Know Your Ingredients: Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate

by Gio

sodium cetearyl sulfate

What it is
Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate, a mixture of stearyl and cetyl sulfate, is a white or slightly yellow powder.

What it does
Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate is a surfactant: it helps water mix with dirt and oil so that they can easily be rinsed away.

Side effects
Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate is generally considered to be safe.


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Kiss & Make-up August 17, 2013 - 11:22 am

An easy quick explanation, thanks!

beautifulwithbrains August 17, 2013 - 9:00 pm

Kiss & Make-up, you’re welcome.


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