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 – our line of vegetable derived emulsifiers – are high quality products renowned for their mildness. 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.
|Akoline GC™||Hydrogenated Vegetable Glycerides Citrate||Polar anionic/non-ionic o/w emulsifier. (HLB 11). Releases citric acid giving improved skin firmness and smoothness. Suitable for general skin care.|
|Akoline LC™||Glyceryl Stearate Citrate||Anionic emulsifier for o/w creams and lotions. (HLB 12). Can be used in cold processing. Suitable for general skin care.|
|Akoline MCM™||Caprylic/Capric Glycerides||Medium chain mono-/diglyceride with high solubilization capacity. Co-emulsifier for o/w emulsions. Suitable for microemulsion formulations. (HLB 8–9). Skin care and color cosmetics.|
|Akoline PG7™||Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate||Non-ionic o/w emulsifier giving shiny emulsions. Stabilizes liquid crystals. (HLB 7). Suitable for general skin care and sun care.|
|Akoline PGPR™||Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate||An efficient non-ionic w/o emulsifier and dispersion stabilizer. (HLB 3–4). Suitable for general skin care and color cosmetics.|
|Akoline SL™||Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate||Highly polar anionic o/w emulsifier. (HLB 17). Stabilizes liquid crystals. Releases lactic acid giving improved skin firmness and smoothness. Suitable for general skin care|
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