The Skin House Marine Active Emulsion

The Skin House Marine Active Emulsion

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Type of product Emulsion
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  • emulsion that contains ceramides, hyaluronic acid and niacinamide.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, parabens or sulfates.
  • it does contain fragrances, oils and silicones.
  • it is likely to be good for scar healing.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

This product was submitted by hyggeday on November 19, 2020


1. After cleansing, use toner to smooth the skin texture.
2. Apply an adequate amount of the emulsion to the face, and spread it softly.
3. Pat your face to be absorbed completely.

Ingredient List (57)

Water β€’ Butylene Glycol β€’ Glycerin β€’ 1,2-Hexanediol β€’ Betaine β€’ Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract β€’ Paeonia Lactiflora Bark/Sap Extract β€’ Lilium Tigrinum Extract β€’ Nelumbium Speciosum Flower Extract β€’ Lonicera Japonica Flower Extract β€’ Chrysanthemum Indicum Flower Extract β€’ Cucurbita Pepo Fruit Extract β€’ Solanum Lycopersicum Fruit Extract β€’ Sodium Hyaluronate β€’ Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil β€’ Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride β€’ Hydrogenated Lecithin β€’ Ceramide NP β€’ Sea Water β€’ Honey β€’ Pearl Extract β€’ Arginine β€’ Panthenol β€’ Glycereth-26 β€’ Carbomer β€’ Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil β€’ Limnanthes Alba Seed Oil β€’ Sorbitan Isostearate β€’ Butyrospermum Parkii Oil β€’ Isononyl Isononanoate β€’ Polysorbate 60 β€’ Niacinamide β€’ Rosa Canina Fruit Oil β€’ Olea Europaea Fruit Oil β€’ Macadamia Integrifolia Seed Oil β€’ Dimethicone β€’ Myrciaria Dubia Fruit Extract β€’ Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract β€’ Panax Ginseng Root Extract β€’ Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract β€’ Rosa Multiflora Fruit Extract β€’ Gardenia Florida Fruit Extract β€’ Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract β€’ Ligustrum Japonicum Fruit Extract β€’ Ecklonia Cava Extract β€’ Hizikia Fusiforme Extract β€’ Codium Tomentosum Extract β€’ Gelidium Cartilagineum Extract β€’ Adenosine β€’ Disodium EDTA β€’ Leontopodium Alpinum Extract β€’ Malva Sylvestris Flower Extract β€’ Hydrolyzed Collagen β€’ Camellia Sinensis Callus Culture Extract β€’ Bambusa Vulgaris Callus Culture Extract β€’ Ethylhexylglycerin β€’ Parfum

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fungal-acne safe

Ingredient Details

Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with The Skin House's Marine Active Emulsion.

Benefits (8)

Good For Oily Skin Icon
Good For Oily Skin
Reduces Redness Icon
Reduces Redness
Helps Reduce Irritation Icon
Helps Reduce Irritation
Good For Anti-Aging Icon
Good For Anti-Aging
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 (3)

Niacinamide Icon
Ceramides Icon
Hyaluronic Acid Icon
Hyaluronic Acid

Concerns (0)

Our analysis didn't find any major concerns with the ingredients in this product. However, this doesn't mean that it is perfect! We suggest doing further research.

The Skin House Marine Active Emulsion Ingredients Explained

This product contains 57 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it

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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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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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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Skin Conditioning, Solvent
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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
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Betaine is a common humectant (a substance that promotes retention of moisture). It's known to be gentle on the skin and can help balance hydration.

Betaine is created naturally by the skin and body, and the form found within cosmetic products can be either plant-dervied or synthetic.

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Emollient, Humectant, Skin Conditioning
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Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract is an extract of 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.

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We don't have a description for Paeonia Lactiflora Bark/Sap Extract.

Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Lilium Tigrinum Extract.

We don't have a description for Nelumbium Speciosum Flower Extract.

We don't have a description for Lonicera Japonica Flower Extract.

We don't have a description for Chrysanthemum Indicum Flower Extract.


We don't have a description for Cucurbita Pepo Fruit Extract.

Solanum Lycopersicum Fruit Extract is an antioxidant.

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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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Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil is an oil.

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Masking, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning
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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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Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Hydrogenated Lecithin.

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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Humectant, Solvent

We don't have a description for Sea Water.

Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Mel
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Honey can help to heal scars.

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Pearl Extract is an antioxidant.

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Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: L-Arginine, (2s)-2-Amino-5-Guanidinopentanoic Acid
Community rating: Mixed

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.

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

Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming

We don't have a description for Carbomer.

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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Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Meadowfoam Oil / Meadow Foam Oil

Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil is the oil extracted from the seeds of the meadowfoam plant, Limnanthes alba, Limnanthaceae.

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We don't have a description for Sorbitan Isostearate.

Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Butyrospermum Parkii Oil is an oil.

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Emollient, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Isononyl Isononanoate.


Polysorbate 60 isn't fungal acne safe.

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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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Emollient, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Rosehip Seed Oil, Rose Hip Oil
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Rosa Canina Fruit Oil is an oil from the Hip Rose, Rosa canina L., Rosaceae

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Masking, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Olive Oil
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Olea Europaea Fruit Oil is the fixed oil obtained from the ripe fruit of the Olive, Olea europaea L., Oleaceae. It consists primarily of the glycerides of the fatty acids linoleic, oleic and palmitic

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Macadamia Integrifolia Seed Oil is the fixed oil obtained from the nuts of the Macadamia integrifolia, Proteaceae

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Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting
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Dimethicone is a silicone used for making products smooth and silky. It also has the added benefit of sealing in hydration. The amount of dimethicone found in beauty products is considered safe and non-comedogenic, meaning it won't clog pores.

Dimethicone has been found increase absorption in skin, boosting the benefits of other ingredients. While there is concern for the safety of dimethicone, the levels used in skincare are safe for use.

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We don't have a description for Myrciaria Dubia Fruit Extract.

Also known as: Açaí Oil / Acai Oil

Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract is an extract of the fruit of the Cabbage Palm, Euterpe oleracea, Arecaceae. AKA the Açaí berry!

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Emollient, Skin Protecting, Tonic

We don't have a description for Panax Ginseng Root Extract.

Antimicrobial, Antioxidant, Astringent, Emollient, Humectant, Masking, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Tonic, UV Absorber
Also known as: Green Tea, Oolong Tea, White Tea
Community rating: Loved

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.

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We don't have a description for Rosa Multiflora Fruit Extract.

We don't have a description for Gardenia Florida Fruit Extract.

Astringent, Humectant, Soothing
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Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract can help to heal scars.

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We don't have a description for Ligustrum Japonicum Fruit Extract.

Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Ecklonia Cava Extract.

Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Hizikia Fusiforme Extract.


We don't have a description for Codium Tomentosum Extract.

We don't have a description for Gelidium Cartilagineum Extract.

Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Loved

We don't have a description for Adenosine.

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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We don't have a description for Leontopodium Alpinum Extract.

We don't have a description for Malva Sylvestris Flower Extract.

Emollient, Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Hydrolyzed Collagen can help to reduce the effects of aging.

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Perfuming, Skin Conditioning

Camellia Sinensis Callus Culture Extract is a fragrance.

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We don't have a description for Bambusa Vulgaris Callus Culture Extract.

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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Masking, Perfuming
Also known as: Fragrance

Parfum is a catch-all term for an ingredient or more that is used to give aroma to products. In the US, the alternative name for parfum is 'fragrance'.

Parfum, or fragrance, can be a blend of hundreds of chemicals or plant oils. This blend can cause allergies and sensitivities on the skin.

Products use parfum often to give products a scent or cover up smells of different ingredients.

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