Know Your Ingredients: 1,3-Propanediol

by Gio


What it is
1,3-Propanediol, also called 1,3-Dihydroxypropane, can be derived synthetically from oil, or from corn sugar.

What it does
1,3-Propanediol is a humectant: it can attract water from the environment into the skin, thus helping to keep it hydrated.
In addition, it is also used as a solvent to dissolve other substances.

Side effects
1,3-Propanediol is a relatively-new ingredients so very few studies have been so far conducted to determine both its efficacy and side effects. However, it is generally considered to be safe.




Janessa January 26, 2013 - 6:14 am

Giorgia!!! I’m back from finals and I did really well. 🙂 I’ve seen this ingredient before I think. I’m learning so much from you, thanks. Even though my brain doesn’t retain all of the ingredients, I’m still picking up quite a bit.

And surprise! I picked up both color tattoo golds and the A+-rating-ones on temptalia the light pink one and the cream color all for you. :)) so don’t put those on your wish list haha. Your wish has been granted! As a genie, I grant you unlimited wishes hehe.

beautifulwithbrains January 26, 2013 - 2:47 pm

Janessa, welcome back! And that’s wonderful, well done! 🙂 And you’re welcome. There are so many ingredients that it’s hard to remember them all, but you can always check out the a-z ingredient page at the top should you need it. I do too sometimes 😉

Awww what a fantastic genie you are! I’m so grateful! Thank you so much! If there’s anything I can ever do for you, just ask. 🙂

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