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Avalon Organics Intense Defense Cleansing Gel

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6/27 Good Ingredients
6/27 Unfavorable Ingredients
18/27 Natural Ingredients

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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
  • decyl glucoside
    Decyl Glucoside. Cleansing agent
  • coco glucoside
    Coco-glucoside. Coconut derived surfactant, cleansing agent
  • citrus aurantium bergamia (bergamot) fruit oil
    Bergamot Orange. Fragrance, cleansing ingredient
  • citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel oil
    Orange. Fragrance, cleansing ingredient
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
Healing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
  • sorbitol
    Sorbitol. Repairs and moisturizes skin
  • arnica montana flower extract(1)
    Arnica. Helps heal broken skin
  • chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract(1)
    Chamomile. Anti-inflammatory properties. Rare cases of chamomile allergy exist.
  • bisabolol
    Bisabolol. Oil usually derived from chamomile. Soothing properties.
Protective Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
  • olea europaea (olive) leaf extract(1)
    Olive Leaf Extract. Anti-microbial properties
Moisturizing Ingredients
  • chenopodium quinoa seed(1)
    Quinoa. Used as skin conditioning agent and emollient.
  • glyceryl oleate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Neutral Ingredients
  • aqua (water)
    Aqua. Water
  • xanthan gum
    Xanthan Gum. Thickening agent
  • alcohol(1)
    Alcohol. If in large quantities, alcohol can be irritating and/or damaging to skin.
  • limonene. (1)certified organic
    Limonene. Fragrance
Unfavorable Ingredients

Original List of Ingredients:
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice(1), Aqua (Water), Decyl Glucoside, Sorbitol, Coco-Glucoside, Xanthan Gum, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Arnica Montana Flower Extract(1), Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract (White Tea)(1), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract(1), Chenopodium Quinoa Seed(1), Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Extract (Lemon Bioflavonoids), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract(1), Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract(1), Ascorbyl Glucoside, Tocopheryl Acetate, Bisabolol, Citric Acid, Glycerin, Glyceryl Oleate, Alcohol(1), Benzyl Alcohol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Limonene. (1)Certified Organic Ingredient.
Merchant's description of this product:
Avalon Organics Intense Defense Cleansing Gel, 8.5 Fluid Ounce. Intense Defense with Vitamin C, for environmental stress and damage. This Cleansing Gel refreshes skin with pure botanical cleansers that lather away toxins and impurities. Oxidative stress can cause free radical damage to skin resulting in collagen and elastin deterioration, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, freckles and sunspots. What causes this stress? Studies show that environmental factors, such as pollution, extreme temperatures, wind burn and even minimal exposure to UV light, can trigger damage to skin cells. The Intense Defense skincare line features a powerful medley of Vitamin C, Lemon Bioflavonoids and White Tea, all potent antioxidants proven to neutralize free radicals before they can cause damage, while naturally boosting collagen and elastin production. Over time, through skin's natural renewal cycle, damaged skin cells will be eliminated while antioxidants help prevent further damage to new cells. Skin can regain its youthful glow and continue... read more