Magnesium Stearate

£1.55 / pack(s)

Magnesium Stearate is the Ester of Magnesium and salt of stearic acid (Magnesium is a naturally occuring metal, Stearic Acid is derived from vegetable oil). It is a soft white soapy powder.  Solublel in warm alchohol, miscible in oils, insoluble in water.

Properties: Widely used to texturise, mattify, and non-gelling thickener for a variety of personal care and colour cosmetics.  Also, used as film-making, anti-caking and lubricating agent for enhanced slip and silkiness.  It also has mild emulsifying properties.

Use: It can be used as is for dry applications; for liquid application add to the fatty phase of the formulas (or dissolve in warm alcohol).  For external use only.

Application: Make cosmetic products (e.g. foundation, blush, lipstick, mascara, eyeshadow, etc), making creams, lotions, pomades, ointments, cream shampoos, etc.

Ingredients Composition: Magnesium Stearate

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