Know Your Ingredients: Ethanol

by Gio

Ethanol

What it is
Ethanol is an alcohol made from fermented sugars of corn, wheat or sugar cane.

What it does
Ethanol is used to dissolve other ingredients in a formula.
In addition, it can help other ingredients penetrate skin better.

Side effects
Ethanol can be drying and irritating, especially for people with sensitive skin.

(Source: futurederm.com)

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