Know You Ingredients: Dicaprylyl Carbonate

dicaprylyl carbonate

What it is
Dicaprylyl Carbonate is a solid fat that can be derived from vegetable, synthetic or animal  sources.

What it does
Dicaprylyl Carbonate is an emollient. It spreads easily and makes skin feel soft to the touch without leaving any oily residue.
In addition, it helps other ingredients penetrate the skin better.

Side effects
Dicaprylyl Carbonate is generally considered to be safe.

(Source: paulaschoice.com)

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