Squalane

Category

Emollient

Ingredient

Squalane

Definition

Category: Emollient

Type: Ingredient

Definition: Squalane is a derivative of squalene which is a lipid, a.k.a. a fat that is naturally produced by the oil glands in our skin to hydrate and maintain the barrier of our skin. In contrast to squalene, squalane is less susceptible to oxidation and is therefore more stable.

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Benefits

  • Skin-moisturising
  • Does not cause irritation
  • Non greasy feel
  • Ensures that products have a spreadable texture and absorb ingredients more effectively into the skin.

Danger

  • N/A

Hint

More stable than squalene

Contraindications

N/A

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