Description: Natural fatty acid occurring in vegetable fats. Anionic oil-in-water emulsifier. White to yellowish flakes, oil-like odor. Insoluble in water, soluble in oils & alcohols. It is commonly used to emulsify lotions made from scratch. This can also be used in candle manufacturing to raise the melt point and improve the hardness of candle wax.
- Acts as good emulsion stabilizing agent
- Has effective thickening properties
- Provides a soft, pearly and cooling feel on the skin. Often used in lubricants.
Use: All kinds of personal care products including soaps, creams, lotions, foundation creams, liquefying creams, protective & shaving creams.
Applications: Warm to melt for use; usual concentration 2-10%. For external use only.
Ingredients: Stearic Acid