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Glyceryl Stearate Citrate

Glyceryl Stearate Citrate

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.

Suggested Uses:

  • Creams
  • Lotions
  • Baby care products
  • Sunscreens
  • 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.

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