Cosmetic Raw Materials

Vegetable Oils and Fats

Vegetable oils and fats differ significantly in their consistency. Fats are commonly referred to as “oils” if they are in a liquid state at room temperature. Fats that are solid…

Active Substances

  Allantoin INCI: Allantoin Dosage: 0,1-0,5 % Effect: Anti-inflammatory, soothing, accelerates wound healing. Allantoin is a natural substance which is found in comfrey (Symphytum Officinale), maple, wheat germ and black…

Essential Oils

Essential oils have been used by people for thousands of years for various purposes. The ancient Egyptians and Chinese culture were among the first to use essential oils. Essential oils…

Emulsifiers

An emulsifier is needed to create the bond between an oily and an aqueous component (emulsion). The lipophilic or hydrophilic part of the emulsifier determines which type of emulsion is...

Waxes and Consistency Enhancers

Even if many emulsifiers are sufficient as sole emulsifiers to produce an emulsion with a creamy texture, it may be recommended for some emulsifiers to add a coemulsifier or an...

Gelling Agents / Quasi-Emulsifiers

What are Quasi-Emulsifiers?     Quasi-emulsifiers or gelling agents can increase the viscosity (viscosity) of products. Unlike true emulsifiers, they do not have amphiphilic (hydrophilic and lipophilic simultaneously) properties. A...

Preservatives

Conarom™ P INCI: Phenethyl Alcohol, Caprylyl Glycol, Trideceth-8 Dosage: 0,5-2 %  (1% corresponds to approx. 20 drops per 100 ml product and leads to a shelf life of approx. 2-3…