Butylene glycol is a product used frequently in skin care industry as a product-thinning agent and skin conditioner. There are four types of butylene glycol, of which 1,3 butanediol which is used as a moisturizing agent avnd helps reduce viscosity of products
Benefits of Butylene Glycol:
Butylene glycol is used for its high penetrating ability, for it is known to help deliver Skin actives to the Skin.
It also acts a powerful humectant which drives moisture from the lower Skin tissue to the surface. This helps Skin hydration and reduces aging symptoms.
Butylene glycol can also act as a solvent for other water-soluble ingredients to mix and form a homogenous cream.