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.

*Chrysanthemum Sinense Flower Extract Acetamide Mea Achillea Millefolium Extract Acrylates Crosspolymer-4 Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate Ammonium Polyacrylate Ammonium Xylenesulfonate Arachidyl Glucoside Beheneth­‐20 Behenic Acid Behentrimonium Methosulfate Benzalkonium Chloride Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3 Bis-Peg/Ppg-14/14 Dimethicone Bis-Peg/Ppg-16/16 Peg/Ppg-16/16 Dimethicone C10-16 Alkyl Glucoside C12-13 Pareth-3 C12-14 Pareth-12 C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside C18-36 Acid Glycol Ester C20-22 Alkyl Phosphate C20-40 Pareth-10 Candelilla/Jojoba/Rice Bran Polyglyceryl-3 Esters Candida Bombicola/Glucose/Methyl Rapeseedate Ferment Capryl/Capramidopropyl Betaine Caprylic Acid Capryloyl Glycine Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside Caprylyl/Capryl Wheat Bran/Straw Glycosides Carnitine Ceteareth-12 Ceteareth-20 Ceteareth-25 Ceteareth-6 Ceteareth-60 Myristyl Glycol Cetearyl Alcohol Cetearyl Glucoside Cetearyl Wheat Straw Glycosides Ceteth-10 Ceteth-10 Phosphate Ceteth-20 Ceteth-24 Ceteth-3 Ceteth-5 Cetrimonium Bromide Cetrimonium Chloride Cetyl Diglyceryl Tris(Trimethylsiloxy)Silylethyl Dimethicone Cetyl Peg/Ppg-10/1 Dimethicone Cetyl Phosphate Choleth-24 Citrus Aurantifolia Oil Citrus Aurantifolia Peel Extract Cocamide Dea Cocamide Mea Cocamidopropyl Betaine Cocamidopropyl Dimethylamine Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine Coceth-7 Coco-Betaine Coco-Glucoside Coconut Acid Coconut Alcohol Coconut Oil Glycereth-8 Esters Decyl Glucoside Dextrin Palmitate Dicetyl Phosphate Diethylhexyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate Diisostearyl Malate Dimethicone Peg-7 Phosphate Dimethicone/Polyglycerin-3 Crosspolymer Disodium Cetearyl Sulfosuccinate Disodium Coco-Glucoside Citrate Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate Disodium Cocoamphodipropionate Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate Disodium Ethylene Dicocamide Peg-15 Disulfate Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate Disodium Lauroamphodiacetate Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate Fusel Wheat Bran/Straw Glycosides Glycol Stearate Hexylene Glycol Hydrogenated Castor Oil Hydrogenated Vegetable Glycerides Hydroxylated Lecithin Hydroxyproline Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose Hydroxypropyltrimonium Maltodextrin Crosspolymer Hydroxystearic Acid Inulin Lauryl Carbamate Isoceteth-10 Isoceteth-20 Isodeceth-6 Isostearic Acid Jojoba Wax Peg-120 Esters Lanolin Laureth-10 Laureth-12 Laureth-2 Laureth-23 Laureth-4 Laureth-7 Laureth-7 Citrate Lauric Acid Lauryl Betaine Lauryl Glucoside Lauryl Peg-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone Lavandula Angustifolia Flower Extract Linolenic Acid Linseed Acid Mipa-Laureth Sulfate Myristic Acid Oleic/Linoleic/Linolenic Polyglycerides Oleth-10 Oleth-20 Oleth-3 Phosphate Palmitoyl Glycine Palmitoyl Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein Peg-10 Isostearate Peg-10 Rapeseed Sterol Peg-100 Stearate Peg-150 Distearate Peg-2 Castor Oil Peg-2 Soyamine Peg-20 Sorbitan Cocoate Peg-20 Stearate Peg-200 Hydrogenated Glyceryl Palmate Peg-30 Glyceryl Cocoate Peg-35 Castor Oil Peg-36 Castor Oil Peg-4 Laurate Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil Peg-40 Sorbitan Peroleate Peg-40 Stearate Peg-5 Rapeseed Sterol Peg-55 Propylene Glycol Oleate Peg-6 Hydrogenated Castor Oil Peg-60 Glyceryl Isostearate Peg-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil Peg-7 Glyceryl Cocoate Peg-7 Trimethylolpropane Coconut Ether Peg-75 Stearate Peg-8 Laurate Peg-8 Stearate Peg-80 Sorbitan Laurate Poloxamer 184 Poloxamer 235 Poloxamer 338 Poloxamer 407 Polyglyceryl-10 Caprylate/Caprate Polyglyceryl-3 Caprylate Polyglyceryl-4 Diisostearate/Polyhydroxystearate/Sebacate Polysorbate 20 Polysorbate 40 Polysorbate 60 Polysorbate 80 Polysorbate 85 Pomaderris Kumerahou Flower/Leaf Extract Potassium Cetyl Phosphate Potassium Cocoyl Glycinate Potassium Laurate Potassium Myristate Potassium Olivoyl/Lauroyl Wheat Amino Acids Potassium Stearate Ppg-1 Trideceth-6 Ppg-1-Peg-9 Lauryl Glycol Ether Ppg-2 Hydroxyehtyl Cocamide 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 Santalum Album 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 Cocopolyglucose Tartrate Sodium Cocoyl Alaninate Sodium Cocoyl Amino Acids Sodium Cocoyl Apple Amino Acids Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate Sodium Cocoyl Sarcosinate Sodium Dodecylbenzenesulfonate Sodium Isethionate Sodium Laureth Sulfate Sodium Laureth-13 Carboxylate 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 Methyl Oleoyl Taurate* Sodium Oleate Sodium Olivate Sodium Palm Kernelate Sodium Shea Butterate Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate Sodium Trideceth Sulfate Sorbitan Oleate Decylglucoside Crosspolymer Steareth-10 Steareth-2 Steareth-20 Steareth-21 Stearyl Alcohol Sucrose Dilaurate Sucrose Distearate Sucrose Laurate Sucrose Palmitate Sucrose Polystearate Sucrose Stearate Tea-Cocoyl Glutamate Tea-Isostearate Tea-Stearate Toluene Sulfonic Acid Tribehenin Peg-20 Esters Trideceth-10 Trideceth-6 Trideceth-6 Phosphate Trideceth-9 Triethanolamine Triheptanoin Trilaureth-4 Phosphate Undecylenoyl Glycine Xanthan Gum