Cosmetic Ingredients Glossary

Cosmetic Ingredients Glossary

This ingredient glossary is designed to help you learn more about common ingredients used in the cosmetic industry.

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  • Matrixyl

    Matrixyl 3000 is an anti wrinkle innovation developed by cosmetic chemical manufacturer Sederma. It...

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  • Mineral Oil

    Consumers interested in using mineral oil for skin care will inevitably come across negative informa...

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  • Methylparaben

    If you've purchased a product that has methylparaben in the ingredient list, you may have some conce...

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  • Mica

    Mica refers to a group of silicate minerals that can be ground down into a fine powder for use in co...

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  • Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate

    Magnesium ascorbyl phosphate is a form of vitamin C that is used in skin care products for its abili...

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  • Myristyl Myristate

    Myristyl myristate is used in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products as an emollient, tex...

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