Vegetable Alternative to Silicone

Vegetable alternative to siliconeOur Vegetable alternative to silicone has a soft, light and non-greasy feel. It offers quick skin penetration with a long-lasting silky feel.

  • Highly stable transparent liquid emollient
  • Olive origin, with great affinity with the skin
  • Can be used as a vegetable alternative to silicones (Cyclomethicone D5, Dimethicone DC 200, etc)
  • Stable viscosity at any temperature (like Cyclomethicone D5)
  • Stable colour at high temperature (100º C)
  • Stable odour at high temperature (100º C)
  • Stable peroxide value at high temperature (100º C), like silicones
  • Preservatives free
  • Compatible with most oily ingredients (with different polarities), unlike silicones
  • Excellent skin moisturiser/ hair conditioner, like silicones
  • Restores skin suppleness and elasticity
  • Compatible with all skin types
  • Improves hair brightness and smoothness (easier combing), like silicones
  • Imparts great sensorial performance and spreadability to formulations, non interfering with formulations viscosity
  • Helps reduce the whitening effect of some formulations (like silicones’ low surface tension): anti-soaping effect
  • Allows to formulate clear foaming products (shampoos, shower gels, etc…), unlike some silicones (with which formulation gets cloudy): no need to add a solubilizer to obtain a clear product
  • Compatible with most surfactants used in foaming products (good foaming properties compatibility)

Recommended usage levels
Shampoo & shower gels: 0.5% to 3%,

introduce it to the surfactant system before the addition of water

Emulsions: 0.5% to 15%

Oils: max. 40%

COSMOS approved.

Vegetable Alternative To Silicone is ECOCERT certified

INCI: Hydrogenated Ethylhexyl  Olivate, Hydrogenated Olive Oil Unsaponifiables