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Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil

Our database includes 601 products that contain Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil.

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What it is



Fungal Acne
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Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil is created by adding hydrogen to vegetable oil in order to give it more stability. This process also raises the melting point of vegetable oil. In cosmetics, it is an emollient.

Emollients help soothe and soften the skin. They do this by creating a protective film on your skin. This barrier helps trap moisture and keeps your skin hydrated. Emollients may be effective at treating dry or itchy skin.

The term "Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil" is an umbrella term and can refer to a variety of vegetable oils and blends of: sunflower oil, soybean oil, olive oil, coconut oil, palm oil, and more.

Due to the differences in vegetables, the benefits may vary.

Also known as: Crisco Shortening

Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.4% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Community Stats

79 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:

Seborrheic Dermatitis • Dryness • Sensitivity • Acne

Where it's used

Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil is most often found as ingredient number 12 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 34414
  • EC #:  269-820-6
  • All Functions: Emollient, Skin Conditioning
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.