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Lipex Shea W™

  • Company:

    AAK AB

  • INCI Name:

    Shea Butter Cetyl Esters

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Lipex Shea W™ combines the skin care benefits associated with shea butter with the dry skin feel of esters, showing a better emolliency and softer skin feel compared to traditional esters. Being a way ester, Lipex Shea W™ has a simple crystallization and good compatibility with waxes used in anhydrous and stick formulations.

Lipex Shea W™ has a saponification value of 95-110mg KOH/g, a peroxide value of max. 5 meq/kg, and an acid value of max. 1mg KOH/g. This product is designed for use in skin care emulsions as well as anhydrous balms and ointments. It is especially suited for facial care and eye care products due to its low spreadabiility, specifically in hair conditioners, hair masks and balms, anhydrous balms and body butters.

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AAK Personal Care is a leading supplier of natural based functional ingredients for use in skin care, hair care, colour cosmetics and other personal care applications. AAK is a Swedish company with over a century's experience in processing high-performing lipids derived from natural, renewable raw materials. AAK Personal Care Functional Ingredients include naturally-derived bioactive lipids, bioactive emollients, performance emollients, high stability base emollients, surfactants, structuring agents, and emulsifiers.

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