Emollients - Solid and semi-solid butters

INCI NAME: Shorea Stenoptera Seed Butter

LIPEX® IllipeSoft™


Sustainably sourced from the rainforests of Borneo, Lipex IllipeSoft is a high stability, cosmetic grade illipe butter with a uniquely soft, pliable texture. It is an effective moisturizer and texturizer with a higher melting point and more rapid crystallization pattern than standard illipe butter. It is compatible with most emollients and waxes used in cosmetic applications and acts as a sensory enhancer, delivering a luxurious skin feel to a wide range of formulations.

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Fact file

Appearance: off-white, solid butter
Solid fat content at 35°C: 15%
Slip melting point: 50°C
OSI: 35 hours at 120°C
Recommended applications: skin care, dermo-cosmetics, lip care
Typical use concentrations: 1–5% for lotions and creams, 5–15% for body butters, 2–4% for lip care
Recommended partner products: LIPEX® SheaSoft TR™, LIPEX® SheaSolve™, LIPEX® Bassol C™, LIPEX® PreAct™

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Features and benefits

  • High melting point and rapid crystallization pattern ensure smooth, rich, homogenous formulations with excellent thermal stability and long shelf life.

  • It forms a lipid film on the skin to prevent moisture loss and give a soft, non-oily sensory feel.

  • High stability makes it suitable for fragrance-free products.

  • It is sustainably sourced from the rainforests of Borneo, making it an eco-friendly choice for cosmetic formulations.
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Example formulation

Natural Moisturizing Lip Balm Stick

This treatment harnesses the power of mother nature’s moisturizers to keep lips in optimal condition.  

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Regulatory Documents
downloadAAK Allergen Statement
downloadAAK China Compliance Statement
downloadR0004 EU Cosmetic Regulation
downloadR0012 Regulatory Statement for AAK Ingredients.
downloadR0014 Turkey-KKDIK and SEA Statement
downloadR0015 AAK PC Products and TGA status
downloadR0016 NMPA Statement
downloadR0017 UK REACH Statements
downloadR002 REACH Statement
downloadStatement of Contaminants
downloadT0004-AAK Personal Care Position on Impurities
downloadT0008 General Statement
Product Data Sheet
downloadLipex IllipeSoft™ PDS
Safety Data Sheet
downloadLipex IllipeSoft™ SDS
downloadCosmos Statement
downloadEcocert Statement
downloadFood Safety Certificate. FSCC 2200
downloadHalal Certificate
downloadISO 16128 Statement
downloadKosher Certificate
downloadQuality Certificate. ISO 9001_2015
downloadT0010 Vegan Statement AAK
Other Documents
downloadAAK Statement Non GMO
downloadTSE/BSE statement

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