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This light, greaseless cream with kukui oil and Vitamin E penetrates quickly to restore skin's natural, supple softness. Ideal as a face cream or make-up base. Rub into particularly dry areas like elbows and heels. Relieves skin irritated by shaving.
Hawaiian Kukui Moisturizing Cream w/Pacific Mist Fragrance by Oils of Aloha - 4oz.
KUKUI Moisturizing Lotion with Pacific Mist Fragrance Ingredients: Water, Carbomer, Aleurites Moluccana (Kukui Nut) Seed Oil, Cyclomethicone, Macadamia Ternifolia (Macadamia Nut) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth-20, Glyceryl Monostearate, Propylene Glycol, Seaweed Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Triethanolamine, Tocopheryl Acetate, EDTA, Natural Fragrance (Orange Oil, Ylang Ylang Oil)
We occasionally are asked about the ingredients we use to produce our Oils of Aloha products. Cosmetic and skin care labeling law require us to use names approved by the Food and Drug Administration and administered by the Cosmetics, Fragrances and Toiletry Association.
Note: All of these ingredients are listed in the approved technical terms provided by the CTFA - Cosmetics, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association. We endeavor in all cases to comply with their rules and regulations.
Aleuritis Moluccana (Kukui Nut) Seed Oil - Kukui oil is nearly 77% polyunsaturated fat - 43% linoleic acid and 33% linolenic acid. The oil is expeller pressed to exacting standards. Kukui oil quickly penetrates the stratum corneum and assists the skin in maintaining its water barrier function. It is also used in the treatment of burns and is an outstanding emollient. The oil is greaseless. If you would like more information on this unique oil call us for a copy of our technical bulletins.
Macadamia Ternifolia (Macadamia Nut) Seed Oil - Macadamia nut oil is also produced here in Hawaii by Oils of Aloha. The oil is used extensively in cosmetics and skin care products. It is 80% monounsaturated and very stable. The oil contains some 20% palmitoleic acid; present in the skin of the very young but seems to disappear as we age. Macadamia nut oil may slow the aging of the skin by acting as an antioxidant. It is also an excellent food grade oil.
Ammonium Laurel Sulfate - A detergent used in shampoo, quite gentle and provides good sudsing.
Ammonium Myreth Sulfate - A very effective foaming agent and surfactant.
Canola Oil - Canola, a descendant of rapeseed oil, is low in erusic acid, and low in saturated fat and fairly high in monounsaturated fat. We use it in our massage oils to provide good slip and slide.
Carbomer - This is a polymer used as a jelling agent and to thicken, stabilize our lotion. Naturally derived.
Cetearyl alcohol and Ceteareth-20 - Derived from coconut or palm oil is an emulsifier and emollient used in our lotion.
Citric Acid - Derived from citrus fruit or sugar, it is used to prevent color and texture change in the shampoo.
Cocamidopropyl Betaine - Derived from the salts in coconut oil, is a surfactant and foam booster.
Cyclomethicone - A silicone based emollient used in lotions that promotes easy spreading and results in a soft, smooth feeling without being sticky or oily. Slows water loss through the skin.
Glyceryl Stearate and PEG 100 - Emulsifier and humectant produced from fatty acids and glycerin used in our conditioning shampoo.
Glycol Stearate - Glycerin combined with alcohol forms an excellent emulsifier and emollient. Used to integrate the kukui oil into the water base.
Hydroxylated Lanolin - A very effective emollient and emulsifier used in our moisturizing cream. Derived from sheep wool without harming the animal.
Isopropyl Lanolate - Derived from lanolin (an ester) used in our moisturizing as a emollient.
Lauramide DEA - Derived from fatty acids and used for its surfactant properties in our conditioning shampoo.
Lavender, Rosemary and Chamomile Oils - These essential oils are used for fragrance in our massage oil and to scent our kukui oil. Extensively used in aromatherapy.
Methyl Gluceth-20 - Humectant and moisturizer derived from corn sugar.
Methyl Gluceth-20 Sesquistearate; Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate - Both of these products are used as emulsifiers and are derived from corn sugars.
Methyl Paraben - Made from gum benzoin and benzoic acid this preserves the product and inhibits the growth of microbes.
Orange Oil - This essential oil is used for fragrance in our moisturizing cream, lotions and conditioning shampoo. Extensively used in aromatherapy.
Panthenol - Panthenol is a natural component of hair. Studies have shown that it can penetrate the hair shaft to thicken the hair fiber, it helps to condition the hair . Also a very effective humectant in our moisturizing lotion.
PEG 120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate - PEG stands for polyethylene glycol and is a complex molecule that thickens a formula, also serves as an emulsifier and emollient. It reduces irritation caused by surfactants. Derived from corn sugar.
Polysorbate 80, Cetyl acetate - Used in our conditioning shampoo to emulsify and condition. It disperses and breaks down oils in the hair. Assists in the cleansing of the hair follicles. A lanolin extract.
PPG-30 Lanolin alcohol ether - Derived from lanolin and is used as an emollient.
Propy glycol, diazolidinyl urea, meth & propylparaben - Preservatives, non-irritating and safe.
Propylene Glycol - An ester of glycol and stearic acid
Quaternium 15 - A very effective preservative. All cosmetics are subject to attack by various bugs and by the environment. Proper preservatives protect you - and the formula.
Refreshing Fragrance - This fragrance is used in our Kukui Essential cream and lotion. It is a blend of lime peel and orange oils with an undertone of musk.
Safflower Oil - High in polyunsaturated fats, safflower oil complements the desirable slip and slide of our massage oils.
Sea Weed Extract - This natural product from the seas of Hawaii benefits the skin in many ways. We use it for its emollient properties in our moisturizing lotion.
Sparkling Mango - This natural oil is used in our moisturizing cleansers. We felt that it was a very pleasant aroma to use on your face.
Stearyl Alcohol & Ceteareth-20 - Derived from the coconut this is an emulsifier and a conditioning moisturizing agent.
Triethanolamine - Used to adjust the PH of the shampoo
Vitamin A, C, and E - Naturally derived antioxidants. Antioxidants protect the oils in our products and your skin from free radicals that cause all sorts of skin problems.
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil - Made up of 10% saturated fat, 16% monounsaturated fat and 70% linoleic acid. We use it in our massage oils to complement the ‘feel’ characteristics of our kukui oil.
Ylang Ylang - The East Indian tree (Cananga odorata) of the custard-apple family has very fragrant greenish-yellow flowers. We use the essential oil derived from these flowers to scent our moisturizing cream, lotions and conditioning shampoo.
Overall Rating for Hawaiian Kukui Moisturizing Cream w/Pacific Mist Fragrance by Oils of Aloha - 4oz.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.