parabens

Are Parabens A Problem?

January 14, 2021 Heydass 0

Paraben-free is a term that is frequently used when marketing healthcare products, so it seems logical to assume that parabens must be harmful. However, there’s […]

Cosmetics and personal care creams containing carbomer and menthoxypropanediol being applied to back of hand.

What Is Menthoxypropanediol ?

February 14, 2019 smitsa 0

Menthoxypropanediol (also known as Cooling Agent 10) is a specific cooling agent that is manufactured from menthol. Its is a commonly used fragrance and masking […]

blue hair colourant. Dimethiconol.

What Is Dimethiconol ?

February 14, 2019 smitsa 0

Dimethiconol is a hydroxylated synthetic silicone oil. It is similar to dimethicone in that it confers on a cosmetic or personal care product, the property […]

Cosmetics and personal care creams containing carbomer and menthoxypropanediol being applied to back of hand.

What Is Carbomer?

February 14, 2019 smitsa 0

Carbomer  refers to compounds which are polymers of acrylic acid. It is a trade name. The material is commonly used in gels such as personal […]

Beautiful Young Woman with Clean Fresh Skin close up portrait. Cosmetic, cosmetology and skin care. Products use chlorphenesin.

What Is Chlorphenesin ?

February 8, 2019 smitsa 0

Chlorphenesin is commonly found in cosmetics, especially face creams and moisteurizers as a preservative. It is also a muscle relaxant taken in the form chlorphenesin […]

Cup of shea butter with shea nuts

What Is Shea Butter ?

February 7, 2019 smitsa 0

Shea butter is derived from the nut of an African trea,  Butyrospermum parkii (Vitellaria paradoxa) and is one of the most ubiquitous ingredients in skin […]