Derived from lauric acid (from vegtable fats), this is used as an emulsifier in cosmetic creams and lotions, and a stabilizer of essential oils in water.
a substance used in shampoos and cleansers to build lather.
Improves solubility, emulsifier, viscosity modifier, stabilizer of oil in water.
Derived from sorbitol. Used as a stabilizer and dispersing agent for essential oils. It has a soothing effect on the skin.
Solubilizer for flavors
Polysorbate 20 Used to disperse essential and fragrance oils in water for sprays and spritzers. Polysorbate 20 is made from oleic acid (from olive oil), which is connected to a sugar (sorbitol) and ethoxylated to make it water dispersible.
A natural emulsifier and solubilizer derived from corn syrup.
A viscous, oily, water soluble liquid used to stabilize perfumes in water based preparations (like shampoos, etc.)
A viscous, oily, water-soluble liquid used to stabilize perfumes in water-based preparations and act as a modifier and stabilizer of shampoos, liquid soaps and conditioners.
Polysorbate 20 (commercially also known as Tween® 20) is a polysorbate surfactant whose stability and relative non-toxicity allow it to be used as a detergent and emulsifier in a number of domestic, scientific, and pharmacological applications. It is a polyoxyethylene derivative of sorbitan monolaurate, and is distinguished from the other members in the Tween range by the length of the polyoxyethylene chain. The commercial product contains a range of chemical species.