Times they are a changing in this exciting new world of ours. Now that we have access to so much information at our fingertips we can research and become educated on so many things. It’s wonderful! And so, once we would blindly buy a skincare product because someone we know, or a celebrity sponsor told us it was the bees knees, now we’re a lot more likely to do our own research. And that’s a good thing.
Enter the INCI list. Pronounced INKY, in case you’re wondering. INCI stands for International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients. All cosmetic and cosmeceutical ingredient lists must use the INCI names for their ingredients. The rationale for this is to minimise the language barriers that can hinder understanding and make things misleading for us little ol’ consumers.
INCI ingredient names on product labels allow consumers to easily compare ingredients between multiple products, ensuring transparency in ingredient disclosure.
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