An emollient that has a silicone-like feel and multiple functions in cosmetic products. PPG-3 benzyl ether myristate adds shine to hair, improves the spreadability of creams, suspends pigments in makeup, and moisturizes skin, among other traits. This ingredient is considered safe and gentle.
References for this information:
Journal of Cosmetic Science, Volume 55, Supplement, pages S143-S150