*Phenoxyethanol is known as a Glycol Ether
Cosmetic / Ingestion Purposes:
Fragrance, Preservative, Solvent
What does it do? What is it used for? Read further to learn how KOLAS Hemp uses this ingredient to compliment our CBD Hemp products.
in simple terms,
Phenoxyethanol is a very common ingredient used in skin care. It acts as a preservative (prevents bacterial contamination), solvent (prevents ingredient separation), and fragrance
How safe is
Phenoxyethanol rated a 4 of 10. This ingredient is considered moderate hazard. KOLAS Hemp only uses All-Natural ingredients in the formulation of our CBD Hemp products.
Let's dive a little deeper...
This safe and mild preservative is "THE" preservative, not feared-by-everyone-mostly-without-scientific-reason paraben. It can be used in many beauty products in concentrations up to 1%. It is loved for its thermal stability and is delicate on the skin. You can find it in nature (in green tea leaf) - though the cosmetic industry uses the synthetic version.
It is often found together with ethylhexylglycerin as it significantly enhances the preservative activity of phenoxyethanol.