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Ingredients a-z

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Padimate O: Skin friendly sunscreen that provides optimum benefits and full spectrum protection against the damaging effects of sun exposure.

Palm oil (elaeis guineenisis): Derived from fruit or seed of the palm tree; gentle moisturizer.

Palmarosa (cumbopogon martini): Derived from grass; purifying and rejuvenating.

Panthenol (pro-vitamin B-5): Derived from rice husks; deeply moisturizes and heals.

Papain: Derived from papaya; exfoliating, stimulates circulation and firms.

Papaya (carica papaya): Derived from the fruit; vitamin-rich, cleansing, exfoliating, humectant and is an emollient.

Paprika (capsicum annum): Derived from red pepper; provides natural color.

Parsley (carum petroselinum): Derived from herb; provides natural green colorant.

Passion fruit (passiflora incarnata): Derived from fruit; calms and soothes.

Peppermint (mentha piperita): Derived from herb; clears, cleanses and purifies.

Peppermint hydrosol (mentha piperita): Derived from certified organic herb; clearing, cleansing and purifying. The hydrosol is the distillate collected after passing steam through plant material and cooling the vapor that contains the plant extract. Hydrosol is a semi-solid, colloidal solution comprised of condensed steam, essential oils and other plant extract materials. Hydrosol is pure distillate and is neither further manufactured, enhanced, nor diluted.

Phenoxyethanol: Derived from sage essential oil; safe and effective food grade preservative.

pH balanced: pH is the abbreviation for potential for hydrogen. The higher the pH reading, the more alkaline and oxygen rich the ingredient and/or formula is, and the lower the pH reading, the more acidic and oxygen deprived it is. pH ranges from 0 to 14. The balanced pH level of skin is 5.5 to 6.0. It is important for personal care products to be pH balanced, otherwise the skin cannot adequately benefit from the vitamins and minerals the product has to offer, and can be irritating.

Pine (pinus sylvestris): Derived from wood; stimulating, refreshing and uplifting.

Pineapple (ananas sativus): Derived from fruit; vitamin-rich, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.

Plantain (plantago lanceolata): Derived from the plant; astringent, antiseptic and soothing.

Polysorbate: Derived from fatty acids; an emulsifier and solubilizer to facilitate the coupling of water soluble with water insoluble ingredients in formulation.

Potassium sorbate (20): Derived from naturally occurring unsaturated fatty acids; safe and effective, food grade preservative.

Potato starch modified: Derived from potatoes; thickener and emollient.

Powdered milk: Derived from skim milk; emulsifier and skin softener.

Preservatives: At this time there are no proven effective 100% natural preservatives that will fully protect against yeast, mold and bacteria growth. Vitamins A, C and E as well as Grapefruit (seed) extract are known antioxidants, but they are not preservatives. The amount of Grapefruit (seed) extract that would be required for even mild preservative like properties is between 5-10% or more, and at this level it would greatly increase the risk of irritation.

Propylene glycol: Humectant and antioxidant. Base used in all stick deodorants.

Propylparaben: Derived from benzoic acid from benzoin tree gum; safe, effective food grade preservative.

Pvp-va copolymer: Complex fixative which adds exceptional clarity, and flexibility to the hair. Most common hair spray ingredient.

Pycnogenol (grape seed extract): Derived from the skin of the grape; powerful anti-oxidant, protects skin from free radical damage, nutrient rich emollient. Additionally, pycnogenol aids in collagen development by protecting the loss of Vitamin C.