Isononyl Isononanoate

Categories: Emollient, Skin Conditioning Agent

Ingredient Description

Isononyl Isononanoate is an ester of nonionic acid (also known as Pelargonic acid). This fatty acid is named after the pelargonium (geranium) plant, since the leaves of this plant contains esters of the acid.The ester is used to improve the texture and overall formula of cosmetic/skin care products. It helps to increase spreadability of cosmetic products and to soften and smoothen the complexion.