You should know
Isostearic acid is a saturated fatty acid. Its structure makes it a great surfactant.
Surfactants help decrease the surface tension between two liquids. This property also makes it an effective emulsifier. Emulsifiers help prevent waters and oils from separating in a product.
Isostearic Acid is created from oleic acid.
This ingredient may not be Malassezia folliculitis, or fungal-acne safe.
Isostearic Acid is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.3% of the products in our database containing it.
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Where it's used
Isostearic Acid is most often found as ingredient number 22 within an ingredient list.
These are the categories of products that use Isostearic Acid the most:
Products with Isostearic Acid
- CosIng ID: 77840
- INCI Name: ISOSTEARIC ACID
- EC #: 250-178-0
- All Functions: Binding, Cleansing, Emulsifying, Surfactant