INGREDIENTS IN DEPTH - LAUROYL METHYL GLUCAMIDE

SUMMARY:  SAFE TO BE USED IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS | APPROVED BY REGULATORY BODIES

A well-known ingredient used in personal care products as a surfactant and a conditioning agent.

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WHAT IS LAUROYL METHYL GLUCAMIDE:  Lauroyl Methyl Glucamide is obtained by the reaction of methylglucamine with a mixture of lauroyl and myristoyl chloride. It is used as a conditioning agent, surfactant. It conditions the skin and hair and makes them look younger. It is gentle and mild.  It is found in products such as facial cleansers, make-up removers, conditioners and anti-dandruff shampoos. 

 REVIEW OF LAUROYL METHYL GLUCAMIDE

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Paula's Choice

EWG

CIR

FDA

EU Cosmetics Regulation

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Lauroyl Methyl Glucamide is one of the most researched and reviewed ingredients. Renowned regulatory body - EWG (Environmental Working Group Skin Deep is a cosmetic database for ensuring the safety of ingredients being used in personal care products) has rated it safe for use in cosmetics, personal care products. 

BENEFITS OF LAUROYL METHYL GLUCAMIDE: Lauroyl Methyl Glucamide has the various following benefits:

  • Acts as a surfactant: It is an effective surfactant as it reduces the surface tension between 2 liquids or a liquid and a solid which helps in even distribution of the product when it is applied.
  • Acts as a conditioning agent: It makes the skin and hair softer and smoother. It absorbs moisture which keeps them hydrated. It makes the skin and hair look younger.

CITATIONS/FURTHER READ

ANVEYA INGREDIENTS DIRECTORY

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