Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol is a chemical compound that is often used as a preservative within beauty products like foundation, lipstick, eye makeup, and fragrances. When added into products, phenoxyethanol can help extend the product’s shelf life or preserve it. The compound is said to have a subtle rosy scent along with strong anti-microbial properties that can help prevent the growth of bacteria.

For these reasons, it has rightfully earned its place in...