Glyceryl Caprylate

 Glyceryl Caprylate
  • Although Glyceryl Caprylate sounds very scientific, its origins are natural. It is derived from palm and coconut oil. Glyceryl Caprylate is formed as a result of a mixture of alcohol (glycerol) and a fatty acid (caprylate)
  • A 100% plant derived natural multi functional ingredient that has emollient and moisturizing properties
  • It is a preferred ingredient in many natural care products
  • Can work as a co-emulsifier (meaning that next to other emulsifiers it can help water and oil to mix) and even more important has a strong antimicrobial activity
  • It allows a lower percentage of traditional preservative or it might even be able to completely replace them
  • It is a valuable resource because of its many properties: Balances the pH of the skin. Its antimicrobial and antifungal properties keep bacteria-causing germs at bay

  • It is a co-emulsifier that also contains a natural preservative that prevents mold from forming

  • It is also used to stabilize O/W-emulsions (oil-in-water-emulsions) and is produced from various vegetable oils

  • Also restores the oils of the skin, regulates the skin moisture and acts as a humidifier to the skin while creating a protective barrier

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