Monroe Skincare Exfoliator & Pore Minimizer
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Monroe Skincare Exfoliator & Pore Minimizer

Exfoliator

United Kingdom British Brand

Description

  • vegan exfoliator that contains aha and exfoliants.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, parabens or sulfates.
  • it does contain common allergens, fragrances, oils and silicones.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

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Ingredient List (29)

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 Monroe Skincare's Exfoliator & Pore Minimizer.

Benefits (2)

Helps Reduce Irritation
Reduces Large Pores

Notable Ingredients (2)

AHA
Exfoliators

Concerns (4)

May Worsen Dry Skin
May Cause Acne
May Cause Irritation
May Worsen Eczema

Monroe Skincare Exfoliator & Pore Minimizer Ingredients Explained

This product contains 29 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it

1
Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: Aqua, Eau, Purified Water, Aqua / Water, Distilled Water, Deionized Water

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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2
Masking, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is a fragrance.

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Glyceryl Stearate Se isn't fungal acne safe.

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4
Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Solvent

We don't have a description for Propylene Glycol.

5
Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Masking

Cetyl Alcohol is a fatty alcohol.

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6
Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Solvent

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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Glycolic Acid is an AHA. 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, and brighten skin. It can be bad for dry skin, cause irritation, and worsen rosacea.

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8
Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Solvent

Cyclomethicone is a type of silicone.

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9
Abrasive, Absorbent

Hydrated Silica is an exfoliant.

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10
Emollient, Emulsifying

Glyceryl Stearate isn't fungal acne safe.

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Peg-100 Stearate isn't fungal acne safe.

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12
Emollient, Humectant, Skin Conditioning

Triticum Vulgare Germ Oil is an oil.

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We don't have a description for Sodium Magnesium Silicate.

14
Emollient, Emulsifying, Perfuming

Cera Alba is a fragrance.

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15
Emollient, Masking, Perfuming

Isopropyl Palmitate is a fragrance and isn't fungal acne safe. It can be bad for acne prone skin.

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16
Also known as: Aloe, Aloe Vera

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice is the juice expressed from the leaves of the aloe, Aloe barbadensis, Liliaceae.

Aloe contains the antioxidants Vitamins A, C, and E. These vitamins neutralize free radicals.
It also contains sugars in the form of monosaccharides and polysaccharides, folic acid, choline, many common minerals such as calcium, 12 anthraquinones, fatty acids, amino acids, and Vitamin B12.

Aloe is known to be anti-inflammatory, moisturizing, antiseptic, healing, and protect against UV rays.
Read more here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2763764/

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17
Skin Conditioning

Panthenol can be good for be good for sensitive skin.

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Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate isn't fungal acne safe.

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19
Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming, Skin Conditioning

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.

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20

Citric Acid is an AHA. It can help to reduce large pores. It can be bad for dry skin and cause irritation.

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21
Preservative

Germicidal, antimicrobial, and aromatic. Often used as a perfume fixative, antiseptic, or preserving agent in pharmaceutical products.

Alternate name: 2-Phenoxyethanol

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22
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Decylene Glycol.

23
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Caprylyl Glycol.

24
Masking, Preservative

Sodium Benzoate is a preservative.

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25
Preservative

Potassium Sorbate is a preservative.

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26
Masking, Perfuming
Also known as: Fragrance

Parfum is a fragrance.

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27
Cosmetic Colorant

Mica can worsen eczema.

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28
Cosmetic Colorant

We don't have a description for Ci 77891.

Butylphenyl Methylpropional is a fragrance.

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