Collection: Phenoxyethanol-Free Makeup

Phenoxyethanol-free makeup means that the formulas herein will not have the ingredient at any level. Phenoxyethanol is a lab-created preservative used as an alternative to traditional preservatives like parabens. Phenoxyethanol is often turned to in cosmetics and skincare formulation because it helps mitigate the risk of microbial growth. It has a pleasant aroma and is often needed in only a minuscule quantity to impart its anti-microbial benefits. However, some are hesitant or even diligent about choosing phenoxyethanol-free makeup and skincare products.

Is phenoxyethanol safe? When used in minute concentrations of 1% or less, phenoxyethanol is often deemed safe. However, anyone can react to anything, and concerns with any and every ingredient being a no-go for some is legitimate. Read more about phenoxyethanol in makeup here and enjoy choosing phenoxyethanol-free in this collection!