Dipropylene Glycol

Our database includes 3129 products that contain Dipropylene Glycol.


Dipropylene Glycol is a synthetically created stabilizer and solvent. It is a part of the glycol class in the alcohol family.

Dipropylene Glycol helps dissolve and evenly distribute ingredients. It also helps decrease viscosity and thin out texture.

As a masking agent, Dipropylene Glycol can be used to cover the smell of other ingredients. However, it does not have a scent.

Studies show Dipropylene Glycol is considered safe to use in skincare.

People also like: Alcohol Denat., Glycerin, Salicylic Acid

People also dislike: Niacinamide, Propylene Glycol, Glycerin

Also known as: Dpg

Dipropylene Glycol is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient, with about 8.7% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Masking, Solvent

Community Stats

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

Users who dislike it 💔

Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Dry

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Dryness • Sensitivity • Redness • Hormonal Acne

Where it's used

Dipropylene Glycol is most often found as ingredient number 10 within an ingredient list.

Of the 1 products in our database that have a known concentration of Dipropylene Glycol, they all have a concentration of 3% specified within their ingredient lists.

These are the categories of products that use Dipropylene Glycol the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 75742
  • EC #:  203-821-4 / 246-770-3
  • All Functions: Masking, Perfuming, Solvent, Viscosity Controlling
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.