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Essentially Natural Ceto Stearyl / Cetearyl Alcohol Flakes

Essentially Natural Ceto Stearyl / Cetearyl Alcohol Flakes

Regular price R 149.00
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Cetostearyl alcohol or cetearyl alcohol is a mixture of the fatty alcohols cetyl and stearyl alcohol, which are derived from plant oils. It is used in creams and lotions as an emulsion stabiliser, viscosity-increasing agent and surfactant booster. Cetostearyl alcohol can be used in oil-in-water emulsions, water-in-oil emulsions and anhydrous solutions. A popular single emulsifier to build consistency in creme cleansers and conditioners, it also gives emolliency to skin and hair products by providing a layer of protection that helps prevent moisture loss and softens and conditions dry skin and hair.

Sizes: 500g, 1kg, 5kg or 10kg.

This product is certified: Vegan and Beauty Without Cruelty.

INCI: Cetearyl alcohol
  • Can be used in oil-in-water emulsions, water-in-oil emulsions and anhydrous solutions.
  • Used to help prevent moisture loss and softens and conditions dry skin and hair.
  • Appears as waxy white flakes or a clear liquid when melted.
  • Soluble in alcohol and oil; insoluble in water.
  • Readily biodegradable.
  • A midway ingredient between cetyl alcohol and stearic acid; richer than cetyl alcohol but not as stiff as stearic acid.

Cetostearyl alcohol Usage: 1-25% (lower amount for emulsions, higher amount for anhydrous products).

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For Your Safety

This natural product is for external use only. Please exercise caution and do not ingest or take internally. Store away from children, animals, sunlight and heat. If pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult with your medical care-giver before use.

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Celeste D.

Loving this product helps me make the best conditioner

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T.
Didn’t emusify well

Hello I calculated 2 % of my oils for the emulsifier usage in my formulae and it did not emulsify. Kindly assist me

Hi Thando, this ingredient is not an emulsifier. You will need to use a proper emulsifier such as one listed here: https://essentiallynatural.co.za/collections/emulsifiers

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Mandy N.
Cetearyl alcohol

Great quality and very easy to use

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Tracy d.P.
Cetearyl Alcohol

A great shopping experience from start to finish. The cetearyl alcohol was good quality and easy to use. It made a gorgeous addition to the face cream I was making.

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TC
Cetearyl Alcohol

I loved the whole shopping experience. The Cetearyl was of good quality and really helped in my formulations