1,2 Octandiol acts as a humectant, preservative and moisturizing agent. It is semi solid to white solid substance which has bacteriostatic and bacteriacidal properties which are useful in cosmetics as a preserative
Isosorbide dimethyl ether (DMI), a sustainable solvent, is widely used in various cosmetic and pharmaceutical formulations. ... It can be used as a coalescent for water-borne paints, where it acts as a co-solvent during the water loss phase and as a coalescing agent during the film formation.