Squalane penetrates deep into the skin to help accelerate new cell growth. It mimics the human skin sebum which makes it a popular component in natural cosmetic formulas to help soften, hydrate and protect the skin. The antioxidant properties of Squalane have also been touted as being very beneficial for many skin conditions. In a study published in the International Journal of Cancer in July 2006, Squalane was found to protect the skin of mice from developing tumors when exposed to carcinogenic substances. (Find this ingredient in our Eye Perfect.)