Glycol Distearate is the diester of ethylene glycol and stearic acid. It is a self-emulsifying solid emulsifier used to opacify liquid soaps, lotions, creams and shampoos. It imparts a distinctive high luster pearl.
Glycol Distearate is a white to cream-colored waxy solid used to condition skin, to increase the thickness of certain cosmetic products. Moreover to reduce the clear or transparent appearance of cosmetics, such as in make-up concealers. Glycol distearate is often used as a “pearlizing” agent in body washes, to give the formula that pearlescent look that seems so inviting.
Used in liquid washing products, glycol has obvious pearling effect, and will enhance the viscosity of product. It also has functions of moistening skin, nursing hair and antistatic. Nonirritating to skins and without any harm, so suitable in shampoo, shower cleanser, cream and high standard liquid detergent.
Texture and Thickness Enhancement: Glycol Distearate can increase the thickness or viscosity of cosmetic products. This property is valuable in creating formulations with the desired texture and consistency, such as in creams and lotions.
Compatibility: Glycol Distearate is known for its compatibility with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients. It can be use in various formulations without causing issues like separation or destabilization.
Overall, Glycol Distearate plays a crucial role in formulating cosmetic products that offer specific visual effects, texture, and skin-conditioning benefits. Its versatility and compatibility make it a valuable ingredient in the cosmetics industry.
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