What it is
Coco-Betaine, also called Cocamidopropyl Betaine, is a pale yellow liquid derived from coconut oil.
What it does
Coco-Betaine is a gentle surfactant that works by helping water mix with oils and dirt so that they can be removed.
It also used in hair conditioners because it creates a protective layer on the hair that moisturizes it and provides antistatic properties.
In addition, Coco-Betaine has foaming and thickening.
Although deemed gentle and safe, Coco-Betaine can cause allergic reactions in some people.