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stearyl stearate

A plant-based wax prepared with natural fatty acids combined with synthetic fatty alcohols. Functions as an emollient, occlusive, skin-conditioning agent, and texture enhancer. This ingredient is considered safe for use in cosmetics.

Reference for this information:

International Journal of Toxicology, September-October 2012, pages 141S-146S

See stearyl alcohol stearic acid ester

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