Octyldodecanol

What is it?

  • Long chain fatty alcohol

Where is it used?

  • Fragrance
  • Skin Lotions
  • Lipsticks
  • Serums
  • Eye Creams

What does it do?

  • Thickener in moisturizers

Interesting Facts:

  • Can be used as a solvent

Pros/Cons:

Pros:

  • Can be derived from plants to produce a Vegan product

Cons:

  • Can cause contact dermatitis
  • Can be obtained from animal sources for a non-Vegan product
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