Glossary

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  • Acai Fruit Extract

  • Acai Nut Powder

  • Acai Oil

  • Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract

    Synonyms: Sugar Maple Extract

    Function: Botanical

    Description: also used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Achillea Millefolium Extract

    Synonyms: Yarrow Extract

    Function: Botanical

    Description: also used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent & Fragrance Ingredient

  • Acmella Oleracea Extract

    Synonyms: Para Cress Extract

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: also used as a Skin Conditioning Agent

  • Actinidia Chinensis (Kiwi) Fruit Extract

    Synonyms: Kiwi Fruit Extract

    Function: Botanical

    Description: also used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Agave Rigida (Sisal) Extract

    Synonyms: Sisal Extract

    Function: Botanical

    Description: also used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Alcohol

  • Alcohol (Ethanol)

  • Alcohol Denatured

    Synonyms: Alcohol

    Function: Astringent

    Description: also used as an Antifoaming, Antimicrobial, Fragrance Ingredient, Solvent, & Viscosity Decreasing Agent

  • Aleurites Moluccana Seed Extract

    Synonyms: Kukui Extract

    Function: Botanical

    Description: also used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Aleurites Moluccana Seed Oil

    Synonyms: Candlenut Oil, Kukui Nut Oil

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent - Occlusive

  • Algae Extract

    Synonyms: Kelp (Laminaria & Mereocystis spp.), Laminaria Extract

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent; also used as an Emollient, Fragrance Ingredient, Humectant, & Oral-Care Agent

  • Algin

    Function: Binder

    Description: also used as a Fragrance Ingredient & Viscosity Increasing Agent for Aqueous Solution; Conditioner

  • Allantoin

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent; also used as a Skin Protectant for Over-the-Counter (OTC) drug products

  • Alligator Pear Oil

  • Almond Meal

  • Almond Oil

  • Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice

    Synonyms: Aloe Vera Gel, Aloe Vera Juice

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Aloe Vera Gel

  • Aloe Vera Juice

  • Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone

    Function: Fragrance

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent; also used as a Fragrance Ingredient

  • Alpha-Lipoic Acid

    Also known as: Thioctic Acid

  • Althaea Officinalis Leaf/Root Extract

    Synonyms: Marshmallow Extract

    Function: Botanical

    Description: also used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent,

  • Ammonium Glycyrrhizate

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent; also used as a Flavoring Agent & Fragrance Ingredient

  • Amodimethicone

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Hair Conditioning Agent

  • Amyl Cinnamal

    Function: Fragrance

  • Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Extract

    Synonyms: Pineapple Fruit Extract

    Function: Botanical

    Description: also used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Juice

    Synonyms: Pineapple Fruit Juice

    Function: Botanical

    Description: also used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Andiroba Oil

  • Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil

    Synonyms: Rosewood Oil

    Function: Fragrance

    Description: also used as an Astringent & Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Anise Fruit Extract

  • Anise Oil

  • Aniseed Oil

  • Annatto

  • Annatto (CI 75120)

    Synonyms: Annatto

    Function: Colorant

    Description: Also as antioxidant

  • Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract

    Synonyms: Chamomile Extract (English or Roman)

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent; also used as a Fragrance Ingredient

  • Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil

    Synonyms: Chamomile Oil (English or Roman)

    Function: Fragrance

    Description: also used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Aphanizomenon Flos-Aquae Powder

    Synonyms: Blue Green Algae

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent - Emollient; also used as a Surfactant - Foam Booster

  • Apple Extract

  • Apricot Extract

  • Apricot Kernel Oil

  • Aqua (Water)

    Synonyms: Purified Water

    Function: Hydrobase

    Description: also used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent & Solvent

  • Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi Leaf Extract

    Synonyms: Bearberry Extract

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Arnica Extract

  • Arnica Montana Flower Extract

    Synonyms: Arnica Extract

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent; also used as a Fragrance Ingredient

  • Artemisia Vulgaris Extract

    Synonyms: Mugwort Extract

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Ascorbic Acid

    Synonyms: Vitamin C

    Function: Antioxidant

    Description: also used as a Fragrance Ingredient, Skin-Conditioning Agent, & pH Adjuster

  • Ascorbyl Glucoside

    Synonyms: Vitamin C

    Function: Antioxidant