Know your ingredients: Polybutene

by beautifulwithbrains


What it is
Polybutene is  a light coloured and sticky liquid.

What it does
Polybutene is a binder: it holds together the ingredients of compressed products.
In addition, it is a thickener and an epilating agent.

Side effects
Polybutene is generally considered to be safe.


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Lydia February 14, 2009 - 4:12 pm

Good to know, a lot of things make my eyes itch lol

beautifulwithbrains February 16, 2009 - 12:53 pm

I’m sorry to hear that. Unfortunately lots of ingredients used in cosmetics products can cause irritation. But if you know which ingredients are causing the problem, you can avoid them.


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