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Glycol Stearate

Our database includes 224 products that contain Glycol Stearate.

Explained

Glycol Stearate comes from stearic acid and ethylene glycol.

It is a creamy wax used to stabilize ingredients as an emulsifier. Glycol stearate also contains emollient properties. Emollients sit on top of the skin to prevent moisture from escaping.

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

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Concerns

Fungal Acne
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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

Alternative names

Ethylene Glycol Monostearate

Prevalence

Less common Percentage of products that contain it
0.4%
Top categories
Cleansers
Moisturizers
Sunscreens
Position Predominant list placement
Top 25%

References

CosIng Data

CosIng ID 34143
INCI Name GLYCOL STEARATE
EC #  203-886-9
Ph. Eur. Name ethylenglycoli monostearas
All Functions Emollient, Emulsifying, Opa CI Fying, Surfactant