It’s an ingredient whose safety hasn’t been questioned so far by anyone (at least not that we know about). Probably that’s why citric acid is usually not used as an exfoliant but more as a helper ingredient in small amounts to adjust the pH of a formulation. A common fragrance ingredient that smells like jasmine. It's a white pigment with great color consistency and dispersibility. Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate is an antioxidant molecule used in small amounts (less than 0.8%) to help products stay nice longer. As for skincare, it makes the skin silky smooth, creates a subtle gloss and forms a protective barrier (aka occlusive). It also has excellent water solubility and thus good rinsability. It’s definitely a smart thing to avoid with sensitive skin (and fragrance of any type - natural is just as allergic as synthetic, if not worse!). Packed with moisturizing Silk Amino Acids, conditioning Pearl Proteins and strengthening Amber Extract, this weightless formula promises brilliantly luminous locks with every wash. - Contains vegetable-derived Humectants and Sweet Almond Protein - Paraben and sodium chloride-free, UV protection - Keratin treatment and color-safe Just like orange fruit, lemon fruit also contains citric acid so it is commonly used as a natural, mild exfoliating agent. It is also more transparent and has improved light reflection. All in all, argan oil is a real goodie but we do not fully understand the special miracle status it enjoys. (it's also alcohol, but with some additives to make sure no one drinks it). The special property of this particular ingredient is that it's more effective against more problematic ions, like Cu (copper) and Fe (iron) compared to less problematic ones like Ca (calcium)  and Mg (magnesium). So citric acid is an exfoliant, that can - just like other AHAs - gently lift off the dead skin cells of your skin and make it more smooth and fresh. Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars (44) 44. Conditioner for Brilliance & Shine - Liter, Provides optional level of shine without weighing hair down. Crafted without parabens or sodium chloride, this moisturizing shampoo provides UV protection for hair while adding a noticeable sheen. Why It's Special. So we will skip right to the part where we talk about what the hell it does in so-so many cosmetic products. Also used for scar treatment. It’s pretty much the current IT-preservative. It’s kind of everywhere - both in plants and in cosmetic products. It's used as an emulsion stabilizer, solvent and a broad spectrum antimicrobial. Far from the tin cans you find in the supermarket, Tin Oxide is mostly used when dealing with so-called effect pigments, tricky composite pigments that can do color travel (change color depending on the viewing angle) or give multiple color effect. It’s a great pick for creating a nice feeling product. As for skincare, argan oil is loaded with lots of skin goodies (but so are many other plant oils): it contains 80% nourishing and moisturizing unsaturated fatty acids, mainly oleic (38-50%), linoleic (28-38%) and palmitic (10-18%). 8.5 oz. 110 reviews. Having amino-groups means that Amodimethicone also has Nitrogen in its molecule that likes to have a positive charge. A super common and cheap fragrance ingredient. 8.5 oz. The other reason is that it’s mild and works very well combined with other cleansing agents and surfactants. For that to happen, there has to be water in the product and the right pH value (pH 3-4). Synthetic Fluorphlogopite is the synthetic version of the super commonly used mineral, Mica. It's an alternative, natural preservative that comes from radishes fermented with Leuconostoc kimchii, a lactic acid bacteria that has been used to make traditional Korean dish, kimchi. A mild amphoteric (contains both a negative and a positive ion in its water-loving head part) surfactant that gives a nice foam and also has the unique ability to reduce irritation from other co-surfactants. This moisturizing shampoo highlights the chicest sheen for the ultimate illumination. The art of cleansing is usually to balance between properly cleansing but not over-cleansing and cocamidopropyl betaine is helpful in pulling off this balance right. Has also some disinfecting properties. It’s part of 200 natural oils including lavender, ylang-ylang, bergamot, jasmine, geranium and it can be found in 90-95% of prestige perfumes on the market. Exactly what it sounds: nice smelling stuff put into cosmetic products so that the end product also smells nice. But even if everything is right, it’s not enough on its own. A modified dimethicone-type silicone molecule that also contains amino-groups. It is derived from the fatty alcohol lauryl alcohol by ethoxylating it and thus making the molecule a lot more water-soluble. Oh, and one more nice thing: even though it’s synthetic it’s highly biodegradable. Start your review of Shampoo For Brilliance and Shine! As you might guess from the “pro” part, it’s a precursor to vitamin B5 (whose fancy name is pantothenic acid). It is also soothing and rich in antioxidants. Free shipping. It can be used in many types of formulations as it has great thermal stability (can be heated up to 85°C) and works on a wide range of pH levels (ph 3-10). Its main job in skincare products is to moisturise the skin. Key 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 Shampoo for Brilliance & Shine-+ Add to bag. Depending on your hair type, it can be a bit difficult to wash out and might cause some build-up (btw, this is not true to all silicones, only the non-volatile types). The generic term for nice smelling stuff put into cosmetic products so that the end product also smells nice. It is known for its good foam-boosing abilities while improving the mildness of the formula. It’s safe and gentle, and can be used up to 1% worldwide. This part is the hard one as the seeds have extremely hard shells. How would you rate this product? In large amount can be very drying. Lather up for lasting luster and elegant polish. Another thing Caffeine is used for in body care products is its anti-cellulite effects. A very mild cleansing agent with a dense and luxurious foam and an elegant after feel. Once the kernels are obtained, the oil is pressed out from them (the kernels contain about 50% oil). The advantage of being synthetic is that it has a more consistent quality, fewer impurities and an even lower heavy metal content than Mica (not that Mica's heavy metal content is high). There is some controversy around BHT. The in-vivo (made on real people) study also confirmed this and the watermelon formula showed 25% increase in skin protection compared to placebo. For those who want to shine the brightest. About Shampoo for Brilliance & Shine. Number one reason for its popularity has to do with bubbles. Product Details Illuminating shampoo that lathers in a lasting luster and elegant polish. Oribe Signature Complex (Watermelon, Lychee and Edelweiss Flower) 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 often found alongside Mica (as a base material) and Titanium Dioxide (as a coating) to give a glossy, pearlescent effect. Also, if your skin is sensitive, fragrance is again not your best friend. It’s the number one cause of contact allergy to cosmetics. ORIBE Shampoo for Brilliance & Shine, Main, color, 000. As for hair care, it is a non-volatile silicone meaning that it stays on the hair rather than evaporates from it and smoothes the hair like no other thing. Simply alcohol refers to ethanol and it's a pretty controversial ingredient. Watermelon extract that's full of good-for-the-skin stuff, including vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. But according to a comparative study done in 1995, citric acid has less skin improving magic properties than glycolic or lactic acid. See 14 member reviews and photos. A multi-functional, silky feeling helper ingredient that can do quite many things. If you wanna know more, we wrote a more detailed explanation about what's the deal with alcohol in skincare products at alcohol denat. Volume - 8.5 oz. This item is no longer available. If life gives the cosmetic industry lemon, it makes lemon fruit extract. More info on CAPB on Collins Beaty Pages. Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein hydrates, strengthens and helps protect hair from damage and split ends. Ingredients: Oribe Signature Complex (Watermelon, Lychee and Edelweiss Flower) 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., Sunflower Seed Extract softens and delivers incredible shine., Jojoba and Rice Proteins provide powerful conditioning while adding luster and …