Cosmetic Ingredients Glossary

Cosmetic Ingredients Glossary

This ingredient glossary is designed to help you learn more about common ingredients used in the cosmetic industry.

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  • Butylene Glycol

    When reading skin care product ingredient lists, you may come across a chemical called butylene glyc...

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  • BHT

    BHT stands for butylated hydroxytoluene, an organic compound that is used in cosmetics and personal...

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  • Behenyl Alcohol

    Behenyl alcohol functions as an opacifying ingredient, thickener, emollient, and emulsifier in cosme...

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  • Butylphenyl Methylpropional

    Butylphenyl methylpropional is a synthetic fragrance ingredient that is used in a variety of cosmeti...

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  • Betaine

    Betaine is a naturally derived ingredient that is added to skin and hair care products due to its ab...

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