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Because everyone wants to feel good about what they put on their skin and in their body, we made it easy to look up each ingredient in every Apriori Beauty product with our online Ingredient Dictionary. Click to find a specific ingredient and to see which products it is in, as well as look-up each product to see its list of ingredients. This dictionary includes the definition of each ingredient and its source, along with any synonyms or relating source studies. If you’re like most ingredient-conscious consumers, it’s a tool you’ll want to bookmark and revisit often


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Dandelion - read more

The common dandelion, Taraxacum officinale, is an herb with many health benefits and medicinal uses. Dandelion can be used as an effective diuretic, and is known to promote liver, kidney, and urinary tract health. It also contains many potent antioxidant compounds.

Decyl Glucoside - read more

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Dehydroacetic Acid - read more

Dehydroacetic acid is a safe and effective preservative ingredient used to kill microorganisms and prevent contamination of cosmetics.

Dermis - read more

Located directly below the epidermis is the dermis, a dense layer composed of blood vessels, hair follicles, sweat glands, sebaceous glands, nerve endings and connective tissue. If you were to re¬move all of the cells in the dermal layer, you would be left with a network of fibers made from the structural proteins, collagen and elastin, which give skin its strength and elasticity. In young, healthy skin, collagen and elastin are abundant, but begin to de¬grade and are renewed less frequently as we age. The matrix between cells where collagen and elastin exist, known as the extracellular matrix, also contains a jelly-like substance composed primarily of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid’s many functions include an important role in the inflammatory response, tissue repair, cell movement, and cell communication.

Dextrin - read more

Dextrin is a carbohydrate used in cosmetics formulations for its water binding and viscosity regulating properties.

Dicaprylyl Carbonate - read more

Dicaprylyl carbonate is a plant-derived fat that is used as an emollient and skin conditioner. It is a very effective moisturizer, enhancing skin softness without leaving a greasy film.

Dimethicone - read more

Ingredients derived from silicones that are used in cosmetics as skin conditioners, skin protectants, and anti-foaming agents. Silicones also prevent water loss by forming a hydrating barrier on the skin. They provide a silky feel to products in which they are used.

Dimethicone Crosspolymer-3 - read more

Ingredients derived from silicones that are used in cosmetics as skin conditioners, skin protectants, and anti-foaming agents. Silicones also prevent water loss by forming a hydrating barrier on the skin. They provide a silky feel to products in which they are used.

Dimethiconol - read more

Ingredients derived from silicones that are used in cosmetics as skin conditioners, skin protectants, and anti-foaming agents. Silicones also prevent water loss by forming a hydrating barrier on the skin. They provide a silky feel to products in which they are used.

Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate - read more

Natural ingredient, cleansing agent, foam booster, conditioner

Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate - read more

Performance ingredient. Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate is a synthesized, mild surfactant that is comprised of the disodium salt of lauryl alcohol that is bound to sulfosuccinic acid. It is sometimes confused as a sulfate, which it is not (sulfates are the salts of sulfuric acid). This ingredient offers a larger molecular size, which helps make it milder and easier to rinse off.

Disteardimonium Hectorite - read more

Disteardimonium hectorite is an ingredient derived from the natural clay mineral, hectorite. It is used in cosmetics formulations to and a suspending and thickening agent.

Divinyldimethicone/Dimethicone Copolymer - read more

Performance, Color Protector, Shine Enhancer, Conditioning Agent

Dog Rose Extract - read more

Rosa canina extract is the natural extract of dog rose seeds. Compounds in Rosa canina extract are known to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and research has shown that Rosa canina is effective in alleviating the symptoms associated with chronic pain caused by osteoarthritis.

Dong Quai - read more

Angelica polymorpha sinensis is a well known and studied herb that has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. It has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antispasmodic and wound healing effects due to the plant’s high level of phytochemicals, which include coumarins, phytosterols, polysaccharides, ferulate, and flavonoids. It is well known for its use in treating female ailments, and is commonly known as female ginseng or dong quai.


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