From the Paula’s choice web-site:
Categories: Emollients, Hydration
Coco-caprylate is the mixture of esters that occur when the fatty alcohols derived from coconut alcohol reacts with the fatty acid caprylic acid. What results is a lightweight, easy-to-spread emollient ingredient that smooths and softens skin.
Coco-caprylate may be plant-derived or synthetic (Paula’s Choice uses the former) and is not known to be a sensitizing ingredient.
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