Sodium Cocyl Isethionate

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Sodium Cocyl Isethionate is a mild ingredient used in shampoos

WHAT IS IT:  Sodium Cocyl Isethionate is a mild ingredient used in shampoos

WHAT’S IT FOR: It washes away the dirt better by making water cling to dirt better. It’s a replacement for ingredients like sodium tallowate and other ingredients derived from animals.  It has a score of 1 on the EWG.org Skin Deep scale.

FOUND IN: Shampoos, facial cleansers, bar soaps, body wash, exfoliants and scrubs

Sources:
http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/706048/SODIUM_COCOYL_ISETHIONATE/