WHAT IS IT?
Isopropyl Alcohol + Myristic Acid
WHAT DOES IT DO?
Functions as a binder, fragrance ingredient, skin conditioning agent (emollient)
As an emollient it helps strengthen the skin’s natural moisture barrier by reducing the moisture loss to help with hydration. Isopropyl myristate can also be used to thicken the formulas to give them a denser texture in creams and deodarants.
Thickens formula for denser application and smoother applications
Believed to have strong penetrating properties
WHAT IS IT USED IN?
Can be found in deodorants, body lotions, conditioners, sunscreens and even foot moisturizers.
Can prevent sebum from exiting and lead to breakouts (Blackheads/Acne)
Can cause skin irritation due to the ability to increase skin penetration by other chemicals especially when the other ingredients are known ingredient.
1-Methyethyl Ester Tetradecanoic Acid
Isopropyl Ester Myristic Acid
1- Methylethyl ester
SOME PRODUCTS IT IS IN
(I will happily check more if you want)
Ahava Essential Day Moisturizer Normal to Dry
Ambi Fade Cream for Oily Skin
Bio Oil Skin Care Oil
Clearasil Daily Face Wash
Covergirl Professional Loose Powder
Covergirl Queen Collection Natural Hue Compact Foundation
Exuviance Essential Defense Creams
L’Oreal Lumi Cushion Foundation
LORAC POREfection Foundatio
Mario Badescu Aloe Moisturizer SPF 15
Neutrogena Visibly Even Foaming Cleanser
Noxzema Triple Clean Antibiotic
Queen Helene Soothing Cocoa Butter Natural Face Scrub
Skin Success Eventone Fade Cream for Oily Skin
(That I will post at the end of every blog and in the description box of every video)
- This is just information that I have found myself while researching and therefore it is not my own information. I will leave links to all the original files and even other bloggers who dove into this before me. I am not an expert but I want to share what I have found.
- At no point during this series should you take the information given as the GOLDEN STANDARD. Listen to your own body and do what is working best for you. So if you find out a product has a chemical that does not work for me and your skin is fine…KEEP IT
- Always feel free to do your own research and come to your own conclusions
- A dermatologist is a great source of information