Artful Teasing hand and body lotions have been formulated with a mind to combine the best features of natural products with the high performance of premium science based brands. The basic raw materials all occur in nature, or are simple derivatives. The main ingredients are cetearyl alcohol which is a fatty alcohol that can be obtained from just about any vegetable oil. The capric/caprylic triglycerides sound like something from Star Trek but are actually simply a highly purified form of coconut oil. Shea butter is an oil pressed from shea nuts which are harvested wild. It has a soothing feel when applied and contains skin micronutrients and even a mild sun protecting effect.
Also included in the ingredients are olive oil derivatives - sorbitan olivate and cetearyl olivate - which have the ability to mimic the structure of the oils found in the top layer of the skin.
Olive oil is rich in antioxidants that have the ability to protect to the skin from damage by light and oxidative stress.
Sweet almond oil is a sensuous and lubricious oil that gives the lotion the ability to slide across the skin and also gives a rich skin feel.
All these oils combine to give a strong barrier function enhancement to the skin and prevent the moisture escaping. In addition glycerin is a powerful humectant that holds moisture in the skin.
These ingredients to give the elegance and performance that has led to people coming back to repurchase these lotions year in and year out.