GLYCERYL / SUCROSE STEARATE

Glyceryl/sucrose stearateis good for all skin types.

Scientific name:  Glyceryl Stearate &  Sucrose Stearate

Origin:  glycerin / sugar / synthetic

 


GOOD FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

FEATURES

  • emollient
  • humectant
  • antioxidant
  • protectant

BENEFITS

  • moisturizing
  • hydrating
  • protecting
  • soothing

FUNCTION

  • emulsifier
  • thickener
  • emollient

Stearic Acid is a white, waxy, natural fatty acid widely used in hand creams and lotions, protective creams and soaps (among many other products). It is the major ingredient used in making bar soap and lubricants, and is an emollient, emulsifier and thickener.

Glyceryl Stearate is an emulsifieremollient and thickener. See glycerin.

Sucrose is sugar, a preservativeantioxidantexfoliantdemulcent and substitute for glycerin. It is a monosaccharide and as such has water-binding properties.

Sucrose Stearate is a mixture of sucrose (sugar) and stearic acid.