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Is stearyl alcohol safe in deodorant?

Is stearyl alcohol safe in deodorant?

Usually, alcohols in deodorants are used because they’re a quick-drying ingredient that feels cool to the skin. However, fatty alcohols such as stearyl alcohol can be beneficial to the skin by helping to smooth and heal dry skin.

What is stearyl alcohol in deodorant?

Stearyl alcohol has emollient properties and also can function as an emulsifier and thickener in products. In stick products, such as deodorants and antiperspirants, it helps to emulsify the active ingredient and fragrance into the wax base. It also helps modify the physical texture of the stick’s waxy base.

Is stearic acid the same as stearyl alcohol?

Cetearyl Alcohol is a combination of two other fatty alcohols, namely cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol (or Stearic acid)—thus the name Cetearyl. Both are vegetable-derived and very unlike the simple alcohols familiar at the bar in cocktails.

Is stearyl alcohol bad for your skin?

Stearyl alcohol is a non-drying ingredient. Due to its name, stearyl alcohol is often misunderstood to be harmful to the skin since it is an alcohol. It is true that some alcohols, like ethyl or rubbing alcohol, can be extremely drying to the skin. All skin types except those that have an identified allergy to it.

Is it safe to use alcohol free deodorant?

With repeated use, it has the ability to strip the skin of its natural oils and cause irritation to the already delicate skin of the underarm. The alcohol free deodorant is a niche product that doesn’t provide a large revenue stream and is often undermarketed, making the process of finding…

What kind of glycerin is in hallstar deodorant stick?

HallStar ® PEG 400 ML (PEG-8 Laurate) improves stick aesthetics. This simple unfragranced deodorant stick base yields sticks with good application and wear properties. Vegetal-derived Propanediol combined with Glycerin allow over 50%more water to be used than is typical in traditional Propylene Glycol-based sticks.

How to make your own natural deodorant formula?

Our basic formula can be summarized using the “equation” below, in order of ingredient quantities. oil base ingredients + dry absorbing ingredients + thickeners + actives + essential oils = basic natural deodorant formula! Oil base ingredients carry everything to your skin, where dry absorbing ingredients help absorb moisture.

Is there an alternative to isopropyl alcohol as a deodorant?

Poisoning by isopropyl alcohol may also occur by skin absorption due to excessive skin exposure. (source) Ethanol alcohol is a safer alternative and is very effective as a deodorant! Vinegar naturally kills the bacteria that causes your underarm to smell.