Ingredients that lower the surface tension of cosmetics and help the product to spread evenly and easily. They usually have a water-loving tail part and an oil-loving head part, so they tend to be important ingredients in cleansers, or anything that makes bubbles. Very often surfactants are also cleansing and emulsifying ingredients.

Acetamide Mea Achillea Millefolium Extract Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate Ammonium Xylenesulfonate Arachidyl Glucoside Beheneth­‐20 Behenic Acid Behentrimonium Methosulfate Benzalkonium Chloride Bis-Peg/Ppg-14/14 Dimethicone C12-13 Pareth-3 C12-14 Pareth-12 C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside C20-22 Alkyl Phosphate C20-40 Pareth-10 Candelilla/Jojoba/Rice Bran Polyglyceryl-3 Esters Capryloyl Glycine Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside Caprylyl/Capryl Wheat Bran/Straw Glycosides Ceteareth-12 Ceteareth-20 Ceteareth-25 Ceteareth-60 Myristyl Glycol Cetearyl Alcohol Cetearyl Glucoside Ceteth-10 Phosphate Ceteth-20 Cetrimonium Bromide Cetrimonium Chloride Cetyl Peg/Ppg-10/1 Dimethicone Cetyl Phosphate Citrus Aurantifolia Oil Citrus Aurantifolia Peel Extract Cocamidopropyl Betaine Cocamidopropyl Dimethylamine Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine Coceth-7 Coco-Glucoside Coconut Acid Coconut Alcohol Coconut Oil Glycereth-8 Esters Decyl Glucoside Dicetyl Phosphate Diisostearyl Malate Dimethicone Peg-7 Phosphate Disodium Cetearyl Sulfosuccinate Disodium Coco-Glucoside Citrate Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate Disodium Cocoamphodipropionate Disodium Ethylene Dicocamide Peg-15 Disulfate Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate Disodium Lauriminodipropionate Tocopheryl Phosphates Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate Fusel Wheat Bran/Straw Glycosides Hexylene Glycol Hydrogenated Castor Oil Hydrogenated Vegetable Glycerides Hydroxyproline Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose Hydroxystearic Acid Inulin Lauryl Carbamate Isoceteth-10 Isoceteth-20 Isostearic Acid Jojoba Wax Peg-120 Esters Lanolin Laureth-2 Laureth-23 Laureth-4 Laureth-7 Lauric Acid Lauryl Glucoside Lauryl Peg-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone Lavandula Angustifolia Flower Extract Linolenic Acid Mipa-Laureth Sulfate Myristic Acid Oleic/Linoleic/Linolenic Polyglycerides Oleth-10 Oleth-20 Palmitoyl Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein Peg-10 Isostearate Peg-10 Rapeseed Sterol Peg-100 Stearate Peg-150 Distearate Peg-2 Castor Oil Peg-20 Sorbitan Cocoate Peg-20 Stearate Peg-200 Hydrogenated Glyceryl Palmate Peg-30 Glyceryl Cocoate Peg-35 Castor Oil Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil Peg-40 Sorbitan Peroleate Peg-40 Stearate Peg-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil Peg-7 Glyceryl Cocoate Peg-75 Stearate Peg-8 Laurate Poloxamer 184 Poloxamer 235 Poloxamer 338 Polyglyceryl-4 Diisostearate/Polyhydroxystearate/Sebacate Polysorbate 20 Polysorbate 60 Polysorbate 80 Potassium Cetyl Phosphate Potassium Laurate Potassium Myristate Potassium Stearate Ppg-1-Peg-9 Lauryl Glycol Ether Ppg-5-Ceteth-20 Propylene Glycol Laurate Propylene Glycol Stearate Quillaja Saponaria Bark Extract Rice Oil Glycereth-8 Esters Salvia Officinalis Extract Salvia Officinalis Leaf Extract Sapindus Mukurossi Fruit Extract Shea Butter Glycereth-8 Esters Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate Sodium Carboxymethyl Beta-Glucan Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate Sodium Cocoamphoacetate Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate Sodium Cocoyl Sarcosinate Sodium Isethionate Sodium Laureth Sulfate Sodium Lauroamphoacetate Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate Sodium Lauroyl Oat Amino Acids Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate Sodium Laurylglucosides Hydroxypropylsulfonate Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate Sodium Oleate Sodium Olivate Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate Sorbitan Oleate Decylglucoside Crosspolymer Steareth-10 Steareth-2 Steareth-20 Steareth-21 Stearyl Alcohol Sucrose Dilaurate Sucrose Laurate Sucrose Palmitate Sucrose Polystearate Sucrose Stearate Trideceth-10 Trideceth-6 Phosphate Triethanolamine Triheptanoin Undecylenoyl Glycine Xanthan Gum