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Dimethyl isosorbide [DMI] is a solvent made from starch. It increases the solubility of many different active ingredients and increases their penetration into the skin. This reduces the amount of an active ingredient needed to have an effect, which is particularly good for reducing the irritation of harsher actives. Increasing skin penetration also increases the activity of a formulation, in several cases. Dimethyl isosorbide improves the overall properties of formulations, including skin feel and consistency. It can be used in many different types of products and is compatible with many compounds, including non-ionic surfactants.
Propanediol (1,3-Propanediol) is a skin friendly, natural (bio-derived from corn), and petroleum free glycol alternative for the cosmetics and personal care market. Approved by Ecocert™ and certified by the Natural Products Association (NPA), Propanediol is a 100% natural source ingredient. Propanediol is the perfect glycol alternative for formulations where non-petroleum based ingredients are desired. Benefits include its high purity, lack of skin irritation or sensitization, improved humectancy, excellent aesthetics and environmentally sustainable nature. It is currently being used in many major hair and skin care brands around the world. Propanediol can be used to replace glycols such as propylene glycol (1,2-propanediol), butylene glycol (1,3-/1,4-butanediol), Ethyxydiglycol, or glycerin.
Depending on your formulation needs, it can function as: