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Propanediol functions as an emollient, humectant, and solvent and is derived from corn. It is considered a more skin-friendly alternative to propylene glycol.

Propanediol has hydrating properties that leave a smooth, dewy finish and helps prevent transepidermal water loss (TEWL). It helps solubilise difficult active ingredients and enhance their absorption into the skin. It is a gentle ingredient and is not known to cause sensitivity.


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