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COCONUT DERIVATIVES

A list of common ingredients in skincare and body products to avoid if you're struggling with a coconut sensitivity or allergy. 

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Coconut Derivatives

It's in just about everything...

If you're struggling with a coconut sensitivity or allergy, you might be surprised to find that coconut derivatives are hiding in just about every hair & skin product on the market. 

Our founder, Marion, started keeping a list of ingredients in store-bought products she found that were coconut based when she started making soap for her daughter who had a coconut allergy. She hopes it will help you know what to look for when buying bath and body products. 

 Here's a list of possible coconut-based derivatives to look for when reading product labels: 

Note: many of these ingredients can be coconut-derived, but some of them can be derived from other sources like palm. 

  • Octanediol

  • Phenoxyethanol

  • Ammonium Laurel Sulphate

  • Capryl Glycol

  • Caprylic Acid

  • Caprylic Glycol

  • Caprylic / Capric

  • Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides 

  • Caprylyl Glycol

  • Ceteareth-20

  • Cetearyl Alcohol

  • Cetearyl Glucoside

  • Ceteth-20 Phosphate

  • Cetyl Alcohol

  • Cetyl Esters
  • Cocamide MEA
  • Cocamidopropyl Betaine
  • Cococaprylate / Caprate
  • Coco Glucoside
  • Cocomide DEA
  • Coconut diethanolamide (CDFA)
  • Cocos nucifera (coconut oil)
  • Coconut oil
  • Decyl Glucoside
  • Disodium Cocamphodiprop
  • Disodium cocoamphodiacetate
  • Emulsifying wax
  • Glyceryl caprylate
  • Glyceryl cocoate
  • Hexyl Laurate
  • Isopropyl Myristate
  • Laureth-3
  • Lauric Acid
  • Lauryl Glucoside
  • Lauryl Alcohol
  • Lauramide DEA
  • Myristic Acid
  • Olefin Sulfonate
  • Organic Sodium Cocoate
  • PEG - 7 Glyceryl Cocoate
  • PEG - 100
  • PEG  - 100 Stearate
  • Phenoxyethanol
  • Polysorbate 20
  • Sodium Cocoate
  • Sodium Coco-Sulfate
  • Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
  • Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate
  • Sucrose Stearate
  • Sodium Lauroamphoacetate
  • Sodium Laureate Sulfate
  • Sodium Laurel Sarcosinat
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate 
  • Sodium Stearate
  • Sorbitan Stearate
  • Stearyl Alcohol
  • Stearalkonium Chloride
  • Sucrose Cocoate
  • TEA-Laureth Sulfate
  • Vegetable Cetearyl Glucose
  • Vegetable Glycerine 
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