Know Your Ingredients: Methyl Gluceth-20

by Gio

methyl gluceth 20

What it is
Methyl Gluceth-20 is derived from corn sugar and corn starch.

What it does
Methyl Gluceth-20 is an emollient that imparts a soft and smooth feel to the skin.
In addition, it has water-binding properties that help keep skin hydrated.

Side effects
Methyl Gluceth-20 is generally considered to be safe.


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Kiss & Make-up August 23, 2014 - 2:19 pm

I’ll probably forget this in the next few hours, but still, good to know! 🙂

Gio August 23, 2014 - 2:52 pm

Melissa, lol. That’s why I created the A-Z ingredient page, so that we can all check out an ingredient when we need it. I do it all the time too. 😉

Chic Readings August 23, 2014 - 10:25 pm

I’m really happy that I found your blog because I google ingredients all the time and now I have everything in one place and you make it so simple, nice and useful:)

Gio August 24, 2014 - 7:43 am

Helena, oh, I’m so glad you find it useful! Thank you for your kind words! 🙂

Janessa September 3, 2014 - 12:27 am

Oo so many ingredients can be made from corn! Corn is everywhere.

Gio September 3, 2014 - 6:39 am

Janessa, it really is!


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