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Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid

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Paula’s Choice Skin Softening Cream Recovery Cleanser

Paula’s Choice Skin Softening Cream Recovery Cleanser: ($15.95/$23.95 for 8 oz/16 oz) Positives: This is a gentle water-soluble cleanser that lathers slightly. It has a decently thick and creamy texture that removes makeup sufficiently. This aspect can be attributed to the soybean oil and hydrogenated polydecene content. However, this is truly for drier skin types because it only contains a … Continue reading

Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Moisturizer SPF 15

Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Moisturizer SPF 15: ($20.95 for 2 oz) Positives: This is an inorganic sunscreen that also contains moderate amounts of vitamins C and E, as well as CoQ10 or ubiquinone, which have all been shown to work synergistically with the active ingredients in chemical sunscreens to provide additional sun protection. In physical sunscreens, they still does provide additional sun protection, just in … Continue reading

Paula’s Choice Moisture Boost Hydrating Treatment Cream

Paula’s Choice Moisture Boost Hydrating Treatment Cream: ($19.95 for 2 oz) Positives: This product has a ton of jojoba seed oil, whose similarities to sebum composition should relieve truly dry skin types. There are also moderate to high amounts of the epidermal barrier components: ceramide 3, cholesterol as well sodium hyaluronate, glycerin, and squalane, which are water-binding agents. Finally, it … Continue reading

Kate Somerville True Lash Lash Enhancing Eye Makeup Remover

Kate Somerville True Lash Lash Enhancing Eye Makeup Remover: ($35 for 1.7 oz)  Positives: At first glance, the ingredient list looks more like one for a well-formulated toner rather than one for an eye makeup remover. However, on closer inspection, there are some mild detergents squeezed into there like isohexadecane and polysorbate 20. Other than those two ingredients, … Continue reading

Clinique Moisture Surge Face Spray Thirsty Skin Relief

Clinique Moisture Surge Face Spray Thirsty Skin Relief: ($20 for 4.2 oz) Positives: This contains high amounts of the humectant and water-binding agent glycerin. There are also moderate to high amounts of the anti-inflammatories, Asiatic pennywort and aloe vera. There are moderate amounts of two forms of yeast. Whether or not their inclusion is beneficial in skin care, is unknown. Yeasts … Continue reading

Neutrogena Ageless Intensives Deep Wrinkle Moisture, Night

Neutrogena Ageless Intensives Deep Wrinkle Moisture, Night: ($17.59 for 1.4 oz) Positives: This contains moderate amounts of the humectants glycerin, squalane, and panthenol as well as one of my favorite emollients, shea butter, which not only has a divine texture and smell, but also provides moisture loss as an occlusive agent and flavonoids as a source … Continue reading

Chanel Hydramax+Active Active Moisture Gel Cream

Chanel Hydramax+Active Active Moisture Gel Cream: ($72 for 1.7 oz) Positives: I really tried my best, but all I could find were infinitesimal amounts of vitamin E and two forms of vitamin C. However, they are all listed after the preservatives, which means that they will do absolutely nothing for the skin. There are also low … Continue reading

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