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ceteareth-25

A fatty alcohol that functions as an emulsifier and surfactant in cosmetics. It may be plant- or animal-derived or made synthetically (Paula’s Choice Skincare uses the synthetic and plant-derived types). 

Ceteareth-25 also helps to keep ingredients soluble within a formula, allowing remain dispersed evenly throughout an emulsion. 

Reference for this information:
http://www.cosmeticsinfo.org/ingredient/ceteareths

See cetearyl alcohol

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