17 05, 2019

Trolamine salicylate


TROLAMINE SALICYLATE What is it? Trolamine salicylate (Aspercreme, Aspergel ) is an organic compound which is the salt formed between triethanolamine and salicylic acid. It is used as an ingredient in sunscreens, analgesic creams, and cosmetics. The salicylic acid portion contributes to both

13 07, 2018



UREA What is it? "Urea, also known as carbamide, is an organic compound with chemical formula CO(NH2)2. This amide has two –NH2 groups joined by a carbonyl (C=O) functional group." - Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to the

13 07, 2018

Benzalkonium chloride


BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE What is it? "Benzalkonium chloride, also known as BZK, BKC, BAC, alkyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride and ADBAC, is a type of cationic surfactant. It is an organic salt classified as a quaternary ammonium compound." - Wikipedia What are the effects? This

25 04, 2018

Fatty acids


FATTY ACIDS What is it? "In chemistry, particularly in biochemistry, a fatty acid is a carboxylic acid with a long aliphatic chain, which is either saturated or unsaturated. Most naturally occurring fatty acids have an unbranched chain of an even number of carbon

11 04, 2018

Phenolic benzotriazoles


PHENOLIC BENZOTRIAZOLES What is it? Phenolic benzotriazoles is a class of compounds, with the chemical formula C12H9N3O, that mainly functions as ultraviolet (UV) stabilizers and UV light absorbers. The compounds of this class are structurally very similar and some of the most common

11 04, 2018

Vitamin A


Retinol / Vitamin A What is Retinol / Vitamin A? “Vitamin A is a group of unsaturated nutritional organic compounds that includes retinol, retinal, retinoic acid, and several provitamin A carotenoids (most notably beta-carotene).” – Wikipedia Vitamin A / Retinol dangers This substance belongs to

11 04, 2018

Azo dyes


AZO DYES What are azo dyes? "Azo dyes are organic compounds bearing the functional group R−N=N−R′, in which R and R′ are usually aryl. They are a commercially important family of azo compounds, i.e. compounds containing the linkage C-N=N-C.[1] Azo dyes are widely used to treat

27 03, 2018



SILK & SILK POWDER What is it? "Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. The protein fiber of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and is produced by certain insect larvae to form cocoons. The

26 03, 2018

Bee derived


BEE DERIVED What is it? Some of the most common bee derived ingredients are bee pollen, beeswax, honey, propolis, and royal jelly. Find links to pages about them and other bee products on this Wikipedia page. What are the effects?

7 12, 2017

Aminomethyl propanol


AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL What is it? “Aminomethyl propanol is a clear, colorless liquid that neutralizes acids to form salts and water. It is an alkanolamine.” – Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to the groups: