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
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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