C10-30 Cholesterol/Lanosterol Esters



C10-30 Cholesterol/Lanosterol Esters description

A complex mixture of fatty acids from lanolin and cholesterol that conditions skin and helps create thicker textures in cosmetics.

C10-30 Cholesterol/Lanosterol Esters references

  • Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology, Supplement April 2016, pages S2-S8
  • Soft Matter, June 2015, pages 4,326-4,336
  • Chemical Reviews, September 2011, pages 6,423-6,451
  • Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, October 2008, pages 2,350-2,360

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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