Butylene Glycol in Skincare

Effects: Moisturizing, Softening, Hair protection, Comedogenic rating1

Butylene Glycol is a very popular synthetic alcohol. It helps the product to absorb deeper and faster. It is also a solvent for other ingredients. As for the skin benefits, it helps to attract water and helps to make the skin softer.

Safety

Unlike many other “Glycols”, it is not harmful and that's why it is used in many products. It was approved by US FDA and US EPA for usage.

Comedogenicity: 1
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Products with Butylene Glycol

Total found: 7470

Positioning

0.1%
1
12.8%
2
11.3%
3
7.7%
4
7%
5
5.5%
6
4.2%
7
3.8%
8
3.1%
9
2.7%
10
2.5%
11
2%
12
2.2%
13
2.2%
14
1.7%
15
1.9%
16
2%
17
1.9%
18
1.8%
19
1.7%
20
1.8%
21
1.6%
22
1.5%
23
1.4%
24
1.4%
25
1.2%
26
0.9%
27
1%
28
0.9%
29
0.8%
30
0.8%
31
0.7%
32
0.8%
33
0.6%
34
0.5%
35
0.6%
36
0.6%
37
0.4%
38
0.3%
39
0.3%
40
0.3%
41
0.3%
42
0.2%
43
0.4%
44
0.2%
45
0.3%
46
0.2%
47
0.2%
48
0.1%
49
0.1%
50
0.1%
51
0.2%
52
0.1%
53
0.1%
54
0.1%
55
0.1%
56
0.1%
57
0.1%
58
0%
59
0.1%
60
0%
62
0%
63
0.1%
65
0%
66
0%
67
0%
68
0%
69
0%
70
0%
71
0%
72
0%
74
0%
76
0%
79
0%
85
0%
91
0%
121
0%
131
0%
134
0%
145
0%
185
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