INGREDIENTS IN DEPTH - SODIUM LAUROYL METHYL ISETHIONATE

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

A useful surfactant and cleansing agent used in top products because of the multiple benefits it provides and the luxurious experience it gives.

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WHAT IS SODIUM LAUROYL METHYL ISETHIONATE: Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate is a mild and water-soluble anionic surfactant derived from coconuts.  It is mainly used in formulations of shower gels, facial cleansers, shampoos, liquid cleansing systems and luxury foam baths. It is a surfactant and also helps the products to form dense and luxurious foam. It is extremely mild and gentle in nature. It is a safe alternative to sulfates.

 

 REVIEW OF SODIUM LAUROYL METHYL ISETHIONATE

Name of Brand/ Organization

Paula's Choice

EWG

CIR

FDA

EU Cosmetics Regulation

Rating/ Review

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1

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Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate is one of the most researched and reviewed ingredients. Top regulatory bodies like CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review thoroughly investigates the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics), and EWG (Environmental Working Group Skin Deep is a cosmetic database for ensuring the safety of ingredients being used in personal care products) have rated it safe for use in cosmetics, personal care products. 

 

BENEFITS OF SODIUM LAUROYL METHYL ISETHIONATE: The well-known Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate has the following benefits:

  • Acts as a foaming agent: It helps in the formation of rich and luxurious foam. The hair care products like shampoos and conditioners work to their best capability through the natural lathering.
  • Acts as a surfactant: It is an effective surfactant as it reduces the surface tension of the skin which helps in even distribution of the product when it is applied. It efficiently cleanses the dirt and unwanted grime accumulated in the hair.

CITATIONS/FURTHER READ

 

 ANVEYA INGREDIENTS DIRECTORY  

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