Stearyl alcohol is an organic fatty alcohol produced through hydrogenation of stearic acid, and is often used in lubricants, cosmetics, perfumes and hair products. Although this ingredient can be produced from animal oils, the stearyl alcohol we use is always derived from plants.
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EWG score: The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.