Ingredient Name: Stearyl Alcohol
What is it? Stearyl alcohol is a fatty alcohol derived from plant sources, including coconut and palm kernel oils, and is not to be confused with ethyl-based drying alcohols. It’s commonly used in cosmetics and creams as a conditioner, natural emulsifier, and moisturizer
- Helps mix water and oil compounds
- Moisturizes and conditions
Why do we use it? We use it in our Scalp Therapy Conditioner to deliver deep moisture to the hair while soothing the scalp.
“Stearyl Alcohol.” National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubChem Compound Database, U.S. National Library of Medicine, pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/1-octadecanol.