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Behenic Acid

Our database includes 175 products that contain Behenic Acid.

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Fungal Acne
Comedogenic Rating:   0
Irritancy Rating:   0


Behenic Acid is a fatty acid and has moisturizing properties.

It is naturally occuring in the Moringa oleifera tree, rapeseed oil, and peanut oil.

This ingredient may not be Malassezia folliculitis, or fungal acne safe.

People also dislike: Lauric Acid, Palmitic Acid, Stearic Acid

Behenic Acid is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 0.4% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Cleansing, Emulsifying

Community Stats

15 people from our community have liked or disliked this ingredient.

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Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Combination

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Fungal Acne • Sensitivity • Redness • Dullness

Where it's used

Behenic Acid is most often found as ingredient number 24 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Behenic Acid the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 74584
  • EC #:  204-010-8
  • All Functions: Cleansing, Emulsifying, Opa CI Fying, Surfactant
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.