One of the most exciting ingredients we introduced into the Fullmoon Serum is a multifunctional, broad spectrum preservative based on all natural ingredients.
This natural preservative was chosen because it is vegan, free from bovine spongiform encephalopathy, does not contain pesticides, gluten free, cruelty free, tree nut/peanut free, does not contain EU allergens, or heavy metals.This is truly an all in one preservative perfect for our all in one Fullmoon Serum!
What is Phenethyl Alcohol, Pentylene Glycol, and Propanediol?
Phenethyl alcohol and propanediol are all-natural preservatives derived from non-GMO corn. They have antimicrobial functions against bacteria, fungi, yeast, and mold and will help boost efficacy against fungi and bacteria respectively.
Pentylene Glycol is an all-natural preservative derived from non-GMO sugar cane and corn cobs. It has antimicrobial functions against bacteria and yeast.
Researched Benefits of Phenethyl Alcohol, Pentylene Glycol, & Propanediol as a Preservative
Research has been conducted on 50 subjects with Phenethyl Alcohol, Pentylene Glycol, and Propanediol as a preservative in skin cream. Results found no dermal irritation or sensitization with repeated insult patch test. Figure 18 shows the effectiveness of preservative against mixed bacteria and fungi.