How to Read Ingredient Lists - Aurganics Skincare

How to Read Ingredient Lists

We get it. Skincare ingredient labels can be downright confusing. It's like trying to read some secret code. But fear not, we're here to break it down for you – in English 😉 

Get ready to become a skincare ingredient detective and separate the hero ingredients from the unimportant ones 🕵🏾‍♀️ Let's dive in!

Order Matters

When reading a skincare ingredient list, note that the ingredients are usually listed in descending order of concentration 👇. This means that the first few ingredients are the most abundant in the formula – and have the most significant impact on your skin! Take our Alpha Glow Serum as an example.

The first ingredient in our formula is aloe vera. This means that aloe vera has the highest concentration in Alpha Glow Serum.


Alpha Glow Serum ingredients with Aloe Vera as the first ingredient


Okay glowgetter, now we know what the product is primarily composed of ✅ Next up…

Identify Key Ingredients

Skincare ingredient lists can be long AF, so focus on the key ingredients that align with your goals. Look for active ingredients, aka the powerhouses in skincare products chosen for their targeted benefits ✨.

Alpha Glow Serum by Aurganics Skincare ingredient list with alpha arbutin kojic acid and licorice root extract highlighted


Let’s practice with the ingredients from Alpha Glow:

Alpha Arbutin

Tyrosinase inhibitor derived from bearberry that helps fade hyperpigmentation, evening out your skin tone for a radiant complexion.

Kojic Acid

Derived from fungi, kojic acid inhibits melanin production, effectively reducing the appearance of dark spots.

Licorice Root Extract

Soothing and anti-inflammatory, this plant-derived extract helps calm and balance the skin.

Sensitive Babes, WYA?

Sarah, if you have sensitive skin, it's crucial to be aware of ingredients that may trigger flare-ups. 👏🏾 Watch out for synthetic fragrances (aka parfum), alcohols, and harsh sulfates, as these can potentially cause irritation and lead to more flare-ups (and result in hyperpigmentation).

Choosing fragrance-free products like our Alpha Glow Serum helps keep your skin calm and collected.


We believe in providing you with complete and honest information about our products, which is why we list all our ingredients on our packaging and product pages. Because your skin is worth more than gold. 🫶🏾

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Today’s Gloffirmation: The love I have for myself increases my capacity to love others.

Remember, you can write your own gloffirmations on the box of Alpha Glow Serum.

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