Ethylhexylglycerin Becomes An Integral Part Of Cosmetic Formulations

Ethylhexylglycerin is an approved universal and multifunctional additive, and it is also a very effective deodorant active. In fact, ethylhexylglycerin is a representative of 1-alkylglycerol ether, a high-purity, colorless, almost odorless liquid with excellent performance in cosmetic formulations.


Ethylhexylglycerin, as a cosmetic emollient and moisturizer, can improve the skin feel of cosmetic formulations; it can also reliably inhibit the growth and reproduction of odor-producing bacteria without affecting the beneficial skin flora. In addition, it can increase The efficacy of traditional preservatives is mixed with other cosmetic ingredients as an antibacterial stabilizer.


In the design of cosmetic formulations, people have been looking for ways to maintain microbiological stability without using traditional preservative systems. Ethylhexylglycerin is an excellent adjuvant for antimicrobial actives that has been subjected to repeated challenge tests to confirm Ethylhexylglycerin is used to improve the antimicrobial efficacy of ethylene glycol.


The choice of emollients is critical to the properties of the cosmetics. High levels of fast spreading emollients are suitable for making light creams with a smooth skin feel. High levels of slowly spreading emollients are used for thick creams and creams. Fatty properties; Medium spreading emollients reduce the gap between fast and slow spreading of emollients, improving the lipophilic properties while extending the smoothness of the cosmetic formula.


In order to obtain a lasting soft and smooth skin feel, a combination of fast, medium and slow spreading emollients is necessary. Ethylhexylglycerin is such a medium spreading emollient with a spreading factor of about 700 mm2/10 min. Spreadability is similar to lauryl oleate, hexyldecanol or cetyl isononanoate.


At the same time, ethylhexylglycerin can also significantly reduce the viscosity and increase the absorption rate of glycerin-containing emulsions. In addition, ethylhexylglycerin also reduces greasy feel and soaping and improves overall feel. Flavors in some products quickly lose their properties, especially with regard to the initial properties and concentration of the aroma. Ethylhexylglycerol, on the other hand, has an effect on the perfume composition in terms of reinforcement and/or immobilization.

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