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phytosteryl/octyldodecyl lauroyl glutamate
- Categories: Emollients
A mix of various amino acids and plant-based sterols (phytosterols) with the emollient ingredient octyldodecanol. This synthetic/natural hybrid ingredient functions in cosmetics as an emollient and skin-conditioning ingredient, working to prevent moisture loss and also calming aggravated skin.
The phytosterol content of this ingredient provides antioxidants.
References for this information:
The Journal of the American College of Clinical Wound Specialists, December 2012, pages 92-94
The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology, January 2009, pages 36-40
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