Stearic Acid

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Categories: Thickeners, Emulsifiers, Emollients, Skin-Replenishing

Fatty acid used as an emollient and emulsifier. It has been shown to protect the skin’s surface against water loss and help shore-up the skin’s protective barrier. Stearic acid may be synthetic or animal-derived.

References for this information:

International Journal of Cosmetic Science, August 2013, pages 337-345

International Journal of Toxicology, Volume 24, 2005, Supplement 3, pages 65-74 International Journal of Pharmaceutics, February 2000, pages 189-195

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