The Body Shop

Spa Of The World African Ximenia Scrub

Spa Of The World African Ximenia Scrub

Overview

The Body Shop Spa Of The World African Ximenia Scrub falls into the category of products that are meant to be rinsed off, peeled off, or taken off. We believe that the moisturizing effects of these products end as soon as they are removed from the skin, no matter how many moisturizing ingredients are on the ingredient list. This is why we don’t provide a moisturizing rating for them.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE

IngredientOriginFunctions
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
Sodium ChlorideNaturally occurring,SyntheticFragrance,Flavor,Formula Helper
BeeswaxAnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Antimicrobial,Fragrance,Formula Helper
Cetearyl AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
Disodium Lauryl SulfosuccinateBotanical,SyntheticCleansing,Formula Helper
Sodium Cocoyl IsethionateBotanical,SyntheticCleansing
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) ButterBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
Zea Mays (Corn) StarchBotanicalAbrasive,Formula Helper
FragranceBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFragrance
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
Hydrogenated Castor OilBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Exfoliant,Emollient,Abrasive,Formula Helper
Ximenia Americana Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance

Ingredients explained

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Soothing, Emollient, Fragrance, Denaturant, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

The most popular moisturizing ingredient in the world. It is a powerful humectant – cheap yet very effective. Glycerin also has soothing and anti-irritant properties and is considered to be very safe for use.
Function

Fragrance, Flavor, Bulking, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Naturally occurring,Synthetic

You’re definitely familiar with sodium chloride, even if you don’t think you are. It’s table salt! Salt works well with some cleansing ingredients (surfactants) to thicken them into gels. It also acts as a stabilizer for water-in-oil emulsions.
Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Antimicrobial, Fragrance, Binding, Emulsifying, Emulsion stabilizing, Film-forming, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Animal

A waxy substance made by bees while they are building their honeycombs. It is an occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient with wound healing and antimicrobial properties similar to those of honey. Its bleached, purified form is called Cera alba.
Function

Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion stabilizing, Foaming, Opacifying, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A blend of cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol, the fatty alcohols that are derived from palm oil. It helps to create emulsions that give off a soft and silky emollient feel and also increase product thickness.
Function

Cleansing, Foaming, Hydrotrope

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

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