Glossary

Learn more about your favorite plans and botanicals.

  • Ascorbyl Palmitate

    Synonyms: Vitamin C

    Function: Antioxidant

    Description: also used as a Fragrance Ingredient

  • Avena Sativa (Oat) Bran

    Synonyms: Oat Bran

    Function: Texturing

    Description: also used as an Abrasive, Absorbent, & Bulking Agent

  • Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract

    Synonyms: Oat Kernel Extract

    Function: Antioxidant

    Description: also used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent - Emollient

  • Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour

    Synonyms: Oat Kernel Flour

    Function: Emollient

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent - Emollient; also used as an Abrasive, Absorbent, Bulking Agent, & Viscosity Increasing Agent for Aqueous Solution

  • Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Oil

    Synonyms: Oat Kernel Oil

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent - Occlusive

  • Avocado Extract

  • Avocado Oil

  • Awapuhi Extract

  • Azadirachta Indica Leaf Extract

    Synonyms: Neem Leaf Extract

    Function: Botanical

    Description: also used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Babassu Oil

  • Babassu Oil Polyglyceryl-4 Esters

    Function: Solubilizier

    Description: used as a Surfactant - Solubilizing Agent

  • Baking Soda

  • Balm Mint Extract

  • Barley Extract

  • Barley Seed Extract

  • Barosma Betulina Leaf Oil

    Synonyms: Buchu Oil

    Function: Fragrance

  • Basil Oil

  • Batchelor’s Button Extract

  • Bearberry Extract

  • Beeswax

    Function: Emollient

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent - Emollient; also used as a Binder, Emulsion Stabilizer, Epilating Agent, Fragrance Ingredient, Surfactant - Emulsifying Agent, & Viscosity Increasing Agent for Nonaqueous Solution

  • Beet Root Extract

  • Behentrimonium Chloride

    Function: Antistatic

    Description: also used as a Hair Conditioning Agent

  • Behentrimonium Methosulfate

    Function: Antistatic

    Description: also used as a Hair Conditioning Agent

  • Benzoic Acid

    Function: Preservative

    Description: also used as a pH Adjuster

  • Benzophenone-3

    Synonyms: Oxybenzone

    Function: Sunscreen

    Description: also used as a Light Stabilizer

  • Benzyl Acetate

    Function: Fragrance

  • Benzyl Alcohol

    Function: Preservative

    Description: also used as an External Analgesic, Fragrance Ingredient, Oral Health Care Drug, Solvent, & Viscosity Decreasing Agent

  • Benzyl Benzoate

    Function: Fragrance

    Description: also used as a Solvent

  • Benzyl Salicylate

    Function: Fragrance

    Description: also used as a Light Stabilizer

  • Bergamot Extract

  • Bergamot Oil

  • Bertholletia Excelsa Seed Oil

    Synonyms: Brazil Nut Oil

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent - Emollient

  • Beta Carotene

    Synonyms: β-Carotene

    Function: Colorant

    Description: also used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Extract

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent; also used as a Bulking Agent

  • Beta-Glucan

    Synonyms: Beet Root Extract

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Betula Alba Bark Extract

    Synonyms: Birch Bark Extract, White Birch Bark Extract

    Function: Botanical

    Description: also used as a Fragrance Ingredient

  • Bilberry Extract

    Also known as: Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit/Leaf Extract

  • Bioflavonoids

    Synonyms: Flavonoids, Lemon Oil, Lemon Bioflavonoids

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Biosaccharide Gum-1

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Biosaccharide Gum-4

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Biotin

    Synonyms: Vitamin H, Vitamin B7

    Function: Conditioning

    Description: used as a Hair-Conditioning & Skin-Conditioning Agent

  • Birch Bark Extract

  • Bisabolol

    Function: Conditioning

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

  • Bitter Orange Oil

  • Black Currant Extract

  • Black Currant Oil

  • Black Pepper Extract

  • Black Willow Extract

  • Blackberry Leaf Extract

  • Blessed Thistle Extract