Cetearyl Olivate is often used as a PEG or polyethylene glycol-free emulsifier. It is said to be the ester from Cetearyl Alcohol combined with the natural fatty acids from Olive Oil. Often it is used in products to blend ingredients together and promote cohesion. According to TruthinAging.com, Cetearyl Olivate can be found in many eye creams, lotions and facial moisturizers. It is noted to smooth and soften the texture of skin. Cetearyl Olivate contains no harmful elements or toxic components, according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG). Cetearyl Olivate has revealed to be hypoallergenic and safe during clinical tests. It also is said to help creams spread on skin with an appealing silky feel.