Origin: synthetically produced as glyceryl triester or glyceryl tribehenate composed of a mixture of glycerin and behenic acid.
Also Known As: Glyceryl tribehenate
Overview: Tribehenin is an occlusive skin-conditioning agent. It can also be used as a thickener and emollient in skincare products.It imparts a glossy texture to stick systems, improves pay-off, and provides a smooth application.
- Stick products
- Lip balms
Ideal Concentration Level in Products: 0.5% to 10% added to the hot oil phase of formulations until melted.