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Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16)

Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16)

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Description :

  • Cetyl Alcohol, also known as Ginol 16, is derived from vegetable oils.
  • It consists of fatty alcohols, which are less irritating compared to other types of alcohols.
  • Commonly used as an emollient, emulsifier, thickener, and surfactant in various cosmetic products.
  • It is over 95% pure and may also be referred to as palmityl alcohol, hexadecyl, or 1-hexadecanol.
  • As an organic compound, it falls under the category of fatty alcohols.


  • Skin and Hair Conditioning:
    • Acts as an effective emollient, providing moisturization and smoothness to skin and hair.
  • Reduced Irritation:
    • Less irritating than other alcohols, making it suitable for sensitive skin and scalp.
  • Enhances Product Texture:
    • Works as a thickener, contributing to the desirable consistency of skincare and hair care products.
  • Effective Emulsifier:
    • Aids in blending water and oil-based ingredients, essential for stable cosmetic formulations.
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