Ingredients list in Cosmetics-To read or not?

As it is I am always curious to go through the ingredient list of cosmetics/skin care products which i buy. There can be many fancy items listed out there especially claiming as “organic” which seems to be a good justification for the higher price you pay for them. But are they really worth or is it just another marketing gimmick?I found an interesting article on a site which is apt to be shared here in this regard and worth a read:
1. Organic/Botanical Ingredients That Don`t Do Anything:
Organic juices of vitis vinifera (white grape) juice, daucus carota sativa (carrot) juice & aloe barbadensis leaf juice, organic botanical extracts of calendula officinalis flower, matricaria chamomilla flower, tilia europea (linden) leaf & rose canina (rosehip) fruit, organic honey, vitis vinifera (grape) seed oil, organic algae extract
2. Typical Moisturizer Ingredients That Are Actually Functional:
glycerin, hyaluronic acid, squalane, hydroxypropyl starch phosphate, glyceryl stearate, potassium sorbate, phospholipids, palmitic acid, stearic acid, cetearyl glucoside,
3. Organic/Botanical Ingredients That Could Help Moisturize At The Right Concentration:
organic plant oils of butyrospermum parkii (shea butter) & simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed, organic essential fatty acids of oenothera biennis (evening primrose), linum usitatissimum (linseed) seed & borago officinali (borage) seed, limnanthes alba (meadowfoam) seed oil
4. Vitamins That Don`t Do Anything At Low Levels:
tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E), retinyl palmitate (vitamin A), magnesium ascorbyl phosphate (vitam:in C), panthenol (vitamin B5), beta carotene

I know many of us fall for anything which claims natural/herbal in most products but the actual fact is that many of these ingredients are literally of no use if it is not available in required concentration. So next time before shelling out your hard earned money for that special, organic product do a little research on the fancy ingredients listed.

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