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Oliwax

INCI: Hydrogenated Olive Oil (and) Olive Oil (Olea Europaea) (and) Olive Oil Unsaponifiables

Usage Rate: 1-10%

Applications: creams, lotions, hair care, facial care, improving emulsion stability, improving resistance to rancidity

$15.00$98.00

Description

Oliwax® is a multipurpose stabilizing lipid derived from ultra refined pure olive oil. It is a highly lipophilic active emollient with outstanding dermatological behavior while also improving the stability of oil-in-water and water-in-oil emulsions as well as anhydrous systems. Oliwax® exhibits characteristics of excellent spreadability, imparting a very light touch and a gentle skin feel in both hair and skin care products. It provides outstanding moisturizing properties and a unique texture even when used at low dosage levels (1 – 3%). When used as a hair conditioning agent, it improves both the silkiness and overall manageability of the hair. It is delivered safely into the cutaneous mantle. Oliwax® is approved by Ecocert.

Oliwax®has excellent reticulating properties and it is able to deliver active ingredients into the skin. Oliwax® is an excellent moisturizing agent with exceptional spreadability and lubricity, and it leaves a rich velvety non-oily feel on the skin while retarding water loss and enhancing the flexibility and suppleness of the skin.

Oliwax® increases final viscosity without adding stickiness and the whitening effect other common wax systems may add to a formulation.  It adds a very light and silky touch, smooth texture, excellent shine, easy absorption and no greasiness.

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  • Biodegradable
  • Bodifying Agent
  • Dermal Moisture Content Balancing
  • Emollient
  • Emulsion Stabilizing Agent
  • Viscosity Stabilizer
  • Feel Modification/Enhancement
  • Hair Cuticle Protection
  • Moisturizing Agent
  • Plant Derived / Vegetal Based
  • Ecocert

Suggested  usage rates:1 to 5%, up to 10%, depending on desired final viscosity

  • 2 – 5% in emulsions
  • 1 – 5% in make-up products as an emollient structuring and oil-gel agent
  • 1 – 5% in hair care products as a conditioning agent
  • 1 – 4% in water-in-oil emulsions as a stabilizing agent
  • 1 – 3% in oil-in-water emulsions as an emollient hydrating, moisturizing, stabilizing agent
  • 1 – 3% in sunscreens for viscosity stabilization