Alcohol

Simply said, alcohol is ethanol, and it's a contentious element. It's a fantastic solvent, penetration booster, and generates cosmetically attractive, light compositions. It's also a terrific astringent and antibacterial. It's no surprise that it's used in toners and oily skin formulations.

If it's one of the first few items on an ingredient list, it might be quite drying.

Although it is a controversial opinion, some specialists believe that repeated exposure to alcohol weakens the skin barrier and produces inflammation. If you want to learn more, visit alcohol denat for a more extensive explanation of what the problem is with alcohol in skincare products.

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