INCI NAME: Hydrogenated coco-glycerides
Akosoft 36 is an eco-friendly, oxidative stable moisturizing oleogel that melts rapidly at body temperature to give a soft, luxurious skin feel. It can be used as an alternative to light petrolatum gels and is suitable for fragrance-free formulations.
Appearance: off-white, semi-solid gel
Slip melting point: 34°C
Solid fat content at 35°C: 3%
OSI: >100 hrs at 110°C
Recommended applications: all cosmetic applications
Typical use concentrations: 1–20% for skin care, 1–4% for hair care, 1–10% lip care
Recommended partner products: Lipex Bassol C™, Lipex PreAct™, Lipex SheaSolve™, Lipex SheaTris™, Lipex SheaLiquid TR™
Features and benefits
- The smooth, semi-solid texture at ambient temperature gives added aesthetics and structure to formulations
- The saturated character gives good oxidative stability, providing long shelf-life without the need for added antioxidants.
- The neutral color and odor make Akosoft 36 particularly suitable as a base for fragrance-free and colorless formulations.
- It melts entirely on the skin, giving a medium-spreading, light, non-oily skin feel.
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