Phenoxyethanol is a Paraben and Formaldehyde free preservative. It is a bactericide, often
known as Rose ether. It is used to help preserve the integrity of products and prevent bacterial
All products need preservatives to keep them free of bacteria. The paraben family of preservatives
(methylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben, ethylparaben) are the most commonly used
preservative and are well known to cause skin irritation. All Divine Cosmetics products are free
from paraben preservatives.