Bulk Body Care ceto stearyl | cetearyl alcohol flakes 500g | 1kg |
Cetostearyl alcohol or cetearyl alcohol is a mixture of the fatty alcohols cetyl and stearyl alcohol, which are derived from plant oils. It is used in creams and lotions as an emulsion stabiliser, viscosity-increasing agent and surfactant booster. Cetostearyl alcohol can be used in oil-in-water emulsions, water-in-oil emulsions and anhydrous solutions. It gives emolliency to skin and hair products by providing a layer of protection that helps prevent moisture loss and softens and conditions dry skin and hair.