Olibanum Extract


Fragrance Synthetic and Natural

No known benefits

Olibanum Extract description

_Olibanum_ extract is also known as frankincense. It is a fragrant component used in skin care products; it can be a skin sensitizer, but is not considered a potent one. There is no research showing frankincense has any benefit for skin.

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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