Definitions for "Cetearyl Alcohol"
Mixture of plant waxes, emulisfier and thickener.
Combination of cetyl and stearyl alcohol from coconut oil, emollient and emulsifier.
A white, waxy solid, usually in flake form, it is used in ointments, creams, conditioners and lotions as a mild vegetable emulsifier, skin softener, conditioner and thickener. Also known as Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol, this is a fatty acid chain derived from palm oil to which an alcohol has been added.