20% Off Sitewide + Free Shipping on All Orders
+ FREE Makeup Duo on $65+  Code: GIFT4  Details

laureth-7

Form of lauryl alcohol (a non-sensitizing fatty alcohol derived from coconut oil) that can function as a cleansing agent and texture enhancer. Despite information found on the Internet, there’s no substantiated evidence that this ingredient is problematic for oily skin.

Back to Ingredient Dictionary

About the Experts

Paula Begoun is the best-selling author of 20 books about skincare and makeup. She is known worldwide as The Cosmetics Cop and creator of Paula’s Choice Skincare. Paula’s expertise has led to hundreds of appearances on national and international radio, print, and television including:

View Media Highlights

 

The Paula's Choice Research Team is dedicated to busting beauty myths and providing expert advice that solves your skincare frustrations so you can have the best skin of your life!