Ingredients glossary - I

Iris Germanica Root Extract (Iris Germanica Root Extract)

The rootstock of Iris consists at a large part of starch and containsmucilaginous substances, tannins as well as essential oil, which is responsiblefor the violet-type odour of the dried Iris rhizome. Extracts of Iris rootstockregulate the moisture level of the skin.

Isoamyl Laurate (Isoamyl Laurate)

Isoamyl Laurate is a fatty acid ester with emulsifying and stabilising emulsion properties. This ester can be used as a hair care conditioning agent in hair care products.

Iron Oxide 

Iron Oxide is one of the constituents of a mineral pigment, that is used for lip colouring. 


International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient. Ingredient lists are currently drawn up with reference to this EC naming system.