Glyceryl Stearate

Our database has 681 products that contain Glyceryl Stearate.

Ingredient Description

Helps blend the water and oil together within a product, can act as a stabilizer, and adds volume. Glyceryl Stearate can be derived from vegetable or animal fats, and is naturally occurring in our bodies.

Alternate names: Stearic acid, monoester with glycerol

Ingredient Concerns:

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Glyceryl Stearate Stats

  • Glyceryl Stearate is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient.
  • 18% of products in our database contain it.
  • 1 user have disliked this ingredient

Ingredient Functions

Emollient having the quality of softening or soothing the skin.
Emulsifying the act of emulsion: a suspension of small globules of one liquid in a second liquid with which the first will not mix

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 34103
  • INN Name: glyceryl monostearate
  • EC #:  250-705-4/286-490-9
  • Ph. Eur. Name: glyceroli monostearas
  • All Functions: Emollient, Emulsifying
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