant oils in helping skin hydration and repairing skin barrier function

TITANIUM DIOXIDE

Works as a UV filter when used in high concentrations. It is photostable and is effective mostly against the UVB light, with some protection in the UVA range. In small concentrations, used for its ability to improve the color of cosmetic products. Is usually well tolerated by the skin

CARBOMER

Helps create a thicker or gel-like product texture. It is not a surfactant but can be used in gentle cleansing formulations

PROPANEDIOL

Acts as a solvent for other ingredients. Speeds up the absorption of other ingredients into the skin

PANTHENOL

Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and can help improve skin barrier function

GERANIOL

A fragrance. Can be irritating

1,2-HEXANEDIOL

A preservative