Ingredients glossary - W

Witch Hazel Distillate (Hamamelis Virginiana Distillate)

The distillate of the Witch Hazel plant has a refreshing, mild astringent and skin firming effect. Therefore, Witch Hazel is a suitable ingredient used for face cleaning products to refine the skin and preserve its characteristics and moisture.

Wool Wax (Lanolin)

Lanolin's consistency and composition is very similar the human skin sebum.It is gained from raw wool after the shearing of sheep. The wax is able to bindwater and has a high water absorption capacity. It is therefore particularlysuitable as an ingredient for products for the attention of dry and rough skin,and products in the diaper area.

Wheat Germ Oil (Triticum Vulgare Germ Oil)

Wheat Germ Oil is a light-yellow vegetable oil, that is rich in Vitamin E. It is rich in linoleic and alpha linolenic acid and is especially suitable for dry and mature skin.