caprylyl caprylate/caprate

A synthetic ester blend of medium chain fatty acids and fatty alcohol that works as an emollient. As such, it can help improve skin’s barrier so it’s better able to resist moisture loss.

References for this information:

Pharmaceutics, March 2014, pages 52-77
Biochimica Biophysica Acta, March 2014, pages 362-368

See ester emollient

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