Most Common Ingredients

Water

Functions: Bulking Agent, Viscosity Controlling Agent
Water (H2O) is an excellent solvent for a wide variety of chemical substances. It is a clear, colorless, odorless, tasteless liquid that freezes …

Glycerin; Glycerol

Functions: Bulking Agent, Emulsifier, Flavor / Flavoring / Flavor Enhancer, Gelling Agent / Thickener, Humectant, Sweetener
In food and beverages, glycerol (E422) serves as a humectant, solvent, and s…

Fragrance; Fragrance(S)/Perfume(S)

Functions: Fragrance / Fragrance Component
“Fragrance” or alike is not an individual ingredient, but it refers to a range of natural and synthetic compounds. As there are no clear guidelines or discl…

Phenoxyethanol

Functions: Antimicrobial Preservative, Antioxidant, Antiseptic, Drug / Medicine, Preservative
Phenoxyethanol is a colorless liquid with a pleasant odor. It is a glycol ether used as a perfume fixative…

Butylene Glycol; 1,3-Butylene Glycol

Functions: Flavor / Flavoring / Flavor Enhancer, Fragrance / Fragrance Component, Humectant, Viscosity Controlling Agent
1,3-Butanediol (also known as 1,3-butylene glycol, butane-1,3-diol, or 1,3-dihy…

Methylparaben

Functions: Antimicrobial Preservative, Preservative
Methylparaben is an anti-fungal agent often used in a variety of cosmetics and personal-care products. It is also used as a food preservative and ha…

Dimethicone

Functions: Anti-caking Agent, Anti-foaming Agent / Defoamer, Drug / Medicine, Emollient, Lubricant, Surfactant
Dimethicone (also called polymethylsiloxane) is a silicon-based polymer used as a lubrica…

Propylene Glycol

Functions: Drug / Medicine, Glazing Agent, Humectant, Preservative
Propane 1,2-diol also known as propylene glycol, is an organic compound that is commercially produced by the hydration of propylene o…

Sodium Hyaluronate

Functions: Drug / Medicine, Gelling Agent / Thickener, Humectant
Sodium Hyaluronate is the salt form of Hyaluronic Acid, a water-binding ingredient that has the ability to fill the spaces between the …

Disodium EDTA

Functions: Antioxidant, Binder / Stabilizer, Preservative
Disodium EDTA (E386) primarily works as a preservative, chelator and stabilizer, but has also been shown to enhance the foaming and cleaning c…