Fatty alcohols like cetyl, stearyl or cetearyl can increase moisturization properties of your DIY cosmetics.
Use to thicken oil phase in homemade body butters, lip balms, lotions, sugar scrubs/
Cetyl alcohol is fatty alcohol and has to be melted with oils (almond, castor, olive, apricot, jojoba) or/and fatty ingredients (stearyl, cetearyl alcohol, stearic acid). Use alone or in combination with other plant waxes (candelilla, carnauba, jojoba) to achieve different feel and textures of your final products.
Plant derived ingredient that is suitable for natural/green and vegan's formulations
Product comes in convenient re-sealable stand up pouch with zip lock.
Cetyl alcohol is a fatty substance and comes in a form of a solid wax. Cetyl alcohol is derived from vegetable sources like coconut or palm oils; however, it is not your typical alcohol; it is, actually, used as a moisturizing ingredient in cosmetics products like lotions and crèmes. It is oil soluble and needs to be melted prior adding to the formulations (can be melted together with oils). When Cetyl alcohol is added to the products (crèmes, lotions, conditioners, candles...) it will, also, serve as a thickener, emollient, emulsifier and/or opacifier.
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