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Phytosteryl/ Behenyl/ Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate

* An emollient * Ceramide III

Phytosteryl/ Behenyl/ Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate is an emollient and conditioning agent used in beauty products and cosmetics to prevent dehydration and reinforce the skin’s natural protective lipid barrier (Source). It includes Ceramide III, the phytoshingosine backbone acylated with oleic acid.

* An emollient

* Ceramide III

Functions:

Phytosteryl/ Behenyl/ Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate is an emollient and conditioning agent used in beauty products and cosmetics to prevent dehydration and reinforce the skin’s natural protective lipid barrier (Source). It includes Ceramide III, the phytoshingosine backbone acylated with oleic acid.

Ceramide III is one of many ceramides, or naturally occurring lipds that are part of skin's natural barrier system and extracellular matrix, which has a composition of 50% ceramides, 25% cholesterol, and 15% free fatty acids, according to CosmeticsCop.com. Ceramide III can renew the skin's protective layer and aid in moisture control, repairing and renewing sensitive, dry and aging skin (Source).

Safety Measures/Side Effects:

Phytosteryl/ Behenyl/ Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate was found to be 100% safe by the Cosmetic Database. It is considered a low hazard and the only concern noted is a data gap in information. However, no other studies were found to corroborate the safety of this ingredient.
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