Origin: Polysorbate 60 is obtained by esterification of sorbitol with one or three molecules of a fatty acid including stearic, lauric, oleic, and palmitic acid.
Also Known As: Polysorbate
Overview: Polysorbate 60 is a thickening oil-in-water emulsifier. It is a non-ionic emulsifier that acts as a dispersing agent and anti-static thickener. It is a very useful solubilizer and stabilizer for essential oils.
- Hair loss treatments
- Skin cleansers
- Makeup products that require emulsification
Ideal Concentration Level in Products: 1% to 10%