Thayers Ingredients Glossary

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Acacia Senegal Gum – Used primarily as a thickening agent, Acacia Senegal Gum is extracted from the Acacia Senegal deciduous tree.
Used in: Antioxidant Premium Mist

Alcohol – Alcohol acts as an astringent within our formula, in addition to the natural astringent properties of witch hazel itself.  By nature, alcohol is also a preservative, bringing about additional antimicrobial and antibacterial properties into the formula.  In our Deodorants, alcohol helps the deodorant to dry quickly after application, and also helps to keep the underarm area dry throughout the day. 
Used in: All Spray Deodorants

Aromatic Cucumber Extract – A natural aromatic cucumber fragrance designed for Thayers, in lieu of using an artificial fragrance. Natural Aromatics are physically extracted from a single genus and species plant. Natural aromatic cucumber extract will contain only volatiles physically extracted from cucumber. See Natural Fragrance.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Aromatic Watermelon Extract – Our Aromatic Watermelon Extract is made using the following ingredients.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Ascorbic Acid – A potent form of Vitamin C that is a popular ingredient in skincare products for it’s multipurpose benefits. Found naturally in fruits and vegetables, this powerful antioxidant is known to boost radiance to the skin, protect against free radical damage and fight oxidative stress. Ascorbic Acid also benefits mature skin as it boosts collagen production and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. throughout the day.
Used in: Awakening Premium Mist

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Beeswax* – Beeswax is purified wax, mainly produced by female bees in the construction of their honeycomb. As a natural moisturizer with healing and soothing properties, beeswax does wonders for the lips.  In addition, beeswax creates a protective layer over the lips, not only locking in moisture but protecting them from the harsh environment – an outdoorsman’s best friend!
Used in: All Slip Balms

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Caffeine – A popular stimulant found in many beverages, caffeine also has beneficial effects when used topically. As a vasoconstrictor, caffeine is effective in reducing the look of puffy eyes and overall inflammation. It also stimulates circulation, visibly improving overall skin complexion. Its soothing and antioxidant properties also work to protect skin from free radical damage.
Used in: Awakening Premium Mist

Calcium Gluconate – Calcium gluconate promotes healthy bone structure within the body and mouth.  While we can all benefit from the fortification of our bones, some individuals suffering from illnesses in which dry mouth is a side effect can greatly benefit from the fortifying of their bones.
Used in: Peppermint Dry Mouth Spray, Citrus Dry Mouth Spray

Calcium stearate – Similar to calcium gluconate in our dry mouth sprays, calcium stearate also promotes healthy bone structure.  While we can all benefit from the fortification of our bones, some individuals suffering from illnesses in which dry mouth is a side effect can greatly benefit from the fortifying of their bones.
Used in: Citrus Dry Mouth Lozenge

Calendula Extract – Extract of the calendula flowers. Acts as a skin conditioner and fragrance ingredient.
Used in: Medicated Skin Irritation Relief, Medicated Skin Irritation Relief Pads

Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract – This botanical extract is derived from the leaves of the Camellia Sinensis plant. This plant is responsible for producing many strains of tea, including Green Tea. Known for its medicinal effects, there are also proven benefits from applying Green Tea extract topically. It’s abundant in antioxidant rich polyphenols which neutralize free radicals and protect against harmful UV damage. Another antioxidant ECGC has regenerative properties when applied on the skin. Vitamin B2 present can also slow the aging process and help maintain healthy collagen levels within skin.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist, Antioxidant Premium Mist

Camphor 0.1% –  A waxy, scented substance derived from the wood of a camphor tree, an evergreen tree native to Asia.  Acts as a denaturant and external analgesic.
Used in: Medicated Skin Irritation Relief, Medicated Skin Irritation Relief Pads

Caprylyl Glycol –  Caprylyl Glycol is known for its antimicrobial and moisturizing properties and is often used in addition to other preservative agents to increase their efficacy. 
Used in: All Spray Deodorants, All Facial Toners, All Facial Mists, All Astringents, All Premium Mists

Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract –  Gotu Kola acts as a natural healer due to its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.  In addition, this herb may also increase the blood supply where applied, helping raise the antioxidant level, aiding in promoting the growth of new skin to gently close any breaks in the dermis.
Used in: Blemish Stick

Cetearyl Glucoside:  An emulsifier that is known for its hydrating properties and is formed by the condensation of cetearyl alcohol with glucose.
Used in: Aftershave Balm

Cetyl Alcohol –  A hydrating fatty alcohol that acts as an emollient and thickening agent. It is used in our Shave Cream to give the final product a smooth texture that glides easily over skin. 
Used in: Shave Cream

Certified Organic Witch Hazel Ext Blend – Our proprietary witch hazel extract blend is created with the following ingredients:
(Hamamelis Virginiana Extract (Witch Hazel*) – Our witch hazel is extracted from the leaves, bark, twigs, and stems of the witch hazel shrub through cold water extraction.  Unlike most other witch hazel products, the witch hazel extract in our formula is not distilled, leaving 195% more beneficial tannins compared to our competitors on the shelves.
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Filet of Aloe Vera*)) – Filet of aloe vera is a colorless gel extracted from within the leaves of the aloe vera plant.  Filet of aloe vera is very hydrating, healing, and increases absorption of nutrients in the skin, making it a very effective product to use prior to serums like Vitamin C.
Used in: All Astringents, All Facial MistsAll Facial TonersAll Body Bars, All PadsAll Trial SizeBlemish Stick, All TowelettesAll Spray Deodorants, All Gentlemen’s Collection, All Premium Mists

Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract –  Extract of the chamomile (Chamomilla Recutita) flowers.  In addition to being a fantastic anti-inflammatory ingredient, chamomile extract also has anti-fungal, antibacterial, and antiseptic properties, helping to keep skin clean and acne-free.
Used in: Lemon Astringent

Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract – Derived from the Chamomile flower, this extract contains rich anti-inflammatories of Bisabolol and Azulene. Bisabolol is soothing and great for sensitive skin, helping to heal inflamed skin, and reduce redness and irritation. Azulene also has healing properties, working in a similar way to Bisabolol to soothe inflammation and irritation. Thanks to these strong anti inflammatory agents, Chamomile extract is suitable for even those with sensitive skin or acne-prone skin.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Chlorophyllin Copper Complex – A coloring agent derived from chlorophyll. This ingredient is what gives our Calming Premium Mist it’s natural dye.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Citric Acid – Citric acid is included within our formula in a small amount to adjust the pH of our products to prevent them from being too alkaline. The pH level of our witch hazel products is 5-5.5, which is the optimal pH level of human skin.  This pH level is fairly acidic (thanks to citric acid), helping to halt the growth of acne-causing bacteria and fungi.
Used in: All Astringents, All Facial MistsAll Facial Toners, All Trial SizeAll Body Bars, All Towelettes, All Premium Mists

Citric Acid – Citric acid is included within our dry mouth products for a different reason than in our witch hazel products. In this case, citric acid is used due to its tartness, promoting saliva production in the mouth.
Used in: Citrus Dry Mouth Lozenge, Peppermint Dry Mouth Spray, Citrus Dry Mouth Spray

Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Fruit Extract – Extract from the Citrullus Lanatus plant, or as we commonly know as Watermelon. Not only is this a delicious fruit to consume, but it boasts a multitude of skin healthy benefits. High in antioxidants and Vitamin C and B, watermelon extract is able to neutralize free radicals that come into contact with skin due to the lycopene present within Watermelon. These antioxidants slow down the process of aging at the cellular level as well as protecting skin from oxidative stress. Watermelon extract is also beneficial for its emollient and hydrating properties.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract – Orange peel extract is derived from the peel of an orange. This extract acts as a natural astringent, bolstering the natural astringent effects already present from our witch hazel.  Being derived from a fruit rich in Vitamin C, orange peel extract also contains antioxidant.
Used in: Lemon Astringent, Calming Premium Mist

Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract – Grapefruit Seed Extract contains polyphenols that protect from free radicals and is also a rich source of Vitamin C. It’s used as a mild preservative in skin care products.
Used in: Antioxidant Premium Mist

Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil – A natural source of lemon fragrance.
Used in: Blemish Stick, Lemon Towelettes, Calming Premium Mist

Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract –  The natural essential oil from the peel of Grapefruit known for its antibacterial and antifungal properties. 
Used in: All Spray Deodorants

Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Extract – Extract from the peel of a Grapefruit. The peel contains essential oils filled with limonene which has anti inflammatory benefits. Rich in flavanoids and other antioxidants that fight oxidative stress.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil –  The natural extract of the fruit of the Grapefruit known for its antibacterial and antifungal properties. 
Used in: All Spray Deodorants

Clove Oil – Oil that is steam-distilled from the dried flower buds of clove. Acts as a denaturant and fragrance ingredient.
Used in: Medicated Skin Irritation Relief, Medicated Skin Irritation Relief Pads

Coco-Glucoside: A natural surfactant and gentle cleansing agent derived from coconut oil and fruit sugar. It helps create an exceptional foam in our Shave Cream.
Used in: Shave Cream

Coconut Oil: Also known as copra oil, it is the oil extracted from the meat of the Cocos Nucifera. Abundant in fatty acids and antioxidant properties, its high saturated fat content is used for its emollient properties on skin. 
Used in: Aftershave Balm

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract – Extract from the Coconut fruit. It is a humectant that helps draw moisture to the skin and it is rich in amino acids and nutrients that provide antibacterial and anti inflammatory effects, making it useful for people who suffer from blemishes and scarring.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Cucumis Melo (Melon) Fruit Extract – Extract from the Cucumis Melo L. or more commonly referred to as Honeydew Melon. Abundant in Vitamins A and C, it also contains flavonoids that absorb UV light, delay skin aging and protect skin from other environmental stressors.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract – Cucumber fruit extract is an aqueous solution derived from the distillate of fruit of the cucumber.  Cucumber contains the same hydrating properties as aloe vera, and the same moisture-barrier-producing properties of glycerin, making this choice great for those with dehydrated skin.  In addition, as a natural astringent – think cucumber slices over dark eye circles – cucumber extract works in tandem with witch hazel to tighten pores and reduce redness.
Used in: Cucumber Facial Toner, Cucumber Facial Mist, Trial Size Cucumber Facial Toner, Cucumber Towelettes, Calming Premium Mist

Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Seed Extract – Extract derived from Cucumber and widely used in the cosmetics industry for its antioxidant, anti inflammatory, and emollient properties. Cucumber extract is commonly used as it is gentle on sensitive skin and adds fragrance to cosmetics without causing irritation. You can find caffeic acid and Vitamin C within Cucumis Sativus Extract which help to reduce puffiness and inflammation of the skin.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum: Native to India, Guar Gum is derived from the seeds of the Guar bean and acts as a thickening agent in liquid solutions.
Used in: Shave Cream, Aftershave Balm

Cymbopogon Citratus Extract: From the extract of the plant Lemongrass, this extract is known for its antiseptic and antibacterial properties. It also acts as a natural deodorizer in our Spray Deodorants. 
Used in: All Spray Deodorants

Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Extract: Lemongrass extract is derived from the lemongrass, and has many uses within our formula.  First and foremost, it acts as a natural astringent, and when paired with the natural astringent properties of witch hazel, helps to control oil production. In addition, lemongrass is an antioxidant and an antimicrobial and fragrance ingredient, too.
Used in: Lemon Astringent

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Decyl Glucoside – A gentle surfactant that is made from coconut oil and glucose. Decyl Glucoside is very mild which makes it perfect for those with sensitive skin and it retains moisture well.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Deoplex (Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate): A water soluble liquid derived from yeast, it is often used to neutralize odor caused by bacteria.
Used in: All Spray Deodorants

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Ethylhexylglycerin –  A natural preservative derived from glycerin often used as a safe alternative to parabens. 
Used in: All Spray Deodorants, All Facial Toners, All Facial Mists, All Astringents, All Premium Mists

Extra Virgin Olive Oil* – EVOO is an oil derived from mechanically pressed olives.  No chemicals are used to extract the oil. This oil is not only highly moisturizing, but the linoleic acid present within the oil locks moisture into the skin, keeping this moisture from evaporating.
Used in: All Slip Balms

Eucalyptol – An organic compound which is the chief component of Eucalyptus Oil.  Acts as a denaturant and fragrance ingredient.
Used in: Medicated Skin Irritation Relief, Medicated Skin Irritation Relief Pads

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Fragrance – A blend of chemical compounds that remain proprietary and contain an aroma.
Used in: Shave Cream, Aftershave Balm

Fragrance (Natural Coconut) – Natural coconut fragrance.
Used in: Coconut Water Facial TonerCoconut Water Facial Mist

Fragrance (Natural Lavender) – Natural lavender fragrance.
Used in: Lavender Facial Toner, Lavender Facial Mist, Trial Size Lavender Facial Toner 

Fragrance (Natural Lemon) – Natural lemon fragrance derived from the peel of a lemon.
Used in: Lemon Astringent

Fragrance (Natural Rose) – Natural rose fragrance.
Used in: Rose Petal Facial Toner, Rose Petal Facial Mist, Trial Size Rose Petal Facial TonerTrial Size Rose Petal Facial Mist

Fragrance (Natural Witch Hazel) – Natural witch hazel fragrance.
Used in: Original Facial Toner, Original Astringent, Original Astringent Pads

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Gluconolactone: A polyhydroxy acid that can be commonly found in serums and creams. Their main purpose is to exfoliate dead skin cells on the surface, while gently hydrating skin at the same time. 
Used in: Shave Cream

Glycerin (vegetable)- A colorless, viscous liquid which maintains water balance and overall, stabilizes our formula.  By nature as a humectant, glycerin is known to improve the overall appearance of skin. Glycerin draws water from the air into our skin’s outer layer and forms a protective barrier, locking in that moisture, leading to supple, hydrated skin.  It is also known to cleanse, tone, and provide anti-acne and anti-wrinkle properties. Our glycerin is derived from palm.
Used in: All Astringents, All Facial MistsAll Facial Toners, All Trial Size, All Towelettes

Glycerin* – Glycerin maintains water balance within a product and overall, stabilizes the formula.  By nature as a humectant, glycerin is known to improve the overall appearance of skin. Glycerin draws water from the air into our skin’s outer layer and forms a protective barrier, locking in that moisture, leading to supple, hydrated skin.  Our glycerin is derived from palm.
Used in: All Body Bars, Shave Cream, Aftershave Balm, All Spray Deodorants, All Premium Mists

Glyceryl Oleate: An emollient derived from naturally occurring oils. Its main purpose is to keep products blended and bind moisture to the skin. 
Used in: Shave Cream

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Helianthus Annuus – More commonly known as sunflower seed oil, helianthus annuus is a moisturizing antioxidant extract derived from sunflower seeds.  Sunflower seed oil contains essential fatty acids, which makes it a fantastic moisturizer, especially in tandem with the aloe vera in the formula as well. In addition, as an antioxidant, sunflower seed oil fights off free radicals from the environment, promoting healthy skin.
Used in: All Body Bars

Hemp Seed Oil* – Hemp seed oil is extracted from the seeds of the cannabis sativa plant.  Being highly emollient, this oil acts as a superior skin conditioning agent. Due to hemp’s regenerative and healing properties, it is also included within this formula to counteract splitting or chafing skin.
Used in: All Slip Balms

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Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Flower/Leaf Extract – Extract from the Jasmine flower, this ingredient is a skin conditioning and moisturizing agent. As a cicatrizar, It can help aid in skin healing. Jasmine flower extract also offers hydration benefits to the skin.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

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Lauryl Glucoside –  A plant-based surfactant commonly found in cosmetics and naturally derived from coconut and palm oil. 
Used in: Shave Cream, Calming Premium Mist

Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Water – An aqueous solution derived from the distillate of the lavender flower. Acts as a skin conditioner and fragrance ingredient.
Used in: Lavender Facial Toner, Lavender Facial Mist, Trial Size Lavender Facial Toner 

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Malpighia Glabra (Acerola) Fruit Extract – Is the botanical name for Acerola Cherry Fruit Extract. High in antioxidants and polysaccharides, Acerola Cherry helps protect against free radicals, stimulate collagen production and boost skin elasticity.
Used in: Antioxidant Premium Mist

Maltodextrin – A polysaccharide made from starch of corn, rice or potato. Maltodextrin is non-irritating and is primarily used as an emulsion stabilizer and moisturizer.
Used in: Antioxidant Premium Mist

Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil – Widely known for its natural anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, Tea Tree Leaf Oil helps to kill off acne-causing bacteria and reduce the redness and inflammation as a result of acne.
Used in: Blemish Stick

Mica: A group of silicate materials used as pigments to give beauty products a natural shimmer. 
Used in: Shave Cream

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Natural Cherry Flavor – Our natural cherry flavor is derived from the oils of cherries.
Used in: Cherry Slippery Elm Lozenges (42 ct, 100 ct, 150 ct)

Natural Citrus Flavor – The natural citrus flavor in our Dry Mouth Spray is derived from oils of citrus fruits.
Used in: Citrus Dry Mouth Spray

Natural Fragrance –  A blend of complex creations that utilize the highest quality plant materials such as essential oils, oleoresins and distillates which are never chemically changed or altered during the process,  ensuring our creations are all natural. 
Used in: All Spray Deodorants, Aftershave Lotion, All Premium Mists

Natural Fragrance (Parfum) – A proprietary natural fragrance of either rose, citrus & peppermint
Used in: All Body Bars

Natural Lemonade flavor – We include natural lemon flavor in our dry mouth lozenges to not only enhance the citrus flavor, but to stimulate saliva production.
Used in: Citrus Dry Mouth Lozenge

Natural Peppermint Flavor – The peppermint flavor in our Dry Mouth Spray is derived from the oils of peppermint and eucalyptus.
Used in: Peppermint Dry Mouth Spray

Natural Tangerine Flavor – Our natural tangerine flavor is derived from the oils of tangerines.
Used in: Tangerine with Rosehips Slippery Elm Lozenges (42 ct, 150 ct)

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Orange Oil* – Oil expressed from the fresh peel of the orange fruit.
Used in: Orange Grove Slippery Elm Slip Balm

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Panax Ginseng Root ExtractPanax Ginseng Root Extract comes from the Ginseng plant, widely used in Chinese and Korean traditional medicine for its immune boosting and antioxidant benefits. The bioactive compounds found within Panax Ginseng Root Extract protect skin from free radicals, improve circulation to the skin, and have exceptional anti aging and antioxidant properties.
Used in: Awakening Premium Mist

Passiflora Incarnata Flower Extract – Better known as Passionflower, this botanical extract is packed with nutrients and is used for its hydrating and skin soothing properties. It contains Vitamin A, C and linoleic acid which all act as anti inflammatory agents to soothe and heal the skin. Besides these vitamins, the fatty acids within the Passion Flower extract also aid in protecting the skin from free radical damage and environmental stressors to keep it looking healthy.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil – Similar to Tea Tree Oil, Geranium Flower Oil has antibacterial and soothing, anti-inflammatory properties that plays a helpful part in an acne-fighting routine.
Used in: Blemish Stick

Peppermint Oil* – Oil derived from the plant Mentha piperita.
Used in: Peppermint Stick Slippery Elm Slip Balm

Petroselinum Crispum (Parsley) Leaf Extract – Derived from the parsley leaf which contains antioxidants such as folic acid, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, manganese, calcium, and potassium, this extract helps with helping to balance oil production, and cleansing pores.
Used in: Blemish Stick

Phenoxyethanol –  A nature identical preservative commonly used in natural products to limit bacterial growth.
Used in: All Astringents, All Facial MistsAll Facial Toners, All Trial Size, Blemish Stick,  All Towelettes, All Premium Mists

Polysorbate 20 – A surfactant and emulsifier.
Used in: Cucumber Towelettes

Potassium Chloride – Potassium chloride, which occurs purely in nature, matches the salt in human saliva, making our dry mouth spray a true solution for a dry mouth.
Used in: Citrus Dry Mouth Lozenge, Peppermint Dry Mouth Spray, Citrus Dry Mouth Spray

Potassium Hydroxide –  Also known as lye, Potassium Hydroxide is an inorganic compound that is used in small quantities to control the pH level of a product.
Used in: All Spray Deodorants, All Facial Toners, All Facial Mists, All Astringents, All Premium Mists

Potassium Sorbate – Acts as a preservative, prolonging the shelf life of the product.
Used in: Peppermint Dry Mouth Spray, Citrus Dry Mouth Spray

Potato Powder (Ipomoea Batatas Root Extract) – A rich source of nutrients, Potato Powder is packed with Vitamin C, B1, B3 and B6. Vitamin B3 is also known as Niacinamide, a popular skincare ingredient used for its ability to reduce inflammation and protect the skin barrier from environmental stressors. Potato Powder is also effective in lightening age spots and balancing out uneven complexions. This ingredient is also responsible for the natural coloring in our Awakening Premium Mist.
Used in: Awakening Premium Mist

Propanediol –  Used as a moisturizer and to reduce the viscosity of a formulation.
Used in: Blemish Stick, All Towelettes

1,3 Propanediol – A natural, skin-friendly, preservative-boosting moisturizer, made from renewable corn sugar fermentation.
Used in: All Towelettes

Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Fruit Extract – Extract of Prunus armeniaca, or Apricot. Contains fatty acids and phenolic compounds which help nourish the skin and provide antioxidant benefits.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Punica Granatum Fruit Extract – Punica Granatum Fruit Extract is the scientific name for Pomegranate Extract. A rich source of antioxidants makes Pomegranate extract a popular choice of ingredient in skincare products. It contains high levels of polyphenols which defend against free radicals and sun damage. Ellagic acid, a type of polyphenol is directly responsible for aiding in skin cell regeneration, resulting in glowing, plump skin. High levels of Vitamin C also contribute to stimulating production of collagen.
Used in: Antioxidant Premium Mist

Purified Water – Water that has been removed of any chemicals or contaminants.
Used in: All Astringents, All Facial MistsAll Facial Toners, All Trial Size, Peppermint Dry Mouth Spray, Citrus Dry Mouth Spray, Blemish Stick, All Premium Mists

Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract – An apple a day keeps the doctor away – and skin problems too! Pyrus Malus is a type of apple extract that is commonly used in skincare products thanks to its rich source of antioxidants. You can find several types of flavonoids within this fruit extract, which are powerful antioxidants that help with skin aging and protect against environmental and free radical damage.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist, Antioxidant Premium Mist

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Rosa Centifolia (Rose) Flower Water – An aqueous solution derived from the distillate of rose petals.  Within our formula, rose water acts as a skin conditioner and natural astringent, smoothing skin while acting in tandem with witch hazel to tighten pores and reduce redness.
Used in: Rose Petal Facial Toner, Rose Petal Facial Mist, Trial Size Rose Petal Facial TonerTrial Size Rose Petal Facial Mist

Rosa Damascena Extract – Fragrance derived from the Rose Petal. It is commonly used in cosmetic products for its fragrant properties but Rosa Damascena Extract also contains skin soothing properties that can reduce inflammation as well as antioxidant agents that help delay skin aging. It’s antimicrobial properties make it useful in treating skin conditions such as eczema and acne.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Rosehips – Rosehip is an accessory fruit of the rose plant. It is a natural source of Vitamin C, which assists in preventing and treating colds, flu, and vitamin C deficiencies.
Used in: Tangerine with Rosehips Slippery Elm Lozenges (42 ct, 150 ct)

Rosehip Oil: An emollient that is extracted from the seeds of the Rosa moschata or Rosa rubiginosa, native to Chile. Unlike other oils, Rosehip oil is easily absorbed into skin and leaves no greasy residue. It is commonly used to hydrate skin, help with blemishes and its antioxidant rich properties aid in preventing the onset of wrinkles.
Used in: Aftershave Balm

Rosemary Extract* – This extract is produced from the leaves of the rosmarinus officinalis plant – more commonly known as rosemary.  As an antioxidant, this extract protects the skin from free radicals, and also acts as an antimicrobial ingredient, keeping things fresh!
Used in: All Slip Balms

*Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil: An effective antioxidant that helps inhibit growth of bacteria in water based products.
Used in: All Spray Deodorants

Rubus Fruticosus (Blackberry) Leaf Extract – Blackberry leaf extract is derived from the leaves of the blackberry plant.  Similar to the blackberry plant’s popular fruit, the leaf and its extract contains superior antioxidant properties, neutralizing free radicals in the air.  In addition, the extract is known to slow the breakdown of collagen beneath the skin, fighting signs of aging.
Used in: Lemon Astringent

Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract – Raspberries are a well known antioxidant, packed with ascorbic acid, flavonoids and anthocyanins, the antioxidant responsible for the fruits red color. It is beneficial for aging skin as it contains enzymes that promote elasticity in the epidermis while ascorbic acid helps the skin look brighter and more youthful. Raspberry fruit extract is a natural source of salicylic acid, helping to keep pores clean and skin free of blemishes. Similar to Witch Hazel, Raspberries contain their own set of tannins, which provide anti-inflammatory effects.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

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SD Alcohol (Natural Grain) 10% – SD, or specifically denatured ethyl alcohol acts as an astringent within our formula, in addition to the natural astringent properties of witch hazel itself.  The alcohol is denatured for the purpose of rendering it undrinkable. By nature, alcohol is also a preservative, bringing about additional antimicrobial and antibacterial properties into the formula. 190 proof ethanol.
Used in: All Astringents, Lemon Towelettes

Sempervivum Tectorum Extract – A plant derived cosmetic ingredient used to condition the skin. Found in common succulent plants, this extract is used for its hydrating properties on skin.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil*: A liquid wax derived from the seeds of the Simmondsia Chinensis, a shrub native to Southern Arizona. It absorbs into the skin and is extremely moisturizing. 
Used in: Shave Cream

Slippery Elm Bark – The dried inner bark of the slippery elm tree, known as nature’s demulcent for hundreds of years and a legacy ingredient of Dr. Henry Thayer, soothes and heals irritated, sore throats. Sourced from North Carolina.
Used in: Tangerine with Rosehips Slippery Elm Lozenges (42 ct, 150 ct), Cherry Slippery Elm Lozenges (42 ct, 100 ct, 150 ct), Original Slippery Elm Lozenges (42 ct, 100 ct, 150 ct), Citrus Dry Mouth Lozenge

Slippery Elm Extract* – Derived from the inner bark of the slippery elm tree, Ulmus fulva.  As nature’s demulcent, it glides on smoothly and soothes cracked or chapped lips. Sourced from North Carolina.
Used in: All Slip Balms

Sodium Benzoate – Acts as a preservative, prolonging the shelf life of the product.
Used in: Peppermint Dry Mouth Spray, Citrus Dry Mouth Spray, Rose Petal Towelettes

Sodium Bicarbonate: More commonly known as baking soda, it is used as a deodorant agent in our Spray Deodorants and helps inhibit the growth of bacteria, the source of unwelcome odor.
Used in: All Spray Deodorants

Sodium Citrate – Sodium citrate acts as a pH adjuster by balancing the acidity of a product, bringing it closer to the desired pH level of skin, between 5-5.5.  In addition, sodium citrate allows the soap to create a nice lather, while also cutting down soap scum buildup in the bath or shower.
Used in: All Body Bars

Sodium Cocoate – Our sodium cocoate is a combination of organic coconut oil & sodium hydroxide.  Similar to sodium palmate, these two ingredients, a fatty acid (coconut oil) and alkali (sodium hydroxide) react to create soap in a process called saponification. None remains after the process of saponification.
Used in: All Body Bars

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate –  A mild surfactant and emulsifying agent derived from coconut oil that works to produce a rich, hydrating lather in our Shave Cream. 
Used in: Shave Cream

Sodium Hyaluronate – Better known as Hyaluronic Acid, this popular acid works as a humectant, which retains the moisture within the skin. Hyaluronic Acid is naturally produced within our joints and skin cells, but with age, the levels of HA in our body declines. Sodium Hyaluronate is a great anti aging ingredient for this reason, as it can make up for lost moisture within the skin to keep it looking pulp and lessen the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. While it has exceptional benefits for mature skin, Sodium Hyaluronate is suitable for all skin types, especially those with dry or dehydrated skin. Because it enhances moisture absorption, skin is left feeling smooth, plump and hydrated.
Used in: All Premium Mists

Sodium Palmate – Our sodium palmate is a combination of organic palm oil and sodium hydroxide.  A fatty acid (palm oil), and alkali (sodium hydroxide) react with one another in a process called saponification – essentially, the creation of soap! None remains after the process of saponification.
Used in: All Body Bars

Sorbitan Oleate Decylglucoside Crosspolymer: A naturally derived emulsifier made from sugar, corn and oil. This emulsifier helps to increase the foaming capacity in our Shave Cream.
Used in: Shave Cream, Calming Premium Mist

Sorbitol – Sorbitol is a well-known, sugar-free sweetener, derived from the sugar alcohol naturally found in fruits.
Used in: Tangerine with Rosehips Slippery Elm Lozenges (42 ct, 150 ct), Cherry Slippery Elm Lozenges (42 ct, 100 ct, 150 ct), Original Slippery Elm Lozenges (42 ct, 100 ct, 150 ct), Citrus Dry Mouth Lozenge

Spirulina Extract (Spirulina Platensis Extract and Trehalose) – A well known superfood, Spirulina Extract also boasts anti-aging and antioxidant benefits for the skin. An extract from the blue-green algae, this aquatic plant is rich in amino acids and protein, making it a popular ingredient in skincare use for skin cell repair and regeneration. Spirulina Extract promotes youthful looking skin through the beta-carotene found in the algae that protects skin from free radical damage. This ingredient is also responsible for the natural coloring in our Antioxidant Premium Mist.
Used in: Antioxidant Premium Mist

Stearic Acid – Stearic acid is a thickening agent which allows our lozenges to go from a powder to a solid lozenge, and keep their shape.
Used in: Citrus Dry Mouth Lozenge

Sucrose Distearate: A sugar based emulsifier that works to keep the water and oil bases of an emulsion together.
Used in: Aftershave Balm

Sucrose Stearate: An ester formed by mixing sugar (sucrose) and a fatty acid (stearic acid), it acts as a skin emollient and emulsifier. Works to stabilize skin care products and and keep oils and water together.
Used in: Aftershave Balm

Sunflower Oil* – Sunflower oil is a moisturizing antioxidant extract derived from sunflower seeds.  This oil contains essential fatty acids, which allows it to be extremely moisturizing. In addition, as an antioxidant, sunflower seed oil fights off free radicals from the environment, promoting healthy skin – which is vital for the thin skin of the lips.
Used in: All Slip Balms

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Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Extract – A well known superfood, this tropical plant is rich in antioxidants as well as being the ingredient in which chocolate is made from. In its plant form, it is rich in flavonoids which work to promote healthy glowing skin, and also help protect skin from damaging UV light. It contains omega fatty acids that also keep skin hydrated and looking youthful. Cacao is the perfect ingredient in skincare products that aim to calm and rejuvenate skin.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Titanium Dioxide: Titanium Dioxide is a naturally occurring oxide of Titanium that is commonly used as a whitening agent and UV blocker. In our Shave Cream, it acts as a thickening agent. 
Used in: Shave Cream

Tocopherol: A naturally occurring antioxidant that is also known as Vitamin E and acts as a barrier in protecting skin from free radicals.
Used in: Aftershave Balm

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Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract – Extract of the nettle plant has natural astringent properties, which, in addition to the natural astringent properties of witch hazel, act as a powerful anti-inflammatory ingredient within our formula, helps to control oil production, and helps reduce acne without leaving unsightly scars behind.
Used in: Lemon Astringent

USP Apple Pectin – In addition to slippery elm bark, our dry mouth lozenges include an additional natural demulcent, USP Apple Pectin, which adds moisture to the mouth and throat.
Used in: Citrus Dry Mouth Lozenge

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Vanilla Extract* – Extracted from the bean of the vanilla plant.
Used in: Vanilla Bean Slippery Elm Slip Balm

Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract – Extract from the vanilla bean plant, it’s fragrant properties are used to enhance aroma in skincare products and is an excellent source of antioxidants such as  Vanillin, which protects against environmental stressors. Anti inflammatory agents soothe skin while antibacterial agents help promote skin healing.
Used in: Calming Premium Mist

Vegetable Glycerin – Vegetable glycerin is a soothing demulcent that also provides instant moisture to the mouth, due to glycerin’s properties as a natural humectant.
Used in: Peppermint Dry Mouth Spray, Citrus Dry Mouth Spray

Vegetable Stearate – Vegetable stearate is a thickening agent which allows our lozenges to go from a powder to a solid lozenge, and keep their shape.
Used in: Tangerine with Rosehips Slippery Elm Lozenges (42 ct, 150 ct), Cherry Slippery Elm Lozenges (42 ct, 100 ct, 150 ct), Original Slippery Elm Lozenges (42 ct, 100 ct, 150 ct)

Vitamin C (15 mg. Ascorbic Acid) – Vitamin C provides antioxidant support to help aid in maintaining a healthy immune system.
Used in: Tangerine with Rosehips Slippery Elm Lozenges (42 ct, 150 ct), Citrus Dry Mouth Lozenge

Vitamin E-  Vitamin E is a naturally occurring antioxidant, and tocopherols are a class of naturally occurring chemical compounds related to Vitamin E.  Vitamin E is an amazing moisturizer, and an equally as effective antioxidant. This ingredient protects the delicate skin of the lips from damage from free radicals.
Used in: All Slip Balms

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Water – Water that has been removed of any chemicals or contaminants.
Used in: All Body Bars,  All Spray Deodorants, All Gentlemen’s Collection, Calming Premium Mist

* Denotes certified organic ingredients.

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Xanthan Gum: A natural ingredient derived from glucose or corn syrup that is used as a thickening agent.
Used in: Aftershave Balm

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