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Hexiol

  • Company:

    Minasolve

  • INCI Name:

    1,2-Hexanediol

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Hexiol (INCI: 1,2-Hexanediol), displays multifunctional properties for use in skin care, hair care, make-up, perfumes and toiletries. It functions as a skin humectant with long lasting effect. Acting as a solubilizer, Hexiol helps to stabilize lipophilic ingredients like perfumes inside aqueous solutions. Hexiol can also help to disperse solid particles such as pigments more easily and evenly, particularly in thick products. Acting as a non-conventional preservative, Hexiol helps to reduce the concentration of traditional or alternative preservatives by boosting their anti-microbial activity. It can also be used to protect formulations in the absence of conventional preservatives.

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1,2-Hexanediol (6920-22-5) Sign in to view

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Company

Minasolve is a French cosmetic ingredients supplier, with a special focus on multifunctional, nature-derived and sustainable products. Today the personal care industry is striving to find natural ingredients that function as well as their synthetic counterparts. Minasolve, together with its sister company Pennakem/USA, has made great strides in this area by introducing Pentiol Green+, a corncob, sugar cane bagasse based version of Pentylene Glycol. The ingredient has been granted EcoCert and COSMOS certification in the EU and has received the Green Ingredient Silver Award at In-Cosmetics in 2014. This innovation allows customers to use a green variant of a well-known ingredient at competitive price, without any formulation challenges. The high quality of Pentiol Green+ was recognized by many cosmetic producers all over the world, including luxury brands.

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