Have you ever looked at the back of your facial moisturizer or body cream and, despite whatever it claims about "natural" ingredients on the front of the package, seen complicated additives like this? Isopropyl Myristate,Hydrolyzed Elastin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Sodium Benzoate, Triethanolamine, Diazolidinyl Urea,(Red 40) CI74.340.
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