EWG Rating – 1


It is usually produced via the esterification of stearic acid (or its esters) with ethylene glycol. 

What Is It?

It is an emollient and thickening agent used in skin care & hair care products. 

What Does Research Say About This Ingredient?

It works as a thickener & is a known emulsifying agent. 

Benefits of Glycol Distearate on Skin/Hair after Topical Application

It gives skin conditioning & cleansing benefits. With inherent moisturizing properties, it helps make skin & hair appear smoother, softer & younger.