The following list is split into two columns. The left column are ingredients known to cause skin irritation, allergic reactions, skin sensitivity, and/or sun sensitivity. The column on the right contains ingredients that are helpful, non-irritating and "good" for the skin. As to the right column, keep in mind the "natural" form and, at times, the function of these ingredients may be altered after they’re treated and prepared for use in a cosmetic products and that each have beneficial properties for skin, mostly by making dry skin look and feel better or functioning as antioxidants:
Harmful Not Harmful
  • Almond extract
  • Allspice
  • Angelica
  • Arnica Balm mint oil
  • Balsam
  • Basil
  • Bergamot
  • Cinnamon
  • Citrus
  • Clove
  • Clover blossom
  • Cornstarch
  • Coriander oil
  • Cottonseed oil
  • Fennel
  • Fir needle
  • Geranium oil
  • Grapefruit
  • Horsetail
  • Lavender oil
  • Lemon
  • Lemon balm
  • Lemongrass
  • Lime
  • Marjoram
  • Oak bark
  • Papaya
  • Peppermint
  • Rose
  • Sage
  • Thyme
  • Witch hazel
  • Wintergreen
  • Alfalfa
  • Algae
  • Aloe
  • Andiroba oil
  • Apricot kernel oil
  • Artichoke extract
  • Avocado oil Babassu oil
  • Bearberry extract
  • Beeswax
  • Black currant oil
  • Black elderberry
  • Black tea
  • Bladderwrack
  • Borage seed extract
  • Borage seed oil
  • Burdock root
  • Candelilla wax
  • Canola oil
  • Carnauba wax
  • Carrot extract and oil
  • Castor oil (all forms)
  • Ceramides
  • Chamomile extracts
  • Cocoa butter
  • Coconut oil
  • Cornflower extract
  • Corn oil
  • Cranberry seed oil
  • Curcumin (tumeric)
  • Elderberry
  • Evening primrose oil
  • Flax extract and oil
  • Ginkgo biloba
  • Grape seed extract
  • Grape seed oil
  • Green tea
  • Hazelnut oil
  • Hemp seed oil
  • Honey
  • Horse chestnut extract
  • Hydrocotyl extract
  • Irish moss
  • Japan wax
  • Jojoba oil
  • Kaolin
  • Kelp
  • Kudzu root
  • Kukui nut oil
  • Lanolin (all forms)
  • Licorice extract and root
  • Linseed oil
  • Lotus seed extract
  • Macadamia nut oil
  • Magnesium
  • Mallow
  • Matricaria
  • Nettle
  • Oat extracts
  • Olive oil
  • Oryzanol
  • Ozokerite
  • Palm oil
  • Peanut oil
  • Pecan oil
  • Pine cone extract
  • Propolis
  • Pycnogenol
  • Rapeseed oil
  • Raspberry seed oil
  • Rice bran oil
  • Rose hip oil
  • Safflower oil
  • Sea whip extract
  • Seaweed
  • Sesame oil
  • Shea butter
  • Slippery elm bark
  • Soybean extract
  • Soybean oil
  • Sunflower oil Sweet almond oil
  • Tea tree oil
  • Vanilla
  • Planifolia
  • Walnut oil
  • Wheat germ glycerides and oil
  • Wheat Protein Whey Protein
  • White tea Willow bark
  • Willow herb (fireweed) extract
  • Yeast
  • Yucca extract