Hydrolyzed Oat Protein (Liquid Form)
|What is Hydrolyzed Oat Protein?||
Hydrolyzed oat protein (or hydrolyzed oats; the names seem to be used interchangeably) is a liquid cosmetic ingredient made from oat protein that has been modified to be water-soluble.
Hydrolyzed oat protein increases body, shine & manageability to hair as well as imparting protection and nourishment to skin.
|INCI||Hydrolyzed oat protein|
|Applications||Shampoos, conditioners (leave-on, rinse-off, clear or oil-free), hair styling products, creams, lotions, serums, liquid hand, and facial cleansers.|
|Scent||Nothing noticeable in finished products|
|Why do we use it in formulations?||Hydrolyzed oat protein helps boost the moisturizing properties of our products by helping hold water to the skin.|
|Strengths||Excellent moisture retention with improved skin feel.|
|Weaknesses||Those with severe wheat allergies may wish to avoid hydrolyzed oat protein due to possible cross-contamination concerns.|
|Alternatives & Substitutions||A different hydrolyzed protein would be the best substitution for hydrolyzed oat protein. Try hydrolyzed silk, baobab, quinoa, rice, or wheat proteins.|
|How to Work with It||Include it in the water phase of your recipe; it can be hot or cold processed. If I can put it in the cool-down phase of a formulation, I will. (Avoid exposing material to temperatures above 40°C (104°F). For external use only.)|