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What-it-does: preservative


A pale yellow solid material that helps cosmetic products not to go wrong too soon aka preservative.

It has antioxidant and antibacterial activity and can be used synergistically with IT-preservative phenoxyethanol or 1,2-Hexanediol and Caprylyl Glycol to form a broad spectrum preservative system for cosmetic formulas. 

Show me some proof

  • Antimicrob Agents Chemotherapy, 1975 May; 7(5): 500–506., Antibacterial Activity of Tropolone

Products with Tropolone

MIRACLE ISLAND Aloe Vera 95% All In One Gel Catrice Precious Pigments Loose Eyeshadow 010 Moondust La Pure Snail Skin Regeneration Sheet Mask ISOMERS Skincare Wrinkle Viper For Expression Lines Isomers Wrinkle Viper Expression Line Treatment Catrice Wow Drops Crazy Diamond Cellular MD High-impact Serum DNA renewal Dna Regeneration Serum Mizon Hyaluronic Acid 100 Mizon Hyaluronic Acid 100 Mizon Peptide 500 Cliniderm Gentle Shampoo Essence Pretty Natural Hydrating Foundation Physicians Formula Eye Booster Eyeliner Beaute Mediterranea Almond Facial Cleansing Milk Catrice Sun Lover Glow Diego dalla Palma Revivyl Resurface, Skin Rebalancing Serum Essence My Skin Perfector Tinted Primer HAS Imicro Patch Hale & Hush Brilliant Eye & Lip Serum Skin Labo Epigenetic Pure Shot Typology Unifying Serum 12% Niacinamide Atrue Sweet Song Black Tea - One-Step Cleansing Water Desitin Daily Defense Cream LaVigne Natural Skincare Vitamin C Serum Tepezco 20% Lamelle Nourish Rescue Repair Gel MBK Clinical Skincare Solutions Clarifying Serum MBK Clinical Skincare Solutions Envirorepair Tonic Pyunkang Yul Shampoo SIRCUIT® Cosmeceuticals Chromescent Seraphina Advanced Skincare Calm & Hydrate Cucumber Toner Skin Labo Argirelox Botox-Like Pure Shot Skin Labo Concentrated Lactobionic Acid Shot Skin Labo Extra Lifting Mask Essence Make Me Brow Eyebrow Gel Mascara Holika Holika Pig Collagen Jelly Pack ISOMERS Skincare Enzyme Peel Acid Free Restoration ISOMERS Skincare Moisture Rich Antarcticine Cream ISOMERS Skincare Vitamin K With Mdi Complex - High Potency Serum KERSTIN FLORIAN Correcting Serum C+ Infusion MBK Clinical Skincare Solutions AHA Matrix Serum MBK Clinical Skincare Solutions Phyto RC Serum Mizon Skin Power Original First Essence Seraphina Advanced Skincare Re-Vitalise & Re-New Glycolic Cleanser Skin Functional Vitamin A 0.5% Retinol Skin Labo Hyaluronic Pure Shot Skin Labo Pure Shot Vitamin C matrescence Rose Glow Purifying Cleanser Coola Dew Good Illuminating Serum Sunscreen With Probiotic Technology Exquisite Face Ultra Hydrating Facial Toner