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Nautica OliveM 300

Nautica OliveM 300

Regular price R 225.00
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OliveM 300 PEG-7 olivate is soluble in water and alcohol and dispersible in oils. It can be used as a light solubilizer for other ingredients like essential oils and gels.

We love OliveM 300 because it is a super useful olive oil-derived emollient and liquid emulsifier and solubiliser which lends itself well to certain applications.

Sizes: 100ml, 500ml.

INCI: Olive Oil PEG-7 Esters
  • Can be used in shampoos, body cleansers, bath oils and foam baths
  • Helps protect the skin from delipidation and irritation which can be caused by other surfactants
  • Supports or boosts foaming activity of surfactants
  • Can boost the viscosity of surfactant systems
  • Provides emolliency to shampoos and cleansers
  • Provides wetting and moisturising properties
  • High HLB value makes it a good emulsifier or co-emulsifier
  • Great to add to oil based products to aid self-emulsifying properties when mixed with water.
  • High degree of biodegradability (over 90%)
  • Non-irritating
  • Certified cosmetic grade

Water Soluble Bath Oil

40%  OliveM 300

60%  carrier oils of your choice

A few drops of  Vitamin E oil

A few drops  essential oils of your choice

Add everything together in a bottle and shake gently to combine. To use, pour out a little into your running bath water then soak and enjoy. View more Body and Bath oil recipes on our blog.

Olive Oil PEG-7 Esters.

Usage Rate: 1 - 84%
Appearance: Clear amber liquid
Solubility: Water soluble, oil dispersible
Odour: Slight, characteristic
pH (as 5% Solution): 5 - 7
HLB: 11

Our take on PEGs: the way we see it, the benefits of certain PEGs outweigh any perceived concerns. Olive Oil PEG-7 Esters are produced via transesterification, where pure olive oil is combined with PEG-7. The Cosmetic Ingredient Review Panel has concluded that Olive Oil PEG-7 Esters are safe for use in cosmetics and personal care products.

Benefits include a way more accessible, easy to use and cheaper price point product compared to other alternatives (which also aren't always available to us in South Africa). PEGs themselves are also considered non toxic as they don't penetrate the skin barrier.

Full disclosure: the raw materials used to produce PEGs are petroleum derivatives. In the past, PEG production methods allowed for certain toxic impurities to sometimes contaminate the end product. However, reputable ingredient suppliers have long since eliminated these impurities.

Product rating: Grey.

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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Customer Reviews

Based on 8 reviews

Have just made my first body wash and added Olivem 300. I am really pleased with the result and gentleness of this product.

Stephanie K.
Great product

Love this product. Very smooth on the skin and not foamy or sticky at all!

Urvashi B.

I love that this product does not have any adverse reactions such as skin irritation, redness etc. I only found that my product separated even after adding OliveM into the water/oil phases of my formulation. Maybe I added too little??

Marlene M.
Great Product

Even though this product is a bit pricey it is worth every cent and can't imagine making some of my products without it. Good Solubilizer, I even placed a bit in my Fizzing Bath salt recipe to make my oils water soluble and absolutely love the end result. Essentially Natural gives some of the best products I have encountered so far and there service and delivery are fast and on point. Thanks guys keep up the great work.

Thinus v.W.
Oh wow!

What a lovely addition to Oliekolonie's hand wash!