Stearyl Alcohol

Stearyl alcohol is a compound produced from stearic acid, a naturally occurring fatty acid.  It helps to form emulsions and prevent an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components. Stearyl alcohols in product act as a lubricants on the skin surface, which gives the skin a soft, smooth appearance.

Bases that contain Stearyl Alcohol

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Glycolic Acid Face Cream Base
Sprayable Lotion Base

Sources

ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/706325/STEARYL_ALCOHOL/

cosmeticsinfo.org/ingredient/stearyl-alcohol

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