Butylene glycol is a clear, colorless and odorless organic compound commonly used in skincare and cosmetic products as a solvent and humectant. It’s primarily used to improve product texture and improve skin hydration through moisture retention and the even distribution of other core ingredients.


Butylene Glycol


Butylene glycol is a synthetic compound created through chemical processes and is not derived from natural sources.


Butylene glycol considered safe and generally well-tolerated on most skin, with a low potential for irritation or sensitization.


Hydrates Skin

It acts as a humectant to draw moisture from the environment and bind it to skin.

Improves Product Texture

Butylene glycol improves the texture and spreadability of skincare products for a smooth and pleasurable application experience.

Improves Product Absorption

It improves the absorption and increases the effectiveness of other active ingredients in a formulation.

Conditions Skin

Butylene glycol may improve the overall feel and appearance of skin and leave it softer and smoother.

Reduces Irritation

Butylene glycol helps to maintain skin's moisture balance and reduce the potential for irritation that may be associated with dehydrated skin.