Are your Shea Butter balms melting in summer?
Is your Sugar or Salt scrub separating and leaking out of your jars?
Want a way to thicken oils without resorting to waxes that leave a film on the skin?
INCI Name: Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil
Appearance: Off white fine granule.
Origin: 100% Natural
Function: Stabilises Water in Oil emulsions, thickens oil-based products enabling the production of more stable and richer massage oils, balms and butters.
Melting Point: 60C
Use Level: From 1-15% typically.
Use Instructions: Add this ingredient to your oil phase prior to heating and then heat, melt and mix together. The product will thicken as it cools.
Background Information: This oil thickener has been created by hydrogenating a vegetable oil to turn it into a hardened wax. This wax can be added to your oils to give them structure and to boost viscosity. The ingredient is highly stable and has a very low odour making it very flexible and attractive for a wide variety of formulations. The oil thickener won't increase the stickiness or greasiness of your formula and being a highly stable ingredient it shouldn't increase the oxidation potential of your formula.
New Directions Australia Pty Ltd. does not supply food grade raw materials and therefore cannot waive GST.
Prior to use: Customers should always refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet / Specification Sheet OR the ingredients label as affixed to each product which are current at the time of supply of the product.
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