ARACHIDYL PROPIONATE

INCI: Arachidyl propionate

What is Arachidyl propionate?

Arachidyl propionate is an ester of arachidic alcohol and propionic acid.

Use & Benefits

It is used as wax in makeup related formulations. It also retains moisture on the skin and keeps skin moisturized. It is used as a constituent in hand and body lotion.

References
https://books.google.co.in/books?id=nTvrEGi_AMoC&pg=PT159&dq=arachidic+alcohol+for+cosmetic+uses&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjTqOfpj-ffAhVMOisKHRVzASkQ6AEIKjAA#v=onepage&q=arachidic%20alcohol%20for%20cosmetic%20uses&f=false