Know Your Ingredients: Isopropyl Isostearate

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isopropyl isostearate

What it is
Isopropyl Isostearate is a liquid made with Isopropyl Alcohol and Isostearic Acid.

What it does
Isopropyl Isostearate is an emollient that makes skin soft and smooth.
In addition, it is used in pressed products as a binder to hold the ingredients together.

Side effects
Isopropyl Isostearate can be slightly irritating.

(Source: cosmeticsinfo.org)

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