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INCI: Phenoxyethanol

What is Phenoxyethanol?

A glycol ether which is used as a preservative in medicines and cosmetics. Phenoxyethanol comes as a colorless liquid, which is oil in nature and considered organic. It can naturally be found in green tea and chicory. Phenoxyethanol can be artificially made, which is the case for most found in cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, and this allows phenoxyethanol to have fewer impurities.

Use & Benefits:

Phenoxyethanol can preserve a product from broad-spectrum bacteria, yeast, and mold. This ensures that the product does don’t go bad once opened and exposed to air.

This substance is also aromatic and can enhance a skin product scent.

This ingredient, however, can irritate the skin, such as allergic reactions, dermatitis, and severe reactions for people who suffer from eczema.

Phenoxyethanol can be found in sunscreens, moisturizers, perfumes, in some food items to preserve the freshness, fabric conditioners, dyes, and antiseptics.

How to create your own Personalized Skincare with Lesielle?

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Step 1: Select a nourishing base compatible with your skin, and your desired moisturization level

Step 2: Complete your treatment with up to four active ingredients for consistent and occasional use.

Step 3: Insert your base and up to four actives ingredients into your Lesielle device to produce a fresh single dose of face cream on demand when you need it.

Complete your routine with a cleanser and other complimentary products and accessories.


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