INGREDIENT GLOSSARY • Thickener

Cetearyl Alcohol

AT A GLANCE

Cetearyl Alcohol

A skin-loving emollient and thickener that helps keep lotions and creams stable.

Type of Ingredient

Thickener

Why we use it

Cetearyl alcohol is a fabulous multitasker. It provides richness to lotions and creams and helps lock in moisture. It stabilizes and thickens emulsions, giving them a lovely smooth texture. And when combined with Ceteareth-20, like in Velvet Cleansing Milk, it can emulsify oil and water together to create stable, luxurious creams.

What it’s in

Velvet Cleansing Milk

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Velvet Cleansing Milk

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