Know Your Ingredients: Decyl Oleate

decyl oleate

What it is
Decyl Oleate is derived from Decyl Alcohol and Oleic Acid, a naturally occurring fatty acid.

What it does
Decyl Oleate is a lubricant: it creates a film on the skin that gives it a soft and smooth appearance. It also makes application and removal of makeup easier.

Side effects
Decyl Oleate is comedogenic and can clog pores, causing breakouts.

(Source: cosmeticsinfo.org)

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