First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair® Cream Intense Hydration
- vegan and cruelty-free general moisturizer that contains ceramides and exfoliants.
- it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, oils, parabens or sulfates.
- it does contain fragrances and silicones.
- it is reef safe.
- it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.
Ingredient List (23)
Colloidal Oatmeal • Water • Stearic Acid • Glycerin • C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate • Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride • Glyceryl Stearate • Glyceryl Stearate Se • Cetearyl Alcohol • Dimethicone • Butyrospermum Parkii Butter • Squalane • Phenoxyethanol • Caprylyl Glycol • Allantoin • Xanthan Gum • Sodium Hydroxide • Disodium EDTA • Chrysanthemum Parthenium Extract • Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract • Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract • Ceramide Ng • Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf ExtractJump to Ingredients Explained
Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with First Aid Beauty's Ultra Repair® Cream Intense Hydration.
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair® Cream Intense Hydration Ingredients Explained
This product contains 23 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it
Colloidal Oatmeal is an exfoliant. It can be good for be good for sensitive skin.
Water is the most common cosmetic ingredient of all. It often makes up the largest portion of a product, and is thus typically found at (or near) the top of an ingredients list.
In most cases, the purpose of water within an ingredient list is to act as a solvent - this means it's there to help dissolve other ingredients into the formulation.
Water also happens to be necessary for all life on Earth. If you see this, drink a glass of water. Stay hydrated!
Stearic Acid isn't fungal acne safe. It can be bad for oily skin.
An organic, colorless, odorless, and non-toxic compound that has antimicrobial and antiviral properties. It acts a humectant in skincare products, meaning it helps skin retain moisture by pulling moisture from the air.
We don't have a description for C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is a fragrance.
Cetearyl Alcohol isn't fungal acne safe and is a fatty alcohol. It can be bad for acne prone skin.
Dimethicone is a type of silicone.
Butyrospermum Parkii Butter is the fat obtained from the fruit of the Shea Tree, Butyrospernum parkii, Sapotaceae.
Shea butter has a moisturizing effect and has been is rumored to be a favorite of Cleopatra.
Squalane is an emollient that helps the skin retain moisture. It's an oily liquid that occurs naturally in certain types of fish and plant oils.
Squalane also happens to be naturally occurring within the sebum of our skin - it's part of the natural oils our skin produces to keep itself hydrated.
Squalane is known to be non-irritating (even at 100% concentration).
It's a fantastic ingredient that hydrates the skin superbly and is suitable for those with sensitive skin.
Germicidal, antimicrobial, and aromatic. Often used as a perfume fixative, antiseptic, or preserving agent in pharmaceutical products.
Alternate name: 2-Phenoxyethanol
We don't have a description for Caprylyl Glycol.
We don't have a description for Allantoin.
Xanthan gum is used as a stabilizer and thickener within cosmetic products. It helps give products a sticky, thick feeling - preventing them from being too runny.
On the technical side of things, xanthan gum is a polysaccharide - a combination consisting of multiple sugar molecules bonded together.
Xanthan gum is a pretty common and great ingredient. It is a natural, non-toxic, non-irritating ingredient that is also commonly used in food products.
We don't have a description for Sodium Hydroxide.
We don't have a description for Disodium EDTA.
We don't have a description for Chrysanthemum Parthenium Extract.
Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract is an extract of the leaves of the Tea, Camellia sinensis, Theaceae. Camellia Sinensis is also known as a tea tree; green tea, black tea, white tea, and oolong tea are derived from this tree. In cosmetic products, the green tea is found to have great benefits for skin. Such benefits include acting as an antioxidant and soother. Green tea is also thought to have an anti-aging effect.
Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract is an extract of the roots of the Licorice, Glycyrrhiza glabra L., Leguminosae.
Extracts of licorice have demonstrated to have antibacterial, anti‐inflammatory, antiviral, antioxidant properties.
Ceramide NG is a type of Ceramide, and is AKA Ceramide 2.
Ceramides are intercellular lipids naturally found in our skin that bonds dead skin cells together to create a barrier. They are known for their ability to hold water and thus are a great ingredient for dry skin.