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Behenyl Behenate

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This is the wax-like ester of the fatty acid behenic acid and fatty alcohol behenyl alcohol. It can be either plant derived or made synthetically, and adds moisture to the skin. It is also used in cosmetics as an occlusive, helping to prevent the loss of moisture in lotions and creams. It is considered safe to use in cosmetics.

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