Product protection ingredients

What are product protection ingredients? These are ingredients you add to your formula to keep them safe. They prevent contamination, prevent or stop microbial growth, reduce the speed of oxidation in our ingredients, bind any metals – all of which lead to more stability and a longer shelf life.

This category includes ingredients like preservatives, anti-oxidants, chelating ingredients, and things that boost preservation, like glycols and other humectants.

Read more about these ingredients in the post – What are those? Product protecting ingredients?