It helps to soften scars and increase their elasticity. :( What, why?! Its INCI name is a bit of a mouthful, but Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine is worth recognizing it as it is one of the best sunscreen agents known today. Gently massage onto face, using circular motions. Ingredients: Water, ethyl hexyl methoxycinnamate ( Octinoxate ), isononyl isononanoate, dimethicone, ethanol, BG, PEG-12 dimethicone, pentylene glycol, polysilicone-. The most common skincare ingredient of all. 00 Apply evenly on face and neck. Once absorbed they might form unwanted complexes with proteins and they might promote the formation of evil free radicals. Good old water, aka H2O. It can improve oil (or silicone) in water emulsions with faster absorption, better spreading, and a lighter feel. A recent, 2016 study shows that inorganic sunscreens work mostly by absorption, just like chemical filters, and only a little bit by reflection (they do reflect the light in the visible spectrum, but mostly absorb in the UV spectrum). As HA is a polymer, the subunits can be repeated many times (as a high-molecular-weight version), or just a few times (as a low-molecular-weight version). A silicone-based, chemical sunscreen agent that protects the skin in the UVB range (290-320 nm) with a peak absorbance at 312 nm. Helps to set the pH of a cosmetic formulation to be right. The main concern with nanoparticles is that they are so tiny that they are absorbed into the skin more than we want them (ideally sunscreen should remain on the surface of the skin). Instructions : After removing your makeup and cleansing with HADA LABO Goku-jyun Face Wash, pour a nickel-size amount of the lotion into your palm and rub between your hands to warm. You can usually find it right in the very first spot of the ingredient list, meaning it’s the biggest thing out of all the stuff that makes up the product. Used at 0.1%, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate has an extremely low rate of skin-irritation when applied directly for 24 hours (around 0.1% of 4,883 participants) and after 48 hours that figure was 0.5%, so it counts as mild and safe unless your skin is super-duper sensitive. An emollient ester with a rich and creamy but non-greasy skin feel. Moreover,  derivatives not only have to be absorbed into the skin, they also have to be converted into pure AA. Simple alcohol that's a great solvent, penetration enhancer, creates cosmetically elegant, light formulas, great astringent, and antimicrobial. Major Ingredients: Water, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Isononyl Isononanoate, Dimethicone, Ethanol, BG, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Penthylene Glycol, Polysilicone-15, Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer, Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate(Vitamin C Derivative), Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl benzoate, … According to manufacturer info, it's also a moisturizer and helps to make the product feel great on the skin. Traditionally, UV-filters are categorized as either chemical or physical. A common helper ingredient that stabilizes emulsions and helps to thicken up products. This can be used as a makeup base, beauty serum, or even as a moisturiser, thanks to its lightweight. old), choose a physical (zinc oxide/titanium dioxide) or new-generation Tinosorb based sunscreen, just to be on the super-safe side. Hada Labo UV White Gel is especially suitable in summer. Regular sized Titanium Dioxide also has a great safety profile, it's non-irritating and is pretty much free from any health concerns (like estrogenic effect worries with some chemical filters). But we have found comedogenic components, harmful alcohols, parabens, silicones and polyethylene glycol … While this categorization is easy and logical it turns out it's not true. Hada Labo Whitening range combines 3 types of Hyaluronic Acid, natural and gentle brightening ingredients such as Arbutin and Vitamin C Phosphate to deeply hydrate and brighten your skin tone. Other tasks include helping the product to absorb faster and deeper into the skin (penetration enhancer), making the product spread nicely over the skin (slip agent), and attracting water (humectant) into the skin. PERFECT UV SUNSCREEN GEL. We don't have description for this ingredient yet. It can bind huge amounts of water and it's pretty much the current IT-moisturizer. It's a cheap, effective and well-tolerated ingredient to make sure the cosmetic formula does not go wrong too soon. All in all, Titanium Dioxide is a famous sunscreen agent and for good reason, it gives broad spectrum UV protection (best at UVB and UVA II), it's highly stable, and it has a good safety profile. Uvinul A Plus - A new generation, chemical sunscreen agent (not available in the US due to impossible FDA regulations) that's designed for high UVA protection and high photostability. But with proper formulation that does not happen, TEA in itself is not a bad guy. Its INCI name is a bit of a mouthful, but Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine is worth recognizing it as it is one of the best sunscreen agents known today. To make it more stable it can be - and should be - combined with other sunscreen agents to give stable and broad-spectrum protection (the new generation sunscreen agent, Tinosorb S is a particularly good one for that). As for skincare, it makes the skin silky smooth, creates a subtle gloss and forms a protective barrier (aka occlusive). If you wanna become a real HA-and-the-skin expert you can read way more about the topic at hyaluronic acid (including penetration-questions, differences between high and low molecular weight versions and a bunch of references to scientific literature). water-hating. Its strong point is being effective against yeasts and molds, and as a nice bonus seems to be non-comedogenic as well. It is very common in gel-type formulas that also contain an oil-phase as well as in cleansers as it also works with most cleansing agents (unlike a lot of other thickeners). But with proper formulation that does not happen, TEA in itself is not a bad guy. Do not panic, the studies were not conducted under real life conditions on real human people, so it is probably over-cautious to avoid Octinoxate altogether. Octinoxate - an old-school chemical sunscreen that absorbs UVB radiation (wavelengths: 280-320 nm). What is not so good is that, as the great review study about vitamin C derivatives in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology writes, MAP is "at very best, poorly absorbed in comparison to AA.". Pretty much the current IT-preservative. The big difference is supposed to be that chemical agents absorb UV-light while physical agents reflect it like a bunch of mini umbrellas on top of the skin. Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid is a low molecular weight, chemically chopped up version of the naturally big molecule and current IT-moisturizer, Hyaluronic Acid (HA). It’s an ingredient whose safety hasn’t been questioned so far by anyone (at least not that we know about). Normal (well kind of - it's purified and deionized) water. Probably the most common silicone of all. But to be on the safe side, if you see Triethanolamine in an INCI and also something with nitra, nitro in the name of it just skip the product, that cannot hurt. The idea behind Hada-Labo Shirojyun Premium Whitening Jelly Essence is that it offers an effective solution to summer skincare without having to wear layers and layers of products. It is compatible with most co-ingredients and gives a very good slip to the formulas. See the list below for details. Btw, chlorine in swimming pool water depletes this protective coating, so one more reason to reapply your sunscreen after a dip in the pool on holiday. HA is famous for its crazy water holding capacity as it can bind up to 1000 times its own weight in water. Bisethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine (Tinosorb S), Ascorbyl Phosphate Mg (Vitamin C Derivative), Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate (Uvinul A Plus), (Acrylates /​ Alkyl Acrylate (C10-30)) Crosspolymer, (Acrylates / Alkyl Acrylate (C10-30)) Crosspolymer. A multi-functional, silky feeling helper ingredient that can do quite many things. It usually has to be neutralized with a base (such as sodium hydroxide) for the thickening to occur and it creates viscous, clear gels that also feel nice and non-tacky on the skin. :( Even in that case you are probably fine because as far as we know it cannot penetrate the skin. Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid is a low molecular weight, chemically chopped up version of the naturally big molecule and current IT-moisturizer, Hyaluronic Acid (HA). It's free of allergens, gluten, sulfates, fungal acne feeding components and synthetic fragrances. A silicone-based, chemical sunscreen agent that protects the skin in the UVB range (290-320 nm) with a peak absorbance at 312 nm. Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid is a low molecular weight, chemically chopped up version of the naturally big molecule and current IT-moisturizer, Hyaluronic Acid (HA). We do a Best of INCIDecoder email once a month with the most interesting products and ingredients we bump into. The study was not done with real people on real skin but still - using a good sunscreen next to MP containing products is a good idea. Overall, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate is an old-school chemical sunscreen agent. But do not panic, these are concerns under investigation. Super common little helper ingredient that helps products to remain nice and stable for a longer time. It's a new generation sunscreen agent that was specifically designed for high SPF and good UVA protection and based on a 2007 study that compared 18 sunscreen agents available in the EU it really had the best SPF protection (they used the highest concentration allowed by EU regulations from each 18 sunscreens and Trinosorb S gave an SPF 20 all by itself). A multi-functional, silky feeling helper ingredient that can do quite many things. It is typically used in tiny amounts, around 0.1% or even less. This ingredient name is not according to the INCI-standard. Regarding the three magic abilities of pure vitamin C (antioxidant, collagen booster, skin brightener), there is no published data about MAP's antioxidant or photoprotection capabilities. It is not very stable either, when exposed to sunlight, it kind of breaks down and loses its effectiveness (not instantly, but over time - it loses 10% of its SPF protection ability within 35 mins). Thanks. Depending on your hair type, it can be a bit difficult to wash out and might cause some build-up (btw, this is not true to all silicones, only the non-volatile types). Good old water, aka H2O. is drying. The TL; DR version of HA is that it's a huge polymer (big molecule from repeated subunits) found in the skin that acts as a sponge helping the skin to hold onto water, being plump and elastic. It can be used in many types of formulations as it has great thermal stability (can be heated up to 85°C) and works on a wide range of pH levels (ph 3-10). According to manufacturer info, it's also a moisturizer and helps to make the product feel great on the skin. The TL; It's the salt form of famous humectant and natural moisturizing factor, hyaluronic acid. We especially recommend it if you are after skin brightening as this seems to be the strongest point of MAP. Butylene glycol, or let’s just call it BG, is a multi-tasking colorless, syrupy liquid. It's used as an emulsion stabilizer, solvent, and a broad spectrum antimicrobial. Hada Labo Sunscreen Air Aqua UV Fresh contains 27 ingredients. : preservatives like 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1,3-Diol, 5-Bromo-5-Nitro- 1,3-Dioxane or sodium nitrate - so look out for things with nitro, nitra in the name) that together with TEA can form some not nice carcinogenic stuff (that is called nitrosamines). It absorbs UVB radiation (at wavelengths: 280-320 nm) with a peak protection at 310nm. It’s safe and gentle, but even more importantly, it’s not a feared-by-everyone-mostly-without-scientific-reason paraben. It is typically used in tiny amounts, around 0.1% or even less. Please try again later! There are plenty of better options for sun protection today, but it is considered "safe as used" (and sunscreens are pretty well regulated) and it is available worldwide (can be used up to 10% in the EU and up to 7.5% in the US). In large amount can be very drying. Apart from the general controversy around parabens (we wrote about it more here), there is a 2006 in-vitro (made in the lab not on real people) research about methylparaben (MP) showing that when exposed to sunlight, MP treated skin cells suffered more harm than non-MP treated skin cells. Vitamin C Derivative – Reawakens the appearance of dull skin caused by UV rays and enhances the natural radiant glow. It is a pretty good team player and can stabilize the famously unstable UVA filter, avobenzone and works especially well with Ensulizole to achieve high SPF protection. A form of skincare superstar, Vitamin C - it has proven skin-brightening abilities (in-vivo) and it might be able to boost collagen production as well (in-vitro). It has many instant benefits: it's a great solvent, penetration enhancer, creates cosmetically elegant, light formulas, great astringent and antimicrobial. A recent, 2016 study shows that inorganic sunscreens work mostly by absorption, just like chemical filters, and only a little bit by reflection (they do reflect the light in the visible spectrum, but mostly absorb in the UV spectrum). Unfortunately, it's not FDA-approved so you will not find it in sunscreens coming from the US (not because it's not good, but because US regulations make it impossible for newer sunscreen agents to get approved), but it is widely available in other parts of the world like Europe, Australia or Asia. Even if it does, we don't know how good the conversion rate is (but to be fair the same is true for all other derivatives). In large amount can be very drying. The downside is that it can be very drying if it's in the first few ingredients on an ingredient list. It gives sun protection in the whole UVA range (320-400 nm) with peak protection at 354nm. As for hair care, it is a non-volatile silicone meaning that it stays on the hair rather than evaporates from it and smoothes the hair like no other thing. An emollient ester with a rich and creamy but non-greasy skin feel. As for hair care, it is a non-volatile silicone meaning that it stays on the hair rather than evaporates from it and smoothes the hair like no other thing. It's used as an emulsion stabilizer, solvent and a broad spectrum antimicrobial. If HA does not tell you anything we have a super detailed, geeky explanation about it here. Chemically, this is definitely not true, as the two forms are almost the same, both are polymers and the subunits can be repeated in both forms as much as you like. It's a cheap, effective and well-tolerated ingredient to make sure the cosmetic formula does not go wrong too soon. Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine, Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate, Acrylates/​C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer. As far as skincare goes, sodium hyaluronate and hyaluronic acid are pretty much the same and the two names are used interchangeably. It's used as an emulsion stabilizer, solvent, and a broad spectrum antimicrobial. The TL; DR version of HA is that it's a huge polymer (big molecule from repeated subunits) found in the skin that acts as a sponge helping the skin to retain water, making it plump and elastic. We wrote in detail at HA about how different molecular weight versions do different things both as a component of the skin and as a skincare ingredient, so click here and read about all the details. It’s very alkaline (you know the opposite of being very acidic): a 1% solution has a pH of around 10. It’s safe and gentle, and can be used up to 1% worldwide. You can usually find it right in the very first spot of the ingredient list, meaning it’s the biggest thing out of all the stuff that makes up the product. In vitro (made in the lab not on real people) and animal studies have shown that it may produce hormonal (estrogen-like) effects. Specifically, it protects our skin from the harmful effects of nasty Reactive Oxygen Species (free radicals derived from oxygen such as Superoxide and Hydrogen Peroxide) generated when Titanium Dioxide is exposed to UV light. It’s the - sodium form - cousin of the famous NMF, hyaluronic acid (HA). It does so by neutralizing the metal ions in the formula (that usually get into there from water) that would otherwise cause some not so nice changes. It only protects against UVB and not UVA rays (the 320-400 nm range) – so always choose products that contain other sunscreens too. We do a Best of INCIDecoder email once a month with the most interesting products and ingredients we bump into. Bottom line: when it comes to vitamin C derivatives, MAP is definitely an option. Btw, chlorine in swimming pool water depletes this protective coating, so one more reason to reapply your sunscreen after a dip in the pool on holiday. :) You are almost done: please check your mailbox to confirm your email! It's free of harmful alcohols, allergens, gluten, sulfates, polyethylene glycol (PEG) and synthetic fragrances. No wonder it's popular in toners and oily skin formulas. Use twice a day or as needed. :). Its protection is very good between 290 - 350 nm (UVB and UVA II range), and less good at 350-400 nm (UVA I) range. It is a colorless to pale yellow liquid with nice and non-shiny (at least compared to most other sunscreens) sensorial properties. Apply a pea-size amount into palm and work into lather. It's derived from cellulose, the major component of the cell wall of green plants. Chemically, this is definitely not true, as the two forms are almost the same, both are polymers and the subunits can be repeated in both forms as much as you like. The good news is that in-vitro data shows that MAP does convert, but the bad news is we do not really know if the same is true on real, living human skin. BG is approved by Ecocert and is also used enthusiastically in natural products. I apply sunscreen after the moisturizer. A very common silicone that gives both skin and hair a silky smooth feel. It's a new generation sunscreen agent that was specifically designed for high SPF and good UVA protection and based on a 2007 study that compared 18 sunscreen agents available in the EU it really had the best SPF protection (they used the highest concentration allowed by EU regulations from each 18 sunscreens and Trinosorb S gave an SPF 20 all by itself). A physical/inorganic sunscreen with pretty broad spectrum (UVB and UVA II, less good at UVA I) protection and good stability. But to be on the safe side, if you see Triethanolamine in an INCI and also something with nitra, nitro in the name of it just skip the product, that cannot hurt. The TL; It's the salt form of famous humectant and natural moisturizing factor, hyaluronic acid. The disadvantage of Titanium Dioxide is that it's not cosmetically elegant, meaning it's a white, "unspreadable" mess. A handy white powder that magically converts a liquid into a nice gel formula. Ingredients overview. Gentle formula – Free of fragrance, mineral oil & colorant. The downside is that it can be very drying if it's in the first few ingredients on an ingredient list. Might leave some whitish tint on the skin, though. (We also checked Prospector for sodium hyaluronate versions actually used in cosmetic products and found that the most common molecular weight was 1.5-1.8 million Da that absolutely counts as high molecular weight). The most common skincare ingredient of all. Good old water, aka H2O. Hada Labo Tokyo Age Correcting Eye Cream 0.5 Fluid Ounce - with Super Hyaluronic Acid Caffeine Collagen and Light Diffusing Pigments - lightweight non-greasy fragrance free (packaging may vary) 4.1 out of 5 stars 496 $18.75 Hadalabo Japan Skin Institute Gokujun Premium Hyaluronic Solution 170 … What is not so good is that, as the great review study about vitamin C derivatives in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology writes, MAP is "at very best, poorly absorbed in comparison to AA.". It’s often used together with ethylhexylglycerin as it nicely improves the preservative activity of phenoxyethanol. (We also checked Prospector for sodium hyaluronate versions actually used in cosmetic products and found that the most common molecular weight was 1.5-1.8 million Da that absolutely counts as high molecular weight). Super common little helper ingredient that helps products to remain nice and stable for a longer time. A nice little helper ingredient that can thicken up cosmetic products and create beautiful gel formulas. (Well, in fact using a sunscreen is always a good idea. There are also scar treatment gels out there using dimethicone as their base ingredient. Usually the main solvent in cosmetic products. Octinoxate, Parsol SLX, Tinosorb S, Uvinul A Plus & Titanium Dioxide. It can be used up to 10% worldwide except for the US and Canada. The cosmetic industry is, of course, really trying to solve this problem and the best solution so far is using nanoparticles. It's definitely one of the best UV-filter agents we have today, especially in the US where new-generation Tinosorb filters are not (yet) approved. Other than having a good safety profile and being quite gentle to the skin it has some other advantages too. Regular sized Titanium Dioxide also has a great safety profile, it's non-irritating and is pretty much free from any health concerns (like estrogenic effect worries with some chemical filters). It’s a little helper ingredient that helps to set the pH of a cosmetic formulation to be just right. BG’s main job is usually to be a solvent for the other ingredients. Heyyyyyy.Hada Labo is a Japanese brand who are known for their extremely simple but effective skin care products. Depending on your hair type, it can be a bit difficult to wash out and might cause some build-up (btw, this is not true to all silicones, only the non-volatile types). An error has occurred. I've been using many products of Hada Labo and I've never disappointed with any of them. Though its long name does not reveal it, this polymer molecule (big molecule from repeated subunits or monomers) is a relative to the super common, water-loving thickener, Carbomer. Detailed comparison between Hada Labo UV Perfect Gel SPF50 (90g) vs ETUDE HOUSE Soon Jung Mild Defence Sun Cream. It is a broad-spectrum (covers the whole UVB and UVA range, 280-400 nm) chemical sunscreen agent with peak protections at about 310 and 345 nm and unlike older UV filters, it's very photostable. The most common type of feared-by-everyone-mostly-without-scientific-reason parabens. and moisturising gel that replaces your toner, serum, emulsion, moisturiser, mask, makeup primer and your sunscreen .It's formulated with a blend of highly effective and photpstable chemical and physical UVB and UVA filters that are Octinoxate, Parsol SLX, Tinosorb S, Uvinul A Plus, Titanium oxide, a vitamin C derivative as an antioxdiant which helps to boost the efficacy of its sun protecting function, as well as a 2 types of hyaluronic acid to give the skin a healthy dose of hydration at the start of the day. No wonder it's popular in toners and oily skin formulas. It's a cheap, effective and well-tolerated ingredient to make sure the cosmetic formula does not go wrong too soon. Even if it does, we don't know how good the conversion rate is (but to be fair the same is true for all other derivatives). You can usually find it right in the very first spot of the ingredient list, meaning it’s the biggest thing out of all the stuff that makes up the product. MAP does solve the stability problem: it's stable up to pH 7, so far so good. Traditionally, UV-filters are categorized as either chemical or physical. It’s very alkaline (you know the opposite of being very acidic): a 1% solution has a pH of around 10. An emollient ester with a rich and creamy but non-greasy skin feel. It does not have the very best safety reputation but in general, you do not have to worry about it. Not photostable and does not protect against UVA. We have shiny explanations (along with product lists) about others as well: A form of skincare superstar, Vitamin C. If you do not know, what the big deal about Vitamin C is, click here and read all about it, we will wait here for you. 50 g. A sunscreen gel that provides high UV protection with extra skincare ingredients for extra moisturizing benefits. As far as skincare goes, sodium hyaluronate and hyaluronic acid are pretty much the same and the two names are used interchangeably. It is compatible with most co-ingredients and gives a very good slip to the formulas. A handy white powder that magically converts a liquid into a nice gel formula. Some experts even think that regular exposure to alcohol damages skin barrier and causes inflammation though it's a debated opinion. Its strong point is being effective against yeasts and molds, and as a nice bonus seems to be non-comedogenic as well.It is safe in concentrations of less than 0.1% but is acutely toxic when inhaled, so it's not the proper preservative choice for aerosol formulas like hairsprays. Are you into sunscreen agents? :( Even in that case you are probably fine because as far as we know it cannot penetrate the skin. Regarding Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine side effects, we have good news here as well: it has a great safety profile and unlike a couple of other chemical sunscreens, Trinosorb S (and M) does not show estrogenic activity. Simple alcohol that's a great solvent, penetration enhancer, creates cosmetically elegant, light formulas, great astringent, and antimicrobial. Methylene Bis-Benzotriazolyl Tetramethylbutylphenol, click here and read about all the details, estrogenic effect worries with some chemical filters. As cosmetic chemist kindofstephen writes on reddit  "sodium hyaluronate disassociates into hyaluronic acid molecule and a sodium atom in solution". It can be found in nature - in green tea - but the version used in cosmetics is synthetic. We don't have description for this ingredient yet. Not photostable and does not protect against UVA. A fluid silicone that reduces surface tension. In vitro (made in the lab not on real people) and animal studies have shown that it may produce hormonal (estrogen-like) effects. A fluid silicone that reduces surface tension. Hada Labo Gokujyun UV White Gel SPF 50+Ingredients explained. We have better news about the other two things: in-vitro data shows that MAP can boost collagen synthesis similar to AA (though in the case of AA it's proven in-vivo) and even better, MAP is proven to work as a skin brightener in-vivo (on real people). Officially, CosIng (the official EU ingredient database) lists Aluminum Hydroxide 's functions as opacifying (making the product white and non-transparent), as well as emollient and skin protectant. Once inside the skin, it hydrates, but not from the outside - putting pure water on the skin (hello long baths!) SPF 50+ PA++++ – Broad spectrum protection against UVA & UVB. :)), Hada Labo Extreme Uv White Gel Spf 50+ / Pa ++++. It’s very alkaline. Follow it with HADA LABO Shiro-jyun Milk or other HADA LABO Shiro-jyun moisturizing products. Its strong point is being effective against yeasts and molds, and as a nice bonus seems to be non-comedogenic as well.It is safe in concentrations of less than 0.1% but is acutely toxic when inhaled, so it's not the proper preservative choice for aerosol formulas like hairsprays. 6 years ago. The itsy-bitsy Nano-sized particles improve both spreadability and reduce the whitish tint a lot, but unfortunately, it also introduces new health concerns. However, with a little bit of digging, it turns out Aluminum Hyroxide often moonlights as a protective coating for UV filter superstar Titanium Dioxide. Japan Health and Beauty - Skin lab Gokujun UV white gel (SPF50 + PA ++++) 90gAF27 4.5 out of 5 stars 692 $18.68 $ 18 . We have better news about the other two things: in-vitro data shows that MAP can boost collagen synthesis similar to AA (though in the case of AA it's proven in-vivo) and even better, MAP is proven to work as a skin brightener in-vivo (on real people). It can be used in many types of formulations as it has great thermal stability (can be heated up to 85°C) and works on a wide range of pH levels (ph 3-10). Once inside the skin, it hydrates, but not from the outside - putting pure water on the skin (hello long baths!) Also used for scar treatment. But we have found comedogenic components, fungal acne feeding components, parabens and silicones. A nice little helper ingredient that can thicken up cosmetic products and create beautiful gel formulas. 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