SkinCeuticals Gentle Cleanser Review - The Dermatology Review

SkinCeuticals Gentle Cleanser Review

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06.05.19 AD DISCLOSURE

Skinceuticals is one of the most well known and well respected dermatologist let brands out there, and have been the cornerstone of many celebrities and skincare gurus skincare routines. If you’re looking to dip your toes into the brand, but would like to stick to a protect that respects your moisture barrier and works with almost all skin types, you may want to try out the SkinCeuticals Gentle Cleanser. This product was developed to serve as a creamy, mild daily cleanser that utilizes a unique 3% concentration of gentle, soothing ingredients. These ingredients include allantoin, glycerin and orange oil which all work together to soften the skin, plump and smooth. This cleanser is completely non-foaming and is made with gentle surfactants, making this product an excellent option for those with sensitive skin types in particular as well as those who are more prone to dryness and tightness post-cleansing. Additionally, this product would can also serve as a first step as well as a second step cleanser, since it can also remove long-wear makeup as well as daily residue and impurities.

Aqua / Water / Eau

When you see “water\aqua\eau” on a product’s ingredient label, it simply means water. Manufacturers of cosmetics and personal care products are required by law to list all of the ingredients...

C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate

C12-15 alkyl benzoate is a synthetic ingredient that is used as an emollient and texture enhancing agent in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products....

Glycerin

Glycerin is an ingredient that can be found in many beauty products because of its moisture locking properties. It is a form of sugar alcohol that is available naturally in...

Propanediol

Propanediol is a naturally derived ingredient that is used in cosmetics and personal care products as an emollient, humectant, and solvent....

Cetyl Alcohol

Cetyl alcohol is a fatty alcohol that functions as an emollient, emulsifier, thickener, and surfactant in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products....

Methyl Gluceth-20

Methyl gluceth-20 is a synthetic, water soluble ingredient that is produced from glucose and methyl alcohol. Methyl gluceth-20 is specifically used for its moisture retentive qualities, which is why it

Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprate

Peg-100 Stearate

When it comes to evaluating skin care chemicals to find the best ingredients for skin care, PEG 100 Stearate can be one of those cases where it’s difficult to make...

Glyceryl Stearate

Glyceryl stearate is a naturally derived fatty acid that is used as a thickener, lubricating agent, and emollient in various cosmetics and personal care products....

Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate

Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol is glycol ether used as a preservative in cosmetic products and medicines. This is a kind of ether alcohol with aromatic properties that can enhance a skin product’s scent....

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Oil / Orange Peel Oil

Limonene

Limonene is a compound naturally found in citrus fruits that is used as a fragrance in cosmetics and personal care products, and is also added to foods to enhance flavor....

Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer

Acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer is a synthetic ingredient used as a thickening agent, texture enhancer, film-forming agent, and emulsifier in cosmetics and personal care products....

Capryl/Capramidopropyl Betaine

Caprylyl Glycol

Caprylyl glycol is a skin conditioning agent that adds moisturization and wetting properties to many cosmetics and personal care products, as well as functions as a preservative booster....

Polysorbate 20

Polysorbate 20 is a surfactant, emulsifier, and fragrance ingredient that is used in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products....

Allantoin

There are a number of chemical compounds that are good for the skin, and one of the most versatile in allantoin. This compound can be found naturally in most animals...

Sodium Hydroxide

Sodium hydroxide is a highly alkaline ingredient that is used in small amounts in cosmetics and personal care products to establish and hold the pH of a product....

Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate

Pentaerythrityl tetra-di-t-butyl hydroxyhydrocinnamate is the cinnamate tetraester of pentaerythritol. It functions as an antioxidant in cosmetic products and is being used at concentrations up to 0.8%. As an antioxidant, pentaerythrityl

Disodium Edta

Disodium EDTA is an ingredient used in shampoos, moisturizers, cleansers, and other personal care products as a chelating agent to improve product stability....

Polyquaternium-39

Sodium Chloride

Sodium chloride, more commonly known as table salt, functions as a binder, oral care agent, flavoring agent, gentle abrasive, thickener, and preservative in a variety of cosmetics and personal care...

Peg-30 Dipolyhydroxystearate

Trideceth-6

Trideceth-6 is one member of the group of trideceth ingredients, which are polyethylene glycol ethers of tridecyl alcohol. Trideceth ingredients are created through a process known as ethoxylation, a chemical

Glycolic Acid

Are you looking for more information on skin care products that contain glycolic acid or glycolic acid peels?  Whilst glycolic acid may seem like a dinasour in the cosmetic industry,...

Sodium Benzoate

Sodium benzoate is a preservative used in cosmetic and skin care products that also functions as a corrosion inhibitor....

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