Know Your Ingredients: 10-Hydroxydecanoic Acid

by Gio


What it is
10-Hydroxydecanoic Acid is an unsaturated fatty acid.

What it does
10-Hydroxydecanoic Acid is an occlusive skin conditioning agent: it creates a barrier on the skin that prevents water loss, thus helping to keep it hydrated.

Side effects
10-Hydroxydecanoic Acid is generally considered to be safe.


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Janessa September 13, 2014 - 11:55 pm

Don’t know this one! So many ingredients out there!

Gio September 15, 2014 - 7:46 pm

Janessa, so true! I started this feature 5 years ago and I haven’t even covered half of them yet!


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