Shaver's INCI-guide

We've made this INCI-guide so you, our costumers and passionate wet shavers shall know and understand the ingredients of the products you purchase from us. The ingredients can be found in everyting we sell, and they are often present in many skin care products.

INCI = International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients. In this list you'll find the ingredients listed alphabetically.

Many fragrances is specified as Fragrance as the amount and componation can alter the fragrance. Natural fragrances and aetherical oils are specified.

In alphabetic order:


A

Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut)

Alcohol Denat. (Denaturated Alcohol)

Allantoin (Adstringent and moisturizing.)

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera)

Aluminium Sulfate (Same function, but somewhat stronger than Potassium Alum)

Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone (Fragrance)

Amino tri (Methylene Phosphonic acid) Tetrasodium-EDTA (Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) – lime dissolvent)

Amodimethicone (Softening agent)

Ammonium Alum (Ammonium aluminium sulfate – Somewhat stronger than Potassium Alum)

Ammonium Glycyrrhizate (Thickener)

Aniba rosaeodora (Fragrance: Rosewood)

Argania Spinosa Kernel Extract (Argan seed oil)

Aqua (Pure water)


B

Bensofenon-4 (Vitamin-E)

Benzyl salicylate (Fragrance)

Betula Alba (Birch)

Biotin (Vitamin-B7)

Butylene glycol (1,2-Butanediol, Butalediol, a-Butylene Glycol, 1,2-Dihydroxybutane, Butane-1,2-diol - Dissolvant)

Butylphenyl methylproprional (Fragrance)


C

C.I. xxxxx (Colouring. x=numbers.)

Camphor (Fragrance)

Cananga Odorata (Ylang-ylang)

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (Triglycerides from caprylic and capric acid (Coconut oil glycerides) – Used when a product is supposed to be fat, but should not feel fatty on the skin. Softens and protects.)

Caprylyl glycol (Moisturizing)

Carbomer (Karbomer - Emulgeringsmedel)

Cedrus Atlantica (Atlascederträd)

Cetyl Alcohol (Mjukgörande emulgeringsmedel)

Cetearyl Alcohol (Lägger sig utanpå huden med en vaxaktig känsla)

Cetearyl Olivate (Förtjockningsmedel)

Cetearyl alcohol (Förtjockningsmedel - kan ge nässelutslag och eksem!)

Cinnamyl Alcohol (Kanelakohol - doftämne)

Citral (Sweet citrus fragrance. Anti bacterial.)

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Sweet Orange)

Citrus Paradisis (Grape fruit)

Citronellol (Rose and citrus fragrance)

Cocamidopropyl Betaine (Degreasing thickener, foam building detergent. Antiseptic.)

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut Oil - Gives a fatty but smooth feeling on the skin. Keeps the moist, soothens irritations without redness. Does not irritate the skin, but can block the pores thus giving cosmetic acne.)

Coumarin (Spicy herbal fragrance)

Cyclomethicone (A silicone that facilitates the mixing of oils)

Cyclopentasiloxane (Silicone)

Cymbopogon Martini (Lemon grass)

Cynara Scolymus (Artichoke)


D

Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate -T (Thickener)

Dimethiconol (Softener)

Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate (Cleansing and foam building)


E

Ethylhexylglycerin (Softening and preservative)

Ethoxydiglycol (Dilution agent)

Eucalyptol (Eucalyptus fragrance)

Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus)

Eugenia Caryophyllus (Carnation)


G

Geraniol (Fragrance)

Glycerin (Glycerol – Softening and moisturizing. Can irritatie the skin in verhy high amounts.)

GMS (Glycerol Monostearate - Thickening)

Glyceryl Stearate (Emulsifier)

Glyceryl Palmitate (Same as Glyceryl Stearate)

Glycereth-7 Triacetat (Dissolvent for aetherical oils in water)

Glycine (Glycine ussuriensis, Glycine Max L. - Soy bean oil)


H

Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch hazel)

Hexyl Cinnamal (Fragrance. Can cause allergies in large amounts.)

Hexylene glycol (Dissolvent)

Hydroxyethylcellulose (Thickener)

Hydroxyhydrocinnamate (Stabilizer)

Hydroxycitronellal (Fragrance)

Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde (Lyral/Lilial - Syntethic fragrance. Can cause allergies)

Hydrolyzed Rice Protein (Rice proteine)

Hydrolyszed jojoba (Saponified jojoba)

Hydroxycitronellal (Fragrance)


I

Isopropyl Palmitate (Softening thickener.)


J

Junierpus Virginiana (Cedarwood aetherical oil.)


K

Kaolin (Clay - absorbs fat and dirt)


L

Lactic Acid (Moisturizing and natural occuring in the skin)

Lanolin (Wool fat)

Lavendula Agustifolia(Lavendel, aetherical fragrance)

Lauryl laurat (Vegetabilic softener)

Limonene (Fragrance)

Linalool (Fragrane)

Linium Usitatissium Extract (Flax extract)


M

Magnesium Aluminum Silicate (Thickener)

Magnesium Sulphate (Cleansing, softening and moisturizing)

Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree, aetherical fragrance)

Melaleuca Leucadendra (Cajuput, aetherical fragrance)

Mentha Piperita (Peppermint, aetherical fragrance)

Mentha Viridis Leaf (Spearmint, aetherical fragrance)

Methyl diisopropyl propionamide (Cooling sensation on the skin)


N

Niacinamide (Vitamin-B3, Antiinflammatory)


O

Ocimum Basilicum (Basil, aetherical fragrance)

o-tolyl Biguanide (Fragrance)


P

Pentaerythrityl (Emulsifier)

Pentanatrium Pentetate (Stabilizer)

Panthenol (Vitamin-B5 - Antibacterial)

PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil (Chemically produced castor oil)

Phenoxyethanol (Chemically produced alcohol used as a preservative. Can cause allergies.)

Pinus palustris (Pane, aetherical fragrance)

Pogostemon cablin (Patchouli, aetherical fragrance)

Polysorbat 20 (Cleansing)

Potassium Alum (Alum - adstringent, desinfecting)

Potassium Cocoate (Saponified coconut oil)

Potassium Hydroxide (Thickener)

Potassium Palm Kernelate (Potassium from palm kernel. Cleansing and binding)

Potassium Palmate (Potassium from palm oil. Degreasing)

Potassium Stearate (Saponified stearic acid)

Propanediol (Thickening that may have a positive effect on the skin. No negative effects reported)

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet almond oil. Softens the skin and takes a long time before fully absorbed, up to one hour)


R

Ricinus Communis Seed (Castor seed oil)


S

Saccharomyces cerevisiae Extract (Extract from yeast fungus)

Salicylic acid (Preservative, pain releaving and anti-itch)

Salix Nigra Bark Extract (Willow bark extract)

Silica (Thickener)

Sodium Alum (More adstringent than Potassium Alum)

Sodium Benzoate (Preservative)

Sodium Chloride (Salt)

Sodium Cocoate (Saponified coconut oil)

Sodium Gluconate (Anti-caking)

Sodium Hyaluronate (Smoothes out wrinkles in the skin)

Sodium Hydroxide (emulsifier)

Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate (Antibacterial preservative)

Sodium Lactate (Moisturizing softener)

Sodium Lauroyl Sacrosinate (Degreasing foam builder)

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (Degreaser)

Sodium Metasilicate (White colouring)

Sodium Palm Kernelate (Cleansing and binding)

Sodium Palmate (Binding)

Sodium Silicate (Preservative)

Sodium Stearate (Saponified stearic acid. Cleansing soap)

Sodium Tallowate (Tallow based real soap)

Sorbital Olivate (Thickening)

Stearic Acid (Softening and adds glide)


T

Tetra- di-D-Butyl (Parabene - Preservative)

Tetrasodium EDTA (Lather building)

Tetrasodium Etidonate (Binds the minerals in the water. Makes hard water softer for easier lathering.)

Thymus vulgaris (Thyme, aetherical fragrance)

Titanium Dioxide (White colouring)

Tokoferol (Natural Vitamin-E acetate. Antioxidation)

Triticum vulgare Germ Extract (Extract from wheat germ)

Trietanlamin (Emulsifier)


V

Vitis Vinifera oil (Grape seed oil)


X

Xanthan gum (Thickening)