Oliwax LC | Vegetable Liquid Crystal Promoter
Common Name : Oliwax LC
INCI Name : Cetyl Palmitate, Sorbitan Palmitate, Sorbitan Olivate
Origin : Italy
Description : OLIWAX LC is a Vegetal Liquid Crystal Promoter and stabilizing agent, designed to structure O/W System and to improve the Sun-protection efficiency of the formulation. It is a functional and stabilizing wax for O/W systems, derived from the Olive Oil fatty acids.
Suggestions for use: OLIWAX LC is a co-emulsifier, and won’t work on its own. Combines well with Olivem 1000 to create to stabilize Oil in Water emulsions to give an improved texture and feel to your Cream or Lotion base product.
Recommended usage levels are:-
3 – 4% in sunscreen emulsions as an SPF booster
2 – 4% in o/w and w/o emulsions as a liquid crystal promoter
1 – 5% in make-up products as a structuring agent
1 – 3% in w/o and o/w emulsions as a hydrating and moisturizing agent
1 – 2% in sunscreens as a viscosity stabilizer
Features & Benefits:
Emulsifying Agent (O/W)
Emulsion Stabilizing Agent