Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose

The ether of cetyl alcohol and hydroxyethylcellulose. Its classified under gums, hydrophilic colloids and derivatives. Sometimes referred to as Polysurf.

A thickening agent for aqueous solutions and a stabilizer in emulsions. It also helps retain moisture levels on the skin & hair an reduces tackiness. This ingredient is mostly used in cosmetic products such as facial moisturizer, anti-aging treatment, conditioner, sunscreen, cleanser, bronzer and foundation.

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