❤ FREE SHIPPING❤ OVER $100

Propanediol is a three-carbon diol and a colorless viscous liquid that is miscible or mixable with water. Since it's derived from corn sugar, propanediol is a natural alternative to propylene glycol. It can be found in cosmetics and personal care products, like lotions, cleansers, toners, and other topical skin treatments. propanediol can function as a solvent, humectant, and even an emollient when used in skincare.

Propanediol increases hydration when used in hair and body products, When combined with glycerin, Propanediol shows a synergistic effect that reduces the tackiness of glycerin, while offering the benefits of increased levels of hydration.

woman with freckles

What does propanediol do for skin?

Improves humectancy: As a humectant, emollient, solvent, and hair and skin conditioner, propanediol pulls moisture into the skin and encourages water retention. As an emollient. Propanediol has the ability to soften and soothe the skin.

Prevents water loss: Thanks to its emollient properties, Propanediol softens, and smooths skin by reducing water loss. Upon application, propanediol forms an occlusive film on the surface of the skin that aids in preventing water loss

pomp toner

Safe for acne-prone skin: Propanediol can increase foaming in a product, so those prone to breakouts might prefer products containing the ingredient for that reason.

Enhances preservative efficacy: Propanediol can also function as a preservative booster in skincare products.

Gives the product a lightweight feel: Propanediol contributes to the consistency of a product as well, it gives products a light texture and a non-sticky feel.

You Might Like these
  • Camellia Seed Oil also known as Tsubaki, Camellia japonica Seed oil

    Camellia Seed Oil also known as Tsubaki, Camellia japonica Seed oil

    This plant is a common small tree throughout the warmer regions of the Japanese archipelago. In recent times it has...

  • Elderberry Fruit Extract Skincare Benefits

    Elderberry Fruit Extract Skincare Benefits

    Elderberry Fruit Extract It is an efficacious, multi-functional anti bacterial especially effective against fungal microorganisms.  It’s also a strong anti-inflammatory...

  • Di-PPG-2 Myreth-10 Adipate

    Di-PPG-2 Myreth-10 Adipate

    Dipp G-2 Myreth-10 Adipate  is a multifunctional emollient di-ester designed to minimize / reduce irritation from surfactants, suitable for sensitive skin...

  • Panthenol - Why We Need It

    Panthenol - Why We Need It

    D,L-Panthenol, aka Pro-Vitamin B5, is a stable lit racemic mixture of D-Panthenol and L-Panthenol. The human body readily absorbs DL-Panthenol...

  • Cacay Oil For Skin and Planet

    Cacay Oil For Skin and Planet

    Cacay, or Kahai Oil, is a light, non-greasy oil obtained by cold pressing the nuts of the Cacay Tree, it contains extraordinarily high levels...


Sign up
Sale

Unavailable

Sold Out

SIGN-UP FOR
OUR NEWSLETTER

15% off your first order when you join our newsletter