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It is a naturally occurring ester of benzoic acid made from a reaction of Benzoic Acid and C12-15 Alcohols.
What Is It?
It is used as a texture enhancing agent & an emollient in skin care & cosmetics.
What Does Research Say About This Ingredient?
It is soluble in oil and oil-like ingredients and can give a light conditioning, silky finish to products. It has excellent solubility.
Benefits of C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate on Skin after Topical Application
As an emollient, it helps keep the skin moist & supple.