to Obtain: alcohol, Behenyl, also known as docosanol, is a waxy solid colorless. It usually is found naturally in vegetables, in your mixture of long-chain fatty acids.
Benefits: it Has the characteristic of forming a layer on the water to minimize evaporation. This is particularly useful in warm climates. In the same way, does not let the moisture to evaporate from the surface of the skin or of the hair, so that it acts as an emollient. It is similar to other members of the group behénico, a good stabilizer of emulsions. It is used as agent to increase the viscosity. It is used in formulations such as ointments, scrubs and butter body.