Origin: Alpha Olefin Sulfonate is obtained through the sulfonation of alpha olefins which creates a mixture of long chain sulfonate salts. It is primarily made from coconut oil and ethylene.
Also Known As:
Alpha Olefin Sulfonate
Overview: Alpha Olefin Sulfonate is a mild anionic, high-foaming, and well-emulsifying surfactant.It is excellent cleansing and degreasing properties and does not dry out the skin and mucous membranes. It can be used as a foam booster and viscosity enhancer in cleansing products.
- Body washes
- Bubble baths
- Cleansing lotions
- Personal care cleansing products
Ideal Concentration Level in Products: It can typically be used in concentrations of 4% to 30%.