Origin: Produced synthetically by the ethoxylation of ethanol.
Also Known As:
diethylene glycol monoethyl ether
Overview: Ethoxydiglycol is a carrier, solvent, and humectant derived from ethanol. It is a superior solubilizer and efficacy booster for cosmetic formulations. It enhances the skin penetration properties of cosmetic actives. It also helps improve the color fixation of self-tanning products with DHA. It can also be used in hair care products to repair split ends.
- Skin care
- Hair care products
- Self-tanning products
- Antimicrobial soaps
- Nail polish removers
- Hair dyes
- Products for blemished skin
Ideal Concentration Level in Products: 1% to 10% added to the water phase of formulas.