Polyglyceryl-10 Dioleate



Polyglyceryl-10 Dioleate description

A mixture of the fatty acid esters of oleic acid (usually derived from olive or canola oil) and an ingredient known as polyglycerin-10, which is a polymer of glycerine that functions as a hydrating ingredient and emulsifier. Polyglyceryl-10 dioleate may be synthetic or derived from plants or animals (Paula's Choice does not use the animal-derived version.)Polyglyceryl-10 dioleate also helps enhances the stability and effectiveness of other skin-friendly ingredients, including ceramides.

Polyglyceryl-10 Dioleate references

  • https://www.cir-safety.org/sites/default/files/PGlyFE092016FR.pdf
  • Pharmaceutics, March 2014, pages 52-77

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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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Not Rated