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Cetyl Alcohol

Ive read on these boards that alcohol in products irriate skin - but from someones post from ages ago - it say cetyl alcohol in cleansers and other products etc is a exception - just wondering why?

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It's a fatty alcohol, it's not drying - it's moisturizing. HOWEVER - it is quite comedogenic (pore clogging) - it breaks me out badly. I wouldn't advise it.

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