New: A treatment designed for rosacea-prone skin

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Phenoxyethanol (EGPhE)

INCI name: Phenoxyethanol.
Function: Antimicrobial, preservative.
Origin: Synthetic.
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Up to 1% in finished cosmetic products.
Where to find it / them? : Dermatological lotions, shaving foams/gels, CC creams, mascaras, styling gels/hairspray, face creams, eye creams, hair masks, aftershave balms, shampoos, sun care products.
Risks to health: Eye irritant (high).
Risks to the environment : Polluting manufacturing process (ethoxylation).
More information : Prohibited in cosmetic products intended for the seat of children of 3 years or less.