is a natural, skin-friendly, preservative-boosting alternative to petroleum-based glycols and glycerine for formulators who desire versatile and innovative cosmetic ingredients.
It is ideally suited for many different skin and body care applications including moisturisers, cleansers,anti-ageing products, sunscreens, anti-acne products, sensitive skin products, deodorant, wipes and baby care
It is plant derived and Ecocert approved thus making it ideal for natural formulations and offers the following benefits
- enhanced moisturisation compared to glycerine and petroleum based propanediol
- less tacky than glycerine
- faster absorbing
- no animal derivatives
- not tested on animals
Zemea propanediol is also an effective solubiliser for salicylic acid allowing the formulator to create water based vehicles for salicylic acid.
Recommended usage rate – 3% in creams, lotions, toners, and serums.
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