Emulsifiers - AAK

Emulsifiers

The composition of the emollient and emulsifier you choose will always influence the viscosity and stability of your cosmetic formulation. But it can also influence the activity and sensory aspects of the formulation.

Akoline

Akoline – our line of vegetable derived emulsifiers – are high quality products renowned for their mildness and moisturising capacity. Formulating with these natural based emulsifiers is therefore relevant not only for natural skin care products, but also for developing skin care formulations that provide a pleasant, soft and elegant skin feel.

Emulsifiers

Product INCI Description/Applications
Akoline MCM™ Caprylic/Capric Glycerides Medium chain mono-/diglyceride with high solubilisation capacity. Co-emulsifier for o/w emulsions. Suitable for microemulsion formulations. (HLB 8–9). Skin care, hair care and make-up.
Akoline GC™ Hydrogenated Vegetable Glycerides Citrate Polar anionic/non-ionic o/w emulsifier. (HLB 11). Releases citric acid giving improved skin firmness and smoothness. Skin care, hair care and make-up.
Akoline SL™ Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate Highly polar anionic o/w emulsifier. (HLB 17). Stabilises liquid crystals. Releases lactic acid giving improved skin firmness and smoothness. Skin care, hair care and make-up.
Akoline LC™ Glyceryl Stearate Citrate Anionic emulsifier for o/w creams and lotions. (HLB 12). Can be used in cold processing. Skin care, hair care and make-up.
Akoline PG7™ Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate Non-ionic o/w emulsifier giving shiny emulsions. Stabilises liquid crystals. (HLB 7). Skin care, hair care and make-up.
Akoline PGPR™ Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate An efficient non-ionic w/o emulsifier and dispersion stabiliser. (HLB 3–4). Skin care, hair care and make-up.

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