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cholesterol

Applied topically, cholesterol in cosmetics can help maintain the skin’s healthy feel and appearance. It is also a stabilizer, emollient, and water-binding agent.

References for this information:

Journal of Structural Biology, June 2007, issue 3, pages 386-400

See natural moisturizing factor (NMF)

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