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Irritancy: 3
Comedogenicity: 2


A common functional ingredient that helps to keep the oil-loving and water-loving ingredients together (emulsifier), stabilizes and thickens the products. 

Chemically speaking, it is ethoxylated Cetearyl alcohol, meaning that some ethylene oxide is added to the fatty alcohol to increase the water-soluble part in the molecule. The result is that the mainly oil soluble, emollient fatty alcohol is converted to an emulsifier molecule that keeps oil and water mixed in creams. The number in the name of Ceteareth emulsifiers refers to the average number of ethylene oxide molecules added and 20 makes a good emulsifier.

Products with Ceteareth-20

Aesop Classic Conditioner CeraVe Moisturizing Cream Dermastir Ampoules – Diamond Dollar Shave Club Dr. Carver'S Miracle Repair Serum Freederm Antimicrobial Cleanser Aesop Colour Protection Conditioner Circadia Vitamin A Boosting Cream DR ROEBUCK’S Noosa Nourishing Creme Cleanser Ecological Formulas Melazepam Cream Equilibra Crema Viso Karitè Kate Somerville Deep Tissue Repair Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion Gigi Bioplasma Azelaic Cream 15% For Oily Skin Imperial Leather Facial Cleansing Wipes Oil Balancing Obagi Sun Shield Matte Broad Spectrum Spf 50 Simple Kind To Skin Cleansing Facial Wipes Sukin Cream Cleanser Superdrug Simply Pure Calming Cleanser Veet Silk & Fresh In-Shower Hair Removal Cream Sensitive Skin YA Pesuvoide YourGoodSkin Acne Clearing Calming Cream Cleanser cosmoderm Vitamin E Cream 3000 I.U. With Roseship Oil Aesop Gentle Facial Cleansing Milk Aesop Purifying Facial Exfoliate Paste Aquation Daily Moisturizing Lotion Aspect Phytostat 9 Avene D-Pigment Light Avene Retrinal 0.1 Intensive Cream Avene Ysthéal Intense Anti-Wrinkle Concentrate Bravura London Collagen Moisturising Cream Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion CeraVe Feuchtigkeitscreme (Moisturizing Cream Eu Version) Dermaceutic Yellow Cream Free and Clear Conditioner Neutral 0% Body Lotion Sukin Oil Balancing Pore Refining Facial Scrub Sukin Revitalising Facial Scrub Vanicream Lite Lotion Vanicream Moisturizing Skin Cream Wilko The Skin Therapy Tea Tree Facial Wash With Witch Hazel eve lom Morning Time Cleanser Belo Sunexpert Face Cover Spf40 And Pa+++ Derma E Firming DMAE Serum ICM Pharma Aqurea Moisturizing Cream Medix 5.5 Vitamin C Cream W/ Turmeric Perricone MD Dmae Firming Pads Perricone MD Neuropeptide Facial Cream Pixi Peel & Polish Primark - Alex Steinherr Maximum Moisture: Moisture-Locking Everyday Moisturiser