Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate

A vegetable-based ingredient that stabilizes mixtures of oil and water.

All Functions

Emollient,Emulsifying

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

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Overview

Polyglyceryl-3 diisostearate is a natural, PEG-free emulsifying ingredient.

This emulsifier is very oil-loving, and thereby produces water-in-oil emulsions. These emulsions consist of water droplets suspended throughout a continuous oil phase.

A colorless, highly viscous liquid, polyglyceryl-3 diisostearate can also be used to thicken and stabilize oil-in-water emulsions, which normally consist of more water-loving emulsifiers, such as cetearyl glucoside. When utilized in any type of emulsion, this ingredient leads to a product with a soft, powdery feel.

It is also a very gentle ingredient, making it popular for sensitive skin and baby care products.

Polyglyceryl-3 diisostearate is listed among common comedogenic ingredients by acne.org.

Products with Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate

Babor

9.1

CALMING RX Soothing Cream Rich

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