What Is It?
Cetyl Esters is a synthetic wax that is moderately translucent white to off-white in color. In cosmetics and personal care products, it is used in a wide variety of product types, including moisturizers, skin care and cleansing products, makeup, hair conditioners and hair dyes.
Why is it used in cosmetics and personal care products?
Cetyl Esters acts as a lubricant on the skin surface, giving it a soft and smooth appearance.