Polybutene

What is it?

  • A binder and thickening agent

Where is it used?

  • Lip glosses
  • Lipsticks
  • Eye products
  • Sealants
  • Adhesives

What does it do?

  • Can be used as an adhesive to its naturally sticky makeup

Interesting Facts:

  • Can be derived from Petroleum sources

Pros/Cons:

Pros:

  • Safe in cosmetic uses

Cons:

  • Long-term exposure may cause irritation

 

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