Pacifica Cosmic Hemp Balancing Face Wash
- vegan and cruelty-free face cleanser that contains aha.
- it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, oils, parabens, silicones or sulfates.
- it does contain fragrances.
- it is reef safe.
- it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.
Ingredient List (24)
Water • Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate • Heart Extract • Sodium Astrocaryum Murumuruate • Aspartic Acid • Glycine • Arginine • Alanine • Serine • Valine • Proline • Threonine • Isoleucine • Histidine • Phenylalanine • Sodium Gluconate • Sodium Lactate • Xanthan Gum • Sodium PCA • Phenoxyethanol • Ethylhexylglycerin • Polysorbate 20 • Citric Acid • ParfumJump to Ingredients Explained
Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with Pacifica's Cosmic Hemp Balancing Face Wash.
Notable Ingredients (1)
Pacifica Cosmic Hemp Balancing Face Wash Ingredients Explained
This product contains 24 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it
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!
We don't have a description for Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate.
We don't have a description for Heart Extract.
We don't have a description for Sodium Astrocaryum Murumuruate.
We don't have a description for Aspartic Acid.
We don't have a description for Glycine.
Arginine is an amino acid used in creating proteins that you probably learned about in biology.
It is known to have antioxidant properties, which helps protect your skin from free radicals.
We don't have a description for Alanine.
We don't have a description for Serine.
We don't have a description for Valine.
We don't have a description for Proline.
We don't have a description for Threonine.
We don't have a description for Isoleucine.
We don't have a description for Histidine.
We don't have a description for Phenylalanine.
We don't have a description for Sodium Gluconate.
We don't have a description for Sodium Lactate.
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.
Sodium PCA is a conditioning agent. It is the sodium salt of pyroglutamic acid and is naturally occurring on human 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 Ethylhexylglycerin.
Citric Acid is an AHA. It can help to reduce large pores. It can be bad for dry skin and cause irritation.