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Alcohol

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Also-called-like-this: Ethanol

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Simply alcohol refers to ethanol and it's a pretty controversial ingredient. It has many instant benefits: it's a great solvent, penetration enhancer, creates cosmetically elegant, light formulas, great astringent and antimicrobial. No wonder it's popular in toners and oily skin formulas. 

The downside is that it can be very drying if it's in the first few ingredients on an ingredient list. 

Some experts even think that regular exposure to alcohol damages skin barrier and causes inflammation though it's a debated opinion. If you wanna know more, we wrote a more detailed explanation about what's the deal with alcohol in skincare products at alcohol denat. (it's also alcohol, but with some additives to make sure no one drinks it).

Products with Alcohol

Acnol Lotion For Acne Aromatherapy Associates Mattifying Deep Cleanse Face Mask Ducray Tonifying Gel Mizon Acence Blemish Out Pink Spot TonyMoly Foot Peeling Shoes Ultrasun Ultrasun Sports Gel Spf50 A'pieu Pure Block Aqua Sun Gel Spf 50+ Pa+++ Acnol Gel For Acne Acwell Dermild Fresh Sun Control Essence Spf 50 Alba Botanica Good & Clean Pore Purifying Mini Peel BE THE SKIN Botanical Pore Toner Barry M Flawless Hydro Fix Primer Water BeautyRX Essential 8% Exfoliating Serum Biopelle Dark Circle Relief Cream 1 Percent Vitamin K Oxide Biore Uv Aqua Rich Watery Essence Spf 50+/Pa++++ Boiron Calendula Gel COSRX Calming Liquid Intensive COSRX Natural Bha Returning A-Sol Caudalie Beauty Elixir Chanel Blue Serum Chanel Hydra Beauty Serum Clarins Daily Energizer Wake-Up Booster Dr Hauschka Foundation Dr Hauschka Soothing Cleansing Milk Ducray Neoptide Men Hair Lotion ECLADO Cell Magic Skin Lotion Erborian Bamboo Matte Lotion Etude House Bebe Foot Mask Goodal Green Tangerine Moist Mist Toner Holika Holika Moisture Sun Gel Holika Holika Pig Nose Clear Blackhead Peeling Massage Gel IOPE Pore Clinic Tightening Essence Jurlique Lavender Hydrating Mist Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist Lador Lador Perfect Hair Fill-Up Lapothicell Ceramide Hydra Fluid MINISO Aloe Relaxing Moisture Soothing Gel May Coop Raw Sauce Nature Republic Soothing & Moisture Aloe Vera 92% Soothing Gel (Tube) Nature Republic Soothing & Moisture Aloe Vera 92% Soothing Gel Mist Nature Republic Super Aqua Max Fresh Watery Cream Natures Aid Distilled Witch Hazel Nivea Sun Zero Feeling Uv Lotion OXY Acne Control Toner Payot My Payot Jour Gelée - Daily Radiance Care Rohto Skin Aqua Super Moisture Gel Pump (Spf50 + Pa ++++) Sebamed Clear Face Deep Cleansing Toner Sulwhasoo Essential Balancing Water Ex Ultrasun High 30 Spf Face Weleda After Shave Balm