Ethylhexyl stearate: ester of 2-ethylhexyl alcohol and stearic acid. C26H52O2 https://www.chemspider.com/Chemical-Structure.11445316.html. Safe for fungal acne
[stearic acid] Fatty acid used as an emollient and emulsifier. It has been shown to protect skin's surface against water loss and help shore up skin's protective barrier. Stearic acid may be synthetic or animal-derived.
The CIR Expert Panel indicated that comedogenicity should be considered when using the stearate ester ingredients in cosmetic formulations.
Ethylhexyl Stearate may also be called Octyl Stearate，而这个Octyl Stearate就是高度致粉刺的成分。