ISOFOL® 20 is a biodegradable synthetic or vegetable alcohol with high thermal stability. This clear, colorless highly polar, light emollient has a good pigment wetting effect with gloss enhancing and solvency properties. It has a dry, very pleasant skin feel, helps reduce tackiness and is a medium spreading emollient. It is stable in moderate acidic to moderate alkaline mediums. This product is compatible with silicones, lipophilic cosmetic ingredients and UV filters in a wide pH range. It is typically used in lipsticks and lip balms, but can also be used in other products such as eye shadows, rouges and foundations.