Also known as tween 80, Polysorbate 80 helps bind ingredients like oil and water to each other. Our Polysorbate 80 is make from polyethoxylated sorbitan, ethylene oxide and oleic acid, a fatty acid found in animal and vegetable fats. Moreover, Polysorbates 80 is often an ingredient in body washes, hair shampoos, lotions, creams, essential oils etc. It is a safe, non-ionic emulsifier. It can be used with a co-emulsifier, such as Lecithin to cover a wide range of oil in water.
Used in a variety of products including skin fresheners, skin care products, skin cleansing products, makeup bases and foundations, shampoos, permanent waves, and fragrance powders.
Physical Properties: Polysorbate 80 is typically a yellow to amber-colored, viscous liquid. It is odorless and has a relatively low level of toxicity.
Emulsifying Agent: Polysorbate 80 is an effective emulsifier, primarily used to create stable emulsions of oil and water. It helps blend and bind ingredients that would otherwise separate in cosmetic and personal care formulations.
Applications in Cosmetic Products: It appears in various cosmetic products, such as skin fresheners, skincare items, makeup bases, foundations, shampoos, permanent wave solutions, and fragrance powders. Its ability to stabilize and disperse oil-based ingredients in water-based products is particularly valuable.
Safety: When used as directed and within regulatory guidelines, Polysorbate 80 is generally considered safe for use in cosmetics and personal care products.
Polysorbate 80 is an essential ingredient in many consumer products, helping to ensure that they remain well-mixed and provide consistent quality. Its emulsifying properties are especially beneficial for achieving the desired texture and performance in various skincare and haircare items.
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