slip agent

Slip Agents

Term used to describe a range of ingredients that help other ingredients spread over skin and penetrate into it. Slip agents also have humectant properties. Slip agents include butylene glycol, glycerin, polysorbates, and propylene glycol, to name a few. They are as basic to the world of skincare as water.

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