Derived from grains and plants it acts as a preservative and skin conditioner. Also acts as a surfactant while enhancing the actions of other preservatives.
A synthetic skin-conditioning agent and preservative. It acts as a carrier / suspending agent for other preservatives such as Phenoxyethanol. Ethylyhexylglycerin also serves as a surfactant and preservant enhancer and acts as a preservative. It’s a proven preservative-enhancer and is used instead of the controversial parabens. Ethylhexylglycerin is a synthetic compound derived from grains and plants and works by reducing interfacial tension on the cellular walls.