Origin: Glyceryl stearate citrate is a combination of glycerin mono-/distearates and citric acid esters from mono- and diglycerides. Glyceryl stearate itself is made by reacting glycerin with stearic acid, a fatty acid obtained from soy oil.
Overview: Glyceryl Stearate Citrate is an oil-in-water emulsifier that has a softening effect. It supports the consistency and oil-binding capacity of formulations. It can also be used as a co-emulsifier for PEG-free formulations. It softens and smooths the skin. It is also ideal for sensitive skin.
- Baby care products
- After sun care products.
Ideal Concentration Level in Products: 1.5% to 2.5%. Pellets should be added to the hot oil phase and then combined with the hot water phase.