INGREDIENT GLOSSARY • Solvent

Hexylene Glycol

AT A GLANCE

Hexylene Glycol

A common solvent that increases spreadability, reduces viscosity, and helps distribute actives.

Type of Ingredient

Solvent

Why we use it

Hexylene glycol is used widely across skincare, hair care, and makeup to enhance spreadability, thin out overly thick formulas, and ensure actives are fully dissolved and dispersed. It also has some antimicrobial effect and can enhance the efficacy of certain preservatives.

What it’s in

Lipid Gold Eye Cream

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Lipid Gold Eye Cream

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