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Isopropyl Myristate

What-it-does: emollient
Irritancy: 3
Comedogenicity: 3-5


A  clear, colorless oil-like liquid that makes the skin feel smooth and nice (aka emollient) and it does so without it being greasy.

What's more, it can even reduce the heavy, greasy feel in products with high oil content. It's also fast-spreading meaning that it gives the formula a good, nice slip. It absorbs quickly into the skin and helps other ingredients to penetrate quicker and deeper. 

Thanks to all this, it's one of the most commonly used emollients out there. There is just one little drawback: it has a high comedogenic index (5 out of 5...), so it might clog pores if you're prone to it. 

Products with Isopropyl Myristate

111SKIN Celestial Black Diamond Retinol Oil Dirty works Pure Beauty Facial Oil Neutrogena Body Oil - Light Sesame Formula RCMA Foundation The Face Shop Light Cleansing Oil The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Cleansing Oil 111SKIN Celestial Black Diamond Emulsion 111SKIN Celestial Black Diamond Eye Cream 111SKIN Space Anti Age Day Cream Nac Y2 Advanced Clinicals Collagen Serum Advanced Clinicals Professional Strength Retinol Anti Aging Serum Beekman 1802 Pure Goat Milk Hand Cream - Fragrance Free Catrice Cosmetics Camouflage Cream Ella Baché Floral Oil Body Cleanser Kelly Pearl Cream Neutriderm Vitamin E Moisturising Lotion Palmer's Coconut Oil Formula Cleansing Balm Pixi Pearl Brightening Oil Sabon Exfoliant TonyMoly Egg Pore Blackhead Steam Balm Tula Volume Defense Deep Wrinkle Serum Vaseline Intensive Care Spray Moisturiser Cocoa Radiant Ahava Essential Day Moisturizer Normal/Dry Skin Balea Reinigungsöl Inecto Naturals Smooth Me Coconut Hair Serum L'Oreal Paris Fine Flowers Cleansing Milk L'oreal Fine Flowers Cleansing Cream Lancôme Lait Galatee Confort Palmer's Multi-Effect Perfecting Facial Oil Palmer's Skin Oil Therapy Face Pixi PinkSalt Cleansing Oil RETIRIDES Retirides 1.0 Rouses Point Pharmaceuticals Tretinoin Cream 0.025% Yes To Blueberries Diy Moisturizing Parfait 111SKIN Y Theorem Repair Serum Nac Y2 Bio-Oil Specialist Skincare Oil Colourpop All Star Setting Spray Decubal Hand Cream Elizabeth Arden Advanced Ceramide Capsules Daily Youth Restoring Serum Elizabeth Arden Visible Difference Moisture Cream Fourth Ray Matcha Face Milk Garnier Micellar Milky Cleansing Water ISDIN K-Ox Eyes ISDIN K-Ox EYES Complete Under Eye Treatment. Marcelle City 24H Anti-Pollution Day & Night Moisturizing Emulsion Masterplast Soft Feet Heel Balm Missha Near Skin Ph Balancing Cleansing Cream Peter Thomas Roth Peptide 21 Wrinkle Resist Serum Pond's Clarant B3 Normal To Dry Skin Correcting Cream Superdrug Calm Skin Hydrating 2In1 Serum & Moisturiser