INGREDIENT GLOSSARY • Thickener

Cetyl Alcohol

AT A GLANCE

Cetyl Alcohol

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

Type of Ingredient

Thickener

Why we use it

Skincare products like lotions and creams contain both water-based and oil-based ingredients. Cetyl alcohol helps stabilize those mixtures and keep those ingredients from separating. It also thickens the texture and helps give it a soft, non-greasy feel on the skin.

What it’s in

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