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Glyceryl Undecylenate

Our database includes 265 products that contain Glyceryl Undecylenate.

Explained

This ingredient is an emollient and emulsifier.

Due to its thick oil / waxy texture, it has emollient properties. Emollients help hydrate skin by creating a thin film. This film prevents moisture from escaping.

Glyceryl Undecylenate is created from glycerin and undecylenic acid.

Undecylenic Acid is a fungal treatment, but is not as effective as newer medications.

Due to this, it may not be Malassezia folliculitis safe.

You should know

Concerns

Fungal Acne

What it does

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
Skin Conditioning To hydrate and soften skin

Prevalence

Less common Percentage of products that contain it
0.5%
Top categories
Moisturizers
Makeup
Treatments
Position Predominant list placement
Bottom 50%

References

CosIng Data

CosIng ID 56331
INCI Name GLYCERYL UNDECYLENATE
All Functions Emollient, Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning