Complete Men’s Skin Care & Shaving Ingredient List Part 1

Acrylates/C10-30, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer – A film forming agent that produces excellent water binding properties. Used as a moisturizing agent.

Avobenzone (2%) – Used in sunscreen and sun block products. Doubles or triples their UVA protection. Avobenzone and Zinc Oxide are the only 2 sunscreens approved for broad spectrum protection.

Agave Tequilana Leaf Extact (Blue Agave) – A moisturizing agent derived from the Blue Agave plant. Ancient cultures have known about it’s great moisturizing properties for centuries.

Akyl Acrylate – A film forming agent that grabs moisture from the air and disperses it into the skin.

Alcohol (Denatured) – Also known as SD (Specially Denatured) Alcohol. Used in many skin toners to help break the surface tension of oils and make them easier to be removed from the skin.

Aleurities Moluccana (Kukui) Seed Oil – A moisturizing and skin soothing oil derived from the Candle Nut Tree. Mainly Exported from Hawaii but also found in other tropical regions.

Algae Extract – Am extract derived from Algae. Algae has been used for it’s skin healing properties for years. Scientists have recently that found that Algae contains many antioxidants that are easily absorbed into the skin to be in algae.

Alkyl Benzoate – is an emollient Ester that provides the skin with light conditioning and leaves the skin feeling silky soft. Alkyl Benzoate is great for men with sensitive skin.

Allantoin – is a by product of Uric Acid that is known to be a great anti skin irritant. Allantoin is a great ingredient for men who’s skin is sensitive or easily irritated.

Almond Oil (Sweet) – is an oil extracted from Almond Seed. It is considered a non-Volatile oil. It is used as a moisturizer and has great skin softening properties.

Aloe Vera – Known for years to have powerful Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Bacterial properties. Aloe Vera also contains a large amount of antioxidants and also a water binding agent that helps pull ambient moisture from the air onto your skin. A must have ingredient to help treat sunburns.

Alumina (Aluminum Oxide) – is used in skin care products as a thickening agent and also as an absorbent to help other ingredients be absorbed into the skin.

Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract (Chamomile) – a potent anti-Inflammatory for the skin. Also has strong anti microbial properties. Is considered an essential oil and is derived from the Chamomilla recutita Plant.

Apricot Kernel Oil – is a plant oil pressed from the seeds of the apricot fruit. It is a non fragrant plant oil and is used as a moisturizer in many Men’s skin care products.

Artemisia Vulgaris Extract (mugwort extract) – An Anti Inflammatory for the skin.

Ascorbic Acid – A form of Vitamin C that is known for its Antioxidant properties.

Ascorbyl Palmitate – is the Stable and non acidic form of vitamin C that is known for it’s Antioxidant properties.

Avena Sativa Kernel Extract (Oat) – Is an extract derived from the Oat Plant. Avena Sativa Extract has strong Anti Irritant and Anti Inflammatory properties.

Avobenzone 3% – is a synthetic ingredient that is used as a sunscreen and sunblock. It is also known by the Derma Prime Plus names Parsol 1789 and butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane.

Avocado Oil – Is an emollient and also a non fragrant oil. It is used in skin care products for its moisturizing properties and its antioxidant qualities.

Azeloglicina – A Chemical compound that is known to moisturize the skin. It is also used as a an anit ance treatment in a variety on men’s skin care products.

Azulene – an extract from Chamomile used mostly as a natural coloring agent in cosmetics. It is known to have antioxidant properties.

Basil – an herb you usually see in Italian recipes. But it’s oil extract has been used for years in many cultures as a skin treatment. Basil enhance the tone of your skin as well as removing dullness from your hair and skin.

Bay Leaf Oil – A very potent Antioxidant rich oil derived from the Bay leaf.

Beeswax – A natural wax made by bees in the construction of there honeycombs. Beeswax is mainly used as a thickening agent. Due to this property it is used in many mens hair products such as gels and pomades.

Behentrimonium Chloride – is a skin conditioning agent and is often used for its emulsifying properties.

Behenyl Alcohol – is used in cosmetics and skin products as a thickening agent. It is not related to the forms of alcohol that can be irritating to the skin.

Bentonite – is a cometic grade clay that is used as an absorbent in skin care products. It is usually used in products designed for men with oily skin as it can help absorb excess oil on the male face.

Benzocaine – is a anesthetic that is used on the outside of the skin. Benzoncaine is used topically to help relieve the feeling of irritation or burning that some men experience while shaving.

Benzophenone-4 – a sun blocking compound found in many sunscreen products. It is mainly used in broad spectrum protection products as it mainly protect the skin from UVB rays. It does block some UVA rays but not as much as other compounds.

Bergamot Oil – is a citrus based oil that has a pleasant fragrance and can be used in skin products to soothe the skin.

Beta-Carotene – is a compound that helps form Retinol which is a fancy name for vitamin A. It has strong antioxidant properties and can help reduce the visual signs on sun damage and aging.

BETA-GLUCAN – is a sugar / starch based compound that is usually derived from yeast. It has mil antioxidant properties, but is mainly used for its anti-inflammatory properties.

Bilberry Extract – an antioxidant rich compound.

Biosaccharide Gum-1 – is made from fermenting plants. It is a skin soothing and moisturizing agent. It works by pulling moisture from the air into the skin. It is also a mild anti irritant.

Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2 – is a higher form of lanolin. It has high moisturizing properties. Due to it’s semi solid state it is usually used in lip balms and other lip products.

Bisabolol – is used on the skin as an anti-irritant. It is usually extracted from chamomile or created synthetically.

Bitter Orange Oil – a fragrant oil derived from the citrus family, mainly oranges. It is used as a natural fragrance for skin

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