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It is obtained from sugar & castor seeds or from sources 100% of vegetal origin.

What Is It?

It is a natural alkyl glucoside & a hydrotrope used as a solubilizing agent in skin care products & cosmetics.

What Does Research Say About This Ingredient?

It enhances skin permeability to active pharmaceutical ingredients. It is a non-ionic surfactant.

Benefits of Heptyl Glucoside on Skin after Topical Application

It enhances the skin’s penetration of active ingredients.