Cetyl alcohol is a fatty alcohol derived from natural sources including coconut or palm oil. It's commonly used in skincare and cosmetic products as an emollient and thickening agent. It helps to soften and condition skin and improve the texture and consistency of the formulation for easier application and a smoother, more luxurious feel.


Cetyl Alcohol


Cetyl alcohol is generally derived from natural sources including coconut oil or palm oil through a process of saponification and hydrogenation.


Cetyl alcohol is generally well-tolerated on most skin and considered safe, with a low risk of irritation or sensitization.


Locks in Moisture

It acts as an emollient to form a protective barrier that helps reduce water loss and retain moisture.

Improves Product Texture

Cetyl alcohol improves the texture and spreadability of skincare formulas which ensures a smooth and even application experience.

Improves Product Stability

It helps stabilize and thicken formulas to improve the overall stability and shelf life.