Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate

Our database includes 461 products that contain Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate.

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Written by Jacob Laboissonniere | Published May 22, 2020

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Fungal Acne


Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate is created from the diester of stearic acid and the condensation product of methylglucose and Polyglycerin-3.

As an emulsifier, it is used to bind ingredients together. Many ingredients, such as oils and water, separate naturally. Emulsifiers prevent them from separating to ensure even consistency in texture.

One of the manufacturer for this ingredient states it is vegetable-based. It is also claimed to be stable at both high and low temperatures.

This ingredient may not be safe for fungal acne. We recommend speaking with a professional if you have any concerns.

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Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.8% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:


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Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Combination

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Fungal Acne • Redness • Fine Lines • Sensitivity

Where it's used

Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate is most often found as ingredient number 13 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 78897
  • EC #:  -
  • All Functions: Emulsifying
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CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

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