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Ingredient Dictionary

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grapefruit seed extract

Labelled as Citrus paradisi (grapefruit) seed extract, this is often claimed as a natural preservative... Read More »

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Bellis perennis

See daisy flower extract

Categories: Plant Extracts

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balsam peru

Fatty resin that when applied topically can cause skin sensitivity… Read More »

Categories: Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts, Plant Extracts

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eugenol

Fragrance chemical that occurs naturally in some plant ingredients... Read More »

Categories: Sensitizing, Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts

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eucalyptus oil

Fragrant plant oil whose active constituents are found in the leaves and the oil obtained from... Read More »

Categories: Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts, Sensitizing, Plant Extracts

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Zingiber zerumbet

See ginger extract

Categories: Plant Extracts, Sensitizing, Skin-Soothing

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Piper nigrum

See black pepper extract and oil

Categories: Plant Extracts

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arnica extract

Extract from the plant Arnica montana. There is research showing that when arnica is taken orally... Read More »

Categories: Plant Extracts

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verbena extract

Fragrant extract that can be a skin sensitizer... Read More »

Categories: Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts, Plant Extracts, Sensitizing

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limonene

Chemical constituent of many fragrant natural ingredients, notably citrus oils (d-limonene) and... Read More »

Categories: Sensitizing, Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts

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pine oil

It can aggravate skin and should never be used on abraded or chafed skin… Read More »

Categories: Plant Extracts, Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts

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Levisticum officinale root extract

See lovage root extract

Categories: Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts, Plant Extracts, Sensitizing

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Melissa officinalis

See balm mint extract

Categories: Plant Extracts, Sensitizing, Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts

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Foeniculum vulgare extract

See fennel seed extract , fennel oil

Categories: Antioxidants, Sensitizing, Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts

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kawa extract

See kava-kava extract

Categories: Skin-Soothing, Plant Extracts, Sensitizing

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hexyl cinnamal

A fragrance ingredient used in many perfumes and often seen in fragranced skincare products... Read More »

Categories: Sensitizing, Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts

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Narcissus poeticus wax

Fragrant flower extract that can cause sensitizing reactions… Read More »

Categories: Plant Extracts, Sensitizing, Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts

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lemon juice

The juice from the citrus fruit lemon, often touted in the world of skin care as being a natural option for brightening skin. Read More »

Categories: Antioxidants, Sensitizing

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sodium silicate

Highly alkaline and potentially sensitizing mineral used in cosmetics... Read More »

Categories: Sensitizing

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Citrus aurantium

See orange blossom

Categories: Plant Extracts, Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts

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fir needle oil

Volatile, fragrant oil that can cause skin sensitivity. Read More »

Categories: Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts, Plant Extracts, Sensitizing

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Pyrus cydonia

See quince seed

Categories: Plant Extracts, Texture Enhancer

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Mentha arvensis

See cornmint

Categories: Sensitizing, Plant Extracts

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neroli

See orange blossom

Categories: Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts, Plant Extracts, Sensitizing

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tangerine oil

Fragrant, volatile citrus oil that can be a skin sensitizer… Read More »

Categories: Sensitizing, Plant Extracts, Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts

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