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* A natural preservative used as an alternative to parabens
* Derived from glycerin and can also be used as a deodorizer and skin conditioner
Ethylhexylglycerin servces as a surfactant and preservant enhancer and acts as a safe preservative in minute amounts. It's a proven preservative-enhancer and is often used instead of controversial parabens (Read more in TIA's article on parabens and preservatives).
Ethylhexylglycerin is a synthetic compound derived from grains and plants and works by reducing interfacial tension on the cellular walls of micro-organisms, promoting their more rapid destruction and a wider spectrum activity (Source).
Safety Measures/Side Effects:
Although Ethylhexylglycerin is generally considered safe, it has been found to be an irritant to the skin in two studies, causing allergic contact dermatitis: A Belgian study by the Department of Dermatology at the University Hospital and a study in the Contact Dermatitis Journal
Recommended Products w/ Ethylhexylglycerin:
Juice Beauty Green Apple SPF 20 Antioxidant Body Moisturizer, Terralina Gentle Facial Cleanser, Julique’s Biodynamic Beauty Refining Treatment, Skin2Skin Care Anti-wrinkle Night Recovery