About Stearic Acid
Stearic Acid is found naturally in vegetable fats. It is a fatty acid that is present in several food items as well. Stearic Acid is typically used due to its anionic emulsifier to be used in o/w emulsions. Stearic Acid is also used in many personal care applications like soaps, lotions, creams, etc. Stearic Acid is available as flakes that are white or slightly yellow in color. Also, it is slightly soluble in water and can be completely dissolved in oil. It is a saturated type of fatty acid that can be also found in Shea Butter and Cocoa Butter.
Stearic Acid is also used in cosmetic applications due to its properties such as Cleansing, Surfactant, Refatting, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilizing, and Masking. Stearic Acid can be obtained from animal fats, it is mostly manufactured from vegetable oils and plant sources to make it ideal for everyone. Due to its thickening properties., Stearic Acid is mostly retrieved from Palm Oil and it proves to be one of the better alternatives to chemical-based cosmetic ingredients.
- Date First Available : 25 August 2021
- Manufacturer : SHRI VILAKSH ENTERPRISES KANPUR 208017 U.P Help Line: +919260992100 www.loyalgel.com
- ASIN : B09FGZ52JY
- Item part number : LSTAP1KG
- Country of Origin : India