Aloe Vera is a compound extracted from the South African Aloe plant. With over 300 species, Aloe has been used for its medicinal and skin care benefits for over three thousand years. Historically, it is known to soften, soothe and comfort skin.
Oatmeal is obtained by the grinding of oats from which the husks have been removed. It contains a colloid that has soothing properties for the skin. Oatmeal generally enhances emulsion stability, increase viscosity and leaves a smooth feel. Often used to soothe skin and absorb excess oils. Also used as a soap free cleanser.
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Sodium PCA is a naturally occurring humectant in the skin, partly responsible for the skin's moisture-binding capacity. It is derived from amino acids and is highly water absorbing. Due to its moisture-binding ability, it is a high performance humectant which increases the skin's softness when added to products.