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What’s in the Method Body Wash Wind Down?

TrueThings by Kinnari
3 min readJun 30, 2020
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The blue lavender and chamomile moisturizing body wash makes the skin soft and supple while still having a refreshing scent. The ‘Method Body Wash Wind Down’ Is known for infusing chamomile, starflower, blue lavender, this calming body wash helps you shower the stress away. All of that sounds good, and here is the ingredient list. It may be confusing, but not for long.

Water (Aqua), Sodium Lauryl Sulfate*, Cocamidopropyl Betaine*, Fragrance (Parfum: Coumarin, Linalool), Polyglyceryl-3 Laurate*, Glycol Distearate*, Methyl Glucose Caprate/Caprylate/Oleate*, Propanediol*, Ammonium Chloride, Coco-Glucoside*, Lauryl Lactate*, Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile) Flower Extract*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Blue Lavender) Flower Extract*, Borago Officinalis (Starflower) Extract*, Glycerin*, Tetrasodium Glda*, Glyceryl Oleate*, Glycol Stearate*, Citric Acid*, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol.

And before you fret, the ingredient list might seem confusing, but not for long! I have also summarized each ingredient below, with an easy to understand definition.

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate — Derived from coconut and palm oils it’s used as a cleaning agent (

Cocamidopropyl Betaine — Cocamidopropyl betaine is a fatty acid made from coconuts ( It could cause allergies for some people, and is used as a cleaning agent. (

Coumarin — Coumarin, or is 1,2-benzopyrone, occurs naturally in tonka beans and cinnamon, used for its aroma in many skincare products.

Linalool — A natural alcohol that is found in many flowers and spice plants. It can also be found in many essential oils.

Polyglyceryl-3 Laurate — Derived from palm or coconut oil and is used as a skin softener and smoother (

Glycol Distearate — Glycol distearate is a compound based on stearic acid, a naturally occurring fatty acid. It is used as a conditioning agent (

Methyl Glucose Caprate/Caprylate/Oleate — Derived from plant sources (

(Not enough information available).

Propanediol — Derived from plant sugars such as corn and is used as a solvent (

Ammonium Chloride — Ammonium Chloride is an inorganic salt. It is derived from abundant mineral sources and is used as a thickening agent (

Coco-Glucoside — Coco-glucoside is a surfactant produced by chemical reaction between glucose and coconut oil-derived ingredients. And it is used as a cleansing agent (

Lauryl Lactate — Derived from palm or coconut oil and is used as a skin softener and smoother (

Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile) Flower Extract — Extracted from the Chamomile flower

Lavandula Angustifolia (Blue Lavender) Flower Extract — Extracted from the Blue Lavender flower.

Borago Officinalis (Starflower) Extract — Extracted from Starflowers

Glycerin — Glycerin (also called glycerol) is a naturally occurring alcohol compound and a component of many lipids. Glycerin may be of animal or vegetable origin. It’s used as a moisturizer in many skincare products. (

Tetrasodium Glda — Naturally derived and used as a water softener ( (Not enough information available).

Glyceryl Oleate — Glyceryl Oleate is composed of glycerin and oleic acid, a naturally occurring fatty acid. And is used as a skin-conditioning agent (

Glycol Stearate — Glycol Stearate is composed of ethylene glycol and stearic acid, a naturally occurring fatty acid. It is also used as a skin-conditioning agent (

Citric Acid — Derived from plant sugars such as corn and it optimizes pH levels (

Ethylhexylglycerin — Ethylhexylglycerin is a glyceryl ether used as a preservative and skin conditioning agent ( (Not enough information available).

Phenoxyethanol — Phenoxyethanol is a synthetic material typically made by mixing treating phenol with ethylene oxide in an alkaline medium. The resulting ingredient is light in color and has a mild rose odor ( This prolongs the shelf life of the product even when it’s opened by fighting any bacteria that may enter.

After reading all of the definitions, I was left in awe! With few synthetic ingredients the ‘Method Body Wash Wind Down’ is filled with amazing stuff that will leave you and your skin happy and nourished.

All the data and usage facts are based on my research and my use of the product. I am not a skincare expert, I am just expressing my opinions. I have not been paid by ‘Raw Sugari’ to write this article.



TrueThings by Kinnari

High schooler who loves Biology, Science, and Ingredients