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It is the hydrogenated portion of the emollient ingredient squalene, which is a natural component of human skin sebum.

What Is It?

It is an ingredient used for its super-hydrating, antioxidant, replenishing & emollient properties in skin care products & cosmetics.

What Does Research Say About This Ingredient?

It is a rich source of fatty acids. It has deep penetrating properties so it works at cellular levels. 

Benefits of Squalane on Skin after Topical Application

Squalane is a wonderfully moisturizing ingredient. It prevents moisture loss while restoring the skin’s suppleness and flexibility. It does not clog pores.