Cetyl hydroxyethylcellulose is a derivative of fatty alcohol cetearyl alcohol and a thicker oil known as 2-ethylhexanoic acid. Works as a rich emollient and is excellent for dry skin.
References for this information:
Cosmetics, February 2016, ePublication
International Journal of Toxicology, Supplement 3, November-December 2015, pages 61S–73S
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