It works against bacteria and some species of fungi and yeast. Oribe Supershine Moisturizing Cream: rated 4 out of 5 on MakeupAlley. Methylisothiazolinone (MI) is a preservative that' super efficient against bacteria at surprisingly low concentrations. A thick, high molecular weight silicone that is usually diluted in a lighter silicone fluid. An often used glycol that works as a solvent, humectant, penetration enhancer and also gives a good slip to the products. Bottom line: If you wanna get serious about retinoids, RP is not your ingredient (retinol or tretinoin is!). We love a cold slice of watermelon on a hot summer day and we love watermelon as a skincare ingredient. We are highly skeptical what effect a tiny amount of AP has in a formula. Currently, some countries are considering to ban it entirely (like Denmark) and the permitted use level is very low (under 0.01%). A type of lipid that's the major (about 75%) component of all cell membranes. It's one of those things that help your cosmetics not to go wrong too soon, aka a preservative. It is also used as a water repellent additive and to reduce the tackiness and stickiness of other ingredients. As you might guess from the “pro” part, it’s a precursor to vitamin B5 (whose fancy name is pantothenic acid). Ginger Root Extract softens and strengthens hair from root to tip. A leave-in hair cream that deeply nourishes and protects dry, frizzy and damaged hair. Thanks. The downside of it is that it oxidises on air exposure and might become allergenic. A super commonly used 5 unit long, cyclic structured silicone that is water-thin and does not stay on the skin but evaporates from it (called volatile silicone). It's really full of good-for-the-skin stuff: it contains a bunch of vitamins (A, B, C and E), mineral salts (K, Mg, Ca and Fe), amino acids citrulline and arginine and antioxidant carotenoids and phenolics. What's more, the anti-aging effectiveness is not the only questionable thing about RP. The number at the end refers to the oil-loving part and the bigger the number  the more emulsifying power it has. Good old water, aka H2O. Oribe Supershine Moisturizing Cream contains 54 ingredients. By steps, we mean metabolic steps. See full ingredients list with all the details. Review Oribe Supershine Moisturizing Cream. It's also not a medical advice. It's free of harmful alcohols, sulfates, parabens and synthetic fragrances. A very common silicone that gives both skin and hair a silky smooth feel. You can read all about the pure form here. You can usually find it right in the very first spot of the ingredient list, meaning it’s the biggest thing out of all the stuff that makes up the product. Best to avoid if your skin is sensitive. (Btw, if you do not know what the big deal with vitamin C is then you are missing out. It is made up of 30 to 50 chemicals on average. It is provided to attract your attention to potential threats. The most common skincare ingredient of all. Key Ingredients: Amino Acids: help the hair retain moisture while adding light shine. Silicone, Emulsifier, Hair conditioner, Skin conditioner, Film former, Hair lock, Hair conditioner, Antistatic, Peptide, Amino acid, Hair conditioner, Skin conditioner, Cosmetic active, Film former, Hair lock, Hair conditioner, Solvent, Cosmetic active, Aroma clip, Antimicrobial agent, Facial Serums, Essences, Ampoules, Lotions, Shea Moisture COCONUT & HIBISCUS CURL & STYLE MILK, Kallos Cosmetics Keratin Hair Mask With Keratin And Milk Proteins. A super common fragrance ingredient found naturally in many plants including citrus peel oils, rosemary or lavender. Used at 0.1%, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate has an extremely low rate of skin-irritation when applied directly for 24 hours (around 0.1% of 4,883 participants) and after 48 hours that figure was 0.5%, so it counts as mild and safe unless your skin is super-duper sensitive. A silicone fluid that gives a nonoily, easy to spread emolliency to the formulas. The problem with it though is that it can also sensitize and irritate the skin quite easily when it comes in leave-on formulas. It has one major drawback: Titanium dioxide as a colorant. Research also shows that it might be useful for wound healing as it promotes fibroblast (nice type of cells in our skin that produce skin-firming collagen) proliferation. Amber Extract, a powerful antioxidant, strengthens and conditions hair. An error has occurred. Ci 77891 is the color code of titanium dioxide. One of the “EU 26 fragrances” that has to be labelled separately because of allergen potential. An oil soluble vitamin C derivative that has mixed data about its effectiveness. It's often used in makeup products mixed with silicones to give shine and slip to the product. As we wrote in our lengthy retinol description the problem is that the conversion is not terribly effective. All in all, a cool fruit extract with potent antioxidant magic abilities. A real oldie but a goodie. It works against bacteria and some species of fungi and yeast. Lock down your hairstyle with this silky and strong Supershine Moisturizing Cream made by Oribe. A super common and cheap fragrance ingredient. Soy Protein Biopolymer provides anti-frizz benefits without buildup. It is a white powder with a fabulous sheen and a nice skin feel and it is still very popular in decorative cosmetics. Preservative with relatively high irritation risk that is used mainly in rinse-off products. A common fragrance ingredient that smells like jasmine. A thick, high molecular weight silicone that is usually diluted in another, lighter silicone fluid (like dimethicone or cyclopentasiloxane). The dimethiconol containing silicone blends leave a silky smooth, non-greasy film on the skin. It also boosts SPF values, in some cases by as much as 70%, at least according to the manufacturer. As for skincare, it works as an emollient and skin-identical ingredient. Designed for fine-to-medium and extra-long hair, this luxe cream works to calm frizz, add shine and revitalize thirsty locks. A common little helper ingredient that helps water and oil to mix together, aka emulsifier. We do a Best of INCIDecoder email once a month with the most interesting products and ingredients we bump into. Disclaimer: All the information on the website is not a strict guide. Ingredients Oribe Signature Complex (Watermelon, Lychee and Edelweiss Flower Extracts) Defends hair from oxidative stress, photoaging and the deterioration of natural keratin, all while protecting from the drying, damaging and color-depleting effects of the elements. It's free of harmful alcohols, sulfates, parabens and synthetic fragrances. An ester form of vitamin A (retinol + palmitic acid) that is pretty much the least effective member of the retinoid family. Helps to create soft and supple textures. Oribe's signature complex of watermelon, lychee and edelweiss flower extracts defends your hair from oxidative stress, photo-aging and the deterioration of natural keratin, all while protecting from the drying, damaging and color-depleting effects of the elements. Linalool is a super common fragrance ingredient. It’s the number one cause of contact allergy to cosmetics. This deeply nourishing hair cream works as a leave-in conditioner, satisfying even the thirstiest of hair. It has one major drawback: it is sensitive to light. Fragrance in the US and parfum in the EU is a generic term on the ingredient list that is made up of 30 to 50 chemicals on average (but it can have as much as 200 components!). A form of vitamin E that works as an antioxidant. All in all, limonene has some pros and cons, but - especially if your skin is sensitive - the cons probably outweigh the pros. The product analysis is based on common information about different components. Best to avoid if your skin is sensitive. More often than not, Benzophenone-4 is not used as a sunscreen agent but as a photoprotectant to extend product shelf life, or as a color-protectant for products in clear packages. See 44 member reviews and photos. Its strong point is being effective against yeasts and molds, and as a nice bonus seems to be non-comedogenic as well.It is safe in concentrations of less than 0.1% but is acutely toxic when inhaled, so it's not the proper preservative choice for aerosol formulas like hairsprays. A helper ingredient that helps to neutralize the metal ions in the formula (that usually get into there from water) that would otherwise cause some not so nice changes. The problem with linalool is, that just like limonene it oxidises on air exposure and becomes allergenic. A mild, natural preservative that usually comes to the formula together with its other mild preservative friends, such as Benzoic Acid and/or Dehydroacetic Acid. As for skincare, it works as an emollient and skin-identical ingredient. A great study in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology compared a bunch of vitamin C derivatives and this derivative was the only one where the study said in terms of stability that it's "similar to AA".