Glyceryl Stearate

About Glyceryl Stearate

A conditioning agent derived from glycerin and stearic acid. When applied to the skin this ingredient acts as a lubricant giving the skin a smooth appearance and feel. It also keeps skin hydrated by forming a barrier on the skin’s surface, which can prevent water loss.

Common Concerns

Considered safe for you in personal care products, non-toxic and a non-irritant. In higher concentrations, it may cause irritation in some individuals.

Quick Facts

Source: glycerin and stearic acid
EWG Score: 1