Today there are many substances called “Green Chemistry”, which are tolerated in organic skincare. Just like the modified fats, they are substances that used to be natural, but have been processed to obtained a different product.
The result is a derivative with less beneficial properties compared to the raw material. We can compare it to nutrition – the less processed our food is, the more nutrients it contains for our organism.
These type of substances can be identified on the label by its English (as opposed to Latin) name: for example Cetearyl Alcohol, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Glyceryl Caprylate, etc.