Glyceryl Oleate – 100g
Glyceryl oleate is the monoester of glycerin and oleic acid. It’s part of the hair lipids and skin lipids and has re-fating properties. Used as an emulsifier and non-ionic co-surfactant in various skin and hair care products. Creates water-in-oil emulsions (HLB value 3.5) but can also be used as a co-emulsifier and thickener for oil-in-water formulations.
Acts as stabilizer and thickener in oil-in-water formulations. Widely used as re-fating agent in shower gels and hair shampoos
Typical use level: 0.5-3%. If used in surfactant systems and 0.5-1% to keep shampoos clear and transparent.
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