Dipropylene Glycol

Our database includes 2329 products that contain Dipropylene Glycol.

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Written by Jacob Laboissonniere | Published May 22, 2020


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.

Also known as: Dpg

Dipropylene Glycol is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient, with about 9.0% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Masking, Solvent

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Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Oily

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Sensitivity • Dryness • Redness • Fine Lines

Where it's used

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

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.