Know Your Ingredients: Acetylated Castor Oil

by Gio

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What it is
Acetylated Castor Oil is derived from castor oil.

What it does
Acetylated Castor Oil is an emollient that makes skin soft and smooth.
In addition, it is used as a thickening agent to adjust the consistency of a formula.

Side effects
Acetylated Castor Oil is generally considered to be safe.

(Source: paulaschoice.com)

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4 comments

Stavroula DrugstoreBLover March 7, 2015 - 2:28 pm

Interesting to know, thanks Gio! I love learning about ingredients! 🙂 x

Gio March 7, 2015 - 9:40 pm

Stavroula, my pleasure. It’s a very interesting subject, isn’t it?

Kiss & Make-up March 8, 2015 - 11:50 am

Good to know 🙂

Gio March 8, 2015 - 3:38 pm

Melissa, 🙂

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