Polysorbate 80

Polysorbate 80 is an organic compound used in skin care products as a fragrance and to aid in stabilizing oil-in-water mixtures 1. According to the Cosmetic Ingredients Review (an independent committee established by the Personal Care Products Council, an industry trade association that thoroughly reviews and assesses the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics), polysorbate 80 is safe to use in the amounts present in our products 2.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook. Washington, D.C.: The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, 2006.