Propanediol 1,3

Propanediol 1,3 is an interesting humectant, meaning it draws water from the atmosphere to your skin or hair to offer hydration. It has a dry, powdery skin feel with no tackiness that can be used in just about any product that contains water.It’s derived from corn, considered ECOcert, and is approved for use by the National Products Association and is a National Health Products ingredient (Health Canada). It’s also vegan friendly. It’s considered a good solvent for things like salicylic acid, genistein, ferulic acid, and resveratrol.

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