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Cosmetic Ingredient: Octyldodecanol for Lip Products and Skincare

Cosmetic Ingredient: Octyldodecanol for Lip Products and Skincare

Searching for a silicone ingredient alternative?

Try using texture-enhancing octyldodecanol from TKB Trading!

Octyldodecanol is a clear, odorless mineral wax in liquid form. It provides a soft, smooth appearance to the skin and even helps to keep ingredients from separating. 

Octyldodecanol is lightweight, emollient and used in oil based formulas for all kinds of color cosmetics and skincare!

Here are some popular beauty products which contain Octyldodecanol:

  • Bobbi Brown Lip Balm
  • Dr. Barbara Sturm Calming Serum
  • Milk Makeup KUSH Lip Glaze
  • Dr. Jart Cicapair Tiger Grass Camo Drops
  • Hourglass N° 28 Primer Serum
  • It Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream Rosy Tone Moisturizer

Benefits of Using Octyldodecanol In Your Recipe:

  • Silkier, smoother texture

Octyldodecanol provides a luxurious, silky feel and softens the appearance of the skin without silicone.

  • Reduces foaming

Octyldodecanol helps reduce foaming in liquid formulas like makeup removers or foundations.

  • Emulsifying

Octyldodecanol is often used in oil based formulas and helps keep ingredients from separating in lip sticks, lip gloss, lip balms and skincare.


How to use Octyldodecanol:

You can add as much or as little as you like, but we generally recommend up to 20%.

Add to the oil phase of your formula.


TKB Octyldodecanol is vegan and cruelty free.

Easily improve your formulas by shopping for Octyldodecanol now!

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