Koko Rose Beauty Retinol & Diamond VVS Supreme Cream

Koko Rose Beauty Retinol & Diamond VVS Supreme Cream

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Type of product Night Moisturizer
Used in
1 Routine
Brand country
American United States

Description

  • cruelty-free night moisturizer that contains aha, ceramides, exfoliants, hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, peptides, retinoid, vitamin c and vitamin e.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, parabens, silicones or sulfates.
  • it does contain fragrances and oils.
  • it is likely to be good for fighting acne, anti aging, brightening skin, oily skin, reducing pores, scar healing, dark spots and better texture.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

This product was submitted by NadiyahHenderson_918 on October 08, 2021

Directions

Use after cleansing in the AM or PM. Follow with SPF if wearing during the day.

Ingredient List (74)

Centella Asiatica Leaf Water β€’ Niacinamide β€’ Citrus Junos Fruit Extract β€’ Centella Asiatica Extract β€’ Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate β€’ Butylene Glycol β€’ Water β€’ Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil β€’ Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil β€’ Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride β€’ Glycerin β€’ Glycereth-26 β€’ Tranexamic Acid β€’ 1,2-Hexanediol β€’ Lactic Acid β€’ Artemisia Princeps Extract β€’ Squalane β€’ Hyaluronic Acid β€’ Sodium Hyaluronate β€’ Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid β€’ Allantoin β€’ Retinol β€’ Retinyl Palmitate β€’ Pinus Densiflora Leaf Extract β€’ Sophora Flavescens Root Extract β€’ Theobroma Cacao Seed Extract β€’ Ascorbic Acid β€’ Panthenol β€’ Tocopherol β€’ Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil β€’ Tocopheryl Acetate β€’ Ceramide NP β€’ Cholesterol β€’ Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer β€’ Hydroxypropyltrimonium Hyaluronate β€’ Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate β€’ Decapeptide-6 β€’ Octapeptide-7 β€’ Oligopeptide-28 β€’ Oligopeptide-29 β€’ Oligopeptide-30 β€’ Oligopeptide-31 β€’ Sh-Decapeptide-7 β€’ Sh-Octapeptide-4 β€’ Sh-Oligopeptide-9 β€’ Sh-Pentapeptide-19 β€’ Diamond Powder β€’ Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer β€’ Glyceryl Caprylate β€’ Ethylhexylglycerin β€’ Sorbitan Isostearate β€’ Propanediol β€’ Hydrogenated Lecithin β€’ Propylene Glycol β€’ Polysorbate 20 β€’ Brassica Campestris Sterols β€’ Peg-5 Rapeseed Sterol β€’ Benzyl Glycol β€’ Ceteth-3 β€’ Ceteth-5 β€’ Hydrolyzed Glycosaminoglycans β€’ Cetyl Phosphate β€’ Disodium EDTA β€’ Polysorbate 60 β€’ Mannitol β€’ Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose β€’ Silica β€’ Zea Mays Starch β€’ Sucrose β€’ Acacia Senegal Gum β€’ Octyldodeceth-16 β€’ Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate β€’ Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate β€’ Cetearyl Glucoside

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Product Info

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alcohol-free
silicon-free
fragrance-free
sulfate-free
paraben-free
oil-free
fungal-acne safe
reef-safe
eu-allergen-free
vegan
cruelty-free

Ingredient Details

Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with Koko Rose Beauty's Retinol & Diamond VVS Supreme Cream.

Benefits (10)

Good For Oily Skin Icon
Good For Oily Skin
Reduces Redness Icon
Reduces Redness
Helps Reduce Irritation Icon
Helps Reduce Irritation
Good For Skin Texture Icon
Good For Skin Texture
Reduces Large Pores Icon
Reduces Large Pores
Good For Anti-Aging Icon
Good For Anti-Aging
Lactic Acid β€’ Hyaluronic Acid β€’ Retinol β€’ Retinyl Palmitate β€’ Ascorbic Acid β€’ Tocopherol β€’ Ceramide NP
Good For Dark Spots Icon
Good For Dark Spots
Good For Scar Healing Icon
Good For Scar Healing
Helps Fight Acne Icon
Helps Fight Acne
Helps Brighten Skin Icon
Helps Brighten Skin

Notable Ingredients (9)

AHA Icon
AHA
Retinoid Icon
Retinoid
Vitamin C Icon
Vitamin C
Vitamin E Icon
Vitamin E
Exfoliators Icon
Exfoliators
Niacinamide Icon
Niacinamide
Ceramides Icon
Ceramides
Hyaluronic Acid Icon
Hyaluronic Acid
Peptides Icon
Peptides

Concerns (4)

May Worsen Dry Skin Icon
May Worsen Dry Skin
May Cause Irritation Icon
May Cause Irritation
May Worsen Rosacea Icon
May Worsen Rosacea
May Worsen Eczema Icon
May Worsen Eczema

Koko Rose Beauty Retinol & Diamond VVS Supreme Cream Ingredients Explained

This product contains 74 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it

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Centella Asiatica Leaf Water can help to reduce redness.

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Smoothing
Also known as: Vitamin B3, Nicotinamide, 3-Pyridinecarboxamide
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Niacinamide has emerged as an all-star ingredient due to its many benefits.

It is known to treat acne by reducing inflammation fading dark-spots. It can strengthen the skin by promoting the growth of the ceramide barrier.

Other benefits include smoothing wrinkles and minimizing redness.

Niacinamide can also help build keratin, a protein that keeps skin firm.

When incorporating Niacinamide into your routine, look out for concentration amounts. Typically, 5% Niacinamide provides benefits such as fading dark spots. However, if you have sensitive skin, it is better to begin with a smaller concentration.

Niacinamide can be mixed with other ingredients to boost benefits. For instance, it has shown to be effective when used with copper, folic acid, and zinc to treat acne.

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We don't have a description for Citrus Junos Fruit Extract.

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Cleansing, Skin Conditioning, Smoothing, Soothing, Tonic
Also known as: Gotu Kola, Tiger Grass
Community rating: Loved

Centella Asiatica Extract is the extract of the whole plant Hydrocotyl, Centella asiatica L., Apiaceae. The common names for this plant are the Indian or Asiatic pennywort. This plant is shown for being an effective wound treatment.

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Emollient, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate.

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Humectant, Masking, Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: Bg
Community rating: Mixed

Butylene Glycol (or BG) is used within cosmetic products for a few different reasons:

  • It is a solvent, meaning that it helps to dissolve other ingredients. This also enhances the absorption of the product into one's skin.
  • It is a humectant, which means that it helps attract moisture into the skin.
  • It helps improve product application.

Overall, Butylene Glycol is a safe and well-rounded ingredient. It is unlikely to irritate skin, and works well with pretty much all other ingredients.

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Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: Aqua, Eau, Purified Water, Aqua / Water, Distilled Water, Deionized Water
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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!

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Emollient, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Jojoba Oil
Community rating: Mixed

Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil is the fixed oil expressed or extracted from seeds of the desert shrub, Jojoba, Simmondsia chinensis, Buxaceae.

Jojoba oil does not contain fragrance and has many fatty-acids, making it a great soothing ingredient.

It is found to be similar to natural human skin sebum, so it has a great effect on dry skin. However, it can clog pores and cause breakouts for oily skin.

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Masking, Skin Conditioning

Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil is an oil.

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Masking, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Disliked

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is an emollient, solvent, and texture enhancer. It is considered a skin-softener by helping the skin prevent moisture loss.

Within a product, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride can thicken the product and make spreadability easier by dissolving clumping compounds. An added benefit of Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is its antioxidant properties.

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is made by combining glycerin with coconut oil, forming a clear liquid. Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride has not been found to be toxic for human use in concentrations under 50%.

While there is an assumption Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride can clog pores due to it being derived from coconut oil, there is no research supporting this.

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Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Solvent
Also known as: Vegetable Glycerin
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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.

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Humectant

We don't have a description for Glycereth-26.

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Astringent, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

We don't have a description for Tranexamic Acid.

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Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Community rating: Disliked

1,2-Hexanediol is a multi-tasker ingredient. It acts as a preservative to increase shelf-life and can aid other preservatives in preventing microbe growth. 1,2-Hexanediol also helps the skin retain moisture as a humectant.

In products that are water-based, this ingredient can help stabilize perfumes and fragrances. It can also help make the texture of products softer and more smooth.

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Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Mixed

Lactic Acid is an AHA that is derived from fermenting lactose, a carbohydrate from milk. It removes the top layer of old and dead skin cells and helps increase cell turnover.

Not only does it help exfoliate the skin, it helps strengthen the skin's barrier. When applied, lactic acid helps the skin create ceramides.

Lactic acid is an over-the-counter chemical exfoliant that comes from the fermentation of lactose β€” a carbohydrate found in milk.

According to legend, Cleopatra herself used to bathe in sour milk to help reduce wrinkles.

Read more about some other popular AHA's here:
* Glycolic Acid
* Citric Acid
* Malic Acid

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We don't have a description for Artemisia Princeps Extract.

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Emollient, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

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.

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Humectant, Moisturising, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Hyaluronan
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Hyaluronic acid is naturally found in healthy skin. It acts as a humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the air. This ingredient helps to moisturize skin and protect the skin's outer layers.

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Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Hyaluronic Acid, Hyaluronan, Hyaluronic Sodium, Hyaluronic Salt
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Hyaluronic Acid is a humectant, meaning it has the ability to hold water and rehydrate skin. Because of this, it is great for soothing and adding moisture to dry skin.

It is naturally occurring in our bodies and is mostly found in eye fluid and joints; it is commonly derived from sodium salt of hyaluronic acid.

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Humectant, Skin Conditioning
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Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid is a type of hyaluronic acid.

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Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Soothing
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Allantoin plays a role in soothing and moisturizing the skin. Because of this, it is often added to products with strong active ingredients.

Some studies have shown this ingredient can promote wound healing with higher concentrations.

Allantoin is derived from the comfrey plant but produced synthetically for cosmetic products to ensure purity.

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Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Vitamin A
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Retinol, AKA Vitamin A. Unlike AHA's, retinol does not remove the top layer of old and dead skin cells. Instead, it travels directly to the middle layer and gets to work. It neutralizes free radicals, boosting elastin and collagen production. This in turn makes retinol effective in removing fine lines, wrinkles, and enlarged pores.

Retinol is sensitive to breakdown when exposed to sun and air. It will also make your skin more sensitive to the sun, so it is recommended to wear SPF after applying retinol.

It is not recommended to use any retinols while pregnant. Retinol may cause irritation in some people.

Read about Tretinoin

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Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Mixed

Retinyl Palmitate is a form of retinoid and isn't fungal acne safe. It can be good for be good for oily skin. It can help to improve skin texture, reduce large pores, reduce the effects of aging, reduce the visibility of dark spots, heal scars, and fight acne. It can be bad for dry skin and cause irritation.

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Antimicrobial, Antioxidant

Pinus Densiflora Leaf Extract is an antioxidant.

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Antioxidant, Skin Conditioning

Sophora Flavescens Root Extract is an antioxidant.

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Theobroma Cacao Seed Extract is an antioxidant.

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Antioxidant, Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Vitamin C
Community rating: Liked

Ascorbic Acid is AKA L-Ascorbic acid and is a common type of Vitamin C. It contains large amounts of antioxidants, helps to soothe skin, and fades dark spots. It helps aid in UV protection but becomes unstable when exposed to UV and air.

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Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Pro-Vitamin B5
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Panthenol (also referred to as pro-vitamin B5) is a common ingredient that helps hydrate and soothe the skin.

Panthenol is a humectant, meaning that it helps the skin attract and retain moisture. It's also known to have anti-inflammatory abilities. This means that it's great for sensitive, irritation-prone skin.

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Antioxidant, Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Vitamin E
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Tocopherol (also known as Vitamin E) is a common antioxidant that's found in cosmetic products to help protect the skin from free-radicals and strengthen the skin barrier. It's also fat soluble - this means our skin is great at absorbing it.

Vitamin E also provides some UV protection by reducing the damage caused by UVB rays.

There are often claims that Vitamin E can reduce/prevent scarring, but these claims haven't been confirmed by scientific research.

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Also known as: Macadamia Oil

Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil is the fixed oil obtained from the nuts of the Bushnut, Macadamia ternifolia, Proteaceae. It consists primarily of the glycerides of the fatty acids

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Antioxidant, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Tocopheryl Acetate is AKA Vitamin E. It is an antioxidant and protects your skin from free radicals. Free radicals damage the skin by breaking down collagen.

One study found using Tocopheryl Acetate with Vitamin C decreased the number of sunburned cells.

Tocopheryl Acetate is commonly found in both skincare and dietary supplements.

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Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Ceramide NP,1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-Octadecanamide,Stearoyl-C18-Phytosphingosine,Stearoyl-4-Hydroxysphinganine
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Ceramide NP is one type of ceramide.

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.

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Emollient, Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning, Stabilising
Community rating: Liked

We don't have a description for Cholesterol.

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Humectant, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer.

We don't have a description for Hydroxypropyltrimonium Hyaluronate.

Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate is a type of hyaluronic acid.

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Antioxidant, Skin Protecting

Decapeptide-6 is an antioxidant and is a peptide.

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Skin Protecting

Octapeptide-7 is a peptide.

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Antioxidant, Skin Protecting

Oligopeptide-28 is an antioxidant and is a peptide.

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Antioxidant, Skin Protecting

Oligopeptide-29 is an antioxidant and is a peptide.

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Antioxidant, Skin Protecting

Oligopeptide-30 is an antioxidant and is a peptide.

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Antioxidant, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting

Oligopeptide-31 is an antioxidant and is a peptide.

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Antioxidant, Skin Protecting

Sh-Decapeptide-7 is an antioxidant and is a peptide.

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Antioxidant, Skin Protecting

Sh-Octapeptide-4 is an antioxidant and is a peptide.

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Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting

Sh-Oligopeptide-9 is a peptide.

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Skin Conditioning

Sh-Pentapeptide-19 is a peptide.

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Diamond Powder is an exfoliant.

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We don't have a description for Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer.

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Emollient, Emulsifying

We don't have a description for Glyceryl Caprylate.

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Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Ethylhexylglycerin (we can't pronounce this either) is commonly used as a preservative and skin softener. It is derived from glyceryl.

You might see Ethylhexylglycerin often paired with other preservatives such as phenoxyethanol. Ethylhexylglycerin has been found to increase the effectiveness of these other preservatives.

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We don't have a description for Sorbitan Isostearate.

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Also known as: Propandiol, 1,3-Dihydroxypropane, Trimethylene Glycol, Methylpropanediol. Propane-1,3-Diol, 1,3-Dihydroxypropane, 2-Deoxyglycerol
Community rating: Mixed

Propanediol helps absorb ingredients into your skin, boosting their benefits. It can act as an emollient, making your skin softer. Propanediol can help products last longer by boosting the properties of preservatives within the formulation.

Propanediol is not likely to cause sensitivity and considered safe to use.

It is derived from corn or petroleum with a clear color and no scent.

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Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Hydrogenated Lecithin.

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Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: 1,2-Dihydroxypropane, 1,2-Propanediol, Methyl Glycol, And Trimethyl Glycol
Community rating: Disliked

An odorless, colorless liquid used as a humectant, meaning it helps skin retain moisture.
Within a product, it helps deliver actives and also protects it from melting or freezing.

Propylene Glycol is considered an organic alcohol and commonly added into both cosmetics and foods.

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Emulsifying

Polysorbate 20 isn't fungal acne safe.

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Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Brassica Campestris Sterols isn't fungal acne safe.

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Cleansing, Emulsifying

We don't have a description for Peg-5 Rapeseed Sterol.

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We don't have a description for Benzyl Glycol.

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Emulsifying

We don't have a description for Ceteth-3.

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Emulsifying

We don't have a description for Ceteth-5.

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Humectant, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Hydrolyzed Glycosaminoglycans.

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Emulsifying

We don't have a description for Cetyl Phosphate.

Community rating: Disliked

Disodium EDTA plays a role in making products more stable by aiding other preservatives. It is a chelating agent, meaning it neutralizes metal ions that may be found in a product.

Disodium EDTA is a salt of ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid and are found to be safe in cosmetic ingredients.

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Emulsifying

Polysorbate 60 isn't fungal acne safe.

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Humectant, Masking, Moisturising, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Mannitol.

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Emulsion Stabilising

We don't have a description for Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose.

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Abrasive, Absorbent
Community rating: Disliked

Silica is an exfoliant. It can worsen eczema.

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Abrasive, Absorbent, Skin Protecting

Zea Mays Starch is an exfoliant.

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Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Soothing

We don't have a description for Sucrose.

We don't have a description for Acacia Senegal Gum.

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Emulsifying

We don't have a description for Octyldodeceth-16.

We don't have a description for Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate.

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Emollient, Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning

Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate isn't fungal acne safe.

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We don't have a description for Cetearyl Glucoside.

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