PPG 3 Benzyl Ether Myristate
* An emollient
PPG 3 Benzyl Ether Myristate is a shine-enhancing emollient and plasticizer found primarily in hair care products, as well as lip gloss formulas. According to a study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Science
in 2004 entitled "A new multifunctional, shine-enhancing emollient: PPG-3 benzyl ether myristate" PPG 3 Benzyl Ether Myristate provides a silicone-like feel, can enhance shine in hair products, high gloss in lip products, "and reduces whitening effect of fatty alcohols and silica in anti-perspirants/deodorants applications. [It] has high solubility of UV filters, low skin-spreading factor, and good pigment wetting behavior, which are preferable in sunscreen and make-up formulas to enhance the pigment localization and improve SPF value."
Safety Measures/Side Effects:
PPG 3 Benzyl Ether Myristate was rated as a 100% safe ingredient by the Cosmetics Database
and no other studies were found that listed any adverse side effects.
Recommended Products w/ PPG 3 Benzyl Ether Myristate:
Canyon Ranch Age Transforming Concentrate Serum