sorbeth-230 tetraoleate

A mixture of the fatty acid oleic acid with derivatives of the sugar ingredient sorbitol and other substances to create a synthetic ingredient that cleanses, emulsifies, and can help thicken cosmetic formulas.

Sorbeth-230 is among the newer cleansing agents created in response to the sulfate-free push, and it’s a welcome addition due to its mildness and generally non-irritating nature—at least according to the claims made by the company selling this ingredient.

See oleic acid sorbitol

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