Made from a pure esterfication of stearic acid with glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate is one of the most broadly utilized emulsifiers in cosmetic formulations. It slows loss of water on skin helping with TEWL. Helps to reduce the greasiness of oils in some products and is also a great co-emulsifier. Best with water/oil emulsions.
Processing: Vegetable derived.
Parts Used: Vegetal
Appearance: White flakes.
Add to oil/emulsifier phase of formulas, melts at 55C/130F.
Ingredient Function: Emollient/ Occlusive
Recommended Usage Rate: 1% - 10%
Solubility: Soluble in alcohol and oil.
How to Store: Store in a cool, dry place.
Warnings: Pregnant or lactating people, or those with known medical conditions should consult with a physician prior to using product.