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To find out more about the ingredients used in the product and its function simply click on ingredient name. Due to limited space on pack, we also disclose a longer list of fragrance ingredients. For recently launched products or where the formulation has changed, this detailed fragrance information might not be immediately available as it takes time to update each product page.

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All product names which include a date (month and year) are no longer manufactured.

Ingredient Function
Aqua Solvent
Dissolves substances or ingredients
Hydrated Silica Abrasive
Removes dirt to leave surfaces clean or polished through rubbing/ brushing
Glyceryl stearate Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'
Glycerin Humectant
Helps to retain water in a product, in hair or the top layers of skin
Cetearyl Alcohol Emulsion Stabiliser
Prevents a mixture from separating and helping to increase a product's shelf life
Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Cocamidopropyl Betaine Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Cetyl Alcohol Emulsion Stabiliser
Prevents a mixture from separating and helping to increase a product's shelf life
Salicylic Acid Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'
Triethanolamine pH Adjuster
Controls the acidity / alkalinity balance of products
Cetyl Acetate Skin Conditioning Agent
Helps to make your skin feel soft, smooth and supple.
PEG-100 Stearate Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Sodium chloride Viscosity Controlling Agent
Controls the density or thickness of a product
Benzyl alcohol Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
Parfum Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
  • 2-T-Butylcyclohexyl Acetate

    • An apple, herbal scent. It is used in fruity and citrus fragrances for its light apple, pear aroma.

      Scent: Fruity

  • 4-Methyl-3-Decen-5-Ol

    • A strong green floral character with fresh and fruity violet leaf aspects.

      Scent: Green

  • Dipropylene Glycol

    • An odourless ingredient that helps to dissolve solid fragrance ingredients in order to blend them with fragrances more easily.

      Scent:

  • Ethyl Linalool

    • A fresh floral and coriander note with a citrus facet. It is commonly used in citrus compositions or for floral reconstitution such as lily of the valley, lavender or orange flower.

      Scent: Floral

  • Gamma-Undecalactone

    • A milky and sweet peach scent. This ingredient is found in apple, raspberry, peach and apricot.

      Scent: Fruity

  • Hexyl Salicylate

    • A floral character, with a mild, sweet herbaceous facet and a hint of pear.

      Scent: Floral

  • Methyl Alpha-Ionone Isomers

    • A powdery and floral violet scent with orris facets. It gives a violet and powdery effect in a variety of fragrances.

      Scent: Floral

  • Methyldihydrojasmonate

    • A delicate and fresh jasmine scent.

      Scent: Floral

  • Orange oil, sweet, terpenes

    • A fresh, juicy, sweet orange scent that brings a fresh scent.

      Scent: Citrus

  • Oxacyclohexadec-12-en-2-one, (12E)-

    • An elegant and substantive musky note with a typical warm and slightly woody undertone. It is ideal for musk combinations with clean, dry woody notes and underlying transparent floral compositions with fruity facets.

      Scent:

  • Tetrahydro-Methyl-Methylpropyl)-Pyran-4-Ol

    • A creamy white floral scent with a white chocolate note.

      Scent: Floral

  • Triethanolamine

    • A very light and characteristic 'ammonia water' scent.

      Scent:

  • p-Menthan-7-ol

    • A fresh clean and creamy floral scent associated with magnolia and lily of the valley.

      Scent: Floral

Carbomer Viscosity Controlling Agent
Controls the density or thickness of a product
Sodium sulfate Viscosity Controlling Agent
Controls the density or thickness of a product
Ceteareth-20 Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Polysorbate 60 Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'
Disodium EDTA Sequestrant
Helps prevent impurities from water from causing adverse effects on product performance, appearance, or stability.
Benzoic acid Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol Skin Conditioning Agent
Helps to make your skin feel soft, smooth and supple.
Sorbic acid Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
Limonene Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Linalool Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract Skin Conditioning Agent
Helps to make your skin feel soft, smooth and supple.
CI 19140 Colourant
Colours the product, your hair or skin
CI 17200 Colourant
Colours the product, your hair or skin
Lactic acid Skin Conditioning Agent
Helps to make your skin feel soft, smooth and supple.
CI 42090 Colourant
Colours the product, your hair or skin
Sodium benzoate Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
Potassium sorbate Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds

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