Ingredient Name: Plant-derived Cetyl Alcohol
What is it? Cetyl alcohol is a fatty alcohol derived from plant sources, not to be confused with the ethyl-based drying alcohols. It’s commonly used in cosmetics and creams as a natural emulsifier and moisturizer.
- Helps mix water and oil compounds
- Moisturizes and conditions
*= This information has not been approved by the FDA.
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