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A-Z Forever Products Ingredient information
This information has been collated from information provided to us from our home
office in the States in response to distributor questions regarding ingredients, their
uses and sources.
It is by no means an exhaustive list. Some information regarding ingredients is
proprietary information and can not be given out.
All the information provided is correct to the best of our knowledge.

Alkyl Benzoate
This is used as a skin lubricant, an emollient and humectants

Allantoin
Allantoin is manufactured from urea and glyoxylic acid. This ingredient enhances the
efficacy and desirability of cosmetic creams, sunscreen products, hair gels etc. It is
also shown to promote normal cell renewal

Ascorbic Acid
This is a water-soluble vitamin naturally found in many plant materials, especially
citrus fruit. Ascorbic acid is also known as Vitamin C. It is essential for the formation
of intercellular collagen as well as the maintenance of tooth structures, matrix of
bones and capillary walls. It is also necessary for wound healing, facilitates the
absorption of iron and is widely used to help prevent colds.

Acrylates
Helps to hold moisture in the skin.

Ascorbyl Palmitate
Vitamin C, Antioxidant. Heals and enhances elasticity. Also fights infection and
formation of scar tissue.

Aloin
Aloin is a member of substances called anthraquinones, which are found in the sap
of Aloe Vera.
It is one of twelve anthraquinones but it is the most well known one. These
substances on their own are powerful laxatives. Previously they were sold as a
compound called bitter aloes and because of their strong smell and bitter taste they
were used to paint on children’s nails to stop them biting them.
Despite what is often written about them there is no real evidence to support the fact
that they may be harmful in pregnancy (causing abortion) or that they are
carcinogenic when ingested over a long period of time.