Continuing our look at the ingredients of the top selling products on Amazon.com…
This week the number 3 product on Amazon is Olay’s Pro-X Exfoliating Renewal Cleanser.
Pro-X Exfoliating Renewal Cleanser Ingredients
Solvent, carrier for the rest of the ingredients.
Primary foaming agent.
Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
One of the mildest of all cleansing ingredients. (We’ve blogged before about the Top 10 Mildest Body Washes that use this ingredient.)
Tiny plastic scrubbing pellets that put the “x” in exfoliation.
PEG-200 Hydrogenated Glyceryl Palmate
Modified soap material that thickens and boost foam.
pH adjusting agent.
This base mixes with another ingredient in the formula to form soap. Can you guess which one?
Skin conditioning agent.
PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate
Mild foam booster.
The surprise soapy ingredient! Give you self a gold star if you guessed correctly.
A variation of SCI that sometimes is included as part of the mixture.
Sodium Chloride, Magnesium Nitrate, Sodium Carbonate
Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Magnesium Chloride, Methylisothiazolinone
Even exfoliating products need preservatives!
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