My Cart 0 $0.00

You have no items in your shopping cart.

Problems Adding to Cart? Click here for assistance.

Cetearyl olivate

* The ester of cetearyl alcohol and the fatty acids derived from olive oil. Comes in the form of an oily wax.

Functions:

A nonionic emulsifier that helps blend ingredients together in cosmetic solutions, usually ones with moisturizing properties. It's helps soften the skin & hair, and gives products a smooth and luxurious feel. It's most often used in conjunction with sorbitan olivate, and this blend most often appears as Olivem 1000 on an ingredient list. You can find this ingredient in several personal care products such as facial moisturizer, conditioner, anti-aging treatment, sunscreen, shaving cream, eye cream, lip gloss, cleanser, skin fader, scar treatment and body firming lotion.

Safety Measures/Side Effects:

The safety of cetearyl olivate has not been reviewed by the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel. However, the CIR Expert Panel has assessed one of its main components, cetearyl alcohol, as non-toxic and non-sensitizing, classifying it as safe to use in cosmetic products. The EU Cosmetics Directive also allows cetearyl alcohol to be used in cosmetics as long as it's derived from plants.

Recommended Products w/ cetearyl olivate:

Your Best Face Quench Lip Treatment ($15), Terralina Facial Moisturizer ($42), Terralina Gentle Facial Cleanser

Discover with Marta

Discover With Marta

Members get to find out what anti-agers really work.

Join Today

Truth In Aging Videos

Helpful how-tos from Marta and friends.

Watch Now

Becky

Meet Our Contributors

The TIA community consists of our trusted reviewers.

Meet Them

jennifer aniston

Be Inspired

Inspiring thoughts and women who are aging gracefully.

Read More

Please wait...

Continue shopping or View cart & checkout
Continue shopping or View cart & checkout
  Loading...