Behenic acid is a fatty acid that is used as a thickener, cleansing agent, and opacifier in cosmetics.
References for this information:
Experimental Dermatology, January 2017, pages 36-43
Biophysical Journal, June 2015, pages 2670-2679
British Journal of Dermatology, February 2012, pages 279-287
Cosmetics and Toiletries, April 2008
See fatty acid
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