About Other Products
Visit the Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep database website to find out what’s in YOUR lotion. www.ewg.org
Hopefully not this stuff…
Glyceryl Monstearate - It is a surfactant and emulsifying agent. Glyceryl stearate is composed of naturally occuring lipid ingredients glycerol and stearic acid.
Cetearyl Alcohol - It is an emulstifer, stabilizer, surfactant, foam booster, opacifying agent, and it increases viscosity. Cetearyl Alcohol is a mixture of cetyl and stearyl alcohols that can come from vegetable or synthetic sources.
Caprylic Triglyceride - It is a liquid fatty acid that can be derived from mil or palm, coconut or other plant oils.
Sucrose Stearate - It is a emollient, surfactant and emuslfying agent and is a mono esther of stearic acid and sucrose (or sugar).
Xanthan Gum - It is a binder, emulsifier, surfactant, and increases viscosity. Xanthan gum is a polysaccharide, a sugar-based polymer produced by bacteria; it is used as a viscosity agent in personal care products and foods.
Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate - A form of Vitamin C.
Potassium Sorbate - A preservative that is a potassium salt of sorbic acid, a naturally occurring anti-microbial compound.
Benzyl Alcohol - It is an external analgesic, preservative, and solvent. Benzyl alcohol is a naturally ocurring and synthetic ingredient used as solvent and preservative; has been associated with contact allergy. The EWG rates it as a “fair” for level of concern.
Sodium Benzoate - Is an anti-corrosive and masking preservative commonly used in cosmetics and foods.
Phenoxyethanol - A preservative used in cosmetics and personal care products which is rated “Fair” by the EWG.
Butylphenyl methylproprional - A synthetic scent ingredient that has been associated with allergies and contact dermatitis. The EWG rates is a “Moderate Concern” for system toxicity.