Weightless Beauty: Unveil the Light Within

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Choosing the right emollient leads to highly sensorial formulations in the trend for beauty products with elaborate and appealing textures that are increasingly appreciated by consumers.

Embark on a journey of indulgence with our latest creation, a light-branched emollient carefully crafted to provide a velvety touch and radiant glow to your skin.

PALMESTER Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate is a mixture of the propylene glycol diesters of caprylic and capric acids. It is a light and dry emollient with good skin absorption, fast spreadability and skin-smoothing properties.

PALMESTER Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate has excellent dispersing and dissolving properties for pigments and sunscreens. It can be used as a low-viscosity oil base with excellent spreadability for massage oils and in baby care.

PALMESTER Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate is reported to be used up to 51.8% in leave-on applications and 14.4% in rinse-off applications.4

Among these applications, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate is used up to 38% in face powders, up to 2.5% in baby lotion, baby oil and cream formulations and up to 0.13% in hair spray.4

Product features:

  • High oxidative stability
  • Provides a velvety skin feel and a non-greasy after-feel
  •  Alternative to low molecular weight silicone oils in terms of sensorial properties1
  • Readily miscible with natural oils and surfactants in cleansing applications

Performance Benefits:

  •  Baby oil enriched with a combination of Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate and mineral oil provides improved skin hydration.2
  •  Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate can be used as an oil phase in nano and microemulsion formulations using the phase inversion method.3

Product Applications:

  • Skin care
  • Color cosmetics
  • Hair care
  • Sun care

Formulation Example:Klk Oleo Content Hydra Boost Midnight Mask Formulation

A lightweight moisture-locking cream formulated with prebiotics that boosts skin regeneration while you get your beauty sleep.  This no-rinse formula provides instant hydration for up to 72 hours and improves skin resilience and glow. Uniquely formulated to reinforce skin barrier and deliver a lightweight skin feel with our PALMESTER Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate. DavosLife E3 Tocotrienols encourage skin’s natural power to amplify collagen and elastin while PALMESTER Glyceryl Tri 2-Ethylhexanoate and PALMESTER Isopropyl Isostearate imparts dry lubricity, giving your skin a non-greasy afterfeel.

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1) Antiperspirant compositions containing Triethylhexanoin; Katherine Ledingham, Kevin Anthony Ormandy, Patent No. USOO9061166B2; 2015

2) Exclusive J-Beauty-Ingredients for the European Skin Care Market; N. Subirats; SOFW Journal 06/20, Volume 146

3) Expanding Formulation Possibilities with a Water-in-oil Silicone Emulsifier Offering Broad Oil Phase Flexibility; By Cindy Delvallé, Yasue Kanzaki, Sayuri Sawayama, Seiki Tamura, Rose Bao; 2018 The Dow Chemical Company

4) Amended Safety Assessment of Triglycerides as Used in Cosmetics; [email protected]


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