Ingredient Dictionary


Japan wax

Vegetable wax obtained from sumac berries, and used as a thickening agent and emollient in... Read More »

Categories: Texture Enhancer, Thickeners/Emulsifiers, Emollients


jasmine oil

Fragrant oil, often used as a source of perfume, that can be a skin sensitizer... Read More »

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


Jasminium grandiflorum

See jasmine oil

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


jojoba butter

The fattiest portion of jojoba oil, used as an intensive emollient. Read More »

Categories: Antioxidants, Emollients, Plant Extracts


jojoba esters

A complex mixture of esters from jojoba oil and hydrogenated jojoba oil. The result is an... Read More »

Categories: Plant Extracts, Emollients


jojoba oil

Emollient, non-fragrant oil (technically, a polyunsaturated wax) extracted from the seeds of a perennial shrub. Read More »

Categories: Emollients, Plant Extracts, Skin-Replenishing


jojoba wax

Semi-solid portion of jojoba oil. Read More »

Categories: Emollients, Plant Extracts, Skin-Replenishing


jonquil extract

Fragrant plant extract that poses a strong risk of skin sensitization. Read More »

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


Ju hua

See chrysanthemum extract

Categories: Plant Extracts, Skin-Soothing


jujube fruit extract

Asian plant extract that has soothing properties and may also provide other benefits... Read More »

Categories: Antioxidants, Skin-Soothing, Plant Extracts


juniper berry

Can have sothing properties for skin… Read More »

Categories: Sensitizing, Skin-Soothing, Plant Extracts


Juniperus communis

See juniper berry

Categories: Plant Extracts, Skin-Soothing, Sensitizing

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