ProLipid™ 161

ProLipid™ 161 is a strongly cationic, plant-derived conditioning ingredient for skin and hair care formulations.
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Product Overview
INCI Behenyl Alcohol (and) Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Hydroxyethyl Cetearamidopropyldimonium Chloride

ProLipid™ lamellar gels are mainly composed of vegetal-based amphiphilic compounds, the nature and amount of which have been carefully selected to form lamellar gels. ProLipid™ lamellar gels provide a second skin effect, mimicking the unique lamellar organization of stratum corneum lipids, and enhance the performance of cosmetic formulations.
Product Specifications
Form: White to cream colored flakes
Preservative system: None
Use level:
Up to 3% in leave-on formulations for skin and hair care, up to 10% in rinse-off formulations for hair care
Features & Benefits
Composed of vegetal-based amphiphilic compounds
Lamellar gel structurizing ingredient that enhances formulation texture and stability
Provides moisturization and conditioning to hair
Ease of wet and dry combing
Makes hair feels soft and smooth
Binder
Thickener
Opacifying agent
Anti-static
Substantive over a broad pH range
Nature-derived
Biodegradable
Vegan suitable
Applications
Ideal for anti-aging creams, lotions, serums,
moisturizers for body/face/hands, in-shower body moisturizers and conditioner body mousses, shaving products, anti-acne products, foundations, concealers, shampoos, conditioners, hair rinse-off formulations, styling creams/lotions, mousses, treatment
applications targeting damaged and
chemically treated hair, hair colorants, pomades,
waxes, pastes, permanent wave solutions, hair relaxers