What it is
Benzoic Acid is a white and crystalline powder.
What it does
Benzoic Acid is a preservative: it prevents bacteria from growing in your products.
In addition, Benzoic Acid is used in cosmetics and personal care products to adjust their ph and to add a fragrance to them.
Although Benzoic Acid is considered less irritating than other preservatives, it can still cause allergic reactions in some people.
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